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stock #17.AL-515
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
3.2 x 3 x 1.9 CM (miniature)
price: $1400
pre Tucson 2015 update

A super bright emerald-green that is far more intense than can be seen on most monitors, This is the so called "chromian" Grossular. A fine competition grade and with excellent form overall, this is far better in person. One of the most prized colors for Garnets from the Jeffrey Mine, this specimen has a nice contrast with the lighter green Grossular. The overall esthetics are very 3 dimensional making a very special piece.

Cerussite on Barite
stock #13.1-381
Mibladen, Midelt Province
Meknes-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
4.9 x 3 x 3.5 CM (miniature)
price: $120
pre Tucson 2015 update

A very nice example of Cerussite on contrasting Barite from Mibladen. No damage, the sharp, gemmy Cerussite (double terminated) is well perched on the orange Barite. This locality has provided many good Cerussites, this one is much better than average and a very good value.

stock #17.AL-491
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos
Quebec, Canada
3.9 x 1.5 x 2.8 CM (miniature)
price: $2600
pre Tucson 2015 update

A fine miniature, bright and esthetic "V" of prismatic Vesuvianites are nicely decorated with smaller crystals with contrasting pink and purple hues. Excellent luster, the small crystals sparkle and the larger crystals have glassy smooth faces. This has the eye appeal that makes this type of Vesuviianite so desirable. In very good condition with no eye visible damage, 10X magnification shows some small chips and contacts that are clearly not distracting. Specimens of this calibre when available are usually far more expensive.

Kammererite with Zaratite
stock #13.1-251
Kop Krom Mine, Kop Daglari
East Anatolia, Turkey
5.5 x 3.6 x 2 CM (cabinet)
price: $380
pre Tucson 2015 update

Intense color and in excellent condition, a rich specimen of well-crystallized Kammererite. The Kop Krom Mine has produced by far the best examples of this rare Chrome Clinochlore, this piece also has a druze of tiny Zaratite crystals best seen under magnification. The Kammererite crystals on this piece are not the typical plates or druse, they are sharp, prismatic and well exposed on the matrix. Hard to find in this quality.

Fluorapatite (Apatite CaF)- classic locale
stock #14.1-078
Nevel Quarry, Newry, Oxford County
Maine, United States
10.9 x 7.9 x 4.1 CM (cabinet)
price: $475
pre Tucson 2015 update

A large cabinet sized matrix of quartz and mixed pegmatite that hosts a dense mass of interlocked purple Apatite crystals. From the famed Nevel Quarry in Maine that is more famed for fine Tourmalines. The sharp and glassy crystals reach over 9mm but most are about 5-6 in size. The color is a good medium purple that is lighter than from the nearby Pulsifer Quarry. Specimens of this size and quality are very rare from the Nevel and this one also has a few tiny unidentified Phosphate crystals as well. Minor bruises are seen with magnification and some cracks are noted in the matrix yet the naked eye display is excellent.

Rhodochrosite with Acanthite and Fluorite, Quartz, Pyrite and Sphalerite
stock #AX-22-062
Wutong Mine, Liubao, Cangwu Co. Wuzoh Pref.
Guangxi Province, China
4.8 X 3.5 X 2.9 CM (miniature)
price: $1350
pre Tucson 2015 update

A fine, high impact specimen with well formed red rhombs (up to 2.2 CM) offset with branching crystallized Acanthite. This specimen shows very well the combination of Sulphide species that were associated with this remarkable find of Rhodochrosite. Excellent condition and form, this can be displayed from several angles.

Titanite var. Sphene, twinned crystals
stock #AX-9-060
Divino das Laranjeiras, Doce Valley
Minas Gerais, Brazil
3 x 2.5 x 2.4 CM (miniature)
price: $340
pre Tucson 2015 update

Gemmy twin crystals with sharp edges and bright luster on a contrasting matrix. In good condition overall but with some edge chipping, hence more affordable. This is from finds made in the 1990's which had especially good color.

stock #AX-19-194
Kaokoveld Plateau
Kunene Region, Namibia
4.5 x 3.7 x 2.5 CM (miniature)
price: $1250
pre Tucson 2015 update

Pure emerald-green Dioptase in a jackstraw arrangement of bright crystals, in excellent condition with no matrix. A fine Kaokoveld specimen with gemmy zones and individual crystals over 1.6 CM. Very 3 dimensional, this has very good esthetics.