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Aquamarine with Schorl Tourmaline

Mineral # 1200

Erongo Range, North of Karibib, Nambia


3.1 x 0.8 x 0.9 cm

 $ 29

Actual single terminated specimen has more blue color than seen here; this specimen has some Shorl crystals on its surface






Aquamarine with Schorl Tourmaline

Mineral # 1200

another view






   

Aquamarine with Schorl Tourmaline

Mineral # 1201

Erongo Range, North of Karibib, Nambia


3.3 x 0.7 x 0.8 cm

$ 59

Fine specimen with a single termination and a smaller attached aquamarine xl at an angle
near its base with numerous Schorl crystals and some Schorl inclusions; reflected light obscures the actual
blue color of the specimen


   




Aquamarine with Schorl Tourmaline

Mineral # 1201

another side view of the specimen




   


Aquamarine with Schorl Tourmaline

Mineral # 1202

Erongo Range, North of Karibib, Nambia



3.5 x 0.85 x 0.85 cm

$ 79

A gorgeous specimen with a smaller
attached aquamarine crystal at almost a right angle near its center and other small one near the right end; small Shorl crystals
scattered about

   




Aquamarine with Schorl Tourmaline

MIneral # 1202

another closer view



   

Carrollite

MIneral # 1203

Kambove, Shaba Province, Congo

9.5 x 4.6 x 2.5 cm

$ 165

A bright, showy specimen with many silver
Carrollite crystals on a gray to white matrix; specimen has a sawed, sawed flat under surface for easy display

 

   




Carrollite

MIneral # 1203


A close-up view of specimen 1203 with its
 numerous Carrollite crystalline and
non-crystalline metal fragments


   

Carrollite


MIneral #  1204

Kambove, Shaba Province, Congo

7 x 4 x 4.5 cm

$ 90

Same as the above specimen with fewer, but larger,  more exposed Carrolite crystals

 

   





Carrollite

MIneral #  1204

A closer view of specimen 1204; the red crystal is simply a light reflection off of mirror surface of one of the Carrollite crystals



   







Carrollite

Mineral #  1204

another view at a slightly different angle







   

Corundum


Mineral # 1205

Morogoro, Tanzania

3.5 x 3.6 x 3 cm

 $ 95

Crystal has natural flat, crystalline surfaces, pink to purple in color, nice crystal terminations
   


Corundum

Mineral # 1205

A closer view showing the depth of the
near perfectly shaped hexagonal crystal




   

Crocidolite  (Variety: Riebeckite)

MIneral # 1206

Griqualand, Koega, Namibia

9.8 x 7 x 2 cm

$ 59

A edge view of this specimen; the silver tigereye material is  between two solid rock layers and visible for 360o around the specimen;  this is probably not cutting material though as the fibers are quite compact
   



Crocidolite  (Variety: Riebeckite)

Mineral # 1206

Photo showing the edge of the specimen showing the Riebeckite; I have collected this material for years - this is the first silver tigereye I have found; quite unusual




   

Erythrite on Skutterudite matrix

Mineral # 1207

Bou Azzer, Morocco

6 x 5.5 x 3 cm

$ 75

Collected Summer, 2000
Reference: see Mineralogical Record,
Volume 32, page 58



   



 


Erythrite on Skutterudite matrix

MIneral # 1207

Another view of this select specimen which
is loaded with lots of Erythrite crystals
; as I wrapped this specimen for proper storage I realized the back side had almost as many red crystals as the front side.
   




Erythrite on Skutterudite matrix

Mineral # 1207

An even closer view showing one  flawless Erythrite crystal on this specimen.
   



Erythrite on Skutterudite matrix

Mineral  # 1208


Bou Azzer, Morocco

5 x 4 x 4.2 cm

$ 49

Collected Summer, 2000

Reference: see Mineralogical Record,
Volume 32, page 58


   






Erythrite on Skutterudite matrix

Mineral # 1208


Another view showing the specimen
from a top view; there are less crystals
on this piece, but these
crystals have different shapes

 





Malachite with Cerussite

MIneral # 1209

 Tsumeb, Namibia

3.3 x 2.3 x 3.5 cm

 $ 165

Note the partial "funnel" shape at the top of this specimen and also the very unusual ridge and groove structure on the malachite crystal just below.




Malachite with Cerussite

Mineral # 1209


Another closer view of the specimen





 

 Azurite
 
Mineral # 1210

Tsumeb, Namibia

6 x 3 x 3 cm

 $ 195

A nice selection of Azurite crystals; several appear to be chipped on the top center and bottom edge, but several select crystals are intact


 


 Azurite
 
MIneral # 1210

Another view at a slightly different angle





 



Azurite
 
Mineral # 1210


An even closer view showing these fine azurite crystals from Tsumeb.  The largest azurite is located on the right pointing straight up.  It appears to be a flawless crystal.




 

Malachite


Mineral # 1211

Tsumeb, Namibia 

5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm

 $ 75

This is a top view of the specimen






Malachite

Mineral # 1211

Another view of this Malachite
specimen; as with many Tsumeb malachite
specimens, it has a slight fuzzy appearance




 





Vanadinite
 

MIneral # 1212
 

Mibladen Lead Mines
15km Northeast of Midelt, Morocco


3.7 x 3 x 3.7 cm

$ 20

Small yellow-orange crystals on barite matrix 










Vanadinite 

MIneral # 1212

Another view of the of the specimen;
click on the specimen to see this image
four times larger.

 



Vanadinite

Mineral # 1215

Mibladen Lead Mines
15km Northeast of Midelt, Morocco

 4 x 3 x 1.5 cm 


These vanadinite crystals have some unique shapes.  Click on specimen for enlargement. The barite matrix has some bladed extensions protruding upward in the center of this jpeg.
  $ 30




Vanadinite

Mineral # 1215

Another view with the specimen in another position.


   

Vanadinite

Mineral # 1213

Mibladen Lead Mines
15km Northeast of Midelt, Morocco

3 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm

The Vanadinite crystals are larger and 
darker orange-brown crystals than the
 specimen above; the crystals formed on a
barite matrix here also  


$ 30
   
Vanadinite

Mineral # 1213


Another closer view at a slightly different angle






Vanadinite

Mineral # 1216

Mibladen Lead Mines
15km Northeast of Midelt, Morocco

4 x 2.5 x 3 cm

Another new Vanadinite specimen with very finely shaped hexagonal crystals

$ 38
   



Vanadinite

Mineral # 1216


A closer look at this specimen
   

Wolframite

Mineral # 1214

Kayiro, Southeast D. R. Congo

7 x 4 x 2 cm          280.5 gm

 $ 99

Wolframite crystals are monoclinic, tabular
crystals and have a high density.









Wolframite

Mineral # 1214

Another view of the specimen at
a slightly different angle; edges are rounded as the local streams have these as gravel; this specimen is very dense, note the weight of the specimen






 

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