Selected Specimens

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ST128 - Veszelyite $ 350
Dongchuan, Kunming, Yunnan, China
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Veszelyite from Dongchuan, Kunming, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/ST128a.jpg] Veszelyite from Dongchuan, Kunming, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/ST128b.jpg] Veszelyite from Dongchuan, Kunming, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/ST128c.jpg] Veszelyite from Dongchuan, Kunming, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/ST128d.jpg]

Good sized Veszelyite crystals on matrix. This recently mined specimen features a number of intergrown, long crystals of vivid blue Veszelyite. The crystal group is 1.3cm tall. This is from a new find made in July 2020 at an old Zinc mine located about about 400 kilometers away from previous Veszelyite finds made at the Laochang Mine (also in Yunnan Prov.).


LL989 - Scheelite $ 200
Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 4 cm


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Scheelite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/LL989a.jpg] Scheelite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/LL989b.jpg] Scheelite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/LL989d.jpg]

Vibrant orange octahedral Scheelite crystal. Good transparency in the tip.


ST116 - Tourmaline $ 60
St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe
miniature - 4.1 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm


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Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/ST116a.jpg] Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/ST116b.jpg] Tourmaline from St. Anne's Mine, Miami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/ST116c.jpg]

Gem Tourmaline crystal recently mined from the famous St. Anne's Mine in the Karoi district of Zimbabwe. Fully terminated, complete, and undamaged. It's transparent top to bottom with a good medium green color over most of the crystal with a darker green (though still transparent) termination. The termination is multi-faceted and complex. Excellent quality Tourmaline.


LL980 - Bournonite $ 125
Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia
miniature - 3.3 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL980a.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL980b.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL980c.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL980d.jpg]

Intergrown pair of Bournonite crystals from recent finds in Bolivia. The Bournonite crystals has a dark patina and classic 'cogwheel' form. A floater with no points of contact, complete all around and perfect except for a chip on the small crystal.


LL981 - Bournonite $ 225
Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia
miniature - 3.3 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm


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Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL981d.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL981e.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL981a.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL981b.jpg] Bournonite from Machacamara District, Potosi Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL981c.jpg]

cluster of 3 large, thick Bournonite crystals from recent finds in Bolivia. The Bournonite crystals an irridescent golden patina and classic 'cogwheel' form. Pristine specimen with a small amount of matrix attached to the back.


LL964 - Azurite with Malachite $ 150
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.8 x 2.1 cm


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Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL964a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL964b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL964c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL964d.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL964e.jpg]

Fine quality Azurite crystals attached to a small amount of matrix. Crytallized all around and undamaged with added color from small crystals of Malachite.


LL973 - Azurite with Malachite $ 150
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 2.5 x 2.3 cm


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Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL973a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL973b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL973c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL973d.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL973e.jpg]

Fine quality Azurite crystals with Malachite. Crytallized all around and undamaged. Excellent quality, thick blocky crystals.


ST220 - Dravite $ 150
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


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Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST220a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST220b.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST220c.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST220d.jpg]

Glassy gem quality Dravite crystal from Mwajanga. Complete all around and transparent. Superb example from this find.


ST227 - Tanzanite $ 750
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 0.8 cm


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Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST227a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST227b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST227c.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ST227e.jpg]

Multi-colored Tanzanite crystal with a yellow over purple/blue color displayed from the front wide face. A red color is visible up the C-axis, and you can even see flashes of red reflected out the front face when lit from below (last photo). Complete and undamaged and weighs 6.87 grams.


ST221 - Aurichalcite, Rosasite $ 275 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 138
Southwest Mine, Hendricks Gulch, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 2.5 cm


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Aurichalcite, Rosasite from Southwest Mine, Hendricks Gulch, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST221a.jpg] Aurichalcite, Rosasite from Southwest Mine, Hendricks Gulch, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST221c.jpg] Aurichalcite, Rosasite from Southwest Mine, Hendricks Gulch, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST221d.jpg] Aurichalcite, Rosasite from Southwest Mine, Hendricks Gulch, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST221e.jpg]

Spheres of blue Rosasite atop spikey crystals of green Aurichalcite.


ST232 - Anglesite (R) $ 160
Touissit Mine, Oujda-Angad Prov., Morocco
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Anglesite (R) from Touissit Mine, Oujda-Angad Prov., Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST232a.jpg] Anglesite (R) from Touissit Mine, Oujda-Angad Prov., Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST232b.jpg] Anglesite (R) from Touissit Mine, Oujda-Angad Prov., Morocco [db_pics/pics/ST232c.jpg]

Double-terminated Anglesite crystal on matrix. The Anglesite is gemmy and yellow and has been repaired once. A stunning and uncommon thumbnail.


ST223 - Azurite $ 250
Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Azurite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST223a.jpg] Azurite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST223b.jpg] Azurite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST223c.jpg] Azurite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST223d.jpg]

Open vug filled with large, prismatic crystals of Azurite. The Azurite crystals have great luster and the largest is approximately 2cm tall. Good crystals of Azurite are rare for this locality!


ST200 - Kolwezite on Cobaltian Calcite $ 450
Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo
cabinet - 10 x 8 x 4 cm


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Kolwezite on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST200a.jpg] Kolwezite on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST200c.jpg] Kolwezite on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST200d.jpg] Kolwezite on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST200e.jpg]

Dark olive green botryoidal Kolwezite atop rhombs of vivid pink Cobaltoan Calcite (or possibly Cobaltoan Dolomite) creating a stunning mixture of colors and forms. The main Kolwezite is a superb hemispherical group 1.1 cm wide and perfectly centered in the Cobaltian Calcite. Kolwezite is a Copper Cobalt Carbonate Hydroxide and this is the type locality for the species. A beautiful large display piece and combination specimen of two desireable species together.


ST215 - Kolwezite after Cuprite on Cobaltian Calcite $ 550
Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo
miniature - 5 x 4 x 2.2 cm


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Kolwezite after Cuprite on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST215a.jpg] Kolwezite after Cuprite on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST215c.jpg] Kolwezite after Cuprite on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST215d.jpg]

Dark olive green crystals of Kolwezite that have pseudomorphed Cuprite crystals atop vivid pink Cobaltoan Calcite (or possibly Cobaltoan Dolomite) creating a stunning mixture of colors and forms. Kolwezite is a Copper Cobalt Carbonate Hydroxide and this is the type locality for the species.


ST204 - Malachite on Cobaltian Calcite $ 1500
Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo
large cabinet - 20 x 13 x 5 cm


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Malachite on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST204a.jpg] Malachite on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST204d.jpg] Malachite on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST204e.jpg] Malachite on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST204f.jpg] Malachite on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST204i.jpg] Malachite on Cobaltian Calcite from Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DR Congo [db_pics/pics/ST204j.jpg]

Large specimen of vivid pink Cobaltoan Calcite (or possibly Cobaltoan Dolomite) that displays well on both sides. The front side has large crystals to 3cm in size and a very deep pink, almost purple coloration. The backside has areas of green Malachite and black Heterogenite. A beautiful large display piece that will add lots of color to a case of minerals.

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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
145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156

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