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SV197 - Stibiconite after Stibnite $ 85
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.4 x 1.3 x 1 cm


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Stibiconite after Stibnite from San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV197a.jpg] Stibiconite after Stibnite from San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV197b.jpg] Stibiconite after Stibnite from San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV197c.jpg] Stibiconite after Stibnite from San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV197d.jpg]

Stibiconite after Stibnite specimen with sharp form and a steep pyramidal termination. This is a Mexican classic and a neat pseudomorph specimen. Complete and undamaged. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.


ST937 - Olivenite, Conichalcite on Goethite after Calcite $ 2500
Christiana Mine, Laurion, Attica, Greece
small cabinet - 9 x 6.5 x 3.5 cm


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Olivenite, Conichalcite on Goethite after Calcite from Christiana Mine, Laurion, Attica, Greece [db_pics/pics/ST937a.jpg] Olivenite, Conichalcite on Goethite after Calcite from Christiana Mine, Laurion, Attica, Greece [db_pics/pics/ST937b.jpg] Olivenite, Conichalcite on Goethite after Calcite from Christiana Mine, Laurion, Attica, Greece [db_pics/pics/ST937c.jpg] Olivenite, Conichalcite on Goethite after Calcite from Christiana Mine, Laurion, Attica, Greece [db_pics/pics/ST937d.jpg] Olivenite, Conichalcite on Goethite after Calcite from Christiana Mine, Laurion, Attica, Greece [db_pics/pics/ST937f.jpg]

Rare specimen of Goethite after scalenohedral Calcite crystals that are coated with radial sprays of fibrous Olivenite and bright green Conichalcite. There are additional minerals present, and the old label notes the possible presence of Attikaite. This specimen has the desired qualities of being aesthetic, colorful, mineralogically interesting, and rare. There are a couple old collection numbers affixed to the bottom. Unique and unusual!!!


ST936 - Cuprian Adamite, Rosasite, Smithsonite, Malachite on Calcite casts $ 4000
Christiana Mine, Laurion, Attica, Greece
small cabinet - 8.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm


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Cuprian Adamite, Rosasite, Smithsonite, Malachite on Calcite casts from Christiana Mine, Laurion, Attica, Greece [db_pics/pics/ST936a.jpg] Cuprian Adamite, Rosasite, Smithsonite, Malachite on Calcite casts from Christiana Mine, Laurion, Attica, Greece [db_pics/pics/ST936b.jpg] Cuprian Adamite, Rosasite, Smithsonite, Malachite on Calcite casts from Christiana Mine, Laurion, Attica, Greece [db_pics/pics/ST936d.jpg] Cuprian Adamite, Rosasite, Smithsonite, Malachite on Calcite casts from Christiana Mine, Laurion, Attica, Greece [db_pics/pics/ST936e.jpg] Cuprian Adamite, Rosasite, Smithsonite, Malachite on Calcite casts from Christiana Mine, Laurion, Attica, Greece [db_pics/pics/ST936f.jpg]

One of a kind specimen composed of casts of scalenohedral Calcite crystals that are coated with Cuprian Adamite, Rosasite, Malachite, and colorless Smithsonite. This specimen has the desired qualities of being aesthetic, colorful, mineralogically interesting, and rare. There are a couple old collection numbers affixed to the bottom. Rare and unusual!!!


ST809 - Tennantite after Azurite $ 380
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 2 cm


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Tennantite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST809a.jpg] Tennantite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST809b.jpg] Tennantite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST809c.jpg] Tennantite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST809d.jpg] Tennantite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST809f.jpg]

Crystal cluster of Tennanite after Azurite from Tsumeb. Elongated, primatic crystals of former Azurite that have been pseudomorphed to Tennantite. An undamaged floater cluster with individual crystals to 4.5cm in length.


ST269 - Kolwezite/Malachite Pseudomorphs $ 250
Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo
small cabinet - 9 x 6 x 4.5 cm


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Kolwezite/Malachite Pseudomorphs from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST269a.jpg] Kolwezite/Malachite Pseudomorphs from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST269c.jpg] Kolwezite/Malachite Pseudomorphs from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST269d.jpg] Kolwezite/Malachite Pseudomorphs from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST269e.jpg]

Dark green crystals of Kolwezite and/or Malachite that has pseudomorphed after Barite (?) on Cobaltian Calcite. The pseudomorphs form a cluster about 4cm wide in a vug. The Cobaltian Calcite is brown with an later generation of vivid pink. Kolwezite is a Copper Cobalt Carbonate Hydroxide and this is the type locality for the species. private_notes


ST272 - Kolwezite/Malachite Pseudomorphs $ 250
Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo
small cabinet - 8.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Kolwezite/Malachite Pseudomorphs from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST272a.jpg] Kolwezite/Malachite Pseudomorphs from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST272b.jpg] Kolwezite/Malachite Pseudomorphs from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST272c.jpg] Kolwezite/Malachite Pseudomorphs from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST272g.jpg]

Dark green specimen of Kolwezite and/or Malachite that has pseudomorphed after Barite (?). Nothing but interconnected bladed crystals without matrix. Kolwezite is a Copper Cobalt Carbonate Hydroxide and this is the type locality for the species. private_notes


ST215 - Kolwezite pseudomorphs (?) on Cobaltian Calcite $ 250
Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo
miniature - 5 x 4 x 2.2 cm


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Kolwezite pseudomorphs (?) on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST215a.jpg] Kolwezite pseudomorphs (?) on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST215c.jpg] Kolwezite pseudomorphs (?) on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST215d.jpg]

Dark olive green crystals of Kolwezite atop vivid pink Cobaltoan Calcite (or possibly Cobaltoan Dolomite) creating a stunning mixture of colors and forms. The Kolwezite has rhombic form and are possibly pseudomorphs after Calcite or Dolomite. Kolwezite is a Copper Cobalt Carbonate Hydroxide and this is the type locality for the species.


