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B893 - Smithsonite $ 200 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b893a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b893b.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b893c.jpg]

Fine quality pink Smithsonite crystals covering matrix. Ex. Willy Isreal collection. Found in the 1980s.


B894 - Dioptase on Calcite with Mottramite $ 350
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5.5 x 5 cm


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Dioptase on Calcite with Mottramite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b894a.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite with Mottramite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b894b.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite with Mottramite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b894c.jpg]

Two Dioptase crystals to 1.1cm on white Calcite crystals with associated Mottramite. Ex. Carl Acosta collection.


B895 - Calcite with Dioptase inclusions $ 450 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 7 x 5.5 x 5 cm


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Calcite with Dioptase inclusions from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b895a.jpg] Calcite with Dioptase inclusions from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b895b.jpg] Calcite with Dioptase inclusions from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b895c.jpg]

Brightly colored green Calcite caused by inclusion of Dioptase. There is also Mottramite present.


B896 - Dioptase on Calcite $ 750 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 7 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


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Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b896a.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b896b.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b896c.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b896d.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b896e.jpg]

Large, porcelin white Calcite crystals partially covered by exceptionally bright Dioptase crystals. Main calcite crystal is 3cm wide. The Dioptase look great under a loupe - most are transparent and sparkle like gems on the white Calcite.


B898 - Chalcotrichite included Cerussite with Malachite $ 450 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 1.3 x 0.9 x 0.8 cm


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Chalcotrichite included Cerussite with Malachite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b898a.jpg] Chalcotrichite included Cerussite with Malachite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b898b.jpg] Chalcotrichite included Cerussite with Malachite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b898c.jpg]

Glassy Cerussite crystal colored red/orange due to inclusions of Chalcotrichite. Complete and undamaged, double termianted crystal with attached Malachite. The luster is very high, almost wet looking. Ex Willy Isreal collection.


B900 - Cerussite $ 180 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.3 x 1 cm


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Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b900a.jpg] Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b900b.jpg] Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b900c.jpg] Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b900d.jpg]

Glassy reticulated Cerussite crystal. Transparent with high luster and undamaged. Ex Willy Isreal collection.


B901 - Calcite with Hematite $ 150 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


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Calcite with Hematite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b901a.jpg] Calcite with Hematite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b901b.jpg] Calcite with Hematite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b901c.jpg]

Sharp single Calcite crystal colored red by inclusions of Hematite. Complete and undamaged though with a small area where matrix has intergrown with it. Ex Willy Isreal collection.


B902 - Dioptase with Calcite $ 350 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 5 x 5 x 5 cm


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Dioptase with Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b902a.jpg] Dioptase with Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b902b.jpg] Dioptase with Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b902c.jpg]

Bright, colorful specimen of drusy Dioptase over Duftite and Calcite. Comes with old Prosper Williams label.


B903 - Cerussite with Mimetite $ 600 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.8 x 5.5 x 4 cm


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Cerussite with Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b903a.jpg] Cerussite with Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b903b.jpg] Cerussite with Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b903c.jpg] Cerussite with Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b903d.jpg]

Single sixling Cerussite crystal well centered on a matrix covered by Mimetite crystals. There are also a few small tabular orange crystals among the Mimetite that appears to be Wulfenite. The Cerussite has a 'melted' appearance and is slightly smokey in color.


B904 - Azurite $ 300
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4 x 1 x 1 cm


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Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b904a.jpg] Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b904b.jpg] Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b904c.jpg] Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b904d.jpg]

Gem Azurite crystal that glows a bright blue when backlit. Ex Willy Isreal collection.


B905 - Tarnowitzite $ 200 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.6 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Tarnowitzite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b905a.jpg] Tarnowitzite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b905b.jpg] Tarnowitzite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b905c.jpg] Tarnowitzite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b905d.jpg]

Hexagonal, bi-pyramidal Tarnowitzite crystal atop Calcite. Ex Willy Isreal collection.


B906 - Cerussite $ 250 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.4 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm


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Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b906a.jpg] Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b906b.jpg] Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b906c.jpg]

Glassy reticulated Cerussite crystal. Complete and undamaged. Ex Willy Isreal collection.


B910 - Azurite $ 300 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2 x 1 x 0.4 cm


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Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b910a.jpg] Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b910b.jpg] Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b910c.jpg]

Single gem Azurite crystal that glows blue when backlit. Undamaged.


B912 - Mottramite $ 290
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2 x 1.8 cm


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Mottramite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b912a.jpg] Mottramite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b912b.jpg] Mottramite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b912c.jpg]

Unusual, organic-looking globules of Mottramite with deep green color and a more yellow green on the top surfaces. Ex Willy Isreal collection.


B913 - Dioptase $ 650
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b913a.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b913b.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b913c.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b913d.jpg]

Dense coverage of good sized, lustrous Dioptase crystal that wrap around both sides of specimen. Comes with old Luis Leite label.

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