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A792 - Fluorite $ 160 SOLD
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 7 x 5.5 x 4 cm


Fluorite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a792a.jpg] Fluorite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a792b.jpg]

Large, transparent blue cubic crystal with a purple phantom deep within. Yaogangxian Fluorite is superb and is not as plentiful as before. No damage, 7 x 5.5 x 4 cm.


A793 - Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Quartz, Calcite $ 130 SOLD
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Quartz, Calcite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a793a.jpg] Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Quartz, Calcite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a793b.jpg] Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Quartz, Calcite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a793c.jpg]

Classice Yaogangxian combination specimen of purple Fluorite cubes, attached to an Arsenopyrite crystal with a clear Quartz across the top and a lenticular Calcite on the Arsenopyrite. These are not as common as they once were and aesthetic combination pieces like this are now scarse, 3.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm.


NA240 - Spessartine $ 150 SOLD
Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm


Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na240a.jpg] Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na240b.jpg] Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na240c.jpg]

Etched Spessartine crystal from the same area as the more famous Little Three Mine. Translucent orange crystal with stepped etch faces on all sides. For an interesting read on these etched crystals, check out this article, http://www.minsocam.org/msa/special/Pig/PIG_articles/etched_spssrtn.html, it also has some interesting photos of the etched crystals shown in place in the cavity formed by the original crystal. This was mined in the 1960s and recently acquired from a local San Diego gem dealer, 2 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm.


NA241 - Spessartine $ 50 SOLD
Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm


Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na241a.jpg] Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na241b.jpg]

Etched Spessartine crystal from the same area as the more famous Little Three Mine. Translucent orange crystal with stepped etch faces on all sides. For an interesting read on these etched crystals, check out this article, http://www.minsocam.org/msa/special/Pig/PIG_articles/etched_spssrtn.html, it also has some interesting photos of the etched crystals shown in place in the cavity formed by the original crystal. This was mined in the 1960s and recently acquired from a local San Diego gem dealer, 1.5 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm.


NA242 - Spessartine $ 60 SOLD
Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na242a.jpg] Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na242b.jpg]

Etched Spessartine crystal from the same area as the more famous Little Three Mine. Translucent orange crystal with stepped etch faces on all sides. For an interesting read on these etched crystals, check out this article, http://www.minsocam.org/msa/special/Pig/PIG_articles/etched_spssrtn.html, it also has some interesting photos of the etched crystals shown in place in the cavity formed by the original crystal. This was mined in the 1960s and recently acquired from a local San Diego gem dealer, 1.9 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm.


NA243 - Spessartine $ 40 SOLD
Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California
thumbnail - 1.3 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm


Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na243a.jpg] Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na243b.jpg] Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na243c.jpg]

Etched Spessartine crystal from the same area as the more famous Little Three Mine. Translucent orange crystal with stepped etch faces on all sides. For an interesting read on these etched crystals, check out this article, http://www.minsocam.org/msa/special/Pig/PIG_articles/etched_spssrtn.html, it also has some interesting photos of the etched crystals shown in place in the cavity formed by the original crystal. This was mined in the 1960s and recently acquired from a local San Diego gem dealer, 1.3 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm.


NA244 - Spessartine $ 40 SOLD
Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm


Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na244a.jpg] Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na244b.jpg] Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na244c.jpg]

Etched Spessartine crystal from the same area as the more famous Little Three Mine. Translucent orange crystal with stepped etch faces on all sides. For an interesting read on these etched crystals, check out this article, http://www.minsocam.org/msa/special/Pig/PIG_articles/etched_spssrtn.html, it also has some interesting photos of the etched crystals shown in place in the cavity formed by the original crystal. This was mined in the 1960s and recently acquired from a local San Diego gem dealer, 1.5 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm.


NA245 - Spessartine $ 40 SOLD
Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California
thumbnail - 1.4 x 1.1 x 1.2 cm


Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na245a.jpg] Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na245b.jpg] Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na245c.jpg]

Etched Spessartine crystal from the same area as the more famous Little Three Mine. Translucent orange crystal with stepped etch faces on all sides. For an interesting read on these etched crystals, check out this article, http://www.minsocam.org/msa/special/Pig/PIG_articles/etched_spssrtn.html, it also has some interesting photos of the etched crystals shown in place in the cavity formed by the original crystal. This was mined in the 1960s and recently acquired from a local San Diego gem dealer, 1.4 x 1.1 x 1.2 cm.


NA246 - Spessartine $ 60 SOLD
Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California
thumbnail -


Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na246a.jpg] Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na246b.jpg] Spessartine from Hercules Dike, Ramona, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na246c.jpg]

Four etched Spessartine crystal from the same area as the more famous Little Three Mine. Translucent orange crystal with stepped etch faces on all sides. For an interesting read on these etched crystals, check out this article, http://www.minsocam.org/msa/special/Pig/PIG_articles/etched_spssrtn.html, it also has some interesting photos of the etched crystals shown in place in the cavity formed by the original crystal. This was mined in the 1960s and recently acquired from a local San Diego gem dealer, to1.5 cm.


NA160 - Kunzite $ 120 SOLD
Pala Chief Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California
miniature - 4.7 x 1.9 x 1 cm


Kunzite from Pala Chief Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na160a.jpg] Kunzite from Pala Chief Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na160b.jpg] Kunzite from Pala Chief Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na247c.jpg]

Fine pink etched Kunzite crystal. Nice form and internally transparent. This was mined decades ago and recently acquired from a local San Diego gem dealer, size 4.7 x 1.9 x 1 cm.


NA161 - Kunzite $ 60 SOLD
Pala Chief Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California
thumbnail - 2.9 x 1.5 x 1 cm


Kunzite from Pala Chief Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na161.jpg]

Fine pink etched Kunzite crystal. Nice form and internally transparent. This was mined decades ago and recently acquired from a local San Diego gem dealer, size 2.9 x 1.5 x 1 cm.


NA162 - Kunzite $ 70 SOLD
Pala Chief Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California
thumbnail - 3 x 2.8 x 1 cm


Kunzite from Pala Chief Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na162.jpg]

Fine pink etched Kunzite crystal. Nice form and internally transparent. This was mined decades ago and recently acquired from a local San Diego gem dealer, size 3 x 2.8 x 1 cm.


NA163 - Kunzite SOLD
Pala Chief Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California
miniature - 3.2 x 1.8 x 0.8 cm


Kunzite from Pala Chief Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/na163.jpg]

Fine pink etched Kunzite crystal. Nice form and internally transparent. This was mined decades ago and recently acquired from a local San Diego gem dealer, size 3.2 x 1.8 x 0.8 cm.


NA251 - Apatite $ 60 SOLD
Harvard Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine
thumbnail - 2.3 x 2.2 x 1.2 cm


Apatite from Harvard Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine [db_pics/pics/na251a.jpg] Apatite from Harvard Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine [db_pics/pics/na251b.jpg]

Glassy purple Apatite crystals to 9mm, size 2.3 x 2.2 x 1.2 cm.



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