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SM122 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 200
Landani, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.2 x 1.2 x 1.0 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM122a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM122b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM122c.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM122d.jpg]

Single crystal of Chrome Tourmaline, a vanadium rich Uvite/Dravite. Deep emerald green color and highly transluscent to transparent when backlit. Undamaged crystal 0f superb color!!!


C589 - Stilbite on Kunzite $ 150
Kunar, Afghanistan
thumbnail - 2.8 x 1.3 x 0.4 cm


Stilbite on Kunzite from Kunar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/c589a.jpg] Stilbite on Kunzite from Kunar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/c589b.jpg] Stilbite on Kunzite from Kunar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/c589c.jpg]

Neat specimen of a double-terminated Kunzite crystal with a removable layer of Stilbite on one side. Stilbite is uncommon in pegmatites.


C590 - Tanzanite $ 375
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1 x 0.9 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c590a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c590b.jpg]

Unusual Tanzanite crystal that is yellow in one direction and blue with yellow when viewed from the other direction. Complete and undamaged with great glassy luster. Weighs 18.9 carats.


SM153 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 350
Landani, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.4 x 2.4 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM153a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM153b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM153c.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM153d.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM153e.jpg]

Complete single 'Chrome Tourmaline', which is vanadium and chromium rich Dravite found in east Africa. Fine undamaged crystal with deep green color. Comes with a former dealer label showing a price of $750. I've set the minimum bid at less than half of the old dealer price.


SM158 - Bastnasite $ 150
Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan
thumbnail - 1.6 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM158a.jpg] Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM158b.jpg] Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM158c.jpg] Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM158d.jpg]

Fine quality Bastnasite specimen composed of a cluster of undamaged crystals to 1.6cm in size. Translucent yellow/brown in color. Complete all around and undamaged.


SM162 - Copper after Cuprite $ 120
Onganja, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.4 x 1.7 x 1.4 cm


Copper after Cuprite from Onganja, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM162a.jpg] Copper after Cuprite from Onganja, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM162b.jpg] Copper after Cuprite from Onganja, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM162c.jpg]

Undamaged floater cluster of Copper crystals that have replaced Cuprite crystals. Main crystals is 1.5cm.


SM285 - Diopside $ 140
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1 x 1 cm


Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM285a.jpg] Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM285b.jpg] Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM285c.jpg] Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM285d.jpg]

Undamaged crystal cluster grown atop Graphite crystals. Top color and transparent at the terminations.


SM284 - Diopside $ 140
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1 x 0.7 cm


Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM284a.jpg] Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM284b.jpg] Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM284c.jpg] Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM284d.jpg]

Undamaged crystal cluster with two tiny crystals grown atop the termination of the main crystal. Top color and transparent at the terminations.


SM280 - Azurite $ 60
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM280a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM280b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM280c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM280d.jpg]

Translucent, glassy Azurite crystals from the Volborthite zone. Undamaged crystal cluster. Milpillas is already considered the best Azurite locality in the world. While crystals are currently abundant, now is the time to get a good one before supplies dry up.


SM278 - Azurite $ 250
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.4 x 1.8 x 1 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM278a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM278b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM278c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM278d.jpg]

Translucent, tabular Azurite crystal from the Volborthite zone. Undamaged except for some micro edge chatter. Stands vertically on white matrix, complete all around. Milpillas is already considered the best Azurite locality in the world. While crystals are currently abundant, now is the time to get a good one before supplies dry up.


SM277 - Azurite $ 120
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM277a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM277b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM277c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM277d.jpg]

Translucent, tabular Azurite crystal from the Volborthite zone. Undamaged single crystal with a small amount of attached Malachite and matrix. Milpillas is already considered the best Azurite locality in the world. While crystals are currently abundant, now is the time to get a good one before supplies dry up.


SM273 - Azurite $ 240
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM273a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM273b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM273c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM273d.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM273e.jpg]

Translucent, tabular Azurite crystals from the Volborthite zone. The crystals are complete and undamaged. Milpillas is already considered the best Azurite locality in the world. While crystals are currently abundant, now is the time to get a good one before supplies dry up.


SM295 - Scorodite $ 250
Hezhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2 cm


Scorodite from Hezhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China [db_pics/pics/SM295a.jpg] Scorodite from Hezhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China [db_pics/pics/SM295b.jpg] Scorodite from Hezhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China [db_pics/pics/SM295c.jpg] Scorodite from Hezhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China [db_pics/pics/SM295d.jpg] Scorodite from Hezhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China [db_pics/pics/SM295e.jpg]

Sharp lustrous scorodite crystals to 8mm, intergrwon with bright golden pyrites. The crystals from slightly translucent blue to darker, almost black.


C610 - Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite $ 450
Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1 cm


Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c610a.jpg] Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c610b.jpg] Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c610c.jpg]

Bright translucent purple Kammererite crystals. Thumbnail sized with a dense concentration of high quality crystals.


SM308 - Azurite with Malachite ps. after Azurite $ 150
Tsumeb, Otijikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm


Azurite with Malachite ps. after Azurite from Tsumeb, Otijikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM308a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite ps. after Azurite from Tsumeb, Otijikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM308b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite ps. after Azurite from Tsumeb, Otijikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM308c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite ps. after Azurite from Tsumeb, Otijikoto (Oshikoto) Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM308d.jpg]

Dark blue azurite crystals are seen intermixed with several Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite crystals from this world-class locality. If you view the specimen under magnification, there are at least two other species present with distinctly different microcrystals. Ex. Carl Acosta, Russel Jones collections.



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