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TR15 - Calcite $ 500 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 250
Terlingua, Brewster Co., Texas, USA
cabinet - 15 x 12 x 5 cm


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Calcite from Terlingua, Brewster Co., Texas, USA [db_pics/pics/TR15a.jpg] Calcite from Terlingua, Brewster Co., Texas, USA [db_pics/pics/TR15b.jpg] Calcite from Terlingua, Brewster Co., Texas, USA [db_pics/pics/TR15c.jpg] Calcite from Terlingua, Brewster Co., Texas, USA [db_pics/pics/TR15d.jpg] Calcite from Terlingua, Brewster Co., Texas, USA [db_pics/pics/TR15e.jpg]

Yellow scalenohedral Calcite crystals, each with sharp phantoms, possibly partially due to Cinnabar. This is a rare specimen from the old mercury mining district of Terlingua, located near the Mexican border. Cinnabar was discovered here in the 1880s, creating a temporary mining town, now nothing remains but a ghost town. This specimen is out of an old collection from the 1970s and comes with an old Fraziers Mineral label. A little bit of tip damage but overall in great condition.


C622 - Cuprite on Copper $ 275 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 138
Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC)
cabinet - 9.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


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Cuprite on Copper from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c622a.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c622b.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c622c.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c622d.jpg]

Group of Copper crystals coated by Cuprite. The Cuprite covers most of the surface of the Copper and is crystallized in areas. There is also black Heterogenite and green Malachite present in areas. Large and colorful Copper specimen found in 2018.


SM334 - Calcite with Hematite $ 400 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 200
Wessels Mine, Kahalari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
cabinet - 11.0 x 8.5 x 5.5 cm


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Calcite with Hematite from Wessels Mine, Kahalari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/pics/SM334a.jpg] Calcite with Hematite from Wessels Mine, Kahalari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/pics/SM334b.jpg] Calcite with Hematite from Wessels Mine, Kahalari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/pics/SM334c.jpg] Calcite with Hematite from Wessels Mine, Kahalari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/pics/SM334d.jpg] Calcite with Hematite from Wessels Mine, Kahalari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/pics/SM334e.jpg] Calcite with Hematite from Wessels Mine, Kahalari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/pics/SM334f.jpg] Calcite with Hematite from Wessels Mine, Kahalari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/pics/SM334g.jpg]

A display specimen of white Calcite crystals hosting a few dark black Hematite crystal groups from this classic locality. An older example from The Charlie Key Collection disbursed a number of years ago. One old label shows a former price of $600. Lots of lustrous, clear and undamaged Calcite crystals and I can only find a couple missing along the back edge.


SM331 - Siderite on Cookeite $ 260 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 130
Wheal Jane, Cornwall, England
miniature - 5.0 x 3.7 x 2.3 cm


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Siderite on Cookeite from Wheal Jane, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/SM331a.jpg] Siderite on Cookeite from Wheal Jane, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/SM331b.jpg] Siderite on Cookeite from Wheal Jane, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/SM331c.jpg] Siderite on Cookeite from Wheal Jane, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/SM331d.jpg] Siderite on Cookeite from Wheal Jane, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/SM331e.jpg]

Here's an old English classic that features a large 1.8cm 'ball' of tan color Siderite crystals on a contrasting darker matrix of Cookeite from Cornwall. A very clean, aesthetic old-timer with numerous provenance labels including William Severance, Carter Rich, and Arnold Fisher. An old Trinity Minerals label shows a price of $300.


SM243 - Fluorite and Calcite with Galena $ 280 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 140
Chihuahua, Mexico
cabinet - 11.0 x 8.0 x 8.0 cm


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Fluorite and Calcite with Galena from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM243a.jpg] Fluorite and Calcite with Galena from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM243b.jpg] Fluorite and Calcite with Galena from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM243c.jpg] Fluorite and Calcite with Galena from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM243d.jpg]

This specimen has water-clear fluorite crystals positioned on massive white calcite. A few grey-black galena crystals and some very minor micro pyrite crystals are also in association. The calcite surfaces are smooth showing some evidence of etching. Ex. Frazier's Minerals.


SM295 - Scorodite $ 250 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 125
Hezhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Scorodite from Hezhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China [db_pics/pics/SM295a.jpg] Scorodite from Hezhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China [db_pics/pics/SM295b.jpg] Scorodite from Hezhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China [db_pics/pics/SM295c.jpg] Scorodite from Hezhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China [db_pics/pics/SM295d.jpg] Scorodite from Hezhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China [db_pics/pics/SM295e.jpg]

Sharp lustrous scorodite crystals to 8mm, intergrwon with bright golden pyrites. The crystals from slightly translucent blue to darker, almost black.


