Selected Specimens

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K869 - Tsavorite with Diopside, Graphite $ 260
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
small cabinet - 8 x 6.5 x 2.5 cm


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Tsavorite with Diopside, Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K869a.jpg] Tsavorite with Diopside, Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K869b.jpg] Tsavorite with Diopside, Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K869c.jpg] Tsavorite with Diopside, Graphite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/K869d.jpg]

Large, flat Graphite-rich matrix covered by Graphite crystals, Diopside, and gem Tsavorite crystals to 7mm in size. Good larger sized example.


K941 - Brucite $ 300
Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan
cabinet - 10 x 5.5 x 4 cm


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Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/K941a.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/K941b.jpg] Brucite from Killa Saifullah, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/K941c.jpg]

Large, thick somewhat pinwheel formation of translucent yellow Brucite on a bit of matrix from recent finds in Pakistan. Undamaged and good from both sides, this is a very thick formation. The Brucite is well crystallized all around, characteristic of open pocket growth and not growth in tight, contacted seams as are most. An excellent example that is just plain more massive than most.


M229 - Quartz $ 150
Narushima, Nagasaki Pref., Japan
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.4 x 0.3 cm


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Quartz from Narushima, Nagasaki Pref., Japan [db_pics/pics/M229a.jpg] Quartz from Narushima, Nagasaki Pref., Japan [db_pics/pics/M229b.jpg] Quartz from Narushima, Nagasaki Pref., Japan [db_pics/pics/M229c.jpg] Quartz from Narushima, Nagasaki Pref., Japan [db_pics/pics/M229d.jpg]

Transparent Japan-twinned Quartz crystal from Japan. Clean and undamaged. Out of an old collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M238 - Pyrite on Scheelite $ 150
Tae Hwa Mine (Tong Wha Mine), Neungam-ri, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea
thumbnail - 2.4 x 2.4 x 1.5 cm


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Pyrite on Scheelite from Tae Hwa Mine (Tong Wha Mine), Neungam-ri, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea [db_pics/pics/M238a.jpg] Pyrite on Scheelite from Tae Hwa Mine (Tong Wha Mine), Neungam-ri, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea [db_pics/pics/M238b.jpg] Pyrite on Scheelite from Tae Hwa Mine (Tong Wha Mine), Neungam-ri, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea [db_pics/pics/M238c.jpg]

Dusting of sparkly Pyrite crystals atop the surface of an octahedral Scheelite. Out of an old collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M241 - Wulfenite $ 150
79 Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.4 x 0.2 cm


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Wulfenite from 79 Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M241a.jpg] Wulfenite from 79 Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M241b.jpg] Wulfenite from 79 Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M241c.jpg] Wulfenite from 79 Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M241d.jpg]

Exquisite single, transparent Wulfenite crystal. Undamaged. Out of an old collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M215 - Vanadinite $ 140
Gray Horse Mine, Dripping Springs Mtns., Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 3 x 2 cm


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Vanadinite from Gray Horse Mine, Dripping Springs Mtns., Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M215a.jpg] Vanadinite from Gray Horse Mine, Dripping Springs Mtns., Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M215b.jpg] Vanadinite from Gray Horse Mine, Dripping Springs Mtns., Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M215c.jpg] Vanadinite from Gray Horse Mine, Dripping Springs Mtns., Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M215d.jpg]

Elongated, hoppered Vanadinite crystals in white Calcite. Good crystals on both sides. Specimens from the Gray Horse Mine are relatively uncommon. Out of an old collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M200 - Cerussite on Malachite $ 160
Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia
small cabinet - 9 x 5 x 2.5 cm


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Cerussite on Malachite from Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/M200a.jpg] Cerussite on Malachite from Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/M200c.jpg] Cerussite on Malachite from Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/M200e.jpg]

Solid botryoidal Malachite with attched reticulated crystals of Cerussite. Out of an old collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M204 - Smokey Quartz $ 95
Dogtooth Peak, Dinkey Lakes region, Fresno County, California, USA
miniature - 4 x 1.6 x 1.5 cm


