Mixed Minerals


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C393 - Tourmaline with Albite $ 200 (=~ € 163) SOLD
Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan
miniature - 3.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Tourmaline with Albite from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c393a.jpg] Tourmaline with Albite from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c393b.jpg] Tourmaline with Albite from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c393c.jpg]

Dark green Tourmaline crystal with a bright pink termination and attached blades of Albite. Complete and undamaged.


C394 - Tourmaline with Albite $ 200 (=~ € 163)
Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan
miniature - 3.5 x 2.0 x 2.0 cm


Tourmaline with Albite from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c394a.jpg] Tourmaline with Albite from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c394b.jpg] Tourmaline with Albite from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c394c.jpg]

Dark green Tourmaline crystal with a bright pink termination and attached blades of Albite. Complete and undamaged.


C395 - Tourmaline with Albite $ 350 (=~ € 285)
Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan
miniature - 4.2 x 2.0 x 2.0 cm


Tourmaline with Albite from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c395a.jpg] Tourmaline with Albite from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c395b.jpg] Tourmaline with Albite from Stak Nala, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c395c.jpg]

Dark green Tourmaline crystal with a bright pink termination and attached blades of Albite. Complete and undamaged. There is a 1.7cm double-terminated Tourmaline grown right across the tip of the first crystal.


C396 - Anatase with Quartz $ 180 (=~ € 146)
Karan, Balochistan, Pakistan
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 3 cm


Anatase with Quartz from Karan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c396a.jpg] Anatase with Quartz from Karan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c396b.jpg] Anatase with Quartz from Karan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c396c.jpg] Anatase with Quartz from Karan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c396d.jpg]

Double-terminated 1cm Anatase crystal on Albite. There are transparent Quartz crystals rising straight up out of the Albite. Undamaged and clean.


C397 - Vezelyite on Hemimorphite $ 650 (=~ € 528)
Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4 cm


Vezelyite on Hemimorphite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c397a.jpg] Vezelyite on Hemimorphite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c397b.jpg] Vezelyite on Hemimorphite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c397c.jpg]

Sharp crystals of Veszelyite to 8mm on Hemimorphite lined vugs in matrix. There are some damaged crystals at the edges of individual vugs, but overall this is a very showy example from the find with larger sized crystals. And the color combo of the bright blue on the green Hemimorphite is outstanding. Veszelyite is a rare phosphate mineral only found in a few places worldwide as collectable mineral specimens. These specimens have only been found in the past few years and are one of the more interesting mineral surprises from China.


C398 - Vezelyite $ 400 (=~ € 325)
Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 4 cm


Vezelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c398a.jpg] Vezelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c398b.jpg] Vezelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c398c.jpg] Vezelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c398d.jpg]

Sharp crystals of Veszelyite to 2mm on Hemimorphite lined vugs in matrix. There are vugs of crystals all over this one, with the main vug open a full 4cm across the front and another 5cm running down the side. Very rich sample. Veszelyite is a rare phosphate mineral only found in a few places worldwide as collectable mineral specimens. These specimens have only been found in the past few years and are one of the more interesting mineral surprises from China.


C399 - Vezelyite $ 300 (=~ € 244)
Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3 cm


Vezelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c399a.jpg] Vezelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c399b.jpg] Vezelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c399c.jpg]

Sharp crystals of Veszelyite to 2mm lining open vug in matrix. Numerous small but very good undamaged crystals. Veszelyite is a rare phosphate mineral only found in a few places worldwide as collectable mineral specimens. These specimens have only been found in the past few years and are one of the more interesting mineral surprises from China. Sawcut on base.


C400 - Vezelyite $ 350 (=~ € 285)
Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5 x 2.5 cm


Vezelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c400a.jpg] Vezelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c400b.jpg] Vezelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c400c.jpg] Vezelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c400d.jpg]

Sharp crystals of Veszelyite to 3mm on Hemimorphite lined vugs in matrix. Lots and lots of Veszelyite crystals all over the ridges and vugs. Veszelyite is a rare phosphate mineral only found in a few places worldwide as collectable mineral specimens. These specimens have only been found in the past few years and are one of the more interesting mineral surprises from China.


C401 - Vezelyite $ 450 (=~ € 366)
Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3 x 2.2 cm


Vezelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c401a.jpg] Vezelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c401b.jpg] Vezelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/c401c.jpg]

Sharp crystals of Veszelyite to 9mm lining vugs in matrix. Veszelyite is a rare phosphate mineral only found in a few places worldwide as collectable mineral specimens. These specimens have only been found in the past few years and are one of the more interesting mineral surprises from China.


C402 - Andradite var. Melanite $ 220 (=~ € 179) SOLD
San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3 x 3 cm


Andradite var. Melanite from San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/c402a.jpg] Andradite var. Melanite from San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/c402b.jpg] Andradite var. Melanite from San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/c402c.jpg]

Sharp, isolated crystals of Melanite to 8mm in size. This was found at an outcrop a stone's throw away from the Benitoite Gem Mine. Having collected here, I can tell you that this is a great piece, far better than the usual drusy 1-2mm crystals. Large, undamaged,and lustrous crystals. A great addition to a San Benito collection.


C403 - Adamite with Calcite $ 200 (=~ € 163)
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
miniature - 4.2 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Adamite with Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c403a.jpg] Adamite with Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c403b.jpg] Adamite with Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c403c.jpg]

Unusual specimen of yellow Adamite on one side, and Calcite crystals to 1.5cm on the other side.


C404 - Neptunite $ 900 (=~ € 732)
Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA
cabinet - 11.5 x 7.5 x 3.5 cm


Neptunite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/c404a.jpg] Neptunite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/c404b.jpg] Neptunite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/c404c.jpg]

Large Neptunite specimen with highly lustrous, jet black crystals against a white Natrolite coated matrix. Largest crystal is a 2.7cm double-terminated crystal at the upper right.


C405 - Dioptase $ 200 (=~ € 163)
Altyn-Tyube, Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 3 cm


Dioptase from Altyn-Tyube, Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/c405a.jpg] Dioptase from Altyn-Tyube, Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan [db_pics/pics/c405b.jpg]

Highly bright and lustrous Diotase crystals over most of the matrix. The color and luster are top for the locality, and you get alot of Dioptase for your dollar as compared to Tsumeb specimens. Some bruising near edges but the majority are perfect and undamaged.


C406 - Smithsonite after Calcite $ 280 (=~ € 228)
San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
cabinet - 9.5 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm


Smithsonite after Calcite from San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c406a.jpg] Smithsonite after Calcite from San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c406b.jpg] Smithsonite after Calcite from San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c406c.jpg]

Scalenohedral Calcite crystals that have been psuedomorphed to golden colored Smithsonite. These were found a few years ago and are no longer being found.


C407 - Smokey Quartz $ 140 (=~ € 114)
St. Gotthard, Ticino, Switzerland
miniature - 5 x 2.8 x 2.5 cm


Smokey Quartz from St. Gotthard, Ticino, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/c407a.jpg] Smokey Quartz from St. Gotthard, Ticino, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/c407b.jpg]

High quality, transparent Quartz crystals on matrix. Good overall form and composition of the crystals. Ex. Ed Rosenzweig, Len Pisciotta collections.



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