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122 specimens found
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Grossular (honey gem)
stock #17.AL-488
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
6.4 x 4.9 x 2.6 CM (miniature)
price: $1400
pre Tucson 2015 update

The Jeffrey mine has produced more colors of Grossular than any place on earth, some are quite distinctive. This yellow to light orange honey color is unlike any other I have seen from anyplace else and is fairly rare at Jeffrey. Like the darker color crystals that are more famous, these are very transparent and usually have many internal veils that look like lots of bruising and damage. Up close it you see these are in excellent condition, just very clear. With only micro sized contacts, the crystals are very well formed. Larger than typical Grossular crystals from Jeffrey, these are up to 2.3 CM, almost an inch. Bright luster and much nicer in person. Honey color like this is a must for a fine garnet suite, and not often available in this fine quality.
Vesuvianite
stock #17.AL-495
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
3.8 x 1.5 x 1.4 CM (miniature)
price: $480
pre Tucson 2015 update

A esthetic tower of stacked bi-colored Vesuvianite crystals that is absolutely pristine and sparkling. A careful exam at 20X magnification show not the smallest chip or contact, a very rare thing indeed! The green to pink/purple hues are well presented and the overall composition a piece of sculptural art. Small but choice.
Cerussite on Barite
stock #13.1-381
Mibladen, Midelt, Khenifra Province,
Meknes-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
4.9 x 3 x 3.5 CM (miniature)
price: $120
pre Tucson 2015 update

A very nice example of Cerussite on contrasting Barite from Mibladen. No damage, the sharp, gemmy Cerussite (double terminated) is well perched on the orange Barite. This locality has provided many good Cerussites, this one is much better than average and a very good value.
Grossular
stock #17.AL-515
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
3.2 x 3 x 1.9 CM (miniature)
price: $1400
pre Tucson 2015 update

A super bright emerald green that is far more intense than can be seen on most monitors, This is the so called "chromian" Grossular. A fine competition grade and with excellent form overall, this is far better in person. One of the most prized colors for Garnets from the Jeffrey mine, this specimen has a nice contrast with the lighter green Grossular. The overall esthetics are very 3 dimensional making a very special piece.
grossular
stock #17.AL-486
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
4.3 x 1 x 3.5 CM (miniature)
price: $750
pre Tucson 2015 update

Gem clear, sharp and with great luster, this is a very strong small display piece of transparent garnet. The plate is undamaged and the whole specimen is translucent to transparent. Relatively affordable for one of this quality, this piece shows well the brilliance that made the Jeffrey Mine world famous. The color is a mid orange-red with just a hint of pink hues in some lighting.
Vesuvianite
stock #17.AL-483
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
3.8 x 3 x 2.9 CM (miniature)
price: $500
pre Tucson 2015 update

This is an intense electric pink Vesuvianite, undamaged and sparkling bright. The matrix is microcrystalized Vesuvianite also but a light mint green color which makes a nice contrast. This color Vesuvianite is quite rare and this is a very esthetic piece with a lot of impact for the size.
Rhodochrosite with Acanthite and Fluorite, Quartz, Pyrite and Sphalerite
stock #ALEC_22-062
Wudong mine, Liubao, Cangwu Co. Wuzoh
Guangxi, China
4.8 X 3.5 X 2.9 CM (miniature)
price: $1350
pre Tucson 2015 update

A fine, high impact specimen with well formed red rhombs (up to 2.2 CM) offset with branching crystallized Acanthite. This specimen shows very well the combination of Sulphide species that were associated with this remarkable find of Rhodochrosite. Excellent condition and form, this can be displayed from several angles.
Fluorapatite (Apatite CaF)- classic locale
stock #14.1-078
Nevel Quarry, Newry, Oxford County
Maine, United States
10.9 x 7.9 x 4.1 CM (cabinet)
price: $475
pre Tucson 2015 update

A large cabinet sized matrix of quartz and mixed pegmatite that hosts a dense mass of interlocked purple Apatite crystals. From the famed Nevel Quarry in Maine that is more famed for fine Tourmalines. The sharp and glassy crystals reach over 9mm but most are about 5-6 in size. The color is a good medium purple that is lighter than from the nearby Pulsifer Quarry. Specimens of this size and quality are very rare from the Nevel and this one also has a few tiny unidentified Phosphate crystals as well. Minor bruises are seen with magnification and some cracks are noted in the matrix yet the naked eye display is excellent.
122 specimens found
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