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A120 - Tourmaline - SOLD
Pederneira Mine, São José da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 10.1 x 5.4 x 2.3 cm
 
 
 

This is beautiful spray of blue-green tourmaline crystals, a white albite crystal is sitting on top.


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.


MF06 - Liddicoatite - SOLD
Estatoby, Sahatana Valley, Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar
Size: 2.8 x 1.6 x 1.1 cm
 

Single multicolour liddiocoatite crystal featuring a bright yellow-orange cap, followed by a very deep red, pink and finally an olive green layer at the base. Incredibly bright and open colours! Minor albite is attached on lower front side.


PW78 - Chloanthite - SOLD
Schacht 366, Niederschlema, Saxony, Germany
Size: 7.4 x 5.7 x 4.6 cm
 
 
 

Bright and lustrous chloanthite crystals to 21 mm in a cluster on matrix.


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.


MF05 - Liddicoatite - SOLD
Estatoby, Sahatana Valley, Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar
Size: 2.7 x 1 x 0.8 cm
 

Very nice single multicolour liddicoatite crystal featuring red, olive-green and brown colours.


DV11 - Pyromorphite - SOLD
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA
Size: 7.5 x 5 x 3 cm
 

Amazing group of deeply coloured pyromorphite crystals perched on matrix. Great visual impact and aestetics! No damage.


MP02 - Liddicoatite - SOLD
Estatoby, Sahatana Valley, Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar
Size: 10.4 x 6.2 x 4.7 cm
 
 
 

This is a large multicolour liddicoatite crystal with an amazing red cap and nicely bevelled termination faces. The colour will show up best when backlight (as shown on the pictures above). Aside the wonderful colours, the pcrystal features very nice striations on the prism faces and is in very good condition all around.


CC14 - Calcite - SOLD
Daye Co., Hubei Province, China
Size: 5.7 x 5 x 3.5 cm
 
 
 

Chlorite and hematite phantoms in scalenohedral calcite crystals. Great aesthetics and pristine condition!


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.



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