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A218 - Silver - SOLD
Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size: 5 x 2.4 x 1.4 cm
 
 
 

Thick and sturdy silver wire featuring a wonderful twist! What a gorgeous miniature from this classic German locality!


A174 - Wulfenite - SOLD
79 Mine, Arizona, USA
Size: 3.2 x 2.8 x 2.3 cm
 

Razor sharp blades of wulfeinte perched on matrix! Very 3-dimensional, and no damage on main crystal aggregate!


A05 - Olmiite - 350€
N'Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese fields, South Africa
Size: 4.3 x 2.9 x 2.6 cm
 

This piece features a ball shaped aggregate of salmon coloured olmiite crystals on a dark brown manganese ore. The crystal cluster is 2.3 cm wide and absolutely free of damage. Ex John Schneider collection.


A104 - Vanadinite - SOLD
Mibladen, Midelt, Khenifra Province, Morocco
Size: 7.2 x 5.8 x 4.4 cm
 

Killer quality! Deep red and incredibly lustrous vanadinite crystals scattered on white barite crystals. No damage and great visual impact!


ZW77 - Gold - SOLD
Verespatak, Transsylvania, Romania
Size: 5.1 x 4.7 x 2.6 cm
 

2.4 cm wide gold leaf in a small quartz filled vug on matrix. Very beautiful sample of this defunct locality!


FE15 - Fluorite - 390€
Zogno, Brembana Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy
Size: 3.9 x 3.4 x 2.4 cm
 

Amazing etched bi-colour fluorite from Italy! The etching patterns are exceptionally fine and well formed on this superb specimen. The piece is a total floater - no damage.


SW522 - Pyromorphite - SOLD
Yangsha, Guangxi Province, China
Size: 2.6 x 2.4 x 1.8 cm
 

Razor sharp crystals in a floater, great luster and sharp edges. No damage. What a beautiful thumbnail! Ex Wilfried Schlosser collection.


A273 - Fluorite - SOLD
Rogerley Mine, Weardale, North Pennines, Co. Durham, England
Size: 11.8 x 8.8 x 2.6 cm
 

Electric green gem fluorites on matrix! A wonderful old sample from this classic locality, showing the fantastic quality the mine is so famous for!


A243 - Indicolite - SOLD
Sao José da Batalha, Salgadinho, Paraíba, Brazil
Size: 12.5 x 2 x 1.8 cm
 

WOW! What a monster of blue paraiba tourmaline!!! This is by far the biggest and best clystal i have ever seen of this incredibly rare material! The colour zones are wonderful and add even more beauty. Just jaw-dropping!


MC09 - Topaz - 430€
Maynard's Claim, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA
Size: 3.3 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm
 

This is a highly brilliant and completely undamaged topaz crystal of breath-taking quality. It is as gemmy as you can look for, and it rests on a pedestal of rhyolite and smaller topaz crystals. Truly amazing in person!


MC08 - Topaz - 430€
Maynard's Claim, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA
Size: 3.4 x 2.1 x 1.6 cm
 

Another top quality topaz crystal with minor matrix and small side crystals attached at the base. No damage.


GU11 - Fluorite - 1050€
Shangbao, Leiyang Co., Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
Size: 5.8 x 4.8 x 4.2 cm
 

Wonderful cubes of purple fluorite on white dolomite matrix. The biggest crystal measures 20 mm on edge. All crystals show phantoms and nicely bevelled edges, which are so typical of this locality. Great condition and visual impact.



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