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XY99 - Quartz with Hematite - SOLD
Cavradi, Val Curnera, Tujetsch, Graubünden, Switzerland
Size: 11 x 8 x 5.5 cm
 

Found by Theodosin Venzin 1980, this piece is an excellent classic sample of hematite and quartz from Cavradi gorge. Two large hematite blades rest among doubly terminated quartzes. Great composition, perfect condition!


XY101 - Smoky Quartz Gwindel - SOLD
Göschener Alp, Göschenen, Uri, Switzerland
Size: 9 x 5.5 x 2 cm
 

WOW!! Amazingly thin and well formed Gwindel, featuring an awesome twist! Totally clear and free of cracks or inclusions, fantastic smoky colour and luster, what else to look for?


XY100 - Smoky Quartz - SOLD
Zinggenstock, Grimsel, Haslital, Berner Oberland, Switzerland
Size: 18 x 13 x 7 cm
 

Floater crystal cluster from the famous Rufibach pocket. Two predominatnt crystal perched on top set a cleat focus and give special character to this superb piece. Great aesthetics and condition!


XY102 - Fluorite with Smoky Quartz - SOLD
Zinggenstock, Grimsel, Haslital, Berner Oberland, Switzerland
Size: 9 x 7.5 x 3 cm
 

What a gorgeous killer specimen from the famous Rufibach pocket! A pink fluorite perched on doubly terminated smoky quartz crystals, a complete floater and in perfect condition. Found in 1962, the pocket still sets the standard for smoky quartz crystals and combination pieces.


XY98 - Iron Rose with Adularia - SOLD
Fibbia, Tessin, Switzerland
Size: 5 x 4 x 3 cm
 

Mirror luster and razor sharp edges make this ironrose on adularia truly outstanding and special!


XY94 - Sphene - SOLD
Graukogel, Habachtal, Pinzgau, Salzburg, Austria
Size: 6.2 x 4 x 3.5 cm
 
 
 

WOW!! What a masterpiece! A shockingly large and deep green titanite twin in a gorgeous cluster with sidecar crystals! This is indeed one of the best Austrian sphenes i have ever seen. A slight chlorite coating is not at all a detraction, on the contrary, it adds the typical alpine character, that makes this piece so special and outstanding.


XY92 - Fluorite - SOLD
Mont Blanc Massif, Chamonix , Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France
Size: 4.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm
 

Stunning red fluorite crystals perched on top of a smoky quartz. Super sharp and glossy faces!


XY96 - Quartz - SOLD
Ankogelgruppe, Anlauftal, Gasteinertal, Pongau, Salzburg, Austria
Size: 7.5 x 5 x 3 cm
 

Superb clear quartz, pristine and free of chipping!


A567 - Smoky Quartz - SOLD
Furka, Kanton Uri, Switzerland
Size: 10.5 x 7.7 x 6.5 cm
 

Amazing smoky quartz from Tiefenglacier region, combining excellent clarity, superb shape and great luster in a floater specimen!


XY95 - Demantoid - SOLD
Val Malenco, Lombardia, Italy
Size: 10 x 7 x 5 cm
 

Super sharp demantoide garnets scattered on schist matrix. No damage.


LA01 - Azurite - SOLD
Chessy-les-Mines, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France
Size: 10.9 x 10.1 x 7.1 cm
 

This is an amazing cabinet sized azurite floater specimen from a classic French locality. The crystals are sharp and well formed all the way around. A part of the crystals is altered to malachite, which sets a nice colour contrast. Ex Lawrence H. Conklin collection, his label is coming with the piece.


TL05 - Cadmian Smithsonite - SOLD
Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Size: 10.8 x 7.9 x 7.6 cm
 

Cadmian smithsonite at its best! Several crystals over one inch form a superb and very 3-dimensional crystal cluster. The largest individual crystal measures 28 mm across. What a fantastic addition to any Tsumeb collection!