Selected Specimens

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AU493 - Emerald $ 500
Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria
thumbnail - 2.1 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm


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Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au493a.jpg] Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au493b.jpg]

Single gem quality Emerald crystal from old finds in Jos, Nigeria. Highly transparent with a steep beveled termination. Complete all around and undamaged with a small natural indent on one side.


AU494 - Emerald $ 450
Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria
thumbnail - 1.9 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm


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Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au494a.jpg] Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au494b.jpg] Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au494c.jpg]

Single gem quality Emerald crystal from old finds in Jos, Nigeria. Highly transparent with a steep beveled termination. Complete all around and undamaged.


AU495 - Emerald $ 350
Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria
thumbnail - 1.6 x 0.4 x 0.4 cm


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Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au495a.jpg] Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au495b.jpg] Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au495c.jpg]

Single gem quality Emerald crystal from old finds in Jos, Nigeria. Highly transparent with a steep beveled termination. Complete all around and undamaged.


AU496 - Emerald $ 250
Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria
thumbnail - 1.4 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm


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Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au496a.jpg] Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au496b.jpg] Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au496c.jpg]

Single gem quality Emerald crystal from old finds in Jos, Nigeria. Highly transparent with a cmplex, multi-faceted termination. Complete all around and undamaged.


AU498 - Emerald $ 500
Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria
thumbnail - 1.3 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


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Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au498a.jpg] Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au498b.jpg] Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au498c.jpg]

Single gem quality Emerald crystal from old finds in Jos, Nigeria. Highly transparent with a beveled termination. Complete all around and undamaged.


AU499 - Emerald $ 350
Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria
thumbnail - 2 x 0.3 x 0.3 cm


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Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au499a.jpg] Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au499b.jpg] Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au499c.jpg]

Single gem quality Emerald crystal from old finds in Jos, Nigeria. Highly transparent with a steep beveled termination. Complete all around and undamaged.


AU500 - Emerald $ 350
Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria
thumbnail - 1.5 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm


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Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au500a.jpg] Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au500b.jpg]

Single gem quality Emerald crystal from old finds in Jos, Nigeria. Highly transparent with a flat, beveled termination and a band of dark green in the middle. Complete all around and undamaged.


AU502 - Emerald $ 450
Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria
thumbnail - 2.2 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


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Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au502a.jpg] Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au502b.jpg] Emerald from Jos Plateau, Plateau, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/au502c.jpg]

Single gem quality Emerald crystal from old finds in Jos, Nigeria. Highly transparent with a flat, multi-stepped termination. Complete all around and undamaged.


AU507 - Lazulite with Quartz $ 500
Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 4.5 cm


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Lazulite with Quartz from Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada [db_pics/pics/au507a.jpg] Lazulite with Quartz from Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada [db_pics/pics/au507b.jpg] Lazulite with Quartz from Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada [db_pics/pics/au507c.jpg]

Deep blue Lazulite crystals with transparent Quartz crystals from this well known and remote phosphate locality in the Yukon. Not only is this piece loaded with crystals with a nice overall shape, it has big crystals with individual Lazulites to 1.5cm in size.


AU512 - Aquamarine $ 600
Skardu District, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 4 cm


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Aquamarine from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au512a.jpg] Aquamarine from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au512b.jpg] Aquamarine from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au512c.jpg] Aquamarine from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au512d.jpg]

Gem quality blue Aquamarine with Quartz and Muscovite from Pakistan. This in a older specimen with an uncommon tabular habit. The crystal is 3cm wide and 2.2cm thick. The Muscovite is greenish and translucent. Pristine.


AU513 - Bustamite $ 750
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
miniature - 3.5 x 2.8 x 1.5 cm


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Bustamite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/au513a.jpg] Bustamite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/au513b.jpg] Bustamite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/au513c.jpg] Bustamite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/au513d.jpg]

Single crystal of translucent Bustamite from Broken Hill. It's well terminated with better than average color and translucency. It has typical dimpled, textured surface features and is complete all around and undamaged with the exception of one missing edge.


AU514 - Wulfenite $ 4000
Mezica, Slovenia
cabinet - 11 x 7.5 x 7 cm


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Wulfenite from Mezica, Slovenia [db_pics/pics/au514a.jpg] Wulfenite from Mezica, Slovenia [db_pics/pics/au514b.jpg] Wulfenite from Mezica, Slovenia [db_pics/pics/au514c.jpg] Wulfenite from Mezica, Slovenia [db_pics/pics/au514d.jpg]

Cluster of interconnected orange Wulfenite crystals from Mezica, Slovenia (likely from the Staro Igrcevo Mine). There are 3 generations of Wulfenite on this large specimen, starting with thinner, more yellow bladed Wulfenite on the base, followed by thicker, tabular orange crystals. A third generation of sharp pyramidal form grew vertically off the faces of the second generation tabular crystals.


AU568 - Dioptase on Calcite $ 1800
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 7 x 5.5 x 3 cm


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Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/au568a.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/au568b.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/au568c.jpg]

Clusters of sharp lustrous Dioptase crystals on white Calcite crystals. The Dioptase crystals reach 1.4cm in size and occur in two main clusters with several smaller crystals spinkled across the Calcite. Some very minor contact on the left cluster of Dioptase crystals, otherwise perfect and undamaged.  


AU572 - Arsenopyrite, Siderite, Chlorite $ 250
Panasquiera, Castelo Branco, Portugal
miniature - 5 x 5 x 3 cm


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Arsenopyrite, Siderite, Chlorite from Panasquiera, Castelo Branco, Portugal [db_pics/pics/au572a.jpg] Arsenopyrite, Siderite, Chlorite from Panasquiera, Castelo Branco, Portugal [db_pics/pics/au572b.jpg] Arsenopyrite, Siderite, Chlorite from Panasquiera, Castelo Branco, Portugal [db_pics/pics/au572c.jpg] Arsenopyrite, Siderite, Chlorite from Panasquiera, Castelo Branco, Portugal [db_pics/pics/au572d.jpg]

Bright silvery metallic crystals of Arsenopyrite, tabular tan Siderite, and green Chlorite over unidentified crystals all combine to form one heck of a pretty specimen. This is one of those pieces where the closer you look, the more you like it. Ex. Angela Cannon collection.


AU573 - Cerussite $ 250
Mammoth Mine, Tiger, Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.9 x 1.8 cm


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Cerussite from Mammoth Mine, Tiger, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/au573a.jpg] Cerussite from Mammoth Mine, Tiger, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/au573b.jpg] Cerussite from Mammoth Mine, Tiger, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/au573c.jpg] Cerussite from Mammoth Mine, Tiger, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/au573d.jpg]

Glassy, complete V-twin crystal of Cerussite from Tiger. Comes with an old label from the Sterling Hill Mining Museum.
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