Selected Specimens

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AU547 - Topaz included by Schorl $ 130 (=~ £ 104)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm


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Topaz included by Schorl from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au547a.jpg] Topaz included by Schorl from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au547b.jpg] Topaz included by Schorl from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au547c.jpg] Topaz included by Schorl from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au547d.jpg]

Complete and undamaged single gem Topaz crystal included by a single Schorl crystal.


AU543 - Phosgenite ps. Anglesite $ 200 (=~ £ 160)
Benthen, Silesia, Germany
thumbnail - 1.4 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm


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Phosgenite ps. Anglesite from Benthen, Silesia, Germany [db_pics/pics/au543a.jpg] Phosgenite ps. Anglesite from Benthen, Silesia, Germany [db_pics/pics/au543b.jpg] Phosgenite ps. Anglesite from Benthen, Silesia, Germany [db_pics/pics/au543c.jpg] Phosgenite ps. Anglesite from Benthen, Silesia, Germany [db_pics/pics/au543d.jpg]

Complete single crystal of Phosgenite that has pseudomorphed a former Anglesite crystal.


AU554 - Andorite $ 180 (=~ £ 144)
San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia
thumbnail - 1 x 1 x 0.6 cm


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Andorite from San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/au554a.jpg] Andorite from San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/au554b.jpg] Andorite from San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/au554c.jpg] Andorite from San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/au554d.jpg]

Well crystallized single Andorite. This is a complete crystal that appears to be a floater with sharp crystal faces all around and a deep cavernous area on part of the back side. Many Bolivian Andorites have a fuzzy, fibrous surface luster - this one has smooth, bright silvery metallic surfaces.


AU559 - Arsenopyrite $ 120 (=~ £ 96)
near Libby, Lincoln Co., Montana, USA
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 2 cm


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Arsenopyrite from near Libby, Lincoln Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/au559a.jpg] Arsenopyrite from near Libby, Lincoln Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/au559b.jpg] Arsenopyrite from near Libby, Lincoln Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/au559c.jpg] Arsenopyrite from near Libby, Lincoln Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/au559d.jpg]

Cluster of bright metallic Arsenopyrite crystals from Montana.


AU555 - Milarite with Adularia $ 275 (=~ £ 220)
Guanajuato, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2 x 2 cm


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Milarite with Adularia from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au555a.jpg] Milarite with Adularia from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au555b.jpg] Milarite with Adularia from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au555c.jpg] Milarite with Adularia from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au555d.jpg]

Old Mexican classic of yellow Milarite crystals intermixed with Adularia (var. Valencianite) and Quartz crystals. This is a knob-shaped specimen with crystals sticking out in all directions.


AU556 - Barite $ 120 (=~ £ 96)
Pohla Mine, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm


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Barite from Pohla Mine, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/au556a.jpg] Barite from Pohla Mine, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/au556b.jpg] Barite from Pohla Mine, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/au556c.jpg] Barite from Pohla Mine, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/au556d.jpg]

Single gem Barite crystal from the Pohla Mine. Complete and highly transparent with a rich Canary yellow coloration.


AU564 - Microlite $ 120 (=~ £ 96)
Tete Province, Mozambique
thumbnail - 0.7 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm


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Microlite from Tete Province, Mozambique [db_pics/pics/au564a.jpg] Microlite from Tete Province, Mozambique [db_pics/pics/au564b.jpg] Microlite from Tete Province, Mozambique [db_pics/pics/au564c.jpg]

Well formed single octahedral crystal of Microlite. The crystal is complete and a translucent yellowish brown.


AU560 - Chrysoberyl $ 180 (=~ £ 144)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 1.3 x 1 x 0.4 cm


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Chrysoberyl from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au560a.jpg] Chrysoberyl from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au560b.jpg] Chrysoberyl from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/au560c.jpg]

Tabular single crystal of transparent yellow Chrysoberyl.


AU565 - Diopside $ 350 (=~ £ 280)
Jaipur District, Rajasthan, India
thumbnail - 1.6 x 0.8 x 0.8 cm


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Diopside from Jaipur District, Rajasthan, India [db_pics/pics/au565a.jpg] Diopside from Jaipur District, Rajasthan, India [db_pics/pics/au565b.jpg] Diopside from Jaipur District, Rajasthan, India [db_pics/pics/au565c.jpg] Diopside from Jaipur District, Rajasthan, India [db_pics/pics/au565d.jpg] Diopside from Jaipur District, Rajasthan, India [db_pics/pics/au565e.jpg]

Transparent green single Diopside crystal. Complete all around and undamaged. Fine gem crystal from an uncommon locality.


