Selected Specimens

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LL484 - Ettringite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 31056)
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.8 cm


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Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/LL484a.jpg] Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/LL484b.jpg] Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/LL484c.jpg] Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/LL484d.jpg] Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/LL484.mp4]

Intergrown group of lemon yellow Ettringite crystals. Main crystal is double-terminated and thick at 1.7 x 1.5 cm. There is also a small metallic black tabular crystal sticking out one side, possibly Hematite.


LL492 - Afghanite $ 250 (=~ ¥ 25880)
Sar-e-Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
miniature - 4 x 2 x 2 cm


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Afghanite from Sar-e-Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/LL492a.jpg] Afghanite from Sar-e-Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/LL492b.jpg] Afghanite from Sar-e-Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/LL492c.jpg] Afghanite from Sar-e-Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/LL492d.jpg]

Translucent blue Afghanite crystals in a Calcite and Pyrite rich matrix. 


LL537 - Rhodonite $ 450 (=~ ¥ 46584)
San Martin Mine, Chiurucu, Huanuco, Peru
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


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Rhodonite from San Martin Mine, Chiurucu, Huanuco, Peru [db_pics/pics/LL537a.jpg] Rhodonite from San Martin Mine, Chiurucu, Huanuco, Peru [db_pics/pics/LL537b.jpg] Rhodonite from San Martin Mine, Chiurucu, Huanuco, Peru [db_pics/pics/LL537c.jpg] Rhodonite from San Martin Mine, Chiurucu, Huanuco, Peru [db_pics/pics/LL537d.jpg] Rhodonite from San Martin Mine, Chiurucu, Huanuco, Peru [db_pics/pics/LL537e.jpg]

Platy crystal group of deep pink Rhodonite. Good large crystals from a 1989 find. 


LL452 - Azurite with Chrysocolla after Libethenite $ 280 (=~ ¥ 28986)
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.


LL525 - Cobaltian Calcite $ 200 (=~ ¥ 20704)
Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Cobaltian Calcite from Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL525a.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL525b.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL525c.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL525d.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL525e.jpg]

Translucent pink Cobaltian Calcite crystals. Large crystals to 2cm in size with orange/red phantoms caused by Hematite staining on earlier generations of Calcite.


LL462 - Roselite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 36232)
Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 3 cm


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Roselite from Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL462a.jpg] Roselite from Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL462b.jpg] Roselite from Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL462c.jpg] Roselite from Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL462d.jpg]

Translucent deep purple/red Roselite crystals on Calcite crystals. Good coverage of relatively large crystals. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection and comew swtih an old Kristalle label.


LL417 - Ferberite with Fluorite $ 400 (=~ ¥ 41408)
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 8 x 5.2 x 3.2 cm


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Ferberite with Fluorite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LL417a.jpg] Ferberite with Fluorite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LL417b.jpg] Ferberite with Fluorite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LL417c.jpg] Ferberite with Fluorite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LL417d.jpg] Ferberite with Fluorite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LL417e.jpg]

Large terminated Ferberite crystal, complete all around. Thick and heavy with a small fluorite cube, Muscovite, and Calcite attached.


LL527 - Magnetite with Orthoclase $ 120 (=~ ¥ 12422)
Imilchil, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 0.8 cm


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Magnetite with Orthoclase from Imilchil, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL527a.jpg] Magnetite with Orthoclase from Imilchil, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL527b.jpg] Magnetite with Orthoclase from Imilchil, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL527c.jpg] Magnetite with Orthoclase from Imilchil, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL527d.jpg] Magnetite with Orthoclase from Imilchil, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL527e.jpg]

Tabular crytal group of metallic black Magnetite crystals. Hundreds (?) of small octahedral Magnetite in linear, stacked formation grow together to form an overall tabular specimen. Unusual piece.


LL547 - Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond $ 350 (=~ ¥ 36232)
Herkimer, New York, USA
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/LL547b.jpg] Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/LL547c.jpg] Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/LL547d.jpg] Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/LL547e.jpg]

Double-terminated, water-clear Quartz crystals. Main crystal is 3.3cm with 3 smaller crystals stacked on top. Undamaged. 


