Mixed Minerals


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NA169 - Fluorite $ 240 SOLD
Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5.0 x 3.5 cm


Fluorite from Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/na169a.jpg] Fluorite from Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/na169b.jpg]

Yellow Fluorite cubes with top surface luster and great color saturation. Small Calcite crystals are present on the Fluorite. Ex. Matthew Webb.


A430 - Brookite with Quartz $ 125 SOLD
Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4 x 3 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Brookite with Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a430a.jpg] Brookite with Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a430b.jpg]

Brookite crystals to 2cm long associated with clear Quartz crystals. The crystals are in great condition and have a translucent red coloration. Ex. Matthew Webb #335 (his label is glued to one side as shown in photo, but could easily be removed and placed on backside).


A431 - Aquamarine $ 400
Mt. Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Sichuan Prov., China
small cabinet - 7 x 7 x 5 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Aquamarine from Mt. Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a431a.jpg] Aquamarine from Mt. Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a431b.jpg] Aquamarine from Mt. Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a431c.jpg] Aquamarine from Mt. Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a431d.jpg]

Tabular, glassy Aqua crystals on Muscovite matrix. The quality of the Aqua is much better than typical for this locality, and the main crystal is much thicker than normal, being 3.8cm wide and 2.3 cm thick. One or two tiny nicks present, but basically undamaged. Ex. Matthew Webb #353.


A432 - Apatite on Albite $ 450 SOLD
Skardu District, Pakistan
miniature - 4 x 4 x 3 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Apatite on Albite from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a432a.jpg] Apatite on Albite from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a432b.jpg] Apatite on Albite from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a432c.jpg]

Translucent, double terminated pink Apatite crystal uprite on a glistening white Albite matrix with associated black Tourmaline. The Tourmaline is etched however the Apatite is pristine.


A434 - Elbaite $ 450 SOLD
Laghman, Afghanistan
miniature - 4.5 x 1 x 0.8 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Elbaite from Laghman, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a434a.jpg] Elbaite from Laghman, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a434b.jpg] Elbaite from Laghman, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a434c.jpg]

Undamaged, double terminated pink and green Elbaite with lots of gem zones.


A437 - Elbaite $ 450 SOLD
Laghman, Afghanistan
miniature - 4.2 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Elbaite from Laghman, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a437a.jpg] Elbaite from Laghman, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a437b.jpg] Elbaite from Laghman, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a437c.jpg]

Undamaged, pink and green Elbaite, gemmy, ex. Matthew Webb #170.


A112 - Mimetite $ 350 SOLD
Mount Bonnie Mine, Northern Territory, Australia
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm


Mimetite from Mount Bonnie Mine, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/a112a.jpg] Mimetite from Mount Bonnie Mine, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/a112b.jpg] Mimetite from Mount Bonnie Mine, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/a112c.jpg]

Excellent coverage of 6mm yellow crystals. This would have been considered a good specimen even when the mine was producing, the mine is long closed and any decent Mimetites from here are now hard to find.


AF563 - Wulfenite with Mimetite (R) SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 4 cm


Wulfenite with Mimetite (R) from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af563a.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite (R) from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af563b.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite (R) from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af563c.jpg]

Butterscotch colored Wulfenite and isolated, larger Mimetite crystals from a unique pocket that produced this combination. The Wulfenite has possibly been reattached to the matrix and the specimen is priced accordingly.


AF564 - Azurite $ 440
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.4 x 2.3 x 1 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af564a.jpg] Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af564b.jpg] Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af564c.jpg]

Cluster of highly lustrous Azurite crystals, complete all around and translucent when backlit. Display equally well from either side. Some minor chipping along the termination of one crystal, otherwise undamaged.


E493 - Calcite (heart twin) $ 750 SOLD
Egremont, Cumberland, England
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 5 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Calcite (heart twin) from Egremont, Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/e493a.jpg] Calcite (heart twin) from Egremont, Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/e493b.jpg] Calcite (heart twin) from Egremont, Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/e493c.jpg]

White heart-twin Calcite specimen with pure white coloration and excellent surface luster. As if such a perfect twin crystal was not enough, this is a complete floater specimen partially jacketed on the backside and bottom with smaller crystals.


NA167 - Amethyst SOLD
Las Vigas, Vera Cruz, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 2 cm


Amethyst from Las Vigas, Vera Cruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na167a.jpg] Amethyst from Las Vigas, Vera Cruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na167b.jpg] Amethyst from Las Vigas, Vera Cruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na167c.jpg]

Crossing Amethyst crystals of good color and clarity, better aesthetics than most.


NA168 - Fluorite $ 280 SOLD
Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5.5 x 3.0 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Fluorite from Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/na168a.jpg] Fluorite from Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/na168b.jpg]

Yellow Fluorite cubes with a purple phantom near the surface and a pale blue outer layer. Ex. Matthew Webb #311.


SA568 - Brazilianite $ 350 SOLD
Mendes Pimentel, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.0 x 2.0 x 1.1 cm


Brazilianite from Mendes Pimentel, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa568a.jpg] Brazilianite from Mendes Pimentel, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa568b.jpg]

An exquisite jewel of a Brazilianite composed of 3 crystals of great color, luster, and clarity. The backside is flat and appears to have formerly been attached to a blade of Muscovite or a Feldspar crystal.



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