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M786 - Mimetite with Wulfenite $ 350 SOLD
San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Mimetite with Wulfenite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M786a.jpg] Mimetite with Wulfenite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M786b.jpg] Mimetite with Wulfenite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M786c.jpg] Mimetite with Wulfenite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M786d.jpg] Mimetite with Wulfenite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M786e.jpg]

Intensely colored red/orange Mimetite with a few small blades of Wulfenite. Fine thumbnail with the top color for the locality.


M483 - Copper $ 450
Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
cabinet - 13 x 8 x 3.5 cm


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Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M483a.jpg] Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M483b.jpg] Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M483c.jpg] Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M483d.jpg] Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M483e.jpg] Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M483f.jpg]

Large, heavy mass of Copper crystals. Individual crystals reach 1.5cm in size.


M792 - Tsavorite with Zoisite $ 300 SOLD
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 1.4 x 1.1 cm


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Tsavorite with Zoisite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/M792a.jpg] Tsavorite with Zoisite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/M792b.jpg] Tsavorite with Zoisite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/M792c.jpg]

A 1.4cm Tsavorite crystal on Graphite with a small partial yellow Zoisite crystals atttached. The combination of Zoisite with Tsavorite is uncommon. Contacted on the backside. The Tsavorite has glassy faces and superb color.


M808 - Diaspore $ 180 SOLD
Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey
thumbnail - 0.8 x 0.6 x 0.4 cm


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Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/M808a.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/M808b.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/M808c.jpg]

V-twin crystal of color change Diaspore. From new finds in the mountains near Milas, these new Diaspore crystals are spectacular in color and form and one of the most exciting recent finds. Complete all around with perfect undamaged terminations. Medium purple color in natural sunlight and greenish gold in incandescent lighting.


M803 - Diaspore $ 120
Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey
thumbnail - 0.7 x 0.5 x 0.3 cm


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Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/M803a.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/M803b.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/M803c.jpg]

V-twin crystal of color change Diaspore. From new finds in the mountains near Milas, these new Diaspore crystals are spectacular in color and form and one of the most exciting recent finds. Complete all around with perfect undamaged terminations. Medium purple color in natural sunlight and greenish gold in incandescent lighting.


M812 - Diaspore $ 120
Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey
thumbnail - 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.3 cm


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Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/M812a.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/M812b.jpg]

V-twin crystal of color change Diaspore. From new finds in the mountains near Milas, these new Diaspore crystals are spectacular in color and form and one of the most exciting recent finds. Complete all around with perfect undamaged terminations. Medium purple color in natural sunlight and greenish gold in incandescent lighting.


M809 - Diaspore $ 180
Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey
thumbnail - 0.8 x 0.7 x 0.4 cm


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Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/M809a.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/M809b.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/M809c.jpg]

V-twin crystal of color change Diaspore. From new finds in the mountains near Milas, these new Diaspore crystals are spectacular in color and form and one of the most exciting recent finds. Complete all around with perfect undamaged terminations and a small cleave face on the lower part of one side. Medium purple color in natural sunlight and greenish gold in incandescent lighting.


M811 - Diaspore $ 160 SOLD
Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey
thumbnail - 0.8 x 0.6 x 0.3 cm


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Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/M811a.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/M811b.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/M811c.jpg]

V-twin crystal of color change Diaspore. From new finds in the mountains near Milas, these new Diaspore crystals are spectacular in color and form and one of the most exciting recent finds. Complete all around with perfect undamaged terminations. Medium purple color in natural sunlight and greenish gold in incandescent lighting. A little jewel.


M824 - Fluorite $ 220 SOLD
Charles Pfizer & Company Inc. Quarry, Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Ohio, USA
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Fluorite from Charles Pfizer & Company Inc. Quarry, Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Ohio, USA [db_pics/pics/M824a.jpg] Fluorite from Charles Pfizer & Company Inc. Quarry, Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Ohio, USA [db_pics/pics/M824e.jpg]

Transparent brown cubes of Fluorite on matrix. Highly Fluorescent. Rare older specimen from the 1970s.


M761 - Prehnite after Anhydrite $ 240
Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 6 x 2.5 cm


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Prehnite after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M761a.jpg] Prehnite after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M761b.jpg] Prehnite after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M761c.jpg] Prehnite after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/M761e.jpg]

Translucent apple green Prehnite cast that formed over a flat, tabular Anhydrite that then dissolved away leaving this hollow cast. Botryoidal, translucent Prehnite forms over the front and back with the shape of the former Anhyrite easily seen when looking up from the opening in the bottom. A wonderful example from long ago, and not as jumbled as some larger pieces are - this is a nice distinct cast of a single large crystal.


M539 - Copper $ 200
Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 9 x 4 x 3 cm


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Copper from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M539a.jpg] Copper from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M539b.jpg] Copper from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M539c.jpg] Copper from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M539d.jpg]

Good sized hackly mass of Copper from the historic Copper mining district of Bisbee.


M598 - Rhodochrosite with Fluorite $ 600
Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, San Juan Co. Colorado, USA
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 4.5 cm


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Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, San Juan Co. Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/M598a.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, San Juan Co. Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/M598b.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, San Juan Co. Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/M598c.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, San Juan Co. Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/M598d.jpg]

Pale blueish green Fluorite crystals with pink Rhodochrosite from a classic Colorado locality, on a Quartz and sulfide rich matrix.


M511 - Copper $ 400
Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
cabinet - 15 x 9 x 7.5 cm


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Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M511a.jpg] Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M511b.jpg] Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M511c.jpg] Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M511d.jpg] Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/M511e.jpg]

Large hackly mass of Copper from the famous Copper mining area of Michigan. Weighs about 2.5 pounds. The nice thing about this piece, besides it's size, is that alot of the weight is towards the bottom and it stands up on it's own perfectly for display and is very stable.


M801 - Chrysoberyl $ 1200
Tancreado, Santa Teresa, Espirito Santa, Brazil
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm


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Chrysoberyl from Tancreado, Santa Teresa, Espirito Santa, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M801a.jpg] Chrysoberyl from Tancreado, Santa Teresa, Espirito Santa, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M801b.jpg] Chrysoberyl from Tancreado, Santa Teresa, Espirito Santa, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M801c.jpg] Chrysoberyl from Tancreado, Santa Teresa, Espirito Santa, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M801d.jpg] Chrysoberyl from Tancreado, Santa Teresa, Espirito Santa, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M801e.jpg]

Glassy and gemmy Chrysoberyl. Twinned and double-terminated. Undamaged with a tiny point of contact on the backside. Great color with large transparent zones.


M832 - Chalcoalumite $ 220
Grandview Mine, Grand Canyon, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Chalcoalumite from Grandview Mine, Grand Canyon, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M832a.jpg] Chalcoalumite from Grandview Mine, Grand Canyon, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M832b.jpg] Chalcoalumite from Grandview Mine, Grand Canyon, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M832c.jpg] Chalcoalumite from Grandview Mine, Grand Canyon, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M832d.jpg]

Bright Robin's egg blue Chalcoalumite covering matrix. These specimens are very hard to come by now as the locality is now part of a national park. This old 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! From an old collection and comes mounted in a plastic box.
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