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FG24 - Adamite - 300€
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Mun. de Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Size: 9 x 5 x 4.3 cm
 

Greenish adamite and white calcite crystals on a goethite matrix. Very nice arrangemant of main crystal group in the centre. No damage.


RD13 - Manganite - 1750€
Ilfeld, Nordhausen, Harz Mts, Thuringia, Germany
Size: 7 x 4.3 x 4.1 cm
 

Ilfeld is not only the type locality for manganite, it is still the locale which yielded the very best crystals of the species. This specimen hosts several highly lustrous crystals to 2.4 cm in length. All the main crystals show perfect micro-crystalline termination faces, and a white barite crystal attached on the left side adds a pleasing contrast.


AR218 - Dioptase - 270€
Kandesei, Kunene Region, Namibia
Size: 2.8 x 2 x 1.6 cm
 

A spray of large, elongated dioptase crystals measuring to 27 mm in height, forming a highly aesthetic thumbnail specimen! No damage.


TT68 - Epidote - 200€
Green Monster Deposit, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, USA
Size: 6.2 x 3.9 x 2.9 cm
 

A 3.8 cm wide, twinned epidote crystal featuring a great termination, another doubly-terminated smaller crystal hanging on the lower front and a nest of quartz crystals attached on the right side make this a very fine and well-balanced miniature! No damage.


RD124 - Pyromorphite - 1750€
Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Corrèze, Limousin, France
Size: 8.5 x 8.5 x 6 cm
 
 
 

This is a highly aesthetic specimen featuring several freestanding crystal sheaves of pyromorphite. The crystals have a very nice olive green to brownish colour, and the main crystals show somehow hollow crystal formations at their terminations.


A65 - Hematite - 1100€
N'Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Northern Cape Prov., South Africa
Size: 4.7 x 4.5 x 2 cm
 
 
 

This specimen features a razor sharp and highly lustrous, doubly terminated hematite crystal on matrix! The crystal measures 25 mm in length and is free of any damage. Great aesthetics!


MC01 - Topaz - 1050€
Maynard's Claim, Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA
Size: 5.5 x 4 x 3.2 cm
 
 
 

This is truly an amazing specimen formed by several doubly terminated topaz crystals. the piece is actually a complete floater and had no point of contact to the mother rock. Minor bixbyite and hematite pseudomorphing garnet are present as well. No other locality in the world has produced topaz clusters of this utmost beauty ever before!


FG27 - Descloizite - 170€
Berg Aukas, Namibia
Size: 10.7 x 9.7 x 4.9 cm
 

Sharp and pointed descloizite crystals in a large cluster group. Very good condition and shape.


AN36 - Calcite - 290€
Tsumeb Mine, Otjikoto Region, Tsumeb, Namibia
Size: 16.6 x 15 x 6.8 cm
 

Large cabinet sized plate of calcite rhombs with a nice reddish hematite inclusion layer on top.



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