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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

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

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

Beryl Var. Aquamarine (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3450
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A group of approximately 12 medium blue crystals that run from milky to gemmy, of the aquamarine variety of beryl, in parallel growth forming a divergent spray with textbook, complete terminations. There is one small broken crystal which prevents it from being a 360 degree rock, but as you can see from the photos, this miniature displays beautifully and is actually a good companion to the indicolite (no. 3449). Choice!

Price: $650.00
Location: Shigar Valley, Skardu Road, Gilgit, Pakistan
Dimensions: 3.2 x 3 x 2.2cm

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