There are 187 minerals priced at between $100 and $499.
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A doubly terminated ferberite crystal sits on one side of a pair of gemmy quartz crystals, both sprinkled with white to clear dolomites and with silvery mica poised on the opposite end. The rear shows additional ferberites. Very sharp small cab.
Location: 2nd Level, Panasqueira, Portugal
Dimensions: 8 x 4..8 x 3cm
Size: Small Cabinet
Root beer colored, doubly terminated, lustrous, hexagonal prisms of fluorapatite on a matrix of microcline with minor muscovite. Very sharp crystals from the find of the mid nineties.
Location: Lavra do Joe Pinto, Governador Valladares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 6.2 x 6 x 5.5cm
A medium purple, gemmy and lustrous fluorapatite crystal measuring 1 cm on a gemmy quartz crystal that is coated with micro chalcopyrites and siderite crystals. Sharp!
Location: Panasqueira, Portugal
Dimensions: 6 x 3 x 2.7cm
A pastel pink, gemmy hexagonal crystal of fluopapatite measuring 1.1 cm, sits on a white albite matrix that is accented by a group of silvery muscovite crystals. Aesthetic “Toe Nail” specimen!
Location: Pech, Nuristan, Afghanistan
Dimensions: 3 x 2.9 x 2.8cm
Gemmy, reddish purple bipyramidal octahedrons of fluorite scattered on a white matrix, displaying great form and contrast. This locality is mainly known for the orange creedites, this is one of the best fluorites I have seen from there.
Location: Mina Navidad, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4.5 x 2cm
One of the lesser known fluorite localitites in England, and many times accredited to Durham county. Very light, lustrous yellow cubes of gemmy fluorites with light purple edges. Worked in the 1940’s, again in the 1970’s, and shut down by 1983.
Location: Allenhead, North Pennines, Northumberland, England
Dimensions: 5.6 x 5 x 2.3cm
Dark green, very sharp cubes of fluorite with excellent purple zones and some dark blue running through it. The reaction to light by these pieces make a good photograph very diffcult. There are some contact points on the bottom and the rear. The main crystals are all in great shape and the piece displays very well.
Location: Okaruso, Namibia
Dimensions: 5.6 x 4 x 3.6cm