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D675 - Mimetite with Calcite $ 220
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 4 x 3.3 x 1.5 cm


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Mimetite with Calcite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/D675a.jpg] Mimetite with Calcite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/D675b.jpg] Mimetite with Calcite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/D675c.jpg]

Specimen of yellow Mimetite with attached clear rhombs of Calcite. A very thin, flat matrix with botryoidal Mimetite with a few attached clear Calcites on front, and Calcite crystals on back. From a recent find in Santa Eulalia.


D660 - Mimetite with Calcite $ 120
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Mimetite with Calcite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/D660a.jpg] Mimetite with Calcite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/D660b.jpg] Mimetite with Calcite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/D660c.jpg] Mimetite with Calcite from Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/D660d.jpg]

Specimen of yellow Mimetite with attached clear rhombs of Calcite. Mound-shaped specimen with satiny, botryoidal Mimetite and a few attached clear Calcites. From a recent find in Santa Eulalia.


V133 - Diaspore $ 350
Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey
thumbnail - 1.6 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm


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Diaspore from Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/v133a.jpg] Diaspore from Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/v133b.jpg] Diaspore from Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/v133c.jpg]

V-twin crystal of color change Diaspore. From new finds in the mountains near Pinarcik, these new Diaspore crystals are spectacular in color and form. Glassy, flat termination faces on one 'arm' with a more typical etched termination on the other. Complete and undamaged with a perfect point on the bottom. Gem quality and transparent inside. Medium purple color in natural sunlight.


V137 - Diaspore $ 250
Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey
thumbnail - 1.1 x 1 x 0.3 cm


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Diaspore from Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/v137a.jpg] Diaspore from Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/v137b.jpg]

V-twin crystal of color change Diaspore. From new finds in the mountains near Pinarcik, these new Diaspore crystals are spectacular in color and form. Glassy, flat termination faces on both 'arms' with a small point of contact at the bottom tip. Complete and undamaged, though there are some small irregular growth surfaces on teh back faces that hardly distract in person. Gem quality and transparent inside. Medium purple color in natural sunlight.


V138 - Diaspore $ 250
Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey
thumbnail - 1 x 0.9 x 0.4 cm


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Diaspore from Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/v138a.jpg] Diaspore from Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/v138b.jpg] Diaspore from Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/v138c.jpg]

V-twin crystal of color change Diaspore. From new finds in the mountains near Pinarcik, these new Diaspore crystals are spectacular in color and form. Glassy, flat termination faces on both 'arms' with a small point of contact at the bottom tip. Complete and undamaged. Gem quality and transparent inside. Medium purple color in natural sunlight.


V139 - Diaspore $ 180
Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey
thumbnail - 0.9 x 0.9 x 0.4 cm


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Diaspore from Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/v139a.jpg] Diaspore from Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/v139b.jpg] Diaspore from Pinarcik, Mugla Prov., Turkey [db_pics/pics/v139c.jpg]

V-twin crystal of color change Diaspore. From new finds in the mountains near Pinarcik, these new Diaspore crystals are spectacular in color and form. Glassy, flat termination faces on both 'arms' with a point of contact at the bottom and lower part of small 'arm'. Complete and undamaged. Gem quality and transparent inside. Medium purple color in natural sunlight..


CT101 - Koettigite $ 200
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
miniature - 4.7 x 3 x 1.5 cm


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Koettigite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT101a.jpg] Koettigite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT101b.jpg] Koettigite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT101c.jpg] Koettigite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT101d.jpg] Koettigite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/CT101e.jpg]

Sprays of green Koettigite on both sides of a vuggy limonite matrix. A much sought after rarity from Mapimi. Comes with an old AL McGuinness label.


CT131 - Galkhaite $ 300
Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada
miniature - 5 x 3 x 2.2 cm


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Galkhaite from Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada [db_pics/pics/CT131a.jpg] Galkhaite from Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada [db_pics/pics/CT131b.jpg] Galkhaite from Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada [db_pics/pics/CT131c.jpg]

Bright red Galkhaite crystals on Quartz coated matrix. The crystal reach 1.5mm in size. Galkhaite is a very rare cesium, thallium, mercury sulfide.


