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J75 - Cerussite $ 280
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China
small cabinet - 5.1 x 4.3 x 1.7 cm


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Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J75a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J75b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J75c.jpg]

Unusual candy colored Cerussite of yellow and pink. These Daoping Cerussites are among the most colorful for the species and it appears they are from a one time or limited find from several years ago. The crystal group has flat, lustrous front and back faces and highly complex terminatation growth along the edges. It's actually an intergrowth of two crystal groups, one turned slightly to a different angle than the main group. The only visible contact is at the bottom near the remaining small bit of matrix.


J79 - Cerussite $ 120
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China
thumbnail - 3.0 x 2.6 x 1.0 cm


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Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J79a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J79b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Region, China [db_pics/pics/J79c.jpg]

Unusual candy colored Cerussite of yellow and pink. These Daoping Cerussites are among the most colorful for the species and it appears they are from a one time or limited find from several years ago. The crystal has flat, lustrous front and back faces and highly complex terminatation growth along the edges. Minor damage to some of the edge terminations.


TU240 - Fluorite with Ferberite, Arsenopyrite $ 500
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 4 cm


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Fluorite with Ferberite, Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu240a.jpg] Fluorite with Ferberite, Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu240b.jpg] Fluorite with Ferberite, Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu240c.jpg] Fluorite with Ferberite, Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu240d.jpg] Fluorite with Ferberite, Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu240e.jpg]

Glassy, transparent Fluorite cubes to 3cm on edge grown around a cluster of Arsenopyrite crystals. The Fluorite have green and purple color zones. A 3cm Ferberite crystal extends into the upper back of the Fluorite cluster and there are Quartz crystals attached to the top. I found one small edge nick on a side crystal, otherwise undamaged. Bright and showy, better than photos.


TU241 - Fluorite with Quartz $ 500
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 6.5 x 6 x 6 cm


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Fluorite with Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu241a.jpg] Fluorite with Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu241b.jpg] Fluorite with Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu241c.jpg] Fluorite with Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu241d.jpg] Fluorite with Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu241e.jpg]

Glassy, transparent Quartz crystal, coated on one half with fine mica crystals, with attached green Fluorite. Undamaged and good all around.


TU243 - Fluorite with Arsenopyrite $ 500
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 5.5 cm


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Fluorite with Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu243a.jpg] Fluorite with Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu243b.jpg] Fluorite with Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu243c.jpg] Fluorite with Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu243d.jpg]

Purple Fluorite cubes to 3cm on edge grown with Arsenopyrite and Muscovite crystals all atop a Quartz crystal. Good all around and undamaged.


TU245 - Fluorite with Muscovite $ 450
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
miniature - 4.8 x 3.8 x 3 cm


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Fluorite with Muscovite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu245a.jpg] Fluorite with Muscovite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu245b.jpg] Fluorite with Muscovite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu245c.jpg] Fluorite with Muscovite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu245d.jpg]

Glassy, transparent Fluorite cubes with Muscovite crystals. The Fluorite have blue/green color with purple phantoms deep inside. Exceedingly bright and transparent. Mounted on a Lucite stand.


TU244 - Fluorite on Quartz $ 750
Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China
cabinet - 12 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm


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Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/tu244a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/tu244b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/tu244c.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/tu244d.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/tu244e.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/tu244f.jpg]

Double-terminated cluster of smokey Quartz crystals partially coated by white Calcite crystals. A 2cm transparent, clear Fluorite crystal sits between the main Quartz crystal and the tips of smaller Quartz crystal that flares out from the main crystal. Dramatic display specimen. Well crystallized all around with smaller Quartz crystals flaring out in the opposite direction from the base of the main crystal. The Fluorite octahedron has slight cleaving on one face or natural step growth, and there is one partial Quartz crystal at the base of the main cluster, otherwise undamaged.


TU247 - Fluorite $ 700
Chasan Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Fluorite from Chasan Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu247a.jpg] Fluorite from Chasan Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu247b.jpg] Fluorite from Chasan Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu247c.jpg] Fluorite from Chasan Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu247d.jpg]

Water clear light green Fluorite cubes on matrix. Cubes are undamaged except for the most trivial of edge nicks and reach 2cm on the diagonal. Some of the smaller crystals are so clear you can't see them until you reflect light off their faces. This is the best quality from this find that I could find. Complete all around and better than photos.


