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D460 - Andradite $ 125
Copper Mtn., Prince-of-Wales Island, Alaska, USA
thumbnail - 1.4 x 1 x 1 cm


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Andradite from Copper Mtn., Prince-of-Wales Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/D460a.jpg] Andradite from Copper Mtn., Prince-of-Wales Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/D460b.jpg] Andradite from Copper Mtn., Prince-of-Wales Island, Alaska, USA [db_pics/pics/D460c.jpg]

Sharp, well formed single Andradite crystal from a locality more well known for it's Epidote. Complete all around and undamaged though contacted n the bottom face where it grew against matrix.


D461 - Kunzite $ 125 SOLD
Katerina Mine, Pala, California, USA
thumbnail - 2.3 x 2 x 1.3 cm


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Kunzite from Katerina Mine, Pala, California, USA [db_pics/pics/D461a.jpg] Kunzite from Katerina Mine, Pala, California, USA [db_pics/pics/D461b.jpg] Kunzite from Katerina Mine, Pala, California, USA [db_pics/pics/D461c.jpg]

Gemmy pink Spodumene var. Kunzite, 1.3cm on matrix. Neat San Diego Co., locality and uncommon to find on matrix such as this.


D462 - Quartz with inclusions $ 75
Jinkouhe District, Leshan, Sichuan, China
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.1 x 1 cm


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Quartz with inclusions from Jinkouhe District, Leshan, Sichuan, China [db_pics/pics/D462a.jpg] Quartz with inclusions from Jinkouhe District, Leshan, Sichuan, China [db_pics/pics/D462b.jpg] Quartz with inclusions from Jinkouhe District, Leshan, Sichuan, China [db_pics/pics/D462c.jpg]

Black hydrocarbon inclusions inside a transparent, double-terminated Quartz crystal. Fine and undamaged. Prefessionally mounted in a perky box.


D463 - Magnetite $ 95
Iron Co., Utah, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.4 x 1.5 cm


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Magnetite from Iron Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/D463a.jpg] Magnetite from Iron Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/D463b.jpg] Magnetite from Iron Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/D463c.jpg]

Four intergrown octahedrons of Magnetite. Silvery color and highly lustrous.


D464 - Smithsonite on Dolomite, Chalcoprite on Sphalerite $ 225 SOLD
Philidelphia Mine, Rush Creek Mining District, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


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Smithsonite on Dolomite, Chalcoprite on Sphalerite from Philidelphia Mine, Rush Creek Mining District, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/D464a.jpg] Smithsonite on Dolomite, Chalcoprite on Sphalerite from Philidelphia Mine, Rush Creek Mining District, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/D464b.jpg] Smithsonite on Dolomite, Chalcoprite on Sphalerite from Philidelphia Mine, Rush Creek Mining District, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/D464c.jpg] Smithsonite on Dolomite, Chalcoprite on Sphalerite from Philidelphia Mine, Rush Creek Mining District, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/D464d.jpg] Smithsonite on Dolomite, Chalcoprite on Sphalerite from Philidelphia Mine, Rush Creek Mining District, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/D464e.jpg]

Uncommon thumbnail of cadmium rich, yellow Smithsonite atop curving crystals of Dolomite associated with translucent orange Sphalerite sprinkled with tiny Chalcopyrite crystals. Neat and colorful thumbnail, the only one like it I've seen.


D465 - Digenite $ 120
Steward Mine, Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
thumbnail - 1.4 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm


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Digenite from Steward Mine, Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/D465a.jpg] Digenite from Steward Mine, Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/D465b.jpg] Digenite from Steward Mine, Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/D465c.jpg]

Well formed single crystal of Digenite, 1.4cm tall. Butte was well known for producing crystals of this uncommom copper sulfide, and this is a fine thumbnail sized example.


