Mixed Minerals from Tucson 2015


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TS247 - Dioptase $ 250
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.3 x 3 x 2.7 cm


Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts247a.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts247b.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts247c.jpg]

Mound shaped matrix of white Calcite covered by Dioptase.


TS249 - Tarnowizite $ 120 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm


Tarnowizite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts249a.jpg] Tarnowizite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts249b.jpg] Tarnowizite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts249c.jpg]

Undamaged cluster of Tarnowitzite crystals, undamaged and nearly a floater.


TS250 - Malachite after Azurite with Cerussite $ 120 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 5 x 2 x 2 cm


Malachite after Azurite with Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts250a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite with Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts250b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite with Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts250c.jpg]

Floater cluster of Malachite after Azurite crystals with Dolomite and Cerussite crystals. Undamaged.


TS251 - Dioptase $ 450 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2 x 1.9 x 1.2 cm


Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts251a.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts251b.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts251c.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts251d.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts251e.jpg]

Thin piece of tan colored matrix hosting 3 Dioptase crystals. Largest crystal is double terminated and 1.9 cm wide. All the Dioptase have great glassy luster and are in perfect condition.


TU215 - Tourmaline on Quartz $ 240 SOLD
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California
small cabinet - 7.8 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Tourmaline on Quartz from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/tu215a.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/tu215b.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/tu215c.jpg] Tourmaline on Quartz from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California [db_pics/pics/tu215d.jpg]

Double terminated Quartz crystal with a pair of pink and light green Tourmaline crystals attached to one termination. Complete and undamaged. The Tourmaline also display a slight natural bend at their midsection.


TU216 - Tourmaline $ 160
Chhappu, Braldu Valley, Skardu, Pakistan
thumbnail - 2.4 x 1.2 x 0.9 cm


Tourmaline from Chhappu, Braldu Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/tu216a.jpg] Tourmaline from Chhappu, Braldu Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/tu216b.jpg] Tourmaline from Chhappu, Braldu Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/tu216c.jpg]

Single gemmy Tourmaline, colored zoned grading from a dark base up to a livley bright green at the termination.


TU217 - Pyrite $ 350 SOLD
Navajun, Spain
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.5 x 5.3 cm


Pyrite from Navajun, Spain [db_pics/pics/tu217a.jpg] Pyrite from Navajun, Spain [db_pics/pics/tu217b.jpg]

Large single Pyrite cube. Complete and undamaged with mirror lustered faces. Crystal faces are 8cm across on the diagonal.


TU220 - Kunzite $ 120 SOLD
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm


Kunzite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tu220a.jpg] Kunzite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tu220b.jpg]

A msall, well terminated and gemmy Kunzite crystal from Mwajanga. This locality is producing alot of good Dravite now, but so far this is the only Kunzite I've seen.



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