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M326 - Mottramite on/in Calcite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15897)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.2 x 3.7 x 3 cm


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Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326a.jpg] Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326b.jpg] Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326c.jpg] Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326d.jpg]

Cluster of rhombic and lenticular Calcite crystals heavily included with green Mottramite that also protrudes out the Calcite. Good all around. One of my favorite types of Tsumeb specimens. Comes with an old Lesnicks label.


M328 - Olivenite $ 95 (=~ ¥ 10068)
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 2.5 cm


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Olivenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M328a.jpg] Olivenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M328b.jpg] Olivenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M328c.jpg]

Heavy metallic matrix filled with Olivenite crystal lined vugs. Small spheres of Malachite are present on the Olivenite crystals. Comes with an old Mathiasen Minerals label.


M337 - Wulfenite $ 350 (=~ ¥ 37093) SOLD
Oujda-Angad Prefecture, Oriental Region, Morocco
cabinet - 10 x 6 x 5 cm


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Wulfenite from Oujda-Angad Prefecture, Oriental Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/M337a.jpg] Wulfenite from Oujda-Angad Prefecture, Oriental Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/M337b.jpg] Wulfenite from Oujda-Angad Prefecture, Oriental Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/M337c.jpg] Wulfenite from Oujda-Angad Prefecture, Oriental Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/M337d.jpg] Wulfenite from Oujda-Angad Prefecture, Oriental Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/M337e.jpg] Wulfenite from Oujda-Angad Prefecture, Oriental Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/M337f.jpg] Wulfenite from Oujda-Angad Prefecture, Oriental Region, Morocco [db_pics/pics/M337g.jpg]

Vuggy white Dolomite matrix with areas of Dolomite crystals loaded with yellow Wulfenite crystals. The Wulfenite crystals reach 1cm in size, are translucent, and are slightly dipyramidal. Comes with an old Roberts Minerals label, who were well known for fine minerals. Please excuse the (now gone) pine needle.


M338 - Fluorite, Sphalerite, Galena $ 140 (=~ ¥ 14837)
Minerva Mine (Mahoning Mine), Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
small cabinet - 9 x 6.5 x 4 cm


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Fluorite, Sphalerite, Galena from Minerva Mine (Mahoning Mine), Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/M338a.jpg] Fluorite, Sphalerite, Galena from Minerva Mine (Mahoning Mine), Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/M338b.jpg] Fluorite, Sphalerite, Galena from Minerva Mine (Mahoning Mine), Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/M338c.jpg] Fluorite, Sphalerite, Galena from Minerva Mine (Mahoning Mine), Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/M338d.jpg]

Purple cubes of Fluorite with Galena and Sphalerite. Comes with an old Harry Sering label from back when the mine was known as the 'Mahoning Mine'. There are a couple of broken crystals but it's in overall good condition.


M339 - Wulfenite $ 220 (=~ ¥ 23316) SOLD
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 3.5 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M339a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M339b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M339c.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M339d.jpg]

Thick, orange wulfenite crystals to 1cm that contrast well against the white matrix.


M340 - Calcite with Galena $ 350 (=~ ¥ 37093)
Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 7 x 6 cm


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Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340a.jpg] Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340b.jpg] Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340c.jpg] Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340e.jpg]

Three yellow Calcite crystals with Galena crystals on matrix covered by small Dolomite crystals. This is an example of how exceptional aesthetics turn a common mineral into a fine mineral specimen. The top crystal is double-terminated and each of the two Calcite on the left side have Galena crystals at their bases. Complete all around and undamaged and good when viewed from any angle. A floater with no points of attachment. A good one!!


M341 - Brochantite and Cyanotrichite $ 250 (=~ ¥ 26495)
Grand View Mine, Horseshoe Mesa, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 4.5 x 2 cm


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Brochantite and Cyanotrichite from Grand View Mine, Horseshoe Mesa, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M341a.jpg] Brochantite and Cyanotrichite from Grand View Mine, Horseshoe Mesa, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M341b.jpg] Brochantite and Cyanotrichite from Grand View Mine, Horseshoe Mesa, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M341c.jpg] Brochantite and Cyanotrichite from Grand View Mine, Horseshoe Mesa, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M341d.jpg] Brochantite and Cyanotrichite from Grand View Mine, Horseshoe Mesa, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M341e.jpg] Brochantite and Cyanotrichite from Grand View Mine, Horseshoe Mesa, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M341f.jpg]

Colorful specimen of green Brochantite and blue Cyanotrichite. These specimens are very hard to come by now as the locality is located within Grand Canyon national park. This copper mine began operation in 1892, stopped operation around 1907, and became a part of the national park in 1940. The specimen is likely over 100 years old!


