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This weeks update features an assortment of 30 different specimens from all around the world. Enjoy!


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ML00066 - Malachite & Quartz
Otjikotu, Kaokoveld, Kunene, Namibia
miniature - 4.0 x 3.1 x 2.9 cm
$ 650.00

An unusual association of primary Malachite and terminated Quartz.


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Malachite & Quartz from Otjikotu, Kaokoveld, Kunene, Namibia [db_pics/update3/ML00066a.jpg] Malachite & Quartz from Otjikotu, Kaokoveld, Kunene, Namibia [db_pics/update3/ML00066b.jpg]





ML00072 - Anglesite
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 6.9 x 3.0 x 1.0 cm
$ 900.00

An unusual elongate Anglesite crystal.


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Anglesite from Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/update3/ML00072a.jpg] Anglesite from Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/update3/ML00072b.jpg]





ML00105 - Rhodochrosite & Quartz
Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Dept., Peru
miniature - 3.4 x 2.4 x 2.0 cm
$ 1250.00

A relatively large example of rhodochrosite from Peru.


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Rhodochrosite & Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/update3/ML00105a.jpg] Rhodochrosite & Quartz from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Dept., Peru [db_pics/update3/ML00105b.jpg]





ML00137 - Silver & Copper
Lake Superior District, Keweenah Peninsula, Michigan, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 3.6 x 2.0 cm
$ 3600.00

This is a group of crude, but exceptionally large silver crystals from Michigan.


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Silver & Copper from Lake Superior District, Keweenah Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/update4/ML00137a.jpg] Silver & Copper from Lake Superior District, Keweenah Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/update4/ML00137b.jpg]





ML00190 - Silver
Freiberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
small cabinet - 7.5 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm
$ 4000.00


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Silver from Freiberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/update4/ML00190b.jpg] Silver from Freiberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany [db_pics/update4/ML00190a.jpg]





ML00192 - Acanthite
Chanarcillo, Region III, Chile
miniature - 4.7 x 2.4 x 2.3 cm
$ 600.00

What makes this small matrix piece so special is the museum display that comes with it, including old labels, a box, and a silver stand for the labels.


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Acanthite from Chanarcillo, Region III, Chile [db_pics/update4/ML00192a.jpg] Acanthite from Chanarcillo, Region III, Chile [db_pics/update4/ML00192b.jpg]





ML00263 - Gold
Bullfrog Mine, Nye County, Nevada, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 4.2 x 2.8 cm
$ 100.00

Unusually large bleb of gold in quartz from the historic bullfrog mine.


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Gold from Bullfrog Mine, Nye County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00263a.jpg] Gold from Bullfrog Mine, Nye County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00263b.jpg]





ML00268 - Cinnabar
Poverty Peak District, Humboldt County, Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 5.3 x 3.8 x 3.0 cm
$ 1500.00

Exceptionally large and well formed crystals from this Nevada locality.


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Cinnabar from Poverty Peak District, Humboldt County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00268a.jpg] Cinnabar from Poverty Peak District, Humboldt County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00268b.jpg]





ML00270 - Elbaite
Nampula Province, Mozambique
small cabinet - 6.1 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm
$ 400.00 SOLD

Well terminated gem crystal with nice green color. From the Lloyd Staunton collection.


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Elbaite from Nampula Province, Mozambique [db_pics/update5/ML00270a.jpg]





ML00271 - Gold in Quartz
Seven Troughs District, Pershing County, Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 5.3 x 5.3 0.9 cm
$ 220.00

Gold in quartz slab with sawn faces on both sides. Could be used as jewelry gold.


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Gold in Quartz from Seven Troughs District, Pershing County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00271a.jpg] Gold in Quartz from Seven Troughs District, Pershing County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00271b.jpg] Gold in Quartz from Seven Troughs District, Pershing County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00271c.jpg]





ML00272 - Wulfenite
Mobile Mine, Goodsprings, Clark County, Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 5.1 x 4.5 x 2.8 cm
$ 220.00

Nice yellow-orange crystals in a gossanous matrix. With Nevada's widespread mineralization, it is interesting to note there are few wulfenite localities in the state.


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Wulfenite from Mobile Mine, Goodsprings, Clark County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00272a.jpg] Wulfenite from Mobile Mine, Goodsprings, Clark County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00272b.jpg]





ML00275 - Realgar
Getchell Mine, Potosi District, Humboldt County, Nevada, USA
miniature - 3.7 x 3.6 x 2.3 cm
$ 220.00

This is an exceptionally large realgar crystal from the Getchell mine. Much of the realgar and orpiment from Getchell oxidizes rapidly. This piece, however, has remained stable for at least 20 years. ex Jerry Fenwick collection.


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Realgar from Getchell Mine, Potosi District, Humboldt County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00275a.jpg] Realgar from Getchell Mine, Potosi District, Humboldt County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00275b.jpg] Realgar from Getchell Mine, Potosi District, Humboldt County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00275c.jpg]





ML00282 - Hemimorphite with Hematite
Mina El Potosi, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
cabinet - 10.1 x 6.1 x 5.6 cm
$ 275.00

Hematite inclusions give a nice red color to the Hemimorphite.


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Hemimorphite with Hematite from Mina El Potosi, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/update5/ML00282a.jpg] Hemimorphite with Hematite from Mina El Potosi, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/update5/ML00282b.jpg] Hemimorphite with Hematite from Mina El Potosi, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/update5/ML00282c.jpg]





ML00284 - Quartz Gwindel
Piz Gendusas, Strem Valley, Tujetsch, Grishun, Switzerland
small cabinet - 8.7 x 4.5 x 3.0 cm
$ 700.00

This gwindel shows a nice strong twist. The quartz crystal to the left looks like it has been rehealed where is was in contact with another crystal.


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Quartz Gwindel from Piz Gendusas, Strem Valley, Tujetsch, Grishun, Switzerland [db_pics/update5/ML00284a.jpg] Quartz Gwindel from Piz Gendusas, Strem Valley, Tujetsch, Grishun, Switzerland [db_pics/update5/ML00284b.jpg]





ML00287 - Malachite
Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee Mine, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 7.8 x 3.8 x 3.3 cm
$ 200.00

Bright velvety botryoidal malachite on gossan.

ex Scott J Williams collection.


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Malachite from Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee Mine, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00287a.jpg] Malachite from Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee Mine, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00287b.jpg] Malachite from Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee Mine, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00287c.jpg]

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