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LL316 - Malachite $ 300
Concepcion Del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico
small cabinet - 6 x 6 x 3 cm


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Malachite from Concepcion Del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL316a.jpg] Malachite from Concepcion Del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL316b.jpg] Malachite from Concepcion Del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL316c.jpg] Malachite from Concepcion Del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL316d.jpg] Malachite from Concepcion Del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL316e.jpg]

Two masses of rounded Malachite in a Chrysocolla lined vug. The upper Malachite has a perfect spherical form. The Chrysocolla is coating other crystals including some that are Quartz crystals, and possibly other species as well. Old, uncommon Mexican specimen.


LL319 - Sapphire $ 1200 SOLD
Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.3 x 0.7 cm


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Sapphire from Ratnapura, Sri Lanka [db_pics/pics/LL319a.jpg] Sapphire from Ratnapura, Sri Lanka [db_pics/pics/LL319b.jpg] Sapphire from Ratnapura, Sri Lanka [db_pics/pics/LL319c.jpg] Sapphire from Ratnapura, Sri Lanka [db_pics/pics/LL319d.jpg] Sapphire from Ratnapura, Sri Lanka [db_pics/pics/LL319e.jpg] Sapphire from Ratnapura, Sri Lanka [db_pics/pics/LL319f.jpg]

Fine gem yellow Sapphire crystal. Undamaged, double-terminated with good sharp edges and good transparency. Weighs 18.5 carats.


LL313 - Aquamarine with Topaz $ 250
Skardu, Pakistan
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Aquamarine with Topaz from Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/LL313a.jpg] Aquamarine with Topaz from Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/LL313b.jpg] Aquamarine with Topaz from Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/LL313c.jpg] Aquamarine with Topaz from Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/LL313d.jpg] Aquamarine with Topaz from Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/LL313e.jpg] Aquamarine with Topaz from Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/LL313h.jpg]

Stout, gemmy 2.6cm Aqua crystal on an Albite matrix flanked on both sides by terminated Topaz crystals. The Aqua is double terminated and undamaged.


LL317 - Rhodochrosite $ 350
Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm


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Rhodochrosite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/LL317a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/LL317b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/LL317c.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/LL317d.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/LL317e.jpg]

Cluster of well formed pink Rhodochrosite crystals. Good undamaged crystals, complete all around.


LL322 - Stibnite $ 300
Baia Sprie, Felsobanya, Romania
small cabinet - 7 x 6.5 x 2 cm


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Stibnite from Baia Sprie, Felsobanya, Romania [db_pics/pics/LL322a.jpg] Stibnite from Baia Sprie, Felsobanya, Romania [db_pics/pics/LL322c.jpg] Stibnite from Baia Sprie, Felsobanya, Romania [db_pics/pics/LL322e.jpg] Stibnite from Baia Sprie, Felsobanya, Romania [db_pics/pics/LL322f.jpg] Stibnite from Baia Sprie, Felsobanya, Romania [db_pics/pics/LL322g.jpg]

Aesthetic spray formation of Stibnite crystals. Highly lustrous metallic crystals in great condition and good on both sides. Ex. Cliff Kruger collection.


LL321 - Stilbite $ 150
Kibblehouse Quarry, Perkiomenville, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA
cabinet - 10 x 6 x 2.5 cm


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Stilbite from Kibblehouse Quarry, Perkiomenville, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA [db_pics/pics/LL321a.jpg] Stilbite from Kibblehouse Quarry, Perkiomenville, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA [db_pics/pics/LL321b.jpg] Stilbite from Kibblehouse Quarry, Perkiomenville, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA [db_pics/pics/LL321c.jpg] Stilbite from Kibblehouse Quarry, Perkiomenville, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA [db_pics/pics/LL321e.jpg]

Translucent golden brown crystals of Stilbite on a hornfel matrix. From an old stone quarry well known by Pennsylvania collectors as a source for good zeolites.


LL336 - Amethyst var. Grape Agate $ 200
Mamuju, Sulawesi, Indonesia
small cabinet - 9 x 6.5 x 2.5 cm


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Amethyst var. Grape Agate from Mamuju, Sulawesi, Indonesia [db_pics/pics/LL336a.jpg] Amethyst var. Grape Agate from Mamuju, Sulawesi, Indonesia [db_pics/pics/LL336b.jpg] Amethyst var. Grape Agate from Mamuju, Sulawesi, Indonesia [db_pics/pics/LL336c.jpg] Amethyst var. Grape Agate from Mamuju, Sulawesi, Indonesia [db_pics/pics/LL336d.jpg] Amethyst var. Grape Agate from Mamuju, Sulawesi, Indonesia [db_pics/pics/LL336e.jpg]

Cluster of interconnected spheres of purple Quartz known as Grape Agate. The individual spheres are translucent with a satiny luster. Nothing but spheres all around, purple on the front side with some more greenish spheres on the backside.


