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NA128 - Calcite $ 300 SOLD
Alzada, Carter Co., Montana
small cabinet - 6.6 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


Calcite from Alzada, Carter Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na128a.jpg] Calcite from Alzada, Carter Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na128b.jpg]

Very good stalactite formation with good translucent orange color. Undamaged which is uncommon
as nearly all you see have at least one broken stalactite.


A150 - Lazurite $ 1500
Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
cabinet - 9.5 x 7.5 x 5 cm


Lazurite from Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a150a.jpg] Lazurite from Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a150b.jpg] Lazurite from Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e Sang, Badakhshan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a150c.jpg]

Sharply formed Lazurite crystals (which is uncommon) to 3cm in marble matrix.


A190 - Quartz with oil inclusions $ 300 SOLD
Zhob, Belochistan, Pakistan
thumbnail - 3.0 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm


Quartz with oil inclusions from Zhob, Belochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a190a.jpg] Quartz with oil inclusions from Zhob, Belochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a190b.jpg]

Double-terminated Quartz crystal with yellow inclusions of oil. This is the largest of these specimens I have seen. The Quartz is very transparent and glassy, and complete all around and undamaged, though there are a number of indentations where other similar crystals where intergrown with it.


A191 - Quartz with oil inclusions $ 250 SOLD
Zhob, Belochistan, Pakistan
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Quartz with oil inclusions from Zhob, Belochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a191a.jpg] Quartz with oil inclusions from Zhob, Belochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a191b.jpg]

Double-terminated Quartz crystal with yellow inclusions of oil. This is a large crystal for this find, and also has a large amount of included oil making the whole crystal appear yellow in certain directions. The Quartz is very transparent and glassy, and complete all around and undamaged, though there are two indentations where other similar crystals where intergrown with it.


A193 - Quartz with oil inclusions $ 200 SOLD
Zhob, Belochistan, Pakistan
thumbnail - 2.8 x 1.9 x 1.2 cm


Quartz with oil inclusions from Zhob, Belochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a193a.jpg] Quartz with oil inclusions from Zhob, Belochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a193b.jpg]

Double-terminated Quartz crystal with yellow inclusions of oil. This is a large crystal for this find. The Quartz is very transparent and glassy, and complete all around. One termination face is damaged, otherwise the specimen is undamaged.


TS115 - Cerussite with Malachite $ 80 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm


Cerussite with Malachite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts115a.jpg] Cerussite with Malachite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts115b.jpg]

Reticulated cluster of Cerussite crystals that looks as if the top was dipped in green paint, but is actually coated by velvety Malachite.


TS117 - Smithsonite on Cerussite $ 50 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm


Smithsonite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts117a.jpg] Smithsonite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts117b.jpg]

Double terminated 1.7cm Smithsonite crystal on Cerussite.


TS118 - Malachite after Azurite SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.5 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm


Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts118a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts118b.jpg]

Single prismatic crysatal of Malachite after Azurite. Undamaged with satiny surface luster. Classic Tsumeb psuedomorph from an old collection.


CAN113 - Gold $ 550 SOLD
near Likely, British Columbia, Canada
thumbnail - 1 x 0.9 x 0.9 cm


Gold from near Likely, British Columbia, Canada [db_pics/pics/can113a.jpg] Gold from near Likely, British Columbia, Canada [db_pics/pics/can113b.jpg]

Fine octahedral Gold crystal that weighs 2.7 grams. Older specimen collected about 20 years ago.


NA126 - Calcite $ 600 SOLD
Alzada, Carter Co., Montana
small cabinet - 6.6 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


Calcite from Alzada, Carter Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na126a.jpg] Calcite from Alzada, Carter Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na126b.jpg]

Very good stalactite formation with good translucent orange color. Undamaged which is uncommon as nearly all you see have at least one broken stalactite. This is easily the most aesthetic and perfect of any of these I have ever handled.


SA425 - Rhodochrosite $ 1500 SOLD
Uchuchacua, Oyon, Peru
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 5 cm


Rhodochrosite from Uchuchacua, Oyon, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa425a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Uchuchacua, Oyon, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa425b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Uchuchacua, Oyon, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa425c.jpg]

Fine Rhodo crystals to 1.5 cm in an open vug. Main crystal is a superb red color, highly transparent, and undamaged. Left crystal tip is irregular and may have grew into the opposing side of the vug with one small area of damage near the tip.  Other crystals are perfect.  Hard to find them this good now, this one being acquired approximately 10 years ago and only recently trimmed and cleaned.



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