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.
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: $ 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.
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!