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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.


SM278 - Azurite $ 250
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.4 x 1.8 x 1 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM278a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM278b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM278c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM278d.jpg]

Translucent, tabular Azurite crystal from the Volborthite zone. Undamaged except for some micro edge chatter. Stands vertically on white matrix, complete all around. 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.


SM280 - Azurite $ 60
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM280a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM280b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM280c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM280d.jpg]

Translucent, glassy Azurite crystals from the Volborthite zone. Undamaged crystal cluster. 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.


SM284 - Diopside $ 140
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1 x 0.7 cm


Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM284a.jpg] Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM284b.jpg] Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM284c.jpg] Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM284d.jpg]

Undamaged crystal cluster with two tiny crystals grown atop the termination of the main crystal. Top color and transparent at the terminations.


SM285 - Diopside $ 140
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1 x 1 cm


Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM285a.jpg] Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM285b.jpg] Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM285c.jpg] Diopside from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM285d.jpg]

Undamaged crystal cluster grown atop Graphite crystals. Top color and transparent at the terminations.


SM288 - Rose Quartz $ 250
Tacquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 5.8 x 4.5 x 3 cm


Rose Quartz from Tacquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM288a.jpg] Rose Quartz from Tacquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM288b.jpg] Rose Quartz from Tacquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM288c.jpg]

Undamaged cluster of Rose Quartz crystals with large, distinct crystals of high sharpness and luster.


SM289 - Marcasite on Galena $ 250
Joplin, Missouri, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm


Marcasite on Galena from Joplin, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SM289a.jpg] Marcasite on Galena from Joplin, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SM289b.jpg] Marcasite on Galena from Joplin, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SM289c.jpg] Marcasite on Galena from Joplin, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SM289d.jpg] Marcasite on Galena from Joplin, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SM289e.jpg] Marcasite on Galena from Joplin, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SM289f.jpg] Marcasite on Galena from Joplin, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SM289g.jpg] Marcasite on Galena from Joplin, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SM289h.jpg]

Undamaged floater specimen composed of a Galena cube covered on one side by Marcasite crystals. A USA classic of uncommon quality.


SM294 - Wulfenite $ 150
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
miniature - 4.4 x 3 x 2 cm


Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM294a.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM294b.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM294c.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM294d.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM294e.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM294f.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM294g.jpg]

Cluster of yellow Wulfenite crystals from recent finds at Mapimi. The crystals are distinctive in that each crystal has a brown psuedomorphed Wulfenite or coated Wulfenite adjacent to it. This one is also unusual in that there is a green coating on the edges of each of the brown crystals, only one like it I saw.



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