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LL918 - Uranocircite $ 2500 SOLD
São Pedro claim, Malacacheta, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 6 x 3 x 3 cm


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Uranocircite from São Pedro claim, Malacacheta, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL918a.jpg] Uranocircite from São Pedro claim, Malacacheta, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL918b.jpg] Uranocircite from São Pedro claim, Malacacheta, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL918c.jpg] Uranocircite from São Pedro claim, Malacacheta, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL918d.jpg] Uranocircite from São Pedro claim, Malacacheta, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL918e.jpg]

Outstanding cluster of neon-yellow/green Uranocircite crystals in a beautiful formation for display. Well crystallized all around, it's essentially all crystals with just a small amount of atttached white Feldspar and in pristine condition. This locality is considered to have produced the world's best Uranocircite, and this is as nice a specimen as I've ever seen.


LL919 - Pyromorphite $ 2000
Kintore Open Cut, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 4.5 cm


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Pyromorphite from Kintore Open Cut, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL919a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Kintore Open Cut, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL919b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Kintore Open Cut, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL919c.jpg] Pyromorphite from Kintore Open Cut, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL919f.jpg]

Cluster of large, translucent brown Pyromorphite crystals rising up off a small amount of matrix. Individual crystals reach 3cm in size. This is a good Pyromorphite from anywhere, and an exceptional piece from Broken Hill. Comes with an old Al Ordway label.


LL920 - Linarite, Caledonite $ 500
Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California, USA
cabinet - 10.5 x 8 x 5 cm


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Linarite, Caledonite from Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL920a.jpg] Linarite, Caledonite from Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL920b.jpg] Linarite, Caledonite from Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL920c.jpg] Linarite, Caledonite from Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL920d.jpg] Linarite, Caledonite from Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL920e.jpg]

Brilliant deep blue bladed crystals of Linarite and areas of blue/green Caledonite on multiple faces of this large specimen. The Reward Mine is former Gold and Silver mine located in the Inyo Mountains at an elevation of 4,500 feet and is well known for it's Linarite and Caledonite specimens. This one is also a historic specimen, an ex. John Sinkankas specimen with 'JS/LN1' painted on the back.


LL916 - Wulfenite $ 1500 SOLD
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.3 x 3.8 x 3 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL916a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL916b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL916c.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL916d.jpg]

Transparent orange crystals of Wulfenite on matrix with white Hydrozincite. The main crystal is 2.3 cm in size an so transparent you can see the minute details of the Hydrozincite on the other side. It's incomplete on the upper right corner, otherwise pristine. A simply gorgeous, high quality Wulfenite seldom seen for sale.


LL914 - Sphalerite and Dolomite $ 1200
Philidelphia Mine, Rush Creek Mining District, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 3 cm


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Sphalerite and Dolomite from Philidelphia Mine, Rush Creek Mining District, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/LL914a.jpg] Sphalerite and Dolomite from Philidelphia Mine, Rush Creek Mining District, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/LL914c.jpg] Sphalerite and Dolomite from Philidelphia Mine, Rush Creek Mining District, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/LL914d.jpg] Sphalerite and Dolomite from Philidelphia Mine, Rush Creek Mining District, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/LL914e.jpg] Sphalerite and Dolomite from Philidelphia Mine, Rush Creek Mining District, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/LL914f.jpg]

Highly translucent golden Sphalerite crystals and curving pink Dolomite crystals create a beautiful and uncommonly good USA Sphalerite specimen. The Sphalerite has tiny attached Chalocpyrite that add sparkle. These are hard to find specimens and I've only ever had one similar (a thumbnail, specimen D464 on my website).


LL683 - Calcite $ 150
Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


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Calcite from Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL683b.jpg] Calcite from Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL683c.jpg] Calcite from Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL683d.jpg] Calcite from Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL683e.jpg]

White 'poker chip' style Calcite crystals that sit on edge on a Quartz crystal and Pyrite matrix. The crystals are complete all around. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


LL917 - Veszelyite $ 700 SOLD
Dongchuan, Kunming, Yunnan, China
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 4 cm


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Veszelyite from Dongchuan, Kunming, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/LL917a.jpg] Veszelyite from Dongchuan, Kunming, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/LL917b.jpg] Veszelyite from Dongchuan, Kunming, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/LL917c.jpg] Veszelyite from Dongchuan, Kunming, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/LL917d.jpg]

Deep 2.5cm wide vug loaded with lustrous deep blue Veszelyite crystals. Veszelyite from ANYWHERE are rare and desireable, and these are really good ones. This is from a new find made in July 2020 at an old Zinc mine located about about 400 kilometers away from previous Veszelyite finds made at the Laochang Mine (also in Yunnan Prov.). Sawcut on base and stands up on it's own for display.