G395 - Quartz (with gwindel on matrix) $ 240 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 120 SOLD
Oberaar VAlley, Cantori Bern, Switzerland
small cabinet - 7.3 x 4.5 x 3.4 cm


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Quartz (with gwindel on matrix) from Oberaar VAlley, Cantori Bern, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/G395a.jpg] Quartz (with gwindel on matrix) from Oberaar VAlley, Cantori Bern, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/G395b.jpg] Quartz (with gwindel on matrix) from Oberaar VAlley, Cantori Bern, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/G395c.jpg] Quartz (with gwindel on matrix) from Oberaar VAlley, Cantori Bern, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/G395d.jpg] Quartz (with gwindel on matrix) from Oberaar VAlley, Cantori Bern, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/G395e.jpg]

A plate-like matrix of water-clear quartz crystals showing an excellent example of a rare gwindel habit group measuring about 2.8cm tall on the right side. Nearly perfect with only minimal contact, mainly at the edges on the back side and difficult to see. A classic Swiss specimen.


SM174 - Gersdorffite with Annabergite $ 280 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 140
Ait Ahmane, Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco
small cabinet - 6 x 6 x 5 cm


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Gersdorffite with Annabergite from Ait Ahmane, Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM174a.jpg] Gersdorffite with Annabergite from Ait Ahmane, Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM174b.jpg] Gersdorffite with Annabergite from Ait Ahmane, Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM174c.jpg] Gersdorffite with Annabergite from Ait Ahmane, Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM174d.jpg] Gersdorffite with Annabergite from Ait Ahmane, Bou Azzer District, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM174e.jpg]

Octahedral crystals of Gersdorffite, a nickel arsenic sulfide, on matrix with green Annabergite. Crystals reach 2.4cm wide.


C624 - Cuprite on Copper $ 240 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 120
Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC)
small cabinet - 9 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm


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Cuprite on Copper from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c624a.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c624b.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c624c.jpg]

Large arborescent group of Copper crystals coated by Cuprite. The Cuprite covers a majority of the surface of the Copper. There is also black Heterogenite and green Malachite present in areas. Large and colorful Copper specimen found in 2018.


C630 - Quartz with inclusions $ 300 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 150
Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam
cabinet - 13.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm


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Quartz with inclusions from Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/c630a.jpg] Quartz with inclusions from Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/c630b.jpg] Quartz with inclusions from Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/c630c.jpg]

Large, tapering Quartz crystal with interesting inclusions. The is one of the best, largest crystal from the one and only parcel I've ever seen of this material. The core is filled with hair-like crystals and green, yellow and red coloration. The outer zone is transparent to translucent. Complete and undamaged.


NMH - Murdochite on Quartz $ 150 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 75
Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm


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Murdochite on Quartz from Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMha.jpg] Murdochite on Quartz from Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMhb.jpg] Murdochite on Quartz from Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMhc.jpg] Murdochite on Quartz from Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMhd.jpg]

Small black crystals of Murdochite, a lead copper oxide, on crystals of Quartz. 


TR14 - Calcite on Amethyst $ 600 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 300
Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
large cabinet - 20 x 16 x 5 cm


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Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14a.jpg] Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14b.jpg] Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14c.jpg] Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14d.jpg] Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14e.jpg] Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14f.jpg] Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14g.jpg] Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14h.jpg]

Large specimen of Amethyst with white scalenohedral Calcite crystals. Showy and undamaged.


T3 - Amethyst $ 200 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 100 SOLD
Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.0 x 0.8 cm


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Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t3a.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t3b.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t3c.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t3d.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t3e.jpg]

54 specimens of Amethyst, many of them scepters. Specimen sizes are generally 1 to 2 cm in size. For reference, each box is 2.7cm square, and the entire flat is 18 x 26cm.


SM663 - Tremolite $ 120 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 60
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.6 x 0.8 cm


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Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM663a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM663b.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM663c.jpg]

Cluster of deep green, terminated Tremolite crystals. Partially double-terminated. Great color.


SM560 - Veszelyite $ 200 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 100
Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China
small cabinet - 7.7 x 5.7 x 4.4 cm


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Veszelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM560a.jpg] Veszelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM560b.jpg] Veszelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM560c.jpg] Veszelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM560e.jpg]

Sharp crystals of Veszelyite to 4mm in vugs in matrix. Lots and lots of Veszelyite crystals all over. Veszelyite is a rare phosphate mineral only found in a few places worldwide as collectable mineral specimens. These specimens have only been found in the past few years and are one of the more interesting mineral surprises from China. Bottom of specimen has been sawn flat to better show display angles.

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