Selected Specimens

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M534 - Kammererite $ 900
Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey
cabinet - 10.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/M534a.jpg] Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/M534b.jpg] Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/M534c.jpg] Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/M534d.jpg] Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/M534g.jpg] Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/M534f.jpg]

Richly crystallized Kammererite specimen loaded with large crystals to 7mm. Translucent crystals with deep purple color. Undamaged with crystals on both sides. The bottom is relatively flat and it stands up on it's own for display. This mine is long closed and pieces of this quality are hard to come by now.


M538 - Tsavorite, Diopside, on Graphite $ 750
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
cabinet - 11 x 8 x 5 cm


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Tsavorite, Diopside, on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/M538a.jpg] Tsavorite, Diopside, on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/M538b.jpg] Tsavorite, Diopside, on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/M538c.jpg] Tsavorite, Diopside, on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/M538d.jpg] Tsavorite, Diopside, on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/M538e.jpg]

Large display matrix Tsavorite specimen, which are hard to come by. This specimen has better than average, large Graphite crystals, white Diopside crystals, and Tsavorites crystals to 9mm. The Tsavorite have great green color (not pale!), and are gemmy.


M533 - Spinel $ 1000
Mogok, Myanmar
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm


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Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M533a.jpg] Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M533b.jpg] Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M533c.jpg] Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M533d.jpg] Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/M533e.jpg]

Glassy red Spinel, a single crystal with a couple step overgrowth crystals on one corner. Undamaged and transparent, with internal imperfections that saved it from being cut. Color is everything with gems, and this has a superb blood red color. Weighs 9.2 carats.


M560 - Hematite on Quartz on Hematite $ 225 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 112
Cumberland, England
cabinet - 9.5 x 7 x 5.5 cm


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Hematite on Quartz on Hematite from Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/M560a.jpg] Hematite on Quartz on Hematite from Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/M560b.jpg] Hematite on Quartz on Hematite from Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/M560c.jpg] Hematite on Quartz on Hematite from Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/M560e.jpg] Hematite on Quartz on Hematite from Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/M560g.jpg]

Black, botryoidal 'kidney-ore' covered by large glassy Quartz crystals. A 3.5cm grouping of Hematite crystals sits amongst the Quartz crystals.


M551 - Quartz on Pyrite $ 275
Spruce Claim, King Co., Washington, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 5.2 x 3 cm


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Quartz on Pyrite from Spruce Claim, King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/M551a.jpg] Quartz on Pyrite from Spruce Claim, King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/M551c.jpg] Quartz on Pyrite from Spruce Claim, King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/M551e.jpg] Quartz on Pyrite from Spruce Claim, King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/M551f.jpg]

A 5cm Quartz scepter partially surrounded by a Pyrite crystal.


M593 - Calcite (twin) $ 190 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 95
McBride, British Columbia, Canada
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Calcite (twin) from McBride, British Columbia, Canada [db_pics/pics/M593a.jpg] Calcite (twin) from McBride, British Columbia, Canada [db_pics/pics/M593b.jpg] Calcite (twin) from McBride, British Columbia, Canada [db_pics/pics/M593c.jpg] Calcite (twin) from McBride, British Columbia, Canada [db_pics/pics/M593d.jpg]

Large butterfly-twin white Calcite crystal. Good on both sides, undamaged except the very bottom where it detached.


M424 - Prehnite $ 120
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


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Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/M424a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/M424b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/M424c.jpg]

Exquisite, high quality cluster of Prehnite. If you appreciate high quality and don't mind the smaller size, this is a good one. Undamaged.


M400 - Barite $ 400
Frizington, Cumberland, England
cabinet - 11 x 7 x 7 cm


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Barite from Frizington, Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/M400a.jpg] Barite from Frizington, Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/M400b.jpg] Barite from Frizington, Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/M400c.jpg] Barite from Frizington, Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/M400d.jpg]

Old timer Barite specimen with large crystals to 5.5cm on matrix. The crystals are highly lustrous and undamaged except for the edge of the back crystal.


M452 - Copper $ 575
Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 2 cm


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Copper from Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M452a.jpg] Copper from Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M452b.jpg] Copper from Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M452c.jpg]

Aesthetic Copper specimen with a 3.8cm crystal atop smaller crystals of Copper.


M453 - Rhodochrosite on quartz $ 350
American Tunnel, Silverton, Colorado, USA
small cabinet - 5.8 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Rhodochrosite on quartz from American Tunnel, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/M453a.jpg] Rhodochrosite on quartz from American Tunnel, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/M453b.jpg] Rhodochrosite on quartz from American Tunnel, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/M453c.jpg] Rhodochrosite on quartz from American Tunnel, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/M453d.jpg] Rhodochrosite on quartz from American Tunnel, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/M453e.jpg] Rhodochrosite on quartz from American Tunnel, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/M453g.jpg]

Deep pink crystals of Rhodochrosite on drusy Quartz crystals. Main Rhodo crystal is 2cm in size. Some of the drusy Quartz formed as casts after a now gone mineral.


M454 - Wulfenite $ 300
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M454a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M454b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M454c.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M454d.jpg]

Pair of large, translucent Wulfenite crystals on a matrix covered by small glassy Calcite crystals. Wulfenite crystals reach 2.5cm wide. There is a cleave on the left edge of the main crystal, otherwise specimen is undamaged. Highly aesthetic miniature with a better orange color than most which typically tend towards a more butterscotch color.


M448 - Babingtonite on Prehnite $ 240
Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm


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Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/M448a.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/M448b.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/M448c.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/M448d.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. No longer being found.


M465 - Ettringite $ 400
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
thumbnail - 2.1 x 1.5 x 1 cm


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Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/M465a.jpg] Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/M465b.jpg] Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/M465c.jpg] Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/M465d.jpg]

Cluster of 4 bright lemon yellow Ettringite crystals. Undamaged quality thumbnail from the Kalahari manganese fields.


M463 - Bixbyite on Hematite after Garnet $ 140
Maynard Claim, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA
thumbnail - 2.1 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm


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Bixbyite on Hematite after Garnet from Maynard Claim, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/M463a.jpg] Bixbyite on Hematite after Garnet from Maynard Claim, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/M463b.jpg] Bixbyite on Hematite after Garnet from Maynard Claim, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/M463c.jpg]

Interconnected cluster of Hematite psuedomorphs after garnet, all sprinkled with lustrous black cubes of Bixbyite. Undamaged quality thumbnail.


M642 - Diaspore $ 250
Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey
thumbnail - 1.4 x 1 x 0.5 cm


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Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/m642a.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/m642b.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/m642c.jpg]

V-twin crystal of color change Diaspore. From new finds in the mountains near Milas, these new Diaspore crystals are spectacular in color and form. Glassy, flat termination faces one one 'arm' (other termination incomplete) and gem quality and transparent inside. Medium purple color in natural sunlight.

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49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72
73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84
85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96
97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108
109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120
121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132
133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141

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