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Celestite with Fluorite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3202
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Very deep root beer colored cubes of fluorite intermixed with white celestite blades. Notice that the edges are translucent. Old classic from the midwest!

Price: $100.00
Location: Clay Center, Ottawa County, Ohio
Dimensions: 3.6 x 2.3 x 2.1cm


ID: 3412
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Hexagonal crystals of light purple lepidolite occurring as intergrown groups or “books” coated by a pastel feldspar. Excellent example of this mica.

Price: $50.00
Location: Virgem de Lapa, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 6 x 5.5 x 4.5cm

Fluorite on Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3493
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Water clear, light purple zoned crystals of fluorite with beveled edges, on a matrix of tiny quartz crystals. Choice small miniature!

Price: $90.00
Location: La Cabana, Berbes, Asturias, Spain
Dimensions: 3.3 x 2.5 x 2.5cm

Topaz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3906
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A magnificent, bi colored single crystal of gemmy topaz with excellent luster, a super termination and esxceptional form. The color ranges from sherry to orange. Choice!

Price: $465.00
Location: Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 4.6 x 1.1 x .9cm

Fluorite with Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3242
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A stunning group of deep green, penetrating twins of faceting grade fluorite are sprinkled with gemmy and glistening quartz crystals. Sorry, but the photo does not do the specimen justice. Superb miniature!

Price: $1250.00
Location: Heights Mine, Weardale, Durham, England
Dimensions: 5.5 x 5 x 3cm

Beryl Var. Emerald (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3437
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A medium green, lustrous emerald crystals with a flat termination measuring 2.7 cm sits vertically on a very dark schist matrix alongside a 2.5 cm emerald crystal that’s lying horizontally on it’s left. A very rare beryl from Afghanistan, I have seen very few emeralds from this locality on the market.

Price: $750.00
Location: Gamitha, Laghman, Afghanistan
Dimensions: 6.5 x 4 x 3.5cm

Cassiterite on Arsenopyrite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3858
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A crown of translucent, brownish black lustrous crystals of cassiterite sit on the tip of a silvery, brilliant group of arsenopyrites with minor muscovite. Another cassiterite group and some siderites sit at the rear of the piece. Super display piece from this classic locale!

Price: $450.00
Location: Panasqueira, Portugal
Dimensions: 6.5 x 5.5 x 3.7cm

Fluorite with Muscovite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3442
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A stunning clear fluorite with frosty etched faces and hints of pink and green running thru the crystal, associated with silvery crystals of mica. This fluorite appears to glow when close to a light source and the pastel colors can be seen clearly at this time. Undamaged and exceptional!

Price: $850.00
Location: Chumar Bakhoor Nalan, Above Sumayar Village, Nagar, Pakistan
Dimensions: 6 x 6 x 4.5cm

Orthoclase Var. Adularia with Chlorite (ex Nelson and E. David Coll.)

ID: 4152
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Interpenetrating, translucent crystals of the adularia variety of orthoclase, tinted green by inclusions of chlorite. Textbook example of the mineral from Switzerland!

Price: $200.00
Location: Val Medel, Graubunden, Switzerland
Dimensions: 6.5 x 5.8 x 3.5cm

Scheelite with Muscovite on Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4101
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A bipyramidal crystal of orange scheelite sits on a quartz crystal with muscovite. One minor chip to the right tip of the crystal, but the color and gemminess are unreal! Superb!

Price: $650.00
Location: Miangyang Mine, Pingwu, Sichuan Prov., China
Dimensions: 5 x 3.5 x 3.5cm

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