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International Minerals #28



LK30 - Scheelite - 375€
No. 5 Mine, Baia Sprie (Felsöbánya), Maramures Co., Romania
Size: 2.7 x 1.7 x 1.4 cm
 
A superb thumbnail sized specimen featuring a perfect 15 mm, doubly terminated scheelite crystal of lovely blueish-gray and brownish colours. Super aesthetic and hard to find on todays market! Ex Oliver Konczer collection.

LK27 - Rhodonite - 445€
Broken Hill Mine, New South Wales, Australia
Size: 6 x 3.7 x 3 cm
 
Rhodonites to 3 x 1 cm in size in a matrix of galena ore. From a classic Australian locality. Ex Oliver Konczer collection.

LK12 - Wulfenite with Vanadinite - 925€
Los Lamentos, Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Size: 10.7 x 6.7 x 5.5 cm
 
Lovely sandwich wulfenites up to 1.7 cm on edge from a classic find at the Ahumada mine, Mexico. The matrix is formed by drusy calcite and descloizite. Ex Anton Berger and Oliver Konczer collections.

LK08 - Ilvaite - 930€
Huanggang, Hexigten Banner, Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia, China
Size: 12.3 x 7.2 x 4 cm
 
A tall and doubly terminated crystal of ilvaite is accented by a couple smaller ones on the side. White calcite and quartz crystal set a pleasing contrast. Ex Oliver Konczer collection.

LK25 - Acanthite with Silver - 770€
Hongda Mine, Xiaoqinggou Ag-Mn deposit, Lingqiu County, Datong, Shanxi, China
Size: 4.4 x 2.7 x 2.2 cm
 
A well formed group of sharp and cubic acanthite crystals sits on top of elongated acanthites and silver wires. Ex Oliver Konczer collection.

LK19 - Spessartine - 590€
Loliondo, Ngorongoro district, Arusha Region, Tanzania
Size: 4.3 x 3.3 x 2.2 cm
 
Lovely vibrant orange spessartine crystals on mother rock. From an old, now defunct locality close to Arusha, Tanzania. Ex Oliver Konczer collection.

LK03 - Scheelite with Löllingite and Calcite - 2400€
Huanggangliang Mine, Hexigten Banner, Chifeng Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
Size: 12.8 x 10.7 x 5.2 cm
 
A large 6.7 x 5.6 cm grey scheelite sitting on calcite and löllingite matrix. The scheelite is very well formed and free of any damages. Great oveall balance and contrast! Ex Oliver Konczer collection.

LK11 - Magnetite - 425€
Huanggang, Hexigten Banner, Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia, China
Size: 8.2 x 6 x 5.6 cm
 
Large dodecahedral, pocket grown magnetites with soft edges and multiple striations on the crystal faces. A lovely group of prase quartzes rests atop. No damage, ex Oliver Konczer collection.

LK21 - Realgar - 950€
Baia Sprie, Maramures Co., Romania
Size: 10.3 x 7.1 x 4.7 cm
 
Ruby red and fully transparent realgar crystals scattered on a mother rock formed by little quartz crystals and balls of native arsenic. The luster and gemminess of the crystals is truly magnificent! Certainly, as all realgar specimens, this piece needs full protection from constant light sources. Ex Oliver Konczer collection #1074.

LK22 - Ferberite - 530€
Pasto Bueno, Pallasca Province, Peru
Size: 8.7 x 6 x 5 cm
 
This piece is a complete floater cluster of 2 nicely contrasting species. Bothe the quartzes and the hubnerite are doubly terminated. Ex Oliver Konczer collection.

LK02 - Arsenopyrite on Ferberite - 480€
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
Size: 8.2 x 6.1 x 5.6 cm
 
Wonderful flower cluster of arsenopyrite on ferberite crystals. The specimen is a floater and well crystalized all the way around. Ex Oliver Konczer collection.