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LP931 - Spessartine on Quartz $ 1200 SOLD
Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 3.5 cm


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Spessartine on Quartz from Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China [db_pics/pics/lp931a.jpg] Spessartine on Quartz from Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China [db_pics/pics/lp931b.jpg] Spessartine on Quartz from Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China [db_pics/pics/lp931c.jpg] Spessartine on Quartz from Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China [db_pics/pics/lp931d.jpg]

Two tall Smokey Quartz crystals partially coated by gemmy orange Spessartine crystals. The Spessartine coat all sides of the Quartz crystals, primarily on the lower halves of the crystals. Excellent showy example that is complete all around and undamaged. Ex. Randy Parnagian collection (RP-1029).


LP932 - Spessartine on Orthoclase $ 600 SOLD
Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China
cabinet - 11.5 x 6.5 x 5 cm


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Spessartine on Orthoclase from Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China [db_pics/pics/lp932a.jpg] Spessartine on Orthoclase from Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China [db_pics/pics/lp932b.jpg] Spessartine on Orthoclase from Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China [db_pics/pics/lp932c.jpg] Spessartine on Orthoclase from Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China [db_pics/pics/lp932d.jpg]

Red/orange Spessartine crystals over two Orthoclase crystals and also covering most of the top matrix surface. On the other side, there are even more Spessartine, more separated and associated with small green books of Muscovite. Ex. Randy Parnagian collection (RP-1023).


LP933 - Adamite $ 750
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 2.2 cm


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Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp933a.jpg] Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp933b.jpg] Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp933c.jpg] Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp933d.jpg]

Tightly grouped, larger than average sized Adamite crystals on matrix. The Adamite have a nice yellow/green color and reach up to 1cm wide. Ex. Randy Parnagian collection (RP-1012).


LP934 - Prehnite with Epidote $ 400
Djouga Diggings, Diakon, Kayes Region, Mali
small cabinet - 8 x 7 x 5.5 cm


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Prehnite with Epidote from Djouga Diggings, Diakon, Kayes Region, Mali [db_pics/pics/lp934a.jpg] Prehnite with Epidote from Djouga Diggings, Diakon, Kayes Region, Mali [db_pics/pics/lp934b.jpg] Prehnite with Epidote from Djouga Diggings, Diakon, Kayes Region, Mali [db_pics/pics/lp934c.jpg]

Translucent green spherical Prehnite with darker green Epidote crystals. The Prehnite spheres reach 2.5cm in diameter. Ex. Demetrius Pohl.


LP935 - Prehnite with Epidote $ 600
Djouga Diggings, Diakon, Kayes Region, Mali
cabinet - 9.5 x 7 x 6 cm


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Prehnite with Epidote from Djouga Diggings, Diakon, Kayes Region, Mali [db_pics/pics/lp935a.jpg] Prehnite with Epidote from Djouga Diggings, Diakon, Kayes Region, Mali [db_pics/pics/lp935b.jpg] Prehnite with Epidote from Djouga Diggings, Diakon, Kayes Region, Mali [db_pics/pics/lp935c.jpg]

Translucent green spherical Prehnite with darker green Epidote crystals. The Prehnite spheres reach 3cm in diameter. Ex. Demetrius Pohl.


LP936 - Rose Quartz on Quartz $ 1200
Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 9 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Rose Quartz on Quartz from Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp936a.jpg] Rose Quartz on Quartz from Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp936b.jpg] Rose Quartz on Quartz from Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp936c.jpg] Rose Quartz on Quartz from Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp936d.jpg] Rose Quartz on Quartz from Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp936e.jpg] Rose Quartz on Quartz from Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp936f.jpg]

A band of Rose Quartz crystals grown across the side of a single white Quartz crystal. The Rose Quartz crystals are parallel growth and doubly-terminated and undamaged. Ex. Randy Parnagian collection (RP-1064).


