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B863 - Elbaite $ 950 SOLD
Jonas Mine, Itataia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.7 x 0.8 x 0.6 cm


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Elbaite from Jonas Mine, Itataia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b863a.jpg] Elbaite from Jonas Mine, Itataia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b863b.jpg] Elbaite from Jonas Mine, Itataia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b863c.jpg] Elbaite from Jonas Mine, Itataia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b863d.jpg]

Double terminated crystal of the typically superbly colored Elbaite from this famous mine. Gemmy and perfect with the exception of a small notch on one termination where another tiny crystal was present.


B864 - Fluorite with Chalcopyrite $ 490 SOLD
Minerva Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois
cabinet - 10.5 x 8 x 5.5 cm


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Fluorite with Chalcopyrite from Minerva Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/b864a.jpg] Fluorite with Chalcopyrite from Minerva Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/b864b.jpg] Fluorite with Chalcopyrite from Minerva Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/b864c.jpg] Fluorite with Chalcopyrite from Minerva Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/b864d.jpg]

Yellow cubic Fluorite crystals with small attached Chalcopyrite crystals. The Fluorite is color zoned with a thin outler layer of light blue. In excellent conditon with all the edges and corners perfect.


B865 - Variscite with Crandallite $ 350 SOLD
Clay Canyon, Fairfield, Utah, USA
small cabinet - 5.8 x 5.5 x 3 cm


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Variscite with Crandallite from Clay Canyon, Fairfield, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/b865a.jpg] Variscite with Crandallite from Clay Canyon, Fairfield, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/b865b.jpg] Variscite with Crandallite from Clay Canyon, Fairfield, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/b865c.jpg]

Variscite nodule cut on polished with surrounding yellow Crandallite and spheres of grey green Wardite.


B866 - Bastnasite-(Ce) $ 350
Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2 x 1 cm


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Bastnasite-(Ce) from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b866a.jpg] Bastnasite-(Ce) from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b866b.jpg] Bastnasite-(Ce) from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b866c.jpg] Bastnasite-(Ce) from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b866d.jpg]

Well formed floater cluster of Bastnasite crystals. The main crystal is good sized with uniform thickness and sharp, crisp edges. The color is a translucent rootbeer brown with an outer zone of yellow.


B867 - Bastnasite-(Ce) $ 150
Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.7 x 1.1 cm


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Bastnasite-(Ce) from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b867a.jpg] Bastnasite-(Ce) from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b867b.jpg] Bastnasite-(Ce) from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b867c.jpg]

Well formed Bastnasite crystal, translucent rootbeer brown in color. Complete and undamaged.


B869 - Spessartine with Galena $ 300 SOLD
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
miniature - 3.7 x 3.5 x 2 cm


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Spessartine with Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/b869a.jpg] Spessartine with Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/b869b.jpg] Spessartine with Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/b869c.jpg]

Bright and glassy Spessartine crystals in a matrix of Galena.


B870 - Rhodochrosite $ 200 SOLD
Ushkatyn deposits, Zhayrem, Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan
small cabinet - 6 x 3.7 x 3.6 cm


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Rhodochrosite from Ushkatyn deposits, Zhayrem, Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/b870a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Ushkatyn deposits, Zhayrem, Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/b870b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Ushkatyn deposits, Zhayrem, Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/b870c.jpg]

Botryoidal Rhodochrosite with one side cut and polished to show the internal banding structure.


B871 - Calcite $ 200 SOLD
Dal'negorsk, Russia
small cabinet - 5.2 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm


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Calcite from Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/b871a.jpg] Calcite from Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/b871b.jpg] Calcite from Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/b871c.jpg]

Transparent prism of Calcite with the upper surfaces smooth and glassy and the lower half with a rough surface luster and tapering down to a narrow, but terminated, bottom tip.


B872 - Kesterite With Mushistonite $ 450 SOLD
Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu District, Sichuan Province, China
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 4 cm


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Kesterite With Mushistonite from Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu District, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/b872a.jpg] Kesterite With Mushistonite from Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu District, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/b872b.jpg] Kesterite With Mushistonite from Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu District, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/b872c.jpg]

Very rich specimen of Kesterite crystals coated by green Mushistonite on Mica.


B873 - Kesterite With Mushistonite $ 350 SOLD
Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu District, Sichuan Province, China
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Kesterite With Mushistonite from Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu District, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/b873a.jpg] Kesterite With Mushistonite from Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu District, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/b873b.jpg] Kesterite With Mushistonite from Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu District, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/b873c.jpg]

Kesterite crystals coated by green Mushistonite on Mica in various areas of specimen. Also present are a number of small Aquamarine crystals.


B874 - Azurite on Malachite $ 300
Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 8.5 x 6 x 5 cm


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Azurite on Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/b874a.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/b874b.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/b874c.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/b874d.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/B874.mp4]

Bright, glassy blue Azurite on Malachite. This came out of an old collection and there are some damaged crystals present, and it has been priced down accordingly. An american classic with lots of visual pop.


B876 - Kunzite $ 750 SOLD
Kunar, Afghanistan
small cabinet - 7.7 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm


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Kunzite from Kunar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/b876a.jpg] Kunzite from Kunar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/b876b.jpg] Kunzite from Kunar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/b876c.jpg]

Transparent, pink Kunzite crystal with an etched but complete termination. Complete all around and undamaged.

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