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5 specimens found
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Beryl (Aquamarine) on Muscovite
stock #6.2-089
Mt. Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Pref.
Sichuan, China
5.5x4.8 (miniature)
price: $120


A very nice miniature with a well formed tabular aqua sitting perfectly on matrix. A great value too, the Aqua is a sizable 4.5CM and has a nice pale blue color, with no damage at all. Hot glued on a plastic base for display this is easily removed if desired.
Azurite
stock #6.2-104
Changmenshan Copper Mine, Jiulang
Jiangxi, China
12.4 X 11 CM (cabinet)
price: $440


A very large and striking example of this find, this ball like cluster has distinct and sharp crystals of Azurite reaching 2 CM with deep blue color. This is less "rose like" than some other examples and more a spherical aggregate of blocky crystals. There is minimal damage (some very small bruises not immediately seen and not in the better display areas) but the overall impact is very strong. One of the very best we have seen from this mine.
HOLD Sphalerite on Quartz with Calcite
stock #HOLD 6.2-120
Shuikoushan Lead Zinc Mine, Changning, Hengyang Pref.
Hunan Province, China
11.2 X 9.9 CM (cabinet)
price: $285


Large, lustrous crystals of undamaged Sphalerite perched on a contrasting quartz matrix. Individual crystals to 3.8 CM that are complex and intergrown with many distinct faces. The color is a dark red to brown-black and the smaller crystals are gemmy translucent while the larger ones are only on the edges. This is really worth far more than the price!
Fluorite on Quartz
stock #6.2-124
De'an Mine
Jiangxi, China
19.8X15 CM (cabinet /museum)
price: $375


A very large cabinet plate of Quartz and Fluorite layers with the top covered with fluorite octahedra of purple to violet color. Very esthetic and different from the usual fluorites from this location. The quartz has been etched to expose the fluorite and the result is impressive. Crystals exceed 3.4CM and there is no damage.
Azurite
stock #6.2-102
Changmenshan Copper Mine, Jiulang
Jiangxi, China
8.5x8.5 CM (cabinet)
price: $560


A very well developed almost spherical aggregate of blocky azurite crystals up to 1.4 CM and some smaller flattened rhomb forms. This piece is also encrusted with many lemon yellow micro crystals of an unknown mineral (awaiting analysis we will send results if you wish). Quite attractive and a good value.
5 specimens found
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