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MK133 - Legrandite $ 7500
Aztec Sun Pocket, Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
miniature - 4.5 x 3.7 x 2.3 cm


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Legrandite from Aztec Sun Pocket, Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk133a.jpg] Legrandite from Aztec Sun Pocket, Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk133b.jpg] Legrandite from Aztec Sun Pocket, Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk133c.jpg] Legrandite from Aztec Sun Pocket, Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk133d.jpg]

Cluster of Legrandite crystals from a 1979 pocket that yielded the 'Aztec Sun', one of the world's largest and finest Legrandite specimens. Ex. Carl Acosta collection, purchased many years ago from John Veevaert. Comes with a custom Lucite display stand.


MK135 - Olmiite $ 750
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
miniature - 3.7 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm


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Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/mk135a.jpg] Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/mk135b.jpg] Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/mk135c.jpg] Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/mk135d.jpg]

Two peach colored Olmiite crystals on matrix covered by drusy Calcite crystals. The crystals are translucent with high luster and display well from either side.


SV581 - Tourmaline $ 1250
Stak Nala, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
miniature - 5 x 4.2 x 3.2 cm


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Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SV581a.jpg] Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/sv581f.jpg] Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SV581c.jpg] Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/sv581g.jpg] Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SV581e.jpg]

Doubly-terminated Tourmaline crystal with an attached cluster of Albite. The Tourmaline is 5 x 1.5cm with a pink, pyramidal termination on one end and a green, flat termination on the other end.


SV554 - Sphalerite $ 125 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 62
Keel Mine, Co. Longford, Ireland
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Sphalerite from Keel Mine, Co. Longford, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV554a.jpg] Sphalerite from Keel Mine, Co. Longford, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV554b.jpg] Sphalerite from Keel Mine, Co. Longford, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV554c.jpg] Sphalerite from Keel Mine, Co. Longford, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV554d.jpg]

Gemmy yellow Sphalerite crystals on matrix. Collected by Stephen Moreton in 1996. Yellow is an uncommon and sought after color for Sphalerite. High quality bright and gemmy crystals. The Keel mine was an unsuccessful zinc mine advanced in the 1960s. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection. Acquired from Stephen Moreton in 2008.


SV555 - Hematite, Smokey Quartz, Feldspar $ 80 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 40
Slieve Binnian, Mourne Mountains, Co. Down, Ireland
small cabinet - 8 x 4.5 x 4 cm


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Hematite, Smokey Quartz, Feldspar from Slieve Binnian, Mourne Mountains, Co. Down, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV555a.jpg] Hematite, Smokey Quartz, Feldspar from Slieve Binnian, Mourne Mountains, Co. Down, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV555b.jpg] Hematite, Smokey Quartz, Feldspar from Slieve Binnian, Mourne Mountains, Co. Down, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV555c.jpg]

Open vug lined with well formed white Orthoclase Feldspar, transparent Smokey Quartz crystals, and Hematite. From one of the many old quarries on the southeast side of the mountain. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV559 - Actinolite $ 150 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 75
Maghery, Co. Donegal, Ireland
small cabinet - 8 x 8 x 5 cm


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Actinolite from Maghery, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV559a.jpg] Actinolite from Maghery, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV559b.jpg] Actinolite from Maghery, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV559c.jpg] Actinolite from Maghery, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV559d.jpg]

Large dark green to brown crystals on Actinolite on matirx. Found near the shore just north of Maghery Strand. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection, from Robert Lawson.


SV560 - Mica pseudo. Feldspar $ 125
Slievenamiskan, Spelga, Co. Down, Ireland
miniature - 5 x 3 x 3 cm


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Mica pseudo. Feldspar from Slievenamiskan, Spelga, Co. Down, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV560a.jpg] Mica pseudo. Feldspar from Slievenamiskan, Spelga, Co. Down, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV560b.jpg] Mica pseudo. Feldspar from Slievenamiskan, Spelga, Co. Down, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV560d.jpg] Mica pseudo. Feldspar from Slievenamiskan, Spelga, Co. Down, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV560e.jpg]

Fine grained, pinkish Muscovite mica that has pseudomorphed former Felspar crystals, with Quartz crystals. Found in a greisen at the margin with granite.  Ex. Tim Sherburn collection, from Steve Moreton.


SV565 - Dolomite $ 350
Aughamore Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland
small cabinet - 9 x 6 x 4 cm


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Dolomite from Aughamore Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV565a.jpg] Dolomite from Aughamore Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV565b.jpg] Dolomite from Aughamore Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV565c.jpg]

Curving, pearlescent crystals of Dolomite on matrix. The Dolomite has a light pink color and are present on all sides (a floater). The large central crystal is 3cm wide. Ex. David Green, Tim Sherburn collections.


