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T450 - Tourmaline $ 1000 (=~ £ 753)
Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm


Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t450a.jpg] Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t450b.jpg] Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t450c.jpg]

Single Tourmaline with excellent color!!! This is from a pocket found in 2016. If you are looking for well saturated color that stands up to strong light, then this one is for you. Bright red/pink body color, followed by a thin zone of yellow, then a green cap. Weighs 10.4 grams. One very small nick along the termination edge, otherwise undamaged.


T451 - Tourmaline $ 690 (=~ £ 520)
Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 3.4 x 1.2 x 0.9 cm


Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t451a.jpg] Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t451b.jpg] Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t451c.jpg]

Single Tourmaline with excellent color!!! This is from a pocket found in 2016. If you are looking for well saturated color that stands up to strong light, then this one is for you. Bright red/pink body color, followed by a thin zone of yellow, then a green cap. There is a terminated sidecar crystal attached, plus the bottom is etchy and terminated is parts. There is also slight chatoyancy in areas and overall a really great crystal. Undamaged. Weighs 6.6 grams.


T452 - Tourmaline $ 900 (=~ £ 678)
Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 4.1 x 1.0 x 0.9 cm


Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t452a.jpg] Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t452b.jpg] Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t452c.jpg]

Single Tourmaline with excellent color!!! This is from a pocket found in 2016. If you are looking for well saturated color that stands up to strong light, then this one is for you. Bright red/pink body color, followed by a thin zone of yellow, then a green cap. Complete and undamaged. Weighs 8.3 grams.


T453 - Tourmaline $ 500 (=~ £ 377)
Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 4.3 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm


Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t453a.jpg] Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t453b.jpg] Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t453c.jpg]

Single Tourmaline with excellent color!!! This is from a pocket found in 2016. If you are looking for well saturated color that stands up to strong light, then this one is for you. Bright red/pink body color, followed by a thin zone of yellow, then a green cap. Complete and undamaged with a shallow indentation on part of the backside where another crystal grew. Weighs 5.6 grams.


T454 - Tourmaline $ 780 (=~ £ 587)
Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 3.5 x 1.2 x 0.9 cm


Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t454a.jpg] Tourmaline from Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t454b.jpg]

Single Tourmaline with excellent color!!! This is from a pocket found in 2016. If you are looking for well saturated color that stands up to strong light, then this one is for you. Bright red/pink body color, followed by a thin zone of yellow, then a green cap. Complete and undamaged with a tiny Tourmaline growing in the edge of the termination. Weighs 7.8 grams.


T455 - Tourmaline $ 3000 (=~ £ 2259)
Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 6.3 x 2.1 x 2 cm


Tourmaline from Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t455a.jpg] Tourmaline from Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t455b.jpg] Tourmaline from Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t455c.jpg] Tourmaline from Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t455d.jpg]

Single Tourmaline with red and purple color. Complete all around and undamaged except for a couple very minor nicks. More purple body color with an intense raspberry red termination. Weighs 60.6 grams.


T456 - Apatite on Feldspar $ 150 (=~ £ 113)
Kunar Prov., Afghanistan
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


Apatite on Feldspar from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t456a.jpg] Apatite on Feldspar from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t456b.jpg] Apatite on Feldspar from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t456c.jpg]

Undamaged floater specimen of Feldspar crystal with an attached 1.5cm purple Apatite crystal with Lepidolite.


T457 - Quartz $ 450 (=~ £ 339)
Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg Region, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.6 x 2.4 x 1.5 cm


Quartz from Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t457a.jpg] Quartz from Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t457b.jpg] Quartz from Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t457c.jpg]

Top quality undamaged smokey and amethyst crystal. Great luster and undamaged. Perfect in every way as a crystal, but putting it over the top is a massive, 1.2cm blob of a moving bubble right in the mid to top center of the crystal.


T458 - Quartz with Hematite and Rutile $ 1200 (=~ £ 904) SOLD
Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
cabinet - 9.5 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm


Quartz with Hematite and Rutile from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t458a.jpg] Quartz with Hematite and Rutile from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t458b.jpg] Quartz with Hematite and Rutile from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t458c.jpg]

Smokey Quartz crystals with a well centered Hematite crystal with radiating Rutile crystals. Rutile is present outside the Quartz and spraying through various Quartz crystals.


T459 - Scholzite $ 350 (=~ £ 264)
Reaphook Mine, Bilnman District, South Australia, Australia
cabinet - 11.5 x 6 x 4.0 cm


Scholzite from Reaphook Mine, Bilnman District, South Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/t459a.jpg] Scholzite from Reaphook Mine, Bilnman District, South Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/t459b.jpg] Scholzite from Reaphook Mine, Bilnman District, South Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/t459c.jpg]

Old specimen of the rare phosphate mineral Scholzite. This is a large and especially good example with a large vug full of crystals. These are uncommon to find, and this is the best example I have ever seen.


T460 - Diaspore $ 400 (=~ £ 301)
Aydun, Mugula, Turkey
cabinet - 9.5 x 6 x 3 cm


Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/t460a.jpg] Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/t460b.jpg] Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/t460c.jpg]

Large partial V-twin crystal of Diaspore. It is unterminated or etched terminated, as most of these are, and is translucent with transparent zones.This is rare material from old stocks in Turkey, no more is being found as the deposit has been exhausted. Large Diaspore crystals such as this are uncommon.


T461 - Spessartine $ 180 (=~ £ 136) SOLD
Navegador Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 3.3 x 2.4 x 1.5 cm


Spessartine from Navegador Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t461a.jpg] Spessartine from Navegador Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t461b.jpg] Spessartine from Navegador Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t461c.jpg]

Gem Spessartine crystal with attached Quartz crystals. This crystal shows the typical geometric growth structures and is complete all arounda nd undamaged. Fine quality crystal.


T462 - Cinnabar $ 280 (=~ £ 211)
Fenghuang, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 4 cm


Cinnabar from Fenghuang, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/t462a.jpg] Cinnabar from Fenghuang, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/t462b.jpg] Cinnabar from Fenghuang, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/t462c.jpg]

Quartz crystals and Dolomite lined vug with a perfect 1.3 cm 'drill-bit' twinned Cinnabar crystal.


T463 - Apatite on Quartz $ 140 (=~ £ 105)
Panasquiera, Portugal
miniature - 4 x 2.8 x 1.5 cm


Apatite on Quartz from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/t463a.jpg] Apatite on Quartz from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/t463b.jpg]

Rehealed Quartz crystal shard with an attached 1.3cm Apatite crystal. The Apatite is color zoned with a central blue stripe.



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