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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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Albite with Anatase (ex Otto Pfordte Coll.)

ID: 6398
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Very sharp and lustrous clear to white blades of albite on matrix. The rear of the specimen shows some micro (to 1 MM) sharp anatase crystals.


Price: $200.00
Location: Riedertobel, Reuss Valley, Uri, Switzerland
Dimensions: 10 x 7.3 x 5.5cm
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Wulfenite

ID: 6308
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Amber colored, translucent and lustrous platy crystals of wulfenite aesthetically poised at the tip of a rusty colored calcite matrix. Some of the crystals have micro chipping that is visible with magnification, but they are very sharp none the less. Largest crystal is 1.5 cm across. Very attractive specimen.


Price: $2000.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 8 x 5.5 x 4.8cm
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Aragonite Var. Nicholsonite (EX H. Obodda Coll.)

ID: 6307
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Highly lustrous, off white (very slight hint of color) prismatic crystals of nicholsonite, the zincian variety of aragonite in a radiant formation, with minor malachite attached to the crystals. Some of the tips of the crystals are actually gemmy! Ex Herb Obodda private collection.


Price: $3200.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 7.1 x 5 x 3cm
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Fluorite on Quartz “Floater”

ID: 6266
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Transparent pastel green cubes of fluorite are nestled in a nest of clear stubby quartz crystals. No attachment points.


Price: $600.00
Location: Cambokeels Mine, Westgate, Weardale, Durhma, England
Dimensions: 7,6 x 4.4 x 3cm
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Mimetite with Duftite

ID: 6250
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Bright yellow, gemmy prismatic crystals of lustrous mimetite sit on a medium green matrix of duftite crystals, white dolomites and colorless micro mimetites (unusual). Very attractive hand size specimen.


Original Price: $500.00
Sale Price: $350.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.8 x 3cm
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Cerussite on Smithsonite (ex U of Arizona Coll.)

ID: 6230
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Sharp cyclical twins of cerussite scattered on a matrix of galena that is amply coated by very sharp crystals of smithsonite. There are also orange yellow micro crystals on the surface that have not been identified, maybe tsumcorite (?)


Price: $380.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 7.4 x 5.4 x 2.7cm
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Scheelite on Quartz

ID: 6208
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Several well formed pseudo-octahedrons of scheelite with exceptional luster and a deep gemmy orange color sit on a matrix of clear quartz crystals. The largest scheelite is 4 cm end to end and sits near the top of the specimen. A stunning example of scheelite from Pakistan, yes Pakistan! One of the best and most aesthetic pieces I have seen from this locality!


Price: $6000.00
Location: Garhmun Area, Glgit Skardu, Balistan, Pakistan
Dimensions: 9.7 x 8.6 x 4cm
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Fluorite

ID: 6205
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Very gemmy and lustrous intergrown sky blue crystals of fluorite on matrix with minor quartz. A few dings on the periphery. * The color is bluer than the photos show.


Price: $1800.00
Location: Le Burc Mine, Tarn, Midi Pyrenees, France
Dimensions: 9.5 x 8 x 4.8cm
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Beryl Var. Bi-colored in a Biotite cast after Beryl. Ex H. Obodda Coll.

ID: 6200
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A bi-colored naturally etched beryl crystal (pastel blue and pink) sits inside a pastel greyish cast of biotite crystals. Herb’s label says aquamarine, but I believe the center of the crystal runs towards pink morganite. One of the most unique specimens I have ever encountered. * For some reason I could not get blue color correctly on photos, they appear greener than they are, instead of blue.


Price: $5500.00
Location: Baha, Braldu Valley, Balistan, Pakistan
Dimensions: 7.3 x 6.3 x 3.4cm
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