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LL80 - Rhodonite $ 1500 (=~ € 1220)
Franklin, New Jersey, USA
cabinet - 12 x 9 x 8 cm


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Rhodonite from Franklin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/LL80a.jpg] Rhodonite from Franklin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/LL80b.jpg] Rhodonite from Franklin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/LL80c.jpg] Rhodonite from Franklin, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/LL80d.jpg]

Large mass of Rhodonite crystals with attached small crystals of Franklinite. Good color and large sized specimen.


LL149 - Franklinite with Zincite $ 1500 (=~ € 1220)
Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, New Jersey, USA
cabinet - 10.5 x 9 x 5 cm


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Franklinite with Zincite from Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/LL149a.jpg] Franklinite with Zincite from Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/LL149b.jpg] Franklinite with Zincite from Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/LL149d.jpg] Franklinite with Zincite from Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/LL149f.jpg] Franklinite with Zincite from Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/LL149h.jpg]

Large and showy cluster of Franklinite crystals that contrast against the red Zincite. It's an old specimen and there are some incomplete or damaged crystals. Sawcut on back. Comes with an old Willis' Earth Treasures label.


LL112 - Barite on Calcite $ 350 (=~ € 285) SOLD
Rustbucket Cavern, 1375 Level, Meikle Mine, Elko Co., Nevada, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


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Barite on Calcite from Rustbucket Cavern, 1375 Level, Meikle Mine, Elko Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL112a.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Rustbucket Cavern, 1375 Level, Meikle Mine, Elko Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL112b.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Rustbucket Cavern, 1375 Level, Meikle Mine, Elko Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL112c.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Rustbucket Cavern, 1375 Level, Meikle Mine, Elko Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL112e.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Rustbucket Cavern, 1375 Level, Meikle Mine, Elko Co., Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/LL112f.jpg]

A 3.5cm deep yellow Barite crystal that stands up on edge atop white Calcite crystals.Exquisite, fine quality specimen.


LL102 - Blodite $ 250 (=~ € 203) SOLD
Soda Lake, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA
miniature - 5 x 4.2 x 2 cm


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Blodite from Soda Lake, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL102a.jpg] Blodite from Soda Lake, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL102b.jpg] Blodite from Soda Lake, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL102c.jpg]

Large euhedral Blodite crystal, complete all around and undamaged. This one is more transparent than most and has good size. Blodite is a rare sodium-magnesium sulfate and Soda Lake is one of the world's best localities for the species.


LL124 - Wulfenite on Chrysocolla pseud. Malachite pseudo. Azurite $ 250 (=~ € 203) SOLD
Whim Creek, Western Australia, Australia
miniature - 5 x 4.5 x 4 cm


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Wulfenite on Chrysocolla pseud. Malachite pseudo. Azurite from Whim Creek, Western Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL124a.jpg] Wulfenite on Chrysocolla pseud. Malachite pseudo. Azurite from Whim Creek, Western Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL124b.jpg] Wulfenite on Chrysocolla pseud. Malachite pseudo. Azurite from Whim Creek, Western Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL124c.jpg] Wulfenite on Chrysocolla pseud. Malachite pseudo. Azurite from Whim Creek, Western Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL124d.jpg] Wulfenite on Chrysocolla pseud. Malachite pseudo. Azurite from Whim Creek, Western Australia, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL124e.jpg]

Colorful specimen with 4 crystals of the double-pseudomorph of Chrysocolla after Malachite after Azurite associated with orange Wulfenite crystals. There is a fifth crystal near the base of the specimen. .


LL120 - Anatase on Quartz $ 2000 (=~ € 1626)
Hardangervidda, Hordaland, Norway
small cabinet - 8.5 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm


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Anatase on Quartz from Hardangervidda, Hordaland, Norway [db_pics/pics/LL120a.jpg] Anatase on Quartz from Hardangervidda, Hordaland, Norway [db_pics/pics/LL120b.jpg] Anatase on Quartz from Hardangervidda, Hordaland, Norway [db_pics/pics/LL120c.jpg] Anatase on Quartz from Hardangervidda, Hordaland, Norway [db_pics/pics/LL120d.jpg] Anatase on Quartz from Hardangervidda, Hordaland, Norway [db_pics/pics/LL120f.jpg]

Single Smokey Quartz crystal with attached Anatase crystals. Three sides are glassy and lustrous, three sides are more fosted and have attached Anatase crystals. The Anatase are a transparent blue when strongly backlit. The Quartz is complete all around and undamaged, almost all the Anatase are perfect but 3 are incomplete. An old classic rarely seen for sale.


