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Calcite with Quartz, Fluorite, Sphalerite (Ex Koster Coll.)

ID: 6426
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A pearly white sharp rhombohedron of calcite is sprinkled with clear fluorite crystals and sits on a matrix of quartz and sphalerite. Older specimen acq. in 1990


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Location: Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 7.5 x 4.8 x 4.2cm
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Rhodochrosite Stalactites (Ex Koster Coll.)

ID: 6425
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Medium reddish pink, lustrous rhodochrosite rhombs forming stalactites lining a vug.


Price: $150.00
Location: Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 7 x 6.5 x 3cm
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Malachite “non pseudomorphous” (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6422
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A magnificent example of non pseudomorphous, curved crystals of malachite with a bright green color and great crystal size. On one end you can find micro cuprite crystals. Acquired from Gilbert Gauthier when the country was known as Zaire.


Price: $500.00
Location: Mashamba West Mine, Kolwzi, Katanga, D.R. Congo
Dimensions: 7.2 x 5 x 3.6cm
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Fluorite (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6421
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Light purple grey, intergrown bi-pyramidal octahedrons of fluorite with a dull luster, on matrix. Old German classic.


Price: $400.00
Location: Zinnwald, Saxony, Germany
Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.6 x 4cm
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Grossular on Vesuvianite (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6413
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A reddish complete dodecahedron of grossular sits on an olive green partial vesuvianite crystal, with another smaller grossular on one side. Wonderful crystal with very minor contact and terrific aethetics. Acquired from Beau Gordon in 1994.


Price: $1200.00
Location: Sierra de la Cruz, Municipio de Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico
Dimensions: 7 x 4.9 x 3.5cm
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Quartz with Boulangerite Inclusions and Calcite (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6411
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Doubly terminated quartz crystals colored grey to metallic black from inclusions of acicular boulangerite. The rear shows clusters of discoidal calcites. Acquired from the Mineral Kingdom (Zweibels) in 1983 approx. Hence the innacurate location on the original label.


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Location: Herja Mine, Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania
Dimensions: 7 x 6.5 x 3cm
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Quartz “Reverse Scepters” (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6407
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Very sharp, clear crystals of quartz with reverse sceptered terminations in an aesthetic wide spreading formation. Wonderful and rare habit from this locality.


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Location: Los remedios Mine, Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico
Dimensions: 8.7 x 7 x 4cm
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Barite after Chrysocolla with Malachite “Floater” (ex S. Koster Coll.)

ID: 6406
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Bladed crystals barite have been completely replaced by pastel chalky blue-green chrysocolla. A sprinkling of bright green acicular malachite creates an attractive contrast on this completely unique pseudomorph floater. Acquired from Gilbert Gauthier in 1999.


Price: $650.00
Location: Mashamba West Mine, Kolwzi, Katanga, D.R. Congo
Dimensions: 7 x 6.5 x 6cm
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Malachite (ex Otto Pfordte Coll.)

ID: 6405
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Deep green botryoidal formations of malachite showing radiating patterns on the edges. Great Bisbee old timer.


Original Price: $1000.00
Sale Price: $750.00
Location: Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona
Dimensions: 8 x 7 x 4cm
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Mimetite Var. Campylite (ex Otto Pfordte Coll.)

ID: 6399
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Well formed orange to dark olive/tan lustrous crystals of the campylite variety of mimetite on matrix. Old label says Red Gill, but I believe it is probably from the Dry Gill Mine.


Price: $200.00
Location: Dry Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England
Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 5cm
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