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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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Azurite (ex J. Schneider Coll.)

ID: 5382
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A spray of deep blue crystals of lustrous azurite in a radiating formation. The rear shows natural etching which has lightened the color of the azurite. No damage.


Price: $360.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 3.7 x 3.6 x 1.5cm
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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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Elbaite on Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4137
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A transparent and lustrous elbaite crystal with a pinkish red body and a light green tip sits on a doubly terminated quartz crystal. Choice!


Price: $900.00
Location: Laghman, Nuristan, Afghanistan
Dimensions: 4.8 x 3.2 x 2cm
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Quartz Var. Amethyst

ID: 5186
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A highly aesthetic group of lustrous and gemmy, lavender amethyst scepters on a light green epidote matrix. Largest crystal is 3.5 cm. Wonderful composition and aesthetics on this specimen.


Price: $280.00
Location: Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico
Dimensions: 6.5 x 6 x 3cm
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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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Beryl Var. Morganite with Elbaite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 5100
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A light pink, hexagonal morganite prism with well defined faces and a small elbaite embedded on one of the faces. Choice crystal with beautiful symetry!


Price: $390.00
Location: Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego County, California
Dimensions: 3.4 x 3.3 x 2cm
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Hematite on Quartz with Rutile

ID: 5441
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Mirror faced hematite blades are accompanied by clear, doubly terminated quartz crystals with a couple of small rutiles perched on one of the hematites. Old European classic.


Price: $650.00
Location: Cavradi, Curnera Valley, Grischun, Switzerland
Dimensions: 4.2 x 3 x 2.4cm
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Stellerite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4139
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A wonderful and very aesthetic group of stellerite crystals in a flowery formation, on matrix with chabazite and micro stellerites. Sweet!.


Price: $135.00
Location: Sarbay Mine, Rudyi Altai, Kostanai Oblast, Kazakhstan
Dimensions: 4.5 x 3 x 2.6cm
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Fluorite on Calcite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4904
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Very gemmy, off white modified dodecahedrons of fluorite on cream colored calcites (some which appear to be casts) in a sculptural, very aesthetic formation. Choice!


Price: $250.00
Location: Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 6.5 x 6 x 3.2cm
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