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CH104 - Orpiment $ 120 (=~ ¥ 17805) SOLD
Shimen Realgar Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 7.8 x 3 x 2.2 cm


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Orpiment from Shimen Realgar Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/ch104a.jpg] Orpiment from Shimen Realgar Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/ch104b.jpg]

Long, terminated Orpiment crystals grown around Calcite. Translucent orange color with good, glassy chisel-shaped terminations.


CH105 - Orpiment with Calcite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 44513) SOLD
Shimen Realgar Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 8.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


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Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Realgar Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/ch105a.jpg] Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Realgar Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/ch105b.jpg] Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Realgar Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/ch105c.jpg]

Long, terminated Orpiment crystals grown alongside a clear Calcite crystal. Translucent orange color with good, glassy chisel-shaped terminations.


CH106 - Orpiment $ 250 (=~ ¥ 37094) SOLD
Shimen Realgar Mine, Hunan, China
cabinet - 10 x 8 x 5 cm


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Orpiment from Shimen Realgar Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/ch106a.jpg] Orpiment from Shimen Realgar Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/ch106b.jpg] Orpiment from Shimen Realgar Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/ch106c.jpg] Orpiment from Shimen Realgar Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/ch106d.jpg]

Long, terminated Orpiment crystals grown well separated and at angles. Translucent orange color and associated with minor amounts of Calcite and Realgar. Thick, large, and translucent crystals, a little different than typical Orpiment specimens from this mine which feature tightly packed crystals.


NA108 - Adamite, Cuprian Adamite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 51931) SOLD
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 9 x 5 x 4.5 cm


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Adamite, Cuprian Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na108a.jpg] Adamite, Cuprian Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na108b.jpg] Adamite, Cuprian Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na108c.jpg] Adamite, Cuprian Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na108d.jpg]

Interesting specimen of Limnite matrix with yellow Adamite on one side and green Cuprian Adamite crystals on the other. Although Adamite is plentiful, specimens with both yellow and cuprian Adamite are uncommon.


NA111 - Fluorite with Calcite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 44513) SOLD
Rosiclare, Hardin Co., Illinois
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 5 cm


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Fluorite with Calcite from Rosiclare, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/na111a.jpg] Fluorite with Calcite from Rosiclare, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/na111b.jpg]

Color zoned purple over yellow Fluorite crystals. Undamaged.


TS205 - Smithsonite $ 2400 (=~ ¥ 356101) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
cabinet - 10 x 6.5 x 5 cm


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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.


AF666 - Shattuckite on Quartz $ 750 (=~ ¥ 111281) SOLD
Kaokaveld, Namibia
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 1.7 cm


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Shattuckite on Quartz from Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af666a.jpg] Shattuckite on Quartz from Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af666b.jpg]

Single Quartz crystal with two attached hemispheres of Shattuckite, each covered with a druse of Quartz crystals.


AF688 - Inesite $ 650 (=~ ¥ 96444) SOLD
Hotazel Mine, Kuruman, South Arfica
miniature - 4 x 3 x 1.8 cm


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Inesite from Hotazel Mine, Kuruman, South Arfica [db_pics/pics/af688a.jpg] Inesite from Hotazel Mine, Kuruman, South Arfica [db_pics/pics/af688b.jpg]

Deep red, bladed crystals of Inesite. Whereas most Inesite specimens consist of fibrous pink or maroon crystals, these are glassy translucent to transparent bladed crystals. Top quality Inesite.


E490 - Anapaite in Fossil Bivalve $ 100 (=~ ¥ 14838) SOLD
Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


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Anapaite in Fossil Bivalve from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/e490a.jpg] Anapaite in Fossil Bivalve from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/e490b.jpg] Anapaite in Fossil Bivalve from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/e490c.jpg]

Two fossil shells in matrix, each containing green crystals of Anapaite.

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