Mixed Minerals


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C348 - Emerald on Pyrite $ 280
Muzo Mine, Boyaca Dept., Columbia
cabinet - 12.5 x 7 x 2.5 cm


Emerald on Pyrite from Muzo Mine, Boyaca Dept., Columbia [db_pics/pics/c348a.jpg] Emerald on Pyrite from Muzo Mine, Boyaca Dept., Columbia [db_pics/pics/c348b.jpg] Emerald on Pyrite from Muzo Mine, Boyaca Dept., Columbia [db_pics/pics/c348c.jpg]

Old (approximately 40 year) specimen of deep green Emerald crystals on Pyrite. The Emeralds reach 4.5cm long. The crystals are not terminated, but have great color and the contrast against the Pyrite makes a showy specimen.


C349 - Mimetite $ 600 SOLD
Pingtouling Mine, Bapu, Guangdong Prov., China
small cabinet - 6.3 x 4 x 4 cm


Mimetite from Pingtouling Mine, Bapu, Guangdong Prov., China [db_pics/pics/c349a.jpg] Mimetite from Pingtouling Mine, Bapu, Guangdong Prov., China [db_pics/pics/c349b.jpg] Mimetite from Pingtouling Mine, Bapu, Guangdong Prov., China [db_pics/pics/c349c.jpg]

Fiery golden Mimetite crystals from a spectacular but limited find that is no longer producing. Good coverage of crystals and undamaged except for a couple crystals on the very lower edge. If you missed them when they first came out, here's your chance to get a good one.


C350 - Malachite and Azurite $ 350
Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.5 x 3 cm


Malachite and Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c350a.jpg] Malachite and Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c350b.jpg] Malachite and Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c350c.jpg]

Botryoidal crystals of Azurite with areas of bright, chatoyant Malachite. The color of the Azurite is superb, as is the combination of colors. The matrix is composed of nodules of a vitreous black mineral.


C351 - Tourmaline with Lepidolite $ 400 SOLD
Perderniera Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 6.5 x 3 x 2 cm


Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Perderniera Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c351a.jpg] Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Perderniera Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c351b.jpg] Tourmaline with Lepidolite from Perderniera Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c351c.jpg]

Single Tourmaline crystal rising up through Lepidolite crystals. The Tourmaline is transparent and a more purple color at the base grading to blue purple and finally green at the termination. Undamaged.


C352 - Skutterudite $ 500
Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
miniature - 3.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Skutterudite from Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/c352a.jpg] Skutterudite from Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/c352b.jpg] Skutterudite from Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/c352c.jpg]

Good sized single Skutterudite from Schneeberg. A German classic that is hard to find, especially as compared to more common Moroccan specimens. It is a large crystal for the locality which more commonly produced 1cm size range crystals.


C353 - Tanzanite $ 350
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 2.5 x 2 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c353a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c353b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c353c.jpg]

A 2cm purple/blue Tanzanite crystal on a Calcite covered matrix with numerous other small partial Tanzanite crystals. Comes with an old label showing a price of $1100.


C354 - Tanzanite $ 250
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c354a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c354b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c354c.jpg]

A 1.1cm purple/blue Tanzanite crystal on Graphite matrix. Small but transparent crystal with great color. There are also two small, gemmy Diopside crystals in the Graphite behind the Tanzanite.


C355 - Carrollite $ 450
Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC)
thumbnail - 3 x 2.8 x 2.5 cm


Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c355a.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c355b.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c355c.jpg] Carrollite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c355d.jpg]

Exquisite jewel of a Carrollite set perfectly in white Calcite. The octahedron is 1.5cm in size, highly lustrous, and undamaged.


C356 - Germanite $ 350 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.5 x 3 cm


Germanite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c356a.jpg] Germanite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c356b.jpg]

Rich specimen loaded with irridescent Germanite. Ex. Robert Philips, Carl Acosta, and Len Pisciotta collections with labels.


C357 - Apophyllite $ 250
Aurangabad, Maharashtra State, India
small cabinet - 6.7 x 6 x 3.5 cm


Apophyllite from Aurangabad, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/c357a.jpg] Apophyllite from Aurangabad, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/c357b.jpg]

Hemispherical cluster of 'disco ball' Apophyllite. Complete all around with a green core and clear outer tips.


C358 - Apophyllite $ 300
Aurangabad, Maharashtra State, India
small cabinet - 7.3 x 6.5 x 4 cm


Apophyllite from Aurangabad, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/c358a.jpg] Apophyllite from Aurangabad, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/c358b.jpg] Apophyllite from Aurangabad, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/c358c.jpg]

Hemispherical cluster of 'disco ball' Apophyllite. Complete all around with a green core and clear outer tips.


C359 - Kyanite $ 150
Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 4 cm


Kyanite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c359a.jpg] Kyanite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c359b.jpg] Kyanite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c359c.jpg]

Blue Kyanite crystals in Quartz. Main crystal is 5.5cm tall and terminated, which is unusual.


C360 - Cavansite with Stilbite $ 280 SOLD
Wagholi Quarry, Pune, Maharashtra State, India
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 5 cm


Cavansite with Stilbite from Wagholi Quarry, Pune, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/c360a.jpg] Cavansite with Stilbite from Wagholi Quarry, Pune, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/c360b.jpg] Cavansite with Stilbite from Wagholi Quarry, Pune, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/c360c.jpg]

2cm cluster of Cavansite associated with double-terminated white Stilbite crystals.


C361 - Calcite and Malachite covered by Quartz $ 150
Luambo Mine, Katanga, Congo
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 3 cm


Calcite and Malachite covered by Quartz from Luambo Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/c361a.jpg] Calcite and Malachite covered by Quartz from Luambo Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/c361b.jpg]

New find of pink Calcite with attached clusters of Malachite all covered by a layer of sparkling Quartz crystals.


C362 - Apatite $ 150
Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.2 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm


Apatite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c362a.jpg] Apatite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c362b.jpg] Apatite from Cerro de Mercado, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c362c.jpg]

GEM single Apatite crystal. They are rarely this transparent and clean. Undamaged.



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