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Smithsonite Var. Cobaltoan (Ex J. Robison Coll.)

ID: 6362
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Stacked rhombs of cobaltoan smithsonite on a tennatite and mixed sulfides matrix.


Price: $80.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 3.2 x 2.4 x 2.1cm
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Smithsonite (Ex J. Robison Coll.)

ID: 6359
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Pastel to medium yellow green scalenohedral prisms of smithsonite coating a three dimensional thin matrix. Pretty!


Price: $150.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 2.8 x 2.7 x .8cm
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Pyrite with Calcite

ID: 6348
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Brilliant golden stacked pyrite cubes sit at the top of a calcite matrix with a row of gemmy calcites on one side. Exceptional for the locality.


Price: $150.00
Location: N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 6.5 x 5 x 5cm
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Galena

ID: 6344
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Lustrous and non lustrous crystals of galena of varying habits, including spinel law twins in the center of the specimen, striated cubes and intergrown crude octahedrons. I noticed a few quartz crystals and maybe even some tennantite.


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Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 7.2 x 4 x 3.1cm
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Aragonite

ID: 6342
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Beautiful pastel translucent needle sprays of aragonite crystals adorning the tip of an aragonite cave stalactite.


Price: $180.00
Location: Sterkfontein Caves, West Rand District, Gauteng Province, South Africa
Dimensions: 6 x 5.6 x 5cm
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Aragonite

ID: 6341
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Beautiful pastel translucent needle sprays of aragonite crystals adorning the tip of an aragonite cave stalactite.


Price: $140.00
Location: Sterkfontein Caves, West Rand District, Gauteng Province, South Africa
Dimensions: 6 x 5 x 5cm
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Aragonite

ID: 6340
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Beautiful pastel translucent needle sprays of aragonite crystals adorning the tip of an aragonite cave stalactite.


Price: $180.00
Location: Sterkfontein Caves, West Rand District, Gauteng Province, South Africa
Dimensions: 6 x 4.6 x 3.4cm
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Quartz Var. Smoky on Quartz Scepter

ID: 6339
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Doubly terminated, lustrous and gemmy, zoned smoky quartz crystals are perched on a single sceptered quartz crystal. From a find in 2012.


Price: $200.00
Location: Namaqualand. Cape Province, South Africa
Dimensions: 3.5 x 2.9 x 2cm
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Quartz Var. Smoky

ID: 6338
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Doubly terminated, lustrous and gemmy, zoned smoky quartz crystals are perched on a single grey quartz crystal. From a find in 2012.


Price: $200.00
Location: Namaqualand. Cape Province, South Africa
Dimensions: 3.9 x 2.3 x 2cm
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Spherocobaltite on Cobaltoan Dolomite (Ex Jim Robison Coll.)

ID: 6334
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Magenta colored discoidal crystals of spherocobaltite associated with light pink groups of cobaltoan dolomite, on an unidentified metallic matrix, original label says djurleite (?) which does occur at Katanga. Very pretty specimen.


Price: $200.00
Location: Kamoto Mine, Katanga, D.R. Congo
Dimensions: 3.3 x 2.5 x 1.2cm
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