Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru
17 x 15 x 9 cm
Ex-Jan Buma Collection
Aggregates of green cubic and octahedral Fluorite crystals
on Quartz. The Fluorites are translucent with a bright and uniform pale green color. Very aesthetic specimen from the Jan Buma Collection.
Augelite Crystals with Huebnerite on Quartz
Pasto Bueno, Pallasca Province, Ancash, Peru
7.5 x 5 x 3.4 cm
This outstanding specimen features a cluster of beautiful, gemmy green crystals of Augelite crystals measuring to 2 cm on a matrix of needle Quartz crystals. The Augelites show distinct zoning with a lighter green interior and darker green very distinct rims. There is a 7.0 mm Hubernite crystal shown on the lower left of the photo. A superb example for the species, with very dramatic excellent form. In super condition. Even better in person !
Calcite Crystal Cluster
Pugh Quarry, Weston County, Ohio, USA
12.5 x 9.5 x 5.3 cm
A nice cabinet size specimen of lustrous, light yellow to golden Calcite crystals on matrix. The largest Calcites measure to 6.5 x 3.5 cm. In fine condition.
Fluorite Crystals on Sphalerite
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Central Mining District, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
8 x 6.5 x 4 cm
Wulfenite Crystals on Matrix
Xinjian, Henan Province, China
16.5 x 10.5 x 3 cm
Calcite on Fluorite Crystal Cluster
Annabel Lee Mine, Harris Creek Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
10.5 x 7.1 x 6.6 cm
Gypsum var. Selenite Crystals with Halite on Matrix
Salinas de Otuma, Otuma Village, Paracas District, Pisco Province, Ica, Peru
19 x 10 x 7 cm
Quartz var. Prase with Hedenbergite inclusions
Serifos Island, Milos, South Aegean, Greece
6 x 3 x 3 cm
Wavellite Crystal on Matrix
Mauldin Mtn. Quarries, Mauldin Mountain, Montgomery County, Arkansas, USA
7.7 x 6.6 x 4.3 cm
Ex-Francesco Bedogne Collection
Hemimorphite Crystals on Matrix (Excellent Color)
Sa Duchessa Mine, Oridda Valley, South Sardinia Province, Sardinia, Italy
7.8 x 6.7 x 2.6 cm
Ex-Francesco Bedogne Collection
Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, Africa
8.7 x 6.3 x 4.3 cm
Barite Crystak Cluster on Matrix
Cerro Warihuyn, Huanuca Department, Peru
7 x 5.5 x 3 cm
Sulfur Crystals on Matrix
Agrigento, Agrigento Province, Sicily, Italy
7.5 x 6.3 x 4.8 cm
Ex-Vasco Trancoso Collection
Wenshan, Yunnan, China
11.3 x 6.9 x 5.c cm
Calcite Crystal Cluster with Hematite Inclusions
Fengjiashan Mine, Daye County, huangshi, Hubei, China
7.7 x 6.2 x 5.2 cm
Hemimorphite Crystal Cluster on Limonite
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
8 x 6.5 x 4 cm
Fluorite Crystal Cluster with Calcite
Minerva #1 Mine, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
9 x 8 x 4 cm
Ex-Tom Wisner Collection
Prehnite Crystal Cluster
Oficarsa Quarry, De las Culebras Hill, Carchelejo, Cárcheles, Comarca Sierra Mágina, Jaén, Andalusia Spain
10.5 x 7 x 1.5 cm
Microcline var. Amazonite Crystal Cluster
"Jackpot Pocket," Crystal Peak, Teller County, Lake George, Colorado, USA
Tonglushan Mine, Daye County, Huangshi, Hubei, China
11.8 x 9.2 x 3.7 cm
Ex- Dr. Stephen Smale Collection
Cavansite Crystals with Stilbite and Heulandite on Basalt
Wagholi Quarry, Pune, Maharashtra, India
9.5 x 8.5 x 2 cm
Vanadinite Crystals on Barite
Mibladen, Khenifra Province, Morocco
8.3 x 5.2 x 2.4 cm
Beautiful, translucent purple Fluorite modified cubes on Sphalerite. In pristine condition.
