Selected Specimens

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MK542 - Amblygonite $ 180 (=~ £ 133)
Linopolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 1 cm


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Amblygonite from Linopolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/mk542a.jpg] Amblygonite from Linopolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/mk542b.jpg]

Single crystal of translucent to transparent yellow Amblygonite from Brazil. Amblygonite is a rare lithium-aluminum phosphate species that is not commonly seen in fine display quality crystals. This is a well crystallized specimen with big glassy faces on both sides and contacting along the bottome and one side edge. Translucent with transparent gem areas. Excellent thumbnail for the species!


ST474 - Dioptase $ 200 (=~ £ 148)
Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo
thumbnail - 2.1 x 1.4 x 1.1 cm


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Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST474a.jpg] Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST474b.jpg] Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST474c.jpg]

Large doubly-terminated Dioptase crystal from recent finds in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Bright, translucent, and deep emerald green with areas of transparency. In excellent condition with smooth lustrous crystals faces. It has a smooth indentation on part of the backside where it was attached to what was a Chrysocolla matrix.


ST477 - Dioptase $ 200 (=~ £ 148)
Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 1.1 cm


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Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST477a.jpg] Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST477b.jpg] Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST477c.jpg]

Cluster of Dioptase crystals from recent finds in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Main crystals is large, doubly-terminated, and 2cm tall. Bright, translucent, and deep emerald green with areas of transparency. In excellent condition with smooth lustrous crystals faces. The backside is coated with a layer of drusy Quartz.


ST481 - Dioptase $ 200 (=~ £ 148)
Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo
thumbnail - 2.4 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm


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Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST481a.jpg] Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST481b.jpg] Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST481c.jpg] Dioptase from Sanda Hills, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST481d.jpg]

Clsuter of lustrous Dioptase crystals on Chrysocolla from recent finds in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Bright, translucent, and deep emerald green with areas of transparency. In excellent condition with smooth lustrous crystals faces. Well crystallized all around.


MK543 - Galena on Fluorite $ 2000 (=~ £ 1482)
North Pennies Ore Field, Durham, England
cabinet - 15 x 10 x 6 cm


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Galena on Fluorite from North Pennies Ore Field, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/mk543a.jpg] Galena on Fluorite from North Pennies Ore Field, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/mk543b.jpg] Galena on Fluorite from North Pennies Ore Field, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/mk543c.jpg]

Large cluster of undamaged purple Fluorite crystals from Durham, England. This is an undamaged floater with no points of attachment. There is a single Galena crystal on the front and the backside shows areas of matrix covered with small Fluorite crystals and tiny black Sphalerite crystals. Ex. Bill Severance, University of Delaware collections.


MK545 - Calaverite $ 75 (=~ £ 56)
Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 2 cm


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Calaverite from Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk545a.jpg] Calaverite from Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/mk545b.jpg]

Calaverite, a rare Gold Telluride mineral, intergrown with Quartz.


ST637 - Scheelite $ 280 (=~ £ 207)
Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China
miniature - 3.5 x 3.3 x 3 cm


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Scheelite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST637a.jpg] Scheelite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST637b.jpg] Scheelite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST637c.jpg]

Single, complete octahedral Scheelite crystal from the famous Mt. Xuebaoding locality in China. The Scheelite is translucent to transparent with orange color and is intergrown with crystals of Muscovite.


MK546 - Fluellite with Wavellite $ 350 (=~ £ 259)
Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


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Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk546a.jpg] Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk546b.jpg] Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk546c.jpg] Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk546d.jpg]

Shallow vugs loaded with yellow Wavellite and large crystals of Fluellite. The Fluellite crystals are good sized reaching 5mm in size. Fluellite is a rare phosphate mineral and the world's best were found at this old Gold mine in Nevada.


MK547 - Fluellite with Wavellite $ 150 (=~ £ 111)
Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm


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Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk547a.jpg] Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk547b.jpg] Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk547c.jpg]

Vuggy matrix loaded with white crystals of Fluellite. I collected at this locality and most of the vugs found only contians Wavellite and Variscite and no Fluellite. This is a rare example of nothing but Fluellite crystals! Fluellite is a rare phosphate mineral and the world's best were found at this old Gold mine in Nevada.


MK548 - Fluellite with Wavellite $ 150 (=~ £ 111)
Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
miniature - 3.3 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk548a.jpg] Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk548b.jpg] Fluellite with Wavellite from Willard Mine, Lovelock, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/mk548c.jpg]

Vuggy matrix loaded with Wavellite and crystals of Fluellite. The main Fluellite crystal is good sized reaching 4mm in size. Fluellite is a rare phosphate mineral and the world's best were found at this old Gold mine in Nevada.


MK549 - Azurite with Malachite $ 300 (=~ £ 222)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk549a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk549b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk549c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk549d.jpg]

Large, lustrous blocky Azurite crystals from the now closed Milpillas Mine in Mexico. The crystals reach 3cm in size and are partially pseudomorphed to Malachite as can be seen along the edges. The lighter blue area in the center is natural etching on the surface of one crystal giving it a different shade of blue coloration.


MK550 - Azurite, Malachite, Barite $ 200 (=~ £ 148)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 3 cm


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Azurite, Malachite, Barite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk550a.jpg] Azurite, Malachite, Barite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk550b.jpg] Azurite, Malachite, Barite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk550c.jpg] Azurite, Malachite, Barite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk550d.jpg]

Velvety green crystals of Malachite after Azurite from the now closed Milpillas Mine in Mexico. There are also good Azurite crystals present as well as a cluster of Barite crystals. Colorful quality specimen!


MK560 - Azurite with Malachite $ 400 (=~ £ 296)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 3.4 x 1.5 cm


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Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk560a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk560b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk560c.jpg]

Two lustrous Azurite crystals on velvety Malachite from the now closed Milpillas Mine in Mexico. The largest crystal is 1.6cm in size.


MK561 - Azurite $ 200 (=~ £ 148)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 2 cm


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Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk561a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk561b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk561c.jpg]

Cluster of lustrous 'electric blue' Azurite crystals from the now closed Milpillas Mine in Mexico. The largest crystal is 2.2cm in size.


MK562 - Azurite with Malachite $ 250 (=~ £ 185)
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.3 x 4.5 x 2 cm


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Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk562a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk562b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk562c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk562d.jpg]

Deep blue Azurite crystals on velvety Malachite from the now closed Milpillas Mine in Mexico. There are 3 complete, perfect Azurite crystals to 1.8cm in size.
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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
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