Hematite Cavradi Gorge, Curnera Valley, Tujetsch, Grischun, Switzerland 3.0 x 4.2 cm A small group of lustrous, bladed, metallic black hematite crystals associated with small transparent quartz crystals and epitactic rutile crystals. Collected 6-04-97 by Swiss strahler Theodosi Venzin.
The finest, glassiest crystals of Linarite. The close-up clearly displays the intense color of these thin Linarite crystals! All the crystals are nestled snug in a vug of Quartz crystals and breccia matrix. From the Grand Reef Mine in Graham County, Arizona, this specimen is a collector's dream and an Arizona mineral collector's must have! Measures 8 cm by 7 cm in size. From the Kevin Ward collection. Photography by Kevin Ward
Black Opal from Lightning Ridge, Australia
Hessonite Garnet From the Jeffrey Quarry, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec,
A 2.4 cm colorless Quartz with great clarity and a beautiful "herkimer" shape. The petroleum is yellow and fluoresces blue under short and long wave UV. It has solid black inclusions that move freely inside the cavity filled with petroleum. The bubble goes up and the black crystals go down. The Quartz has excellent clarity and shows the inclusions really well. The Quartz is quite lustrous and is in excellent shape with little to no damage. From Pakistan.
Quartz var. amethyst Valenciana Mine, Amatitlan, Guerrero, Mexico 3.3 x 6.7 cm. Amethyst crystals in parallel growth with grape-purple zones at the base grading to colorless at the terminations.
Large, impressive crystals of Azurite with partial alteration to Malachite on matrix! The crystals of Azurite on this specimen are huge and blocky, measuring to 3.5 cm in size. They display lustrous, highly glassy surfaces of deep blue except for where they've begun their change to green Malachite. From Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region, Morocco. Measures 8 cm by 10.5 cm by 6 cm in total size. Ex. Webb Mineral Collection Price $8500
Blue-black bipyramids of Anatase on water clear Quartz - Norway / Mineral Friends
Elbaite :: Cruzeiro Mine, Southeast Region, Brazil