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Barite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4898
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Lustrous and transparent yellow blades of barite on matrix. These were found over a decade ago (time flies) and could be the best barite locality in the US, unfortunately, there is no mas!


Price: $750.00
Location: Meikle Mine, Elko County, Nevada
Dimensions: 7.8 x 6 x 2.5cm
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Quartz Var. smoky with Fluorapatite, Fluorite

ID: 5288
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Gemmy smoky quartz crystals sit on a layerof very dark purple fluorite. The crystals are sprinkled with white quartz, purple fluorites and blue apatite crystals. There are some damaged crystals that do not really affect the overall display quality of the piece. This was a one time find in the 90’s and no more have come out.


Price: $500.00
Location: Aqshatau Mine, Aqshatau, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhastan
Dimensions: 8.8 x 7.6 x 3.8cm
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Vanadinite on Barite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 5191
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Wonderful hexagonal crystals of reddish brown vanadinite to 1 cm coating both sides of a barite matrix. Beautiful large specimen. The luster, contrast and form are first rate.


Price: $500.00
Location: Mibladen, Midelt, Atlas Mtns., Morocco
Dimensions: 9.5 x 8.5 x 2.8cm
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Prehnite after Laumontite (ex nelson Coll.)

ID: 5289
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Pastel green prehnite sprinkled with glassy micro apophyllites has completely replaced elongated laumontite crystals, leaving hollow prisms that are joined at varying angles. With ss much material as there is coming from India, these are relatively rare now and not an easy find .


Price: $180.00
Location: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Dimensions: 8.7 x 6.5 x 5cm
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Quartz Var. Amethyst (Scepter) (ex Barker Coll.)

ID: 4812
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Lustrous purple, blocky and gemmy sceptered quartz crystals in the classical pyramidal formation. Great luster and form on this old timer.


Price: $600.00
Location: Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico
Dimensions: 9.5X7.2X3.5 x x cm
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Apatite on Quartz with Siderite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3261
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An unusual specimen of yellow, elongated crystals of apatite forming wheat sheaf groups and sprinkled with dirty brown-green siderite on a pair of gemmy quartz crystals. A very different apatite from Panasqueira.


Price: $375.00
Location: Panasqueria, Portugal
Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 4cm
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Pyrite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3903
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A group of highly lustrous, intergrown, golden pyritohedrons of pyrite with crystals reaching to 2.8 cm. Some minor contact, good crystal size for the locality!


Price: $90.00
Location: Eagle Mine, Gilman, Colorado
Dimensions: 7 x 5.3 x 3.2cm
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Fluorite on Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3269
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Lustrous and gemmy, medium purple cubes of fluorite with beveled edges on a matrix of off white tiny quartz crystals. This particular pocket was found in 1993 and is noted for the magnificent overall quality and perfection of the crystals. Oustanding example of the find!


Price: $435.00
Location: La Cabana, Berbes, Asturias, Spain
Dimensions: 10 x 6 x 5cm
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Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3913
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Gemmy and lustrous slender quartz crystals posed at all different angles on crystalline quartz. Sharp!


Price: $90.00
Location: Skardu, Gilgit, Pakistan
Dimensions: 9 x .3 x 7cm
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Herderite with Albite, Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3439
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A beautiful, doubly terminated lime green herderite crystal measuring 1.4 cm with good luster and some geminess, sits on a matrix of the cleavlandite variety of albite. The rear of the specimen displays 3 gemmy quartz crystals, all also doubly terminated. No damage to any of the three species, and the herderite is a little gem.


Price: $1500.00
Location: Shigar valley, Northeast of Skardu, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Dimensions: 8 x 6 x 4cm
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