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Cerussite “V Twin” (ex Barker Coll.)

ID: 4908
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A lustrous,well defined tan colored Cerussite V twinned crystal with a smaller crystal attached at the base. In excellent condition, with very minor imperfections at the edges. Textbook crystal and exceptional example of this type of twinning.


Price: $650.00
Location: Touissit Mine, Oujda, Morocco
Dimensions: 4 x 3.3 x 2.5cm
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Pyrite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4148
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Bright golden complex crystals (diploids) of pyrite to 1.1 cm on a crystalline pyrite matrix. Very sharp!


Price: $175.00
Location: Potosi Mining Dist., Potosi Dept., Bolivia
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4.3 x 4cm
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Apatite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4912
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Light pink, very gemmy and lustrous hexagonal prisms of apatite to 1.1 cm, with minor muscovite attached on one side. The only contact is natural and in the rear!


Price: $300.00
Location: Nagar, Hunza Valley, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Dimensions: 3.8 x 2.5 x 2cm
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Fluorite

ID: 5086
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One of the lesser known fluorite localitites in England, and many times accredited to Durham county. Very light, lustrous yellow cubes of gemmy fluorites with light purple edges. Worked in the 1940’s, again in the 1970’s, and shut down by 1983.


Price: $200.00
Location: Allenhead, North Pennines, Northumberland, England
Dimensions: 5.6 x 5 x 2.3cm
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Barite on Sphalerite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4916
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Gemmy yellow orange crystals of sphalerite sit at the top and on the side of a group of sharp, bladed white crystals of barite. Displays from all sides.


Price: $180.00
Location: Mina Troya, Mutiloa, Basque Province, Spain
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4 x 3.5cm
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Spessartine on Albite (ex Barlow Coll.)

ID: 5465
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An extremely sharp crystal of orange spessartine (1.6 cm) is surround by flower-like groups of cleavelandite with smaller spessartines scattered about. Beautiful piece from the Ex Barlow Collection.


Price: $600.00
Location: Little Three Mine, Ramona Dist. San Diego County, California
Dimensions: 4.8 x 3.9 x 3cm
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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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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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Beryl Var. Goshenite

ID: 4823
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An old timer from the Chia mine. Transparent tabular crystals of goshenite to 2.8 cm intergrown at various angles. Textbook crystals in excellent condition


Price: $450.00
Location: Chia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 4 x 4 x 3.2cm
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Beryl Var. Emerald with Pyrite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 5294
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Medium green, transparent emerald crystals to 1 cm sitting in a calcite vug with small scattered groups of golden pyrite crystals.


Price: $450.00
Location: Muzo Mine, Boyaca, Colombia
Dimensions: 6.5 x 5.5 x 5cm
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