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ST733 - Smokey Quartz $ 1200 (=~ € 985)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 8.5 x 8 x 3 cm


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Smokey Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST733a.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST733b.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST733c.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST733d.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST733e.jpg]

Highly unusual scepter-like Quartz formation from Brazil that resembles a tree. The Quartz is medium smokey in color, highly transparent, and has bright glass-like luster. Complete all around and undamaged. A strange and beautiful specimen for a collector of unusual Quartz. Even better in person!


ST738 - Fluorite with Aquamarine $ 275 (=~ € 226)
Erongo Mountains, Namibia
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Fluorite with Aquamarine from Erongo Mountains, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST738a.jpg] Fluorite with Aquamarine from Erongo Mountains, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST738c.jpg] Fluorite with Aquamarine from Erongo Mountains, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST738e.jpg] Fluorite with Aquamarine from Erongo Mountains, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST738f.jpg]

Translucent green cubes of Fluorite with areas of web-like purple coloration. There is an attached 8mm Aquamarine crystal and Albite. It has areas of etching and is a mostly complete cube and undamaged.


ST723 - Calcite $ 360 (=~ € 296)
Kjorholt, Brevik, Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm


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Calcite from Kjorholt, Brevik, Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway [db_pics/pics/ST723a.jpg] Calcite from Kjorholt, Brevik, Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway [db_pics/pics/ST723b.jpg] Calcite from Kjorholt, Brevik, Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway [db_pics/pics/ST723c.jpg] Calcite from Kjorholt, Brevik, Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway [db_pics/pics/ST723d.jpg]

Aesthetic cluster of light yellow transparent Calcite crystals from Norway. The main crystal is 2.5cm wide with stunning form and quality. Undamaged specimen with no matrix.


ST719 - Magnesioaxinite $ 125 (=~ € 103)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.3 x 1 x 0.4 cm


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Magnesioaxinite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST719a.jpg] Magnesioaxinite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST719b.jpg] Magnesioaxinite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST719c.jpg] Magnesioaxinite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST719d.jpg]

Glassy purple/blue single Magnesioaxinite crystal from the Merelani Tanzanite mines. Complete all around and undamaged. Partially transparent with a bit of Graphite in the bottom. Cute, quality thumbnail.


ST736 - Vanadinite $ 500 (=~ € 410)
Apex mine, San Carlos, Manuel Benavides Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm


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Vanadinite from Apex mine, San Carlos, Manuel Benavides Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST736a.jpg] Vanadinite from Apex mine, San Carlos, Manuel Benavides Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST736b.jpg] Vanadinite from Apex mine, San Carlos, Manuel Benavides Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST736c.jpg] Vanadinite from Apex mine, San Carlos, Manuel Benavides Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST736d.jpg] Vanadinite from Apex mine, San Carlos, Manuel Benavides Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST736e.jpg] Vanadinite from Apex mine, San Carlos, Manuel Benavides Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST736f.jpg]

Large single, hoppered Vanadinite crystal from the Apex Mine in Mexico. A good sized, impressive crystal that is complete all around and undamaged.


ST752 - Spinel $ 250 (=~ € 205)
Ruaha, near Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2 x 2 cm


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Spinel from Ruaha, near Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST752a.jpg] Spinel from Ruaha, near Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST752b.jpg] Spinel from Ruaha, near Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST752c.jpg] Spinel from Ruaha, near Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST752d.jpg] Spinel from Ruaha, near Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST752e.jpg]

Octahedral purple Spinel crystals from recent finds in Tanzania. The cluster is complete all around has damage only on one edge, otherwise undamaged. Good color, luster and translucency.


ST740 - Cassiterite $ 350 (=~ € 287) SOLD
Ximeng County, Pu'er, Yunnan, China
miniature - 4 x 2.2 x 2.2 cm


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Cassiterite from Ximeng County, Pu'er, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/ST740a.jpg] Cassiterite from Ximeng County, Pu'er, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/ST740c.jpg] Cassiterite from Ximeng County, Pu'er, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/ST740d.jpg] Cassiterite from Ximeng County, Pu'er, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/ST740e.jpg]

Outstanding miniature-sized Cassiterite from China. It's a doubly-terminated complex crystal, translucent with areas of transparency. Complete all around and undamaged with areas of attached Quartz. Excellent!!


ST726 - Cumengeite $ 2400 (=~ € 1970)
Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja Sur, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2 cm


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Cumengeite from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja Sur, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST726a.jpg] Cumengeite from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja Sur, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST726b.jpg] Cumengeite from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja Sur, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST726c.jpg] Cumengeite from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja Sur, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST726d.jpg]

Rare matrix Cumengeite specimen with a fairly large crystal halfway exposed from the matrix. The Cumengeite crystal is 1.2cm tip to tip.


ST737 - Almandine $ 275 (=~ € 226) SOLD
Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 3.5 x 3.2 cm


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Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/ST737a.jpg] Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/ST737b.jpg] Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/ST737c.jpg] Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/ST737d.jpg]

Large single Almandine crystal in matrix from the well known Wrangell Island locality in Alaska. This is a good sized crystal with purple/red coloration and translucency. It's 2.2cm wide, complete and undamaged.


ST728 - Covellite $ 350 (=~ € 287) SOLD
Butte, Silverbow Co., Montana, USA
small cabinet - 9 x 7 x 5 cm


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Covellite from Butte, Silverbow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/ST728a.jpg] Covellite from Butte, Silverbow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/ST728b.jpg] Covellite from Butte, Silverbow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/ST728c.jpg] Covellite from Butte, Silverbow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/ST728d.jpg] Covellite from Butte, Silverbow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/ST728e.jpg]

Irridescent crystals of Covellite in Quartz crystal lined vugs. The front central vug is the main focus, but there a many other small vugs with good crystals all over the specimen.


ST731 - Mohawkite $ 600 (=~ € 493)
Mohawk Mine, Mohawk, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Mohawkite from Mohawk Mine, Mohawk, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/ST731a.jpg] Mohawkite from Mohawk Mine, Mohawk, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/ST731b.jpg] Mohawkite from Mohawk Mine, Mohawk, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/ST731d.jpg] Mohawkite from Mohawk Mine, Mohawk, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/ST731f.jpg]

Large nugget of Mohawkite, a mixture of Algodonite, Domeykite and arsenic-rich Copper that was first described from this locality. It has been polished on one side to show it's color. This is a solid Mohawkite nugget without matrix, the largest one I have personally seen. Weighs 15.6 ounces!


ST753 - Azurite $ 125 (=~ € 103)
Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.8 x 2 cm


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Azurite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST753a.jpg] Azurite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST753b.jpg] Azurite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST753c.jpg]

Single 1.7cm crystal of Azurite on matrix. The Azurite crystal is euhedral with good luster. Good crystals of Azurite are rare for this locality!

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