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K832 - Kulanite $ 280 (=~ AUS$ 363)
Stoneman Camp, Young Creek, Yukon, Canada
thumbnail - 2.9 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm


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Kulanite from Stoneman Camp, Young Creek, Yukon, Canada [db_pics/pics/K832a.jpg] Kulanite from Stoneman Camp, Young Creek, Yukon, Canada [db_pics/pics/K832b.jpg] Kulanite from Stoneman Camp, Young Creek, Yukon, Canada [db_pics/pics/K832c.jpg]

Exceptional specimen of the rare phosphate mineral Kulanite. These are often found as specimens with small drusy crystals. This specimen has a large isolated crystal/compound crystal (?) 1cm wide along with other smaller, isolated crystals. Out of an old collection.


K829 - Selenite $ 500 (=~ AUS$ 648) SOLD
Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 3.5 x 2.1 x 1.1 cm


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Selenite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/K829a.jpg] Selenite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/K829b.jpg] Selenite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/K829c.jpg] Selenite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/K829d.jpg]

Textbook single Selenite crystal so symetrical and perfect that it looks like a crystal model. Water clear stunning thumbnail.


K830 - Chalcocite $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 194)
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA
thumbnail - 2.3 x 2.1 x 1.6 cm


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Chalcocite from Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA [db_pics/pics/K830a.jpg] Chalcocite from Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA [db_pics/pics/K830b.jpg] Chalcocite from Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA [db_pics/pics/K830c.jpg]

Cluster of well formed Chalcocite crystals with a dark blue, irridescent color. Main crystal is 2.2cm in size.


K790 - Wulfenite $ 350 (=~ AUS$ 453)
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
cabinet - 12 x 8 x 4 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/K790a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/K790b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/K790c.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/K790d.jpg]

Specimen with large front display face coated by butterscotch colored Wulfenite crystals.


K834 - Ankerite $ 90 (=~ AUS$ 117)
Carson Hill Gold Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 6.7 x 3 x 2 cm


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Ankerite from Carson Hill Gold Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/K834a.jpg] Ankerite from Carson Hill Gold Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/K834b.jpg] Ankerite from Carson Hill Gold Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/K834c.jpg] Ankerite from Carson Hill Gold Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/K834d.jpg]

Fine quality specimen Ankerite, a mineral similar to Dolomite, with larger than average crystals. Undamaged specimen with large platy crystals to 2.2 cm. Has a slight green tint at the base due to Mariposite, the host rock upon which this was found. Mariposite is a dolomitic marble included by chromium rich mica found in the foothills of California and was often an indicator of nearby Gold.


K846 - Zircon $ 325 (=~ AUS$ 421)
Mozambique
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Zircon from Mozambique [db_pics/pics/K846a.jpg] Zircon from Mozambique [db_pics/pics/K846b.jpg] Zircon from Mozambique [db_pics/pics/K846c.jpg]

Large single Zircon crystal, complete all around and undamaged. These are fairly new and I've only seen a few of them so far. Weighs 78 grams.


K828 - Chrome Tourmaline with Quartz, Calcite $ 225 (=~ AUS$ 291)
Landani, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 1.7 x 1 cm


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Chrome Tourmaline with Quartz, Calcite from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K828a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline with Quartz, Calcite from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K828b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline with Quartz, Calcite from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K828c.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline with Quartz, Calcite from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K828d.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline with Quartz, Calcite from Landani, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K828e.jpg]

High quality, glassy 8mm Chrome Tourmaline (Dravite) on matrix. Small specimen, but a real jewel of a Tourmaline. Undamaged crystal that is transparent with great bright green color.


K838 - Brucite $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 389)
Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan
large cabinet - 16 x 11 x 4.5 cm


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Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/K838a.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/K838b.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/K838c.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/K838d.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/K838e.jpg]

Large matrix Brucite specimen from recents finds of what is the world's best Brucite. These are currently abundant, but mostly as smaller specimens without matrix. Undamaged specimen with large, translucent clusters of Brucite.