K236 - Prehnite $ 450 (=~ ¥ 46584)
Merelani Hils, Arusha, Tanzania
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4.2 x 4 cm


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Prehnite from Merelani Hils, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K236a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hils, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K236b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hils, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K236c.jpg]

Superb Prehnite specimen from recent finds at the Merelani Tanzanite mines. Striking specimen with large individual crystals. A thicker, highly translucent cluster is at the top with more toothy, individual crystals sticking out the front faces. The color ranges from a pure yellow to a yellow/green and slightly blueish. The lower left has an attached patch of intergrown micro Prehnite, Graphite and Pyrite. Undamaged, showy, and good sized.


LL451 - Almandine $ 240 (=~ ¥ 24845)
Garnet Hill, Ely, White Pine Co., Nevada, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Almandine from Garnet Hill, Ely, White Pine Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL451a.jpg] Almandine from Garnet Hill, Ely, White Pine Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL451b.jpg] Almandine from Garnet Hill, Ely, White Pine Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL451d.jpg] Almandine from Garnet Hill, Ely, White Pine Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL451e.jpg]

Large 1.8cm Almandine crystal on pink Rhyolite. An especially good example for this occurrence. Undamaged though backside is rough from contact with the matrix.


LL460 - Spinel $ 500 (=~ ¥ 51760)
Twin Lakes Limestone deposit, Lower Twin Lake, Twin Lakes, Fresno Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.2 x 3 cm


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Spinel from Twin Lakes Limestone deposit, Lower Twin Lake, Twin Lakes, Fresno Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL460a.jpg] Spinel from Twin Lakes Limestone deposit, Lower Twin Lake, Twin Lakes, Fresno Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL460b.jpg] Spinel from Twin Lakes Limestone deposit, Lower Twin Lake, Twin Lakes, Fresno Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL460d.jpg]

Well formed, translucent octahedrons of blue Spinel to 7mm in size associated with brown Pargasite crystals. Sawcut on back. Collected by Chuck Trantham and Al McGuinness in 1986. Chuck's label indicates locality as 'Locality 2, Twin Lakes area, Fresno Co., California, USA'.


LL468 - Grossular $ 80 (=~ ¥ 8282)
Vilyui River Basin, Mirninsky District, Yakutia, Russia
miniature - 3.4 x 3 x 1.8 cm


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Grossular from Vilyui River Basin, Mirninsky District, Yakutia, Russia [db_pics/pics/LL468a.jpg] Grossular from Vilyui River Basin, Mirninsky District, Yakutia, Russia [db_pics/pics/LL468b.jpg] Grossular from Vilyui River Basin, Mirninsky District, Yakutia, Russia [db_pics/pics/LL468c.jpg] Grossular from Vilyui River Basin, Mirninsky District, Yakutia, Russia [db_pics/pics/LL468d.jpg]

Glassy and lustrous cluster of Grossular crystals. The top crystals have an odd, intergrown form. It's mostly a translucent gold color with some areas that are whitish/green and opaque. From the type locality for the species.


LL418 - Malachite $ 125 (=~ ¥ 12940)
Katanga, Congo (DRC)
small cabinet - 7.3 x 6 x 0.6 cm


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Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/LL418a.jpg] Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/LL418b.jpg] Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/LL418d.jpg]

Cut and polished slice of a Malachite stalactite with great color banding. Good polsih on both sides.


LL359 - Amethyst $ 125 (=~ ¥ 12940)
Las Vigas, Vera Cruz, Mexico
miniature - 5 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Amethyst from Las Vigas, Vera Cruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL359a.jpg] Amethyst from Las Vigas, Vera Cruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL359b.jpg] Amethyst from Las Vigas, Vera Cruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL359c.jpg]

Undamaged cluster of transparent, purple Amethyst crystals. Ex. Cliff Krueger, Chuck Trantham collections.
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