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Epidote

XM140

Druse of fan-like growths of elongated Epidote crystals with sharp crystal forms, good terminations, translucent, lustrous, and with a very deep green color, on an ophitic rock matrix.

Barranc de les Collades, Pantà d'Escales, Casterner de les Olles, Tremp, Comarca Pallars Jussà, Lleida / Lérida, Catalonia Spain (03-04/2010)

Specimen size: 9,7 x 6.9 x 4 cm

Main crystal size: 1 x 0.3 cm

€140 / US$166 / JPY18220 / AUD$210

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Epidote

XM120

Druse of fan-like growths of elongated Epidote crystals with sharp crystal forms, good terminations, translucent, lustrous, and with a very deep green color, on an ophitic rock matrix.

Barranc de les Collades, Pantà d'Escales, Casterner de les Olles, Tremp, Comarca Pallars Jussà, Lleida / Lérida, Catalonia Spain (03-04/2010)

Specimen size: 9.4 x 5.5 x 3.6 cm

Main crystal size: 1.1 x 0.3 cm

€120 / US$141 / JPY14880 / AUD$194

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Quartz

XM50GA

Group of very sharp Quartz crystals with curious complex terminations showing the typical La Gardette habit. The crystals are transparent, shiny, water-clear, and on matrix. A French classic.
The specimen comes from the Pedro Goy collection, whose label we will send to the buyer.

La Gardette Mine, Villard-Notre-Dame, Le Bourg d'Oisans, Grenoble, Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes France

Specimen size: 4.4 x 2.8 x 1.6 cm

Main crystal size: 3.8 x 0.6 cm

Former collection of Pedro Goy

€50 / US$60 / JPY6320 / AUD$81

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Quartz (variety smoky)

XM80EJ

Group of smoky Quartz crystals with sharp crystal forms, transparent, very lustrous, and with a deep color.

Vorderes Galmihorn, Bächi Valley, Reckingen, Grafschaft, Goms, Wallis (Valais) Switzerland (2010)

Specimen size: 6 x 3.8 x 5.1 cm

Main crystal size: 4.3 x 1.6 cm

€80 / US$95 / JPY10410 / AUD$120

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Smithsonite

XM60DT

Botryoidal aggregate of Smithsonite with very sharp forms, with a very vivid and uniform blue color, on a rock matrix. An Italian classic from the Lluís Daunis collection.

Sa Duchesa Mine, Oridda Valley, Domusnovas, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna Italy

Specimen size: 6 x 4.6 x 3.4 cm

Former collection of Lluís Daunis

€60 / US$70 / JPY7440 / AUD$97

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Pyrite with Hematite
Pyrite with Hematite
Photo: Joaquim Callén

XM180JM

Pyritohedral crystals of Pyrite, one of them very aerial and clearly dominant, with deep indentations that correspond to lamellar crystals of disappeared Hematite, some of which is still present in the specimen as remnants. An Italian classic.

Rio Marina, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany Italy

Specimen size: 10.2 x 5.6 x 6.9 cm

Main crystal size: 4 x 4 cm

€180 / US$214 / JPY23430 / AUD$280

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Linarite with Cerussite, Brochantite and Quartz

XM120EK

Coatings of translucent Linarite crystals with sharp crystal forms, bright luster and a very vivid color, on a limonite matrix. Associated with Quartz, green coatings of Brochantite, and small crystals of Cerussite.

King Arthur Mine, Kirki Mines, Évros Prefecture, Thrace (Thráki) Department Greece (03-04/2013)

Specimen size: 6.6 x 4.7 x 4,2 cm

Main crystal size: 0.1 x 0.1 cm

€120 / US$142 / JPY15620 / AUD$180

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Azurite with Malachite, Conichalcite, Olivenite and Calcite

XM90MX

A matrix vug in which very sharp Azurite crystals have grown, very lustrous and with an extraordinarily vivid color, with lenticular Malachite crystals. Other minerals in this piece are Calcite, spherules of light green Conichalcite, and darker green Olivenite.

Christiana Mine, Kamariza Mines, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion Mining District, Attikí (Attica) Prefecture Greece (2015)

Specimen size: 11 x 9.8 x 3 cm

€90 / US$107 / JPY11710 / AUD$140

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Fluorite with Calcite

XM80NA

Group of dodecahedral crystals of Fluorite with small cube faces at the vertices. One of the crystals is clearly dominant, aerial, transparent, lustrous and colorless. On matrix, with Calcite.

Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai Russia (2009)

Specimen size: 3.2 x 2.8 x 3 cm

Main crystal size: 2 x 1.8 cm

€80 / US$95 / JPY10410 / AUD$120

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Datolite with Quartz

XM70TKA

Group of Datolite crystals with very well defined faces and edges, transparent, lustrous and with a green color with slightly bluish reflections. On matrix, with white Quartz crystals.

