B629 - Diopside $ 150
Kirado Mine, Hirado-Mura, Honshu, Japan
thumbnail - 1.5 x 0.3 x 0.1 cm
Undamaged single gem crystal of green coloration.
B632 - Tetrahedrite $ 150
Teine Mine, Sapporo-gun, Hokka Ido, Japan
thumbnail - 1.1 x 1 x 0.8 cm
Sharp crystals of Tetrahedrite. The Teine mine was a gold mine that operated from 1941 to 1971. Minerals from this mine are hard to come by.
B633 - Scorodite $ 200 SOLD
Kiura Mine, Saiki City, Oita Pref., Kyushu, Japan
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.3 x 1 cm
Sharp, glassy Scorodite crystals to 5mm on matrix. The Kiura mine was a tin mine famous for it's Scorodite crystals, which, according to Mindat, are 'impossible to obtain now'.
B634 - Veszelyite $ 130
Arakawa Mine, Akita-Ken, Honshu, Japan
thumbnail - 0.4 x 0.3 x 0.2 cm
Small but well formed, lustrous single Veszelyite crystal. The Arakawa Mine was a copper and gold mine that closed in 1966.
B635 - Chlorapatite $ 75 SOLD
Kurokura, Kanagawa Pref., Honshu Island, Japan
thumbnail - 1.3 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm
Complete single crystal, undaged with a good termination. More white on the exterior and translucent in the core.
B637 - Pyrite $ 75
Ani Mine, Alota-Ken, Honshu, Japan
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm
Cluster of mirror lustrous octahedral Pyrite crystals. Largest crystal is 1.3cm.
B638 - Pyroxmangite $ 350 SOLD
Taguchi Mine, Shidara, Kitashidara-gun, Aichi, Honshu Island, Japan
thumbnail - 0.8 x 0.7 x 0.5 cm
Complete ruby-red crystal with great color and transparency. Undamaged with nice crystal faces all around. The Taguchi Mine is a long abandoned Manganese mine and was once known as the world's best locality for Pyroxmangite.
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