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CT392 - Cerussite $ 240
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.4 x 2 x 1.3 cm


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Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT392a.jpg] Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT392b.jpg] Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT392d.jpg]

Glassy 'snowflake' crystal of Cerussite. Good transparency and complete all around. A couple small nicks but overall in great condition.


CT394 - Cerussite, Mimetite, Tennantite, Smithsonite $ 200
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.4 x 2.2 x 2 cm


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Cerussite, Mimetite, Tennantite, Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT394a.jpg] Cerussite, Mimetite, Tennantite, Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT394b.jpg] Cerussite, Mimetite, Tennantite, Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT394c.jpg] Cerussite, Mimetite, Tennantite, Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT394d.jpg]

Glassy reticulated crystal of Cerussite on matrix. Also present are small Smithsonite crystals, and elongated, colorless crystals of Mimetite, and Tennantite.


CT385 - Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite with Mimetite $ 150
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3 x 2.3 x 2 cm


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Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite with Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT385a.jpg] Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite with Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT385b.jpg]

Well formed Tarnowitzite crystal, 1.5cm wide, on matrix with attached crystals of Mimetite.


CT390 - Dolomite on Tennantite $ 250
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2 x 1.7 cm


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Dolomite on Tennantite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT390a.jpg] Dolomite on Tennantite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT390b.jpg] Dolomite on Tennantite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT390c.jpg] Dolomite on Tennantite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT390d.jpg] Dolomite on Tennantite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/CT390e.jpg]

Floater cluster of Tennantite crystals composed of two larger crystals to 1.5cm on edge and a number of smaller crystals, with a crystal of White Dolomite attached. Crystallized all around with no point of contact, better than photos.


CT368 - Aquamarine $ 450
Gilgit, Pakistan
small cabinet - 6.8 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm


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Aquamarine from Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/CT368a.jpg] Aquamarine from Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/CT368c.jpg] Aquamarine from Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/CT368d.jpg]

Glassy, transparent blue Aquamarine crystals. Complete all around and undamaged. Ex. Clifford Krueger collection and comes with an old label and receipt from Gregory, Bottley & LLoyd (London) that shows this was originally purchased in 1983 for 100 pounds.


CT364 - Chlorite on Adularia $ 150
Val Giuv, Grisons, Switzerland
small cabinet - 5.6 x 3.4 x 2.5 cm


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Chlorite on Adularia from Val Giuv, Grisons, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/CT364a.jpg] Chlorite on Adularia from Val Giuv, Grisons, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/CT364b.jpg] Chlorite on Adularia from Val Giuv, Grisons, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/CT364c.jpg]

Crystals of Adularia with surface coatings of Chlorite to 4cm long on a small amount of matrix. Aesthetic form and high quality old specimen. Ex. Laurent Gautron collection.


CT355 - Strontianite $ 160
Faylor Quarry, Winfield, Union Co., Pennsylvania, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm


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Strontianite from Faylor Quarry, Winfield, Union Co., Pennsylvania, USA [db_pics/pics/CT355a.jpg] Strontianite from Faylor Quarry, Winfield, Union Co., Pennsylvania, USA [db_pics/pics/CT355b.jpg] Strontianite from Faylor Quarry, Winfield, Union Co., Pennsylvania, USA [db_pics/pics/CT355c.jpg]

Spikey, radial clusters of white Strontianite crystals on a grey limestone matrix from an obsure USA locality. Likely from the 1960s or 1970s.


CT398 - Copper in Natrolite $ 275
Springfield Butte, Springfield, Lane Co., Oregon, USA
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


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Copper in Natrolite from Springfield Butte, Springfield, Lane Co., Oregon, USA [db_pics/pics/CT398a.jpg] Copper in Natrolite from Springfield Butte, Springfield, Lane Co., Oregon, USA [db_pics/pics/CT398c.jpg] Copper in Natrolite from Springfield Butte, Springfield, Lane Co., Oregon, USA [db_pics/pics/CT398e.jpg] Copper in Natrolite from Springfield Butte, Springfield, Lane Co., Oregon, USA [db_pics/pics/CT398f.jpg] Copper in Natrolite from Springfield Butte, Springfield, Lane Co., Oregon, USA [db_pics/pics/CT398g.jpg]

Basalt vug filled with radial crystal groups of Natrolite with inclusions of Copper. Rare specimen for a Copper collector. Old label shows this was collected in 1960.


