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A872 - Mimetite with Duftite $ 400
Mount Bonnie Mine, Northern Territory, Australia
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Mimetite with Duftite from Mount Bonnie Mine, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/a872a.jpg] Mimetite with Duftite from Mount Bonnie Mine, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/a872b.jpg] Mimetite with Duftite from Mount Bonnie Mine, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/a872c.jpg] Mimetite with Duftite from Mount Bonnie Mine, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/a872d.jpg]

Cluster of Mimetite crystals 2.2cm wide, with individual crystals to 9mm, some with attached green Duftite crystals. Undamaged. Locality is closed and these are seldom seen for sale anymore.


A873 - Aquamarine on Muscovite $ 850
Ping Wu, Sichuan, China
small cabinet - 7 x 4 x 4 cm


Aquamarine on Muscovite from Ping Wu, Sichuan, China [db_pics/pics/a873a.jpg] Aquamarine on Muscovite from Ping Wu, Sichuan, China [db_pics/pics/a873b.jpg] Aquamarine on Muscovite from Ping Wu, Sichuan, China [db_pics/pics/a873c.jpg]

Highly lustrous, tabular blue crystals on Muscovite. Thick, high quality Aqua, undamaged.


A874 - Morganite with Quartz and Lepidolite $ 1200 SOLD
Dara-i-Pech, Kunar Prov., Afghanistan
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 3.5 cm


Morganite with Quartz and Lepidolite from Dara-i-Pech, Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a874a.jpg] Morganite with Quartz and Lepidolite from Dara-i-Pech, Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a874b.jpg] Morganite with Quartz and Lepidolite from Dara-i-Pech, Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a874c.jpg] Morganite with Quartz and Lepidolite from Dara-i-Pech, Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/a874d.jpg]

4.5cm Morganite crystal attached to a clear Quartz crystal, both surrounded by stacks of like purple Lepidolite. Both the Morganite and the Quartz crystal have a natural notch in their terminations. Undamaged except for some tiny nicks on the Quartz.


AF419 - Azurite $ 850 SOLD
Touissit, Morocco
miniature - 4.5 x 2.5 x 1.2 cm


Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/af419a.jpg] Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/af419b.jpg] Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/af419c.jpg]

Tall single Azurite crystal on matrix, perfect steep termination.


AF421 - Scapolite $ 375 SOLD
Mpwapwa, Morogoro Region, Tanzania
miniature - 3.2 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Scapolite from Mpwapwa, Morogoro Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af421a.jpg] Scapolite from Mpwapwa, Morogoro Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af421b.jpg] Scapolite from Mpwapwa, Morogoro Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af421c.jpg]

Thick, transparent gem crystal, complete all around.


E495 - Datolite $ 700
Dal'negorsk, Russia
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm


Datolite from Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/e495a.jpg] Datolite from Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/e495b.jpg] Datolite from Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/e495c.jpg] Datolite from Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/e495d.jpg]

Large single light green Datolite crystal. Great luster with areas of transparency.


US126 - Lepidolite, Albite on Orthoclase $ 625 SOLD
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 5 cm


Lepidolite, Albite on Orthoclase from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/us126a.jpg] Lepidolite, Albite on Orthoclase from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/us126b.jpg] Lepidolite, Albite on Orthoclase from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/us126c.jpg]

Fine quality, translucent purple Lepidolite with Albite crystals attached to a complete Orthoclase. The Orthoclase is complete all around with light etching.


US127 - Neptunite, Benitoite $ 1750 SOLD
Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 3.5 cm


Neptunite, Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California [db_pics/pics/us127a.jpg] Neptunite, Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California [db_pics/pics/us127b.jpg] Neptunite, Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California [db_pics/pics/us127c.jpg] Neptunite, Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California [db_pics/pics/us127d.jpg]

Rolling matrix with lots of spikey Neptunite crystals. I like the mixture of larger and smaller Neptunites and their generally upright position. This is mainly a Neptunite specimen but there are 4 Benitoite crystals present, plus a Joaquinite.


US128 - Neptunite $ 750
Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California
miniature - 3.7 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Neptunite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California [db_pics/pics/us128a.jpg] Neptunite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California [db_pics/pics/us128b.jpg] Neptunite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California [db_pics/pics/us128c.jpg] Neptunite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California [db_pics/pics/us128d.jpg]

High quality, steeply terminated cluster of Neptunite crystals on a small amount of crossite schist and Natrolite matrix.


NA119 - Azurite with Quartz, Cerussite, and Chrysocolla $ 475
Sierra Rica, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 4 x 2.5 cm


Azurite with Quartz, Cerussite, and Chrysocolla from Sierra Rica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na119a.jpg] Azurite with Quartz, Cerussite, and Chrysocolla from Sierra Rica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na119b.jpg] Azurite with Quartz, Cerussite, and Chrysocolla from Sierra Rica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na119c.jpg] Azurite with Quartz, Cerussite, and Chrysocolla from Sierra Rica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na119d.jpg]

Azurite clusters to 1.1 cm wide in an unusual association with Quartz, Cerussite, and Chrysocolla from a little known locality in Mexico. Oddly, this specimen comes with a receipt from Shreve & Company (a jewelry store in San Francisco) dated 1970 with a sale price of $25. Azurite clusters are bright and lustrous and occur on both sides of specimen.


US129 - Amethyst $ 200 SOLD
Kingston Mountain, San Bernardino Co., California
small cabinet - 6 x 3.0 x 2.5 cm


Amethyst from Kingston Mountain, San Bernardino Co., California [db_pics/pics/us129a.jpg] Amethyst from Kingston Mountain, San Bernardino Co., California [db_pics/pics/us129b.jpg]

Single fat Amethyst crystal, buldging out in the midsection. Complete all around and undamaged.


NA121 - Serandite $ 400 SOLD
Mt. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 2.3 x 2.1 x 1.8 cm


Serandite from Mt. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/na121a.jpg] Serandite from Mt. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/na121b.jpg] Serandite from Mt. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/na121c.jpg] Serandite from Mt. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/na121d.jpg]

Single undamaged crystal with excellent, deep salmon color. Translucent.


US130 - Copper in Calcite $ 450
Houghton, Michigan, USA
miniature - 4.1 x 2.3 x 2.3 cm


Copper in Calcite from Houghton, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/us130a.jpg] Copper in Calcite from Houghton, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/us130b.jpg] Copper in Calcite from Houghton, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/us130c.jpg] Copper in Calcite from Houghton, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/us130d.jpg]

Single Calcite crystal with bright, untarnished Copper inside and hackly masses of Copper extending out from the Calcite in areas. Mounted on a Lucite stand.


US131 - Smithsonite $ 350
Kelley Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico
miniature - 5 x 3.1 x 2.5 cm


Smithsonite from Kelley Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico [db_pics/pics/us131a.jpg] Smithsonite from Kelley Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico [db_pics/pics/us131b.jpg] Smithsonite from Kelley Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico [db_pics/pics/us131c.jpg]

3-dimensional piece with thick, rounded masses of Smithsonite on both sides. Smithsonite is a sky-blue color with a highly satiny surface luster.



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