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T312 - Tourmaline $ 500 (=~ CAN$ 642) SOLD
Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.0 x 0.9 cm


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Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/t312a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/t312b.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/t312c.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/t312d.jpg]

Transparent pink Tourmaline crystal that intensifies to a cranberry color at the termination. This is an unusual crystal for the Himalaya Mine, somewhat square in cross-section with a steep multi-faceted termination. Undamaged.


T313 - Adamite $ 450 (=~ CAN$ 578) SOLD
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Adamite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t313a.jpg] Adamite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t313b.jpg] Adamite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t313c.jpg] Adamite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t313d.jpg]

Cluster of upright, chisel-terminated Adamite crystals with pink/purple coloration at the tips. Rare color! Ex. Ron Pellar collection.


T316 - Boleite $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 450) SOLD
Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja, Mexico
thumbnail - 1.4 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm


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Boleite from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t316a.jpg] Boleite from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t316b.jpg] Boleite from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t316c.jpg] Boleite from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t316d.jpg]

Cluster of intergrown Boleite cubes. Largest cube is 7mm on edge.


T317 - Miargyrite on Quartz $ 140 (=~ CAN$ 180) SOLD
Rosebud Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm


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Miargyrite on Quartz from Rosebud Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/t317a.jpg] Miargyrite on Quartz from Rosebud Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/t317b.jpg] Miargyrite on Quartz from Rosebud Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/t317c.jpg]

Well formed Miargyrite crystals to 6mm on drusy Quartz. This locality is now closed.


T318 - Wulfenite $ 200 (=~ CAN$ 257) SOLD
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.8 x 0.4 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t318a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t318b.jpg]

Thick, glassy orange crystal from recent finds.


T319 - Tourmaline $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 450) SOLD
Malkan, Siberia, Russia
thumbnail - 2 x 1 x 0.8 cm


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Tourmaline from Malkan, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/t319a.jpg] Tourmaline from Malkan, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/t319b.jpg] Tourmaline from Malkan, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/t319c.jpg]

Bright and lively pink Tourmaline. Great color and transparency, no damage.


T320 - Aquamarine $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 193) SOLD
Kunar Prov., Afghanistan
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.3 x 0.7 cm


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Aquamarine from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t320a.jpg] Aquamarine from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t320b.jpg] Aquamarine from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t320c.jpg]

Transparent, tabular Aqua on Albite and Muscovite containing a fluid-filled cavity with a moving bubble. Undamaged.


T321 - Diopside on Graphite $ 290 (=~ CAN$ 373)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.8 x 0.6 x 0.3 cm


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Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t321a.jpg] Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t321b.jpg] Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t321c.jpg]

Fine and undamaged single Diopside on Graphite. Great color and uniform shape. Hard to find this good.


T322 - Azurite on Volborthite with Malachite $ 950 (=~ CAN$ 1221) SOLD
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm


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Azurite on Volborthite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t322a.jpg] Azurite on Volborthite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t322b.jpg] Azurite on Volborthite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t322c.jpg] Azurite on Volborthite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t322d.jpg]

Rosette of Volborthite with Azurite crystals perched on top and back. Main Azurite is 1.5cm wide. This is rare stuff that will not be available in the future. These huge Volborthites are the world's best and a one time find, and those associated with Azurite are the most aesthetic.


T324 - Cuprian Adamite $ 200 (=~ CAN$ 257) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.6 x 1.1 cm


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Cuprian Adamite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t324a.jpg] Cuprian Adamite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t324b.jpg]

Cluster of deep green Cuprian Adamite crystals. Mounted on a Lucite base.


T325 - Paracelsian $ 240 (=~ CAN$ 308) SOLD
Benallt Mine, Llyn Peninsula, Wales, United Kingdom
thumbnail - 1.9 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm


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Paracelsian from Benallt Mine, Llyn Peninsula, Wales, United Kingdom [db_pics/pics/t325a.jpg] Paracelsian from Benallt Mine, Llyn Peninsula, Wales, United Kingdom [db_pics/pics/t325b.jpg]

Single gemmy chisel-terminated Paracelsian crystal. Excellent example of the species, recently traded out of the British museum.


T326 - Wavellite on Quartz $ 300 (=~ CAN$ 386) SOLD
Siglo XX Mine, Llallagua, Potosi, Bolivia
thumbnail - 2.7 x 1.7 x 1.0 cm


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Wavellite on Quartz from Siglo XX Mine, Llallagua, Potosi, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/t326a.jpg] Wavellite on Quartz from Siglo XX Mine, Llallagua, Potosi, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/t326b.jpg] Wavellite on Quartz from Siglo XX Mine, Llallagua, Potosi, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/t326c.jpg]

Highly aesthetic specimen with a single 1cm sphere of yellow Wavellite attached to transparent Quartz.


T327 - Spinel $ 500 (=~ CAN$ 642) SOLD
Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.3 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm


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Spinel from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t327a.jpg] Spinel from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t327b.jpg] Spinel from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t327c.jpg]

Transparent purple Spinel crystal. Complete all around with good faces though irregular on the bottom face where it was attached and still has some attached Calcite. Weighs 14 carats.


T328 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 650 (=~ CAN$ 835)
Landani, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm


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Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t328a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t328b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t328c.jpg]

Single chromium and vanadium rich Dravite crystal with exceptional color. Many of these are very dark, this one really explodes with saturated deep green color, way beter than most. Undamaged.


T329 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 450)
Landani, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


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Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t329a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t329b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t329c.jpg]

Single chromium and vanadium rich Dravite crystal with an unusually elongated form for the locality. The body is dark green with vivid, emerald green color at the terminations. Undamaged.
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