Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Santa Cruz
5.2 x 3.5 CM (small miniature)
Sharp lustrous blue crystals sprinkled over a whitish matrix. Far better in person, the Azurites have brilliant color. Affordable and a great value for such a cute piece! The Millpillas mine is finished working in the oxidized zone where these are found. Great value.
Amethyst phantom (Brandburg)
Goboboseb Mts., Brandberg area,
7.5 x 1.9 CM (cabinet)
Sharp, lustrous beautiful Amethyst phantom. Some minor Lepidocrocite, the quartz is especially sharp and clear. A very affordable, fine Brandburg from the Goboboseb.
Waziristan Ophiolite, North Waziristan
FATA Federally Administered Tribal Areas,
13.6 x 6.5 (cabinet)
Sharp fadden quartz with large single crystal rising out of a "haystack" base of quartz. Few specimens of this size are undamaged. This is in perfect condition and display well from any side.
Cuprite (gem) on Plancheite
Katanga, Central Area, Katanga Copper zone
Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
4.2 x4.0 CM (miniature)
Sharp, gemmy crystal cluster perched on matrix. The largest crystal is 1.5 CM across these glow bright red when backlit, shown here in "normal" lighting. A quite esthetic and pretty small specimen of a classic find.