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ST812 - Cerussite on Malachite $ 180 (=~ € 148)
Rum Jungle, Northern Territories, Australia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.2 x 1.8 cm


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Cerussite on Malachite from Rum Jungle, Northern Territories, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST812a.jpg] Cerussite on Malachite from Rum Jungle, Northern Territories, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST812b.jpg] Cerussite on Malachite from Rum Jungle, Northern Territories, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST812c.jpg] Cerussite on Malachite from Rum Jungle, Northern Territories, Australia [db_pics/pics/ST812d.jpg]

Dozens of Cerussite 'snow flakes' on Malachite from Rum Jungle in Australia. The crystals rach 5mm in size and densely cover the green Malachite. In 1871 a bullock wagon delivering barrels of rum to construction gangs became bogged in jungle terrain near the head waters of the Finnis River. They proceeded to drink the rum in a week long party until they were rescued. The area became known as Rum Jungle.


NA511 - Acanthite $ 750 (=~ € 616)
Guanajuato, Mexico
thumbnail - 2 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm
ex.  John Barlow


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Acanthite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na511a.jpg] Acanthite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na511b.jpg] Acanthite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na511c.jpg]

Large cubic crystals of metallic grey Acanthite from Guanajuato, Mexico. A superb, complete and pristine thumbnail sized specimen from the John Barlow collection (Barlow specimen #3561).


NA297 - Pyromorphite $ 650 (=~ € 534)
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho
miniature - 3.4 x 3.1 x 2.4 cm


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Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/NA297a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/NA297b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/NA297c.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/NA297d.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/NA297e.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/NA297.mp4]

Curved yellow to yellow/green Pyromorphite crystal cluster set on a flat matrix. Complete all around and undamaged. This composition of a stand alone cluster complete all round is unusual when compared to most which are solid masses or drusy matrix coverings of crystals. Excellent piece that comes with an old Kristalle label.


ST898 - Zeunerite $ 200 (=~ € 164)
Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 3 cm


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Zeunerite from Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/ST898a.jpg] Zeunerite from Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/ST898c.jpg] Zeunerite from Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/ST898d.jpg]

Platy green crystals of Zeunerite from the Majuba Hill Mine in Nevada. Good green crystals on both sides of specimen. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST676 - Andradite on Orthoclase $ 200 (=~ € 164)
Imilchil, Morocco
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


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Andradite on Orthoclase from Imilchil, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST676a.jpg] Andradite on Orthoclase from Imilchil, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST676c.jpg] Andradite on Orthoclase from Imilchil, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST676e.jpg] Andradite on Orthoclase from Imilchil, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST676f.jpg] Andradite on Orthoclase from Imilchil, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST676g.jpg]

Crystals of brown Andradite on Orthoclase from Morocco. The main crystal is 1.2cm in size and pristine with neat overgrowths of greenish yellow. Steller undamaged specimen.


A910 - Epidote on Quartz $ 600 (=~ € 493)
Meigu, Sichuan Prov., China
large cabinet - 18 x 15 x 14 cm


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Epidote on Quartz from Meigu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a910a.jpg] Epidote on Quartz from Meigu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a910b.jpg] Epidote on Quartz from Meigu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a910c.jpg] Epidote on Quartz from Meigu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a910d.jpg]

Large and aesthetic specimen of Epidote crystals on a cluster of large Quartz crystals. The highlight of the specimen is the 10.5cm doubly terminated Quartz crystal set  perfectly in the center of surrounding Quartz crystals, as if being held in an hand. There are a couple of tiny trivial nicks, otherwise all crystals complete and undamaged. It's even recrystallized all along the bottom.


ST683 - Andradite on Orthoclase $ 225 (=~ € 185)
Imilchil, Morocco
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm


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Andradite on Orthoclase from Imilchil, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST683a.jpg] Andradite on Orthoclase from Imilchil, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST683b.jpg] Andradite on Orthoclase from Imilchil, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST683c.jpg] Andradite on Orthoclase from Imilchil, Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST683d.jpg]

Crystals of brown Andradite on Orthoclase from Morocco. The main crystal is 1.3cm in size and pristine with neat overgrowths of greenish yellow. Displays very well.


