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CT126 - Wulfenite $ 450
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT126a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT126b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT126c.jpg]

Orange Wulfenite crystals on a Calcite matrix coated by tiny Descloizite crystals. Main crystal is 1.7cm wide and perfect. A couple chips on some minor crystals, but most of them are perfect. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT228 - Calcite $ 200
Cambokeels Mine, Weardale, Durham, England
miniature - 5 x 4.5 x 4 cm


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Calcite from Cambokeels Mine, Weardale, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/CT228a.jpg] Calcite from Cambokeels Mine, Weardale, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/CT228b.jpg] Calcite from Cambokeels Mine, Weardale, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/CT228c.jpg]

Large white Calcite crystal with a small amount of attached matrix. Complete all around and undamaged. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT109 - Dioptase with Wulfenite $ 350
Mammoth Mine, Tiger, Arizona, USA
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Dioptase with Wulfenite from Mammoth Mine, Tiger, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT109a.jpg] Dioptase with Wulfenite from Mammoth Mine, Tiger, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT109b.jpg] Dioptase with Wulfenite from Mammoth Mine, Tiger, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT109c.jpg] Dioptase with Wulfenite from Mammoth Mine, Tiger, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT109d.jpg] Dioptase with Wulfenite from Mammoth Mine, Tiger, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT109f.jpg]

Vuggy matrix with excellent sprays of acicular Dioptase crystsals and bright orange Wulfenite crystals. Old specimen with good crystals on both sides.


CT290 - Kermesite $ 150
Pezinok, Slovakia
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm


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Kermesite from Pezinok, Slovakia [db_pics/pics/CT290a.jpg] Kermesite from Pezinok, Slovakia [db_pics/pics/CT290b.jpg] Kermesite from Pezinok, Slovakia [db_pics/pics/CT290c.jpg] Kermesite from Pezinok, Slovakia [db_pics/pics/CT290d.jpg]

Radial sprays of acicular metallic red crystals of Kermesite. This historic Antimony mine was the classic source of many of the world's best Kermesite specimens prior to finds in China.


CT323 - Fluorite with Quartz $ 180
Wise Mine, Westmorland, New Hampshire, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Fluorite with Quartz from Wise Mine, Westmorland, New Hampshire, USA [db_pics/pics/CT323a.jpg] Fluorite with Quartz from Wise Mine, Westmorland, New Hampshire, USA [db_pics/pics/CT323b.jpg] Fluorite with Quartz from Wise Mine, Westmorland, New Hampshire, USA [db_pics/pics/CT323c.jpg]

Lime green, translucent octahedral crystals of Fluorite to 1.7cm on Quartz crystals. Main crystal is perfect with minor chipping to lesser crystals.


CT133 - Cuprite $ 240
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 5 cm


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Cuprite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT133a.jpg] Cuprite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT133c.jpg]

Sharp crystals of Cuprite on a reddish matrix. There are also small crystals of other minerals present, including yellow Mimetite crystals. Ex. Chuck Trantham collecton.


CT241 - Pyrite with Chalcopyrite after Enargite $ 200
Butte, Montana, USA
miniature - 4.2 x 3 x 1.8 cm


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Pyrite with Chalcopyrite after Enargite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/CT241a.jpg] Pyrite with Chalcopyrite after Enargite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/CT241b.jpg] Pyrite with Chalcopyrite after Enargite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/CT241c.jpg]

Lustrous, brassy octahedral crystals of Pyrite with small crystals of Chalcopyrite that have psuedomorphed after Enargite crystals. The psuedomorphs are well formed and reach 7mm tall.  An excellent example of this type of psuedomorph, especially with the addition of the large bright octahedrons of Pyrite.


CT242 - Pyrite with Pyrite after Enargite $ 200
Butte, Montana, USA
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Pyrite with Pyrite after Enargite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/CT242a.jpg] Pyrite with Pyrite after Enargite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/CT242b.jpg] Pyrite with Pyrite after Enargite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/CT242c.jpg] Pyrite with Pyrite after Enargite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/CT242f.jpg]

Lustrous, brassy cubic crystals of Pyrite on matrix. Undamaged, high quality specimen. Ex. Chuck Trantham.


