Selected Specimens

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SM773 - Tanzanite $ 180
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1.2 x 1.0 cm


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Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM773a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM773b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM773c.jpg]

Natural purple/blue Tanzanite crystal with a hint of yellow color. Complete all around and undamaged with nice gem zones and some attached Calcite. Unheated.


SM782 - Natrolite $ 160
Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
thumbnail - 2.6 x 0.9 x 0.8 cm


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Natrolite from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada [db_pics/pics/SM782a.jpg] Natrolite from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada [db_pics/pics/SM782b.jpg] Natrolite from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada [db_pics/pics/SM782c.jpg]

A single, sharply terminated Natrolite crystal with internal gemmy areas. This crystal shows no damage other than contact on the bottom where separated from matrix. Exceptional example from the locality. Ex. Charlie Key.


SM784 - Cerussite $ 180
Touissit Mine, Oujda-Angad Province, Morocco
miniature - 3.7 x 2.6 x 1.7 cm


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Cerussite from Touissit Mine, Oujda-Angad Province, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM784a.jpg] Cerussite from Touissit Mine, Oujda-Angad Province, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM784b.jpg] Cerussite from Touissit Mine, Oujda-Angad Province, Morocco [db_pics/pics/SM784c.jpg]

A single, complexly terminated Cerussite crystal with a bit of rust color matrix from Morocco. The crystal is highly lustrous and very clean all around, with no apparant damage. Typical twinning for Cerussite is seen. Ex. Andy Seibel Minerals.


TR1 - Mangano Calcite $ 350
Romania
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 5 cm


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Mangano Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR1a.jpg] Mangano Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR1b.jpg] Mangano Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR1c.jpg] Mangano Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR1d.jpg] Mangano Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR1e.jpg] Mangano Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR1f.jpg]

Shimmering pink crystal of ManganoCalcite on a matrix of Quartz crystals and Pyrite. The crystal terminates into multiple spikey points. Undamaged.


TR2 - Calcite $ 280
Romania
small cabinet - 6 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR2a.jpg] Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR2b.jpg] Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR2c.jpg] Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR2d.jpg] Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR2e.jpg]

Hollow Calcite cast that is covered by spikey Calcite crystals and has Calcite crystals lining the inside of the hollow area. Undamaged.


TR3 - Calcite $ 480
Romania
small cabinet - 7 x 5.5 x 3 cm


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Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR3a.jpg] Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR3b.jpg] Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR3c.jpg] Calcite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR3d.jpg]

Stunning starburst spray of Calcite crystals atop a matrix of Galena, Sphalerite, and Pyrite. The tan Calcite crystals are sprinkled wtih white, disc-shaped Calcite crystals. A stunner, undamaged.


TR4 - Mangano Calcite with Quartz $ 350
Romania
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


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Mangano Calcite with Quartz from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR4a.jpg] Mangano Calcite with Quartz from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR4b.jpg] Mangano Calcite with Quartz from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR4c.jpg] Mangano Calcite with Quartz from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR4d.jpg] Mangano Calcite with Quartz from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR4e.jpg]

Pink ManganoCalcite with white Quartz crystals and Pyrite. Undamaged.


TR7 - Quartz with Chalcopyrite $ 350
Romania
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


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Quartz with Chalcopyrite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR7a.jpg] Quartz with Chalcopyrite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR7b.jpg] Quartz with Chalcopyrite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR7c.jpg] Quartz with Chalcopyrite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR7d.jpg]

Quartz crystals atop Chalcopyrite crystals with the entire backside covered by small white Calcite crystals. Clean and undamaged.


TR8 - Stilbite on Quartz $ 350
Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5.5 x 5 cm


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Stilbite on Quartz from Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/TR8a.jpg] Stilbite on Quartz from Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/TR8b.jpg] Stilbite on Quartz from Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/TR8c.jpg] Stilbite on Quartz from Jalgaon, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/TR8d.jpg]

Double-terminated group of peach-colored Stilbite, 6.5cm wide, on sparkling Quartz. Clean and undamaged.


TR10 - Calcite $ 450
Turt Mine, Romania
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Calcite from Turt Mine, Romania [db_pics/pics/TR10a.jpg] Calcite from Turt Mine, Romania [db_pics/pics/TR10b.jpg] Calcite from Turt Mine, Romania [db_pics/pics/TR10c.jpg]

Stunning specimen of a 'flower' of white Calcite atop a stalk of tan Calcite. Well crystallized all around and undamaged. Can't say enough about how pretty this one is.


TR12 - Anapaite in Shell $ 200
Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 3 cm


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Anapaite in Shell from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/TR12a.jpg] Anapaite in Shell from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/TR12b.jpg] Anapaite in Shell from Kertch, Crimea, Ukraine [db_pics/pics/TR12c.jpg]

Translucent green crystals of Anapaite in a fossil bivalve. Excellent color on this one. No longer being found.


TR14 - Calcite on Amethyst $ 600 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 300
Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
large cabinet - 20 x 16 x 5 cm


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Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14a.jpg] Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14b.jpg] Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14c.jpg] Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14d.jpg] Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14e.jpg] Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14f.jpg] Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14g.jpg] Calcite on Amethyst from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil [db_pics/pics/TR14h.jpg]

Large specimen of Amethyst with white scalenohedral Calcite crystals. Showy and undamaged.


TR15 - Calcite $ 500 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 250
Terlingua, Brewster Co., Texas, USA
cabinet - 15 x 12 x 5 cm


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Calcite from Terlingua, Brewster Co., Texas, USA [db_pics/pics/TR15a.jpg] Calcite from Terlingua, Brewster Co., Texas, USA [db_pics/pics/TR15b.jpg] Calcite from Terlingua, Brewster Co., Texas, USA [db_pics/pics/TR15c.jpg] Calcite from Terlingua, Brewster Co., Texas, USA [db_pics/pics/TR15d.jpg] Calcite from Terlingua, Brewster Co., Texas, USA [db_pics/pics/TR15e.jpg]

Yellow scalenohedral Calcite crystals, each with sharp phantoms, possibly partially due to Cinnabar. This is a rare specimen from the old mercury mining district of Terlingua, located near the Mexican border. Cinnabar was discovered here in the 1880s, creating a temporary mining town, now nothing remains but a ghost town. This specimen is out of an old collection from the 1970s and comes with an old Fraziers Mineral label. A little bit of tip damage but overall in great condition.


SM869 - Cerussite $ 380
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Prov., China
miniature - 4.2 x 2.5 x 0.8 cm


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Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM869a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM869b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM869c.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM869d.jpg]

Unusual candy colored Cerussite of yellow and pink. These Daoping Cerussites are among the most colorful for the species and it appears to have been a one time or limited find from several years ago. The crystal has relatively flat, lustrous front and back faces and more complex growth on the edges. Undamaged.


SM870 - Cerussite $ 160
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Prov., China
miniature - 3.5 x 2.5 x 1 cm


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Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM870a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM870b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/SM870c.jpg]

Unusual candy colored Cerussite of yellow and pink. These Daoping Cerussites are among the most colorful for the species and it appears to have been a one time or limited find from several years ago. The crystal has relatively flat, lustrous front and back faces and more complex growth on the edges. The main faces and most edges are undamaged, but with some edge chipping.
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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
121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132
133 134 135 136 137 138 139

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