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SM243 - Fluorite and Calcite with Galena $ 280 (=~ AUS$ 363)
Chihuahua, Mexico
cabinet - 11.0 x 8.0 x 8.0 cm


Fluorite and Calcite with Galena from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM243a.jpg] Fluorite and Calcite with Galena from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM243b.jpg] Fluorite and Calcite with Galena from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM243c.jpg] Fluorite and Calcite with Galena from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM243d.jpg]

This specimen has water-clear fluorite crystals positioned on massive white calcite. A few grey-black galena crystals and some very minor micro pyrite crystals are also in association. The calcite surfaces are smooth showing some evidence of etching. Ex. Frazier's Minerals.


SM211 - Babingtonite, Prehnite, and Quartz $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 389)
Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
small cabinet - 6.4 x 3.5 x 2.8 cm


Babingtonite, Prehnite, and Quartz from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM211b.jpg] Babingtonite, Prehnite, and Quartz from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM211c.jpg] Babingtonite, Prehnite, and Quartz from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM211d.jpg] Babingtonite, Prehnite, and Quartz from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM211e.jpg] Babingtonite, Prehnite, and Quartz from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM211f.jpg] Babingtonite, Prehnite, and Quartz from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM211g.jpg]

A beautiful specimen hosting sharp black babingtonite crystals with light green prehnite on Quartz points. It's a 'floater' with no apparent point of attachment and no visible damage to any of the species. This example is in pristine condition and is as superb classic from this Chinese locality.


SM210 - Babingtonite $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 389)
Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
miniature - 4.9 x 3.5 x 2.0 cm


Babingtonite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM210a.jpg] Babingtonite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM210b.jpg] Babingtonite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM210c.jpg] Babingtonite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM210d.jpg] Babingtonite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM210e.jpg]

A beautiful cluster of sharp black babingtonite crystals, with numerous being double terminated. This specimen is a 'floater' with no apparent point of attachment and with no visible damage. A couple of small, light green prhenite crystal groups are present as well. A very aesthetic and superb classic from this Chinese locality.


C606 - Calcite with oriented Pyrite $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 389)
Freiberg, Germany
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 3 cm


Calcite with oriented Pyrite from Freiberg, Germany [db_pics/pics/c606a.jpg] Calcite with oriented Pyrite from Freiberg, Germany [db_pics/pics/c606b.jpg] Calcite with oriented Pyrite from Freiberg, Germany [db_pics/pics/c606c.jpg] Calcite with oriented Pyrite from Freiberg, Germany [db_pics/pics/c606d.jpg]

Stacked, flat Calcite crystals with 'Mercedes Benz' inclusions of Pyrite. Comes with an old German label.


C607 - Phosgenite with Cerussite, Anglesite $ 950 (=~ AUS$ 1231)
Touissit Mine, Ouijda, Morocco
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3 cm


Phosgenite with Cerussite, Anglesite from Touissit Mine, Ouijda, Morocco [db_pics/pics/c607a.jpg] Phosgenite with Cerussite, Anglesite from Touissit Mine, Ouijda, Morocco [db_pics/pics/c607b.jpg] Phosgenite with Cerussite, Anglesite from Touissit Mine, Ouijda, Morocco [db_pics/pics/c607c.jpg] Phosgenite with Cerussite, Anglesite from Touissit Mine, Ouijda, Morocco [db_pics/pics/c607d.jpg]

Light brown and transparent Phosgenite crystal on matrix. The termination is partially etched but with large flat surfaces and undamaged. To the right is a twinned Cerussite crystal and on the back left are terminated yellow crystals of Anglesite.


C608 - Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite $ 400 (=~ AUS$ 518) SOLD
Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey
miniature - 4.5 x 3.0 x 1.5 cm


Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c608a.jpg] Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c608b.jpg] Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c608c.jpg]

Bright translucent purple Kammererite crystals with a few small 'starburst' clusters.


C609 - Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 259) SOLD
Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey
miniature - 4 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm


Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c609a.jpg] Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c609b.jpg] Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c609c.jpg]

Bright translucent purple Kammererite crystals with Brucite. Crystals to 6mm.


C610 - Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite $ 450 (=~ AUS$ 583)
Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1 cm


Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c610a.jpg] Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c610b.jpg] Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c610c.jpg]

Bright translucent purple Kammererite crystals. Thumbnail sized with a dense concentration of high quality crystals.


C611 - Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite $ 550 (=~ AUS$ 712) SOLD
Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey
miniature - 4 x 2.3 x 1.5 cm


Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c611a.jpg] Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c611b.jpg] Chromium Clinochlore var. Kammererite from Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey [db_pics/pics/c611c.jpg]

Bright translucent purple Kammererite crystals on Chromite. Large, isolated crystals to 1cm in size. There a a couple crystals with cleavage faces, otherwise this would be a four figure specimen. Stunningly beautiful.


C612 - Diaboleite $ 500 (=~ AUS$ 648)
Mammoth St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 4.7 x 3.3 x 2.5 cm


Diaboleite from Mammoth St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c612a.jpg] Diaboleite from Mammoth St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c612b.jpg] Diaboleite from Mammoth St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c612c.jpg] Diaboleite from Mammoth St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c612d.jpg]

Colorful and rare specimen from Tiger featuring massive Diaboleite and Diaboleite crystals in small vugs and across the top. Main crystal 7mm wide and translucent. It is a bright 'Linarite" blue, with edge wear across the top edge.


C613 - Tourmaline var. Achroite $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 194) SOLD
Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm


Tourmaline var. Achroite from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/c613a.jpg] Tourmaline var. Achroite from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/c613b.jpg] Tourmaline var. Achroite from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/c613c.jpg]

Rare colorless Tourmaline crystal from the Himalaya with a steep pyramidal termination. No damage.


C614 - Cuprian Smithsonite $ 650 (=~ AUS$ 842)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


Cuprian Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c614a.jpg] Cuprian Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c614b.jpg] Cuprian Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c614c.jpg]

Green Cuprian Smithsonite rhombs lining a vug in matrix.


C615 - Spessartine with Quartz $ 350 (=~ AUS$ 453)
Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China
miniature - 3.8 x 3.7 x 2.5 cm


Spessartine with Quartz from Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China [db_pics/pics/c615a.jpg] Spessartine with Quartz from Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China [db_pics/pics/c615b.jpg] Spessartine with Quartz from Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China [db_pics/pics/c615c.jpg]

Gemmy red orange Spessartine crystals surround the base of a transparent smokey Quartz crystal.


C616 - Vivianite $ 400 (=~ AUS$ 518)
Blackbird Mine, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 2.5 x 1.2 cm


Vivianite from Blackbird Mine, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/c616a.jpg] Vivianite from Blackbird Mine, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/c616b.jpg] Vivianite from Blackbird Mine, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/c616c.jpg] Vivianite from Blackbird Mine, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/c616d.jpg]

Terminated translucent purple Vivianite crystals on matrix. Classic old USA specimen that is now hard to find.


C617 - Sphalerite $ 400 (=~ AUS$ 518)
Eagle Mine, Gilman Co., Colorado, USA
miniature - 5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


Sphalerite from Eagle Mine, Gilman Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/c617a.jpg] Sphalerite from Eagle Mine, Gilman Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/c617b.jpg] Sphalerite from Eagle Mine, Gilman Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/c617c.jpg]

Irridescent purple blue Sphalerite crystals on Quartz, the color reminiscent of Covellite. Beautiful specimen out of an old collection.



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