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B806 - Smokey Quartz $ 350
Lincoln Co., New Mexico, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 4 cm


Smokey Quartz from Lincoln Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/b806a.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Lincoln Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/b806b.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Lincoln Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/b806c.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Lincoln Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/b806d.jpg]

Absolutely superb Quartz crystals including a 4.5cm central crystal and a 3.3 cm double terminated crystal. The clarity, sharpness, and overall quality of the crystals is tops.


B807 - Malachite $ 150
Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/b807a.jpg] Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/b807b.jpg]

Cup-shaped formation of botryoidal Malachite. No matrix, in great condition.


B808 - Azurite $ 200
Touissit, Morocco
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm


Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/b808a.jpg] Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/b808b.jpg] Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/b808c.jpg]

Single 3.5cm tall Azurite crystal on matrix. There are couple small chips near the termination that keeps the price way down. The lower right area is partially altered to Malachite.


B809 - Quartz scepter $ 180
King Co., Washington, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Quartz scepter from King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/b809a.jpg] Quartz scepter from King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/b809b.jpg] Quartz scepter from King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/b809c.jpg]

Cluster of Quartz crystals with the largest a fine quality scepter with a light purple tip.


B810 - Copper $ 360 SOLD
Keeweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 2.5 x 1 cm


Copper from Keeweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/b810a.jpg] Copper from Keeweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/b810b.jpg] Copper from Keeweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/b810c.jpg] Copper from Keeweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/b810d.jpg]

Elegant grouping of Copper crystals with good patina. Good from both sides.


B811 - Scheelite with Fluorite $ 280 SOLD
Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov.,China
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


Scheelite with Fluorite from Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov.,China [db_pics/pics/b811a.jpg] Scheelite with Fluorite from Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov.,China [db_pics/pics/b811b.jpg] Scheelite with Fluorite from Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov.,China [db_pics/pics/b811c.jpg]

Orange Scheelite crystal, 2cm, on muscovite, balanced at the other end by a transparent Fluorite cube.


B812 - Chalcocite $ 90 SOLD
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA
miniature - 3.6 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm


Chalcocite from Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA [db_pics/pics/b812a.jpg] Chalcocite from Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA [db_pics/pics/b812b.jpg]

Cluster of Chalcocite crystals with a bright metallic luster and blue color. Well crystallized all around but with a couple areas of contact/damage.


B813 - Hubnerite with Quartz $ 150
Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 5 cm


Hubnerite with Quartz from Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b813a.jpg] Hubnerite with Quartz from Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b813b.jpg] Hubnerite with Quartz from Pasto Bueno, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/b813c.jpg]

Deep red Hubnerite crystals associated with transparent Quartz crystals. The Hubnerite crystals are nicely terminated and show red when backlit.


B814 - Fluorite casts on Amethyst $ 350
Southern Africa
small cabinet - 7 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm


Fluorite casts on Amethyst from Southern Africa [db_pics/pics/b814a.jpg] Fluorite casts on Amethyst from Southern Africa [db_pics/pics/b814b.jpg] Fluorite casts on Amethyst from Southern Africa [db_pics/pics/b814c.jpg]

White Quartz cast after Fluorite intergrown with Amethyst. Ex. Irv Brown collection.


B815 - Azurite with Copper $ 180
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 2 cm


Azurite with Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b815a.jpg] Azurite with Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b815b.jpg] Azurite with Copper from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/b815c.jpg]

Prismatic Azurite crystals with Calcite and Copper. The association of native Copper with Azurite is uncommon at Tsumeb.


B816 - Topaz $ 400 SOLD
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 3.7 x 2.4 x 1.6 cm


Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b816a.jpg] Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/b816b.jpg]

Single gem crystal with good color. Edge wear on lower left side, otherwise undamaged.


B817 - Apatite on Quartz $ 300
Pech, Afghanistan
miniature - 4.5 x 4.2 x 2.0 cm


Apatite on Quartz from Pech, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/b817a.jpg] Apatite on Quartz from Pech, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/b817b.jpg] Apatite on Quartz from Pech, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/b817c.jpg]

2.3cm purple Apatite crystal attached to light smokey Quartz crystals.


B818 - Fluorite over Tourmaline $ 350
Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan
miniature - 3.7 x 3 x 3 cm


Fluorite over Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b818a.jpg] Fluorite over Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b818b.jpg] Fluorite over Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b818c.jpg]

Single Fluorite crystal that has overgrown a single Tourmaline crystal. The bas of the Tourmaline can be seen at the bottom, along with a small amount of Albite. Great color!


B819 - Zircon $ 100 SOLD
Zimbabwe
miniature - 3.2 x 2.5 x 1.1 cm


Zircon from Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/b819a.jpg] Zircon from Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/b819b.jpg] Zircon from Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/b819c.jpg]

Dark red single Zircon crystal, complete all around. No further locality information available, but I was told this was an old crystal.


B820 - Tremolite $ 180
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.7 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm


Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b820a.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b820b.jpg] Tremolite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b820c.jpg]

Terminated single crystal with brilliant deep green coloration. Most are mere shards and terminated crystals are much less common.



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