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K241 - Tsavorite, Diopside on Graphite $ 250
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
small cabinet - 9 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm


Tsavorite, Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K241a.jpg] Tsavorite, Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K241b.jpg] Tsavorite, Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K241c.jpg]

Druse of transparent Tsavorite crystals over much of a matrix of solid Graphite. Isolated crystals of Diopside in association.


K242 - Tsavorite, Pyrite, Quartz, Diopside on Graphite $ 350
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 2.5 cm


Tsavorite, Pyrite, Quartz, Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K242a.jpg] Tsavorite, Pyrite, Quartz, Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K242b.jpg] Tsavorite, Pyrite, Quartz, Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K242c.jpg]

Wonderful and uncommon Merelani combo specimen with a 1.1cm double-terminated Quartz crystal, a 1cm Pyrite crystal, and small Tsavorite and Diopside crystals on a matrix of solid Graphite. Quartz crystals on Graphite are uncommon.


K243 - Tsavorite, Pyrite on Graphite $ 350
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
small cabinet - 9 x 5 x 2.5 cm


Tsavorite, Pyrite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K243a.jpg] Tsavorite, Pyrite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K243b.jpg] Tsavorite, Pyrite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K243c.jpg] Tsavorite, Pyrite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K243d.jpg]

Bright, complex Pyrite crystals to 2cm with Tsavorite and Diopside crystals on a matrix of solid Graphite. Highly aesthetic, undamaged specimen.


K251 - Tsavorite, Calcite on Graphite $ 120
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 2.8 x 2 cm


Tsavorite, Calcite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K251a.jpg] Tsavorite, Calcite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K251b.jpg] Tsavorite, Calcite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K251c.jpg]

Green Tsavorite crystals to 1cm with white, bladed Calcite crystals on a matrix of solid Graphite.


K247 - Prehnite $ 220
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K247a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K247b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K247c.jpg]

Large, blocky crystals of bright lemon yellow Prehnite. Recent finds at Merelani have produced the best Prehnites found to date at the mines. With a small amount of attached Graphite on the back.


K248 - Prehnite $ 550
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K248a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K248b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K248c.jpg]

Large, blocky crystals of yellow to greenish yellow Prehnite. Very clean - I found a small amount of chipping at the tip of one crystal, otherwise perfect and undamaged and very aesthetic cluster, complete all around. Well defined, distinct crystals. Recent finds at Merelani have produced the best Prehnites found to date at the mines. With a small amount of attached Graphite on the bottom.


K249 - Prehnite $ 250
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K249a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K249b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K249c.jpg]

Large, blocky crystals of bright lemon yellow Prehnite. Clean and undamaged and highly translucent. Recent finds at Merelani have produced the best Prehnites found to date at the mines. With a small amount of attached and included Graphite on the back.


K252 - Prehnite $ 280
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K252a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K252b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K252c.jpg]

Large, blocky crystals of bright lemon yellow Prehnite. Clean and undamaged and highly translucent. Recent finds at Merelani have produced the best Prehnites found to date at the mines. With a small amount of attached Graphite on the back.


K258 - Lot of 7 Thumbnails $ 100
various
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K258a.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K258b.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K258c.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K258d.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K258e.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K258f.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K258g.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K258h.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K258i.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K258j.jpg]

Lot of 7 thumbnail-sized mineral specimens: 1) Smithsonite - Choix, Sinaloa, Mexico; 2) Gaspeite - Coolgardie, Australia; 3) Quartz on Fluorite - Utah, USA; 4) Galena - Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Mexico; 5) Quartz - Dugway, Utah; 6) Bismuthinite - Potosi, Bolivia; and 7) Neptunite with Benitoite - San Benito Co., California.


K259 - Lot of 7 Thumbnails $ 100
various
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K259a.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K259b.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K259c.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K259d.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K259e.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K259f.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K259g.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K259h.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K259i.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K259j.jpg]

Lot of 7 thumbnail-sized mineral specimens: 1) Smithsonite - Choix, Sinaloa, Mexico; 2) Fluorite - Weisseck, Austria; 3) Cobaltocalcite - Lerida, Spain; 4) Quartz on Fluorite - Utah, USA; 5) Amethyst - Las Vigas, Mexico; 6) Thenardite - Soda Lake, California (very good, translucent complete crystals); and 7) Almandine - Riverside Co., California.


K260 - Lot of 7 Thumbnails $ 100
various
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K260a.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K260b.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K260c.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K260d.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K260e.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K260f.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K260g.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K260h.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K260i.jpg] Lot of 7 Thumbnails from various [db_pics/pics/K260j.jpg]

Lot of 7 thumbnail-sized mineral specimens: 1) Smithsonite - Choix, Sinaloa, Mexico; 2) Fluorite - Weisseck, Austria; 3) Cobaltocalcite - Lerida, Spain; 4) Orpiment - Twin Creeks, Nevada; 5) Amethyst - Las Vigas, Mexico; 6) Bismuthinite - Potosi, Bolivia; and 7) Terahedrite - Black Pine Mine, Montana.


K262 - Gold $ 95
Big Easy Claim, Blue Mtn., Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
thumbnail - 1.1 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm


Gold from Big Easy Claim, Blue Mtn., Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/K262a.jpg] Gold from Big Easy Claim, Blue Mtn., Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/K262b.jpg] Gold from Big Easy Claim, Blue Mtn., Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/K262c.jpg]

Solid crystallized Gold nugget. Elongated octahedral form with deep grooves and hoppered growth structures. Weighs 1.45 grams.


K263 - Gold $ 75
Big Easy Claim, Blue Mtn., Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
thumbnail - 1 x 0.7 x 0.4 cm


Gold from Big Easy Claim, Blue Mtn., Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/K263a.jpg] Gold from Big Easy Claim, Blue Mtn., Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/K263b.jpg] Gold from Big Easy Claim, Blue Mtn., Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/K263c.jpg]

Solid crystallized Gold nugget. Good color. Weighs 1.06 grams.


K264 - Gold $ 140
Big Easy Claim, Blue Mtn., Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
thumbnail - 1.2 x 0.7 x 0.4 cm


Gold from Big Easy Claim, Blue Mtn., Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/K264a.jpg] Gold from Big Easy Claim, Blue Mtn., Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/K264b.jpg] Gold from Big Easy Claim, Blue Mtn., Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/K264c.jpg]

Solid crystallized Gold nugget. Elongated octahedral form with deep grooves and hoppered growth structures. Weighs 1.51 grams.


K265 - Gold in Quartz $ 400
Tuolumne county, California, USA
thumbnail - 2 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm


Gold in Quartz from Tuolumne county, California, USA [db_pics/pics/K265a.jpg] Gold in Quartz from Tuolumne county, California, USA [db_pics/pics/K265b.jpg] Gold in Quartz from Tuolumne county, California, USA [db_pics/pics/K265c.jpg]

Fractured Quartz densely filled with Gold. Heavier than you would expect, with Gold showing on all sides, weighs 7.02 grams.



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