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J170 - Dolomite with Magnesite $ 800 SOLD
Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


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Dolomite with Magnesite from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J170a.jpg] Dolomite with Magnesite from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J170b.jpg] Dolomite with Magnesite from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J170c.jpg] Dolomite with Magnesite from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J170d.jpg]

Large honey-colored Dolomite crystal with an attached white rhomb of Magnesite. Beautiful well balanced specimen without damage. The Dolomite is color-zoned with a more lighter colored, transparent central zone. The Brumado Dolomites are not common but are some of the world's best, a great attractive specimen for a species that's not always too exciting.


J164 - Euchroite $ 250
Svatoduska, near Lubietova, Slovakia
miniature - 3.5 x 2.3 x 2 cm


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Euchroite from Svatoduska, near Lubietova, Slovakia [db_pics/pics/J164a.jpg] Euchroite from Svatoduska, near Lubietova, Slovakia [db_pics/pics/J164b.jpg] Euchroite from Svatoduska, near Lubietova, Slovakia [db_pics/pics/J164c.jpg]

Deep green Euchroite crystals to 2-3mm that contrast well against the dark brown matrix. Good crystals that are fairly well isolated.


J165 - Euchroite $ 350 SOLD
Svatoduska, near Lubietova, Slovakia
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.7 x 1.2 cm


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Euchroite from Svatoduska, near Lubietova, Slovakia [db_pics/pics/J165a.jpg] Euchroite from Svatoduska, near Lubietova, Slovakia [db_pics/pics/J165b.jpg] Euchroite from Svatoduska, near Lubietova, Slovakia [db_pics/pics/J165c.jpg]

Cluster of large, deep green Euchroite crystals. Good sized crystals such as these are uncommon.


J176 - Dravite $ 120 SOLD
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm


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Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J176a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J176b.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J176c.jpg]

Gem quality, undamaged single Dravite crystal with a perfect termination.


J177 - Woodhouseite $ 80 SOLD
Champion Mine, Mono Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 2.7 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm


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Woodhouseite from Champion Mine, Mono Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/J177a.jpg] Woodhouseite from Champion Mine, Mono Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/J177b.jpg] Woodhouseite from Champion Mine, Mono Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/J177c.jpg]

Specimen composed entirely of rare Woodhousite crystals. Undamaged with good crystals to 5mm all around.


J153 - Spinel $ 150 SOLD
Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.4 x 2.3 x 2.3 cm


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Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J153a.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J153b.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J153c.jpg]

Complete octahedral pink Spinel crystal with little to no damage. This one has lots of internal transparency and really glows with good lighting.


J156 - Spinel $ 150
Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 1.7 x 1.2 cm


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Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J156a.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J156b.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J156c.jpg]

Complete octahedral pink Spinel crystal with good color. Complete all around with some natural etching/edge wear.


J179 - Apatite $ 300 SOLD
Namalulu, Tanzania
miniature - 3.7 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm


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Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J179a.jpg] Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J179b.jpg] Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J179c.jpg]

Large, chunky single Apatite crystal with a good blue/green color. Complete all around and translucent with a 'wet' luster. Undamaged.


J180 - Apatite $ 200
Namalulu, Tanzania
miniature - 3.3 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm


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Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J180a.jpg] Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J180b.jpg] Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J180c.jpg]

Large, chunky single Apatite crystal with a good blue/green color. Complete all around and translucent with a 'wet' luster. Undamaged with some natural indentaions from other crystals.


J181 - Apatite $ 140
Namalulu, Tanzania
miniature - 3.2 x 3 x 2.1 cm


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Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J181a.jpg] Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J181b.jpg] Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J181c.jpg]

Large, chunky single Apatite crystal with a good blue/green color. Complete all around and translucent with a 'wet' luster. Slight chipping but relatively undamaged.


J194 - Apatite $ 80
Namalulu, Tanzania
miniature - 3.3 x 1.3 x 1.0 cm


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Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J194a.jpg] Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J194b.jpg] Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J194c.jpg]

Single Apatite crystal with a good blue/green color. Complete all around and translucent with a 'wet' luster. There is some attached matrix, including on the termination, but it is undamaged.


J199 - Apatite $ 70
Namalulu, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.4 x 1.0 x 0.7 cm


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Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J199a.jpg] Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J199b.jpg] Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J199c.jpg]

Single Apatite crystal with a good blue/green color. Complete all around and translucent with a 'wet' luster and areas of transparency. Undamaged crystal that really glows with backlighting.


J212 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 120 SOLD
Landanai, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm


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Chrome Tourmaline from Landanai, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J212a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landanai, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J212b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Landanai, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J212c.jpg]

Matrix Chrome Tourmaline specimen with a quality 1cm crystal of good color with areas of transparency. Chrome Tourmaline is a vanadium and chrome rich variety of Dravite.

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