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A22 - Euclase - 320€
Piaotang Mine, Dayu Co., Ganzhou Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China
Size: 5.4 x 4.6 x 3.8 cm
 
 
 

A schist matrix is host to a cluster of highly lustrous euclase crystals! The crystals show in fact much better clarity in person! Great aesthetics and condition!


MD1 - Brazilianite - 1250€
Teli­rio Claim, Linopolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 6.5 x 4.2 x 3 cm
 
 
 

This is an exceptionally large, lustrous and nicely terminated single brazilianite crystal. Minor albite matrix and some smaller side crystals are attached on the lower right side. This crystal came to the market with the finds made around 2004-05, and no more specimens of this quality and size have been found ever since. Great colour and visual impact!


PW01 - Topaz - 950€
Francisco Mine, Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 5.6 x 4.7 x 2.8 cm
 

Transparent topaz from a classic Brazilian find! This crystal shows nicely bevelled termination faces and exceptionally fine etching patterns on the sides, resembling the forms of Ukrainian heliodors. Great condition and shape!


TS23 - Tourmaline - 650€
Himalaya Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Size: 6 x 2 x 1.2 cm
 

Curved bicolour tourmaline from California! This specimen features several crystals in parallel growth, cracked and fully rehealed at an angle during growth. The upper terminations are all in perfect condition.


XY02 - Feldspar - 110€
Baveno, Piemont, Italy
Size: 5 x 3.6 x 3.9 cm
 

Fine miniature of baveno twinned orthoclase from the type locality. Very showy and aesthetic! No damage.


BR03 - Heliodore - 1200€
Catugi, Padre Paraíso, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 5 x 2.4 x 1.6 cm
 

Clear and bright yellow heliodore featuring unique growth patterns, very typical of this small find.


ZW48 - Baryte - 130€
Eagle Mine, Gilman, Colorado, USA
Size: 8.8 x 6.4 x 2.3 cm
 

Sparkling yellow barites resting on the opper ridge of a dolomite natrix. The crystals feature great colour and lustre indeed!


TS19 - Tourmaline - 850€
Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 10 x 7.3 x 7 cm
 

This is a cluster of olive green tourmaline crystals and purple lepidolite. The tourmalines have a pink core and a dark blue termination. As seen on the pictures, there is some old pocket damage present, but the specimen is still in fine condition and very showy all around!



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