TU248 - Fluorite $ 750
Chasan Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 4 cm


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Fluorite from Chasan Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu248a.jpg] Fluorite from Chasan Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu248b.jpg] Fluorite from Chasan Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu248c.jpg] Fluorite from Chasan Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/tu248d.jpg]

Water clear light green Fluorite cubes on matrix. Central main isolated cube is 2cm on the diagonal. Some of the smaller crystals are so clear you can't see them until you reflect light off their faces. This is the best quality from this find that I could find. Complete all around and undamaged. Better than photos.


J386 - Azurite with Malachite $ 280
Liufengshan Mine, Anhui Province, China
small cabinet - 9 x 5 x 5 cm


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Azurite with Malachite from Liufengshan Mine, Anhui Province, China [db_pics/pics/J386a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Liufengshan Mine, Anhui Province, China [db_pics/pics/J386b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Liufengshan Mine, Anhui Province, China [db_pics/pics/J386c.jpg]

Highly lustrous Azurite crystals, some partially psuedomorphed to Malachite. Besides the main coverage of crystals on top, there are also many vugs of crystals on the sides and bottom. Undamaged old specimen, with old collection number attached to the bottom.


J376 - Arsenopyrite with Quartz $ 750
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
cabinet - 13 x 10 x 7.5 cm


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Arsenopyrite with Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J376a.jpg] Arsenopyrite with Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J376b.jpg] Arsenopyrite with Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J376c.jpg] Arsenopyrite with Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J376d.jpg] Arsenopyrite with Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J376e.jpg]

Lustrous metallic Arseonpyrite crystals with large Quartz crystals. This would be a great addition to a Yaogangxian or Chinese collection. Large, showy specimen.


J571 - Azurite $ 350
Shi Lu Copper Mine, Guangdong Province, China
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Azurite from Shi Lu Copper Mine, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/J571a.jpg] Azurite from Shi Lu Copper Mine, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/J571b.jpg] Azurite from Shi Lu Copper Mine, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/J571c.jpg] Azurite from Shi Lu Copper Mine, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/J571d.jpg] Azurite from Shi Lu Copper Mine, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/J571e.jpg] Azurite from Shi Lu Copper Mine, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/J571f.jpg]

Fine floater cluster of Azurite crystals with a good, bright blue color (not too dark or black). Complete all around and undamaged.


J561 - Fluorite on Quartz with Scheelite $ 350
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 5 cm


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Fluorite on Quartz with Scheelite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J561a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz with Scheelite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J561b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz with Scheelite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J561c.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz with Scheelite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J561d.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz with Scheelite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J561e.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz with Scheelite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J561f.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz with Scheelite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J561g.jpg]

Attractive and classic Yaogangxian specimen consisting of a large double-terminated Quarz crystal, cubic purple Fluorite, yellow/green Mica, and tan Scheelite crystals. It's nearly a floater with a small point of contact at the base, otherwise complete all around and undamaged.


J550 - Stannite $ 180
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.8 cm


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Stannite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J550a.jpg] Stannite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J550b.jpg] Stannite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/J550c.jpg]

Lustrous metallic, bronze-colored crystals of Stannite. Yaogangxian Stannite is in my opinion the best in the world. This is a pristine cluster with mica atttached to the backside, with a point of contact at the base.


J440 - Quartz Scepter with sulfide inclusion $ 150 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 75
China
small cabinet - 6.7 x 3.0 x 2.5 cm


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Quartz Scepter with sulfide inclusion from China [db_pics/pics/J440a.jpg] Quartz Scepter with sulfide inclusion from China [db_pics/pics/J440b.jpg] Quartz Scepter with sulfide inclusion from China [db_pics/pics/J440c.jpg]

A water-clear Quartz scepter crystal with a perfect termination and an interesting black inclusion inside of a small bubble. Under magnification, the inclusion has the distinct appearance of a sulfide mineral, Chalcocite being a good possibility. All of the crystal faces are lustrous, razor sharp, and show no contact, chippng, etc.

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