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#8606
UVITE
$125
Locality: Powers Farm, Pierrepont, St. Lawrence Co., New York
Size:  3 x 4 x 3.5 cm
A really superb Uvite collected in 1986.  It is complete all around with high luster
and no damage.   Unusually high quality and aesthetics for this locale.
#9211
HEMATITE
$150
Locality: Espirito Santo, Brazil
Size: 4 x 3.7 x 3.2 cm.
A superb old Hematite with great shine and luster.
This came to the collection in 1992 from a New England collector.
The backside is not crystalized where it separated from hematite matrix.
#0014
FORSTERITE var. PERIDOT
$450
#9027
BOURNONITE
$220
Locality: Quiruvilca, Santiago de Chuco Prov., Peru
Size: 8.5 x 8 x 5 cm
A floater Bournonite , crystalized all around with bright, metalic black crystals.
Not a flat plate, but an irregular mound with lots of topography and many complex
crystals.  Mined back in the 1980's, it comes with the original Victor Yount label.
Fine condition with no damage.
Locality: Sapat, Indus River, Kohistan, Pakistan
Size: 5 x 6 x 3.7 cm.
A rare matrix Peridot specimen featuring two apple green terminated crystals.
Ex. F. John Barlow Collection #5420
Ex. Arkenstone specimen from 2000
#8214
CELESTITE
$250
Locality: Chittenango Falls, Madison Co., New York
Size: 7 x 5 x 5 cm.
A Celestite and Calcite combo specimen from the old famous locale at Chittenango Falls.
The locale has been closed to collecting for over 30 years, as it is in the boundary of a State Park.
The well terminated blue Celestite crystals are up to 4 cm. long and have some Calcite crystals
associasted with them. This was collected about 40 years ago. Acquired in 1982.
Almost impossible to attain except from old collections
Locality: Boddington Gold Mine, Boddington, Western Australia
Size:  6.5 x 6 x 4 cm
Outstanding arborvescent growth of branching copper crystals.  Superb color and
luster and great aesthetics.
#0516
COPPER
$195
#0318
ELBAITE
$125
Locality: Stak Nala, Haramosh Mts., Skardu Dist., Baltistan, Pakistan
Size:  3.3 x 3 x 2.5 cm
This is a double terminated Tourmaline on some quartz and albite.
It has a very fine color banding of dark green - light green - pink to a
superb termination.
Been in my gemstone specimen collection for the past 17 years.
#0816
DESCLOIZITE
$60
Locality:  Berg Aukus, Grootfontein, Namibia
Size:  4.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm
A very fine Descloizite in pristine condition.  Pics say it all!
Locality: Corrego Frio Mine, Linopolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size:  3.5 x 2 x 1.7 cm
A super "V" twin Herderite crystal, complete all around and in excellent condition.
This has a tiny point of attachment to another crystal which keeps it from being a
true floater. This is a fine, rare crystal in the miniature size.  Ertel Collection
#0417
HYDROXYLHERDERITE
$90
#9711
CLINOZOISITE
$300
Locality: Hashupa, Shigar Valley, Baltistan, Northern Area, Pakistan
Size:  7.5 x 3.7 x 1.4 cm
A top shelf floater Clinozoisite, crystalized all around and in pristine condition.  
It is gemmy and transparent with glassy luster and great aesthetics.
Found in 1996.
Ex Dudley Blawet, Ex Ertel collection
#9217
ANDRADITE
$60
Locality: Scrubi, Jalalabad, Afghanistan
Size:  4.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm
Very sharp and aesthetic garnet specimen collected in 1991. Superb quality.
Ex Ertel collection
#0313
CUPRITE
$65
Locality: Daye Copper Mine, Daye Co., Hubei Prov., China
Size: 3  x 4.8  x 2.2 cm
A very aesthetic arborescent Cuprite from the find of about 15 years ago.  
Ex Ertel collection