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ST800 - Microlite on Lepidolite $ 280 (=~ CAN$ 360)
Skardu, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 4.5 cm


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Microlite on Lepidolite from Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/ST800a.jpg] Microlite on Lepidolite from Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/ST800d.jpg] Microlite on Lepidolite from Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/ST800e.jpg] Microlite on Lepidolite from Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/ST800g.jpg]

Golden yellow Microlite crystals on Lepidolite. The Microlite form cubotahedral crystals to 5mm in size. I count 15 crystals of Microlite on the specimen. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST808 - Ilmenite with Aegerine $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 193) SOLD
Marchenko Peak, Kola Peninsula, Russia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 4 cm


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Ilmenite with Aegerine from Marchenko Peak, Kola Peninsula, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST808a.jpg] Ilmenite with Aegerine from Marchenko Peak, Kola Peninsula, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST808b.jpg] Ilmenite with Aegerine from Marchenko Peak, Kola Peninsula, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST808c.jpg] Ilmenite with Aegerine from Marchenko Peak, Kola Peninsula, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST808e.jpg]

Well terminated, black platy crystals of Ilmenite with green Aegerine all atop Orthoclase. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST803 - Aquamarine $ 380 (=~ CAN$ 488)
Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China
small cabinet - 7.8 x 6.5 x 4 cm


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Aquamarine from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST803a.jpg] Aquamarine from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST803b.jpg] Aquamarine from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST803c.jpg] Aquamarine from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST803d.jpg]

Gorgeous, glassy tabular Aquamarine crystals with Muscovite. Highly glassy and transparent crystals to 3cm wide. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection, an older specimen for the locality acquired in 1999.


ST818 - Vivianite $ 300 (=~ CAN$ 386)
Morococala, Oruro, Bolivia
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm


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Vivianite from Morococala, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST818a.jpg] Vivianite from Morococala, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST818d.jpg] Vivianite from Morococala, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST818e.jpg] Vivianite from Morococala, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST818f.jpg]

Aesthetic V-shaped pair of green Vivianite crystals from Bolivia. The crystals are on a Pyrite matrix and the left crystal is doubly terminated. Undamaged specimen from the Erich Laskowski collection. His label indicates it was purchased in 1994 from Crystal Springs Mining.


ST774 - Topaz $ 1500 (=~ CAN$ 1927) SOLD
Tribute Pocket, Agnus Dei Claim, El Pso Co., Colorado, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 3.5 x 2.3 cm


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Topaz from Tribute Pocket, Agnus Dei Claim, El Pso Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST774a.jpg] Topaz from Tribute Pocket, Agnus Dei Claim, El Pso Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST774b.jpg] Topaz from Tribute Pocket, Agnus Dei Claim, El Pso Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST774c.jpg] Topaz from Tribute Pocket, Agnus Dei Claim, El Pso Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST774d.jpg] Topaz from Tribute Pocket, Agnus Dei Claim, El Pso Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST774f.jpg]

Doubly terminated gem quality Topaz crystal from Colorado. The crystal is lighlty etched with more frosted luster on the prism faces and glassy luster on the terminations. Complete and undamaged.


ST711 - Andorite $ 180 (=~ CAN$ 231)
Itos Vein, San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.6 x 0.8 cm


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Andorite from Itos Vein, San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST711a.jpg] Andorite from Itos Vein, San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST711b.jpg] Andorite from Itos Vein, San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST711c.jpg]

Metallic grey, striated single Andorite crystal from the San Jose Mine in Bolivia. Associated minerals include yellow, crust-like Cervanite, micro crystals of Rhodostannite, and Zinkenite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST709 - Spherocobaltite $ 125 (=~ CAN$ 161)
Katanga, Congo
miniature - 4.2 x 1.5 x 1 cm


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Spherocobaltite from Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST709a.jpg] Spherocobaltite from Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST709b.jpg] Spherocobaltite from Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST709d.jpg]

Well formed, deep purple/red crystals of Sperocobaltite that contrast well against the white matrix. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST775 - Silver $ 200 (=~ CAN$ 257)
Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA
thumbnail - 1.2 x 0.8 x 0.4 cm


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Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST775a.jpg] Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST775b.jpg] Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST775c.jpg] Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST775d.jpg]

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


ST776 - Silver $ 240 (=~ CAN$ 308)
Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA
thumbnail - 1.2 x 0.8 x 0.3 cm


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Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST776a.jpg] Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST776b.jpg] Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST776c.jpg] Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST776d.jpg]

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


ST779 - Sapphire $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 450) SOLD
Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1 x 0.8 cm


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Sapphire from Ratnapura, Sri Lanka [db_pics/pics/ST779a.jpg] Sapphire from Ratnapura, Sri Lanka [db_pics/pics/ST779b.jpg] Sapphire from Ratnapura, Sri Lanka [db_pics/pics/ST779e.jpg]

Deep blue single Sapphire crystal from Sri Lanka. Excellent color and complete all around. The top termination is perfect and it's in overall good condition. there are a couple small chips and the bottom termination is indented from growth of other crystals.


ST790 - Phenakite $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 193)
Mogok, Myanmar
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1 x 0.8 cm


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Phenakite from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST790a.jpg] Phenakite from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST790b.jpg] Phenakite from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST790c.jpg] Phenakite from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST790d.jpg]

Well terminated, glassy single Phenakite crystal from Mogok. A transparent crystal that is complete all around with some indentations from other crystals on the back face.


ST777 - Aquamarine $ 325 (=~ CAN$ 418)
Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm


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Aquamarine from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST777a.jpg] Aquamarine from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST777b.jpg] Aquamarine from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST777c.jpg] Aquamarine from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST777d.jpg]

Complete single medium blue Aquamarine crystal from Mount Antero. Undamaged with a perfect termination and internally transparent and has some matrix intergrown into the back face.


ST778 - Aquamarine $ 375 (=~ CAN$ 482) SOLD
Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 0.9 x 0.7 cm


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Aquamarine from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST778a.jpg] Aquamarine from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST778b.jpg] Aquamarine from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST778c.jpg] Aquamarine from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST778d.jpg]

Complete single medium blue Aquamarine crystal from Mount Antero. Undamaged with a perfect termination and it's mostly transparent.


ST795 - Malachite (chatoyant) $ 450 (=~ CAN$ 578)
Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
cabinet - 13 x 8 x 4 cm


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Malachite (chatoyant) from Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/ST795a.jpg] Malachite (chatoyant) from Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/ST795b.jpg] Malachite (chatoyant) from Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/ST795c.jpg] Malachite (chatoyant) from Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/ST795d.jpg] Malachite (chatoyant) from Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/ST795f.jpg]

Botryoidal Malachite specimen from the Shilu Mine in China. This find produced Malachite with a wonderful velvety, chatoyant surface luster. The chatoyancy is very evident under bright lights or in direct sunlight, creating shimmering 'eyes' all over. It has bubbly botryoidal surfaces along the top with a lighter green, fibrous structure around the edges and all over the bottom. Undamaged and a good size for these (not too big, not too small).

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