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LP242 - Copper (cubes!) $ 2000 (=~ CAN$ 2745)
Lake Superior Copper District, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 2 cm


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Copper (cubes!) from Lake Superior Copper District, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/lp242a.jpg] Copper (cubes!) from Lake Superior Copper District, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/lp242b.jpg] Copper (cubes!) from Lake Superior Copper District, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/lp242c.jpg] Copper (cubes!) from Lake Superior Copper District, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/lp242d.jpg]

Cluster of cubic Copper crystals with dark patina. I love cubic Copper crystals and this is nothing but crystals with individuals to 1cm in size. Ex. Mike Martin, Ben Vone collections.


MK948 - Azurite with Malachite $ 240 (=~ CAN$ 329)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk948a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk948b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk948c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk948d.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk948e.jpg]

Fantastic Azurite cluster from the watercourse pocket of the Milpillas Mine. Undamaged, highly lustrous crystals with attached Malachite on the back. The specimen features a large, somewhat tabular main crystal with smaller crystals at the base and a bit of matrix attached to the back.


LP243 - Aquamarine $ 2000 (=~ CAN$ 2745)
Thuong Xuan District, Thanh Hoa Prov., Vietnam
cabinet - 9.7 x 2 x 1.8 cm


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Aquamarine from Thuong Xuan District, Thanh Hoa Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/lp243a.jpg] Aquamarine from Thuong Xuan District, Thanh Hoa Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/lp243b.jpg] Aquamarine from Thuong Xuan District, Thanh Hoa Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/lp243c.jpg]

Tall single, deep blue Aquamarine crystal from Vietnam. Terminated with a flat, glassy termination, it's a gemmy crystal with the deep blue color Vietnamese Aqua are known for. Undamaged crystal with a shallow groove running up the backside where another crystal grew against it, and small etched areas near each end. Weighs 67.1 grams.


LP245 - Silver on Quartz, Epidote $ 3800 (=~ CAN$ 5215)
Mass Mine, Mass City, Ontonagon Co., Michigan, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 3 x 3 cm


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Silver on Quartz, Epidote from Mass Mine, Mass City, Ontonagon Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/lp245a.jpg] Silver on Quartz, Epidote from Mass Mine, Mass City, Ontonagon Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/lp245b.jpg] Silver on Quartz, Epidote from Mass Mine, Mass City, Ontonagon Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/lp245c.jpg] Silver on Quartz, Epidote from Mass Mine, Mass City, Ontonagon Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/lp245d.jpg] Silver on Quartz, Epidote from Mass Mine, Mass City, Ontonagon Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/lp245e.jpg]

Silver crystals on Quartz from the Mass Mine in Michigan. Bright, well crystallized silver that contrasts well against the white Quartz and green Epidote. The Mass Mine is a historic Copper mine that operated from 1856 to 1888.


LP246 - Chalcocite $ 750 (=~ CAN$ 1029)
Flambeau Mine, Rusk Co., Wisconsin, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 4 cm


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Chalcocite from Flambeau Mine, Rusk Co., Wisconsin, USA [db_pics/pics/lp246a.jpg] Chalcocite from Flambeau Mine, Rusk Co., Wisconsin, USA [db_pics/pics/lp246b.jpg] Chalcocite from Flambeau Mine, Rusk Co., Wisconsin, USA [db_pics/pics/lp246c.jpg]

Chunky specimen of solid Chalcocite crystals from the now closed Flambeau Mine. The surface is covered by dark metallic crystals with light blue and purple iridescence.


LP247 - Willemite $ 200 (=~ CAN$ 274)
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 2 cm


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Willemite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp247a.jpg] Willemite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp247b.jpg]

Rare blue Willemite crystals on matrix from Tsumeb.


MK840 - Andradite $ 125 (=~ CAN$ 172) DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 62 (=~ CAN$ 85)
near Bishop, Inyo Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 5.8 x 3.5 x 2 cm


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Andradite from near Bishop, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk840a.jpg] Andradite from near Bishop, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk840b.jpg] Andradite from near Bishop, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk840c.jpg] Andradite from near Bishop, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk840d.jpg]

Cluster of highly lustrous orange/brown Andradite crystals on matrix. Individual crystals reach 1.7cm wide.


LP249 - Smithsonite $ 2000 (=~ CAN$ 2745)
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 4 cm


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Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp249a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp249b.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp249c.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp249d.jpg]

Cluster of elongated pink Cobaltian Smithsonite crystals on matrix from Tsumeb. These eleongated crystals are rare for Smithsonite, with crystals on this specimen to over 2cm in length. There are some broken crystals in the mix with the perfect crystals. A fine and rare display specimen that comes with a custom Lucite base. Ex. Alex Neufeld collection.