Bor Pit, Dalnegorsk B deposit, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai Russia

Specimen size: 7.8 x 6.4 x 2.3 cm

Main crystal size: 2.2 x 1.2 cm

€70 / US$83 / JPY9110 / AUD$100

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Quartz (variety citrine)

XM190EE

Citrine Quartz crystal with very well defined faces and edges, transparent, lustrous, with a natural intense yellow color with different zoning and inclusions.

Olkhovka, Tyumen Oblast Russia (05-06/2010)

Specimen size: 9.7 x 3.8 x 2.6 cm

€190 / US$223 / JPY23570 / AUD$307

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Quartz (variety citrine)

XM180EB

Group of Citrine Quartz crystals with very well defined faces and edges, transparent, lustrous, with inclusions and a natural intense yellow color with different color zoning.

Olkhovka, Tyumen Oblast Russia (05-06/2010)

Specimen size: 10 x 8.8 x 8.8 cm

Main crystal size: 7.6 x 2.7 cm

€180 / US$211 / JPY22330 / AUD$291

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Azurite with Malachite

XM90EP

Floater group of Azurite crystals with distinct polycrystalline surfaces, bright luster and a very vivid color, with Malachite.

Bou Bekker, Touissit District, Jerada Province, Oriental Region Morocco (03/2008)

Specimen size: 3.7 x 3 x 2.9 cm

€90 / US$107 / JPY11710 / AUD$140

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Azurite

XM95NR

Group of doubly terminated Azurite crystals with very acute polycrystalline terminations, translucent and with a very vivid color.

Kerrouchen, Khénifra Province, Beni Mellal-Khenifra Region Morocco (2007)

Specimen size: 4.6 x 3.6 x 2.2 cm

Main crystal size: 4.7 x 1.9 cm

€95 / US$111 / JPY11780 / AUD$153

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Azurite

XM125NE

Group, on matrix, of very sharp Azurite crystals, one of them clearly dominant and partially doubly terminated, translucent, with bright luster and a very vivid color.

Kerrouchen, Khénifra Province, Beni Mellal-Khenifra Region Morocco (2007)

Specimen size: 5.4 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm

Main crystal size: 4.7 x 1.9 cm

€125 / US$148 / JPY16270 / AUD$190

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Bultfonteinite with Hydroxyapophyllite-(K) and Calcite

XM90EB

Fanlike groups of snowy white acicular crystals of Bultfonteinite replacing the faces of short elongated crystals of Hydroxyapophyllite-(K) which has a pseudocubic habit. In some cases the replacement is deeper and forms a more or less complete pseudomorph of the preexisting Hydroxyapophyllite-(K). All are on a matrix of clear, complex, crystals of Calcite.
We’ll send a copy of the analysis to the buyer of the piece.

N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning mining area, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field (KMF), Northern Cape Province South Africa

Specimen size: 4.3 x 3.6 x 2.7 cm

Main crystal size: 1.6 x 1.5 cm

With a copy of its analysis.

€90 / US$109 / JPY11500 / AUD$139

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Bultfonteinite with Hydroxyapophyllite-(K) and Calcite

XM70ED

Fanlike groups of snowy white acicular crystals of Bultfonteinite replacing the faces of short elongated crystals of Hydroxyapophyllite-(K) which has a pseudocubic habit. In some cases the replacement is deeper and forms a more or less complete pseudomorph of the preexisting Hydroxyapophyllite-(K). All are on a matrix of clear, complex, crystals of Calcite.
We’ll send a copy of the analysis to the buyer of the piece.

N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning mining area, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field (KMF), Northern Cape Province South Africa

Specimen size: 3.3 x 3.1 x 1.7 cm

Main crystal size: 1.4 x 1.1 cm

With a copy of its analysis.

€70 / US$83 / JPY9110 / AUD$100

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Azurite with Cerussite

XM220MLA

Group of very sharp Azurite crystals, some of them doubly terminated, translucent, with bright luster and a vivid color, on matrix, with Cerussite crystals. An old piece from the early Tsumeb years.

Tsumeb Mine, first oxidation zone, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region Namibia (1920-1930)

Specimen size: 5.2 x 3.8 x 2.6 cm

Main crystal size: 1.2 x 0.4 cm

€220 / US$267 / JPY27710 / AUD$354

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Topaz

XM220ED

Topaz crystal with sharp crystal forms, excellent terminations, transparent, with good luster and an intense color. Of the saramenha type ("imperial", in English)

Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais Brazil

Specimen size: 2.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm

€220 / US$261 / JPY28640 / AUD$340

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Copper

XM70TJA

Very aerial dendritic growth of Copper crystals dominated by dodecahedral forms. Good quality for the deposit.

Acari Mine, Caraveli Province, Arequipa Department Peru

Specimen size: 7.1 x 3.3 x 2.9 cm

€70 / US$82 / JPY8680 / AUD$113

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