CT186 - Quartz scepter $ 60
Fat Jack Mine, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 2.1 x 1.3 x 1 cm


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Quartz scepter from Fat Jack Mine, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT186a.jpg] Quartz scepter from Fat Jack Mine, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT186b.jpg] Quartz scepter from Fat Jack Mine, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT186c.jpg]

Single undamaged Quartz scepter from the famous Fat Jack Mine in Arizona with a purple Amethyst scepter head over a white Quartz stalk.


CT152 - Dioptase $ 75
Christmas Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2 x 0.8 cm


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Dioptase from Christmas Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT152a.jpg] Dioptase from Christmas Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT152b.jpg] Dioptase from Christmas Mine, Gila Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT152c.jpg]

Bright, vitreous acicular crystals of Diotase covering the top surface. The crystals are elongated, transparent, and stand up off the matrix. Great color!


CT168 - Calcite with Fluorite $ 80
Stoneco Auglaize Quarry, Junction, Paulding Co., Ohio, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 1.8 cm


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Calcite with Fluorite from Stoneco Auglaize Quarry, Junction, Paulding Co., Ohio, USA [db_pics/pics/CT168a.jpg] Calcite with Fluorite from Stoneco Auglaize Quarry, Junction, Paulding Co., Ohio, USA [db_pics/pics/CT168b.jpg] Calcite with Fluorite from Stoneco Auglaize Quarry, Junction, Paulding Co., Ohio, USA [db_pics/pics/CT168c.jpg]

Scalenohedral Calcite crystals, main crystal is undamaged, 3cm long, and double-terminated and has an attached cube of phantomed purple Fluorite. Ex. Jay Medici.


CT171 - Wulfenite $ 60
Hull Mine, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 1.8 cm


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Wulfenite from Hull Mine, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT171a.jpg] Wulfenite from Hull Mine, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT171b.jpg] Wulfenite from Hull Mine, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT171c.jpg]

Thick, tabular orange Wulfenite crystals to 2mm on matrix, their form reminiscent of tiny Los Lamentos crystals. Old specimen from a rare and hard to obtain locality.


CT167 - Uvite with Magnesite $ 120
Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2 x 1.3 cm


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Uvite with Magnesite from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/CT167a.jpg] Uvite with Magnesite from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/CT167b.jpg] Uvite with Magnesite from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/CT167c.jpg] Uvite with Magnesite from Brumado Mine, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/CT167d.jpg]

Bright and lustrous green Uvite crystals (a Tourmaline species) associated with white Magnesite crystals. Undamaged specimen with partially transparent Uvites to 1.2cm in size.


CT159 - Rose Quartz scepter $ 125
Pitorra Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 2 x 1 x 1 cm


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Rose Quartz scepter from Pitorra Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/CT159a.jpg] Rose Quartz scepter from Pitorra Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/CT159b.jpg] Rose Quartz scepter from Pitorra Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/CT159d.jpg] Rose Quartz scepter from Pitorra Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/CT159e.jpg]

Pink Rose Quartz scepter head over a white Quartz stalk. This is an unusual one and the old label calls it a 'Hopper scepter' as it is somewhat cup-shaped. The Rose Quartz is also totally transparent which is uncommon and Rose Quartz is more typically only translucent. Neat, undamaged specimen.


CT191 - Rutile, Hematite on Quartz $ 150
Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.9 x 1.2 cm


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Rutile, Hematite on Quartz from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/CT191a.jpg] Rutile, Hematite on Quartz from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/CT191b.jpg] Rutile, Hematite on Quartz from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/CT191c.jpg] Rutile, Hematite on Quartz from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/CT191d.jpg]

Golden Rutile and Hematite attached tot eh front of a clear Quartz crystal. The Quartz has both attached and included Rutile.
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