Selected Specimens

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TZ434 - Dravite $ 850 (=~ € 763)
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
small cabinet - 7.3 x 3.1 x 3 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz434a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz434b.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz434c.jpg]

Large translucent, rootbeer colored Dravite crystal with a very sharp change to white, cat's-eye Dravite. These part rootbeer/part cat's-eye crystals are much less common than normal crystals from the find, and crystals with such a sharp delineation between the two even more so. Weighs 125 grams.


A986 - Clinozoisite $ 280 (=~ € 251)
Tormiq, Skardu District, Pakistan
miniature - 4.8 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Clinozoisite from Tormiq, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a986a.jpg] Clinozoisite from Tormiq, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a986b.jpg] Clinozoisite from Tormiq, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a986c.jpg]

Floater cluster of sharp, gemmy Clinozoisite. Blocky, double terminated, and undamaged. Dichroic coloration of green and brown.


A987 - Anatase $ 350 (=~ € 314)
Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan
cabinet - 9.5 x 9.5 x 4 cm


Anatase from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a987a.jpg] Anatase from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a987b.jpg] Anatase from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a987c.jpg]

Double terminated Anatase crystals to 1cm on matrix associated with Quartz.


E657 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite $ 400 (=~ € 359)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.0 cm


Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e657a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e657b.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e657c.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e657d.jpg]

Bright blue Azurite clusterfrom the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. This specimen features a sharp 7mm crystal of Malachite after Cuprite.


E659 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite $ 450 (=~ € 404)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm


Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e659a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e659b.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e659c.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e659d.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite with 6 crystals of Malachite after Cuprite. From the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s.


E661 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite $ 280 (=~ € 251)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.0 x 2.0 cm


Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e661a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e661b.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. This specimen has a few attached crystals of Malachite after Cuprite and a few areas where the Azurite has altered to Malachite. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged.


E664 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite $ 500 (=~ € 449)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
miniature - 5 x 3.3 x 2.8 cm


Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e664a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e664b.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e664c.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e664d.jpg]

Fine, deep blue cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. This specimen has numerous small attached crystals of Malachite after Cuprite and a few areas where the Azurite has altered to Malachite.


E667 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite $ 280 (=~ € 251)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
miniature - 3.5 x 2.8 x 2.7 cm


Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e667a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e667b.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. This specimen features a single Malachite after Cuprite crystal perched atop the Azurite. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged. There are tiny grains of Quartz attached tothe Azurite.


E669 - Azurite $ 260 (=~ € 233)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e669a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e669b.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e669c.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. This one has a neat 2.5cm wide crystal edge right across the top. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. There are no points of contact, a complete floater. There is some damage on one end but overall in good condition.


E670 - Azurite $ 300 (=~ € 269)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 2.0 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e670a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e670b.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. Nice, good sixed crystals on this specimen. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged.


E671 - Azurite $ 150 (=~ € 135)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e671a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e671b.jpg]

Floater Azurite specimen from the famous Chessy mines of France. This specimen is essentially a single large crystal. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and one small bruise otherwise undamaged. A very neat thumbnail specimen.


E673 - Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite $ 200 (=~ € 180)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e673a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e673b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e673c.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. Nice crystallization with individual to over 1cm, plus a small Malachite after Cuprite crystal. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged.


E674 - Azurite $ 2000 (=~ € 1795)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
small cabinet - 5.8 x 4.3 x 4.0 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e674a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e674b.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e674c.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e674d.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. This specimen features large blocky crystals and uniform deep blue color. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged. The finest large Chessy Azurite I've ever owned.


E675 - Azurite $ 300 (=~ € 269)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2.8 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e675a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e675b.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e675c.jpg]

Floater cluster of intergrown spherical clusters of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged.


E677 - Azurite $ 150 (=~ € 135)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 3 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e677a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e677b.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e677c.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e677d.jpg]

Floater cluster of Azurite from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. This specimen features two attached Azurite clusters, each with large, distinct crystals. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged.



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