Selected Specimens

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ST780 - Euclase $ 750
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm


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Euclase from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST780a.jpg] Euclase from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST780b.jpg] Euclase from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST780c.jpg] Euclase from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST780d.jpg] Euclase from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST780e.jpg]

Transparent, colorless single Euclase crystal from Brazil. It's a complete and undamaged crystal though there is a bit of Muscovite and Feldspar attached to the back termination. Uncommon gem crystal.


ST809 - Tennantite after Azurite $ 380
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 2 cm


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Tennantite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST809a.jpg] Tennantite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST809b.jpg] Tennantite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST809c.jpg] Tennantite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST809d.jpg] Tennantite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ST809f.jpg]

Crystal cluster of Tennanite after Azurite from Tsumeb. Elongated, primatic crystals of former Azurite that have been pseudomorphed to Tennantite. An undamaged floater cluster with individual crystals to 4.5cm in length.


ST800 - Microlite on Lepidolite $ 280
Skardu, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 4.5 cm


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Microlite on Lepidolite from Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/ST800a.jpg] Microlite on Lepidolite from Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/ST800d.jpg] Microlite on Lepidolite from Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/ST800e.jpg] Microlite on Lepidolite from Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/ST800g.jpg]

Golden yellow Microlite crystals on Lepidolite. The Microlite form cubotahedral crystals to 5mm in size. I count 15 crystals of Microlite on the specimen. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST803 - Aquamarine $ 380
Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China
small cabinet - 7.8 x 6.5 x 4 cm


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Aquamarine from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST803a.jpg] Aquamarine from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST803b.jpg] Aquamarine from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST803c.jpg] Aquamarine from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/ST803d.jpg]

Gorgeous, glassy tabular Aquamarine crystals with Muscovite. Highly glassy and transparent crystals to 3cm wide. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection, an older specimen for the locality acquired in 1999.


ST711 - Andorite $ 180
Itos Vein, San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.6 x 0.8 cm


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Andorite from Itos Vein, San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST711a.jpg] Andorite from Itos Vein, San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST711b.jpg] Andorite from Itos Vein, San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/ST711c.jpg]

Metallic grey, striated single Andorite crystal from the San Jose Mine in Bolivia. Associated minerals include yellow, crust-like Cervanite, micro crystals of Rhodostannite, and Zinkenite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST709 - Spherocobaltite $ 125
Katanga, Congo
miniature - 4.2 x 1.5 x 1 cm


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Spherocobaltite from Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST709a.jpg] Spherocobaltite from Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST709b.jpg] Spherocobaltite from Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/ST709d.jpg]

Well formed, deep purple/red crystals of Sperocobaltite that contrast well against the white matrix. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection.


ST775 - Silver $ 200
Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA
thumbnail - 1.2 x 0.8 x 0.4 cm


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Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST775a.jpg] Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST775b.jpg] Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST775c.jpg] Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST775d.jpg]

Aesthetic, curving Silver wires from Aspen. Fine and uncommon thumbnail.


ST776 - Silver $ 240
Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA
thumbnail - 1.2 x 0.8 x 0.3 cm


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Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST776a.jpg] Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST776b.jpg] Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST776c.jpg] Silver from Aspen, Pitkin Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST776d.jpg]

Aesthetic, curving Silver wires from Aspen. Fine and uncommon thumbnail.


ST777 - Aquamarine $ 325
Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm


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Aquamarine from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST777a.jpg] Aquamarine from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST777b.jpg] Aquamarine from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST777c.jpg] Aquamarine from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/ST777d.jpg]

Complete single medium blue Aquamarine crystal from Mount Antero. Undamaged with a perfect termination and internally transparent and has some matrix intergrown into the back face.


ST795 - Malachite (chatoyant) $ 450 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 225
Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
cabinet - 13 x 8 x 4 cm


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Malachite (chatoyant) from Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/ST795a.jpg] Malachite (chatoyant) from Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/ST795b.jpg] Malachite (chatoyant) from Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/ST795c.jpg] Malachite (chatoyant) from Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/ST795d.jpg] Malachite (chatoyant) from Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/ST795f.jpg]

Botryoidal Malachite specimen from the Shilu Mine in China. This find produced Malachite with a wonderful velvety, chatoyant surface luster. The chatoyancy is very evident under bright lights or in direct sunlight, creating shimmering 'eyes' all over. It has bubbly botryoidal surfaces along the top with a lighter green, fibrous structure around the edges and all over the bottom. Undamaged and a good size for these (not too big, not too small).


