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TS232 - Cuprian Adamite $ 350
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.8 cm


Cuprian Adamite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts232a.jpg] Cuprian Adamite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts232b.jpg] Cuprian Adamite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts232c.jpg]

Cuprian Adamite specimen of a style I've never seen before. The crystals are elongated and start out a golden color then turn bright green at the terminations.


M116 - Brochantite $ 300
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.8 x 1.5 x 1 cm


Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m116a.jpg] Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m116b.jpg]

Thick, deep forest green Brochantite crystals with high luster. Lots of thick high quality crystals. These are thick, robust crystals from a 2014 find and are much different in style than earlier finds from the mine which were usually more fragile, hair-like crystals.


M117 - Brochantite $ 600
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2 x 1.6 x 1.3 cm


Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m117a.jpg] Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m117b.jpg] Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m117c.jpg]

Thick, deep forest green Brochantite crystals with high luster on a thin wafer of matrix. Main crystal is 6mm wide. Good crystals on the bottom side too. These are thick, robust crystals from a 2014 find and are much different in style than earlier finds from the mine which were usually more fragile, hair-like crystals.


M120 - Brochantite $ 400
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 3 x 1 cm


Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m120a.jpg] Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m120b.jpg] Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m120c.jpg]

Thick, deep forest green Brochantite crystals with high luster. These are thick, robust crystals from a 2014 find and are much different in style than earlier finds from the mine which were usually more fragile, hair-like crystals.


M142 - Azurite $ 400
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m142a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m142b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m142c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m142d.jpg]

Single thick, chisel terminated 2.1cm Azurite crystal on matrix. Slight chatter along one edge, otherwise undamaged. Great luster and form and strong color.


M148 - Azurite with Malachite $ 140
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.6 x 1.5 cm


Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m148a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m148b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m148c.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite crystals with minor amounts of Malachite attached. Undamaged floater cluster composed of 4 intergrown crystals, largest 1.7cm long.


M151 - Azurite with Malachite $ 150
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm


Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m151a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m151b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m151c.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite crystals with Malachite from the watercourse pocket. Main crystal is undamaged and 2.1cm long. One minor crystal has a contact where it likely grew against a pocket wall, otherwise undamaged.


E659 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite $ 450
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm


Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e659a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e659b.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e659c.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e659d.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite with 6 crystals of Malachite after Cuprite. From the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s.


E661 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite $ 280
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.0 x 2.0 cm


Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e661a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e661b.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. This specimen has a few attached crystals of Malachite after Cuprite and a few areas where the Azurite has altered to Malachite. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged.


E673 - Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite $ 200
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e673a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e673b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e673c.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. Nice crystallization with individual to over 1cm, plus a small Malachite after Cuprite crystal. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged.


E677 - Azurite $ 150
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 3 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e677a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e677b.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e677c.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e677d.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. This specimen features two attached Azurite clusters, each with large, distinct crystals. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged.


E680 - Azurite $ 150
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.7 x 1.4 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e680a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e680b.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged. Fine thumbnail.


E685 - Azurite $ 150
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e685a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e685b.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e685c.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. This specimen features thick blocky crystals, one of the best thumbnails I've seen. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged except for one shallow chip.


E686 - Azurite $ 70
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2.1 x 1.5 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e686a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e686b.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. There are no points of contact, a complete floater. Great deep blue, uniform color but with some damage, though it still presents well.


SA603 - Uvite on Quartz $ 300
Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil
thumbnail - 1.5 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm


Uvite on Quartz from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa603a.jpg] Uvite on Quartz from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa603b.jpg] Uvite on Quartz from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa603c.jpg]

Although small, this specimen has alot of character - note that the Tourmaline is not merely attached to the outside surface of the Quartz, it is actually cupped within the tip. The 7mm wide golden colored Uvite is set rightinto the tip of a Quartz crystal.



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