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B305 - Azurite, Malachite $ 300
Volborthite Pocket, Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.1 x 1.6 x 1 cm


Azurite, Malachite from Volborthite Pocket, Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b305a.jpg] Azurite, Malachite from Volborthite Pocket, Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b305b.jpg] Azurite, Malachite from Volborthite Pocket, Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b305c.jpg]

Azurite crystal grouping with attached Malachite. Beautiful front and back with just a tiny area of contact on bottom where it attached to the matrix. The Azurite has a waxy to satiny luster and is brilliantly translucent when backlit. From a single pocket opened in April 2015 that produced a limited number of specimens. One very small chip found using a loupe, otherwise undamaged.


B314 - Gold $ 3800
Eagle's Nest Mine, Placer Co., California
thumbnail - 3 x 3 x 2 cm


Gold from Eagle's Nest Mine, Placer Co., California [db_pics/pics/b314a.jpg] Gold from Eagle's Nest Mine, Placer Co., California [db_pics/pics/b314b.jpg] Gold from Eagle's Nest Mine, Placer Co., California [db_pics/pics/b314c.jpg]

Bright Gold crystals throughout a Quartz matrix. There is a wonderful hoppered octhedral crystal front and center that is 6mm on edge. There is also lots of Gold all throughthe Quartz, so this could be further etched to reveal lots more Gold if desired.


B328 - Dioptase with Chrysocolla $ 650
Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.2 x 1 cm


Dioptase with Chrysocolla from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b328a.jpg] Dioptase with Chrysocolla from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b328b.jpg] Dioptase with Chrysocolla from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b328c.jpg] Dioptase with Chrysocolla from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b328d.jpg]

Floater cluster of Dioptase crystals with attached spheres of Chrysocolla. 'Dioptase-man' or 'Gumby'? Bright and very transparent.


B329 - Dioptase $ 450
Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 2 cm


Dioptase from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b329a.jpg] Dioptase from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b329b.jpg] Dioptase from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b329c.jpg]

Sharp Dioptase crystals standing straight up on a Chrysocolla matrix. Bright and transparent crystals.


B334 - Dioptase $ 200
Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm


Dioptase from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b334a.jpg] Dioptase from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b334b.jpg] Dioptase from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b334c.jpg]

Bright Dioptase crystals with Chrysocolla.


B422 - Glaucodot $ 500
Hakansboda, Lindesberg, Sweden
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm


Glaucodot from Hakansboda, Lindesberg, Sweden [db_pics/pics/b422a.jpg] Glaucodot from Hakansboda, Lindesberg, Sweden [db_pics/pics/b422b.jpg] Glaucodot from Hakansboda, Lindesberg, Sweden [db_pics/pics/b422c.jpg]

Large crystal of this rare iron cobalt sulfide. Complete all around with fairly good luster.


B472 - Anatase on Quartz $ 120
Kharan Mountain, Balochistan, Pakistan
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


Anatase on Quartz from Kharan Mountain, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b472a.jpg] Anatase on Quartz from Kharan Mountain, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b472b.jpg] Anatase on Quartz from Kharan Mountain, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b472c.jpg]

A double-terminated 1.2 cm crystal of Anatase attached to a terminated Quartz crystal.


B477 - Sphene $ 150
Tormiq, Skardu Dist., Pakistan
thumbnail - 2.1 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm


Sphene from Tormiq, Skardu Dist., Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b477a.jpg] Sphene from Tormiq, Skardu Dist., Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b477b.jpg] Sphene from Tormiq, Skardu Dist., Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b477c.jpg]

Cluster of thick, green Sphene crystals. The crystals orient in an upright position and are thick making for a nice display thumbnail. There are crystals on the bottom too, it's a floater or nearly one.


B538 - Paravauxite $ 420
Siglo Veinte Mine, Llallagua, Bolivia
thumbnail - 2.1 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm


Paravauxite from Siglo Veinte Mine, Llallagua, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/b538a.jpg] Paravauxite from Siglo Veinte Mine, Llallagua, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/b538b.jpg] Paravauxite from Siglo Veinte Mine, Llallagua, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/b538c.jpg]

Cluster of Paravauxite crystals without matrix. There is also some blue Vauxite present. Main crystal is a large 2.1cm wide. Big crystal!


B551 - Galkhaite $ 275
Getchel Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada
thumbnail - 2.0 x 1.6 x 0.9 cm


Galkhaite from Getchel Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada [db_pics/pics/b551a.jpg] Galkhaite from Getchel Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada [db_pics/pics/b551b.jpg] Galkhaite from Getchel Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada [db_pics/pics/b551c.jpg]

Single large 5mm Galkhaite crystal on Quartz coated matrix.Galkhaite is a very rare cesium, thallium, mercury sulfide. This is a good sized crystal.


B597 - Dioptase $ 280
Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Dioptase from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b597a.jpg] Dioptase from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b597b.jpg] Dioptase from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b597c.jpg]

Cluster of large, elongated Dioptase crystals. Deep green and lustrous. The crystal that crosses in the back has been cleaved.


B616 - Dioptase on Plancheite $ 200
Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.3 x 2.3 x 1.5 cm


Dioptase on Plancheite from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b616a.jpg] Dioptase on Plancheite from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b616b.jpg] Dioptase on Plancheite from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b616c.jpg]

Aesthetic cluster of Dioptase crystals on light blue Plancheite. The cluster offer great presentation from all sides. Minor chipping but overall good condition. Shows well from any angle!


B666 - Brookite in Quartz $ 300
Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.9 x 1.1 cm


Brookite in Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b666a.jpg] Brookite in Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b666b.jpg] Brookite in Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b666c.jpg]

Floater cluster of two Quartz crystals in a V formation. The right crystal has an included 9mm Brookite crystal.


B690 - Tourmaline $ 200
Oyo, Nigeria
thumbnail - 3 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


Tourmaline from Oyo, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/b690a.jpg] Tourmaline from Oyo, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/b690b.jpg]

Single green Tourmaline with a steep pyramidal termination. Flawless gem quality for it's entire length.


B711 - Scapolite $ 250
Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 3 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm


Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b711a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b711b.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b711c.jpg]

Gemmy and lustrous, water-clear, yellow Scapolite crystal with glassy termination faces from Morogoro, Tanzania. The recent finds of Scapolite from Tanzania have been outstanding. A fine Scapolite, complete all-around and undamaged. Great aesthetics and an impressive gem crystal weighing 5.5 grams. All GEM!



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