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International Minerals #11

PV07 - Fluorite - SOLD
Ozark-Mahoning Mine, Cave-In-Rock Sub-District, Illinois - Kentucky Fluorspar District, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
Size: 11.8 x 8.8 x 5.9 cm
Gorgeous bi-colour fluorite cluster from a classic American locale! The depth of colours and aesthetics are amazing, minor chipping is present on a few corners, however, the piece is still in great condition. The purple phantoms show up really well, and the back side is not contacted, it is fully crystalized also.

FP03 - Fluorite with Tourmaline - SOLD
Stak Nala, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan , Pakistan
Size: 4.3 x 3 x 2.7 cm
Rare and beautiful combination of mint-green fluorite and olive-green tourmaline on mica and feldspar matrix.

A173 - Gold - SOLD
Alta Floresta, Juruena-Teles Pires mineral province, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Size: 3 x 2.3 x 1.1 cm
This superb specimen features a large and sharp 10 mm gold crystal on top of a well balanced gold cluster! The specimen is a floater and well formed on all sides. 19 grams of pure gold!

RM03 - Baryte - SOLD
Sidi Lahcen Mine, Nador, Morocco
Size: 8.8 x 6.9 x 5.3 cm
Splendid baryte rose on dark calcite matrix! What a great specimen from the recent finds. On the back side there are minor contacts from another baryte rose, but these are insignificant and not a detraction. The entire front side is in perfect shape and condition!

PM100 - Hemimorphite - SOLD
Chihuahua, Mexico
Size: 8.8 x 7.3 x 5.1 cm
Very well balanced floater cluster of hemimorphite crystals to 3.2 cm in length. Brownish and reddish hematite inclusions set a beautiful colour contrast.

SF12 - Amethyst with Prehnite - SOLD
Brandberg, Erongo Region, Namibia
Size: 4.6 x 3 x 2.3 cm
This is a superb miniature featuring a bright green spray of prehnite on a deeply coloured amethyst crystal. No damage. The amethyst is truly incredibly clear and sharp!

FW17 - Fluorite with Smoky Quartz, Scheelite and Wolframite - SOLD
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
Size: 10.9 x 10.1 x 4.2 cm
What a gorgeous combination! Blue fluorite cubes up to 35 mm across on dolomite and smoky quartz, wolframite and scheelite matrix. I just love the composition and combinations of this very well balanced specimen. The rear side is nicely crystalized also. No damage.

SN17 - Tourmaline - SOLD
Mogok, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Division, Myanmar
Size: 2.5 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm
Superb tourmaline thumbnail in perfect condition!

A305 - Tourmaline - SOLD
Cruzeiro Mine, São José da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 4.6 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm
Intense and bright open colours in an elongated tourmaline crystal! The termination is in perfect condition and free of damage.

A204 - Gold - SOLD
Mt Kare Mine, Mt Hagen, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea
Size: 2.3 x 1.7 x 0.4 cm
What a lovely thumbnail sized gold from Papua New Guinea! Sharp and lustrous crystals to 5.5 mm rest on the top ridge of a beautiful gold leaf. Excellent piece from this remote locality!

SN12 - Tourmaline - SOLD
Cruzeiro Mine, São José da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 3.8 x 2.9 x 0.9 cm
Superb tourmaline cluster featuring great colour and unique shape! I do especially like the small crystal connecting the two bigger ones. The specimen is in great condition on all sides, a cluster of purple lepidolite sets a nice focus on the back side.

PM24 - Copper - SOLD
Cuzco, Peru
Size: 10.5 x 6.2 x 1.1 cm
Nice dendritic copper crystals from an old find in Peru.