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AU869 - Mimetite var. Campylite on Quartz $ 2000 (=~ £ 1599) SOLD
Dry Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England
miniature - 3.5 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm


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Mimetite var. Campylite on Quartz from Dry Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England [db_pics/pics/au869a.jpg] Mimetite var. Campylite on Quartz from Dry Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England [db_pics/pics/au869b.jpg] Mimetite var. Campylite on Quartz from Dry Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England [db_pics/pics/au869c.jpg] Mimetite var. Campylite on Quartz from Dry Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England [db_pics/pics/au869d.jpg]

Four crystals of Mimetite var. Campylite on a terminated Quartz crystal. The Campylite reach 1cm in size and have a deep orange color. Uncommmon to find these on Quartz crystals making a superb thumbnail!


AU870 - Spinel $ 750 (=~ £ 600) SOLD
Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au870a.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au870b.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au870c.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au870d.jpg]

Large 3cm pink Spinel crystal on matrix from Mahenge. The crystal is translucent and mostly complete with just a couple small chips. Larger and more aesthetic than most. Displays very well from many angles.


AU871 - Zincolivenite $ 2500 (=~ £ 1999)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au871a.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au871b.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au871c.jpg] Zincolivenite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au871d.jpg]

Deep green fan-shaped crystal groups of Zincolivenite from a recent find at the Milpillas Mine. There were a few styles found, one of which were toothy clusters like these, reminiscent of Tsumeb. There is also an unidentified light green mineral present.


AU657 - Prehnite $ 450 (=~ £ 360)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au657a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au657b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au657c.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au657e.jpg]

Extraordinary specimen of crystallized Prehnite from the Merelani Tanzanite mines. Two interconnected spherical clusters of larege translucent to transparent yellow crystals. Complete all around floater and one of the better examples I've seen from the locality.


AU659 - Quartz with inclusions $ 180 (=~ £ 144)
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 4.5 x 2 x 2 cm


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Quartz with inclusions from Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au659a.jpg] Quartz with inclusions from Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au659b.jpg] Quartz with inclusions from Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au659c.jpg] Quartz with inclusions from Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au659d.jpg]

Transparent single Quartz crystals with inclusions of what are possibly Laumantite. Ex. Cal Graeber Quartz collection number Q-280.


AU872 - Mimetite $ 250 (=~ £ 200) SOLD
San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 2.8 x 2 cm


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Mimetite from San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au872a.jpg] Mimetite from San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au872b.jpg]

Botryoidal, satiny yellow Mimetite forming a beautiful cluster. This is old material rarely seen now in this quality. It's solid Mimetite without matrix in excellent condition.


AU873 - Rose Quartz on Feldspar $ 1500 (=~ £ 1199) SOLD
Sapucaia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Rose Quartz on Feldspar from Sapucaia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au873a.jpg] Rose Quartz on Feldspar from Sapucaia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au873b.jpg] Rose Quartz on Feldspar from Sapucaia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au873c.jpg] Rose Quartz on Feldspar from Sapucaia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au873d.jpg]

Glassy, lustrous Rose Quartz crystal on Feldspar. The crystal is 3cm tall, well formed (exceptionally crystallized for Rose Quartz) and transparent. The Feldspar is etched and creates an attractive, contrasting matrix. An old specimen from Frank Melanson about 25 years ago.


AU680 - Tremolite $ 350 (=~ £ 280)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.0 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm


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Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au680a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au680b.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au680c.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au680d.jpg]

Terminated single Tremolite crystal with bright, vivid green coloration. Transparent, complete all around, with a flat, glassy termination. Most are mere shards or fragments and complete terminated crystals such as this are are much less common. Like a number of other mineral species from Merelani, these Tremolites are considered the world's best of species.


AU681 - Tremolite $ 350 (=~ £ 280)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm


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Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au681a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au681b.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au681c.jpg]

Terminated single Tremolite crystal with bright, vivid green coloration. Transparent, complete all around, with a flat, glassy termination. Most are mere shards or fragments and complete terminated crystals such as this are are much less common. Like a number of other mineral species from Merelani, these Tremolites are considered the world's best of species.


AU875 - Atacamite $ 350 (=~ £ 280) SOLD
Mount Gunson Copper mines, Pernatty Lagoon, South Australia, Australia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.2 x 3.5 cm


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Atacamite from Mount Gunson Copper mines, Pernatty Lagoon, South Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/au875a.jpg] Atacamite from Mount Gunson Copper mines, Pernatty Lagoon, South Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/au875b.jpg] Atacamite from Mount Gunson Copper mines, Pernatty Lagoon, South Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/au875c.jpg] Atacamite from Mount Gunson Copper mines, Pernatty Lagoon, South Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/au875d.jpg]

Free standing crystals of deep green Atacamite on matrix. Most Atacamite found at this locality are globular, rounded masses and free standing crystals such as this are much less common to find. Crystals reach 5mm in size and fill various vugs.


AU683 - Natrolite $ 170 (=~ £ 136)
Mwanjanga, Manyara Region, Tanzania
small cabinet - 8 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm


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Natrolite from Mwanjanga, Manyara Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au683a.jpg] Natrolite from Mwanjanga, Manyara Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au683c.jpg] Natrolite from Mwanjanga, Manyara Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au683d.jpg]

Long translucent to transparent single Natrolite crystal. Perfectly terminated and complete and undamaged. From recent, limited production, these new Natrolites are exceptional for the species for their sharpness and transparency.

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