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CT521 - Liroconite $ 225
Muttrell's Lode, Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.3 x 1.5 cm


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Liroconite from Muttrell's Lode, Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/CT521a.jpg] Liroconite from Muttrell's Lode, Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/CT521c.jpg] Liroconite from Muttrell's Lode, Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/CT521d.jpg] Liroconite from Muttrell's Lode, Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/CT521e.jpg] Liroconite from Muttrell's Lode, Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/CT521f.jpg] Liroconite from Muttrell's Lode, Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/CT521g.jpg]

Crystals of blue/green Lironconite to 2mm on matrix. Much of it is just masses of Lironconite but there are plenty of sharp well formed crystals. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT196 - Legrandite $ 150
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 2 cm


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Legrandite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT196a.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT196b.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT196c.jpg]

Starburst formation of golden Legrandite crystals. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection. Acquired from Al McGuinness in 1988.


CT520 - Augite $ 50
Heard Island, South Indian Ocean
thumbnail - 1 x 1 x 0.5 cm


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Augite from Heard Island, South Indian Ocean [db_pics/pics/CT520a.jpg] Augite from Heard Island, South Indian Ocean [db_pics/pics/CT520b.jpg] Augite from Heard Island, South Indian Ocean [db_pics/pics/CT520c.jpg] Augite from Heard Island, South Indian Ocean [db_pics/pics/CT520d.jpg]

Single, well formed Augite crystal, complete all around and undamaged, a flaoter. What a neat locality! Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT107 - Wulfenite $ 175
Red Cloud Mine, La Paz County, Arizona, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 3.2 x 3 cm


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Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, La Paz County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT107a.jpg] Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, La Paz County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT107b.jpg] Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, La Paz County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT107c.jpg]

Superb single Wulfenite crystal well protected in a vug. The Wulfenite has a great red/orange color and is translucent to transparent, 1.3cm in size. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


CT469 - Apophyllite $ 75
Millington Quarry, Basking Ridge, New Jersey, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 3 x 1.5 cm


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Apophyllite from Millington Quarry, Basking Ridge, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/CT469a.jpg] Apophyllite from Millington Quarry, Basking Ridge, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/CT469b.jpg] Apophyllite from Millington Quarry, Basking Ridge, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/CT469c.jpg]

Fine quality, glassy Apophyllite crystals from the classic USA locality that is now closed. Sharp, well formed crystals with high luster. Contacted on the backside but displays great from the front. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


M650 - Diaspore $ 650
Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey
thumbnail - 3 x 2.6 x 0.7 cm


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Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/m650a.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/m650b.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/m650c.jpg] Diaspore from Milas, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/m650d.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. Glassy, flat termination faces on one 'arm' (chipping on the other termination), and transparent inside. Medium purple color in natural sunlight. This is a good sized crystal for the find!


D601 - Tourmaline $ 500
Chia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 3.7 x 1 x 0.6 cm


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Tourmaline from Chia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/d601a.jpg] Tourmaline from Chia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/d601b.jpg] Tourmaline from Chia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/d601c.jpg]

Transparent red single Tourmaline. Highly lustrous and transparent with a perfect, complex termination. Undamaged, with a shallow indentation from another crystal on one side, otherwise perfect. Weighs 5.4 grams.


J431 - Japan Law Quartz with Sulfur, Muscovite inclusions $ 150
Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru
small cabinet - 6.5 x 6.3 x 4.5 cm


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Japan Law Quartz with Sulfur, Muscovite inclusions from Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J431a.jpg] Japan Law Quartz with Sulfur, Muscovite inclusions from Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J431d.jpg] Japan Law Quartz with Sulfur, Muscovite inclusions from Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/J431e.jpg] Japan Law Quartz with Sulfur, Muscovite inclusions from Mundo Nuevo Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/j431x.jpg]

Cluster of clear Quartz crystals with a large Japan Law twin on one side. Long, slender clear Quartz crystals with inclusions of Sulfur and Muscovite. There are also unidentified white blebs and brown acicular crystals included within the Quartz. In good condtion with no significant damage,  all the main crystals are undamaged.  From the Chuck Trantham collection and comes with an old label from Alfredo Petrov showing a price of $160, and I offering it for less than Alfredo's old price.

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