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J327 - Amethyst, Amethyst after Calcite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 31794) SOLD
San Vicente Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico
small cabinet - 8.5 x 6.5 x 3.0 cm


Amethyst, Amethyst after Calcite from San Vicente Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J327a.jpg] Amethyst, Amethyst after Calcite from San Vicente Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J327b.jpg] Amethyst, Amethyst after Calcite from San Vicente Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J327c.jpg] Amethyst, Amethyst after Calcite from San Vicente Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J327d.jpg]

Lighter colored Amethyst that has psuedomorphed Calcite crystals atop darker Amethyst crystals. A beautiful specimen with added interest of the psuedomorphs.


J313 - Quartz on Chrysocolla, Malachite $ 450 (=~ ¥ 47691) SOLD
Globe, Arizona, USA
cabinet - 9.5 x 7.5 x 3.5 cm


Quartz on Chrysocolla, Malachite from Globe, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/J313a.jpg] Quartz on Chrysocolla, Malachite from Globe, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/J313b.jpg] Quartz on Chrysocolla, Malachite from Globe, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/J313c.jpg]

Bubbly masses of blue Chalcedony (sometimes called 'gem silica') over a matrix of Chrysocolla and Malachite.


J314 - Cinnabar on Quartz $ 500 (=~ ¥ 52990) SOLD
Yanwuping Mine, Tongren, Guizhou, China
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 5 cm


Cinnabar on Quartz from Yanwuping Mine, Tongren, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/J314a.jpg] Cinnabar on Quartz from Yanwuping Mine, Tongren, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/J314b.jpg] Cinnabar on Quartz from Yanwuping Mine, Tongren, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/J314c.jpg] Cinnabar on Quartz from Yanwuping Mine, Tongren, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/j314d.jpg] Cinnabar on Quartz from Yanwuping Mine, Tongren, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/j314e.jpg]

Four perfect 'drill bit' twin Cinnabar crystals on sparkling Quartz crystals. Undamaged and uncommonly beautiful specimen.


J320 - Fluorite in Quartz $ 325 (=~ ¥ 34444)
Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
small cabinet - 6.5 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm


Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J320a.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J320b.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J320c.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J320d.jpg]

Double terminated clear Quartz crystal with inclusions of purple Fluorite crystals. These were found one time perhaps 10 years ago and have not been found since. I count 5 included Fluorite crystals. Undamaged.


J322 - Fluorite in Quartz $ 220 (=~ ¥ 23316)
Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
miniature - 4.7 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm


Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J322a.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J322b.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J322c.jpg]

Pair of attached, double-terminated clear Quartz crystals with inclusions of purple Fluorite crystals. These were found one time perhaps 10 years ago and have not been found since. There are 2 included Fluorite crystals. Undamaged.


J321 - Fluorite in Quartz $ 250 (=~ ¥ 26495)
Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
small cabinet - 6.0 x 1.6 x 1.4 cm


Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J321a.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J321b.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J321c.jpg]

Double terminated clear Quartz crystal with inclusions of purple Fluorite crystals. These were found one time perhaps 10 years ago and have not been found since. I count 5 included Fluorite crystals plus some neat negative crystals where the Fluorite dissolved away. A couple tiny edge chips but basically undamaged.


J319 - Fluorite in Quartz $ 350 (=~ ¥ 37093)
Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
small cabinet - 6.5 x 2 x 1.6 cm


Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J319a.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J319b.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J319c.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J319d.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J319e.jpg]

Double terminated clear Quartz crystal with inclusions of purple Fluorite crystals. These were found one time perhaps 10 years ago and have not been found since. I count at least 10 included Fluorite crystals. A couple tiny edge chips but basically undamaged.


J318 - Fluorite in Quartz $ 320 (=~ ¥ 33914)
Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
small cabinet - 7.9 x 2 x 1.7 cm


Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J318a.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J318b.jpg] Fluorite in Quartz from Miandrivazo, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/J318c.jpg]

Double terminated clear Quartz crystal with inclusions of purple Fluorite crystals. These were found one time perhaps 10 years ago and have not been found since. There are 2 included Fluorite crystals. A couple edge chips but in overall great condition.


J267 - Pyrhottite $ 260 (=~ ¥ 27555)
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 6 x 5.5 x 4 cm


Pyrhottite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J267a.jpg] Pyrhottite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J267b.jpg] Pyrhottite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J267c.jpg] Pyrhottite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J267d.jpg] Pyrhottite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J267e.jpg]

Large, chunky single Pyrhottite crystal from Mexico. This is from an old collection and these are now uncommon to find. Besides being a large crystal, it has an interesting purple sheen over much of the surface.


J312 - Spinel $ 750 (=~ ¥ 79485) SOLD
Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 2 cm


Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J312a.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J312b.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J312d.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J312e.jpg]

Red Spinel crystals with good color in Calcite. There are two crystals, largest is 2cm tall. Complete all around and undamaged. Good translucency.


J268 - Spinel with Pargasite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 37093)
Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2.4 x 1.8 cm


Spinel with Pargasite from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J268a.jpg] Spinel with Pargasite from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J268b.jpg] Spinel with Pargasite from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J268c.jpg]

Octahedral red Spinel crystal partially surrounded by green Pargasite. Great color and Spinel with Pargasite are less common from this locality.


J317 - Spinel $ 750 (=~ ¥ 79485) SOLD
Ruaha, near Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
miniature - 4.8 x 4 x 2.5 cm


Spinel from Ruaha, near Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J317a.jpg] Spinel from Ruaha, near Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J317b.jpg] Spinel from Ruaha, near Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J317g.jpg]

Superb floater cluster of octahedral purple Spinel crystals from a new find. Complete all around and undamaged. Good luster and translucency.


J316 - Tsavorite on Graphite $ 480 (=~ ¥ 50870) SOLD
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 2.7 x 2 cm


Tsavorite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J316a.jpg] Tsavorite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J316b.jpg] Tsavorite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J316c.jpg]

Crystallized Graphite matrix covered by gemmy green Grossular garnet crystal known as Tsavorite. Individual Tsavorite crystals to 8mm. Undamaged.


J315 - Apatite $ 500 (=~ ¥ 52990) SOLD
Namalulu, Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2.8 cm


Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J315a.jpg] Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J315b.jpg] Apatite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J315c.jpg]

Cluster of large blue to blue/green Apatite crystals. Individual crystals to 2.7cm with good transparency and great color. This is the best cluster of Apatites of this style I've seen so far.


J155 - Spinel $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15897) SOLD
Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2.0 x 1.5 cm


Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J155a.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J155b.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J155c.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/j155d.jpg] Spinel from Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/j155e.jpg]

Octahedral red Spinel crystal cluster with great color. Some contacting on backside but in overall good condition.



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