Mixed Minerals


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C141 - Heliodor $ 500 (=~ € 407) SOLD
Volodarsk-Volynskii, Ukraine
miniature - 3.3 x 2.3 x 1.3 cm


Heliodor from Volodarsk-Volynskii, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/c141a.jpg] Heliodor from Volodarsk-Volynskii, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/c141b.jpg] Heliodor from Volodarsk-Volynskii, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/c141c.jpg]

Exquisite gem Heliodor crystal with typical etching for the locality. Excellent luster and all gem internally. This crystal has good color and visual appeal, especially for this size range. Complete and undamaged.


C142 - Jamesonite in Calcite $ 400 (=~ € 325) SOLD
Herja Mine, Baia Mare, Maramures Co., Romania
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 4 cm


Jamesonite in Calcite from Herja Mine, Baia Mare, Maramures Co., Romania [db_pics/pics/c142a.jpg] Jamesonite in Calcite from Herja Mine, Baia Mare, Maramures Co., Romania [db_pics/pics/c142b.jpg] Jamesonite in Calcite from Herja Mine, Baia Mare, Maramures Co., Romania [db_pics/pics/c142c.jpg] Jamesonite in Calcite from Herja Mine, Baia Mare, Maramures Co., Romania [db_pics/pics/c142d.jpg]

Complete spherical cluster of Calcite crystals colored dark grey by inclusions of Jamesonite. This is an outstanding example, complete all around with no points of contact, and undamaged. Sprinkled with small Dolomite crystals in areas and some small Quartz crystals in association.


C143 - Fluorite on Celestite $ 400 (=~ € 325) SOLD
Clay Center, Ohio, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 7.5 x 6 cm


Fluorite on Celestite from Clay Center, Ohio, USA [db_pics/pics/c143a.jpg] Fluorite on Celestite from Clay Center, Ohio, USA [db_pics/pics/c143b.jpg] Fluorite on Celestite from Clay Center, Ohio, USA [db_pics/pics/c143c.jpg]

Sprays of pale blue Celestite with lustrous cubes of Fluorite. Largest Fluorite cube is 2.8cm on the diagonal and in great condition with only very minor edge chipping. Beautiful display piece that shows well. There are even some small Fluorite cubes on the matrix below the Celestite. .


C144 - Fluorite with Celestite $ 350 (=~ € 285)
Clay Center, Ohio, USA
cabinet - 10 x 7 x 6.5 cm


Fluorite with Celestite from Clay Center, Ohio, USA [db_pics/pics/c144a.jpg] Fluorite with Celestite from Clay Center, Ohio, USA [db_pics/pics/c144b.jpg] Fluorite with Celestite from Clay Center, Ohio, USA [db_pics/pics/c144c.jpg] Fluorite with Celestite from Clay Center, Ohio, USA [db_pics/pics/c144d.jpg]

Large cubes of Fluorite on matrix with associated Celestite crystals. Largest Fluorite cube is 4.9cm wide and pristine. Beautiful display piece that shows well. There are even some small Fluorite cubes on the matrix below the Celestite. .


C146 - Leifite on Serandite $ 650 (=~ € 528)
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 3.5 cm


Leifite on Serandite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/c146a.jpg] Leifite on Serandite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/c146b.jpg] Leifite on Serandite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/c146c.jpg]

Rare radial group of Leifite crystals on salmon pink Serandite crystals. With black Aegerine crystals.


C147 - Copper $ 300 (=~ € 244)
Champion Mine, Keewenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm


Copper from Champion Mine, Keewenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/c147a.jpg] Copper from Champion Mine, Keewenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/c147b.jpg] Copper from Champion Mine, Keewenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/c147c.jpg]

Well crystallized group of Copper crystals. Undamaged floater group good on all sides. With minor amounts of associated Calcite.


C148 - Andradite var. Demantoid $ 1200 (=~ € 976)
Val Malenco, Lombardy, Italy
cabinet - 12.5 x 7 x 1.8 cm


Andradite var. Demantoid from Val Malenco, Lombardy, Italy [db_pics/pics/c148a.jpg] Andradite var. Demantoid from Val Malenco, Lombardy, Italy [db_pics/pics/c148b.jpg] Andradite var. Demantoid from Val Malenco, Lombardy, Italy [db_pics/pics/c148c.jpg]

Thin matrix covered with bright green garnet crystals. The garnets are over 1cm in size and many are transparent. This is a great example out of an old collection with good coverage of crystals on a thin flat matrix. Most crystals are good though some damaged crystals keep the price much lower than it otherwise would be.


