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Bright green gem crystals of Grosslar
3.5x 1.8 cm
A beautiful specimen showing a bright translucent spray of Celestine to 5.7 cm on a contrasting dark
11.5x 6 cm
N'Chwaning III, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field,
Northern Cape Province, South Africa
From Iran comes this orange Mimetite on Calcite on matrix.
Not many of these were available in Tucson and most were unbelievably expensive.
Nain County, Esfahan Province, China
Tall bubbly stalagtites of very bright green Malachite.
Good on both sides .
Green Quartz shoots up from the matrix only to be covered by a second layer of colorless quartz
onto which purple Fluorite's grow only to be capped by mirror sharp cubic to tabular Pyrites. WOW, that's a mouthful!
Several crystals have been removed down to the base to give a view of the specimen you see.
One of the newer things from China was recently discussed in the show reports in the recent Mineralogical record.
Chalcopyrite coating elongated crystals of Chalcocite with the rounded masses being Djurleite coated with Chalcopyrite.
This specimen ranges from Blue, purple, gold to red. Very iredescent specimen.
WAAAAY better in person.
Tongshan Copper-Iron Mine, Daye
Huangshi County, Hubei Province
Small crystals of Quartz overgrown by Hematite onto
which Malachite and Azurite have grown.
M'Cissi, Er Rachidia, Morocco
Iridescent crystals of brassy to blue crystals of Chalcopyrite on Dolomite.
Viburnum Trend District
Reynolds County, Mo.
Wonderful cabinet specimen of fine transluscent Wulfenite on matrix capped with Calcite.
These fragile specimens are usually pretty beat up but this specimen shows very little in the way of damage
and only on the edges. This will be shipped in soap powder to protect it.
Defiance Mine, Costello Mine group (Costello claims), Gleeson, Turquoise District
(Courtland-Gleeson District), Dragoon Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona
These were a novelty of Tucson a couple years ago.
Vugs filled with crystals of Selenite are covered by Azurite.
Wonderful blue color.
Near the Ray Mine, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District (Ray District), Dripping Spring Mts, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA
Interlocked groups of acicular Pectolite. A very aesthetic specimen.
Jeffrey Mine (Johns-Manville Mine), Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada
Bright neon green chatoyant stalactic growth of Malachite. Pictures just can't do this specimen justice.
It has a wonderful shimmering luster.
Kerrouchene (Kerrouchen), Khénifra Province, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
One of a kind! This is the only specimen from this mine I have ever seen.
Beautiful snow white crystals of Aragonite on matrix with bright green Conichalcite and steel blue rolling Scorodite.
Some of the crystals show a scepter habit and have a light covering of Conichalcite.
There are other unidentified minerals present on the matrix.
Dolores Mine, La Paz, Mun. de Villa de La Paz, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
Red radial acicular crystals of inesite. Not the usual brick red color but a real red specimen.
Not many of this calibur on the web. NICE!
N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Supurb specimen of super chatoyant Malachite after Azurite that once coated a crystal of Selenite.
Inside the radiating bright blue crystals of Azurite are clearly visible.
Apex Mine, Jarvis peak, Tutsagubet District
Beaver Damn Mts., Washington Co., Utah,
Apex Mine, Jarvis Peak, Tutsagubet District
3 x 2.4 cm
Beaver Damn Mts.
Washington Co., Utah
Tabular crystals of the Lead Molybdate, Wulfenite. Wulfenite is a secondary ore of lead.
Some damage but the main crystals are in good shape, common for these very fragile specimens.
2.8 x 1.8 CM
XL'S to 1.2 CM
79 Mine, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co
Yellow crystal of Calcite perched on a light blue crystal of Celestite.
5.5 x 1.5 cm
White Rock Quarry
Clay Center, Ohio
Transparent light yellow cubes of Fluorite on matrix.
White Rock Quarry
Clay Center, Ohio
6 x 2.3 cm
Sugary Quartz coated green Fluorite on Quartz.
Fluorite crystals to 2.3x2 cm
7.5 x 7.5 cm
Ganzhou Prefecture, Jiangxi Province,
Arborescent native copper specimen with rich color.
Really an impressive specimen with filigree like copper crystals.
3 x 3 cm
Cornwall, England, UK
Bumpy blue fuzzy fingers of Rosasite on matrix. Not the usual flat matt of crystals. Very attractive specimen!
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
6 x 5 cm
Single glassy gemmy bronze crystal of Barite on a bit of matrix.
Linwood Mine, Buffalo, Scott Co., Iowa, United States
3.2 x 4.7 cm