Selected Specimens

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SV393 - Fluorite $ 50
Cave-inRock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Fluorite from Cave-inRock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/SV393a.jpg] Fluorite from Cave-inRock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/SV393b.jpg] Fluorite from Cave-inRock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/SV393d.jpg] Fluorite from Cave-inRock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/SV393e.jpg]

Sculptural thumbnail of partially etched cubic Fluorite from Illinois. Well saturated purple color and translucent.


SV386 - Cerussite $ 200
Touissit, Morocco
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 0.9 cm


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Cerussite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SV386a.jpg] Cerussite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SV386b.jpg] Cerussite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SV386c.jpg] Cerussite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SV386d.jpg]

Glassy, reticulated cluster of Cerussite crystals. Undamaged.


SV387 - Celestite $ 50
Maybee, Michigan, USA
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.2 x 1 cm


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Celestite from Maybee, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/SV387a.jpg] Celestite from Maybee, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/SV387b.jpg] Celestite from Maybee, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/SV387c.jpg] Celestite from Maybee, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/SV387d.jpg]

Single gem Celestite crystal from the Maybee quarry in Michigan. Undamaged.


SV382 - Turquoise $ 70
Easter Blue Mine, Nevada, USA
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2.5 x 1.4 cm


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Turquoise from Easter Blue Mine, Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/SV382a.jpg] Turquoise from Easter Blue Mine, Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/SV382b.jpg] Turquoise from Easter Blue Mine, Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/SV382c.jpg]

Polished layer of blue Turquoise on matrix.


SV375 - Polybasite $ 270
Guanajuato, Mexico
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm


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Polybasite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV375a.jpg] Polybasite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV375b.jpg] Polybasite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV375c.jpg] Polybasite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV375d.jpg] Polybasite from Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV375e.jpg]

Classic bladed crystals group of Polybasite with tiny Acanthite crystals attached.


SV384 - Epidote $ 120
San Quintin, Baja California, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.6 x 1.5 cm


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Epidote from San Quintin, Baja California, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV384a.jpg] Epidote from San Quintin, Baja California, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV384b.jpg] Epidote from San Quintin, Baja California, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV384c.jpg] Epidote from San Quintin, Baja California, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV384d.jpg]

Thick, well terminated single deep green Epidote crystal from San Quintin. Complete all around.


SV388 - Siegenite $ 120
West Fork Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm


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Siegenite from West Fork Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SV388a.jpg] Siegenite from West Fork Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SV388c.jpg] Siegenite from West Fork Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SV388d.jpg] Siegenite from West Fork Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SV388e.jpg]

Silvery, octahedral crystals of rare Siegenite. Siegenite is a cobalt nickel sulfide that is one of the rarer and most sought after minerals from Missouri's Viburnum Trend. This is nothing but solid Siegenite without matrix.


SV398 - Azurite with Malachite $ 60
Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 2 cm


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Azurite with Malachite from Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/SV398a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/SV398b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/SV398c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/SV398d.jpg]

Solid, crystalline Azurite surrounding fibrous Malachite. Great as is but could also be polished.


SV394 - Scheelite $ 160
Tenkergin Mine, Iultinsky District, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm


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Scheelite from Tenkergin Mine, Iultinsky District, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia [db_pics/pics/SV394a.jpg] Scheelite from Tenkergin Mine, Iultinsky District, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia [db_pics/pics/SV394b.jpg] Scheelite from Tenkergin Mine, Iultinsky District, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia [db_pics/pics/SV394c.jpg]

Single orange octahedral Scheelite crystal from an obscure Russian locality. These are seldom seen for sale now.


SV396 - Chrome Cerussite $ 60
Red Lead Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2.2 x 2 cm


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Chrome Cerussite from Red Lead Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia [db_pics/pics/SV396a.jpg] Chrome Cerussite from Red Lead Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia [db_pics/pics/SV396b.jpg] Chrome Cerussite from Red Lead Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia [db_pics/pics/SV396c.jpg] Chrome Cerussite from Red Lead Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia [db_pics/pics/SV396d.jpg]

Gemmy, bright yellow Cerussite crystals from Tasmania.


SV390 - Stolzite $ 40
St. Lucie Mine, Lazere, France
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.3 x 0.8 cm


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Stolzite from St. Lucie Mine, Lazere, France [db_pics/pics/SV390a.jpg] Stolzite from St. Lucie Mine, Lazere, France [db_pics/pics/SV390c.jpg] Stolzite from St. Lucie Mine, Lazere, France [db_pics/pics/SV390e.jpg]

Solid, crystalline Stolzite from the classsic French locality that has produced some of the world's best Stolzite.


SV365 - Prehnite $ 180
Boyleston Quarry, Barrhead, Renfrewshire, Strathclyde, Scotland
miniature - 5 x 4 x 2.5 cm


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Prehnite from Boyleston Quarry, Barrhead, Renfrewshire, Strathclyde, Scotland [db_pics/pics/SV365a.jpg] Prehnite from Boyleston Quarry, Barrhead, Renfrewshire, Strathclyde, Scotland [db_pics/pics/SV365b.jpg] Prehnite from Boyleston Quarry, Barrhead, Renfrewshire, Strathclyde, Scotland [db_pics/pics/SV365c.jpg] Prehnite from Boyleston Quarry, Barrhead, Renfrewshire, Strathclyde, Scotland [db_pics/pics/SV365d.jpg]

Translucent green Prehnite on white Calcite on basalt from Scotland. The locality is an old quarry near Glasgow that was originally mined for copper. Ex. Allen Winans collection.


SV413 - Mottramite $ 250
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
cabinet - 9.5 x 6.5 x 4.5 cm


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Mottramite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV413a.jpg] Mottramite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV413b.jpg] Mottramite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV413c.jpg] Mottramite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV413d.jpg] Mottramite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV413e.jpg] Mottramite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV413f.jpg]

Botryoidal Mottramite from the big find in 2011 at the Ojuela Mine that produced some of the world's best Mottramite. The Mottramite has a green/yellow color and a somewhat organic-looking appearance.


SV405 - Azurite $ 200
Lost Lake Claim, Nacimiento Mine, San Pablo, New Mexico, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 5.5 x 2 cm


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Azurite from Lost Lake Claim, Nacimiento Mine, San Pablo, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/SV405a.jpg] Azurite from Lost Lake Claim, Nacimiento Mine, San Pablo, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/SV405b.jpg] Azurite from Lost Lake Claim, Nacimiento Mine, San Pablo, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/SV405c.jpg] Azurite from Lost Lake Claim, Nacimiento Mine, San Pablo, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/SV405d.jpg]

Unusual botryoidal Azurite specimen from New Mexico. Spherical masses of Azurite are present on both sides. These were abundant about a decade ago and are now hard to find.


SV437 - Tourmaline $ 400
Paprok, Nuristan, Afghanistan
miniature - 4.8 x 3.2 x 2.7 cm


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Tourmaline from Paprok, Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/SV437a.jpg] Tourmaline from Paprok, Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/SV437b.jpg] Tourmaline from Paprok, Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/SV437c.jpg] Tourmaline from Paprok, Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/SV437d.jpg] Tourmaline from Paprok, Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/SV437e.jpg]

Colorful Tourmaline with an attached Quartz crystal from Paprok. A dark green core grades up to light blue and green zone followed by a pink termination. Weighs 47.12 grams.
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