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D100 - Cuprian Austinite $ 390
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 3.5 cm


Cuprian Austinite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d100a.jpg] Cuprian Austinite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d100b.jpg] Cuprian Austinite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d100c.jpg]

Bright green, translucent masses of Cuprian Austinite on Limonite matrix. Largest group is 3.5 cm across! Excellent color.


D101 - Tellurite $ 300 SOLD
Bambolla Mine, Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 1.7 cm


Tellurite from Bambolla Mine, Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d101a.jpg] Tellurite from Bambolla Mine, Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d101b.jpg] Tellurite from Bambolla Mine, Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d101c.jpg]

Very rich sample with rare Tellurite crystals on all sides of specimen. Main display area has an area 2.5cm wide of solid Tellurite crytals.


D102 - Antlerite $ 4500
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 9 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm


Antlerite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d102a.jpg] Antlerite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d102b.jpg] Antlerite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d102c.jpg] Antlerite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d102d.jpg]

Bright green, transparent crystals of Antlerite on Limonite matrix. Another great surprise from the Mipillas Mine are the world's best ever Antlerite crystals. This is one of only six specimens known. These were found earlier and stored in the garage of a Mexican miner, thinking they were Brochantite and only later analyzed and identified as Antlerite. Largest crystal is approximately 1.5cm long and transparent. Excellent color!


D103 - Smithsonite after Calcite $ 280
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


Smithsonite after Calcite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d103a.jpg] Smithsonite after Calcite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d103b.jpg]

Sparkling red to yellow Smithsonite casts over previous, now gone Calcite crystals. Solid and sturdy specimen.


D104 - Wulfenite $ 40 SOLD
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d104a.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d104b.jpg]

Yellow Wulfenite crystals on Limonite.


D105 - Azurite on Goethite $ 120
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.2 x 3 x 1.2 cm


Azurite on Goethite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d105a.jpg] Azurite on Goethite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d105b.jpg] Azurite on Goethite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d105c.jpg] Azurite on Goethite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d105d.jpg]

Uncommon association of Azurite crystals on bright irridescent Goethite.


D106 - Cerussite on Mimetite $ 400
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 4.2 x 2.8 x 2.5 cm


Cerussite on Mimetite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d106a.jpg] Cerussite on Mimetite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d106b.jpg]

Bright yellow botryoidal Mimetite with a white Cerussite crystal set right in the middle.


D107 - Hemimorphite $ 80 SOLD
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 2 cm


Hemimorphite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d107a.jpg] Hemimorphite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d107b.jpg] Hemimorphite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d107c.jpg]

Spherical cluster of Hemimorphite grown around thin sheet of Limonite


D108 - Copper in Calcite $ 450 SOLD
La Bufa Mine, Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 3.0 cm


Copper in Calcite from La Bufa Mine, Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d108a.jpg] Copper in Calcite from La Bufa Mine, Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d108b.jpg] Copper in Calcite from La Bufa Mine, Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d108c.jpg] Copper in Calcite from La Bufa Mine, Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d108d.jpg]

Copper on and in transparent double-terminated Calcite crystals.


D109 - Calcite on Polybasite $ 280
Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm


Calcite on Polybasite from Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d109a.jpg] Calcite on Polybasite from Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d109b.jpg] Calcite on Polybasite from Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d109c.jpg]

Wide single Polybasite crystal coated on backside and along top edge with Calcite crystals


D110 - Pyrargyrite $ 140 SOLD
Mina El Solar ,Veta Chicharrones, 5th level, Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm


Pyrargyrite from Mina El Solar ,Veta Chicharrones, 5th level, Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d110a.jpg] Pyrargyrite from Mina El Solar ,Veta Chicharrones, 5th level, Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d110b.jpg] Pyrargyrite from Mina El Solar ,Veta Chicharrones, 5th level, Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d110c.jpg]

Pyrargyrite crystal cluster with Calcite.


D111 - Azurite $ 300
Sierra Rica, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 4.8 x 4 x 2 cm


Azurite from Sierra Rica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d111a.jpg] Azurite from Sierra Rica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d111b.jpg] Azurite from Sierra Rica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d111c.jpg]

Large single crystal from recent workings at the Sierra Rica Mine.


D112 - Pearcite with Calcite $ 280
Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2.2 x 2 cm


Pearcite with Calcite from Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d112a.jpg] Pearcite with Calcite from Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d112b.jpg] Pearcite with Calcite from Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d112c.jpg]

Pearcite crystals to 8mm intergrown with Calcite crystals


D113 - Stephanite $ 180
Mina El Solar ,Veta Chicharrones, 5th level, Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Stephanite from Mina El Solar ,Veta Chicharrones, 5th level, Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d113a.jpg] Stephanite from Mina El Solar ,Veta Chicharrones, 5th level, Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d113b.jpg] Stephanite from Mina El Solar ,Veta Chicharrones, 5th level, Taxco de Alarcón, Guerrero, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d113c.jpg]

Bright metallic 1.2cm Stephanite crystal on Quartz. Found in 1988.


D114 - Rhodochrosite $ 350
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm


Rhodochrosite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d114a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d114b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d114c.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/d114d.jpg]

Very cute thumbnail sized specimen with bright pink Rhodochrosite set on a long single Rhodochrosite crystal that has been psuedomorphed.



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