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1282 specimens found
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Agardite (Ce) on Calcite & Quartz
stock #15.1-298
Tsumeb
Otjikoto Region, Namibia
5.7 x 3 x 2.8 CM (cabinet)
price: $350
Post Tucson 2015

The rare Cerium bearing Copper Arsenate mineral Agardite from Tsumeb was found on the 30th level several years ago. This specimen is a fairly rich example with eye visible zones and with a little Duftite as well. The matrix is scattered on several sides with sprays of micro radiating Agardite crystals. The Calcite crystals are rhombohedral form and have unknown inclusions. Not really a cabinet display specimen as the Agardites are so tiny as all are, but nice under the microscope, this piece could make many micromounts.
Microcline v. Amazonite (Manebach twin)
stock #ALEC-22-277
Blue Nugget Claim, Crystal Peak area, Park Co.
Colorado, United States
6.6 x 4.4 x 4.6 CM (cabinet)
price: $180
Post Tucson 2015

Textbook form crystal with classic habit Manebach twin and nice green color. This specimen is repaired (reassembled) as it had split along the twin plane in the pocket. A further growth of the separate parts has prevented the repair from seamless. Despite that the structure and form are very good and this is an excellent, affordable example of the twin law.
Apophyllite with Prehnite, Quartz (Classic locale)
stock #13.1-191
Centreville, Culpeper Basin, Fairfax County
Virginia, United States
6.4 x 5.8 x 4.3 CM (cabinet)
price: $240
Post Tucson 2015

A classic specimen from Centreville, Virginia with sharp, well defined white Apophyllite crystals contrasting with green Prehnites. This example is in excellent condition, good display quality for the size and quite affordable for one of these.
Scapolite (purple gem crystal) v. Marialite
stock #7AE-474
Deposit 1677, Subashi, Aketao Co., Kizilsu Pref. Formerly Daftar
Xinjiang, China
1.7 x 1 x .8 CM (thumbnail)
price: $240
Post Tucson 2015

A rare Chinese gem Scapolite with very intense purple color, much of which is clear enough to facet. We see very few specimens of any sort from Xinjiang, this Scapolite was from a small one time find over ten years ago when the deposit was listed as "Daftar". Analysis shows that these are a Marialite variety with some chrome adding the color. This is much deeper hue than most. Some chipping is noted with 10x magnification so this is not for perfectionists but it is still a very good, richly colored crystal that shows some clear dichroism.
Topaz & Quartz
stock #8.E-922
Nyet, Braidu Valley, Skardu District
Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
5.5 x 4.7 x 2.1 CM (cabinet)
price: $750
Post Tucson 2015

Sharp gem Topaz nicely perched on doubly terminated quartz. This has a delicate light natural pinkish to sherry color and sharp, glassy luster that presents well from any angle. No damage (which is quite rare as well) from finds more than a decade ago. Esthetic and a very good value.
Fluorite w. Sphalerite
stock #15.1-029
Elmwood Mine, Carthage
Tennessee, United States
3.9 x 3.2 x 3.1 CM (miniature)
price: $85
Post Tucson 2015

A simple attractive small specimen from the now classic Elmwood mine. An affordable Fluorite on Sphalerite with frosted faces, lilac hue, subtle zoning and nice contrast. Not perfect, so not expensive - there is some very small edge rubbing and a cleaved crystal at the rear. Still attractive and a good value there have not been many Fluorites recovered in the past 2 years.
Anglesite on Galena
stock #15.1-386
Touissit, Toussit District
Oujada-Angad Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
6 x 3.7 x 3.4 CM (cabinet)
price: $650
Post Tucson 2015

Several super sharp, gemmy clear Anglesites are scattered on this Galena matrix. The largest is about 2CM long and stands above the matrix nicely. There is a repair on the specimen that is more or less invisible but it is there and keeps the price lower. Lots better in person and overall in fine condition, this is simply an esthetic, fine colorless Anglesite
Topaz w. Smoky and Citrine Quartz
stock #15.1-288
Sherlova Gora, Adun-Cholon Range, Nerchinsk, Chitinskaya Oblast
Transbaikalia, Russia
5.8 x 5.5 x 4 CM (cabinet)
price: $380
Post Tucson 2015

Natural blue Topaz from the Urals is a prized European classic. This is a distinctive piece with the Topaz in excellent condition. Notable selective frosting on some faces, zoning and fine clarity. Along with the Quartz are what look like crude Colombites and Actinolite sprays. Very affordable for one of this quality.
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