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F437 - Diaspore $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 480) SOLD
Aydun, Mugula, Turkey
thumbnail - 0.9 x 0.9 x 0.4 cm


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Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/f437a.jpg] Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/f437b.jpg] Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/f437c.jpg]

Transparent, terminated Diapsore crystal from recent finds. Well terminated and complete on both sides. Small but rare quality.


F438 - Opalized Wood $ 400 (=~ CAN$ 549) SOLD
Banten, Java, Indonesia
miniature - 3.6 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm


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Opalized Wood from Banten, Java, Indonesia [db_pics/pics/f438a.jpg] Opalized Wood from Banten, Java, Indonesia [db_pics/pics/f438b.jpg]

Black opalized wood with bright play of color. These were found in the past 2 years and are uncommon.


K691 - Uvarovite $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 480) SOLD
Outokumpu, North Karelia, Finland
thumbnail - 2.3 x 2 x 1 cm


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Uvarovite from Outokumpu, North Karelia, Finland [db_pics/pics/K691a.jpg] Uvarovite from Outokumpu, North Karelia, Finland [db_pics/pics/K691b.jpg] Uvarovite from Outokumpu, North Karelia, Finland [db_pics/pics/K691c.jpg]

Deep green 1cm Uvarovite crystal in Quartz.


K687 - Stibiconite after Stibnite $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 206) SOLD
Buena Vista Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico
miniature - 4.9 x 2 x 1 cm


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Stibiconite after Stibnite from Buena Vista Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/K687a.jpg] Stibiconite after Stibnite from Buena Vista Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/K687b.jpg] Stibiconite after Stibnite from Buena Vista Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/K687c.jpg] Stibiconite after Stibnite from Buena Vista Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/K687d.jpg]

Cluster of well terminated Stibiconite crystals. Complete all around and undamaged.


K676 - Brazilianite on Albite $ 240 (=~ CAN$ 329) SOLD
Telirio Mine, Mendes Pimental, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Brazilianite on Albite from Telirio Mine, Mendes Pimental, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/K676a.jpg] Brazilianite on Albite from Telirio Mine, Mendes Pimental, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/K676b.jpg] Brazilianite on Albite from Telirio Mine, Mendes Pimental, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/K676c.jpg]

A 1.7cm double-terminated Brazilianite crystal well presented on Albite crystals with other smaller Brazilianites. Undamaged and aesthetic.


K662 - Ettringite $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 206)
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
thumbnail - 1.3 x 0.6 x 0.6 cm


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Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/K662a.jpg] Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/K662b.jpg] Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/K662c.jpg] Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/K662d.jpg]

Single, well terminated crystal of bright yellow Etringite.


K661 - Gaudefroyite $ 100 (=~ CAN$ 137)
Wessels Mine, Cape Prov., South Africa
thumbnail - 0.9 x 0.7 x 0.5 cm


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Gaudefroyite from Wessels Mine, Cape Prov., South Africa [db_pics/pics/K661a.jpg] Gaudefroyite from Wessels Mine, Cape Prov., South Africa [db_pics/pics/K661b.jpg] Gaudefroyite from Wessels Mine, Cape Prov., South Africa [db_pics/pics/K661c.jpg]

Stout single crystal. Well terminated, larger than most.


K677 - Pyromorphite $ 300 (=~ CAN$ 412)
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 1 cm


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Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/K677a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/K677b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/K677c.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/K677d.jpg]

Bright yellow/green crystals of Pyromorphite. Fine undamaged curving crystals over a 'matrix' of orange arsenian Pyromorphite.


K680 - Grossular with Clinochlore $ 200 (=~ CAN$ 274) SOLD
Susa Valley, Italy
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.2 x 0.9 cm


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Grossular with Clinochlore from Susa Valley, Italy [db_pics/pics/K680a.jpg] Grossular with Clinochlore from Susa Valley, Italy [db_pics/pics/K680b.jpg] Grossular with Clinochlore from Susa Valley, Italy [db_pics/pics/K680c.jpg]

Bright red Grossular crystal among books of Clinochlore. The Grossular have the elongated form this region is known for.


K655 - Alanite $ 125 (=~ CAN$ 172)
Mina Tiro Estrella, Capitan Mts, Lincoln Co., New Mexico, USA
thumbnail - 0.9 x 0.8 x 0.2 cm


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Alanite from Mina Tiro Estrella, Capitan Mts, Lincoln Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/K655a.jpg] Alanite from Mina Tiro Estrella, Capitan Mts, Lincoln Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/K655b.jpg] Alanite from Mina Tiro Estrella, Capitan Mts, Lincoln Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/K655c.jpg]

Well formed single Allanite crystal. This locality is best known for it's twinned Smokey Quartz crystals, but it also produced these fine quality Allanite crystals.


K669 - Azurite $ 240 (=~ CAN$ 329)
Morenci Mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Azurite from Morenci Mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K669a.jpg] Azurite from Morenci Mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K669b.jpg] Azurite from Morenci Mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K669c.jpg] Azurite from Morenci Mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K669d.jpg]

Quality single rosette cluster of Azurite crystals, good all around.


K647 - Cobaltian Calcite with Malachite $ 180 (=~ CAN$ 247) SOLD
Mashamba West Mine, Congo (DRC)
miniature - 3.3 x 2.4 x 2 cm


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Cobaltian Calcite with Malachite from Mashamba West Mine, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/K647a.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite with Malachite from Mashamba West Mine, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/K647b.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite with Malachite from Mashamba West Mine, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/K647c.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite with Malachite from Mashamba West Mine, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/K647d.jpg]

Colorful pink Calcite crystals with Malachite. These old Mashamba specimens are among my favorite Calcites.

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