Selected Specimens

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LP737 - Scapolite $ 100 (=~ £ 80)
Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 3 x 2.2 x 2 cm


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Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp737b.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp737c.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp737d.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp737e.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp737f.jpg]

Complete, well terminated golden Scapolite crystal with good transparency.


LP739 - Scapolite $ 100 (=~ £ 80)
Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2.0 x 2 cm


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Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp739a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp739b.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp739e.jpg]

Complete, well terminated golden Scapolite crystal with good transparency.


LP731 - Scapolite $ 140 (=~ £ 112)
Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.8 x 1.7 x 1.7 cm


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Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp731a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp731b.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp731c.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp731d.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp731e.jpg]

Complete, well terminated golden Scapolite crystal with good transparency.


LP741 - Scapolite $ 150 (=~ £ 120)
Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 3 x 1.7 x 1.6 cm


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Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp741a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp741b.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp741c.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp741d.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp741e.jpg]

Complete, well terminated golden Scapolite crystal with good transparency.


LP736 - Scapolite $ 120 (=~ £ 96)
Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.8 x 1.7 cm


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Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp736a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp736b.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp736c.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp736d.jpg]

Complete, well terminated golden Scapolite crystal with good transparency.


LP735 - Scapolite $ 120 (=~ £ 96)
Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.1 x 1.0 cm


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Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp735a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp735b.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp735c.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp735d.jpg]

Complete, well terminated golden Scapolite crystal with good transparency and copper colored inclusions.


LP880 - Rhodonite with Galena $ 500 (=~ £ 400)
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
large cabinet - 18 x 8.5 x 5.5 cm


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Rhodonite with Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp880a.jpg] Rhodonite with Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp880b.jpg] Rhodonite with Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp880e.jpg] Rhodonite with Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp880f.jpg]

Large specimen of pink Rhodonite with crystallized Galena. While not a complete crystal (but crystallized), the sheer amount of Rhodonite is astonishing. Recently released from an old Australian collection.


LP892 - Sampleite $ 125 (=~ £ 100)
North Parkes Mine, near Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
miniature - 5 x 4 x 2 cm


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Sampleite from North Parkes Mine, near Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp892a.jpg] Sampleite from North Parkes Mine, near Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp892c.jpg] Sampleite from North Parkes Mine, near Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp892d.jpg] Sampleite from North Parkes Mine, near Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp892e.jpg]

This is a fine representative specimen from one of the most important localities for this rare copper-bearing phosphate species. This specimen was field collected pre 2012. None or very few specimens remain on the dumps of this mine. It had a very shallow oxidized zone and the future of mineral specimen production at this locality is bleak.


LP894 - Manganocalcite $ 350 (=~ £ 280)
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
cabinet - 13 x 11 x 3.5 cm


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Manganocalcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp894a.jpg] Manganocalcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp894b.jpg] Manganocalcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp894c.jpg] Manganocalcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp894d.jpg]

Mound shaped clusters of soft pink Manganocalcite from Broken Hill. Better than average piece recently released from an old Australian collection and now seldom seen.


LP897 - Cerussite with Malachite $ 180 (=~ £ 144)
Brown's Prospect, Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 3.5 cm


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Cerussite with Malachite from Brown's Prospect, Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp897a.jpg] Cerussite with Malachite from Brown's Prospect, Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp897b.jpg] Cerussite with Malachite from Brown's Prospect, Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp897c.jpg] Cerussite with Malachite from Brown's Prospect, Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp897e.jpg] Cerussite with Malachite from Brown's Prospect, Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp897f.jpg]

Hundreds of reticulated Cerussite crystals on the front and back of the matrix. There is a vug on the 'front' filled with Cerussite over Malachite, and the back is nearly solid Cerussite crystal with just a bit of Malachite. In amazingly good condition given the huge number of Cerussites on this specimen.


LP898 - Zincian Dolomite on Coronadite stalactites $ 200 (=~ £ 160)
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
small cabinet - 9 x 6 x 4 cm


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Zincian Dolomite on Coronadite stalactites from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp898a.jpg] Zincian Dolomite on Coronadite stalactites from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp898b.jpg] Zincian Dolomite on Coronadite stalactites from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp898c.jpg] Zincian Dolomite on Coronadite stalactites from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp898d.jpg]

Metallic gray stalactites of Coronadite that are coated on all sides by white zincian Dolomite. Complete all around and undamaged.


AU100 - Rhodonite with Galena $ 750 (=~ £ 600)
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
miniature - 4 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm


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Rhodonite with Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/au100a.jpg] Rhodonite with Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/au100b.jpg] Rhodonite with Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/au100c.jpg] Rhodonite with Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/au100d.jpg]

Well formed red Rhodonite crystals in a matrix of crystallized Galena. The main Rhodonite crystal is 1.5cm tall and displays perfectly.


LP900 - Inesite $ 180 (=~ £ 144)
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4 cm


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Inesite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp900b.jpg] Inesite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp900c.jpg] Inesite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp900d.jpg] Inesite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp900f.jpg]

Dark red acicular crystal clusters on matrix. There are several radial clusters embedded in the matrix. Better known from South Africa, here's a nice Australian example.


LP901 - Chlorargyrite $ 750 (=~ £ 600)
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 4 cm


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Chlorargyrite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp901a.jpg] Chlorargyrite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp901c.jpg] Chlorargyrite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp901d.jpg]

Olive green crystals of Chlorargyrite over most of the front face. The entire specimen appears to by nearly all solid Chlorargyrite. Chlorargyrite is a rare silver species that's at it's best from Broken Hill.


LP905 - Cerussite with Malachite $ 180 (=~ £ 144)
Brown's Prospect, Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Cerussite with Malachite from Brown's Prospect, Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp905a.jpg] Cerussite with Malachite from Brown's Prospect, Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp905c.jpg] Cerussite with Malachite from Brown's Prospect, Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp905d.jpg] Cerussite with Malachite from Brown's Prospect, Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/lp905f.jpg]

Hundreds of reticulated Cerussite crystals on the front and back of the matrix. There is a vug on the 'front' filled with Cerussite over Malachite, and the back is nearly solid Cerussite crystal with just a bit of Malachite. In amazingly good condition given the huge number of Cerussites on this specimen.
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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
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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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