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K151 - Amethyst $ 650 (=~ £ 468)
Toll Mountain, Jefferson Co. Montana, USA
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 4 cm


Amethyst from Toll Mountain, Jefferson Co. Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/k151a.jpg] Amethyst from Toll Mountain, Jefferson Co. Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/k151b.jpg] Amethyst from Toll Mountain, Jefferson Co. Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/k151c.jpg] Amethyst from Toll Mountain, Jefferson Co. Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/k151d.jpg] Amethyst from Toll Mountain, Jefferson Co. Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/k151e.jpg] Amethyst from Toll Mountain, Jefferson Co. Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/k151f.jpg] Amethyst from Toll Mountain, Jefferson Co. Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/k151g.jpg]

This is a fantastic double-terminated Amethyst with smokey zones perched on a cluster of smaller Quartz crystals. The large DT crystal is 6cm and perfect without a single tiny nick. In fact the whole specimen is an undamaged floater crystallized all around. Comes with an on old Roberts Minerals label, which in my experience has always meant quality.


K135 - Chalcocite $ 350 (=~ £ 252) SOLD
Redruth, Cornwall, England
small cabinet - 8.5 x 4 x 1.5 cm


Chalcocite from Redruth, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/k135a.jpg] Chalcocite from Redruth, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/k135b.jpg] Chalcocite from Redruth, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/k135c.jpg] Chalcocite from Redruth, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/k135d.jpg]

Specimen of solid Chalcocite from the classic Cornwall locality. The Chalcocite grew in a narrow seam and where growth allowed, well formed striated crystals to 2cm formed.


K144 - Cubanite $ 500 (=~ £ 360)
Henderson No. 2 Mine, Chibougamu, Quebec, Canada
small cabinet - 8 x 3.5 x 2 cm


Cubanite from Henderson No. 2 Mine, Chibougamu, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/k144a.jpg] Cubanite from Henderson No. 2 Mine, Chibougamu, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/k144b.jpg] Cubanite from Henderson No. 2 Mine, Chibougamu, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/k144c.jpg] Cubanite from Henderson No. 2 Mine, Chibougamu, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/k144d.jpg] Cubanite from Henderson No. 2 Mine, Chibougamu, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/k144f.jpg]

Here is a rare opportunity to get a matrix Cubanite from the world's best locale for the species. Sulfide matrix covered with a druse of small Calcite crystals and scattered, brassy crystals of Cubanite. The crystals have mirror bright luster and some show twinning striations. Some crystals show damage or irregular growth. Ex. Joan Massague collection.


K179 - Stibnite $ 150 (=~ £ 108)
Sulfur Bank Mine, Lake Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 6.5 x 5 cm


Stibnite from Sulfur Bank Mine, Lake Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/k179a.jpg] Stibnite from Sulfur Bank Mine, Lake Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/k179b.jpg] Stibnite from Sulfur Bank Mine, Lake Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/k179c.jpg] Stibnite from Sulfur Bank Mine, Lake Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/k179d.jpg] Stibnite from Sulfur Bank Mine, Lake Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/k179e.jpg]

Andesite matrix loaded with silvery needles of Stibnite crystals. From an old mercury and sulfur mine located on the banks of Clear Lake.


K132 - Quartz over Dioptase $ 250 (=~ £ 180)
Mindouli District, Brazzaville, Congo
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 3 cm


Quartz over Dioptase from Mindouli District, Brazzaville, Congo [db_pics/pics/k132a.jpg] Quartz over Dioptase from Mindouli District, Brazzaville, Congo [db_pics/pics/k132b.jpg] Quartz over Dioptase from Mindouli District, Brazzaville, Congo [db_pics/pics/k132c.jpg] Quartz over Dioptase from Mindouli District, Brazzaville, Congo [db_pics/pics/k132d.jpg]

Specimen of chunky Dioptase crystals partially coated by Quartz crystals. The specimen is almost solid Dioptase with some Plancheite or Shattuckite. This is an old specimen from the 1980s or 1990s.


K131 - Quartz over Dioptase $ 350 (=~ £ 252)
Mindouli District, Brazzaville, Congo
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 4.5 cm


Quartz over Dioptase from Mindouli District, Brazzaville, Congo [db_pics/pics/k131a.jpg] Quartz over Dioptase from Mindouli District, Brazzaville, Congo [db_pics/pics/k131b.jpg] Quartz over Dioptase from Mindouli District, Brazzaville, Congo [db_pics/pics/k131c.jpg] Quartz over Dioptase from Mindouli District, Brazzaville, Congo [db_pics/pics/k131d.jpg] Quartz over Dioptase from Mindouli District, Brazzaville, Congo [db_pics/pics/k131e.jpg]

Specimen of chunky Dioptase crystals partially coated by Quartz crystals. The specimen is almost solid Dioptase with some Plancheite or Shattuckite. This is an old specimen from the 1980s or 1990s.


