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MK539 - Fluorite with Barite $ 1500 (=~ £ 1112)
Los Cobayos Valdelmar, Berbes, Asturias, Spain
small cabinet - 9 x 7 x 5 cm


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Fluorite with Barite from Los Cobayos Valdelmar, Berbes, Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/mk539a.jpg] Fluorite with Barite from Los Cobayos Valdelmar, Berbes, Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/mk539b.jpg] Fluorite with Barite from Los Cobayos Valdelmar, Berbes, Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/mk539c.jpg] Fluorite with Barite from Los Cobayos Valdelmar, Berbes, Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/mk539d.jpg]

Deep purple Fluorite with Barite specimen from Berbes, Spain. Highly lustrous cubic crystals with excellent transparency and fantastic 'grape jelly' color. Older specimen out of the Raul Orellana collection.


MK540 - Copper $ 1200 (=~ £ 889)
Emke Mine, Onganja, Seeis, Namibia
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4.5 cm


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Copper from Emke Mine, Onganja, Seeis, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk540a.jpg] Copper from Emke Mine, Onganja, Seeis, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk540b.jpg] Copper from Emke Mine, Onganja, Seeis, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk540c.jpg] Copper from Emke Mine, Onganja, Seeis, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk540d.jpg]

Curving cluster of Copper crystals atop two small pieces of light colored matrix. Good sized crystals withnice patina and a form that reminds me of a scorpion.


MK541 - Cerussite with Barite $ 75 (=~ £ 56)
Mibladen, Morocco
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


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Cerussite with Barite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/pics/mk541a.jpg] Cerussite with Barite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/pics/mk541b.jpg]

Glassy transparent Cerussite crystals with pink Barite crystals.


MK542 - Amblygonite $ 180 (=~ £ 133)
Linopolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 1 cm


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Amblygonite from Linopolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/mk542a.jpg] Amblygonite from Linopolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/mk542b.jpg]

Single crystal of translucent to transparent yellow Amblygonite from Brazil. Amblygonite is a rare lithium-aluminum phosphate species that is not commonly seen in fine display quality crystals. This is a well crystallized specimen with big glassy faces on both sides and contacting along the bottome and one side edge. Translucent with transparent gem areas. Excellent thumbnail for the species!


ST474 - Dioptase $ 200 (=~ £ 148)
Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo
thumbnail - 2.1 x 1.4 x 1.1 cm


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Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST474a.jpg] Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST474b.jpg] Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST474c.jpg]

Large doubly-terminated Dioptase crystal from recent finds in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Bright, translucent, and deep emerald green with areas of transparency. In excellent condition with smooth lustrous crystals faces. It has a smooth indentation on part of the backside where it was attached to what was a Chrysocolla matrix.


ST477 - Dioptase $ 200 (=~ £ 148)
Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 1.1 cm


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Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST477a.jpg] Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST477b.jpg] Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST477c.jpg]

Cluster of Dioptase crystals from recent finds in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Main crystals is large, doubly-terminated, and 2cm tall. Bright, translucent, and deep emerald green with areas of transparency. In excellent condition with smooth lustrous crystals faces. The backside is coated with a layer of drusy Quartz.


ST481 - Dioptase $ 200 (=~ £ 148)
Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo
thumbnail - 2.4 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm


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Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST481a.jpg] Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST481b.jpg] Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST481c.jpg] Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST481d.jpg]

Clsuter of lustrous Dioptase crystals on Chrysocolla from recent finds in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Bright, translucent, and deep emerald green with areas of transparency. In excellent condition with smooth lustrous crystals faces. Well crystallized all around.


MK543 - Galena on Fluorite $ 2000 (=~ £ 1482)
North Pennies Ore Field, Durham, England
cabinet - 15 x 10 x 6 cm


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Galena on Fluorite from North Pennies Ore Field, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/mk543a.jpg] Galena on Fluorite from North Pennies Ore Field, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/mk543b.jpg] Galena on Fluorite from North Pennies Ore Field, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/mk543c.jpg]

Large cluster of undamaged purple Fluorite crystals from Durham, England. This is an undamaged floater with no points of attachment. There is a single Galena crystal on the front and the backside shows areas of matrix covered with small Fluorite crystals and tiny black Sphalerite crystals. Ex. Bill Severance, University of Delaware collections.


MK544 - Calaverite $ 125 (=~ £ 93) SOLD
Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


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Calaverite from Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk544a.jpg] Calaverite from Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk544b.jpg]

Crystal of Calaverite, a rare Gold Telluride mineral, intergrown with Quartz. The Calaverite crystal is 6mm long.


ST637 - Scheelite $ 280 (=~ £ 207)
Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China
miniature - 3.5 x 3.3 x 3 cm


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Scheelite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST637a.jpg] Scheelite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST637b.jpg] Scheelite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST637c.jpg]

Single, complete octahedral Scheelite crystal from the famous Mt. Xuebaoding locality in China. The Scheelite is translucent to transparent with orange color and is intergrown with crystals of Muscovite.


D614 - Mimetite with Calcite $ 150 (=~ £ 111) SOLD
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4 x 2 cm


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Mimetite with Calcite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/D614a.jpg] Mimetite with Calcite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/D614b.jpg] Mimetite with Calcite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/D614c.jpg] Mimetite with Calcite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/D614d.jpg]

Rhombic white Calcite crystals and botryoidal yellow Mimetite from recent finds in Santa Eulalia. Great crystals on both sides.


MK546 - Fluellite with Wavellite $ 350 (=~ £ 259)
Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


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Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk546a.jpg] Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk546b.jpg] Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk546c.jpg] Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk546d.jpg]

Shallow vugs loaded with yellow Wavellite and large crystals of Fluellite. The Fluellite crystals are good sized reaching 5mm in size. Fluellite is a rare phosphate mineral and the world's best were found at this old Gold mine in Nevada.


MK547 - Fluellite with Wavellite $ 150 (=~ £ 111)
Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm


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Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk547a.jpg] Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk547b.jpg] Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk547c.jpg]

Vuggy matrix loaded with white crystals of Fluellite. I collected at this locality and most of the vugs found only contians Wavellite and Variscite and no Fluellite. This is a rare example of nothing but Fluellite crystals! Fluellite is a rare phosphate mineral and the world's best were found at this old Gold mine in Nevada.


MK548 - Fluellite with Wavellite $ 150 (=~ £ 111)
Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
miniature - 3.3 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk548a.jpg] Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk548b.jpg] Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk548c.jpg]

Vuggy matrix loaded with Wavellite and crystals of Fluellite. The main Fluellite crystal is good sized reaching 4mm in size. Fluellite is a rare phosphate mineral and the world's best were found at this old Gold mine in Nevada.

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