Selected Specimens

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NA958 - Morganite $ 650 (=~ £ 427)
Elizabeth R Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Morganite from Elizabeth R Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na958a.jpg] Morganite from Elizabeth R Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na958b.jpg] Morganite from Elizabeth R Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na958c.jpg]

Gemmy pink Morganite crystal with attached mica at the base. Ex. Benjamin Schumer collection.


K105 - Datolite with Hausmanite $ 350 (=~ £ 230)
Wessels Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Datolite with Hausmanite from Wessels Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/k105a.jpg] Datolite with Hausmanite from Wessels Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/k105b.jpg] Datolite with Hausmanite from Wessels Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/k105c.jpg] Datolite with Hausmanite from Wessels Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/k105d.jpg]

Translucent pink Datolite on matrix with pagoda-shaped Hausmanite crystals. Crystal is 1.3 cm long. A rare combination.


PAK116 - Topaz $ 300 (=~ £ 197)
Shigar Valley, Skardu Dist., Pakistan
cabinet - 11 x 10 x 4.5 cm


Topaz from Shigar Valley, Skardu Dist., Pakistan [db_pics/pics/pak116a.jpg] Topaz from Shigar Valley, Skardu Dist., Pakistan [db_pics/pics/pak116b.jpg] Topaz from Shigar Valley, Skardu Dist., Pakistan [db_pics/pics/pak116c.jpg]

Matrix specimen of two Topaz crystals with Albite, smokey Quartz, and Schorl.


TZ292 - Scapolite $ 290 (=~ £ 190)
Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2.3 x 1.6 cm


Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz292a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz292b.jpg]

Bright, complete single gem crystal. Facet quality internally.


TZ294 - Scapolite $ 290 (=~ £ 190)
Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm


Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz294a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz294b.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz294c.jpg]

Bright, complete single gem crystal. Facet quality internally.


TZ295 - Scapolite $ 150 (=~ £ 98)
Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.0 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz295a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz295b.jpg]

Bright, complete single gem crystal. Facet quality internally.


TZ298 - Scapolite $ 150 (=~ £ 98)
Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.0 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm


Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz298a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz298b.jpg]

Bright, complete single gem crystal. Facet quality internally.


TZ301 - Enstatite $ 75 (=~ £ 49)
Kilosa, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1 x 0.7 cm


Enstatite from Kilosa, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz301a.jpg] Enstatite from Kilosa, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz301b.jpg]

Complete single gem crystal. Facet quality internally.


TZ302 - Enstatite $ 65 (=~ £ 43)
Kilosa, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.7 x 0.8 x 0.8 cm


Enstatite from Kilosa, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz302a.jpg] Enstatite from Kilosa, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz302b.jpg]

Complete single gem crystal. Facet quality internally.


TZ305 - Pyrite $ 1000 (=~ £ 656)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
cabinet - 11.5 x 8 x 5.5 cm


Pyrite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz305a.jpg] Pyrite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz305b.jpg] Pyrite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz305c.jpg] Pyrite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz305d.jpg]

There has been the best production of Pyrite from Merelani over the past year of so than I've ever seen before, and this specimen is one of the best I've ever seen. It has top luster over all surfaces (others have matte luster in areas) and the color is spectacular, much better than the photos can convey. It has a large main crystal 8cm wide, and it's a floater with no points of attachment. There is some damage as to be expected on most Pyrite from this locality, but some of what appears to be damage may not be as Merelani Pyrite often has strange growth features. Some faces are flat and smooth, others are slightly recessed with growth hillocks across the surface. Due to the high luster it was hard to photograph and you will find this to be much better in person than the photos.


NA962 - Domeykite, Algodonite $ 100 (=~ £ 66)
Mohawk Mine, Keweenaw Co., Michigan
miniature - 3.9 x 2.4 x 1.0 cm


Domeykite, Algodonite from Mohawk Mine, Keweenaw Co., Michigan [db_pics/pics/na962a.jpg] Domeykite, Algodonite from Mohawk Mine, Keweenaw Co., Michigan [db_pics/pics/na962b.jpg]

Water-worn intergrowth of the copper arsenides Domekite and Algodonite. Polished on one side, natural on the other.


E353 - Cuprite $ 350 (=~ £ 230)
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2.2 x 2.2 cm


Cuprite from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e353a.jpg] Cuprite from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e353b.jpg] Cuprite from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e353c.jpg]

Intergrown pair of sharp Cuprite crystals. Perfect floater with no points of attachment.


E354 - Cuprite $ 150 (=~ £ 98)
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.0 cm


Cuprite from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e354a.jpg] Cuprite from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e354b.jpg] Cuprite from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e354c.jpg]

Intergrown pair of sharp Cuprite crystals. Complete all around with some contacting at the base.


E355 - Cuprite $ 200 (=~ £ 131)
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2.2 x 2.2 cm


Cuprite from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e355a.jpg] Cuprite from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e355b.jpg] Cuprite from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe deposit, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e355c.jpg]

Intergrown pair of sharp Cuprite crystals. A complete floater but with a couple areas where other crystals were intergrown. Tiny amounts of copper and silver attached.


PAK117 - Topaz with Albite $ 250 (=~ £ 164)
Shigar Valley, Pakistan
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


Topaz with Albite from Shigar Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/pak117a.jpg] Topaz with Albite from Shigar Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/pak117b.jpg] Topaz with Albite from Shigar Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/pak117c.jpg]

A 4cm tall Topaz crystal set in white Albite blades. The crystal is gemmy and glassy with a stepped growth habit on one side.



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