M342 - Quartz var. Citrine $ 280 (=~ ¥ 29674) SOLD
Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4 cm


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Quartz var. Citrine from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M342a.jpg] Quartz var. Citrine from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M342b.jpg] Quartz var. Citrine from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M342c.jpg] Quartz var. Citrine from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M342d.jpg]

Cluster of yellow Quartz variety Citrine. This is old material from Brazil and has the most true yellow color of any Quartz I've ever had. Most Citrine is a shade of orangey brown - there is no orange color in this one. Undamaged and pristine.


M331 - Chrysocolla after Hemimorphite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15897)
79 Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 6 x 2.5 cm


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Chrysocolla after Hemimorphite from 79 Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M331a.jpg] Chrysocolla after Hemimorphite from 79 Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M331b.jpg] Chrysocolla after Hemimorphite from 79 Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M331c.jpg]

Chrysocolla after Hemimorphite crystals all over a matrix comprised primarily of massive Chrysocolla. A colorful and somewhat common replacement at the 79 Mine. Older specimen dating back to about the 1970s.


M327 - Wulfenite $ 160 (=~ ¥ 16957)
79 Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 6.5 x 4 cm


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Wulfenite from 79 Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M327a.jpg] Wulfenite from 79 Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M327b.jpg] Wulfenite from 79 Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M327c.jpg]

Bright orange, transparent Wulfenite crystals over a druse of bubbly Mimetite. The Mimetite is yellow on the left side of the specimen and orange colored on the right side. A small amount of Chrysocolla lies beneath the Mimetite.


M345 - Fluorite on Sphalerite $ 275 (=~ ¥ 29144)
Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 3.3 x 3.2 x 2.1 cm


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Fluorite on Sphalerite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M345a.jpg] Fluorite on Sphalerite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M345b.jpg] Fluorite on Sphalerite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M345c.jpg]

Showy miniature sized specimen of transparent cubes of Fluorite atop Sphalerite with a small amount of white Calcite crystals accenting the lower left. The Fluorite cluster is 2cm in size. Very nice piece!


M347 - Dolomite, Pyrite on Fluorite $ 200 (=~ ¥ 21196)
Asturias, Spain
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm


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Dolomite, Pyrite on Fluorite from Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/M347a.jpg] Dolomite, Pyrite on Fluorite from Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/M347b.jpg] Dolomite, Pyrite on Fluorite from Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/M347c.jpg] Dolomite, Pyrite on Fluorite from Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/M347d.jpg] Dolomite, Pyrite on Fluorite from Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/M347e.jpg]

Translucent yellow cubes of Fluorite associated with white Dolomite crystals. Micro Pyrite crystals cover some of the Fluorite crystals and a good portion of the backside.


M333 - Galena on Calcite stalactite $ 90 (=~ ¥ 9538)
Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


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Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333a.jpg] Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333b.jpg] Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333c.jpg] Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333d.jpg] Galena on Calcite stalactite from Mid Continent Mine, Treece, Kansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M333e.jpg]

Stalactitic formation of yellow/orange Calcite sprinkled with Galena crystals. Both ends are broken showing the Calcite crystals structure.


M305 - Mimetite $ 125 (=~ ¥ 13248)
San Pedro Corrallitos, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 3.8 x 3.8 x 2 cm


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Mimetite from San Pedro Corrallitos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M305a.jpg] Mimetite from San Pedro Corrallitos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M305b.jpg] Mimetite from San Pedro Corrallitos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M305c.jpg]

Old Mexican Mimetite specimen with particularly bright yellow coloration.


M319 - Cerussite $ 160 (=~ ¥ 16957)
Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia
large cabinet - 4 x 3.5 x 22 cm


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Cerussite from Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/M319a.jpg] Cerussite from Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/M319b.jpg] Cerussite from Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/M319c.jpg] Cerussite from Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/M319d.jpg]

Thick, reticulated group of Cerussite crystals. This is an older piece, larger and more robust than typical.

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