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Quartz Var. Rose with Hematite (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6419
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Rose colored, intergrown doubly terminated quartz crystals (very different in habit from the typical rose quartz crystals) with inclusions of reddish brown hematite. I must admit I have never seen another like this one.


Price: $300.00
Location: Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 7 x 4 x 2.3cm
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Hureaulite

ID: 6355
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A group of exquisite pink-orange, lustrous crystals of hureaulite in a 360 degree spherical rosette formation. Ex M. Zinn coll., who acquired it in a trade with Larry Conklin in 1989.


Price: $500.00
Location: Joao Claim, Conselherio Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 3.6 x 2.8 x 2.7cm
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Augelite on Quartz

ID: 6351
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A pair of green to clear terminated augelite crystals intermixed with clear quartz crystals. The largest augelite measures 2 cm.


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Location: Mundo Nuevo Mine, Mundo Nuevo, La Libertad Dept., Peru
Dimensions: 3.3 x 2.6 x 1.3cm
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Chalcopyrite on Quartz, Sphalerite

ID: 6346
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Brassy, twinned crystals of sphalerite associated with clear quartz crystals, on a matrix of black sphalerite. Old timer from Peru.


Price: $180.00
Location: Huaron, Pasco Dept., Peru
Dimensions: 5.8 x 5.5 x 3.2cm
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Elbaite with Lepidolite

ID: 6330
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A very gemmy green elbaite crystal with a parallel termination and another smaller crystal at an angle, is sprinkled with light lavender lepidolite. Very attractive miniature.


Price: $850.00
Location: Pederneira Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 5.2 x 1.4 x 1cm
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Rhodochrosite on Calcite, Quartz

ID: 6293
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A druse of light pink rhodochrosite coats a group of very sharp calcite prisms that are associated with equally sharp quartz crystals, on a sulfide matrix. Probably mined in the late eighties or early nineties.


Price: $650.00
Location: Pachapaqui Mine, Bolognesi Province, Ancash, Peru
Dimensions: 15.5 x 9 x 8cm
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Barite

ID: 6264
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Lustrous golden yellow, transparent blades of barite on matrix. These came out in the mid 2000’s and have pretty much disappeared.


Price: $450.00
Location: Cerro Warihuyn, Miraflores, Huanuco Dpet., Peru
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4.9 x 3.1cm
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Uvite on Magnesite

ID: 6241
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Deep lustrous red prismatic crystals of uvite contrasting very nicely against a matrix of clear to white magnesite rhombs.


Price: $450.00
Location: Brumado, Bahia, Brazil
Dimensions: 16 x 12 x 6cm
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Wodginite

ID: 6225
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A group of jet black prismatic crystals of wodginite with a bit of matrix attached. Excellent example of this rare manganese tin oxide that includes the rare element tantalum.


Price: $600.00
Location: Linopolis, Divino de Laranjeiras, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 5.2 x 2.6 x 1.6cm
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Barite

ID: 6207
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Transparent and lustrous, pastel yellow bladed crystals of barite to 3.4 cm, on a sandstone matrix. These came out quite a few years back and were plentiful, but have dried up now. One of the better larger pieces from this find.


Price: $1800.00
Location: Cerro Warihuyn, Miraflores, Huanuco Dpet., Peru
Dimensions: 13 x 7 x 7cm
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