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SW432 - Calcite - 180€
Cavnic Mine (Kapnik), Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramures Co., Romania
Size: 10.8 x 7.6 x 5.2 cm
 

Very aesthetic specimen featuring quartz, and ball-shaped calcite on top. No damage.


ZW63 - Amethyst Sceptre - 170€
North Carolina, USA
Size: 6.7 x 3.9 x 3.5 cm
 

Beautiful scepte amethyst showing great fenster structures on the side and termination faces. Minor damage is present on the sides, not on the crystal tip, but the piece is still in good condition and shape! There is an interesting water bubble inclusion moving more than 1 cm included in the top right edge. An old label dated at 1968 is coming with the piece.


ZW42 - Silver - 900€
Batopilas, Adres del Rio District, Mun. de Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico
Size: 4 x 3.3 x 1.9 cm
 

Superb silver crystals from Mexico! The crystal aggregate sits on matrix and has a beautiful reddish patina.


TS09 - Tourmaline - 8500€
Himalaya Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
Size: 6.4 x 5.8 x 4.6 cm
 

WOW! Fantastic multiple-coloured tourmaline crystals from California! The piece features two tourmaline crystals in a cluster with wonderful white albite rosettes. Gorgeous aesthetics!


AR84 - Epidote - 950€
Tormiq Valley, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Size: 6.9 x 2.6 x 1.4 cm
 

Pristine doubly-terminated epidote crystal from Skardu. The crystal shows beautiful olive green colour and is mainly clear when backlight.


SW402 - Scheelite - 85€
Karman, Ganache District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size: 4 x 2 x 1.7 cm
 

Deep orange scheelite on quartz crystals. No damage. Ex Wilfried Schlosser collection.


TM06 - Manganoan Calcite - 100€
Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari manganese fields, South Africa
Size: 3.9 x 3 x 2.8 cm
 

Beautiful miniature resembling a dog, or a duck... whatever it may be! Just a beautiful and funny little piece.


RS24 - Axinite - 1300€
Dodo Mine, Tyumenskaya Oblast, Polar Urals, Western-Sibirian Region, Russia
Size: 8.3 x 4.9 x 2 cm
 

Large single Axinite crystal from Dodo, Polar Urals. Great clarity in places, fantastic luster, and razor sharp edges all around!


SM22 - Argentite - 690€
Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size: 3.1 x 3 x 1.4 cm
 

Two generations of acanthite associated by small red proustite crystals. The piece has great aesthetics and very sharp and lustrous crystals. It is a floater and perfect on all sides. No damage.


RS25 - Wulfenite - 1300€
Red Cloud Mine, Silver District, Trigo Mts., La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
Size: 6.6 x 5.6 x 5.2 cm
 

Deep orange wulfenite crystal to 27 mm across on matrix. Small chipping is present along the edges, but it is mainly on the rear side and not a detraction in context. Very good aesthetics and visual impact!


PM70 - Pyrrhotite - 800€
Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
Size: 11.5 x 10 x 8.2 cm
 
 
 

Large and massive group of sharply formed pyrrhotite crystals! The piece is in fact a floater and complete all around. The stacked formation on the front resembles an iron rose and makes this a very beautiful and well balanced piece. The size is full cabinet and truly impressive!


PM26 - Wulfenite - 2200€
Touissit, Oujda-Angad Prov., Oriental Region, Morocco
Size: 7.3 x 6.8 x 4.5 cm
 
 
 

This specimen is a full floater and well crystallized all around. It has two generations of yellow and orange-yellow wulfenite. The composition is very fine, it is very 3-dimensional and there are several well isolated crystals in the cluster. The biggest crystal, the one on the left side, measures 2.5 cm across. The front side is in great condition and there is no damage of any significance. Ex Walter Knobloch specimen.



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