1642571) Andradite - Antetezambato, Ambanja, Ambanja District, Diana Region, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar
Size: 16.5 x 11.5 x 1.5 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 2500.00
The front side of this 16.5 x 11.5 x 1.5 cm matrix is mostly covered by neat gemmy glassy sparkling crystals of andradite is largest 2.0 cm in size. Very light chipping present only on the exterior of the piece, this is in great condition I think. The color is quite neat showing some green flashes but mainly a brownish topazolite. Beautiful large cabinet specimen for the species. Shipping weight: 1.31 pounds.
1641427) Anglesite - Touissit, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
Size: 17.0 x 10.0 x 10.0 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 5000.00
A 17.0 x 10.0 x 10.0 cm mostly galena matrix, the front side a large open vug with many choice glassy gemmy yellow terminated anglesite crystals to 3.0 cm in length. Very slight damage; overall though I think this in very fine condition. Sort of unique; this is a fine large cabinet well crystallized anglesite specimen! This item ships for free.
1171090) Apophyllite-(KF) with Gyrolite - Ahmadnagar District, Maharashtra, India
Size: 28.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 450.00
Neat aesthetic attractive stalactite of snow white crystallized gyrolite measuring 28.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm in size, this studded throughout with gemmy colorless glassy prismatic tetragonal crystals of apophyllite to 3.5 cm in size. Shows all around nicely and in excellent condition. Comes with a custom acrylic display stand. Shipping weight: 2 pounds.
9901014) Azurite with Malachite - Mecissi, Er Rachidia Province, Meknes-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Size: 20.0 x 12.0 x 7.0 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 4800.00
Spectacular deep blue botryoidal crystallized azurite covering the top side of a 20.0 x 12.0 x 7.0 cm matrix. The crystals form "stalactitic groupings" to 3.0 cm in height. These are likely covering quartz crystals. Minor malachite in association. No damage - a gorgeous large cabinet piece!
1641354) Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite - Copper Queen Mine, Queen Hill, Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
Size: 16.0 x 15.0 x 3.5 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 2000.00
A classic Bisbee specimen, the matrix measuring 16.0 x 15.0 x 3.5 cm in size, the front side mostly covered by deep blue sparkling bladed azurite crystals to 1.0 cm in size. Some damage is present as seen; overall in good condition, especially considering the size of the piece and the number of crystals present. The back side is sprinkled with minor azurite and the typical malachite after cuprite pseudomorphs. Ref: The Mineralogical Record: 12: 256-319; The Mineralogical Record: 24: 421-436.
1641006) Babingtonite with Prehnite, Quartz - Qiaojia, Qiaojia Co., Zhaotong Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
Size: 16.5 x 14.0 x 3.0 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 1500.00
Many excellent black large well formed crystals of babingtonite to 2.5 cm in size rich throughout this 16.5 x 14.0 x 3.0 cm matrix coated by greenish botryoidal crsytallized prehnite. Quartz in association. In excellent condition overall as seen; some orangish-brown coatings are present to some of the crystals at far right. This is not damage. The base of the matrix is shaped with a trim saw. An outstanding large cabinet example for the species measuring 16.5 x 14.0 x 3.0 cm and weighing 1.95 lbs. Ref: Lapis 33 (6), 21-30.
5101024) Barite - Linwood Mine, Buffalo, Scott Co., Iowa, USA
Size: 16.5 x 13.0 x 10.0 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 750.00
A majestic prismatic orthorhombic terminated barite crystal 14.0 cm in height is standing up free and clean from a thin matrix. Smaller barites are present on the matrix. Inclusions of marcasite are throughout the barite crystals. Shows nicely all around and in excellent condition as seen. The crystals are translucent with a good luster. The specimen comes with a custom made acrylic display base. Measures 16.5 x 13.0 x 10.0 cm in size overall. From the major find at this mine in early 2012; a superb example! Ref: The Mineralogical Record: 23: 231-238.
5101007) Barite - Linwood Mine, Buffalo, Scott Co., Iowa, USA
Size: 15.0 x 14.0 x 4.0 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 2500.00
Deep smoky amber glassy gemmy crystals of barite to 5.0 cm, some double terminated, are almost completely covering the top of a limestone matrix. In excellent condition as seen. Comes with a custom made acrylic display base. Measures 15.0 x 14.0 x 4.0 cm in size overall. A superb example from the major find at this mine in early 2012. Ref: The Mineralogical Record: 23: 231-238.
1641889) Barite - Turt Mine, Turt, Satu Mare, Maramures Co., Romania
Size: 21.0 x 14.0 x 7.5 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 1000.00
Sparkling colorless gemmy clusters of tabular platy barite crystals to 6.0 cm in width scattered attractively over a 21.0 x 14.0 x 7.5 cm matrix. Slight chipping as seen; I think this piece in excellent condition. Fine large cabinet example for this now closed locality. This item ships for free.
5101023) Barite with Calcite - Linwood Mine, Buffalo, Scott Co., Iowa, USA
Size: 20.0 x 11.5 x 8.0 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 2000.00
Two large glassy mostly gemmy double terminated barite crystals, these forming a sandwich with thin platy crystallized white calcite on the inside. Shows all around. Several much smaller crystals are present as well. Minor chipping on the base of the larger crystal, which is hidden from view when the piece is displayed in the custom made acrylic display base that comes with the piece. Measures 20.0 x 11.5 x 8.0 cm. This is an exceptional barite for this locality; from the major find at the locality during the early part of 2012. A major U.S. barite specimen. Ref: The Mineralogical Record: 23: 231-238.