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AF259 - Aquamarine $ 150 SOLD
Erongo Mountains, Namibia
thumbnail - 3.3 x 3.3 x 1.0 cm


Aquamarine from Erongo Mountains, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af259a.jpg] Aquamarine from Erongo Mountains, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af259b.jpg]

Pair of glassy Aqua crystals attached to a Feldspar crystal. Diverging crystals with good transparency and undamaged.  Main crystal is 3.1 cm long and 1cm thick.


AF941 - Aquamarine SOLD
Erongo Mountains, Namibia
miniature - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.0 cm


Aquamarine from Erongo Mountains, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af941a.jpg] Aquamarine from Erongo Mountains, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af941b.jpg]

Spray formation of Aqua crystals, which is uncommon for these Aquas.  A few missing crystals but does not alter the neat effect of the spray of crystals.


AF942 - Quartz $ 120 SOLD
Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg District, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.3 x 1.9 cm


Quartz from Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg District, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af942a.jpg] Quartz from Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg District, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af942b.jpg]

Fine and glassy single crystal with excellent smokey and amethyst phantoms.


AF731 - Quartz $ 250 SOLD
Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg District, Namibia
small cabinet - 6.0 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


Quartz from Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg District, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af731a.jpg] Quartz from Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg District, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af731b.jpg] Quartz from Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg District, Namibia [db_pics/pics/af731c.jpg]

Fine and glassy single crystal with excellent smokey and amethyst phantoms.


AF945 - Cobaltian Calcite $ 45 SOLD
Bou Azzer, Morocco
miniature - 4.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Cobaltian Calcite from Bou Azzer, Morocco [db_pics/pics/af945a.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Bou Azzer, Morocco [db_pics/pics/af945b.jpg]

Hot pink, translucent crystals covering matrix. Very good color.


NA272 - Idrialite with Cinnabar $ 100 SOLD
Culver-Baer Mine, Little Sulfur Creek, Sonoma Co., California
miniature - 4.0 x 2 x 2 cm


Idrialite with Cinnabar from Culver-Baer Mine, Little Sulfur Creek, Sonoma Co., California [db_pics/pics/na272a.jpg] Idrialite with Cinnabar from Culver-Baer Mine, Little Sulfur Creek, Sonoma Co., California [db_pics/pics/na272b.jpg]

Bright yellow Idrialite and Cinnabar under drusy Quartz. Idrialite is a rare organic mineral that is also fluorescent.


NA273 - Idrialite with Cinnabar SOLD
Culver-Baer Mine, Little Sulfur Creek, Sonoma Co., California
miniature - 5.0 x 3 x 1 cm


Idrialite with Cinnabar from Culver-Baer Mine, Little Sulfur Creek, Sonoma Co., California [db_pics/pics/na273a.jpg] Idrialite with Cinnabar from Culver-Baer Mine, Little Sulfur Creek, Sonoma Co., California [db_pics/pics/na273b.jpg]

Yellow Idrialite in various areas throughout matrix. Idrialite is a rare organic mineral that is also fluorescent.


NA291 - Fluorite with Pyrite SOLD
Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Fluorite with Pyrite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na291a.jpg] Fluorite with Pyrite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na291b.jpg] Fluorite with Pyrite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na291c.jpg]

Translucent to transparent purple, octahedral Fluorite crystals on matrix associated with Pyrite.


SA410 - Orpiment on Realgar with Quartz SOLD
Mina Palomo, Julcani District, Peru
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm


Orpiment on Realgar with Quartz from Mina Palomo, Julcani District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa410a.jpg] Orpiment on Realgar with Quartz from Mina Palomo, Julcani District, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa410b.jpg]

Striking combination specimen of Realgar crystals to 1.2cm that have a dusting of orange Orpiment set in needle Quartz. The Quartz crystals also have a yellow coloration in areas due to the Orpiment.


SA411 - Uvite $ 150 SOLD
Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil
thumbnail - 2 x 1.8 x 1.7 cm


Uvite from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa411a.jpg] Uvite from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa411b.jpg] Uvite from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa411c.jpg]

Near floater specimen of large, red Uvite crystals. On the backside is an interesting, long skinny stack of small crystals. Undamaged with a minor amount of Magnesite where it was attached.


SA412 - Zinkenite SOLD
San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm


Zinkenite from San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/sa412a.jpg] Zinkenite from San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/sa412b.jpg]

Zinkenite is an uncommon lead antimony sulfide that typically occurs as thin needle-like crystals.  This specimen features tightly packed crystals of metallic Zinkenite forming a solid mass of nothing but Zinkenite.



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