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C499 - Celestite $ 1200
Sakoany deposit, Boeny Region, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar
small cabinet - 8.5 x 6 x 6 cm


Celestite from Sakoany deposit, Boeny Region, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/c499a.jpg] Celestite from Sakoany deposit, Boeny Region, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/c499b.jpg] Celestite from Sakoany deposit, Boeny Region, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/c499c.jpg]

Dramatic, gemmy blue crystals of Celestite with glassy luster. These are common as geodes, but it's difficult to get good undamaged specimens from the geodes and they are therefore uncommon. There is a flat lying 5cm crystal and the main vertical crystal rises 3.5cm above the others. All the crystals are undamaged and like transparent glass. Highly showy and bright.


C500 - Azurite with Malachite (R) $ 5000
Christiana Mine, Lavrion District, Greece
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm


Azurite with Malachite (R) from Christiana Mine, Lavrion District, Greece [db_pics/pics/c500a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite (R) from Christiana Mine, Lavrion District, Greece [db_pics/pics/c500b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite (R) from Christiana Mine, Lavrion District, Greece [db_pics/pics/c500c.jpg]

Interconnected spherical clusters of Azurite with minor amounts of attached Malchite. This is a superb Greek Azurite specimen and was photographed in Lapis magazine. It is a floater specimen well crystallized all around and has one repair. Extraordinary color!


C501 - Andradite $ 450 SOLD
Plan de Gallos, Piedra Parada, Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 4 cm


Andradite from Plan de Gallos, Piedra Parada, Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c501a.jpg] Andradite from Plan de Gallos, Piedra Parada, Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c501b.jpg] Andradite from Plan de Gallos, Piedra Parada, Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c501c.jpg]

Yellow Andradite garnet crystals from recent finds in Veracruz. This specimen features a well centered, large central crystal of 2cm, which is good sized for the find. The top and front of the main crystal are perfect, with just a bit of damage on the backside that is hard to notice. There is another slightly larger crystal on the back of the specimen too.


C502 - Strontianite with Calcite $ 450
Rosiclare Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm


Strontianite with Calcite from Rosiclare Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/c502a.jpg] Strontianite with Calcite from Rosiclare Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/c502b.jpg] Strontianite with Calcite from Rosiclare Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/c502c.jpg] Strontianite with Calcite from Rosiclare Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/c502d.jpg]

Translucent, slightly pink acicular crystals of Strontianite. There are two main bundles of crystals with a couple more small clusters and some attached Calcite crystals at one end. Although there are some broken tips, it's in overall excellent condition and quite attractive.


C503 - Brazilianite with Muscovite $ 650
Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 7.5 x 7.0 x 6 cm


Brazilianite with Muscovite from Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c503a.jpg] Brazilianite with Muscovite from Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c503b.jpg] Brazilianite with Muscovite from Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c503c.jpg] Brazilianite with Muscovite from Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c503d.jpg]

Large cluster of numerous Brazilianite crystals intergrown with Muscovite. Good crystals all around, a floater with no points of attachment. Sits perfectly for display.


C504 - Fluorite on Quartz $ 350
Huanzala Mine, Peru
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.0 x 4 cm


Fluorite on Quartz from Huanzala Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/c504a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanzala Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/c504b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanzala Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/c504c.jpg]

Colorless, transparent 2.5cm Fluorite octahedron perched atop a cluster of Quartz crystals. The Fluorite has stepped growth indentations into the crystal faces. A subtle beauty.


C505 - Copper $ 375
Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 1.6 cm


Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/c505a.jpg] Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/c505b.jpg] Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/c505c.jpg]

Copper crystal cluster with a deep, rich patina. Good on both sides and undamaged.


C506 - Azurite $ 180
Mazapil, Conception del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico
miniature - 3.5 x 2.8 x 2.5 cm


Azurite from Mazapil, Conception del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c506a.jpg] Azurite from Mazapil, Conception del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c506b.jpg] Azurite from Mazapil, Conception del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c506c.jpg]

Clusters of elongated Azurite crystals on matrix. These are the transparent Azurite crystals Zacatecas is known for. Comes mounted on a Lucite base.


C507 - Quartz gwindel $ 400
Shalman Valley, Khyber Agency, Pakistan
thumbnail - 3 x 3 x 1.5 cm


Quartz gwindel from Shalman Valley, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c507a.jpg] Quartz gwindel from Shalman Valley, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c507b.jpg] Quartz gwindel from Shalman Valley, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c507c.jpg] Quartz gwindel from Shalman Valley, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c507d.jpg]

Transparent, undamaged Quartz gwindel, good on both sides.


C508 - Grossular $ 245 SOLD
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm


Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/c508a.jpg] Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/c508b.jpg] Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/c508c.jpg]

Cluster of gemmy crystals Grossular. Largest crystal is 1.4cm. Undamaged.


C509 - Platinum $ 120 SOLD
Pinto River, Chocó Department, Colombia
thumbnail - 0.9 x 0.5 x 0.3 cm


Platinum from Pinto River, Chocó Department, Colombia [db_pics/pics/c509a.jpg] Platinum from Pinto River, Chocó Department, Colombia [db_pics/pics/c509b.jpg]

River worn nugget of Platinum from the Pinto River, the type locality for Platinum. Weighs 0.8 grams.


C510 - Quartz over Wulfenite $ 500
M'fouati, Bouenza Department, Congo
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 4.5 cm


Quartz over Wulfenite from M'fouati, Bouenza Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/c510a.jpg] Quartz over Wulfenite from M'fouati, Bouenza Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/c510b.jpg] Quartz over Wulfenite from M'fouati, Bouenza Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/c510c.jpg] Quartz over Wulfenite from M'fouati, Bouenza Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/c510d.jpg]

Large orange Wulfenite crystals coated by a layer of drusy Quartz crystals. The Wulfenite crystals reach 2.5cm in size with some showing their orange color better than others.


C511 - Covellite with Pyrite $ 150 SOLD
Leonard Mine, Butter, Montana
small cabinet - 9 x 6.5 x 5 cm


Covellite with Pyrite from Leonard Mine, Butter, Montana [db_pics/pics/c511a.jpg] Covellite with Pyrite from Leonard Mine, Butter, Montana [db_pics/pics/c511b.jpg] Covellite with Pyrite from Leonard Mine, Butter, Montana [db_pics/pics/c511c.jpg]

Foliated masses of bright, irridescent Covellite intergrown with Pyrite.


C512 - Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond $ 350
Herkimer, New York, USA
small cabinet - 8.5 x 8 x 5.5 cm


Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/c512a.jpg] Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/c512b.jpg] Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/c512c.jpg]

Cluster of double-terminated Quartz crystals known as 'Herkimer Diamonds'. Bright and glassy crystals that are complete and undamaged all around.


C513 - Olmiite $ 400
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
miniature - 4 x 4 x 2.5 cm


Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c513a.jpg] Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c513b.jpg] Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c513c.jpg]

High quality, transluscent crystals of Olmiite on matrix. Crystals are peach colored, undamaged, and reach 1.8cm in size.



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