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Well balanced specimen of honey colored Spessartine Garnets with a tall central Smoky Quartz crystal (4x1 cm), which is very gemmy (but not very perceptible in the photo) and, with a book of Mica on the right.
Spessartine Garnets with Smoky Quartz & Mica
Tongbei Area, Fujian Province, China
11 x 6 x 5.5 cm
Excellent specimen of Rutile "Stars" on Hematite from the personal collection of the great Brazilian dealer - Luiz Menezes, who told me this one is from the early finds of higher quality specimens.
A rich specimen of rare Talmessite from the famous mining area of Bou Azer, Morocco. The Talmessite forms a dense covering of intergrown crystals forming a botryoidal druse. The sparkling crystals are a fine deep maroon to a rich deep pink. The matrix is a mixture of light pink Cobaltoan Calcite and translucent white Dolomite.
Rutile Crystals on Hematite
Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
6.5 x 4.5 x 2 cm
Ex- Luiz Menezes Collection
Talmessite on Cobaltoan Calcite
Bou Azer, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco, Africa
8.5 x 3.6 x 2.5 cm
Excellent specimen of beautiful dark green, quasi-cubic crystals of Fluorapophyllite (largest measuring 4.5x4x4 cm) with translucent pale peach colored Stilbite crystal (up to 5x2.5x1 cm). All the crystals are essentially pristine.
Top quality cluster of very gemmy clear, light golden crystals of Barite with nicely modified edges on Dolomite matrix.
Dark Green Cubic Fluorapophyllite Crystals and Stilbite
Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India
16 x 9.5 x 8 cm
Barite Crystals on Dolomite Matrix
Cerro Warihuyn Miraflores, Huamalies Province, Huanco Department, Peru
6 x 5 x 4 cm
Beautiful clustering of teal blue, gemmy Apatite crystals with a nice, clear Quartz crystal on a substrate of solid Quartz. Also appears to be a scattering of fine Siderite crystals.
Apatite Crystals with Quartz Crystal on Quartz
Panasqueira Mines, Panasqueira, Covilha, District of Castelo Branco, Portugal
9 x 7 x 3 cm
Ex-Jorge Diaz Asenjo Collection
Wonderful contrast of lustrous Calcite rhombs on tan colored Dolomite with sprinkles of Pyrite and a lone Stibnite crystal in the center.
Calcite on Dolomite with Pyrite & Stibnite
Govedarnika Mine (Drujba Mine), Laki District, Southern Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria
9.5 x 6.5 x 3 cm
Very nice cluster of Calcite rhombs. In fine condition.
Santa Eulalia District, Municipio de Aquiles Serdan, Chihuahua, Mexico
9 x 8.5 x 3.5 cm
Ex-Jorge Diaz Asenjo Collection
An impressive and highly unusual large Calcite formation from the well known Krushev dol Mine.The exterior of the sharp scalenohedons, measuring to 7.5 cm, has a sugary and drusy layer, which is a secondary Calcite overgrowth. Complete all around and pristine.
Ellis-Jones Mine, Due West, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
17.5 x 10.5 x 7.2 cm
A superb large specimen of South Carolina Amethyst. The Amethyst crystals, rather unusually, are Herkimer-like in form and have gem-like transparency and brightness and are clear in the middle with purple blushes at the two ends. In addition, this is a large piece with over a dozen crystals measuring to 2.5 cm dispersed aesthetically across the display face. In pristine condition.
Hematite Rosettes with Minor Quartz
Jinlong Hill, Longchuan County, Heyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
11 x 8.5 x 4 cm
A super, aesthetic specimen of well formed, intricate rosettes of Hematite with some minor Quartz. In fine condition.
Smoky Amethyst Crystal Cluster
Bor Pit, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
7.3 x 6.7 x 5.8 cm
Skeletal Quartz Crystal Cluster
Cavradi Gorge, Curnera Valley, Tujetsch, Grischun, Switzerland
11.2 x 6.3 x 5.2 cm
Ex-Kay Robertson Collection
This is a "rarity" from Dal'negorsk from a very small, and uncommon, find for the locality over 10 years ago. A rather pretty specimen with decent transparency, glassy luster and an unusual color that appears smoky grey in some light, while showing a light lavender hue in other lighting. Great qualiy all around, with only a few minor imperfections.
A superb pristine, gemmy, terminated light smoky Quartz crystal with beautiful skeletal and stepped-growth features aesthetically perched on gneiss matrix. The sharp prism faces on the front compliment the stepped-growth faces on the back. Matrix skeletal smokies of this super quality are very rare from the famed Cavradi Gorge.
Vanadinite Crystals on Matrix
Mibladen, Midelt, Meknes-Tafilalet, Morocco
9.5 x 6 x 3 cm
Lavender Fluorite Crystals with Schorl Tourmaline on Quartz
Erongo Mountains, Erongo Region, Namibia, Africa
13.4 x 6.8 x 6.7 cm
An amazing specimen from the Erongo Mountains in Namibia. We have never seen others like it from the locality. It features large (4.2 cm), modified Fluorite crystals, which are mostly lavender with some purplish accenting along the high points. The Fluorites sit alongside a cluster of shiny Schorl Tourmatine crystals with some other smaller crystals scattered about on a Quartz crystal covered matrix. In excellent condition.
Excellent specimen from a new find of black-cherry red (unusual color), lustrous, hexagonal Vanadinite crystals. In fine condition.
D.T. Calcite Crystal on Barite
Cumberland Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
10.5 x 7.5 x 7 cm
Fluorite Crystal Cluster
El Hammam Mine, Meknes, Fes-Meknes Region, Morocco
8.5 x 6.5 x 4 cm
Ex-Art Soregaroli Collection
Beautiful, golden, lustrous, gemmy double terminated Calcite crystal aesthetically perched on a ball of fine Barite crystals. In Very good condition.
A very nice Flourite specimen with golden-yellow interiors surrounded by near colorless, gem outer sections with sharp blue gray edge phantoms from the El Hammam Mine. Pristine, except for the acceptable periphery wear. Hard to photgraph and better in person.