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Small cabinet GALLERY

(Last update 04/12/2018)

 

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AXIN03 - Axinite xls. - Skardu, Pakistan - 2 1/2 oz., 2 1/2 X 1 1/2 X 3/4 in. - $27

Solid cluster of rare red-brown Axinite xls., mostly undamaged with a matte luster....

SPYR01 - Pyrite on matrix - Navajun Mine, La Rioja, Spain - 3 1/2 oz., 2 X 1 3/4 X 1 1/2 in. - $18

Mirror-like faces on a 3/4 in.+ Pyrite crystal

GROSS01 - Grossular (Garnet) - Sierra de la Cruz, Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico - 5 oz., 2 1/2 X 1 1/2 X 1 1/4 in. - $15

Nice colorful Garnet crystal coating on matrix

COBCALC01 - Cobaltian Calcite - Shaba District, DRC, Africa - 5 1/2 oz., 2 3/4 X 2 X 1 1/2 in. - $16

Very colorful Cobaltian Calcite xls. in botryoidal masses on matrix....

STAUR01 - Staurolite xls. - Kola Penninsula, Russia - 3 1/2 oz., 3 in. - $14

Staurolite xls. which have been coaxed out of their matrix using an abrasive airgun

PPYR12 - Pyrite xls. - Huanzala Mine, Huanuco Dept., Peru - 6 oz., 2 1/2 X 2 1/4 X 1 3/4 in. - $19

A glittering, intricate mass of shiny Pyritohedrons and cubes

Hematite (MSC07) - Isle of Elba, Italy - 5.2 oz., 2 1/2 in. - $27

Irridescent platy xls. - very old specimen (I've owned it for 60 years!)...

PERUQ03 - Pyrite and Quartz xls. - Casapalca Mine, Huarochiri Dept., Lima, Peru - 2 oz., 2 1/4 X 1 3/4 X 1 in. - $23

Nice specimen of snowy needle Quartz and bright brassy Pyrite xls.

STAUR06 - Staurolite crystals in Mica schist - Windham, Maine - 3 oz., 2 3/4 X 1 3/4 X 1 in. - $15

Nice red-brown crystal with a tiny twin in Mica schist....

GAL01 - Galena, Dolomite - Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds County, Missouri - 5 1/2 oz., 2 X 2 X 1 1/2 in. - $39

Exceptional 1/2 in. Octahedral twinned Galena crystal "parents" on matrix, plus three nicely-formed "kids"

FCREEK01 - Magnetite, Pyrite, Calcite - French Creek Mine Dumps, Checter Co., PA - 7 oz., 2 1/2 X 2 X 1 1/2 in. - $12

Classic ore specimen from a long-closed mine

PECTO01 - Pectolite xls. - Patterson, New Jersey - 4 oz., 2 1/2 X 1 3/4 X 1 1/2 in. - $15

A great New Jersey classic, with sharp radiating crystals....

BRRT01 - Tourmaline (var. Rubellite) in Quartzite - Minas Gerais, Brazil - 6 oz., 3 X 1 3/4 X 1 1/4 in. - $15

Several Tourmaline xls. (up to 2 in.) in Quartzite...

NCGARN03 - Garnet (var. Almandine) - Mitchell County, North Carolina - 10 oz., 2 1/4 X 2 X 1 3/4 in. - $17

Very large, somewhat eroded Garnet crystal, with another growing out of it...

SARO02 - Selenite "rose" xls. - Sahara Desert, North Africa - 2 oz., 2 1/4 X 2 1/4 X 1 in. - $12

Nice little "desert rose", white instead of the ususal tan....

APACHE01 - Obsidian nodule ("Apache tear") in Perlite - Superior, Arizona - 3 oz., 2 3/4 X 1 1/2 X 1 1/4 in. - $23

Nodule is just under 1 in. - these are readily available, but typically not in matrix....

OKRO01 - Barite "Rose" xls. - Norman, Oklahoma (Cleveland Co.) - 3 oz., 2 X 1 3/4 X m1 in. - $17

"Roses are red" - at least this one is....

CADOL02 - Dolomite xls. - St. Clothilde, Quebec, Canada - 3 oz., 3 1/4 X 1 3/4 X 3/4 - $15

Nice small plate of snow-white Dolomite crystals, covered on both sides....

AZUR09 - Azurite "Blueberries" - La Sal Mtns., Utah - Total wgt. ~ 1 oz., largest is 3/4 in. in diameter - $25

Azurite concretions from the La Sal Mountains in Utah - all rough flattened spheroids in pretty good shape....

MXGAR01 - Garnet xls. (var. Grossular) - Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico - 5 oz., 2 X 1 3/4 X 1 1/4 in. - $17

Nice yellow-green Garnet xl. cluster - sharp faces....

CHRQTZ01 - Chrysocolla-included Quartz - Morenci, Greenlee Co., AZ - 4 oz., 2 1/2 X 1 3/4 X 1 1/4 - $12

Nice colorful chunk of Chrysocolla-included Quartz, with just a bit of Cuprite attached...

AZV01 - Calcite after Glauberite xls. - Camp Verde, Yavapai Co., AZ - 3 oz, 2 3/4 X 2 X 1 3/4 in. - $20

Nice solid example, collected a few years ago....

BRRT02 - Tourmaline (var. Rubellite) in Quartz - Minas Gerais, Brazil - 3 1/2 oz., 2 X 1 3/4 X 1 1/4 in. - $19

Pretty specimen of gemmy deep pink Tourmaline xls. in Quartz...

AZUR07 - Azurite xls. - Morenci, Greenlee County, AZ - 3 oz., 2 3/4 X 2 1/4 X 1 in. - $17

Nice little specimen of tiny Azurite xls. - good under a loupe....

Items pictured above which are also on sale in my eBay store have an eBay item # following the price; you can go to my eBay store by clicking here.  If you are considering a purchase of any of the specimens not listed in eBay, please send me an email with any questions; additional images may be available upon request. 

 

Jim Simpson (tigerowner@gmail.com)

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