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Quartz “Reverse Scepters” (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6407
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Very sharp, clear crystals of quartz with reverse sceptered terminations in an aesthetic wide spreading formation. Wonderful and rare habit from this locality.


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Location: Los remedios Mine, Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico
Dimensions: 8.7 x 7 x 4cm
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Malachite (ex Otto Pfordte Coll.)

ID: 6405
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Deep green botryoidal formations of malachite showing radiating patterns on the edges. Great Bisbee old timer.


Price: $1000.00
Location: Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona
Dimensions: 8 x 7 x 4cm
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Copper (ex Otto Pfordte Coll.)

ID: 6396
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Sharp crystals of copper with a great patina forming branching formations and elongated (spinel?) crystals with some matrix attached. Choice old timer from the early 1900’s or late 1800’s.


Price: $3200.00
Location: Calumet Mine, Houghton County, Michigan
Dimensions: 17.5 x 6 x 5cm
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Creedite (Ex John Barlow Coll.)

ID: 6372
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A choice specimen of lustrous medium purple sharp crystals of creedite forming beautiful sprays. Ex John Barlow piece with his label.


Price: $600.00
Location: Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 5.4 x 3.2 x 2.1cm
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Azurite (Ex Jim Robison Coll.)

ID: 6329
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Groups of deep blue bladed crystals of azurite on a light malachite matrix.


Price: $160.00
Location: Morenci, Greenlee County, Arizona
Dimensions: 4.3 x 2.9 x .6cm
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Calcite and Pyrite on a Thalassinoides Burrow

ID: 6327
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An unusual specimen specimen of clear calcite prisms and sharp pyrite crystals coat and are poised on a fossilized thalassinoide burrow.


Price: $60.00
Location: Conco Mine, Kane County, Illinois
Dimensions: 3.4 x 3 x 2cm
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Grossular

ID: 6325
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A wonderful miniature of intergrown, very lustrous and gemmy light orange crystals of grossular completely coating a shard of matrix. A sparkler from this closed locality.


Price: $1500.00
Location: Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
Dimensions: 3.8 x 3.5 x 2.1cm
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Pyrite on Sphalerite

ID: 6300
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Bright and golden, striated pyrite crystals sit on a matrix of lustrous jet black sphalerite crystals. The rear also shows some nice (but smaller) pyrites coating the matrix. Very fine old timer from this historical Colorado locality.


Price: $450.00
Location: Eagle Mine, Gilman District, Eagle County, Colorado
Dimensions: 11.4 x 9.2 x 4cm
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Leifite and Aegerine on Rhodochrosite

ID: 6291
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Prismatic pastel crystals of leifite with jet black aegerine laths are sprinkled on medium pink sharp rhombohedrons of rhodochrosite. Largest rhomb is 3 cm!


Price: $750.00
Location: Mt. St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
Dimensions: 4.2 x 3.6 x 3cm
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Grossular with Diopside

ID: 6283
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An exquisite specimen of bright deep green grossular crystals are generously scattered  on a light green matrix of diopside needle-like crystals. One of the sweetest miniatures I have seen from this now closed locality.


Price: $2400.00
Location: Jeffrey Mine, ASbestos, Quebec, Canada
Dimensions: 4 x 3.6 x 3cm
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