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1447 specimens found
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Silver - branching crystals with Calcite
stock #18-AX-30-070
White Pine Mine, Ontonagan County
Michigan, United States
4.1 x 2.6 x 1 CM (miniature)
price: $800
Spring update

A native Silver crystal tree with contrasting white Calcite scattered on the branches. Classic specimen from the famed White Pine Mine of Michigan. The crystals are typically crude but distinct enough to see the basic forms well. No damage and displays well, a choice miniature with character.
Mimetite
stock #13.1-147
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
4.3 x 3.7 x 2 CM (miniature)
price: $525
Spring update

Strong esthetic miniature with bright color and luster. From the pockets found in 2013, this find produced a small number of these brilliant wet-look Mimetites. Much like the famous San Pedro de Coralitos Mimetites (but from Mina Ojuela) these had a little brighter color and a more elongated habit. Choice, eye-catching and displays well from all sides. In pristine undamaged condition and a good value, these have not been found since 2013.
Azurite-
stock #18.1-AX-24-298
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Cananea
Sonora, Mexico
3.8 x 2.8 x 2 CM (miniature)
price: $450
Spring update

Undamaged, bright luster, intense deep blue and esthetic, a fine small miniature from Milpillas. The crystals on this piece show both classic sharp prismatic faces and the large curved faces that have a more satin luster. Recognized as one of the greatest mineral finds of all time, this mine produced many good specimens, so the prices have been relatively low for this sort of quality. Better in person and a great value for the most desirable "electric" color.
Elbaite -multicolor with Quartz, Cookeite etc.
stock #17.1-576
Mount Mica, Paris, Oxford County
Maine, United States
3.9 x 3.2 x 2.7 CM (miniature)
price: $380
Spring update

Well formed bi-colored green Tourmaline exposed on matrix from THE classic US locale for Elbaites, Mt. Mica. Collected in the sixties by Les Hitchings, the large Elbaite is in perfect condition. The Matrix is a typical mix of Quartz crystals with Cooketite and feldspar with several partial Elbaites and one small Tourmaline is still fully encased in the Cookeite and could be exposed if so desired. Since 1821 this locality has been the most famed US Gem pegmatite.
SOLD Hydroxlherderite -gemmy crystals, classic locale
stock #SOLD 15.1-609
Tamminen Mine (Quarry), Greenwood, Oxford County
Maine, United States
4.1 x 3 x 1.7 CM (miniature)
price: $0
Spring update

A well crystallized miniature Maine Herderite collected in 1937 by Warren Johansson. Sharp, lustrous gem clear crystals are well exposed and in excellent condition. From the Tamminen Mine which is a venerable old Maine mineral locale, a Northeastern US classic. With Johansson label this is quite fine for the locale and unlike later finds.
SOLD Red Beryl
stock #SOLD 18.1-143
Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County
Utah, United States
1.5 x 1.3 x 1.1 CM (thumbnail)
price: $0
Spring update

Choice very small thumbnail with a gemmy red Beryl 5mm in size on Rhyolite matrix. the top is perfectly terminated and with very rich color, this tiny specimen has a good display impact despite the small size. In good condition on as seen, the lower end of the Beryl has damage and is incomplete, but not seen in normal display angles. These Beryls are painfully expensive when any larger than this. A good value on a clean, choice American mineral classic.
SOLD Calcite on Fluorite
stock #A-18-AX_15-140-c207
Xianghualing Tin Mine, Linwu County, Chenzhou
Hunan, China
10.6 x 8.2 x 6.8 CM (cabinet)
price: $0
Spring update

Large well formed Calcites up to 6.6 CM perched on contrasting blue-green Fluorite crystals. It is very rare now to see any good specimens from Xianghaulin but at one time it was a world class producer of Fluorite and Calcites, though not often in a combo like this. In fine condition, this is an early specimen from before 2002, ex Shields Flynn collection. A big piece with a strong display, the Fluorites are very clear and lustrous. Most are undamaged but the outer edges and one cube corner do have cleaves that are not obvious but are there. The main Calcites are pristine and have a lightly frosted luster. Choice.
Silver with Calcite
stock #18.1-AX7-186-1241
Batopilas, Andres del Rio District
Chihuahua, Mexico
4 x 3.1 x 2.1 CM (miniature)
price: $350
Spring update

A very delicate cluster of wires, herringbone crystals and tiny spinel twins of native Silver. From the now classic locale of Batopilas, this has several small bits of adhering Calcite much like ornaments on tree branches. Due to the fragility of this piece it is best to make a by hand delivery or we will ship in soap powder, insured. Ex Larry White collection.
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