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ML00367 - Silver & Calcite
Guanajuato District, Guanajuato, Mexico
small cabinet - 8.6 x 4.7 x 3.5 cm
$ 1500.00

A group of thin silver wires in and on scalenohedral calcite.

ex Al & Sue Liebetrau collection


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Silver & Calcite from Guanajuato District, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/update5/ML00367a.jpg] Silver & Calcite from Guanajuato District, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/update5/ML00367b.jpg]




ML00401 - Wulfenite, Malachite & Beaverite(?)
Whim Creek Mine, Roenourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia
cabinet - 10.3 x 8.5 x 5.4 cm
$ 225.00

This is a classic assemblage from Whim creek. Di-pyramidal wulfenites are perched on a yellow gossanous oxide (beaverite?) along with sharp malachite pseudomorphs after azurite.


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Wulfenite, Malachite & Beaverite(?) from Whim Creek Mine, Roenourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia [db_pics/update6/ML00401a.jpg] Wulfenite, Malachite & Beaverite(?) from Whim Creek Mine, Roenourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia [db_pics/update6/ML00401b.jpg] Wulfenite, Malachite & Beaverite(?) from Whim Creek Mine, Roenourne Shire, Western Australia, Australia [db_pics/update6/ML00401c.jpg]




ML00402 - Grossular
Sierra de la Cruz, Municipo Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico
small cabinet - 7.1 x 6.3 x 5.0 cm
$ 425.00

While garnets from this locality are common, crystals of this size and color intensity are few and far between.


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Grossular from Sierra de la Cruz, Municipo Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico [db_pics/update6/ML00402a.jpg] Grossular from Sierra de la Cruz, Municipo Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico [db_pics/update6/ML00402b.jpg] Grossular from Sierra de la Cruz, Municipo Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico [db_pics/update6/ML00402c.jpg]




ML00403 - Adamite
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.2 x 3.9 x 3.1 cm
$ 850.00

Large compact hemispheres of yellow-green adamite.


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Adamite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/update6/ML00403a.jpg] Adamite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/update6/ML00403b.jpg] Adamite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/update6/ML00403c.jpg]




ML00404 - Fluorite & Quartz
Yaogangxian Mine, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
small cabinet - 6.7 x 4.9 x 3.4 cm
$ 800.00

This fluorite has an unusual blueish color which reminds me of the ocean. The quartz crystals are flattened as if them might have been part of a japan law twin.


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Fluorite & Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/update6/ML00404a.jpg] Fluorite & Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/update6/ML00404b.jpg]




ML00405 - Fluorapatite, Pyrite & Quartz
Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal
small cabinet - 8.1 x 7.2 x 4.2 cm
$ 1250.00

An unusual habit of tan colored fluorapatites partially coated by tiny pyrite crystals with associated siderite and quartz.


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Fluorapatite, Pyrite & Quartz from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/update6/ML00405a.jpg] Fluorapatite, Pyrite & Quartz from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/update6/ML00405b.jpg]




ML00406 - Barite
Sidi Lahcen Mine, Nador, Oriental Region, Morocco
small cabinet - 7.1 x 5.3 x 3.2 cm
$ 200.00

A nice spray of blue barites grading out to more earthy tones.


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Barite from Sidi Lahcen Mine, Nador, Oriental Region, Morocco [db_pics/update6/ML00406a.jpg] Barite from Sidi Lahcen Mine, Nador, Oriental Region, Morocco [db_pics/update6/ML00406b.jpg] Barite from Sidi Lahcen Mine, Nador, Oriental Region, Morocco [db_pics/update6/ML00406c.jpg]




ML00407 - Ettringite
N'Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Cape Province, South Africa
small cabinet - 8.0 x 7.5 x 6.5 cm
$ 1000.00

This exceptionally large Ettringite crystal is contrasted by the smaller crystals which make up the matrix. The bottom of the specimen has a druse of tiny hausmannite crystals.


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Ettringite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/update6/ML00407a.jpg] Ettringite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/update6/ML00407b.jpg]




ML00408 - Scheelite & Lollingite
Huanggang Fe-Sn Deposite, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhad League, Inner Mongolia, China
small cabinet - 7.9 x 5.3 x 4.5 cm
$ 1000.00

Dipyramidal scheelites are intergrown with a large lollingite crystal spray.  A thin layer of molybdenite coats the bottoms of the scheelites.


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Scheelite & Lollingite from Huanggang Fe-Sn Deposite, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhad League, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/update6/ML00408a.jpg] Scheelite & Lollingite from Huanggang Fe-Sn Deposite, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhad League, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/update6/ML00408b.jpg]




ML00409 - Wulfenite
Red Cloud Mine, Yuma County, Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 6.9 x 4.5 x 2.8 cm
$ 1000.00

A classic Arizona specimen displaying wulfenite crystals up to 2.4 cm.


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Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, Yuma County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update6/ML00409a.jpg] Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, Yuma County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update6/ML00409b.jpg]




ML00410 - Fluorite & Calcite
Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
small cabinet - 6.4 x 5.2 x 3.9 cm
$ 3500.00

This calcite and fluorite is a true floater. The only damage is a cleavage on one of the calcite crystal which fortuitously functions as the base.


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Fluorite & Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/update6/ML00410a.jpg] Fluorite & Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/update6/ML00410b.jpg] Fluorite & Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/update6/ML00410c.jpg]




ML00411 - Limonite coated Quartz
Biber Vein, 500m above the Sobov Quarry, Banska Stiavnica, Banska Bystrica Region, Slovakia
small cabinet - 6.3 x 3.6 x 3.4 cm
$ 400.00 DISCOUNTED 25.00% OFF TO $ 300.00

The limonite coating on these quartz scepters yields a most unusual coloration, shimmering between greens, golds and reds as the specimen is rotated.


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Limonite coated Quartz from Biber Vein, 500m above the Sobov Quarry, Banska Stiavnica, Banska Bystrica Region, Slovakia [db_pics/update6/ML00411a.jpg] Limonite coated Quartz from Biber Vein, 500m above the Sobov Quarry, Banska Stiavnica, Banska Bystrica Region, Slovakia [db_pics/update6/ML00411b.jpg]




ML00412 - Calcite
Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
small cabinet - 6.8 x 4.4 x 3.9 cm
$ 250.00 DISCOUNTED 25.00% OFF TO $ 187.50

These doubly terminated calcite twins have exceptional transparency. The matrix is a mass of tiny dolomite crystals.


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Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/update6/ML00412a.jpg] Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/update6/ML00412b.jpg]




ML00413 - Hessite
Botești Mine, Zlatna, Alba, Romania
miniature - 4.9 x 2.7 x 2.6 cm
$ 5500.00

Well formed crystals nicely offset on the white quartz crystal matrix.  Hessite is one of my most favorite minerals!


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Hessite from Botești Mine, Zlatna, Alba, Romania [db_pics/update6/ML00413a.jpg] Hessite from Botești Mine, Zlatna, Alba, Romania [db_pics/update6/ML00413b.jpg] Hessite from Botești Mine, Zlatna, Alba, Romania [db_pics/update6/ML00413c.jpg]




DZ4509 - Hematite Feather
Montreal Mine, Iron County, Wisconsin USA
cabinet - 11.9 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm
$ 300.00

It amazes me how these well terminated faces can have a curved habit.


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Hematite Feather from Montreal Mine, Iron County, Wisconsin USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4509a.jpg] Hematite Feather from Montreal Mine, Iron County, Wisconsin USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4509b.jpg] Hematite Feather from Montreal Mine, Iron County, Wisconsin USA [db_pics/zowater/DZ4509c.jpg]


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