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Vesuvianite- complex clusster with 6 colors
stock #17.AL-505
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos (now Val-des-Sources, Estrie,
Quebec, Canada
7.5 x 7.4 x 5.2 CM (cabinet)
price: $3600
new june 17

A crazy, complex specimen that is composed of several generation of well crystallized Vesuvianite in a riot of colors. From deep emerald green to magenta, yellow and more this single specimen seems to have most of the brightest color spectrum for Vesuvianite. The crystals are sized from druzy sprays to prisms of 3 CM and are in several habits, many are also bicolored. This is fully crystallized on all sides, overall in great condition, some contacts and minor chipping can be found on a few areas , but the best display faces are free of damage. Over the years it was working, the Jeffrey mine produced the worlds best and most colorful Vesuvianites in many habits and colors. This specimen provides many of the colors that collectors search for from here, presented in a sizable, complex piece that invites gazing. Far better in person too.

Serandite with Analcime, Aegirine
stock #17.1-280
Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire
Quebec, Canada
3.2 x 2.1 x 3.1 CM (thumbnail)
price: $190
new june 17

An esthetic cluster of well formed leaf-like pink Serandite with contrasting white Analcime crystals. A classic association from Mt St Hillaire, the only locale where sizable, fine crystals were found. Minor black Aegirine is also noted. A lot of visual impact for a small specimen. In excellent condition.

Grossular -unusually large, with minor Diopside
stock #17.AL-480
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos (now Val-des-Sources, Estrie,
Quebec, Canada
3.2 x 2.9 x 2.2 CM (small miniature/ large thumbnail (toenail))
price: $1250
new june 17

Big and fine, isolated Garnets to 1.5 CM (well above average for these) with excellent color and luster. In good condition overall, there is typical contacting on the backside and some chipping on one garnet but the largest main crystal is completely perfect. This could be trimmed to a competition grade thumbnail if desired but this small miniature size as is presents very well. A little addition of small Diopside crystals adds a nice touch. Classic form and with distinct separation of crystals that is so sought after from top grade Jeffrey Garnets. As the mine is now gone forever these have become almost impossible to get in good quality.

Serandite with Aegerine etc.
stock #AX-16-477
Mont Saint-Hilaire, Monteregie
Quebec, Canada
5.8 x 3.8 x 3.1 CM (cabinet)
price: $550


Unusual habit with brilliant red-orange color and many gemmy crystals forming a very attractive Serandite from the great Mt St Hillaire. The largest crystal is 2.5 CM across and is a blocky style, but the smaller crystals show many different habits and terminations. Some of these are Bipyramids or have complex parallel prisms and multiple stepped terminations. The luster is excellent, the condition is overall quite fine there is a break on backside where removed and a few very small wilbers noted on minor crystals only seen with 10X magnification. Classic locale and specie, attractive and unusual.

Vesuvianite - compound prism
stock #17.1-514
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos (now Val-des-Sources, Estrie,
Quebec, Canada
3 x .8 x .8 CM (miniature)
price: $380
new june 17

A nice classic Jeffrey mine Vesuvianite with fine color, good transparency and a very glassy luster. No damage seen by naked eye and even under 10X magnification. The main crystal is formed with a smaller prism alongside that is separately terminated.

Fluorite - complex etched cube
stock #0622-JM-2450
Madoc, Centre Hastings, Hastings County
Ontario, Canada
5.8 x 4.9 x 3.7 CM (cabinet)
price: $330
Spring 2017

A complete cube, fully transparent of a pale green Fluorite that has stepped, etched and recrystallized geometric hills on all faces. From old finds at Madoc, this was in the John Marshall collection. One back corner has a tiny bit of matrix adhering and some contacting too, the front and sides are in perfect, undamaged condition. Displays well, few Fluorite collections have this nice a specimen of this classic locale.

Prehnite - sharply crystalized
stock #A-16-480
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos (now Val-des-Sources, Estrie,
Quebec, Canada
2.9 x 1.8 x 1.7 CM (small miniature/ large thumbnail (toenail))
price: $330
Spring 2017

A textbook form presented in a cluster of sharp crystals. Well-crystallized prismatic Prehnite is quite rare and the best in the world are from old finds at the Jeffrey Mine. This specimen is perfect by naked eye with only very tiny contacts and chipping found with 10X magnification. A delicate pale green that looks almost white in some light, this is just a whisker too large to be a thumbnail but could be trimmed to fit if desired. No stains or encrustations, just lustrous bright Prehnite.

SOLD Vesuvianite - hot pink cap
stock #SOLD 17.1-499
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos (now Val-des-Sources, Estrie,
Quebec, Canada
2.1 x 1.6 x 1.1 CM (thumbnail)
price: $0
Winter 2016-17

An amazing color crystal from the golden years when the Jeffrey Mine was producing the world's best, and most colorful Vesuvianites. Electric purple-pink termination on a small but lustrous crystal. Contact and breakage on the back and underside but clean on the display side of the piece. This is one of the most rare and desirable colors. For anyone building a suite of Jeffrey Vesuvianites (in all imaginable colors) this intense piece is a must.