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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 - SOLD
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 - 190€
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.


SW502 - Vesuvianite - 275€
Alchuri, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size: 2.9 x 2.3 x 2.1 cm
 
 
 

This is a gorgeous killer thumnail from Pakistan. A large and very lustrous vesuvianite crystal rests on a small white matrix, and smaller crystals are attached at the side and atop. The vesuvianites show a very pleasing brownish-red colour along the edges when backlight. No damage. 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.



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