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Barite

ID: 6264
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Lustrous golden yellow, transparent blades of barite on matrix. These came out in the mid 2000’s and have pretty much disappeared.


Price: $450.00
Location: Cerro Warihuyn, Miraflores, Huanuco Dpet., Peru
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4.9 x 3.1cm
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Apatite on Cookeite after Spodumene

ID: 6263
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Very gemmy, colorless hexagonal crystals of apatite on a spodumene crystal that has been replaced by cookeite crystals. Some minor feldspar crystals are also attached.


Original Price: $300.00
Sale Price: $240.00
Location: Mt. Mica, Paris, Oxford County, Maine
Dimensions: 4.2 x 3.1 x 1.5cm
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Fluorite with Calcite

ID: 6262
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Gemmy medium purple, naturally etched, slightly elongated and distorted cubes of fluorite with minor calcite attached.


Price: $250.00
Location: San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 3.8 x 3.7 x 3.2cm
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Witherite

ID: 6260
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Off-white witherite crystals in a repeated twining pattern creating pseudohexagonal formations. Choice TN!


Price: $160.00
Location: Minerva No. 1 Mine, Cave in Rock Dist., Hardin County, Illinois
Dimensions: 3.6 x 3 x 3cm
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Olmiite

ID: 6245
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A beautiful orange tan spray of lustrous olmiite crystals on matrix. Very aesthetic example of this rare mineral that has only been found in South Africa.


Original Price: $1000.00
Sale Price: $800.00
Location: N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, Couth Africa
Dimensions: 3.3 x 3.3 x 2.5cm
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Quartz Var. Smoky with Spessartine

ID: 6244
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A doubly terminated, highly lustrous dark smoky quartz crystal, is host to scattered gemmy orange spessartine crystals. The quartz is transparent under very strong light.


Price: $500.00
Location: Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Fujian Province, China
Dimensions: 5.4 x 3.1 x 3cm
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Hemimorphite with Rosasite (ex P Harter Coll.)

ID: 6243
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Two generations of pastel blue hemimorphite spherical and stalactite formations are sprinkled with tiny balls of dark blue green rosasite.


Price: $150.00
Location: 79 Mine, Hayden, Gila County, Arizona
Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.3 x 3.2cm
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Elbaite on Quartz

ID: 6242
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A red and green unterminated elbaite crystal is attached to a light smoky doubly terminated quartz floater. One of the photos shows where an even larger crystal was attached at one time. Ex Hugh Ford (the noted NY dealer) specimen from the 50’s.


Price: $400.00
Location: Hall's Ridge, Plumbago, Newry, Oxford County, Maine
Dimensions: 6.5 x 5.5 x 4cm
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Cerussite (ex J Schneider Coll.)

ID: 6233
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A pair of glassy crystals of cerussite in a “V” twinned formation. Extremely gemmy with smoky areas. Choice small miniature that is actually facetable.


Price: $900.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 3.5 x 3.2 x 3cm
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Azurite

ID: 6232
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A deep blue, doubly terminated lustrous crystal of azurite sits at an angle on top of another crystal. Displays great. Color is lot bluer than the photo shows.


Price: $400.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.5 x 4 x 2.5cm
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