Selected Specimens

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LP443 - Spessartine on Feldspar $ 2500 (=~ £ 1999)
Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Spessartine on Feldspar from Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp443a.jpg] Spessartine on Feldspar from Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp443b.jpg] Spessartine on Feldspar from Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp443c.jpg] Spessartine on Feldspar from Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp443d.jpg] Spessartine on Feldspar from Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp443e.jpg]

A large deep wine-red Spessartine crystal on white feldspar with other smaller Spessartine crystals and black crystals of what is possibly Tantalite. The main crytals is 4.5cm in size and very complex, featuring typical flat crystals faces, etched faces, and a hollow area on the left side with a mound-shaped crystal mass in the center. The main crystal is fully crystallized all around and nearly pristine. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection and one of my favorite pieces in the collection.


LP445 - Quartz Gwindel $ 400 (=~ £ 320) DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 200 (=~ £ 160)
Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4 cm


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Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp445a.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp445b.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp445c.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp445d.jpg]

Transparent Quartz gwindel, 5.5cm wide, with Quartz crystals of typical form. Complete all around and in excellent condition. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection. I like the combination of the two forms of Quartz together.


LP446 - Quartz Gwindel $ 350 (=~ £ 280)
Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm


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Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp446a.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp446b.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp446c.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp446d.jpg]

Highly transparent single Quartz gwindel from Pakistan. Complete all around and in nearly pristine condition - even the bottom is recrystallized. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP447 - Quartz Gwindel $ 250 (=~ £ 200) DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 125 (=~ £ 100)
Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.7 x 2.4 cm


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Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp447a.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp447b.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp447c.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp447d.jpg]

Glassy single Quartz gwindel from Pakistan. Complete all around and nearly pristine. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP329 - Thomsonite $ 50 (=~ £ 40)
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 3.5 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp329a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp329b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp329d.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in vug. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP332 - Thomsonite $ 60 (=~ £ 48)
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 9 x 5 x 5 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp332a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp332c.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp332d.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp332e.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp332f.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in multiple vugs. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP333 - Thomsonite $ 75 (=~ £ 60)
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 4 x 4 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp333a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp333b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp333d.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp333e.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in vug. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP335 - Thomsonite $ 200 (=~ £ 160)
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 5.5 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp335a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp335b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp335c.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp335d.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp335e.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp335f.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in vug. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP336 - Thomsonite $ 60 (=~ £ 48)
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 3 x 2.8 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp336a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp336b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp336d.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp336e.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in vug. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP339 - Thomsonite $ 50 (=~ £ 40)
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp339a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp339b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp339e.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in vug. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP340 - Thomsonite $ 40 (=~ £ 32)
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp340a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp340b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp340c.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp340d.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in vug. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP342 - Thomsonite $ 40 (=~ £ 32)
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp342a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp342b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp342c.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in vug. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP344 - Thomsonite $ 50 (=~ £ 40)
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp344a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp344d.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in vug. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP518 - Babingtonite with Prehnite $ 350 (=~ £ 280)
Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
small cabinet - 6 x 6 x 3.5 cm


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Babingtonite with Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp518a.jpg] Babingtonite with Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp518b.jpg] Babingtonite with Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp518c.jpg] Babingtonite with Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp518d.jpg]

Cluster of large black Babingtonite crystals on green Prehnite from an old defunct locality in China. The Babingtonite crystals are well terminated and reach 3cm in size. It's crystallized all with the contact at the base. No longer being found..


LP522 - Quartz after Barite $ 500 (=~ £ 400)
China
cabinet - 13.5 x 11 x 5.5 cm


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Quartz after Barite from China [db_pics/pics/lp522a.jpg] Quartz after Barite from China [db_pics/pics/lp522b.jpg] Quartz after Barite from China [db_pics/pics/lp522c.jpg] Quartz after Barite from China [db_pics/pics/lp522d.jpg] Quartz after Barite from China [db_pics/pics/lp522e.jpg]

Large specimen covered by sparkling white pseudomorphs of Quartz after Barite. This is a one-off specimen from a Chinese dealer and no locality information was available. It's in great condition and very bright and sparkly.
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25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
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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