Selected Specimens

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E664 - Malachite after Cuprite on Azurite $ 500 (=~ ¥ 60976)
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 (=~ ¥ 34146)
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 (=~ ¥ 31707)
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 (=~ ¥ 36585)
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 (=~ ¥ 18293)
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 (=~ ¥ 24390)
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 (=~ ¥ 243902)
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 (=~ ¥ 36585)
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 (=~ ¥ 18293)
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.


E678 - Azurite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 36585)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e678a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e678b.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e678c.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. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged.


E680 - Azurite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 18293)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.7 x 1.4 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e680a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e680b.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. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged. Fine thumbnail.


E685 - Azurite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 18293)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e685a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e685b.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e685c.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 thick blocky crystals, one of the best thumbnails I've seen. There are no points of contact, a complete floater and undamaged except for one shallow chip.


E686 - Azurite $ 70 (=~ ¥ 8537)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2.1 x 1.5 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e686a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e686b.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. There are no points of contact, a complete floater. Great deep blue, uniform color but with some damage, though it still presents well.


E687 - Azurite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 42683)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
miniature - 5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e687a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e687b.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e687c.jpg]

Larger sized 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 distinct crystals to 1.5cm.


E689 - Azurite $ 250 (=~ ¥ 30488)
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm



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Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e689a.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e689b.jpg] Azurite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e689c.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. There is one area that could be a contact with former matrix, otherwise complete and undamaged.



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