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Zircon (Ex Greenamyer and Gauthier Coll.)

ID: 6431
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Sharp and lustrous  brown crystals of zircon on matrix. Cannot say much about this locality and Zircon is not even listed from there. Ex Gilbert Gauthier Coll. and has three additional older labels.


Price: $150.00
Location: Miask, Ilmen Mtns, Chelyabinsk Obalst, Southern Urals, Russia
Dimensions: 6 x 4.5 x 3.5cm
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Malachite (Ex Koster Coll.)

ID: 6424
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A spcimen of mammillary medium green malachite with a darker green radiating center. Acq. in 2000 from Gilbert Gauthier.


Price: $300.00
Location: Mashamba West Mine, Kolwzi, Katanga, D.R. Congo
Dimensions: 5.8 x 4.5 x 3.5cm
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Fluorite (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6420
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Water clear, very sharp and lustrous cubes of fluorite on a grey matrix.


Price: $200.00
Location: Emilio Mine, Caravia, Asturias, Spain
Dimensions: 6.5 x 6.5 x 3.3cm
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Fluorite with Calcite and Quartz (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6417
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Deep purple bi-pyramidal octahedrons of fluorite on a matrix with calcite, quartz and minor pyrite. This old timer (with a sawn back)was acquired in 1982,and has the much rarer purple color. I also hear that Naica is now closed and completely flodded.


Price: $200.00
Location: Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 5 x 4.5 x 2.7cm
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Fluorite “Spinel Twin” (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6416
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A medium green spinel twin crystal of fluorite with both smooth and frosted faces, and a small streak of purple running down one side. Bizarre crystal.


Price: $350.00
Location: Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 6.5 x 4 x 3cm
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Quartz Var. “Fenster” (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6415
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A wonderful example of a doubly terminated Swiss “Fensterquarz”, meaning skeletal quartz crystals with rhombohedral windows on the faces. This one is in perfect condition.


Price: $200.00
Location: Illiez Valley, Wallius, Switzerland
Dimensions: 5.4 x 4 x 2cm
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Chalcocite (Ex Chris Amo and Stephen Phillips Coll.)

ID: 6394
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Highly lustrous, silvery plates of chalcocite sit with intergrown blocky crystals, on a matrix of sulfides and hematite stained quartz crystals. Choice miniature!


Price: $1600.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 6.3 x 4.1 x 3.5cm
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Smithsonite Var. Cobaltoan

ID: 6392
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A mound of deep hot pink crystals of smithsonite sit on a dark sulfide matrix. Top notch color and luster.


Price: $400.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4 x 3 x 2.5cm
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Dolomite After Tarnowitzite with Cuprite (Ex Claude Yoder Coll.)

ID: 6389
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Pearly dolomite crystals have completely replaced tarnowitzite crystals (the plumbian variety of aragonite) and are dotted by hexagonal cuprite crystals and tiny yellow mimetites, (most of them at the base of the specimen).


Price: $400.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 6.5 x 4.3 x 2.7cm
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Wulfenite on Tennantite (Ex John Schneider Coll.)

ID: 6385
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Dark, striated lustrous crystals of wulfenite on a matrix of black tennantite.


Price: $300.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 5 x 3.6 x 2.4cm
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