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T255 - Rhodochrosite $ 300
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t255a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t255b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t255c.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/T255.mp4]

Cluster of thick rhombs of red Rhodochrosite. This is from a recent find and we are more accustomed to seeing small wafer-like, twin Rhodo crystals from here, rather than these large, thick crystals. Crystals reach 2.5cm wide. Undamaged with some etched areas, mostly on the backside.


T256 - Rhodochrosite SOLD
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 3.1 x 3 x 2 cm


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Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t256a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t256b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t256c.jpg]

Thick rhombs of red Rhodochrosite with attached Leifite (white) and aegerine (black). This is from a recent find and we are more accustomed to seeing small wafer-like, twin Rhodo crystals from here, rather than these large, thick crystals. Main crystal is 3cm wide. Undamaged with some etched areas.


T257 - Rhodochrosite $ 250 SOLD
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm


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Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t257a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t257b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t257c.jpg]

Thick rhombs of red Rhodochrosite with attached Leifite (white) and aegerine (black). This is from a recent find and we are more accustomed to seeing small wafer-like, twin Rhodo crystals from here, rather than these large, thick crystals. Main crystal is 2.5cm wide. Undamaged with some etched areas.


T258 - Rhodochrosite $ 150
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 2.4 x 1.5 x 1.4 cm


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Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t258a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t258b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t258c.jpg]

Single elongated rhomb of red Rhodochrosite. This is from a recent find and we are more accustomed to seeing small wafer-like, twin Rhodo crystals from here. Undamaged with some etched areas.


T260 - Rhodochrosite $ 200 SOLD
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 2 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm


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Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t260a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t260b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t260c.jpg]

Single rhomb of red Rhodochrosite. This is from a recent find and we are more accustomed to seeing small wafer-like, twin Rhodo crystals from here. Undamaged with some etched areas.


T261 - Rhodochrosite $ 150 SOLD
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2 x 1.2 cm


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Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t261a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t261b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t261c.jpg]

Cluster of red Rhodochrosite with attached Leifite (white) and aegerine (black). This is from a recent find and we are more accustomed to seeing small wafer-like, twin Rhodo crystals from here, rather than these large, thick crystals. Undamaged with some etched areas.


T263 - Dioptase on Shattuckite $ 200 SOLD
Kaokaveld, Kunene Region, Namibia
miniature - 3.7 x 1.3 x 1 cm


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Dioptase on Shattuckite from Kaokaveld, Kunene Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t263a.jpg] Dioptase on Shattuckite from Kaokaveld, Kunene Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t263b.jpg]

Velvety blue Shattuckite covered by bright green Dioptase crystals. The Shattuckite layer is loose from the matrix but does not detach.


T266 - Quartz $ 200 SOLD
Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam
small cabinet - 9.2 x 2.5 x 2.0 cm


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Quartz from Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/t266a.jpg] Quartz from Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/t266b.jpg] Quartz from Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/t266c.jpg]

New find of unusual, tapering Quartz crystal. The crystal has a red core, followed by a partial green zone, and finally a transparent outer layer. The red zone is filled with dense clusters of criss-crossing acicular crystals of an unidentified species. Partially etched on the backside.


T267 - Quartz $ 80 SOLD
Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam
small cabinet - 8 x 2.2 x 2.0 cm


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Quartz from Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/t267a.jpg] Quartz from Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/t267b.jpg]

New find of unusual, tapering Quartz crystal. The crystal has a red core and a transparent outer layer. The red zone is filled with dense clusters of criss-crossing acicular crystals of an unidentified species. Partially etched on the backside.


T268 - Laguna Agate $ 450 SOLD
Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico
cabinet - 11.5 x 9 x 4.2 cm


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Laguna Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t268a.jpg] Laguna Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t268b.jpg] Laguna Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t268c.jpg] Laguna Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t268d.jpg]

Complete agate nodule with good pink/purple color banding. This is a rare chance to get both sides of a relatively large Laguna agate nodule. The listed size is for the whole nodule, the polished faces measure 11.5 x 4.2 cm.

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