Selected Specimens

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NA297 - Pyromorphite $ 650 (=~ ¥ 67288)
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho
miniature - 3.4 x 3.1 x 2.4 cm


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Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/NA297a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/NA297b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/NA297c.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/NA297d.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/NA297e.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/NA297.mp4]

Curved yellow to yellow/green Pyromorphite crystal cluster set on a flat matrix. Complete all around and undamaged. This composition of a stand alone cluster complete all round is unusual when comapred to most which are solid masses or drusy matrix coverings of crystals. Excellent piece that comes with an old Kristalle label.


NA127 - Acanthite $ 600 (=~ ¥ 62112)
Guanajuato, Mexico
thumbnail - 3.1 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


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Acanthite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na127a.jpg] Acanthite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na127b.jpg] Acanthite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na127c.jpg]

Fine thumbnail acanthite with mulitple crystals culminating in a large, sharp 1.5cm cubic crystal at the tip. Better in person, 3.1 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm.


SA451 - Tourmaline, Lepidolite, Quartz $ 360 (=~ ¥ 37267)
Mina da Ponte, Aracuai, Mnas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Tourmaline, Lepidolite, Quartz from Mina da Ponte, Aracuai, Mnas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa451a.jpg] Tourmaline, Lepidolite, Quartz from Mina da Ponte, Aracuai, Mnas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa451b.jpg] Tourmaline, Lepidolite, Quartz from Mina da Ponte, Aracuai, Mnas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa451c.jpg]

Clear Quartz crystal partially enclosing what was once a green Tourmaline crystal. The Tourmaline within the Quartz remains complete, however where it exits the Quartz (on top and along the backside), it has altered to a rectangular stack of Lepidolite crystals. Two small dings on the Quartz. Really neat and interesting specimen, 4 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm.


WP19 - Chalcocite $ 320 (=~ ¥ 33126)
Levant Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall, England
thumbnail - 2 x 1.6 x 0.9 cm
ex.  Dr. Wolfgang Pohl


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Chalcocite from Levant Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/wp19a.jpg] Chalcocite from Levant Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/wp19b.jpg] Chalcocite from Levant Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/wp19c.jpg]

Superb thumbnail of a twin Chalcocite crystal. The small cluster of crystal broke off the main and has now been repaired and the price has been halved. Comes with old Richard Barstow label. Ex. Wolfgang Pohl collection, 2 x 1.6 x 0.9 cm.


E524 - Anapaite in fossil bivalve $ 260 (=~ ¥ 26915)
Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Anapaite in fossil bivalve from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/E524a.jpg] Anapaite in fossil bivalve from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/E524b.jpg] Anapaite in fossil bivalve from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/E524c.jpg]

Two exceptionally fine Anapaite crystals which formed in a 2.3cm wide fossil bivalve, size 5.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm.


E568 - Sulfur on Aragonite $ 750 (=~ ¥ 77640)
Sicily, Italy
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 4.5 cm


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Sulfur on Aragonite from Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/e568a.jpg] Sulfur on Aragonite from Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/e568b.jpg] Sulfur on Aragonite from Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/e568c.jpg]

Large 2.4cm Sulfur crystal well centered on a pair of Aragonite crystal covered points. Main crystal is undamaged and some areas have Aragonite growing over the Sulfur. From a recently released collection. Size 6 x 5 x 4.5 cm.


A609 - Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Dolomite $ 200 (=~ ¥ 20704)
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 5.2 x 4.5 x 4 cm


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Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Dolomite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a609a.jpg] Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Dolomite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a609b.jpg] Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Dolomite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a609c.jpg]

Fine, near floater grouping of light purple Fluorite cubes, Arsenopyrite in and interlocking 4cm cluster, pearlescent pink Dolomite that wraps all around the backside, and Muscovite, size 5.2 x 4.5 x 4 cm.


