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Beryl Var. Goshenite with Schorl

ID: 6033
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Clear to white, textbook hexagonal prisms of goshenite intermixed with jet black crystals of schorl. Believe these came out around 2006.


Price: $450.00
Location: Erongo Mountains, Namibia
Dimensions: 6.4 x 3.5 x 3.2cm
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Calcite on Dolomite

ID: 5991
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Clear and lustrous, intergrown calcite crystals on a reddish brown matrix of dolomite, with minor duftite. Pretty specimen.


Price: $150.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.3 x 3.6 x 2.7cm
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Vesuvianite

ID: 5989
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A single yellowish green blocky crystals of vesuvianite.


Price: $80.00
Location: Sandare, Kayes region, Mali
Dimensions: 1.6 x 1.1 x 1cm
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Lueshite (ex Martin Zinn Coll.)

ID: 5981
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A simple cube of metallic grey black lueshite, with fairly sharp corners and decent luster. This is a rare sodium niobium oxide and comes from the type locality. It is also fairly large and sharp for the species.


Price: $320.00
Location: Lueshe Mine, Kive, Congo
Dimensions: .8 x .7 x .7cm
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Smithsonite on Mottramite

ID: 5967
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Clear scalenohedral crystals of smithsonite poised on a bubbly matrix of medium green mottramite. Pretty.


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Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4 x 2.8 x 2.5cm
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Azurite with Malachite

ID: 5963
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Rounded prisms of lustrous azurite and azurite partially altering to malachite, sprinkled with tiny quartz crystals.


Price: $360.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 3.7 x 2.6 x 1.5cm
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Azurite with Malachite after Azurite

ID: 5962
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A marvelous crystal of deep green velvety malachite replacing an azurite crystal. The tip of the specimen is either a second generation of azurite or the tip never altered. When you examine the specimen, you will see why its a tossup. Perfect condition.


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Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.3 x 2 x 1.2cm
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Dioptase with Calcite, Duftite

ID: 5958
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Bright lustrous green crystals of dioptase intermixed with pearly white calcite rhombs and light green duftite. Beautiful!


Price: $1000.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 6.8 x 6 x 4cm
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Apophyllite with Hematite Inclusions

ID: 5953
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Tabular, very sharp crystals of apophyllite that range from clear to a reddish brown color caused by inclusions of hematite, on a matrix sprinkled with specular hematite.


Price: $180.00
Location: UMK Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 5.2 x 5 x 3.4cm
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Cerussite on Dolomite (ex John Schneider Coll.)

ID: 5943
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A beautiful, lustrous and gemmy, smoky twinned crystal of cerussite sits on a matrix of pinkish dolomite crystals. The rera of the specimen is loaded with yellow acicular tsumcorite crystals.


Price: $450.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.7 x 3 x 2cm
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