Selected Specimens

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TU194 - Azurite $ 350
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.5 x 3.2 x 2.0 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu194a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu194b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu194c.jpg]

Azurite crystal cluster on matrix with Malachite. The Azurite has bright 'electric' blue color.


TU196 - Azurite $ 650
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.4 x 3.0 x 3.0 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu196a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu196b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu196c.jpg]

Azurite crystal cluster on a small amount of matrix featuring a fine, large 2.8cm tall and 2.2 cm wide main crystal. The Azurite has bright 'electric' blue color. Fine and undamaged.


TU198 - Azurite $ 450
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.3 x 3.0 x 2.0 cm


Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu198a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu198b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu198c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/tu198d.jpg]

Azurite crystal cluster on matrix. The Azurite has bright 'electric' blue color. Undamaged and fine quality. The main crystal is perfect, 2.5 cm wide and double-terminated.


NA124 - Wulfenite $ 350 DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 210
Mobile Mine, Goodsprings, Clark Co., Nevada
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 1.8 cm


Wulfenite from Mobile Mine, Goodsprings, Clark Co., Nevada [db_pics/pics/na124a.jpg] Wulfenite from Mobile Mine, Goodsprings, Clark Co., Nevada [db_pics/pics/na124b.jpg]

Good coverage of lustrous orange Wulfenite crystals. There is one missing/broken off crystal, the rest are undamaged. Good specimen from an uncommon locality.


NA133 - Wulfenite with Calcite $ 275
Glove Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona (Tiger?)
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 3.0 cm


Wulfenite with Calcite from Glove Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona (Tiger?) [db_pics/pics/na133a.jpg] Wulfenite with Calcite from Glove Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona (Tiger?) [db_pics/pics/na133b.jpg] Wulfenite with Calcite from Glove Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona (Tiger?) [db_pics/pics/na133c.jpg] Wulfenite with Calcite from Glove Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona (Tiger?) [db_pics/pics/na133d.jpg]

Geometric box-work of large yellow Wulfenite crystals, each coated on one side big sugary Calcite crystals. The old label indicates this is from the Mammoth-St. Anthony Mine in Tiger, however it looks more like Glove Mine material to me. Largest crystal is 4.5cm across.


A979 - Anatase $ 350 DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 210
Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan
cabinet - 11 x 6.5 x 5.0 cm


Anatase from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a979a.jpg] Anatase from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a979b.jpg] Anatase from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a979c.jpg] Anatase from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a979d.jpg]

At least 15 fine Anatase crystals on matrix with Albite and Quartz crystals. Sharp, lustrous and undamaged crystals.


TZ369 - Dravite $ 300
Namalulu, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.0 x 0.7 cm


Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz369a.jpg] Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz369b.jpg] Dravite from Namalulu, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz369c.jpg]

Gemmy single crystal with a very rich emerald green color. Complete and undamaged.A little dark but with an intense green when backlit.


A984 - Peridot $ 150
Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.4 x 1.0 cm


Peridot from Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a984a.jpg] Peridot from Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a984b.jpg] Peridot from Sapat Valley, Mansehra, NWFP, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/a984c.jpg]

Gemmy and complete single Peridot crystal with fine lime green color. This crystal is from a parcel I bought many years ago. The parcel stood out to me as all the crystals had this great bright green color as compared to most available which had a more olive green color. Good transparency and with smooth, flat crystal faces as compared to most which are rounded in form. A great little crystal.


TS212 - Dioptase on Calcite $ 375
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.3 x 3.6 x 1.2 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts212a.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts212b.jpg]

Classic specimen of well separated crystals of Dioptase on white Calcite. Clean with a ding to the edge of upper right crystal.


TS215 - Smithsonite $ 2500
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts215a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts215b.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts215c.jpg]

Large, sharp pink Smithsonite on matrix. Main crystals is 2.2cm across and pristine. Good silky luster and very translucent.


TS216 - Calcite with Malachite after Azurite $ 450 DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 270
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Calcite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts216a.jpg] Calcite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts216b.jpg] Calcite with Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts216c.jpg]

Coral-like formation of light green Calcite with four crystals of Malachite after Azurite.


TS218 - Smithsonite $ 350
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3.1 x 3 x 2.5 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts218a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts218b.jpg]

2.2cm tall single Smithsonite crystal on matrix. Rare crystal habit with a chisel shaped termination.


TS220 - Malachite after Azurite on Smithsonite $ 500 DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 300
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3 x 2.2 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Malachite after Azurite on Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts220a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite on Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts220b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite on Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts220c.jpg]

Rare association of Malachite after Azurite crystals atop green Smithsonite. There is also an etched crystal of Azurite present. Old Scalisi label indicates it was from Harvard (1965) and the Dr. Ian Hunter collection prior to Acosta.


TS222 - Smithsonite $ 400 DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 240
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.8 x 3.5 x 3 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts222a.jpg] Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts222b.jpg]

Pink crystals of Smithsonite on a dark sulfide matrix. Exceptionally well colored vivid crystals.


TS223 - Malachite after Azurite $ 250 DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 150
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts223a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts223b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/ts223c.jpg]

Malachite after Azurite crystals. The Azurite has only slightly altered to Malachite in areas, and the specimen looks more like Malachite on Azurite.



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