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T254 - Rhodochrosite $ 1200
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t254a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t254b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t254c.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t254d.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t254e.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t254f.jpg]

Thick rhombs of red Rhodochrosite with attached Leifite (white) and aegerine (black). This is from an August 8, 2015 find that produced a small number of crystals tht are unusually thick for Mont St. Hilaire. We are more accustomed to seeing small wafer-like, twin Rhodo crystals from here, rather than these large, thick crystals. Main crystal is 4cm wide. Undamaged (stepped growth on some corners) with some etched areas, mostly on the backside. Floater specimen with no points of attachment.


T255 - Rhodochrosite $ 300
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t255a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t255b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t255c.jpg]

Cluster of thick rhombs of red Rhodochrosite. This is from a recent find and we are more accustomed to seeing small wafer-like, twin Rhodo crystals from here, rather than these large, thick crystals. Crystals reach 2.5cm wide. Undamaged with some etched areas, mostly on the backside.


T256 - Rhodochrosite $ 450
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 3.1 x 3 x 2 cm


Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t256a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t256b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t256c.jpg]

Thick rhombs of red Rhodochrosite with attached Leifite (white) and aegerine (black). This is from a recent find and we are more accustomed to seeing small wafer-like, twin Rhodo crystals from here, rather than these large, thick crystals. Main crystal is 3cm wide. Undamaged with some etched areas.


T257 - Rhodochrosite $ 250
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm


Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t257a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t257b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t257c.jpg]

Thick rhombs of red Rhodochrosite with attached Leifite (white) and aegerine (black). This is from a recent find and we are more accustomed to seeing small wafer-like, twin Rhodo crystals from here, rather than these large, thick crystals. Main crystal is 2.5cm wide. Undamaged with some etched areas.


T258 - Rhodochrosite $ 150
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 2.4 x 1.5 x 1.4 cm


Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t258a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t258b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t258c.jpg]

Single elongated rhomb of red Rhodochrosite. This is from a recent find and we are more accustomed to seeing small wafer-like, twin Rhodo crystals from here. Undamaged with some etched areas.


T259 - Rhodochrosite $ 240
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t259a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t259b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t259c.jpg]

Single rhomb of red Rhodochrosite with attached Leifite (white) and aegerine (black). This is from a recent find and we are more accustomed to seeing small wafer-like, twin Rhodo crystals from here. Undamaged with some etched areas.


T260 - Rhodochrosite $ 200 SOLD
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 2 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm


Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t260a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t260b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t260c.jpg]

Single rhomb of red Rhodochrosite. This is from a recent find and we are more accustomed to seeing small wafer-like, twin Rhodo crystals from here. Undamaged with some etched areas.


T261 - Rhodochrosite $ 150 SOLD
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2 x 1.2 cm


Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t261a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t261b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/t261c.jpg]

Cluster of red Rhodochrosite with attached Leifite (white) and aegerine (black). This is from a recent find and we are more accustomed to seeing small wafer-like, twin Rhodo crystals from here, rather than these large, thick crystals. Undamaged with some etched areas.


T263 - Dioptase on Shattuckite $ 200 SOLD
Kaokaveld, Kunene Region, Namibia
miniature - 3.7 x 1.3 x 1 cm


Dioptase on Shattuckite from Kaokaveld, Kunene Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t263a.jpg] Dioptase on Shattuckite from Kaokaveld, Kunene Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t263b.jpg]

Velvety blue Shattuckite covered by bright green Dioptase crystals. The Shattuckite layer is loose from the matrix but does not detach.


T265 - Malachite with Shattuckite $ 200
Kaokaveld, Kunene Region, Namibia
miniature - 3.5 x 2.5 x 1.0 cm


Malachite with Shattuckite from Kaokaveld, Kunene Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t265a.jpg] Malachite with Shattuckite from Kaokaveld, Kunene Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t265b.jpg]

Spherical groups of blue Shattuckite with bright green primary Malachite crystals. Great color! Front and back shown.


T266 - Quartz $ 200 SOLD
Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam
small cabinet - 9.2 x 2.5 x 2.0 cm


Quartz from Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/t266a.jpg] Quartz from Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/t266b.jpg] Quartz from Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/t266c.jpg]

New find of unusual, tapering Quartz crystal. The crystal has a red core, followed by a partial green zone, and finally a transparent outer layer. The red zone is filled with dense clusters of criss-crossing acicular crystals of an unidentified species. Partially etched on the backside.


T267 - Quartz $ 80 SOLD
Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam
small cabinet - 8 x 2.2 x 2.0 cm


Quartz from Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/t267a.jpg] Quartz from Que Phong, Nghe An Prov., Vietnam [db_pics/pics/t267b.jpg]

New find of unusual, tapering Quartz crystal. The crystal has a red core and a transparent outer layer. The red zone is filled with dense clusters of criss-crossing acicular crystals of an unidentified species. Partially etched on the backside.


T268 - Laguna Agate $ 450 SOLD
Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico
cabinet - 11.5 x 9 x 4.2 cm


Laguna Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t268a.jpg] Laguna Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t268b.jpg] Laguna Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t268c.jpg] Laguna Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t268d.jpg]

Complete agate nodule with good pink/purple color banding. This is a rare chance to get both sides of a relatively large Laguna agate nodule. The listed size is for the whole nodule, the polished faces measure 11.5 x 4.2 cm.



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