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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

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.

Original Price: $1500.00
Sale Price: $1100.00
Location: Shigar valley, Northeast of Skardu, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Dimensions: 8 x 6 x 4cm

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

Fluorite on Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3443
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A complete sphere of yellow-amber fluorite measuring 3.4 cm sits on a matrix of white quartz crystals that coat basalt. This is the first occurrence of cryptocrystalline spherical fluorite in the Deccan traps of India, discovered in 1998. In excellent condition and a highly aesthetic example of this very rare form of fluorite.

Original Price: $850.00
Sale Price: $500.00
Location: Mahodari, Nasik, Maharashtra, India
Dimensions: 9 x 7 x 3.5cm

Fluorite with Calcite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3453
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Bright green, bipyramidal octahedrons of fluorite sprinkled with sugary white micro quartz crystals are intermixed with a clear, tabular calcite crystal. The specimen has no damage and displays superbly!

Price: $575.00
Location: Yaoguangshian Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan Prov., China
Dimensions: 7 x 6.2 x 3.3cm

Orthoclase var. Adularia with Chlorite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4262
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Very sharp, twinned crystals of orthoclase colored green from inclusions of chlorite. An alpine classic!

Price: $120.00
Location: Lukmanier, Switzerland
Dimensions: 8.1 x 6.5 x 5.5cm


ID: 2435
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A very gemmy and lustrous, bright green, doubly terminated elbaite prism sits on a larger crystal that’s associated with smaller (also terminated) crystals. Displays beautifully!

Price: $2000.00
Location: Cruzeiro Mine, MG, Brazil
Dimensions: 10 x 6 x 3cm

Galena with Sphalerite on Calcite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3231
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A very unusual galena specimen consisting of two plates (one straight, one curved…yes curved!) acting as hosts for tiny galena cubes that resemble a miniature city seen from above. These are sprinkled with tiny sphalerite crystals. The rear consists of off white calcite prisms and tiny quartz crystals. Bizarre and beautiful!

Price: $180.00
Location: Mogila Orebody, 9th of Sept. Mine, Madan Orefields, Bulgaria
Dimensions: 7.5 x 4 x 4cm

Wardite, Eosphorite, Zanazziite on Rose Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4253
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Super bypiramidal tan crystals of wardite to 9 MM associated with a fan of esophorite crystals and 2 MM groups of zanazziite crystals ( a very rare calcium iron magnesium berylium phosphate), all on a matrix of large deep rose quartz crystals that are sprinkled by a secondary druse of quartz. A spectacular old timer from Taquaral.

Price: $1350.00
Location: Lavra da Ilha, Taquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 7.7 x 6.6 x 6.2cm

Fluorite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3766
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A magnificent, frosted mint green bipyramidal octahedron of fluorite on a matrix of white quartz (it looks as there is a sharp phantom within the fluorite caused by the triangular quartz matrix also) with smaller cubes at the base. Competition quality fluorite!

Price: $650.00
Location: Ruyuan, Lechang, Guangdong Prov., China
Dimensions: 8 x 7 x 5.5cm

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