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(Last update 02/25/2022)

 

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MOAT02 - Smoky Quartz xls. on Feldspar - N. Moat Mt., Caroll Co., NH - 1 lb. 1 oz., 4 X 3 1/2 X 2 1/2 in. - $125

A New England classic in excellent condition: natural Smoky Quartz xls. to 3 in. on tan Feldspar - a beaut!

PYRQ03 - Pyrite, Quartz - Casapalca Mine, Huarochiri Prov., Lima Dept., Peru - 8 1/2 oz., 3 1/2 X 2 1/2 X 1 1/2 in. - $45

A gorgeous collection of cubic Pyrite crystals strewn amid needle Quartz

MALA02 - Malachite - Kolwezi Mining District,Lualaba, DRC, Africa - 7 oz., 4 X 2 1/4 X 1 1/4 in. - $25

A great botryoidal Malachite specimen - very clean....

WOLF01 - Wolframite, Calcite, Fluorite - Henan Province, China - 1 lb. 4 oz., 4 X 2 1/2 X 1 1/4 in. - $65

A great specimen of sharp shiny Wolframite crystals, with Calcite and a few tiny Fluorites

CASS04 - Cassiterite crystals - Ourense, Spain - 8 1/2 oz., 3 1/4 X 2 1/2 X 1 1/2 in. - $105

A pair of rare large, well-formed Cassiterite crystal twins

PERI02 - Peridot (Olivine) in Basalt - Sac Carlos Apache Res., AZ - 8oz., 3 X 2 X 1 1/2 in. - $20

Pretty example of grainy Peridot in Basalt - a few decent size xls. in this one....

STIB01 - Stibnite - Henan Province, China - 6 oz., 3 1/2 X 2 1/4 X 1 1/2 in. - $19

Nice collection of shiny crystals in a jumbled interesting cluster

CHFLUOR02 - Fluorite, Quartz - Xianghualing Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan, China - 11 1/2 oz., 4 X 2 1/2 X 1 in. - $15

A very complex cluster of transparent sea-green Fluorite crystals, with a couple of tiny Quartz xls. at one end

MOGAL01 - Galena, Chalcopyrite - West Fork Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri - 1 lb. 13 oz., 4 X 3 1/4 X 2 1/2 in. - $225

A superb cluster of sharp, undamaged large Galena cubes, with great luster and texture

MALA04 - Malachite, Chrysocolla - Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DRC, Africa - 8 oz., 3 3/4 X 3 X 2 1/2 in. - $25

Very nice specimen from Africa - opposite side is all botryoidal Malachite, but I like this (the back?) better....

IOWABAR01 - Barite xls. - Linwood Mine, Scott Co., Iowa - 12 oz., 4 3/4 X 3 X 2 in. - $75

A great classic cabinet Barite xl. specimen from a well-known location - very good shape....

MOAT01 - Smoky Quartz xls. - Moat Mountain, New Hampshire - 11 oz., 3 1/2 X 3 1/4 X 2 in. - $115

A great plate of sharp natural smoky Quartz crystals from a classic location...

BSOD01 - Sodalite, Quartz - Bahia Brazil - 9 oz., 3 3/4 X 3 1/4 X 1 - $15

Pretty blue Sodalite, augmented by white Quartzite veins...

CRFLUOR22 - Fluorite xls. - Cave-in-Rock district, Hardin Co., Illinois - 9 oz., 3 1/4 X 2 3/4 X 2 in. - $25

An unusually etched Cave-in-Rock Fluorite specimen, typically purple on top, yellow underneath....

MOGAL02 - Galena, Pyrite - Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri - 1 lb. 8 oz., 3 3/4 X 3 X 2 1/2 in. - $125

An esthetic jumble of Galena octahedrons and cubes, on a Pyrite matrix

RUBL04 - Tourmaline (var. Rubellite) in Quartz, Minas Gerais, Brazil - 5 oz., 3 1/4 X 2 1/4 X 1 1/2 in. - $50

A beautiful Tourmaline in Quartz specimen - great color!

JAMES01 - Jamesonite, Pyrite, Buena Nocha, Zacatecas, Mexico - 1 lb. 8 oz., 4 1/4 X 3 1/4 X 1 1/2 in. - $45

A jumbled mound of hair-like Jamesonite crystals on a largely Pyrite matrix...

PECT01 - Pectolite xls. - Prospect Park Quarry, Passaic Co., New Jersey - 1 lb. 1 oz.. 4 X 2 1/2 X 2 in. - $18

Nice snow-white radiating clusters of sharp crrystals, collected a long time ago....

COPPER02 - Native Copper (Cu) - Keweenaw County, Michigan - 11 oz., 4 X 2 3/4 X 2 1/4 in - $26

Very aesthetic S-shaped native Copper piece, parts of which are covered with intricate, shiny "crystal-like" structures (I'm not savvy enough to say they actually are crystals)...

MALA08 - Malachite - Kolwezi Mining District, Lualaba, DRC, Africa - 10 oz., 4 X 2 3/4 X 2 2/4 in. - $17

Nice Botrioidal Malachite specimen, with significant coverage on all sides...

CELEST03 - Celestite geode - Sakoany deposit, Madagascar - 2 lb. 4 oz., 4 1/4 X 3 1/4 X 2 3/4 in. - $28

Very nice geode half, good clean crystals, much bluer than it appears in the picture...

ITPYR01 - Pyrite xls. - Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy - 2 lb. 12 oz., 4 3/4 X 3 3/4 X 2 1/2 in. - $85

Very unusual Pyrite cluster - partial cubes to 2 in., coated with an unknown grey material...

KYAN17 - Kyanite xls. on Quartz - Barra do Salinas Dist., Minas Gerais, Brazil - 15 oz., 4 1/4 X 2 1/2 X 2 1/2 in. - $31

An interesting jumble of Kyanite crystals penetrating a Quart matrix - much bluer than the picture....

MALA07 - Malachite, Chrysocolla, Kolwezi Mining Dist., Lualaba, DRC Africa - 4 oz., 3 1/2 X 1 1/2 X 1 1/4 in. - $19

Botryoidal Malachite patches on all sides, with fractures showing Chrysocolla and other minerals...

 

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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