LL937 - Azurite, Malachite after Azurite $ 2500 SOLD
Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
small cabinet - 8.5 x 6 x 5 cm


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Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/LL937a.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/LL937b.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/LL937c.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/LL937d.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/LL937g.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/LL937h.jpg] Azurite, Malachite after Azurite from Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/LL937i.jpg]

Deep blue Azurite and green Malachite after Azurite crystals from Chessy. This is a good sized specimen for the locality with great crystals all over, including a bridge of crystals. Comes with old Harvard Mineral Museum labels that dates the specimen back to at least 1976, but specimens have been found here since the 1800s and this could be significantly old than that. An excellent Chessy Azurite.


LL452 - Azurite with Chrysocolla after Libethenite $ 280
Burra Burra Copper Mine, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 2 cm


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Azurite with Chrysocolla after Libethenite from Burra Burra Copper Mine, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL452a.jpg] Azurite with Chrysocolla after Libethenite from Burra Burra Copper Mine, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL452b.jpg] Azurite with Chrysocolla after Libethenite from Burra Burra Copper Mine, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL452c.jpg] Azurite with Chrysocolla after Libethenite from Burra Burra Copper Mine, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL452d.jpg]

Platy, electric blue crystals of Azurite with pseudomorphs of Chysocolla after Libethenite. Colorful and unusual Azurite specimen.


D469 - Chalcocite, Malachite after Azurite, Malachite $ 175 SOLD
Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm


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Chalcocite, Malachite after Azurite, Malachite from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D469a.jpg] Chalcocite, Malachite after Azurite, Malachite from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D469b.jpg] Chalcocite, Malachite after Azurite, Malachite from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D469c.jpg] Chalcocite, Malachite after Azurite, Malachite from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D469d.jpg]

Unusual composite specimen of a Chalcocite crystal with a 'veneer' on the front face of Malachite after Azurite. A spray of fibrous Malachite extends off the right side.


M731 - Prehnite, Stilbite on Laumontite after Anhydrite $ 150
Prospect Park, New Jersey, USA
miniature - 4.8 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Prehnite, Stilbite on Laumontite after Anhydrite from Prospect Park, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M731a.jpg] Prehnite, Stilbite on Laumontite after Anhydrite from Prospect Park, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M731b.jpg] Prehnite, Stilbite on Laumontite after Anhydrite from Prospect Park, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M731c.jpg] Prehnite, Stilbite on Laumontite after Anhydrite from Prospect Park, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M731e.jpg] Prehnite, Stilbite on Laumontite after Anhydrite from Prospect Park, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M731f.jpg] Prehnite, Stilbite on Laumontite after Anhydrite from Prospect Park, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M731g.jpg]

Green Prehnite and tan Stilbite crystals on a cluster of Laumontite after Anhydrite crystals. Small Calcite crystals are also present. Well crystallized all around.


C254 - Malachite after Azurite $ 100
Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Malachite after Azurite from Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c254a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c254b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c254c.jpg]

Pair of well fomred, crossing pseudomorphs of Malachite after Azurite. Fine quality undamaged thumbnail.


T774 - Malachite after Azurite, Azurite $ 280 SOLD
Ajo, Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2.1 x 1.5 cm
ex.  Irv Brown


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Malachite after Azurite, Azurite from Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/t774a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite, Azurite from Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/t774b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite, Azurite from Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/t774c.jpg]

Three interconnected velvety crystals of Malachite after Azurite with Azurite crystals on the pseudomorphs. Fine and undamaged.


T768 - Malachite after Azurite, Azurite $ 750
Ajo, Arizona, USA
miniature - 5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm
ex.  Irv Brown


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Malachite after Azurite, Azurite from Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/t768a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite, Azurite from Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/t768b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite, Azurite from Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/t768c.jpg] Malachite after Azurite, Azurite from Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/T768.mp4]

Two larger velvety crystals of green Malchite after Azurite crystals on matrix with blue Azurite crystals.  The Azurite crystals are located both on the matrix and on the pseudomorphs. Fine and undamaged, an excellent Ajo specimen.


T742 - Rhodochrosite after Calcite $ 1800
Madem-Lakko Mine, Chalkidiki Prefecture, Macedonia Department, Greece
cabinet - 12 x 9 x 6 cm


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Rhodochrosite after Calcite from Madem-Lakko Mine, Chalkidiki Prefecture, Macedonia Department, Greece [db_pics/pics/t742a.jpg] Rhodochrosite after Calcite from Madem-Lakko Mine, Chalkidiki Prefecture, Macedonia Department, Greece [db_pics/pics/t742b.jpg] Rhodochrosite after Calcite from Madem-Lakko Mine, Chalkidiki Prefecture, Macedonia Department, Greece [db_pics/pics/t742c.jpg]

Pink rhodochrosite with the dominant crystal 6cm wide and perfectly centered atop the specimen. The Rhodochrosite formed as a replacement after Calcite. The specimen has areas of coverage by drusy Quartz and has associated Pyrite.

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