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SV356 - Cadmium Smithsonite $ 300 (=~ CAN$ 412) 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 (=~ CAN$ 274)
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 (=~ CAN$ 480) 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 (=~ CAN$ 686)
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.


SV491 - Aquamarine, Schorl on Orthoclase $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 206) 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 (=~ CAN$ 384) 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 (=~ CAN$ 309) 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.


SV330 - Creedite $ 280 (=~ CAN$ 384)
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.


ST387 - Chambersite $ 180 (=~ CAN$ 247) 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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