Erich Laskowski Collection



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ST672 - Krohnkite $ 250 (=~ AUS$ 330) SOLD
Chuquicamata Mine, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


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Krohnkite from Chuquicamata Mine, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile [db_pics/pics/ST672a.jpg] Krohnkite from Chuquicamata Mine, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile [db_pics/pics/ST672b.jpg] Krohnkite from Chuquicamata Mine, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile [db_pics/pics/ST672c.jpg] Krohnkite from Chuquicamata Mine, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile [db_pics/pics/ST672d.jpg] Krohnkite from Chuquicamata Mine, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile [db_pics/pics/ST672e.jpg]

Numerous seams of solid Krohnkite running through matrix. The Krohnkite is vivid blue and translucent. Krohnkite is a rare sulfate and this is the Type locality for the species. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST721 - Senegalite on Turquoise $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 264)
Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


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Senegalite on Turquoise from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST721a.jpg] Senegalite on Turquoise from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST721b.jpg] Senegalite on Turquoise from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST721c.jpg] Senegalite on Turquoise from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST721d.jpg] Senegalite on Turquoise from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST721e.jpg] Senegalite on Turquoise from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST721f.jpg]

Bright yellow crystals of Senegalite on layers of vivid blue Turquoise. Senegalite is a rare phosphate mineral and this is the Type locality for the species. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST713 - Kidwellite, Beraunite, Strengite $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 198) SOLD
Three Oak Gap, Polk Co., Arkansas, USA
miniature - 4 x 3 x 3 cm


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Kidwellite, Beraunite, Strengite from Three Oak Gap, Polk Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/ST713a.jpg] Kidwellite, Beraunite, Strengite from Three Oak Gap, Polk Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/ST713b.jpg] Kidwellite, Beraunite, Strengite from Three Oak Gap, Polk Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/ST713c.jpg]

Colorful specimen with purple globules of Strengite and green Kidwellite atop a thick layer of red crystals of Beraunite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST716 - Nambulite $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 198) SOLD
Cerchiara Mine, Borghetto Vara, Vara Valley, La Spezia Prov., Liguria, Italy
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm


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Nambulite from Cerchiara Mine, Borghetto Vara, Vara Valley, La Spezia Prov., Liguria, Italy [db_pics/pics/ST716a.jpg] Nambulite from Cerchiara Mine, Borghetto Vara, Vara Valley, La Spezia Prov., Liguria, Italy [db_pics/pics/ST716c.jpg]

Rare crystals of Nambulite (analyzed) to 2mm with Calcite on a matrix of massive Nambulite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST673 - Purpurite $ 80 (=~ AUS$ 106)
Crystal Mountain, Larime Co., Colorado, USA
miniature - 4 x 3 x 3 cm


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Purpurite from Crystal Mountain, Larime Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST673a.jpg] Purpurite from Crystal Mountain, Larime Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST673b.jpg] Purpurite from Crystal Mountain, Larime Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST673c.jpg]

Colorful specimen of the uncommon phosphate mineral Purpurite showing on multiple sides of a rock matrix. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST674 - Durangite $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 396) SOLD
Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Durangite from Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/ST674a.jpg] Durangite from Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/ST674e.jpg] Durangite from Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/ST674f.jpg] Durangite from Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/ST674h.jpg]

Rich coverage of red/orange Durangite crystals to 3.5mm in size associated with black Hematite. Lots of good crystals. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST678 - Hyalophane $ 180 (=~ AUS$ 238)
Zadraski Potok Mine, Busovaca, Bosnia
small cabinet - 6.2 x 4.5 x 4 cm


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Hyalophane from Zadraski Potok Mine, Busovaca, Bosnia [db_pics/pics/ST678a.jpg] Hyalophane from Zadraski Potok Mine, Busovaca, Bosnia [db_pics/pics/ST678c.jpg] Hyalophane from Zadraski Potok Mine, Busovaca, Bosnia [db_pics/pics/ST678d.jpg] Hyalophane from Zadraski Potok Mine, Busovaca, Bosnia [db_pics/pics/ST678f.jpg] Hyalophane from Zadraski Potok Mine, Busovaca, Bosnia [db_pics/pics/ST678g.jpg]

Distinct, well formed crystals of Hyalophane on matrix. The crystals are glassy and transparent. There are also small crystals of Goethite after Ankerite and small acicular crystals of Rutile present. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST667 - Braunite II $ 250 (=~ AUS$ 330)
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
small cabinet - 9 x 7.5 x 2.5 cm


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Braunite II from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST667a.jpg] Braunite II from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST667b.jpg] Braunite II from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST667d.jpg] Braunite II from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST667f.jpg] Braunite II from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST667g.jpg]

Black bipyramidal crystals of Braunite II from the Kalahari Manganese fields of South Africa. Good sized specimen of this rare species with crystals to 1cm. Associated species include Kutnohorite and Andradite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST668 - Oligoclase var. Peristerite $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 396)
Bear Spring Road, Monmouth Township, Ontario, Canada
cabinet - 10 x 7.5 x 5 cm


