Selected Specimens

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D500 - Emerald $ 270 (=~ CAN$ 347)
Guantu, Kaduna State, Nigeria
thumbnail - 2.5 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm


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Emerald from Guantu, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/D500a.jpg] Emerald from Guantu, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/D500b.jpg] Emerald from Guantu, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/D500c.jpg] Emerald from Guantu, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/D500d.jpg]

Glassy, transparent hexagonal Emerald crystal with a good, flat termination. Deeper green color inthe lower half, grading up to a light green termination. Complete and undamaged.


D456 - Proustite $ 450 (=~ CAN$ 578)
unknown
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.6 cm


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Proustite from unknown [db_pics/pics/D456a.jpg] Proustite from unknown [db_pics/pics/D456b.jpg] Proustite from unknown [db_pics/pics/D456c.jpg] Proustite from unknown [db_pics/pics/D456d.jpg]

A 1.2cm cluster of thick Proustite crystals on matrix. I bought this as part of an old collection and it unfortunately came without a label or locality information.  I can only guess it is German. Chunky crystals with good red color. Undamaged and valued at $500.


M893 - Ilvaite $ 125 (=~ CAN$ 161)
Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China
miniature - 4.4 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


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Ilvaite from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/M893a.jpg] Ilvaite from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/M893d.jpg]

Glossy black Ilvaite crystal with an undamaged, chisel-tipped termination. Complete all around.


D598 - Willemite $ 1200 (=~ CAN$ 1542)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Willemite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D598a.jpg] Willemite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D598b.jpg] Willemite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D598c.jpg] Willemite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D598d.jpg]

Highly translucent and lustrous Willemite crystals on Calcite from Tsumeb. Individual crystals are about 5mm in size and have an intereting coloration of blue/green on the ends with a yellow zone in the center.


D597 - Cerussite, Rosasite on Copper $ 950 (=~ CAN$ 1221)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm


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Cerussite, Rosasite on Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D597a.jpg] Cerussite, Rosasite on Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D597b.jpg] Cerussite, Rosasite on Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D597c.jpg] Cerussite, Rosasite on Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D597d.jpg] Cerussite, Rosasite on Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D597e.jpg]

This is one of the special Tsumeb specimens that amaze. Cerussite and Rosasite over a mass of Copper. A floater with good crystals on all sides. Ex. Jim Parrish and Norm Dawson collections with labels.


D574 - Tsavorite, Diopside on Graphite $ 475 (=~ CAN$ 610)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Tsavorite, Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/D574a.jpg] Tsavorite, Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/D574b.jpg] Tsavorite, Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/D574c.jpg] Tsavorite, Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/D574d.jpg]

Crystals of Tsavorite and Diopside on Graphite. The crystals formed in a vug on massive Graphite with crystals of Graphite present lining the vug. The main Tsavorite is about 7mm and highly gemmy. Tsavorite is a chrome and vanadium rich variety of Grossular from East Africa and is one of the most valuable types of garnet found anywhere. This specimen was found at the Merelani Tanzanite mines and a fine example of some of minerals found at this locality.


D571 - Laumontite on Tanzanite $ 600 (=~ CAN$ 771)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6.8 x 3 x 3 cm


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Laumontite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/D571a.jpg] Laumontite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/D571b.jpg] Laumontite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/D571c.jpg] Laumontite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/D571d.jpg] Laumontite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/D571e.jpg] Laumontite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/D571f.jpg]

Tall crystals of Tanzanite with attached Laumontite on the backside. Good deep blue color.


D594 - Pyrite on Ferberite $ 650 (=~ CAN$ 835)
San Cristobal Mine, Yauli Prov., Junin Dept., Peru
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.1 x 2 cm


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Pyrite on Ferberite from San Cristobal Mine, Yauli Prov., Junin Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/D594a.jpg] Pyrite on Ferberite from San Cristobal Mine, Yauli Prov., Junin Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/D594b.jpg] Pyrite on Ferberite from San Cristobal Mine, Yauli Prov., Junin Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/D594c.jpg] Pyrite on Ferberite from San Cristobal Mine, Yauli Prov., Junin Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/D594d.jpg] Pyrite on Ferberite from San Cristobal Mine, Yauli Prov., Junin Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/D594e.jpg]

Thick, well terminated single Ferberite crystal with Pyrite crystals attached the sides and back. An unusual and outstanding thumbnail.


D637 - Variscite with Crandallite $ 450 (=~ CAN$ 578)
Clay Canyon, Fairfield Co., Utah, USA
cabinet - 9.5 x 5.2 x 2.2 cm


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Variscite with Crandallite from Clay Canyon, Fairfield Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/D637a.jpg] Variscite with Crandallite from Clay Canyon, Fairfield Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/D637b.jpg] Variscite with Crandallite from Clay Canyon, Fairfield Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/D637c.jpg]

Variscite nodule cut on polished on one side. There are 3 separate areas of Variscite each with surrounding yellow Crandallite.


D638 - Smithsonite $ 650 (=~ CAN$ 835)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.8 x 2.8 x 2 cm


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Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D638a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D638b.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D638c.jpg]

Large crystals of pink Smithsonite on matrix. Impressive crystals that reach 1.7cm in size.


D639 - Copper with Silver $ 200 (=~ CAN$ 257)
Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
miniature - 3.3 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm


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Copper with Silver from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/D639a.jpg] Copper with Silver from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/D639b.jpg] Copper with Silver from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/D639c.jpg]

Rounded mass of Copper and Silver known as a 'Half Breed'. This one has a large 1.6cm rounded mass of Silver intergrown in Copper.


D640 - Topaz on Bixbyite $ 450 (=~ CAN$ 578)
Dugway Pass, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 2 x 2 cm


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Topaz on Bixbyite from Dugway Pass, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/D640a.jpg] Topaz on Bixbyite from Dugway Pass, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/D640b.jpg] Topaz on Bixbyite from Dugway Pass, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/D640c.jpg] Topaz on Bixbyite from Dugway Pass, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/D640d.jpg]

Floater specimen of 5 black cubic Bixbyite crystals with high luster intergrown with Topaz crystals. Largest Topaz is 1.9cm and double-terminated. Good all around.


D642 - Cuprian Adamite with Ferrilotharmeyerite $ 400 (=~ CAN$ 514)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.7 x 2 x 2 cm


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Cuprian Adamite with Ferrilotharmeyerite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D642a.jpg] Cuprian Adamite with Ferrilotharmeyerite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D642b.jpg] Cuprian Adamite with Ferrilotharmeyerite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D642c.jpg] Cuprian Adamite with Ferrilotharmeyerite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D642d.jpg]

Colorful Tsumeb classic with sharp crystals to 5mm wide on the terminations. Undamaged.


D647 - Mimetite $ 275 (=~ CAN$ 353)
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
cabinet - 9.5 x 6 x 4.5 cm


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Mimetite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/D647a.jpg] Mimetite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/D647b.jpg] Mimetite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/D647c.jpg]

Good sized specimen of Limonite with the top covered by thick masses of green to yellow colored Mimetite.


D643 - Fluorite $ 900 (=~ CAN$ 1156)
Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo, Namibia
cabinet - 15 x 11.5 x 7.5 cm


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Fluorite from Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D643a.jpg] Fluorite from Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D643b.jpg] Fluorite from Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D643c.jpg] Fluorite from Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D643d.jpg] Fluorite from Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo, Namibia [db_pics/pics/D643e.jpg]

Large sculptural cluster of transparent green and purple cubes of Fluorite. Well crystallized all around with crystals to 4.3cm. Very clean and aesthetic.

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13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
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

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