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LL594 - Fairfieldite $ 1500
Foote Lithia Mine, King's Mountain, North Carolina, USA
cabinet - 14 x 7.5 x 5.5 cm


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Fairfieldite from Foote Lithia Mine, King's Mountain, North Carolina, USA [db_pics/pics/LL594a.jpg] Fairfieldite from Foote Lithia Mine, King's Mountain, North Carolina, USA [db_pics/pics/LL594b.jpg] Fairfieldite from Foote Lithia Mine, King's Mountain, North Carolina, USA [db_pics/pics/LL594c.jpg] Fairfieldite from Foote Lithia Mine, King's Mountain, North Carolina, USA [db_pics/pics/LL594d.jpg]

Large specimen with a flat front display face loaded with Fairfieldite crystals to about 8mm. Fairfieldite is a rare phosphate mineral and when you can find one, they are usually small thumbnail sized specimens. This is a magnificent large display piece for the species. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LP524 - Kermesite $ 320
Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm


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Kermesite from Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/lp524a.jpg] Kermesite from Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/lp524b.jpg] Kermesite from Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/lp524c.jpg]

Cluster of deep red Kermesite crystals from China. Among the world's best for species, these Chinese Kermesite are now hard to find.


MK526 - Sylvanite $ 225
Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Sylvanite from Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk526a.jpg] Sylvanite from Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk526b.jpg] Sylvanite from Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk526c.jpg]

Silvery metallic Sylvanite on matrix. Main area of Sylvanite is 2.5cm long. Sylvanite is a rare Silver and Gold Telluride mineral.


MK196 - Aquamarine with Quartz $ 280
Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2 x 1.2 cm


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Aquamarine with Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/mk196a.jpg] Aquamarine with Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/mk196b.jpg] Aquamarine with Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/mk196c.jpg] Aquamarine with Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/mk196d.jpg]

Glassy single Aqua crystal 1.2cm wide with attached white Feldspar and two smokey Quartz crystals at the base. The Aqumarine is transparent with glass-like luster and is undamaged.


MK160 - Topaz $ 350
Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia
miniature - 3.5 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm


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Topaz from Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/MK160a.jpg] Topaz from Karengerenge village, Solwezi District, North-Western Province, Zambia [db_pics/pics/MK160b.jpg]

Glassy, gemmy single crystal of 'Imperial" Topaz from Zambia. Complete all around and undamaged.


MK154 - Hematite with Quartz $ 1200 SOLD
Val Tavetsch, Canton Graubunden, Switzerland
miniature - 5 x 3.8 x 3 cm


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Hematite with Quartz from Val Tavetsch, Canton Graubunden, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/MK154a.jpg] Hematite with Quartz from Val Tavetsch, Canton Graubunden, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/MK154b.jpg] Hematite with Quartz from Val Tavetsch, Canton Graubunden, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/MK154c.jpg] Hematite with Quartz from Val Tavetsch, Canton Graubunden, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/MK154d.jpg] Hematite with Quartz from Val Tavetsch, Canton Graubunden, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/MK154e.jpg]

A 3.1cm wide mirror-lustrous Hematite crystal attached to a transparent Quartz crystal. The Hematite has a few small red Rutile crystals attached. The specimen is pristine and undamaged and comes with a few old labels.


MK149 - Vivianite with Ludlamite $ 750
Blackbird Mine, Cobalt, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2.5 x 1.8 cm


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Vivianite with Ludlamite from Blackbird Mine, Cobalt, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/MK149a.jpg] Vivianite with Ludlamite from Blackbird Mine, Cobalt, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/MK149b.jpg] Vivianite with Ludlamite from Blackbird Mine, Cobalt, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/MK149c.jpg]

Purple Vivianite with green Ludlamite from the Blackbird Mine. This mine is famous for it's purple Vivianite and some of the world's best Ludlamite, but rarely do you see both species together on one specimen. A rare and colorful thumbnail from the Chris Stefano collection.


MK129 - Celestite $ 600
Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar
cabinet - 12.5 x 11 x 7 cm


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Celestite from Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/mk129a.jpg] Celestite from Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/mk129b.jpg] Celestite from Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/mk129c.jpg] Celestite from Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/mk129d.jpg]

Gemmy blue Celestite crystals covering matrix from the well known Sakoany deposit. This is an uncommonly good example with a gemmy central crystal 5.5cm tall that is glassy and undamaged. (Note that this is an old collection piece and was a little dusty at the time of photographing, and will be even better in person after rinsing).


MK123 - Wulfenite $ 450 SOLD
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
cabinet - 12 x 8.5 x 3 cm


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Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk123a.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk123b.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk123c.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk123d.jpg]

Flat matrix plate covered with yellow Wulfenite crystals of a distinctive style found for a time at the Oujela. The crystals are in excellent condition and densely cover the entire front side. 