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Oligoclase var. Peristerite from Bear Spring Road, Monmouth Township, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/ST668a.jpg] Oligoclase var. Peristerite from Bear Spring Road, Monmouth Township, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/ST668c.jpg] Oligoclase var. Peristerite from Bear Spring Road, Monmouth Township, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/ST668e.jpg] Oligoclase var. Peristerite from Bear Spring Road, Monmouth Township, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/ST668f.jpg]

Oligoclase crystals to 1.5cm associated with Hornblende. The Oligoclase have a blue shiller effect showing (Moonstone). of Nambulite (analyzed) to 2mm with Calcite on a matrix of massive Nambulite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection, self collected by Erich in 1974.


ST665 - Fluellite $ 1800 (=~ AUS$ 2376) SOLD
Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 7 x 3 cm


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Fluellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/ST665a.jpg] Fluellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/ST665b.jpg] Fluellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/ST665c.jpg] Fluellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/ST665d.jpg]

Shallow vug loaded with large crystals of Fluellite. The crystals reach 7mm in size and are associated with light yellow/green Wavellite. Fluellite is a rare phosphate mineral and the world's best were found at this old Gold mine in Nevada. I've collected at this locality and seen alot of these - this is a good one. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection, self collected by Erich in 2001.


ST671 - Clinoptilolite $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 198)
Richardson's Ranch, Madras, Oregon, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 3.5 cm


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Clinoptilolite from Richardson's Ranch, Madras, Oregon, USA [db_pics/pics/ST671a.jpg] Clinoptilolite from Richardson's Ranch, Madras, Oregon, USA [db_pics/pics/ST671c.jpg] Clinoptilolite from Richardson's Ranch, Madras, Oregon, USA [db_pics/pics/ST671e.jpg] Clinoptilolite from Richardson's Ranch, Madras, Oregon, USA [db_pics/pics/ST671f.jpg]

Numerous crystals of burnt orange colored Clinoptilolite on the front display face, with many more crystals on the bottom and back sides. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST670 - Kornerupine $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 264) SOLD
Whites Dam area, Harts Range, Northern Territory, Australia
cabinet - 12 x 5 x 4 cm


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Kornerupine from Whites Dam area, Harts Range, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST670a.jpg] Kornerupine from Whites Dam area, Harts Range, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST670b.jpg] Kornerupine from Whites Dam area, Harts Range, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST670c.jpg]

Long single Kornerupine crystal in a schist matrix with other partial Kornerupine crystals. The main crystal is well terminated and 7.5cm long. This area has produced some of the best Kornerupine crystals ever seen. Sawcut on base. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST664 - Cylindrite $ 450 (=~ AUS$ 594)
Poopo, Oruro Dept., Bolivia
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4 cm


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Cylindrite from Poopo, Oruro Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST664a.jpg] Cylindrite from Poopo, Oruro Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST664b.jpg] Cylindrite from Poopo, Oruro Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST664c.jpg] Cylindrite from Poopo, Oruro Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST664d.jpg]

Numerous crystals of Cylindrite exposed on all sides of specimen. Cylindrite is a sulfosalt mineral containing tin, lead, antimony and iron and the cylindrical crystal form is unique in the mineral world. This specimen has large crystals to 6mm in diameter (most have much thinner crystals). Associated minerals include Wurtzite, Zinkenite, and Valentinite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection, purchased from Kristalle in 1996.


ST660 - Cronstedtite on Quartz $ 250 (=~ AUS$ 330)
Wheal Jane, Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall, England
miniature - 4.2 x 3.8 x 2 cm


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Cronstedtite on Quartz from Wheal Jane, Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/ST660a.jpg] Cronstedtite on Quartz from Wheal Jane, Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/ST660b.jpg] Cronstedtite on Quartz from Wheal Jane, Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/ST660c.jpg] Cronstedtite on Quartz from Wheal Jane, Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/ST660d.jpg] Cronstedtite on Quartz from Wheal Jane, Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/ST660e.jpg]

Black crystals of Cronstedtite coating transparent Quartz crystals. Cronstedtite is a rare iron silicate mineral. Comes with a number of old labels including an Ian and Kim Acworth label showing a date of 1978 and a Richard Barstow label. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST649 - Dyscrasite $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 396)
Bouismas Mine, Bou Azzer mining district, Draa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
small cabinet - 6.3 x 4 x 2.2 cm


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Dyscrasite from Bouismas Mine, Bou Azzer mining district, Draa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST649a.jpg] Dyscrasite from Bouismas Mine, Bou Azzer mining district, Draa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST649b.jpg] Dyscrasite from Bouismas Mine, Bou Azzer mining district, Draa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST649c.jpg] Dyscrasite from Bouismas Mine, Bou Azzer mining district, Draa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST649d.jpg]

Long, well formed crystals of Dyscrasite associated with pale green Actinolite in a white Calcite matrix. Good crystals exposed on both sides and a particularly aesthetic example. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.

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