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100 specimens found
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Calcite- classic British
stock #16.1-1270
Bigrigg mine, West Cumberland Iron field
Cumberland, Cumbria, England
3.1 x 1.7 x 1.6 CM (small miniature/ large thumbnail (toenail))
price: $140
Spring 2017

A clear sharp single scalenohedron from the famed Bigrigg mine. From an older European collection this is at least 80 years old but likely much older. There is a number attached that could be removed if desired. Quite clean by naked eye but some contacts and rough bits found with magnification, all under 1mm. Not perfect but looks it, and not expensive as is often the case with these old
Adamite- Cuprian ex Marty Zinn
stock #12.1-262
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
6.8 x 5.3 x 3.2 CM (cabinet)
price: $400
Spring 2017

An outstanding Ojuela Adamite, with sharp glassy undamaged crystals on contrasting matrix. This is not the crumbly type gossan but a solid specimen with the Adamites well protected in a vug. In person the color is a little deeper and more intense than in the photos. This quality has not been seen for a few years. Former Marty Zinn piece, choice.
Azurite with Malachite -Electric Blue
stock #16.1-646
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Santa Cruz
Sonora, Mexico
5.2 x 4.3 x 3.3 CM (small cabinet/ large miniature)
price: $650
Spring 2017

The type of bright electric blue Azurite that was major news in the mineral world. The association of crystallized Malachite adds an strong contrast to the lustrous Azurite crystals. I good condition there is chippining at outer sides but the center is clean and undamaged. Better in person, when these were first found a specimen of this quality would be priced in the thousands. This was a huge find and so the prices have become much more affordable for a choice Azurite. As of 2014 the Azurite zone is finished and no more is expected.
Rosasite with Calcite and Malachite
stock #Alec 11-254
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
6.5 x 3.9 x 3.5 CM (cabinet)
price: $160
Spring 2017

A really colorful dark green Rosasite with Malachite on a matrix of clear rhombs of Calcite. The specimen is covered with small spheres and botrytoids of velvety Rosasite intermixed with Malachite. The condition is choice and the contrast with the white Calcite crystals sets everything off well. A little different esthetics than the usual Rosasite.
Fluorite- Cathage Corner habit
stock #15.1-031
Elmwood Mine, Carthage
Tennessee, United States
5.6 x 4.2 x 3.8 CM (cabinet)
price: $340
Spring 2017

A perfect complete Carthage Corner habit Fluorite crystal showing the pyramidal etched growth that is so desirable from the Elmwood mine. A pale purple hue is seen from some angles but the interior is flawlessly clear and colorless. Naturally etched from the corner section of a large perfect cube this rare habit is best at the Elmwood in Carthage, Tennessee.
Fluorite on Quartz and Muscovite
stock #6.2-849
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang County
Hunan Province, China
3.9 x 2.7 x 2.3 CM (small miniature/ large thumbnail (toenail))
price: $210
Spring 2017

A small bit of perfection, this is a transparent pale blue cube with purple core phantom perched on a small matrix of Quartz. Classic Yaogangxian Fluorite from finds of 2003 vintage, The condition is flawless. The Fluorite is sharp and more transparent than the photos show. This could be trimmed to thumbnail size for competition but we like it as is. Choice.
Mimetite var. Campylite on Quartz
stock #16.1-1272
Dry Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells
Cumberland, Cumbria, England
6.9 x 6.2 x 4.5 CM (cabinet)
price: $80
Spring 2017

An attractive, clean and undamaged cluster of curved crystals of Mimetite resting on Milky Quartz crystals. This cluster has the classic color and habit of Campylite which while not a recognized specie is still very distinctive. Good contrast and presentation.
Hyalite (opal) -gem clear
stock #A7-071-526
Tarcal, Eperjes- Tokaj Mountains
Borosod-Abauj-Zemplen Co., Hungary
3.5 x 2.9 x 2 CM (miniature)
price: $110
Spring 2017

A glass clear bubbly mass of Hyalite opal perched on matrix. Vivid fluorescence, undamaged and esthetic. It is possible to easily see bubbles inside the Hyalite. Even prettier in person.
100 specimens found
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