Selected Specimens

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M102 - Fluorite $ 750
Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 4.8 cm


Fluorite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m102a.jpg] Fluorite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m102b.jpg] Fluorite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m102c.jpg]

Large transparent spinel-law twinned Fluorite crystal with another smaller twinned crystal attached. Selected faces are glassy while others are frosted. Though some of the faces are frosted, it is internally transparent. One shallow cleave present, otherwise undamaged. This is a large spinel twin. Minor Pyrite in association.


V115 - Aquamarine $ 200
Quy Chau District, Nghe An Province, Vietnam
thumbnail - 2.1 x 0.9 x 0.7 cm


Aquamarine from Quy Chau District, Nghe An Province, Vietnam [db_pics/pics/v115a.jpg] Aquamarine from Quy Chau District, Nghe An Province, Vietnam [db_pics/pics/v115b.jpg] Aquamarine from Quy Chau District, Nghe An Province, Vietnam [db_pics/pics/v115c.jpg]

Gemmy and glassy pair of crystals. Fine quality, undamaged, great color, and a little more visual 'pop' than most.


PAK120 - Elbaite with Topaz, Albite $ 250
Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 3.8 cm


Elbaite with Topaz, Albite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/pak120a.jpg] Elbaite with Topaz, Albite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/pak120b.jpg] Elbaite with Topaz, Albite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/pak120c.jpg]

Terminated 4.5cm yellow/green tipped Tourmaline in a chunky group Albite crystals. The Albite are thick and blocky on this one forming a flat surface around the tip of the Tourmaline, upon which sits a 8mm topaz. Undamaged.


AZ101 - Quartz psuedomorph after Anhydrite $ 150
New River, Arizona
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm


Quartz psuedomorph after Anhydrite from New River, Arizona [db_pics/pics/az101a.jpg] Quartz psuedomorph after Anhydrite from New River, Arizona [db_pics/pics/az101b.jpg]

Pinkish orange Quartz that has replaced Anhydrite crystals from a 1990s find. Floater specimen.


AZ102 - Quartz psuedomorph after Anhydrite $ 100
New River, Arizona
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm


Quartz psuedomorph after Anhydrite from New River, Arizona [db_pics/pics/az102a.jpg] Quartz psuedomorph after Anhydrite from New River, Arizona [db_pics/pics/az102b.jpg]

Pinkish orange Quartz that has replaced Anhydrite crystals from a 1990s find.


TZ375 - Alabandite $ 50
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz375a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz375b.jpg]

Alabandite crystal with Rhodochrosite, Calcite, and Graphite.


TZ377 - Alabandite $ 50
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 1.8 x 1.4 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz377a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz377b.jpg]

Alabandite crystal with Pyrite, Sphalerite or Wurtzite, Diopside, and Graphite.


TZ379 - Alabandite $ 50
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2 x 1.8 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz379a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz379b.jpg]

Alabandite crystal with Rhodochrosite, Pyrite, Diopside, and Graphite.


TZ382 - Alabandite $ 70
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz382a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz382b.jpg]

Alabandite crystal with Wurtzite.


TZ384 - Alabandite $ 120
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 3.5 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz384a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz384b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz384c.jpg]

Large Alabandite crystal with Sphalerite or Wurtzite, Diopside, Laumontite, and Graphite.


M103 - Azurite $ 250
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m103a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m103b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m103c.jpg]

Azurite crystal cluster composed of a major 2.5cm crystal on smaller crystals, some of which are altering to Malachite. The Azurite has bright 'electric' blue color.


M104 - Azurite $ 275
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.3 x 2.7 x 2.0 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m104a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m104b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m104c.jpg]

Azurite crystal cluster composed of a major 2.1cm crystal with smaller crystals, some of which are altering to Malachite. The Azurite has bright 'electric' blue color.


M105 - Azurite $ 250
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.5 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m105a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m105b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m105c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m105d.jpg]

Azurite crystal cluster composed of a major 2.0cm crystal situated on top, with smaller crystals. Crystallized all around with some Malachite. The Azurite has bright 'electric' blue color.


A824 - Peridot $ 50
Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan
thumbnail - 1.4 x 1 x 0.7 cm


Peridot from Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a824a.jpg] Peridot from Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a824b.jpg]

A small single Peridot crystal but of exceptional color, good form, and is highly transparent.


A802 - Peridot $ 150
Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan
thumbnail - 2.3 x 0.9 x 0.8 cm


Peridot from Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a802a.jpg] Peridot from Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a802b.jpg]

Tall single Peridot crystal with exceptional color. Undamaged and complete all around.



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