LL144 - Pyromorphite $ 750 (=~ € 610) SOLD
Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Ussel, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
miniature - 4.8 x 2.8 x 2.5 cm


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Pyromorphite from Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Ussel, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France [db_pics/pics/LL144a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Ussel, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France [db_pics/pics/LL144b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Ussel, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France [db_pics/pics/LL144c.jpg] Pyromorphite from Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Ussel, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France [db_pics/pics/LL144d.jpg] Pyromorphite from Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Ussel, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France [db_pics/pics/LL144f.jpg]

Mustard yellow to green crystals of Pyromorphite. Complete all around and pristine and can be displayed from many angles. European classic from a mine that closed about 40 years ago (1981).


LL103 - Cerussite (twin) on Barite $ 350 (=~ € 285) SOLD
Mibladen, Morocco
miniature - 5 x 4.2 x 2.5 cm


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Cerussite (twin) on Barite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL103a.jpg] Cerussite (twin) on Barite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL103b.jpg] Cerussite (twin) on Barite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL103c.jpg]

Twinned 2.5cm Cerussite crystal on a matrix with pink bladed Barite, Galena, and smaller Cerussite crystals. V-twin crystals are uncommon from this locality, and this one is perfect and undamaged.


LL147 - Malachite after Azurite $ 225 (=~ € 183)
Touissit, Oujda, Morocco
small cabinet - 5.3 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Malachite after Azurite from Touissit, Oujda, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL147a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Touissit, Oujda, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL147b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Touissit, Oujda, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL147c.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Touissit, Oujda, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL147d.jpg]

Two connected crystals of Malachite after Azurite pseudomorphs. Rich green with a velvety surface luster. Comes with an old Al McGuinness label.


LL122 - Hemimorphite $ 260 (=~ € 211)
Wenshan, Yunnan Prov., China
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 3 cm


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Hemimorphite from Wenshan, Yunnan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/LL122a.jpg] Hemimorphite from Wenshan, Yunnan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/LL122b.jpg] Hemimorphite from Wenshan, Yunnan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/LL122c.jpg] Hemimorphite from Wenshan, Yunnan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/LL122d.jpg]

Bright blue, botryoidal Hemimorphite. Rich, translucent blue layer over matrix. From 1990s finds at a zinc mine in China.


LL115 - Fluorite on Sphalerite $ 450 (=~ € 366)
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm


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Fluorite on Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/LL115b.jpg] Fluorite on Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/LL115c.jpg] Fluorite on Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/LL115d.jpg] Fluorite on Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/LL115e.jpg]

Translucent purple Fluorite crystal atop crystals of deep red Sphalerite. The Fluorite is 5cm (on the diagonal), complete all around and undamaged.


LL118 - Hydrocerussite $ 150 (=~ € 122)
Mendip, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
miniature - 4 x 2.5 x 1.1 cm


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Hydrocerussite from Mendip, Somerset, England, United Kingdom [db_pics/pics/LL118a.jpg] Hydrocerussite from Mendip, Somerset, England, United Kingdom [db_pics/pics/LL118b.jpg] Hydrocerussite from Mendip, Somerset, England, United Kingdom [db_pics/pics/LL118c.jpg]

Platy group of Hydrocerussite. Old specimen from an English quarry and comes mounted on a glass stand. Comes with an old R. F. D. Parkinson & Co. Ltd. (Somerset, England) label.


CT729 - Quartz after Selenite $ 75 (=~ € 61)
Crawford, Sioux Co. Nebraska, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Quartz after Selenite from Crawford, Sioux Co. Nebraska, USA [db_pics/pics/CT729a.jpg] Quartz after Selenite from Crawford, Sioux Co. Nebraska, USA [db_pics/pics/CT729b.jpg] Quartz after Selenite from Crawford, Sioux Co. Nebraska, USA [db_pics/pics/CT729c.jpg] Quartz after Selenite from Crawford, Sioux Co. Nebraska, USA [db_pics/pics/CT729d.jpg]

Unusual psuedomorph of Quartz that has replaced a floater cluster of Gypsum var. Selenite.


LL105 - Barite on Calcite $ 750 (=~ € 610) SOLD
Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota
small cabinet - 9 x 8 x 5.5 cm


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Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota [db_pics/pics/LL105a.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota [db_pics/pics/LL105b.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota [db_pics/pics/LL105d.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota [db_pics/pics/LL105g.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota [db_pics/pics/LL105h.jpg]

Double-terminated cluster of transparent Barite crystals, 5.2cm, in a vug lined with yellow Calcite crystals. The Barite cluster is attached at the center and projecting out into the open vug for maximum visual impact. There are a couple of not too noticeable broken off crystals, but these don't detract much to this extremly stunning example from this well known occurrence. The Calcites are good sized too, reaching 7mm.

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