Len Pisciotta Collection II


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LP100 - Cerussite, Malachite $ 300
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 7 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Cerussite, Malachite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp100a.jpg] Cerussite, Malachite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp100b.jpg] Cerussite, Malachite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp100c.jpg] Cerussite, Malachite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp100d.jpg]

Rounded vugs lined with spherical clusters of Malachite and glassy Cerussite crystals. The larger vug contains more Malachite with small Cerussite crystals. The vug on the left contains larger Cerussite crystals. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection and comes with an old Crystal Classics label.


LP101 - Tourmaline $ 450
Nuristan, Afghanistan
miniature - 4.5 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm


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Tourmaline from Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/lp101a.jpg] Tourmaline from Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/lp101b.jpg] Tourmaline from Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/lp101c.jpg] Tourmaline from Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/lp101d.jpg]

Cluster of glassy pink Tourmaline crystals from Afghanistan. An aesthetic spray formation of crystals with all the large crystals perfect and well terminated. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP102 - Cuprite on Copper $ 220 SOLD
Ray Mine, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 5.4 x 0.7 x 0.5 cm


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Cuprite on Copper from Ray Mine, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/lp102a.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Ray Mine, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/lp102b.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Ray Mine, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/lp102c.jpg] Cuprite on Copper from Ray Mine, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/lp102d.jpg]

Elongated Copper crystal coated by Cuprite crystals from the Ray Mine. The Copper crystal is almost entirely coated by the sparkling, deep red Cuprite crystals. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection and comes with an old hand written note indicating the specimen was old and from the period when the Ray Mine was exclusively an underground operation.


LP103 - Copper $ 500
New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Arizona, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 1.2 x 0.5 cm


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Copper from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/lp103a.jpg] Copper from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/lp103b.jpg] Copper from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/lp103c.jpg] Copper from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/lp103d.jpg]

Sharply formed elongated Copper crystals from Ajo. The largest Copper crystal is exquisite, 2.2cm and well crystallized all around. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP104 - Legrandite $ 3000
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.2 x 3.7 x 3 cm


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Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp104a.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp104b.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp104c.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp104d.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp104e.jpg]

Limonite matrix hosting multiple crystals of Legrandite. There are two crystals on the front that measure 1.5 and 2cm wide, both are terminated. The backside has two more crystal groups, including an awesome 1.8cm radial group. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP105 - Fluorite on Quartz $ 1500
Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China
small cabinet - 8 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm


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Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/lp105a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/lp105b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/lp105c.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/lp105d.jpg]

Inky, translucent blue Fluorite crystals partially coating Quartz crystals. This is a superb example from this occurrence, one of the best I've seen. Pristine and undamaged all around. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection and comes with an old Andy Seibel label.


LP106 - Babingtonite on Prehnite $ 250
Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China
small cabinet - 6.4 x 4 x 3 cm


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Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp106a.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp106b.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite from Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Sichuan Province, China [db_pics/pics/lp106c.jpg]

Well formed black Babingtonite crystals with bright green Prehnite. An excellent example from this now classic Chinese locality. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP107 - Adamite $ 500 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.9 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Adamite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp107a.jpg] Adamite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp107b.jpg] Adamite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp107c.jpg] Adamite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/lp107d.jpg]

Cluster of translucent yellow, bladed crystals of Adamaite from Tsumeb. This is solid Adamite without matrix with crystals to 2cm. Adamite is uncommon from Tsumeb! Ex. Len Pisciotta collection and comes with an old Dan Weinrich label.


LP108 - Catapleite $ 250
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
small cabinet - 5.3 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm


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Catapleite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp108a.jpg] Catapleite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp108b.jpg] Catapleite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp108c.jpg] Catapleite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp108d.jpg]

Large, partially gemmy Cataleite crystal on matrix from Mont St. Hilaire. The crystal is 4.9cm wide. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP109 - Serandite with Natrolite $ 950
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 4 cm


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Serandite with Natrolite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp109a.jpg] Serandite with Natrolite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp109b.jpg] Serandite with Natrolite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp109c.jpg] Serandite with Natrolite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp109d.jpg]

Large orange crystal of Serandite with Natrolite and a single black Aegerine crystal from Mont St. Hilaire. The Serandite has great color and is partially translucent. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection and comes with an old Al McGuinness label.


LP110 - Rhodochrosite on Rhodochrosite after Serandite $ 1200
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 3 cm


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Rhodochrosite on Rhodochrosite after Serandite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp110a.jpg] Rhodochrosite on Rhodochrosite after Serandite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp110b.jpg] Rhodochrosite on Rhodochrosite after Serandite from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/lp110c.jpg]

Pseudomorph of Rhodchrosite after Serandite adorned with numerous Rhodochrosite crystals. The Rhodochrosite crystals form somewhat flattened rhombs to 1.5cm wide. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection, ex.Charlie Key.


LP111 - Fluorite on Muscovite $ 220
Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
miniature - 3.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Fluorite on Muscovite from Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp111a.jpg] Fluorite on Muscovite from Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp111b.jpg]

Transparent pink octahedral Fluorite crystal with Muscovite from the mines of Chumar Bakhoor. The Fluorite is in perfect condition, transparent and 3cm wide. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP112 - Fluorite on Muscovite $ 200
Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2 cm


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Fluorite on Muscovite from Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp112a.jpg] Fluorite on Muscovite from Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp112b.jpg] Fluorite on Muscovite from Chumar Bakhoor, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/lp112c.jpg]

Transparent pink octahedral Fluorite crystals on Muscovite from the mines of Chumar Bakhoor. The Fluorite are in perfect condition, transparent and reach 2cm wide. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP113 - Tourmaline, Kunzite on Quartz $ 350
Nuristan, Afghanistan
miniature - 4 x 3 x 1.8 cm


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Tourmaline, Kunzite on Quartz from Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/lp113a.jpg] Tourmaline, Kunzite on Quartz from Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/lp113b.jpg] Tourmaline, Kunzite on Quartz from Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/lp113c.jpg] Tourmaline, Kunzite on Quartz from Nuristan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/lp113d.jpg]

Cute specimen of gemmy green Tourmaline crystals on a doubly-terminated Quartz crystal with a 3.6cm doubly-terminated Kunzite crystal. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.


LP114 - Wulfenite $ 350
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 4 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp114a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp114b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp114c.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/lp114d.jpg]

Classic butterscotch colored crystals of Wulfenite on white Calcite from Los Lamentos. The large central Wulfenite crystal is 1.5cm wide. Ex. Len Pisciotta collection.

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