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ST582 - Cubanite $ 1800
Henderson #2 Mine, Chibougamou, Quebec, Canada
small cabinet - 6.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm


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Cubanite from Henderson #2 Mine, Chibougamou, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/ST582a.jpg] Cubanite from Henderson #2 Mine, Chibougamou, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/ST582b.jpg] Cubanite from Henderson #2 Mine, Chibougamou, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/ST582c.jpg]

Twinned crystals of Cubanite on matrix. Any Cubanite is a rarity, but matrix pieces are especially rare. This one has a great twinned crystal 1.2cm wide that is undamaged with bright, brassy metallic luster.


ST583 - Rhodochrosite $ 3000
Graham's Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm


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Rhodochrosite from Graham's Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST583a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Graham's Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST583b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Graham's Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST583c.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Graham's Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST583d.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Graham's Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST583e.jpg]

Deep pinkish red rhombic crystal of Rhodochrosite. Large rhombic crystals in great condition. Comes with an old A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum label.


ST681 - Fluorite in Quartz $ 300 SOLD
Erongo Mtns., Namibia
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Fluorite in Quartz from Erongo Mtns., Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST681a.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Erongo Mtns., Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST681b.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Erongo Mtns., Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST681c.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Erongo Mtns., Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST681e.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Erongo Mtns., Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST681i.jpg]

Pair of smokey Quartz crystals, each with an inclusion of green Fluorite. Fluorite ON Quartz is common enough from this area, but Fluorite IN Quartz is rare, both here and worldwide. These are not tiny, trivial Fluorite crystals either, the largest appears to be about 7-8mm wide. There are two Fluorites in the larger Quartz and one in the smaller Quartz. There are also abundant Schorl both in and on the Quartz. Unusual.


ST591 - Silver $ 275
Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA
thumbnail - 1.6 x 0.8 x 0.5 cm


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Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST591a.jpg] Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST591b.jpg] Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST591c.jpg]

Aesthetic, curving Silver wires from Aspen. Fine and uncommon thumbnail.


ST584 - Hematite with Quartz, Mica $ 1250 SOLD
Veta Grande, Dome Rock Mtns., La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Hematite with Quartz, Mica from Veta Grande, Dome Rock Mtns., La Paz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST584a.jpg] Hematite with Quartz, Mica from Veta Grande, Dome Rock Mtns., La Paz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST584c.jpg] Hematite with Quartz, Mica from Veta Grande, Dome Rock Mtns., La Paz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST584d.jpg] Hematite with Quartz, Mica from Veta Grande, Dome Rock Mtns., La Paz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST584f.jpg]

A gorgeous, mirror-lustrous Hematite crystal, 1.3cm wide, sitting up on edge in a bed of reddish mica and transparent Quartz crystals. The Hematite is pristine with sharp edges. This locality has produced the USA's finest Hematite, though almost all occur only with Quartz crystals. The added color and contrast of the red mica crystals makes this one special.


ST586 - Rhodochrosite with Tetrahedrite $ 1200
Millennium Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA
cabinet - 9.5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Rhodochrosite with Tetrahedrite from Millennium Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST586a.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Tetrahedrite from Millennium Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST586b.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Tetrahedrite from Millennium Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST586c.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Tetrahedrite from Millennium Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST586e.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Tetrahedrite from Millennium Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST586f.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Tetrahedrite from Millennium Pocket, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST586g.jpg]

Deep pinkish red rhombic crystals of Rhodochrosite to 1.5cm that contrast with dark Tetrahedrite crystals. The best crystals are highly transparent.


ST587 - Gold $ 350
Sunnyside Mine, San Juan Co., colorado, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 0.6 cm


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Gold from Sunnyside Mine, San Juan Co., colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST587a.jpg] Gold from Sunnyside Mine, San Juan Co., colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST587d.jpg] Gold from Sunnyside Mine, San Juan Co., colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST587e.jpg] Gold from Sunnyside Mine, San Juan Co., colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST587g.jpg]

Cut slab of Gold ore showing bright grains of Gold in a matrix of Galena, Chalcopyrite and Quartz. The Quartz zones are richly included with Gold, while the Galena areas show Chalcopyrite of a slightly darker golden color than the Gold.


ST643 - Scheelite with Muscovite $ 250
Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China
miniature - 5 x 4 x 4 cm


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Scheelite with Muscovite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST643a.jpg] Scheelite with Muscovite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST643b.jpg] Scheelite with Muscovite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST643c.jpg] Scheelite with Muscovite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST643d.jpg] Scheelite with Muscovite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST643e.jpg]

Octahedral Scheelite crystal, 3.8cm wide, atop a Muscovite covered matrix. The Scheelite shows off dramatically with good color and translucency.


ST588 - Calaverite, Chalcedony $ 650
Strong Mine, Cripple Creek Mining Dist., Colorado, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 2 cm


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Calaverite, Chalcedony from Strong Mine, Cripple Creek Mining Dist., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST588a.jpg] Calaverite, Chalcedony from Strong Mine, Cripple Creek Mining Dist., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST588b.jpg] Calaverite, Chalcedony from Strong Mine, Cripple Creek Mining Dist., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST588c.jpg] Calaverite, Chalcedony from Strong Mine, Cripple Creek Mining Dist., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST588d.jpg]

Large crystals of Calaverite coated by and held together by Chalcedony. The specimen is nothing but intergrown Calaverite crystals without matrix. The largest uncoated crystal on front is 1 x 1 cm, and there is another one on back that is 1.5cm long.


ST684 - Tourmaline $ 280 SOLD
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA
miniature - 4.8 x 2.5 x 1.7 cm


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Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST684a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST684b.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST684c.jpg]

Doubly terminated pink and green Tourmaline crystal. It's highly translucent with dark terminations. It's an undamaged crystal though the backside is indented where another crystal grew. Weighs 33.9 grams.


ST710 - Tourmaline $ 275 SOLD
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA
miniature - 4 x 2 x 1.2 cm


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Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST710a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST710b.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST710c.jpg]

Transparent green Tourmaline crystal with attached Albite and thin sheets of Tourmaline at the base. It's highly transparent with a steep, perfect termination. Undamaged and aesthetic.


ST696 - Tourmaline $ 220
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.2 x 1 cm


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Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST696a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST696b.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST696c.jpg]

Terminated pink Tourmaline crystal from the Himalaya Mine. It's highly translucent with a nice bevelled termination. Undamaged with rich pink color. Weighs 5.52 grams.


ST694 - Tourmaline $ 150 SOLD
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 2.2 x 2.2 cm


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Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST694a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST694b.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST694c.jpg]

Terminated pink and green Tourmaline crystal from the Himalaya Mine. It's highly translucent with excellent color and a flat termination. It displays well from the front and is contacted on the back side. Weighs 23.7 grams.


ST691 - Tourmaline with Albite $ 150 SOLD
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm


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Tourmaline with Albite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST691a.jpg] Tourmaline with Albite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST691b.jpg] Tourmaline with Albite from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST691c.jpg]

Translucent 'hot' pink Tourmaline crystal from the Himalaya Mine. It's highly translucent with superb color and a complex termination. There is some irregular growth caused by Albite on the sides but it is undamaged. Weighs 4.03 grams.


ST702 - Tourmaline $ 95 SOLD
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 2 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm


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Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST702a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST702b.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST702c.jpg]

Gem quality, doubly-terminated pink and greenTourmaline crystal from the Himalaya Mine. One end had a typical termination and the other splays out into a ragged, irregular termination. Undamaged with good color.

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