S23711 - Smithsonite - $350
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 2.5 x 1.5 cm

A fine and undamaged smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia. Colorless crystals are much rarer and here they are completely transparent in quality.

S23714 - Ettringite with Calcite - SOLD
N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Overall Size: 2.3 x 1.8 cm

This ettringite is stunning, displaying rich vibrant yellow. N'Chwaning II pieces have exceptional color and this one has additional gem clear calcite.

S23718 - Elbaite - SOLD
Dara-i-Pech Pegmatite Field, Chapa Dara District, Konar Province, Afghanistan

Overall Size: 5.3 x 1 cm

An extremely high-quality crystal of indicolite from Pech, Afghanistan. Interior is unusually clear and transmits a rarer shade of light blue, and the fact that it is so clear and bright really makes a difference. An exceptional gem crystal in mint condition.

S23719 - Elbaite - $650
Pederneira Claim, Sao Jose da Safira, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Overall Size: 5 x 0.5 cm

The termination of this elbaite is hot red and its prism is multicolored and mostly gemmy. A classic Pederneira pencil from the Sailboat pocket.

S23721 - Topaz with Quartz - $1750
Papachacra Pegmatites, Belen Department, Catamarca Province, Argentina

Overall Size: 3 x 2.2 cm

This quality is only seen in the finest Papachacra material. Piece is an excellent thumbnail featuring classy smoky quartz of deep black-brown colored crystals which is host to silvery topaz of exceptional clarity.

S23726 - Corundum (Var. Ruby) - SOLD
Mysore District, Karnataka, India

Overall Size: 8.5 x 3.7 cm

Striking material from the 1970s mining period. The association, with its typical quartz and mica, is made up of ruby frozen in matrix.

S23728 - Fluorapatite - $350
King Lithia Mine, Keystone Mining District, South Dakota

Overall Size: 3 x 2.5 cm

An excellent example of fluorapatite from King Lithia Mine in South Dakota. None of this type have been found in years.

S23734 - Cassiterite with Quartz and Muscovite - $650
Tae Hwa Mine, Neungam-ri, Angseong-myeon, South Korea

Overall Size: 3 x 2.5 cm

The classic location know for scheelite also produced crystals of cassiterite. Fine, quality twinned cassiterite sits nicely with quartz and muscovite and the cassiterite itself is 2.2 cm. Choice specimen for the locale.

S23740 - Barite with Orpiment - SOLD
Regent Mine, Ferber District, Elko Co., Nevada

Overall Size: 2.3 x 1.5 cm

Fascinating inclusions of orpiment in barite from the Regent Mine in Nevada. Such inclusions are rare worldwide, so this specimen is especially noteworthy from this gold mine.

S23744 - Gahnite - $3000
Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka

Overall Size: 3.3 x 2 cm

Fine, sharp crystals of gahnite grew nicely attached to each other and there is no real damage even under magnification. Three dimensional crystallization shows great from all sides. A member of the spinel group, gahnite is a zinc bearing species.

S23746 - Hematite with Quartz - $400
Cavradi, Curnera Valley, Tujetsch, Grischun, Switzerland

Overall Size: 2.7 x 2.1 cm

From older production when prime material came from Cavradi. The piece is a well put together balancing act, with hematite perfectly poised on quartz.

S23748 - Luinaite-(OH) with Quartz - $450
Bald Hornet Prospect, Snoqualmie Mining District, King Co., Washington

Overall Size: 3 x 2 cm

An uncommon tourmaline group species, luinaite-(OH) is well known form the Bald Hornet prospect in Washington. This specimen is particullarly fine for the mineral.

S23750 - Quartz with Goethite - $350
Crystal Peak, Teller Co., Colorado

Overall Size: 3.3 x 1.7 cm

Onegite is an early name for acicular inclusions of goethite in amethyst. This scepter of onegite is entirely filled with goethite needles turning it a nice shade of light brown.

S23755 - Quartz - $400
Mondo Mine, Dodoma Region, Tanzania

Overall Size: 3.5 x 2 cm

Appealing clarity make this Tanzanian quartz extra nice. Super piece from finds a few years ago.

S23756 - Quartz (Var. Amethyst) - $300
Ruaha, Mahenge, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Overall Size: 2.5 x 1.5 cm

A sharp floater of exceptional clarity and watery luster, set off all the more by its scepter. Older material dating back to early 1980s mining.

S23758 - Copper - SOLD
Caledonia Mine, Mass City, Ontonagon Co., Michigan

Overall Size: 8 x 4.5 cm

Choice grouping of brilliant copper united and entirely made up of metallic red patina. Essentially solid copper and unusually thick.

S23764 - Pyrite - $2000
Bingham Canyon, Bingham Mining District, Salt Lake Co., Utah

Overall Size: 11 x 5 cm

An impressive Bingham pyrite, with highly lustrous faces and naturally carved frontal display of fair size for Utah material. This piece is likely from 1960s production.

S23766 - Calcite - $450
Southwest Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise Co., Arizona

Overall Size: 3.6 x 1.8 cm

This Bisbee calcite is particullarly fine from all sides and aesthetic for what it is. A fine thing!

S23769 - Malachite ps. after Azurite - SOLD
New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona

Overall Size: 2.7 x 2 cm

Sharp and completely replaced by velvety green malachite make this specimen fine for one of these Ajo pseudomorphs. Choice specimen for the locale.

S23775 - Fluorapatite - SOLD
Medina, Pedra Azul District, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Overall Size: 2.5 x 1.5 cm

This ultra-bright group of fluorapatite exhibits incredible clarity and stepped parallel growth. Quality piece from Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

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