Selected Specimens

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SM641 - Hematite after Magnetite $ 280
Payun Volcano, Matru, Mendoza, Argentina
small cabinet - 7.5 x 2.7 x 2.2 cm


Hematite after Magnetite from Payun Volcano, Matru, Mendoza, Argentina [db_pics/pics/SM641a.jpg] Hematite after Magnetite from Payun Volcano, Matru, Mendoza, Argentina [db_pics/pics/SM641b.jpg] Hematite after Magnetite from Payun Volcano, Matru, Mendoza, Argentina [db_pics/pics/SM641c.jpg] Hematite after Magnetite from Payun Volcano, Matru, Mendoza, Argentina [db_pics/pics/SM641d.jpg] Hematite after Magnetite from Payun Volcano, Matru, Mendoza, Argentina [db_pics/pics/SM641e.jpg]

Shimmering metallic specimen of Hematite that has replaced Magnetite crystals. Well crystallized all around and undamaged. Bright, silvery, and reflective at some angles and more grey at others.


SM643 - Sulfur $ 850
Cozzodisi Mine, Sicily, Italy
cabinet - 11 x 10 x 6 cm


Sulfur from Cozzodisi Mine, Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/SM643a.jpg] Sulfur from Cozzodisi Mine, Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/SM643b.jpg] Sulfur from Cozzodisi Mine, Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/SM643c.jpg] Sulfur from Cozzodisi Mine, Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/SM643d.jpg]

Crystallized Aragonite sprinkled with large crystals of Sulfur to 2.5cm in size. This is out of an old collection from teh 1970s era and comes with an old Roberts Minerals label.


SM644 - Brucite $ 220
Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 1.5 cm


Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM644a.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM644b.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM644c.jpg]

Pinwheel formation of translucent yellow Brucite on matrix from recent finds in Pakistan. Undamaged and good from both sides. Brucite specimen that are both on matrix and not contacted are uncommon.


SM645 - Rhodochrosite with Quartz $ 300
Uchuchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru
cabinet - 10 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm


Rhodochrosite with Quartz from Uchuchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/SM645a.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Quartz from Uchuchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/SM645b.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Quartz from Uchuchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/SM645c.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Quartz from Uchuchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/SM645d.jpg]

Large specimen with scalenohedral Rhodochrosite crystals associated with Quartz crystals. The Rhodo crystals reach 1.2cm in length and have gemmy sections, some coming to a point and others more stunted in growth.


SM646 - Babingtonite $ 150
Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
miniature - 3.5 x 2 x 2 cm


Babingtonite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM646a.jpg] Babingtonite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM646b.jpg] Babingtonite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM646c.jpg] Babingtonite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM646d.jpg]

Cluster of Babingtonite crystals from a now old and defunct locality. The crystals have broad, flat terminations to 1.7cm wide. It's essentially a floater, well crystallized all around with a couple areas of contact.


SM647 - Babingtonite on Prehnite $ 150
Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm


Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM647a.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM647b.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM647c.jpg]

Cluster of Babingtonite crystals on spheres of green Prehnite from a now old and defunct locality. The crystals are undamaged and sharply formed. It's crystallized all with the contact at the base. It's out of a collection and is uncleaned and could be greatly improved.


SM648 - Topaz $ 180
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.7 x 0.7 x 0.5 cm


Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM648a.jpg] Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM648c.jpg] Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM648d.jpg]

Single Toapz crystal with a pink body color and more typical orange color at the termination. Uncommon!


SM650 - Scapolite $ 650
Morogoro, Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 3 x 1.5 cm


Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM650a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM650b.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM650c.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM650d.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM650e.jpg]

Single yellow Scapolite with a more uncommon wide crystal form. Gemmy with glassy surface luster, complete all around and undamaged.


SM660 - Tremolite $ 300
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.4 x 0.7 cm


Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM660a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM660b.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM660c.jpg]

An unusually well formed single Tremolite crystal from recent finds. The crystal has a smooth, flat termination and good clarity.


SM661 - Tremolite $ 300
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.5 x 0.9 cm


Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM661a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM661b.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM661c.jpg]

An unusually well formed single Tremolite crystal from recent finds. The crystal has a smooth, flat termination and good clarity.


SM655 - Dravite $ 30
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM655a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM655b.jpg]

New production of bi-colored Dravite (Tourmaline) from Mwajanga. The crystal is well terminated with a light yellow/green, transparent zone over a brown, mostly opaque lower half.


SM657 - Dravite $ 40
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.1 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM657a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM657b.jpg]

Brown Dravite (Tourmaline) from Mwajanga with an interesting white, 'cats-eye' termination.


SM658 - Tremolite $ 150
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.2 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm


Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM658a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM658b.jpg]

Chunky cluster of deep green Tremolite crystals from a recent find. Well terminated at one end. Great color.


SM659 - Tremolite $ 80
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.2 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm


Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM659a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM659b.jpg]

Single green Tremolite crystal with transparent zones. The termination is a lttle irregular and was probably intergrown with ohter Tremolite crystals. Good on both sides.


SM662 - Tremolite $ 150
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.8 x 1.2 cm


Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM662a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM662b.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM662c.jpg]

Cluster of deep green, terminated Tremolite crystals atop a small amount of Graphite. Great color.



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