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T329 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 350
Landani, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t329a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t329b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t329c.jpg]

Single chromium and vanadium rich Dravite crystal with an unusually elongated form for the locality. The body is dark green with vivid, emerald green color at the terminations. Undamaged.


T332 - Spinel $ 90
Mogok, Myanmar
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.5 x 0.9 cm


Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/t332a.jpg] Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/t332b.jpg]

Thick spinel-twinned Spinel crystal. Translucent with a purple/red coloration.


T341 - Diopside on Graphite $ 240
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 3 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm


Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t341a.jpg] Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t341b.jpg]

Cluster of Diopside on Graphite. Great color.


T338 - Tourmaline $ 200
Stewart Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 1.6 x 0.9 x 0.9 cm


Tourmaline from Stewart Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/t338a.jpg] Tourmaline from Stewart Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/t338b.jpg]

Single 'hot' pink Tourmaline crystal, typical great color for the Stewart Mine. Complete all around and perfectly terminated.


T337 - Tourmaline $ 750
Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.7 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm


Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t337a.jpg] Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t337b.jpg]

Spectacular, deeply saturated new production from Barra de Salinas. Deep cranberry red followed by a thin yellow zone and a green termination. Complete all around and undamaged. Weighs 9.5 grams.


T336 - Tourmaline $ 500
Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.1 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm


Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t336a.jpg] Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t336b.jpg]

Spectacular, deeply saturated new production from Barra de Salinas. Deep cranberry red followed by a thin yellow zone and a green termination. Complete all around and undamaged, with a tiny feather of Tourmaline that sticks up a little higher than the rest. Weighs 6.5 grams.


T335 - Rhodochrosite $ 1800
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
thumbnail - 3 x 1.5 x 1.4 cm


Rhodochrosite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t335a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t335b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t335c.jpg]

Juicy, good sized deep red single Rhodo crystal. Complete all around though with an indentation from an adjacent crystal on one side. Small cleave at the termination. There is also an old collection number afixed to the base.


T346 - Szenicsite $ 750
Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile
thumbnail - 3.0 x 2.0 x 2 cm


Szenicsite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile [db_pics/pics/t346a.jpg] Szenicsite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile [db_pics/pics/t346b.jpg] Szenicsite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile [db_pics/pics/t346c.jpg]

Dense grouping of bright green platy crystals of rare Szenicsite. A good thumbnail of a mineral that is both rare and attractive.


T347 - Szenicsite $ 450
Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm


Szenicsite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile [db_pics/pics/t347a.jpg] Szenicsite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile [db_pics/pics/t347b.jpg] Szenicsite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile [db_pics/pics/t347c.jpg]

Bright green platy crystals of rare Szenicsite in three intergrown crystal groups. A good thumbnail of a mineral that is both rare and attractive.


T348 - Szenicsite $ 450
Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile
thumbnail - 2 x 1.8 x 0.9 cm


Szenicsite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile [db_pics/pics/t348a.jpg] Szenicsite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile [db_pics/pics/t348b.jpg] Szenicsite from Jardinera #1 Mine, Atacama Province, Chile [db_pics/pics/t348c.jpg]

Bright green platy crystals of rare Szenicsite. A good thumbnail of a mineral that is both rare and attractive.


T361 - Malachite after Azurite $ 220
Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 3.0 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Malachite after Azurite from Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/t361a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/t361b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/t361c.jpg]

Well formed replacement of Malachite after Azurite. Bisbee classic from the mine the produced the best of these.


T372 - Rutile in Quartz $ 200
Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.3 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Rutile in Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t372a.jpg] Rutile in Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t372b.jpg] Rutile in Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t372c.jpg]

Transparent Quartz crystal with included Rutile. I liked this one because of the reddish colored Rutile and the fact the Rutile is vertically oriented within the Quartz.


T380 - Wulfenite $ 150
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.8 x 1 cm


Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t380a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t380b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t380c.jpg]

Classic 'window-pane' Wulfenite crystal from recent finds at Los Lamentos. Front and back sides shown.


T387 - Rhodochrosite $ 350
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1 x 0.3 cm


Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t387a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t387b.jpg]

Twinned Rhodochrosite crystal, a floater with no points of attachment. The color is just outstanding. This was recently released from the Charlie Key collection and it is clear he saved some good ones. Previous twinned Mont St. Hilaire Rhodos I've seen have all been a darker brick red color and opaque. This one is bright red and translucent through most of the specimen. Undamaged. A small amount of minerals attached to one edge.


T397 - Rhodochrosite $ 380
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 2.1 x 1.7 x 0.3 cm


Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t397a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t397b.jpg]

Twinned Rhodochrosite crystal group, a floater with no points of attachment. This was recently released from the Charlie Key collection and it is clear he saved some good ones. Previous twinned Mont St. Hilaire Rhodos I've seen have all been a darker brick red color and opaque. This one is a nice pinkish red and translucent. Undamaged.



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