Selected Specimens

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NA107 - Epidote with Quartz $ 375
Green Monster Mine, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska
miniature - 4 x 2 x 1.3 cm


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Epidote with Quartz from Green Monster Mine, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska [db_pics/pics/na107c.jpg] Epidote with Quartz from Green Monster Mine, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska [db_pics/pics/na107d.jpg] Epidote with Quartz from Green Monster Mine, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska [db_pics/pics/na107e.jpg]

Fine specimen of thick Epidote crystals with Quartz from the classic locality. Main crystal is 4 x 2 x 1.3 cm in size. No damage to this specimen, I can't tell which view is best, good all around. Mounted on a lucite stand, 5 x 4 x 2.5 cm.


NA297 - Pyromorphite $ 950
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho
miniature - 3.4 x 3.1 x 2.4 cm


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Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/na297a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/na297b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho [db_pics/pics/na297c.jpg]

Curved yellow Pyromorphite crystals on matrix. Excellent piece, old Kristalle label, size 3.4 x 3.1 x 2.4 cm.


NA127 - Acanthite $ 600
Guanajuato, Mexico
thumbnail - 3.1 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


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Acanthite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na127a.jpg] Acanthite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na127b.jpg] Acanthite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na127c.jpg]

Fine thumbnail acanthite with mulitple crystals culminating in a large, sharp 1.5cm cubic crystal at the tip. Better in person, 3.1 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm.


SA451 - Tourmaline, Lepidolite, Quartz $ 360
Mina da Ponte, Aracuai, Mnas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Tourmaline, Lepidolite, Quartz from Mina da Ponte, Aracuai, Mnas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa451a.jpg] Tourmaline, Lepidolite, Quartz from Mina da Ponte, Aracuai, Mnas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa451b.jpg] Tourmaline, Lepidolite, Quartz from Mina da Ponte, Aracuai, Mnas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa451c.jpg]

Clear Quartz crystal partially enclosing what was once a green Tourmaline crystal. The Tourmaline within the Quartz remains complete, however where it exits the Quartz (on top and along the backside), it has altered to a rectangular stack of Lepidolite crystals. Two small dings on the Quartz. Really neat and interesting specimen, 4 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm.


E548 - Kammererite with Calcite $ 275 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 138
Kop Dalgari, East Anatolia, Turkey
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 1.8 cm


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Kammererite with Calcite from Kop Dalgari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/e548a.jpg] Kammererite with Calcite from Kop Dalgari, East Anatolia, Turkey [db_pics/pics/e548b.jpg]

Purple Kammererite crystals to 5mm associated with clear Calcite crystals, unusual hard to find specimen, 7 x 5 x 1.8 cm.


E524 - Anapaite in fossil bivalve $ 220
Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Anapaite in fossil bivalve from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/e524a.jpg] Anapaite in fossil bivalve from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/e524b.jpg]

Two exceptionally fine Anapaite crystals which formed in a 2.3cm wide fossil bivalve, size 5.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm.


E568 - Sulfur on Aragonite $ 725
Sicily, Italy
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 4.5 cm


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Sulfur on Aragonite from Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/e568a.jpg] Sulfur on Aragonite from Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/e568b.jpg] Sulfur on Aragonite from Sicily, Italy [db_pics/pics/e568c.jpg]

Large 2.4cm Sulfur crystal well centered on a pair of Aragonite covered points. Main crystal is undamaged, some areas have the Aragonite growing over the Sulfur. From a ecently released collection. Size 6 x 5 x 4.5 cm.


A609 - Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Dolomite $ 200
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 5.2 x 4.5 x 4 cm


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Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Dolomite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a609a.jpg] Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Dolomite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a609b.jpg] Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Dolomite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a609c.jpg]

Fine, near floater grouping of light purple Fluorite cubes, Arsenopyrite in and interlocking 4cm cluster, pearlescent pink Dolomite that wraps all around the backside, and Muscovite, size 5.2 x 4.5 x 4 cm.


A174 - Ferberite $ 250
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan, China
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 2 cm


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Ferberite from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a174a.jpg] Ferberite from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a174b.jpg] Ferberite from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a174c.jpg]

Large, fine single Ferberite crystal. A very good example of a mineral that is somewhat common now, however will soon will be a classic, ranking as the worlds best, size 5.5 x 4.5 x 2 cm.


A944 - Arsenopyrite $ 190
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 6 x 7 x 6 cm


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Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a944a.jpg] Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a944b.jpg] Arsenopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a944c.jpg]

Large, well displayed single crystal 3.2 cm wide on muscovite and Quartz. About as good as it gets for a single crystal, size 6 x 7 x 6 cm.


A106 - Cinnabar $ 440
Tongren, Guizhou, China
small cabinet - 7 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm


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Cinnabar from Tongren, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a106a.jpg] Cinnabar from Tongren, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a106b.jpg] Cinnabar from Tongren, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a106c.jpg]

2.8cm cluster of Cinnabar crystals on Dolomite. Sawn base and edges, size 7 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm.


A398 - Azurite with Malachite $ 350 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 175
Liufengshan Copper Mine, Anhui Prov., China
small cabinet - 7.8 x 6.5 x 3 cm


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Azurite with Malachite from Liufengshan Copper Mine, Anhui Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a398a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Liufengshan Copper Mine, Anhui Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a398b.jpg]

Lustrous blue Azurite crystals with velvety Malachite, size 7.8 x 6.5 x 3 cm.


A406 - Bournonite on Quartz $ 500
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China
cabinet - 10.5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Bournonite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a406a.jpg] Bournonite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a406b.jpg] Bournonite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a406c.jpg] Bournonite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a406d.jpg] Bournonite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a406e.jpg]

3cm double terminated Bournonite attached to the tip of a 10.5 cm Quartz crystal. Another great Yaogangxian combo specimen. One ding on the side of the Quartz crystal, otherwise undamaged, size 10.5 x 4 x 3 cm.


A990 - Inesite, Hubeite on Apophyllite $ 550
Hubei Prov., China
cabinet - 9.5 x 8 x 4 cm


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Inesite, Hubeite on Apophyllite from Hubei Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a990a.jpg] Inesite, Hubeite on Apophyllite from Hubei Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a990b.jpg] Inesite, Hubeite on Apophyllite from Hubei Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a990c.jpg]

Large red Inesite crystal spray with other areas of Inesite, good clusters of Hubeite (brown), Quartz crystals, and tiny drusy Apophyllite, size 9.5 x 8 x 4 cm.


A196 - Cinnabar on Dolomite $ 1200
Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China
small cabinet - 9 x 8 x 4 cm


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Cinnabar on Dolomite from Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a196a.jpg] Cinnabar on Dolomite from Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a196b.jpg] Cinnabar on Dolomite from Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a196c.jpg] Cinnabar on Dolomite from Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a196d.jpg]

Classic Cinnabar penetration twin rising up 1.7cm and 1.5 cm wide on Dolomite. Fine quality Cinnabar that glows red when backlit. Fine undamaged piece, Chinese Cinnabar is by far the world's best, get a good one while supplies are still plentiful. Although there is plenty of lower quality material available now, the better ones are few and far between, size 9 x 8 x 4 cm.

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