Selected Specimens

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M227 - Wulfenite with Mimetite $ 90
San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm


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Wulfenite with Mimetite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M227a.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M227b.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M227c.jpg]

Transparent yellow/orange 'window panes' of Wulfenite with sphercal masses of Mimetite on a small amount of matrix. Mounted in a Perky box.


M235 - Wulfenite $ 90
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M235a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M235b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M235c.jpg]

Cluster of blocky, dipyramidal Wulfenite crystals. Mounted in a Perky box.


M242 - Volborthite $ 120 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 60
Monument Valley, Navahoe Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 5.2 x 4.5 x 1.3 cm


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Volborthite from Monument Valley, Navahoe Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M242a.jpg] Volborthite from Monument Valley, Navahoe Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M242b.jpg] Volborthite from Monument Valley, Navahoe Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M242c.jpg] Volborthite from Monument Valley, Navahoe Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M242d.jpg]

Crystals of green Volborthite on both sides of matrix. Out of an old collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M211 - Hemimorphite $ 225 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 112
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M211a.jpg] Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M211b.jpg] Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M211c.jpg] Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M211d.jpg] Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M211e.jpg]

Chunky, thick groups of Hemimorphite crystals, complete all around and undamaged. Snow-white on one side and dusted with reddish Calcite crystals on the other.


M247 - Axinite on Quartz with Albite $ 225 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 112
New Melones Spillway, Calaveras Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Axinite on Quartz with Albite from New Melones Spillway, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/M247a.jpg] Axinite on Quartz with Albite from New Melones Spillway, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/M247b.jpg] Axinite on Quartz with Albite from New Melones Spillway, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/M247c.jpg] Axinite on Quartz with Albite from New Melones Spillway, Calaveras Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/M247d.jpg]

Crystals of purple Axinite wtih Quartz crystals on one side and sparkling Albite crystals covering the backside. Fine and undamaged. Out of an old collection built in the 1970s-80s. From a famous find made in the spillway of the New Melones Reservoir.


M222 - Cerrusite $ 120
Tsumeb, namibia
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2.6 x 2.5 cm


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Cerrusite from Tsumeb, namibia [db_pics/pics/M222a.jpg] Cerrusite from Tsumeb, namibia [db_pics/pics/M222b.jpg] Cerrusite from Tsumeb, namibia [db_pics/pics/M222c.jpg] Cerrusite from Tsumeb, namibia [db_pics/pics/M222d.jpg]

White Cerrusite snowflake, or rather 'snow ball' due to it's shape, from Tsumeb. Out of an old collection built in the 1970s-80s.


K453 - Prehnite on Graphite $ 340
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Prehnite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K453a.jpg] Prehnite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K453b.jpg] Prehnite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K453c.jpg] Prehnite on Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K453d.jpg]

Sculptural specimen of translucent yellow Prehnite with large toothy crystals sticking out in various directions on a small amount of Graphite matrix. Fine quality, undamaged specimen.


M287 - Fluorite $ 160 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 80
St. Gotthard, Ticino, Switzerland
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.3 x 1.5 cm


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Fluorite from St. Gotthard, Ticino, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/M287a.jpg] Fluorite from St. Gotthard, Ticino, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/M287b.jpg] Fluorite from St. Gotthard, Ticino, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/M287c.jpg]

Octahedral pink Fluorite crystal intergrown with a blade of Albite. It's really half an octahedron as the back side is smooth and flat. The back is fully crystallized (not a cleavage) and must have grown against another Albite blade. Out of an old collection built in the 1970s-80s. More pink, less yellow/orange than photos.


M288 - Malachite after Selenite $ 95
San Manuel Mtns., Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 2.7 x 1.9 x 1 cm


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Malachite after Selenite from San Manuel Mtns., Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M288a.jpg] Malachite after Selenite from San Manuel Mtns., Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M288b.jpg] Malachite after Selenite from San Manuel Mtns., Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M288c.jpg]

Spray formation of Selenite that has been completely replaced by Malachite. Out material, mounted in a perky box.


M293 - Cuprite with Copper $ 450 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 225
Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm


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Cuprite with Copper from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M293a.jpg] Cuprite with Copper from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M293b.jpg] Cuprite with Copper from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M293c.jpg] Cuprite with Copper from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M293d.jpg] Cuprite with Copper from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M293e.jpg] Cuprite with Copper from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M293f.jpg]

Heavy specimen of solid Copper and Cuprite from the historic Bisbee mining district. There are good vugs loaded with red cubes of Cuprite on both sides. Some of Cuprite crystals get good sized too, up to 4mm on edge.


M294 - Grossular wtih Clinochlore $ 250
Ala Valley, Piedmont, Italy
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5 x 3 cm


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Grossular wtih Clinochlore from Ala Valley, Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/pics/M294a.jpg] Grossular wtih Clinochlore from Ala Valley, Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/pics/M294b.jpg] Grossular wtih Clinochlore from Ala Valley, Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/pics/M294c.jpg] Grossular wtih Clinochlore from Ala Valley, Piedmont, Italy [db_pics/pics/M294d.jpg]

Crystals of red Grossular var. Hessonite associated with green Clinochlore. Individual Grossular crystals reach 5mm in size.


M285 - Cuprite $ 120
Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Cuprite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M285a.jpg] Cuprite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M285b.jpg] Cuprite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M285c.jpg]

Limonite matrix adorned with sharp individual octahedral crystals of Cuprite from the historic Bisbee mining district. Approximately 20 Cuprite crystals, sized up to 3mm.


M326 - Mottramite on/in Calcite $ 150
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.2 x 3.7 x 3 cm


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Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326a.jpg] Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326b.jpg] Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326c.jpg] Mottramite on/in Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M326d.jpg]

Cluster of rhombic and lenticular Calcite crystals heavily included with green Mottramite that also protrudes out the Calcite. Good all around. One of my favorite types of Tsumeb specimens. Comes with an old Lesnicks label.


M328 - Olivenite $ 95
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 2.5 cm


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Olivenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M328a.jpg] Olivenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M328b.jpg] Olivenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M328c.jpg]

Heavy metallic matrix filled with Olivenite crystal lined vugs. Small spheres of Malachite are present on the Olivenite crystals. Comes with an old Mathiasen Minerals label.


M340 - Calcite with Galena $ 350
Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 7 x 6 cm


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Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340a.jpg] Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340b.jpg] Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340c.jpg] Calcite with Galena from Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M340e.jpg]

Three yellow Calcite crystals with Galena crystals on matrix covered by small Dolomite crystals. This is an example of how exceptional aesthetics turn a common mineral into a fine mineral specimen. The top crystal is double-terminated and each of the two Calcite on the left side have Galena crystals at their bases. Complete all around and undamaged and good when viewed from any angle. A floater with no points of attachment. A good one!!

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121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132
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