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SV356 - Cadmium Smithsonite $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 396) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.5 x 2.7 x 1.5 cm


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Cadmium Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV356a.jpg] Cadmium Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV356b.jpg] Cadmium Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV356c.jpg]

Sharp golden crystals of cadmium rich Smithsonite. A beautiful piece with well formed, distinct crystals that are highly translucent and show a deep golden color especially when backlit. Undamaged specimen with crystals to 1.3cm in size.


SV362 - Zincolivenite (formerly Cuprian Adamite) $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 264)
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Zincolivenite (formerly Cuprian Adamite) from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV362a.jpg] Zincolivenite (formerly Cuprian Adamite) from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV362b.jpg] Zincolivenite (formerly Cuprian Adamite) from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV362c.jpg] Zincolivenite (formerly Cuprian Adamite) from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV362d.jpg]

Isolated bright green crystals of Zincolivenite (a mineral formerly known as Cuprian Adamite) with Cerussite. The crystals reach 0.5cm in size and contrast well against the dark matrix.


SV374 - Calcite with Duftite $ 350 (=~ AUS$ 462) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 5 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm


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Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV374a.jpg] Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV374b.jpg] Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV374c.jpg] Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV374d.jpg]

A beautiful single Calcite crystal centered on a bright green Duftite coated matrix. Simple but elegant specimen in perfect condition.


SV350 - Willemite $ 500 (=~ AUS$ 660)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Willemite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV350a.jpg] Willemite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV350b.jpg] Willemite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV350c.jpg] Willemite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV350d.jpg] Willemite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV350e.jpg]

Deep blue, botryoidal Willemite coating matrix. The Willemite is translucent and here are small blue/green Rosaite spheres in association.


SV485 - Erythrite $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 264)
Bou Azzer, Morocco
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Erythrite from Bou Azzer, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SV485a.jpg] Erythrite from Bou Azzer, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SV485b.jpg] Erythrite from Bou Azzer, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SV485c.jpg] Erythrite from Bou Azzer, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SV485d.jpg]

Thumbnail sized specimen of brilliant, metallic purple crystals of Erythrite. The main crystal is 1.5cm tall and well terminated, but there are great crystals all around, in fact it's nothing but solid Erythrite crystals.


SV491 - Aquamarine, Schorl on Orthoclase $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 198) SOLD
Erongo Mtns., Namibia
miniature - 4 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Aquamarine, Schorl on Orthoclase from Erongo Mtns., Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV491c.jpg] Aquamarine, Schorl on Orthoclase from Erongo Mtns., Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV491b.jpg] Aquamarine, Schorl on Orthoclase from Erongo Mtns., Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV491d.jpg] Aquamarine, Schorl on Orthoclase from Erongo Mtns., Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV491e.jpg] Aquamarine, Schorl on Orthoclase from Erongo Mtns., Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV491f.jpg]

Floater cluster of terminated Schorl crystals, two gemmy Aquamarine crystals on etched white Orthoclase.


SV471 - 'Mushroom' Tourmaline $ 280 (=~ AUS$ 370) SOLD
Paalelni Mine, Momeik, Shan State, Myanmar
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.2 cm


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'Mushroom' Tourmaline from Paalelni Mine, Momeik, Shan State, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/SV471a.jpg] 'Mushroom' Tourmaline from Paalelni Mine, Momeik, Shan State, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/SV471b.jpg] 'Mushroom' Tourmaline from Paalelni Mine, Momeik, Shan State, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/SV471c.jpg] 'Mushroom' Tourmaline from Paalelni Mine, Momeik, Shan State, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/SV471e.jpg]

Translucent pink/red Tourmaline forming a mushroom-like formation over a core of two black Tourmaline crystals. Complete all around and undamaged weighing 28.58 grams.


SV339 - Wulfenite $ 225 (=~ AUS$ 297) SOLD
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
cabinet - 9.5 x 4.5 x 2 cm


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Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV339a.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV339b.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV339d.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV339f.jpg]

Aethetic specimen of yellow Wulfenite crystals on brown matrix. The Wulfenite are sandwich-style with lighter colored outer zones over a darker middle.


SV410 - Plancheite $ 250 (=~ AUS$ 330)
Kamoya Central Mine, Katanga, DR Congo
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 3 cm


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Plancheite from Kamoya Central Mine, Katanga, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/SV410a.jpg] Plancheite from Kamoya Central Mine, Katanga, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/SV410b.jpg] Plancheite from Kamoya Central Mine, Katanga, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/SV410d.jpg] Plancheite from Kamoya Central Mine, Katanga, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/SV410e.jpg]

Fibrous crystal clusters of sky blue Plancheite covering the entire front display face.


SV330 - Creedite $ 280 (=~ AUS$ 370)
Mina Navidad, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm


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Creedite from Mina Navidad, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV330a.jpg] Creedite from Mina Navidad, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV330b.jpg] Creedite from Mina Navidad, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV330c.jpg] Creedite from Mina Navidad, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV330d.jpg] Creedite from Mina Navidad, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV330e.jpg] Creedite from Mina Navidad, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV330g.jpg]

Spherical cluster of orange Creedite crystals from Mexico with crystals sticking out in all directions. The mine is a brecciated Fluorite vein and the Creedite occurs in clay filled voids in the Breccia, allowing for specimens such as this one that are crystallized all around.


ST383 - Chambersite $ 180 (=~ AUS$ 238)
Venice Salt Dome, Louisiana, USA
thumbnail - 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.6 cm


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Chambersite from Venice Salt Dome, Louisiana, USA [db_pics/pics/ST383a.jpg] Chambersite from Venice Salt Dome, Louisiana, USA [db_pics/pics/ST383b.jpg] Chambersite from Venice Salt Dome, Louisiana, USA [db_pics/pics/ST383c.jpg]

Complete and undamaged tetrahedron of Chambersite, a rare mineral found in salt formations in a small number of localities worldwide. Translucent 'Amethyst' purple in color with flat, truncated tips. Collected by Fred Pough in 1970. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


ST386 - Chambersite $ 160 (=~ AUS$ 211)
Venice Salt Dome, Louisiana, USA
thumbnail - 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm


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Chambersite from Venice Salt Dome, Louisiana, USA [db_pics/pics/ST386a.jpg] Chambersite from Venice Salt Dome, Louisiana, USA [db_pics/pics/ST386b.jpg] Chambersite from Venice Salt Dome, Louisiana, USA [db_pics/pics/ST386c.jpg]

Complete and undamaged tetrahedron of Chambersite, a rare mineral found in salt formations in a small number of localities worldwide. Dark purple in color with sharp, pointed tips. Collected by Fred Pough in 1970. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


ST387 - Chambersite $ 180 (=~ AUS$ 238) SOLD
Venice Salt Dome, Louisiana, USA
thumbnail - 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm


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Chambersite from Venice Salt Dome, Louisiana, USA [db_pics/pics/ST387a.jpg] Chambersite from Venice Salt Dome, Louisiana, USA [db_pics/pics/ST387b.jpg] Chambersite from Venice Salt Dome, Louisiana, USA [db_pics/pics/ST387c.jpg]

Complete tetrahedron of Chambersite, a rare mineral found in salt formations in a small number of localities worldwide. Translucent 'Amethyst' purple in color and collected by Fred Pough in 1970. Slight micro chip on one tip otherwise perfect. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.

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