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15 new specimens






ML00790 - Neptunite & Natrolite
Dallas Gem Mine, New Idria Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA
small cabinet - 6.8 x 5.0 x 2.9 cm
$ 450.00

One main doubly terminated neptunite crystal on a triangular flake of matrix. Most of the natrolite has been etched away to expose the neptunite, but some remains.

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Neptunite & Natrolite from Dallas Gem Mine, New Idria Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00790a.jpg] Neptunite & Natrolite from Dallas Gem Mine, New Idria Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00790b.jpg] Neptunite & Natrolite from Dallas Gem Mine, New Idria Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00790c.jpg] Neptunite & Natrolite from Dallas Gem Mine, New Idria Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00790d.jpg]





ML00791 - Halite
Kerr McGee Mine, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
small cabinet - 6.1 x 2.6 x 1.7 cm
$ 100.00

This New Mexican potash mine is well known for the stunning blue (and sometimes purple!) halite crystals it has produced.

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Halite from Kerr McGee Mine, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00791a.jpg] Halite from Kerr McGee Mine, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00791b.jpg] Halite from Kerr McGee Mine, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00791c.jpg] Halite from Kerr McGee Mine, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00791d.jpg]





ML00792 - Descloizite, Smithsonite & Calcite
Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.8 x 5.4 x 5.0 cm
$ 250.00

An arborescent specimen of descloizite partially coated in a mix of smithsonite and calcite.

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Descloizite, Smithsonite & Calcite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia [db_pics/update7/ML00792a.jpg] Descloizite, Smithsonite & Calcite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia [db_pics/update7/ML00792b.jpg] Descloizite, Smithsonite & Calcite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia [db_pics/update7/ML00792c.jpg] Descloizite, Smithsonite & Calcite from Berg Aukas Mine, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia [db_pics/update7/ML00792d.jpg]





ML00793 - Cuprite
Lavender Pit, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 6.2 x 4.7 x 2.3 cm
$ 1100.00

Silvery metallic cuprite octahedrons that glow cherry red when well lit.

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Cuprite from Lavender Pit, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00793a.jpg] Cuprite from Lavender Pit, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00793b.jpg] Cuprite from Lavender Pit, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00793c.jpg] Cuprite from Lavender Pit, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00793d.jpg]





ML00794 - Hausmannite
N'Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape, South Africa
small cabinet - 5.6 x 4.6 x 4.0 cm
$ 500.00

A sculptural mass of hausmannite on matrix from the manganese fields of South Africa.

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Hausmannite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape, South Africa [db_pics/update7/ML00794a.jpg] Hausmannite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape, South Africa [db_pics/update7/ML00794b.jpg] Hausmannite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape, South Africa [db_pics/update7/ML00794c.jpg] Hausmannite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape, South Africa [db_pics/update7/ML00794d.jpg]





ML00795 - Rutile
Champion Mine, White Mountains, Mono County, California, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 2.5 x 1.2 cm
$ 200.00

Rutile on pyrophyllite matrix from the classic California locality in the White Mountains.

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Rutile from Champion Mine, White Mountains, Mono County, California, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00795a.jpg] Rutile from Champion Mine, White Mountains, Mono County, California, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00795b.jpg] Rutile from Champion Mine, White Mountains, Mono County, California, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00795c.jpg] Rutile from Champion Mine, White Mountains, Mono County, California, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00795d.jpg]





ML00797 - Barite
Meikle Mine, Goldstrike Mines, Bootstrap Mining District, Elko County, Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 8.3 x 6.5 x 5.1 cm
$ 375.00

Blocky golden barite crystals with super luster! Northern Nevada's Meikle Mine is famous for producing world class examples of barite.

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Barite from Meikle Mine, Goldstrike Mines, Bootstrap Mining District, Elko County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00797a.jpg] Barite from Meikle Mine, Goldstrike Mines, Bootstrap Mining District, Elko County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00797b.jpg] Barite from Meikle Mine, Goldstrike Mines, Bootstrap Mining District, Elko County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00797c.jpg] Barite from Meikle Mine, Goldstrike Mines, Bootstrap Mining District, Elko County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00797d.jpg]





ML00798 - Barite
Northumberland Mine, Toquima Range, Nye County, Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 9.2 x 5.9 x 3.9 cm
$ 450.00

Nevada has several great barite localities, mostly associated with gold mines. The Northumberland Mine sits in the higher reaches of the Toquima Range, not far from its much more well known southerly neighbor, Round Mountain.

