Selected Specimens

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TU103 - Fluorite $ 250 (=~ AUS$ 321)
2nd Sovietskiy Mine, Dal'Negorsk, Russia
miniature - 4 x 4 x 4 cm


Fluorite from 2nd Sovietskiy Mine, Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/tu103a.jpg] Fluorite from 2nd Sovietskiy Mine, Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/tu103b.jpg] Fluorite from 2nd Sovietskiy Mine, Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/tu103c.jpg]

Cluster of transparent cubic Fluorite with purple phantoms. Excellent luster.


TU104 - Fluorite with Sphalerite, Quartz $ 125 (=~ AUS$ 160)
Dal'Negorsk, Russia
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 2.2 cm


Fluorite with Sphalerite, Quartz from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/tu104a.jpg] Fluorite with Sphalerite, Quartz from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/tu104b.jpg] Fluorite with Sphalerite, Quartz from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/tu104c.jpg]

Floater cluster of Quartz crystals with clear, transparent cubic Fluorite and a 2cm Sphalerite crystal. The Fluorite has glassy luster on the cube faces and frosted luster on the bevel (octahedral) faces. The Fluorite is so clear it is hard to photograph - if you like the photos at all, you will love this piece in person.


TU106 - Sphalerite on Quartz $ 250 (=~ AUS$ 321)
Dal'Negorsk, Russia
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 5 cm


Sphalerite on Quartz from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/tu106a.jpg] Sphalerite on Quartz from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/tu106b.jpg] Sphalerite on Quartz from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/tu106c.jpg] Sphalerite on Quartz from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/tu106d.jpg]

Large 4cm wide cluster of Sphalerite intergrown with Quartz crystals with a Calcite attached to one side. Undamaged with great luster and quite showy.


TU107 - Gossular on Diopside $ 1200 (=~ AUS$ 1539)
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
miniature - 3.5 x 2.8 x 2 cm


Gossular on Diopside from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/tu107a.jpg] Gossular on Diopside from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/tu107b.jpg] Gossular on Diopside from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/tu107c.jpg]

Rare pink Grossular crystals on green Diopside.Grossular crystals are transparent and reach 9mm.


TU108 - Gossular on Diopside $ 350 (=~ AUS$ 449)
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm


Gossular on Diopside from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/tu108a.jpg] Gossular on Diopside from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/tu108b.jpg] Gossular on Diopside from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/tu108c.jpg]

Transparent orange Grossular crystals associated with green Diopside.Grossular crystals are glassy and reach 13mm.


TU110 - Spessartine $ 650 (=~ AUS$ 834)
Navegadora Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 4.9 x 3.5 x 2.3 cm


Spessartine from Navegadora Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/tu110a.jpg] Spessartine from Navegadora Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/tu110b.jpg] Spessartine from Navegadora Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/tu110c.jpg] Spessartine from Navegadora Mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/tu110d.jpg]

Translucent red etched Spessartine crystal. Large sized for the find. Gorgeous growth patterns on all sides and a natural groove that runs right through the center.  These are no longer common, and pieces of this size were never common.


TU114 - Topaz $ 1400 (=~ AUS$ 1796)
Yuno Mine, Shigar Valley, Pakistan
small cabinet - 5.8 x 5.1 x 4.2 cm


Topaz from Yuno Mine, Shigar Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/tu114a.jpg] Topaz from Yuno Mine, Shigar Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/tu114b.jpg] Topaz from Yuno Mine, Shigar Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/tu114c.jpg] Topaz from Yuno Mine, Shigar Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/tu114d.jpg]

Large glassy Topaz crystal with typical wedge shaped termination and large termination faces. A complete crystal but with damage to left back face, otherwise complete and undamaged. Beautiful crystal.


TU115 - Yugawaralite on Quartz $ 800 (=~ AUS$ 1026)
Nasik, India
small cabinet - 6.5 x 6 x 3.5 cm


Yugawaralite on Quartz from Nasik, India [db_pics/pics/tu115a.jpg] Yugawaralite on Quartz from Nasik, India [db_pics/pics/tu115b.jpg] Yugawaralite on Quartz from Nasik, India [db_pics/pics/tu115c.jpg] Yugawaralite on Quartz from Nasik, India [db_pics/pics/tu115d.jpg]

4.5cm wide cluster of the rare mineral Yugawaralite on a well trimmed matrix covered by drusy Quartz. Undamaged.


TU122 - Stilbite $ 400 (=~ AUS$ 513)
Nasik, India
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 4 cm


Stilbite from Nasik, India [db_pics/pics/tu122a.jpg] Stilbite from Nasik, India [db_pics/pics/tu122b.jpg]

Usually found in pink crystals, this red Stilbite is unusual in color and forms a 3.9cm cluster with a 1.9 cm individual crystal to the right side..


TU127 - Anapaite $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 385)
Kertch, Crimea, Russia
small cabinet - 7.8 x 5.5 x 3 cm


Anapaite from Kertch, Crimea, Russia [db_pics/pics/tu127a.jpg] Anapaite from Kertch, Crimea, Russia [db_pics/pics/tu127b.jpg] Anapaite from Kertch, Crimea, Russia [db_pics/pics/tu127c.jpg]

Translucent apple-green Anapaite on fossil bivalve. Way better than average specimen from the Marty Zinn collection with main Anapaite cluster 1.2cm across. As a bonus, on the backside there is another fossil with a small tan Barite crystal inside.


TU128 - Copper in Calcite $ 250 (=~ AUS$ 321)
Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA
miniature - 3.6 x 2 x 2 cm


Copper in Calcite from Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/tu128a.jpg] Copper in Calcite from Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/tu128b.jpg]

Scalenohedral Calcite included by bright Copper with hackly masses of Copper protruding from the Calcite.


LA100 - Lawsonite $ 250 (=~ AUS$ 321)
Mendocino County, California
cabinet - 12 x 8 x 3.5 cm


Lawsonite from Mendocino County, California [db_pics/pics/la100a.jpg] Lawsonite from Mendocino County, California [db_pics/pics/la100b.jpg] Lawsonite from Mendocino County, California [db_pics/pics/la100c.jpg]

Translucent pink orthorhombic crystals of Lawsonite to 5mm on Glaucophane.


LA105 - Lawsonite $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 257)
Mendocino County, California
cabinet - 9.5 x 7 x 2.0 cm


Lawsonite from Mendocino County, California [db_pics/pics/la105a.jpg] Lawsonite from Mendocino County, California [db_pics/pics/la105b.jpg] Lawsonite from Mendocino County, California [db_pics/pics/la105c.jpg]

Translucent pink orthorhombic crystals of Lawsonite to 9mm on Glaucophane.


LA107 - Lawsonite $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 385)
Mendocino County, California
cabinet - 11 x 7 x 3.5 cm


Lawsonite from Mendocino County, California [db_pics/pics/la107a.jpg] Lawsonite from Mendocino County, California [db_pics/pics/la107b.jpg]

Translucent pink orthorhombic crystals of Lawsonite to 7mm on Glaucophane.


LA108 - Lawsonite $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 385)
Mendocino County, California
small cabinet - 9 x 5 x 4.0 cm


Lawsonite from Mendocino County, California [db_pics/pics/la108a.jpg] Lawsonite from Mendocino County, California [db_pics/pics/la108b.jpg] Lawsonite from Mendocino County, California [db_pics/pics/la108c.jpg]

Translucent pink orthorhombic crystals of Lawsonite to 6mm on Glaucophane with masses of chlorite in areas.



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