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AU362 - Spinel $ 60 (=~ CAN$ 82)
Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm


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Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au362a.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au362b.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au362c.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au362d.jpg]

Single octahedral Spinel crystal from Tanzania. A complete, translucent red crystal with minor edge chipping.


AU364 - Spinel $ 60 (=~ CAN$ 82)
Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 1.7 x 1.4 cm


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Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au364a.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au364c.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au364d.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au364e.jpg]

Single twinned Spinel crystal from Tanzania. A complete spinel-twinned crystal, translucent purple with minor edge chipping.


AU624 - Caledonite with Leadhillite $ 425 (=~ CAN$ 583)
Leadhills, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
miniature - 3.6 x 2 x 2 cm


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Caledonite with Leadhillite from Leadhills, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom [db_pics/pics/au624a.jpg] Caledonite with Leadhillite from Leadhills, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom [db_pics/pics/au624b.jpg] Caledonite with Leadhillite from Leadhills, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom [db_pics/pics/au624d.jpg] Caledonite with Leadhillite from Leadhills, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom [db_pics/pics/au624e.jpg] Caledonite with Leadhillite from Leadhills, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom [db_pics/pics/au624f.jpg]

Sprays of blue Caledonite crystals with Leadhillite crystals to 3mm. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


AU386 - Scorodite $ 250 (=~ CAN$ 343)
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Scorodite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au386a.jpg] Scorodite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au386b.jpg] Scorodite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au386c.jpg] Scorodite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au386d.jpg]

Limonite matrix with large crystals of translucent reddish Scorodite. The crystals reach 9mm in size.


AU382 - Scorodite $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 480)
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
miniature - 3.7 x 2.2 x 2 cm


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Scorodite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au382a.jpg] Scorodite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au382b.jpg] Scorodite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au382c.jpg] Scorodite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/au382d.jpg]

Limonite matrix with well isolated crystals of translucent blue Scorodite. The crystals reach 4mm in size and stand up nicely off the matrix for good viewing from any direction.


AU725 - Tourmaline on Quartz $ 1250 (=~ CAN$ 1715)
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 7.5 x 4.5 cm


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Tourmaline on Quartz from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/au725a.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/au725b.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/au725c.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/au725d.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/au725e.jpg]

Two pink Tourmaline intergrown with a larger, glassy smokey Quartz crystal from the Himalaya Mine. The Tourmaline crystals are well terminated and reach 3cm in diameter, one of which is very gemmy. Aside from some light edge chatter on the Quartz, the specimen is undamaged. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


AU723 - Herderite $ 1500 (=~ CAN$ 2058)
Green Cloud Mine, Chihuahua Valley, San Diego Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.3 x 1.5 cm


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Herderite from Green Cloud Mine, Chihuahua Valley, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/au723a.jpg] Herderite from Green Cloud Mine, Chihuahua Valley, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/au723b.jpg] Herderite from Green Cloud Mine, Chihuahua Valley, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/au723c.jpg] Herderite from Green Cloud Mine, Chihuahua Valley, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/au723d.jpg] Herderite from Green Cloud Mine, Chihuahua Valley, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/au723e.jpg]

An outstanding single translucent to transparent Herderite crystal from the Green Cloud Mine. Complete all around crystal with light etching and a smaller crystal attached to one face. This mine is the source of California's finest Hydroxylherderite specimens, and not many were found. Super piece for a San Diego Co. collection. Ex. Al Ordway collection.


AU661 - Smokey Quartz $ 200 (=~ CAN$ 274)
Pack Rat Mine, McCain Valley, Jacumba, San Diego Co., Califonia, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4.2 x 4 cm


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Smokey Quartz from Pack Rat Mine, McCain Valley, Jacumba, San Diego Co., Califonia, USA [db_pics/pics/au661a.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Pack Rat Mine, McCain Valley, Jacumba, San Diego Co., Califonia, USA [db_pics/pics/au661b.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Pack Rat Mine, McCain Valley, Jacumba, San Diego Co., Califonia, USA [db_pics/pics/au661c.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Pack Rat Mine, McCain Valley, Jacumba, San Diego Co., Califonia, USA [db_pics/pics/au661d.jpg]

Glassy, transparent single smokey Quartz crystal from the Pack Rat Mine. A complete crystal with some Albite grown into the backside and some like colored inclusions that appear to be mica.  Ex. Cal Graeber Quartz collection number Q-347.


AU621 - Copper on Prehnite $ 260 (=~ CAN$ 357)
Michigan Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan, USA
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


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Copper on Prehnite from Michigan Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/au621a.jpg] Copper on Prehnite from Michigan Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/au621b.jpg] Copper on Prehnite from Michigan Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/au621e.jpg] Copper on Prehnite from Michigan Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/au621f.jpg]

Copper crystals on green Prehnite lining a vug in basalt. The largest Copper crystal is 1.1cm tall. This is possibly from Osceola Mine, but comes with an old label stating the Michigan Mine.


AU639 - Brucite $ 180 (=~ CAN$ 247)
Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan
miniature - 4 x 4 x 3 cm


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Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au639a.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au639b.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au639c.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/au639e.jpg]

Spherical cluster of yellow Brucite on matrix from Pakistan. The Brucite is highly translucent to transparent, about as translucent as it gets.  There is alot of Brucite available now, but not of this quality. 


AU606 - Spinel $ 300 (=~ CAN$ 412)
Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


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Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au606b.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au606c.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au606d.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au606e.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au606f.jpg]

Sharp, red Spinel crystal on matrix from Tanzania. The crystal is 2.5cm in size with excellent red color.


AU678 - Calcite on Quartz $ 125 (=~ CAN$ 172)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.8 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm


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Calcite on Quartz from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au678a.jpg] Calcite on Quartz from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au678b.jpg] Calcite on Quartz from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au678c.jpg] Calcite on Quartz from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au678d.jpg]

White spheres of Calcite crystals attached to a single clear Quartz crystal. The Quartz is doubly-terminated (detached in the pocket and then the bottom recrystallized). A cute little crystal that I kept in my personal Merelani suite for over a decade. Undamaged.


AU600 - Fluorite $ 200 (=~ CAN$ 274)
Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au600a.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au600c.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au600d.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au600.mp4]

Transparent, deep green cubic Fluorite crystals from the Rogerley Mine. Daylight reactive with blue highlights. From an old stash of crystals highgraded from Cal Graeber.


AU601 - Fluorite $ 200 (=~ CAN$ 274)
Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England
miniature - 4 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm


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Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au601a.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au601b.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au601d.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au601f.jpg] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au601.mp4] Fluorite from Rogerley Mine, Durham Co., England [db_pics/pics/au601v.mp4]

Transparent, deep green cubic Fluorite crystals from the Rogerley Mine. Daylight reactive with blue highlights. From an old stash of crystals highgraded from Cal Graeber.


AU685 - Tremolite $ 750 (=~ CAN$ 1029)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 5 x 2.1 x 1 cm


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Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au685a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au685b.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au685c.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au685d.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au685e.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/au685f.jpg]

Fine quality cluster of vivid green Tremolite from the Merelani Tanzanite mines. Pristine and doubly-terminated cluster, translucent with areas of transparency. There is a small cluster of Quartz crystals attached to one side.
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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
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