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A variety of Quartz specimens from around the world.


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J430 - Quartz variety Amethyst $ 120 (=~ ¥ 12718)
Guateng, Pretoria District, South Africa
small cabinet - 7.4 x 5.0 x 4.2 cm


Quartz variety Amethyst from Guateng, Pretoria District, South Africa [db_pics/pics/J430a.jpg] Quartz variety Amethyst from Guateng, Pretoria District, South Africa [db_pics/pics/J430b.jpg] Quartz variety Amethyst from Guateng, Pretoria District, South Africa [db_pics/pics/J430c.jpg]

Lustrous Amethyst Quartz crystals with two separate generations of growth. The first generation has large Amethyst crystals measuring about 1.0cm thick, with the later generation being overgrowths of smaller 1-2mm crystals on the larger crystals. Very clean with no obvious damage.


J431 - Japan Law Quartz with Sulfur inclusions $ 200 (=~ ¥ 21196)
Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru
small cabinet - 6.5 x 6.3 x 4.5 cm


Japan Law Quartz with Sulfur inclusions from Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J431a.jpg] Japan Law Quartz with Sulfur inclusions from Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J431b.jpg] Japan Law Quartz with Sulfur inclusions from Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J431c.jpg] Japan Law Quartz with Sulfur inclusions from Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J431d.jpg] Japan Law Quartz with Sulfur inclusions from Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J431e.jpg]

This specimen has a Japan Law Twin pair of Quartz crystals in addition to numerous other long, slender, individual clear Quartz crystals. There are inclusions in many of the crystals of at least two other species. Small blebs of yellow color Sulfur can be seen in the Japan Law Twin pair accompanied by another unidentified white mineral. No major damage to the main crystals.


J432 - Hematite and Amethyst phantom Quartz $ 200 (=~ ¥ 21196)
Orange River, South Africa
small cabinet - 6.5 x 3.3 x 2.6 cm


Hematite and Amethyst phantom Quartz from Orange River, South Africa [db_pics/pics/J432b.jpg] Hematite and Amethyst phantom Quartz from Orange River, South Africa [db_pics/pics/J432c.jpg] Hematite and Amethyst phantom Quartz from Orange River, South Africa [db_pics/pics/j432a.jpg]

This specimen is a complex combination of multi-stage growth of Quartz that shows two distinct periods of development. The early stage growth is an Amethyst Quartz crystal with Hematite either in or on its faces. The late stage growth is a nearly complete coverage of clear Quartz, terminated on both ends. This pattern of development gives the specimen the appearance of having internal Hematite and Amethyst Quartz phantoms when viewed from the top or sides. A very aesthetic and interesting specimen. Old label shows a price of $250.


J433 - Anhydrite on Amethyst Quartz $ 180 (=~ ¥ 19076) SOLD
Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
small cabinet - 9.0 x 7.5 x 3.5 cm


Anhydrite on Amethyst Quartz from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J433a.jpg] Anhydrite on Amethyst Quartz from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J433b.jpg] Anhydrite on Amethyst Quartz from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J433c.jpg] Anhydrite on Amethyst Quartz from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J433d.jpg] Anhydrite on Amethyst Quartz from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J433f.jpg] Anhydrite on Amethyst Quartz from Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J433g.jpg]

A beautiful combination of Amethyst Quartz crystals on clear Quartz crystals with 3.5cm cluster of opaque white Anhydrite crystals on one side. The combination of two different colors of the species in this arrangement gives this specimen an attractive 9cm wide multi-dimensional look. Ex. Bob Trimingham Collection with his detailed label description.


