Selected Specimens

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E585 - Sphalerite $ 225 (=~ £ 162)
Mogila Mine, Madan District, Bulgaria
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm


Sphalerite from Mogila Mine, Madan District, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/e585a.jpg] Sphalerite from Mogila Mine, Madan District, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/e585b.jpg] Sphalerite from Mogila Mine, Madan District, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/e585c.jpg] Sphalerite from Mogila Mine, Madan District, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/e585d.jpg]

Razor sharp, lustrous, and transparent Spahlerite crystals to 1.8 cm pn Quartz matrix. The crystals are brown and green in color and of top quality, 5.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm.


AF131 - Tanzanite $ 800 (=~ £ 576)
Merelani Hills, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1 x 0.6 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af131a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af131b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af131c.jpg]

Superb bi-color Tanzanite crystal from a new find at Merelani. Transparent yellow over a blue base. Along with the excellent transparency, the surface luster of the crystals from this find is also excellent. Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal, 1.8 x 1 x 0.6 cm.


AF167 - Tanzanite $ 3000 (=~ £ 2158) DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 1800 (=~ £ 1295)
Merelani Hills, Tanzania
thumbnail - 3 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af167a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af167b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af167c.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af167d.jpg]

Glassy and lustrous gem Tanzanite crystal that is very gemmy from top to bottom. Complete and undamaged, highly gemmy, overall excellent quality. The clarity and intense blue color on this one is exceptional. Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal, 3 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm.


AF115 - Tanzanite $ 900 (=~ £ 647)
Merelani Hills, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.4 x 1 x 0.8 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af115a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af115b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af115c.jpg]

Rare bi-color Tanzanite crystal with a yellow cap over a blue core. Another unusual feature of this crystal are aligned hair-like fibers of another mineral (Rutile?) that point inward and down from inside of the wide sides of the crystal (center photo). Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal, 2.4 x 1 x 0.8 cm.


AF136 - Tanzanite $ 1800 (=~ £ 1295)
Merelani Hills, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af136a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af136b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af136c.jpg]

Glassy and lustrous gem Tanzanite crystal, complete high quality crystal. Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal, 2.2 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm.


AF137 - Tanzanite $ 2500 (=~ £ 1799)
Merelani Hills, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.1 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af137a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af137b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af137c.jpg]

Glassy and lustrous gem Tanzanite crystal, complete high quality crystal. Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal, 2.5 x 2 x 1.1 cm.


AF264 - Tanzanite $ 1200 (=~ £ 863)
Merelani Hills, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.2 x 0.9 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af264a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af264b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af264c.jpg]

Glassy and lustrous gem blue/yellow Tanzanite crystal, probably more glassy and transparent in person. Complete high quality crystal. Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal, 2.3 x 1.2 x 0.9 cm.


T29 - Tanzanite $ 4500 (=~ £ 3237)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 3.3 x 2.5 x 1 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t29a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t29b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t29c.jpg]

Rare double Tanzanite with two crystals attached to each other at teh sides, both very gemmy with excellent color saturation. No damage, very good piece, 3.3 x 2.5 x 1 cm.


AF111 - Tanzanite $ 2500 (=~ £ 1799) DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 1500 (=~ £ 1079)
Merelani Hills, Tanzania
miniature - 3.5 x 2.7 x 0.9 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af111a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af111b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af111c.jpg]

Glassy and lustrous gem Tanzanite crystal with purple blue color. Overall excellent quality and good sized. Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal. 50 carats in weight, 3.5 x 2.7 x 0.9 cm.


T34 - Tanzanite $ 1500 (=~ £ 1079) DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 900 (=~ £ 647)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1 x 0.8 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t34a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t34b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t34c.jpg]

Fine gem Tanzanite crystal with good transparency from top to bottom. Complete all around and undamaged, 2.2 x 1 x 0.8 cm.


T35 - Tanzanite $ 3200 (=~ £ 2302) DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 1920 (=~ £ 1381)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t35a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t35b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t35c.jpg]

Fine gem Tanzanite crystal with good transparency from top to bottom. Complete all around and undamaged, very good crystal, 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm.


T38 - Tanzanite $ 4500 (=~ £ 3237) DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 2700 (=~ £ 1942)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 3.5 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t38a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t38b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t38c.jpg]

Good sized gem Tanzanite crystal with good transparency. Complete all around, fine gem crystal, 3.5 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm.


NA511 - Acanthite $ 750 (=~ £ 540)
Guanajuato, Mexico
thumbnail - 2 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm
ex.  John Barlow


Acanthite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na511a.jpg] Acanthite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na511b.jpg] Acanthite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na511c.jpg]

Large cubic crystals, ex. John Barlow collection #3561 (Acanthite specimens #3562 and 3563 are described in his book), 2 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm.


NA945 - Adamite $ 250 (=~ £ 180)
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 2 cm


Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na945a.jpg] Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na945b.jpg]

Unusual Adamite with long individual crystals to 1.5 cm, 6.5 x 5 x 2 cm. Not your typical Adamite - rather than hemispherical masses, this one has jackstraw arrangement of long crystals. A good one for a Mapimi collector.


NA907 - Grossular $ 300 (=~ £ 216)
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm


Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/na907a.jpg] Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/na907b.jpg]

Rare large, clear Grossular garnets to 1 cm wide. Slightly yellow at the transparent corners, 1.7 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm. These white/clear crystals were always rare and now even more so since the mine is closed.



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