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B761 - Smithsonite $ 450
Kelley Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 4 cm


Smithsonite from Kelley Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/b761a.jpg] Smithsonite from Kelley Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/b761b.jpg]

Glistening layer of botryoidal Smithsonite of a rich, blue color for which the Kelly Mine is famous.Translucent and in good condition.


B762 - Enargite $ 650 SOLD
Butte, Silverbow Co., Montana, USA
small cabinet - 7.8 x 6 x 3.5 cm


Enargite from Butte, Silverbow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/b762a.jpg] Enargite from Butte, Silverbow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/b762b.jpg] Enargite from Butte, Silverbow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/b762c.jpg]

A wonderful example of Butte Enargite in a balanced cluster of bright, lustrous crystals. Adorned with bright Pyrite and Calcite in areas. In great condition, I see no damage.


B763 - Diopside on Graphite $ 1500
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 5 x 4 x 4 cm


Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b763a.jpg] Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b763b.jpg] Diopside on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b763c.jpg]

An open vug of crystallized Graphite filled with green Diopside crystals. Rare to find such matrix specimens on the crystallized Graphite.


B764 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 250 SOLD
Landani, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.1 x 1.1 x 0.8 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b764a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b764b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b764c.jpg]

Single 'Chrome Tourmaline' crystal, which is a Vanadium and Chromium rich variety of Dravite. Complete all around but with a chip on the backside. Facet quality, which is uncommon for these, with a lighter green color at the base and an incredible bright emerald green at the termination.


B765 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 150 SOLD
Landani, Tanzania
thumbnail - 0.7 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b765a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b765b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b765c.jpg]

Single 'Chrome Tourmaline' crystal, which is a Vanadium and Chromium rich variety of Dravite. Complete all around and undamaged. Incredible bright emerald green color.


B766 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 150
Landani, Tanzania
thumbnail - 0.8 x 0.7 x 0.7 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b766a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b766b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b766c.jpg]

Single 'Chrome Tourmaline' crystal, which is a Vanadium and Chromium rich variety of Dravite. Complete all around and undamaged. Incredible bright emerald green color.


B767 - Cuprite on Chrysocolla $ 480 SOLD
Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo
small cabinet - 6.3 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b767a.jpg] Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b767b.jpg] Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b767c.jpg] Cuprite on Chrysocolla from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/b767d.jpg]

Sharp, octahedral Cuprite crystals on blue green Chrysocolla. About 10 larger crystals present.


B768 - Copper $ 1200
Keeweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 3.4 x 3.2 cm


Copper from Keeweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/b768a.jpg] Copper from Keeweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/b768b.jpg] Copper from Keeweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/b768c.jpg]

Cluster of large, well crystallized Copper crystals. Ex. Bill Larson, Irv Brown, was known as 'The Panda'. Largest crystal is 2.5cm across.


B769 - Ludlamite $ 400
Blackbird Mine, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA
small cabinet - 5.3 x 4 x 2.6 cm


Ludlamite from Blackbird Mine, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/b769a.jpg] Ludlamite from Blackbird Mine, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/b769b.jpg] Ludlamite from Blackbird Mine, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/b769c.jpg]

Hard to find old Ludlamite specimen from the classic USA locality. Crystals to over 1cm present in a Quartz lined vug.


B770 - Hutchinsonite with Orpiment $ 650
Quiruvilca, La Libertad Dept., Peru
cabinet - 10 x 9 x 8 cm


Hutchinsonite with Orpiment from Quiruvilca, La Libertad Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b770a.jpg] Hutchinsonite with Orpiment from Quiruvilca, La Libertad Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b770b.jpg] Hutchinsonite with Orpiment from Quiruvilca, La Libertad Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b770c.jpg]

Large Pyrite rich matrix with botryoidal Orpimnet and red crystals of Hutchinsonite. Hutchinsonite is a rare thallium sulfosalt species and these recently found red crystals are some of the best ever found. Crystals reach 7mm long and contrast nicely against the Orpiment.


B771 - Bornite on Quartz $ 300 SOLD
Calusa Mine, Butte, Silverbow Co., Montana, USA
cabinet - 11.5 x 10 x 8 cm


Bornite on Quartz from Calusa Mine, Butte, Silverbow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/b771a.jpg] Bornite on Quartz from Calusa Mine, Butte, Silverbow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/b771b.jpg] Bornite on Quartz from Calusa Mine, Butte, Silverbow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/b771c.jpg]

Bornite crystals to 8mm on Quartz crystals. The old label notes that Argentite, Pyrite, Covellite, and Proustite are also present.


B773 - Red Beryl $ 350 SOLD
Thomas Range, Beaver Co., Utah, USA
miniature - 4.9 x 4 x 3 cm


Red Beryl from Thomas Range, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/b773a.jpg] Red Beryl from Thomas Range, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/b773b.jpg] Red Beryl from Thomas Range, Beaver Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/b773c.jpg]

Seven Red Beryl crystals in vug in Rhyolite. This specimen is from the original locality for Red Beryl, not the Violet Claims.


B774 - Pyrite $ 160 DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 96
Kelly Mine, Butte, Montana, USA
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.8 x 1.7 cm


Pyrite from Kelly Mine, Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/b774a.jpg] Pyrite from Kelly Mine, Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/b774b.jpg] Pyrite from Kelly Mine, Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/b774c.jpg]

Fine quality octahedral Pyrite crystal on matrix.


B775 - Stibnite $ 950 SOLD
Ichinokawa mine, Saijo City, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku Island, Japan
cabinet - 10.7 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm


Stibnite from Ichinokawa mine, Saijo City, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku Island, Japan [db_pics/pics/b775a.jpg] Stibnite from Ichinokawa mine, Saijo City, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku Island, Japan [db_pics/pics/b775b.jpg] Stibnite from Ichinokawa mine, Saijo City, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku Island, Japan [db_pics/pics/b775c.jpg] Stibnite from Ichinokawa mine, Saijo City, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku Island, Japan [db_pics/pics/b775d.jpg]

Two intergrown, terminated Stibnite crystals in good condition with undamaged terminations. Ex. John T. Reeder (1857-1937) collection from the Seaman Mineral Museum.



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