There are 116 minerals priced at above $500.

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Elbaite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3449
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A group of approximately 17 crystals of the indicolite variety of elbaite in parallel growth forming a divergent spray. The color is a transparent deep greenish blue (with more blue than green), the luster is excellent and the terminations are sharp and clean, except for two, which do not affect the display. A wonderful small miniature!


Price: $800.00
Location: Paprok, Nuristan, Afghanistan
Dimensions: 3.2 x 2.7 x 1.8cm
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Elbaite (Scepter) (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3152
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A fabulous sceptered elbaite crystal with a pink stem and a gemmy, bright green termination (the crystal is actually double terminated). These were found about 13 years ago and are considered some of the finest examples of tourmalines scepters ever. As you can see, the tip is facetable, has magnificent deep green color and a textbook termination. Choice!


Price: $1250.00
Location: Pederneira Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 3.3 x 1.3 x 1.2cm

Elbaite on Quartz

ID: 4435
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Very dark green crystals of elbaite (they look black but the green can be seen under light) starting as inclusions running through the center of a glassy, terminated quartz crystal, with three surfacing from the quartz faces.


Price: $650.00
Location: Stak Nala, Gilgit, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Dimensions: 8.2 x 6 x 4.2cm

Elbaite with Albite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4417
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A pair of terminated, very gemmy and colorful elbaite prisms connected at a 45 degree angle. The tips are a light blue green, while the body is a reddish pink. The terminations are perfect, the luster is excellent and there is minor albite in association. A gem!


Original Price: $600.00
Sale Price: $500.00
Location: Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., California
Dimensions: 3.2 x 3 x 2.2cm

Elbaite with Herderite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3380
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A very gemmy, terminated and lustrous crystal of elbaite with color ranging from a light blue body that turns into light pink and then finishes with a red cap. This wonderful elbaite is the host for a doubly terminated herderite crystal that is partly coated with albite.There is also a smaller herderite crystal on the surface of the elbaite. Choice miniature!


Price: $550.00
Location: Pederneira Mine, Minas gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.8 x 1.3cm
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Elbaite with Lepidolite

ID: 2432
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Doubly terminated, bi-colored elbaite prisms in parallel growth with lepidolite crystals and smaller elbaites attached. Super!


Price: $2000.00
Location: Cruzeiro Mine, MG, Brazil
Dimensions: 11.5 x 3 x 2.5cm
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Elbaite with Smoky Quartz

ID: 1986
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A very gemmy, slightly smoky quartz crystal in parallel growth with equally gemmy prisms of green elbaite penetrating the quartz in all directions. Choice!


Price: $750.00
Location: Governador Valladares, MG, Brazil
Dimensions: 12 x 4.5 x 4cm

Ettringite on Calcite “Floater”

ID: 6692
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A doubly terminated, gemmy and lustrous calcite crystal is partially coated by sharp yellow ettringite crystals.


Price: $800.00
Location: Wessles Mine, Kalahari Mn Fileds, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 6 x 3.7 x 3cm
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Fluorapatite on Siderite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3563
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Several rows of hexagonal lavender crystals of fluorapatite to 2.5 cm on a matrix of tan siderite crystals. The specimen has wonderful aesthetics, color, contrast and luster! A winner!!!!


Price: $600.00
Location: 3rd Level, Panasqueira, Portugal
Dimensions: 4.2 x 3.5 x 3.5cm
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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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There are 116 minerals priced at above $500.

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