Selected Specimens

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ST682 - Almandine $ 180
Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/ST682a.jpg] Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/ST682b.jpg] Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/ST682c.jpg] Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/ST682d.jpg]

Single Almandine garnet crystal in schist matrix from the well known Wrangell Island locality in Alaska. The crystal is 1.7cm wide with purple/red coloration and translucency. A USA classic.


ST807 - Sampleite $ 125
Santa Catalina Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chila
miniature - 3.7 x 3.5 x 2 cm


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Sampleite from Santa Catalina Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chila [db_pics/pics/ST807a.jpg] Sampleite from Santa Catalina Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chila [db_pics/pics/ST807b.jpg] Sampleite from Santa Catalina Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chila [db_pics/pics/ST807c.jpg] Sampleite from Santa Catalina Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chila [db_pics/pics/ST807d.jpg] Sampleite from Santa Catalina Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chila [db_pics/pics/ST807e.jpg]

Sky blue platy crystals of Sampleite on matrix with green Atacamite. The Sampleite occurs primarily on a thin layer of Gypsum that covers part of the matrix. Sampleite is a rare Sodium, Calcium, Copper chlorophosphate mineral. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST677 - Rutile in Quartz $ 120
Santa Marigabeira, Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm


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Rutile in Quartz from Santa Marigabeira, Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST677a.jpg] Rutile in Quartz from Santa Marigabeira, Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST677b.jpg] Rutile in Quartz from Santa Marigabeira, Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST677c.jpg] Rutile in Quartz from Santa Marigabeira, Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST677d.jpg] Rutile in Quartz from Santa Marigabeira, Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST677e.jpg]

Transparent, doubly terminated Quartz crystal with inclusions of golden Rutile, Hematite and Quartz. The main crystal is somewhat flat and tabular with an interesting form. It's transparent, highly glassy, and nearly pristine with just a couple contacts. Two partially included Quartz crystals stick out the front face, and an included Hematite is surrounded by a red halo.


ST817 - Indicolite on Albite $ 950
Kunar Prov, Afghanistan
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 3.2 cm


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Indicolite on Albite from Kunar Prov, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST817a.jpg] Indicolite on Albite from Kunar Prov, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST817b.jpg] Indicolite on Albite from Kunar Prov, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST817c.jpg] Indicolite on Albite from Kunar Prov, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST817d.jpg] Indicolite on Albite from Kunar Prov, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST817e.jpg]

Glassy 3.2cm Tourmaline var. Indicolite with attached Albite and Lepidolite. The Indicolite grades up from a dark base, to a blue, to nearly colorless at the termination. Pristine, aesthetic specimen.


ST644 - Hausmanite $ 180
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 2 cm


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Hausmanite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST644a.jpg] Hausmanite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST644b.jpg] Hausmanite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST644c.jpg] Hausmanite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST644d.jpg]

Lustrous black crystals of Hausmanite on solid Hausmanite. A Kalahari classic, ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST645 - Hyalophane $ 150
Zadraski Potok Mine, Busovaca, Bosnia
miniature - 4 x 2.7 x 2.4 cm


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Hyalophane from Zadraski Potok Mine, Busovaca, Bosnia [db_pics/pics/ST645a.jpg] Hyalophane from Zadraski Potok Mine, Busovaca, Bosnia [db_pics/pics/ST645b.jpg] Hyalophane from Zadraski Potok Mine, Busovaca, Bosnia [db_pics/pics/ST645c.jpg]

Cluster of glassy Hyalophane crystals from Bosnia. The crystals are glassy and transparent with attached crystals of Goethite after Ankerite, Muscovite and small acicular crystals of Rutile. Complete all around and undamaged floater specimen. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST661 - Senegalite $ 225
Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Senegalite from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST661a.jpg] Senegalite from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST661e.jpg] Senegalite from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST661f.jpg] Senegalite from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST661g.jpg]

