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ST886 - Sampleite, Atacamite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15528)
Engano Feliz Mine, Las Pinfadas Dist., Copiapo, Atacama, Chile
small cabinet - 8 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Sampleite, Atacamite from Engano Feliz Mine, Las Pinfadas Dist., Copiapo, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/ST886a.jpg] Sampleite, Atacamite from Engano Feliz Mine, Las Pinfadas Dist., Copiapo, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/ST886c.jpg] Sampleite, Atacamite from Engano Feliz Mine, Las Pinfadas Dist., Copiapo, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/ST886d.jpg] Sampleite, Atacamite from Engano Feliz Mine, Las Pinfadas Dist., Copiapo, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/ST886f.jpg]

Electric blue rosettes of Sampleite and forest green Atacamite crystals well dispersed on matrix. Also present are small crystals of Apatite and Libethenite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST887 - Sampleite, Atacamite $ 125 (=~ ¥ 12940)
Engano Feliz Mine, Las Pinfadas Dist., Copiapo, Atacama, Chile
small cabinet - 9 x 5 x 2.5 cm


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Sampleite, Atacamite from Engano Feliz Mine, Las Pinfadas Dist., Copiapo, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/ST887a.jpg] Sampleite, Atacamite from Engano Feliz Mine, Las Pinfadas Dist., Copiapo, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/ST887c.jpg] Sampleite, Atacamite from Engano Feliz Mine, Las Pinfadas Dist., Copiapo, Atacama, Chile [db_pics/pics/ST887d.jpg]

Electric blue rosettes of Sampleite and forest green Atacamite crystals well dispersed on matrix. Also present are small crystals of Apatite and Libethenite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST899 - Wulfenite $ 600 (=~ ¥ 62112)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4 x 3 x 1 cm


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Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST899a.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST899b.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST899c.jpg]

Robust single Wulfenite crystal from Tsumeb. The crystal is a floater, complete all around and nearly pristine with just a couple very slight chips. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection with his collection number and small plastic display stand attached to the back.


ST907 - Tourmaline $ 120 (=~ ¥ 12422) SOLD
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm


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Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST907a.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST907b.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST907c.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST907d.jpg] Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST907e.jpg]

Etched green Tourmaline crystal from the Himalaya Mine. The crystal is transparent, complete all around, and undamaged. Some of the original prism and termination faces are present. Neat and interesting crystal.


ST860 - Rhodochrosite on Quartz $ 350 (=~ ¥ 36232)
La Mina Buena Tierra, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm


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Rhodochrosite on Quartz from La Mina Buena Tierra, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST860a.jpg] Rhodochrosite on Quartz from La Mina Buena Tierra, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST860b.jpg] Rhodochrosite on Quartz from La Mina Buena Tierra, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST860c.jpg] Rhodochrosite on Quartz from La Mina Buena Tierra, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST860d.jpg]

Quartz crystal cluster from Santa Eulalia, Mexico. The Quartz crystals reach 3cm in length and are coated by a layer of pink Rhodochrosite.


ST810 - Chlorargyrite $ 400 (=~ ¥ 41408)
Broken Hill, NSW, Australia
miniature - 4.5 x 2.7 x 2.3 cm


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Chlorargyrite from Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST810a.jpg] Chlorargyrite from Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST810c.jpg] Chlorargyrite from Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST810d.jpg] Chlorargyrite from Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST810e.jpg]

Coral-like growth of solid waxy, greenish Chloragyrite atop a small amount of matrix.


ST903 - Kermesite, Valentinite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 36232)
Lac Nicolet Antimony mine, Québec, Canada
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 4 cm


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Kermesite, Valentinite from Lac Nicolet Antimony mine, Québec, Canada [db_pics/pics/ST903a.jpg] Kermesite, Valentinite from Lac Nicolet Antimony mine, Québec, Canada [db_pics/pics/ST903b.jpg] Kermesite, Valentinite from Lac Nicolet Antimony mine, Québec, Canada [db_pics/pics/ST903d.jpg]

Cherry-red acicular crystals of Kermesite and yellow Valentinite crystals on matrix. This historic antimony mine in Quebec is one of the world's classic Kermesite localities. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection, purchased from Rod Tyson in 1996.


ST853 - Cavansite on Stilbite $ 275 (=~ ¥ 28468)
Wagholi Quarry, Pune Dist., Maharashtra State, India
miniature - 5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Cavansite on Stilbite from Wagholi Quarry, Pune Dist., Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/ST853a.jpg] Cavansite on Stilbite from Wagholi Quarry, Pune Dist., Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/ST853b.jpg] Cavansite on Stilbite from Wagholi Quarry, Pune Dist., Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/ST853d.jpg] Cavansite on Stilbite from Wagholi Quarry, Pune Dist., Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/ST853e.jpg] Cavansite on Stilbite from Wagholi Quarry, Pune Dist., Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/ST853f.jpg]

Rounded clusters of electric blue Cavansite on Stilbite. The Cavansite clusters reach 1.5cm in diameter. The Stilbite occur as both tiny drusy crystals and larger white individual crystals. Undamaged.


ST859 - Heulandite, Stilbite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15528)
Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India
small cabinet - 6 x 5.5 x 4 cm


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Heulandite, Stilbite from Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/ST859a.jpg] Heulandite, Stilbite from Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/ST859b.jpg] Heulandite, Stilbite from Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/ST859c.jpg] Heulandite, Stilbite from Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/ST859d.jpg] Heulandite, Stilbite from Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/ST859e.jpg] Heulandite, Stilbite from Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/ST859f.jpg]

Large pearly white bow-tie clusters of Heulandite attached to a section of Quartz stalactite. The Heulandite crystals are superb with high luster and reach 5cm in size and have small clusters of attached Stiblite. Highly aesthetic example with great balance and form, undamaged.


ST884 - Heulandite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 31056)
Rat's Nest Claim, Custer Co., Idaho, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 4 cm


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Heulandite from Rat's Nest Claim, Custer Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/ST884a.jpg] Heulandite from Rat's Nest Claim, Custer Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/ST884b.jpg] Heulandite from Rat's Nest Claim, Custer Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/ST884c.jpg] Heulandite from Rat's Nest Claim, Custer Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/ST884d.jpg]

Pink Heulandite on white Mordenite from the recent (approx. 20 year old) Rat's Nest claim in Idaho. This is a particularly aesthetic example from this find, which has produced oustanding (best ever?) North American Heulandite. Individual crystals reach 3.5cm and are undamaged. Ex. Lanny Ream.

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