Selected Specimens

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B363 - Andradite with Diopside $ 280 DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 168
Tora Bora area, near Spin Gar, Afghanistan
miniature - 5 x 5 x 1.5 cm


Andradite with Diopside from Tora Bora area, near Spin Gar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/b363a.jpg] Andradite with Diopside from Tora Bora area, near Spin Gar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/b363b.jpg] Andradite with Diopside from Tora Bora area, near Spin Gar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/b363c.jpg]

Larger dark green Andradite crystals with smaller light green andradite and Diopside crystals on matrix, crystals to 1.2cm.


B389 - Jamesonite $ 125
Zacatecas, Mexico
cabinet - 11 x 6 x 6 cm


Jamesonite from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b389a.jpg] Jamesonite from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b389b.jpg] Jamesonite from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b389c.jpg]

Vuggy matrix filled with Jamesonite needles and pyrite. There is ALOT of Jamesonite on this specimen.  This is from an old Mexican collection and these are not commonly seen anymore.


B396 - Azurite $ 250
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 2 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b396a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b396b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b396c.jpg]

Flattened, lustrous Azurite crystals on matrix. One edge of the small, uppermost crystal is contacted on edge where it grew against matrix and another small crystal has damage and irregular growth. Nevertheless, the damage does not distract much and it's a very showy piece, and price reflects the damage.


B367 - Copper $ 200
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 7 x 4 x 1 cm


Copper from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b367a.jpg] Copper from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b367b.jpg]

Thin sheet of Copper crystals.


B399 - Azurite $ 450
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 4.2 x 4 x 2.6 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b399a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b399b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b399c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b399d.jpg]

Highly lustrous, elongated Azurite crystals that contrast well against the white Dickite coated matrix. Main crystal is 3.3 cm wide and contacted at the far right side where it grew against matrix, otherwise specimen is undamaged with crystals in an aesthetic arrangement. Azurite is also translucent under strong lighting.


B406 - Azurite $ 300
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b406a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b406b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b406c.jpg]

Single large, thick Azurite crystal with a tiny amount of matrix attached to one side. Slight chipping present but overall very clean and complete all around.


B411 - Huebnerite with Quartz $ 750
Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru
cabinet - 9.5 x 6 x 6 cm


Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411a.jpg] Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411b.jpg] Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411c.jpg] Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411d.jpg] Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411e.jpg]

Fine example of Huebnerite crystals in clear Quartz. These are not the typical parallel growth clusters of Huebnerite, rather they are stout individual crystals with wide, flat termination faces. Amazingly, not only are the Huebnerites in perfect condition, the myriad of Quartz crystals are also undamaged. Quartz crystals reach 5cm in length.


B413 - Fluorite $ 350
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee
miniature - 5 x 4.9 x 4.0 cm


Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee [db_pics/pics/b413a.jpg] Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee [db_pics/pics/b413b.jpg] Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee [db_pics/pics/b413c.jpg] Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee [db_pics/pics/b413d.jpg]

One of the curiosities of the Elmwood Mine are these specimens of etched Fluorite where a corner remains intact while other parts are etched away leaving this unusual formation. This is a good sized example and perfect all around, a complete floater.


B414 - Arsenopyrite $ 200
Panasquiera, Portugal
small cabinet - 5.3 x 4 x 3 cm


Arsenopyrite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/b414a.jpg] Arsenopyrite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/b414b.jpg] Arsenopyrite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/b414c.jpg]

Bright, bright silvery Arsenopyrite cluster with aesthetic form. Lustrous and complete all around with some small Apaties on the backside.


B416 - Rose Quartz $ 450
Tacquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Rose Quartz from Tacquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b416a.jpg] Rose Quartz from Tacquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b416b.jpg] Rose Quartz from Tacquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b416c.jpg]

Flowy, flower-like cluster of rose Quartz crystals. Attractive cluster with good form and lots of distinct crystals.


B418 - Fluorite $ 350
Marienschacht Mine, Wolsendorf, Bavaria, Germany
miniature - 3.2 x 3 x 3 cm


Fluorite from Marienschacht Mine, Wolsendorf, Bavaria, Germany [db_pics/pics/b418a.jpg] Fluorite from Marienschacht Mine, Wolsendorf, Bavaria, Germany [db_pics/pics/b418b.jpg] Fluorite from Marienschacht Mine, Wolsendorf, Bavaria, Germany [db_pics/pics/b418c.jpg] Fluorite from Marienschacht Mine, Wolsendorf, Bavaria, Germany [db_pics/pics/b418d.jpg]

Glassy and highly transparent Fluorite cubes to 1.3 cm (on the diagonal) on matrix. High quality crystals! Ex. W. Peraud collection.


B420 - Mimetite, Cerussite, Duftite $ 350
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 8 x 8 x 4.0 cm


Mimetite, Cerussite, Duftite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b420a.jpg] Mimetite, Cerussite, Duftite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b420b.jpg] Mimetite, Cerussite, Duftite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b420c.jpg]

Yellow Mimetite crystals on Duftite covered matrix with a single Cerussite. there are hundreds of Mimetite crystals present in a wide size range from barely visible to 1.5cm long.


B422 - Glaucodot $ 500
Hakansboda, Lindesberg, Sweden
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm


Glaucodot from Hakansboda, Lindesberg, Sweden [db_pics/pics/b422a.jpg] Glaucodot from Hakansboda, Lindesberg, Sweden [db_pics/pics/b422b.jpg] Glaucodot from Hakansboda, Lindesberg, Sweden [db_pics/pics/b422c.jpg]

Large crystal of this rare iron cobalt sulfide. Complete all around with fairly good luster.


B464 - Elbaite $ 500
Pala, San Diego Co., California
miniature - 3.6 x 1.1 x 1 cm


Elbaite from Pala, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/b464a.jpg] Elbaite from Pala, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/b464b.jpg] Elbaite from Pala, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/b464c.jpg]

Bright pink single Elbaite crystal with a thin green zone at the termination. Complete and undamaged.


B469 - Danburite $ 100
Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.7 x 3 cm


Danburite from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b469a.jpg] Danburite from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b469b.jpg] Danburite from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b469c.jpg]

Single light pink Danburite crystal. Glassy luster and transparent at the tip.



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