LL691 - Veszelyite $ 380
Dongchuan, Kunming, Yunnan, China
miniature - 5 x 4 x 2.8 cm


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Veszelyite from Dongchuan, Kunming, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/LL691a.jpg] Veszelyite from Dongchuan, Kunming, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/LL691b.jpg] Veszelyite from Dongchuan, Kunming, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/LL691c.jpg]

A 9mm cluster of blue Veszelyite crystals on matrix. This is from a new find made in July 2020 at an old Zinc mine located about about 400 kilometers away from previous Veszelyite finds made at the Laochang Mine (also in Yunnan Prov.). Veszelyite from ANYWHERE are rare and desireable, and these new specimens have an added bonus of sometimes forming fan-shaped clusters such as this one. The cluster is well isolated, complete and undamaged all around.


LL929 - Amethyst var. Grape Agate $ 180
Mamuju, Sulawesi, Indonesia
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2 cm


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Amethyst var. Grape Agate from Mamuju, Sulawesi, Indonesia [db_pics/pics/LL929a.jpg] Amethyst var. Grape Agate from Mamuju, Sulawesi, Indonesia [db_pics/pics/LL929b.jpg] Amethyst var. Grape Agate from Mamuju, Sulawesi, Indonesia [db_pics/pics/LL929c.jpg]

Cluster of interconnected spheres of purple Quartz var. Amethyst known as Grape Agate. Good spheres all around, and it has the sparkling luster characteristic of the best of these. These is a fantastic example of larger sized spheres interconnected with no damage (just a few flat areas where other spheres were located), a floater. An uncommonly good, sculptural example of this find.


LL866 - Spinel $ 90 SOLD
Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm


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Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/LL866a.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/LL866b.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/LL866c.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/LL866d.jpg]

Single red Spinel crystal from Tanzania. It has glassy luster and great transparency, about as good as you will find in these as specimens (any better and they get cut as gems!). In overall good condition and complete with a bit of edge chipping.


LL889 - Gahnite rough and cut set $ 280
Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria
thumbnail - 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


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Gahnite rough and cut set from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/LL889a.jpg] Gahnite rough and cut set from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/LL889b.jpg] Gahnite rough and cut set from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/LL889c.jpg] Gahnite rough and cut set from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/LL889d.jpg]

Rough and cut set of transparent blue Gahnite. Gahnite is the zinc rich end member and one of the rarer species in the Spinel group of minerals. The crystal is a complete octahedron with one tiny chip on one tip, otherwise perfect and translucent to transparent internally. The gemstone is a round just over 3mm wide. These were first discovered in 2001 and are found mostly of industrial quality. Though they don't get very large, the color is spectacular. The GIA has written a nice article about these crystals published in Gems & Gemology, Fall 2019, Vol. 55, No. 3.


D232 - Brochantite $ 280 SOLD
Shattuck Mine, Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 5.5 cm


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Brochantite from Shattuck Mine, Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D232a.jpg] Brochantite from Shattuck Mine, Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D232b.jpg] Brochantite from Shattuck Mine, Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D232c.jpg] Brochantite from Shattuck Mine, Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D232d.jpg]

Large cluster of intergrown Brochantite crystals from the Shattuck Mine in Bisbee, Arizona. Solid Brochantite with large crystals showing on all sides with some tiny crystals growing in the spaces between the larger crystals. This is out of an old collection and had no label but was likely found in the 1950s or 1960s. The bottom and part of the back were either saw cut or smoothed somehow, but the top, front, and sides are pristine with nothing but crystals.  A historic USA rarity.


LL903 - Tourmaline $ 60 SOLD
St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe
thumbnail - 2.8 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm


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Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL903a.jpg] Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL903b.jpg] Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL903c.jpg]

Gem Tourmaline crystal recently mined from the famous St. Anne's Mine in the Karoi district of Zimbabwe. Fully terminated, complete, and undamaged except for one micro chip on the termination. It's transparent top to bottom with a good medium green color over most of the crystal with a darker green (though still transparent) termination. The termination is multi-faceted and complex. Excellent quality Tourmaline.


LL902 - Tourmaline $ 60 SOLD
St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe
thumbnail - 2.7 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm


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Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL902a.jpg] Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL902b.jpg] Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL902c.jpg]

Gem Tourmaline crystal recently mined from the famous St. Anne's Mine in the Karoi district of Zimbabwe. Fully terminated, complete, and undamaged. It's transparent top to bottom with a good medium green color over most of the crystal with a darker green (though still transparent) termination. The termination is multi-faceted and complex. Excellent quality Tourmaline.


LL911 - Tourmaline $ 60 SOLD
St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe
thumbnail - 2.9 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm


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Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL911a.jpg] Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL911b.jpg] Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL911c.jpg]

Gem Tourmaline crystal recently mined from the famous St. Anne's Mine in the Karoi district of Zimbabwe. Fully terminated, complete, and undamaged except for some slight edge chipping. It's transparent top to bottom with a good medium green color over most of the crystal with a darker green (though still transparent) termination. The termination is multi-faceted and complex. Excellent quality Tourmaline.

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