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ML00001 - Topaz
Katlang, Mardan District, NW Frontier Province, Pakistan
miniature - 4.0 x 4.0 x 1.5 cm
$ 6200.00

Beautiful pink Topaz. Gemmy top with perfect complex termination. Natural fractures but no repairs.


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Topaz from Katlang, Mardan District, NW Frontier Province, Pakistan [db_pics/update3/ML00001.jpg]





ML00003 - Rhodochrosite
N'Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Cape Province, South Africa
small cabinet - 6.0 x 4.0 x 2.0 cm
$ 4000.00

Mammilary aggregate of rhombohedral crystals. Abubndant tiny Hematite crystals perched on Rhodochrosite.

 


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Rhodochrosite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/update3/ML00003.jpg]





ML00007 - Epidote
Northern Frontier District, Kenya
miniature - 4.8 x 3.8 x 2.7 cm
$ 620.00

Doubly terminated Epidote crystal with specular Hematite crystals on the backside of main crystal. Top right edge resembles damage but crystal faces can be observed under magnification. If it was damaged during growth, the crystals were naturally healed.


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Epidote from Northern Frontier District, Kenya [db_pics/update3/ML00007.jpg]





ML00010 - Grossular
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada
miniature - 3.5 x 3.1 x 2.0 cm
$ 750.00

Glass clear, colorless Grossulars with milky phantoms at the center. Colorless garnets are extrememly rare, and the best all come form the Jeffery Mine.


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Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/update3/ML00010a.jpg] Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/update3/ML00010b.jpg]





ML00011 - Vesuvianite
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
miniature - 4.3 x 3.3 x 1.7 cm
$ 1500.00

Nice group of elongate green Vesuvinaite crystals. No obvious damage.


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Vesuvianite from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/update3/ML00011.jpg]





ML00013 - Copper included Zinc-Rich Calcite
Berg Aukus Mine, Grootfontein, Namibia
miniature - 3.8 x 3.7 x 2.6 cm
$ 1400.00

Unusual scalenohedral Calcite included by native Copper. XRF analysis shows this to be zinc rich. Specimen was purchased as being from Tsumeb, but several experts suggest it is more likely from Berg Aukus.


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Copper included Zinc-Rich Calcite from Berg Aukus Mine, Grootfontein, Namibia [db_pics/update3/ML00013.jpg]





ML00014 - Wulfenite & Mimetite
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
miniature - 4.0 x 3.9 x 2.5 cm
$ 1200.00

Unusual morphology of elongate blocky Wulfenite crystals associated with nice green Mimetite.


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Wulfenite & Mimetite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/update3/ML00014.jpg]





ML00016 - Calcite
Butterfly Twin Pocket, Malmberget Mine, Gallivare, Lappland, Sweden
small cabinet - 6.7 x 3.4 x 3.3 cm
$ 1500.00

Beautiful golden Calcite with highly modifed scalenohedral crystal form the Butterfly twin pocket at Malmberget.


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Calcite from Butterfly Twin Pocket, Malmberget Mine, Gallivare, Lappland, Sweden [db_pics/update3/ML00016a.jpg] Calcite from Butterfly Twin Pocket, Malmberget Mine, Gallivare, Lappland, Sweden [db_pics/update3/ML00016b.jpg]





ML00023 - Lorandite & Orpiment
Mercur Mine, Oquirrh Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, USA
miniature - 4.2 x 3.5 x 2.7 cm
$ 500.00

2 mm Lorandite crystals associated with Orpiment and calcite. This specimen was purchased approximately 15 years ago when a small lot of Lorandites from Utah hit the market.


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Lorandite & Orpiment from Mercur Mine, Oquirrh Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00023.jpg]





ML00024 - Fluorapatite, Calcite & Tourmaline
Panasqueira, Portugal
miniature - 5.0 x 4.6 x 2.6 cm
$ 1000.00

Well formed green lustrous fluorapatites associated with Quartz and Calcite perched on a thin mass of very fine grained tourmaline needles.


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Fluorapatite, Calcite & Tourmaline from Panasqueira, Portugal [db_pics/update3/ML00024a.jpg] Fluorapatite, Calcite & Tourmaline from Panasqueira, Portugal [db_pics/update3/ML00024b.jpg]





ML00028 - Pyromorphite
Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Corrèze, Limousin, France
miniature - 3.9 x 3.5 x 2.1 cm
$ 500.00

Well formed yellow Pyromorphite on Quartz from the classic French loaction.


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Pyromorphite from Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Corrèze, Limousin, France [db_pics/update3/ML00028.jpg]





ML00032 - Polybasite with Chalcopyrite
Las Chispas Mine, Arizpe, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.7 x 4.4 x 2.7 cm
$ 2500.00

Large, well formed Polybasite crystals coated in golden iridescent Chalcopyrite.


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Polybasite with Chalcopyrite from Las Chispas Mine, Arizpe, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/update3/ML00032.jpg]





ML00036 - Silver
Lake Superior District, Keweenah Peninsula, Michigan, USA
miniature - 3.4 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm
$ 725.00

A classic example of native Silver from Michigan. The habit is typical of the Champoin Mine, but when purchased the label did not specify location.


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Silver from Lake Superior District, Keweenah Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00036.jpg]





ML00038 - Gold
Mystic Mine, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 2.0 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm
$ 550.00

Tiny Gold crystals with an unknown black oxide. Golds from Arizona are rare, and trhe Mystic Mine has not produced any specimens for quite a number of years.


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Gold from Mystic Mine, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00038.jpg]





ML00043 - Silver
Dzhezqazgan, Kazakhstan
miniature - 5.0 x 2.8 x 1.6 cm
$ 950.00

An asthetic group of variably sized Silver wires.


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Silver from Dzhezqazgan, Kazakhstan [db_pics/update3/ML00043.jpg]


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