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B806 - Smokey Quartz $ 350 (=~ CAN$ 452)
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 (=~ CAN$ 194)
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.


B809 - Quartz scepter $ 180 (=~ CAN$ 232)
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 (=~ CAN$ 465) 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 (=~ CAN$ 361) 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 (=~ CAN$ 116) 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 (=~ CAN$ 194)
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 (=~ CAN$ 452)
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 (=~ CAN$ 232)
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 (=~ CAN$ 516) 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 (=~ CAN$ 387)
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 (=~ CAN$ 452)
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 (=~ CAN$ 129) 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 (=~ CAN$ 232)
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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