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T743 - Quartz $ 450
Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia
small cabinet - 6.7 x 2 x 1.3 cm


Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t743a.jpg] Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t743b.jpg]

Fantastic scepter with a solid red Hematite included Quartz that grew atop and along a milky Quartz crystal. Slight edge chatter, otherwise undamaged.


T744 - Quartz $ 150
Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia
small cabinet - 8 x 5.5 x 3.3 cm


Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t744a.jpg] Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t744b.jpg] Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t744c.jpg]

Red Hematite included Quartz with an outer zone of clear Quartz. This style is not common.


T745 - Quartz $ 160
Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia
miniature - 3.8 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm


Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t745a.jpg] Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t745b.jpg] Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t745c.jpg]

Cluster of orange Quartz, the coloration caused by Hematite. Tiny chip on the tips, otherwise undamaged.


T746 - Creedite $ 900
Akchatau Mine, Karangandy Prov., Kazakhstan
miniature - 4.8 x 3.8 x 3 cm


Creedite from Akchatau Mine, Karangandy Prov., Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/t746a.jpg] Creedite from Akchatau Mine, Karangandy Prov., Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/t746b.jpg] Creedite from Akchatau Mine, Karangandy Prov., Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/t746c.jpg] Creedite from Akchatau Mine, Karangandy Prov., Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/t746d.jpg] Creedite from Akchatau Mine, Karangandy Prov., Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/t746e.jpg]

Rare blue/purple Creedite crystals from my favorite locality for the species. There are a couple brokey crystals on the periphery, but it's generally in great condition. Ex. Fersman Minerlogical Museum with label.


T747 - Analcime, Pectolite, Datolite $ 400
Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, New Jersey, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm


Analcime, Pectolite, Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/t747a.jpg] Analcime, Pectolite, Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/t747b.jpg]

Cluster of 4 large, glassy Analcime crystals to 2.2cm wide with Pectolite on light green Datolite. Beautiful USA classic. Ex. Frank Imbriacco collection.


T748 - Azurite $ 2000
Touissit, Morocco
small cabinet - 5.3 x 4.5 x 4 cm


Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/t748a.jpg] Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/t748b.jpg] Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/t748c.jpg] Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/t748d.jpg]

Two large Azurite crystals on a Dolomite matrix. Largest crystal is 3cm. Both are well terminated. There are small reticulated Cerussites on the Dolomite. I bought this about 15 years ago in Tucson and have held it in my collection since then.


T749 - Tourmaline $ 1400
Jonas Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 4 x 1 x 0.9 cm


Tourmaline from Jonas Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t749a.jpg] Tourmaline from Jonas Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t749b.jpg] Tourmaline from Jonas Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t749c.jpg]

Terminated single crystal with the classic cranberry red color. No damage.


T750 - Emerald $ 750
La Pita Mine, Colombia
thumbnail - 2 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm


Emerald from La Pita Mine, Colombia [db_pics/pics/t750a.jpg] Emerald from La Pita Mine, Colombia [db_pics/pics/t750b.jpg]

Gemmy, undamaged single Emerald crystal. Flat, glassy termination. Weighs 8.5 carats.


T751 - Ajoite in Quartz $ 600
Messina Mine, South Africa
miniature - 3.8 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Ajoite in Quartz from Messina Mine, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t751a.jpg] Ajoite in Quartz from Messina Mine, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t751b.jpg] Ajoite in Quartz from Messina Mine, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t751c.jpg]

Single undamaged Quartz crystal with inclusions of Ajoite. It's a floater with stacks of attached Quartz shards on the base. Ex. Rob Smith.


T752 - Cuprite on Malachite $ 450
Ongonja Mine, Seeis, Namibia
miniature - 3.9 x 3 x 2.7 cm


Cuprite on Malachite from Ongonja Mine, Seeis, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t752a.jpg] Cuprite on Malachite from Ongonja Mine, Seeis, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t752b.jpg] Cuprite on Malachite from Ongonja Mine, Seeis, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t752c.jpg] Cuprite on Malachite from Ongonja Mine, Seeis, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t752d.jpg]

Highly aesthetic specimen of a large single crystal of Malachite with attached octahedra of Cuprite. The Malachite has spherical indentations on the front and backside with a broad, flat termination. The locality is believed to be Ongonja, but it is possible it could be Katanga. Undamaged.


