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International Minerals #16

Pre-Tucson 2017

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PW20 - Smithsonite - 450€
Kelly Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA
Size: 4.6 x 4.1 x 2.5 cm

Lovely botryoidal smithsonite featuring beautiful colour and shape!

A519 - Calcite - 3500€
Daye Co., Hubei Province, China
Size: 13.3 x 12.4 x 9.9 cm

Wow! What an amazing red calcite from Tonglushan! Large twinned and doubly terminated crystals are perched on a very attractive matrix formed by smaller stalactite calcite crystals. The orange-red hematite inclusions make this a colourful and truly outstanding specimen! Great condition, and striking aesthetics!

ZF13 - Goethite - 750€
Tharsis, Alosno, Huelva, Andalusia, Spain
Size: 6.6 x 5 x 2.9 cm

Superb botryoidal goethite featuring amazing iridescent colours!

AR336 - Olivenite - 245€
Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Size: 3.5 x 3.1 x 2.6 cm

Olivenite crystals to 10 mm across on a piece of matrix. Cute miniature of this rare species!

IN01 - Tourmaline - 5000€
Chia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 7.5 x 4.5 x 4.8 cm

This is a wonderful non-repaired tourmaline crystal perched on epidolite and feldspar matrix. The bicolour crystal has a flat termination on top and measures 6.9 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm. Great aesthetics and superb condition!

AS39 - Rhodochrosite with Gageite - 2350€
N'Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Northern Cape Prov., South Africa
Size: 17.4 x 6.4 x 6 cm

Rhombohedral hot pink rhodochrosite crystals are forming botryoidal shapes on brown gageite and mangan ore matrix! Only a small and very limited find yielded this unique style and combination. This is an amazing cabinet sized piece of excellent quality and condition!

TL13 - Fluorite - 3600€
Denton mine, Goose Creek Mine Group, Harris Creek Sub-District , Illinois - Kentucky Fluorspar District , Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
Size: 8.4 x 6.5 x 5.7 cm

Superb bicolour fluorite cubes from Rosiclare level at Denton mine! The main cube is perfect and measures 3.8 cm on edge. Blueish purple and yellow make a great and colourful combination. Special growth structures on the edges and faces add character and beauty! Excellent aesthetics and condition!

A308 - Wurtzite - 840€
Gyöngyösoroszi, Mátra Mts, Heves Co., Hungary
Size: 4.8 x 4.3 x 3 cm

Sharp and well formed wurtzite crystals forming an excellent miniature specimen. Small chalcopyrites are attached on the side. No damage.

SN10 - Tourmaline - 2100€
Cruzeiro Mine, São José da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 7.4 x 6.8 x 1.7 cm

Two crossing bicilour tourmalines in excellent shape and condition. Both tourmalines are still pristine, they are just repaired once at the contact plane. This is lock-fit and totaly invisible. A small quartz crystal is attached on the side.

LE07 - Cuprian Smithsonite with Cerussite - 350€
Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Size: 6.7 x 6.2 x 4.1 cm

Lovely vug of botryoidal cuprian smithsonite, small cerussites are attached at a few places.

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