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SM196 - Apophyllite $ 250
Aurangabad, Maharashtra State, India
small cabinet - 7.5 x 7 x 5 cm


Apophyllite from Aurangabad, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/SM196a.jpg] Apophyllite from Aurangabad, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/SM196c.jpg] Apophyllite from Aurangabad, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/SM196d.jpg]

Hemispherical cluster of 'disco ball' Apophyllite. Complete all around with a green core and clear outer tips..


G395 - Quartz (with gwindel on matrix) $ 200
Oberaar VAlley, Cantori Bern, Switzerland
small cabinet - 7.3 x 4.5 x 3.4 cm


Quartz (with gwindel on matrix) from Oberaar VAlley, Cantori Bern, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/G395a.jpg] Quartz (with gwindel on matrix) from Oberaar VAlley, Cantori Bern, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/G395b.jpg] Quartz (with gwindel on matrix) from Oberaar VAlley, Cantori Bern, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/G395c.jpg] Quartz (with gwindel on matrix) from Oberaar VAlley, Cantori Bern, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/G395d.jpg] Quartz (with gwindel on matrix) from Oberaar VAlley, Cantori Bern, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/G395e.jpg]

A plate-like matrix of water-clear quartz crystals showing an excellent example of a rare gwindel habit group measuring about 2.8cm tall on the right side. Nearly perfect with only minimal contact, mainly at the edges on the back side and difficult to see. A classic Swiss specimen.


SM249 - Carrollite $ 60
Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo
miniature - 4.2 x 4 x 3.2 cm


Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM249a.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM249b.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM249c.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM249d.jpg]

Mirror-lustrous Carrollite crystals in white Calcite. Main crystal is 1.3cm in size and perfect except for one edge nick. There are also smaller, perfect crystals to 7mm present in various vugs within the Calcite.


SM251 - Carrollite $ 150
Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM251a.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM251b.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM251c.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM251d.jpg]

Mirror-lustrous Carrollite crystals within and protruding from white Calcite crystals. Main crystal is 1.5cm in size. Other Carrollites and Chalcopyrite crystals present. The Calcite is very transluscent.


SM252 - Carrollite $ 250
Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 4.5 cm


Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM252a.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM252b.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM252c.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM252d.jpg]

Mirror-lustrous Carrollite crystals in a vug in white Calcite. There are 3 interconnected crystals with the ain crystal approximately 2cm in size. The main crystal has a blocky, rectangula shape and a natural small indentation which is not damage.


SM253 - Carrollite $ 150
Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3.4 cm


Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM253a.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM253b.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM253c.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM253d.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM253e.jpg]

Mirror-lustrous Carrollite crystals in white Calcite. Main crystals is 1.3cm in size and perfect with small attached Chalcopyrite crystals.


SM258 - Apatite $ 90
Cerro Mercado, Durango, Mexico
miniature - 4.2 x 3 x 3 cm


Apatite from Cerro Mercado, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM258a.jpg] Apatite from Cerro Mercado, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM258b.jpg] Apatite from Cerro Mercado, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM258c.jpg] Apatite from Cerro Mercado, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM258d.jpg]

Unusual scepter Apatite crystal with attached Chalcedony. The termination faces are prefect and smooth (with a few small areas of light etching) and the majority of the crystal side faces are etched away creating a scepter formation. The crystal is also highly transparent and gem quality. Undamaged.


SM261 - Apatite $ 200
Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm


Apatite from Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM261a.jpg] Apatite from Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM261b.jpg] Apatite from Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM261c.jpg] Apatite from Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM261d.jpg] Apatite from Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM261e.jpg]

GEM golden Apatite crystals from Medina. These are famous for their clarity and indeed this specimen looks like a cluster of faceted gemstones with water-clear perfect crystals to 1.7cm. There is edge contacting where the cluster was attached.


SM263 - Stibnite $ 200
San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
miniature - 5 x 3 x 3 cm


Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM263a.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM263b.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM263c.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM263d.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM263e.jpg]

Crystal sprays of Stibnite from the historic San Martin Mine. Small Calcite crystals and irridescent purple/blue Jamesonite needles add to the aesthetics of the specimen.


SM264 - Stibnite $ 200
San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm


Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM264a.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM264b.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM264c.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM264d.jpg]

Crystal sprays of Stibnite from the historic San Martin Mine. Small Calcite crystals and irridescent purple/blue Jamesonite needles add to the aesthetics of the specimen.


SM265 - Stibnite $ 200
San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
miniature - 5 x 4 x 2 cm


Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM265a.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM265b.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM265c.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM265d.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM265e.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM265f.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM265g.jpg]

Crystal sprays of Stibnite from the historic San Martin Mine. Small Calcite crystals and irridescent purple/blue Jamesonite needles add to the aesthetics of the specimen.


SM266 - Stibnite $ 300
San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
miniature - 5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM266a.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM266b.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM266c.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM266d.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM266e.jpg]

Crystal sprays of Stibnite from the historic San Martin Mine. Small Calcite crystals and irridescent purple/blue Jamesonite needles add to the aesthetics of the specimen.


SM267 - Stibnite $ 200
San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM267a.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM267b.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM267c.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM267d.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM267e.jpg]

Crystal sprays of Stibnite from the historic San Martin Mine. Small Calcite crystals and irridescent purple/blue Jamesonite needles add to the aesthetics of the specimen.


SM273 - Azurite $ 240
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM273a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM273b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM273c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM273d.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM273e.jpg]

Translucent, tabular Azurite crystals from the Volborthite zone. The crystals are complete and undamaged. Milpillas is already considered the best Azurite locality in the world. While crystals are currently abundant, now is the time to get a good one before supplies dry up.


SM277 - Azurite $ 120
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM277a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM277b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM277c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM277d.jpg]

Translucent, tabular Azurite crystal from the Volborthite zone. Undamaged single crystal with a small amount of attached Malachite and matrix. Milpillas is already considered the best Azurite locality in the world. While crystals are currently abundant, now is the time to get a good one before supplies dry up.



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