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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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LM08 - Tourmaline - SOLD
Paprok, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Size: 12 x 4 x 3.5 cm

Fantastic bi-colour tourmaline featuring multiple side crystals! All terminations are in pristine condition and free of any damage. A rose of albite sets a pleasing accent at the base. Gorgeous beauty!

ZW92 - Rhodochrosite - SOLD
N'Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Northern Cape Prov., South Africa
Size: 4.6 x 2.7 x 2.2 cm

Amazing scalenohedral crystals of rhodochrosite from the famous old finds at N'Chwaning mine! Great form and visual impact!

XY31 - Gold - SOLD
Bansk, Banská Stiavnica (Selmecbánya; Schemnitz), Slovakia
Size: 5 x 4.2 x 3 cm

What an amazing and rare gold specimen! The piece comes from Schemnitz and features very shiny and well formed leaves of crystallized gold in a vug of crystallized quartz. The back side of the piece is richly covered by sphalerite crystals. A gorgeous classic piece! Ex Matz and Kontrus collections.

GC01 - Emerald - SOLD
La Pita Mine, Boyacá Dept., Colombia
Size: 3.7 x 1 x 0.7 cm

Fantastic deep green gem emerald from colombia! I love the colour and the formation of 4 crystals in a cluster. Gorgeous quality indeed!

A243 - Indicolite - SOLD
Sao José da Batalha, Salgadinho, Paraíba, Brazil
Size: 12.5 x 2 x 1.8 cm

WOW! What a monster of blue paraiba tourmaline!!! This is by far the biggest and best clystal i have ever seen of this incredibly rare material! The colour zones are wonderful and add even more beauty. Just jaw-dropping!

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.

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.

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!

A213 - Fluorite - SOLD
Gotthardtunnel, Uri / Tessin, Switzerland
Size: 6.9 x 6 x 5.1 cm

WOW!!! What a gorgeous fluorite crystal perched on white adularia crystals! Small clear quartz crystals complete the combination. The fluorite measures 5.1 cm across and features truly outstanding colour and luster! This is one of the very best fluorite crystals i have ever seen from the Gotthard tunnel!

RB37 - Closed Gwindel - SOLD
Tiefengletscher, Furka, Kanton Uri, Switzerland
Size: 6 x 5 x 1.6 cm

WOW! What a gorgeous closed gwindel! Top lustre, totally transparent and great shape! Truly jaw-dropping!

A124 - Smoky Quartz Gwindel - SOLD
Feldschijen, Kanton Uri, Switzerland
Size: 8 x 8 x 4.2 cm

What a fantastic gwindel specimen! It has morion colour and a wonderful deep reddish brown when backlight. There are a few small contacts on the base side (these are well visible on the pictures, but they are all small and insignificant). There is no damage, no edge wear and no chips! The luster is exceptionally bright on all sides! Internal gemminess is amazing also, no cracks and no inclusions from top to bottom! One of the very best small cabinet sized smoky gwindels we have ever had!

RS06 - Fluorite - SOLD
Planggenstock, Göschenertal, Kanton Uri, Switzerland
Size: 10.2 x 5 x 3 cm

What a killer specimen from the Swiss Alps! Several pink fluorites in a cluster are perched atop a clear quartz crystal! The fluorites have a very pleasing and intense pink colour and very good transparency! The quartz crystal is fully crystallized at the bottom side, too. The piece is in fact a floater and totally pristine all around! No damage and no repair!

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