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29 specimens found
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Mimetite (green Botryoidal)
stock #10.1-318
Level 13, Potosi Mine, Santa Eulalia
Chihuahua,
6.5 x 4.1 CM (cabinet)
price: $440


Green Balls of rich, heavy Mimetite cover one surface of the gossan matrix. An older piece, pre 1975 and a very nice example of this uncommon style and form. This is similar to the famous bright yellow San Pedros De Corallitos Mimetites but green and wet looking. The balls are also more defined and bigger than the Mina Oujella mimetites. There is some chipping on a few balls but not distracting at all. Quite distinctive.
Cassiterite (gemmy)
stock #10.1-320
Ximeng County, Pu'er Prefecture
Yunnan, China
5.8 x 3.5 CM (small cabinet/ large miniature)
price: $260


Glass like gemmy Cassiterites up to 1.8 CM set on a contrasting matrix. It has become hard to find good Ximeng Cassiterites, they are distinctive and desirable, with higher luster than most any other locations. This is a good example that really shines in good light.
Epidote and Quartz
stock #10.1-336
Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Prince of Wales Island
Alaska, United States
4.2 x 3.5 CM (miniature)
price: $185


A small but very pretty Alaskan Epidote. The largest crystal is 3.2 CM long, glassy bright and decorated with quartz crystals. There is contacting on the perimeter and rear of the specimen but the main crystals are sharp and undamaged. A nice, affordable example of an American classic.are
Brazilianite on Muscovite with Clevelandite
stock #12.1-009
Telirio Mine, Linopolis
Minas Gerais, Brazil
5.1 x 3.2 CM (small cabinet/ large miniature)
price: $375


A fine, undamaged and esthetic specimen featuring a 4.2 CM gem crystal of glasslike yellow-green Brazilianite. Aside from simply enjoying a beautiful mineral, this is a good time for collectors to obtain a fine Brazilianite. Before the recent finds at Linopolis, these were very rare, expensive and highly sought after. They will certainly become rare again, and above average specimens will appreciate well.
Barite on Galena and Pyrite
stock #12.1-008
Huanzala Mine, Huallanca district
Huanzala, Peru
12 x 6.7 CM (cabinet)
price: $330


From the William Pinch collection, a fine, undamaged and attractive Barite from the now classic finds at Huanzala. Dozens of delicate glassy Barites to 2 CM across densely cover the sulfide matrix. No damage, several of the Barite blades are dusted with sparkling pyrites. A choice specimen that is also affordable.
Beryl var. Aquamarine (tabular form) on Muscovite
stock #9.1-134
Mt. Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Pref.
Sichuan, China
4.9 x 3.6 CM (miniature)
price: $140


Glassy, gemmy pale aqua crystal with classic flattend form from the great finds at Xuebaoding. A nice clean example that is affordable and esthetic. These were plentiful just a few years ago but are now much less common and more expensive when available. Good value.
Ferberite on Quartz
stock #12.1-005
Yaogangxian Tungsten Mine, Yizhang County
Hunan, China
5 x 3.5 CM (miniature)
price: $120


A very cute, esthetic, sharp and undamaged Ferberite on quartz. From the display side the ferberite crystals are growing out of the termination of a quartz prism. An older piece originally sold by the Rocksmiths in the first wave of Chinese discoveries. Fine luster and architecture that is also affordable, and show why Yaoganxian has become a world class supplier of good sulfide minerals.
Uvite (green gem crystals with magnesite and Goyazite)
stock #12.1-004
Brumado
Bahia, Brazil
4.2 x 3.9 CM (miniature)
price: $220


A very pretty small miniature with sharp glassy crystals. Micros of Goyazite as well as gemmy rhombs of Magnesite complete the specimen. In fine condition, this find at Brumado has produced some fantastic examples of this tourmaline family member. Good value.
29 specimens found
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