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MS23 - Cobaltian Calcite on Plancheite $ 1200 (=~ € 985)
Kolwezi, Katanga, Congo (DRC)
small cabinet - 9 x 6.2 x 4.5 cm


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Cobaltian Calcite on Plancheite from Kolwezi, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/MS23a.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite on Plancheite from Kolwezi, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/MS23b.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite on Plancheite from Kolwezi, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/MS23c.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite on Plancheite from Kolwezi, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/MS23d.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite on Plancheite from Kolwezi, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/MS23e.jpg]

Colorful specimen of pink Cobaltian Calcite crystals on blue Plancheite. The Calcites are translucent to transparent scalenohedrons including some double terminated crystals to 2.2cm.


ST185 - Azurite with Malachite $ 350 (=~ € 287) SOLD
Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 7.3 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Azurite with Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST185a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST185b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST185c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST185d.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST185e.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST185f.jpg]

Satiny spheres of deep blue crystallized Azurite accented by spheres of green Malachite. A colorful Bisbee classic.


ST178 - Datolite $ 90 (=~ € 74) SOLD
Russian River, north of Cloverdale, Mendocino Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 9 x 6 x 5 cm


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Datolite from Russian River, north of Cloverdale, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST178a.jpg] Datolite from Russian River, north of Cloverdale, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST178b.jpg] Datolite from Russian River, north of Cloverdale, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST178c.jpg] Datolite from Russian River, north of Cloverdale, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST178d.jpg] Datolite from Russian River, north of Cloverdale, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST178e.jpg] Datolite from Russian River, north of Cloverdale, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST178f.jpg]

Glassy white Datolite crystals on matrix covering the front display face. Found by a friend while prospecting in this area known for Jadeite and Rosenhahnite crystals. These were found in a single boulder that was excavated during construction work on Highway 101. This boulder produced what are considered Californias's best Datolite. Individual crystals on this specimen reach 1 cm in size and are translucent to transparent. Superb piece for a California suite of minerals.


ST180 - Datolite $ 70 (=~ € 57) SOLD
Russian River, north of Cloverdale, Mendocino Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


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Datolite from Russian River, north of Cloverdale, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST180a.jpg] Datolite from Russian River, north of Cloverdale, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST180b.jpg] Datolite from Russian River, north of Cloverdale, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST180c.jpg] Datolite from Russian River, north of Cloverdale, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST180d.jpg] Datolite from Russian River, north of Cloverdale, Mendocino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST180e.jpg]

Glassy white Datolite crystals on matrix. Found by a friend while prospecting in this area known for Jadeite and Rosenhahnite crystals. These were found in a single boulder that was excavated during construction work on Highway 101. This boulder produced what are considered Californias's best Datolite. Individual crystals on this specimen reach 1.3 cm in size and are translucent to transparent. Superb piece for a California suite of minerals.


LL978 - Bournonite $ 125 (=~ € 103)
Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm


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Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL978a.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL978b.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL978c.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL978d.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL978e.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL978f.jpg]

Large single Bournonite crystal 3.5cm wide from recent finds in Bolivia. The Bournonite crystal has a dark patina and classic 'cogwheel' form. Complete and perfect with some edge chipping. Presents perfectly on a small amount of matrix. The matrix is covered by tiny Quartz crystals and shiny Pyrite crystals making it visually excity from any side.


LL980 - Bournonite $ 125 (=~ € 103)
Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia
miniature - 3.3 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL980a.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL980b.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL980c.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL980d.jpg]

Intergrown pair of Bournonite crystals from recent finds in Bolivia. The Bournonite crystals has a dark patina and classic 'cogwheel' form. A floater with no points of contact, complete all around and perfect except for a chip on the small crystal.


LL981 - Bournonite $ 225 (=~ € 185)
Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia
miniature - 3.3 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm


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Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL981d.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL981e.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL981a.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL981b.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL981c.jpg]

cluster of 3 large, thick Bournonite crystals from recent finds in Bolivia. The Bournonite crystals an irridescent golden patina and classic 'cogwheel' form. Pristine specimen with a small amount of matrix attached to the back.


LL943 - Tourmaline $ 50 (=~ € 41) SOLD
St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe
thumbnail - 3.1 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


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Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL943a.jpg] Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL943b.jpg] Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL943c.jpg]

Gem Tourmaline crystal recently mined from the famous St. Anne's Mine in the Karoi district of Zimbabwe. Steeply terminated, complete crystal. 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. High quality Tourmaline.


LL955 - Tourmaline $ 50 (=~ € 41)
St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe
miniature - 3.6 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm


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Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL955a.jpg] Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL955b.jpg] Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/LL955c.jpg]

Gem Tourmaline crystal recently mined from the famous St. Anne's Mine in the Karoi district of Zimbabwe. Steeply terminated, complete crystal. 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. High quality Tourmaline.


ST111 - Natrolite $ 50 (=~ € 41) SOLD
San Benito Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 1.8 x 0.6 x 0.6 cm


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Natrolite from San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST111a.jpg] Natrolite from San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST111b.jpg] Natrolite from San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST111c.jpg]

Thick, transparent single Natrolite crystal. Found at either the Benitoite Gem Mine or nearby outcrops. A quality, undamaged thumbnail from the Chuck Trantham collection.


LL964 - Azurite with Malachite $ 150 (=~ € 123)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.8 x 2.1 cm


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Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL964a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL964b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL964c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL964d.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL964e.jpg]

Fine quality Azurite crystals attached to a small amount of matrix. Crytallized all around and undamaged with added color from small crystals of Malachite.


LL973 - Azurite with Malachite $ 150 (=~ € 123)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 2.5 x 2.3 cm


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Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL973a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL973b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL973c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL973d.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL973e.jpg]

Fine quality Azurite crystals with Malachite. Crytallized all around and undamaged. Excellent quality, thick blocky crystals.

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