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Barite from Northumberland Mine, Toquima Range, Nye County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00798a.jpg] Barite from Northumberland Mine, Toquima Range, Nye County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00798b.jpg] Barite from Northumberland Mine, Toquima Range, Nye County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00798c.jpg] Barite from Northumberland Mine, Toquima Range, Nye County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00798d.jpg]





ML00799 - Manganoan Calcite
Bor Pit, Dal'negorsk, Primorsky Krai, Russia
cabinet - 11.0 x 10.9 x 7.8 cm
$ 300.00

A single, quite large manganoan calcite floater crystal. The specimen is completely crystallized, and fluoresces a vivd pink/orange when exposed to ultraviolet light.

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Manganoan Calcite from Bor Pit, Dal'negorsk, Primorsky Krai, Russia [db_pics/update7/ML00799a.jpg] Manganoan Calcite from Bor Pit, Dal'negorsk, Primorsky Krai, Russia [db_pics/update7/ML00799b.jpg] Manganoan Calcite from Bor Pit, Dal'negorsk, Primorsky Krai, Russia [db_pics/update7/ML00799c.jpg] Manganoan Calcite from Bor Pit, Dal'negorsk, Primorsky Krai, Russia [db_pics/update7/ML00799d.jpg]





ML00800 - Galena on Sphalerite
Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
cabinet - 14.4 x 13.2 x 4.1 cm
SOLD

Galena crystals on a sphalerite druse. Classic material from the Tri-State District.

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Galena on Sphalerite from Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00800a.jpg] Galena on Sphalerite from Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00800b.jpg] Galena on Sphalerite from Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00800c.jpg] Galena on Sphalerite from Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00800d.jpg]





ML00801 - Fluorite
Zinggenstöcke, Oberaar Lake Area, Bern, Switzerland
cabinet - 11.6 x 10.5 x 4.1 cm
$ 850.00

Modified octahedral fluorites on matrix. The fluorite is an unusual color for Swiss material, with hints of pink, red, orange and purple.

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Fluorite from Zinggenstöcke, Oberaar Lake Area, Bern, Switzerland [db_pics/update7/ML00801a.jpg] Fluorite from Zinggenstöcke, Oberaar Lake Area, Bern, Switzerland [db_pics/update7/ML00801b.jpg] Fluorite from Zinggenstöcke, Oberaar Lake Area, Bern, Switzerland [db_pics/update7/ML00801c.jpg] Fluorite from Zinggenstöcke, Oberaar Lake Area, Bern, Switzerland [db_pics/update7/ML00801d.jpg]





ML00802 - Calcite
Geevor Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall, England
small cabinet - 8.0 x 3.2 x 3.1 cm
SOLD

Tabby, zoned hexagonal calcite crystals on matrix. Good examples of Cornish calcite such as this are not commonly seen on the market.

ex Gawan Fiore Collection.

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Calcite from Geevor Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall, England [db_pics/update7/ML00802a.jpg] Calcite from Geevor Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall, England [db_pics/update7/ML00802b.jpg] Calcite from Geevor Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall, England [db_pics/update7/ML00802c.jpg] Calcite from Geevor Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall, England [db_pics/update7/ML00802d.jpg]





ML00803 - Calcite
Denton Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
cabinet - 13.8 x 13.4 x 5.5 cm
$ 1500.00

A mass of lustrous golden/orange calcite crystals with pleasing growth hillocks from the fluorspar districts of southern Illinois.

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Calcite from Denton Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00803a.jpg] Calcite from Denton Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00803b.jpg] Calcite from Denton Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00803c.jpg] Calcite from Denton Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00803d.jpg]





ML00804 - Schorl & Microcline
Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
small cabinet - 8.6 x 7.6 x 5.8 cm
$ 600.00

Extremely lustrous schorl tourmaline on a matrix of melty, etched feldspar with muscovite.

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Schorl & Microcline from Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/update7/ML00804a.jpg] Schorl & Microcline from Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/update7/ML00804b.jpg] Schorl & Microcline from Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/update7/ML00804c.jpg] Schorl & Microcline from Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/update7/ML00804d.jpg]





ML00796 - Albite
Rock Springs Canyon, Organ Mountains, New Mexico, USA
small cabinet - 6.9 x 6.7 x 4.1 cm
$ 100.00

A cluster of lustrous white albite crystals.

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Albite from Rock Springs Canyon, Organ Mountains, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00796a.jpg] Albite from Rock Springs Canyon, Organ Mountains, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00796b.jpg] Albite from Rock Springs Canyon, Organ Mountains, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00796c.jpg] Albite from Rock Springs Canyon, Organ Mountains, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/update7/ML00796d.jpg]


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