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SM440 - Duftite on Cerussite $ 150
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.2 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Duftite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM440a.jpg] Duftite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM440b.jpg] Duftite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM440c.jpg]

Transparent, reticulated Cerussite crystals partially coated by green Duftite.


SM442 - Galena on Sphalerite $ 250 SOLD
Commodore Mine, Creede, Colorado, USA
miniature - 4.7 x 2 x 2 cm


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Galena on Sphalerite from Commodore Mine, Creede, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/SM442a.jpg] Galena on Sphalerite from Commodore Mine, Creede, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/SM442c.jpg] Galena on Sphalerite from Commodore Mine, Creede, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/SM442d.jpg] Galena on Sphalerite from Commodore Mine, Creede, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/SM442e.jpg]

Stack of translucent golden Sphalerite crystals with a lustrous 2cm Galena cube affixed to the top. Undamaged floater specimen crystallized on all sides. The Sphalerite have good color, especially when backlit.


SM443 - Wulfenite $ 160 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.2 x 2.2 x 1.2 cm


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Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM443a.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM443b.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM443c.jpg]

A 1.5cm Wulfenite crystal on a Dolomite coated matrix. High quality undamaged specimen.


SM445 - Bixbyite on Fluorite $ 300 SOLD
Thomas Range, Utah, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 1.0 cm


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Bixbyite on Fluorite from Thomas Range, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/SM445a.jpg] Bixbyite on Fluorite from Thomas Range, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/SM445b.jpg] Bixbyite on Fluorite from Thomas Range, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/SM445c.jpg]

Three perfect, lustrous black cubes of Bixbyite on a thin matrix of purple Fluorite. Undamaged and very aesthetic.


SM446 - Spessartine on Galena $ 400 SOLD
MMM Mine, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia
miniature - 5.0 x 5 x 4 cm


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Spessartine on Galena from MMM Mine, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/SM446a.jpg] Spessartine on Galena from MMM Mine, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/SM446b.jpg] Spessartine on Galena from MMM Mine, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/SM446c.jpg] Spessartine on Galena from MMM Mine, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/SM446e.jpg]

Large Spessartine crystal intergrown with Galena crystals. A large sized garnet for the locality.


SM448 - Arsenopyrite 'spaceship' with Chalcopyrite and Cassiterite $ 300 SOLD
Panasquiera, Portugal
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3 x 3 cm


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Arsenopyrite 'spaceship' with Chalcopyrite and Cassiterite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/SM448a.jpg] Arsenopyrite 'spaceship' with Chalcopyrite and Cassiterite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/SM448b.jpg] Arsenopyrite 'spaceship' with Chalcopyrite and Cassiterite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/SM448c.jpg] Arsenopyrite 'spaceship' with Chalcopyrite and Cassiterite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/SM448d.jpg] Arsenopyrite 'spaceship' with Chalcopyrite and Cassiterite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/SM448e.jpg] Arsenopyrite 'spaceship' with Chalcopyrite and Cassiterite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/SM448f.jpg]

Undamaged floater specimen of Arsenopyrite, well crystallized all around. There are all sorts of stepped, metallic surfaces that flash colors of silver and gold, with areas that flare out causing the whole (to me) to resemble a spaceship. Right where the cockpit would be sits a perfect Chacopyrite crystal upon which sits a small black Cassiterite crystal. Fine and unusual specimen.


SM449 - Rhodochrosite with Fluorite $ 220
Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA
small cabinet - 5.9 x 4 x 3 cm


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Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/SM449a.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/SM449b.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/SM449c.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/SM449d.jpg]

Rhombic Rhodochrosite crystals to 1.5cm on a Quartz crystal covered matrix. In addition to the Rhodochrosite, there are a number of glassy, pale green Fluorite crystals to 1.5cm.


SM450 - Hemimorphite $ 150
Summit Mine, Broadwater Co., Montana, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 6.5 x 5 cm


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Hemimorphite from Summit Mine, Broadwater Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/SM450a.jpg] Hemimorphite from Summit Mine, Broadwater Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/SM450b.jpg] Hemimorphite from Summit Mine, Broadwater Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/SM450c.jpg]

Large open vug in matrix lined with Hemimorphite crystals to about 1cm in length. The Summit Mine produced what are likely the best USA Hemimorphites ever found. This is a fine example.


