Selected Specimens

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TZ191 - Alabandite $ 50 (=~ AUS$ 49)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 3.3 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz191a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz191b.jpg]

Single black crystal with rounded edges.


TZ192 - Alabandite $ 850 (=~ AUS$ 828)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 5 x 3 x 2.0 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz192a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz192b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz192c.jpg]

Single black crystal with cubic form.


TZ193 - Alabandite $ 900 (=~ AUS$ 877)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 5 x 4.1 x 3.0 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz193a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz193b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz193c.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz193d.jpg]

Single black crystal.


TZ194 - Alabandite $ 250 (=~ AUS$ 244)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 3.7 x 3 x 2.2 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz194a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz194b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz194c.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz194d.jpg]

Two intergrown octahedral crystals.


TZ195 - Alabandite with Tanzanite $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 146)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz195a.jpg] Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz195b.jpg] Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz195c.jpg]

Single black crystal intergrown with pale purple Tanzanite.


TZ196 - Alabandite with Tanzanite $ 90 (=~ AUS$ 88)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 3 x 1.3 x 1.0 cm


Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz196a.jpg] Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz196b.jpg]

Single Alabandite crystal intergrown with Tanzanite.


TZ197 - Alabandite $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 195)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 2 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz197a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz197b.jpg]

Single black crystal.


TZ199 - Alabandite with Tanzanite $ 60 (=~ AUS$ 58)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 3.2 x 2.8 x 2.2 cm


Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz199a.jpg] Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz199b.jpg] Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz199c.jpg]

Single black crystal.


TZ200 - Alabandite $ 125 (=~ AUS$ 122)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz200a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz200b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz200c.jpg]

Single black crystal.


TZ202 - Alabandite $ 250 (=~ AUS$ 244)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2.0 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz202a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz202b.jpg]

Single black crystal.


TZ205 - Alabandite $ 120 (=~ AUS$ 117)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz205a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz205b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz205c.jpg]

Single black crystal.


TS188 - Malachite after Azurite $ 100 (=~ AUS$ 97)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.8 x 2.5 x 1.8 cm


Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts188a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts188b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts188c.jpg]

Crystals of Malachite after Azurite forming an attractive cluster. Teh crystal faces have a rich, satiny luster.


A963 - Elbaite $ 400 (=~ AUS$ 390)
Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan
miniature - 5 x 3 x 3.0 cm


Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a963a.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a963b.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a963c.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a963d.jpg]

Elegant pair of multi-colored Elbaite on blades of white Feldspar. One end of the double-terminated crystals have a yellow color and pyramidal termination, the other ends have a green color and a flatter termination.


A964 - Elbaite with Quartz $ 1500 (=~ AUS$ 1461)
Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 5.0 cm


Elbaite with Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a964a.jpg] Elbaite with Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a964b.jpg] Elbaite with Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a964c.jpg] Elbaite with Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a964d.jpg]

Ten yellow-tipped Elbaite crystals that penetrate up and through blades of white Feldspar and a large transparent Quartz crystal. A gorgeous and unusual looking specimen.


A965 - Elbaite $ 350 (=~ AUS$ 341)
Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2.0 cm


Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a965a.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a965b.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a965c.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a965d.jpg]

Double-terminated Elbaite attached to a double-terminated Quartz crystal. Main crystal is undamaged, though a tiny second Elbaite grown out of the Quartz is damaged across the termination, but it is so small you don't notice. Both crystals terminate in a yellow coloration.



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