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Calcite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3444
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A pair of water clear prisms of calcite on matrix. There’s a tiny nick on one of the terminations. This little guy was found during an excavation near the airport in Skardu, and I don’t think there’ll be any more. A find for the serious calcite collector!


Price: $265.00
Location: Skardu Airport, Skardu, Balistan, Pakistan
Dimensions: 3.5 x 2.5 x 1.8cm
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Beryl Var. Aquamarine on Smoky Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3627
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A small aquamarine measuring apporx. 1 cm sits on the tip of a group of smoky quartz crystals. A classic Colorado specimen in excellent condition from the US’s highest mineral locality!!


Price: $300.00
Location: Mt. Antero, Chaffee Co., Colorado
Dimensions: 5 x 2.3 x 2cm
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Fluorite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3272
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Deep yellow, gemmy and lustrous, intergrown cubes of fluorite. A fabulous specimen from this locality which rarely produces this type of quality!


Price: $265.00
Location: El Hamman mine, Meknes, Morocco
Dimensions: 6 x 5 x 2.4cm
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Topaz with Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3873
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A gem quality very pale blue terminated topaz crystal associated with iron stained quartz crystals and a smaller topaz. Two things of note. These are sometimes called silver topaz…and it is rare to find them with associations or on matrix. Choice crystal!


Price: $650.00
Location: Spitzkopje, Swapkomund, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.8 x 2.4 x 1.9cm
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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
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Fluorite with Schorl and Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3274
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A sharp green cube of fluorite associated with a small smoky quartz. Both are included by schorl.


Price: $65.00
Location: Erongo, Namibia
Dimensions: 3.5 x 3 x 3cm
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Fluorapatite on Quartz with Siderite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3769
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A medium purple, gemmy and lustrous fluorapatite crystal measuring 1 cm on a gemmy quartz crystal that is coated with micro chalcopyrites and siderite crystals. Sharp!


Price: $350.00
Location: Panasqueira, Portugal
Dimensions: 6 x 3 x 2.7cm
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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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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
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