Selected Specimens

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


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.


SM777 - Tanzanite $ 180
Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.0 x 0.6 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM777a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM777b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/SM777c.jpg]

Single, complete Tanzanite crystal. A bi-color example with yellow over a small blue core. Complete, undamaged crystal with only minimal edge chipping. Highly gemmy in the upper half. Unheated, natural Tanzanite.Former dealer price of $800.


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


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


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.


TA1 - Amethyst $ 200
Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.0 x 0.6 cm


Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ta1a.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ta1b.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ta1c.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ta1d.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/ta1e.jpg]

54 specimens of Amethyst, many of them scepters. Specimen sizes are generally 1.5 to 2.5 cm in size. For reference, each box is 2.7cm square, and the entire flat is 18 x 26cm.


T2 - Amethyst $ 200
Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 1.5 x 1 cm


Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t2a.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t2b.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t2c.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t2d.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t2e.jpg]

24 specimens of Amethyst, many of them scepters. One is a colorless, undamaged DT crystal. Specimen sizes are generally 1.5 to 4 cm in size. For reference, each box is 4cm square, and the entire flat is 18 x 26cm.


T3 - Amethyst $ 200
Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.0 x 0.8 cm


Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t3a.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t3b.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t3c.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t3d.jpg] Amethyst from Gairo, Dodoma Prov., Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t3e.jpg]

54 specimens of Amethyst, many of them scepters. Specimen sizes are generally 1 to 2 cm in size. For reference, each box is 2.7cm square, and the entire flat is 18 x 26cm.


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


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


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


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


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.


TR5 - Calcite on Siderite $ 450
Romania
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4 x 3 cm


Calcite on Siderite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR5a.jpg] Calcite on Siderite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR5b.jpg] Calcite on Siderite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR5c.jpg] Calcite on Siderite from Romania [db_pics/pics/TR5d.jpg]

Elegant, wavy white Calcite crystals on a matrix of Siderite over Sphalerite. Highly aesthetic and undamaged.


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


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


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


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.



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