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M431 - Copper after Azurite $ 350
Copper Rose Mine, Santa Rita, New Mexico, USA
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Copper after Azurite from Copper Rose Mine, Santa Rita, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/M431a.jpg] Copper after Azurite from Copper Rose Mine, Santa Rita, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/M431b.jpg] Copper after Azurite from Copper Rose Mine, Santa Rita, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/M431c.jpg] Copper after Azurite from Copper Rose Mine, Santa Rita, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/M431d.jpg] Copper after Azurite from Copper Rose Mine, Santa Rita, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/M431e.jpg]

Floater cluster of Copper with large, very well formed crystals. This is a replacement of Copper after an Azurite cluster and has unusually well separated, distinct crystals.


M413 - Copper $ 90
Dzezkazgan, Kazakhstan
small cabinet - 6.5 x 2.3 x 0.9 cm


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Copper from Dzezkazgan, Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/M413a.jpg] Copper from Dzezkazgan, Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/M413b.jpg] Copper from Dzezkazgan, Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/M413c.jpg] Copper from Dzezkazgan, Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/M413d.jpg]

Elongated groups of Copper crystals. Good patina and well crystallized all around.


M405 - Cuprite on Copper $ 450
Chino Pit, Sant Rita, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
cabinet - 9.5 x 6 x 4 cm


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Cuprite on Copper from Chino Pit, Sant Rita, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/M405a.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Chino Pit, Sant Rita, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/M405b.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Chino Pit, Sant Rita, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/M405c.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Chino Pit, Sant Rita, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/M405d.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Chino Pit, Sant Rita, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/M405e.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Chino Pit, Sant Rita, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/M405f.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Chino Pit, Sant Rita, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/M405g.jpg]

Heavy mass of solid Copper with bright, lustrous Cuprite crystals over a large percentage of the surface. Cuprite crystals reach 4mm in size and are present on both sides. Come with an old Lidstroms label.


M406 - Cerussite on Copper $ 425 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 212
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 4.5 cm


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Cerussite on Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M406a.jpg] Cerussite on Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M406b.jpg] Cerussite on Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M406c.jpg] Cerussite on Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M406d.jpg]

Large mass of Copper crystals with attached Cerussite crystals. The Cerussite crystals show etching. Good dark patina.


M402 - Copper $ 250 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 125
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M402a.jpg] Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M402b.jpg] Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M402c.jpg] Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M402d.jpg]

Branching, dendritic Copper crystal attached to white rock matrix. Comes with an old Harry Sering label.


M403 - Copper $ 300
Cole Shaft, Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA
miniature - 4.9 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Copper from Cole Shaft, Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M403a.jpg] Copper from Cole Shaft, Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M403b.jpg] Copper from Cole Shaft, Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M403c.jpg] Copper from Cole Shaft, Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M403d.jpg] Copper from Cole Shaft, Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M403e.jpg]

Thick and sturdy Copper with stout crystals sticking out on all sides. Good crystals everywhere.


M404 - Copper $ 200
White Pine Mine, Michigan, USA
miniature - 5 x 2.5 x 1.4 cm


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Copper from White Pine Mine, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M404a.jpg] Copper from White Pine Mine, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M404b.jpg] Copper from White Pine Mine, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M404c.jpg] Copper from White Pine Mine, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M404d.jpg]

Large single Copper crystal with attached Copper around the base. Old label indicates it's a hollow crystal and it does feel a little lighter than it should be.


M534 - Kammererite $ 900
Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey
cabinet - 10.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/M534a.jpg] Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/M534b.jpg] Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/M534c.jpg] Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/M534d.jpg] Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/M534g.jpg] Kammererite from Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/M534f.jpg]

Richly crystallized Kammererite specimen loaded with large crystals to 7mm. Translucent crystals with deep purple color. Undamaged with crystals on both sides. The bottom is relatively flat and it stands up on it's own for display. This mine is long closed and pieces of this quality are hard to come by now.


M424 - Prehnite $ 120
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


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Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/M424a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/M424b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/M424c.jpg]

Exquisite, high quality cluster of Prehnite. If you appreciate high quality and don't mind the smaller size, this is a good one. Undamaged.


M400 - Barite $ 400
Frizington, Cumberland, England
cabinet - 11 x 7 x 7 cm


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Barite from Frizington, Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/M400a.jpg] Barite from Frizington, Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/M400b.jpg] Barite from Frizington, Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/M400c.jpg] Barite from Frizington, Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/M400d.jpg]

Old timer Barite specimen with large crystals to 5.5cm on matrix. The crystals are highly lustrous and undamaged except for the edge of the back crystal.


M452 - Copper $ 575
Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 2 cm


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Copper from Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M452a.jpg] Copper from Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M452b.jpg] Copper from Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M452c.jpg]

Aesthetic Copper specimen with a 3.8cm crystal atop smaller crystals of Copper.


M454 - Wulfenite $ 300
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M454a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M454b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M454c.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M454d.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M454.mp4]

Pair of large, translucent Wulfenite crystals on a matrix covered by small glassy Calcite crystals. Wulfenite crystals reach 2.5cm wide. There is a cleave on the left edge of the main crystal, otherwise specimen is undamaged. Highly aesthetic miniature with a better orange color than most which typically tend towards a more butterscotch color.


M448 - Babingtonite on Prehnite $ 240
Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm


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Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/M448a.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/M448b.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/M448c.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/M448d.jpg]

Cluster of Babingtonite crystals on spheres of green Prehnite from a now old and defunct locality. The crystals are undamaged and sharply formed. It's crystallized all with the contact at the base. No longer being found.


M463 - Bixbyite on Hematite after Garnet $ 140
Maynard Claim, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA
thumbnail - 2.1 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm


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Bixbyite on Hematite after Garnet from Maynard Claim, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/M463a.jpg] Bixbyite on Hematite after Garnet from Maynard Claim, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/M463b.jpg] Bixbyite on Hematite after Garnet from Maynard Claim, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/M463c.jpg]

Interconnected cluster of Hematite pseudomorphs after garnet, all sprinkled with lustrous black cubes of Bixbyite. Undamaged quality thumbnail.


M642 - Diaspore $ 250
Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey
thumbnail - 1.4 x 1 x 0.5 cm


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Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/m642a.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/m642b.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/m642c.jpg]

V-twin crystal of color change Diaspore. From new finds in the mountains near Milas, these new Diaspore crystals are spectacular in color and form. Glassy, flat termination faces one one 'arm' (other termination incomplete) and gem quality and transparent inside. Medium purple color in natural sunlight.

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37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48
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

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