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C440 - Azurite on Malachite $ 150 SOLD
Katanga, Congo (DRC)
miniature - 4.5 x 4.5 x 1 cm


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Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c440a.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c440b.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c440c.jpg]

Blue Azurite crystals atop a thin plate of Malachite. Despite the tons of Malachite that pour out of Katanga every year, Azurite from the Congo remains rare. Good blocky crystals that contrast well against the Malachite.


C441 - Azurite on Malachite $ 425
Katanga, Congo (DRC)
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 2 cm


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Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c441a.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c441b.jpg]

Blue Azurite crystals atop a thin plate of Malachite. Despite the tons of Malachite that pour out of Katanga every year, Azurite from the Congo remains rare. Good blocky crystals to 1.5cm that contrast well against the Malachite.


C442 - Azurite on Malachite $ 150
Katanga, Congo (DRC)
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 2 cm


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Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c442a.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c442b.jpg]

Blue Azurite crystals atop Malachite. Despite the tons of Malachite that pour out of Katanga every year, Azurite from the Congo remains rare. Good blocky crystals that contrast well against the Malachite.


C443 - Azurite on Malachite $ 250
Katanga, Congo (DRC)
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 2 cm


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Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c443a.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c443b.jpg]

Blue Azurite crystals atop a thin plate of Malachite. Despite the tons of Malachite that pour out of Katanga every year, Azurite from the Congo remains rare. Good blocky crystals that contrast well against the Malachite.


C447 - Cobaltian Calcite $ 450
Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo
miniature - 4 x 3.3 x 2 cm


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Cobaltian Calcite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/c447a.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/c447b.jpg]

'Hot pink' crystals of Cobaltian Calcite on matrix. This is old stock from Gilbert Gauthier. Translucent to transparent crystals to 1cm. Undamaged, hard to find classic with top color.


C448 - Hausmanite with Calcite, Ettringite $ 200
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 4 cm


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Hausmanite with Calcite, Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c448a.jpg] Hausmanite with Calcite, Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c448b.jpg] Hausmanite with Calcite, Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c448c.jpg]

Brilliantly lustrous black Hausmanite crystals grown around a cluster of transparent Calcite crystals and yellow Ettringite.


C449 - Galena (spinel twin) $ 280
Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Russia
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 1.0 cm


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Galena (spinel twin) from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/c449a.jpg] Galena (spinel twin) from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/c449b.jpg] Galena (spinel twin) from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/c449c.jpg]

Flat tabular spinel-twinned Galena crystal. Undamaged with bright silvery luster. The front is nothing but brigth Galena, the backside is partially covered by small Quartz crystals and Calcite.


C450 - Vanadinite $ 80
Puzzler Mine, Yuma Co, Arizona, USA
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2 cm
ex.  Bruce Murphy


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Vanadinite from Puzzler Mine, Yuma Co, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c450a.jpg] Vanadinite from Puzzler Mine, Yuma Co, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c450b.jpg]

Specimen of curving, olive green Vanadinite crystals over a quartz matrix. Good crystals on all sides.


C451 - Parsonite with Curite, Kasolite, Torbernite $ 150 SOLD
Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC)
miniature - 3.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm
ex.  Bruce Murphy


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Parsonite with Curite, Kasolite, Torbernite from Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c451a.jpg] Parsonite with Curite, Kasolite, Torbernite from Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c451b.jpg] Parsonite with Curite, Kasolite, Torbernite from Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c451c.jpg]

Old specimen of multiple radioactive species out of the Bruce Murphy collection. Shipping this specimen may be impossible and would be best handed off at the Tucson show. Mounted in a foam filled box.


C452 - Masuyite with Becquerelite, Parsonite, Torbernite $ 300 SOLD
Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC)
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2 cm
ex.  Bruce Murphy


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Masuyite with Becquerelite, Parsonite, Torbernite from Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c452a.jpg] Masuyite with Becquerelite, Parsonite, Torbernite from Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c452b.jpg] Masuyite with Becquerelite, Parsonite, Torbernite from Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c452c.jpg]

Old specimen of multiple radioactive species out of the Bruce Murphy collection. Shipping this specimen may be impossible and would be best handed off at the Tucson show.

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