Selected Specimens

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C502 - Strontianite with Calcite $ 450 (=~ € 366)
Rosiclare Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm


Strontianite with Calcite from Rosiclare Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/c502a.jpg] Strontianite with Calcite from Rosiclare Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/c502b.jpg] Strontianite with Calcite from Rosiclare Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/c502c.jpg] Strontianite with Calcite from Rosiclare Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/pics/c502d.jpg]

Translucent, slightly pink acicular crystals of Strontianite. There are two main bundles of crystals with a couple more small clusters and some attached Calcite crystals at one end. Although there are some broken tips, it's in overall excellent condition and quite attractive.


C503 - Brazilianite with Muscovite $ 650 (=~ € 528)
Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 7.5 x 7.0 x 6 cm


Brazilianite with Muscovite from Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c503a.jpg] Brazilianite with Muscovite from Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c503b.jpg] Brazilianite with Muscovite from Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c503c.jpg] Brazilianite with Muscovite from Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c503d.jpg]

Large cluster of numerous Brazilianite crystals intergrown with Muscovite. Good crystals all around, a floater with no points of attachment. Sits perfectly for display.


C504 - Fluorite on Quartz $ 350 (=~ € 285)
Huanzala Mine, Peru
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.0 x 4 cm


Fluorite on Quartz from Huanzala Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/c504a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanzala Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/c504b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanzala Mine, Peru [db_pics/pics/c504c.jpg]

Colorless, transparent 2.5cm Fluorite octahedron perched atop a cluster of Quartz crystals. The Fluorite has stepped growth indentations into the crystal faces. A subtle beauty.


C505 - Copper $ 375 (=~ € 305)
Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 1.6 cm


Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/c505a.jpg] Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/c505b.jpg] Copper from Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/pics/c505c.jpg]

Copper crystal cluster with a deep, rich patina. Good on both sides and undamaged.


C506 - Azurite $ 180 (=~ € 146)
Mazapil, Conception del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico
miniature - 3.5 x 2.8 x 2.5 cm


Azurite from Mazapil, Conception del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c506a.jpg] Azurite from Mazapil, Conception del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c506b.jpg] Azurite from Mazapil, Conception del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c506c.jpg]

Clusters of elongated Azurite crystals on matrix. These are the transparent Azurite crystals Zacatecas is known for. Comes mounted on a Lucite base.


C507 - Quartz gwindel $ 400 (=~ € 325)
Shalman Valley, Khyber Agency, Pakistan
thumbnail - 3 x 3 x 1.5 cm


Quartz gwindel from Shalman Valley, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c507a.jpg] Quartz gwindel from Shalman Valley, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c507b.jpg] Quartz gwindel from Shalman Valley, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c507c.jpg] Quartz gwindel from Shalman Valley, Khyber Agency, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/c507d.jpg]

Transparent, undamaged Quartz gwindel, good on both sides.


C510 - Quartz over Wulfenite $ 500 (=~ € 407)
M'fouati, Bouenza Department, Congo
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 4.5 cm


Quartz over Wulfenite from M'fouati, Bouenza Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/c510a.jpg] Quartz over Wulfenite from M'fouati, Bouenza Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/c510b.jpg] Quartz over Wulfenite from M'fouati, Bouenza Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/c510c.jpg] Quartz over Wulfenite from M'fouati, Bouenza Department, Congo [db_pics/pics/c510d.jpg]

Large orange Wulfenite crystals coated by a layer of drusy Quartz crystals. The Wulfenite crystals reach 2.5cm in size with some showing their orange color better than others.


C512 - Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond $ 350 (=~ € 285)
Herkimer, New York, USA
small cabinet - 8.5 x 8 x 5.5 cm


Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/c512a.jpg] Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/c512b.jpg] Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Herkimer, New York, USA [db_pics/pics/c512c.jpg]

Cluster of double-terminated Quartz crystals known as 'Herkimer Diamonds'. Bright and glassy crystals that are complete and undamaged all around.


C513 - Olmiite $ 400 (=~ € 325)
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
miniature - 4 x 4 x 2.5 cm


Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c513a.jpg] Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c513b.jpg] Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c513c.jpg]

High quality, transluscent crystals of Olmiite on matrix. Crystals are peach colored, undamaged, and reach 1.8cm in size.


C515 - Quartz scepters $ 350 (=~ € 285)
Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 5 cm


Quartz scepters from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c515a.jpg] Quartz scepters from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c515b.jpg] Quartz scepters from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c515c.jpg] Quartz scepters from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c515d.jpg]

Cluster of excellent Quartz scepters with very slight Amethyst coloration. Small Chalcopyrite crystals are attached to the base. Comes with an old Lidstrom's label.


C516 - Prehnite on Tanzanite $ 650 (=~ € 528)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
cabinet - 9.5 x 6.5 x 3.5 cm


Prehnite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c516a.jpg] Prehnite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c516b.jpg] Prehnite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c516c.jpg] Prehnite on Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c516d.jpg]

Yellow Prehnite on bladed, fan-shaped crystals of Tanzanite. This fan-shaped bladed habit is uncommon for Tanzanite. There are also small Quartz crystals attached. Comes with an old Trinity Minerals label and I recall this originally sold on the Trinity site for $750.


C517 - Amethyst $ 280 (=~ € 228)
Kingston Mtns., San Bernardino Co., California, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 3.9 x 3 cm


Amethyst from Kingston Mtns., San Bernardino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/c517a.jpg] Amethyst from Kingston Mtns., San Bernardino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/c517b.jpg] Amethyst from Kingston Mtns., San Bernardino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/c517c.jpg] Amethyst from Kingston Mtns., San Bernardino Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/c517d.jpg]

Amethyst crystal cluster from the diggings in the Kingston Mountains of eastern California. Most Amethyst from this locality have alot of white Quartz over the purple or are only transluscent and of medium purple color. The very best (in my opinion) are of the style of this specimen, with clear transparent Quartz over deep purple Amethyst. Fine and undamaged.


C518 - Calcite with Mottramite $ 150 (=~ € 122)
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.6 x 3.1 x 3 cm


Calcite with Mottramite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c518a.jpg] Calcite with Mottramite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c518b.jpg] Calcite with Mottramite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c518c.jpg]

Cluster lenticular Calcite crystals with green Mottramite. The Mottramite has great color and is both in and outside the Calcite A Tsumeb classic.


C519 - Apophyllite $ 250 (=~ € 203)
Maharashtra State, India
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 3.5 cm


Apophyllite from Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/c519a.jpg] Apophyllite from Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/c519b.jpg]

Cluster of transluscent to transparent Apophyllite crystals with the highly desired green color.


C520 - Cerussite $ 350 (=~ € 285)
Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi, China
small cabinet - 5.9 x 4 x 1.8 cm


Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/c520a.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/c520b.jpg] Cerussite from Daoping Mine, Yangshuo, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/c520c.jpg]

Reticulated Cerussite crystal from a limited (one time?) find in the Daoping Mine. An unusual coloration for Cerussite with yellows and pinks making rare and unique specimens. Front and back sides shown.



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