SM458 - Silver $ 150 SOLD
Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway (?)
thumbnail - 2 x 1 x 0.7 cm


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Silver from Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway (?) [db_pics/pics/SM458a.jpg] Silver from Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway (?) [db_pics/pics/SM458b.jpg] Silver from Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway (?) [db_pics/pics/SM458c.jpg]

Thick Silver wire with nice curves. This came out of an old collection of thubmnails with no label. I was told that 'there were some Kongsberg Silvers in the collection'.


SM459 - Veszelyite $ 450 SOLD
Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China
cabinet - 10.5 x 8.0 x 6 cm


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Veszelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM459a.jpg] Veszelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM459b.jpg] Veszelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM459c.jpg] Veszelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM459d.jpg] Veszelyite from Laochang Mine, Gejiu Co., Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/SM459e.jpg]

Sharp crystals of Veszelyite to 4mm on Hemimorphite lined vugs in matrix. There are vugs of crystals all over. 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.


SM468 - Quartz $ 150
Herkimer, New York, USA
miniature - 4.9 x 3.8 x 3 cm


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Quartz from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/SM468a.jpg] Quartz from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/SM468b.jpg] Quartz from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/SM468c.jpg] Quartz from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/SM468d.jpg] Quartz from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/SM468e.jpg] Quartz from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/SM468f.jpg] Quartz from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/SM468g.jpg]

Double terminated 'Herkimer Diamond' Quartz crystal. Complete all around and undamaged.


SM469 - Calcite with Ilvaite $ 150
Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Russia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 2.5 cm


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Calcite with Ilvaite from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/SM469a.jpg] Calcite with Ilvaite from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/SM469b.jpg] Calcite with Ilvaite from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/SM469c.jpg]

Interesting specimen showing 3 generations of Calcite. The top half of a scalenohedral Calcite sticks out of a wide rhombic Calcite crystal. Both were later covered by tiny black Ilvaite crystals, then all were overgrown by a final generation of transparent Calcite. You can see the tip of the scalenohedral Calcite covered by Ilvaite underneath the final transparent layer of Calcite.


SM471 - Sapphire $ 150 SOLD
Mogok, Myanmar
thumbnail - 1.3 x 0.4 x 0.4 cm


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Sapphire from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/SM471a.jpg] Sapphire from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/SM471b.jpg] Sapphire from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/SM471c.jpg]

Blue and colorless Sapphire crystal from teh famous gem gravels of Mogok. Double-terminated and undamaged with transparent zones.


SM472 - Pyrite $ 120 SOLD
Ashio Mine, Honshu Island, Japan
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


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Pyrite from Ashio Mine, Honshu Island, Japan [db_pics/pics/SM472a.jpg] Pyrite from Ashio Mine, Honshu Island, Japan [db_pics/pics/SM472b.jpg] Pyrite from Ashio Mine, Honshu Island, Japan [db_pics/pics/SM472c.jpg] Pyrite from Ashio Mine, Honshu Island, Japan [db_pics/pics/SM472d.jpg] Pyrite from Ashio Mine, Honshu Island, Japan [db_pics/pics/SM472e.jpg] Pyrite from Ashio Mine, Honshu Island, Japan [db_pics/pics/SM472f.jpg]

Cluster of undamaged Pyrite crystals with good surface striations. Ex. Akachan o Naki Okazai collection with label.


SM480 - Pyrite $ 320
Navajun, La Rioja, Spain
small cabinet - 5.4 x 5.4 x 5.3 cm


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Pyrite from Navajun, La Rioja, Spain [db_pics/pics/SM480a.jpg] Pyrite from Navajun, La Rioja, Spain [db_pics/pics/SM480b.jpg] Pyrite from Navajun, La Rioja, Spain [db_pics/pics/SM480c.jpg] Pyrite from Navajun, La Rioja, Spain [db_pics/pics/SM480e.jpg]

Large single Pyrite cube from this famous Pyrite locality. This is uncommonly big, and was significant enough to held in a collection for years. There is one defect where the old collection label is still affixed, otherwise perfect all around.
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