Selected Specimens

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CT729 - Quartz after Selenite $ 75 (=~ ¥ 7948)
Crawford, Sioux Co. Nebraska, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Quartz after Selenite from Crawford, Sioux Co. Nebraska, USA [db_pics/pics/CT729a.jpg] Quartz after Selenite from Crawford, Sioux Co. Nebraska, USA [db_pics/pics/CT729b.jpg] Quartz after Selenite from Crawford, Sioux Co. Nebraska, USA [db_pics/pics/CT729c.jpg] Quartz after Selenite from Crawford, Sioux Co. Nebraska, USA [db_pics/pics/CT729d.jpg]

Unusual psuedomorph of Quartz that has replaced a floater cluster of Gypsum var. Selenite.


LL137 - Quartz Gwindel $ 400 (=~ ¥ 42392)
Miage Glacier, Mt. Blanc, Veny Valley, Courmayeur, Piedmont Rov., Italy
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4.2 x 2.2 cm


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Quartz Gwindel from Miage Glacier, Mt. Blanc, Veny Valley, Courmayeur, Piedmont Rov., Italy [db_pics/pics/LL137a.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Miage Glacier, Mt. Blanc, Veny Valley, Courmayeur, Piedmont Rov., Italy [db_pics/pics/LL137b.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Miage Glacier, Mt. Blanc, Veny Valley, Courmayeur, Piedmont Rov., Italy [db_pics/pics/LL137c.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Miage Glacier, Mt. Blanc, Veny Valley, Courmayeur, Piedmont Rov., Italy [db_pics/pics/LL137d.jpg]

Transparent Smokey Quartz gwindel from Italy. There is some contact on the lower backside where it was attached, otherwise perfect and undamaged.


LL129 - Smithsonite after Dolomite $ 500 (=~ ¥ 52990)
Rush, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4.5 cm


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Smithsonite after Dolomite from Rush, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/LL129a.jpg] Smithsonite after Dolomite from Rush, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/LL129b.jpg] Smithsonite after Dolomite from Rush, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/LL129d.jpg]

Bright yellow crystals of Smithsonite that have replaced Dolomite crystals. Great coverage of crystals that wrap around both sides. Comes with an old Kristalle label and another from the Mitchell Gunnell collection indicating that Gunnell acquired it in 1961 from M.J. Zimmerman.


CT900 - Witherite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 37093)
Cumberland, England
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.7 x 2.8 cm


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Witherite from Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/CT900a.jpg] Witherite from Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/CT900b.jpg] Witherite from Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/CT900c.jpg] Witherite from Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/CT900d.jpg]

Well crystallized cluster of solid Witherite. Undamaged, historic, fine quality specimen.


CT902 - Ilvaite on Calcite $ 250 (=~ ¥ 26495)
Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 5 cm


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Ilvaite on Calcite from Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/CT902a.jpg] Ilvaite on Calcite from Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/CT902b.jpg] Ilvaite on Calcite from Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/CT902c.jpg] Ilvaite on Calcite from Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/CT902d.jpg] Ilvaite on Calcite from Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/CT902e.jpg] Ilvaite on Calcite from Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/CT902f.jpg]

Flat, thin white Calcite crystals with attached crystals of Ilvaite and small clear Quartz. The Ilvate crystals reach 8mm in size. Well crystallized all around.


CT907 - Quartz var. Chalcedony Rose $ 120 (=~ ¥ 12718)
Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 5 cm


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Quartz var. Chalcedony Rose from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT907a.jpg] Quartz var. Chalcedony Rose from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT907d.jpg] Quartz var. Chalcedony Rose from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT907e.jpg] Quartz var. Chalcedony Rose from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT907c.jpg]

Translucent, slightly pinkish Chalcedony forming a spherical, cup-shaped formation. Complete all around and undamaged, it could hold water.


CT903 - Andradite var. Topazolite $ 200 (=~ ¥ 21196)
Yellow Cat Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 5.5 x 2.3 cm


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Andradite var. Topazolite from Yellow Cat Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT903a.jpg] Andradite var. Topazolite from Yellow Cat Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT903b.jpg] Andradite var. Topazolite from Yellow Cat Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT903c.jpg]

Highly lustrous golden Topazolite crystals to 9mm on matrix. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection and comes with his old label showing a price of $200.


LL101 - Adamite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15897)
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.5 x 4 cm


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Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL101a.jpg] Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL101c.jpg] Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL101d.jpg]

Fine quality, highly lustrous undamaged group of Adamite crystals, 2.5cm wide, on matrix. Old specimen with very high quality crystals.


CT916 - Barite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 37093)
Book Cliffs, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.3 x 3 cm


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Barite from Book Cliffs, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/CT916a.jpg] Barite from Book Cliffs, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/CT916b.jpg] Barite from Book Cliffs, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/CT916c.jpg] Barite from Book Cliffs, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/CT916d.jpg]

Glassy, transparent Barite crystal on matrix with other smaller crystals. Complete all around and undamaged, the main crystal is partially double-terminated. Old specimen from the Jean Mager and Chuck Trantham collections.


LL110 - Spessartine on Schorl $ 750 (=~ ¥ 79485)
Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California, USA
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2 cm


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Spessartine on Schorl from Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL110a.jpg] Spessartine on Schorl from Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL110c.jpg] Spessartine on Schorl from Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL110d.jpg]

Citrus orange 9mm Spessartine with Albite attached to a segment of black Tourmaline. A hard to find California classic.


LL156 - Azurite, Malachite after Azurite $ 2500 (=~ ¥ 264950)
Tsumeb, Namibia
cabinet - 11 x 6.5 x 6.5 cm


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Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL156a.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL156c.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL156d.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL156g.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL156h.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL156j.jpg]

Cluster of prismatic Azurite and Malachite after Azurite crystals with Arsentsumebite and Cerussite. I just the love the highly colorful specimens from this mine and this is a prime example of such a specimen. A very colorful mixture of blue, deep green Malachite, lighter green Arsentsumebite, and small crystals of Cerussite scattered about. Comes with an old Phil Scalisi label.


LL114 - Azurite with Cerussite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 31794)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Azurite with Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL114a.jpg] Azurite with Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL114b.jpg] Azurite with Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL114c.jpg] Azurite with Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL114e.jpg]

Cluster of glossy Azurite crystals associated with small Cerussite crystals. Main crystal is 3cm and double-terminated.


LL175 - Dioptase $ 200 (=~ ¥ 21196)
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL175a.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL175b.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL175c.jpg]

Large Dioptase crystals to 1cm on matrix. There are also bits of Wulfenite present along the edges.


LL159 - Smithsonite $ 1200 (=~ ¥ 127176)
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 9 x 7 x 4 cm


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Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL159a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL159b.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL159c.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL159d.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL159e.jpg]

Pink Smithsonite crystals to 1.5cm on a dark sulphide rich matrix. There is one cleaved crystal but the rest are perfect. Big and showy specimen.


LL180 - Tennantite $ 500 (=~ ¥ 52990)
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 7 x 5.5 x 5 cm


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Tennantite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL180a.jpg] Tennantite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL180b.jpg] Tennantite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL180c.jpg] Tennantite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL180e.jpg] Tennantite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL180f.jpg] Tennantite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL180g.jpg]

Sculptural cluster of well formed Tennantite crystals. Crystals reach 2cm on edge and some has coatings of micro white Dolomite. Areas of small Pyrite crystals add additional color contrast.

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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
133 134 135 136 137 138

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