SV300 - Galena $ 500
Buick Mine, Viburnum Trend, Missouri, USA
small cabinet - 8.5 x 7.2 x 5 cm


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Galena from Buick Mine, Viburnum Trend, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SV300a.jpg] Galena from Buick Mine, Viburnum Trend, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SV300b.jpg] Galena from Buick Mine, Viburnum Trend, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SV300c.jpg] Galena from Buick Mine, Viburnum Trend, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SV300d.jpg]

Bright metallic cluster of Galena crystals from the Buick Mine. The main group is an intergrown cluster of about 4 crystals with the appearance of one large crystal and a slightly concave front surface. Undamaged and showy specimen.


SV309 - Vivianite $ 1500
Ichocollo Mine, Monserrat-Antequera mining district, Poopo Province, Oruro, Bolivia
small cabinet - 6.6 x 2.3 x 1.2 cm


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Vivianite from Ichocollo Mine, Monserrat-Antequera mining district, Poopo Province, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/SV309a.jpg] Vivianite from Ichocollo Mine, Monserrat-Antequera mining district, Poopo Province, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/SV309b.jpg] Vivianite from Ichocollo Mine, Monserrat-Antequera mining district, Poopo Province, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/SV309c.jpg] Vivianite from Ichocollo Mine, Monserrat-Antequera mining district, Poopo Province, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/SV309d.jpg]

Transparent single green Vivianite crystal from an obscure Vivianite locality in Bolivia. A complete, well terminated crystal with good transparency and no damage. This was formerly in the Don Boydston collection (Los Angeles) and dates back several decades at least. Comes with a couple old labels, including a Scott Williams label that calls it a 'large, transparent crystal' with a locality of 'Monserrat Mine, Poopo, Bolivia'. Comes mounted on a Lucite display stand.


LL587 - Quartz var. Ametrine $ 750
Anahi Mine, La Gaiba Mining District, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
cabinet - 11.8 x 4 x 3 cm


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Quartz var. Ametrine from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba Mining District, Santa Cruz, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL587a.jpg] Quartz var. Ametrine from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba Mining District, Santa Cruz, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL587b.jpg] Quartz var. Ametrine from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba Mining District, Santa Cruz, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL587c.jpg] Quartz var. Ametrine from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba Mining District, Santa Cruz, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL587e.jpg]

Large transparent crystal of Ametrine (Quartz that is part Amethyst and part Citrine). It has typical etched form with a flat faces on the termination. Color zones of purple and yellow can be sieen inside this transparent crystal. There are two small dings otherwise this is perfect and one of the better examples I've seen. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL590 - Creedite $ 1250
Liberty Mine, Tonopah, Nye Co., Nevada, USA
cabinet - 12.5 x 10.5 x 4.5 cm


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Creedite from Liberty Mine, Tonopah, Nye Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL590a.jpg] Creedite from Liberty Mine, Tonopah, Nye Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL590b.jpg] Creedite from Liberty Mine, Tonopah, Nye Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL590c.jpg] Creedite from Liberty Mine, Tonopah, Nye Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL590d.jpg]

Large flat specimen of purple Creedite from a seldom seen locality. Loaded with crystals, there is one contact where the opposing wall rock pinched in on the pocket, otherwise it's generally nothing but good crystals all over the front face. Comes with an old hand written letter from Jim Minette who sold this to Bob for $250 long ago. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL585 - Chalcophyllite $ 750
Copper Stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
cabinet - 11 x 7 x 4.5 cm


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Chalcophyllite from Copper Stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL585a.jpg] Chalcophyllite from Copper Stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL585b.jpg] Chalcophyllite from Copper Stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL585d.jpg] Chalcophyllite from Copper Stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL585e.jpg] Chalcophyllite from Copper Stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL585f.jpg] Chalcophyllite from Copper Stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL585g.jpg]

Platy green crystals are abundantly scattered in various areas over this uncommonly large Majuba Hill specimen. Chalcophyllite is an uncommon copper arsenate mineral and some of the world's best were found at this mine. This is a good large example. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL545 - Wulfenite $ 180
Harrington-Hickory Mine, Topache Peak, Beaver Co., Utah, USA
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Wulfenite from Harrington-Hickory Mine, Topache Peak, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL545a.jpg] Wulfenite from Harrington-Hickory Mine, Topache Peak, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL545b.jpg] Wulfenite from Harrington-Hickory Mine, Topache Peak, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL545d.jpg] Wulfenite from Harrington-Hickory Mine, Topache Peak, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/LL545f.jpg]

Lustrous, transparent to translucent, orange wulfenite 'window pane' crystals to 11mm on matrix. The wulfenites have beveled edges, luster, and good color. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.

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