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TS227 - Cuprian Smithsonite $ 800 (=~ CAN$ 1098) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.6 x 3.8 x 2 cm


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Cuprian Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts227a.jpg] Cuprian Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts227b.jpg] Cuprian Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts227c.jpg]

Bright green Smithsonite crystals that contrast well against the white Dolomite matrix.


TS230 - Azurite with Malachite after Azurite $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 480)
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.6 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Azurite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts230a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts230b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts230c.jpg]

Highly colorful specimen of Azurite, Malachite after Azurite crystals on a bright yellow/green matrix.


TS231 - Smithsonite on Cerussite $ 800 (=~ CAN$ 1098) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


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Smithsonite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts231a.jpg] Smithsonite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts231b.jpg] Smithsonite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts231c.jpg] Smithsonite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts231d.jpg]

Fine quality Cerussite associated with Pink Smithsonite. Cerussite has some chipping is in overall good condition. Beautiful specimen.


A879 - Spinel $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 206) SOLD
Luc Yen, Yen Bai Prov., Vietnam
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Spinel from Luc Yen, Yen Bai Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/a879a.jpg] Spinel from Luc Yen, Yen Bai Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/a879b.jpg] Spinel from Luc Yen, Yen Bai Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/a879c.jpg]

Cluster of red Spinel crystals. The crystals are twinned by the spinel-law giving a roughly triangular form rather thanthe typical octahedral shape. Great luster and good size with the main crystal 3cm on edge.


A881 - Elbaite var. Indicolite $ 80 (=~ CAN$ 110) SOLD
Kunar Prov., Afghanistan
thumbnail - 1.2 x 1 x 0.6 cm


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Elbaite var. Indicolite from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a881a.jpg] Elbaite var. Indicolite from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a881b.jpg]

Complete, terminated pair of attached Indicolite crystals. Gem quality crystal I purchased out of a parcel of gem rough from an Afghan dealer perhaps 10 years ago. Excellent blue color which is only rarely found.

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