D466 - Anapaite in fossil Bivalve $ 125
Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine
thumbnail - 2.9 x 2.4 x 1.4 cm


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Anapaite in fossil Bivalve from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/D466a.jpg] Anapaite in fossil Bivalve from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/D466b.jpg] Anapaite in fossil Bivalve from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/D466c.jpg] Anapaite in fossil Bivalve from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/D466d.jpg]

Bright green crystals of Anapaite that formed inside a fossil bivalve. These are interesting and beautiful classics from an old iron mine that is long closed. Once fairly abundant, these are now not commonly seen.


D467 - Kammererite $ 125
Kop Dalgari, East Anatolia, Turkey
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 0.9 cm


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Kammererite from Kop Dalgari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/D467a.jpg] Kammererite from Kop Dalgari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/D467b.jpg] Kammererite from Kop Dalgari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/D467c.jpg]

Rare specimen of the chromium rich Clinochore varietal known as Kammererite. Undamaged specimen of drusy purple crystals with larger translucent crystals to 3mm.


D468 - Chalcocite $ 225 SOLD
Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
thumbnail - 1.4 x 0.9 x 0.3 cm


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Chalcocite from Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA [db_pics/pics/D468a.jpg] Chalcocite from Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA [db_pics/pics/D468b.jpg] Chalcocite from Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA [db_pics/pics/D468c.jpg]

Well formed single crystal with a wonderful patina and classic form. These date back to the mid 1800s. Undamaged and with no apparent point of contact, a floater. Professionally mounted in a perky box.


D469 - Chalcocite, Malachite after Azurite, Malachite $ 175
Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm


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Chalcocite, Malachite after Azurite, Malachite from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D469a.jpg] Chalcocite, Malachite after Azurite, Malachite from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D469b.jpg] Chalcocite, Malachite after Azurite, Malachite from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D469c.jpg] Chalcocite, Malachite after Azurite, Malachite from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D469d.jpg]

Unusual composite specimen of a Chalcocite crystal with a 'veneer' on the front face of Malachite after Azurite. A spray of fibrous Malachite extends off the right side.


D470 - Eudialyte $ 75
Mont. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
miniature - 3.3 x 2.2 x 2 cm


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Eudialyte from Mont. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/D470a.jpg] Eudialyte from Mont. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/D470b.jpg] Eudialyte from Mont. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/D470c.jpg]

Fiery red orange Eudialyte crystals to 3mm in matrix. Eudialyte is a somewhat rare sodium, calcium zirconium silicate found in alkaline igneous rocks. Comes with an old Trinity Minerals label.


D471 - Fluorite on Sphalerite $ 125
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


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Fluorite on Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/D471a.jpg] Fluorite on Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/D471b.jpg] Fluorite on Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/D471c.jpg] Fluorite on Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/D471d.jpg]

Translucent purple Fluorite cube atop Sphalerite crystals. The Fluorite is 1.8cm on the diagonal.


D472 - Enargite $ 125
Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm


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Enargite from Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/D472a.jpg] Enargite from Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/D472b.jpg] Enargite from Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/D472c.jpg]

Cluster of silvery black Enargite crystals with high metallic luster.


D473 - Barite $ 75
Magma Mine, Superior, Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 1.1 x 0.8 x 0.2 cm


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Barite from Magma Mine, Superior, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D473a.jpg] Barite from Magma Mine, Superior, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D473b.jpg] Barite from Magma Mine, Superior, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/D473c.jpg]

Transparent golden colored single Barite crystal. Somewhat small in size, it's big in luster and transparency.


D474 - Galena on Pyrite stalactite $ 75
Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
thumbnail - 2.7 x 1 x 1 cm


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Galena on Pyrite stalactite from Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/D474a.jpg] Galena on Pyrite stalactite from Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/D474b.jpg] Galena on Pyrite stalactite from Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/D474c.jpg] Galena on Pyrite stalactite from Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/D474d.jpg]

Two octahedral Galena crystals attached to a long, finger-like stalactite of Pyrite. Highly aesthetic thumbnail.
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