A showy and dramatic specimen of highly lustrous, gemmy trigonal Calcite crystals measuring to 1.3 cm with an eye catching reddish hue due to iron oxide inclusions. In excellent condition.
An exceptionally gemmy specimen of lustrous, nicely transparent golden Barite blades artfully arranged into a graceful fan-like formation on matrix. In super condition.
Stunning radial sprays of acicular prismatic crystals forming spherulitic deep blue rosettes of Canvansite scattered on white Stilbite and beige colored Heulandite. In fine condition.
Very attractive specimen of genmmy hexagonal crystals of Vanadinite adorning a plate of bladed Barite crystals. In fine condition.
An aesthetic coverage of numerous tabular, bright orange, gemmy crystals of Wulfenite on a contrasting white matrix. In excellent condition.
A nice specimen of bluish-green Amazonite crystals. In very good condition.
Beautiful pale blue, translucent crystals of Barite with accenting Calcite crystals. In fine condition.
This fine piece is a showy, three dimensional full size cabinet specimen of botryoidal, strong yellow colored Smithsonite with a resinous luster on matrix. There is a rarely seen Smithsonite "finger" flaring up on the top. In fine condition.
A showy, sculptural specimen of beautiful, fine quality, soft blue green colored "balls" of Wavellite crystals measuring to 7 mm on matrix from Mauldin Mountain. A nice aspect of this piece is that the vast majority of the spheres are complete and not contacted, which is not that common for this material. In very good condition.
A very aesthetic specimen of botryoidal, translucent,stunning blue colored "balls" of Hemimorphite sitting atop a contrasting oxidized matrix from the famous Sa Duchessa Mine in Sardinia. The mine was closed in 1971 making this piece at least 50 years old.
A Beautiful fine quality classic specimen of the famous Tarnowitzite specimens from the prolific Tsumeb Mine. This piece has excellent, sharp, well formed, lustrous prismatic, beautifully terminated crystals with minor green Malachite on matrix. These are seldom seen on the market these days. In excellent condition.
A gorgeous full cabinat sized display specimen hosting many superb quality, razor sharp. lustrous, gemmy, colorless trigonal crystals of Calcite measuring to 4.8 cm on edge sitting on a beautifully contrasting matrix with a rich orange hue (likely due to iron oxide). If examined closely you will see varying morphologies of Calcite with some more triangular in shape, while others look more stout and, see if you can find the twin on the right side. I fine condition.
A fine cabinet specimen of the famous, classic electric yellow colored Sulfur crystals from Agrigento, Sicily. The main focus of this piece is the superb, sharp, well formed, glowing yellow colored textbook crystal of Sulfur on the upper left that is surrounded by smaller Sulfur crystals of equal quality sitting on matrix. The main crystal measures 1.3 cm at its longest dimension and is vey gemmy when backlit. No major damage with just some small contacts in places.
A nice specimen of Quartz var Prase from Greece. In very good condition.
A very nice specimen of very aerial globular aggregates of Prehnite, on an ophite matrix, with very sharp and lustrous crystal terminations, which is not very common in specimens from this locality, which is currently closed. In fine condition.
Very attractive glassy, highy lustrous cluster of modified Fluorite crystals from the Jaimina Mine. I fine condition.
An aesthetic combination of purple Fluorite adorned with Calcite from the famous Minerva Mine. In fine condition.
Lustrous Hemimorphite crystals on Limonate. In fine condition.
An excellent specimen of golden, lustrous, gemmy Spessartine Garnets with adorning Smoky Quartz on matrix from the famous Wushan Spessartine Mine. Its getting much harder to find these on the market. In super condition.
An attractive specimen of gray metal Galena crystals exhibiting a "melted" habit with complimenting formations of tan Calcite. In fine condition.
An aesthetic large plate of gemmy, lustrous amber Selenite crystals with Halite crystals. In fine condition.
Light purple Fluorite crystal cluster adorned with Calcite from the Annabel Lee Mine. In fine condition.
Sphalerite var. Cleophane Crystals on Quartz
September Mine, Madan Mining Area, Rhodope Mountains, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
8.5 x 6.5 x 2 cm
Gorgeous dark yellow-green, lustrous, gemmy crystals of Sphalerite var. Cleophane nestled on a plate of contrasting white Quartz. In super condition.