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International Minerals #12


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AW07 - Brookite - SOLD
Kharan, Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
Size: 5.8 x 4.3 x 2.8 cm
 

Superb brookite crystal on albite and quartz matrix! The colour is truly a pure and deep orange-red, in fact the very best that has ever been found! The quartz crystals are doubly terminated and arranged in a very pleasing line, crossing the specimen right under the brookite. The composition is indeed super aesthetic and very well balanced. Crystal size is 15 x 8 mm. No damage.


ZF04 - Prase Quartz / Amethyst - SOLD
Serifos Island, Greece
Size: 7.5 x 3.4 x 2.2 cm
 

Very fine crystal cluster from a unique pocket, featuring both amethyst and prase colours. Specimens from this particular pocket are very rare and hard to obtain today. The main crystal is very clear and has two sidecars (one is hidden right behind the other one on this picture).


VG22 - Silver on Copper - SOLD
Keweenaw, Michigan, USA
Size: 6.6 x 5.2 x 2.7 cm
 

This specimen features an amazingly fine spray of silver crystals on top of a nicely contrasting copper matrix. The elongated silver crystals are up to 20 mm long. Gorgeous aesthetics and great impact!


A433 - Fluorite with Calcite and Galena - 1800€
Weardale, England
Size: 8 x 7.4 x 4.4 cm
 

Clear and highly lustrous fluorite cubes on white calcite matrix! All of the crystals are twinned, smal galena crystals set a nice contrast. The specimen is in great condition, just the lower crystal has a slight and insignificant cleave on one corner. A superb specimen featuring isolated fluorite crystals on white calcite matrix!


XY74 - Azurite - SOLD
Mibladen, Midelt, Khenifra Province, Morocco
Size: 4 x 2 x 1.5 cm
 

Great azurite crystal cluster with some matrix attached. The crstal tips are very gemmy and deep blue! No damage.


XY84 - Fluorite - SOLD
Minerva Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
Size: 4.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm
 

What a gorgeous phantom in a stepped fluorite cube!


XY79 - Euclase - SOLD
La Marina Mine, Pauna, Colombia
Size: 2.5 x 2.1 x 1.6 cm
 

A sharp and perfect blue euclase of textbook form is perched on white albite and calcite matrix. What a gorgeous thumbnail!


WM09 - Wulfenite - SOLD
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Mun. de Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Size: 2.7 x 2.5 x 2 cm
 

Superb wulfenites on mottramite matrix. From a new find in summer 2016.


PE21 - Cuprite - SOLD
Tsumeb Mine, Otjikoto Region, Tsumeb, Namibia
Size: 8.5 x 5.5 x 4 cm
 

Superb rounded cuprite aggregates and small mottramite balls on dolomite matrix.


ET04 - Fluorite - SOLD
Minerva Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
Size: 5.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm
 

Amazing bicolour fluorite cubes on sphalerite matrix. No damage.


LE04 - Smithsonite - SOLD
Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Size: 9 x 6.5 x 5 cm
 

Sharp and well formed pink smithsonites covering a rock of galena ore.


ET01 - Silver - SOLD
Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size: 7.5 x 6 x 4.5 cm
 

Gorgeous silver wires on top of a solid silver ore matrix. Ex Jack Halpern coll.



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