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International Minerals #14

A457 - Fluorite - 950€
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
Size: 8.2 x 6.2 x 3.1 cm
Sharp and deep purple fluorites perched on white dolomite matrix. Great condition and visual impact!

GG07 - Selenite - SOLD
Red River Floodway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Size: 7.4 x 4.5 x 4 cm
Clear orange selenite twins on first generation selenite matrix. Amazing quality!

A379 - Malachite ps. Azurite - 750€
Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Size: 9.3 x 5.5 x 6 cm
Sharp and very well formed malachite ps. azurite crystals on bayldonite matrix. Another unknown black species is also present on the malachite crystals. Very distinctive, classic Tsumeb style!

BT22 - Azurite - SOLD
Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Size: 11.8 x 5.4 x 2.6 cm
WOW! This is a huge and very well formed, elongated azurite crystal. As so typical of Tsumeb, it is altered to malachite in some small places. The colour is excellent, and the luster is superb! The stepped growth structures in the top section make it truly special and unique!

XY85 - Baryte - SOLD
Sidi Lahcen Mine, Nador, Morocco
Size: 8 x 4.7 x 3.3 cm
What an amazing cluster of blue barites perched on top of an elongated piece of matrix! Great condition and aesthetics!

RS40 - Tourmaline - SOLD
Santa Rosa Mine, Itambacuri, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 8.6 x 5.1 x 2.9 cm
This is a classic Santa Rosa tourmaline featuring the distinctive green and blue hues. It is a superb composite cluster of several crystals in parallal growth. The top terminations are nicely stepped and all in pristine condition, the bottom termination is naturally etched and also fully crystalized. Great colours and shape!

A471 - Tourmaline - SOLD
Oyo Mine, Nigeria
Size: 4.4 x 1.7 x 1.7 cm
Superb tourmaline crystal from Africa featuring incredibly strong colours when backlight!

A420 - Gold - SOLD
Eagle's Nest Mine, Placer Co., California, USA
Size: 3.3 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm
Large and lustrous gold crystals forming a killer toenail specimen! Very 3-dimensional in person.

A363 - Rutile Quartz - SOLD
Diamantina, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 6.3 x 4.8 x 4.3 cm
Golden rutile inclusions in clear quartz. Hematite crystals are attached on the lower right side. Great condition and shape.

PV34 - Dolomite with Quartz - 500€
Cavnic Mine (Kapnik), Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramures Co., Romania
Size: 15.5 x 11 x 7.9 cm
Large dolomite ball, 9.3 cm in diameter, perched on quartz matrix.

A332 - Amethyst - SOLD
Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico
Size: 8.6 x 7.5 x 6.5 cm
This is a superb floater cluster of Mexican amethyst. The piece is very 3-dimensional in person, and free of damage. Small epidotes are present in some places. The specimen displays very well from all sides.

A304 - Tourmaline - SOLD
Cruzeiro Mine, São José da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 4.6 x 1.3 x 0.9 cm
Striking red cap, pink, clear, green and again a pink core in the bottom section. The colour zones of Brazilian tourmalines are amazing, and this is an excellent sample of an outstanding find! The sidecar crystal gives character to this amazing specimen!