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C363 - Hubnerite, Pyrite on Quartz $ 600 SOLD
Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA
large cabinet - 16 x 13 x 5 cm


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Hubnerite, Pyrite on Quartz from Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/c363a.jpg] Hubnerite, Pyrite on Quartz from Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/c363b.jpg] Hubnerite, Pyrite on Quartz from Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/c363c.jpg]

Flat plate of Quartz and Sphalerite crystals with Pyrite crystals to 3cm and long, transluscent red Hubnerite crystals to 5.5cm. This is an old specimen from the early workings at the mine out of a collection that was built in the 1970s. Hubnerite specimens are not common from the mine and are a sought after addition to a complete Sweet Home Mine collection.


C364 - Aquamarine with Spessartine $ 280 SOLD
Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan
miniature - 4.3 x 3 x 2.8 cm


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Aquamarine with Spessartine from Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c364a.jpg] Aquamarine with Spessartine from Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c364b.jpg] Aquamarine with Spessartine from Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c364c.jpg]

Gem 3.1cm Aqua crystal on Albite with attached Spessartine crystals. Undamaged.


C365 - Cinnabar $ 450
Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm


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Cinnabar from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/c365a.jpg] Cinnabar from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/c365b.jpg] Cinnabar from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/c365c.jpg] Cinnabar from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/c365d.jpg]

Deep red, translucent twinned Cinnabar crystals on matrix associated with Quartz crystals. Hard to find specimen from an uncommon old locality. Main crystal is 8mm and perfect.


C366 - Amethyst $ 200 SOLD
Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Amethyst from Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c366a.jpg] Amethyst from Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c366b.jpg] Amethyst from Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c366c.jpg]

Amethyst crystals on matrix. Older specimen from a collection with the deep purple color.


C368 - Fluorite $ 950 SOLD
Minerva Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
cabinet - 11 x 8 x 6 cm


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Fluorite from Minerva Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/c368a.jpg] Fluorite from Minerva Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/c368b.jpg] Fluorite from Minerva Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/c368c.jpg]

Cubic Fluorite crystals to 4.7cm on edge with small attached Pyrite crystals. The Fluorite is yellow with an outer layer of purple.


C369 - Kunzite on Quartz $ 1250
Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan, Afghanistan
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 5 cm


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Kunzite on Quartz from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/c369a.jpg] Kunzite on Quartz from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/c369b.jpg] Kunzite on Quartz from Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/c369c.jpg]

Three terminated Kunzite crystals rising out of a Quartz matrix. The Kunzite crystals are transparent with great color, especially given their size. The Kunzites extend up approximately 2.5 cm and the alrger are 1cm thick. Highly aesthetic and unusual matrix Kunzite.


C370 - Magnetite with Peridot $ 300 SOLD
Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan
miniature - 4.2 x 3.8 x 2.3 cm


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Magnetite with Peridot from Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c370a.jpg] Magnetite with Peridot from Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c370b.jpg] Magnetite with Peridot from Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c370c.jpg]

A large central Magnetite crystal surrounded by gemmy green Peridot crystals.


C372 - Wavellite $ 250 SOLD
Montgomery Co., Arkansas, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm


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Wavellite from Montgomery Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/c372a.jpg] Wavellite from Montgomery Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/c372b.jpg] Wavellite from Montgomery Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/c372c.jpg] Wavellite from Montgomery Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/c372d.jpg]

Hemispherical Wavellite cluster atop matrix. Unlike most Wavellite specimens which have flat radial groups of crystals that formed in thin seams, this specimen boasts a large 3cm crystal group that is nearly a complete hemisphere. A great example out of an old collection.


C373 - Barite on Fluorite $ 200 SOLD
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA
cabinet - 11 x 9 x 5 cm


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Barite on Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/c373a.jpg] Barite on Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/c373b.jpg] Barite on Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/c373c.jpg]

Cubic purple Fluorite crystal with attached white Barite.


C374 - Dioptase $ 3500
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 9 x 6.5 x 3 cm


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Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c374a.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c374b.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c374c.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c374d.jpg]

Bright and gemmy Dioptase crystals covering matrix. There are a couple damaged crystals present but the vast majority are perfect and the luster and transparency are great. This is out of an old collection built in the 1970s and on the market for the first time since then.


C376 - Kunzite $ 1500
Minas Gerais, Brazil
large cabinet - 18 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm


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Kunzite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c376a.jpg] Kunzite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c376b.jpg] Kunzite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c376c.jpg] Kunzite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c376d.jpg]

Two old, gem Kunzite crystals, one pink and one yellow. The yellow is 18cm and the pink is 15.5cm. Both are double terminated with etched terminations and roughly rectangular in cross-section. These are out of an old collection built in the 1970s and still retain their original price tag stickers of $250 each.

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