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LL956 - Red Beryl $ 180 (=~ AUS$ 238) SOLD
Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA
thumbnail - 0.6 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm


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Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL956a.jpg] Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL956b.jpg] Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL956c.jpg]

Gemmy single Red Beryl crystal. Complete and pristine with beveled termination edges.


LL957 - Red Beryl $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 264)
Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA
thumbnail - 0.9 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm


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Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL957a.jpg] Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL957b.jpg] Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL957c.jpg]

Gemmy single Red Beryl crystal. Complete and pristine with glassy surface luster.


LL958 - Red Beryl $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 264) SOLD
Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA
thumbnail - 0.7 x 0.4 x 0.4 cm


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Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL958a.jpg] Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL958b.jpg] Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL958c.jpg]

Gemmy single Red Beryl crystal. Complete and pristine with glassy surface luster.


LL959 - Red Beryl $ 220 (=~ AUS$ 290) SOLD
Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA
thumbnail - 1 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm


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Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL959a.jpg] Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL959b.jpg] Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL959c.jpg]

Gemmy single Red Beryl crystal. Complete and pristine with glassy surface luster.


LL960 - Red Beryl $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 264) SOLD
Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA
thumbnail - 1 x 0.9 x 0.6 cm


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Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL960a.jpg] Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL960b.jpg] Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL960c.jpg]

Gemmy single 6mm Red Beryl crystal in matrix. Well terminated, pristine with glassy surface luster.


LL939 - Ruby $ 450 (=~ AUS$ 594) SOLD
Jegdalek ruby deposit, Surobi District, Kabul, Afghanistan
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.7 cm


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Ruby from Jegdalek ruby deposit, Surobi District, Kabul, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/LL939a.jpg] Ruby from Jegdalek ruby deposit, Surobi District, Kabul, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/LL939b.jpg] Ruby from Jegdalek ruby deposit, Surobi District, Kabul, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/LL939c.jpg] Ruby from Jegdalek ruby deposit, Surobi District, Kabul, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/LL939d.jpg]

Translucent red Ruby crystals in matrix. The two Ruby crystals are aligned and separated by a small amount of matrix, but give the effect of a single crystal with a 'sword-in-stone' look. The distance tip to tip of the two crystals is 3.2cm. Ex. Jon Sigerman collection.


LL938 - Pyromorphite $ 550 (=~ AUS$ 726)
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm


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Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/LL938a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/LL938b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/LL938c.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/LL938d.jpg]

Lustrous Pyromorphite crystals that grade from an orange at the base up to larger green crystals at the top. Fine and undamaged. Ex. Jon Sigerman, John Ydren collections.


LL937 - Azurite, Malachite after Azurite $ 2500 (=~ AUS$ 3300)
Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
small cabinet - 8.5 x 6 x 5 cm


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Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/LL937a.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/LL937b.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/LL937c.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/LL937d.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/LL937g.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/LL937h.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/LL937i.jpg]

Deep blue Azurite and green Malachite after Azurite crystals from Chessy. This is a good sized specimen for the locality with great crystals all over, including a bridge of crystals. Comes with old Harvard Mineral Museum labels that dates the specimen back to at least 1976, but specimens have been found here since the 1800s and this could be significantly old than that. An excellent Chessy Azurite.


LL936 - Pezzottaite $ 450 (=~ AUS$ 594) SOLD
Sakavalana mine, Ambatovita, Mandrosonoro, Madagascar
miniature - 5 x 4.2 x 3.8 cm


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Pezzottaite from Sakavalana mine, Ambatovita, Mandrosonoro, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/LL936a.jpg] Pezzottaite from Sakavalana mine, Ambatovita, Mandrosonoro, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/LL936b.jpg] Pezzottaite from Sakavalana mine, Ambatovita, Mandrosonoro, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/LL936c.jpg]

Uncommon matrix Pezzottaite specimen featuring a 6mm crystal of Pezzottaite set in Albite, purple Lepidolite, and Tourmaline crystals. The Tourmaline have dark outer rinds with translucent red cores. A rarity.


LL974 - Caledonite $ 1200 (=~ AUS$ 1584) SOLD
Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 4.3 x 2.5 x 1.7 cm


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Caledonite from Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL974a.jpg] Caledonite from Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL974b.jpg] Caledonite from Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL974c.jpg] Caledonite from Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL974d.jpg]

Vibrant, translucent blue Caledonite crystals to 9mm. Nothing but interlocking crystals, the specimen is solid Caledonite with minor amounts of attached matrix. A classic rarity from Tiger.


LL961 - Bournonite with Quartz $ 125 (=~ AUS$ 165)
Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia
miniature - 4.3 x 4 x 2.5 cm


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Bournonite with Quartz from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL961a.jpg] Bournonite with Quartz from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL961b.jpg] Bournonite with Quartz from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL961c.jpg] Bournonite with Quartz from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL961d.jpg] Bournonite with Quartz from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL961e.jpg]

Bournonite and Quartz crystals from recent finds in Bolivia. The main Bournonite is 1.7cm wide with classic 'cogwheel' form and a slightly irridescent patina.


LL940 - Fluorite $ 1950 (=~ AUS$ 2574)
Rogerly Mine, Durham, England
small cabinet - 9.3 x 5 x 4 cm


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Fluorite from Rogerly Mine, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/LL940a.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerly Mine, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/LL940b.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerly Mine, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/LL940e.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerly Mine, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/LL940f.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerly Mine, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/LL940g.jpg]

Gem twinned Fluorite crystals on matrix. This specimen has 3 superb groups of water clear crystals - upper right, upper left, and bottom center. The bottom of the bottom cluster is cleaved, perfect and undamaged everywhere else. This is a top quality piece for the locality. Ex. Jon Sigerman collection.


LL972 - Azurite $ 500 (=~ AUS$ 660)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


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Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL972a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL972b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL972c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL972d.jpg]

A group of interconnected Azurite crystals with little stringers of 'spider-web' Malachite attached to the backside. Floater cluster composed of double-terminated crystals. Great, characteristic specimen from the watercourse pocket. Undamaged with highly lustrous crystals all over - nothing but great crystals!


LL962 - Azurite $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 264)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.7 x 1.5 cm


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Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL962a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL962b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL962c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL962e.jpg]

A group of interconnected Azurite crystals with little stringers of 'spider-web' Malachite attached to the backside. Near floater cluster with a tiny point of contact on the bottom where it was attached to the pocket wall. Great, characteristic specimen from the watercourse pocket. Undamaged with highly lustrous crystals to 1.6cm - nothing but great crystals!


LL963 - Azurite $ 175 (=~ AUS$ 231)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.4 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL963a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL963b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL963c.jpg]

A group of interconnected Azurite crystals that are partially pseudomorphed to Malachite from the inside out (you can see the green cores on a couple incomplete crystals on the edges). This give the crystal an amazing 'electric' blue coloration.

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