Selected Specimens

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M316 - Hematite $ 180 (=~ AUS$ 238)
Bouse, Plomosa Mining District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 3.8 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm


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Hematite from Bouse, Plomosa Mining District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M316a.jpg] Hematite from Bouse, Plomosa Mining District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M316b.jpg] Hematite from Bouse, Plomosa Mining District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M316c.jpg] Hematite from Bouse, Plomosa Mining District, Plomosa Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M316.mp4]

Thick, tabular Hematite crystal group, well crystallized on both sides. An Arizona classic.


M313 - Galena $ 220 (=~ AUS$ 290)
Freiberg, Saxony, Germany
miniature - 5 x 4.5 x 2 cm


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Galena from Freiberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/M313a.jpg] Galena from Freiberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/M313b.jpg] Galena from Freiberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/M313c.jpg] Galena from Freiberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/M313d.jpg] Galena from Freiberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/M313e.jpg]

Cluster of lustrous cubes of Galena from the historic mines of Freiberg.


M296 - Descloizite $ 280 (=~ AUS$ 370)
Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia
miniature - 3.8 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296a.jpg] Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296b.jpg] Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296c.jpg] Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296d.jpg] Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296e.jpg]

Aesthetic cluster of translucent reddish brown Descloizite. Crystallized all around with no significant damage. From an old collection built in the 1970s and 80s. Was part of the collectors display and comes with a small display label, along with an old Harry Sering label. Both labels retain the pre-1990 country name of Southwest Africa.


M220 - Hemimorphite $ 225 (=~ AUS$ 297)
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2.1 x 1.3 cm


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Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M220a.jpg] Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M220b.jpg] Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M220c.jpg] Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M220d.jpg]

Beautiful spray of Hemimorphite crystals, complete all around and undamaged. It's even partially double-terminated. A superb thumbnail sized specimen for the species.Better than photos.


M239 - Wulfenite $ 90 (=~ AUS$ 119)
Rowley Mine, Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm


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Wulfenite from Rowley Mine, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M239a.jpg] Wulfenite from Rowley Mine, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M239b.jpg] Wulfenite from Rowley Mine, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M239c.jpg]

Small specimen loaded with transparent orange 'window panes' of Wulfenite. Tons of fine quality crystals here.


M227 - Wulfenite with Mimetite $ 90 (=~ AUS$ 119)
San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm


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Wulfenite with Mimetite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M227a.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M227b.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M227c.jpg]

Transparent yellow/orange 'window panes' of Wulfenite with sphercal masses of Mimetite on a small amount of matrix. Mounted in a Perky box.


M235 - Wulfenite $ 90 (=~ AUS$ 119)
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M235a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M235b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M235c.jpg]

Cluster of blocky, dipyramidal Wulfenite crystals. Mounted in a Perky box.


M222 - Cerussite $ 120 (=~ AUS$ 158)
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2.6 x 2.5 cm


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Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M222a.jpg] Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M222b.jpg] Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M222c.jpg] Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M222d.jpg]

White Cerrusite snowflake, or rather 'snow ball' due to it's rounded shape of multiple intergrown snowflakes. From Tsumeb and recently released out of an old collection built in the 1970s-80s.


K453 - Prehnite on Graphite $ 340 (=~ AUS$ 449)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Prehnite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K453a.jpg] Prehnite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K453b.jpg] Prehnite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K453c.jpg] Prehnite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K453d.jpg]

Sculptural specimen of translucent yellow Prehnite with large toothy crystals sticking out in various directions on a small amount of Graphite matrix. Fine quality, undamaged specimen.


M285 - Cuprite $ 120 (=~ AUS$ 158)
Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Cuprite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M285a.jpg] Cuprite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M285b.jpg] Cuprite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M285c.jpg]

Limonite matrix adorned with sharp individual octahedral crystals of Cuprite from the historic Bisbee mining district. Approximately 20 Cuprite crystals, sized up to 3mm.


M326 - Mottramite on/in Calcite $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 198)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.2 x 3.7 x 3 cm


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Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326a.jpg] Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326b.jpg] Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326c.jpg] Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326d.jpg]

Cluster of rhombic and lenticular Calcite crystals heavily included with green Mottramite that also protrudes out the Calcite. Good all around. One of my favorite types of Tsumeb specimens. Comes with an old Lesnicks label.


M328 - Olivenite $ 95 (=~ AUS$ 125)
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 2.5 cm


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Olivenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M328a.jpg] Olivenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M328b.jpg] Olivenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M328c.jpg]

Heavy metallic matrix filled with Olivenite crystal lined vugs. Small spheres of Malachite are present on the Olivenite crystals. Comes with an old Mathiasen Minerals label.


M340 - Calcite with Galena $ 350 (=~ AUS$ 462)
Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 7 x 6 cm


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Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340a.jpg] Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340b.jpg] Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340c.jpg] Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340e.jpg] Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340.mp4]

Three yellow Calcite crystals with Galena crystals on matrix covered by small Dolomite crystals. This is an example of how exceptional aesthetics turn a common mineral into a fine mineral specimen. The top crystal is double-terminated and each of the two Calcite on the left side have Galena crystals at their bases. Complete all around and undamaged and good when viewed from any angle. A floater with no points of attachment. A good one!!


M345 - Fluorite on Sphalerite $ 275 (=~ AUS$ 363)
Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 3.3 x 3.2 x 2.1 cm


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Fluorite on Sphalerite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M345a.jpg] Fluorite on Sphalerite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M345b.jpg] Fluorite on Sphalerite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M345c.jpg]

Showy miniature sized specimen of transparent cubes of Fluorite atop Sphalerite with a small amount of white Calcite crystals accenting the lower left. The Fluorite cluster is 2cm in size. Very nice piece!


M333 - Galena on Calcite stalactite $ 90 (=~ AUS$ 119)
Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


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Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333a.jpg] Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333b.jpg] Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333c.jpg] Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333d.jpg] Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333e.jpg]

Stalactitic formation of yellow/orange Calcite sprinkled with Galena crystals. Both ends are broken showing the Calcite crystals structure.

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