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1735 specimens listed
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Pyromorphite -Rare locality
stock #0694-JM-554
Electric Point Mine, Gladstone Mountain, Leadpoint, Stevens County
Washington, United States
4.2 x 3.7 x 2.8 CM (miniature)
price: $110
Late Summer 2018

This is the only Pyromorphite I have seen from this locality, therefore I could say it is the best one I have EVER seen! Actually it is fairly rich, a nearly pure piece of Pyro, but clearly not fine display grade, with modest crystals and some vugs of botryoidal crusts. Ex John Marshall Pyromorphite Suite obtained by trade with the Royal Ontario Museum in 1972. A rare locality piece with good color and some nice areas.
Rauenthalite- type locale
stock #18-AX-10-695
Gabe Gottes Mine, Ste-Marie-aux-Mines, Haut Rhin
Alsace, France
5.7 x 3.5 x 2.3 CM (small cabinet/ large miniature)
price: $70
Late Summer 2018

From the type locale at Ste-Marie-Aux-Mines, several areas of white acicular crystals scattered on matrix. Not an esthetic specie (though not really ugly either...), but rare, and an unusually large piece, most specimens are small, often under 1mm. Ex William Hladysz collection.
Pyromorphite and Mimetite - Classic Locale
stock #1040-JM-753
Driggith Opencut, Caldbeck Fells, (Cumberland)
Cumberland, Cumbria, England
6.5 x 5.4 x 5.2 CM (cabinet)
price: $330
Late Summer 2018

A richly crystalized specimen in fine condition collected in 1970 by John Marshall. John notes on his collection card " Found in the north end of the open cut above Driggith Mine on West Fell. Specimens in the south end tested Mimetite but this is deeper green and more Pyromorphite in shape". These crystals are far larger than average and the condition is excellent. Sadly this quality has not been found for decades, John spend many weeks digging in this zone and this was his best specimen. A very fine Driggith piece.
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.
Sphalerite and Calcite
stock #18. AX-353
ZCA Corp./Hyatt Mine, Talcville, St. Lawrence Co.
New York, United States
3 x 2.4 x 1.7 CM (thumbnail)
price: $320
Late Summer 2018

Gem clear crystals of honey colored Sphalerite with a few small white Calcites as accent on massive matrix. Very fine large thumbnail with fine bright luster. Better in person, these are now a modern US classic, but not often available. Ex. Hladysz collection, several crystals show pronounced smooth curved faces.
Meterorite- Sikote Alin
stock #0091-JM-1851
Paseka Village, Sikhote-Alin Mountains
Primorsky Kray, Far Eastern Region, Russia
4.3 x 3.1 x 1.5 CM (miniature)
price: $190
Late Summer 2018

A choice 53 Gram Sihkote-Alin meteorite that shows the pitting, ablation and fusion crusts on all sides, a so called "complete individual". This is one of the most famed meteorite falls from 1947, the resulting Iron meteorite specimens are the coarsest octahedrites known. This piece has sharp and distinct "thumbprints" and the dark color and luster for this fall. Ex John Marshall collection.
Orthoclase- Carlsbad twin, unsual locale
stock #18-AX-22-273

Kangwon Province, North Korea
6.8 x 5.4 x 3 CM (cabinet)
price: $150
Late Summer 2018

It is very rare to see any minerals from North Korea. Most specimens that are known are from old collections and usually have vague locality information. This is such a piece, with textbook perfect form but rough texture, complete Carlsbad twin. No damage, displays fine on any side, a simple floater. The mineralogical literature about the Northern Korea is sparse but it seems there are some significant deposits and Pegmatites that may someday be sources of wonderful things. Until then, specimens like this are very special and quite uncommon.
Crocoite and Vauquelinite -Type Locality
stock #0654-JM-4287
Berezovsk Mine, Ekaterinburg, Sverdlovskaya Oblast, Middle Urals
Urals Region, Russia
8.8 x 5.6 x 4.3 CM (cabinet)
price: $880
Late Summer 2018

Very rich, fine old classic specimen (with 4 prior labels) that is well crystalized. Excellent color contrast with the bright red Crocoite and green Vauquelinite, This seems to be a late 18th or early 19th century specimen, (what may be a date of 1895 is on one label but it may also be a collection number). The discovery of Crocoite at this locality dates back to 1763 and it has been renamed many times over the years. The style of specimen and the association of good Vauquelinite is typical of the vintage pieces. Ex John Marshall collection, his collection card and a previous label indicate it sold for $12.00 in 1956, a vast sum for any mineral at that time. The August 2016 Mineralogical record article on this locality offer a wealth of information and several other good specimen photos. This specimen is far beyond average quality with only very minor bruising, most crystals are intact and are well exposed on the matrix. Virtually impossible to find this quality now on the market, better in person too.
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