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J712 - Aquamarine $ 120
Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam
miniature - 3.8 x 0.4 x 0.3 cm


Aquamarine from Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam [db_pics/pics/J712a.jpg] Aquamarine from Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam [db_pics/pics/J712b.jpg] Aquamarine from Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam [db_pics/pics/J712c.jpg]

Transparent Aquamarine crystal with the good blue color Vietnamese Aqua are known for. An undamaged crystal that is fully transparent top to bottom..


J713 - Stilbite $ 350
Maharashtras State, India
small cabinet - 8.5 x 8 x 4 cm


Stilbite from Maharashtras State, India [db_pics/pics/J713a.jpg] Stilbite from Maharashtras State, India [db_pics/pics/J713b.jpg] Stilbite from Maharashtras State, India [db_pics/pics/J713c.jpg] Stilbite from Maharashtras State, India [db_pics/pics/J713d.jpg]

Double-terminated Stilbite on a matrix of drusy Quartz crystals. This is not your average Stilbite, with much better quality and presence than most. The crystal has a well saturated peach coloration and is 5.5cm tall with smaller crystals sticking out the sides. Stands up dramatically on the Quartz for great display. Good from all sides and undamaged. A really good one!!


J633 - Peridot $ 300
Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan
thumbnail - 1.8 x 0.6 x 0.6 cm


Peridot from Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/J633a.jpg] Peridot from Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/J633b.jpg] Peridot from Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/J633c.jpg]

Transparent Peridot crystal with great green color and a wonderful, slightly etched surface. Though small, this crystal instantly stood out from the many other typical Peridot crystals in a parcel I was reviewing due to it's brightness, color, and almost polished looking surface luster.


J225 - Spessartine $ 65
Nigeria
thumbnail - 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm


Spessartine from Nigeria [db_pics/pics/J225a.jpg] Spessartine from Nigeria [db_pics/pics/J225b.jpg] Spessartine from Nigeria [db_pics/pics/J225c.jpg]

Faceted Spessartine gemstone. A 5mm round weighing 0.75 carats. Good orange color.


J273 - Spessartine $ 120
Nigeria
thumbnail - 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.4 cm


Spessartine from Nigeria [db_pics/pics/J273a.jpg] Spessartine from Nigeria [db_pics/pics/J273b.jpg] Spessartine from Nigeria [db_pics/pics/J273c.jpg]

Faceted Spessartine gemstone. A 6mm round weighing 1.25 carats. Good orange color.


J725 - Barite $ 220
Flagstaff Mountain, Northport, Stevens Co., Washington, USA
cabinet - 13 x 12 x 6 cm


Barite from Flagstaff Mountain, Northport, Stevens Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/J725a.jpg] Barite from Flagstaff Mountain, Northport, Stevens Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/J725b.jpg] Barite from Flagstaff Mountain, Northport, Stevens Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/J725c.jpg]

Good coverage of yellow Barite crystals to 1.5cm on a tan rock matrix from an obscure USA locality. Excellent condition and alrged sized.


J726 - Hemimorphite $ 180
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
cabinet - 14 x 9 x 8 cm


Hemimorphite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J726a.jpg] Hemimorphite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J726b.jpg] Hemimorphite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J726c.jpg] Hemimorphite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J726d.jpg]

Large open vugs in Limonite matrix filled with brilliantly lustrous Hemimorphite crystals.


J727 - Wulfenite $ 75
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 6.0 x 6 x 4 cm


Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/J727a.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/J727b.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/J727c.jpg]

Transparent golden Wulfenite crystals to 1.2cm on matrix. There are some damaged crystals but many good ones.


J728 - Descloizite $ 240
Commercial Cramer Mine, Georgetown, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA
cabinet - 14 x 8 x 7 cm


Descloizite from Commercial Cramer Mine, Georgetown, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/J728a.jpg] Descloizite from Commercial Cramer Mine, Georgetown, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/J728b.jpg] Descloizite from Commercial Cramer Mine, Georgetown, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/J728c.jpg]

Sparkling red microcrystals of Descloizite with an uncommon red/orange coloration. The Descolizite is present over an area 10cm wide. Neat old specimen out of a collection from an obscure and defunct USA locality.


J729 - Fluorite $ 280
Eastgate Quarry, Durham, England
cabinet - 10 x 7 x 4 cm


Fluorite from Eastgate Quarry, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/J729a.jpg] Fluorite from Eastgate Quarry, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/J729b.jpg] Fluorite from Eastgate Quarry, Durham, England [db_pics/pics/J729c.jpg]

Transparent yellow Fluorite cubes covering the entire top surface. Out of an old collection and in excellent condition without any bruising or dings.


J730 - Anorthite $ 120
Carles, Asturias, Spain
small cabinet - 9 x 6 x 5 cm


Anorthite from Carles, Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/J730a.jpg] Anorthite from Carles, Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/J730b.jpg] Anorthite from Carles, Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/J730c.jpg]

White crystals of Anorthite on matrix from an old Copper and Gold deposit in Spain. Anorthite is the calcium endmember of the plagioclase feldspar mineral series. Sharp well formed and undamaged crystals that were etched out of Calcite. From an old collection.


J673 - Cinnabar $ 350
Yanwuping Mine, Tongren, China
miniature - 5.0 x 4 x 2.0 cm


Cinnabar from Yanwuping Mine, Tongren, China [db_pics/pics/J673a.jpg] Cinnabar from Yanwuping Mine, Tongren, China [db_pics/pics/J673b.jpg] Cinnabar from Yanwuping Mine, Tongren, China [db_pics/pics/J673c.jpg]

Large twinned Cinnabar crystals on white Dolomite crystals. There are 3 crystals here, one very large crystal 1.9cm, with a 1.3cm crystal attached to one side. Near the base is the the third crystal, 7mm in size. All are undamaged.


J660 - Quartz $ 160
2nd Sovetskii Mine, Dal'Negorsk, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm


Quartz from 2nd Sovetskii Mine, Dal'Negorsk, Far-Eastern Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/J660a.jpg] Quartz from 2nd Sovetskii Mine, Dal'Negorsk, Far-Eastern Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/J660b.jpg] Quartz from 2nd Sovetskii Mine, Dal'Negorsk, Far-Eastern Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/J660c.jpg]

Cluster of slender Quartz crystals with a distinctive red/orange color.


J664 - Hematite $ 140
Elba Island, Italy
thumbnail - 3 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm


Hematite from Elba Island, Italy [db_pics/pics/J664a.jpg] Hematite from Elba Island, Italy [db_pics/pics/J664b.jpg] Hematite from Elba Island, Italy [db_pics/pics/J664c.jpg] Hematite from Elba Island, Italy [db_pics/pics/J664d.jpg]

Bright ans shiny black Hematite crystals from the classic Elba locality. Individual crystals to 1.6cm wide.


J666 - Orpiment $ 225
Twin Creeks Mine, Winnemucca, Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Orpiment from Twin Creeks Mine, Winnemucca, Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/J666a.jpg] Orpiment from Twin Creeks Mine, Winnemucca, Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/J666b.jpg] Orpiment from Twin Creeks Mine, Winnemucca, Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/J666c.jpg] Orpiment from Twin Creeks Mine, Winnemucca, Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/J666d.jpg]

Good coverage of golden Orpiment crystals. The Twin Creeks Mine is a large open pit Gold mine in central Nevada. The Orpiment was found during Gold mining operations in the 1990s. In excellent condition.



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