J434 - Quartz with Rutile inclusions and Ilmenite $ 125 (=~ ¥ 13248)
Itiabara, Bahia, Brazil
small cabinet - 8.0 x 8.0 x 6.0 cm


Quartz with Rutile inclusions and Ilmenite from Itiabara, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J434a.jpg] Quartz with Rutile inclusions and Ilmenite from Itiabara, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J434b.jpg] Quartz with Rutile inclusions and Ilmenite from Itiabara, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J434c.jpg] Quartz with Rutile inclusions and Ilmenite from Itiabara, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J434d.jpg]

A large, classic, Brazilian Rutilated Quartz crystal showing golden Rutile needle-like crystals included throughout. One side has a natural hollow depression filled with silver-gray, flat Ilmenite crystals. The large Quartz crystal is in very good condition with only minor chipping in a few places. Ex. Chuck Trantham Collection, pre-1980.


J435 - Smoky Quartz with Rutile inclusions $ 120 (=~ ¥ 12718)
Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
small cabinet - 6.0 x 4.4 x 3.6 cm


Smoky Quartz with Rutile inclusions from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J435a.jpg] Smoky Quartz with Rutile inclusions from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J435b.jpg] Smoky Quartz with Rutile inclusions from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J435c.jpg]

A very glassy Smoky Quartz crystal, terminated on both ends, that provides a perfect window of view showing golden acicular crystals of Rutile shooting through its interior. You have to look closely otherwise you might think the crystal has damage on the ends, but it's actually complete. In addition, there are several white color rhombohedral crystals of an unidentified species included within the Quartz. Old label shows a price of $150.


J436 - Smoky Quartz with Rutile inclusions $ 70 (=~ ¥ 7419)
Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
miniature - 3.6 x 2.7 x 2.0 cm


Smoky Quartz with Rutile inclusions from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J436a.jpg] Smoky Quartz with Rutile inclusions from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J436b.jpg] Smoky Quartz with Rutile inclusions from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J436c.jpg]

A lustrous group of several Smoky Quartz crystals that shows golden acicular crystals of Rutile shooting through its interior. No damage to the main crystals which are complexly terminated all around. In addition, there are several white color rhombohedral crystals of an unidentified species included within the Quartz.


J437 - Smoky Quartz with Rutile inclusions $ 90 (=~ ¥ 9538)
Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
miniature - 4.5 x 1.7 x 1.7 cm


Smoky Quartz with Rutile inclusions from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J437a.jpg] Smoky Quartz with Rutile inclusions from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J437b.jpg] Smoky Quartz with Rutile inclusions from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J437c.jpg]

A single, double-terminated, glassy Smoky Quartz crystal that shows golden acicular crystals of Rutile shooting through its interior. No damage to the crystal which is complexly terminated all around. In addition, there are several white color rhombohedral crystals of an unidentified species included within the Quartz. Old label show a price of $120.


J438 - Quartz $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15897)
Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm


Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/J438b.jpg] Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/J438c.jpg] Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/J438d.jpg] Quartz from Orange River, Karas Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/j438a.jpg]


J439 - Smoky Quartz $ 80 (=~ ¥ 8478)
Dogtooth Peak, Fresno County, California
small cabinet - 6.2 x 4.2 x 2.8 cm


Smoky Quartz from Dogtooth Peak, Fresno County, California [db_pics/pics/J439a.jpg] Smoky Quartz from Dogtooth Peak, Fresno County, California [db_pics/pics/J439b.jpg] Smoky Quartz from Dogtooth Peak, Fresno County, California [db_pics/pics/J439d.jpg] Smoky Quartz from Dogtooth Peak, Fresno County, California [db_pics/pics/J439e.jpg]

A fine, sharply terminated, complete Smoky Quartz crystal from this classic California locality. Only a small amount of micro-chipping here and there, otherwise a good sized, near-perfect example. Note that there is a small stepped growth near the termination as seen in photos - this is natural growth and not damage.


