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TZ469 - Dravite $ 500 (=~ ¥ 60976)
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
miniature - 4.7 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz469a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz469b.jpg]

Deep rootbeer colored Dravite crystal with a sharp triangular termination. Facet grade gem quality for the entire crystal but with a few internal fracture zones/veils.


TZ470 - Dravite $ 400 (=~ ¥ 48780)
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6.5 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz470a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz470b.jpg]

Large, light brown gem crystal with great luster.


TZ471 - Dravite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 42683)
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6.5 x 2.5 x 1.0 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz471a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz471b.jpg]

Large, light brown Dravite crystal wtih great luster and a wide, flattened crystal shape.


TZ472 - Dravite $ 500 (=~ ¥ 60976)
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6.3 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz472a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz472b.jpg]

Large Dravite crystal that is a dark rootbeer brown (but transparent) at one end, that grades to a transparent grey color at the other end. This crystal has a slight bend caused by multiple fracturing and rehealing that occurred within the pegmatite.Thick, gem crystal.


TZ475 - Dravite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 36585)
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.9 x 1.5 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz475a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz475b.jpg]

Deep rootbeer colored Dravite crystal with a sharp triangular termination. Facet grade gem quality for the entire crystal but with a few internal fracture zones/veils.


TZ476 - Dravite $ 130 (=~ ¥ 15854)
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz476a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz476b.jpg]

Gemmy brown Dravite with a steep termination. Complete and undamaged.


TZ477 - Dravite $ 400 (=~ ¥ 48780)
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6.5 x 1.8 x 1.4 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz477a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz477b.jpg]

Large gemmy brown Dravite with a complex termination.


TZ478 - Dravite $ 750 (=~ ¥ 91463)
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
small cabinet - 7.7 x 2.8 x 2.3 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz478a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz478b.jpg]

Large gemmy brown Dravite with a complex termination. Only the bottom portion is backlit inthe second photo but you can see that it is very gemmy. Big crystal that weighs 90.6 grams.


TZ480 - Dravite $ 290 (=~ ¥ 35366)
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
miniature - 3.2 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz480a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz480b.jpg]

Facet grade rootbeer colored Dravite crystal. Complete and undamaged.


TZ482 - Dravite $ 290 (=~ ¥ 35366)
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.1 x 0.8 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz482a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz482b.jpg]

Facet grade rootbeer colored Dravite crystal with a complex termination. Complete and undamaged.


CO105 - Malachite after Cuprite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 42683)
Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Zambia
thumbnail - 2 x 1.8 x 1.2 cm


Malachite after Cuprite from Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Zambia [db_pics/pics/co105a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite from Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Zambia [db_pics/pics/co105b.jpg]

Complete octahedral Malachite after Cuprite crystal from a 1979 find in Zambia, just released for the first time. Complete and undamaged.


CO107 - Malachite after Cuprite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 42683)
Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Zambia
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm


Malachite after Cuprite from Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Zambia [db_pics/pics/co107a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite from Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Zambia [db_pics/pics/co107b.jpg]

Intergrown octahedral Malachite after Cuprite crystals from a 1979 find in Zambia, just released for the first time. Complete and undamaged except for one micro chip on one corner.


CO108 - Malachite after Cuprite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 36585)
Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Zambia
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2.4 x 1.6 cm


Malachite after Cuprite from Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Zambia [db_pics/pics/co108a.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite from Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Zambia [db_pics/pics/co108b.jpg] Malachite after Cuprite from Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Zambia [db_pics/pics/co108c.jpg]

Octahedral Malachite after Cuprite crystal from a 1979 find in Zambia, just released for the first time. Contacted on the bottom with damage to one corner.


CO110 - Chrysocolla after Barite or Azurite with Chryscolla after Malachite $ 600 (=~ ¥ 73171)
Loputo Mine, Katanga, Congo
large cabinet - 19 x 13 x 7 cm


Chrysocolla after Barite or Azurite with Chryscolla after Malachite from Loputo Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/co110a.jpg] Chrysocolla after Barite or Azurite with Chryscolla after Malachite from Loputo Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/co110b.jpg] Chrysocolla after Barite or Azurite with Chryscolla after Malachite from Loputo Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/co110c.jpg] Chrysocolla after Barite or Azurite with Chryscolla after Malachite from Loputo Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/co110d.jpg] Chrysocolla after Barite or Azurite with Chryscolla after Malachite from Loputo Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/co110e.jpg] Chrysocolla after Barite or Azurite with Chryscolla after Malachite from Loputo Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/co110f.jpg]

Large specimen covered on all sides by sparkly Chryscolla. At the top are crystals of Chryscolla after either Barite or Azurite crystals. Also present are numberous small clusters of Chrysocolla after primary Malachite crystals. This would look great in a lucite base. There is some damage but overall much better than most.


SA708 - Indicolite $ 400 (=~ ¥ 48780)
Taquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm


Indicolite from Taquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa708a.jpg] Indicolite from Taquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa708b.jpg]

Vivid blue Tourmaline crystal with pink core. A blue 'watermelon' Tourmaline. Undamaged.



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