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A168 - Smoky Quartz Gwindel - SOLD
Galmihorn, Wallis, Switzerland
Size: 15.5 x 12.4 x 5.7 cm
 

Huge and highly transparent gwindel from the Swiss alps! The bottom is fully crystallized also. Incredible visual impact!


TS06 - Rubellite - SOLD
Cruzeiro Mine, São José da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 6 x 3 x 2.5 cm
 
 
 

Wow! What a colour! Deep red rubellites from an old find at the famous Cruzeiro mine, forming a wonderful aggregate.


TS08 - Rhodochrosite - SOLD
N'Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Northern Cape Prov., South Africa
Size: 6 x 5.5 x 3.7 cm
 

Fantastic scalenohedral rhodochrosite crystals perched on manganese matrix. The luster, colour and clarity of the crystals are truly amazing! This is a rare opportunity to get a superb matrix specimen from the very best pocket of scalenohedral rhodochrosite ever found! Price on request.


AR247 - Fluorite - SOLD
Malmberget, Gällivare, Lappland, Sweden
Size: 7.5 x 4 x 3 cm
 

What a striking colour combination! Emerald green fluorite on yellow stilbite! Only very few specimens like this have been recovered in the 1980s, and nothing even close has been found ever since!


A133 - Fluorite - SOLD
Vorderer Zinggenstock, Grimsel, Haslital, Berner Oberland, Switzerland
Size: 15 x 14 x 5.7 cm
 

This is a large plate featuring several pink fluorites on granite matrix from the famous Rufibach pocket. All crystals are in perfect condition and have a very bright and deep pink colour! Note the typical bevelled tips and edges of the crystals. They actually show cubic, octahedral and rhombohedral faces. As another distinct feature, the outline of the crystals is purple and adds some more beauty and interest. great cabinet sized sample from this important alpine find!


PN31 - Iron Rose - SOLD
Fibbia, Tessin, Switzerland
Size: 7 x 5.5 x 3 cm
 

Killer aesthetics and composition! Two ironroses are perched on quartz and granite matrix. A few contacts are present on lower front and on the back side, but they are all hidden and acceptable, given the beauty and rarity of this lovely specimen!


ZW81 - Proustite - 2500€
Niederschlema, Schlema, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size: 2.7 x 1 x 0.7 cm
 
 
 

Another killer TN proustite from this old classic German locale! This crystal features a pointed termination and wonderful striations on all sides. Little buising along the edges is present, but tiny and trivial in context. The colour is in fact a deep red! The crystal just glows, even in daylight - there is no extra light source required!


A210 - Apatite - SOLD
Panasqueira, Covilhã, Castelo Branco District, Portugal
Size: 7.5 x 4 x 4 cm
 

Fantastic blue apatite on quartz, wolframite and siderite matrix. The faces show wonderful bevelled edges and striations on all sides. Just eye-candy!


LM05 - Tourmaline - SOLD
Pederneira Mine, São José da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 11.2 x 2.6 x 1.7 cm
 

Gorgeous non-repaired specimen from the famous "rocket pockst"! No damage.


FP05 - Garnet - SOLD
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Size: 9.6 x 5.8 x 4.3 cm
 
 
 

Wow! What an amazing floater specimen! Spessartine garnets up to 3.5 cm in diameter rest on a wonderfully contrasting matrix of white feldspar crystals! Pink apatite, quartz and aquamarine are present as wonderful side crystals! No damage.



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