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1282 specimens found
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Fluorite on Quartz and Muscovite
stock #6.2-849
Yaogangxian Tungsten Mine, Yizhang County
Hunan, China
3.9 x 2.7 x 2.3 CM (small miniature/ large thumbnail (toenail))
price: $210
Spring 2017

A small bit of perfection, this is a transparent pale blue cube with purple core phantom perched on a small matrix of Quartz. Classic Yaogangxian Fluorite from finds of 2003 vintage, The condition is flawless. The Fluorite is sharp and more transparent than the photos show. This could be trimmed to thumbnail size for competition but we like it as is. Choice.
Wulfenite on Mimetite
stock #Alec 11-245
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
5.3 x 4.3 x 2.4 CM (small cabinet/ large miniature)
price: $180
Spring 2017

The color contrast of pointed orange Wulfenites and mossy green Mimetite is outstanding. Over the past many decades only a few finds of this habit have been made at Ojuela. This is from the most recent in 2013 and is a killer for the small size. In very good condition as seen the Wulfenites are delicate but protected in the cavity here they are in far better condition that usual. One of the better quality recent mineral finds,no more have been found since then.
Mimetite var. Campylite on Quartz
stock #16.1-1272
Dry Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells
Cumberland, Cumbria, England
6.9 x 6.2 x 4.5 CM (cabinet)
price: $80
Spring 2017

An attractive, clean and undamaged cluster of curved crystals of Mimetite resting on Milky Quartz crystals. This cluster has the classic color and habit of Campylite which while not a recognized specie is still very distinctive. Good contrast and presentation.
Hyalite (opal) -gem clear
stock #A7-071-526
Tarcal, Eperjes- Tokaj Mountains
Borosod-Abauj-Zemplen Co., Hungary
3.5 x 2.9 x 2 CM (miniature)
price: $110
Spring 2017

A glass clear bubbly mass of Hyalite opal perched on matrix. Vivid fluorescence, undamaged and esthetic. It is possible to easily see bubbles inside the Hyalite. Even prettier in person.
Epistilbite- large, well crystallized with Mordenite
stock #16.1-1273
Teigarhorn, Berufjordur, Suour Mulasysia
Eastern Region, Iceland
10.6 x 7 x 5.9 CM (cabinet)
price: $450
Spring 2017

An old classic Icelandic specimen of the relatively rare Zeolite Epistilbite. This large specimen contains a vug of well protected Epistilbites surrounded by fibrous Mordenite crystals. In undamaged condition with sharp transparent crystals most of which are colorless. An old label is glued to the specimen and seems to date to the 1920 vintage but could be even older. Much better quality, display impact and crystal size than the more recent specimens from Fossarfel, this is an older Teigerhorn piece. Choice.
Tetrahedrite - Highly lustrous crystals
stock #Alec-19-308
Casapalca Mine, Casapalca, Huarochiri Province
Lima Department, Peru
6.8 x 6.1 x 2.8 CM (cabinet)
price: $480
Spring 2017

Metallic and bright lustrous these very sharp crystals are sprinkled with a few small quartz and pyrite crystals. Individual tetrahedrons up to 2.7 CM are jumbled in a complex arrangement on this matrix plate. In fine condition overall for this delicate mineral, only one crystal has an edge bruise, all others are perfect, complete and pristine. Really hard to find this level of quality at any price.
Amethyst
stock #ALEC-24-399
Karur
Tamil Nadu, India
4 x 3 x 2.5 CM (miniature)
price: $160
Spring 2017

A sharp flower-like spray of Amethyst with Lepidocrocite needle inclusions. A choice miniature of rich color and luster from the unique finds at Karur in Southern India. Many of the individual crystals in the spray are sceptered, overall in good condition there are some broken crystals that keeps the price down yet are not distracting.
Adamite
stock #9.1-376
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
5.7 x 3 x 1.9 CM (cabinet)
price: $280
Spring 2017

Bright green color botryoidal Adamite from the great Ojuela mine. In fine condition and with vivid SW fluorescence, Adamites in this form are classics. An attractive older specimen of better quality than newer finds.
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