Selected Specimens

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M277 - Pyrite $ 150
Bleiberg, Calamine, Morrednet, Germany
small cabinet - 5.2 x 4 x 3 cm


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Pyrite from Bleiberg, Calamine, Morrednet, Germany [db_pics/pics/M277a.jpg] Pyrite from Bleiberg, Calamine, Morrednet, Germany [db_pics/pics/M277b.jpg] Pyrite from Bleiberg, Calamine, Morrednet, Germany [db_pics/pics/M277c.jpg] Pyrite from Bleiberg, Calamine, Morrednet, Germany [db_pics/pics/M277d.jpg]

Floater specimen of solid Pyrite crystallized all around. The top half shows large striated cube faces and the backside is a mixture of stepped faces and smaller crystals. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M310 - Quartz on Amethyst $ 150
Mina Cata, Guanajuato, Mexico
miniature - 4.5 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm


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Quartz on Amethyst from Mina Cata, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M310a.jpg] Quartz on Amethyst from Mina Cata, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M310b.jpg] Quartz on Amethyst from Mina Cata, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M310c.jpg] Quartz on Amethyst from Mina Cata, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M310d.jpg]

Neat old specimen of an amethyst crystal with a white Quartz scepter head. Complete all around and has a small Quartz side crystal attached.


M316 - Hematite $ 180
Bouse, Plomosa Mining District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 3.8 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm


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Hematite from Bouse, Plomosa Mining District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M316a.jpg] Hematite from Bouse, Plomosa Mining District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M316b.jpg] Hematite from Bouse, Plomosa Mining District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M316c.jpg] Hematite from Bouse, Plomosa Mining District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M316.mp4]

Thick, tabular Hematite crystal group, well crystallized on both sides. An Arizona classic.


M313 - Galena $ 220
Freiberg, Saxony, Germany
miniature - 5 x 4.5 x 2 cm


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Galena from Freiberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/M313a.jpg] Galena from Freiberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/M313b.jpg] Galena from Freiberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/M313c.jpg] Galena from Freiberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/M313d.jpg] Galena from Freiberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/M313e.jpg]

Cluster of lustrous cubes of Galena from the historic mines of Freiberg.


M296 - Descloizite $ 280 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 140
Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia
miniature - 3.8 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296a.jpg] Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296b.jpg] Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296c.jpg] Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296d.jpg] Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296e.jpg]

Aesthetic cluster of translucent reddish brown Descloizite. Crystallized all around with no significant damage. From an old collection built in the 1970s and 80s. Was part of the collectors display and comes with a small display label, along with an old Harry Sering label. Both labels retain the pre-1990 country name of Southwest Africa.


M220 - Hemimorphite $ 225
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2.1 x 1.3 cm


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Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M220a.jpg] Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M220b.jpg] Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M220c.jpg] Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M220d.jpg]

Beautiful spray of Hemimorphite crystals, complete all around and undamaged. It's even partially double-terminated. A superb thumbnail sized specimen for the species.Better than photos.


M235 - Wulfenite $ 90
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M235a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M235b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M235c.jpg]

Cluster of blocky, dipyramidal Wulfenite crystals. Mounted in a Perky box.


M326 - Mottramite on/in Calcite $ 150
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.2 x 3.7 x 3 cm


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Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326a.jpg] Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326b.jpg] Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326c.jpg] Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326d.jpg]

Cluster of rhombic and lenticular Calcite crystals heavily included with green Mottramite that also protrudes out the Calcite. Good all around. One of my favorite types of Tsumeb specimens. Comes with an old Lesnicks label.


M328 - Olivenite $ 95
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 2.5 cm


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Olivenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M328a.jpg] Olivenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M328b.jpg] Olivenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M328c.jpg]

Heavy metallic matrix filled with Olivenite crystal lined vugs. Small spheres of Malachite are present on the Olivenite crystals. Comes with an old Mathiasen Minerals label.


M340 - Calcite with Galena $ 350
Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 7 x 6 cm


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Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340a.jpg] Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340b.jpg] Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340c.jpg] Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340e.jpg] Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340.mp4]

Three yellow Calcite crystals with Galena crystals on matrix covered by small Dolomite crystals. This is an example of how exceptional aesthetics turn a common mineral into a fine mineral specimen. The top crystal is double-terminated and each of the two Calcite on the left side have Galena crystals at their bases. Complete all around and undamaged and good when viewed from any angle. A floater with no points of attachment. A good one!!


M345 - Fluorite on Sphalerite $ 275
Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 3.3 x 3.2 x 2.1 cm


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Fluorite on Sphalerite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M345a.jpg] Fluorite on Sphalerite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M345b.jpg] Fluorite on Sphalerite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M345c.jpg]

Showy miniature sized specimen of transparent cubes of Fluorite atop Sphalerite with a small amount of white Calcite crystals accenting the lower left. The Fluorite cluster is 2cm in size. Very nice piece!


M333 - Galena on Calcite stalactite $ 90
Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


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Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333a.jpg] Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333b.jpg] Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333c.jpg] Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333d.jpg] Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333e.jpg]

Stalactitic formation of yellow/orange Calcite sprinkled with Galena crystals. Both ends are broken showing the Calcite crystals structure.


M378 - Copper $ 350
Kearsarge #4 Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 5 cm


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Copper from Kearsarge #4 Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M378a.jpg] Copper from Kearsarge #4 Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M378b.jpg] Copper from Kearsarge #4 Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M378c.jpg] Copper from Kearsarge #4 Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M378d.jpg] Copper from Kearsarge #4 Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M378e.jpg] Copper from Kearsarge #4 Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M378f.jpg] Copper from Kearsarge #4 Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M378.mp4]

Thick, wavy sheets and masses of Copper. Specimen is almost entirely Copper with a bit of rock matrix mixed with Copper at the base.


M382 - Copper $ 180
Katherinenberg, Russia
miniature - 4.5 x 2.5 x 1 cm


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Copper from Katherinenberg, Russia [db_pics/pics/M382a.jpg] Copper from Katherinenberg, Russia [db_pics/pics/M382b.jpg] Copper from Katherinenberg, Russia [db_pics/pics/M382c.jpg] Copper from Katherinenberg, Russia [db_pics/pics/M382d.jpg]

Mass of crystallized Copper with good crystals on both sides. Comes with an old Kassionas Minerals label.


M377 - Copper $ 125
Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2.3 x 0.8 cm


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Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M377a.jpg] Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M377b.jpg] Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M377c.jpg] Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M377d.jpg] Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M377e.jpg]

Diamond-shaped mass of crystallized Copper that appears to have grown in a thin seam. Criss-crossing crystals of Copper are evident along the sides.
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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
145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156

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