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Treasure Trove

In this gallery we present some of our very finest mineral specimens!
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A340 - Tourmaline - SOLD
Piauí valley, Taquaral, Itinga, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 12 x 4 x 3 cm
 

Wow! Very clear and deep green tourmaline from an old find in Piaui, Minas Gerais. The termination shows alovely pink cap, top luster and sharp edges. Indeed amazing quality!


A325 - Fluorite - SOLD
Bergsig Farm 167 (Hohenstein), Omaruru District, Erongo Region, Namibia
Size: 12 x 6.2 x 4.3 cm
 

WOW! What a fantastic fluorite specimen from Hohenstein, Erongo! The colour glowed deep as an emerald, the size and composition of this wonderful crystal aggregate are just mind-blowing! This is indeed one of the very best green fluorites I have ever seen from any locality in the world.


A414 - Amethyst - SOLD
Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico
Size: 9.2 x 6.5 x 4.9 cm
 
 
 

WOW! What a fantastic amethyst specimen from an old find at Las Vigas! The colour is truly deep purple, as intense as the very best I have seen from the locality! All crystal tips are in perfect condition, there are even no small chips. In addition, the specimen is a floater and well crystalized on all sides. Just jaw-dropping!


A383 - Iron Rose - SOLD
Furka, Kanton Uri, Switzerland
Size: 7.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm
 

WOW!!! This is the most aesthetic and most beautiful ironrose i have ever seen from any locality in the Alps! Two rosettes are perched atop white granite matrix, and several brilliant smoky quartz crystals set a beautiful contrast. the luster is brilliant like a mirror on all crystal faces. From the famous Clapasson pocket on Schafberg, Furka region. Indeed a masterpiece creation of mother nature!


TC02 - Quartz - SOLD
Ganesh Himal, Somdang, Bagmati, Nepal
Size: 9.9 x 6.9 x 4.5 cm
 

WOW! What an incredible jap-law twin on matrix! The quartz crystals have fantastic clarity and luster. the twin is 5.4 cm wide. Zero damage.


RF01 - Fluorite - SOLD
Aiguille Verte, Mont-Blanc Massiv, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, France
Size: 8.5 x 7 x 6.5 cm
 

WOW! What an amazing pink flurite on calcite matrix! The main crystal measures 2 inches across and is in pristine condition all around! Razor sharp edges, deep red colour and fantastic composition! Just jaw-dropping!


A287 - Indicolite - SOLD
Santa Maria do Suaçui, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 8 x 2.1 x 2.3 cm
 
 
 

Superb indicolite from an old find in Brazil! The striations are amazing on all sides, and the colour is open and pure! No damage.


A286 - Gold - SOLD
Verespatak, Transsylvania, Romania
Size: 6.6 x 4.9 x 2.6 cm
 

WOW! Superb gold leaves resting on a bed of small quartz crystals. The luster of the gold is exceptionally fine here, and the colour is very bright and much more on the yellow side as most pieces from Romania. This is indeed a fantastic small cabinet sample from this classic European locale!


DV12 - Rhodochrosite - SOLD
N'Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Northern Cape Prov., South Africa
Size: 4.2 x 3.7 x 2.3 cm
 

This is a very fine cluster of more than a dozen rhodochrosite crystals to 19 mm tall. The colour is a very pleasing raspberry red, the luster is as good as it could be, and also the overall appearance is just gorgeous! Minor cleaves are present, but these are small in context. The main crystals have distinct flat terminations and are in perfect condition.


SB40 - Smoky Quartz Gwindel - SOLD
Tiefengletscher, Furka, Kanton Uri, Switzerland
Size: 11.9 x 8.5 x 4.9 cm
 
 
 

WOW! A fabulous 8 cm gwindel and a regular quartz crystal are sitting right in the centre of a quartz crystal gruop. All crystals show incredible luster, truly the very best one can look for, and amazing clarity. The colour is a very appealing medium smokey hue, not dark and not light, very beautiful and eye candy! The specimen got detached from the granite wall still in the pocket during a late period of growth, hence the bottom side is fully recrystallized. It even shows some adularia and rutile sagenite crystals. The entire specimen is in fantastic condition and shape all around - truly a masterpiece of highest standards!


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!


HA01 - Epidote - SOLD
Knappenwand, Untersulzbachtal, Pinzgau, Salzburg, Austria
Size: 9.1 x 5 x 2.4 cm
 

This is an incredibly fine aggregate of thin elongated epidote crystals! Most remarkable is that the specimen is not repaired and in great condition all around. Only very few specimens of this quality and display have been found in recent mining operations over last 15 years. fantastic aestetics, the piece displays very well from both sides!



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