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FM560 - Amethyst on Andradite $ 300 SOLD
Stanley Butte, Graham Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Amethyst on Andradite from Stanley Butte, Graham Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/fm560a.jpg] Amethyst on Andradite from Stanley Butte, Graham Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/fm560b.jpg] Amethyst on Andradite from Stanley Butte, Graham Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/fm560c.jpg]

Uncommon specimen of purple Amethyst crystals on green Andradite crystals. The Amethyst crystals reach 1.7cm and include 4 doubly-terminated crystals.


FM561 - Topaz on Quartz $ 1500
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 3.3 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Topaz on Quartz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/fm561a.jpg] Topaz on Quartz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/fm561b.jpg] Topaz on Quartz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/fm561c.jpg] Topaz on Quartz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/fm561d.jpg]

Terminated Imperial Topaz crystal attached to a terminated Quartz crystal. A rare and aesthetic combination. The Topaz has a pinkish orange color and is terminated and undamaged. The Quartz crystal is complete.


FM562 - Euclase $ 750
Boyaca Dept., Colombia
thumbnail - 1.6 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm


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Euclase from Boyaca Dept., Colombia [db_pics/pics/fm562a.jpg] Euclase from Boyaca Dept., Colombia [db_pics/pics/fm562b.jpg] Euclase from Boyaca Dept., Colombia [db_pics/pics/fm562c.jpg]

Complete glassy blue Euclase crystal from Colombia. Well terminated complete crystal with exceptionally high glassy luster.


FM563 - Cubanite with Calcite $ 500
Henderson No. 2 Mine, Chibougamau, Quebec, Canada
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm


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Cubanite with Calcite from Henderson No. 2 Mine, Chibougamau, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/fm563a.jpg] Cubanite with Calcite from Henderson No. 2 Mine, Chibougamau, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/fm563b.jpg] Cubanite with Calcite from Henderson No. 2 Mine, Chibougamau, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/fm563c.jpg] Cubanite with Calcite from Henderson No. 2 Mine, Chibougamau, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/fm563d.jpg]

Rare matrix Cubanite specimen featuring two Cubanite crystals and Calcite crystals on a sulfide matrix. The largest Cubanite is 7mm wide and shows twinning striations.


FM564 - Witherite $ 80 SOLD
Kremikovtzi Mine, NE of Sofia, Bulgaria
miniature - 3.5 x 2.2 x 2 cm


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Witherite from Kremikovtzi Mine, NE of Sofia, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/fm564a.jpg] Witherite from Kremikovtzi Mine, NE of Sofia, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/fm564b.jpg] Witherite from Kremikovtzi Mine, NE of Sofia, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/fm564c.jpg]

A 2.2cm cluster of lustrous yellow/orange Witherite on matrix. Mined 1999-2001. Ex. Chris Stefano collection.


FM565 - Black Topaz $ 80 SOLD
SK Star Claim, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, USA
thumbnail - 2.6 x 0.6 x 0.3 cm


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Black Topaz from SK Star Claim, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/fm565a.jpg] Black Topaz from SK Star Claim, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/fm565b.jpg] Black Topaz from SK Star Claim, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/fm565c.jpg]

Single black Topaz crystal from Utah. Well terminated, complete and undamaged. Ex. Chris Stefano collection.


FM566 - Rhodochrosite $ 250 SOLD
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
thumbnail - 2.0 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm


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Rhodochrosite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/fm566a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/fm566b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/fm566c.jpg]

Crystals of pink Rhodochrosite in somewhat botryoidal form on matrix.


FM567 - Euclase $ 250 SOLD
Boyaca Dept., Colombia
thumbnail - 1.0 x 0.7 x 0.4 cm


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Euclase from Boyaca Dept., Colombia [db_pics/pics/fm567a.jpg] Euclase from Boyaca Dept., Colombia [db_pics/pics/fm567b.jpg] Euclase from Boyaca Dept., Colombia [db_pics/pics/fm567c.jpg] Euclase from Boyaca Dept., Colombia [db_pics/pics/fm567d.jpg]

Well terminated glassy blue Euclase crystal from Colombia.


FM569 - Rhodochrosite $ 350 SOLD
Wutong Mine, Liubao, Guangxi, China
miniature - 4.7 x 3 x 1.7 cm


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Rhodochrosite from Wutong Mine, Liubao, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/fm569a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Wutong Mine, Liubao, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/fm569b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Wutong Mine, Liubao, Guangxi, China [db_pics/pics/fm569c.jpg]

Complete single Rhodochrosite crystal from the Wutong Mine. Translucent and well crystallized all around.


FM570 - Emerald $ 300
Muzo Mine, Boyaca, Colombia
thumbnail - 1.2 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


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Emerald from Muzo Mine, Boyaca, Colombia [db_pics/pics/fm570a.jpg] Emerald from Muzo Mine, Boyaca, Colombia [db_pics/pics/fm570b.jpg] Emerald from Muzo Mine, Boyaca, Colombia [db_pics/pics/fm570c.jpg]

Transparent, glassy single Emerald crystal from the Muzo Mine. Great luster and complete all around, with slight chipping on the termination edge.


FM571 - Wardite $ 1500
Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada
cabinet - 13 x 9.5 x 3 cm


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Wardite from Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada [db_pics/pics/fm571a.jpg] Wardite from Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada [db_pics/pics/fm571b.jpg] Wardite from Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada [db_pics/pics/fm571c.jpg] Wardite from Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada [db_pics/pics/fm571d.jpg]

Thin matrix plate covered by crystals of the rare phosphate Wardite. One side is completely covered by Wardite crystals which are in turn coated by tiny prismatic crystals of another species, possibly Childrenite. The back side has more isolated Wardite crystals. This is a large and rich example of the species.


FM572 - Creedite $ 500
El Potosi Mine, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 4.3 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Creedite from El Potosi Mine, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/fm572a.jpg] Creedite from El Potosi Mine, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/fm572b.jpg] Creedite from El Potosi Mine, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/fm572c.jpg]

Transparent purple Creedite crystals on matrix. The crystals form fan-shaped clusters with individual crystals to 1.5cm.


FM573 - Rutile in Pyrophyllite $ 375 SOLD
Champion Mine, Mono Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Rutile in Pyrophyllite from Champion Mine, Mono Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/fm573a.jpg] Rutile in Pyrophyllite from Champion Mine, Mono Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/fm573b.jpg] Rutile in Pyrophyllite from Champion Mine, Mono Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/fm573c.jpg] Rutile in Pyrophyllite from Champion Mine, Mono Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/fm573d.jpg]

Sharp, highly lustrous 1.5cm Rutile crystal in Pyrophyllite matrix. Complete single crystal with great form and luster. Comes with a few old labels that indicate it was mined in September 1967 by an F. Devito.


FM574 - Cobaltian Calcite $ 275
Katanga, Rep. of Congo
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Cobaltian Calcite from Katanga, Rep. of Congo [db_pics/pics/fm574a.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Katanga, Rep. of Congo [db_pics/pics/fm574b.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Katanga, Rep. of Congo [db_pics/pics/fm574c.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Katanga, Rep. of Congo [db_pics/pics/fm574d.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Katanga, Rep. of Congo [db_pics/pics/fm574e.jpg]

Rich pink Cobaltian Calcite crystals from Katanga. The color is so deep it's almost purple. Ex. Luis Menezes collection.

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