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A329 - Elbaite SOLD
Paprok, Afghansistan
small cabinet - 7.2 x 4 x 3.5 cm


Elbaite from Paprok, Afghansistan [db_pics/pics/a329a.jpg] Elbaite from Paprok, Afghansistan [db_pics/pics/a329b.jpg] Elbaite from Paprok, Afghansistan [db_pics/pics/a329c.jpg]

Large pink single crystal with a flat termination.A couple trivial micro chips present along termination edge, otherwise perfect. Excellent color and good sized.


A330 - Hemimorphite over Veszelyite $ 1200
Dulong Mine, Yunnan Prov., China
cabinet - 10 x 6.5 x 4.0 cm


Hemimorphite over Veszelyite from Dulong Mine, Yunnan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a330a.jpg] Hemimorphite over Veszelyite from Dulong Mine, Yunnan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a330b.jpg] Hemimorphite over Veszelyite from Dulong Mine, Yunnan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a330c.jpg]

Superb bright blue vug of medium blue Hemimorphite over dark blue Veszelyite. The color is just fantastic, easily the finest such specimen I have owned.


A332 - Realgar SOLD
Shimen Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 8 x 2.3 x 0.9 cm


Realgar from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a332a.jpg] Realgar from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a332b.jpg] Realgar from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a332c.jpg]

Double terminated Realgar crystal. Good sized and very translucent. A couple tiny chips are present, otherwise undamaged and in superb condition. I've never seen another double-terminated Realgar of this size or quality.


A333 - Realgar $ 650
Shimen Mine, Hunan, China
miniature - 4.4 x 2.1 x 1.4 cm


Realgar from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a333a.jpg] Realgar from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a333b.jpg]

Single Realgar crystal of deep red color and translucent.


A334 - Huelandite with Stilbite $ 800
Maharashtra State, India
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 5 cm


Huelandite with Stilbite from Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/a334a.jpg] Huelandite with Stilbite from Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/a334b.jpg]

Fan-shaped cluster of purple Huelandite and bow-tie Silbite on a Quartz over Basalt matrix. The purple color is uncommon and the overall appearance is very good, and it's undamaged.


A337 - Pyromorphite on Quartz $ 700 SOLD
Daoping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China
miniature - 4 x 3.3 x 1.4 cm


Pyromorphite on Quartz from Daoping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a337a.jpg] Pyromorphite on Quartz from Daoping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a337b.jpg] Pyromorphite on Quartz from Daoping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a337c.jpg]

Bright lime green Pyromorphite crystals that contrast well against the white Quartz matrix. The Pyromorphite has great color and the top 'wet' luster.


A338 - Opal $ 350 SOLD
Australia
thumbnail - 2.4 x 2.4 x 1 cm


Opal from Australia [db_pics/pics/a338a.jpg] Opal from Australia [db_pics/pics/a338b.jpg] Opal from Australia [db_pics/pics/a338c.jpg]

White opal with a uniform red and green play of color throughout. A good seam of opal with fairly uniform thickness and an equal play of color can be seen on all sides.Weight is 6.2 grams.


TZ143 - Spessartine $ 400 SOLD
Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.4 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm


Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz143a.jpg] Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz143b.jpg]

Quality single Spessartine crystal with uniform shape and good color. No black inclusions nor any damage.


A340 - Elbaite $ 900 SOLD
Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan
miniature - 4.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm


Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a340a.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a340b.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a340c.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a340d.jpg]

3.8cm Elbaite crystal enveloped in a spherical cluster of Albite. The upper portion of the crystal is a transparent neon yellow/green color. Crystal is 1.1cm thick and undamaged.


A341 - Elbaite $ 900
Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm


Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a341a.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a341b.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a341c.jpg] Elbaite from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a341d.jpg]

6.5cm Elbaite crystal enveloped in crystals of Albite. The upper portion of the crystal is a transparent neon yellow/green color. Crystal is 1.5cm thick and undamaged though it is naturally etched and fractured in areas.


NA629 - Wulfenite $ 350
Red Cloud Mine, La Paz Co., Arizona
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.9 x 0.8 cm


Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, La Paz Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/na629a.jpg]

Translucent red/orange Wulfenite crystal. Collected in the 1970s.


SA839 - Pyrite $ 750 SOLD
Huanzala Mine, Peru
cabinet - 10 x 6.5 x 5 cm


Pyrite from Huanzala Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa839a.jpg] Pyrite from Huanzala Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa839b.jpg] Pyrite from Huanzala Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/sa839c.jpg]

Cluster of 5 main Pyrite crystals with complex form. This was selected by me as the best specimen out of a large Pyrite shipment about 10 years ago. Main crystal is 4.5 cm wide.


SA840 - Apatite $ 1500 SOLD
Sapo Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 3.3 x 3 x 2.2 cm


Apatite from Sapo Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa840a.jpg] Apatite from Sapo Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa840b.jpg] Apatite from Sapo Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa840c.jpg]

Outstanding Apatite on Albite specimen featuring a tabular 2.1cm Apatite perfectly set upon the Albite. The Apatite has top glassy luster and is color zoned with a clear outer rim grading to a dark green center. This is an exquisite specimen.


SA841 - Quartz on Epidote $ 700 SOLD
Sapo Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 8.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm


Quartz on Epidote from Sapo Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa841a.jpg] Quartz on Epidote from Sapo Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa841b.jpg] Quartz on Epidote from Sapo Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa841c.jpg]

Tall, slender Epidote crystal group with perfect terminations. The backside is covered with Quart crystals, and near the top is a 3.5cm double-terminated Quartz crystal. This was brought into the country by Steve Perry about 15 years ago and is the best of the entire lot Steve had.



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