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76 specimens listed
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Grossular
stock #17.AL-512
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
3.5 x 3 x 1.5 CM (miniature)
price: $240
Fall 2015

The Grossular Garnets of the Jeffrey Quarry are highly respected and desired. Top specimens can command huge sums. This small miniature is fine, gem clear with good color, form and condition yet is quite affordable. The crystals are gem clear and have super bright luster. A few small Pectolite crystals are seen on the back side as well. In excellent condition, at 10X magnification the Garnets are undamaged.
Grossular (rare pink color crystals)
stock #17.AL-511
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
2.9 x 3.2 x 2 CM (miniature)
price: $360
Fall 2015

From a one time find at the Jeffrey Mine came some unusual gemmy pink Grossular garnets. This specimen is in fine condition, the main display face is undamaged, a few edge crystals have chips seen only with 10X magnification. This small display piece has bright glassy luster and good transparency on the crystals.
Vesuvianite
stock #17.AL-516
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
3.1 x 2 x 1 CM (miniature)
price: $280
Post Tucson 2015

Esthetic bi-color Vesuvianite with excellent luster. In fine condition and much better in person, from the world s best locality for Vesuvianite, the great Jeffrey mine. These are modern classics and the mine is now gone forever. Once common, this quality level has become quite rare and often very expensive.
Vesuvianite
stock #17.AL-507
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
2.7 x 2.4 x 2.6 CM (miniature)
price: $950
pre Tucson 2015 update

A top notch large thumbnail (toenail) of gemmy pointed tip type Vesuvianite with a glass-like luster. Competitive quality with no "naked eye" visible damage; (with magnification there is some damage on tiny crystals of the base), and a fine architecture. This has a lot of visual impact for the small size. The green Vesuvianites from Jeffrey were more common than the purple and other hues, but really good gemmy specimens like this were always rare and now are considered the world's best.
Prehnite & Grossular
stock #AX-27-164
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
4.2 x 2.5 x 1.8 CM (miniature)
price: $1400
pre Tucson 2015 update

Bright green Grossular with bright luster is the matrix for the rare blocky habit Prehnite crystals. Displays well from every side, this is simply an esthetic specimen of a rare and special combination. These were found over 20 years ago in a single zone, there were not many good ones then and now they are highly appreciated. A modern classic from the closed and much missed Jeffrey Quarry.
Vesuvianite - bi-colored, dichroic
stock #17.AL-489
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
2.9 x 1.7 x 1.3 CM (small miniature/ large thumbnail (toenail))
price: $950
pre Tucson 2015 update

A classic habit Jeffrey Mine Vesuvianite single crystal showing the very desirable bi-color zoning with deep purple and green. The crystal is translucent to transparent, with bright glassy luster. The purple core shows a strong dichroism with a remarkable color shift when rotated. Held in front of a light source (like a computer screen) the transparent areas change from purple to green. Now considered to be the world's best Vesuvianites, these are fast becoming impossible to find in this quality and very expensive.
Vesuvianite with Diopside
stock #17.AL-492
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
4 x 3.1 x 1.4 CM (miniature)
price: $2800
pre Tucson 2015 update

A killer miniature with top color, great esthetics, sharp gemmy crystals and in perfect condition. This is almost all Vesuvianite with a scattering of gemmy Diopside crystals that add a nice contrast. The deep green Vesuvianites are all with the pointed terminations and have gem clarity. This quality was rare and special when the mine was working but is now almost never available. Far better in person this piece really glows in any display.
Vesuvianite
stock #17.AL-494
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
6 x 4 x 2.5 CM (cabinet)
price: $975
pre Tucson 2015 update

A glassy luster yellow-green cluster of sharp and partly gemmy Vesuvianites. The overall arrangement and esthetics are very attractive, this really displays well. Most of the crystals are sharply terminated and damage free, but a few show re-crystallization on old broken surfaces, this can look like damage on a quick glance but it is not. Were it not for the recrystallized zones this would be a far more expensive specimen. Avery good value for the size, color and esthetics.
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