LP937 - Rhodonite with Calcite, Quartz $ 1250 SOLD
San Martin Mine, Chiuruco, Ancash Dept., Peru
small cabinet - 9 x 7 x 2 cm


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Rhodonite with Calcite, Quartz from San Martin Mine, Chiuruco, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/lp937a.jpg] Rhodonite with Calcite, Quartz from San Martin Mine, Chiuruco, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/lp937b.jpg] Rhodonite with Calcite, Quartz from San Martin Mine, Chiuruco, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/lp937c.jpg]

A somewhat heart-shaped specimen if pink Rhodonite crystals from Peru. A large white Calcite crystal and small Quartz crystals add contrast. Ex. Randy Parnagian collection (RP-1022).


LP938 - Grossular $ 200
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 3 x 2.3 x 1.5 cm


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Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp938a.jpg] Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp938b.jpg]

Transparent orange Grossular crystals with Diopside. The main crystal is 1.5cm wide.


LP939 - Grossular $ 200 SOLD
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm


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Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp939a.jpg] Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp939b.jpg] Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp939c.jpg]

Transparent orange Grossular crystals from the Jeffrey Mine. The main crystal is 1.5cm wide.


LP940 - Grossular $ 4000 SOLD
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
small cabinet - 9 x 6.5 x 3 cm


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Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp940a.jpg] Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp940b.jpg] Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp940c.jpg] Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp940d.jpg]

Transparent orange Grossular crystals from the Jeffrey Mine. Gorgeous transparent, undamaged crystals is 1.4cm wide. Ex. Randy Parnagian collection (RP-1032).


LP941 - Amethyst scepter $ 400
South Africa
cabinet - 12.5 x 8 x 6.5 cm


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Amethyst scepter from South Africa [db_pics/pics/lp941a.jpg] Amethyst scepter from South Africa [db_pics/pics/lp941b.jpg] Amethyst scepter from South Africa [db_pics/pics/lp941c.jpg] Amethyst scepter from South Africa [db_pics/pics/lp941d.jpg]

Large Amethyst scepter atop white Quartz crystals. The Amethyst is doubly-terminated with medium purple coloration and is complete all around with very minimal edge wear. This was traded out of an old collection in Europe and no further locality information was provided.


LP942 - Zincolivenite $ 280 SOLD
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm


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Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp942a.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp942b.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp942c.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp942d.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp942e.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp942f.jpg]

Intergrown 'pinwheels' of Zincolivenite from a new find at the Milpillas Mine (yes - with a rise in Copper prices the mine reopenned and they hit a zone of great zincolivenite crystals). There were a few styles found, one of which were toothy clusters like these, reminiscent of Tsumeb. This nice thumbnail is composed of about 5 interconnected pinwheel clusters.


LP943 - Zincolivenite $ 1250
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.5 x 2 x 2 cm


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Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp943a.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp943b.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp943c.jpg]

Toothy clusters of Zincolivenite crystals on matrix from a new find at the Milpillas Mine (yes - with a rise in Copper prices the mine reopenned and they hit a zone of great zincolivenite crystals). This is a floater of a small bit of matrix covered by spherical clusters of crystals. There is a first generation of spherical clusters with smaller, finer crystals upon which grew a second generation of larer crystals.


LP944 - Zincolivenite $ 350 SOLD
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp944a.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp944b.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp944c.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp944d.jpg]

Intergrown 'pinwheels' of Zincolivenite from a new find at the Milpillas Mine (yes - with a rise in Copper prices the mine reopenned and they hit a zone of great zincolivenite crystals). There were a few styles found, one of which were toothy clusters like these, reminiscent of Tsumeb. This is a good miniature of this style in good condition with some breakage along the edges.


LP945 - Zincolivenite $ 750 SOLD
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 1.2 cm


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Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp945a.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp945b.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp945c.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp945d.jpg]

Spherical clusters of Zincolivenite crystals on matrix from a new find at the Milpillas Mine (yes - with a rise in Copper prices the mine reopenned and they hit a zone of great zincolivenite crystals). This is a fine thumbnail with a first generation of spherical clusters with smaller, finer crystals upon which grew a second generation of larer crystals.

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