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1219 specimens found
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Calcite on Duftite on Dolomite cast
stock #ALEC-21-020
Tsumeb
Otjikoto Region, Namibia
5.2 x 3.9 x 2 CM (small cabinet/ large miniature)
price: $760
Fall 2015

A fine Tsumeb specimen with sharp, clear Calcites growing on a bright contrasting green Duftite. The Duftite can be seen through the Calcites and the condition is excellent. The underlying matrix is a thin section of Dolomite cast which is itself a very interesting and quite desirable collectable. First rate esthetics.
Tetrahedrite
stock #ALEC-19-070
Casapalca Mine, Casapalca, Huarochiri Province
Lima Department, Peru
4.3 x 3.3 x 1.9 CM (miniature)
price: $320
Fall 2015

A cluster of Tetrahedrite crystals showing classic forms and with fine patina. From the famed Casapalca mine, this has sharp form with crystals penetrating each other at all angles. Minimal chipping is noted on on some outer edges, most crystals are complete and undamaged.
Fluorapatite
stock #14.1-428
Gilgit, Gilgit district
Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
4.2 x 1.5 x 1.1 CM (miniature)
price: $380
Fall 2015

Clear, gemmy Apatite crystal with a very faint pinkish hue, that looks colorless in some lighting. This shows a fine internal central wisp with a helix like form. Sharp and glassy, this is from finds a little over a decade ago, there is no damage at all on the prism or termination, it is of course broken on the bottom where it was removed.
Elbaite on Microcline
stock #A7-333-125E
Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck
Connecticut, United States
4.9 x 4.5 x 1.8 CM (miniature)
price: $550
Fall 2015

A sweet miniature with a great form from the collection of Larry White. Classic locale, the Elbaite here is 2.3 CM long and has a clear green section one one end. Doubly terminated with one end rather crudely recrystallized. The Microcline plate provides a fine contrast. Choice.
Fluorite on Sphalerite
stock #15.1-516
Elmwood Mine, Carthage
Tennessee, United States
4.5 x 3 x 2.9 CM (miniature)
price: $290
Fall 2015

Sharp multi-stepped and transparent light purple cube of Fluorite perched on a dark Sphalerite matrix. From the Elmwood mine, a classic example that is pristine and very attractive. No damage seen and with incredible geometric steps. Esthetic yet affordable.
Epidote/Clinozoisite on Calcite scalenohedral
stock #ALEC-20-086
VAG Mine, Lowell & Eden
Vermont, United States
3.5 x 1.9 x 2 CM (miniature)
price: $140
Fall 2015

From what is commonly called Eden Mills, this is a very unusual combination. A single scalenohedron of Calcite hosts a lustrous Epidote crystal and sprays of clear Natrolite crystals as well. In good condition overall, the Epidote is broken on one end but fine otherwise, good magnifications reveals chipping on the Natrolites but is not naked-eye visible.
Serandite with Natrolite etc.
stock #Alec-16-174
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire
Quebec, Canada
4.3 x 2.8 x 2.7 CM (miniature)
price: $280
Fall 2015

Colorful and complex specimen with several Serandite crystals in different habits mixed with an assemblage of classic MSH minerals. Loaded with many small crystals on all sides this has the deeper orange color of early finds that is unlike the later pinkish ones.
SOLD Bournonite (fine complex twins) on Quartz
stock #SOLD Alec-30-038
Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province
Ancash Department, Peru
6 x 6 x 2.5 CM (cabinet)
price: $0
Fall 2015

Superb, textbook form Bournonite twin crystals are perched on contrasting Quartz. Undamaged, (which is rare with Bournonites) and showing fine patina on sharp "cogswheels" and interconnected prisms. Excellent for this locale, this is quite choice from anyplace.
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