B758 - Calcite $ 250 (=~ £ 188)
miniature - 3.5 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm
Unusual stalactitic formation of golden Calcite from a locality more known for it's variety of Borate minerals. The main cylindical formation is 2.1 x 1.5 cm in size attached to the main stalactite. Translucent, undamaged, with vertical striations.
B759 - Calcite $ 250 (=~ £ 188)
Wessels Mine, South Africa
small cabinet - 5.3 x 5 x 1.7 cm
Transparent Calcite rhomb with later geneation overgrowths. The larger overgrowths are transparent and the smaller overgrowths are extremely bright and reflective, much better than the photos. Ex. E.J. Immelman and P. de Bruyn collections dating back to at least 1997.
B761 - Smithsonite $ 450 (=~ £ 339)
Kelley Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 4 cm
Glistening layer of botryoidal Smithsonite of a rich, blue color for which the Kelly Mine is famous.Translucent and in good condition.
B763 - Diopside on Graphite $ 1500 (=~ £ 1130)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 5 x 4 x 4 cm
An open vug of crystallized Graphite filled with green Diopside crystals. Rare to find such matrix specimens on the crystallized Graphite.
B766 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 150 (=~ £ 113)
thumbnail - 0.8 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm
Single 'Chrome Tourmaline' crystal, which is a Vanadium and Chromium rich variety of Dravite. Complete all around and undamaged. Incredible bright emerald green color.
B767 - Cuprite on Chrysocolla $ 480 (=~ £ 361)
Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo
small cabinet - 6.3 x 3.5 x 3 cm
Sharp, octahedral Cuprite crystals on blue green Chrysocolla. About 10 larger crystals present.
B768 - Copper $ 1200 (=~ £ 904)
Keeweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 3.4 x 3.2 cm
Cluster of large, well crystallized Copper crystals. Ex. Bill Larson, Irv Brown, was known as 'The Panda'. Largest crystal is 2.5cm across.
B769 - Ludlamite $ 400 (=~ £ 301)
Blackbird Mine, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA
small cabinet - 5.3 x 4 x 2.6 cm
Hard to find old Ludlamite specimen from the classic USA locality. Crystals to over 1cm present in a Quartz lined vug.
B770 - Hutchinsonite with Orpiment $ 650 (=~ £ 490)
Quiruvilca, La Libertad Dept., Peru
cabinet - 10 x 9 x 8 cm
Large Pyrite rich matrix with botryoidal Orpimnet and red crystals of Hutchinsonite. Hutchinsonite is a rare thallium sulfosalt species and these recently found red crystals are some of the best ever found. Crystals reach 7mm long and contrast nicely against the Orpiment.
B772 - Muscovite after Tourmaline $ 150 (=~ £ 113)
Plumbago Mtn., Newry, Maine, USA
miniature - 4.8 x 4 x 3.7 cm
Well formed psuedomorph of Muscovite after Tourmaline with smooth sideds and a wide, flat termination. Ex. Ralph Dietz collection with label.
B774 - Pyrite $ 160 (=~ £ 120)
Kelly Mine, Butte, Montana, USA
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.8 x 1.7 cm
Fine quality octahedral Pyrite crystal on matrix.
B775 - Stibnite $ 950 (=~ £ 715)
Ichinokawa mine, Saijo City, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku Island, Japan
cabinet - 10.7 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm
Two intergrown, terminated Stibnite crystals in good condition with undamaged terminations. Ex. John T. Reeder (1857-1937) collection from the Seaman Mineral Museum.
B777 - Chalcedony $ 300 (=~ £ 226)
Byšta, Trebišov Co., Košice Region, Slovakia
small cabinet - 6 x 5.3 x 2.5 cm
Fine example of Chalcedony from the famous Slovak locality. In great condition, nice and translucent.
B780 - Bournonite $ 200 (=~ £ 151)
Chichibu Mine, Honshu, Japan
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.2 x 1 cm
Three old specimens of Bournonite from Japan. Bright with a silvery metallic luster. The smallest specimen is a double terminated crystal.
B781 - Smithsonite $ 350 (=~ £ 264)
small cabinet - 7 x 2 x 2 cm
Bright pink curved rhombs of pink Smithsonite on a Galena matrix.
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