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Baryte - sold

Cerro Warihuyn, Miraflores, Huamalíes Province, Huánuco Department, Peru

Size: 60 x 40 x 25 mm

Epidote - sold

Ras Koh Mts., Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan

Size: 33 x 15 x 8 mm

Fluorite with Calcite - sold

Weißeck ice cleft, Riedingtal, Lungau, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 11 x 8.5 x 5.5 cm

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Group of parqueted fluorite cubes accompanied by two intergrown calcite scalenohedra. Unlike many specimen from the famous summit cleft, some fluorites from the "Eiskluft" (ice cleft) in the north face exhibit very good luster. The present exemplar exhibits zonar colouring with deep purple bodies and colorless edges. The fluorites measure up to 2 cm, the calcites up to 3 cm. No significant damage, the backside was on the rock.

Rock Crystal Scepter - sold

Forsterbachtal, Wörth, Rauris, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 9.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm

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Skeletonized Rock Crystal - sold

Wildenkogel, Venediger, Osttirol, Austria

Size: 7 × 3.2 × 3 cm

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Fluorite - sold

Steinbruch (quarry) Mauterndorf, Twenger Au, Taurachertal, Lungau, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 53 x 43 x 41 mm

Video

Rather rare material from a limited find in 2015, when an isolated fluorite vein was found in the gravel quarry of Mauterndorf. While there came a bunch of heavily etched fluorites on the market, the specimen on hand is one of the very few pieces with well preserved cubical faces and distinct color zoning. The fluorite shows green-turquoise to slight purple colors when lit with daylight or a 6500K-LED, and pink-reddish color tones under yellow illumination with a classic light bulb. 

Adularia, Hematite - sold

Flugkopf, Kötschachtal, Gasteinertal, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 130 x 100 x 55 mm

 

 

Chlorite coated adularia twins with minor hematite blades on a sheet of granitic matrix, very good condition all around. Found in 2012 by the local collector Walter Pfeffer (Bad Hofgastein) in an altitude of about 2.000 m at the southern flank of Flugkopf mountain.   

Schorl - sold

Ameib Farm, Usakos, Erongo, Namibia

Size: 60 x 50 x 45 mm

 

Jet-black, doubly terminated schorl of 55 mm length and 40 mm diameter with some side cars and minor quartz crystals, excellent condition.

Rock Crystal - sold

Turbenhörner, Binntal, Wallis, Switzerland

Size: 55 x 55 x 25 mm

 

Doubly terminated floater of distinct luster and clarity. Small rutile needle included.

Rock Crystal w/ Hematite - sold

Flugkopf, Kötschachtal, Gastein, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 98 x 40 x 35 mm

Fluorite & Rock Crystal - sold

Bockriegel, Romatespitze, Tauerntal, Mallnitz, Carinthia, Austria

Size: 5.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm

360° video

Hessonit & Clinochlore - sold

Schwarze Wand, Hollersbachtal, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 55 x 55 x 25 mm

360° video

Siderite & Calcite - sold

Zwölferkogel, Felbertal, Salzburg, Austria

Size: 11 x 6 x 3 cm

360° video

Fluorite - sold

Bockriegel, Romatespitze, Tauerntal, Mallnitz, Carinthia, Austria

Size: 40 x 32 x 27 mm

360° video

Floater piece from a alpine fluorite cleft worked by the Carinthian collector Rudolf Hasler in 1998 and 2013 (cf. Lapis 03/2014).

Stack of mint-green octahedra with sharp edges (up to 18 mm edge length) with a second generation of rhombic dodecahedral habit with ink-blue color accents, which is the unique feature of this particular find. The specimen is in excellent condition, free of significant damage.

Quartz w/ Amphibolite inclusions - sold

Auernig, Mallnitz, Carinthia, Austria

Size: 145 x 75 x 60 mm

Video

Rock crystal with amphibolite inclusions from a cleft in the summit area of Auernig mountain. Found in 1982 by the Carinthian collector Rudolf Hasler.

Titanite - sold

Kristallwand, Frosnitztal, Osttirol, Austria

Size: 7 x 6.5 x 5.5 cm

360° video

Aragonite & Duftite - sold

Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia

Size: 12.5 × 9.5 × 2.5 cm

360° video

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