Selected Specimens

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LP438 - Morganite (etched) $ 1200
Sao Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil
cabinet - 10 x 6.5 x 3.3 cm


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Morganite (etched) from Sao Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp438a.jpg] Morganite (etched) from Sao Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp438b.jpg] Morganite (etched) from Sao Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp438c.jpg] Morganite (etched) from Sao Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp438d.jpg]

Large and glassy single pink Beryl var. Morganite. Though etched, it is highly lustrous and the original hexagonal form is obvious and has uniform shape and flat front, back, and edge faces. Comes with a custom Lucite display stand. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP439 - Morganite (etched) $ 900
Sao Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 9 x 5.5 x 3.3 cm


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Morganite (etched) from Sao Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp439a.jpg] Morganite (etched) from Sao Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp439b.jpg] Morganite (etched) from Sao Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp439c.jpg] Morganite (etched) from Sao Geraldo do Baixio, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp439d.jpg]

Large and glassy single pink Beryl var. Morganite. Though etched, it is highly lustrous and the original hexagonal form is obvious and has uniform shape and flat front, back, and edge faces. Comes with a custom Lucite display stand. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP441 - Buergerite $ 750
Mexquitic, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
small cabinet - 7 x 4 x 1.3 cm


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Buergerite from Mexquitic, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp441a.jpg] Buergerite from Mexquitic, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp441b.jpg] Buergerite from Mexquitic, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp441c.jpg]

Clusters and isolated single crystals of golden brown Buergerite (now known as Fluor-Buergerite) crystals on matrix. Beugerite is a rare species in the Tourmaline group. This locality (the Type locality) produces the world's best specimens. Interestingly, this locality was once lost for many years and later rediscovered. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection and comes with an old Dave Bunk label.


LP443 - Spessartine on Feldspar $ 2500
Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Spessartine on Feldspar from Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp443a.jpg] Spessartine on Feldspar from Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp443b.jpg] Spessartine on Feldspar from Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp443c.jpg] Spessartine on Feldspar from Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp443d.jpg] Spessartine on Feldspar from Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp443e.jpg]

A large deep wine-red Spessartine crystal on white feldspar with other smaller Spessartine crystals and black crystals of what is possibly Tantalite. The main crytals is 4.5cm in size and very complex, featuring typical flat crystals faces, etched faces, and a hollow area on the left side with a mound-shaped crystal mass in the center. The main crystal is fully crystallized all around and nearly pristine. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection and one of my favorite pieces in the collection.


LP444 - Babingtonite with Quartz $ 240
Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Babingtonite with Quartz from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp444a.jpg] Babingtonite with Quartz from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp444b.jpg] Babingtonite with Quartz from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp444c.jpg]

Fine quality thumbnail-sized specimen of black Babingtonite with Quartz crystals. This is a perfect undamaged floater comprised of doubly-terminated crystals of both species. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP445 - Quartz Gwindel $ 400
Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4 cm


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Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp445a.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp445b.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp445c.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp445d.jpg]

Transparent Quartz gwindel, 5.5cm wide, with Quartz crystals of typical form. Complete all around and in excellent condition. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection. I like the combination of the two forms of Quartz together.


LP446 - Quartz Gwindel $ 350
Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm


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Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp446a.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp446b.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp446c.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp446d.jpg]

Highly transparent single Quartz gwindel from Pakistan. Complete all around and in nearly pristine condition - even the bottom is recrystallized. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP447 - Quartz Gwindel $ 250
Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.7 x 2.4 cm


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Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp447a.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp447b.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp447c.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Shalman, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp447d.jpg]

Glassy single Quartz gwindel from Pakistan. Complete all around and nearly pristine. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP329 - Thomsonite $ 50
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 3.5 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp329a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp329b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp329d.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in vug. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP331 - Thomsonite $ 50
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp331a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp331b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp331c.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp331d.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in vug. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP332 - Thomsonite $ 60
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 9 x 5 x 5 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp332a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp332c.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp332d.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp332e.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp332f.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in multiple vugs. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP333 - Thomsonite $ 75
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 4 x 4 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp333a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp333b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp333d.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp333e.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in vug. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP335 - Thomsonite $ 200
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 5.5 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp335a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp335b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp335c.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp335d.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp335e.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp335f.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in vug. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP336 - Thomsonite $ 60
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 3 x 2.8 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp336a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp336b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp336d.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp336e.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in vug. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.


LP338 - Thomsonite $ 30
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp338a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp338b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp338d.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp338e.jpg]

Colorless, translucent to transparent Thomsonite crystals in vug. The Thomsonite form prismatic crystals with flat terminations. Collected by John Sulzbach in October 2014.

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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

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