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Cerussite with Mimetite, Duftite on Dolomite “Floater”

ID: 6735
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A milky cerussite group of “V” twins sits with yellow mimetites, green duftite on a tan dolomite matrix. Crystallized all the way around. Wonderful small cab.

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Price: $320.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 9 x 4 x 4cm
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Cuprite with Chalcotrichite

ID: 6734
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A specimen of cuprite crystals on matrix with a secondary layer of acicular chalcotrichite crystals on one side of the specimen coating the primary cuprites. Great red color.

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Price: $680.00
Location: Chengmenshan, JIujiang, Jiangxi Province, China
Dimensions: 10 x 4.5 x 2.3cm
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Smithsonite Var. Cuprian

ID: 6729
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Sharp and lustrous lime green crystals of cuprian smithsonite coating a white calcite matrix. Pretty rock!

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Price: $500.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 5.7 x 4 x 2.4cm
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Schizolite (ex Brett Keller Coll.)

ID: 6727
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Wonderful euhedral crystals of the rare and ordered (CaMn) intermediate member of the Pectolite-Serandite. Brought to light in 2013, they were first thought to be bustamite, then erroneously labeled a new mineral (Marshallsussmanite), it was all corrected in 2018. Exceptional example of the mineral.

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Price: $1800.00
Location: Wessels Mine, Kalahari manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 4.8 x 3.1 x 2.2cm
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Rhodochrosite with Shigaite (Ex D. Sacco and W. Logan Coll.)

ID: 6723
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Hot pink, luatrous prismatic crystals of rhodochrosite are associated with scattered crystals of the rare mineral shigaite. Ex Desmond Sacco Coll.

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Price: $490.00
Location: N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 5 x 3.8 x 2cm
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Rhodochrosite on Calcite (Ex W. Logan Coll.)

ID: 6721
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A stalactititc (very rare habit here) group of pink crystals on white calcite with an unidentified olive mineral on a manganese matrix. Probably from N’Chwaning 1.

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Price: $150.00
Location: Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 5.8 x 3.8 x 2.9cm
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Prehnite with Calcite

ID: 6706
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A sphere composed of lime green compact prehnite crystals is flanked by white calcite rhombs and sits on a matrix of quartz and graphite.


Price: $90.00
Location: Merelani Hills, Manyara Region, Tanzania
Dimensions: 3.7 x 3.2 x 3cm
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Mimetite with Wulfenite

ID: 6705
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Bright yellow groups of mimetite crystals are associated with orange and yellow crystals of wulfenite. Luster is outrageous.


Price: $750.00
Location: Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 8 x 5.2 x 3cm
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Ettringite on Calcite “Floater”

ID: 6692
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A doubly terminated, gemmy and lustrous calcite crystal is partially coated by sharp yellow ettringite crystals.


Price: $800.00
Location: Wessles Mine, Kalahari Mn Fileds, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 6 x 3.7 x 3cm
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Diopside Var. Chromium

ID: 6690
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A single crystal of chromium diopside with a textbook termination, gemmy green color and super luster. Displays well from any side.


Price: $750.00
Location: Merelani, Manyara Region, Tanzania
Dimensions: 4 x 2.5 x 1.1cm
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