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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

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

Quartz Var. Faden

ID: 4319
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Water clear slender quartz crystals (the central crystal with faden inclusions) at different angles and in paralell growth. Choice!

Price: $160.00
Location: Bourg d'Oisans, Isere, France
Dimensions: 6.5 x 1.5 x 1.2cm

Epidote with Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3354
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Deep olive green, lustrous prisms of epidote to 2 cm are nestled in between water clear to milky quartz crystals. Choice!

Price: $245.00
Location: Green Monster Mtn., Prince of Wales Island, Alaska
Dimensions: 5.5 x 3 x 2cm

Stokesite on Spessartine (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4226
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A single crystal ( 2 MM) and a group (5 MM) of crystals, of the rare tin calcium silicate stokesite, sit on an attractive floater spessartine crystal. Sharp!

Price: $345.00
Location: Urucum Pegmatite, Galilea, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 4 x 2.3 x .5cm


ID: 4322
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Medium green branching crystals of pyromorphite on an earthy barite matrix. Wonderful color and form!

Price: $500.00
Location: San Andreas Mine, Cordoba, Andalucia, Spain
Dimensions: 4.8 x 2.8 x 2cm


ID: 4334
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Penetrating, intergrown twinned cubes of clear purple fluorite to 1 cm, on a white quartz matrix. Sharp and pretty old timer from the UK.

Price: $325.00
Location: Frazier's Hush Mine, Weardale, Durham, England
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4.7 x 3cm

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

Elbaite with Herderite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3380
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A very gemmy, terminated and lustrous crystal of elbaite with color ranging from a light blue body that turns into light pink and then finishes with a red cap. This wonderful elbaite is the host for a doubly terminated herderite crystal that is partly coated with albite.There is also a smaller herderite crystal on the surface of the elbaite. Choice miniature!

Price: $550.00
Location: Pederneira Mine, Minas gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.8 x 1.3cm

Elbaite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3449
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A group of approximately 17 crystals of the indicolite variety of elbaite in parallel growth forming a divergent spray. The color is a transparent deep greenish blue (with more blue than green), the luster is excellent and the terminations are sharp and clean, except for two, which do not affect the display. A wonderful small miniature!

Price: $800.00
Location: Paprok, Nuristan, Afghanistan
Dimensions: 3.2 x 2.7 x 1.8cm

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