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Fluorite “Spinel Law Twin enhydro” (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6465
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A clear fluorite crystal twinned according to the spinel law hosting air bubbles inclusions. The faces of the crystal also alternate from very smooth to grainy. Mined in the 80’s.


Price: $400.00
Location: Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4.5 x 1.8cm
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Calcite with Malachite on Dolomite Stalactite (ex C. Acosta coll.)

ID: 6463
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Clear calcite rhombs with a bit of malachite sit on on a creamy dolomite stalactite.


Price: $350.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 6 x 4 x 3.5cm
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Sanidine

ID: 6460
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A group of very sharp crystals of sanidine with that iridescent “moonstone” effect that creates some beautiful colors when the light hits it. These were found in the early 1990s (if my memory serves me right) and have not been found again.


Price: $150.00
Location: Pili Mine, Municipio de Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 6 x 6 x 3.4cm
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Fluorite with Calcite

ID: 6457
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A golden fluorite cube with blue zoned edges is host to a group of gemmy, prismatic calcite crystals.


Price: $300.00
Location: Minerva Mine No. 1, Harris Creek Dist., Hardin Co., Illinois
Dimensions: 6.2 x 6 x 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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Pyrolusite with Quartz

ID: 6439
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Silvery black, radiating crystals of pyrolusite contrasting against massive white quartz frozen in the host rock. Old timer from this obscure mine in Michigan. Acq. from the Bradleys in 1953. Seems like the mine is defunct now.


Price: $100.00
Location: Taylor Mine, Baraga County, Michigan
Dimensions: 5.5 x 5 x 4cm
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Zircon (Ex Greenamyer and Gauthier Coll.)

ID: 6431
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Sharp and lustrous  brown crystals of zircon on matrix. Cannot say much about this locality and Zircon is not even listed from there. Ex Gilbert Gauthier Coll. and has three additional older labels.


Price: $150.00
Location: Miask, Ilmen Mtns, Chelyabinsk Obalst, Southern Urals, Russia
Dimensions: 6 x 4.5 x 3.5cm
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Malachite (Ex Koster Coll.)

ID: 6424
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A spcimen of mammillary medium green malachite with a darker green radiating center. Acq. in 2000 from Gilbert Gauthier.


Price: $300.00
Location: Mashamba West Mine, Kolwzi, Katanga, D.R. Congo
Dimensions: 5.8 x 4.5 x 3.5cm
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Fluorite (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6420
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Water clear, very sharp and lustrous cubes of fluorite on a grey matrix.


Price: $200.00
Location: Emilio Mine, Caravia, Asturias, Spain
Dimensions: 6.5 x 6.5 x 3.3cm
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