Selected Specimens

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T306 - Gold $ 1500 (=~ € 1347)
Round Mountain Mine, Nye Co., Nevada, USA
miniature - 3.7 x 2 x 0.8 cm


Gold from Round Mountain Mine, Nye Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/t306a.jpg] Gold from Round Mountain Mine, Nye Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/t306b.jpg] Gold from Round Mountain Mine, Nye Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/t306c.jpg]

Leaf-like crystalline Gold specimen with with smaller crystals attached to the 'leaf'. Weighs 6.6 grams.


T307 - Tourmaline $ 2000 (=~ € 1795)
Paprok, Afghanistan
miniature - 4 x 2 x 2 cm


Tourmaline from Paprok, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t307a.jpg] Tourmaline from Paprok, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t307b.jpg] Tourmaline from Paprok, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t307c.jpg]

Single blue-cap Tourmaline with blue over a strong pink body color. Complete all around and undamaged except for very slight chipping. Weighs 36.3 grams.


T308 - Tourmaline $ 800 (=~ € 718)
Paprok, Afghanistan
miniature - 3.2 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


Tourmaline from Paprok, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t308a.jpg] Tourmaline from Paprok, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t308b.jpg] Tourmaline from Paprok, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t308c.jpg] Tourmaline from Paprok, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t308d.jpg]

Single blue-cap Tourmaline with a thick blue zone over a strong pink body color. Complete all around and undamaged except for one chip one the termination edge. Weighs 12 grams.


T309 - Tourmaline $ 800 (=~ € 718)
Paprok, Afghanistan
thumbnail - 3.1 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm


Tourmaline from Paprok, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t309a.jpg] Tourmaline from Paprok, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t309b.jpg] Tourmaline from Paprok, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t309c.jpg]

Single blue-cap Tourmaline with blue over a strong pink body color. Complete all around and undamaged except for a few slight chips. Weighs 16.7 grams.


T310 - Tourmaline $ 650 (=~ € 584)
Paprok, Afghanistan
thumbnail - 3 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Tourmaline from Paprok, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t310a.jpg] Tourmaline from Paprok, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t310b.jpg] Tourmaline from Paprok, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t310c.jpg]

Single blue-cap Tourmaline with blue over a strong pink body color. Complete all around and undamaged. Weighs 16.9 grams.


T311 - Aquamarine $ 400 (=~ € 359)
Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar
small cabinet - 6.5 x 1.7 x 1.3 cm


Aquamarine from Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/t311a.jpg] Aquamarine from Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/t311b.jpg] Aquamarine from Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/t311c.jpg] Aquamarine from Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/t311d.jpg]

Single Aquamarine crystal with good medium blue color. Double terminated and lightly etched. No damage.


T312 - Tourmaline $ 500 (=~ € 449)
Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.0 x 0.9 cm


Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/t312a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/t312b.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/t312c.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/t312d.jpg]

Transparent pink Tourmaline crystal that intensifies to a cranberry color at the termination. This is an unusual crystal for the Himalaya Mine, somewhat square in cross-section with a steep multi-faceted termination. Undamaged.


T315 - Wulfenite $ 290 (=~ € 260)
M'Fouti District, Republic of Congo
thumbnail - 2 x 1.8 x 1.0 cm


Wulfenite from M'Fouti District, Republic of Congo [db_pics/pics/t315a.jpg] Wulfenite from M'Fouti District, Republic of Congo [db_pics/pics/t315b.jpg] Wulfenite from M'Fouti District, Republic of Congo [db_pics/pics/t315c.jpg]

Single translucent yellow crystal on matrix. Undamaged though back edge is contacted where it grew against the pocket wall.


T320 - Aquamarine $ 150 (=~ € 135)
Kunar Prov., Afghanistan
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.3 x 0.7 cm


Aquamarine from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t320a.jpg] Aquamarine from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t320b.jpg] Aquamarine from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t320c.jpg]

Transparent, tabular Aqua on Albite and Muscovite containing a fluid-filled cavity with a moving bubble. Undamaged.


T321 - Diopside on Graphite $ 290 (=~ € 260)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.8 x 0.6 x 0.3 cm


Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t321a.jpg] Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t321b.jpg] Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t321c.jpg]

Fine and undamaged single Diopside on Graphite. Great color and uniform shape. Hard to find this good.


T323 - Tourmaline $ 200 (=~ € 180)
Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.3 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


Tourmaline from Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t323a.jpg] Tourmaline from Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t323b.jpg]

Single 'lipstick' Tourmaline crystal, complete all around and perfectly terminated.


T328 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 650 (=~ € 584)
Landani, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t328a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t328b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t328c.jpg]

Single chromium and vanadium rich Dravite crystal with exceptional color. Many of these are very dark, this one really explodes with saturated deep green color, way beter than most. Undamaged.


T329 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 350 (=~ € 314)
Landani, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t329a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t329b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t329c.jpg]

Single chromium and vanadium rich Dravite crystal with an unusually elongated form for the locality. The body is dark green with vivid, emerald green color at the terminations. Undamaged.


T332 - Spinel $ 90 (=~ € 81)
Mogok, Myanmar
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.5 x 0.9 cm


Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/t332a.jpg] Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/t332b.jpg]

Thick spinel-twinned Spinel crystal. Translucent with a purple/red coloration.


T335 - Rhodochrosite $ 1800 (=~ € 1616)
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
thumbnail - 3 x 1.5 x 1.4 cm


Rhodochrosite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t335a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t335b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t335c.jpg]

Juicy, good sized deep red single Rhodo crystal. Complete all around though with an indentation from an adjacent crystal on one side. Small cleave at the termination. There is also an old collection number afixed to the base.



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