Worldwide minerals from extra-alpine localities

16-017 - Anatase on Quartz - 180 €

Kharan, Baluchistan, Pakistan

Size: 24 x 12 x 11 mm

Doubly-terminated anatase crystal on doubly-terminated quartz floater with green chlorite inclusions.

Dioptase - sold

Kimbedi, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)

Size: 33 x 15 x 12 mm

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Large dioptase floater with a dark green color

Epidote & Quartz - sold

Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Size: 45 x 23 x 7 mm

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Twinned epidote crystal with a doubly-terminated rock crystal

Indicolite & Quartz - sold

Kohistan District, Faryab Province (Fariab Province), Afghanistan

Size: 32 x 28 x 17 mm

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Bright blue indicolite crystal on doubly-terminated quartz

16-021 - Herkimer Diamond - 180 €

Herkimer Co., New York, USA

Size: 36 x 22 x 15 mm

Appealing floater of three brilliant Herkimer diamonds

HK-006 - Chalcopyrite, Quartz and Dolomite - 170 €

Baia Sprie, Maramureș Co., Romania

Size: 9.5 x 7 x 6 cm

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Nicely balanced assembly of a chalcopyrite cluster next to a compact quartz crystal of similar size. The quartz exhibits the sprouting growth pattern typical for the locale. Some yellowish dolomite crystals are scattered over the specimen. There is slight edge wear at the tip of the quartz crystal.

Brookite on Quartz - sold

Kharan District, Balochistan, Pakistan

Size: 4 x 4 x 3 cm

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Lustrous brookite blade of brownish colour on a floater group of doubly terminated rock crystals. The brookite measures 20 x 5 mm, and exhibits a clean termination. Further small brookite crystals and fragments thereof are scattered over the specimen. The main brookite has some minor wear on the right-hand edge, one of the rock crystals has a damaged tip.

Elbaite with Lepidolite and Albite - sold

Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Size: 6.5 x 5.5 x 5 cm

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Rose colored elbaite crystal with a light green zone below the termination, translucent and lustrous, with a group of lepidolite crystals and albite. The elbaite has a length of 33 mm. No significant damage.

Fluorite on Sphalerite - sold

Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA

Size: 13 x 10.5 x 8.5 cm

Translucent, rose fluorite cubes with parqueted surface structures on sphalerites. The main crystal measures 3.5 cm on edge. No significant damage.

Quartz (Japan-law twin) with Pyrite and Sphalerite - sold

Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Dos de Mayo Province, Huánuco Department, Peru

Size: 14.5 x 11 x 7.5 cm

A massy piece of limestone matrix totally covered by needle quartz crystals, pyrite cubes and sphalerite. A Japan-law twin with leg length of 3 cm is prominently grown on the quartz needles. The size of the pyrites reaches 1 cm per edge. Some contacts among the quartz needles.

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