SV567 - Vesuvianite $ 50 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 25
Carrickavrickan, near Dunglow, Co. Donegal, Ireland
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 2.3 cm


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Vesuvianite from Carrickavrickan, near Dunglow, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV567a.jpg] Vesuvianite from Carrickavrickan, near Dunglow, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV567c.jpg] Vesuvianite from Carrickavrickan, near Dunglow, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV567d.jpg] Vesuvianite from Carrickavrickan, near Dunglow, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV567e.jpg]

Crystals of brown Vesuvianite (Idocrase) in matrix. Ex. David Green, Tim Sherburn collections.


SV568 - Topaz, Smokey Quartz, Feldspar $ 250 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 125
Diamond Rocks, Mourne Mountains, Co. Down, Ireland
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


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Topaz, Smokey Quartz, Feldspar from Diamond Rocks, Mourne Mountains, Co. Down, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV568a.jpg] Topaz, Smokey Quartz, Feldspar from Diamond Rocks, Mourne Mountains, Co. Down, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV568b.jpg] Topaz, Smokey Quartz, Feldspar from Diamond Rocks, Mourne Mountains, Co. Down, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV568c.jpg] Topaz, Smokey Quartz, Feldspar from Diamond Rocks, Mourne Mountains, Co. Down, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV568d.jpg]

Glassy Topaz crystals to 1cm in size with Orthoclase, transparent Smokey Quartz crystals, and Mica. Comes with an old Dave Bunk Minerals label showing a price of $450. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection from Dave Bunk in 2011.


SV569 - Calcite on Chabazite $ 80 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 40
Craigs Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Calcite on Chabazite from Craigs Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV569a.jpg] Calcite on Chabazite from Craigs Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV569c.jpg] Calcite on Chabazite from Craigs Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV569d.jpg]

Stacked rhombs of Calcite crystals on a basalt matrix coated by Chabazite and other zeolites. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection, acquired from David Green in 2013.


SV570 - Dolomite $ 180 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 90
Aughamore Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland
small cabinet - 7.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


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Dolomite from Aughamore Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV570a.jpg] Dolomite from Aughamore Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV570b.jpg] Dolomite from Aughamore Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV570d.jpg] Dolomite from Aughamore Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV570e.jpg] Dolomite from Aughamore Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV570f.jpg] Dolomite from Aughamore Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV570g.jpg]

Curving, pearlescent crystals of Dolomite on matrix. The Dolomite have a light orange color, are good sized and in great condition. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection, acquired from Peter Briscoe in 1998.


SV576 - Fluorite with Quartz $ 250
Shannapheasteen, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Fluorite with Quartz from Shannapheasteen, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV576a.jpg] Fluorite with Quartz from Shannapheasteen, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV576c.jpg] Fluorite with Quartz from Shannapheasteen, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV576e.jpg] Fluorite with Quartz from Shannapheasteen, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV576f.jpg]

Transparent purple/blue Fluorite crystals associated with trransparent Quartz crystals. The Fluorite form cubes with bevelled edges. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV552 - Calcite on Quartz $ 1000
Ballyegan Quarry, Castle Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland
large cabinet - 22 x 14 x 7 cm


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Calcite on Quartz from Ballyegan Quarry, Castle Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV552a.jpg] Calcite on Quartz from Ballyegan Quarry, Castle Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV552b.jpg] Calcite on Quartz from Ballyegan Quarry, Castle Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV552d.jpg] Calcite on Quartz from Ballyegan Quarry, Castle Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV552e.jpg] Calcite on Quartz from Ballyegan Quarry, Castle Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV552f.jpg]

Large specimen with large Calcite crystals on a Quartz crystal covered matrix. This is a from a well known find in 1997. Specimens from this find are highly coveted in Ireland andthis was the only one Tim ever saw for sale in his 25+ years of collecting Irish minerals. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV551 - Chalcopyrite, Dolomite, Quartz $ 75 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 38
Peacock Pocket, Abbeytown Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland
cabinet - 11 x 9 x 6 cm


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Chalcopyrite, Dolomite, Quartz from Peacock Pocket, Abbeytown Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV551a.jpg] Chalcopyrite, Dolomite, Quartz from Peacock Pocket, Abbeytown Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV551b.jpg] Chalcopyrite, Dolomite, Quartz from Peacock Pocket, Abbeytown Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV551c.jpg] Chalcopyrite, Dolomite, Quartz from Peacock Pocket, Abbeytown Quarry, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV551d.jpg]

Bright metallic Chalcopyrite crystals, 2.4cm wide, associated with cream colored Dolomite crystals and transparent Quartz crystals. Found in November 2008. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.

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