There are 39 minerals sized at Cabinet and Larger.

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Apatite with Epidote, Byssolite (ex Otto Pfordte Coll.)

ID: 6402
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Clear apatite crystals on a matrix of acicular green byssolite that is sprinkled with gemmy green epidotes. Old time European locality.


Price: $150.00
Location: Sulzbachtal, Salzburg, Austria
Dimensions: 10.5 x 7.5 x 3cm
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Apophyllite on Scolecite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4001
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Very sharp pseudo cubic crystals of apophyllite to 5 MM are perched on clear to white radiating, terminated blades of scolectite. Very fine!


Price: $250.00
Location: Poona. Maharashtra, India
Dimensions: 11.7 x 6 x 4.7cm
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Arsenopyrite (ex Otto Pfordte Coll.)

ID: 6401
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Very sharp arsenopyrite crystals with a matte finish are associated with jet black sphalerite. Classic German specimen.


Price: $250.00
Location: Freiberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Dimensions: 12 x 6 x 4cm
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Azurite

ID: 5895
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A plate of super lustrous deep blue crystals of azurite 2 cm well exposed on a nicely contrasting matrix. Even though there is a lot of good Milpillas azurites on the market, few are in perfect condition (like this one) and on the white matrix that shows off the crystals brilliantly.


Price: $3500.00
Location: Milpillas Mine, Municipio de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
Dimensions: 12 x 7.3 x 5cm
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Barite

ID: 6207
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Transparent and lustrous, pastel yellow bladed crystals of barite to 3.4 cm, on a sandstone matrix. These came out quite a few years back and were plentiful, but have dried up now. One of the better larger pieces from this find.


Original Price: $1800.00
Sale Price: $1400.00
Location: Cerro Warihuyn, Miraflores, Huanuco Dpet., Peru
Dimensions: 13 x 7 x 7cm
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Barite

ID: 6494
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A new find just before the Tucson Show at a mine that had never really been worked for specimens. These new barites have the most incredible luster and tremendously sharp chiseled crystals to 2.4 cm (rare in Mexico where the habit tends to be tabular). They are completely transparent and run from a blue grey to yellow grey pastel colors. This one is kind of in-between. They make wonderful display specimens and were written up briefly in the newest Min. Rec. issue. Very difficult to get the color in the photo unfortunately.

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Price: $400.00
Location: Volcano Vein, San Diego Mine, Santa Barbara, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 11.3 x 7.4 x 3cm
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Barite

ID: 6495
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A new find just before the Tucson Show at a mine that had never really been worked for specimens. These new barites have the most incredible luster and tremendously sharp chiseled crystals to 2.4 cm (rare in Mexico where the habit tends to be tabular). They are completely transparent and run from a blue grey to yellow grey pastel colors. This one is bluish grey. They make wonderful display specimens and were written up briefly in the newest Min. Rec. issue. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to get the color accurately in the photo. To my knowledge, no more have been found.

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Price: $300.00
Location: Volcano Vein, San Diego Mine, Santa Barbara, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 10.8 x 6.5 x 3cm
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Barite

ID: 6496
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A new find just before the Tucson Show at a mine that had never really been worked for specimens. These new barites have the most incredible luster and tremendously sharp chiseled crystals to 2.3 cm (rare in Mexico where the habit tends to be tabular). They are completely transparent and run from a blue grey to yellow grey pastel colors. This one is yellowish grey. They make wonderful display specimens and were written up briefly in the newest Min. Rec. issue. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to get the color accurately in the photo. To my knowledge, no more have been found.

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Price: $300.00
Location: Volcano Vein, San Diego Mine, Santa Barbara, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 12 x 8 x 3cm
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Beryl Var. Aquamarine on Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3170
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A very unusually zoned aquamarine crystal with an exceptional termination and a cloudy core that forms a hexagonal outline within the crystal. As you can see, the beryl is cloudy up until the termination, drawing a very distinct line and then becomes of faceting grade. This wonderful crystal sits on a matrix of quartz, feldspar and a smaller beryl on one side. Super!


Price: $650.00
Location: Shigar, Gilgit, Pakistan
Dimensions: 10 x 5 x 5cm
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Calcite

ID: 6458
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Very sharp golden scalenohedrons of calcite on a calcite matrix. A former Zn-F(fluorspar)-Pb occurrence/mine located about 8.0 km WNW of Rosiclare (Hardin County) along the Pope County-Hardin County line, on private land. Owned & operated by the Minerva Oil Company (100%), Illinois (1973).  A rather obscure calcite locality. Also credited to the Kentucky Fluorspar Dist.


Price: $150.00
Location: Fairbairn Mine, Rosiclare, Pope Co., Illinois
Dimensions: 11.5 x 7 x 5cm
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There are 39 minerals sized at Cabinet and Larger.

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