Selected Specimens

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M309 - Opal after Clam $ 180
Coober Pedy, Australia
miniature - 4 x 3.8 x 1.5 cm


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Opal after Clam from Coober Pedy, Australia [db_pics/pics/M309a.jpg] Opal after Clam from Coober Pedy, Australia [db_pics/pics/M309b.jpg] Opal after Clam from Coober Pedy, Australia [db_pics/pics/M309c.jpg] Opal after Clam from Coober Pedy, Australia [db_pics/pics/M309d.jpg]

Fossil clam that has been replaced by fire opal. An old specimen from the 1970s or 1980s. Comes with an old Harry Sering label.


M302 - Chrysoberyl $ 240
Tancredo, Espirito Santo, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.6 x 1.2 cm


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Chrysoberyl from Tancredo, Espirito Santo, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M302a.jpg] Chrysoberyl from Tancredo, Espirito Santo, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M302b.jpg] Chrysoberyl from Tancredo, Espirito Santo, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M302c.jpg] Chrysoberyl from Tancredo, Espirito Santo, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M302d.jpg] Chrysoberyl from Tancredo, Espirito Santo, Brazil [db_pics/pics/M302e.jpg]

Twinned crystal of yellow/green Chrysoberyl. Comew with an old Dawson's Minerals label.


M296 - Descloizite $ 280
Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia
miniature - 3.8 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296a.jpg] Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296b.jpg] Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296c.jpg] Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296d.jpg] Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M296e.jpg]

Aesthetic cluster of translucent reddish brown Descloizite. Crystallized all around with no significant damage. From an old collection built in the 1970s and 80s. Was part of the collectors display and comes with a small display label, along with an old Harry Sering label. Both labels retain the pre-1990 country name of Southwest Africa.


AB116 - Grossular $ 750
Vesper Peak, Snohomish Co., Washington, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 4 cm


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Grossular from Vesper Peak, Snohomish Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/ab116a.jpg] Grossular from Vesper Peak, Snohomish Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/ab116b.jpg] Grossular from Vesper Peak, Snohomish Co., Washington, USA [db_pics/pics/ab116c.jpg]

Gemmy orange Grossular crystals to 9mm in a shallow vug. Great luster and transparency (sorry, a little dust shows on the surfaces but they are like smooth glass). Ex. Francesco Bedogne collection.


M220 - Hemimorphite $ 225
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2.1 x 1.3 cm


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Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M220a.jpg] Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M220b.jpg] Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M220c.jpg] Hemimorphite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M220d.jpg]

Beautiful spray of Hemimorphite crystals, complete all around and undamaged. It's even partially double-terminated. A superb thumbnail sized specimen for the species.Better than photos.


AB117 - Tsavorite $ 1200
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.8 x 3.2 x 2 cm


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Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ab117a.jpg] Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ab117b.jpg] Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ab117c.jpg]

Large single Tsavorite crystal with some attached Graphite. Some light etching present on the crystal faces. Large and undamaged with impressive size.


M239 - Wulfenite $ 90
Rowley Mine, Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm


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Wulfenite from Rowley Mine, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M239a.jpg] Wulfenite from Rowley Mine, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M239b.jpg] Wulfenite from Rowley Mine, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M239c.jpg]

Small specimen loaded with transparent orange 'window panes' of Wulfenite. Tons of fine quality crystals here.


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.


M243 - Wulfenite with Mimetite $ 90
Tiger, Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 2 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm


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Wulfenite with Mimetite from Tiger, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M243a.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Tiger, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M243b.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Tiger, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M243c.jpg]

A 2cm Wulfenite crystal serves as the 'matrix' for orange Wulfenite and Mimetite crystals.


M242 - Volborthite $ 120
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
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
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.
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