A174 - Ferberite $ 250 (=~ ¥ 25880)
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan, China
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 2 cm


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Ferberite from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a174a.jpg] Ferberite from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a174b.jpg] Ferberite from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a174c.jpg]

Large, fine single Ferberite crystal. A very good example of a mineral that is somewhat common now, however will soon will be a classic, ranking as the worlds best, size 5.5 x 4.5 x 2 cm.


A944 - Arsenopyrite $ 290 (=~ ¥ 30021)
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 6 x 7 x 6 cm


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Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a944a.jpg] Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/A944a.jpg] Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/A944b.jpg] Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/A944e.jpg]

Large, well displayed single crystal 3.2 cm wide on muscovite and Quartz. About as good as it gets for a single crystal, size 6 x 7 x 6 cm.


A106 - Cinnabar $ 440 (=~ ¥ 45549)
Tongren, Guizhou, China
small cabinet - 7 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm


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Cinnabar from Tongren, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a106a.jpg] Cinnabar from Tongren, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a106b.jpg] Cinnabar from Tongren, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a106c.jpg]

2.8cm cluster of Cinnabar crystals on Dolomite. Sawn base and edges, size 7 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm.


A398 - Azurite with Malachite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 36232) DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 175 (=~ ¥ 18116)
Liufengshan Copper Mine, Anhui Prov., China
small cabinet - 7.8 x 6.5 x 3 cm


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Azurite with Malachite from Liufengshan Copper Mine, Anhui Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a398a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Liufengshan Copper Mine, Anhui Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a398b.jpg]

Lustrous blue Azurite crystals with velvety Malachite, size 7.8 x 6.5 x 3 cm.


A406 - Bournonite on Quartz $ 500 (=~ ¥ 51760)
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China
cabinet - 10.5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Bournonite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a406a.jpg] Bournonite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a406b.jpg] Bournonite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a406c.jpg] Bournonite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a406d.jpg] Bournonite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a406e.jpg]

3cm double terminated Bournonite attached to the tip of a 10.5 cm Quartz crystal. Another great Yaogangxian combo specimen. One ding on the side of the Quartz crystal, otherwise undamaged, size 10.5 x 4 x 3 cm.


A990 - Inesite, Hubeite on Apophyllite $ 550 (=~ ¥ 56936)
Hubei Prov., China
cabinet - 9.5 x 8 x 4 cm


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Inesite, Hubeite on Apophyllite from Hubei Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a990a.jpg] Inesite, Hubeite on Apophyllite from Hubei Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a990b.jpg] Inesite, Hubeite on Apophyllite from Hubei Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a990c.jpg]

Large red Inesite crystal spray with other areas of Inesite, good clusters of Hubeite (brown), Quartz crystals, and tiny drusy Apophyllite, size 9.5 x 8 x 4 cm.


A196 - Cinnabar on Dolomite $ 1200 (=~ ¥ 124224)
Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China
small cabinet - 9 x 8 x 4 cm


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Cinnabar on Dolomite from Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a196a.jpg] Cinnabar on Dolomite from Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a196b.jpg] Cinnabar on Dolomite from Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a196c.jpg] Cinnabar on Dolomite from Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a196d.jpg]

Classic Cinnabar penetration twin rising up 1.7cm and 1.5 cm wide on Dolomite. Fine quality Cinnabar that glows red when backlit. Fine undamaged piece, Chinese Cinnabar is by far the world's best, get a good one while supplies are still plentiful. Although there is plenty of lower quality material available now, the better ones are few and far between, size 9 x 8 x 4 cm.


A335 - Topaz $ 420 (=~ ¥ 43478)
Shigar Valley, Pakistan
miniature - 4.5 x 2.3 x 2.3 cm


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Topaz from Shigar Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a335a.jpg] Topaz from Shigar Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a335b.jpg] Topaz from Shigar Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a335c.jpg]

Gem Topaz crystal with a flat termination with beveled edges, size 4.5 x 2.3 x 2.3 cm.
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73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84
85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96
97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108
109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120
121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132
133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142

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