Mixed Minerals


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C349 - Mimetite $ 600 (=~ AUS$ 777) 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 (=~ AUS$ 453)
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 (=~ AUS$ 518) 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 (=~ AUS$ 648)
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 (=~ AUS$ 453)
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 (=~ AUS$ 324)
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 (=~ AUS$ 583) SOLD
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 (=~ AUS$ 453) 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 (=~ AUS$ 324)
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 (=~ AUS$ 389)
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.


C360 - Cavansite with Stilbite $ 280 (=~ AUS$ 363) 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 (=~ AUS$ 194)
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 (=~ AUS$ 194)
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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