Selected Specimens

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CH107 - Fluorite on Muscovite $ 850 (=~ ¥ 101190)
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 9 x 7 x 5 cm


Fluorite on Muscovite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/ch107a.jpg] Fluorite on Muscovite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/ch107b.jpg] Fluorite on Muscovite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/ch107c.jpg]

Transparent purple/blue Fluorite cubes on a matrix of Muscovite. The Fluorites are glassy and undamaged. Chalcopyrite crystals are present along the left side.


TS205 - Smithsonite $ 2400 (=~ ¥ 285714)
Tsumeb, Namibia
cabinet - 10 x 6.5 x 5 cm


Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts205a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts205b.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts205c.jpg]

Pink Smithsonite crystals on matrix, the largest of which is 2cm and well centered for display. This is an old Dave Wilber specimen dating back to 1970.


CAN116 - Silver, Safflorite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 35714)
Cobalt, Ontario, Canada
cabinet - 10 x 9 x 7 cm


Silver, Safflorite from Cobalt, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/can116a.jpg] Silver, Safflorite from Cobalt, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/can116b.jpg] Silver, Safflorite from Cobalt, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/can116c.jpg]

Carbonite rock containing both flat veins of Silver and dendritic Safflorite over Silver. Weighs 2 pounds. High grade ore sample that also has specimen value with bits of Silver veins protruding in areas.


TS208 - Smithsonite $ 1750 (=~ ¥ 208333)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts208a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts208b.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts208c.jpg]

Long, 4.5cm Smithsonite crystal on matrix with other smaller crystals. Beautiful and undamaged with a pinkish/orange coloration. These elongated crystals are rare and unique to Tsumeb.


TS207 - Mottramite over Calcite $ 280 (=~ ¥ 33333)
Tsumeb, Namibia
cabinet - 11 x 7.5 x 4 cm


Mottramite over Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts207a.jpg] Mottramite over Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts207b.jpg]

White Calcite rhombs completely covered by rich forest green-colored Mottramite. This specimen just has a great look about it, with a very uniform color, sharply formed, crisp-looking rhombs, with a later generation of micro-Calcite that gives the whole piece sparkle as you turn it in your hand. Ex. Carl Acosta collection.


NA122 - Natrolite $ 320 (=~ ¥ 38095)
Chimney Rock Quarry, Boundbrook, New Jersey
small cabinet - 5.3 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm


Natrolite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Boundbrook, New Jersey [db_pics/pics/na122a.jpg] Natrolite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Boundbrook, New Jersey [db_pics/pics/na122b.jpg]

Large, gemmy single Natrolite crystal. Crystals from this locality are considered to be the best of species, and this is a good one.


TZ367 - Tremolite on Tanzanite $ 220 (=~ ¥ 26190)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.7 x 0.9 cm


Tremolite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz367a.jpg] Tremolite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz367b.jpg]

Wow! Talk about color, this specimen is vibrant and dramatic with candy-colored pink and purple Tanzanite intergrown with bright green Tremolite.


TZ368 - Tremolite on Tanzanite $ 220 (=~ ¥ 26190)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.0 x 1.7 x 0.8 cm


Tremolite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz368a.jpg] Tremolite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz368b.jpg]

Wow! Talk about color, this specimen is vibrant and dramatic with candy-colored pink and purple Tanzanite intergrown with bright green Tremolite.


NA114 - Natrolite on Analcime $ 100 (=~ ¥ 11905)
Parrsboro, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia, Canada
thumbnail - 2.7 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Natrolite on Analcime from Parrsboro, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia, Canada [db_pics/pics/na114a.jpg]

Attractive thumbnail composed of 4 Analcime crystals with a little spray of natrolite crystals. The Analcimes are well-formed, white, translucent crystals, resembles a snowman. Ex. George and Marion Springs, Dr. Steve Chamberlain collections originally acquired in 1972 from Dick Stimer.


TU180 - Azurite with Malachite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 41667)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu180a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu180b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu180c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu180d.jpg]

Azurite crystal cluster with little stringers of 'spider-web' Malachite attached. Undamaged floater cluster composed of 4 intergrown crystals. Superb.


TU181 - Azurite with Malachite $ 200 (=~ ¥ 23810)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.1 x 2 x 2 cm


Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu181a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu181b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu181c.jpg]

Azurite crystal cluster with little stringers of 'spider-web' Malachite attached. Floater cluster of intergrown crystals, nearly perfect with just a couple tiny contacts.


TU183 - Azurite with Malachite $ 130 (=~ ¥ 15476)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2.7 x 1.7 cm


Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu183a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu183b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu183c.jpg]

Azurite crystal cluster with little stringers of 'spider-web' Malachite attached. Crystal reach nearly 2cm in size It's nearly perfect with damage to a couple crystals, but nevertheless is a very attractive specimen.


TU185 - Azurite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 41667)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.2 x 2.0 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu185a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu185b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu185c.jpg]

Azurite crystal cluster with little stringers of 'spider-web' Malachite attached. Undamaged floater cluster composed of 4 intergrown crystals. Superb.


TU190 - Azurite with Malachite $ 125 (=~ ¥ 14881)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 2.0 cm


Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu190a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu190b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu190c.jpg]

Azurite and Malachite crystal cluster. The Azurite has bright 'electric' blue color. Some damage along edges keeps the price way down for such a showy specimen. Good large crystals.


TU193 - Azurite $ 200 (=~ ¥ 23810)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2.0 x 1.5 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu193a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu193b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu193c.jpg]

Azurite crystal cluster with little stringers of 'spider-web' Malachite. The Azurite has bright 'electric' blue color. Top crystal is a 1.8 cm double terminated crystal complete all around.



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