Selected Specimens

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SA471 - Quartz with Crocidolite inclusions $ 300 (=~ ¥ 29412)
Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 8 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm


Quartz with Crocidolite inclusions from Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa471a.jpg] Quartz with Crocidolite inclusions from Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa471b.jpg] Quartz with Crocidolite inclusions from Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa471c.jpg]

Large, slightly sceptered blue Quartz crystal colored by inclusions of crocidolite.


A607 - Calcite $ 600 (=~ ¥ 58824)
near Zheng Zhou City, Henan Prov., China
large cabinet - 15.5 x 6 x 4.5 cm


Calcite from near Zheng Zhou City, Henan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a607a.jpg] Calcite from near Zheng Zhou City, Henan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a607b.jpg] Calcite from near Zheng Zhou City, Henan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a607c.jpg] Calcite from near Zheng Zhou City, Henan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a607d.jpg]

Large, translucent white Calcite crystal in perfect condition with 6 smaller crystals providing accent at the base. Crystal faces have a smooth, waxy luster. Complete all around and I can't even find a tiny nick on the big crystal, which is amazing for it's size. Big and showy


A611 - Fluorite $ 500 (=~ ¥ 49020)
Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China
miniature - 4.8 x 4 x 3.5 cm


Fluorite from Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a611a.jpg] Fluorite from Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a611b.jpg] Fluorite from Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a611c.jpg] Fluorite from Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a611d.jpg]

Transparent octahedral crystals with great luster. This is a floater specimen complete but having some natural etching and is grown upon a smaller etched Fluorite that is less transparent. Main crystal is 3.5cm on edge. Quality is high for this material.Better in person!


AF569 - Tremolite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 29412)
Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.2 x 2.2 x 0.7 cm


Tremolite from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af569a.jpg] Tremolite from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af569b.jpg] Tremolite from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af569c.jpg]

Intensely colored single Tremolite crystal. Good sized and well terminated - most are thin and splintery and not terminated. This specimen is very good showing great color, good size and good termination. Minor amounts of tiny Calcite crystals present on bottom and backside.


A502 - Mangano Calcite twin $ 150 (=~ ¥ 14706)
Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm


Mangano Calcite twin from Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a502a.jpg] Mangano Calcite twin from Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a502b.jpg] Mangano Calcite twin from Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a502c.jpg]

Pink Calcite twin crystal. Translucent with more opaque white color zoning near the terminations. The color zoning is apparent both from the side and looking down the termination faces. Undamaged.


A504 - Mangano Calcite twin $ 150 (=~ ¥ 14706)
Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm


Mangano Calcite twin from Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a504a.jpg] Mangano Calcite twin from Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a504b.jpg] Mangano Calcite twin from Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a504c.jpg]

Pink Calcite twin crystal. Translucent with more opaque white color zoning near the terminations. The color zoning is apparent both from the side and looking down the termination faces. One crystal has a thin extension off the bottom that is also terminated. Undamaged.


A512 - Mangano Calcite twin $ 120 (=~ ¥ 11765)
Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2.1 x 1.5 cm


Mangano Calcite twin from Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a512a.jpg] Mangano Calcite twin from Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a512b.jpg] Mangano Calcite twin from Huanggangliang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a512c.jpg]

Pink Calcite twin crystal. Translucent with more opaque white color zoning near the terminations. The color zoning is apparent both from the side and looking down the termination faces. Undamaged.


E220 - Cuprite on Copper $ 550 (=~ ¥ 53922)
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia
miniature - 3.5 x 3.4 x 2.5 cm


Cuprite on Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e220a.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e220b.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e220c.jpg]

Large compound Cuprite crystal, 3.4cm wide, atop Copper crystals. This is a large Cuprite and its formation atop the Copper crystals is striking. Complete all around and undamaged although the backside of the Cuprite has some natural etching.


E222 - Cuprite with Silver and Copper $ 400 (=~ ¥ 39216)
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia
miniature - 3.2 x 2 x 2.0 cm


Cuprite with Silver and Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e222a.jpg] Cuprite with Silver and Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e222b.jpg] Cuprite with Silver and Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e222c.jpg]

Floater cluster of Cuprite crystals with Silver. This is a rare association with this mine being the only I'm aware of that produces this association. Additionally, there is a 1.3cm Copper crystal group attached to one end.


E224 - Cuprite on Copper with Silver $ 1500 (=~ ¥ 147059)
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia
thumbnail - 3.0 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm


Cuprite on Copper with Silver from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e224a.jpg] Cuprite on Copper with Silver from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e224b.jpg] Cuprite on Copper with Silver from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e224c.jpg]

Cuprite crystal cluster atop Copper crystals in the form of a 'J'. The Cuprite crystals are complete all around. Perhaps the most aesthetic of these specimens I saw (even the Russian dealer said this one was special). Areas of Silver are also present.


E228 - Cuprite with Silver $ 250 (=~ ¥ 24510)
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia
thumbnail - 1.2 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm


Cuprite with Silver from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e228a.jpg] Cuprite with Silver from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e228b.jpg] Cuprite with Silver from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e228c.jpg]

Single octahedral Cuprite crystal with attached Silver. A smaller crystal, but really well formed with nice bevelled edges and equal dimensional form. The attached Silver gives it away as Rubtsovskoe and there are even some larger Silver crystals present, different thant he more typical spngy masses of Silver. Undamaged and shows translucent red in areas when backlit.


E229 - Cuprite on Copper $ 250 (=~ ¥ 24510)
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.4 x 1.3 cm


Cuprite on Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e229a.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e229b.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e229c.jpg]

Single 1.5cm Cuprite crystal atop a pedestal of Copper crystals. Good when viewed from any direction.


E231 - Cuprite $ 280 (=~ ¥ 27451)
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Cuprite from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e231a.jpg] Cuprite from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e231b.jpg] Cuprite from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e231c.jpg]

Razor sharp intergrown pair of Cuprite crystals with good luster. Complete floater though back tip is slightly truncated and does not come to a point, undamaged.


E234 - Cuprite and Copper $ 250 (=~ ¥ 24510)
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm


Cuprite and Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e234a.jpg] Cuprite and Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e234b.jpg] Cuprite and Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e234c.jpg]

Floater cluster of Cuprite crystals partially psuedomorphed to Copper. I love the spikey Copper point on one of the Cuprites.


E235 - Cuprite and Copper $ 350 (=~ ¥ 34314)
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm


Cuprite and Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e235a.jpg] Cuprite and Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e235b.jpg] Cuprite and Copper from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e235c.jpg]

Floater cluster of 3 Cuprite crystals partially psuedomorphed to Copper. Razor sharp and super quality.There are also small yellow flecks of Miersite on the surface of the Cuprite.



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