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B670 - Malachite after Azurite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15306)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b670a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b670b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b670c.jpg]

Bright velvety Malachite that has replaced large Azurite crystals. Main crystal is 3.5cm wide. These Milpillas psuedos are really good.


B832 - Seligmannite on Galena with Realgar $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15306)
Mina Palomo, Peru
small cabinet - 8.5 x 7 x 4 cm


Seligmannite on Galena with Realgar from Mina Palomo, Peru [db_pics/pics/b832a.jpg] Seligmannite on Galena with Realgar from Mina Palomo, Peru [db_pics/pics/b832b.jpg] Seligmannite on Galena with Realgar from Mina Palomo, Peru [db_pics/pics/b832c.jpg]

Small rod-shaped crystals (1-2mm) of Seligmannite on the surface of Galena Crystals. Associated with Pyrite, Quartz, and Realgar. Seligmannite is a rare lead copper arsenic sulfide in the Bournonite group of minerals.


B673 - Cuprite $ 600 (=~ ¥ 61224)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
cabinet - 12 x 6 x 6 cm


Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b673a.jpg] Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b673b.jpg] Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b673c.jpg]

Bright red Cuprite crystals in vugs on massive Cuprite matrix. Great color, luster, and sparkle to the crystals.


B674 - Malachite after Azurite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 35714)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
cabinet - 10 x 7.5 x 6 cm


Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b674a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b674b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b674c.jpg]

Bright velvety Malachite that have replaced large Azurite crystals. Crystals reach 3.5cm wide. There is Azurite throughout the matrix providing color contrast, and the whole specimen has a little more flair and pizzaz than the typical Mal/Az psuedos from here.


B675 - Malachite after Azurite $ 450 (=~ ¥ 45918)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
cabinet - 10.5 x 9 x 6.5 cm


Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b675a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b675b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b675c.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b675d.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b675e.jpg]

Bright velvety Malachite that have replaced large Azurite crystals. Crystals reach 2cm wide. There is Azurite throughout the matrix providing color contrast, and the whole specimen has a little more flair and pizzaz than the typical Mal/Az psuedos from here.


B676 - Goethite $ 120 (=~ ¥ 12245)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm


Goethite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b676a.jpg] Goethite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b676b.jpg] Goethite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b676c.jpg]

Iridescent Goethite in both botryoidal and elongated stalactitic formations. This is uncommon from Milpillas and a good addition to a Milpillas suite.


B681 - Cuprite $ 120 (=~ ¥ 12245)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 1 cm


Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b681a.jpg] Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b681b.jpg] Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b681c.jpg]

Bright Cuprite on matrix. Good lustrous crystals to 5mm.


B685 - Azurite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15306)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.8 x 3.8 x 2.2 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b685a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b685b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b685c.jpg]

Bright and glassy bladed Azurite crystals on matrix. The crystals are superb but a couple grew too big and contacted the opposite pocket wall, keeping this from being a $500 specimen. Much better than photos.


B686 - Azurite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 35714)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b686a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b686b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b686c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b686d.jpg]

Bright and glassy bladed Azurite crystals on matrix. The crystals are superb and reach 1.6cm wide. Fine and undamaged.


B690 - Tourmaline $ 200 (=~ ¥ 20408)
Oyo, Nigeria
thumbnail - 3 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


Tourmaline from Oyo, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/b690a.jpg] Tourmaline from Oyo, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/b690b.jpg]

Single green Tourmaline with a steep pyramidal termination. Flawless gem quality for it's entire length.


B695 - Rutile, Brookite in Quartz $ 120 (=~ ¥ 12245)
Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm


Rutile, Brookite in Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b695a.jpg] Rutile, Brookite in Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b695b.jpg] Rutile, Brookite in Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b695c.jpg]

Double terminated Quartz crystal included by golden Rutile crystals that are growing off Brookite. With smaller attached double termianted Quartz crystals and small attached Brookite crystals.


B699 - Ferberite with Arsenopyrite $ 120 (=~ ¥ 12245)
Pansasquiera, Portugal
miniature - 4.5 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm


Ferberite with Arsenopyrite from Pansasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/b699a.jpg] Ferberite with Arsenopyrite from Pansasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/b699b.jpg]

Quality combination specimen featuring a well terminated Ferberite crystal rising from Quartz, Apatite, Siderite, and Arsenopyrite crystals, all dusted by small Chalcopyrite crystals.


B701 - Willemite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 30612)
Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.1 x 0.8 cm


Willemite from Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey [db_pics/pics/b701a.jpg] Willemite from Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey [db_pics/pics/b701b.jpg] Willemite from Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey [db_pics/pics/b701c.jpg] Willemite from Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey [db_pics/pics/b701d.jpg]

Two sharp and complete Willemite crystals, one with attached Calcite. The second crystal is 1.2 x 1.1 x 0.8 cm. Comes with old Hugh Ford label.


B702 - Azurite, Malachite $ 280 (=~ ¥ 28571)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 5.0 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


Azurite, Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b702a.jpg] Azurite, Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b702b.jpg] Azurite, Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b702c.jpg]

Large, lustrous crystals of electric blue Azurite. This is a great study piece as the edges of the Azurite are broken in areas revealing fibrous crystalline Malachite inside and only a thin veneer of Azurite on the outside. The thin layer of Azurite over internal Malachite yields the great electric blue color.


B708 - Scapolite $ 240 (=~ ¥ 24490)
Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.1 x 1.3 x 0.8 cm


Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b708a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b708b.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b708c.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b708d.jpg]

Gemmy and lustrous, water-clear, yellow Scapolite crystal with glassy termination faces from Morogoro, Tanzania. The recent finds of Scapolite from Tanzania have been outstanding. A fine Scapolite, complete all-around and undamaged. Great aesthetics and an impressive gem crystal weighing 4.3 grams. All GEM!



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