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SA924 - Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite $ 50 SOLD
Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru
cabinet - 10.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm


Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa924a.jpg] Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa924b.jpg] Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa924c.jpg] Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa924d.jpg]

Long, clear Quartz crystals spiking up off the surface of crystallized Sphalerite with Pyrite and Chalcopyrite, including one wedged between teh terminations of two Quartz crystals.


T57 - Tanzanite $ 4000 SOLD
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.7 x 2.6 x 1.1 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t57a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t57b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t57c.jpg]

Highly transparent Tanzanite crystal with excellent color. This crystal is from recent finds from a zone that is producing blue and green striped crystals when viewed in one direction. On the main face there is a central vertical blue zone with light green on the edges. Top quality, undamaged except for very tiny chipping along the termination.


T56 - Tanzanite $ 6000
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.6 x 2.4 x 1.6 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t56a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t56b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t56c.jpg]

Highly transparent Tanzanite crystal with excellent color. This crystal is from recent finds from a zone that is producing blue and green striped crystals when viewed in one direction. On the main face there is a central vertical blue zone with light green on the edges, more apparent in person than the photos. Top quality.


AF797 - Tanzanite SOLD
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2 x 0.8 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af797a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af797b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af797c.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af797d.jpg]

Fine undamaged crystal with excellent form and luster. Complete all around, an excellent crystal for this price.


AF796 - Spinel $ 90 SOLD
Mahenge, Mogorogoro Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.3 x 1 x 0.9 cm


Spinel from Mahenge, Mogorogoro Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af796a.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Mogorogoro Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af796b.jpg]

Single octahedral crystal with a really great pink color, very gemmy too.


AF795 - Zircon $ 200 SOLD
Mashewa, Tanga Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1 x 0.9 cm


Zircon from Mashewa, Tanga Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af795a.jpg] Zircon from Mashewa, Tanga Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af795b.jpg]

Fine Zircon crystal much better than most being produced here. Complete crystal with good luster, high degree of transparency, and a more red/brown color than most which tend to be more brown.


AF794 - Tsavorite $ 3000 SOLD
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm


Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af794a.jpg] Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af794b.jpg] Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af794c.jpg] Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af794d.jpg]

Highly saturated green Tsavorite with excellent surface luster. These are harder to come by now, especially in good crystals of this size and color. Some damage along a couple edges where it was likely attached to matrix and a little surface chatter along one edge. Beautiful, rare crystal.


AF793 - Sapphire $ 1500 SOLD
Winza, Dodoma, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.8 x 1.7 cm


Sapphire from Winza, Dodoma, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af793a.jpg] Sapphire from Winza, Dodoma, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af793b.jpg] Sapphire from Winza, Dodoma, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af793c.jpg] Sapphire from Winza, Dodoma, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af793d.jpg] Sapphire from Winza, Dodoma, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af793e.jpg]

Fine thumbnail sized Sapphire specimen featuring a gem pink and blue Sapphire crystals on matrix. The crystal is 1.2cm on edge and 1.5cm wide on the backside. Very sharp form with excellent transparency. Best quality have seen from this occurrence, excellent specimen.


SA919 - Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite SOLD
Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru
cabinet - 11 x 6.5 x 3.5 cm


Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa919a.jpg] Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa919b.jpg] Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa919c.jpg]

Showy combination specimen with well dispersed mixture of all species across the surface of crystallized Sphalerite. This is over 4 inches wide with loads of good crystals.


SA923 - Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite $ 50 SOLD
Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa923a.jpg] Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa923b.jpg]

Showy combination specimen with dense clusters of long clear Quartz crystals, pyrite cubes, and a 1cm Chaclpyrite crystal.


SA920 - Pyrite on Quartz $ 50 SOLD
Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 4 cm


Pyrite on Quartz from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa920a.jpg] Pyrite on Quartz from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa920b.jpg] Pyrite on Quartz from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa920c.jpg]

Long, thin clear Quartz crysal accented with lustrous Pyrite cubes. Bright, clean looking specimen.


SA921 - Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite $ 50 SOLD
Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 3 cm


Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa921a.jpg] Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa921b.jpg] Chalcopyrite, Quartz on Sphalerite from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa921c.jpg]

Fan-like sprays of clear Quartz crystals intergrown with Chalcopyrite on crystallized Sphalerite. The Chacopyrite crystals have a micro druse coating of what appears to be another generation of Chalcopyrite.


SA922 - Pyrite with Quartz $ 30 SOLD
Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Pyrite with Quartz from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa922a.jpg] Pyrite with Quartz from Alimon Mine, Huaron District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa922b.jpg]

Mound shaped specimen of Pyrite intergrown with long clear Quartz crystals, good from all angles.


NA269 - Fluorite with Barite SOLD
Boulder Hill Mine,Wellington,Nevada
small cabinet - 9 x 6.5 x 4.5 cm


Fluorite with Barite from Boulder Hill Mine,Wellington,Nevada [db_pics/pics/na269a.jpg] Fluorite with Barite from Boulder Hill Mine,Wellington,Nevada [db_pics/pics/na269b.jpg] Fluorite with Barite from Boulder Hill Mine,Wellington,Nevada [db_pics/pics/na269c.jpg]

Here's a chance for a Fluorite collector to get one from Nevada, a state not known for it's Fluorite. Floater cluster with large, translucent Fluorite cubes to 3.6cm across. Backside is sprinkled with small Barite crystals. A good Nevada Fluorite. Self-collected.


A101 - Fluorite $ 260 SOLD
Shangbao Mine, Hunan Province, China
cabinet - 10 x 7 x 7 cm


Fluorite from Shangbao Mine, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/pics/a101a.jpg] Fluorite from Shangbao Mine, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/pics/a101b.jpg] Fluorite from Shangbao Mine, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/pics/a101c.jpg] Fluorite from Shangbao Mine, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/pics/a101d.jpg]

Large, highly transparent purple crystal. Some crystal faces have glassy luster, others are more matte. The crystal is lightly included with long silvery needles of Jamesonite, Bismuthinite or similar.



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