Bright yellow crystals of Senegalite crystals lining vugs all over specimen. Senegalite is a rare phosphate mineral and this is the Type locality for the species. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST720 - Senegalite on Turquoise $ 125
Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal
miniature - 3.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Senegalite on Turquoise from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST720a.jpg] Senegalite on Turquoise from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST720b.jpg] Senegalite on Turquoise from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST720c.jpg] Senegalite on Turquoise from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST720d.jpg]

Bright yellow crystals of Senegalite on layers of vivid blue Turquoise. Senegalite is a rare phosphate mineral and this is the Type locality for the species. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST715 - Variscite $ 125
Ribeirao Cascalheira, Mato Grosso, Brazil
miniature - 5 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Variscite from Ribeirao Cascalheira, Mato Grosso, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST715a.jpg] Variscite from Ribeirao Cascalheira, Mato Grosso, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST715b.jpg] Variscite from Ribeirao Cascalheira, Mato Grosso, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST715c.jpg]

Bright emerald green cluster of Variscite attached to a vug in Quartz. Beautiful 4mm cluster of crystals with excellent color. Crystallized Variscite is uncommon. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST902 - Clintonite, Anorthite, Calcite $ 150
Twin Lakes, Fresno Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 5.5 x 3 cm


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Clintonite, Anorthite, Calcite from Twin Lakes, Fresno Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST902a.jpg] Clintonite, Anorthite, Calcite from Twin Lakes, Fresno Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST902b.jpg] Clintonite, Anorthite, Calcite from Twin Lakes, Fresno Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST902d.jpg] Clintonite, Anorthite, Calcite from Twin Lakes, Fresno Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST902f.jpg]

Platy hexagonal green crystals of Clintonite to 1cm with Anorthite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection, collected by Erich in 2003.


ST888 - Zincite, Willemite $ 150
Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
cabinet - 10 x 4 x 4 cm


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Zincite, Willemite from Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/ST888a.jpg] Zincite, Willemite from Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/ST888b.jpg] Zincite, Willemite from Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/ST888c.jpg] Zincite, Willemite from Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/ST888d.jpg]

Dark red crystalline Zincite with white Calcite. Brown Willemite crytals to 2.5cm are included in the Calcite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST703 - Tourmaline on Albite $ 120
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Tourmaline on Albite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST703a.jpg] Tourmaline on Albite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST703b.jpg] Tourmaline on Albite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST703c.jpg]

Etched pink and green Tourmaline crystal on blades of white Albite. The Tourmaline is transparent.


ST704 - Tourmaline $ 50
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 2.2 x 0.3 x 0.3 cm


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Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST704a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST704b.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST704c.jpg]

Well terminated pink Tourmaline crystal from the Himalaya Mine. The crystal is transparent, complete all around, and undamaged.


ST908 - Kermesite $ 250
Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China
small cabinet - 6.5 x 0.6 x 0.4 cm


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Kermesite from Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/ST908a.jpg] Kermesite from Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/ST908c.jpg] Kermesite from Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/ST908d.jpg]

Cluster of deep red Kermesite crystals from a limited 2002 find in China. This find produced what are considered some of the very best Kermesite and are now scarse to find. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST897 - Columbite $ 125
Antsongombat Mine, Betafo Dist., Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar
thumbnail - 3.1 x 1.5 x 0.8 cm


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Columbite from Antsongombat Mine, Betafo Dist., Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar [db_pics/pics/ST897a.jpg] Columbite from Antsongombat Mine, Betafo Dist., Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar [db_pics/pics/ST897b.jpg] Columbite from Antsongombat Mine, Betafo Dist., Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar [db_pics/pics/ST897c.jpg] Columbite from Antsongombat Mine, Betafo Dist., Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar [db_pics/pics/ST897d.jpg]

Well terminated 2cm Columbite crystal that displays dramatically atop another partial Columbite crystal. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.
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25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48
49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
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
133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144
145 146 147

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