NA213 - Pyrargyrite $ 800 (=~ € 657) SOLD
Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
thumbnail - 2 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm


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Pyrargyrite from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na213a.jpg] Pyrargyrite from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na213b.jpg] Pyrargyrite from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na213c.jpg] Pyrargyrite from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na213d.jpg]

Thick, lustrous, and complete Pyrargyrite from Fresnillo, Mexico.  A superb 'Ruby Silver' that lights up a bright cherry red when backlit. Undamaged specimen acquired from the Goerg Gebhard collection.


SV146 - Almandine $ 200 (=~ € 164)
Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 5.5 x 5 cm


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Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/SV146a.jpg] Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/SV146b.jpg] Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/SV146d.jpg]

Large deep purple/red Almandine crystal in schist from Alaska. The crystal is 2.6cm wide and translucent in areas. There is some chipping on top and a small nick on the front left, but it is in overall good conditon and displays great.


NA609 - Epidote $ 550 (=~ € 452) SOLD
Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California
small cabinet - 5.7 x 4 x 1.5 cm


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Epidote from Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California [db_pics/pics/na609a.jpg] Epidote from Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California [db_pics/pics/na609b.jpg] Epidote from Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California [db_pics/pics/na609c.jpg] Epidote from Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California [db_pics/pics/na609d.jpg]

Large, single Epidote crystal with impressive size from the Garnet Hill Mine in California.  Good sized crystal with an unusual satiny termination. This locality is best known for it's Andradite crystals but has also produced great Epidote crystals over the years - they are not transparent but have great form and large size. This crystal was mined in 2011.


SV136 - Quartz $ 200 (=~ € 164)
Cantera Quesga, Pasto Bueno District, Ancash Dept., Peru
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Quartz from Cantera Quesga, Pasto Bueno District, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/SV136a.jpg] Quartz from Cantera Quesga, Pasto Bueno District, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/SV136b.jpg] Quartz from Cantera Quesga, Pasto Bueno District, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/SV136c.jpg]

Highly artistic and elegant cluster of transparent Quartz crystals from Peru. It's 'just' a Quartz specimen, but the quality and aesthetics are superb. The crystals are undamaged and transparent and it's also crystallized on the bottom! It detached from the pocket after initial growth, and the bottom of all the crystals are recrystallized.


NA628 - Manganoan Adamite $ 900 (=~ € 739)
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 3 x 3 cm


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Manganoan Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na628a.jpg] Manganoan Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na628b.jpg] Manganoan Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na628c.jpg]

Large, lustrous white and purple Adamite crystals. Purple Adamite crystals make some of the most rare and desirable specimens from Mapimi, and really from anywhere in the world. The crystals are undamaged and reach 3cm in length.


ST811 - Cylindrite $ 260 (=~ € 213)
Trinacria Mine, Poopo, Bolivia
miniature - 4.2 x 4 x 2.5 cm


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Cylindrite from Trinacria Mine, Poopo, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST811a.jpg] Cylindrite from Trinacria Mine, Poopo, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST811b.jpg] Cylindrite from Trinacria Mine, Poopo, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST811d.jpg] Cylindrite from Trinacria Mine, Poopo, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST811e.jpg]

Exceptionally rich Cylindrite specimen composed almost entirely of spray formations of Cylindrite crystals. The only macro sized crystals of this cylindrical crystal habit in the mineral world. Cylindrite is a sulfosalt mineral containing tin, lead, antimony and iron. This specimen is loaded with crystals, essentially nothing but Cylindrite with Wurtzite present between the crystals. Good from all sides. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


AF963 - Olmiite $ 900 (=~ € 739)
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
miniature - 5 x 3 x 2 cm


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Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/af963a.jpg] Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/af963b.jpg] Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/af963c.jpg]

Superb matrix specimen with two complete clusters of translucent Olmiite. This is a specimen I bought many years ago from Clive Quiet from the original find. Perfect and undamaged Olmiite clusters that look like a pair of gumdrops.


ST125 - Microlite on Tourmaline $ 300 (=~ € 246) SOLD
Shengus, Skardu, Pakistan
miniature - 3.5 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm


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Microlite on Tourmaline from Shengus, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/ST125a.jpg] Microlite on Tourmaline from Shengus, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/ST125b.jpg] Microlite on Tourmaline from Shengus, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/ST125d.jpg] Microlite on Tourmaline from Shengus, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/ST125e.jpg]

Glassy ocathedral Microlite on pink Tourmaline from Shengus. The Microlite is complete all around with stepped faces, 1.1cm wide. The Tourmaline are all terminated on each end.

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