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Treasure Trove

In this gallery we present some of our very finest mineral specimens!
Please feel free to ask for prices and further information.

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A96 - Pyrargyrite - SOLD
Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
Size: 6 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm

WOW! What a fantastic pyrargyrite crystal cluster featuring excellent luster and sharpness! The entire specimen is a floater and complete all around. The colour is pure red gem when backlight.

KM01 - Baryte - SOLD
Sidi Lahcen Mine, Nador, Morocco
Size: 10.8 x 7.6 x 4.6 cm

Wow, what a fantastic spray of blue baryte on matrix! The Sidi Lahcen mine has in fact produced a couple thousand blue baryte specimens in last two years, but only very few great ones. This is one of the best and most aesthetic ones i have seen from the entire production!

A341 - Smoky Quartz Gwindel - SOLD
Val Giuv, Surselva, Kanton Graub√ľnden, Switzerland
Size: 8 x 4.7 x 2.5 cm

WOW! What a striking gwindel of highest standards! The clarity is superb and the twist is fabulous - this is a tall gwindel featuring all desirably qualities a top gwindel specimen should have. The bottom side is fully crystallized, there is no damage whatsoever! Killer indeed!

SB07 - Smoky Quartz Gwindel - SOLD
Tiefengletscher, Furka, Kanton Uri, Switzerland
Size: 8.4 x 7 x 4.7 cm

WOW! What a masterpiece creation of mother nature! A large and totally clear quartz gwindel is flanked by a regular quartz crystal on the right side. The quality of this specimen is simply breathtaking, it is the very best luster and clarity one can look for in any quartz crystal. The doubly beveled trapezohedron faces are so well developed and in fact unique, just unbelievable! The bottom side is fully crystallized also. No contacts, no damage, no flaws inside - just jaw dropping!

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.

A280 - Rhodochrosite - SOLD
N'Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Northern Cape Prov., South Africa
Size: 5.5 x 4.8 x 1.8 cm

What an amazing rhodochrosite from famous finds in South Africa! A round aggregare of sharp scalenohedral crystals rests on top of another group of diverging direction. The entire specimen glows deep red in the light, the colour and luster are truly fantastic and as good as the best specimens found.

A272 - Fluorite - SOLD
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
Size: 7.8 x 6 x 4.5 cm

Fantastic clear fluorite cubes on contasting matrix! The edges are razor sharp, and the inside purple colour zones are very well visible from all sides. The arrangement is fantastic, and the quality is truly superb! One of the very best fluorites from this locality i have ever seen.

A92 - Liddicoatite - SOLD
Estatoby, Sahatana Valley, Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar
Size: 6.8 x 4.2 x 3.8 cm

A wonderful cluster of 3 multicolour liddicoatite crystals. The top faces of the two main crystals are terminated about at the same height, although the lower colour zones reveal a totally different growth at former stages. Under accurate inspection the crystal on the left shows 12 distinct colour zones. A gorgeous and very colourful sample from the recent finds at Estatoby mine! Illustrated in the MINERALS magazine by Tomasz Praszkier, Issue#6, page 16.

GD02 - Gold - SOLD
Eagle's Nest Mine, Placer Co., California, USA
Size: 9 x 6.1 x 1.8 cm

WOW! Gorgeous gold crystals rise like a wave from a well balanced quartz matrix. The specimen has full cabinet size and incredibly fine composition. A centerpiece for every advanced collection!

PM29 - Azurite - SOLD
Broken Hill Mine, New South Wales, Australia
Size: 7.7 x 6.8 x 4.4 cm

WOW! What an amazing azurite specimen from down under! Sharp and well formed crystals to 3.3 cm are perched on a gossan matrix individually and in clusters. An old label indicates that the piece was sold in 1897, later it came to famous Austrian dealer and collector Anton Berger. There is no damage on any side, the piece is very showy all around. Great provenance and display qualities!

PW66 - Malachite - SOLD
Tsumeb Mine, Otjikoto Region, Tsumeb, Namibia
Size: 9.9 x 4.8 x 2.5 cm

Malachite roses ps. after a doubly terminated azurite crystal! The malachite has formed wonderful flower patterns within the shape of the former azurite crystal. This style of replacement is by far the best and most attractive i have ever seen from Tsumeb or any other locality in the world. Gorgeous quality and visual impact, a sheer unbelievable piece from this classic locale! Ex Prof. Siegmund collection, a famous and well-known Austrian collector in the mid of the last century. Price on request.

NF03 - Fluorite - SOLD
Bergsig Farm 167 (Hohenstein), Omaruru District, Erongo Region, Namibia
Size: 6.9 x 6 x 5 cm

What a striking combination! A green-purple fluorite cube is perched on a gruop of aquamafine crystals which is resting on another fluorite. Awesome!

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