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LL137 - Quartz Gwindel $ 400 (=~ € 325)
Miage Glacier, Mt. Blanc, Veny Valley, Courmayeur, Piedmont Rov., Italy
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4.2 x 2.2 cm


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Quartz Gwindel from Miage Glacier, Mt. Blanc, Veny Valley, Courmayeur, Piedmont Rov., Italy [db_pics/pics/LL137a.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Miage Glacier, Mt. Blanc, Veny Valley, Courmayeur, Piedmont Rov., Italy [db_pics/pics/LL137b.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Miage Glacier, Mt. Blanc, Veny Valley, Courmayeur, Piedmont Rov., Italy [db_pics/pics/LL137c.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Miage Glacier, Mt. Blanc, Veny Valley, Courmayeur, Piedmont Rov., Italy [db_pics/pics/LL137d.jpg]

Transparent Smokey Quartz gwindel from Italy. There is some contact on the lower backside where it was attached, otherwise perfect and undamaged.


LL129 - Smithsonite after Dolomite $ 500 (=~ € 407)
Rush, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4.5 cm


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Smithsonite after Dolomite from Rush, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/LL129a.jpg] Smithsonite after Dolomite from Rush, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/LL129b.jpg] Smithsonite after Dolomite from Rush, Marion Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/LL129d.jpg]

Bright yellow crystals of Smithsonite that have replaced Dolomite crystals. Great coverage of crystals that wrap around both sides. Comes with an old Kristalle label and another from the Mitchell Gunnell collection indicating that Gunnell acquired it in 1961 from M.J. Zimmerman.


CT900 - Witherite $ 350 (=~ € 285)
Cumberland, England
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.7 x 2.8 cm


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Witherite from Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/CT900a.jpg] Witherite from Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/CT900b.jpg] Witherite from Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/CT900c.jpg] Witherite from Cumberland, England [db_pics/pics/CT900d.jpg]

Well crystallized cluster of solid Witherite. Undamaged, historic, fine quality specimen.


CT902 - Ilvaite on Calcite $ 250 (=~ € 203)
Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 5 cm


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Ilvaite on Calcite from Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/CT902a.jpg] Ilvaite on Calcite from Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/CT902b.jpg] Ilvaite on Calcite from Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/CT902c.jpg] Ilvaite on Calcite from Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/CT902d.jpg] Ilvaite on Calcite from Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/CT902e.jpg] Ilvaite on Calcite from Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/CT902f.jpg]

Flat, thin white Calcite crystals with attached crystals of Ilvaite and small clear Quartz. The Ilvate crystals reach 8mm in size. Well crystallized all around.


CT907 - Quartz var. Chalcedony Rose $ 120 (=~ € 98)
Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 5 cm


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Quartz var. Chalcedony Rose from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT907a.jpg] Quartz var. Chalcedony Rose from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT907d.jpg] Quartz var. Chalcedony Rose from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT907e.jpg] Quartz var. Chalcedony Rose from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT907c.jpg]

Translucent, slightly pinkish Chalcedony forming a spherical, cup-shaped formation. Complete all around and undamaged, it could hold water.


CT903 - Andradite var. Topazolite $ 200 (=~ € 163)
Yellow Cat Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 5.5 x 2.3 cm


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Andradite var. Topazolite from Yellow Cat Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT903a.jpg] Andradite var. Topazolite from Yellow Cat Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT903b.jpg] Andradite var. Topazolite from Yellow Cat Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT903c.jpg]

Highly lustrous golden Topazolite crystals to 9mm on matrix. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection and comes with his old label showing a price of $200.


LL101 - Adamite $ 150 (=~ € 122)
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.5 x 4 cm


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Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL101a.jpg] Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL101c.jpg] Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL101d.jpg]

Fine quality, highly lustrous undamaged group of Adamite crystals, 2.5cm wide, on matrix. Old specimen with very high quality crystals.


LL135 - Caledonite $ 600 (=~ € 488) SOLD
Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 1.5 cm


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Caledonite from Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL135a.jpg] Caledonite from Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL135b.jpg] Caledonite from Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL135c.jpg] Caledonite from Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL135d.jpg]

Translucent, highly saturated blue crystals of Caledonite with individual crystals to 5mm and crystal faces even larger. Beautiful, colorful specimen with good coverage of crystals.


LL119 - Hematite $ 150 (=~ € 122) SOLD
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 3.5 x 2.1 x 1 cm


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Hematite from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL119a.jpg] Hematite from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL119b.jpg] Hematite from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL119c.jpg]

Hematite 'Iron Rose' from the Ouro Preto area of Brazil. So lustrous the crystals look polished, but are totally natural. Well crystallized on the backside too.


CT919 - Andradite $ 280 (=~ € 228) SOLD
Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.5 x 3 cm


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Andradite from Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT919a.jpg] Andradite from Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT919b.jpg] Andradite from Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT919c.jpg] Andradite from Garnet Hill Mine, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/CT919d.jpg]

Lustrous red Andradite crystals to 2cm that contrast well against white Quartz. This locality usually produces crystals in dense intergrown clusters and to have such perfect, well isolated crystals is rare. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection, personally collected by Chuck.


CT916 - Barite $ 350 (=~ € 285)
Book Cliffs, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.3 x 3 cm


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Barite from Book Cliffs, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/CT916a.jpg] Barite from Book Cliffs, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/CT916b.jpg] Barite from Book Cliffs, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/CT916c.jpg] Barite from Book Cliffs, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/CT916d.jpg]

Glassy, transparent Barite crystal on matrix with other smaller crystals. Complete all around and undamaged, the main crystal is partially double-terminated. Old specimen from the Jean Mager and Chuck Trantham collections.


LL146 - Calcite with inclusions $ 220 (=~ € 179) SOLD
Dal'Negorsk, Russia
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Calcite with inclusions from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/LL146a.jpg] Calcite with inclusions from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/LL146b.jpg] Calcite with inclusions from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/LL146c.jpg] Calcite with inclusions from Dal'Negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/LL146d.jpg]

Transparent to translucent white Calcite crystals with long tan inclusions that display well in the transparent tip of the main Calcite. There are two smaller, double-terminated Calcites attached to one side. Main crystal is also partially double-terminated.


LL110 - Spessartine on Schorl $ 750 (=~ € 610)
Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California, USA
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2 cm


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Spessartine on Schorl from Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL110a.jpg] Spessartine on Schorl from Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL110c.jpg] Spessartine on Schorl from Little 3 Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL110d.jpg]

Citrus orange 9mm Spessartine with Albite attached to a segment of black Tourmaline. A hard to find California classic.


LL100 - Wulfenite with Mimetite $ 350 (=~ € 285) SOLD
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 3 cm


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Wulfenite with Mimetite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL100a.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL100b.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL100c.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL100d.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL100e.jpg]

Elongated pyramidal Wulfenite crystals associated with green Mimetite. Old undamaged specimen from decades ago.

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