ST785 - Rhodonite $ 650
Morro da Mina mine, Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 1.7 x 0.7 x 0.5 cm


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Rhodonite from Morro da Mina mine, Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST785a.jpg] Rhodonite from Morro da Mina mine, Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST785b.jpg] Rhodonite from Morro da Mina mine, Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST785c.jpg] Rhodonite from Morro da Mina mine, Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST785d.jpg]

Single gem crystal of Rhodonite from recent finds in Brazil. This is a complete crystal with typical stepped termination growth and small raised crystal growths on some sides. There is a tiny edge chip, otherwise it's perfect and undamaged, and transparent internally. Superb color!


ST799 - Zanazziite, Eosphorite on Quartz $ 275
Lavra da Ilha Mine, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm


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Zanazziite, Eosphorite on Quartz from Lavra da Ilha Mine, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST799a.jpg] Zanazziite, Eosphorite on Quartz from Lavra da Ilha Mine, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST799b.jpg] Zanazziite, Eosphorite on Quartz from Lavra da Ilha Mine, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST799c.jpg] Zanazziite, Eosphorite on Quartz from Lavra da Ilha Mine, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST799d.jpg] Zanazziite, Eosphorite on Quartz from Lavra da Ilha Mine, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST799f.jpg]

Crystals of the rare phosphate minerals Zanazziite and Eosphorite on a large single Quartz crystal. Zanazziite is a hydrated calcium magnesium iron aluminum beryllium phosphate mineral and occurs as dark green prismatic single crystals to 2mm and rounded masses. Lavra da Ilha is the Type locality for this rare species. The Eosphorite occurs as splendid bladed brown crystals in radial clusters. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection, purchased by Erich in 1995.


ST801 - Hureaulite, Rockbridgeite, Reddingite $ 200
Jocao Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5.5 x 4 cm


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Hureaulite, Rockbridgeite, Reddingite from Jocao Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST801a.jpg] Hureaulite, Rockbridgeite, Reddingite from Jocao Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST801c.jpg] Hureaulite, Rockbridgeite, Reddingite from Jocao Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST801d.jpg] Hureaulite, Rockbridgeite, Reddingite from Jocao Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST801e.jpg] Hureaulite, Rockbridgeite, Reddingite from Jocao Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST801f.jpg]

Vuggy specimen loaded with pink Hureaulite crystals on all sides (even the bottom). Also present is black botryoidal Rockbridgeite and small tan crystals of Reddingite. Ex. Erich Laskowski collection, purchased by Erich in 1997.


ST802 - Kinoite, Gilaite, Apophyllite, Grossular $ 180
Christmas Mine, Gila Co. Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 4 cm


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Kinoite, Gilaite, Apophyllite, Grossular from Christmas Mine, Gila Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST802a.jpg] Kinoite, Gilaite, Apophyllite, Grossular from Christmas Mine, Gila Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST802b.jpg] Kinoite, Gilaite, Apophyllite, Grossular from Christmas Mine, Gila Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST802c.jpg] Kinoite, Gilaite, Apophyllite, Grossular from Christmas Mine, Gila Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST802d.jpg] Kinoite, Gilaite, Apophyllite, Grossular from Christmas Mine, Gila Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/ST802e.jpg]

Bright cobalt blue crystals of Kinoite richly scattered across the matrix. Associated minerals include green spherical crystals of Gilaite, glassy transparent colorless crystals of Apophyllite, and tiny yellow Grossular crystals. Interesting specimen from the Erich Laskowski collection.


ST682 - Almandine $ 180 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 90
Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/ST682a.jpg] Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/ST682b.jpg] Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/ST682c.jpg] Almandine from Garnet Ledge, Wrangell Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/ST682d.jpg]

Single Almandine garnet crystal in schist matrix from the well known Wrangell Island locality in Alaska. The crystal is 1.7cm wide with purple/red coloration and translucency. A USA classic.

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97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108
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