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M636 - Tourmaline on Beryllonite $ 290 (=~ £ 209)
Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.5 x 0.8 cm


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Tourmaline on Beryllonite from Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M636c.jpg] Tourmaline on Beryllonite from Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/m636a.jpg] Tourmaline on Beryllonite from Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/m636b.jpg] Tourmaline on Beryllonite from Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/m636d.jpg]

Well formed, transparent Beryllonite crystal with attached green Tourmaline. Undamaged with glassy luster and well crystallized front and back.


M639 - Tourmaline $ 950 (=~ £ 683)
Aricanga Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 3.2 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


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Tourmaline from Aricanga Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M639a.jpg] Tourmaline from Aricanga Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M639b.jpg] Tourmaline from Aricanga Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M639c.jpg]

Terminated single Tourmaline crystal from recent finds at the Aricanga Mine. Hot pink body color with a green cap. Complete all around and weighs 15.35 grams.


M638 - Tourmaline $ 340 (=~ £ 245)
Aricanga Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm


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Tourmaline from Aricanga Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M638a.jpg] Tourmaline from Aricanga Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M638b.jpg] Tourmaline from Aricanga Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M638c.jpg]

Terminated single Tourmaline crystal from recent finds at the Aricanga Mine. Hot pink body color with a green cap. Complete all around and weighs 4.95 grams.


M637 - Tourmaline $ 220 (=~ £ 158)
Aricanga Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm


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Tourmaline from Aricanga Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M637a.jpg] Tourmaline from Aricanga Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M637b.jpg] Tourmaline from Aricanga Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M637c.jpg]

Terminated single Tourmaline crystal from recent finds at the Aricanga Mine. Hot pink body color with a green cap. Complete all around and weighs 3.81 grams.


M603 - Quartz scepter $ 150 (=~ £ 108)
Southern Zambia Province, Zambia
small cabinet - 7 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm


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Quartz scepter from Southern Zambia Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/M603a.jpg] Quartz scepter from Southern Zambia Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/M603b.jpg] Quartz scepter from Southern Zambia Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/M603c.jpg]

Quartz scepter from recent finds in Zambia. The scepter head has both Amethyst and smokey coloration. Undamaged and double-terminated.


M618 - Peridot $ 200 (=~ £ 144)
Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar
thumbnail - 1.2 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm


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Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M618a.jpg] Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M618b.jpg] Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M618c.jpg] Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M618d.jpg]

Highly gemmy and lustrous, vivid green Peridot crystal. Mogok is known for the world's best Peridot, though they much less common than crystals from Pakistan. They are characterized by great transparency and fine green color, often with surface etching. Larger crystals (such as Bill Larson's that has been the back cover of Mineralogical Record many times), even only 4-5cm, can cost in the many tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars, they are just that rare and desirable. Though small, this crystal is gem quality internally and has high surface luster.


M619 - Peridot $ 250 (=~ £ 180)
Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar
thumbnail - 1.3 x 0.7 x 0.4 cm


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Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M619a.jpg] Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M619b.jpg] Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M619c.jpg]

Highly gemmy and lustrous, vivid green Peridot crystal. Mogok is known for the world's best Peridot, though they much less common than crystals from Pakistan. They are characterized by great transparency and fine green color, often with surface etching. Larger crystals (such as Bill Larson's that has been the back cover of Mineralogical Record many times), even only 4-5cm, can cost in the many tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars, they are just that rare and desirable. Though small, this crystal is gem quality internally and has high surface luster.


M621 - Peridot $ 200 (=~ £ 144)
Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar
thumbnail - 0.9 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm


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Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M621a.jpg] Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M621b.jpg] Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M621c.jpg]

Highly gemmy and lustrous, vivid green Peridot crystal. Mogok is known for the world's best Peridot, though they much less common than crystals from Pakistan. They are characterized by great transparency and fine green color, often with surface etching. Larger crystals (such as Bill Larson's that has been the back cover of Mineralogical Record many times), even only 4-5cm, can cost in the many tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars, they are just that rare and desirable. Though small, this crystal is gem quality internally and has high surface luster.


