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T794 - Quartz $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 200)
Namaqualand, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
miniature - 4 x 3.8 x 3 cm


Quartz from Namaqualand, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t794a.jpg] Quartz from Namaqualand, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t794b.jpg] Quartz from Namaqualand, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t794c.jpg] Quartz from Namaqualand, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t794d.jpg]

Cluster of smokey grey Quartz crystals. The prism faces of the large crystals are covered by smaller Quartz crystals and the termination faces are flat and smooth. There is also color zoning in the terminations with dark zones along the edges. Found in 2017.


T795 - Wulfenite $ 90 (=~ AUS$ 120) SOLD
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 8.5 x 6 x 3.5 cm


Wulfenite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t795a.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t795b.jpg]

Recent production of color zoned Wulfenite crystals on matrix. Some damaged crystals along edges but main, central crystals are all good.


T796 - Wulfenite $ 130 (=~ AUS$ 173) SOLD
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 2.5 cm


Wulfenite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t796a.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t796b.jpg]

Recent production of color zoned Wulfenite crystals on Limonite matrix. Undamaged.


T797 - Wulfenite $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 200) SOLD
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 7 x 4 x 3 cm


Wulfenite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t797a.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t797b.jpg]

Recent production of color zoned Wulfenite crystals on Limonite matrix. A couple broken crystals on very edges, but the rest are undamaged. Showy and good.


T798 - Gold $ 500 (=~ AUS$ 666)
Rosia Montana (Verespatak), Alba Co., Transylvania, Romania
miniature - 4.7 x 3 x 3 cm


Gold from Rosia Montana (Verespatak), Alba Co., Transylvania, Romania [db_pics/pics/t798a.jpg] Gold from Rosia Montana (Verespatak), Alba Co., Transylvania, Romania [db_pics/pics/t798b.jpg]

Gold crystals on Quartz. The main cluster of Gold is 1.6cm wide.


T799 - Azurite with Malachite $ 350 (=~ AUS$ 466) SOLD
Kerrouchen, Midelt Province, Morocco
miniature - 4.5 x 1.4 x 1 cm


Azurite with Malachite from Kerrouchen, Midelt Province, Morocco [db_pics/pics/t799a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Kerrouchen, Midelt Province, Morocco [db_pics/pics/t799b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Kerrouchen, Midelt Province, Morocco [db_pics/pics/t799c.jpg]

Double terminated Azurite crystal atop fibrous bundles of Malachite. One the better and more aesthetic specimens I've seen from this locality.


T800 - Topaz $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 266)
Tepetate, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
miniature - 4.1 x 2 x 1.3 cm


Topaz from Tepetate, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t800a.jpg] Topaz from Tepetate, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t800b.jpg] Topaz from Tepetate, San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t800c.jpg]

Large single Topaz crystal out of an old collection that could be considered a giant for this locality as most are smaller crystals commonly found on Rhyolite. Fully terminated but with irregular growth or etching in the red tip. The main body is brown and transparent.


T801 - Emerald $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 399) SOLD
Chivor Mine, Boyaca, Colombia
thumbnail - 1.4 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm


Emerald from Chivor Mine, Boyaca, Colombia [db_pics/pics/t801a.jpg] Emerald from Chivor Mine, Boyaca, Colombia [db_pics/pics/t801b.jpg]

Single GEM Emerald crystal. Transparent top to bottom with great luster and color. Undamaged.


T802 - Legrandite $ 450 (=~ AUS$ 599)
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
thumbnail - 2 x 1.2 x 1 cm


Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t802a.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t802b.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t802c.jpg]

Bright golden crystal cluster of Legrandite with good terminations across the top, and even the tiny tips at the bottom end are terminated. Great color.


T803 - Quartz on Dioptase $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 266) SOLD
Kaokaveld, Namibia
miniature - 5 x 4.2 x 1.5 cm


Quartz on Dioptase from Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t803a.jpg] Quartz on Dioptase from Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t803b.jpg] Quartz on Dioptase from Kaokaveld, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t803c.jpg]

Drusy, transparent Quartz crystals over Dioptase. The larger Dioptase crystals have Quartz along their side faces and their termination faces are uncovered and bright green. Damage only along the very edges where it broke away from the host rock.


T804 - Kutnohorite with Quartz $ 90 (=~ AUS$ 120) SOLD
N'Chwanning III Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 4.5 cm


Kutnohorite with Quartz from N'Chwanning III Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t804a.jpg] Kutnohorite with Quartz from N'Chwanning III Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t804b.jpg] Kutnohorite with Quartz from N'Chwanning III Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t804c.jpg]

Spray formation of pink Kutnohorite crystals and sparkly Quartz crystals in an open vug in Manganite.


T805 - Sturmanite with Hausmanite $ 140 (=~ AUS$ 186)
N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
small cabinet - 7.5 x 7.5 x 3 cm


Sturmanite with Hausmanite from N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t805a.jpg] Sturmanite with Hausmanite from N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t805b.jpg] Sturmanite with Hausmanite from N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t805c.jpg]

Gemmy yellow Sturmanite crystals on small Hausmanite crystals on a Manganite matrix.


T806 - Andradite $ 325 (=~ AUS$ 433) SOLD
N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
small cabinet - 8 x 3.8 x 3 cm


Andradite from N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t806a.jpg] Andradite from N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t806b.jpg]

Red, translucent Andradite crystals to 8mm in size on matrix. One of the best Kalahari Andradites I've ever seen.


T807 - Andradite $ 325 (=~ AUS$ 433) SOLD
N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4 x 4 cm


Andradite from N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t807a.jpg] Andradite from N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t807b.jpg] Andradite from N'Chwanning II Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/t807c.jpg]

Red, translucent Andradite crystals to 7mm in size on matrix. One of the best Kalahari Andradites I've ever seen.


T808 - Ruby $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 399) SOLD
Jegdalek, Kabul Prov., Afghanistan
miniature - 4 x 2 x 2 cm


Ruby from Jegdalek, Kabul Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t808a.jpg] Ruby from Jegdalek, Kabul Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t808b.jpg] Ruby from Jegdalek, Kabul Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t808c.jpg]

A 1.5cm translucent red Ruby in matrix. Undamaged crystal, ex. Jon Sigerman collection.



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