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T465 - Chrysocolla psuedo. Malachite psuedo. Azurite with Wulfenite $ 900
Whim Creek, Western Australia, Australia
cabinet - 11.5 x 9 x 4.5 cm


Chrysocolla psuedo. Malachite psuedo. Azurite with Wulfenite from Whim Creek, Western Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/t465a.jpg] Chrysocolla psuedo. Malachite psuedo. Azurite with Wulfenite from Whim Creek, Western Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/t465b.jpg] Chrysocolla psuedo. Malachite psuedo. Azurite with Wulfenite from Whim Creek, Western Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/t465c.jpg]

Irridescent Goethite with crystals of the double psudomorph of Chrysocolla after Malachite after Azurite. Main crystal is well formed and 3.1cm. Matrix has an unidentified white mineral and small Wulfenite crystals. A tiny nick on the smallest crystal, otherwise undamaged.


T466 - Fluorite on Quartz $ 350
Huanggang Mine, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China
small cabinet - 8.5 x 7.5 x 4.5 cm


Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/t466a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/t466b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/t466c.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/t466d.jpg]

Tall single Quartz crystal covered by smaller secondary Quartz crytals partially coated by dark inky blue Fluorite crystals. Undamaged.


T467 - Creedite $ 350
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 4.5 x 3.0 x 3 cm


Creedite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t467a.jpg] Creedite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t467b.jpg] Creedite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t467c.jpg]

Cluster of purple Creedite crystals, with main crystal a gemmy 2cm in size. These purple clusters are old and hard to find, and far less common than the recently mined orange specimens from Mexico. There are a couple broken crystals in the cluster.


T468 - Pyromorphite $ 300
Beim Stollen Mine, Bavaria, Germany
miniature - 4.3 x 4 x 2.5 cm


Pyromorphite from Beim Stollen Mine, Bavaria, Germany [db_pics/pics/t468a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Beim Stollen Mine, Bavaria, Germany [db_pics/pics/t468b.jpg]

Lime green Pyromorphite crystals on a sandstone matrix from a classic and now closed locality.


T469 - Pyrite stalactite $ 280
Buick Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
small cabinet - 8.2 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Pyrite stalactite from Buick Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/t469a.jpg] Pyrite stalactite from Buick Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/t469b.jpg] Pyrite stalactite from Buick Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/t469c.jpg]

Single stalactite formation of Pyrite. The stalactite broke off after formation and was later partially coated by drusy Quartz. Pristine and undamaged.


T470 - Cuprite $ 900
Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo
small cabinet - 9 x 7.5 x 4 cm


Cuprite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/t470a.jpg] Cuprite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/t470b.jpg] Cuprite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/t470c.jpg]

Cluster of Cuprite crystals on matrix with Chrysocolla. Classic old time piece from Mashamba. Main crystal is 2.3cm wide.


T471 - Parisite $ 500
Mt. Malosa, Zomba, Malawi
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3 cm


Parisite from Mt. Malosa, Zomba, Malawi [db_pics/pics/t471a.jpg] Parisite from Mt. Malosa, Zomba, Malawi [db_pics/pics/t471b.jpg]

Exceptionally large 5.5cm Parisite crystal with attached Quartz crystals. Complete all around and undamaged. As big a Parisite as I've ever seen.


T472 - Afghanite $ 280
Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.5 x 2 cm


Afghanite from Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t472a.jpg] Afghanite from Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t472b.jpg] Afghanite from Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t472c.jpg]

Single Afghanite crystal with good edges and color on matrix with Pyrite.


T473 - Rhodochrosite $ 450
Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Department, Peru
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 3.1 cm


Rhodochrosite from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/t473a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/t473b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/t473c.jpg]

Translucent Rhodochrosite rhombs to 1.2cm on a mica matrix. This is an older piece and very uncommon to find on a mound of mica rather than the more typical Quartz crystals.


T474 - Titanite on Grossular $ 350 SOLD
Susa Valley, Piedmont, Italy
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm


Titanite on Grossular from Susa Valley, Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/pics/t474a.jpg] Titanite on Grossular from Susa Valley, Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/pics/t474b.jpg] Titanite on Grossular from Susa Valley, Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/pics/t474c.jpg]

Rare specimen of pink Titanite crystals on a matrix covered by Grossular crystals. Titanite crystals reach 1.8cm in size. Ex. Tiziano Bonisoli collection.


T475 - Eosphorite on Rose Quartz $ 400
Sapucaia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5 x 2.5 cm


Eosphorite on Rose Quartz from Sapucaia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t475a.jpg] Eosphorite on Rose Quartz from Sapucaia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t475b.jpg] Eosphorite on Rose Quartz from Sapucaia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t475c.jpg] Eosphorite on Rose Quartz from Sapucaia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t475d.jpg]

Crystallized Rose Quartz with Eosphorite crystals to 1.2cm sprinkled across the top. The Eosphorite occurs with small white crytals of an unidentified species. Ex. Fred Pough collection with label.


T476 - Gaylussite $ 350 SOLD
Lake Amboseli, Rift Valley Province, Kenya
thumbnail - 2.7 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm


Gaylussite from Lake Amboseli, Rift Valley Province, Kenya [db_pics/pics/t476a.jpg] Gaylussite from Lake Amboseli, Rift Valley Province, Kenya [db_pics/pics/t476b.jpg] Gaylussite from Lake Amboseli, Rift Valley Province, Kenya [db_pics/pics/t476c.jpg]

Rare Gaylussite crystal, transparent with a matte luster. Double terminated and essentially a floater complete all around. Looks like a faceted gem. Gaylussite is an uncommon carbonate mineral with the best occurring at this locality. Fine quality crystal.


T477 - Apatite on Quartz $ 380
Panasquiera, Portugal
miniature - 3.5 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm


Apatite on Quartz from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/t477a.jpg] Apatite on Quartz from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/t477b.jpg] Apatite on Quartz from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/t477c.jpg] Apatite on Quartz from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/t477d.jpg]

Quartz crystal with attached Apatite crystals. Main Apatite is 1.9cm and transparent, sticky straight out off the side of the Quartz.


T478 - Elbaite over Liddicoatite $ 480
Luc Yen District, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam
miniature - 4.7 x 4 x 3 cm


Elbaite over Liddicoatite from Luc Yen District, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam [db_pics/pics/t478a.jpg] Elbaite over Liddicoatite from Luc Yen District, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam [db_pics/pics/t478b.jpg] Elbaite over Liddicoatite from Luc Yen District, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam [db_pics/pics/t478c.jpg]

Green Elbaite over a red Liddicoatite core. This is the largest crystal from a small lot from this find I obtained several years ago, and I've not seen many, if any, since. Weighs 84 grams.


T479 - Siegenite $ 180
Buick Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
miniature - 4 x 2 x 2 cm


Siegenite from Buick Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/t479a.jpg] Siegenite from Buick Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/t479b.jpg] Siegenite from Buick Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/t479c.jpg]

Approximately 20 crystals of rare Siegenite on matrix. Siegenite is a rare cobalt, nickel sulfide. The Siegenite crystals are partially coated by a fine layer of Pyrite crystals.



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