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Malachite after Azurite (ex John Schneider Coll.)

ID: 6091
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A very aesthetic miniature comprised of three azurite crystals that have been completely replaced by velvety green malachite, on a reddish matrix that is sprinkled with duftite and quartz crystals.


Price: $500.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 5 x 3.2 x 2.6cm
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Calcite with Olivenite, on Dolomite

ID: 6090
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Sharp and gemmy lustrous prisms of pastel yellow calcite on a matrix of light dolomite rhombs that are sprinkled with dark green olivenite spheres. Unusual habit for olivenite.


Price: $400.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.5 x 4 x 3cm
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Galena with Pyrite “Stalactite”

ID: 6089
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A slightly curved, perfect stalactite of galena sprinkled with golden pyrite. The surface of the specimen does have some crude tiny galena crystal faces and I suspect there might also be some tennantite on the core of the piece. Very unusual and special.


Price: $400.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 6.5 x 1.4 x 1.4cm
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Topaz (Ex Carl Acosta Coll.)

ID: 6086
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A stunning single gem crystal of the imperial variety of topaz with exceptional luster, textbook faces, a perfect termination and that wonderful sherry color that is mostly known from Ouro Preto. A rare and excellent topaz from this little known Zambian locality.


Price: $790.00
Location: Karengerenge Village, Solwezi Dist., North western Prov., Zambia
Dimensions: 4.9 x 1.7 x 1.3cm
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Sapphirine with Phlogopite (ex Bill Pinch Coll.)

ID: 6082
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A text book,  2 cm crystal of the uncommon silicate sapphirine, is well exposed on the matrix with smaller crystals and reddish phlogopite crystals. Choice!


Price: $300.00
Location: Morafeno, Anosy Region, Tilear Province, Madagascar
Dimensions: 4.2 x 3.7 x 2.4cm
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Malachite after Azurite “Floater” (ex J. Schneider Coll.)

ID: 6043
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A pair of doubly terminated azurite crystals that have completely altered to velvety green malachite. Complete all the way around with a small tip of deep blue azurite. Excellent miniature.


Price: $400.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 5.2 x 3.8 x 2cm
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Wulfenite on Dolomite (ex M. Sussman Coll.)

ID: 6041
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Exquisite and flawless, lustrous orange amber wulfenite crystals on a matrix of off white dolomite crystals. Ex M. Sussman and J. Schneider Collections, come with all labels.


Price: $1200.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.6 x 3.7 x 3.1cm
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Beryl Var. Goshenite with Schorl

ID: 6033
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Clear to white, textbook hexagonal prisms of goshenite intermixed with jet black crystals of schorl. Believe these came out around 2006.


Price: $450.00
Location: Erongo Mountains, Namibia
Dimensions: 6.4 x 3.5 x 3.2cm
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Celestite with Barite, Calcite (ex c. Yoder Coll.)

ID: 6030
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Clear prisms of celestite associated with sharp clear barite prisms sit on spherical groups of clacite prisms. Aesthetic!


Price: $150.00
Location: N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, Couth Africa
Dimensions: 4.9 x 3.4 x 2cm
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Pyromorphite on Malachite

ID: 6006
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A very attractive sculptural formation of botryoidal jungle green malachite sprinkled with tiny medium yellow green crystals of pyromorphite. Nothing new has come out for about 2 years.


Price: $150.00
Location: Turquoise Pocket, Browns Open Pit, Rum Jungle, No. Terr. Australia
Dimensions: 3.6 x 3.5 x 2.5cm
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