Selected Specimens

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AF735 - Liddicoatite $ 1200 (=~ ¥ 117647)
Anjanabonoina Mine, Antsirabe Region, Madagascar
miniature - 3.9 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Liddicoatite from Anjanabonoina Mine, Antsirabe Region, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/af735a.jpg] Liddicoatite from Anjanabonoina Mine, Antsirabe Region, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/af735b.jpg] Liddicoatite from Anjanabonoina Mine, Antsirabe Region, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/af735c.jpg]

Large, gemmy crystal with a red base and a yellow termination. Complete all around and in super condition. Better than photos.


TZ159 - Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite $ 750 (=~ ¥ 73529)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
small cabinet - 5.1 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm


Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz159a.jpg] Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz159b.jpg] Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz159c.jpg] Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz159d.jpg]

Floater cluster of Diopside crystals, undamaged with no points of contact. A 1cm Tanzanite crystal is attached to the backside, as are platy hexagonal crystals of Graphite.


TZ161 - Kyanite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 34314)
Tanzania
large cabinet - 15.5 x 2.0 x 0.6 cm


Kyanite from Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz161a.jpg] Kyanite from Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz161b.jpg] Kyanite from Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz161c.jpg]

Large translucent green Kyanite crystal with a blue stripe. There were some very big, chunky Kyanites unearthed as aprt of this recent find, but this was the best specimen to my tastes, with a smooth, flat termination at one end.


A960 - Lollingite on Scheelite with Quartz on Magnetite $ 450 (=~ ¥ 44118)
Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China
cabinet - 10.5 x 10 x 5 cm


Lollingite on Scheelite with Quartz on Magnetite from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a960a.jpg] Lollingite on Scheelite with Quartz on Magnetite from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a960b.jpg] Lollingite on Scheelite with Quartz on Magnetite from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a960c.jpg] Lollingite on Scheelite with Quartz on Magnetite from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/a960d.jpg]

Large 5cm Scheelite crystal that is partially coated by Lollingite associated with green Quartz crystals, all of which are attached to a thick chunk of Magnetite crystals. The Scheelite crystal is partially etched at the bottom revealing a metallic silver-colored mineral (looks like Molybdenite) inside the Scheelite.


E529 - Hauerite $ 450 (=~ ¥ 44118)
Desticella Mine, Raddusa, Sicily, Italy
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm


Hauerite from Desticella Mine, Raddusa, Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/e529a.jpg] Hauerite from Desticella Mine, Raddusa, Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/e529b.jpg]

Single, complete octahedron with a smaller crystal attached to one face.


E530 - Prehnite $ 250 (=~ ¥ 24510)
Oficarsa Quarry, Carchelejo, Andalusia, Spain
thumbnail - 3 x 2.8 x 2.6 cm


Prehnite from Oficarsa Quarry, Carchelejo, Andalusia, Spain [db_pics/pics/e530a.jpg] Prehnite from Oficarsa Quarry, Carchelejo, Andalusia, Spain [db_pics/pics/e530b.jpg]

Complete spherical cluster of translucent green Prehnite. Crystallized all around and undamaged.


TZ163 - Dravite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 29412)
Namalulu, Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm


Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz163a.jpg] Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz163b.jpg]

Terminated single Dravite crystal with a beautiful red/brown color. The crystal has good luster and is transparent and shows off especially well when backlit. Best of the lot.


TZ166 - Dravite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 14706)
Namalulu, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.9 x 0.9 x 0.7 cm


Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz166a.jpg] Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz166b.jpg]

Terminated single Dravite crystal with a beautiful red/brown color. The crystal has good luster and is transparent and shows off especially well when backlit. One small chip on a back termination edge, otherwise undamaged.


TZ169 - Dravite $ 125 (=~ ¥ 12255)
Namalulu, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.0 x 0.9 cm


Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz169a.jpg] Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz169b.jpg] Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz169c.jpg]

Highly gemmy intergrown pair of Dravite crystals. Undamaged.


TZ170 - Dravite $ 140 (=~ ¥ 13725)
Namalulu, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.0 x 0.9 cm


Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz170a.jpg] Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz170b.jpg]

Terminated single Dravite crystal with a beautiful red/brown color.


TZ171 - Dravite $ 100 (=~ ¥ 9804)
Namalulu, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.7 x 1.2 x 0.9 cm


Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz171a.jpg] Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz171b.jpg]

Terminated single Dravite crystal with a beautiful red/brown color. The crystal has good luster and is transparent and shows off especially well when backlit. An area of light chipping, otherwise undamaged.


TZ175 - Dravite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 14706)
Namalulu, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.4 x 1.9 x 0.6 cm


Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz175a.jpg] Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz175b.jpg]

Terminated single Dravite crystal with a beautiful red/brown color. The crystal has good luster and is transparent and shows off especially well when backlit. Undamaged.


TZ177 - Dravite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 14706)
Namalulu, Tanzania
miniature - 3.5 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm


Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz177a.jpg] Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz177b.jpg]

Terminated single Dravite crystal with a golden color. The crystal has good luster and is undamaged.


TZ181 - Alabandite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 34314)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.1 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz181a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz181b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz181c.jpg]

Single black octahedral crystal.


TZ183 - Alabandite with Tanzanite $ 250 (=~ ¥ 24510)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.7 cm


Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz183a.jpg] Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz183b.jpg] Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz183c.jpg]

Single black octahedral crystal with a serrated termination that is intergrown with purple Tanzanite.



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