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Wulfenite w. Calcite & Mimetite
stock #ALEC 31-101
Ahmad Abad Mine
Yazd Province, Iran
4.6 x 3.5 x 3.3 CM (miniature)
price: $400
pre Tucson 2015 update

Small but brightly colored, delicate and quite esthetic, this is a complex and interesting Iranian specimen. From small scale collecting at this long abandoned mine, this has a great display look for its small size. Nestled on several of the Wulfenites are micro gemmy bright red crystals that have were originally thought to be Mimetites but some analysis have shown up as Fornacite.
Wulfenite w. Calcite
stock #ALEC 31-096
Ahmad Abad Mine
Yazd Province, Iran
5.9 x 3.5 x 2.7 CM (cabinet)
price: $880
pre Tucson 2015 update

A very different style and look for a Wulfenite specimen. One of the most exciting habits to come from the new finds at Ahmad Abad are the Wulfenites partly encased in calcite. The stepped forms and geometric structures make an esthetic and sculptural specimen. In excellent condition with just some very minor chipping that is not seen on display. An exotic location and a great addition to any Wulfenite collection.
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 recrystallization 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 esthtics.
stock #ALEC-22-183
San Antonio Mine
Loayza Province, La Paz department, Bolivia
5 x 3.4 x 2.2 CM (miniature)
price: $140
pre Tucson 2015 update

One of the oldest and best localities for fine Cassiterites in the Americas is the La Paz area of Bolivia. This specimen has well formed and lustrous crystals that under strong lighting show some translucence. The "naked eye" color is shiny black but the "under strong lighting" color is a deep honey orange hue. Some tiny edge chipping exists but most crystals are pristine and the quality for the price is a very good value.
Carbonate-Apatite - var. Dahllite
stock #15.1-055
Little Mountain District, Big Horn County
Wyoming, United States
3.5 x 3.2 x 2 CM (miniature)
price: $50
pre Tucson 2015 update

An oddity in the Apatite family, this form of Carbonate rich apatite is not seen very often. This specimen is well over 30 years old from a small find, it shows well the structure and form, it is a bit similar (with some notable differences) to Ukrainian nodules. Rare and in fine condition.
stock #14.1-051
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Santa Cruz
Sonora, Mexico
6.4 x 5.6 x 2.5 CM (cabinet)
price: $300
pre Tucson 2015 update

The Milpillas mine finds are now justly famed as the greatest and largest Azurite discovery ever made. There were many habits, some from just a single small pocket. This specimen is a type that was not common, well formed euhedral crystals scattered on a contrasting matrix. Super bright luster, sharp and partly gemmy these are is excellent condition too.
stock #ALEC-29-113
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
8.2 x 5.2 x 4.5 CM (cabinet)
price: $700
pre Tucson 2015 update

An eye popping Adamite composed mostly of "pinwheel" habit crystal aggregates on contrasting matrix. Fine luster and in excellent condition damagewise, this has good esthetic and colorful presentation. The matrix is a mix of Botryoidal Geothite and tiny Adamite crystals. The red color on some pinwheels seems to be from Fe oxides on and in the green and yellowish Adamites. Better Ojuela Adamites (which are the best in the world) have gotten quite hard to get at a reasonable price, this one is far better than average and a very good value.
Pyromorphite -Large crystals, classic
stock #15.1-059
Bernkastel-Kues (Mosel) Hunsruck
Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
4 x 3.1 x 3.1 CM (miniature)
price: $890
pre Tucson 2015 update

A classic Pyromorphite from the very famous old locale of Bernkastel (Mosel) that produced the sought after Galena Pseudomorphs after Pyromorphite. This is mostly unaltered Pyromorphite with the largest barrel shaped crystal 2.5 CM across. While black coatings and other alterations are noted, the Pyromorphite is mostly olive green and yellowish. There is some chipping as nearly all of these have but it is small and for some quite forgivable as this was probably collected well over 150 years ago. These are now quite rare in any condition.
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