Selected Specimens

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B832 - Seligmannite on Galena with Realgar $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 194)
Mina Palomo, Peru
small cabinet - 8.5 x 7 x 4 cm


Seligmannite on Galena with Realgar from Mina Palomo, Peru [db_pics/pics/b832a.jpg] Seligmannite on Galena with Realgar from Mina Palomo, Peru [db_pics/pics/b832b.jpg] Seligmannite on Galena with Realgar from Mina Palomo, Peru [db_pics/pics/b832c.jpg]

Small rod-shaped crystals (1-2mm) of Seligmannite on the surface of Galena Crystals. Associated with Pyrite, Quartz, and Realgar. Seligmannite is a rare lead copper arsenic sulfide in the Bournonite group of minerals.


B671 - Malachite $ 60 (=~ CAN$ 77)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4 x 4 cm


Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b671a.jpg] Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b671b.jpg] Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b671c.jpg]

Bright velvety Malachite in botryoidal form with little tufts of Malachite rising up.


B673 - Cuprite $ 600 (=~ CAN$ 775)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
cabinet - 12 x 6 x 6 cm


Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b673a.jpg] Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b673b.jpg] Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b673c.jpg]

Bright red Cuprite crystals in vugs on massive Cuprite matrix. Great color, luster, and sparkle to the crystals.


B674 - Malachite after Azurite $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 452)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
cabinet - 10 x 7.5 x 6 cm


Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b674a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b674b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b674c.jpg]

Bright velvety Malachite that have replaced large Azurite crystals. Crystals reach 3.5cm wide. There is Azurite throughout the matrix providing color contrast, and the whole specimen has a little more flair and pizzaz than the typical Mal/Az psuedos from here.


B675 - Malachite after Azurite $ 450 (=~ CAN$ 581)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
cabinet - 10.5 x 9 x 6.5 cm


Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b675a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b675b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b675c.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b675d.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b675e.jpg]

Bright velvety Malachite that have replaced large Azurite crystals. Crystals reach 2cm wide. There is Azurite throughout the matrix providing color contrast, and the whole specimen has a little more flair and pizzaz than the typical Mal/Az psuedos from here.


B676 - Goethite $ 120 (=~ CAN$ 155)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm


Goethite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b676a.jpg] Goethite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b676b.jpg] Goethite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b676c.jpg]

Iridescent Goethite in both botryoidal and elongated stalactitic formations. This is uncommon from Milpillas and a good addition to a Milpillas suite.


B681 - Cuprite $ 120 (=~ CAN$ 155)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 1 cm


Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b681a.jpg] Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b681b.jpg] Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b681c.jpg]

Bright Cuprite on matrix. Good lustrous crystals to 5mm.


B683 - Volborthite $ 120 (=~ CAN$ 155)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 1.1 x 0.5 x 0.1 cm


Volborthite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b683a.jpg] Volborthite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b683b.jpg]

Sharp and lustrous single Volborthite crystal. Most from this find were crystal clusters or aggregates. This is a fine single crystal.


B684 - Volborthite $ 90 (=~ CAN$ 116)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 1.0 x 0.7 x 0.3 cm


Volborthite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b684a.jpg] Volborthite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b684b.jpg]

Single Volborthite crystal with good faces on front. Rare stuff!


B685 - Azurite $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 194)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.8 x 3.8 x 2.2 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b685a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b685b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b685c.jpg]

Bright and glassy bladed Azurite crystals on matrix. The crystals are superb but a couple grew too big and contacted the opposite pocket wall, keeping this from being a $500 specimen. Much better than photos.


B686 - Azurite $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 452)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b686a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b686b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b686c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b686d.jpg]

Bright and glassy bladed Azurite crystals on matrix. The crystals are superb and reach 1.6cm wide. Fine and undamaged.


B687 - Copper $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 194)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.5 x 6 x 0.4 cm


Copper from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b687a.jpg] Copper from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b687b.jpg]

Thin sheet of Copper crystals. Despite being a Copper mine, native Copper crystals are not commonly seen from here.


B689 - Aquamarine $ 260 (=~ CAN$ 336)
Skardu District, Pakistan
small cabinet - 8.5 x 7 x 4 cm


Aquamarine from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b689a.jpg] Aquamarine from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b689b.jpg] Aquamarine from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b689c.jpg]

Two Aquamarine crystals on Albite with associated silvery Muscovite books. Main crystal is 3cm tall with highly glassy luster. There is a small nick on the Aqua, otherwise the whole specimen is undamaged.


B690 - Tourmaline $ 200 (=~ CAN$ 258)
Oyo, Nigeria
thumbnail - 3 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


Tourmaline from Oyo, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/b690a.jpg] Tourmaline from Oyo, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/b690b.jpg]

Single green Tourmaline with a steep pyramidal termination. Flawless gem quality for it's entire length.


B695 - Rutile, Brookite in Quartz $ 120 (=~ CAN$ 155)
Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm


Rutile, Brookite in Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b695a.jpg] Rutile, Brookite in Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b695b.jpg] Rutile, Brookite in Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b695c.jpg]

Double terminated Quartz crystal included by golden Rutile crystals that are growing off Brookite. With smaller attached double termianted Quartz crystals and small attached Brookite crystals.



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