Selected Specimens

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TZ329 - Alabandite $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 354)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 2 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz329a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz329b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz329c.jpg]

Single crystal with clean, smooth faces with some pitting. The bevelled edges are unusual and give this one character.


TZ330 - Alabandite with Pyrite $ 300 (=~ CAN$ 303)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.4 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm


Alabandite with Pyrite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz330a.jpg] Alabandite with Pyrite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz330b.jpg] Alabandite with Pyrite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz330c.jpg]

Single crystal with clean, smooth faces and partial crystals in Pyrite included.


TZ331 - Alabandite $ 450 (=~ CAN$ 455)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 1.7 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz331a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz331b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz331c.jpg]

Small but high quality single crystal with clean, smooth faces.


TZ333 - Rutile $ 200 (=~ CAN$ 202)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.1 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm


Rutile from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz333a.jpg] Rutile from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz333b.jpg]

Small twinned Rutile crystal. A complete floater with good luster. One of only 4 Rutile specimens I've ever seen from Merelani.


TZ334 - Wurtzite $ 250 (=~ CAN$ 253)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm


Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz334a.jpg] Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz334b.jpg] Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz334c.jpg]

Translucent red/orange Wurtzite crystal with attached Calcite.


TZ335 - Wurtzite with Diopside $ 1650 (=~ CAN$ 1668)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 3.8 x 1.5 cm


Wurtzite with Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz335a.jpg] Wurtzite with Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz335b.jpg] Wurtzite with Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz335c.jpg] Wurtzite with Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz335d.jpg]

Translucent red/orange Wurtzite crystal with attached green Diopside and interesting growth features on front face. One photo is backit to highlight the excellent translucency.


TZ337 - Wurtzite $ 250 (=~ CAN$ 253)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.4 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm


Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz337a.jpg] Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz337b.jpg]

Translucent red/orange Wurtzite crystal.


TZ338 - Wurtzite $ 750 (=~ CAN$ 758)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 1.9 x 1.1 cm


Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz338a.jpg] Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz338b.jpg]

Translucent red/orange Wurtzite crystal. One photo is backit to highlight the excellent translucency.


TZ341 - Wurtzite $ 650 (=~ CAN$ 657)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.7 x 1.2 cm


Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz341a.jpg] Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz341b.jpg] Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz341c.jpg]

Translucent red/orange Wurtzite crystal.


TZ342 - Wurtzite $ 600 (=~ CAN$ 606)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz342a.jpg] Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz342b.jpg] Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz342c.jpg]

Translucent red/orange Wurtzite crystal.


TZ343 - Wurtzite $ 250 (=~ CAN$ 253)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 2 cm


Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz343a.jpg] Wurtzite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz343b.jpg]

Translucent red/orange Wurtzite crystal.


TU150 - Azurite with Malachite $ 750 (=~ CAN$ 758)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm


Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu150a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu150b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu150c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu150d.jpg]

Azurite crystal cluster with some crystals partially altered to Malachite. The Azurite has superb luster and bright 'electric' blue color. One crystal at center has a neat halo of malachite alteration around Azurite. Damage to one lower left edge crystal, otherwise perfect.


TU155 - Azurite $ 200 (=~ CAN$ 202)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.2 x 2.0 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu155a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu155b.jpg]

Azurite crystal cluster on a small amount of matrix. Main crystal is 2.5cm long and 1.8cm wide and undamaged. Damage to one of the small side crystals.


TU156 - Azurite with Malachite $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 354)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 5 x 4 x 2.5 cm


Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu156a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu156b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu156c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu156d.jpg]

Azurite crystal cluster with Malachite, mostly on the backside. The Azurite has superb luster and bright 'electric' blue color. A couple of the crystals are broken and the price ahs ben reduced accordingly. The backside is also fully crystallized. A very showy and bright piece.


TU158 - Azurite with Malachite $ 180 (=~ CAN$ 182)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.9 x 2.2 x 2.0 cm


Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu158a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu158b.jpg]

A single large Azurite crystal with areas altered to Malachite. The Azurite has superb luster and bright 'electric' blue color. There is one small nick along the top edge, otherwise perfect.



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