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C363 - Hubnerite, Pyrite on Quartz $ 600 (=~ € 488) SOLD
Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado, USA
large cabinet - 16 x 13 x 5 cm


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 (=~ € 228)
Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan
miniature - 4.3 x 3 x 2.8 cm


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 (=~ € 366)
Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm


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 (=~ € 163) SOLD
Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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.


C367 - Apatite, Schorl, Muscovite $ 250 (=~ € 203)
Kunar Prov., Afghanistan
cabinet - 12 x 9.5 x 5 cm


Apatite, Schorl, Muscovite from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/c367a.jpg] Apatite, Schorl, Muscovite from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/c367b.jpg] Apatite, Schorl, Muscovite from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/c367c.jpg] Apatite, Schorl, Muscovite from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/c367d.jpg]

Light smokey Quartz crystals, black Schorl, and Muscovite blades with purple Apatite crystals. I count 8 Apatite crystals up to about 2.5cm in size. A neat example of pegmatite pocket wall. Some chipping on the Quartz, but in overall good condition.


C368 - Fluorite $ 950 (=~ € 772) SOLD
Minerva Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
cabinet - 11 x 8 x 6 cm


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 (=~ € 1016)
Mawi Pegmatite, Nuristan, Afghanistan
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 5 cm


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 (=~ € 244) SOLD
Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan
miniature - 4.2 x 3.8 x 2.3 cm


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.


C371 - Smithsonite $ 1800 (=~ € 1463)
Kelly Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico, USA
cabinet - 13 x 6.5 x 4 cm


Smithsonite from Kelly Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/c371a.jpg] Smithsonite from Kelly Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/c371b.jpg] Smithsonite from Kelly Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/c371c.jpg] Smithsonite from Kelly Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/c371d.jpg]

Thick layer of botryoidal blue/green Smithsonite. Large undamaged specimen out of an old collection.


C372 - Wavellite $ 250 (=~ € 203) SOLD
Montgomery Co., Arkansas, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm


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 (=~ € 163)
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA
cabinet - 11 x 9 x 5 cm


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 (=~ € 2846)
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 9 x 6.5 x 3 cm


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.


C375 - Calcite $ 500 (=~ € 407)
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA
large cabinet - 20 x 14 x 10 cm


Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/c375a.jpg] Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/c375b.jpg]

Large double-terminated Calcite crystal. Multiple tips on one end. This is an undamaged floater with no points of attachment. Great quality for such a beast of a crystal!


C376 - Kunzite $ 1500 (=~ € 1220)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
large cabinet - 18 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm


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.


C377 - Azurite $ 650 (=~ € 528)
Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
cabinet - 15 x 10 x 5 cm


Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c377a.jpg] Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c377b.jpg] Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c377c.jpg]

Vug in Limonite lined with deep royal blue Azurite crystals, with Azurite wrapping over the top and around the backside. This is out of an old collection built in the 1970s and on the market for the first time since then.



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