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MK878 - Fluorite on Quartz $ 450
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 4 cm


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Fluorite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/mk878a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/mk878b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/mk878c.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/mk878d.jpg]

Wreath-like cluster of transparent blue and purple Fluorite crystals adorning a partial Quartz crystal from the famous Yaogangxian Mine in China. The Fluorite crystals are lustrous and transparent with a light blue color atop a deeper, earlier generation of purple Fluorite. In excellent condition from recent production and associated with yellow Muscovite and Arsenopyrite crystals.


MK879 - Fluorite with Calcite $ 500
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.7 x 2.7 cm


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Fluorite with Calcite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/mk879a.jpg] Fluorite with Calcite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/mk879b.jpg] Fluorite with Calcite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/mk879c.jpg]

Cluster of intergrown, transparent purple/blue cubic Fluorite crystals with attached Calcite from the famous Yaogangxian Mine in China. The Fluorite crystals are lustrous and transparent with a light blue color and purple inner cores. In excellent condition with slight chipping on one edge. A cluster of stacked white, disc-shaped Calcite crystals adds additional beauty to this stunning piece.


MK880 - Fluorite with Chalcopyrite $ 120
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
miniature - 3.3 x 2.4 x 1.5 cm


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Fluorite with Chalcopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/mk880a.jpg] Fluorite with Chalcopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/mk880b.jpg] Fluorite with Chalcopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/mk880c.jpg]

Cluster of transparent purple cubic Fluorite crystals with Chalcopyrite from the famous Yaogangxian Mine in China. The Fluorite crystals are lustrous and transparent. In excellent condition from recent production and associated with bright metallic Chalcopyrite crystals.


MK688 - Fluorite on Quartz epimorph $ 60
Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


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Fluorite on Quartz epimorph from Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk688a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz epimorph from Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk688b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz epimorph from Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk688c.jpg]

A really interesting specimen comprised of a white Quartz epimorph after Calcite crystals that has later been partially coated by purple Fluorite crystals. The Fluorite crystals have grown on both the outside and the inside of the epimorphs.


MK689 - Fluorite on Quartz epimorph $ 300
Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
cabinet - 9.5 x 6 x 3.5 cm


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Fluorite on Quartz epimorph from Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk689a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz epimorph from Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk689b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz epimorph from Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk689c.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz epimorph from Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk689d.jpg]

A really interesting specimen comprised of a white Quartz epimorphs partially coated by octahedral purple Fluorite crystals from a recent find in the Tombstone mining district.


MK698 - Fluorite on Quartz epimorph $ 150
Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
miniature - 4 x 3 x 1.7 cm


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Fluorite on Quartz epimorph from Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk698a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz epimorph from Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk698b.jpg]

A really interesting specimen comprised of a white Quartz epimorph after Calcite crystals that has later been partially coated by purple Fluorite crystals. The Fluorite crystals have grown on top of the epimorphs and the epimorphs are on top of solid purple Fluorite.


MK696 - Fluorite on Quartz epimorph $ 300
Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 5.8 x 5 x 3 cm


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Fluorite on Quartz epimorph from Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk696a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz epimorph from Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk696b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz epimorph from Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk696c.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz epimorph from Tombstone Mining District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk696d.jpg]

A really interesting specimen comprised of a white Quartz epimorph after Calcite crystals that has later been partially coated by octahedral purple Fluorite crystals. The Fluorite crystals have grown on both the outside and the inside of the epimorphs.


MK932 - Cuprite $ 500
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


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Cuprite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk932a.jpg] Cuprite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk932b.jpg] Cuprite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk932c.jpg]

Large 1.5cm single Cuprite crystal on matrix from Tsumeb. The Cuprite crystal is pristine and sits atop white Dolomite with areas of green Duftite adding color contrast. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


MK933 - Malachite on Dioptase $ 1250
Sanda Mine, Mindouli, Rep. of Congo
miniature - 4.1 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Malachite on Dioptase from Sanda Mine, Mindouli, Rep. of Congo [db_pics/pics/mk933a.jpg] Malachite on Dioptase from Sanda Mine, Mindouli, Rep. of Congo [db_pics/pics/mk933b.jpg] Malachite on Dioptase from Sanda Mine, Mindouli, Rep. of Congo [db_pics/pics/mk933c.jpg] Malachite on Dioptase from Sanda Mine, Mindouli, Rep. of Congo [db_pics/pics/mk933d.jpg]

Cluster of spherical Malchite atop Dioptase crystals from the Sanda Mine. This is a matrixless cluster of Dioptase crystals that includes a large 2.5cm crystal. The crystal is not only very large, but also undamaged, well proportioned to the specimen, and balanced by the cluster of Malachite. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection. Comes with an old Andy Seibel label showing a price of $1250 and offered today at this same old price.


