Selected Specimens

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TZ324 - Alabandite $ 650 (=~ £ 418)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.2 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz324a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz324b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz324c.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz324d.jpg]

Single crystal with clean, smooth faces.


TZ325 - Alabandite with Tanzanite $ 450 (=~ £ 290)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 4.6 x 4 x 2.5 cm


Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz325a.jpg] Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz325b.jpg] Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz325c.jpg] Alabandite with Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz325d.jpg]

Single crystal with clean, smooth faces. Backside has a partial crystal of gemmy Tanzanite attached. Besides the larger partial crystal, there is Graphite and numerous smaller, paler crystals which may be small Tanzanites or other species.


TZ326 - Alabandite with Pyrite $ 350 (=~ £ 225)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 3.7 x 1.8 cm


Alabandite with Pyrite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz326a.jpg] Alabandite with Pyrite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz326b.jpg] Alabandite with Pyrite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz326c.jpg]

Single crystal with two attached Pyrite crystals. This one has odd morphology but is crystallized on all sides. The largest pyrite has Graphite and small pale crystals grown into it's surface, possibly Diopside. There are also lots of microcrystals in all the little nooks on the front face.


TZ327 - Alabandite $ 400 (=~ £ 257)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz327a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz327b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz327c.jpg]

Single crystal with clean, smooth faces. One of the cleanest looking crystals I've seen.


TZ328 - Alabandite $ 350 (=~ £ 225)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.8 x 3 x 1.5 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz328a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz328b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz328c.jpg]

Single crystal with clean, smooth faces.


TZ329 - Alabandite $ 350 (=~ £ 225)
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 (=~ £ 193)
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 (=~ £ 290)
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 (=~ £ 129)
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 (=~ £ 161)
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 (=~ £ 1062)
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 (=~ £ 161)
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 (=~ £ 483)
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 (=~ £ 418)
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 (=~ £ 386)
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.



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