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AF671 - Tanzanite $ 350 SOLD
Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 3.0 x 2.0 x 2 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af671a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af671b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af671c.jpg]

Bright, glassy Tanzanite crystal on a Graphite rich matrix that is included by other Tanzanite crystals. Main Tanzanite crystal is 1.2 cm.


AF672 - Sphalerite $ 200 SOLD
Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.7 x 1.8 x 1.7 cm


Sphalerite from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af672a.jpg] Sphalerite from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af672b.jpg]

Rare specimen of Merelani Sphalerite. These turn up only occasionally and I have only ever handled 2 others. Specimen consists of two interown crystals that are highly translucent and a bright red when backlit.


AF730 - Cobaltian Calcite $ 600 SOLD
Shaba Prov., Congo
thumbnail - 3 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm


Cobaltian Calcite from Shaba Prov., Congo [db_pics/pics/af730a.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Shaba Prov., Congo [db_pics/pics/af730b.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Shaba Prov., Congo [db_pics/pics/af730c.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Shaba Prov., Congo [db_pics/pics/af730d.jpg]

Pair of pagoda shaped stacks of crystals on white Calcite matrix. Excellent hot pink coloration.


A187 - Elbaite $ 300 SOLD
Nuristan, Afghanistan
miniature - 4.2 x 0.9 x 0.8 cm


Elbaite from Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a187a.jpg] Elbaite from Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a187b.jpg]

Unusual Tourmaline that is mostly colorless (achroite) with a green termination. The crystal is also double terminated, undamaged, and has good luster. .


E504 - Elbaite $ 350 SOLD
Malkhan, Transbaikal, Siberia, Russia
miniature - 3.3 x 1 x 1 cm


Elbaite from Malkhan, Transbaikal, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e504a.jpg] Elbaite from Malkhan, Transbaikal, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/e504b.jpg]

Transparent red Tourmaline crystal complete all around and undamaged. Gem quality top to bottom. If you look around, you rarely if ever see one so transparent from this locality. I sold this one many years ago and have just reaquired it.


NA157 - Fluorite on Quartz $ 90 SOLD
Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


Fluorite on Quartz from Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado [db_pics/pics/na157a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado [db_pics/pics/na157b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado [db_pics/pics/na157c.jpg]

Blue Fluorite on Quartz and sulphides.


NA158 - Topaz $ 250 SOLD
Wah Wah Mountains, Utah
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm


Topaz from Wah Wah Mountains, Utah [db_pics/pics/na158a.jpg] Topaz from Wah Wah Mountains, Utah [db_pics/pics/na158b.jpg] Topaz from Wah Wah Mountains, Utah [db_pics/pics/na158c.jpg]

Bright and gemmy single Topaz crystal of superb quality, partially included by a blade of Hematite. Great luster and undamaged. Ex. Leonard Himes collection.


SA815 - Elbaite $ 350 SOLD
Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.7 x 1.6 x 0.8 cm


Elbaite from Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa815a.jpg] Elbaite from Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa815b.jpg]

Highly saturated red color with an especialy intense color at the termination. crystal is somewhat flattened in shape due to contacting with another crystal on the backside. This crystal will add alot of color to a thumbnail case.


SA816 - Elbaite $ 600 SOLD
Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 3.7 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm


Elbaite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa816a.jpg] Elbaite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa816b.jpg] Elbaite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa816c.jpg]

Top quality single Tourmaline crystal with an uncommon coloration of yellow termination over a red body color. This came out of a private collection and the previous owner does not have precise locality information, but this may be Morro Redondo.



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