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Grossular on Vesuvianite (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6413
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A reddish complete dodecahedron of grossular sits on an olive green partial vesuvianite crystal, with another smaller grossular on one side. Wonderful crystal with very minor contact and terrific aethetics. Acquired from Beau Gordon in 1994.


Price: $1200.00
Location: Sierra de la Cruz, Municipio de Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico
Dimensions: 7 x 4.9 x 3.5cm
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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.


Original Price: $1000.00
Sale Price: $750.00
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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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!


Original Price: $750.00
Sale Price: $650.00
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.


Original Price: $2400.00
Sale Price: $2000.00
Location: Jeffrey Mine, ASbestos, Quebec, Canada
Dimensions: 4 x 3.6 x 3cm
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