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1657 specimens found
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Calcite with Realgar inclusions
stock #6.2-066
Shimen (Jiepiayu) Mine, Shimen County, Changde Prefecture
Hunan Province, China
11x7x4CM (cabinet)
price: $2250


Simply incredible! A brilliant red cluster of calcite on matrix with small realgar crystals. Killer esthetics. We obtained this at the mine in 2003 and sold it shortly after- it was the best of the find. Since then we have not seen anything like this. We are pleased to have it back again for resale, The largest calcite crystal is 7.2 CM, and the piece displays well from multiple angles, but it does have a cleave on the backside. The red color on the calcite is from both a coating and inclusions that is primarily realgar, some recent analysis of similar materials have fund trace amounts of some rare rsenic minerals, this one has not been tested for those. Really striking color, the display side has no noticable damage. This will really jump out of any calcite display!
Calcite
stock #6.2-057
Shimen (Jiepiayu) Mine, Shimen County, Changde Prefecture
Hunan Province, China
9x5.5CM (cabinet)
price: $375


A single sharp, gemmy calcite crystal that has a light amber color and is in outstanding condition. Great form and luster, the clarity at the tip is very good. Shimen has produced some very fine calcites, among the world's best they are still a bargain compared with most other locations.
Cinnabar on Dolomite
stock #6.2-053
Chatian Mine, Fenghuang
Hunan Province, China
7.2x4x6 CM (small cabinet/ large miniature)
price: $400


A sawn matrix block shows an open vug with several forms of cinnabar crystals, some are gemmy and very sharp reaching 1 cm. Some damage to crystals at the edge of the pocket but not excessive. This relatively dense coverage (there are about 10 crystals here) is not common and the best crystals here are very good indeed.
Calcite with minor realgar
stock #6.2-064
Shimen (Jiepiayu) Mine, Shimen County, Changde Prefecture
Hunan Province, China
14.5x13.5x11 CM (cabinet)
price: $485


A substantial cluster of fine calcites in very good condition and with great translucence and some transparency. The largest crystal is 13 CM and the color is a light yellow to amber ranging to white. A good sized cabinet piece this has several possible display sides.
HOLD Beryl (aquamarine) on Muscovite
stock #HOLD 6.2-073
Mt. Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Pref.
Sichuan, China
8.2x5 CM (cabinet)
price: $800


A single tabular crystal perfectly perched on a reddish muscovite matrix. The crystal could not be better displayed, and is in fine condition. The crystal is 5.5 CM across and over 2 cm thick with a light green to blue color and some clear parts showing some etching. Tiny bits of muscovite are embedded in the beryl adding some texture. Really great form on this small cabinet piece!
Sphalerite on quartz with galena
stock #4.2-169.1
Shuikoushan Lead Zinc Mine, Changning, Hengyang Pref.
Hunan Province, China
14.3x9x10 CM (cabinet)
price: $300


A reddish druzy quartz matrix hosts several well formed ruby color sphalerite crystals reaching 2.3 CM and clusters to 5.3 cm. With top or backlighting the crystals glow well, they look darker red to black with front light. There is some nice bright galena as well. This like many has been sawn for removal. This may also be a good candidate for artful re trimming. Very reasonably priced!
Mimetite on Gossan matrix
stock #5.1-158.3
Pingtouling Mine, Liannan, Sanjiang
Guangdong, China
5.9x3.8 (miniature)
price: $300


Sharp crystals with good color on a very delicate gossan matrix. A very good example from this important location which like many others is no longer producing any quality materials. Very reasonable price for a very good miniature!
Calcite with minor Realgar
stock #5.1-083
Shimen (Jiepiayu) Mine, Shimen County, Changde Prefecture
Hunan Province, China
17x13 cm (cabinet)
price: $1200


A perfect condition large (11.5 cm) twin calcite sits esthetically on top of a mound of smaller calcites and intermingled tiny realgar crystals. All on a calcite matrix, a great example of the best quality from this find, the smaller crystals have distinctive realgar phantoms. A very attractive large cabinet piece!
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