Selected Specimens

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C593 - Apatite on Siderite $ 650
Panasquiera, Portugal
miniature - 4 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Apatite on Siderite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/c593a.jpg] Apatite on Siderite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/c593b.jpg] Apatite on Siderite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/c593c.jpg] Apatite on Siderite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/c593d.jpg]

Glassy 1.8cm Apatite crystal attached to a Siderite crystal that is dusted with Pyrite. The Apatie has a blueish lavender color, with a darker blue stipe down the center, and is undamaged.


C594 - Galena with Pyrrhottite $ 200
Dal'negorsk, Russia
small cabinet - 8 x 6.5 x 3 cm


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Galena with Pyrrhottite from Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/c594a.jpg] Galena with Pyrrhottite from Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/c594b.jpg] Galena with Pyrrhottite from Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/c594c.jpg] Galena with Pyrrhottite from Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/c594d.jpg]

Grey, spinel-twinned Galena crystals with bright, lustrous Pyrrhottite crystalsAssociated with minor amounts of Sphalerite and small Quartz crystals. Showy, undamaged specimen.


C597 - Azurite $ 180 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 90
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.7 x 3 x 1.3 cm


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Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c597a.jpg] Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c597b.jpg] Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c597c.jpg] Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c597d.jpg]

Cluster of blue Azurite crystals with jagged edges in places, which is an uncommon style from Tsumeb. There is a small chip on the termination, otherwise good. Transluscent blue on edges when backlit. Ex. Russel Jones, Carl Acosta collections and previous price of $185.


SM153 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 750 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 375
Landani, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.4 x 2.4 cm


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Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM153a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM153b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM153c.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM153d.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM153e.jpg]

Complete single 'Chrome Tourmaline', which is vanadium and chromium rich Dravite found in east Africa. Fine undamaged crystal with deep green color. Comes with a former dealer label showing an old price of $750. 


SM158 - Bastnasite $ 150
Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan
thumbnail - 1.6 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


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Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM158a.jpg] Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM158b.jpg] Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM158c.jpg] Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM158d.jpg]

Fine quality Bastnasite specimen composed of a cluster of undamaged crystals to 1.6cm in size. Translucent yellow/brown in color. Complete all around and undamaged.


SM171 - Eosphorite on Rose Quartz $ 300
Sapucaia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm


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Eosphorite on Rose Quartz from Sapucaia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM171a.jpg] Eosphorite on Rose Quartz from Sapucaia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM171b.jpg] Eosphorite on Rose Quartz from Sapucaia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM171d.jpg]

Cluster of pink rose Quartz crystals with attached Eosphorite crystals. The specimen has particularly good, uniform and regular shaped Quartz crystals. The specimen detached in the pocket and there are Eosphorite crystals on both the front and back sides. Undamaged.


C601 - Mottramite $ 250
Berg Aukaus Mine, Grootfontein, Namibia
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 5 cm


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Mottramite from Berg Aukaus Mine, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c601a.jpg] Mottramite from Berg Aukaus Mine, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c601c.jpg] Mottramite from Berg Aukaus Mine, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c601d.jpg]

Large bubbly mass of black Mottramite with areas of a highly satiny surface luster. Undamaged with an old specimen number painted on the bottom and an old label showing a price of $250.


C603 - Vanandinite $ 650
Mibladen, Morocco
small cabinet - 6.7 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


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Vanandinite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/pics/c603a.jpg] Vanandinite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/pics/c603b.jpg] Vanandinite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/pics/c603c.jpg] Vanandinite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/pics/c603d.jpg] Vanandinite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/pics/c603e.jpg]

Large red Vanadinite crystals to 1.8cm on matrix. Showy grouping of crystals with main group undamaged and all others except two insignificant 5mm crystals also undamaged. Although Vanadinite specimens are currently common, aesthetic clusters such as this are not.


C604 - Uvite on Magnesite $ 220
Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil
small cabinet - 5.3 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Uvite on Magnesite from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c604a.jpg] Uvite on Magnesite from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c604b.jpg] Uvite on Magnesite from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c604c.jpg]

Undamaged green Uvite crystals on white Magnesite. Fine example of this occurrence, with crystals on the backside too.


SM249 - Carrollite $ 60
Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo
miniature - 4.2 x 4 x 3.2 cm


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Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM249a.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM249b.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM249c.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM249d.jpg]

Mirror-lustrous Carrollite crystals in white Calcite. Main crystal is 1.3cm in size and perfect except for one edge nick. There are also smaller, perfect crystals to 7mm present in various vugs within the Calcite.


SM251 - Carrollite $ 150
Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM251a.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM251b.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM251c.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM251d.jpg]

Mirror-lustrous Carrollite crystals within and protruding from white Calcite crystals. Main crystal is 1.5cm in size. Other Carrollites and Chalcopyrite crystals present. The Calcite is very transluscent.


SM252 - Carrollite $ 250
Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 4.5 cm


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Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM252a.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM252b.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM252c.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM252d.jpg]

Mirror-lustrous Carrollite crystals in a vug in white Calcite. There are 3 interconnected crystals with the ain crystal approximately 2cm in size. The main crystal has a blocky, rectangula shape and a natural small indentation which is not damage.


SM253 - Carrollite $ 150
Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3.4 cm


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Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM253a.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM253b.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM253c.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM253d.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/SM253e.jpg]

Mirror-lustrous Carrollite crystals in white Calcite. Main crystals is 1.3cm in size and perfect with small attached Chalcopyrite crystals.


SM263 - Stibnite $ 200
San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
miniature - 5 x 3 x 3 cm


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Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM263a.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM263b.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM263c.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM263d.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM263e.jpg]

Crystal sprays of Stibnite from the historic San Martin Mine. Small Calcite crystals and irridescent purple/blue Jamesonite needles add to the aesthetics of the specimen.


SM264 - Stibnite $ 200
San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm


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Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM264a.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM264b.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM264c.jpg] Stibnite from San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM264d.jpg]

Crystal sprays of Stibnite from the historic San Martin Mine. Small Calcite crystals and irridescent purple/blue Jamesonite needles add to the aesthetics of the specimen.
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