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AF600 - Diopside $ 90 SOLD
Karo Pit, Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 0.9 x 0.7 cm


Diopside from Karo Pit, Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af600a.jpg] Diopside from Karo Pit, Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af600b.jpg]

Single crystal, complete all around, with the top color for the locality (from the December 2007 find).


AF601 - Gaudefroyite on Calcite $ 180 SOLD
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
miniature - 3.3 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Gaudefroyite on Calcite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/af601a.jpg] Gaudefroyite on Calcite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/af601b.jpg]

Glassy, transparent Caclite crystal with attached Gaudefroyite. The luster and quality of the Calcite is excellent.


A279 - Apatite $ 200 SOLD
Le U Village, Mogok, Myanmar
thumbnail - 3 x 1.1 x 0.7 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Apatite from Le U Village, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/a279a.jpg] Apatite from Le U Village, Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/a279b.jpg]

Undamaged pair of crystals from a find of perhaps 5 years ago. Like most fromt his find, the surface has a frosted appearance in most areas. But don't let that fool you as the inside of the crystal is entirely gem quality, facet grade top to bottom. Undamaged.


A285 - Sapphire $ 50 SOLD
Sri Lanka
thumbnail - 1.3 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Sapphire from Sri Lanka [db_pics/pics/a285a.jpg]

Light blue, gem quality crystal. Unterminated but with sharp form and lustrous, striated crystal faces.


NA824 - Fluorichterite $ 35 SOLD
Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada
miniature - 3.2 x 1.2 x 0.9 cm


Fluorichterite from Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/na824a.jpg] Fluorichterite from Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/na824b.jpg]

Well terminated, complete single crystal of this unusual amphibole species.


E214 - Augite $ 120 SOLD
Auvergne, France
thumbnail - 1.4 x 1 x 0.8 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Augite from Auvergne, France [db_pics/pics/e214a.jpg] Augite from Auvergne, France [db_pics/pics/e214b.jpg] Augite from Auvergne, France [db_pics/pics/e214c.jpg]

Well formed, complete single twinned crystal with good luster.


SA909 - Apatite $ 200 SOLD
La Marina Mine, Boyaca Dept., Columbia
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm


Apatite from La Marina Mine, Boyaca Dept., Columbia [db_pics/pics/sa909a.jpg] Apatite from La Marina Mine, Boyaca Dept., Columbia [db_pics/pics/sa909b.jpg] Apatite from La Marina Mine, Boyaca Dept., Columbia [db_pics/pics/sa909c.jpg]

Near floater cluster of pink Apatite crystals with only one small point of contact on one corner of the main crystal. Excellent luster and good translucency/transparency. These pink Apatites are occassionally found in this Emerald mine.


SA910 - Childrenite $ 75 SOLD
Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 1.6 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm


Childrenite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa910a.jpg] Childrenite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa910b.jpg] Childrenite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa910c.jpg]

Translucent, salmon pink single crystal.


SA911 - Chrysoberyl $ 90 SOLD
Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Chrysoberyl from Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa911a.jpg] Chrysoberyl from Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa911b.jpg]

Translucent golden sixling crystal. Ex. Matthew Webb #336.


SA912 - Realgar with Orpiment $ 45 SOLD
Mina Palomo, Julcani District, Peru
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Realgar with Orpiment from Mina Palomo, Julcani District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa912a.jpg] Realgar with Orpiment from Mina Palomo, Julcani District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa912b.jpg]

Cluster of interconnected translucent red crystals with mustard yellow Orpiment in between the Realgar crystals.



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