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ML00081 - Pyrite
Niccioleta Mine, Massa Marittima, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy
small cabinet - 7.2 x 6.5 x 3.7 cm
$ 325.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 227.50

Well formed and heavily striated, this is a prime example of pyrite from this region.


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Pyrite from Niccioleta Mine, Massa Marittima, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy [db_pics/update3/ML00081a.jpg] Pyrite from Niccioleta Mine, Massa Marittima, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy [db_pics/update3/ML00081b.jpg]




ML00082 - Prehnite & Epidote
Djouga Diggings, Bendoukou, Arrondissement Diakon, Cercle de Bafoulabe, Kayes Region, Mali
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6.7 x 3.5 cm
$ 1000.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 700.00

A floater group of lustrous Epidote crystals with associated Prehnite and Stilbite


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Prehnite & Epidote from Djouga Diggings, Bendoukou, Arrondissement Diakon, Cercle de Bafoulabe, Kayes Region, Mali [db_pics/update3/ML00082a.jpg] Prehnite & Epidote from Djouga Diggings, Bendoukou, Arrondissement Diakon, Cercle de Bafoulabe, Kayes Region, Mali [db_pics/update3/ML00082b.jpg]
ex.  Scott Werschky




ML00083 - Quartz on Microcline
Crystal Peak, Near Lake George, Teller County, Colorado, USA
small cabinet - 6.9 x 6.2 x 3.5 cm
$ 150.00

Two intergrown smokey quartz crystals on a small plate of microcline.


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Quartz on Microcline from Crystal Peak, Near Lake George, Teller County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00083.jpg]




ML00084 - Copper
Itauz Mine, Karagandy Oblast, Kazakhstan
small cabinet - 9.0 x 2.1 x 0.4 cm
$ 725.00

Well developed herringbone style twinning.


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Copper from Itauz Mine, Karagandy Oblast, Kazakhstan [db_pics/update3/ML00084.jpg]




ML00085 - Wulfenite & Duftite
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.7 x 3.9 x 3.5 cm
$ 900.00

Course yellow Wulfenite in a matrix of fine grained green Duftite.


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Wulfenite & Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/update3/ML00085.jpg]




ML00086 - Fluorite
Riemvasmaak, Namaqualand, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
miniature - 4.8 x 4.1 x 3.3 cm
$ 450.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 315.00

A single green octohedron perched on the edge of a partial octohedron.


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Fluorite from Riemvasmaak, Namaqualand, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/update3/ML00086a.jpg] Fluorite from Riemvasmaak, Namaqualand, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/update3/ML00086b.jpg]




ML00087 - Sphalerite & Siderite epimorph after Calcite
Aggenys Pb-Zn Mine, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
cabinet - 9.5 x 7.0 x 5.7 cm
$ 375.00

Epimorphs like this are some of the most unusual I've ever seen. The cast is formed by a mix of sphalerite and siderite, while the original calcite crystal is completely etched away.


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Sphalerite & Siderite epimorph after Calcite from Aggenys Pb-Zn Mine, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/update3/ML00087a.jpg] Sphalerite & Siderite epimorph after Calcite from Aggenys Pb-Zn Mine, Northern Cape Province, South Africa [db_pics/update3/ML00087b.jpg]




ML00088 - Enargite & Pyrite
Leonard Mine, Butte, Silver Bow, County, Montana, USA
small cabinet - 7.7 x 6.3 x 4.7 cm
$ 500.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 350.00

This is a great example of large enargites, several of which are nicely twinned. Comes from the classic locality in Butte, MT.


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Enargite & Pyrite from Leonard Mine, Butte, Silver Bow, County, Montana, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00088.jpg]




ML00090 - Beryl var. Aquamarine, Muscovite & Albite
Shigar Tal, Gilgit Division, Pakistan
small cabinet - 6.7 x 6.4 x 5.5 cm
$ 2400.00

Aquamarines from Pakistan are quite common these days. What sets this apart is the well formed, thick muscovite books which resemble rosettes.


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Beryl var. Aquamarine, Muscovite & Albite from Shigar Tal, Gilgit Division, Pakistan [db_pics/update3/ML00090a.jpg] Beryl var. Aquamarine, Muscovite & Albite from Shigar Tal, Gilgit Division, Pakistan [db_pics/update3/ML00090b.jpg] Beryl var. Aquamarine, Muscovite & Albite from Shigar Tal, Gilgit Division, Pakistan [db_pics/update3/ML00090c.jpg]




ML00091 - Ferro-Axinite
Puiva Mine, Beresovak District, Sub-Polar Urals, Tyumen Oblast, Russia
small cabinet - 8.4 x 7.5 x 4.0 cm
$ 875.00

Once relatively common, specimens like this are rarely seen now that the mine has been closed for many years.

ex. Passaneau Collection


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Ferro-Axinite from Puiva Mine, Beresovak District, Sub-Polar Urals, Tyumen Oblast, Russia [db_pics/update3/ML00091.jpg]




ML00092 - Tourmaline, Quartz, & Muscovite
Shigar Tal, Gilgit Division, Pakistan
small cabinet - 8.1 x 6.0 x 3.9 cm
$ 420.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 294.00

A nice association piece with quartz intergrown with tourmaline and muscovite.


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Tourmaline, Quartz, & Muscovite from Shigar Tal, Gilgit Division, Pakistan [db_pics/update3/ML00092.jpg]




ML00093 - Fluorite on Quartz
Taiping Mine, Xianghualing, Hunan Province, China
cabinet - 9.7 x 6.9 x 3.6 cm
$ 1200.00

Two nicely isolated fluorite octohedrons on a quartz druse matrix.


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Fluorite on Quartz from Taiping Mine, Xianghualing, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/update3/ML00093.jpg]




ML00094 - Sphalerite, Pyrite & Quartz
Krushev Dol Mine, Madan, Rhodope Mountains, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
small cabinet - 6.9 x 5.6 x 4.5 cm
$ 250.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 175.00

Highly lustrous, gemmy, green sphalerite of the type often referred to as cleophane.


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Sphalerite, Pyrite & Quartz from Krushev Dol Mine, Madan, Rhodope Mountains, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria [db_pics/update3/ML00094.jpg]
ex.  Jack Halpern




ML00097 - Copper
Lake Superior District, Keweenah Peninsula, Michigan, USA
small cabinet - 7.6 x 4.5 x 3.0 cm
$ 3500.00

This copper has both sharp crystals and great patina as well as several tiny calcites that are included by copper.

Ex. Jack Halpern collection.


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Copper from Lake Superior District, Keweenah Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00097a.jpg] Copper from Lake Superior District, Keweenah Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00097b.jpg]




ML00098 - Fluorapatite & Albite
La Marina Mine, Borbur, Boyaca Dept., Colombia
cabinet - 10.2 x 5.8 x 3.8 cm
$ 700.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 490.00

Beautiful pink fluorapatite contrasted by lustrous white albite crystals.


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Fluorapatite & Albite from La Marina Mine, Borbur, Boyaca Dept., Colombia [db_pics/update3/ML00098.jpg]


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