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4 specimens found
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Zircon with Sphene (Titanite)
stock #18.1-247
Ratnapura
Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri-Lanka
8.3 x 5.3 x 3.8 CMM (cabinet)
price: $240
Dec 2018

A choice Sri-Lankan specimen. Crystals of elongated Zircons that are reddish purple in color are up to 2.6 CM on a complex matrix. The specimen includes Sphene crystals to 3.5 CM. Despite some small broken crystals and contacting the piece still presents very well. The luster is a slightly "melted" look but still glassy and bright. Ex collection of Chris Amo, this is a very well formed example of the elongated habit of these Zircons.
Zircon -large etched crystal
stock #18.1-234
Ratnapura
Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri-Lanka
5.2 x 3 x 2.2 (miniature)
price: $120
Worldwide mix summer

A doubly terminated crystal of Zircon with lustrous faces and classic form. From the Ratnapura district of Sri-Lanka, this is a dark red-brown under strong light but looks black in most conditions. Some well formed growth hillocks and rounded cavities add interest.
Zircon- classic Colorado find
stock #15.1-703
North Cheyenne Canyon, El Paso County
Colorado, United States
3.4 x 2.6 x 2 CM (miniature)
price: $360
new june 17

A very sharp group of Zircon crystals with a great history. Collected in Cheyenne Canyon in 1945 by the late Warren Johansson in the last weeks before he was drafted. While awaiting his call up, Warren went on a series of legendary bucket list mineral hunting trips. He had been clued in by Clarence Coil that, long ago, some Zircons had been found in that area but the locale was lost. Warren located this spot and dug several nice pieces, some of the best ever found. This specimen was one of Warrens favorites and was pictured for his memoir. Warren passed in 2015 still active collecting in his 90s. This specimen is a fine Colorado classic from a great field collector.
Zircon (Hydrous)- var Malacon
stock #13.1.352
Ambatofotsy Pegmatite, Soavinandriana, Itasy Region
Antananarivo Province, Madagascar
3.7 x 3.6 x 3.3 CM (miniature)
price: $95
pre Tucson 2015 update

A rare altered, hydrous variety of Zircon called Malacon, here in distinct crystals. The curved faces and the pearly luster are distinctive from the find a few years ago in Madagascar. No damage and viewable from all sides, a nice example.
4 specimens found
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