Selected Specimens

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TZ159 - Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite $ 750 (=~ £ 497)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
small cabinet - 5.1 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm


Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz159a.jpg] Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz159b.jpg] Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz159c.jpg] Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz159d.jpg]

Floater cluster of Diopside crystals, undamaged with no points of contact. A 1cm Tanzanite crystal is attached to the backside, as are platy hexagonal crystals of Graphite.


A960 - Lollingite on Scheelite with Quartz on Magnetite $ 450 (=~ £ 298)
Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China
cabinet - 10.5 x 10 x 5 cm


Lollingite on Scheelite with Quartz on Magnetite from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a960a.jpg] Lollingite on Scheelite with Quartz on Magnetite from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a960b.jpg] Lollingite on Scheelite with Quartz on Magnetite from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a960c.jpg] Lollingite on Scheelite with Quartz on Magnetite from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a960d.jpg]

Large 5cm Scheelite crystal that is partially coated by Lollingite associated with green Quartz crystals, all of which are attached to a thick chunk of Magnetite crystals. The Scheelite crystal is partially etched at the bottom revealing a metallic silver-colored mineral (looks like Molybdenite) inside the Scheelite.


E529 - Hauerite $ 450 (=~ £ 298)
Desticella Mine, Raddusa, Sicily, Italy
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm


Hauerite from Desticella Mine, Raddusa, Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/e529a.jpg] Hauerite from Desticella Mine, Raddusa, Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/e529b.jpg]

Single, complete octahedron with a smaller crystal attached to one face.


E530 - Prehnite $ 250 (=~ £ 166)
Oficarsa Quarry, Carchelejo, Andalusia, Spain
thumbnail - 3 x 2.8 x 2.6 cm


Prehnite from Oficarsa Quarry, Carchelejo, Andalusia, Spain [db_pics/pics/e530a.jpg] Prehnite from Oficarsa Quarry, Carchelejo, Andalusia, Spain [db_pics/pics/e530b.jpg]

Complete spherical cluster of translucent green Prehnite. Crystallized all around and undamaged.


TZ163 - Dravite $ 300 (=~ £ 199)
Mwajanga, Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz163a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz163b.jpg]

Terminated single Dravite crystal with a beautiful red/brown color. The crystal has good luster and is transparent and shows off especially well when backlit. Best of the lot.


TZ177 - Dravite $ 150 (=~ £ 99)
Mwajanga, Tanzania
miniature - 3.5 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz177a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz177b.jpg]

Terminated single Dravite crystal with a golden color. The crystal has good luster and is undamaged.


TZ181 - Alabandite $ 350 (=~ £ 232)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.1 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz181a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz181b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz181c.jpg]

Single black octahedral crystal.


TZ188 - Alabandite $ 250 (=~ £ 166)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.2 x 2.0 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz188a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz188b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz188c.jpg]

Single black octahedral crystal.


TZ189 - Alabandite $ 900 (=~ £ 596)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 5 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz189a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz189b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz189c.jpg]

Huge single black octahedral crystal, largest of the lot. Sharp overall form though with a pitted surface.


TZ192 - Alabandite $ 850 (=~ £ 563)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 5 x 3 x 2.0 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz192a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz192b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz192c.jpg]

Single black crystal with cubic form.


TZ193 - Alabandite $ 900 (=~ £ 596)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 5 x 4.1 x 3.0 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz193a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz193b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz193c.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz193d.jpg]

Single black crystal.


TZ197 - Alabandite $ 200 (=~ £ 132)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 2 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz197a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz197b.jpg]

Single black crystal.


TZ202 - Alabandite $ 250 (=~ £ 166)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2.0 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz202a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz202b.jpg]

Single black crystal.


A963 - Elbaite $ 400 (=~ £ 265)
Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan
miniature - 5 x 3 x 3.0 cm


Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a963a.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a963b.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a963c.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a963d.jpg]

Elegant pair of multi-colored Elbaite on blades of white Feldspar. One end of the double-terminated crystals have a yellow color and pyramidal termination, the other ends have a green color and a flatter termination.


A964 - Elbaite with Quartz $ 1500 (=~ £ 994)
Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 5.0 cm


Elbaite with Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a964a.jpg] Elbaite with Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a964b.jpg] Elbaite with Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a964c.jpg] Elbaite with Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a964d.jpg]

Ten yellow-tipped Elbaite crystals that penetrate up and through blades of white Feldspar and a large transparent Quartz crystal. A gorgeous and unusual looking specimen.



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