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.
1402046) Azurite - Holbrook Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
Size: 16.0 x 12.0 x 4.0 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 7500.00
ex. Evan Jones collection.
Classic beautiful Holbrook mine azurite specimen with brilliant bright blue botryoidal crystallized azurite mounting up aesthetically and covering most of the front of a 16.0 x 12.0 x 4.0 cm matrix. One tiny area with very light touching present center right on the piece, I believe however this is in excellent condition. Colorful and attractive, a very fine old-time classic. Shipping weight: 2 pounds. Ex Evan Jones collection.
1405001) Azurite - Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Chingola District, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
Size: 16.0 x 11.0 x 8.5 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 15000.00
Truly outstanding group of large twinned brilliant blue bladed crystals of azurite measuring 16.0 x 11.0 x 8.5 cm in size. This gives the appearance of two spherical shaped clusters attached, the piece sits perfectly by itself for display and is an outstanding condition. The azurite crystal show twinning, which is quite rare for the species. Collected in 1979 from this now closed copper mine, this was in my opinion one of the finer examples that we saw. Would look great in any collection.
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!
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: $ 3500.00
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.
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.
1642852) Barite with Galena, Siderite - Turt Mine, Turt, Satu Mare, Maramures Co., Romania
Size: 15.0 x 12.0 x 11.0 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 1250.00
Thin platy colorless mostly gemmy crystals of barite to 3.0 cm in size scattered attractively over this 15.0 x 12.0 x 11.0 cm matrix coated by small brown siderite crystals and scattered with sharp lead-gray galena crystals to 1.5 cm . Very slight chipping on some of the barites, very typical for these as the crystals are quite thin. The condition is very good I think. Fine large cabinet display piece for this closed locality. This item ships for free.
9901016) Barite with Realgar inclusions - Baia Sprie (Felsobanya), Maramures Co., Romania
Size: 15.0 x 10.0 x 9.5 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 25000.00
Outstanding old-time specimen from this closed locality! A 15.0 x 10.0 x 9.5 cm matrix, the top covered almost completely by sparkling thin bladed bright red barite crystals to 2.0 cm in size. The intense red color is due to inclusions of realgar. Minor chipping as seen, to be expected on a piece of this size and type of crystallization. Overall, in my opinion, this is in great condition. The color is intense; the piece will add a lot of color to any cabinet! Fine Romanian classic!
9901015) Barite with Realgar inclusions - Baia Sprie (Felsobanya), Maramures Co., Romania
Size: 24.0 x 12.0 x 8.0 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 35000.00
Outstanding old-time specimen from this closed locality! A 24.0 x 12.0 x 8.0 cm matrix, the top covered almost completely by sparkling thin bladed bright red barite crystals to 1.5 cm in size. The intense red color is due to inclusions of realgar. Minor chipping as seen, to be expected on a piece of this size and type of crystallization. Overall, in my opinion, this is in great condition. The color is intense; the piece will add a lot of color to any cabinet! Fine Romanian classic!
1181025) Beryl var. Aquamarine - Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size: 19.5 x 13.0 x 12.0 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 15000.00
A majestic large grouping of blue glassy gemmy prismatic terminated aquamarine crystals, the largest measuring to 8.0 cm in length, forming an attractive and aesthetic cluster on matrix with minor muscovite. Sits perfectly by itself for display. Crystallized all around with minor damage on the back side as seen; this out of view when the piece is displayed correctly. Minor black prismatic needle-like crystals are present as inclusions, likely tourmaline. Measures 19.5 x 13.0 x 12.0 cm in size overall. Beautiful large cabinet piece!