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A116 - Acanthite - SOLD
Kongsberg Silver Mining District, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
Size: 6.5 x 4.8 x 3.2 cm
 
 
 

Argentite from Kongsberg is very rare and this is an excellent samlpe featuring several dozen sharp and well-formed crystals. Maximum crystal size is 12 mm. Great arrangement and condition!


A98 - Pyromorphite - SOLD
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA
Size: 2.2 x 1.8 x 0.9 cm
 

Gorgeous thumbnail featuring three ball-shaped aggregates of deeply orange arsenian pyromorphite on matrix. Pristine all around and great aesthetics!


AA87 - Rhodochrosite - SOLD
N'Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Northern Cape Prov., South Africa
Size: 4.5 x 3 x 2.1 cm
 

Deep red, transparent like glass, high lustre and sharp scalenohedral crystals... this is what dreams are made of! Rhodochrosite at its very best in a superb miniature sized group. Very flashy and great visual impact!


AA91 - Liddicoatite - SOLD
Estatoby, Sahatana Valley, Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar
Size: 6.3 x 1.9 x 1.8 cm
 

Very fine multiple coloured liddicoatite from recent finds. Great condition and shape!


AA88 - Liddicoatite - SOLD
Estatoby, Sahatana Valley, Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar
Size: 4.1 x 2.1 x 2 cm
 

Deeply red liddicoatite from recent finds. Great termination faces!


AA94 - Malachite ps. Cuprite - SOLD
Rudabanya, Hungary
Size: 2.5 x 1.4 x 1.3 cm
 
 
 

Highly aesthetic group of two crystals, one perched on the other. The altered edges of the cuprite are still sharp and clearly visible. No damage and complete all around.


AA99 - Aquamarine - SOLD
Farm Ameib, Karibib Distr., Erongo, Namibia
Size: 4.5 x 1.8 x 1.7 cm
 

Typical "cactus" aquamarine, a very fine sample from recent finds. Doubly-terminated and complete all around.


A97 - Brochantite - 800€
Milpillas Mine, Cananea, Sonora, Mexico
Size: 3.5 x 2.8 x 1 cm
 

This is a gorgeous miniature from the very best find of the species ever made! The specimen features two V-shaped, thick and sturdy crystals in perfect arrangement. A few small side crystals add even more sparkle and interest. The colour and lustre are fantastic, and all terminations are pristine and free of damage. This is truly a very rare chance to get a killer world-class brochantite in miniature size!


AR28 - Anatase - SOLD
Hardangervidda, Hordaland, Norway
Size: 5.3 x 3.5 x 2.4 cm
 

Wow! This is a pointed and razor sharp anatase perched on adularia matrix. The crystal is 21 mm tall. From old finds. Great condition and aesthetics!


CG16 - Fluorite - SOLD
Hilton Mine, Scordale, Cumbria, England, UK
Size: 2.2 x 2 x 1.7 cm
 

Very fine and transparent, deeply yellow twinned fluorite from old finds at Hilton mine. Cute TN!


DS05 - Rubellite - SOLD
Cruzeiro Mine, São José da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 2 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm
 
 
 

5 deep red and partially transparent rubellites forming a beautiful crystal cluster. Very tiny chipping is present, but the piece is still in great condition. Small pieces of mica and lepidolite are enclosed at the base. A very cute and very fine specimen!


DS09 - Wulfenite - SOLD
Glove Mine, Arizona, USA
Size: 4.6 x 3.2 x 3.3 cm
 

Wulfenite crystals to 29 mm on edge in a very nice crystal cluster. The colour is a very pleasing yellow-orange, and the lustre is also very fine. Little damage is present on side crystals, the main crystal in the centre is very well shaped and free of any damage.



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