Selected Specimens

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MK943 - Boracite $ 800
Boulby Potash Mine, Loftus, Cleveland, England
miniature - 4.3 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Boracite from Boulby Potash Mine, Loftus, Cleveland, England [db_pics/pics/mk943a.jpg] Boracite from Boulby Potash Mine, Loftus, Cleveland, England [db_pics/pics/mk943b.jpg] Boracite from Boulby Potash Mine, Loftus, Cleveland, England [db_pics/pics/mk943c.jpg]

Bright, sparkling crystals of blue Boracite on the front and back of specimen. Colorful and rich example loaded with crystals. Ex. Len Pisciotta, Lindsey Greenbank, Scott Williams collections, with all 3 labels.


MK944 - Mimetite $ 250
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.5 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm


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Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk944a.jpg] Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk944b.jpg] Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk944c.jpg]

Tall, elongated compound Mimetite crystal from Tsumeb. Well terminated and complete all around with small terminated side crystals. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


MK945 - Barite $ 350
Sidi Lahcen, Nador, Nador Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm


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Barite from Sidi Lahcen, Nador, Nador Province, Oriental Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/mk945a.jpg] Barite from Sidi Lahcen, Nador, Nador Province, Oriental Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/mk945b.jpg] Barite from Sidi Lahcen, Nador, Nador Province, Oriental Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/mk945c.jpg]

Cluster of terminated and doubly-terminated blue Barite crystals from Morocco. The Barite is translucent to transparent and composed of thin bladed crystals grouped together forming and attractive cluster, complete on all sides and in excellent condition. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


MK946 - Bastnasite $ 650
Zagi Mountain, Peshawar District, Pakistan
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/mk946a.jpg] Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/mk946b.jpg] Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/mk946c.jpg] Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/mk946d.jpg]

Large, chunky single Basnasite crystal from the well known Zagi Mountian locality in Pakistan, famous for spectacular Bastnesite crystals. In excellent condition and a highly translucent golden brown when backlit. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP100 - Cerussite, Malachite $ 300
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 7 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Cerussite, Malachite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp100a.jpg] Cerussite, Malachite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp100b.jpg] Cerussite, Malachite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp100c.jpg] Cerussite, Malachite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp100d.jpg]

Rounded vugs lined with spherical clusters of Malachite and glassy Cerussite crystals. The larger vug contains more Malachite with small Cerussite crystals. The vug on the left contains larger Cerussite crystals. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection and comes with an old Crystal Classics label.


LP101 - Tourmaline $ 450
Nuristan, Afghanistan
miniature - 4.5 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm


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Tourmaline from Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/lp101a.jpg] Tourmaline from Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/lp101b.jpg] Tourmaline from Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/lp101c.jpg] Tourmaline from Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/lp101d.jpg]

Cluster of glassy pink Tourmaline crystals from Afghanistan. An aesthetic spray formation of crystals with all the large crystals perfect and well terminated. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP103 - Copper $ 500
New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Arizona, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 1.2 x 0.5 cm


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Copper from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/lp103a.jpg] Copper from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/lp103b.jpg] Copper from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/lp103c.jpg] Copper from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/lp103d.jpg]

Sharply formed elongated Copper crystals from Ajo. The largest Copper crystal is exquisite, 2.2cm and well crystallized all around. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP104 - Legrandite $ 3000
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.2 x 3.7 x 3 cm


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Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp104a.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp104b.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp104c.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp104d.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp104e.jpg]

Limonite matrix hosting multiple crystals of Legrandite. There are two crystals on the front that measure 1.5 and 2cm wide, both are terminated. The backside has two more crystal groups, including an awesome 1.8cm radial group. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP105 - Fluorite on Quartz $ 1500
Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China
small cabinet - 8 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm


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Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/lp105a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/lp105b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/lp105c.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/lp105d.jpg]

Inky, translucent blue Fluorite crystals partially coating Quartz crystals. This is a superb example from this occurrence, one of the best I've seen. Pristine and undamaged all around. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection and comes with an old Andy Seibel label.


LP106 - Babingtonite on Prehnite $ 250
Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China
small cabinet - 6.4 x 4 x 3 cm


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Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp106a.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp106b.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp106c.jpg]

Well formed black Babingtonite crystals with bright green Prehnite. An excellent example from this now classic Chinese locality. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP108 - Catapleite $ 250
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
small cabinet - 5.3 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm


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Catapleite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp108a.jpg] Catapleite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp108b.jpg] Catapleite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp108c.jpg] Catapleite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp108d.jpg]

Large, partially gemmy Cataleite crystal on matrix from Mont St. Hilaire. The crystal is 4.9cm wide. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP109 - Serandite with Natrolite $ 950
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 4 cm


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Serandite with Natrolite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp109a.jpg] Serandite with Natrolite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp109b.jpg] Serandite with Natrolite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp109c.jpg] Serandite with Natrolite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp109d.jpg]

Large orange crystal of Serandite with Natrolite and a single black Aegerine crystal from Mont St. Hilaire. The Serandite has great color and is partially translucent. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection and comes with an old Al McGuinness label.


LP110 - Rhodochrosite on Rhodochrosite after Serandite $ 1200
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 3 cm


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Rhodochrosite on Rhodochrosite after Serandite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp110a.jpg] Rhodochrosite on Rhodochrosite after Serandite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp110b.jpg] Rhodochrosite on Rhodochrosite after Serandite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp110c.jpg]

Pseudomorph of Rhodchrosite after Serandite adorned with numerous Rhodochrosite crystals. The Rhodochrosite crystals form somewhat flattened rhombs to 1.5cm wide. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection, ex.Charlie Key.


LP111 - Fluorite on Muscovite $ 220
Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Fluorite on Muscovite from Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp111a.jpg] Fluorite on Muscovite from Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp111b.jpg]

Transparent pink octahedral Fluorite crystal with Muscovite from the mines of Chumar Bakhoor. The Fluorite is in perfect condition, transparent and 3cm wide. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP114 - Wulfenite $ 350
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 4 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp114a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp114b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp114c.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp114d.jpg]

Classic butterscotch colored crystals of Wulfenite on white Calcite from Los Lamentos. The large central Wulfenite crystal is 1.5cm wide. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.
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