Selected Specimens

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B392 - Smithsonite $ 1800
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
large cabinet - 19 x 14 x 8 cm


Smithsonite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b392a.jpg] Smithsonite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b392b.jpg] Smithsonite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b392c.jpg]

Large, heavy specimen of satiny Smithsonite with a greenish yellow color. Thick layer of Smithsonite lining vug. Large showy piece.


B395 - Calcite, Pyrite on Sphalerite $ 500
Bismark Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico
large cabinet - 22 x 16 x 9.5 cm


Calcite, Pyrite on Sphalerite from Bismark Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b395a.jpg] Calcite, Pyrite on Sphalerite from Bismark Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b395b.jpg] Calcite, Pyrite on Sphalerite from Bismark Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b395c.jpg] Calcite, Pyrite on Sphalerite from Bismark Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b395d.jpg] Calcite, Pyrite on Sphalerite from Bismark Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b395e.jpg]

Massive chunk of Sphalerite crystals with Pyrite. Scattered across the top are double-terminated crystals of white Calcite.


B396 - Azurite $ 250
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 2 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b396a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b396b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b396c.jpg]

Flattened, lustrous Azurite crystals on matrix. One edge of the small, uppermost crystal is contacted on edge where it grew against matrix and another small crystal has damage and irregular growth. Nevertheless, the damage does not distract much and it's a very showy piece, and price reflects the damage.


B365 - Cuprite $ 750
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 9 x 6 x 4.5 cm


Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b365a.jpg] Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b365b.jpg] Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b365c.jpg]

Bright Cuprite crystals to 5mm on a matrix of massive Cuprite.


B367 - Copper $ 200
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 7 x 4 x 1 cm


Copper from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b367a.jpg] Copper from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b367b.jpg]

Thin sheet of Copper crystals.


B399 - Azurite $ 450
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 4.2 x 4 x 2.6 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b399a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b399b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b399c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b399d.jpg]

Highly lustrous, elongated Azurite crystals that contrast well against the white Dickite coated matrix. Main crystal is 3.3 cm wide and contacted at the far right side where it grew against matrix, otherwise specimen is undamaged with crystals in an aesthetic arrangement. Azurite is also translucent under strong lighting.


B400 - Azurite $ 900
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 6 x 5.8 x 3 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b400a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b400b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b400c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b400d.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b400e.jpg]

Single large Azurite crystal rising vertically from matrix. The crystals is 4.5 cm tall, 2.4cm wide, and 1.3cm thick. There is a little bit of etching on the front face near the termination, but no damage.


B406 - Azurite $ 300
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b406a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b406b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b406c.jpg]

Single large, thick Azurite crystal with a tiny amount of matrix attached to one side. Slight chipping present but overall very clean and complete all around.


B407 - Azurite $ 300
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.5 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b407a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b407b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b407c.jpg]

Single large, thick Azurite crystal with a tiny amount of matrix attached to bottom. Slight etching present on a couple faces but overall very clean (just one tiny nick found with a loupe) and complete all around.


B411 - Huebnerite with Quartz $ 750
Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru
cabinet - 9.5 x 6 x 6 cm


Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411a.jpg] Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411b.jpg] Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411c.jpg] Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411d.jpg] Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411e.jpg]

Fine example of Huebnerite crystals in clear Quartz. These are not the typical parallel growth clusters of Huebnerite, rather they are stout individual crystals with wide, flat termination faces. Amazingly, not only are the Huebnerites in perfect condition, the myriad of Quartz crystals are also undamaged. Quartz crystals reach 5cm in length.


B413 - Fluorite $ 350
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
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
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
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
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.



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