K837 - Pyrite on Tetrahedrite $ 175 (=~ AUS$ 227)
Casapalca Mine, Huarochiri Province, Lima, Peru
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Pyrite on Tetrahedrite from Casapalca Mine, Huarochiri Province, Lima, Peru [db_pics/pics/K837a.jpg] Pyrite on Tetrahedrite from Casapalca Mine, Huarochiri Province, Lima, Peru [db_pics/pics/K837b.jpg] Pyrite on Tetrahedrite from Casapalca Mine, Huarochiri Province, Lima, Peru [db_pics/pics/K837c.jpg] Pyrite on Tetrahedrite from Casapalca Mine, Huarochiri Province, Lima, Peru [db_pics/pics/K837d.jpg]

Cluster of Tetrahedrite crystals with coatings of Pyrite on select faces. Crystals reach 1.8cm on edge.


K821 - Spinel $ 300 (=~ AUS$ 389) SOLD
Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria
thumbnail - 0.9 x 0.9 x 0.9 cm


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Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K821a.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K821b.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K821c.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K821d.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K821e.jpg]

Translucent blue spinel crystal, the largest and most perfect of the lot. Slight edge/tip damage, but overall very good. These were first discovered in 2001 and are found mostly of industrial quality. Though they don't get very large, the color is spectacular. It's on the large size range and has very good color. Studies have shown these to be very high in Zinc and could be labelled as Gahnite.


K822 - Spinel $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 259)
Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria
thumbnail - 0.8 x 0.8 x 0.3 cm


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Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K822a.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K822b.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K822c.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K822d.jpg]

Translucent blue spinel crystal, a larger sized Spinel-twinned crystal. Slight edge/tip damage, but overall very good. These were first discovered in 2001 and are found mostly of industrial quality. Though they don't get very large, the color is spectacular. It's on the large size range and has very good color. Studies have shown these to be very high in Zinc and could be labelled as Gahnite.


K823 - Spinel $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 259)
Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria
thumbnail - 0.7 x 0.7 x 0.5 cm


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Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K823a.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K823b.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K823c.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K823d.jpg]

Translucent blue spinel crystal, an uncommon medium sized perfect crystal. Undamaged and complete. These were first discovered in 2001 and are found mostly of industrial quality. Though they don't get very large, the color is spectacular. Studies have shown these to be very high in Zinc and could be labelled as Gahnite.


K824 - Spinel $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 194)
Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria
thumbnail - 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


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Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K824a.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K824b.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K824c.jpg]

Translucent blue spinel crystal, an uncommon medium sized perfect crystal. Undamaged and complete. These were first discovered in 2001 and are found mostly of industrial quality. Though they don't get very large, the color is spectacular. Studies have shown these to be very high in Zinc and could be labelled as Gahnite.


K825 - Spinel $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 194)
Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria
thumbnail - 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.3 cm


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Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K825a.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K825b.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K825c.jpg]

Lot of 3 Spinel-twinned crystals. Slight edge/tip damage, but overall very good. These were first discovered in 2001 and are found mostly of industrial quality. Though they don't get very large, the color is spectacular. Very good color and transparent (I have noticed that the spinel-twins have the best transparency). Studies have shown these to be very high in Zinc and could be labelled as Gahnite.


K826 - Spinel $ 100 (=~ AUS$ 130) SOLD
Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria
thumbnail - 0.3 x 0.3 x 0.3 cm


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Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K826a.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K826b.jpg] Spinel from Kagoro, Kaduna State, Nigeria [db_pics/pics/K826c.jpg]

Parcel of 10 small translucent blue spinel crystals, all selected for completeness and good form. These were first discovered in 2001 and are found mostly of industrial quality. Though they don't get very large, the color is spectacular. Studies have shown these to be very high in Zinc and could be labelled as Gahnite.

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