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Fluorapatite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 5298
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Root beer colored, doubly terminated, lustrous, hexagonal prisms of fluorapatite on a matrix of microcline with minor muscovite. Very sharp crystals from the find of the mid nineties.


Price: $380.00
Location: Lavra do Joe Pinto, Governador Valladares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 6.2 x 6 x 5.5cm
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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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Celestite (ex Barker Coll.)

ID: 4939
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A lustrous, perfectly terminated single crystal of celestite with a bluish grey to color and a very gemmy termination. The sides of the crystal show some flattened additional crystals in parallel growth. Superb!


Price: $600.00
Location: Machow Mine, Tarnobzreg, Poland
Dimensions: 5.5 x 3 x 2.3cm
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Topaz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 5348
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A single, very lustrous and gemmy crystal of topaz with an orange to sherry color that this locality is known for. It has been repaired, which is common with the larger crystals sometimes. The termination and form are textbook, the luster is great and the color is fabulous.


Price: $650.00
Location: Rodrigo Silva, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 4.8 x 1.8 x 1.4cm
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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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Elbaite

ID: 4816
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A multicolored, beautifully terminated, lustrous single crystal of elbaite with gemmy areas and a pair of smaller crystals and minor mica attached on one side. The colors range from yellow to orange to a brownish red. It might be better to call this tourmaline, since there are dravites that come from this locality also that resemble this one, but the old labels said elbaite. An important crystal from this obscure locality!


Price: $1500.00
Location: Malkhan Pergmatite, Chithinskaya Oblast, Transbaikalia, East. Siberia, Russia
Dimensions: 5.5 x 3 x 2.9cm
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Fluorite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3331
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Dark green, very sharp cubes of fluorite with excellent purple zones and some dark blue running through it. The reaction to light by these pieces make a good photograph very diffcult. There are some contact points on the bottom and the rear. The main crystals are all in great shape and the piece displays very well.


Price: $265.00
Location: Okaruso, Namibia
Dimensions: 5.6 x 4 x 3.6cm
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Fluorapatite on Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3989
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Medium green apatite crystals to 9 MM sit on very gemmy, doubly terminated quartz crystals. Choice miniature!


Price: $360.00
Location: Panasqueira, Portugal
Dimensions: 4.7 x 3.1 x 2cm
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Pyromorphite on Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4252
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Medium deep green, well defined pyromorphite crystals to 3 MM surrounding groups of drusy quartz crystals on massive quartz. Old timer in excellent condition from this uncommon European locale.


Price: $250.00
Location: Bwlchgals Mine, near Talybont, Wales, United Kingdom
Dimensions: 6.5 x 4.5 x 3.9cm
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Fluorite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3340
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A frosted, deep green octahedron of fluorite on a greyish quartz and feldspar matrix. There appears to be some purple coloration within the fluorite, as well as an overgrowth over the original crysta and smaller crystals at the base. Excellent pegmatite fluorite from Colorado!


Price: $375.00
Location: Bristlecone Overhang, Mt. White, Chaffee County, Colorado
Dimensions: 5 x 4.5 x 4.5cm
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