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B411 - Huebnerite with Quartz $ 750
Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru
cabinet - 9.5 x 6 x 6 cm


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Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411a.jpg] Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411b.jpg] Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411c.jpg] Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411d.jpg] Huebnerite with Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b411e.jpg]

Fine example of Huebnerite crystals in clear Quartz. These are not the typical parallel growth clusters of Huebnerite, rather they are stout individual crystals with wide, flat termination faces. Amazingly, not only are the Huebnerites in perfect condition, the myriad of Quartz crystals are also undamaged. Quartz crystals reach 5cm in length.


B413 - Fluorite $ 350 SOLD
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee
miniature - 5 x 4.9 x 4.0 cm


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Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee [db_pics/pics/b413a.jpg] Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee [db_pics/pics/b413b.jpg] Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee [db_pics/pics/b413c.jpg] Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee [db_pics/pics/b413d.jpg]

One of the curiosities of the Elmwood Mine are these specimens of etched Fluorite where a corner remains intact while other parts are etched away leaving this unusual formation. This is a good sized example and perfect all around, a complete floater.


B414 - Arsenopyrite $ 200
Panasquiera, Portugal
small cabinet - 5.3 x 4 x 3 cm


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Arsenopyrite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/b414a.jpg] Arsenopyrite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/b414b.jpg] Arsenopyrite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/b414c.jpg]

Bright, bright silvery Arsenopyrite cluster with aesthetic form. Lustrous and complete all around with some small Apaties on the backside.


B415 - Nifontovite $ 450 SOLD
Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
miniature - 4.5 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm


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Nifontovite from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b415a.jpg] Nifontovite from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b415b.jpg] Nifontovite from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b415c.jpg] Nifontovite from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b415d.jpg]

Long, transparent single crystal of rare Nifontovite. There is one area of etched growth on one side near the termination, this is not damage, otherwise perfect and complete. This is a great price for such a long crystal, as crystals half the size have asking prices of twice this much, and 2cm is the common size for these - this one is huge!


B416 - Rose Quartz $ 450
Tacquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Rose Quartz from Tacquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b416a.jpg] Rose Quartz from Tacquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b416b.jpg] Rose Quartz from Tacquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b416c.jpg]

Flowy, flower-like cluster of rose Quartz crystals. Attractive cluster with good form and lots of distinct crystals.


B418 - Fluorite $ 350 SOLD
Marienschacht Mine, Wolsendorf, Bavaria, Germany
miniature - 3.2 x 3 x 3 cm


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Fluorite from Marienschacht Mine, Wolsendorf, Bavaria, Germany [db_pics/pics/b418a.jpg] Fluorite from Marienschacht Mine, Wolsendorf, Bavaria, Germany [db_pics/pics/b418b.jpg] Fluorite from Marienschacht Mine, Wolsendorf, Bavaria, Germany [db_pics/pics/b418c.jpg] Fluorite from Marienschacht Mine, Wolsendorf, Bavaria, Germany [db_pics/pics/b418d.jpg]

Glassy and highly transparent Fluorite cubes to 1.3 cm (on the diagonal) on matrix. High quality crystals! Ex. W. Peraud collection.


B421 - Columbite $ 200 SOLD
Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.3 x 0.3 cm


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Columbite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b421a.jpg] Columbite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b421b.jpg] Columbite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b421c.jpg]

Sharp, well formed single Columbite crystal with great luster. This is no 'black ugly', a superb little thumbnail, the form and luster are excellent.


B422 - Glaucodot $ 500 SOLD
Hakansboda, Lindesberg, Sweden
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm


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Glaucodot from Hakansboda, Lindesberg, Sweden [db_pics/pics/b422a.jpg] Glaucodot from Hakansboda, Lindesberg, Sweden [db_pics/pics/b422b.jpg] Glaucodot from Hakansboda, Lindesberg, Sweden [db_pics/pics/b422c.jpg]

Large crystal of this rare iron cobalt sulfide. Complete all around with fairly good luster.

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