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Smoky Quartz & Adularia - sold

Innergschlöss, Tauerntal, Osttirol, Tirol, Austria

Size: 8.7 × 4.5 × 3.5 cm

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Very lustrous and clear smoky quartz. The paragenesis with chlorite-dusted adularia is most typical for Innergschlöss. Rehealed bottom and somewhat rough at the tip, but in overall very good condition. Found by the Austrian collector Obkircher Gottlieb.

Magnetite & Rutile - sold

Kollergraben, Lärcheltini area, Binn valley, Wallis, Switzerland

Size: 7 x 3.5 x 2 cm

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Complex rutile twin of 5 mm height and magnetite octahedron of 4 mm edge length on mica coated gneiss matrix. Both crystals show bright metallic luster and are free of significant damage.

Epidote & Byssolite - sold

Knappenwand, Unterzulsbachtal, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 4 × 2 × 1 cm

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Filigree floater of lustrous and translucent epidote crystals with some minor byssolite. The topmost crystal has a visible repair in its lower section.

Emerald - sold

Leckbachrinne, Habachtal, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 8.9 × 7.8 × 7.1 cm

Emerald crystal of 13 mm in typical silvery mica schist matrix.

Amethyst - sold

Fieschergletscher, Wallis, Switzerland

Size: 2.5 × 1.7 × 1.3 cm

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Amethyst sceptre head with zones of rather intense color saturation. Unfortunately, there is a nick at the very tip and a rupture at the rhomb face pointing backwards.

Rhodochrosite, Sphalerite & Pyrite - sold

Cassandra Mines, Chalkidiki Prefecture, Macedonia Department, Greece

Size: 3 × 1.9 × 1.9 cm

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Rose-colored aggregates of rhodochrosite and bright pyrite clusters on rough sphalerite matrix.

Wolframite, Muscovite & Smoky Quartz - sold

Kara-Oba W deposit, Karaganda Oblast, Kazakhstan

Size: 4.7 × 2.7 × 2.7 cm

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Rich paragenesis from the Kara-Oba tungsten deposit. Wolframite in combination with high-quality smoky quartz and clusters of bright ochre-yellowish muscovite.

Almandine - sold

Langtang, Rasuwa, Bagmati Region, Nepal

Size: 7 × 3.2 × 3 cm

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Almandine garnet crystal of blood-red color, which is revealed when backlit (images 1 - 3).

Rock Crystal, Adularia - sold

Erfurter Steig, Grieswies, Rauris, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 7.4 × 2.8 × 2.1 cm

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Water-clear and highly lustrous rock crystal - this is just the crystal quality the Rauris valley is so famous for.  A limonite coated cluster of adularia is ingrown at the front side. The bottom of the rock crystal is fully rehealed, some edge wear in the tip region.

Smoky Quartz - sold

Wanni glacier, Kriegalp valley, Binn valley, Wallis, Switzerland

Size: 8.2 × 3.7 × 3.4 cm

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Chocolate brown smoky quartz on gneis matrix. Small nicks at the tip of the main crystal.

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