LL303 - Magnetite $ 280
Iron Hat Mine, Cadiz, Marble Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
miniature - 4.2 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm


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Magnetite from Iron Hat Mine, Cadiz, Marble Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL303a.jpg] Magnetite from Iron Hat Mine, Cadiz, Marble Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL303b.jpg] Magnetite from Iron Hat Mine, Cadiz, Marble Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL303c.jpg] Magnetite from Iron Hat Mine, Cadiz, Marble Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL303d.jpg]

Silvery, metallic Magnetite crystals from an obscure old iron mine in southern California. Largest Magnetite is 2.5cm wide.


LL208 - Scapolite $ 260
Gooderham, Ontario, Canada
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Scapolite from Gooderham, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/LL208a.jpg] Scapolite from Gooderham, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/LL208b.jpg] Scapolite from Gooderham, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/LL208c.jpg] Scapolite from Gooderham, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/LL208d.jpg]

Terminated purple Scapolite crystals from Canada. Good translucent crystals, complete all around. Rare specimen, Mindat only shows one crystal from the locality. The first purple Scapolite I've ever had from Canada. Ex. Chuck Trantham collection.


LL329 - Smithsonite $ 160
Tsumeb, Nambia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm


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Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Nambia [db_pics/pics/LL329a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Nambia [db_pics/pics/LL329b.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Nambia [db_pics/pics/LL329c.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Nambia [db_pics/pics/LL329e.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Nambia [db_pics/pics/LL329f.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Nambia [db_pics/pics/LL329g.jpg]

Thick, translucent Smithsonite crystals to 1.7cm in length embedded in a silvery sulphide matrix. Crystals on all sides.


LL324 - Silver $ 200 SOLD
Elura Mine, Cobar, NSW, Australia
miniature - 5 x 3 x 2 cm


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Silver from Elura Mine, Cobar, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL324a.jpg] Silver from Elura Mine, Cobar, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL324b.jpg] Silver from Elura Mine, Cobar, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL324c.jpg] Silver from Elura Mine, Cobar, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL324d.jpg] Silver from Elura Mine, Cobar, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL324e.jpg]

Thick mesh of intergrown Silver crystals. Good crystals all around.


D593 - Andradite var. Topazolite $ 250
Yellow Cat Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4 x 2 cm


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Andradite var. Topazolite from Yellow Cat Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/D593a.jpg] Andradite var. Topazolite from Yellow Cat Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/D593b.jpg] Andradite var. Topazolite from Yellow Cat Mine, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/D593c.jpg]

Lustrous golden colored Topazolite crystals and dark green Clinochlore on matrix. The Topazolite crystals reach 6mm and are bright and lustrous. Found near the Benitoite Gem Mine.


LL195 - Wulfenite $ 150
Mies, Schwarzenbach, Slovenia, former Yugoslavia
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Wulfenite from Mies, Schwarzenbach, Slovenia, former Yugoslavia [db_pics/pics/LL195a.jpg] Wulfenite from Mies, Schwarzenbach, Slovenia, former Yugoslavia [db_pics/pics/LL195b.jpg] Wulfenite from Mies, Schwarzenbach, Slovenia, former Yugoslavia [db_pics/pics/LL195d.jpg] Wulfenite from Mies, Schwarzenbach, Slovenia, former Yugoslavia [db_pics/pics/LL195e.jpg]

A mound of translucent orange Wulfenite crystals on matrix. The crystals are thick and undamaged.


LL260 - Stibnite $ 180
Antimony Peak, Stayton Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA
cabinet - 13 x 7 x 2.5 cm


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Stibnite from Antimony Peak, Stayton Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL260a.jpg] Stibnite from Antimony Peak, Stayton Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL260b.jpg] Stibnite from Antimony Peak, Stayton Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL260c.jpg] Stibnite from Antimony Peak, Stayton Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL260f.jpg] Stibnite from Antimony Peak, Stayton Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/LL260g.jpg]

Specimen of solid, intergrown crystals of Stibnite. Nothing but bright, metallic silvery crystals on all sides. Rare, hard to find locality Stibnite specimen.

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