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T130 - Vorobyevite on Tourmaline $ 280 SOLD
Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
thumbnail - 1.2 x 1.1 x 0.7 cm


Vorobyevite on Tourmaline from Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t130a.jpg] Vorobyevite on Tourmaline from Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t130b.jpg] Vorobyevite on Tourmaline from Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t130c.jpg]

Hexagonal light blue crystal of Vorobyevite, a varietal of Beryl, attached to a terminated red Tourmaline crystal. Undamaged.


T132 - Lueshite $ 200
Lueshe carbonatite, Kivu Prov., Congo
thumbnail - 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.5 cm


Lueshite from Lueshe carbonatite, Kivu Prov., Congo [db_pics/pics/t132a.jpg] Lueshite from Lueshe carbonatite, Kivu Prov., Congo [db_pics/pics/t132b.jpg] Lueshite from Lueshe carbonatite, Kivu Prov., Congo [db_pics/pics/t132c.jpg]

A complete 5mm cube of Lueshite from the type locality. Rare, sharply formed crystal. Lueshite is a rare niobium-containing species.


T133 - Cafarsite $ 220
Wannigletscher, Scherbadung, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland
thumbnail - 1.1 x 1.1 x 0.7 cm


Cafarsite from Wannigletscher, Scherbadung, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland [db_pics/pics/t133a.jpg] Cafarsite from Wannigletscher, Scherbadung, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland [db_pics/pics/t133b.jpg] Cafarsite from Wannigletscher, Scherbadung, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland [db_pics/pics/t133c.jpg]

Sharp single crystal of the rare calcium, titanium, iron, manganese arsenate Cafarsite. Good luster with flashes of red/orange color. From the type locality.


T134 - Cafarsite $ 300
Wannigletscher, Scherbadung, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland
thumbnail - 1.4 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm


Cafarsite from Wannigletscher, Scherbadung, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland [db_pics/pics/t134a.jpg] Cafarsite from Wannigletscher, Scherbadung, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland [db_pics/pics/t134b.jpg]

Sharp single crystal of the rare calcium, titanium, iron, manganese arsenate Cafarsite. Good luster, from the type locality.


T135 - Cafarsite $ 220
Wannigletscher, Scherbadung, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland
thumbnail - 1.2 x 1.2 x 0.9 cm


Cafarsite from Wannigletscher, Scherbadung, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland [db_pics/pics/t135a.jpg] Cafarsite from Wannigletscher, Scherbadung, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland [db_pics/pics/t135b.jpg] Cafarsite from Wannigletscher, Scherbadung, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland [db_pics/pics/t135c.jpg]

Complete, sharp single crystal on a small pedestal of matrix. Cafarsite is a rare calcium, titanium, iron, manganese arsenate. Good luster. From the type locality.


T136 - Cafarsite $ 140
Wannigletscher, Scherbadung, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland
thumbnail - 0.8 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm


Cafarsite from Wannigletscher, Scherbadung, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland [db_pics/pics/t136a.jpg] Cafarsite from Wannigletscher, Scherbadung, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland [db_pics/pics/t136b.jpg]

Sharp single crystal of the rare calcium, titanium, iron, manganese arsenate Cafarsite. Good luster and form. From the type locality.


T138 - Paracelsian $ 280 SOLD
Benallt Mine, Llyn Peninsula, Wales, United Kingdom
thumbnail - 1.4 x 0.8 x 0.6 cm


Paracelsian from Benallt Mine, Llyn Peninsula, Wales, United Kingdom [db_pics/pics/t138a.jpg] Paracelsian from Benallt Mine, Llyn Peninsula, Wales, United Kingdom [db_pics/pics/t138b.jpg]

Single gemmy chisel-terminated Paracelsian crystal. Complete and undamaged. Excellent example of the species, recently traded out of the British museum.


T139 - Hauerite $ 250
Jeziorko Mine, Tarnobrzeg, Podkarpackie Prov., Poland
thumbnail - 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.6 cm


Hauerite from Jeziorko Mine, Tarnobrzeg, Podkarpackie Prov., Poland [db_pics/pics/t139a.jpg] Hauerite from Jeziorko Mine, Tarnobrzeg, Podkarpackie Prov., Poland [db_pics/pics/t139b.jpg]

Complete and undamaged single Hauerite crystal, a cube modified by octahedral faces.


T140 - Willemite $ 280
Franklin Mine, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 4.5 x 2 cm


Willemite from Franklin Mine, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/t140a.jpg] Willemite from Franklin Mine, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/t140b.jpg] Willemite from Franklin Mine, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/t140c.jpg]

Thick vein of greenish yellow Willemite. Highly fluorescent. Cut on one side.


T141 - Catapleite $ 275 SOLD
Narsarsuk, Kitaa Prov., Greenland
miniature - 3.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Catapleite from Narsarsuk, Kitaa Prov., Greenland [db_pics/pics/t141a.jpg] Catapleite from Narsarsuk, Kitaa Prov., Greenland [db_pics/pics/t141b.jpg] Catapleite from Narsarsuk, Kitaa Prov., Greenland [db_pics/pics/t141c.jpg]

Translucent Catapleite crystals to 1cm wide on matrix with golden hair-like crystals of Astrophyllite. Ex Jean Behier and Alain Martaud Collections with labels.


T142 - Siegenite with Chalcopyrite and Galena $ 480
Buick Mine, Iron Co., Missouri, USA
miniature - 4 x 2.2 x 2.0 cm


Siegenite with Chalcopyrite and Galena from Buick Mine, Iron Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/t142a.jpg] Siegenite with Chalcopyrite and Galena from Buick Mine, Iron Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/t142b.jpg] Siegenite with Chalcopyrite and Galena from Buick Mine, Iron Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/t142c.jpg] Siegenite with Chalcopyrite and Galena from Buick Mine, Iron Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/t142d.jpg]

Rare silvery crystals of Siegenite with Chalcopyrite and metallic gray Galena crystals. Siegenite is a rare cobalt nickel sulfide and not often seen for sale. Lots of octahedral Siegenite crystals on both the front and back. The combination of the 3 minerals on this one creates a visually impactful specimen. Ex. J. Passaneau collection.


T143 - Zektzerite $ 250 SOLD
Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.0 x 1.0 cm


Zektzerite from Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/t143a.jpg] Zektzerite from Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/t143b.jpg] Zektzerite from Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/t143c.jpg]

Sharp single crystal of Zektzerite, a rare lithium, zirconium silicate. Pinkish tan in color with gemmy areas and some attached matrix.


T144 - Zektzerite $ 220
Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA
thumbnail - 1.3 x 0.9 x 0.9 cm


Zektzerite from Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/t144a.jpg] Zektzerite from Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/t144b.jpg]

Sharp single crystal of Zektzerite, a rare lithium, zirconium silicate. Pinkish tan in color with gemmy areas.


T145 - Zektzerite $ 250
Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA
thumbnail - 1.4 x 0.8 x 0.8 cm


Zektzerite from Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/t145a.jpg] Zektzerite from Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/t145b.jpg]

Sharp single crystal of Zektzerite, a rare lithium, zirconium silicate. Pinkish tan in color with gemmy areas.


T146 - Zektzerite $ 350
Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.6 x 1.1 cm


Zektzerite from Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/t146a.jpg] Zektzerite from Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/t146b.jpg] Zektzerite from Washington Pass, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/t146c.jpg]

Sharp single crystal of Zektzerite, a rare lithium, zirconium silicate. Pinkish tan in color with gemmy areas and some attached matrix.



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