Erich Laskowski Collection



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ST650 - Bromian Chlorargyrite, Cerussite $ 300 (=~ € 246) SOLD
Broken Hill Mine, New south Wales, Australia
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Bromian Chlorargyrite, Cerussite from Broken Hill Mine, New south Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST650a.jpg] Bromian Chlorargyrite, Cerussite from Broken Hill Mine, New south Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST650b.jpg] Bromian Chlorargyrite, Cerussite from Broken Hill Mine, New south Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST650c.jpg] Bromian Chlorargyrite, Cerussite from Broken Hill Mine, New south Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST650d.jpg] Bromian Chlorargyrite, Cerussite from Broken Hill Mine, New south Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST650e.jpg] Bromian Chlorargyrite, Cerussite from Broken Hill Mine, New south Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST650g.jpg]

Brownish green, waxy crystals of Chlorargyrite on bubbly black Coronadite. A couple bruised areas on back show that the Coronadite coats crystals of glassy Cerrusite. Bromian Chlorargyrite is a rare silver species and is at it's best from Broken Hill. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST662 - Stibnite $ 200 (=~ € 164)
Dachang Mine, Qinglong County, Qianxinan, Guizhou, China
cabinet - 13 x 11 x 4.5 cm


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Stibnite from Dachang Mine, Qinglong County, Qianxinan, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/ST662a.jpg] Stibnite from Dachang Mine, Qinglong County, Qianxinan, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/ST662b.jpg] Stibnite from Dachang Mine, Qinglong County, Qianxinan, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/ST662c.jpg] Stibnite from Dachang Mine, Qinglong County, Qianxinan, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/ST662e.jpg]

Large specimen covered with steely-grey, metallic crystals of Stibnite. The crystals are short and stout with sharp chisel terminations and in excellent condition. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST663 - Lawsonite with Albite $ 200 (=~ € 164) SOLD
Arroyo Mocho, Santa Clara Co., California, USA
large cabinet - 17 x 7 x 5 cm


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Lawsonite with Albite from Arroyo Mocho, Santa Clara Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST663a.jpg] Lawsonite with Albite from Arroyo Mocho, Santa Clara Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST663b.jpg] Lawsonite with Albite from Arroyo Mocho, Santa Clara Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST663c.jpg] Lawsonite with Albite from Arroyo Mocho, Santa Clara Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST663d.jpg] Lawsonite with Albite from Arroyo Mocho, Santa Clara Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST663e.jpg]

Large specimen covered with crystals of Lawsonite and Albite. Lawsonite occurs at a number of places in Northern California. I've had blue and grey crystals from Marin County, pinkish crystals from Mendocino County. The Lawsonite from this occurrence are a little different than the others too, with translucent cube-like crystals to 4mm occurring with white blades of Albite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection, field collected by Erich in 2000.


ST646 - Cassiterite $ 280 (=~ € 230)
Huanuni, Oruro, Bolivia
miniature - 3.2 x 3 x 2.7 cm


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Cassiterite from Huanuni, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST646a.jpg] Cassiterite from Huanuni, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST646b.jpg] Cassiterite from Huanuni, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST646c.jpg]

Elongated black Cassiterite crystals to 1.7cm associated with Quartz crystals. This elongated form is uncommon for Cassiterite and these are perfect undamaged crystals. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST647 - Klebelsbergite on Stibnite $ 180 (=~ € 148)
Pereta Mine, Scansane, Grosseto Prov., Tuscany, Italy
miniature - 4.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Klebelsbergite on Stibnite from Pereta Mine, Scansane, Grosseto Prov., Tuscany, Italy [db_pics/pics/ST647a.jpg] Klebelsbergite on Stibnite from Pereta Mine, Scansane, Grosseto Prov., Tuscany, Italy [db_pics/pics/ST647b.jpg] Klebelsbergite on Stibnite from Pereta Mine, Scansane, Grosseto Prov., Tuscany, Italy [db_pics/pics/ST647c.jpg] Klebelsbergite on Stibnite from Pereta Mine, Scansane, Grosseto Prov., Tuscany, Italy [db_pics/pics/ST647d.jpg] Klebelsbergite on Stibnite from Pereta Mine, Scansane, Grosseto Prov., Tuscany, Italy [db_pics/pics/ST647e.jpg]

Sprays of white acicular Klebelsbergite on Stibnite. Associated minerals include Valentinite, Sulfur, and Stibconite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST648 - Montebrasite with Albite $ 750 (=~ € 616)
Telirio Mine, Linopolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 4 x 3.2 x 2 cm


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Montebrasite with Albite from Telirio Mine, Linopolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST648a.jpg] Montebrasite with Albite from Telirio Mine, Linopolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST648b.jpg] Montebrasite with Albite from Telirio Mine, Linopolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST648c.jpg] Montebrasite with Albite from Telirio Mine, Linopolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST648d.jpg]

Blocky, gemmy crystal of Montebrasite with attached Albite. A beautiful well formed crystal of this rare species that has good color and is complete all around. There is a bit a roughness on the left edge where some Albite grew, otherwise it has smooth flat faces all around. A really nice gem crystal. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST652 - Lorenzenite $ 240 (=~ € 197)
Lovozero Mtns., Kola Peninsula, Russia
small cabinet - 7 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Lorenzenite from Lovozero Mtns., Kola Peninsula, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST652a.jpg] Lorenzenite from Lovozero Mtns., Kola Peninsula, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST652b.jpg] Lorenzenite from Lovozero Mtns., Kola Peninsula, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST652c.jpg] Lorenzenite from Lovozero Mtns., Kola Peninsula, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST652e.jpg]

Doubly terminated single crystal of Lorenzenite in matrix. The crystal is 2.3cm and undamaged. Lorenzenite is a rare sodium titanium silicate mineral. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection from the Fersman Mineralogical Museum.