K152 - Copper $ 1200 (=~ £ 863)
Central Mine, Central, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA
cabinet - 14.5 x 6 x 4 cm


Copper from Central Mine, Central, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/k152a.jpg] Copper from Central Mine, Central, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/k152b.jpg] Copper from Central Mine, Central, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/k152c.jpg] Copper from Central Mine, Central, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/k152d.jpg] Copper from Central Mine, Central, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/k152e.jpg]

Well crystallized Copper specimen with both good crystals and alot of character, looking somewhat like a 'walking copper'. Good sharp crystals and good patina.


K149 - Azurite with Malachite $ 150 (=~ £ 108)
Dexing, Jiangxi Prov., China
small cabinet - 7 x 4 x 3.5 cm


Azurite with Malachite from Dexing, Jiangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/k149a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Dexing, Jiangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/k149b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Dexing, Jiangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/k149c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Dexing, Jiangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/k149d.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Dexing, Jiangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/k149e.jpg]

Azurite and Malachite 'geode' with good Azurite crystals on the outside and a beautiful Azurite crystal lined cavity in the middle. .


K171 - Turquoise $ 120 (=~ £ 86) SOLD
Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm


Turquoise from Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/k171a.jpg] Turquoise from Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/k171b.jpg] Turquoise from Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/k171c.jpg] Turquoise from Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/k171d.jpg]

Turquoise specimen from the Art Reno collection, polished on one end. Great blue color and appears very hard. Weighs 43.8 grams.


K137 - Copper $ 350 (=~ £ 252)
Laker Pocket, Eagle Harbor, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm


Copper from Laker Pocket, Eagle Harbor, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/k137a.jpg] Copper from Laker Pocket, Eagle Harbor, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/k137b.jpg] Copper from Laker Pocket, Eagle Harbor, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/k137d.jpg] Copper from Laker Pocket, Eagle Harbor, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/k137f.jpg] Copper from Laker Pocket, Eagle Harbor, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/k137g.jpg]

Well crystallized Copper specimen with branches that come together at the top in a mass of very sharp octahedrons of Copper crystals with individuals crystals 7mm wide. Found in 2008 by Bob Barron while metal detecting the lake floor of Lake Superior in about 15 feet of water off Eagle Harbor.


K133 - Clinoatacamite $ 225 (=~ £ 162)
Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 2 cm


Clinoatacamite from Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/k133a.jpg] Clinoatacamite from Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/k133b.jpg] Clinoatacamite from Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/k133c.jpg] Clinoatacamite from Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/k133d.jpg] Clinoatacamite from Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/k133e.jpg]

High quality specimen of Clinoatacamite with an isolated crystal group 1.1cm wide atop sparkling drusy Quartz crystals. Good crystals of this rare species. The Lily Mine is now closed.


K143 - Topaz $ 160 (=~ £ 115)
Klein Spitzkopje, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.9 x 1.7 x 1 cm


Topaz from Klein Spitzkopje, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/k143a.jpg] Topaz from Klein Spitzkopje, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/k143b.jpg] Topaz from Klein Spitzkopje, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/k143c.jpg] Topaz from Klein Spitzkopje, Karibib, Erongo Region, Namibia [db_pics/pics/k143d.jpg]

Water-clear single Topaz crystal from the famous Klein Spitzkopje locality. Complete all around and undamaged except for a little chipping on one edge. Clear enough to facet.


K136 - Clinoatacamite $ 425 (=~ £ 306)
Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 3.5 cm


Clinoatacamite from Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/k136a.jpg] Clinoatacamite from Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/k136b.jpg] Clinoatacamite from Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/k136c.jpg] Clinoatacamite from Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/k136d.jpg]

High quality specimen of Clinoatacamite with an isolated crystals atop sparkling drusy Quartz crystals. Good crystals of this rare species. The Lily Mine is now closed.


K121 - Rhodochrosite $ 120 (=~ £ 86)
unknown
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 1.8 cm


Rhodochrosite from unknown [db_pics/pics/k121a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from unknown [db_pics/pics/k121b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from unknown [db_pics/pics/k121c.jpg] Rhodochrosite from unknown [db_pics/pics/k121d.jpg]

Mounded specimen of pink Rhodochrosite crystals. Came as part of a collection I purchased but without locality information. Possibly Butte or Peru. colorful and undamaged crystals.



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