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T900 - Cylindrite $ 125 SOLD
Santa Cruz Mine, Poopo, Oruro Dept., Bolivia
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2 cm


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Cylindrite from Santa Cruz Mine, Poopo, Oruro Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/t900a.jpg] Cylindrite from Santa Cruz Mine, Poopo, Oruro Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/t900b.jpg]

Exceptionally rich Cylindrite specimen composed almost entirely of spray formations of Cylindrite crystals. The only macro sized crystals of this cylindrical crystal habit in the mineral world.


T903 - Apatite, Muscovite, Schorl $ 250 SOLD
Kunar, Afghanistan
cabinet - 13 x 9 x 7 cm


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Apatite, Muscovite, Schorl from Kunar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t903a.jpg] Apatite, Muscovite, Schorl from Kunar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t903b.jpg] Apatite, Muscovite, Schorl from Kunar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/t903c.jpg]

A 1.7cm purple Apatite crystal associated with Quartz, Schorl, and large, translucent silvery green books of Muscovite.


T906 - Bastnasite $ 350
Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan
thumbnail - 3.0 x 2 x 1.2 cm


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Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/t906a.jpg] Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/t906b.jpg] Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/t906c.jpg] Bastnasite from Zagi Mountain, Peshawar, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/t906d.jpg]

Well formed, complete single translucent yellow/brown Basnasite crystal. There is a small notch on the bottom where it was attached to another crystal. Undamaged and good on both sides.


T909 - Arsenopyrite on Quartz $ 250 SOLD
Panasquiera, Portugal
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 3.5 cm


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Arsenopyrite on Quartz from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/t909a.jpg] Arsenopyrite on Quartz from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/t909b.jpg] Arsenopyrite on Quartz from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/t909c.jpg] Arsenopyrite on Quartz from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/t909d.jpg]

Highly aesthetic specimen of bright, silvery Arsenopyrite crystals on a single Quartz crystal. There is slight chipping on a couple Arsenopyrite crystals, but overall very clean and showy, and good from all angles. There is a smal amount of Siderite crystals too, and even an Arsenopyrite crystal included within the Quartz crystal. It's like a miniature modern art sculpture, a really beautiful piece.


T910 - Quartz $ 150 SOLD
Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia
miniature - 4.8 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


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Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t910a.jpg] Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t910b.jpg]

Quartz scepter with a rough, milky stalk and a transparent red scepter head.


T911 - Quartz $ 170 SOLD
Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia
miniature - 3.5 x 1.5 x 1.4 cm


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Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t911a.jpg] Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t911b.jpg]

Quartz crystal colored by Hematite. Transparent orange, complete all around.


T912 - Diamond $ 325
Zimbabwe
thumbnail - 0.7 x 0.7 x 0.1 cm


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Diamond from Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/t912a.jpg] Diamond from Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/t912b.jpg]

Polished slice of a Diamond crystal showing color zoning. For further information, read the article titled 'Optically-zoned (Star) Diamonds from Zimbabwe' in the March-April 2014 issue of Rocks and Minerals magazine.


T913 - Diamond $ 300
Zimbabwe
thumbnail - 0.7 x 0.7 x 0.1 cm


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Diamond from Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/t913a.jpg] Diamond from Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/t913b.jpg]

Polished slice of a Diamond crystal showing color zoning. For further information, read the article titled 'Optically-zoned (Star) Diamonds from Zimbabwe' in the March-April 2014 issue of Rocks and Minerals magazine.

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