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MK238 - Rhodochrosite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 44513) SOLD
Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA
small cabinet - 6.2 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


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Rhodochrosite from Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk238a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk238b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk238c.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk238d.jpg]

Rhombic crystals of Rhodochrosite with transparent Quartz crystals and Tetrahedrite. The Rhodo crystals reach 1.4cm wide.


MK239 - Acanthite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 22256)
Colquechaca, Potosi Dept., Bolivia
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm


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Acanthite from Colquechaca, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/mk239a.jpg] Acanthite from Colquechaca, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/mk239b.jpg] Acanthite from Colquechaca, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/mk239c.jpg]

Thumbnail sized cluster of blocky Acanthite crystals from Colquechaca. The crystals have bright metallic luster and reach 5mm in size.


MK240 - Benitoite $ 1200 (=~ ¥ 178050) SOLD
Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.4 cm


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Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk240a.jpg] Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk240b.jpg] Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk240c.jpg] Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk240d.jpg] Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk240e.jpg]

Single blue Benitoite crystal without matrix. The front shows primarily perfect flat crystal faces with the lower right and most of the back side showing natural etching. As a bonus there is a Neptunite and Joaquinite crystal attached to the back lower left corner. Nice and gemmy at the top, undamaged, and good sized.


MK241 - Topaz $ 350 (=~ ¥ 51931) SOLD
St. Annes Mine, Karoi Dist., Zimbabwe
thumbnail - 3 x 2.3 x 2 cm


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Topaz from St. Annes Mine, Karoi Dist., Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/mk241a.jpg] Topaz from St. Annes Mine, Karoi Dist., Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/mk241b.jpg] Topaz from St. Annes Mine, Karoi Dist., Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/mk241c.jpg] Topaz from St. Annes Mine, Karoi Dist., Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/mk241d.jpg] Topaz from St. Annes Mine, Karoi Dist., Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/mk241e.jpg]

Robust single blue Topaz crystal from the famous St. Anne's Mine in Zimbabwe. Complete all around and undamaged with great blue color!


MK242 - Anhydrite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 44513) SOLD
Leopoldshall, Stassfurt, Saxony, Germany
thumbnail - 2.2 x 0.9 x 0.6 cm


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Anhydrite from Leopoldshall, Stassfurt, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/mk242a.jpg] Anhydrite from Leopoldshall, Stassfurt, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/mk242b.jpg] Anhydrite from Leopoldshall, Stassfurt, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/mk242c.jpg]

Transparent single crystal of Anhydrite. A twinned crystal, complete all around and undamaged.


MK243 - Anhydrite $ 240 (=~ ¥ 35610) SOLD
Leopoldshall, Stassfurt, Saxony, Germany
thumbnail - 1.2 x 1.2 x 0.7 cm


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Anhydrite from Leopoldshall, Stassfurt, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/mk243a.jpg] Anhydrite from Leopoldshall, Stassfurt, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/mk243b.jpg] Anhydrite from Leopoldshall, Stassfurt, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/mk243c.jpg] Anhydrite from Leopoldshall, Stassfurt, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/mk243d.jpg]

Transparent single crystal of Anhydrite. A doubly-terminated crystal, complete all around and undamaged with light lavender coloration.


MK245 - Shattuckite in Quartz $ 240 (=~ ¥ 35610) SOLD
Rancho Jacalito, Sonora, Mexico
cabinet - 10 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Shattuckite in Quartz from Rancho Jacalito, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk245a.jpg] Shattuckite in Quartz from Rancho Jacalito, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk245b.jpg] Shattuckite in Quartz from Rancho Jacalito, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk245c.jpg]

Deep blue crystals of Quartz included with Shattuckite on a matrix with lighter blue Chrysocolla.


