Selected Specimens

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SM856 - Aquamarine $ 280 (=~ £ 201)
Erongo Mountains, Namibia
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.3 x 1 cm


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Aquamarine from Erongo Mountains, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM856a.jpg] Aquamarine from Erongo Mountains, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM856b.jpg] Aquamarine from Erongo Mountains, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM856c.jpg]

Single blue Aquamarine crystal with very glassy faces and a nice bevelled termination. This is tops for Erongo in terms of glassy luster and way more transparent than most.


AR2 - Manganoan Adamite $ 750 (=~ £ 540)
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 2 cm


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Manganoan Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR2a.jpg] Manganoan Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR2b.jpg] Manganoan Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR2c.jpg] Manganoan Adamite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR2d.jpg]

Large, chisel-shaped Adamite crystals on a black matrix. These are the rare and hard to find purple tipped Adamites with a white body color grading up to purple terminations. Individual crystals are up to 2cm tall. Undamaged and glassy with areas of transparency.


AR3 - Scheelite $ 180 (=~ £ 129)
Darwin, Inyo Co., California, USA
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.3 x 1 cm


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Scheelite from Darwin, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/AR3a.jpg] Scheelite from Darwin, Inyo Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/AR3b.jpg]

Single octahedral crystal of Scheelite from the well known Darwin lead-silver-zinc district. Sharply formed and in perfect condition. Fluorescent.


AR7 - Wulfenite $ 400 (=~ £ 288) DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 200 (=~ £ 144)
Bad Bleiberg, Carinthia, Austria
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 2 cm


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Wulfenite from Bad Bleiberg, Carinthia, Austria [db_pics/pics/AR7a.jpg] Wulfenite from Bad Bleiberg, Carinthia, Austria [db_pics/pics/AR7b.jpg]

Blocky orange Wulfenite crystals in a mound shaped cluster. These thick crystals were much less common than the more typical thin crystals found here. Old hard to find specimen. Crystals reach 1.1cm on edge, undamaged.


AR11 - Apatite $ 850 (=~ £ 612)
Pulsifer Quarry, Maine, USA
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 1.8 cm


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Apatite from Pulsifer Quarry, Maine, USA [db_pics/pics/AR11a.jpg] Apatite from Pulsifer Quarry, Maine, USA [db_pics/pics/AR11b.jpg]

Classic and rare purple Apatite crystal on matrix. The crystal is 1 cm in largest dimension, undamaged.


AR12 - Rhodochrosite on Quartz $ 350 (=~ £ 252) DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 175 (=~ £ 126)
Silverton, Colorado, USA
miniature - 4 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/AR12a.jpg] Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/AR12b.jpg] Rhodochrosite on Quartz from Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/AR12c.jpg]

Clusters of pink Rhodochrosite crystals atop Quartz crystals, undamaged.


AR13 - Millerite $ 350 (=~ £ 252)
Hall's Gap, Lincoln Co., Kentucky, USA
miniature - 4 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


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Millerite from Hall's Gap, Lincoln Co., Kentucky, USA [db_pics/pics/AR13a.jpg] Millerite from Hall's Gap, Lincoln Co., Kentucky, USA [db_pics/pics/AR13b.jpg] Millerite from Hall's Gap, Lincoln Co., Kentucky, USA [db_pics/pics/AR13c.jpg]

Partial geode filled with golden hair-like Millerite, undamaged. Classic USA material from a now closed locality.


AR17 - Rose Quartz on Quartz $ 750 (=~ £ 540) DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 375 (=~ £ 270)
Sapucaia Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 4.5 cm


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Rose Quartz on Quartz from Sapucaia Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR17a.jpg] Rose Quartz on Quartz from Sapucaia Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR17b.jpg] Rose Quartz on Quartz from Sapucaia Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR17c.jpg]

A 6cm covering of Rose Quartz crystals atop white Quartz. Bright and lustrous with individual Rose Quartz crystals to 1.7 cm. Undamaged.


AR18 - Quartz var. Agate $ 250 (=~ £ 180)
Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 0.6 cm


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Quartz var. Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR18a.jpg] Quartz var. Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR18b.jpg] Quartz var. Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR18c.jpg] Quartz var. Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR18d.jpg]

Polished slice of classic Mexican banded agate, known as Laguna Agate, with shades of pink, red, lavender, and white.


AR20 - Epidote $ 750 (=~ £ 540)
Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil
miniature - 4 x 2.5 x 0.6 cm


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Epidote from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR20a.jpg] Epidote from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR20b.jpg] Epidote from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR20c.jpg] Epidote from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR20d.jpg]

Jewel-like specimen of transparent Epidote crystals. Double-terminated crystals with a central faden line. Lustrous crystals, undamaged and nearly a floater with just a small area of contact at the base. Comes with an old Alvaro Lucio label.


AR22 - Sphene $ 450 (=~ £ 324)
Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 4.6 x 2 x 1.8 cm


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Sphene from Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR22a.jpg] Sphene from Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR22b.jpg] Sphene from Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR22c.jpg] Sphene from Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR22d.jpg]

A 2.5cm twinned Sphene (Titanite) crystal on matrix covered with Epidote and other smaller Sphene crystals. Crystals on both sides. Undamaged and mounted on a Lucite stand.


AR23 - Quartz var. Agate $ 250 (=~ £ 180)
Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.8 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Quartz var. Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR23a.jpg] Quartz var. Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR23b.jpg] Quartz var. Agate from Rancho Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR23c.jpg]

Polished nodule of classic Mexican banded agate, known as Laguna Agate, with shades of pink, red, lavender, and white.


AR24 - Brazilianite $ 350 (=~ £ 252)
Mendes Pimentel, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2 x 1.9 cm


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Brazilianite from Mendes Pimentel, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR24a.jpg] Brazilianite from Mendes Pimentel, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR24b.jpg] Brazilianite from Mendes Pimentel, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR24d.jpg] Brazilianite from Mendes Pimentel, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR24c.jpg]

Single crystals of classic yellow/green Brazilianite. Great luster and clarity. Contacted on the backside. Comes with an old Al McGuinness label.


SM788 - Andradite var. Demantoid $ 150 (=~ £ 108)
Antetezambato Demantoid-Topazolite Mine, Ambanja District, Diana Region, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar
thumbnail - 3.0 x 2.8 x 2.6 cm


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Andradite var. Demantoid from Antetezambato Demantoid-Topazolite Mine, Ambanja District, Diana Region, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/SM788a.jpg] Andradite var. Demantoid from Antetezambato Demantoid-Topazolite Mine, Ambanja District, Diana Region, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/SM788b.jpg] Andradite var. Demantoid from Antetezambato Demantoid-Topazolite Mine, Ambanja District, Diana Region, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/SM788c.jpg]

Numerous rich green color, gemmy, dodecahedral Demantoid crystals with minor micro Stilbite crystals on matrix. The largest Demantoid crystal measures about 0.6cm across. High luster, gemmy crystals.


SM810 - Beryl var. Goshenite $ 200 (=~ £ 144)
Skardu District, Pakistan
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 3.0 cm


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Beryl var. Goshenite from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM810a.jpg] Beryl var. Goshenite from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM810b.jpg] Beryl var. Goshenite from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM810c.jpg] Beryl var. Goshenite from Skardu District, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SM810d.jpg]

Well terminated 3.5cm wide crystal of Goshenite (colorless Beryl) on an albite matrix. Glassy luster and transparent at the termination. Double-terminated with Muscovite and tiny garnets attached in areas. Undamaged.
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