Selected Specimens

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LL162 - Celestite on Sulfur $ 400
Machów mine, Tarnobrzeg City County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 4 cm


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Celestite on Sulfur from Machów mine, Tarnobrzeg City County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland [db_pics/pics/LL162a.jpg] Celestite on Sulfur from Machów mine, Tarnobrzeg City County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland [db_pics/pics/LL162b.jpg] Celestite on Sulfur from Machów mine, Tarnobrzeg City County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland [db_pics/pics/LL162c.jpg] Celestite on Sulfur from Machów mine, Tarnobrzeg City County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland [db_pics/pics/LL162d.jpg]

Highly aesthetic sprays of golden Celestite atop a Sulfur matrix. Translucent to transparent crystals that shoot out in all directions, equally good from any side. There are some broken tips here and there but regardless this is a beauty.


LL153 - Azurite $ 700
Touissit, Morocco
miniature - 4.8 x 2.8 x 1.2 cm


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Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL153a.jpg] Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL153b.jpg] Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL153c.jpg] Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL153d.jpg] Azurite from Touissit, Morocco [db_pics/pics/LL153e.jpg]

Large single Azurite crystal with a small attached crystal that is altering to Malachite. There is also some alteration to Malachite under the surface of the main crystal that gives areas of 'electric' blue color. Fully terminated and complete all around. There is one chipped area on the side with the small attached crystal (though most of what you see in the third photo is natural etched growth), otherwise it's undamaged. Comes with an old Geary Murdock collection label.


LL158 - Apatite with Mica $ 500
Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 4 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Apatite with Mica from Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL158a.jpg] Apatite with Mica from Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL158b.jpg] Apatite with Mica from Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL158c.jpg] Apatite with Mica from Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL158.mp4]

GEM golden Apatite crystals from Medina. These are famous for their clarity and indeed this specimen looks like a cluster of faceted gemstones with water-clear intergrown perfect crystals. Even the small book of mica is transparent! It's complete all around with the point of contact on the right side as photographed, the thicker left side is terminated with a multitude of tiny crystal faces.


LL200 - Wulfenite $ 850
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.3 x 2.3 x 2.2 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL200a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL200b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL200c.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL200d.jpg]

White Calcite coated with a dusting of greenish brown Descloizite hosting 2 crystals of orange Wulfenite. Individual crystals reach 2cm in size. The crystals are chunky and undamaged. Ex. Don Boydston collection.


LL192 - 'Endlichite' after Wulfenite $ 350
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6.5 x 2 cm


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'Endlichite' after Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL192a.jpg] 'Endlichite' after Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL192b.jpg] 'Endlichite' after Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL192c.jpg] 'Endlichite' after Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL192d.jpg] 'Endlichite' after Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL192e.jpg]

Orange Wufenite crystals coated are partially replaced by arsenian Vanadinite (known as Endlichite). Wulfenite crystals without coatings show etching. Crystals to 2cm in size, undamaged. Comes with an old Roberts Minerals label.


LL189 - Wulfenite $ 220
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.7 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL189a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL189b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL189c.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL189d.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL189e.jpg]

Spiky Wulfenite crystals on matrix. The Wulfenite occur as elongated, pyramidal orange crystals to 1cm sticking straight up off the matrix.


LL197 - Wulfenite $ 130
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2 x 1.8 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL197a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL197b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL197c.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL197d.jpg]

Spiky Wulfenite crystals on matrix with areas of arsenian Vanadinite (known as Endlichite). The Wulfenite occur as elongated, pyramidal orange crystals. Undamaged.


LL108 - Wulfenite $ 1200
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2.2 x 2 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL108a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL108b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL108c.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL108d.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL108e.jpg]

Gemmy orange Wulfenite crystals on matrix with white Hydrozincite. There ae two crystals and both are complete and undamaged, well crystallized all around. Main crystal has areas of transparency. Great color!


LL160 - Wulfenite $ 900
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL160a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL160b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL160c.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL160d.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL160e.jpg]

Gemmy orange Wulfenite crystal, 2.5cm wide, on matrix. The crystal is complete and undamaged, well crytallized all around with areas of transparency.


LL163 - Wulfenite $ 750
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm


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Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL163a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL163b.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL163c.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL163d.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL163e.jpg]

White Calcite coated with a dusting of greenish brown Descloizite hosting a cluster of orange Wulfenite crystals. Individual crystals reach 2.5cm on the diagonal. The crystals are chunky and undamaged and display equally well from either side.


CT181 - Malachite after Azurite $ 160
Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 2 x 2 cm


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Malachite after Azurite from Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT181a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT181b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Sacramento Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/CT181c.jpg]

Well formed replacement of Malachite after Azurite. Bisbee classic from the mine the produced the best of these. The pseudomorph is 3cm long, perfect and undamaged.


LL134 - Cuprite $ 750
Ray Mine, Dripping Spring Mountains, Pinal Co. Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 3 cm


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Cuprite from Ray Mine, Dripping Spring Mountains, Pinal Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL134a.jpg] Cuprite from Ray Mine, Dripping Spring Mountains, Pinal Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL134b.jpg] Cuprite from Ray Mine, Dripping Spring Mountains, Pinal Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL134c.jpg] Cuprite from Ray Mine, Dripping Spring Mountains, Pinal Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL134d.jpg]

Well crystallized specimen of individual, large Cuprite crystals (coatings n Copper and Chalcotrichite are more common from the mine). Sharp, well formed crystals to 5mm richly cover specimen. Undamaged, historic, fine quality specimen. Comes with a Dick Morris, Mark Hay label.


LL125 - Hematite with Quartz $ 600
Big Bertha Mine (Veta Grande Mine), Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Hematite with Quartz from Big Bertha Mine (Veta Grande Mine), Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL125a.jpg] Hematite with Quartz from Big Bertha Mine (Veta Grande Mine), Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL125b.jpg] Hematite with Quartz from Big Bertha Mine (Veta Grande Mine), Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL125c.jpg] Hematite with Quartz from Big Bertha Mine (Veta Grande Mine), Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL125d.jpg] Hematite with Quartz from Big Bertha Mine (Veta Grande Mine), Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL125e.jpg]

Large, tabular single Hematite crystals with attached small clear Quartz crystals. Though not complete, it's very large for the find. The Hematite is 1.5cm thick and has bright metallic luster. An Arizona classic.


LL133 - Dioptase $ 500
Morenci Mine, Greenlee Co. Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 7.3 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm


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Dioptase from Morenci Mine, Greenlee Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL133a.jpg] Dioptase from Morenci Mine, Greenlee Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL133b.jpg] Dioptase from Morenci Mine, Greenlee Co. Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL133c.jpg]

Glittery coverage of bright emerald green Dioptase crystals covering the front dispaly face of a Chrysocolla rich matrix. Superb Arizona Dioptase specimen. Comes with a George Stevens Minerals label.


LL172 - Malachite after Azurite $ 350
Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Malachite after Azurite from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL172a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL172b.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL172c.jpg]

Wreath-like formation of Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite. Large, blocky undamaged crystals. A floater covered by velvety Malachite all around.

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