Selected Specimens

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B737 - Jamesonite on Pyrite $ 250
Zacatecas, Mexico
small cabinet - 8.5 x 6.5 x 5.5 cm


Jamesonite on Pyrite from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b737a.jpg] Jamesonite on Pyrite from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b737b.jpg] Jamesonite on Pyrite from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b737c.jpg]

Large, thick Jamesonite crystals intergrown with Pyrite. Jamesonite is most commonly seen as thin, hair-like crystals, these are stout crystals to 3cm. Hard to find, from an old collection.


B738 - Calcite on Danburite $ 200
Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
cabinet - 9.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


Calcite on Danburite from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b738a.jpg] Calcite on Danburite from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b738b.jpg] Calcite on Danburite from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b738c.jpg]

Glassy and transparent Danburite partially coated by the Calcite, undamaged.


B739 - Adamite, Calcite $ 150
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 3 cm


Adamite, Calcite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b739a.jpg] Adamite, Calcite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b739b.jpg] Adamite, Calcite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b739c.jpg]

Yellow Adamite and Calcite crystals on Limonite matrix. The Calcite has a reddish color likely due to iron staining. Neat formation of crystals!


B745 - Tennantite after Azurite $ 750
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 6.0 x 2.9 x 2.9 cm


Tennantite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b745a.jpg] Tennantite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b745b.jpg] Tennantite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b745c.jpg] Tennantite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b745d.jpg]

Sharp, chisel-terminated Azurite crystals that have been psuedomorphed to Tennantite. Comes with two old labels.


B747 - Fluorite on Barite $ 600 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 300
Berbes, Asturias, Spain
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm


Fluorite on Barite from Berbes, Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/b747a.jpg] Fluorite on Barite from Berbes, Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/b747b.jpg] Fluorite on Barite from Berbes, Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/b747c.jpg]

Transparent pink Fluorite cubes with phantoms on bladed Barite crystals. These pink Berbes Fluorites on Barite are now hard to find.


B749 - Franklinite $ 650
Franklin, New Jersey
small cabinet - 7.5 x 7.5 x 5.0 cm


Franklinite from Franklin, New Jersey [db_pics/pics/b749a.jpg] Franklinite from Franklin, New Jersey [db_pics/pics/b749b.jpg] Franklinite from Franklin, New Jersey [db_pics/pics/b749c.jpg]

Large single Franklinite crystal, the largest I've ever owned. No matrix. There is damage along one edge, but regardless, it's a desirable, massive crystal. Ex. J.R. Thompson collection.


B751 - Cinnabar $ 450
Tongren, Guizhou Province, China
miniature - 4.8 x 4 x 3.5 cm


Cinnabar from Tongren, Guizhou Province, China [db_pics/pics/b751a.jpg] Cinnabar from Tongren, Guizhou Province, China [db_pics/pics/b751b.jpg] Cinnabar from Tongren, Guizhou Province, China [db_pics/pics/b751c.jpg]

A splendid deep red, double-terminated Cinnabar crystal set in a well proportioned matrix covered by Dolomite crystals. The cinnabar crystal is 1.8cm long. There are areas of stepped growth on the front faces, but not damage.


B756 - Calcite in Shell $ 250
Okechobee County, Florida
cabinet - 12 x 9 x 5 cm


Calcite in Shell from Okechobee County, Florida [db_pics/pics/b756a.jpg] Calcite in Shell from Okechobee County, Florida [db_pics/pics/b756b.jpg] Calcite in Shell from Okechobee County, Florida [db_pics/pics/b756c.jpg]

Fossil bivalve (Mercenaria species) from the Pleistocene, later filled with golden Calcite crystals. It has an openning on both sides, it looks the same front of back, allowing viewing of the translucent crystals.


B758 - Calcite $ 250
Boron, California
miniature - 3.5 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm


Calcite from Boron, California [db_pics/pics/b758a.jpg] Calcite from Boron, California [db_pics/pics/b758b.jpg] Calcite from Boron, California [db_pics/pics/b758c.jpg]

Unusual stalactitic formation of golden Calcite from a locality more known for it's variety of Borate minerals. The main cylindical formation is 2.1 x 1.5 cm in size attached to the main stalactite. Translucent, undamaged, with vertical striations.


B759 - Calcite $ 250
Wessels Mine, South Africa
small cabinet - 5.3 x 5 x 1.7 cm


Calcite from Wessels Mine, South Africa [db_pics/pics/b759a.jpg] Calcite from Wessels Mine, South Africa [db_pics/pics/b759b.jpg] Calcite from Wessels Mine, South Africa [db_pics/pics/b759c.jpg]

Transparent Calcite rhomb with later geneation overgrowths. The larger overgrowths are transparent and the smaller overgrowths are extremely bright and reflective, much better than the photos. Ex. E.J. Immelman and P. de Bruyn collections dating back to at least 1997.


B761 - Smithsonite $ 450
Kelley Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 4 cm


Smithsonite from Kelley Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/b761a.jpg] Smithsonite from Kelley Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/b761b.jpg]

Glistening layer of botryoidal Smithsonite of a rich, blue color for which the Kelly Mine is famous.Translucent and in good condition.


B763 - Diopside on Graphite $ 1500
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 5 x 4 x 4 cm


Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b763a.jpg] Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b763b.jpg] Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b763c.jpg]

An open vug of crystallized Graphite filled with green Diopside crystals. Rare to find such matrix specimens on the crystallized Graphite.


B766 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 150
Landani, Tanzania
thumbnail - 0.8 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b766a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b766b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b766c.jpg]

Single 'Chrome Tourmaline' crystal, which is a Vanadium and Chromium rich variety of Dravite. Complete all around and undamaged. Incredible bright emerald green color.


B767 - Cuprite on Chrysocolla $ 480
Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo
small cabinet - 6.3 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b767a.jpg] Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b767b.jpg] Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b767c.jpg] Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b767d.jpg]

Sharp, octahedral Cuprite crystals on blue green Chrysocolla. About 10 larger crystals present.


B768 - Copper $ 1200
Keeweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 3.4 x 3.2 cm


Copper from Keeweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/b768a.jpg] Copper from Keeweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/b768b.jpg] Copper from Keeweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/b768c.jpg]

Cluster of large, well crystallized Copper crystals. Ex. Bill Larson, Irv Brown, was known as 'The Panda'. Largest crystal is 2.5cm across.



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