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Azurite on Calcite

ID: 5925
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Very sharp, prismatic and lustrous crystals of azurite scattered on a matrix of contrasting lustrous clear calcite crystals and pastel dolomite.


Price: $900.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 5 x 4.5 x 2.5cm
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Azurite

ID: 5876
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A spectacular group of very lustrous, deep blue azurite crystals with minor malachite. This pocket was 15 by 10 meters (but very narrow) and the specimens were attached to the wall by fibrous malachite, that’s why they resemble “floaters”. The mine owners cemented the pocket entrance with three trucks of concrete, but some had been collected prior to that and I was very lucky (being near the source) to have my pick of the best miniatures and TNS. Nothing of any significance has been found since the summer of 2013. As commonly seen with azurite, the photos do not  do the specimens justice.


Price: $1900.00
Location: Milpillas Mine, Municipio de Santa cruz, Sonora, Mexico
Dimensions: 4.8 x 2 x 1.5cm
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Malachite after Azurite

ID: 5863
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A trio of crystals (one main one with two smaller attached)  of azurite in parallel growth have completely pseudomorphed to deep velvety green malachite.


Price: $380.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 5.3 x 1.6 x 1cm
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Cerussite with Duftite and Calcite (ex Immelman Coll.)

ID: 5842
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Twinned glassy crystals of cerussite associated with bright green duftite crystals and calcite rhombs sit on a stalactite that apperas to be a mixture of mottramite, copper and galena. Choice!


Price: $450.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, namibia
Dimensions: 5.2 x 2.7 x 1.6cm
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Sphalerite

ID: 5822
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Highly lustrous crystals of sphalerite to 7 MM, in vugs on matrix with siderite. Relatively obscure mine that  dates back to the mid 1800’s.


Price: $80.00
Location: Force Crag mine, Coledale, Cumbria, England
Dimensions: 6 x 6 x 5cm
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Galena, Sphalerite and Chalcopyrite on Calcite

ID: 5755
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A group consisting of one main crystal of calcite with a couple of smaller crystals attached, as well as lustrous grey galenas, yellow orange gemmy sphalerites and minor chalcopyrite. Almost a floater but there is a minor attachment point at the base of the crystal. Excellent miniature.


Price: $400.00
Location: Denton Mine, Harris Creek Dist., Hardin Co., Illinois
Dimensions: 5 x 4.4 x 2cm
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Pyromorphite

ID: 5722
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Bright green, highly lustrous crystals of pyromorphite to 8 MM, on an iron stained matrix. Some very minor contact to some of the crystals does not affect the display quality of this very aesthetic piece.


Original Price: $2500.00
Sale Price: $1800.00
Location: Les Farges, Ussell, Correz, France
Dimensions: 6.4 x 5.5 x 2.5cm
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Rhodochrosite

ID: 5696
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Bright and gemmy red, lustrous prisms of rhodochrosite to 2.5 cm, with a little manganite attached at the bottom. All the crystals in the center are oerfect, with the only contact being in the periphery. Fabulous miniature from this find of the 70’s.


Price: $4500.00
Location: N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.5 x 3.5cm
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Quartz Var. Smoky

ID: 5083
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A fantastic, very gemmy and textbook single crystals of smoky quartz with a smaller crystal at the side. Completely smoky clear, but a microsopic chip on the tip!


Price: $250.00
Location: Disentis, Vorrderhein Valley, Grischun, Switzerland
Dimensions: 6 x 2.5 x 2cm
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Fluorite

ID: 4902
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Gemmy, reddish purple bipyramidal octahedrons of fluorite scattered on a white matrix, displaying great form and contrast. This locality is mainly known for the orange creedites, this is one of the best fluorites I have seen from there.


Price: $245.00
Location: Mina Navidad, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4.5 x 2cm
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