ST653 - Cornetite on Malachite $ 250 (=~ € 205)
Likasi Mine, Katanga, Dem. Rep. of Congo
small cabinet - 6.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Cornetite on Malachite from Likasi Mine, Katanga, Dem. Rep. of Congo [db_pics/pics/ST653a.jpg] Cornetite on Malachite from Likasi Mine, Katanga, Dem. Rep. of Congo [db_pics/pics/ST653b.jpg] Cornetite on Malachite from Likasi Mine, Katanga, Dem. Rep. of Congo [db_pics/pics/ST653c.jpg] Cornetite on Malachite from Likasi Mine, Katanga, Dem. Rep. of Congo [db_pics/pics/ST653d.jpg]

Deep blue crystals of Cornetite atop Malachite and Chrysocolla. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection. Purchased in 2008 from Mineral Classics and comes with a Wendell Minerals label.


ST654 - Sturmanite $ 220 (=~ € 181)
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
miniature - 5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Sturmanite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST654a.jpg] Sturmanite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST654b.jpg] Sturmanite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST654c.jpg] Sturmanite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST654d.jpg] Sturmanite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST654e.jpg]

Translucent yellow Sturmanite crystls to 9mm wide on matrix. Undamaged.Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.Purchased in 2008 from Mineral Classics and comes with a Wendell Minerals label.


ST669 - Dioptase $ 400 (=~ € 328)
Cobra Mine, Pampa Nazca, Ica Dept., Peru
cabinet - 10 x 7.5 x 5 cm


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Dioptase from Cobra Mine, Pampa Nazca, Ica Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/ST669a.jpg] Dioptase from Cobra Mine, Pampa Nazca, Ica Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/ST669b.jpg] Dioptase from Cobra Mine, Pampa Nazca, Ica Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/ST669c.jpg] Dioptase from Cobra Mine, Pampa Nazca, Ica Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/ST669d.jpg] Dioptase from Cobra Mine, Pampa Nazca, Ica Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/ST669e.jpg] Dioptase from Cobra Mine, Pampa Nazca, Ica Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/ST669h.jpg]

Isolated and clustered Dioptase crystals to 5mm on matrix with Duftite, Brochantite, and Chrysocolla. This is an excellent example from an uncommon locality for Dioptase. Clean and undamaged. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection, self collected by Erich in 2001.


ST656 - Nifontovite $ 200 (=~ € 164) SOLD
Rey Y Riena Mine, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Nifontovite from Rey Y Riena Mine, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST656a.jpg] Nifontovite from Rey Y Riena Mine, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST656d.jpg] Nifontovite from Rey Y Riena Mine, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST656e.jpg]

Transparent Nifontovite crystals to over 1cm in length on matrix. Collected in 2010. Nifontoviteis a very rare borate mineral, the best of which were found at this mine. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST657 - Lazurite $ 450 (=~ € 369)
Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e-Sang, Koksha Valley, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 2.5 cm


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Lazurite from Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e-Sang, Koksha Valley, Badakhshan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST657a.jpg] Lazurite from Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e-Sang, Koksha Valley, Badakhshan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST657b.jpg] Lazurite from Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e-Sang, Koksha Valley, Badakhshan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST657c.jpg] Lazurite from Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e-Sang, Koksha Valley, Badakhshan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST657d.jpg]

Two crystals of Lazurite in a white marble matrix. The crystals are sharply formed and reach 2cm in size. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST658 - Petzite and Coloradoite $ 150 (=~ € 123) SOLD
Golden Sunlight Mine, Whitehall Dist., Jefferson Co., Colorado, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


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Petzite and Coloradoite from Golden Sunlight Mine, Whitehall Dist., Jefferson Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST658a.jpg] Petzite and Coloradoite from Golden Sunlight Mine, Whitehall Dist., Jefferson Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST658b.jpg] Petzite and Coloradoite from Golden Sunlight Mine, Whitehall Dist., Jefferson Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST658c.jpg] Petzite and Coloradoite from Golden Sunlight Mine, Whitehall Dist., Jefferson Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST658d.jpg] Petzite and Coloradoite from Golden Sunlight Mine, Whitehall Dist., Jefferson Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST658e.jpg]

Petzite (microprobed), a Gold and Silver Telluride mineral, and Coloradoite, a Mercury Tellurite mineral, in a dark rock matrix. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST659 - Dioptase $ 120 (=~ € 99)
Christmas Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm


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Dioptase from Christmas Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST659a.jpg] Dioptase from Christmas Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST659c.jpg] Dioptase from Christmas Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST659d.jpg] Dioptase from Christmas Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST659f.jpg]

Shallow Calcite lined vug loaded with bright Diioptase crystals. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST655 - Cryolite, Siderite $ 160 (=~ € 131)
Ivigtut, Kitan Prov., Greenland
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 4 cm


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Cryolite, Siderite from Ivigtut, Kitan Prov., Greenland [db_pics/pics/ST655a.jpg] Cryolite, Siderite from Ivigtut, Kitan Prov., Greenland [db_pics/pics/ST655b.jpg] Cryolite, Siderite from Ivigtut, Kitan Prov., Greenland [db_pics/pics/ST655c.jpg] Cryolite, Siderite from Ivigtut, Kitan Prov., Greenland [db_pics/pics/ST655d.jpg]

Crystalline Cryolite intergrown with crystals of brown Siderite. Crystals of Cryolite to 3-4mm on edge are present in one area. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.

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