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Smokey Quartz from Dogtooth Peak, Dinkey Lakes region, Fresno County, California, USA [db_pics/pics/M204a.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Dogtooth Peak, Dinkey Lakes region, Fresno County, California, USA [db_pics/pics/M204b.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Dogtooth Peak, Dinkey Lakes region, Fresno County, California, USA [db_pics/pics/M204c.jpg] Smokey Quartz from Dogtooth Peak, Dinkey Lakes region, Fresno County, California, USA [db_pics/pics/M204d.jpg]

Water-clear, complete and undamaged single smokey Quartz crystal from a classic California Quartz locality. Out of an old collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M317 - Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite $ 60
Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 1.6 cm


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Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite from Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M317a.jpg] Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite from Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M317b.jpg] Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite from Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M317c.jpg] Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite from Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M317d.jpg] Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite from Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M317e.jpg] Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite from Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M317f.jpg] Pyrite over Chalcopyrite with Calcite from Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M317g.jpg]

Pair of connected spheres of Pyrite with attached Calcite crystals. The smaller sphere has one area broken revealing an inner core of Chalcopyrite, which likely comprised the interior of the other sphere as well. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M259 - Pyrite with Quartz $ 140
Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4 cm


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Pyrite with Quartz from Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece [db_pics/pics/M259a.jpg] Pyrite with Quartz from Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece [db_pics/pics/M259b.jpg] Pyrite with Quartz from Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece [db_pics/pics/M259c.jpg] Pyrite with Quartz from Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece [db_pics/pics/M259d.jpg] Pyrite with Quartz from Cassandra Mines, Aristotelis, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia, Greece [db_pics/pics/M259e.jpg]

Large, striated Pyrite crystals to 3.5cm with Quartz crystals. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M260 - Pyrite $ 60
Park City, Utah, USA
miniature - 4.2 x 4 x 3 cm


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Pyrite from Park City, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/M260a.jpg] Pyrite from Park City, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/M260b.jpg] Pyrite from Park City, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/M260c.jpg] Pyrite from Park City, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/M260d.jpg] Pyrite from Park City, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/M260e.jpg]

Specimen of solid Pyrite with the front surface covered by crystals. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s. Comes with an old Robert Roots label.


M261 - Pyrite $ 50
Malverne, Arkansas, USA
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Pyrite from Malverne, Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M261a.jpg] Pyrite from Malverne, Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M261b.jpg] Pyrite from Malverne, Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M261c.jpg]

Specimen of striated Pyrite cubes, nothing but solid Pyrite. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M263 - Pyrite Concretion $ 60
Lowell, Illinois, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 3 cm


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Pyrite Concretion from Lowell, Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/M263a.jpg] Pyrite Concretion from Lowell, Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/M263b.jpg] Pyrite Concretion from Lowell, Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/M263c.jpg] Pyrite Concretion from Lowell, Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/M263d.jpg] Pyrite Concretion from Lowell, Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/M263e.jpg]

Neat specimen of solid Pyrite with most of the outer surface covered by spikey octahedral Pyrite crystals. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M264 - Pyrite $ 50
Idaho, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


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Pyrite from Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/M264a.jpg] Pyrite from Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/M264b.jpg] Pyrite from Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/M264c.jpg]

Specimen of octahedral Pyrite crystals, nothing but solid Pyrite. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.


M265 - Pyrite $ 180
Butte, Montana, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.8 cm


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Pyrite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/M265a.jpg] Pyrite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/M265b.jpg] Pyrite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/M265c.jpg] Pyrite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/M265d.jpg] Pyrite from Butte, Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/M265e.jpg]

Fine and unusual Pyrite with somewhat stepped, modified octahedral crystals forming a tringular, pyramid shaped specimen. Crystallzed all around and undamaged. From an old Pyrite collection built in the 1970s-80s.
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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48
49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72
73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84
85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96
97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108
109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120
121 122 123

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