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TZ421 - Scapolite $ 1250 SOLD
Morogoro, Tanzania
small cabinet - 7.5 x 2.1 x 2 cm


Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz421a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz421b.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz421c.jpg]

Gem quality etched Scapolite crystal. Rich golden color and nearly flawless internally. This is from old gem rough stock of approximately 20 years ago. Undamaged floater crystal. Weighs 56 grams.


TZ422 - Scapolite $ 700
Morogoro, Tanzania
miniature - 4.7 x 2.0 x 1.5 cm


Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz422a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz422b.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz422c.jpg]

Gem quality etched Scapolite crystal. Rich golden color and nearly flawless internally. This is from old gem rough stock of approximately 20 years ago. Undamaged though contacted at base. Weighs 26.7 grams.


TZ423 - Scapolite $ 750 SOLD
Morogoro, Tanzania
miniature - 3.6 x 2.2 x 2.1 cm


Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz423a.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz423b.jpg] Scapolite from Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz423c.jpg]

Gem quality etched Scapolite crystal. Rich golden color and nearly flawless internally. This is from old gem rough stock of approximately 20 years ago. Weighs 32.7 grams.


TZ424 - Alexandrite $ 600 SOLD
Lake Manyara, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.1 x 0.7 cm


Alexandrite from Lake Manyara, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz424a.jpg] Alexandrite from Lake Manyara, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz424b.jpg]

Double terminated Alexandrite crystal with a color change from green to purple in indoor/outdoor lighting. Although it is only lightly translucent, what makes this crystal special is a wonderful, shimmering chatoyancy that can be observed on the prism faces when you turn back and forth under lighting. Weighs 6.7 grams.


TZ425 - Alexandrite $ 400
Lake Manyara, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.6 x 1.0 x 0.8 cm


Alexandrite from Lake Manyara, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz425a.jpg] Alexandrite from Lake Manyara, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz425b.jpg] Alexandrite from Lake Manyara, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz425c.jpg]

Terminated Alexandrite crystal with a color change from green to purple in indoor/outdoor lighting. Although it is only lightly translucent, what makes this crystal special is a wonderful, shimmering chatoyancy that can be observed on the prism faces when you turn back and forth under lighting. Weighs 3.3 grams.


TZ427 - Alexandrite $ 100 SOLD
Lake Manyara, Tanzania
thumbnail - 0.8 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


Alexandrite from Lake Manyara, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz427a.jpg] Alexandrite from Lake Manyara, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz427b.jpg]

Double terminated Alexandrite crystal with sixling twinning evident on the termination faces. Color change from green to purple in indoor/outdoor lighting. Although it is only lightly translucent, what makes this crystal special is a wonderful, shimmering chatoyancy that can be observed on the prism faces when you turn back and forth under lighting.


TZ428 - Alexandrite $ 100 SOLD
Lake Manyara, Tanzania
thumbnail - 0.8 x 0.7 x 0.5 cm


Alexandrite from Lake Manyara, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz428a.jpg] Alexandrite from Lake Manyara, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz428b.jpg] Alexandrite from Lake Manyara, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz428c.jpg]

Terminated Alexandrite crystal. Color change from green to purple in indoor/outdoor lighting. Although it is only lightly translucent, what makes this crystal special is a wonderful, shimmering chatoyancy that can be observed on the prism faces when you turn back and forth under lighting.


TZ429 - Alexandrite $ 140 SOLD
Lake Manyara, Tanzania
thumbnail - 0.8 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm


Alexandrite from Lake Manyara, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz429a.jpg] Alexandrite from Lake Manyara, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz429b.jpg]

Double-terminated Alexandrite crystal. Color change from green to purple in indoor/outdoor lighting. Although it is only lightly translucent, what makes this crystal special is a wonderful, shimmering chatoyancy that can be observed on the prism faces when you turn back and forth under lighting.


TZ430 - Alexandrite $ 400
Lake Manyara, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1 x 0.7 cm


Alexandrite from Lake Manyara, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz430a.jpg] Alexandrite from Lake Manyara, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz430b.jpg]

Double-terminated Alexandrite crystal. Color change from green to purple in indoor/outdoor lighting. Although it is only lightly translucent, what makes this crystal special is a wonderful, shimmering chatoyancy that can be observed on the prism faces when you turn back and forth under lighting.


TZ433 - Spinel $ 250 SOLD
Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 1.9 x 1.6 cm


Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz433a.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz433b.jpg]

Complete octahedral crystal of red spinel, though only about half the crystal is exposed. Nicely gemmy at the tip.


E125 - Diaspore $ 350 SOLD
Aydun, Mugula, Turkey
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 1.0 cm


Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/e125a.jpg] Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/e125b.jpg]

Terminated single Diaspore crystal with attached mica. Highly transparent in areas, in fact most of the crystal is facet grade.  A rarity now, and undamaged. 


M106 - Fluorite with Galena $ 150
Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


Fluorite with Galena from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m106a.jpg] Fluorite with Galena from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m106b.jpg] Fluorite with Galena from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/m106c.jpg]

Complex light green Fluorite crystal on matrix with Galena. Undamaged.



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