Selected Specimens

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B413 - Fluorite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 35714)
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 (=~ ¥ 20408)
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 (=~ ¥ 45918)
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.


B417 - Dioptase $ 400 (=~ ¥ 40816)
Katanga, Congo
small cabinet - 6 x 5.0 x 3 cm


Dioptase from Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b417a.jpg] Dioptase from Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b417b.jpg] Dioptase from Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b417c.jpg] Dioptase from Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b417d.jpg]

Colorful Diop specimen with isolated crystals spread across a vuggy brown and blue matrix. Central crystal is 1.3cm and stands up off the matrix and is glassy and perfect all around. there are larger crystals present but not as well exposed as this one. The blue Shattuckite and structure of the specimen make this an appealing piece.


B418 - Fluorite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 35714)
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 (=~ ¥ 35714)
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 (=~ ¥ 51020)
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.


B423 - Tetrahedrite $ 200 (=~ ¥ 20408)
Daily Judge Mine, Park City, Utah, USA
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2.0 x 1.7 cm


Tetrahedrite from Daily Judge Mine, Park City, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/b423a.jpg] Tetrahedrite from Daily Judge Mine, Park City, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/b423b.jpg] Tetrahedrite from Daily Judge Mine, Park City, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/b423c.jpg]

Tetrahedrite crystals to 1cm on Pyrite. What a great thumbnail! Everything about it shouts well crystallization and sparkle. The Tetrahedrite on top is upright and displays 360 degrees. Great specimen!! Way better than photos.


B430 - Wulfenite $ 450 (=~ ¥ 45918)
Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China
cabinet - 9.5 x 5 x 4 cm


Wulfenite from Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China [db_pics/pics/b430a.jpg] Wulfenite from Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China [db_pics/pics/b430b.jpg] Wulfenite from Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China [db_pics/pics/b430c.jpg]

Orange Wulfenite crystals lining an open vug. The crystals are approximatley 5-8mm in size and contrast well against the white Calcite lining the vug.


B433 - Wulfenite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15306)
Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China
small cabinet - 5.8 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm


Wulfenite from Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China [db_pics/pics/b433a.jpg] Wulfenite from Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China [db_pics/pics/b433b.jpg]

Orange Wulfenite crystals that contrast well against the white Calcite covered matrix.


B435 - Wulfenite $ 450 (=~ ¥ 45918)
Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China
small cabinet - 8.5 x 6.5 x 2.5 cm


Wulfenite from Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China [db_pics/pics/b435a.jpg] Wulfenite from Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China [db_pics/pics/b435b.jpg] Wulfenite from Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China [db_pics/pics/b435c.jpg]

Thick clusters of red/orange Wulfenite crystals that contrast well against the white Calcite covered matrix.


B440 - Wulfenite $ 250 (=~ ¥ 25510)
Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 4 cm


Wulfenite from Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China [db_pics/pics/b440a.jpg] Wulfenite from Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China [db_pics/pics/b440b.jpg] Wulfenite from Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China [db_pics/pics/b440c.jpg]

Orange Wulfenite crystals that contrast well against the white Calcite covered matrix.


B443 - Wulfenite $ 250 (=~ ¥ 25510)
Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3 cm


Wulfenite from Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China [db_pics/pics/b443a.jpg] Wulfenite from Kuruktag Mountains, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China [db_pics/pics/b443b.jpg]

Orange Wulfenite crystals that contrast well against the white Calcite covered matrix.


B446 - Azurite $ 1000 (=~ ¥ 102041) DISCOUNTED 30% OFF TO $ 700 (=~ ¥ 71429)
Block 14 Open Cut, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4.5 cm


Azurite from Block 14 Open Cut, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/b446a.JPG] Azurite from Block 14 Open Cut, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/b446b.jpg] Azurite from Block 14 Open Cut, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/b446c.jpg]

Azurite crystals over Malachite. This old classic was mined at around the turn of the last century. There are some broken crystals which is not unexpected for such an old, historic piece, but there are many fine undamaged crystals too. It would be suitable for a specialized azurite collection or one that tends towards mineral specimens that are over a century out of the ground.


B447 - Malachite $ 1500 (=~ ¥ 153061) DISCOUNTED 30% OFF TO $ 1050 (=~ ¥ 107143)
Burra Burra Mine, South Australia (state), Australia
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 2.2 cm


Malachite from Burra Burra Mine, South Australia (state), Australia [db_pics/pics/b447a.JPG] Malachite from Burra Burra Mine, South Australia (state), Australia [db_pics/pics/b447b.jpg]

Fien Malachite specimen from a relatively rare locality. It was mined before 1900. It would be suitable for any collection of “antique” mineral specimens or a specialized malachite collection.



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