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Catagory : NEW GALLERY -  February 26, 2018
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Azurite
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Pyrite
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#03
HEMATITE after MAGNETITE
$175
Locality: Payun Matru Volcano, Altiplano de Payun Mattu, Mendoza, Argentina
Size:  6.8 x 3.2 x 3 cm
Outstanding example of these pseudomorphs first brought to market about the mid 2000's.
The locale is now closed to collecting as a National Park.  This, like most, is a floater, with
large sharp crystals in an aesthetic arrangement. Very Choice.
#0108
VANADINITE
$300
Locality: Mt. Kheritha, Kala Dharipeche, Kunar Prov., Afghanistan
Size: 9.5 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm
A clear, gemmy Triphane Spodumene crystal.  It grades from a light golden color to
colorless and is terminated at both ends.  One end kind of feathers down to an
etched type end while the other end has a more classic termination.
#06
DATOLITE
$50
#05
SPODUMENE
$75
Locality: Virginia Crushed Stone Quarry, Loudoun Co., Virginia  
Size: 8 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm
Gemmy Datolite crystals to about 1.8 cm cover the matrix on this fine piece from the
early 1990's. Collected by the late Buck Keller, these are some of the finest Datolites to
be found in Virginia and this is one of the better ones.
#04
ROSE QUARTZ
$250
Locality: Lavra da Ilha, Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 6.2 x 4.6 x 2.8 cm
A group of Rose Quartz crystals from the original Lavra da Ilha locale. Very well
crystalized on both sides, with a nest of Muscovite crystals on one side as seen.
Very fine and clean.
#06
VANADINITE
$180
Locality: ACF Mine, Mibladen, Khenifra Prov., Meknes-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Size:  5 x 3.3 x 3 cm
Cluster of very large Vanadinite crystals , the largest measuring 2.2 x .8 cm thick.
Brick red color with good luster. Choice
Locality: Potosi Mine, Aquiles Serdan, Santa Eulalia Dist., Chihuahua, Mexico
Size:  4.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm
A very fine competition quality miniature with the best aesthetics.
#02
HEMIMORPHITE
$90
Locality: Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
Size:  3.8 x 3 x 1.5 cm
Gemmy Grossular garnets to 1 cm on matrix.
#02
GROSSULAR
$75
Locality: Huanza Tal, Gilgit Dist., Pakistan
Size:  4 x 3 x 3 cm
A large 2.5 cm red Sressartite garnet on a contrasting white albite matrix.
#05
SPESSARTITE
$85
Locality: ACF Mine, Mibladen, Khenifra Prov., Meknes-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Size:  5.3 x 4.3 x 4 cm
Bright red group of pristine crystals to 1.5 cm on matrix. Superb color, luster and
aesthetics.
From my personal collecrtion.
#03
PYRITE after Belemnite        
SOLD
Locality: Djeganas River, Karachaevo-Cherkessiya, Russia
Size:  4.7 x 2 x 1.9 cm
A belemnite is the fossilized internal structure of an extinct cuddlefish, and here you
have one rising out of a ball of Pyrite crystals. A really neat mineral / fossil combo
that is sure to brighten up your shelves!