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(Last update 01/14/2019)

 

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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!

MALA01 - Malachite xls. on Chrysocolla - Star of the Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, DRC, Africa - 6 oz., 3 1/2 X 2 x 1 3/4 in. - $37

A gorgeous specimen of two copper minerals: deep green Malachite xls. on botryoidal Chrysocolla - wow!

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

BAR01 - Barite xls. - Pack Rat Claim, Carbon County, Montana - 13 1/2 oz., 4 1/4 X 3 X 2 1/2 in. - $35

Sharp honey-colored crystals up to 1/2 in. in nooks and crannies on all sides....

MALA02 - Malachite - Kowezi Mine, Katanga, 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

HEMI03 - Calcite and Hemimorphite xls. - '79 Mine, Pima County, Arizona - 6 oz., 3 3/4 X 2 X 3/4 in. - $15

Oldtimer with a lot going on if you are willing to get out the loupe.....

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. - $15

Nice collection of shiny crystals in a jumbled interesting cluster

HEMI02 - Hemimorphite, Chalcophanite - Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico - 1 lb. 5 oz., 4 X 3 1/2 X 2 in. - $40

A great combo from the Lopez Portilla Mine - colorful and interesting

BISB02 - Azurite, Malachite - Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Arizona - 1 lb. 5 oz., 4 1/2 X 4 X 2 1/2 in. - $55

A great, colorful oldtimer with Azurite balls in profusion on both sides

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

CRFLUOR03 - Fluorite xls. - Cave-in-Rock dist., Hardin Co., Illinois - 9 oz., 3 1/4 X 2 3/4 X 2 in. - $30

Nice Fluorite xl. cluster, typically purple grading to yellow underneath...

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

ALMAN01 - Almandine Garnet xls. - York River Valley, Ontario, Canada - 11 oz., 3 X 2 1/4 X 2 in. - $20

Two nice big purple Garnets in Schist, top one in good condition, bottom one not so much....

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....

NMAZ01 - Azurite xls. - Hanover #2 Mine, Fierro, Grant Co., NM - 8 oz., 3 1/2 X 3 X 1 1/2 in. - $35

An extremely aesthetic specimen of Azurite on a matrix of Sandstone and several other minerals....

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...

TETRA04 - Sphalerite, Tetrahedrite, Quartz, Animon Mine, Peru - 5 1/2 oz., 4 X 2 X 1 in. - $25

Several sharp radiating Quartz crystal clusters on a Sphalerite/Tetrahedrite matrix

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

JAMES01 - Jamesonite, Pyrite, Buena Nocha, Zacatecas, Mexico - 1 lb. 8 oz., 4 1/4 X 3 1/4 X 1 1/2 in. - $75

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

 

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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