Selected Specimens

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SM751 - Prehnite $ 240 (=~ € 197)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 4.4 x 3.2 x 2.0 cm


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Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM751a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM751b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM751c.jpg]

Thick cluster of curved blue Prehnite crystals in the rough shape of a 'rosette' on a contrasting Quartz covered black Graphite matrix. The color of the blue changes in natural sunlight versus indoor lighting, and gets more deeply colored in the thicker parts.


SM759 - Prehnite $ 450 (=~ € 369)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 4.7 x 3.7 x 3.0 cm


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Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM759a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM759c.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM759d.jpg]

Exceptionally bright, glowing, translucent lemon yellow Prehnite on a small amount of Graphite matrix. Great quality from limited finds of a few years back. The main group is 3.8cm wide and symetrical. There is some Graphite in areas but the main group is pristine and exceptional. Some contacting around the Prehnite at the base.


SM761 - Brucite $ 200 (=~ € 164)
Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan
small cabinet - 9.0 x 7.0 x 3.3 cm


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Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM761a.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM761b.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM761c.jpg]

Large, solid radial masses of rich lemon-yellow color Brucite on minor matrix. Large, fine specimen. Though not the brightest lemon yellow, it is translucent, thick and sturdy.


SM782 - Natrolite $ 160 (=~ € 131)
Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
thumbnail - 2.6 x 0.9 x 0.8 cm


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Natrolite from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada [db_pics/pics/SM782a.jpg] Natrolite from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada [db_pics/pics/SM782b.jpg] Natrolite from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada [db_pics/pics/SM782c.jpg]

A single, sharply terminated Natrolite crystal with internal gemmy areas. This crystal shows no damage other than contact on the bottom where separated from matrix. Exceptional example from the locality. Ex. Charlie Key.


SM784 - Cerussite $ 180 (=~ € 148)
Touissit Mine, Oujda-Angad Province, Morocco
miniature - 3.7 x 2.6 x 1.7 cm


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Cerussite from Touissit Mine, Oujda-Angad Province, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM784a.jpg] Cerussite from Touissit Mine, Oujda-Angad Province, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM784b.jpg] Cerussite from Touissit Mine, Oujda-Angad Province, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM784c.jpg]

A single, complexly terminated Cerussite crystal with a bit of rust color matrix from Morocco. The crystal is highly lustrous and very clean all around, with no apparant damage. Typical twinning for Cerussite is seen. Ex. Andy Seibel Minerals.


TR1 - Mangano Calcite $ 350 (=~ € 287)
Romania
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 5 cm


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Mangano Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR1a.jpg] Mangano Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR1b.jpg] Mangano Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR1c.jpg] Mangano Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR1d.jpg] Mangano Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR1e.jpg] Mangano Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR1f.jpg]

Shimmering pink crystal of ManganoCalcite on a matrix of Quartz crystals and Pyrite. The crystal terminates into multiple spikey points. Undamaged.


TR2 - Calcite $ 280 (=~ € 230)
Romania
small cabinet - 6 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR2a.jpg] Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR2b.jpg] Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR2c.jpg] Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR2d.jpg] Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR2e.jpg]

Hollow Calcite cast that is covered by spikey Calcite crystals and has Calcite crystals lining the inside of the hollow area. Undamaged.


TR3 - Calcite $ 480 (=~ € 394)
Romania
small cabinet - 7 x 5.5 x 3 cm


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Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR3a.jpg] Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR3b.jpg] Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR3c.jpg] Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR3d.jpg]

Stunning starburst spray of Calcite crystals atop a matrix of Galena, Sphalerite, and Pyrite. The tan Calcite crystals are sprinkled wtih white, disc-shaped Calcite crystals. A stunner, undamaged.


TR4 - Mangano Calcite with Quartz $ 350 (=~ € 287)
Romania
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


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Mangano Calcite with Quartz from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR4a.jpg] Mangano Calcite with Quartz from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR4b.jpg] Mangano Calcite with Quartz from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR4c.jpg] Mangano Calcite with Quartz from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR4d.jpg] Mangano Calcite with Quartz from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR4e.jpg]

Pink ManganoCalcite with white Quartz crystals and Pyrite. Undamaged.


TR5 - Calcite on Siderite $ 450 (=~ € 369)
Romania
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Calcite on Siderite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR5a.jpg] Calcite on Siderite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR5b.jpg] Calcite on Siderite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR5c.jpg] Calcite on Siderite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR5d.jpg]

Elegant, wavy white Calcite crystals on a matrix of Siderite over Sphalerite. Highly aesthetic and undamaged.


TR7 - Quartz with Chalcopyrite $ 350 (=~ € 287)
Romania
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


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Quartz with Chalcopyrite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR7a.jpg] Quartz with Chalcopyrite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR7b.jpg] Quartz with Chalcopyrite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR7c.jpg] Quartz with Chalcopyrite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR7d.jpg]

Quartz crystals atop Chalcopyrite crystals with the entire backside covered by small white Calcite crystals. Clean and undamaged.


TR8 - Stilbite on Quartz $ 350 (=~ € 287)
Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5.5 x 5 cm


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Stilbite on Quartz from Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/TR8a.jpg] Stilbite on Quartz from Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/TR8b.jpg] Stilbite on Quartz from Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/TR8c.jpg] Stilbite on Quartz from Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/TR8d.jpg]

Double-terminated group of peach-colored Stilbite, 6.5cm wide, on sparkling Quartz. Clean and undamaged.


TR10 - Calcite $ 450 (=~ € 369)
Turt Mine, Romania
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Calcite from Turt Mine, Romania [db_pics/pics/TR10a.jpg] Calcite from Turt Mine, Romania [db_pics/pics/TR10b.jpg] Calcite from Turt Mine, Romania [db_pics/pics/TR10c.jpg]

Stunning specimen of a 'flower' of white Calcite atop a stalk of tan Calcite. Well crystallized all around and undamaged. Can't say enough about how pretty this one is.


TR12 - Anapaite in Shell $ 200 (=~ € 164)
Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 3 cm


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Anapaite in Shell from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/TR12a.jpg] Anapaite in Shell from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/TR12b.jpg] Anapaite in Shell from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/TR12c.jpg]

Translucent green crystals of Anapaite in a fossil bivalve. Excellent color on this one. No longer being found.


SM869 - Cerussite $ 380 (=~ € 312)
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Prov., China
miniature - 4.2 x 2.5 x 0.8 cm


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Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM869a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM869b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM869c.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM869d.jpg]

Unusual candy colored Cerussite of yellow and pink. These Daoping Cerussites are among the most colorful for the species and it appears to have been a one time or limited find from several years ago. The crystal has relatively flat, lustrous front and back faces and more complex growth on the edges. Undamaged.
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