J440 - Quartz Scepter with sulfide inclusion $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15897)
China
small cabinet - 6.7 x 3.0 x 2.5 cm


Quartz Scepter with sulfide inclusion from China [db_pics/pics/J440a.jpg] Quartz Scepter with sulfide inclusion from China [db_pics/pics/J440b.jpg] Quartz Scepter with sulfide inclusion from China [db_pics/pics/J440c.jpg]

A water-clear Quartz scepter crystal with a perfect termination and an interesting black inclusion inside of a small bubble. Under magnification, the inclusion has the distinct appearance of a sulfide mineral, Chalcocite being a good possibility. All of the crystal faces are lustrous, razor sharp, and show no contact, chippng, etc.


J441 - Quartz with Tourmaline $ 280 (=~ ¥ 29674) SOLD
Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 5.6 x 4.9 x 2.5 cm


Quartz with Tourmaline from Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J441a.jpg] Quartz with Tourmaline from Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J441b.jpg] Quartz with Tourmaline from Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J441c.jpg] Quartz with Tourmaline from Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/J441d.jpg]

Minas Gerais has produced countless beautiful specimens of Quartz with a wide variety of crystal habits and mineral associations. The specimen shown here is fine example. It consists of a fan-like cluster of smaller, clear Quartz crystals serving as a background matrix for a much larger, double-terminated, sceptered Quartz crystal set to one side. Look closely and you will find several samll, multi-colored Tourmaline crystals included in the large Quartz crystal as well as hidden in the smaller Quartz crystals. An absolutely gorgeous specimen with no apparant damage.


J442 - Quartz with Schorl inclusions $ 160 (=~ ¥ 16957)
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
miniature - 5.0 x 4.8 x 3.8 cm


Quartz with Schorl inclusions from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/J442a.jpg] Quartz with Schorl inclusions from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/J442b.jpg] Quartz with Schorl inclusions from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/J442c.jpg] Quartz with Schorl inclusions from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/J442d.jpg] Quartz with Schorl inclusions from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/J442e.jpg] Quartz with Schorl inclusions from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/J442f.jpg] Quartz with Schorl inclusions from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/J442g.jpg] Quartz with Schorl inclusions from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/J442h.jpg]

A cluster of clear, sharply terminated Quartz crystals is host to several dark color Schorl Tourmaline crystals included within the center. The Schorl crystals are visible from both the front and back of the Quartz cluster. It comes with a very detailed Bob Trimingham label that notes an excellent provenance from some well-known collectors. No damage to any of the main crystals and only a minor amount of micro-chipping.


J443 - Quartz cluster with Japan Law Twin $ 200 (=~ ¥ 21196)
Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona
small cabinet - 7.7 x 6.3 x 4.5 cm


Quartz cluster with Japan Law Twin from Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/J443a.jpg] Quartz cluster with Japan Law Twin from Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/J443b.jpg] Quartz cluster with Japan Law Twin from Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/J443c.jpg] Quartz cluster with Japan Law Twin from Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/J443d.jpg] Quartz cluster with Japan Law Twin from Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/J443e.jpg] Quartz cluster with Japan Law Twin from Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/J443f.jpg] Quartz cluster with Japan Law Twin from Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Patagonia District, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/J443g.jpg]

A superb group of flattened, translucent, and frosted Quartz crystals with the two largest forming a 7.8cm wide classic Japan Law Twin pair. No damage to any of the main crystals with the only visible contact being the point of attachment on the bottom. A beautiful classic Quartz presentation from the famous Washington Camp locality in Arizona. The specimen is accompanied by a wonderful accounting of it's provenance noted in the highly detailed label of Bob Trimingham.


J445 - Amethyst on Microcline Feldspar $ 140 (=~ ¥ 14837)
Erongo Region, Namibia
small cabinet - 6.2 x 3.4 x 2.7 cm


Amethyst on Microcline Feldspar from Erongo Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/J445a.jpg] Amethyst on Microcline Feldspar from Erongo Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/J445b.jpg] Amethyst on Microcline Feldspar from Erongo Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/J445c.jpg] Amethyst on Microcline Feldspar from Erongo Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/J445d.jpg]

A pair of dark purple Amethyst crystals stand upright on a sculptural matrix of white Microcline Feldspar crystals. No damage to this aesthetic species combination.



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