CT365 - Lepidolite on Tourmaline $ 400
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA
miniature - 5 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm


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Lepidolite on Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT365a.jpg] Lepidolite on Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT365b.jpg] Lepidolite on Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT365c.jpg] Lepidolite on Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT365d.jpg] Lepidolite on Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT365e.jpg] Lepidolite on Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT365g.jpg]

Double-terminated pink and green Tourmaline crystal with attached Lepidolite. The prism faces are perfect and complete all round. One termination is perfect and has some hollow/stepped growth, the other (pink) termination is flat and lustrous but has some edge chipping. Gemmy with good color and weighs 28.7 grams.


CT367 - Benitoite with Neptunite $ 300
Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA
miniature - 3.3 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Benitoite with Neptunite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT367a.jpg] Benitoite with Neptunite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT367b.jpg] Benitoite with Neptunite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT367c.jpg] Benitoite with Neptunite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT367d.jpg]

Benitoite and Neptunite crystals on schist matrix with white Natrolite. The highlight of this specimen is a 1cm triply-terminated crystal. The crystal has all terminations exposed and there is an area of natural indentation or breakage on part of the face. There is also a crystal of the rare mineral Joaquinite present.


CT370 - Rhodonite $ 300
Franklin, New Jersey, USA
miniature - 3.7 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Rhodonite from Franklin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/CT370a.jpg] Rhodonite from Franklin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/CT370c.jpg] Rhodonite from Franklin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/CT370d.jpg] Rhodonite from Franklin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/CT370e.jpg] Rhodonite from Franklin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/CT370f.jpg]

Cluster of red/pink Rhodnite crystals from Franklin. Main crystal is 2.5cm tall. Rare old specimen from the classic USA locality.


CT356 - Gismondine, Phillipsite $ 150
Ariccia, Tivoli, Italy
miniature - 4.5 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm


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Gismondine, Phillipsite from Ariccia, Tivoli, Italy [db_pics/pics/CT356a.jpg] Gismondine, Phillipsite from Ariccia, Tivoli, Italy [db_pics/pics/CT356b.jpg] Gismondine, Phillipsite from Ariccia, Tivoli, Italy [db_pics/pics/CT356c.jpg] Gismondine, Phillipsite from Ariccia, Tivoli, Italy [db_pics/pics/CT356d.jpg] Gismondine, Phillipsite from Ariccia, Tivoli, Italy [db_pics/pics/CT356e.jpg]

White Phillipsite transparent octahedral crystals of Gismondine. Main Gismondine crystal is a beautiful, lustrous 4mm crystal. Both Phillipsite and Gismondine are uncommon Zeolite minerals.


CT353 - Skutterudite $ 300 SOLD
Schneeberg, Saxony, Germany
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Skutterudite from Schneeberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/CT353a.jpg] Skutterudite from Schneeberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/CT353b.jpg] Skutterudite from Schneeberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/CT353c.jpg] Skutterudite from Schneeberg, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/pics/CT353d.jpg]

Well formed silvery metallic cubes of Skutterudite to 4mm on matrix. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT362 - Selenite $ 275
Zaragoza, Spain
miniature - 5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


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Selenite from Zaragoza, Spain [db_pics/pics/CT362a.jpg] Selenite from Zaragoza, Spain [db_pics/pics/CT362b.jpg] Selenite from Zaragoza, Spain [db_pics/pics/CT362c.jpg] Selenite from Zaragoza, Spain [db_pics/pics/CT362d.jpg]

Water clear Selenite crystals on matrix. These always stun due to their perfect, pure look. Sawcut on back and base. Ex. Roberts Minerals specimen.


CT377 - Arthurite $ 125 SOLD
Copper Stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm


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Arthurite from Copper Stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/CT377a.jpg] Arthurite from Copper Stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/CT377b.jpg] Arthurite from Copper Stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/CT377c.jpg] Arthurite from Copper Stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/CT377d.jpg] Arthurite from Copper Stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/CT377e.jpg] Arthurite from Copper Stope, Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/CT377f.jpg]

Vuggy matrix with two areas lined with bright moss green Arthurite.

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