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E578 - Cuprite on Copper $ 550 SOLD
Rubtsovskiy Mine, Altayskiy Kray, Siberia, Russia
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 2.8 cm


Cuprite on Copper from Rubtsovskiy Mine, Altayskiy Kray, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e578a.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Rubtsovskiy Mine, Altayskiy Kray, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e578b.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Rubtsovskiy Mine, Altayskiy Kray, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e578c.jpg]

Thick, robust Copper crystals with 3 areas of attached Cuprite crystals. These Cuprite on Copper specimens were one of the more interesting new finds at Tucson this year. While there was a good number of Copper specimens available, there was only very few with the Cuprite association. There are also unidentified white crystals associated with the Cuprite, 4.5 x 3 x 2.8 cm.


E579 - Cuprite on Copper $ 380 SOLD
Rubtsovskiy Mine, Altayskiy Kray, Siberia, Russia
miniature - 4.7 x 2.5 x 1.8 cm


Cuprite on Copper from Rubtsovskiy Mine, Altayskiy Kray, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e579a.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Rubtsovskiy Mine, Altayskiy Kray, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e579b.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Rubtsovskiy Mine, Altayskiy Kray, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e579c.jpg]

Well crystallized Copper specimen with Cuprite crystals to 3mm in various areas on the Copper. These Cuprite on Copper specimens were one of the more interesting new finds at Tucson this year. While there was a good number of Copper specimens available, there was only very few with the Cuprite association, 4.7 x 2.5 x 1.8 cm.


E580 - Apatite with Ferberite $ 300 SOLD
Panasquiera, Portugal
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2 x 2 cm


Apatite with Ferberite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/e580a.jpg] Apatite with Ferberite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/e580b.jpg] Apatite with Ferberite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/e580c.jpg]

Four purple/blue Apatite crystals on a small Ferberite crystal. The Apatites reach 2.1cm wide and are undamaged with top luster, 2.6 x 2 x 2 cm.


E581 - Platinum $ 750 SOLD
Kondor Mine, Eastern Siberia, Russia
thumbnail - 9 x 7 x 7 mm


Platinum from Kondor Mine, Eastern Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e581a.jpg] Platinum from Kondor Mine, Eastern Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e581b.jpg] Platinum from Kondor Mine, Eastern Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e581c.jpg]

Three interpenetrant cubes of Platinum of good quality. Ex. Carl Acosta collection, 3.1 grams in weight, 9 x 7 x 7 mm.


E582 - Kammererite $ 1500 SOLD
Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey
small cabinet - 6 x 5.5 x 3.8 cm


Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/e582a.jpg] Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/e582b.jpg] Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/e582c.jpg]

Richly crystallized Kammererite specimen loaded with large crystals to 9mm. This mine is long closed and pieces of this quality are hard to come by now, 6 x 5.5 x 3.8 cm.


E583 - Calcite $ 350 SOLD
Sokalovskiy Mine, Rudny, Kazakhstan
small cabinet - 7 x 5.5 x 5 cm


Calcite from Sokalovskiy Mine, Rudny, Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/e583a.jpg] Calcite from Sokalovskiy Mine, Rudny, Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/e583b.jpg]

Translucent, honey yellow Calcite with silky luster on matrix, 7 x 5.5 x 5 cm.


E584 - Sulfur $ 900 SOLD
Falconera Section, Cianciana Mine, Agrigento Prov., Sicily, Italy
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 4 cm


Sulfur from Falconera Section, Cianciana Mine, Agrigento Prov., Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/e584a.jpg] Sulfur from Falconera Section, Cianciana Mine, Agrigento Prov., Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/e584b.jpg] Sulfur from Falconera Section, Cianciana Mine, Agrigento Prov., Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/e584c.jpg]

Transparent lemon yellow Sulphur crystals with Aragonite. Main Sulfur crystal is 2.1cm in size set nicley atop the Aragonite. The Aragonite is very airy and there are a number of other fine Sulfur crystals intergrown within the Aragonite. this is one of the finest from a find of about two years ago, 6 x 4.5 x 4 cm.


SA561 - Silver $ 800
Uchuchacua Mine, Peru
miniature - 3.3 x 2.6 x 2.4 cm


Silver from Uchuchacua Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa561a.jpg] Silver from Uchuchacua Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa561b.jpg] Silver from Uchuchacua Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa561c.jpg] Silver from Uchuchacua Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa561d.jpg]

Thick wires of Silver in aesthetic arrangment on a tiny bit of matrix, 3.3 x 2.6 x 2.4 cm.


AF486 - Fluorite SOLD
El Hammam Mine, Mt. Hammam, Meknes, Morocco
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


Fluorite from El Hammam Mine, Mt. Hammam, Meknes, Morocco [db_pics/pics/af486a.jpg] Fluorite from El Hammam Mine, Mt. Hammam, Meknes, Morocco [db_pics/pics/af486b.jpg]

Blue over yellow color zoned Fluorite, lustrous surfaces and better than photos, 4.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm.



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