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GL40 - Gold - SOLD
Aouint Ighoumane, Assa-Zag Province, Guelmim-Oued Noun Region, Morocco
Size: 3 x 1 x 0.7 cm
 

Large and sharp gold crystals, stacked to a beautiful elongated cluster. Minor calcite is present at a few places.


ME12 - Fluorite - SOLD
Gletschhorn, Göscheneralp, Uri, Switzerland
Size: 4.6 x 4.6 x 3.2 cm
 

Stunning pink fluorite octahedron with light and intense colour zones and beautiful etching patterns. No damage.


A147 - Fluorite - SOLD
Bockriegel, Tauerntal, Kärnten, Austria
Size: 4.1 x 3.6 x 3.4 cm
 

This is a very rare sample of green alpine fluorite featuring several modified crystal faces. The predominant octahedral faces are accented by a slightly purple second generation layer that features rhombohedral and cubic faces. This crystal aggregate is a floater and in perfect condition all around. Very unique style, from a small and limited find.


PM56 - Epidote with Byssolite - SOLD
Knappenwand, Untersulzbachtal, Pinzgau, Salzburg, Austria
Size: 6.1 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm
 

A group of sharp epidote crystals with very glossy faces. Light green byssolite in the middle gives a nice contrast. Knappenwand probably produced the finest epidote crystals on earth and this is a really attractive sample from this famous, classic locality. Great display from all sides. No damage, no repair.


A157 - Sphene - SOLD
Amertal, Felbertal, Pinzgau, Salzburg, Austria
Size: 4.3 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm
 

A very eye-catching floater! The upper part of the main crystal is gemmy and very translucent; it shows that most appreciated vibrant green colour. The darker area below gives a lot of contrast to the piece. No significant damages to report, looks great in each position.


GL50 - Gold with Quartz and Goethite - SOLD
Aouint Ighoumane, Assa-Zag Province, Guelmim-Oued Noun Region, Morocco
Size: 3.9 x 1.4 x 0.6 cm
 

Fantastic gold specimen featuring goethite and minor quartz as side species. The goethite is crystalized in small botryoidal clusters and sets a lovely contrast.


GL52 - Gold - SOLD
Aouint Ighoumane, Assa-Zag Province, Guelmim-Oued Noun Region, Morocco
Size: 2.4 x 0.9 x 0.8 cm
 

A very well shaped little gold tree, showing beautiful crystals on all the way around.


GL55 - Gold with Calcite and Goethite - SOLD
Aouint Ighoumane, Assa-Zag Province, Guelmim-Oued Noun Region, Morocco
Size: 6.5 x 0.9 x 0.6 cm
 
 
 

This is a very large spinel twinned cold crystal, definitely one of the very best pieces coming from the new find. A 20 mm single gold crystal is perchen on top. Quartz and calcite inclusions are present as side species.


GL56 - Gold - SOLD
Aouint Ighoumane, Assa-Zag Province, Guelmim-Oued Noun Region, Morocco
Size: 3.3 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm
 

Very sharp and lustrous gold crystals of the spinel twin style. A lovely curled hook shape has formed on top.


KF14 - Fluorite on Quartz - SOLD
Berbes, Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain
Size: 8.4 x 6.5 x 5.2 cm
 

The main crystal measures 15mm on edge, all fluorite crystals are highly lustrous. Their edges are razor sharp and show some modifications. The dark violet crystals are attractively set on light, sparkling tiny quartz crystals. No signficant damages to report.


WU15 - Iron Rose - SOLD
Fibbia, Tessin, Switzerland
Size: 5.8 x 5.3 x 2.9 cm
 

Incredibly fine iron roses forming a composite cluster with snow white adularia crystals! The luster is just amazing here! It is the finest luster I have seen for the species, just bright like a mirror on all sides. The roses are well formed and very 3 dimensional, especially in the top section. They are all pristine and undamaged, except for some insignificant little contacts on the back side. Fantastic small cabinet sized piece for every advanced alpine collector!


GL60 - Gold - SOLD
Aouint Ighoumane, Assa-Zag Province, Guelmim-Oued Noun Region, Morocco
Size: 2.6 x 0.9 x 0.5 cm
 
 
 

A lovely curved gold crystal cluster, nicely tapering towards the pointed termination. Sharp and beautiful gold crystals are stacked on all sides.