Pakistani/Afghani Minerals II


US$    € EURO    ¥ YEN    £ POUND    CAN$    AUS$    Note


A551 - Herderite, Topaz $ 350 SOLD
Dassu, Skardu District, Pakistan
cabinet - 13 x 9 x 7.5 cm


Herderite, Topaz from Dassu, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a551a.jpg] Herderite, Topaz from Dassu, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a551b.jpg] Herderite, Topaz from Dassu, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a551c.jpg]

2.8cm green Herderite crystal on matrix of Albite, black Tourmaline, green Tourmaline, and Topaz crystals. The Herderite has nice glassy luster, and the lime green color is uncommon.


A565 - Tourmaline $ 50 SOLD
Paprok, Nuristan, Pakistan
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 2 cm


Tourmaline from Paprok, Nuristan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a565a.jpg] Tourmaline from Paprok, Nuristan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a565b.jpg]

1.9cm pink Tourmaline crystal rising from a matrix of a partial smokey Quartz crystal.


A564 - Tourmaline on Quartz $ 100 SOLD
Paprok, Nuristan, Pakistan
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Tourmaline on Quartz from Paprok, Nuristan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a564a.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Paprok, Nuristan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a564b.jpg]

2.4cm terminated Tourmaline crystal on smokey quartz crystal. The tourmaline grades from pink to green. and back to pink at the termination. Two additional Tourmalines are attached to backside.


A563 - Quartz $ 150 SOLD
Tormiq Valley, Skardu District, Pakistan
small cabinet - 6 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Quartz from Tormiq Valley, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a563a.jpg] Quartz from Tormiq Valley, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a563b.jpg] Quartz from Tormiq Valley, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a563c.jpg]

Floater Quartz specimen seemingly composed of two parts. The first is a water clear, double terminated crystal with. chlorite and clay inclusions making parallel paterns along phantom lines. The clear Quartz is attached to a distinct, string like group of milky Quartz crystals.


A562 - Aquamarine on Quartz $ 50 SOLD
Skardu District, Pakistan
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3 cm


Aquamarine on Quartz from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a562a.jpg] Aquamarine on Quartz from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a562b.jpg]

2cm gem Aqua on Quartz crystals.


A561 - Aquamarine SOLD
Skardu District, Pakistan
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Aquamarine from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a561a.jpg] Aquamarine from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a561b.jpg]

2.6cm gem Aqua on matrix of Albite. Killer small specimen with fine, bevelled termination and highly transparent.  Good piece!!


A560 - Aquamarine $ 50 SOLD
Skardu District, Pakistan
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2 cm


Aquamarine from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a560a.jpg]

2.5cm gem Aqua on matrix.


A558 - Shorl on Orthoclase $ 40 SOLD
Skardu District, Pakistan
miniature - 3.8 x 2.5 x 2 cm


Shorl on Orthoclase from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a558a.jpg] Shorl on Orthoclase from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a558b.jpg]

Porcelain white Orthoclase crystal with a 2.5cm terminated Schorl sticking out one side.


A557 - Quartz on Tantalite $ 200 SOLD
Shengus Mine, Skardu District, Pakistan
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 2 cm


Quartz on Tantalite from Shengus Mine, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a557a.jpg] Quartz on Tantalite from Shengus Mine, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a557b.jpg] Quartz on Tantalite from Shengus Mine, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a557c.jpg]

Fine single Tantalite crystal on matrix associated with clear Quartz. Fine undamaged thumbnail.


A555 - Aquamarine $ 250 SOLD
Shigar Valley, Pakistan
miniature - 3.2 x 2.3 x 1.8 cm


Aquamarine from Shigar Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a555a.jpg] Aquamarine from Shigar Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a555b.jpg] Aquamarine from Shigar Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a555c.jpg]

Etched single Aqua crystal, transparent with light blue color. Beautiful etching resulted in an aesthetic, sculptural specimen. Portions of the original flat termiantion are present. Complete and undamaged, excellent crystal.


A554 - Aqua/Morganite $ 100 SOLD
Baha, Baltistan, Braldu Valley, Northern Areas, Pakistan
thumbnail - 2.9 x 2 x 2 cm


Aqua/Morganite from Baha, Baltistan, Braldu Valley, Northern Areas, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a554a.jpg] Aqua/Morganite from Baha, Baltistan, Braldu Valley, Northern Areas, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a554b.jpg]

Single beryl crystal, a pink Morganite on the bottom that changes to a pale blue Aquamarine at the termination.


A553 - Schorl on Topaz $ 250 SOLD
Skardu District, Pakistan
small cabinet - 5.4 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


Schorl on Topaz from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a553a.jpg] Schorl on Topaz from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a553b.jpg]

Light smokey Topaz crystal with a fully terminated black Tourmaline attached to the front.


A552 - Herderite $ 150 SOLD
Dassu, Skardu District, Pakistan
cabinet - 13 x 9 x 7.5 cm


Herderite from Dassu, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a552a.jpg] Herderite from Dassu, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a552b.jpg] Herderite from Dassu, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a552c.jpg]

Single 2.5cm green Herderite crystal.The Herderite has nice glassy luster and is translucent. The lime green color is uncommon.


A566 - Tourmaline $ 180 SOLD
Skardu District, Pakistan
miniature - 4.4 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm


Tourmaline from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a566a.jpg] Tourmaline from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a566b.jpg] Tourmaline from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a566c.jpg]

Dark green Tourmaline crystal with a lighter green and yellow termination. Unusual color and oval shaped in cross-section, good luster.



©2010-2017 Marin Mineral