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Calcite on Dolomite “Cast” (ex J. Robison Coll.)

ID: 6592
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Very sharp, lustrous and clear crystals of calcite sit on a dolomite cast with an almost invisible greenish cast. Old Lesnicks (from NY) specimen.

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Price: $120.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine,Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 7.3 x 6 x 3cm
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Calcite

ID: 6591
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A white calcite scalenohedron is coated by a second generation of smaller crystals. In perfect condition and fluoresces a beautiful orange-red.

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Price: $50.00
Location: San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 7.7 x 4.5 x 3.7cm
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Quartz with Calcite

ID: 6571
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Rusty colored quartz crystals (coated by goethite) are intermixed with clear calcite crystals. Very cool specimen.

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Price: $80.00
Location: El Potosi Mine, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 7.4 x 6 x 5.3cm
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Grossular

ID: 6570
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Raspberry red dodecahedrons of grossular (some with vesuvianite centers) on matrix. Great color.

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Price: $90.00
Location: Santo Domingo Claim, Sierra de Cruces, Coahuila, Mexico
Dimensions: 7.2 x 6.4 x 4cm
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Analcime (ex Greenmayer Coll.)

ID: 6569
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Lustrous dodecahedral crystals of analcime with a pinkish cast to them that’s probably caused by iron or clay stains. Great example of the mineral and locality.

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Price: $90.00
Location: Cape Blomidon, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dimensions: 9 x 6.5 x 4.5cm
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Staurolite Twin (ex Greenmayer Coll.)

ID: 6568
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Twinned and individual fairly large crystals of staurolite on a mica schist matrix. Ex Scott Williams specimen.

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Status: Reserved

Price: $150.00
Location: Keivy Mts., Kola Peninsula, Murmansk Oblast, Russia
Dimensions: 7.5 x 7.5 x 3cm
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Kyanite in Paragonite and Green Mica Schist (Ex Greenamyer Coll.)

ID: 6566
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Dark blue prismatic kyanite crystals on a green mica shcist, with some paragonite. Hard to obtain specimens that appeared in the 1990s.

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Location: Borisovskie Sopki, Plast, Chelyabisk Oblast, Russia
Dimensions: 7 x 5.8 x 4cm
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Barite on Calcite

ID: 6561
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Stout lustrous white blades of barite intermixed with gemmy calcite prisms on matrix.  This mine is only worked during the summer and is still active, but we see very few specimens from here.

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Price: $100.00
Location: Magnesite Mine, Hochfilzen, Tyrol, Austria
Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.6 x 4.5cm
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Atacamite

ID: 6559
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Prismatic crystals of atacamite with sprays of libethenite and blue green pseudomalachite as well as a couple of other unidentified crystals.

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Price: $80.00
Location: La Farola Mine, Cerrp Pintado, Copiapo, Chile
Dimensions: 8 x 4 x .5cm
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Salammoniac (post mining)

ID: 6556
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A colorful specimen of naturally etched salammoniac colored blue by Cu salts and containing some white lecontite. These occurred when run-off waters formed a lake (see photo) near the mine. It is my understanding that the locality is now mined out.

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Price: $180.00
Location: Coronel Manuel Rodriguez Mine, Mejillones Peninsula, Antofastaga Region, Chile
Dimensions: 7 x 4 x 3.4cm
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