CT202 - Enargite $ 125
Butte, Montana, USA
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm


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Enargite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/CT202a.jpg] Enargite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/CT202b.jpg] Enargite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/CT202c.jpg] Enargite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/CT202d.jpg]

Quality undamaged cluster of Enargite crystals. Crystals reach 1cm in size.


CT179 - Barite $ 130
Butte Co., South Dakota, USA
thumbnail - 2.8 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


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Barite from Butte Co., South Dakota, USA [db_pics/pics/CT179a.jpg] Barite from Butte Co., South Dakota, USA [db_pics/pics/CT179b.jpg] Barite from Butte Co., South Dakota, USA [db_pics/pics/CT179c.jpg]

Gem quality 2.1cm tall Barite crystal on matrix. The crystal is pristine and undamaged, and similar in appearance to crystals from the Elk Creek deposit in the adjacent county.


CT111 - Stilbite $ 125 SOLD
Farifax Quarry, Centreville, Virginia, USA
miniature - 3.2 x 3 x 1.5 cm


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Stilbite from Farifax Quarry, Centreville, Virginia, USA [db_pics/pics/CT111a.jpg] Stilbite from Farifax Quarry, Centreville, Virginia, USA [db_pics/pics/CT111b.jpg] Stilbite from Farifax Quarry, Centreville, Virginia, USA [db_pics/pics/CT111c.jpg]

A 1.3cm spherical agreggate of Stilbite crystals on basalt matrix. The Stilbite has a beautiful bright yellow color. Ex Checuk Trantham and comes with an old Al McGuinness label that indicates Chuck got this from Al back in 1983.


CT106 - Senarmontite $ 200
Djebel Hammimat Mine, Ain Babouche District, Algeria
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Senarmontite from Djebel Hammimat Mine, Ain Babouche District, Algeria [db_pics/pics/CT106a.jpg] Senarmontite from Djebel Hammimat Mine, Ain Babouche District, Algeria [db_pics/pics/CT106c.jpg] Senarmontite from Djebel Hammimat Mine, Ain Babouche District, Algeria [db_pics/pics/CT106d.jpg] Senarmontite from Djebel Hammimat Mine, Ain Babouche District, Algeria [db_pics/pics/CT106e.jpg]

Crystals of translucent grey octahedral Senarmontite on both sides of the specimen, with larger crystals to 6mm on the front and small drusy crystals on the back. Discovered in 1845, the Djebel Hammimat Mine is the type locality for sénarmontite, an antimony oxide dimorph of Valentinite. Ex. Chuck Trantham, Al McGuinness specimen.


CT220 - Autunite $ 95 SOLD
Mt. Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2 x 0.5 cm


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Autunite from Mt. Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/CT220a.jpg] Autunite from Mt. Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/CT220b.jpg] Autunite from Mt. Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/CT220c.jpg]

Large crystals of bright yellow Autunite. Comes mounted in a perky box.


CT138 - Topaz $ 150 SOLD
Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA
miniature - 3.2 x 2 x 2 cm


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Topaz from Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/CT138a.jpg] Topaz from Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/CT138b.jpg] Topaz from Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/CT138d.jpg]

Transparent, upright crystals of Topaz on matrix. Undamaged specimen with excellent crystals. Ex. Chuck Trantham and comes mounted in a plastic display box. Good from all sides.


CT140 - Wulfenite $ 95 SOLD
Rainbow Mine (Rowley Mine), Theba, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Wulfenite from Rainbow Mine (Rowley Mine), Theba, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT140a.jpg] Wulfenite from Rainbow Mine (Rowley Mine), Theba, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT140b.jpg] Wulfenite from Rainbow Mine (Rowley Mine), Theba, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT140c.jpg]

Translucent orange dipyramidal crystals of wulfenite on a hard rock matrix. Comes with an old label showing a locality of 'Rainbow Mine', which is the same locality better known as the Rowley Mine.

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