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ST717 - Andradite on Orthoclase $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 457) SOLD
Imilchil, Morocco
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.8 cm


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Andradite on Orthoclase from Imilchil, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST717a.jpg] Andradite on Orthoclase from Imilchil, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST717b.jpg] Andradite on Orthoclase from Imilchil, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST717c.jpg] Andradite on Orthoclase from Imilchil, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST717d.jpg] Andradite on Orthoclase from Imilchil, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST717e.jpg]

Cluster of brown Andradite crystals on Orthoclase from Morocco. The crystals reach just over 1cm in size and are pristine. Steller undamaged thumbnail!!


ST799 - Zanazziite, Eosphorite on Quartz $ 275 (=~ AUS$ 419)
Lavra da Ilha Mine, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm


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Zanazziite, Eosphorite on Quartz from Lavra da Ilha Mine, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST799a.jpg] Zanazziite, Eosphorite on Quartz from Lavra da Ilha Mine, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST799b.jpg] Zanazziite, Eosphorite on Quartz from Lavra da Ilha Mine, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST799c.jpg] Zanazziite, Eosphorite on Quartz from Lavra da Ilha Mine, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST799d.jpg] Zanazziite, Eosphorite on Quartz from Lavra da Ilha Mine, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST799f.jpg]

Crystals of the rare phosphate minerals Zanazziite and Eosphorite on a large single Quartz crystal. Zanazziite is a hydrated calcium magnesium iron aluminum beryllium phosphate mineral and occurs as dark green prismatic single crystals to 2mm and rounded masses. Lavra da Ilha is the Type locality for this rare species. The Eosphorite occurs as splendid bladed brown crystals in radial clusters. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection, purchased by Erich in 1995.


ST801 - Hureaulite, Rockbridgeite, Reddingite $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 305)
Jocao Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5.5 x 4 cm


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Hureaulite, Rockbridgeite, Reddingite from Jocao Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST801a.jpg] Hureaulite, Rockbridgeite, Reddingite from Jocao Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST801c.jpg] Hureaulite, Rockbridgeite, Reddingite from Jocao Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST801d.jpg] Hureaulite, Rockbridgeite, Reddingite from Jocao Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST801e.jpg] Hureaulite, Rockbridgeite, Reddingite from Jocao Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST801f.jpg]

Vuggy specimen loaded with pink Hureaulite crystals on all sides (even the bottom). Also present is black botryoidal Rockbridgeite and small tan crystals of Reddingite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection, purchased by Erich in 1997.


ST802 - Kinoite, Gilaite, Apophyllite, Grossular $ 180 (=~ AUS$ 274) SOLD
Christmas Mine, Gila Co. Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 4 cm


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Kinoite, Gilaite, Apophyllite, Grossular from Christmas Mine, Gila Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST802a.jpg] Kinoite, Gilaite, Apophyllite, Grossular from Christmas Mine, Gila Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST802b.jpg] Kinoite, Gilaite, Apophyllite, Grossular from Christmas Mine, Gila Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST802c.jpg] Kinoite, Gilaite, Apophyllite, Grossular from Christmas Mine, Gila Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST802d.jpg] Kinoite, Gilaite, Apophyllite, Grossular from Christmas Mine, Gila Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST802e.jpg]

Bright cobalt blue crystals of Kinoite richly scattered across the matrix. Associated minerals include green spherical crystals of Gilaite, glassy transparent colorless crystals of Apophyllite, and tiny yellow Grossular crystals. Interesting specimen from the Erich Laskowski collection.


ST807 - Sampleite $ 125 (=~ AUS$ 191)
Santa Catalina Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chila
miniature - 3.7 x 3.5 x 2 cm


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Sampleite from Santa Catalina Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chila [db_pics/pics/ST807a.jpg] Sampleite from Santa Catalina Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chila [db_pics/pics/ST807b.jpg] Sampleite from Santa Catalina Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chila [db_pics/pics/ST807c.jpg] Sampleite from Santa Catalina Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chila [db_pics/pics/ST807d.jpg] Sampleite from Santa Catalina Mine, Sierra Gorda, Antofagasta, Chila [db_pics/pics/ST807e.jpg]

Sky blue platy crystals of Sampleite on matrix with green Atacamite. The Sampleite occurs primarily on a thin layer of Gypsum that covers part of the matrix. Sampleite is a rare Sodium, Calcium, Copper chlorophosphate mineral. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST817 - Indicolite on Albite $ 950 (=~ AUS$ 1449) SOLD
Kunar Prov, Afghanistan
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 3.2 cm


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Indicolite on Albite from Kunar Prov, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST817a.jpg] Indicolite on Albite from Kunar Prov, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST817b.jpg] Indicolite on Albite from Kunar Prov, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST817c.jpg] Indicolite on Albite from Kunar Prov, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST817d.jpg] Indicolite on Albite from Kunar Prov, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST817e.jpg]

Glassy 3.2cm Tourmaline var. Indicolite with attached Albite and Lepidolite. The Indicolite grades up from a dark base, to a blue, to nearly colorless at the termination. Pristine, aesthetic specimen.


ST644 - Hausmanite $ 180 (=~ AUS$ 274)
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 2 cm


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Hausmanite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST644a.jpg] Hausmanite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST644b.jpg] Hausmanite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST644c.jpg] Hausmanite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/ST644d.jpg]

Lustrous black crystals of Hausmanite on solid Hausmanite. A Kalahari classic, ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST661 - Senegalite $ 225 (=~ AUS$ 343)
Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Senegalite from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST661a.jpg] Senegalite from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST661e.jpg] Senegalite from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST661f.jpg] Senegalite from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST661g.jpg]

Bright yellow crystals of Senegalite crystals lining vugs all over specimen. Senegalite is a rare phosphate mineral and this is the Type locality for the species. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST720 - Senegalite on Turquoise $ 125 (=~ AUS$ 191)
Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal
miniature - 3.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Senegalite on Turquoise from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST720a.jpg] Senegalite on Turquoise from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST720b.jpg] Senegalite on Turquoise from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST720c.jpg] Senegalite on Turquoise from Mount Kouroudiako, Faleme River Basin, Senegal [db_pics/pics/ST720d.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.


ST715 - Variscite $ 125 (=~ AUS$ 191)
Ribeirao Cascalheira, Mato Grosso, Brazil
miniature - 5 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Variscite from Ribeirao Cascalheira, Mato Grosso, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST715a.jpg] Variscite from Ribeirao Cascalheira, Mato Grosso, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST715b.jpg] Variscite from Ribeirao Cascalheira, Mato Grosso, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST715c.jpg]

Bright emerald green cluster of Variscite attached to a vug in Quartz. Beautiful 4mm cluster of crystals with excellent color. Crystallized Variscite is uncommon. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.

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