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AU679 - Mimetite $ 200 (=~ € 183) SOLD
San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.3 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Mimetite from San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au679a.jpg] Mimetite from San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au679c.jpg] Mimetite from San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au679d.jpg] Mimetite from San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au679e.jpg]

Botryoidal, satiny yellow Mimetite on both sides of specimen. This is old material rarely seen now in this quality. It's almost solid Mimetite with just a small amount of matrix.


AU682 - Variscite $ 400 (=~ € 365) SOLD
Iron Monarch Mine, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 3 cm


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Variscite from Iron Monarch Mine, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/au682a.jpg] Variscite from Iron Monarch Mine, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/au682c.jpg] Variscite from Iron Monarch Mine, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/au682d.jpg]

Sparkling, dark purple/red crystals of Ferrian Variscite on matrix. This is a great example of this uncommon Variscite varietal that are rarely seen for sale.


AU609 - Quartz $ 150 (=~ € 137) SOLD
Mundo Nuevo Mine, La Libertad, Peru
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.5 cm


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Quartz from Mundo Nuevo Mine, La Libertad, Peru [db_pics/pics/au609a.jpg] Quartz from Mundo Nuevo Mine, La Libertad, Peru [db_pics/pics/au609b.jpg] Quartz from Mundo Nuevo Mine, La Libertad, Peru [db_pics/pics/au609e.jpg]

Japan-law twin Quartz. Cute thumbnail-sized crystal that is in pristine condition, complete all around.


AU658 - Prehnite $ 225 (=~ € 206) SOLD
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm


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Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au658b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au658c.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au658d.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au658f.jpg]

Thick, well crystallized cluster of translucent yellow Prehnite. I've handled alot of this material over the years and can say that this one has the top, most saturated color for these. It's also well crytstallized all around with a couple contacts on each end and areas of attached Graphite. An excellent example from the Merelani Tanzanite mines.


AU640 - Epidote $ 300 (=~ € 274)
Mexico
miniature - 4.3 x 2 x 1.8 cm


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Epidote from Mexico [db_pics/pics/au640a.jpg] Epidote from Mexico [db_pics/pics/au640c.jpg] Epidote from Mexico [db_pics/pics/au640e.jpg] Epidote from Mexico [db_pics/pics/au640g.jpg]

Aesthetic cluster of green Epidote crystals. Main crystal is doubly-terminated, pristine, with areas of transparency.


AU606 - Spinel $ 300 (=~ € 274)
Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


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Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au606b.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au606c.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au606d.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au606e.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au606f.jpg]

Sharp, red Spinel crystal on matrix from Tanzania. The crystal is 2.5cm in size with excellent red color.


AU678 - Calcite on Quartz $ 125 (=~ € 114)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.8 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm


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Calcite on Quartz from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au678a.jpg] Calcite on Quartz from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au678b.jpg] Calcite on Quartz from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au678c.jpg] Calcite on Quartz from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au678d.jpg]

White spheres of Calcite crystals attached to a single clear Quartz crystal. The Quartz is doubly-terminated (detached in the pocket and then the bottom recrystallized). A cute little crystal that I kept in my personal Merelani suite for over a decade. Undamaged.


AU600 - Fluorite $ 200 (=~ € 183)
Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au600a.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au600c.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au600d.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au600.mp4]

Transparent, deep green cubic Fluorite crystals from the Rogerley Mine. Daylight reactive with blue highlights. From an old stash of crystals highgraded from Cal Graeber.


AU601 - Fluorite $ 200 (=~ € 183)
Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England
miniature - 4 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm


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Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au601a.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au601b.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au601d.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au601f.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au601.mp4] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au601v.mp4]

Transparent, deep green cubic Fluorite crystals from the Rogerley Mine. Daylight reactive with blue highlights. From an old stash of crystals highgraded from Cal Graeber.


AU685 - Tremolite $ 750 (=~ € 685)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 5 x 2.1 x 1 cm


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Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au685a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au685b.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au685c.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au685d.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au685e.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au685f.jpg]

Fine quality cluster of vivid green Tremolite from the Merelani Tanzanite mines. Pristine and doubly-terminated cluster, translucent with areas of transparency. There is a small cluster of Quartz crystals attached to one side.


AU705 - Almandine $ 950 (=~ € 868)
Zillertal, Schwaz District, Tyrol, Austria
cabinet - 10.5 x 10 x 8 cm


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Almandine from Zillertal, Schwaz District, Tyrol, Austria [db_pics/pics/au705a.jpg] Almandine from Zillertal, Schwaz District, Tyrol, Austria [db_pics/pics/au705b.jpg] Almandine from Zillertal, Schwaz District, Tyrol, Austria [db_pics/pics/au705c.jpg] Almandine from Zillertal, Schwaz District, Tyrol, Austria [db_pics/pics/au705e.jpg]

Large 8.5cm Almandine crystal in schist matrix. Large complete crystal in excellent condition (and unpolished!).

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