M622 - Peridot $ 250 (=~ £ 180)
Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar
thumbnail - 1.2 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm


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Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M622a.jpg] Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M622b.jpg] Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M622c.jpg]

Highly gemmy and lustrous, vivid green Peridot crystal. Mogok is known for the world's best Peridot, though they much less common than crystals from Pakistan. They are characterized by great transparency and fine green color, often with surface etching. Larger crystals (such as Bill Larson's that has been the back cover of Mineralogical Record many times), even only 4-5cm, can cost in the many tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars, they are just that rare and desirable. Though small, this crystal is gem quality internally and has high surface luster.


M624 - Peridot $ 250 (=~ £ 180)
Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar
thumbnail - 1.3 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


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Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M624a.jpg] Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M624b.jpg] Peridot from Pyaung Gaung, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M624c.jpg]

Highly gemmy and lustrous, vivid green Peridot crystal. Mogok is known for the world's best Peridot, though they much less common than crystals from Pakistan. They are characterized by great transparency and fine green color, often with surface etching. Larger crystals (such as Bill Larson's that has been the back cover of Mineralogical Record many times), even only 4-5cm, can cost in the many tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars, they are just that rare and desirable. Though small, this crystal is gem quality internally and has high surface luster.


TR102 - Gold $ 150 (=~ £ 108)
Black Hills, South Dakota, USA
thumbnail - 1 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm


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Gold from Black Hills, South Dakota, USA [db_pics/pics/tr102a.jpg] Gold from Black Hills, South Dakota, USA [db_pics/pics/tr102b.jpg]

Water worn solid Gold nugget from the Black Hills in South Dakota, which are uncommon to find. Weighs 1.83 grams.


TR103 - Stibiotantalite on Tourmaline, Topaz $ 6000 (=~ £ 4317)
Shengus, Skardu, Pakistan
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Stibiotantalite on Tourmaline, Topaz from Shengus, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/tr103a.jpg] Stibiotantalite on Tourmaline, Topaz from Shengus, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/tr103b.jpg] Stibiotantalite on Tourmaline, Topaz from Shengus, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/tr103c.jpg] Stibiotantalite on Tourmaline, Topaz from Shengus, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/tr103d.jpg] Stibiotantalite on Tourmaline, Topaz from Shengus, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/tr103e.jpg]

Cluster of transparent green Tourmaline crystals, a 3.2cm Topaz crystal, Muscovite, and lots bright yellow Stibiotantalite. This is one of the richest Stibiotantalite specimens I've seen, which by itself would be special. But the association of the gemmy Tourmaline crystals and the Topaz makes this a real stunner. Undamaged. It has also not been professionally cleaned, which could further enhance it's beauty.


TR105 - Benitoite $ 4500 (=~ £ 3237)
Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/tr105a.jpg] Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/tr105b.jpg] Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/tr105c.jpg]

Two deep blue Benitoite crystals on white Natrolite over a schist matrix. Stunning example with a large 2.8cm crystal and a smaller 1cm crystal in front. Undamaged and hard to find specimen.


M659 - Benitoite $ 1500 (=~ £ 1079)
Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 4.5 x 1.8 cm


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Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/M659a.jpg] Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/M659b.jpg] Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/M659c.jpg]

Deep blue Benitoite crystals to 1.8cm in size. Some have gem rough/transparent zones in their tips.


M674 - Argyrodite $ 450 (=~ £ 324)
Himmelsfurst Mine, Freiberg, Saxony, Germany
miniature - 3.5 x 2.3 x 1.5 cm


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Argyrodite from Himmelsfurst Mine, Freiberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/M674a.jpg] Argyrodite from Himmelsfurst Mine, Freiberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/M674b.jpg] Argyrodite from Himmelsfurst Mine, Freiberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/M674c.jpg] Argyrodite from Himmelsfurst Mine, Freiberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/M674d.jpg]

Dark, slightly irridescent blue Argyrodite over Pyrite. Ex. Philadelphia Academy and William Vaux collections. Rare, historic Argyrodite specimen. Argyrodite is one the rarest of the silver species, a germanium containing silver sulfide.
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61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72
73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84
85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96
97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108
109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120
121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132
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