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SM797 - Richterite $ 90 SOLD
Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden
small cabinet - 5.7 x 3.7 x 2.5 cm


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Richterite from Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden [db_pics/pics/SM797a.jpg] Richterite from Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden [db_pics/pics/SM797b.jpg] Richterite from Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden [db_pics/pics/SM797c.jpg] Richterite from Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden [db_pics/pics/SM797d.jpg]

Aggregates of yellow prismatic micro crystals of Richterite with minor Calcite in association. Langban is the type-locality for this rare species.


SM798 - Richterite $ 90 SOLD
Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden
small cabinet - 6.4 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm


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Richterite from Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden [db_pics/pics/SM798a.jpg] Richterite from Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden [db_pics/pics/SM798b.jpg] Richterite from Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden [db_pics/pics/SM798c.jpg]

Aggregates of yellow prismatic micro crystals of Richterite with minor Calcite in association. Langban is the type-locality for this rare species.


SM813 - Diaspore $ 260
Aydun, Mugula, Turkey
small cabinet - 6.0 x 6.0 x 3.0 cm


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Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/SM813a.jpg] Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/SM813b.jpg] Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/SM813c.jpg] Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/SM813d.jpg]

Large partial V-twin crystal of Diaspore. It is unterminated or etched terminated, as most of these are, and is translucent with transparent zones. This is rare material from old stocks in Turkey, no more is being found as the deposit has been exhausted. Large Diaspore crystals such as this are uncommon.


SM814 - Prehnite $ 500 SOLD
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6.0 x 4.0 x 3.0 cm


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Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM814a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM814b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM814c.jpg]

Thick cluster of curved blue Prehnite crystals in the rough shape of a 'rosette' on Tanzanite and black Graphite matrix. The color of the blue changes in natural sunlight versus indoor lighting, and gets more deeply colored in the thicker parts. Complete all around, and though there is one area not well crystallized (showing as a lighter colored area), it is undamaged


SM815 - Prehnite $ 200
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.7 x 3.2 x 2.0 cm


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Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM815a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM815b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM815c.jpg]

Outstanding, sharp cluster of blue Prehnite, crystallized in the form of a rosette. Rarely do you see blue Prehnites of this quality with such good crystal form. These are also color change, producing different shades of blue in indoor versus outdoor lighting.


SM816 - Prehnite $ 300
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.6 x 3.0 x 2.1 cm


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Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM816a.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM816b.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM816c.jpg] Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM816d.jpg]

Outstanding, sharp cluster of blue Prehnite, crystallized in the form of a rosette. Rarely do you see blue Prehnites of this quality with such good crystal form. These are also color change, producing different shades of blue in indoor versus outdoor lighting.


SM817 - Azurite $ 225
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.2 x 2.7 x 1.0 cm


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Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM817a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM817b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM817c.jpg]

Tabular, deep blue Azurite crystals with attached spheres of green Malachite from the area of the mine where the Volborthite was found. The Azurite has superb luster and areas of bright 'electric' blue color.


SM818 - Azurite $ 200
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2.0 x 1.0 cm


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Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM818a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM818b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SM818c.jpg]

Tabular, deep blue Azurite crystals with an attached sphere of green Malachite from recent finds at Milpillas, which have produced some spectacular Azurite crystals with vivid 'electric' blue color. This is a fine thumbnail sized specimen with no damage.


SM833 - Cobaltian Calcite with Calcite $ 180
Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco
small cabinet - 7.5 x 7.0 x 5.3 cm


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Cobaltian Calcite with Calcite from Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM833a.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite with Calcite from Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM833b.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite with Calcite from Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM833c.jpg]

An excellent small cabinet size example of translucent Pink Cobaltian Calcite crystals with white Calcite crystals on matrix. The crystals themselves are in excellent condition with slight contact on one side.

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