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S19422 - Smithsonite - $2000
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 5.1 x 4.3 cm


An attractive specimen of strong iridescent orange smithsonite that is loaded with sharp crystals in excellent condition, and to see crystals bursting with world-class punch to them is unusual. This thing is surprisingly cadmium-rich and significant for the famous mine.

S19425 - Fluorite with Quartz - $7500
Huanggang Fe-Sn Deposit, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhad League, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China

Overall Size: 14 x 5.6 cm


An outstanding specimen of fluorite aesthetically piled over quartz from Inner Mongolia, and this floater has all the makings of a future classic. This one is mostly purple, with select gem cores of colorless to faint lavender. Seen here in razor-sharp, very attractive crystals to 6 cm without damage.

S19428 - Sphalerite with Calcite - $1500
Ait Ahmane, Bou Azer District, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco

Overall Size: 6 x 4 cm


This rarer shade of sphalerite is pure yellow and translucently clear, with its core slightly more opaque. Even though it doesn’t need it, these crystals literally ooze with saturation if slightly backlit, and every crystal face is free of damage.

S19430 - Fluorite - $950
Xia Yang, Quanzhou, Fujian, China

Overall Size: 6.5 x 3.7 cm


This excellent specimen of fluorite is exquisitely rich in color and clarity exhibiting purple blue to very light violet, with some colorless quartz. This specimen is just easy on the eyes, tipping the scale in terms of quality.

S19431 - Fluorite with Quartz - $450
Fluorite Occurrence, Mandrosonoro, Ambatofinandrahana, Madagascar

Overall Size: 11 x 9 cm


This excellent cabinet plate is comprised of flattish crystals of top vibrant green perched upright from matrix. This specimen is stunning and in very good shape, considering many have cleaved corners.

S19436 - Fluorite with Quartz (Var. Eisenkiesel) - SOLD
Johannesschacht Mine, Wolsendorf, Bavaria, Germany

Overall Size: 8 x 5.7 cm


An exceptionally fine and appealing combination specimen that is different in look. This eisenkiesel variety of quartz is just evenly colored inclusions of hematite, but striking when sprinkled lightly over well-formed purple fluorite.

S19439 - Beryl (Var. Aquamarine) - $6500
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Overall Size: 7.2 x 1.5 cm


The fantastic form of this clear spray grew in an attractive and well arranged way, with sharply terminated ends. The level of quality and glossy wet-like surface shine is top, and all five light blue crystals are in mint condition.

S19440 - Quartz (Var. Amethyst) - $600
Diamond Point, Payson District, Gila Co., Arizona

Overall Size: 4.3 x 4 cm


This very clear cluster was one of the top prizes from a recent find, according to its previous owner, and generally a deeper scarlet near the exterior than earlier finds. This specimen is an impressive set of Herkimer-diamond quality amethyst in chip free condition.

S19441 - Fluorite with Quartz (Var. Eisenkiesel) - $600
Johannesschacht Mine, Wolsendorf, Bavaria, Germany

Overall Size: 8.5 x 7 cm


This eisenkiesel variety of quartz is just evenly colored inclusions of hematite, but striking when sprinkled lightly over well-formed purple fluorite. An appealing combination specimen that is different in look.

S19443 - Adamite - $750
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Overall Size: 10 x 7.2 cm


This attractive green to yellowish green cuprian adamite cluster sits on typical limonite matrix. This is older material from this world-renowned locale, with an excellent display of crystals measuring 2 cm in mint condition.

S19445 - Smithsonite with Rosasite - $950
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 7.5 x 4.5 cm


This specimen is composed of well exposed, contact free crystals of cuboctahedral smithsonite growing in separation. A good one of the habit is fairly uncommon from Tsumeb, and here we have contrasting dolomite and rosasite as well.

S19452 - Cinnabar with Stibnite - SOLD
Red Devil Mercury Mine, Sleimut District, Kuskokwim Region, Alaska

Overall Size: 3.5 x 3 cm


An old and unusual combination specimen from the Don Boydston collection. Good ones are relatively uncommon, and this sort of rarity is extra nice in that fiery red cinnabar decorates stibnite. A really fine piece!

S19456 - Conichalcite with Calcite - SOLD
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Overall Size: 4.5 x 3.5 cm


A striking and balanced Ojuela association of conichalcite and opposing gem-clear calcite. A miniature completely paved in vibrant green beauty, a perfect addition to a miniatures suite.

S19462 - Cinnabar with Stibnite - $350
Red Devil Mercury Mine, Sleimut District, Kuskokwim Region, Alaska

Overall Size: 3.5 x 1.5 cm


This one is extra nice in that fiery red cinnabar decorates stibnite, and good ones are relatively uncommon. An old and unusual combination specimen from the Don Boydston collection.

S19465 - Corundum (Var. Sapphire) - SOLD
Zazafotsy Quarry, Ihosy District, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar

Overall Size: 2.4 x 1.5 cm


This sapphire is stunning, displaying a vibrant magenta to purple to blue. A damage free floater of exceptional form, set off all the more by watery luster on all sides without contacted schist. Plus, it measures a competitive thumb size.

S19468 - Awaruite - $750
Josephine Creek Placers, Josephine Creek District, Josephine Co., Oregon

Overall Size: 3.4 x 2.7 cm


A rare mineral containing nickel and iron, this is an excellent example of awaruite. This one is from river placers in Josephine Co., Oregon, and initially they were called josephenite.

S19473 - Benitoite with Natrolite - $750
Benitoite Gem Mine, New Idria District, San Benito Co., California

Overall Size: 3.2 x 2 cm


A quality crystal of benitoite, with the largest crystal here measuring 2 cm along an edge. This mineral remains unique, and this one is particularly fine and deep rich blue.

S19475 - Hemimorphite - $400
M'fouati Mine, M'fouati District, Bouenza Department, Republic of Congo

Overall Size: 8.2 x 6 cm


This cluster of pale blue hemimorphite is very glassy and bright, with a natural shine on every face amid some contacting. This glassy flower measures 2.7 cm.

S19478 - Silver - $400
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

Overall Size: 4.1 x 4 cm


This specimen of Peruvian silver has thick ropy wires that is highly effective coming out of dark limonite and this one displays nicely all around.

S19481 - Creedite - $750
Navidad Mine, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico

Overall Size: 6 x 4.5 cm


An excellent and richly crystallized specimen of well exposed creedite needles of water clear quality emit fiery orange highlights, with minimal contacting. An unusual mineral to see in abundance before production here. Ex. Benny Fenn

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