C149 - Realgar $ 450 (=~ € 366) SOLD
Green River Gorge, King Co., Washington, USA
small cabinet - 9 x 6 x 5 cm


Realgar from Green River Gorge, King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/c149a.jpg] Realgar from Green River Gorge, King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/c149b.jpg] Realgar from Green River Gorge, King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/c149c.jpg] Realgar from Green River Gorge, King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/c149d.jpg] Realgar from Green River Gorge, King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/c149e.jpg] Realgar from Green River Gorge, King Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/c149f.jpg]

Large Realgar crystal on matrix from the Bob Trimingham collection. Originally purchased in 1979 from Bart Cannon and comes with his old label that describes it as 'A fine bright-red 1 inch long thick prismatic crystal rising at a 45 degree angle from a jumble-surfaced gray sandstone matrix'. The label also indicates that one corner of the main crystal has been repaired, though it is not obvious to me where.


C150 - Analcime $ 900 (=~ € 732)
Seis Alp, South Tyrol, Italy
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 3.5 cm


Analcime from Seis Alp, South Tyrol, Italy [db_pics/pics/c150a.jpg] Analcime from Seis Alp, South Tyrol, Italy [db_pics/pics/c150b.jpg] Analcime from Seis Alp, South Tyrol, Italy [db_pics/pics/c150c.jpg]

Complete, textbook 3.8cm Analcime crystal set perfectly for display on a small amount of matrix. The Analcime is white with hints of pink coloration.


C151 - Inesite with Hubeite $ 350 (=~ € 285) SOLD
Daye Mine, Hubei Prov., China
miniature - 3.8 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


Inesite with Hubeite from Daye Mine, Hubei Prov., China [db_pics/pics/c151a.jpg] Inesite with Hubeite from Daye Mine, Hubei Prov., China [db_pics/pics/c151b.jpg] Inesite with Hubeite from Daye Mine, Hubei Prov., China [db_pics/pics/c151c.jpg]

Densly crystallized group of Inesite and brown Hubeite crystals (name for the province in which they were discovered) grown around white Apophyllite. The Inesite has particularly good red color for the locality. Clean and undamaged.


C152 - Axinite $ 900 (=~ € 732)
Bourg d’Oisans, Isere, France
cabinet - 10 x 6 x 6 cm


Axinite from Bourg d’Oisans, Isere, France [db_pics/pics/c152a.jpg] Axinite from Bourg d’Oisans, Isere, France [db_pics/pics/c152b.jpg] Axinite from Bourg d’Oisans, Isere, France [db_pics/pics/c152c.jpg] Axinite from Bourg d’Oisans, Isere, France [db_pics/pics/c152d.jpg]

Gemmy blades of purple Axinite associated with Albite crystals on matrix from the classic European locality once considered the source of the finest Axinites in the world (now surpassed by some specimens from the Urals and California) though still highly treasured. Some fo the crystals are pure purple and gemmy, some show green Chlorite, there is also chlorite coating parts fo the matrix. Crystals reach 2cm in size and are in great condition except for the far right edge where it appears the specimen broke away from the host rock.


C153 - Scheelite $ 1000 (=~ € 813)
Traversella Mine, Chiusella Valley, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
small cabinet - 7 x 4.5 x 4 cm


Scheelite from Traversella Mine, Chiusella Valley, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/pics/c153a.jpg] Scheelite from Traversella Mine, Chiusella Valley, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/pics/c153b.jpg] Scheelite from Traversella Mine, Chiusella Valley, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/pics/c153c.jpg]

Rare specimen of Italian Scheelite on matrix. An old specimen from a classic locality not commonly seen for sale. The crystal measures 2cm and is a good yellow with gemmy zones. There are at least 3 other small Scheelite present on the Pyrite rich matrix.


C154 - Rhodochrosite $ 350 (=~ € 285) SOLD
Uchuchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 5 cm


Rhodochrosite from Uchuchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/c154a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Uchuchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/c154b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Uchuchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/c154c.jpg]

Bright red Rhodochrosite crystals on matrix. Great color and many are very transparent. The crystals are typical truncated scalenohedrals. Most crystals are good though some damaged crystals keep the price much lower than it otherwise would be.


C155 - Emerald $ 600 (=~ € 488)
Habach Valley, Hohe Tauern Mts, Salzburg, Austria
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 2.5 cm


Emerald from Habach Valley, Hohe Tauern Mts, Salzburg, Austria [db_pics/pics/c155a.jpg] Emerald from Habach Valley, Hohe Tauern Mts, Salzburg, Austria [db_pics/pics/c155b.jpg] Emerald from Habach Valley, Hohe Tauern Mts, Salzburg, Austria [db_pics/pics/c155c.jpg]

Emerald crystals in schist from the centuries old locality located high up in the mountains and covered with snow most of the year. The crystals have good color and luster, though not transparent. The largest crystal on the right is 2cm and there are numerous exposed crystals on the left side.



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