S18816 - Orpiment with Pyrite - $5500
Quiruvilca Mine, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Overall Size: 4.6 x 3.3 cm

This golden reddish orange orpiment is one of the nicest minatures, with a perfect representation of rose-shaped form. Great eye appeal on these crystals that rotate away from a center point and generally have a circular display to them, more or less resembling petals of a rose. Material usually consists totally of orpiment, infrequently contrasting well with pyrite. This specimen is early 1970s when Quiruvilca produced some of the best orpiment in the world. Ex. Rock Currier collection

S18818 - Calcite with Fluorite and Quartz - SOLD
Dal'negorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia

Overall Size: 16.5 x 11.2 cm

This Dal’negorsk combination specimen is stunningly effective, appealing, and different in look. There is preferential lime-green fluorite with matrix, which is less common and one of the qualities of this piece. Contrasting white aragonite and sparkly quartz is present, and every crystal is in fine condition.

S18821 - Red Beryl - Price on Request
Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mts., Beaver Co., Utah

Overall Size: 6 x 4.3 cm

This specimen of red beryl is surprisingly impressive by comparison, and to find a good one now is not so easy. This beryl to 2.1 cm, which has an outstanding gem presence, has intense cherry red at its core shading to fuchsia red at its terminations. The glassy crystal is without spotty coloration, damage or repair, making it a quality and value difference in your favor!

S18824 - Microcline (Var. Amazonite) with Smoky Quartz - Price on Request
Tree Root Pocket, Two Point Mine, Teller Co., Colorado

Overall Size: 8.5 x 7 cm

Tree Root is still the finest pocket of amazonite and smoky quartz, and this specimen comes from the famous find made by Collector’s Edge in 1997, with their label. The uniform deep blue-green color is exceptional, with unusually lustrous smoky quartz of light brown if slightly backlit. The quality and saturation is absolutely top, something very uncommon with such samples.

S18826 - Wulfenite with Mimetite - $1500
Rowley Mine, Theba, Painted Rock District, Maricopa Co., Arizona

Overall Size: 10.2 x 7.5 cm

This undamaged wulfenite of upright crystals is just loaded with bright orange mimetite spread throughout matrix. Very sharp, thick, tabular crystals, one of them clearly dominant, with well developed faces atop extremely attractive, stunning contrast.

S18832 - Mimetite with Calcite - $750
Potosi Mine, West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua, Mexico

Overall Size: 4.5 x 2.7 cm

This specimen of mimetite is attractive and in very good shape. This shade of vibrant lemon-yellow in association with calcite is much rarer from Santa Eulalia, and the botryoidal growth shows well.

S18833 - Elbaite with Muscovite - SOLD
Mokhovaya Pegmatite, Malkhan, Chitinskaya Oblast, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

Overall Size: 5 x 1.5 cm

This is a splendid, unusually clear crystal of Russian elbaite. This particular piece is from older production when only a handful of transparent ones came out. Termination is perfect, with muscovite blades attached making a nice accent.

S18835 - Celestine - $1500
Sakoany Deposit, Mitsinjo District, Boeny Region, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar

Overall Size: 7.6 x 7.2 cm

This well laid out group of celestine is in excellent condition. For this style, this aesthetically pointed cluster is quality at its best, projecting out 7 cm. Pleasing display and complete all around.

S18837 - Pezzottaite - SOLD
Sakavalana Mine, Ambatovita, Amoron'i Mania Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar

Overall Size: 3.6 x 1.5 cm

This is an excellent and attractive raspberry-red pezzottaite, with its crystal measuring 1.5 cm, expertly balanced on contrasting matrix. This specimen came from the famous find, now the type locality of Sakavalana Mine in Madagascar, and of course named after Federico Pezzotta. This piece is without damage and unusually fine.

S18839 - Azurite - SOLD
Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise Co., Arizona

Overall Size: 6.5 x 3.3 cm

This sparkly cluster of azurite has rosettes situated all over the piece. They are all individual and branching, sharp and bright. This is old-time, classic Bisbee material of quality electric-blue azurite.

S18846 - Spodumene (Var. Kunzite) - SOLD
Urucum Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Overall Size: 5.1 x 2.2 cm

This highly attractive and stunning gem kunzite is pure eye candy. The crystal is complete all around without nicks and represents the finest purple and clarity to come from Urucum. The crystal is very bright and nicely etched.

S18848 - Fluorite with Quartz - $3250
Berbes, Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain

Overall Size: 10.2 x 6 cm

This bright and glassy specimen consists of vibrant purple fluorite crystals over a rich coverage of tiny quartz points, with a flawless cube measuring 2 cm perched up from matrix. The apparent contacts are etched faces making this piece damage free.

S18850 - Fluorite - $750
Chumar Bakhoor, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Overall Size: 4.7 x 3 cm

A beautifully crystallized spinel twinned fluorite seen here in sharp, tabular form. This glassy twin is only 2.3 cm, but of a quality and visual clarity few have. All of the crystal faces and edges are pristine and extend nicely from underlying matrix.

S18852 - Barite with Dolomite - $300
Cerro Warihuyn, Huamalies Province, Huanuco Department, Peru

Overall Size: 5.7 x 4 cm

The crystals on this specimen of barite show exceptional transparency. A very fine cluster from the contemporary locality of Cerro Warihuyn in Peru.

S18856 - Quartz (Var. Amethyst) - $500
Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln Co., North Carolina

Overall Size: 8.5 x 5.3 cm

This is an outstanding, sharp and undamaged amethyst emplaced on quartz from recent finds. Purple is in contrast with well trimmed matrix standing 8.5 cm tall. This one is very pristine in person as well.

S18857 - Quartz with Astrophyllite - SOLD
Zagi Mountain, Hameed Abad Kafoor Dheri, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan

Overall Size: 6.2 x 4.3 cm

The doubly terminated sharp form of this crystal of lustrous and translucent, astrophyllite included, quartz is outright reflective. These inclusions mostly look reddish, but they also can appear golden.

S18863 - Quartz with Astrophyllite - $650
Zagi Mountain, Hameed Abad Kafoor Dheri, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan

Overall Size: 3.3 x 2.5 cm

This quartz specimen has brilliant orange-yellow astrophyllite inclusions and truly spectacular color, giving the piece an appealing and enticing effect. Zagi Mountain is noted for this type of inclusion, and in some specimens such as this you can really see it.

S18865 - Quartz with Astrophyllite - $550
Zagi Mountain, Hameed Abad Kafoor Dheri, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan

Overall Size: 3.5 x 2.7 cm

This cluster of quartz is highlighted by blazing orange-yellow astrophyllite inclusions. This grouping is entirely filled with acicular needles.

S18866 - Smithsonite - $350
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 5 x 3 cm

This is a particularly fine rosy pink smithsonite for the minature size range, such rhombs of 1.7 cm are Tsumeb classics, and comes with a label from The Rock House.

S18869 - Millerite - $500
Halls Gap, Lincoln Co., Kentucky

Overall Size: 5 x 4 cm

This specimen of millerite is sporting acicular needle-like crystals in pristine condition, nicely situated in a bird’s nest around the top of the piece and very fine for the nickel sulfide.

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