MK935 - Gold $ 1500
Olinghouse Mine, Washoe Co., Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 1.5 cm


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Gold from Olinghouse Mine, Washoe Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk935a.jpg] Gold from Olinghouse Mine, Washoe Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk935b.jpg] Gold from Olinghouse Mine, Washoe Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk935c.jpg] Gold from Olinghouse Mine, Washoe Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk935d.jpg] Gold from Olinghouse Mine, Washoe Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk935e.jpg]

Aesthetic and classic 'nests' of Gold from 1990s finds at the Olinghouse mine in Nevada. The Gold occurs as bright, shiny crystal groups in Calcite in multiple vugs across the specimen. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection and comes with an old Trinity Minerals label.


MK937 - Apophyllite with Stilbite $ 1500
#2 Quarry, Pashan, Pune District, India
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Apophyllite with Stilbite from #2 Quarry, Pashan, Pune District, India [db_pics/pics/mk937a.jpg] Apophyllite with Stilbite from #2 Quarry, Pashan, Pune District, India [db_pics/pics/mk937b.jpg] Apophyllite with Stilbite from #2 Quarry, Pashan, Pune District, India [db_pics/pics/mk937c.jpg] Apophyllite with Stilbite from #2 Quarry, Pashan, Pune District, India [db_pics/pics/mk937d.jpg] Apophyllite with Stilbite from #2 Quarry, Pashan, Pune District, India [db_pics/pics/mk937e.jpg]

Highly aesthetic, transparent green Apophyllite crystals associated with white Stilbite blades. The main crystal and an attached, opposing crystal are 6cm tip to tip, with a doubly-terminated Apophyllite attached behind the larger crystal. This specimen presents beautifully for display. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection and comes with an old Andy Seibel label showing a price of $3,250.


MK938 - Fluorite on Muscovite $ 450
Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm


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Fluorite on Muscovite from Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/mk938a.jpg] Fluorite on Muscovite from Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/mk938b.jpg] Fluorite on Muscovite from Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/mk938c.jpg]

Water-clear, glassy single octahedral Fluorite crystal set in blades of Muscovite. The Fluorite crystal is bright and undamaged with beveled edges and a blue/green color (the camera did not pick up the color, but a light blue/green is apparent in person). Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


MK939 - Wulfenite with Descloisite $ 1500
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
cabinet - 11 x 6.3 x 3 cm


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Wulfenite with Descloisite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk939a.jpg] Wulfenite with Descloisite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk939b.jpg] Wulfenite with Descloisite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk939c.jpg] Wulfenite with Descloisite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk939d.jpg] Wulfenite with Descloisite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk939e.jpg]

Gorgeous Los Lamentos Wulfenite specimen with very bright, lustrous crystals and aesthetic form. The Wulfenite crystals reach 1.6cm in size, have wonderful surface growth features, with some partially covered by brown Descloisite crystals. A couple broken crystals do not detract from the overall excellent quality and looks of this highly showy example. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


MK941 - Neptunite, Benitoite, Joaquinite $ 1800
Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA
large cabinet - 19 x 13 x 5 cm


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Neptunite, Benitoite, Joaquinite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk941a.jpg] Neptunite, Benitoite, Joaquinite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk941b.jpg] Neptunite, Benitoite, Joaquinite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk941c.jpg] Neptunite, Benitoite, Joaquinite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk941d.jpg] Neptunite, Benitoite, Joaquinite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk941e.jpg] Neptunite, Benitoite, Joaquinite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/mk941f.jpg]

Large display specimen loaded with lustrous black crystals of Neptunite. There are also blue Benitoite crystals, Djurleite, and small tan crystals of the rare mineral Joaquinite. People most often think of Benitoite from this mine, but the Neptunite from this locality is also the world's best for species and this one has hundreds of crystals. Large plates of crystals such as this are not common. The Benitoite crystals reach 9mm in size. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection, etched and cleaned by Len.


MK942 - Calaverite with Fluorite $ 1500
Cresson Mine, Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA
cabinet - 10 x 6.5 x 3.5 cm


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Calaverite with Fluorite from Cresson Mine, Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk942a.jpg] Calaverite with Fluorite from Cresson Mine, Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk942b.jpg] Calaverite with Fluorite from Cresson Mine, Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk942c.jpg] Calaverite with Fluorite from Cresson Mine, Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk942d.jpg]

Colorful and rare specimen of Calaverite with purple Fluorite from Cripple Creek. Calaverite is a rare Gold Telluride mineral with the chemical formula AuTe2 and was first discovered in Calaveras County, California in 1861. Some of the most attractive specimens are those with Calaverite combined with bright purple Fluorite, such as this one. The Calaverite crystals reach 4mm in size and occur across the front face, bottom, and back of specimen. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.
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