stock #SOLD 9-1227s
San Francisco Mine, Cucurpe
2.5 2.3 CM. (thumbnail)
A lovely esthetic thumbnail of richly colored apple-green Pyromorphite, and a nice locality item to boot! This cutie is from the famous mine known for it's Wulfenite.Apparently they had hit a small quantity of pyromorphite during one of the mining operations there in recent years, but it was always a scarce mineral from this mine.
2.2 x 1.5 CM. (thumbnail)
A litte cutie! This thumbnail specimen looks just like the great museum pieces of famous Austrian Epidote that are in all major museums in the world,except it is greatly reduced in size.So, for the right thumbnail collecor: a mini-museum piece!
stock #SOLD 9-1229s
12.5 CM. high x 12 CM. wide (cabinet /museum)
Large, very showy museum-grade Calcite from Tsumeb. Glassy Calcite in pastel hued xls up to 3.5 CM are attractively clustered on a triangular pinnacle-shaped matrix. Excellent composition and vertical eye-appeal. There is slight scuffing and some cleaving on a few minor calcites at the edges but it isn't really noticeable, yet keeps this very affordable for such a large and attractive specimen.
A great specimen of an European classic. Shows stout strontianite xls up to 1.5 CM long by 1 CM thick on a matrix of Magnesite xls. Specimens are very rarely seen in the marketplace from this location.
SOLD Pink Apophyllite
stock #SOLD 9-121s
St. Andreasburg, Harz Mts.
9.1x5.2 CM. (cabinet)
Finely crystallized cabinet-size specimen. Good pink color with lusterous xls. up to 1 CM that cover a well proportioned matrix. A classic Harz Mt. specie! No damage.
stock #SOLD 9-122s
Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts., Cochise Co.
7.3x5 CM. (small cabinet/ large miniature)
Lovely crystallized specimen with minor malachite.Interesting pisolitic form of azurite on specimen underside.Rich prussian-blue color so typical of fine Bisbee azurites.
Very attractive combination! Single large Ferberite xl. is topped off with a 2 CM. rounded cluster of pearly-lustered Dolomite crystals that in turn has on been covered with white discoidal Calcite xls. up to 1.8 CM. The crystal of Ferberite is very sharp and lusterous , the right edge has a cleave that is not visible with the right display angle, otherwise in fine shape.
stock #SOLD 9-125s
Mammoth Mine, Tiger, Arizona
7 x 5 CM. (small cabinet/large miniature)
The Mammoth (Tiger) mine has produced some incredible minerals and is justly one of the great localities of the world. This peice of crystallized Vanadinite almost totally coveris the oxidized matrix. On reverse side are areas of drusy micro Descloizite xls. Excellent color and condition. A fine specimen from a classic location.