NA177 - Azurite $ 125 (=~ ¥ 12255)
Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm
Large well formed Azurite crystals, main crystal is 1.8cm and double terminated.
NA196 - Apatite $ 200 (=~ ¥ 19608)
Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 3 cm
Five gemmy yellow Apatite crystals rising vertically up through drusy Chalcedony. Apatite crystals from this locality are usually found lying flat and embedded in the matrix. The crystals on this piece rise straight up indicating open pocket growth. The 7 crystals rising ut of the Chalcedony are terminated and undamaged, though there are some missing crystals around the periphery.
NA227 - Apatite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 14706)
Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 3 cm
Four gemmy yellow Apatite crystals rising vertically up through drusy Chalcedony. Apatite crystals from this locality are usually found lying flat and embedded in the matrix. The crystals on this piece rise straight up indicating open pocket growth. The four crystals rising out of the Chalcendony are terminated and undamaged, there are some incomplete crystals on the periphery.
A595 - Aquamarine $ 6500 (=~ ¥ 637255)
Shigar Valley, Skardu Dist., Pakistan
small cabinet - 9 x 5.5 x 4 cm
Floater cluster of 3 fine blue Aqua crystals with attached Albite. Crystals have good blue color and are undamaged. The double terminated crystal crossing in front gives this specimen an appealing and different look than a typical single Shigar Aqua.
A596 - Apatite on Goshenite $ 750 (=~ ¥ 73529)
Dassu Mine, Gilgite, Pakistan
miniature - 5 x 4 x 2.5 cm
Double terminated yellow and pink bi-color Apatite crystals reaching 8mm attached to the side of an etched Goshenite crystal. Superb for this find. Most of the Apatites are on the backside, but one is present near the base of the frontside of the Goshenite.
A597 - Aquamarine on Muscovite $ 2200 (=~ ¥ 215686)
Nagar, Hunza Valley, Pakistan
large cabinet - 18 x 12 x 8 cm
Clusters of gem Aquamarine crystals nestled in Muscovite blades. Large and showy specimen.
A600 - Elbaite $ 325 (=~ ¥ 31863)
Paprok, Nuristan, Afghanistan
miniature - 4.7 x 1 x 0.9 cm
Terminated green crystal with pink top.
A602 - Sphene $ 1500 (=~ ¥ 147059)
Mulla Ghori, Khyber Agency, Pakistan
small cabinet - 6 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm
Stunning, transparent green Sphene (Titanite) crystal on matrix of Epidote crystals. Crystal is 2.7cm long and set upright on matrix to showcase its perfection and transparency. This is from an uncommon locality that my sources say is now virtually closed.
SA470 - Chrysoberyl $ 350 (=~ ¥ 34314)
Ipiau, Bahia, Brazil
thumbnail - 1.6 x 1.3 x 0.4 cm
Complete and gemmy Chrysoberyl twin crystal, good on both sides. This is the cats-eye type with a shiller effect that can be seen on the sides. These were typically found as thin crystals attached to mica, and this one is a little more robust than most and the best quality I've seen.
SA471 - Quartz with Crocidolite inclusions $ 300 (=~ ¥ 29412)
Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 8 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm
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
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
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!
A613 - Fluorite with Arsenopyrite $ 400 (=~ ¥ 39216)
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 8.3 x 5 x 2.5 cm
Phantomed cubes of purple Fluorite associated with Quartz and Arsenopyrite. Some of the Quartz and Arsenopyrite crystals are fully coated or partially coated by small yellow Muscovite.
A620 - Plumbogummite on Pyromorphite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 34314)
Yangshuo Mine, Guangxi Prov., China
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3 x 2 cm
Unusual specimen from the Yangshuo Mine, which is located near the Daoping Mine and coterminous with the Daoping Mine underground. White Quartz matrix upon which grew bright yellow Pyromorphite crystals which where later covered by a layer of translucent blue Plumbogummite. Crystals reach 1.3cm.