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SA916 - Albite on Dolomite $ 750 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 375
Morro Velho Gold Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
cabinet - 10 x 7 x 5 cm


Albite on Dolomite from Morro Velho Gold Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa916a.jpg] Albite on Dolomite from Morro Velho Gold Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa916c.jpg] Albite on Dolomite from Morro Velho Gold Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa916b.jpg] Albite on Dolomite from Morro Velho Gold Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa916d.jpg]

Near floater specimen of Dolomite crystals covered by small Pyrrhottite crystals serving as the matrix for a superb 4.2 cm Albite crystal. Usually seen as platy groups, I have never seen such a fine single Albite crystal displayed so perfectly. Super for a Feldspar collector, 10 x 7 x 5 cm.


NA309 - Augelite $ 650 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 325
Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada
small cabinet - 7 x 7 x 4 cm


Augelite from Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada [db_pics/pics/na309a.jpg] Augelite from Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada [db_pics/pics/na309b.jpg] Augelite from Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada [db_pics/pics/na309c.jpg]

Green Augelite crystals 5-7mm in size covering most of the front of the matrix, associated with smaller Siderite crystals. A very good Yukon Augelite specimen.


A147 - Dravite $ 1800 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 900
Gujarkot, Bheri Zone, Nepal
large cabinet - 16 x 11 x 8 cm


Dravite from Gujarkot, Bheri Zone, Nepal [db_pics/pics/a147a.jpg] Dravite from Gujarkot, Bheri Zone, Nepal [db_pics/pics/a147b.jpg] Dravite from Gujarkot, Bheri Zone, Nepal [db_pics/pics/a147c.jpg] Dravite from Gujarkot, Bheri Zone, Nepal [db_pics/pics/a147d.jpg]

Large mass of golden mica studded with Dravite crystals. Crystal reach 5.5cm long and are up to 2.8cm thick and are a transparent brown when backlit. This was mined in 1993 - I bought it in Nepal myself back in 1993. I count 12 crystals, and there are undoubtedly more within the mica.


TZ159 - Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite $ 750 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 375
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
small cabinet - 5.1 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm


Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz159a.jpg] Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz159b.jpg] Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz159c.jpg] Diopside with Graphite, Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz159d.jpg]

Floater cluster of Diopside crystals, undamaged with no points of contact. A 1cm Tanzanite crystal is attached to the backside, as are platy hexagonal crystals of Graphite.


TZ189 - Alabandite $ 900 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 450
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 5 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz189a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz189b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz189c.jpg]

Huge single black octahedral crystal, largest of the lot. Sharp overall form though with a pitted surface.


TZ192 - Alabandite $ 850 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 425
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 5 x 3 x 2.0 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz192a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz192b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz192c.jpg]

Single black crystal with cubic form.


E640 - Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite $ 600 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 300
Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France
miniature - 4.8 x 3.8 x 3 cm


Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e640a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e640b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e640c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite from Blue Mine, Chessy, Rhone-Alpes, France [db_pics/pics/e640d.jpg]

Cluster of blocky Azurite crystals from the famous Chessy mines of France. These mines are long closed and I understand these specimens were found in the 1800s. This specimen has an attached crystal of Malachite after Cuprite and hollow areas that are also lined by Azurite crystals.


TZ434 - Dravite $ 850 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 425 SOLD
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
small cabinet - 7.3 x 3.1 x 3 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz434a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz434b.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz434c.jpg]

Large translucent, rootbeer colored Dravite crystal with a very sharp change to white, cat's-eye Dravite. These part rootbeer/part cat's-eye crystals are much less common than normal crystals from the find, and crystals with such a sharp delineation between the two even more so. Weighs 125 grams.


B169 - Fluorite $ 2500 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 1250
Dal'Negorsk, Primorsky Kray, Russia
cabinet - 10 x 5.5 x 4 cm


Fluorite from Dal'Negorsk, Primorsky Kray, Russia [db_pics/pics/b169a.jpg] Fluorite from Dal'Negorsk, Primorsky Kray, Russia [db_pics/pics/b169b.jpg] Fluorite from Dal'Negorsk, Primorsky Kray, Russia [db_pics/pics/b169c.jpg]

A 4cm Fluorite cube on matrix with Sphalerite. The Fluorite is a sea foam green with inclusions of white Aragonite needles. Fluorites from this find and this particular color are uncommon and hard to find. There is minor chipping present, otherwise the crystal is pristine with glassy luster and razor sharp edges. A hard to find piece for a Fluorite collector.


B176 - Azurite $ 650 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 325
Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 3 cm


Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/b176a.jpg] Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/b176b.jpg] Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/b176c.jpg] Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/b176d.jpg]

Deep blue Azurite specimen (solid Azurite) with a bright polish on one side. There are both deep blue crystallized vugs present and lighter, powder blue non-crystallized vugs.


B313 - Scorodite with Pyrite $ 480 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 240
Babu, Guangxi Zhuang, China
small cabinet - 6.4 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Scorodite with Pyrite from Babu, Guangxi Zhuang, China [db_pics/pics/b313a.jpg] Scorodite with Pyrite from Babu, Guangxi Zhuang, China [db_pics/pics/b313b.jpg] Scorodite with Pyrite from Babu, Guangxi Zhuang, China [db_pics/pics/b313c.jpg]

Lustrous purple/blue Scorodite crystals with Pyrite. Recall that the majority of Scorodite from this find are very dark, almost black and opaque. Bright translucent purple/blue crystals such as these are the exception.


B316 - Diopside on Tanzanite $ 650 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 325
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.3 x 3 x 2 cm


Diopside on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b316a.jpg] Diopside on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b316b.jpg] Diopside on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b316c.jpg] Diopside on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b316d.jpg]

Clusters of Diopside crystals attached to a purple/blue Tanzanite crystal. Undamaged.


B417 - Dioptase $ 450 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 225
Katanga, Congo
small cabinet - 6 x 5.0 x 3 cm


Dioptase from Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b417a.jpg] Dioptase from Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b417b.jpg] Dioptase from Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b417c.jpg] Dioptase from Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b417d.jpg]

Colorful Diop specimen with isolated crystals spread across a vuggy brown and blue matrix. Central crystal is 1.3cm and stands up off the matrix and is glassy and perfect all around. there are larger crystals present but not as well exposed as this one. The blue Shattuckite and structure of the specimen make this an appealing piece.


B647 - Cuprite $ 450 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 225
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4 x 2 cm


Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b647a.jpg] Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b647b.jpg] Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b647c.jpg]

Bright red Cuprite crystals from a recent find at Milpillas. Crystals on front in two areas with individuals to 9mm in size, plus good crystals over most of the backside too.


AF168 - Cerussite with Smithsonite $ 2000 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 1000
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.2 x 5 x 3.2 cm


Cerussite with Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af168a.jpg] Cerussite with Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af168b.jpg] Cerussite with Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af168c.jpg]

A 2.5cm sixling of Smokey Cerussite associated with pink Smithsonite crystals. There is some slight damage on the Cerussite, but the neat association and the overall visual impact of the piece much more than overcome it.



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