Tucson 2016

Mixed minerals from the show


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B589 - Fluorite $ 250 SOLD
China
small cabinet - 7 x 4.8 x 3 cm


Fluorite from China [db_pics/pics/b589a.jpg] Fluorite from China [db_pics/pics/b589b.jpg] Fluorite from China [db_pics/pics/b589c.jpg]

New specimen of transparent sea-foam green Fluorite crystals on matrix.


B594 - Fluorite on Quartz $ 250 SOLD
Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China
small cabinet - 6.5 x 6 x 5 cm


Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/b594a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/b594b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/b594c.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggangliang, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/b594d.jpg]

Deep blue, translucent Fluorite crystals on Quartz crystals. Large crystal at top is cubic and 2.5cm across. Lots of interesting Fluorite forms on this specimen.


B595 - Calcite $ 120
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b595a.jpg] Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b595b.jpg] Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b595c.jpg]

Sharp, highly lustrous Calcite rhomb, 2.4cm on a colorful matrix of Dolomite. The old label dates the specimen back to at least 1977.


B596 - Inesite $ 380 SOLD
N'chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
small cabinet - 5.3 x 3.8 x 3 cm


Inesite from N'chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/b596a.jpg] Inesite from N'chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/b596b.jpg] Inesite from N'chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/b596c.jpg]

Pink Inesite crystals in unusual spray-like clusters.


B597 - Dioptase $ 280
Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Dioptase from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b597a.jpg] Dioptase from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b597b.jpg] Dioptase from Christoph Mine, Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b597c.jpg]

Cluster of large, elongated Dioptase crystals. Deep green and lustrous. The crystal that crosses in the back has been cleaved.


B598 - Topaz $ 200 SOLD
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.3 x 0.8 x 0.5 cm


Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b598a.jpg] Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b598b.jpg] Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b598c.jpg]

Gem quality transparent Topaz crystal. Complete all around and double terminated. A few tiny nicks present but overall very clean.


B599 - Topaz $ 200 SOLD
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1 x 0.7 cm


Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b599a.jpg] Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b599b.jpg]

Gem quality transparent Topaz crystal. Golden colored with a pink/red zone at the tip. Undamaged.



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