Selected Specimens

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SA917 - Ludlamite on Siderite on Pyrite $ 180 (=~ € 162)
Bolivia
small cabinet - 6 x 5.5 x 2 cm


Ludlamite on Siderite on Pyrite from Bolivia [db_pics/pics/sa917a.jpg] Ludlamite on Siderite on Pyrite from Bolivia [db_pics/pics/sa917c.jpg] Ludlamite on Siderite on Pyrite from Bolivia [db_pics/pics/sa917b.jpg] Ludlamite on Siderite on Pyrite from Bolivia [db_pics/pics/sa917d.jpg]

Floater specimen consisting of a solid mass of crystalline Pyrite that is coated on one side by tightly packed brown Siderite crystals which are in turn sprinkled with Ludlamite crystals to 7mm, no damage, a really interesting specimen, 6 x 5.5 x 2 cm.


E585 - Sphalerite $ 225 (=~ € 202)
Mogila Mine, Madan District, Bulgaria
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm


Sphalerite from Mogila Mine, Madan District, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/e585a.jpg] Sphalerite from Mogila Mine, Madan District, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/e585b.jpg] Sphalerite from Mogila Mine, Madan District, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/e585c.jpg] Sphalerite from Mogila Mine, Madan District, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/e585d.jpg]

Razor sharp, lustrous, and transparent Spahlerite crystals to 1.8 cm pn Quartz matrix. The crystals are brown and green in color and of top quality, 5.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm.


AF121 - Tanzanite $ 2400 (=~ € 2154)
Karo Pit, near Block D, Merelani Hills, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm


Tanzanite from Karo Pit, near Block D, Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af121a.jpg] Tanzanite from Karo Pit, near Block D, Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af121b.jpg] Tanzanite from Karo Pit, near Block D, Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af121c.jpg]

Pair of intergrown crystal with super color and luster. There is one area of damage on one side near the top, but this piece had so much pop and pizzazz it could not be passed up. Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal, 2.6 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm.


AF131 - Tanzanite $ 800 (=~ € 718)
Merelani Hills, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1 x 0.6 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af131a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af131b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af131c.jpg]

Superb bi-color Tanzanite crystal from a new find at Merelani. Transparent yellow over a blue base. Along with the excellent transparency, the surface luster of the crystals from this find is also excellent. Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal, 1.8 x 1 x 0.6 cm.


AF167 - Tanzanite $ 3000 (=~ € 2693)
Merelani Hills, Tanzania
thumbnail - 3 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af167a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af167b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af167c.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af167d.jpg]

Glassy and lustrous gem Tanzanite crystal that is very gemmy from top to bottom. Complete and undamaged, highly gemmy, overall excellent quality. The clarity and intense blue color on this one is exceptional. Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal, 3 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm.


T20 - Prehnite on Tanzanite $ 2000 (=~ € 1795)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 3.3 x 0.9 x 0.7 cm


Prehnite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t20a.jpg] Prehnite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t20b.jpg] Prehnite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t20c.jpg]

Yellow Prehnite on a superb, gemmy blue/purple Tanzanite. There is a small ding on the backside of the termination, but regardless, this is one heck of a nice crystal with great luster and color, uniform shape and the nice association with the Prehnite. Illustrated in the Sept.-Oct. 2009 issue of the Mineralogical Record (Figure 84, page 386). 3.3 x 0.9 x 0.7 cm.


AF115 - Tanzanite $ 900 (=~ € 808)
Merelani Hills, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.4 x 1 x 0.8 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af115a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af115b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af115c.jpg]

Rare bi-color Tanzanite crystal with a yellow cap over a blue core. Another unusual feature of this crystal are aligned hair-like fibers of another mineral (Rutile?) that point inward and down from inside of the wide sides of the crystal (center photo). Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal, 2.4 x 1 x 0.8 cm.


AF136 - Tanzanite $ 1800 (=~ € 1616)
Merelani Hills, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af136a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af136b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af136c.jpg]

Glassy and lustrous gem Tanzanite crystal, complete high quality crystal. Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal, 2.2 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm.


AF137 - Tanzanite $ 2500 (=~ € 2244)
Merelani Hills, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.1 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af137a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af137b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af137c.jpg]

Glassy and lustrous gem Tanzanite crystal, complete high quality crystal. Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal, 2.5 x 2 x 1.1 cm.


AF264 - Tanzanite $ 1200 (=~ € 1077)
Merelani Hills, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.2 x 0.9 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af264a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af264b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af264c.jpg]

Glassy and lustrous gem blue/yellow Tanzanite crystal, probably more glassy and transparent in person. Complete high quality crystal. Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal, 2.3 x 1.2 x 0.9 cm.


T29 - Tanzanite $ 4500 (=~ € 4040)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 3.3 x 2.5 x 1 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t29a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t29b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t29c.jpg]

Rare double Tanzanite with two crystals attached to each other at teh sides, both very gemmy with excellent color saturation. No damage, very good piece, 3.3 x 2.5 x 1 cm.


AF840 - Tanzanite $ 1600 (=~ € 1436)
Karo Pit, near Block D, Merelani Hills, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.1 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm


Tanzanite from Karo Pit, near Block D, Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af840a.jpg] Tanzanite from Karo Pit, near Block D, Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af840b.jpg] Tanzanite from Karo Pit, near Block D, Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af840c.jpg] Tanzanite from Karo Pit, near Block D, Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af840d.jpg]

Nearly flawless single crystal, it almost looks like a faceted gem. Thee are some growth marks on a few areas of the surface that appear to be where Graphite contacted the crystal, but they are just on the very surface. Rarely are Tanzanite crystals so gemmy. Thick, blocky crystal blue down one face and purple when viewed on the side. Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal. 16.5 carats in weight, 2.1 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm.


AF111 - Tanzanite $ 2500 (=~ € 2244)
Merelani Hills, Tanzania
miniature - 3.5 x 2.7 x 0.9 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af111a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af111b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af111c.jpg]

Glassy and lustrous gem Tanzanite crystal with purple blue color. Overall excellent quality and good sized. Natural, unheated gem Tanzanite crystal. 50 carats in weight, 3.5 x 2.7 x 0.9 cm.


T34 - Tanzanite $ 1500 (=~ € 1347) DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 900 (=~ € 808)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1 x 0.8 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t34a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t34b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t34c.jpg]

Fine gem Tanzanite crystal with good transparency from top to bottom. Complete all around and undamaged, 2.2 x 1 x 0.8 cm.


T35 - Tanzanite $ 3200 (=~ € 2873) DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 1920 (=~ € 1724)
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t35a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t35b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t35c.jpg]

Fine gem Tanzanite crystal with good transparency from top to bottom. Complete all around and undamaged, very good crystal, 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm.



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