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AR199 - Tourmaline - SOLD
Pederneira Mine, São José da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 11.1 x 2 x 1.4 cm
 

Very fine gruop of two multicolour tourmaline crystals in paralel growth. The piece comes from the famous "rocket pocket" and features very typical colours and pristine terminations. One clean repair.


PQ17 - Prase - SOLD
Serifos Island, Greece
Size: 7.3 x 6.6 x 2 cm
 

Very aesthetic group of prase crystals. No damage on crystal tips.


A14 - Lazulith - SOLD
Rapid Creek, Dawson Mining District, Yukon Territory, Canada
Size: 8.2 x 4.2 x 3.3 cm
 

Fine crystals nicely perched on quartz matrix. Good contrast and colour! No damage on front side.


TR04 - Calcite - SOLD
Malmberget, Gällivare, Lappland, Sweden
Size: 9 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm
 

This is a fantastic "half-wing" crystal from the best pocket ever found at the locale. The deep amber colour and the shape are unique to this find.


A26 - Pyrrhotite - SOLD
Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
Size: 7.6 x 5.6 x 6.5 cm
 
 
 

A well crystallized matrix of needle quartz and white calcites is host to a 4.6 cm wide pyrrhotite crystal. The piece is a full floater and undamaged all around! Great aesthetics and visual impact!


FG41 - Tourmaline - SOLD
Santa Rosa Mine, Itambacuri, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 5.4 x 3.8 x 3 cm
 

Purple and green tourmaline with lepidolite matrix. Beautiful colours and no damage.


TM03 - Gaudefroyite - SOLD
Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari manganese fields, South Africa
Size: 12 x 7 x 5 cm
 

Gaudefroyite crystals with red andradite garnets growing perimorph on rhodochrosite.


A67 - Euclase - 1200€
Euclase pegmatite, Boa Vista, Rodrigo Silva, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 6.4 x 4.4 x 3.9 cm
 

This specimen features a textbook, transparent, 19 x 14 mm euclase crystal perched on a matrix composed of very well crystallized mica blades. The piece is a full floater and complete all around. Gorgeous aesthetics and zero damage!


AR83 - Garnet - SOLD
Dusso, Shigar valley, Skardu, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Size: 4.8 x 4.2 x 2.4 cm
 

Two dozen spessartine crystals of various sizes are scattered on a white feldspar crystal! The garnets are fiercely red, highly lustrous and especially the smaller ones are fully transparent throughout. All crystals are in perfect condition.


ZW18 - Malachite - SOLD
Tsumeb Mine, Otjikoto Region, Tsumeb, Namibia
Size: 7.3 x 6.8 x 6.4 cm
 
 
 

Fantastic group of malachite ps. azurite crystals! The crystals feature sharp edges and very beautiful radial growth patterns within the shape of the azurite crystals. Ex Anton Berger specimen.


WB06 - Hambergite - SOLD
Bulochi, Astor valley, Astor District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size: 4 x 2.4 x 1.1 cm
 

A doubly terminated 24 mm hambergite crystal on matrix. Ex Wilfried Schlosser collection.


A170 - Crocoite - SOLD
Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia
Size: 5.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm
 

Bright and shiny crocoite crystals on gibbsite and gossan matrix. From the best section of the Lower Red River pocket. The colour and luster are in fact amazing!



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