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Spessartine with Muscovite

ID: 6497
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Brilliant and sharp wine colored spessartine crystals with books of muscovite, on a quartz matrix. Stunning display plate.

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Price: $1200.00
Location: Raikot, Chilas, Diamar District, Gilgit, Pakistan
Dimensions: 10.5 x 8 x 4cm
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Topaz

ID: 6199
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A sherry colored, very lustrous, perfectly terminated gemmy crystal of imperial topaz, on matrix(!) Crystal measures 3.6 cm and is in perfect condition.


Price: $1800.00
Location: Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 5.4 x 4.3 x 3.3cm
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Topaz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 5348
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A single, very lustrous and gemmy crystal of topaz with an orange to sherry color that this locality is known for. It has been repaired, which is common with the larger crystals sometimes. The termination and form are textbook, the luster is great and the color is fabulous.


Price: $650.00
Location: Rodrigo Silva, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 4.8 x 1.8 x 1.4cm
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Topaz with Chidrenite, Quartz, on Albite

ID: 6210
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A wonderful specimen of textbook, clear topaz crystals to 4.2 cm sit on a matrix of white albite blades and minor quartz. All over the matrix there are doubly terminated orange childrenite crystals averaging 5 MM. The topaz is so clear you can see the matrix underneath, and the specimen is in exceptional condition.


Price: $4800.00
Location: Shigar Valley, Skardu, Balistan, Pakistan
Dimensions: 13 x 12 x 8.5cm
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Topaz with Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3873
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A gem quality very pale blue terminated topaz crystal associated with iron stained quartz crystals and a smaller topaz. Two things of note. These are sometimes called silver topaz…and it is rare to find them with associations or on matrix. Choice crystal!


Price: $650.00
Location: Spitzkopje, Swapkomund, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.8 x 2.4 x 1.9cm
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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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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
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Willemite Var. Cadmium (Ex Chris Amo Coll.)

ID: 6379
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Gemmy bright yellow, barrel shaped crystals of the cadmium variety of willemite. Most of the cadmium willemite have an acicular crystal habit, so its very rare to find actual well formed crystals.


Price: $1200.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4 x 3.5 x 2.5cm
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Wodginite

ID: 6225
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A group of jet black prismatic crystals of wodginite with a bit of matrix attached. Excellent example of this rare manganese tin oxide that includes the rare element tantalum.


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Location: Linopolis, Divino de Laranjeiras, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 5.2 x 2.6 x 1.6cm
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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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There are 123 minerals priced at above $500.

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