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Scapolite

ID: 6800
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A highly lustrous and gemmy screaming yellow crystal of scapolite.


Price: $100.00
Location: Morogoro,Tanzania
Dimensions: 2.1 x 1.3 x 1cm
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Willemite, Cerussite and Duftite, on Rosasite

ID: 6794
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Clear crystals of willemite associated with green duftite crystals, white cerussite and bluish green rosasite. Great miniature


Price: $380.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 5.2 x 3.4 x 1.8cm
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Diopatse on Duftite and calcite

ID: 6787
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Bright green crystals of dioptase sit on a matrix of lighter green duftite and white calcite. Very aesthetic miniature.


Price: $190.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4.7 x 2cm
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Kolwezite and Malachite on Calcite Var. Cobaltoan

ID: 6783
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A very colorful specimen of medium green kolwezite crystals forming spheres, with deep green fibrous malachite crystals, on a matrix of pink cobaltoan calcites. Old material when the country was know as Zaire.


Price: $450.00
Location: Mashamba West Mine,Kolwezi, Luabala, D.R. Congo
Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 3.8cm
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Mimetite with Wulfenite, Quartz and Tennantite

ID: 6779
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Prismatic yellow crystals of mimetite, gemmy orange crystals of wulfenite and white quartz crystals sit on a matrix of crystallized tennantite.


Price: $200.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 5 x 4.3 x 3cm
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Malachite

ID: 6770
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A specimen of deep forest green acicular crystals of malachite.


Price: $80.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.7 x 3.2 x 1.3cm
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Vanadinite on Goethite Stalactite

ID: 6763
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Reddish orange tabular crystals of vanadinite on black goethite stalactites. Great luster and form. Just a pretty thing.


Price: $350.00
Location: Taouz, Errachidia Province, Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco
Dimensions: 9 x 2.5 x 2.2cm
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Corundum

ID: 6762
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A pastel blue crystal of corundum with a flat termination on one side and a pinacoidal one on the other side. It actually looks like one crystal grew inside the other.


Price: $200.00
Location: Zazafotsy Quarry, Ihosi Dist., Ihorombe, Madagascar
Dimensions: 6.3 x 2.2 x 2cm
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Cerussite with Duftite

ID: 6761
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A highly unusual Tsumeb specimen (What a surprise!) consisting of a pair of stalactites composed of duftite (as a cast in one area), calcite and mottramite acts as host to a an assortment of glassy cerussite  crystals. Ex Immelman collection, who acquired it in 1979.


Price: $450.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 5.2 x 2.5 x 1.4cm
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Malachite after Azurite with Azurite

ID: 6760
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A textbook example of malachite replacing azurite.  There are two small areas where a secondary growth of azurite has formed. Fabulous velvety green color and especially sharp for a pseudomorph.


Price: $450.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 5.9 x 2.8 x 1.5cm
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