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38 specimens found
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Andradite var Demantoid
stock #18.1-695
Tubussis Farm 22, Daures
Erongo Region, Namibia
6.2 x 5.4 x 4.2 CM (cabinet)
price: $875
Dec 2018

A fine cluster of stacked Demantoid Garnets that contrasts well with the matrix. Excellent color and luster, the main Garnets are 2.6 CM tall and in fine condition. No damage seen even under high magnification. The matrix is a mix of Quartz, Calcite and Prehnite, this holds several smaller Andradites as well. These were big mineral news a few years ago when they were more available, these are now quite scarce.
Beryl var Goshenite- elongated crystals
stock #17.1-537
Hohenstein Massif, Omaruru District
Erongo Region, Namibia
3.6 x 3.1 x 2.9 CM (small miniature/ large thumbnail (toenail))
price: $480
Dec 2018

A superb toenail sized Erongo Goshenite. Perfect colorless Beryl crystals sprout from a Feldspar matrix in an attractive array. Excellent luster, clarity and with a slender habit all the crystals are terminated with the flat top and some tiny pinnacoid faces. An older specimen of a type almost never available. No damage at all, the specimen could be trimmed to a fine competition thumbnail but also looks great as is.
Beryl V. Aquamarine- unusual stepped termination
stock #17.1-536
Hohenstein Massif, Omaruru District
Erongo Region, Namibia
3.7 x 3.7 x 3.3 CM (miniature)
price: $1250
Dec 2018

A bizzare, unique, rare but attractive Aquamarine. From the Erongo Mountains, (Hohenstien Massif) this is a complete, doubly terminated crystal. The flat termination is typical although in this case the corners have modified faces. The real interest is the other termination that is a series of hexagonal steps that are perfectly centered like a stairway or a turret. The 4 main steps or platforms are very flat and some edges have a little etching, the whole is therefore a reversed scepter. Some minor contacting/chipping is noted but overall the condition is excellent. A good display piece but especially a great addition for a suite of Namibian/ Erongo minerals, Beryls or exotic crystal forms.
Fluorite -enclosing Shorl
stock #18.1-592
Erongo Mountain, Karibib
Erongo Region, Namibia
3.5 x 3.4 x 2.4 CM (small miniature/ large thumbnail (toenail))
price: $320
Dec 2018

The Erongo Mountains sometimes produce some very exotic and amazing Fluorites. This is an excellent example with stacked "melted look" crystals completely enclosing crystals and sprays of Schorl. The Fluorites are all Spinel twinned, the highly etched surface gives an unusual look and the whole piece is simply bizarre. In fine condition a neat small miniature.
Fluorite on Microcline
stock #17.1-526
Hohenstein Massif, Omaruru District
Erongo Region, Namibia
6.8 x 5.8 x 3.1 CM (cabinet)
price: $320
Late Summer 2018

A sculptural matrix hosts well exposed octahedral Fluorites from Erongo. The Fluorites are a dark green and quite translucent (they glow with a good backlight, which also reveals a dark purple core) A different sort of look and esthetic presentation, this display well from any angle. No visible damage to the Fluorites.
Fluorite (globular crystals) with Schorl
stock #17.1-304
Hohenstein Massif, Omaruru District
Erongo Region, Namibia
8.1 x 4.9 x 4.2 CM (cabinet)
price: $450
Late Summer 2018

Very odd but also quite attractive, a mass of rounded translucent Fluorite crystals stacked on each other. A few Schorl crystals and a little Hyalite opal add some contrast but this is nearly all Fluorite. The color is the "jellybean green" and a vitreous luster. In fine condition and in person more impressive. From a 2017 find on Hohenstein massif, the major specimen source now in the Erongo. It has been incredible how many different types and forms of Fluorite have been found here, often unique to a single pocket.
Topaz - new find
stock #18.1-350
Hohenstein Massif, Omaruru District
Erongo Region, Namibia
3.3 x 2.3 x 2.1 CM (small miniature/ large thumbnail (toenail))
price: $120
Late Summer 2018

From a small zone of blue Topaz crystals found in mid 2017 on Hohenstein in Erongo, Namibia. The matrix is made of thousands of micro Topaz crystals, so this is all Topaz. The main crystal is 1.3 CM tall with glassy luster. In fine condition, and a quite different style than the usual Topaz from Erongo. In excellent condition, esthetic and a good value.
Quartz- Amethyst Phantom
stock #18- AX-4-432
Goboboseb Mts., Brandberg area,
Erongo Region, Namibia
6.2 x 3.2 x 2.9 CM (small cabinet/ large miniature)
price: $750
Worldwide mix summer

Gem clear and incredibly perfect, this is a stunning Goboboseb Amethyst that is far better in person. Goboboseb Quartz is world famous for its elegant form but exceptional pieces like this are actually very rare. In impeccable condition and with amazing inclusions this is from that tiny percentage that can be called superb. Sharp negative Quartz crystal inclusions and scepters are seen with magnification inside the lower part of the crystal as are small blood red blades of Hematite. One of the best we have handled, not large in size but quality.
38 specimens found
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