MK246 - Aquamarine $ 450 (=~ ¥ 66769) SOLD
Klein Spitzkoppe, Erongo Region, Namibia
miniature - 3.2 x 1.2 x 1 cm


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Aquamarine from Klein Spitzkoppe, Erongo Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk246a.jpg] Aquamarine from Klein Spitzkoppe, Erongo Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk246b.jpg] Aquamarine from Klein Spitzkoppe, Erongo Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk246c.jpg] Aquamarine from Klein Spitzkoppe, Erongo Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk246d.jpg]

Stunning single Aquamarine crystal from Klein Spitzkoppe in Namibia. A complete and undamaged crystal with a flawless transparent upper half and vertical growth tubes in the lower half. Pegmatites and miarolitic cavities from this locality have produced superb crystals over the years. This is an excellent example from the locality and comes with a number of old labels. Ex. John Smolski collection.


MK247 - Clinochlore var. Kammererite $ 280 (=~ ¥ 41545) SOLD
Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, Erzurum Province, Turkey
thumbnail - 2 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


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Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, Erzurum Province, Turkey [db_pics/pics/mk247a.jpg] Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, Erzurum Province, Turkey [db_pics/pics/mk247b.jpg]

Fine thumbnail-sized specimen of the chromium rich Clinochlore varietal known as Kammererite from the world's best locality for the species. This specimen features a large purple crystal 9mm in size with other small crystals.


MK248 - Grossular with Clinochlore $ 180 (=~ ¥ 26708) SOLD
Pian Della Mussa, Val Ala, Piedmont, Italy
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Grossular with Clinochlore from Pian Della Mussa, Val Ala, Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/pics/mk248a.jpg] Grossular with Clinochlore from Pian Della Mussa, Val Ala, Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/pics/mk248b.jpg] Grossular with Clinochlore from Pian Della Mussa, Val Ala, Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/pics/mk248c.jpg]

Glassy, transparent red Grossular var. Hessonite with green Clinochlore. Fine quality crystals to 6mm in size.


MK250 - Torbernite $ 800 (=~ ¥ 118700) SOLD
Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, DR Congo
miniature - 4.2 x 3 x 1.8 cm


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Torbernite from Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/mk250a.jpg] Torbernite from Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/mk250b.jpg] Torbernite from Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/mk250c.jpg]

Cluster of vivid green bladed crystals of Torbernite. This is old, high quality material seldom seen now. Crystals to 1.1cm on edge.


MK251 - Fluorite with Orthoclase $ 240 (=~ ¥ 35610) SOLD
Epprechstein, Kirchenlamitz, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.6 cm


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Fluorite with Orthoclase from Epprechstein, Kirchenlamitz, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany [db_pics/pics/mk251a.jpg] Fluorite with Orthoclase from Epprechstein, Kirchenlamitz, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany [db_pics/pics/mk251b.jpg] Fluorite with Orthoclase from Epprechstein, Kirchenlamitz, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany [db_pics/pics/mk251c.jpg] Fluorite with Orthoclase from Epprechstein, Kirchenlamitz, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany [db_pics/pics/mk251d.jpg]

Specimen of gemmy blue/purple Fluorite and Orthoclase from the old quarries of Epprechstein. The Orthoclase is a porcelein white with three attached spherical masses of a unidentified fibrous mineral.


MK252 - Aramayoite with Miargyrite $ 240 (=~ ¥ 35610) SOLD
Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica, Peru
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 2 cm


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Aramayoite with Miargyrite from Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica, Peru [db_pics/pics/mk252a.jpg] Aramayoite with Miargyrite from Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica, Peru [db_pics/pics/mk252b.jpg] Aramayoite with Miargyrite from Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica, Peru [db_pics/pics/mk252c.jpg] Aramayoite with Miargyrite from Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica, Peru [db_pics/pics/mk252d.jpg]

Miargyrite crystals to 4mm with Aramayoite. Miargyrite is an uncommon silver antimony sulfide mineral that rarely forms good crystals such as this. The crystals show bright red in areas when backlit.

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