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B807 - Malachite $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 194)
Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/b807a.jpg] Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/b807b.jpg]

Cup-shaped formation of botryoidal Malachite. No matrix, in great condition.


B808 - Azurite $ 200 (=~ CAN$ 258)
Touissit, Morocco
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm


Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/b808a.jpg] Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/b808b.jpg] Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/b808c.jpg]

Single 3.5cm tall Azurite crystal on matrix. There are couple small chips near the termination that keeps the price way down. The lower right area is partially altered to Malachite.


B809 - Quartz scepter $ 180 (=~ CAN$ 232)
King Co., Washington, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Quartz scepter from King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/b809a.jpg] Quartz scepter from King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/b809b.jpg] Quartz scepter from King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/b809c.jpg]

Cluster of Quartz crystals with the largest a fine quality scepter with a light purple tip.


B813 - Hubnerite with Quartz $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 194)
Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 5 cm


Hubnerite with Quartz from Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b813a.jpg] Hubnerite with Quartz from Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b813b.jpg] Hubnerite with Quartz from Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b813c.jpg]

Deep red Hubnerite crystals associated with transparent Quartz crystals. The Hubnerite crystals are nicely terminated and show red when backlit.


B814 - Fluorite casts on Amethyst $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 452)
Southern Africa
small cabinet - 7 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm


Fluorite casts on Amethyst from Southern Africa [db_pics/pics/b814a.jpg] Fluorite casts on Amethyst from Southern Africa [db_pics/pics/b814b.jpg] Fluorite casts on Amethyst from Southern Africa [db_pics/pics/b814c.jpg]

White Quartz cast after Fluorite intergrown with Amethyst. Ex. Irv Brown collection.


B815 - Azurite with Copper $ 180 (=~ CAN$ 232)
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 2 cm


Azurite with Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b815a.jpg] Azurite with Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b815b.jpg] Azurite with Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b815c.jpg]

Prismatic Azurite crystals with Calcite and Copper. The association of native Copper with Azurite is uncommon at Tsumeb.


B817 - Apatite on Quartz $ 300 (=~ CAN$ 387)
Pech, Afghanistan
miniature - 4.5 x 4.2 x 2.0 cm


Apatite on Quartz from Pech, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/b817a.jpg] Apatite on Quartz from Pech, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/b817b.jpg] Apatite on Quartz from Pech, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/b817c.jpg]

2.3cm purple Apatite crystal attached to light smokey Quartz crystals.


B818 - Fluorite over Tourmaline $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 452)
Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan
miniature - 3.7 x 3 x 3 cm


Fluorite over Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b818a.jpg] Fluorite over Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b818b.jpg] Fluorite over Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b818c.jpg]

Single Fluorite crystal that has overgrown a single Tourmaline crystal. The bas of the Tourmaline can be seen at the bottom, along with a small amount of Albite. Great color!


B820 - Tremolite $ 180 (=~ CAN$ 232)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.7 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm


Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b820a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b820b.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b820c.jpg]

Terminated single crystal with brilliant deep green coloration. Most are mere shards and terminated crystals are much less common.


B833 - Copper $ 2000 (=~ CAN$ 2582)
Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
cabinet - 12.8 x 7 x 3 cm


Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/b833a.jpg] Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/b833b.jpg] Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/b833c.jpg] Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/b833d.jpg]

Large, heavy cluster of Copper crystals with an outstanding deep red patina.


B836 - Volkovskite $ 500 (=~ CAN$ 645)
Boulby Mine, Loftus, N. Yorkshire, England
small cabinet - 6.4 x 4 x 3 cm


Volkovskite from Boulby Mine, Loftus, N. Yorkshire, England [db_pics/pics/b836a.jpg] Volkovskite from Boulby Mine, Loftus, N. Yorkshire, England [db_pics/pics/b836b.jpg] Volkovskite from Boulby Mine, Loftus, N. Yorkshire, England [db_pics/pics/b836c.jpg]

Intergrown crystal groups of rare Volkovskite. This recent find of Volkovskite set the world standard for the species. They were found as a biproduct of mining for potash, and because the Volkovskite damages mine machinery, the area where it was found is now avoided and it is unclear if anymore will be recovered.


B837 - Volkovskite $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 452)
Boulby Mine, Loftus, N. Yorkshire, England
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 1.1 cm


Volkovskite from Boulby Mine, Loftus, N. Yorkshire, England [db_pics/pics/b837a.jpg] Volkovskite from Boulby Mine, Loftus, N. Yorkshire, England [db_pics/pics/b837b.jpg]

Large, distinct crystals of rare Volkovskite. This recent find of Volkovskite set the world standard for the species. They were found as a biproduct of mining for potash, and because the Volkovskite damages mine machinery, the area where it was found is now avoided and it is unclear if anymore will be recovered.


B838 - Gold $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 452)
Round Mountain Mine, Nye Co., Nevada, USA
thumbnail - 2 x 1.3 x 1 cm


Gold from Round Mountain Mine, Nye Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/b838a.jpg] Gold from Round Mountain Mine, Nye Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/b838b.jpg] Gold from Round Mountain Mine, Nye Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/b838c.jpg]

Leaf-like crystalline Gold specimen with large crystals along the edges. Weighs 2.1 grams.


B840 - Barite on Calcite $ 300 (=~ CAN$ 387)
Meikle Mine, Elko Co., Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 9 x 6.5 x 5 cm


Barite on Calcite from Meikle Mine, Elko Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/b840a.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Meikle Mine, Elko Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/b840b.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Meikle Mine, Elko Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/b840c.jpg]

Glassy, golden Barite crystals on lighter colored Calcite crystals from the famous find at the Meikle Mine. The Barite crystals reach over 3.5cm in size and are undamaged.


B841 - Fluorite on Fluorite $ 180 (=~ CAN$ 232)
Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China
cabinet - 10 x 6 x 5 cm


Fluorite on Fluorite from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/b841a.jpg] Fluorite on Fluorite from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/b841b.jpg] Fluorite on Fluorite from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/b841c.jpg]

Light purple octahedrons of Fluorite over an earlier generation of white Fluorite.



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