Selected Specimens

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SM577 - Pyromorphite $ 120 (=~ € 99)
Daoping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.3 x 1.0 cm


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Pyromorphite from Daoping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM577a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Daoping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM577b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Daoping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM577c.jpg] Pyromorphite from Daoping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM577d.jpg]

Bright lime green crystals of Pyromorphite. The specimen is solid Pyromorphite and is a floater with no Limonite matrix. Showy with top lime green color.


SM639 - Rosalite $ 260 (=~ € 213)
Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco
miniature - 3.7 x 2.3 x 1.5 cm


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Rosalite from Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM639a.jpg] Rosalite from Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM639b.jpg] Rosalite from Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM639c.jpg] Rosalite from Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM639d.jpg]

Large crystals of translucent Roselite to over 1cm on matrix. One small crystal has a cleave, and one amin crystal is located along the edge and incomplte there, otherwise undamaged. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection and comes with an old dealer label showing a price of $650.


SM644 - Brucite $ 220 (=~ € 181)
Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 1.5 cm


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Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM644a.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM644b.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM644c.jpg]

Pinwheel formation of translucent yellow Brucite on matrix from recent finds in Pakistan. Undamaged and good from both sides. Brucite specimen that are both on matrix and not contacted are uncommon.


SM646 - Babingtonite $ 150 (=~ € 123)
Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
miniature - 3.5 x 2 x 2 cm


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Babingtonite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM646a.jpg] Babingtonite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM646b.jpg] Babingtonite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM646c.jpg] Babingtonite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM646d.jpg]

Cluster of Babingtonite crystals from a now old and defunct locality. The crystals have broad, flat terminations to 1.7cm wide. It's essentially a floater, well crystallized all around with a couple areas of contact.


SM650 - Scapolite $ 650 (=~ € 534)
Morogoro, Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 3 x 1.5 cm


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Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM650a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM650b.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM650c.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM650d.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM650e.jpg]

Single yellow Scapolite with a more uncommon wide crystal form. Gemmy with glassy surface luster, complete all around and undamaged.


SM658 - Tremolite $ 150 (=~ € 123)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.2 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm


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Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM658a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM658b.jpg]

Chunky cluster of deep green Tremolite crystals from a recent find. Well terminated at one end. Great color.


SM659 - Tremolite $ 80 (=~ € 66)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.2 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm


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Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM659a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM659b.jpg]

Single green Tremolite crystal with transparent zones. The termination is a lttle irregular and was probably intergrown with ohter Tremolite crystals. Good on both sides.


SM664 - Tremolite $ 140 (=~ € 115)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.8 x 1.8 x 0.9 cm


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Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM664a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM664b.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM664c.jpg]

Thick, deep green, terminated Tremolite crystal. Nice flat termination at one end. Great color.


SM665 - Tremolite $ 250 (=~ € 205)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.5 x 2 x 0.8 cm


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Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM665a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM665b.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM665c.jpg]

Double-terminated cluster of deep green Tremolite crystals. Translucent with great color.


SM666 - Tremolite $ 150 (=~ € 123)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.5 x 0.8 cm


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Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM666a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM666b.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM666c.jpg]

Terminated deep green Tremolite crystal. Good flat termination with great color.


SM734 - Tremolite $ 120 (=~ € 99)
Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.8 x 1.6 x 0.6 cm


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Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM734a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM734b.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM734c.jpg]

Bright green Tremolite crystals. Great color! Well terminated with an interesting 'side-car' crystal jutting out to one side. A bit of brown matrix remains with metallic Graphite intermixed. Nice, undamaged crystals with good transparency. Merelani sets the standard for Tremolite.


C643 - Calcite $ 600 (=~ € 493)
Dal'Negorsk, Russia
cabinet - 10 x 9 x 8 cm


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Calcite from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/c643a.jpg] Calcite from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/c643b.jpg] Calcite from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/c643c.jpg] Calcite from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/c643d.jpg]

Radial starburst formation of Calcite crystals atop a green (Chlorite?) and Calcite rich matrix. The individual Calcite spires are about 3cm long and have hundreds of shimmering crystal faces. Undamaged.


C649 - Amethyst scepter $ 160 (=~ € 131) DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 80 (=~ € 66)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.9 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm


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Amethyst scepter from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c649a.jpg] Amethyst scepter from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c649b.jpg] Amethyst scepter from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c649c.jpg]

Glassy and transparent amethyst scepter atop white Quartz. Complete all around and undamaged with an area of natural etching on one face. The Amethyst has hair-like black inclusions.


C657 - Tourmaline $ 250 (=~ € 205)
Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan
miniature - 3.6 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm


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Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c657a.jpg] Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c657b.jpg] Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c657c.jpg] Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c657d.jpg]

Double-terminated Tourmaline crystal. The flat termination end is a transparent green, and the more pyramidal termination end is yellow, an uncommon color for Tourmaline.


C658 - Tourmaline $ 250 (=~ € 205)
Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan
miniature - 3.7 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm


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Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c658a.jpg] Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c658b.jpg] Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c658c.jpg]

Double-terminated Tourmaline crystal. The flat termination end is a transparent green, and the more pyramidal termination end is yellow, an uncommon color for Tourmaline.
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