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SM504 - Azurite with Malachite $ 250
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 2.6 cm


Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM504a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM504b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM504c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM504d.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM504e.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM504f.jpg]

Neat specimen, and unusual, composed of Malachite after Azurite psuedomorphs, with shiny, lustrous Azurite grown upone the tips of the psuedomorphs. Complete all around and undamaged.


SM516 - Pyrite $ 600
Huanzala Mine, Peru
small cabinet - 9 x 6.5 x 5.5 cm


Pyrite from Huanzala Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/SM516a.jpg] Pyrite from Huanzala Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/SM516b.jpg] Pyrite from Huanzala Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/SM516c.jpg] Pyrite from Huanzala Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/SM516d.jpg]

Large 4.5cm Pyrite crystal atop smaller crystals. Specimen is composed solid, highly lustrous Pyrite. Bright and showy.


SM512 - Brucite $ 450
Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 3 cm


Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM512a.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM512b.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM512c.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM512d.jpg]

pinwheel formation of translucent yellow Brucite on matrix from recent finds in Pakistan. Undamaged and good from both sides. Reminiscent of a Mapimi Adamite.


SM513 - Wulfenite with Mimetite $ 750 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 2.5 cm


Wulfenite with Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM513a.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM513b.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM513c.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM513d.jpg]

Fine quality Wulfenite crystals to 1.7cm associated with Mimetite crystals to 9mm. The Wulfenite crystals are an orangey tan color with wet luster. The crystals are present on both sides of a thin matrix. I found one tiny chip on one Wulfenite, and one mimetite is damaged, otherwise perfect. Hihgly aesthetic specimen out of an old collection.


SM510 - Morganite $ 300 SOLD
Minas Gerais, Brazil
cabinet - 11.5 x 7 x 5 cm


Morganite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM510a.jpg] Morganite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM510b.jpg] Morganite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM510c.jpg] Morganite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM510d.jpg] Morganite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM510g.jpg]

Large pink Morganite crystal with large gem zones and glassy luster. Contacted on the bottom but front and side faces good but intergrown in areas with Muscovite and Feldspar. Big crystal!!


SM511 - Morganite $ 450
Minas Gerais, Brazil
cabinet - 13 x 9 x 8 cm


Morganite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM511a.jpg] Morganite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM511b.jpg] Morganite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM511c.jpg] Morganite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM511d.jpg] Morganite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM511e.jpg] Morganite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/SM511f.jpg]

Large pink Morganite crystal with large gem zones and glassy luster. Contacted on the bottom but front and most side faces good but intergrown in areas with Muscovite, Schorl, and Feldspar. Big crystal!!


SM528 - Prehnite $ 280
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM528a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM528b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM528c.jpg]

Cluster of translucent yellow Prehnite crystals. Such yellow Prehnites have come from Merelani sporadically over the years, but never before in the quality that has been found in the last year. This specimen has big chunky crystals, a good one for the find.


SM530 - Prehnite $ 280
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.2 cm


Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM530a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM530b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM530c.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM530d.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM530e.jpg]

Cluster of translucent yellow Prehnite crystals. Such yellow Prehnites have come from Merelani sporadically over the years, but never before in the quality that has been found in the last year. This specimen has big chunky crystals that stick out in various directions. Some chipping, but nearly a floater crystalled all around, a good one for the find.


SM505 - Platinum $ 100 SOLD
Pinto River, Chocó Department, Colombia
thumbnail - 0.7 x 0.5 x 0.3 cm


Platinum from Pinto River, Chocó Department, Colombia [db_pics/pics/SM505a.jpg] Platinum from Pinto River, Chocó Department, Colombia [db_pics/pics/SM505b.jpg]

River worn nugget of Platinum from the Pinto River, the type locality for Platinum. Weighs 0.9 grams. Platinum was first discovered here in the sixteenth century and its name derives from its silvery appearance and first source, being called 'platina del Pinto' or 'little silver of the Pinto River'.



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