Selected Specimens

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LP339 - Thomsonite $ 50
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp339a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp339b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp339e.jpg]

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


LP340 - Thomsonite $ 40
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp340a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp340b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp340c.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp340d.jpg]

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


LP341 - Thomsonite $ 30
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 3 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp341a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp341c.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp341e.jpg]

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


LP342 - Thomsonite $ 40
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp342a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp342b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp342c.jpg]

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


LP343 - Thomsonite $ 20
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp343a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp343b.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp343c.jpg]

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


LP344 - Thomsonite $ 50
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
miniature - 3.5 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/lp344a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp344d.jpg]

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


LP203 - Thomsonite $ 40
Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA
miniature - 5 x 3 x 1.2 cm


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Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp203a.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp203c.jpg] Thomsonite from Staging Area 1, Clear Creek, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/lp203d.jpg]

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


LP518 - Babingtonite with Prehnite $ 350
Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
small cabinet - 6 x 6 x 3.5 cm


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Babingtonite with Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp518a.jpg] Babingtonite with Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp518b.jpg] Babingtonite with Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp518c.jpg] Babingtonite with Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp518d.jpg]

Cluster of large black Babingtonite crystals on green Prehnite from an old defunct locality in China. The Babingtonite crystals are well terminated and reach 3cm in size. It's crystallized all with the contact at the base. No longer being found..


LP519 - Quartz $ 400
Bahia, Brazil
small cabinet - 6 x 6 x 4.5 cm


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Quartz from Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp519a.jpg] Quartz from Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp519b.jpg] Quartz from Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp519c.jpg] Quartz from Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/lp519d.jpg]

Clusters of lustrous smoky Quartz gwindels on matrix. The gwindels rise vertically from the matrix and are mcuh better in person. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP521 - Andradite var. Demantoid $ 450
Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar
cabinet - 11 x 6 x 4 cm


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Andradite var. Demantoid from Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/lp521a.jpg] Andradite var. Demantoid from Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/lp521b.jpg] Andradite var. Demantoid from Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/lp521c.jpg] Andradite var. Demantoid from Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/lp521d.jpg]

Numerous rich green colored, gemmy, dodecahedral Demantoid crystals on matrix. The largest Demantoid crystal measures about 1.2cm across. High luster, gemmy crystals. Good crystals on the back side too.


LP522 - Quartz after Barite $ 500
China
cabinet - 13.5 x 11 x 5.5 cm


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Quartz after Barite from China [db_pics/pics/lp522a.jpg] Quartz after Barite from China [db_pics/pics/lp522b.jpg] Quartz after Barite from China [db_pics/pics/lp522c.jpg] Quartz after Barite from China [db_pics/pics/lp522d.jpg] Quartz after Barite from China [db_pics/pics/lp522e.jpg]

Large specimen covered by sparkling white pseudomorphs of Quartz after Barite. This is a one-off specimen from a Chinese dealer and no locality information was available. It's in great condition and very bright and sparkly.


LP523 - Tsavorite $ 4000
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2.3 x 2 cm


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Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp523a.jpg] Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp523b.jpg] Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/lp523c.jpg]

Fine quality single crystal of Tsavorite (a vanadium and chromium rich variety of Grossular) from the Merelani Tanzanite mines. This is a good sized crystal, gemmy and complete with highly lustrous glassy faces.


LP524 - Kermesite $ 320
Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm


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Kermesite from Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/lp524a.jpg] Kermesite from Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/lp524b.jpg] Kermesite from Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/lp524c.jpg]

Cluster of deep red Kermesite crystals from China. Among the world's best for species, these Chinese Kermesite are now hard to find.


LP525 - Kermesite $ 150
Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China
miniature - 4 x 0.7 x 0.3 cm


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Kermesite from Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/lp525a.jpg] Kermesite from Kermesite occurrence, Dafeng, Shanglin County, Nanning, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/lp525b.jpg]

Deep red Kermesite crystals from China. Among the world's best for species, these Chinese Kermesite are now hard to find.


LP526 - Fluorite with Sphalerite $ 250
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Fluorite with Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/lp526a.jpg] Fluorite with Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/lp526b.jpg] Fluorite with Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/lp526c.jpg]

Purple cubes of Fluorite with deep red Sphalerite from the Elmwood Mine. The largest cube is 3cm on the diagonal.
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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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