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Copper (ex Hugh Ford Specimen)

ID: 6103
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Very sharp, elongated crystals (they look like dodecahedrons) of native copper with a good patina and some minor matrix. Older specimens from the 50’s, with the Ford label.


Original Price: $3500.00
Sale Price: $2500.00
Location: Keweenaw County, Upper Peninsula, Michigan
Dimensions: 7.5 x 4.5 x 3cm
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Mimetite with Malachite Coating Cuprite

ID: 6095
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Orange yellow prismatic crystals of mimetite cover 90% of a dolomite matrix. The green on the mimetite crystals is bubbly malachite that is actually coating cuprite octahedrons.


Price: $750.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 7.2 x 5 x 4.3cm
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Cerussite (ex John Schneider Coll.)

ID: 6094
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A group of reticulated twinned crystals of cerussite to 3.5 cm (!) on matrix. The crystals are gemmy and in perfect shape. The matrix consists of dark sulfides and some very sharp tiny prisms of smithsonite. Choice! A major acquisition for the Tsumeb collector.


Price: $3000.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 5.3cm
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Malachite on Calcite with Dolomite

ID: 6093
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A very colorful specimen comprised of forest green acicular crystals of  malachite forming spheres intermixed with greenish (zincian?) dolomite and clear calcites. One area shows a group of calcites that are included by a bluish green mineral.


Price: $650.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 9 x 8 x 4cm
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Quartz with Hydrocarbon and Petroleum Inclusions

ID: 6015
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A doubly terminated, Herkimer like single gemmy quartz crystals with pockets of hydrocarbon, petroleum and air bubbles. It fluoresces a bright green and is great under the scope. You will have fun with this one.


Price: $60.00
Location: Wadh, Khuzdar Dist. Baluchistan, Pakistan
Dimensions: 1.8 x 1.4 x 1.2cm
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Azurite with malachite

ID: 5892
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Very sharp, Tsumeb deep blue prisms of azurite to 3 cm scattered and in parallel growth, on a matrix that is sprinkled with malachite. Azurites (especially from Tsumeb), are rather difficult to photograph.  I assure you that the quality and luster of the crystals as well as the definition and condition of this specimen is exceptional.


Price: $7000.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.8 x 4cm
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Fluorite on Galena (Ex S. Maslansky Coll.)

ID: 5875
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Light green transparent cubes of fluorite (with beveled and plain sharp edges)  to 3 cm sit on a matrix of molten skeletal galena crystals, on a matrix of galena, sphalerite and chalcopyrite, which also occurs as inclusions within the fluorite. Fabulous specimen.


Price: $1250.00
Location: 2nd Sovietskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Krai, Russia
Dimensions: 9 x 7.6 x 4.8cm
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Ferberite with Arsenopyrite, Muscovite

ID: 5819
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Lustrous and straited,  bladed black crystals of  ferberite to 5.5 cm associated with silvery arsenopyrite and muscovite crystals.


Price: $250.00
Location: Panasqueira, Portugal
Dimensions: 9.5 x 7.5 x 5.3cm
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Azurite – Ex S. Maslansky Coll.

ID: 5805
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A magnificent specimen of lustrous, deep blue crystals of azurite in parallel growth, with some matrix and minor malachite attached at the back. The crystals average between 6 and 7 cm and are perfectly terminated and in excellent condition. A major Tsumeb azurite acquired by Steve from Larry Conklin in 1994. The specimen was mined in May 1990.


Price: $6500.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 8 x 5 x 4.5cm
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Smithsonite on Willemite

ID: 5712
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Light yellow prisms of smithsonite with a second generation of smaller crystals that give the specimen a marvelous drusy sparkle, associated with prismatic crystals of willemite. Fabulous smithsonite from this closed locality.


Price: $3000.00
Location: Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia
Dimensions: 8.3 x 4.8 x 3.5cm
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