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Bornite on Quartz

ID: 6477
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Very sharp, slightly iridescent crystals of bornite on a matrix of micro quartz crystals.

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Price: $250.00
Location: Mine 57, Dzhezkhstan Oblast, Kazakhstan
Dimensions: 3.1 x 2.9 x 1.5cm
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Pentagonite

ID: 6475
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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.

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Price: $2200.00
Location: Wagholi Quarry, Poona, India
Dimensions: 4.1 x 1.2 x 1cm
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Rhodochrosite after Helvite (ex Logan Coll.)

ID: 6455
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Rhombs of pink rhodochrosite replacing triangular helvite crystals, on a matrix of muscovite crystals. Unusual pseudomorph formerly in the Beau Gordon coll.

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Price: $750.00
Location: Kounrad Massif, Karagandy Province, Khazakhstan
Dimensions: 2.6 x 2 x 1.5cm
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Descloizite with Mimetite (Ex Greenamyer Coll.)

ID: 6446
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An arrowhead formation composed of lustrous descloizite crystals that are sprinkled with barrel shaped yellow mimetites.


Price: $40.00
Location: Chah Mileh, Anarak Dist. Iran
Dimensions: 3.9 x 2.5 x 1.8cm
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Quartz with Chlorite Inclusions (Ex Greenamyer Coll.)

ID: 6441
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A group of inter grown quartz crystals with a lustrous clear to medium green (from inclusions of chlorite) color.


Price: $80.00
Location: Kharan Dist., Baluchistan, Pakistan
Dimensions: 5.4 x 5 x 2.5cm
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Fluorite with Aragonite

ID: 6373
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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.


Price: $150.00
Location: Konshejeh Mine, Ardestan County, Esfahan Province, Iran
Dimensions: 7.5 x 6.3 x 6cm
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Pyrite on Calcite

ID: 6343
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Brassy golden dodecahedrons of pyrite that appear to have layers on the surface of the crystals. These sit on a matrix of clear calcite prisms. Wonderful to find a Chinese pyrite with no damage.


Price: $180.00
Location: Daye Copper Mine, Daye County, Hubei Province, China
Dimensions: 9.8 x 6.3 x 3.5cm
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Pyromorphite

ID: 6301
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Brilliant grass green barrel shaped crystals of pyromorphite (some with beveled edges) to 1.8 cm on a tan stalactitic matrix. Some of the crystals (including the larger ones) are doubly terminated. Choice miniature.


Price: $450.00
Location: Daoping Mine, Gongcheng County, Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang A.R., China
Dimensions: 4.1 x 2.2 x 1.9cm
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Orpiment on Calcite “Floater”

ID: 6299
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A very special piece from the Shimen Mine in China. It is a two sided specimen where calcite prisms are selectively sprinkled with acicular orpiment crystals and are completely blanketed on the other side. It is undamaged (very rare for Shimen specimens) and is a complete floater. Super!


Price: $500.00
Location: Shimen Mine, Changde Prefecture, Hunan County, China
Dimensions: 1.3 x 9.5 x 3cm
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Wulfenite with Calcite

ID: 6298
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Very sharp, bright yellow wulfenite blades averaging 4 to 5 MM, are coated and also sit on a matrix of white calcite prisms. Sweet!


Price: $450.00
Location: Ahmad Abad Mine, Bahabad County, Yazd Province, Iran
Dimensions: 12 x 6 x 3.5cm
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