There are 118 minerals priced at above $500.

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Corundum Var. Ruby

ID: 6679
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A textbook, hexagonal crystal of the ruby variety of corundum is aesthetically posed on a mica schist matrix. The crystal measures 2.8 cm and is exceptional for this obscure locality.


Price: $500.00
Location: Sagstuen, Farsjo, Arnes, Nes, Akershus, Norway
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4 x 2cm
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Creedite (Ex John Barlow Coll.)

ID: 6372
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A choice specimen of lustrous medium purple sharp crystals of creedite forming beautiful sprays. Ex John Barlow piece with his label.


Price: $600.00
Location: Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 5.4 x 3.2 x 2.1cm
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Cuprite (Ex Gen Meieran Coll.)

ID: 6328
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A bright red single bipyramidal octahedron of cuprite with exceptional mirror luster and translucency, sits on a matrix with minor chrysocholla.


Price: $1600.00
Location: Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga, Zaire
Dimensions: 4.2 x 3.8 x 3.6cm
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Cuprite on Copper after Cuprite

ID: 6493
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A group of octahedral cuprite crystals sit in the middle of an intergrown conglomerate of copper replacing bi-pyramidal octahedrons of cuprite. Excellent example of this pseudomorph.


Price: $2500.00
Location: Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rudnyi Altai, Western Siberian Region, Russia
Dimensions: 6.5 x 3 x 3cm
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Cuprite with Chalcotrichite

ID: 6734
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A specimen of cuprite crystals on matrix with a secondary layer of acicular chalcotrichite crystals on one side of the specimen coating the primary cuprites. Great red color.

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Price: $680.00
Location: Chengmenshan, JIujiang, Jiangxi Province, China
Dimensions: 10 x 4.5 x 2.3cm
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Diopside Var. Chromium

ID: 6690
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A single crystal of chromium diopside with a textbook termination, gemmy green color and super luster. Displays well from any side.


Price: $750.00
Location: Merelani, Manyara Region, Tanzania
Dimensions: 4 x 2.5 x 1.1cm
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Dioptase “Cast” with Mimetite

ID: 6640
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A marvelous “cast” of dioptase crystals hosts a few small yellow mimetite crystals. From a find of earlier this year. There appears to be two distinct generations of dioptase in this one.


Price: $900.00
Location: Ntola Mine, Mindouli Dist., Pool dept., D.R. Congo
Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.8 x 2.5cm
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Dioptase “Cast” with Mimetite

ID: 6641
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A bright green “cast” of dioptase holds a few elongated bright yellow mimetite crystals. Super miniature from this recent find


Price: $680.00
Location: Ntola Mine, Mindouli Dist., Pool dept., D.R. Congo
Dimensions: 4.5 x 3.8 x 1.8cm
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Elbaite

ID: 4816
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A multicolored, beautifully terminated, lustrous single crystal of elbaite with gemmy areas and a pair of smaller crystals and minor mica attached on one side. The colors range from yellow to orange to a brownish red. It might be better to call this tourmaline, since there are dravites that come from this locality also that resemble this one, but the old labels said elbaite. An important crystal from this obscure locality!


Price: $1500.00
Location: Malkhan Pergmatite, Chithinskaya Oblast, Transbaikalia, East. Siberia, Russia
Dimensions: 5.5 x 3 x 2.9cm
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Elbaite

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
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There are 118 minerals priced at above $500.

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