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B100 - Dioptase $ 3000 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2 x 2.0 cm


Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b100a.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b100b.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b100c.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b100d.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b100e.jpg]

Large double terminated single crystal with a handful of attached smaler crystals and Calcite. The crystal itself is 2.6cm long and 1.5 cm thick. There are a couple minor nicks but overall in great shape. Ex. Jack Halpern collection.


B101 - Topaz on Quartz $ 350 SOLD
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Pakistan
small cabinet - 9 x 4.5 x 4 cm


Topaz on Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b101a.jpg] Topaz on Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b101b.jpg] Topaz on Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b101c.jpg]

Transparent Topaz crystal between light smokey Quartz crystals. Beautiful display. There is one ding on the Topaz which keeps the price way down from what it otherwise would be for such a beautiful piece.


B103 - Cuprite, Copper, Silver $ 500 SOLD
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe Deposit, Western Siberia, Russia
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 2.7 cm


Cuprite, Copper, Silver from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe Deposit, Western Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/b103a.jpg] Cuprite, Copper, Silver from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe Deposit, Western Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/b103b.jpg] Cuprite, Copper, Silver from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe Deposit, Western Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/b103c.jpg]

Excellent combination specimen with a little bit of everything - Copper, Cuprite, and Silver. The main crystal is half Cuprite and half Copper psuedomorph after Cuprite. Such specimens showing half of the original Cuprite and half of the crystal psuedomorphed to Copper are uncommon.


B105 - Cuprite $ 75 SOLD
North Djezkazgan Mine, Djezkazgan, Kazakhstan
thumbnail - 1.6 x 1.6 x 1.3 cm


Cuprite from North Djezkazgan Mine, Djezkazgan, Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/b105a.jpg] Cuprite from North Djezkazgan Mine, Djezkazgan, Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/b105b.jpg] Cuprite from North Djezkazgan Mine, Djezkazgan, Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/b105c.jpg]

Interesting floater aggregate of Cuprite crystals.


B106 - Cuprite with Dolomite $ 400
Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo
miniature - 5 x 4.5 x 2 cm


Cuprite with Dolomite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b106a.jpg] Cuprite with Dolomite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b106b.jpg] Cuprite with Dolomite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b106c.jpg]

Cuprite crystals to 1.4cm wide with pink Dolomite crystals.


B109 - Anatase $ 200
Kharan Mountain, Balochistan, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7.5 x 7 x 3 cm


Anatase from Kharan Mountain, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b109a.jpg] Anatase from Kharan Mountain, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b109b.jpg] Anatase from Kharan Mountain, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b109c.jpg]

Anatase crystals to 1.1cm on an Albite coated matrix with gem transparent Quartz crystals. The Quartz are hard to see in the photos (they are exceptionally clear!), but they are really nice.


B110 - Diaspore $ 700
Aydun, Mugula, Turkey
miniature - 3.3 x 3 x 2.1 cm


Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/b110a.jpg] Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/b110b.jpg] Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/b110c.jpg] Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/b110d.jpg]

Rare cluster of V-twin crystals. The crystals are gem quality. No matrix, just solid Diaspore.



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