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MK161 - Topaz $ 250 (=~ £ 200) SOLD
Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia
miniature - 3.2 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


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Topaz from Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/MK161a.jpg] Topaz from Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/MK161b.jpg] Topaz from Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/MK161c.jpg]

Glassy, gemmy single crystal of 'Imperial" Topaz from Zambia. Complete all around and undamaged.


MK162 - Topaz $ 400 (=~ £ 320) SOLD
Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia
miniature - 4 x 1.2 x 1.0 cm


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Topaz from Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/MK162a.jpg] Topaz from Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/MK162b.jpg] Topaz from Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/MK162c.jpg]

Glassy, gemmy single crystal of 'Imperial" Topaz from Zambia. Complete all around and undamaged.


MK163 - Topaz $ 150 (=~ £ 120)
Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia
thumbnail - 2.8 x 1.2 x 1 cm


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Topaz from Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/MK163a.jpg] Topaz from Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/MK163b.jpg] Topaz from Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/MK163c.jpg]

Glassy, gemmy single crystal of 'Imperial" Topaz from Zambia. Complete all around and undamaged except for one tiny edge nick.


MK164 - Topaz $ 350 (=~ £ 280) SOLD
Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia
thumbnail - 3.1 x 1.2 x 0.9 cm


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Topaz from Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/MK164a.jpg] Topaz from Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/MK164b.jpg] Topaz from Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/MK164c.jpg]

Glassy, gemmy single crystal of 'Imperial" Topaz from Zambia. Complete all around and undamaged.


MK165 - Apatite $ 300 (=~ £ 240) SOLD
Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada
small cabinet - 5.3 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm


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Apatite from Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada [db_pics/pics/MK165a.jpg] Apatite from Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada [db_pics/pics/MK165b.jpg] Apatite from Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada [db_pics/pics/MK165c.jpg]

Purple Apatite crystals to 7mm on matrix with Siderite from the famous Yukon phosphate finds in the Rapid Creek area of Canada. This area is best known for it's superb blue Lazulites, but many other unusual and interesting minerals are found there too, including Apatite. Though white Apatite crystals are not uncommon (often associated with Lazulite), purple Apatite is rarely seen.


MK166 - Red Beryl $ 6000 (=~ £ 4797) SOLD
Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mtns., Utah, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm


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Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mtns., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/MK166a.jpg] Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mtns., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/MK166b.jpg] Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mtns., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/MK166c.jpg] Red Beryl from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mtns., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/MK166d.jpg]

Four Red Beryl crystals on matrix. The largest crystal is a stout 1.1cm in diameter. All four are perfectly terminated and there are additional smaller crystals in the Rhyolite matrix. The crystals are translucent with areas of transparency. this could easily be trimmed into a toenail with all the crystals oriented with the terminations facing upward.


MK167 - Silver $ 450 (=~ £ 360)
Zacatecas, Mexico
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 5.5 cm


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Silver from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/MK167a.jpg] Silver from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/MK167b.jpg] Silver from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/MK167c.jpg] Silver from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/MK167d.jpg] Silver from Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/MK167e.jpg]

Calcite and Quartz crystal lined vug with multiple areas of Silver. The Silver occurs as thick, striated ropey wires, thin curling wires, and hackly masses.


MK168 - Covellite $ 450 (=~ £ 360) SOLD
Bor Mine, Bor, Central Serbia, Serbia
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5.5 x 3 cm


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Covellite from Bor Mine, Bor, Central Serbia, Serbia [db_pics/pics/MK168a.jpg] Covellite from Bor Mine, Bor, Central Serbia, Serbia [db_pics/pics/MK168b.jpg] Covellite from Bor Mine, Bor, Central Serbia, Serbia [db_pics/pics/MK168c.jpg] Covellite from Bor Mine, Bor, Central Serbia, Serbia [db_pics/pics/MK168d.jpg]

Specimen of iridescent, red and blue foliated Covellite crystals. Composed almost entirely of Covellite with good crystals all around. An excellent Covellite from an uncommon locality.


MK169 - Spinel $ 150 (=~ £ 120) SOLD
Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Spinel from Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/MK169a.jpg] Spinel from Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/MK169b.jpg] Spinel from Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/MK169c.jpg]

A 1.1cm translucent purple Spinel crystal in marble with other smaller Spinel and mica crystals. The Spinel is complete with slight edge chipping.


MK170 - Herderite $ 180 (=~ £ 144) SOLD
Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.1 x 0.6 cm


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Herderite from Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/MK170a.jpg] Herderite from Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/MK170b.jpg] Herderite from Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/MK170c.jpg]

Glassy single green Herderite crystal attached to a blade of Albite. The Herderite is complete and undamaged with glassy luster and areas of transparency. It has smooth, flat faces on all sides with etch marks in one face.


MK172 - Clinochlore var. Kammererite $ 1250 (=~ £ 999) SOLD
Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, Erzurum Province, Turkey
small cabinet - 7 x 4.5 x 2 cm


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Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, Erzurum Province, Turkey [db_pics/pics/MK172a.jpg] Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, Erzurum Province, Turkey [db_pics/pics/MK172b.jpg] Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, Erzurum Province, Turkey [db_pics/pics/MK172c.jpg] Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, Erzurum Province, Turkey [db_pics/pics/MK172d.jpg]

Showy specimen of the chromium rich Clinochlore varietal known as Kammererite from the world's best locality for the species. This specimen has numerous larger crystals dispersed across a matrix covered by smaller crystals. The larger crystals reach 7mm in size and are sharp and highly translucent, even transparent in areas. Specimens of this quality are no longer being found and are now hard to come by.


MK173 - Sapphire $ 2000 (=~ £ 1599)
Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Sapphire from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/MK173a.jpg] Sapphire from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/MK173b.jpg] Sapphire from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/MK173c.jpg] Sapphire from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/MK173d.jpg] Sapphire from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/mk173e.jpg]

Pair of large pink Sapphire crystals from Tanzania. Two hexagonal prisms that have grown side by side, the largest 6cm and doubly-terminated. Displays well from the front but backside is more rough (as shown). Glows bright red under UV light. Impressive large Sapphires!


MK174 - Ludlamite $ 1500 (=~ £ 1199) SOLD
Cabeça do Cachorro claim, Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil
cabinet - 12.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm


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Ludlamite from Cabeça do Cachorro claim, Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil [db_pics/pics/MK174a.jpg] Ludlamite from Cabeça do Cachorro claim, Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil [db_pics/pics/MK174b.jpg] Ludlamite from Cabeça do Cachorro claim, Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil [db_pics/pics/MK174c.jpg] Ludlamite from Cabeça do Cachorro claim, Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil [db_pics/pics/MK174d.jpg]

Large, lustrous green Ludlamite crystals on matrix from a relatively new locality in northwestern Brazil. The crystals are bright and translucent and reach 1.2cm in size. Magnificent specimen with excellent quality for the species.

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