Tag Archives: Asia
A bright lustrous, gemmy orange pseudo octahedral crystal of scheelite with a bit of muscovite and matrix at the rear. Kind of the color of a real good Elmwood calcite.NEW!
Location: Mt. Xuebaoding, Pingwu County, Sichuan Province, China
Dimensions: 4 x 3.8 x 2.8cm
A group of octahedral cuprite crystals sit in the middle of an intergrown conglomerate of copper replacing bi-pyramidal octahedrons of cuprite. Excellent example of this pseudomorph.NEW!
Location: Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rudnyi Altai, Western Siberian Region, Russia
Dimensions: 6.5 x 3 x 3cm
Locality: Asia, Europe
A spectacular specimen of pentagonite where blue prismatic crystals are emanating from a central point and are partly coated with hair-like crystals of okenite. It was attached to matrix at one point (I am guessing). Great size for this habit.
Location: Wagholi Quarry, Poona, India
Dimensions: 4.1 x 1.2 x 1cm
Light bluish purple, gemmy cubes of fluorite are sprinkled with off white botryoidal aggregates of aragonite. No telling when these were mined, but they came on the market in 2014.
Location: Konshejeh Mine, Ardestan County, Esfahan Province, Iran
Dimensions: 7.5 x 6.3 x 6cm
Size: Small Cabinet