LP220 - Smithsonite $ 250 (=~ CAN$ 343)
Laurion Mining District, Attica, Greece
large cabinet - 16.5 x 13 x 3 cm


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Smithsonite from Laurion Mining District, Attica, Greece [db_pics/pics/lp220a.jpg] Smithsonite from Laurion Mining District, Attica, Greece [db_pics/pics/lp220b.jpg] Smithsonite from Laurion Mining District, Attica, Greece [db_pics/pics/lp220c.jpg] Smithsonite from Laurion Mining District, Attica, Greece [db_pics/pics/lp220d.jpg]

Colorful, flat specimen of blue Smithsonite from Laurion, Greece. The Smithsonite is a velvety botryoidal blue with areas of white Smithsonite overgrowths. Large and showy.


LP209 - Inesite $ 120 (=~ CAN$ 165)
N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Inesite from N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/lp209a.jpg] Inesite from N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/lp209b.jpg] Inesite from N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/lp209c.jpg] Inesite from N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/lp209d.jpg]

Sprays of red Inesite crystals on matrix. A Kalahari mangnese fields classic in excellent condition.


LP149 - Quartz, Epidote after Andradite $ 300 (=~ CAN$ 412) DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 206)
Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Quartz, Epidote after Andradite from Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp149a.jpg] Quartz, Epidote after Andradite from Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp149b.jpg] Quartz, Epidote after Andradite from Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp149c.jpg] Quartz, Epidote after Andradite from Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp149d.jpg]

Rare pseudomorph of white Quartz and green Epidote that has replaced a large Andradite garnet crystal. The main crystal is 5cm in size and shows areas of white Quartz and pistacio green Epidote. The repalcement is complete with virtually no Andradite remaining. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection. Len collected this locality often and this was one of his 'keepers'.


LP145 - Fluellite over Variscite $ 200 (=~ CAN$ 274)
Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 4 x 3 cm


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Fluellite over Variscite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/lp145a.jpg] Fluellite over Variscite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/lp145b.jpg] Fluellite over Variscite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/lp145c.jpg]

Shallow vugs lined with green Variscite covered by sparkling transparent crystals of Fluellite. Fluellite is a rare phosphate mineral and the world's best were found at this old Gold mine in Nevada. The presence of the Variscite makes this a more colorful example from the find. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP200 - Ludlamite $ 400 (=~ CAN$ 549)
Cabeça do Cachorro claim, Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5.5 x 3 cm


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Ludlamite from Cabeça do Cachorro claim, Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp200aa.jpg] Ludlamite from Cabeça do Cachorro claim, Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp200bb.jpg] Ludlamite from Cabeça do Cachorro claim, Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp200cc.jpg] Ludlamite from Cabeça do Cachorro claim, Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp200dd.jpg]

Glassy bright green Ludlamite crystals on matrix from a relatively new locality in northwestern Brazil. The crystals are well isolated, bright, translucent to transparent, and reach 1.3cm in size. Gorgeous specimen of exceptional quality for the species.


MK837 - Topaz $ 150 (=~ CAN$ 206) DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 75 (=~ CAN$ 103)
Maynard (Bixby) Mine, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA
miniature - 3.7 x 3 x 3 cm


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Topaz from Maynard (Bixby) Mine, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/mk837a.jpg] Topaz from Maynard (Bixby) Mine, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/mk837b.jpg] Topaz from Maynard (Bixby) Mine, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/mk837c.jpg] Topaz from Maynard (Bixby) Mine, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/mk837e.jpg]

Well balanced specimen of Topaz crystals on Rhyolite matrix. The Topaz are gemmy and undamaged. There are small crystals rising up around the bottom with a larger 3.2cm crystal crossing over the top.


LP180 - Fluorite $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 480)
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 4.5 cm


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Fluorite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/lp180a.jpg] Fluorite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/lp180b.jpg] Fluorite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/lp180c.jpg]

Stunning large specimen of transparent purple/blue Fluorite crystals from the famous Yaogangxian Mine in China. The Fluorite crystals are glass-like and totally water clear reaching 4.2cm in size. Minor edge chipping present and in overall excellent condition from recent production and associated with Muscovite and small white disc-shaped Calcite crystals.
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37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48
49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72
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
133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144
145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156

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