AU566 - Boracite $ 140 (=~ £ 112)
Riedel Potash Works, Hänigsen, Uetze, Hanover Region, Lower Saxony, Germany
thumbnail - 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm


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Boracite from Riedel Potash Works, Hänigsen, Uetze, Hanover Region, Lower Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/au566a.jpg] Boracite from Riedel Potash Works, Hänigsen, Uetze, Hanover Region, Lower Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/au566b.jpg] Boracite from Riedel Potash Works, Hänigsen, Uetze, Hanover Region, Lower Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/au566c.jpg] Boracite from Riedel Potash Works, Hänigsen, Uetze, Hanover Region, Lower Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/au566d.jpg]

Fantastic single gem Boracite crystal. Perfect undamaged crystal with tetrahedral form and bevelled edges. Complete all around and transparent. Equant crystal 5mm on edge.


AU644 - Quartz on Calcite $ 1800 (=~ £ 1439)
Pena Blanca Mine, San Pablo de Borbur, Boyaca Department, Colombia
cabinet - 13.5 x 7 x 7 cm


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Quartz on Calcite from Pena Blanca Mine, San Pablo de Borbur, Boyaca Department, Colombia [db_pics/pics/au644a.jpg] Quartz on Calcite from Pena Blanca Mine, San Pablo de Borbur, Boyaca Department, Colombia [db_pics/pics/au644b.jpg] Quartz on Calcite from Pena Blanca Mine, San Pablo de Borbur, Boyaca Department, Colombia [db_pics/pics/au644c.jpg] Quartz on Calcite from Pena Blanca Mine, San Pablo de Borbur, Boyaca Department, Colombia [db_pics/pics/au644d.jpg] Quartz on Calcite from Pena Blanca Mine, San Pablo de Borbur, Boyaca Department, Colombia [db_pics/pics/au644e.jpg]

Water-clear, transparent Quartz crystals on Calcite. The transparency is spectacular! The Calcite occur as both larger crystals and small drusy crystals attached to the sides of the Quartz. The Quartz are complete all around and undamaged except for very minor edge chatter. These are most commonly found as single crystals and the Calcite crystal matrix makes this one special. Ex. Irv Brown collection and comes with a custom Sunnywood base.


AU645 - Sphalerite (green!) $ 180 (=~ £ 144)
Iron Cap Mine, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 3.8 x 3 x 2.2 cm


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Sphalerite (green!) from Iron Cap Mine, Graham Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/au645a.jpg] Sphalerite (green!) from Iron Cap Mine, Graham Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/au645b.jpg] Sphalerite (green!) from Iron Cap Mine, Graham Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/au645c.jpg]

Cluster of transparent green Sphalerite crystals from Arizona. The color is a uniform green with a small area of brown in the lower right. This has cutting rough value.


AU646 - Smokey Quartz $ 6000 (=~ £ 4797)
Grimsel, Switzerland
cabinet - 10 x 9.5 x 7 cm


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Smokey Quartz from Grimsel, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/au646a.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Grimsel, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/au646b.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Grimsel, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/au646c.jpg]

Water-clear, transparent Smokey Quartz crystals on matrix from Switzerland. The transparency is spectacular! The mixture of upright and crossing crystals makes for and aesthetic and sculptural composition. Undamaged with high luster. Ex. Irv Brown collection and comes with a custom Sunnywood base.


AU647 - Tourmaline on Quartz $ 600 (=~ £ 480)
Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3.3 cm


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Tourmaline on Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au647a.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au647b.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au647c.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au647d.jpg]

Four Tourmaline crystals attached to the sides of a transparent single Quartz crystal (two on each side). The Tourmaline are terminated and undamaged with darker bodies and transparent green terminations. Highly attractive, sculptural specimen!


AU648 - Tourmaline on Quartz $ 500 (=~ £ 400)
Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Tourmaline on Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au648a.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au648b.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au648c.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au648d.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au648e.jpg]

Four Tourmaline crystals attached to a transparent single Quartz crystal. Three Tourmaline rise up from behind the Quartz crystal and the fourth Tourmaline is inclued within the Quartz crystal. The Tourmaline are terminated and undamaged with darker bodies and transparent green terminations. Highly attractive specimen!
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48
49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72
73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84
85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96
97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108
109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120
121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132
133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144
145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156

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