T753 - Prehnite $ 400
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.1 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm


Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t753a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t753b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t753c.jpg]

Bright lemon yellow sphere of Prehnite. This was the best thumbnail from the original find of approximately 10 years ago. Transparent and gemmy, complete all around with the contact at the base. This was in the Jon Sigerman collection and is offered here at the same price Jon paid many years ago.


T754 - Carrollite on Calcite $ 350
Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
miniature - 4.5 x 2 x 2 cm


Carrollite on Calcite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo [db_pics/pics/t754a.jpg] Carrollite on Calcite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo [db_pics/pics/t754b.jpg]

Bright mirror lustrous Carrollite crystal, 1.4cm, on white Calcite. Displays beautifully.


T755 - Dravite $ 200
Yinnietharra Mine, Upper Gascoyne Shire, Western Australia, Australia
cabinet - 11 x 6 x 5.0 cm


Dravite from Yinnietharra Mine, Upper Gascoyne Shire, Western Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/t755a.jpg] Dravite from Yinnietharra Mine, Upper Gascoyne Shire, Western Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/t755b.jpg] Dravite from Yinnietharra Mine, Upper Gascoyne Shire, Western Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/t755c.jpg]

Large cluster of Dravite crystals. A floater crystallzied all around with no matrix. Some dings but overall in good shape. From an old collection.


T756 - Scheelite on Quartz $ 1500
Tae Hwa Mine, Neungam-ri, Angseong-myeon, Chungju, Chungcheongbukdo, South Korea
cabinet - 13.5 x 8 x 6.0 cm


Scheelite on Quartz from Tae Hwa Mine, Neungam-ri, Angseong-myeon, Chungju, Chungcheongbukdo, South Korea [db_pics/pics/t756a.jpg] Scheelite on Quartz from Tae Hwa Mine, Neungam-ri, Angseong-myeon, Chungju, Chungcheongbukdo, South Korea [db_pics/pics/t756b.jpg] Scheelite on Quartz from Tae Hwa Mine, Neungam-ri, Angseong-myeon, Chungju, Chungcheongbukdo, South Korea [db_pics/pics/t756c.jpg] Scheelite on Quartz from Tae Hwa Mine, Neungam-ri, Angseong-myeon, Chungju, Chungcheongbukdo, South Korea [db_pics/pics/t756d.jpg] Scheelite on Quartz from Tae Hwa Mine, Neungam-ri, Angseong-myeon, Chungju, Chungcheongbukdo, South Korea [db_pics/pics/t756e.jpg]

Large Scheelite crystal on Quartz from the Tae Hwa Mine. Before the Chinese Scheelites started coming out, this was the world's best locality for Scheeltie. The mine was active from 1902 to 1973 and these are now classics. The scheelite group is 6.5cm wide and is partially intergrown with Ferberite. There is a small ding on one corner, otherwise it's perfect. The Quartz is sawcut flat on the base and it stands up on it's own for display.


T757 - Malachite with plant? $ 400 SOLD
Kerrouchen, Midelt Province, Morocco
small cabinet - 8 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm


Malachite with plant? from Kerrouchen, Midelt Province, Morocco [db_pics/pics/t757a.jpg] Malachite with plant? from Kerrouchen, Midelt Province, Morocco [db_pics/pics/t757b.jpg] Malachite with plant? from Kerrouchen, Midelt Province, Morocco [db_pics/pics/t757c.jpg]

Satiny Malachite crystal cluster, 2.2cm, in matrix with minor Azurite. Interestingly, it appears that plant roots invaded the vug at some point and grew around the Malachite. I bought this many years ago in Tucson and have held it in my collection ever since.



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