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Olmiite

ID: 6198
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Perfect, bi-colored spheres made up of compact olmiite crystals, with minor calcite. 360 specimen.


Price: $1200.00
Location: N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, Couth Africa
Dimensions: 5 x 2.8 x 2.5cm
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Mimetite on Mottramite

ID: 6186
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Sprays of bright yellow mimetite crystals on a matrix of dark brilliant green mottramite.


Price: $180.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.4 x 3.5 x 3cm
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Smithsonite (ex John Schneider Coll.)

ID: 6185
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Chalky pastel green prismatic crystals of smithsonite with matrix and unidentified micro crystals attached on the back.


Price: $250.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.8 x 4 x 2cm
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Tennantite after Enargite with Quartz

ID: 6183
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A specimen composed of enargite crystals that have been completely replaced by tennantite. There is minor quartz and hematite in association. One of the less common pseudomorphs from Tsumeb.


Price: $500.00
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Cuprite on Copper (Ex John Schneider Coll.)

ID: 6181
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Brilliant reddish cuprite crystals coat branching copper crystals that are partly covered by Cu salts. Ex J. Schneider Coll.


Price: $300.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.2 x 3.5 x 2cm
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Cerussite on Smithsonite

ID: 6140
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A smoky to white “V” twin crystal of cerussite with additional crystals attached on a matrix of orange yellow smithsonite rhombs.


Price: $500.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4 x 3.8 x 3.1cm
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Olmiite with Calcite

ID: 6136
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Spherical aggregates of olmiite crystals aesthetically poised at the tip of the specimen, with clear prisms of calcite. Choice!


Price: $1000.00
Location: N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, Couth Africa
Dimensions: 4.8 x 4.3 x 3.3cm
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Rhodochrosite

ID: 6132
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Cherry red, very lustrous transparent prismatic crystals of rhodochrosite averaging 3 MM, on a black manganese matrix. The black  manganese underneath gives the specimen its darker hue.


Price: $3200.00
Location: N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 11.5 x 5 x 3.3cm
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Mimetite with Malachite Coating Cuprite

ID: 6095
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Orange yellow prismatic crystals of mimetite cover 90% of a dolomite matrix. The green on the mimetite crystals is bubbly malachite that is actually coating cuprite octahedrons.


Price: $750.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 7.2 x 5 x 4.3cm
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Cerussite (ex John Schneider Coll.)

ID: 6094
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A group of reticulated twinned crystals of cerussite to 3.5 cm (!) on matrix. The crystals are gemmy and in perfect shape. The matrix consists of dark sulfides and some very sharp tiny prisms of smithsonite. Choice! A major acquisition for the Tsumeb collector.


Price: $3000.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 5.3cm
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