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RR02 - Calcite on Siderite - 1100€
Cavnic Mine (Kapnik), Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramures Co., Romania
Size: 8 x 7.4 x 6.7 cm

Beautiful white calcite balls isolated and in groups on nicely contrasting siderite matrix. Very 3-dimensional and nice from all sides. No damage.

PM128 - Silver - 950€
Himmelsfürst Mine, Brand-Erbisdorf, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size: 6.7 x 5.1 x 3.1 cm

Thick and sturdy silver curls on nicely contrasting calcite and siderite matrix. An old label indicates the piece was sold by Prof. Dr. Siegmund in 1959. For sure not a fake!

A109 - Azurite and Malachite - 470€
Chessy-les-Mines, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France
Size: 5.8 x 4 x 2.7 cm

Sharp and well formed azurites, partially altered to malachite, forming a very balanced cluster. Great shape and condition!

AF02 - Fluorite with Baryte - 1300€
Berbes, Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain
Size: 8.8 x 5.2 x 6.3 cm

Deep purple fluorite cubes, each of which is featuring an amazing phantom, on nicely contrasting quartz matrix. A large and well formed barite rose sets another beautiful accent. All the edges of the fluorites are very sharp and free of damage.

RR08 - Sphalerite on Quartz - 125€
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramureș Co., Romania
Size: 7.1 x 3.7 x 3.9 cm

Highly lustrous sphalerite ball perched on artichoke quartz. The quartz crystal is well formed on all sides. Pristine condition.

A399 - Baryte with Berthierite - 780€
No. 5 Mine, Baia Sprie (Felsöbánya), Maramures Co., Romania
Size: 5.8 x 4.9 x 3.3 cm

A spray of iridescent berthierite is crossing a group of sharp and clear barite crystals. Great composition and form! There is one minor contact on the rear side, otherwise the specimen is in excellent condition.

HS12 - Fluorite - 950€
Zogno, Brembana Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy
Size: 7 x 6.6 x 4.1 cm

Gorgeous etched bi-colour fluorite from Zogno! The colours are lovely, and the composition is just striking! No damage. Ex Robert Brandstetter collection no.677, his label is still coming with the piece.

A382 - Calcite with Stibnite - 1100€
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramureș Co., Romania
Size: 10.7 x 7 x 7.4 cm

Botryoidal calcite and a spray of stibnite forming a very aesthetic and highly balanced specimen. The combination is indeed very rare, and specimens like this are almost impossible to obtain today. Great condition and shape!

PM43 - Baryte - 520€
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramureș Co., Romania
Size: 10.3 x 6.8 x 6.3 cm

Sparkling blue barite blades forming a very 3-dimensional specimen. The piece is in great condition and looks beautiful from either side. An old label is coming with the piece. Special side note on the back side of the label: 15. march 1988 "for pulling out a tooth" (the collector who got the rock was a dentist - oouch!)

RR03 - Dolomite - 225€
Cavnic Mine (Kapnik), Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramures Co., Romania
Size: 13 x 9.8 x 7.7 cm

Funny cactus-style manganoan dolomite cast structures from Cavnic! The back side shows negative forms of large botryoidal calcites.

A421 - Fluorite - 1050€
Rogerley Mine, Weardale, North Pennines, Co. Durham, England
Size: 8.5 x 4.3 x 3.3 cm

Totally gemmy and highly lustrous fluorite twins scattered on a typically brownish matrix. Great quality from the old finds. There are no flaws inside the crystals, they are clear and sharp throughout! Stunning daylight fluorescence, the piece shows an intense and very beautiful emerald green in artificial light.

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