S21412 - Gold - SOLD
Eagle's Nest Mine, Michigan Bluff District, Placer Co., California

Overall Size: 2.3 x 1.5 cm

An excellent arrangement of complex gold crystals from one of the most significant specimen producing gold mines in California. Crystals vary from lustrous to textured in pure, bright yellow with faint reddish stains in areas. Ex. Robert Driscoll collection

S21415 - Benitoite with Neptunite - SOLD
Benitoite Gem Mine, New Idria District, San Benito Co., California

Overall Size: 4.7 x 1.6 cm

This piece is packed with outstanding coverage up to 1.5 cm of unique triangular symmetry. A grouping of about a dozen deep blue benitoite crystals on white natrolite.

S21417 - Cerussite with Mottramite - $3500
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 7 x 4.2 cm

This cerussite is made up of shiny mottramite and minor calcite, a classic association from Tsumeb. A floater of undamaged crystals of repetitive twinning to 2.5 cm balance nicely on matrix. Add to that the desirable historic locality.

S21420 - Vanadinite - $350
Mibladen Mining District, Midelt Province, Draa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Overall Size: 3.5 x 3.3 cm

Bright and sharp rich red vanadinite measuring 3.5 x 3.3 cm in size, very choice for the species and complete all around.

S21422 - Cerussite - $1250
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 5 x 3.3 cm

Tsumeb is known for its reticulated cerussite and this well formed and undamaged piece is extremely fine for what it is. It was the most common secondary lead mineral found at the mine. Quality is great and twins are entirely clear.

S21426 - Malachite with Calcite - $950
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Overall Size: 8.5 x 5.5 cm

Unusual to see such a nice primary malachite from Tsumeb. This specimen is striking and quite a bit better in person, with bright sparkly calcite set off all the more by rich areas of green malachite. An appealing and completely intact spray of crystals.

S21428 - Rhodochrosite with Quartz - $375
Emma Mine, Butte, Silver Bow Co., Montana

Overall Size: 3 x 3 cm

Neatly stacked opaque milky rose rhombs sculpt the display side of this Butte rhodochrosite. As a full-sized thumbnail, this one is certainly choice.

S21429 - Silver - $4000
Himmelsfurst Mine, Brand-Erbisdorf, Mittelsachsen, Saxony, Germany

Overall Size: 7 x 0.6 cm

This high quality silver is from the world-famous, old-time Freiberg locality in Germany where the precious metal was the most significant mineral mined. A finely formed, ropy curl of wires of dark patina that developed over a long period of time.

S21430 - Rutile - $500
Graves Mountain, Lincoln Co., Georgia

Overall Size: 2.7 x 2.5 cm

The metallic surface and brightness is spectacular on this rutile. Graves Mountain pieces are among the finest in America and this piece is extremely fine in person. Ex. Robert Driscoll collection

S21432 - Elbaite - $400
Cruzeiro Mine, Sao Jose da Safira, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Overall Size: 2.2 x 1 cm

A richly colored and appealing reddish blue elbaite from the Cruzeiro mine in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Small piece of bright showy appearance.

S21433 - Wulfenite - SOLD
79 Mine, Banner District, Gila Co., Arizona

Overall Size: 3 x 1.8 cm

This intense orange wulfenite is sitting precariously on limonite, with a redder core distinctive to 79 mine material. The piece has exposed crystals in the 1.7 cm range. Ex. Robert Driscoll collection

S21436 - Epidote - $400
Julie Claim, Hawthorne Mining District, Mineral Co., Nevada

Overall Size: 3.8 x 1.2 cm

A fine pistachio green epidote, with a surprisingly sharp termination and glassy prism that is slightly translucent. Mined in the early 1980s and obtained by Robert Driscoll.

S21437 - Grossular - SOLD
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada

Overall Size: 3 x 2.5 cm

The crystals on this specimen show exceptional transparency. They give off a peachy glow in contrast to matrix.

S21441 - Barite with Pyrite - $350
Meikle Mine, Bootstrap District, Elko Co., Nevada

Overall Size: 2.8 x 2 cm

An outstanding full-sized thumbnail. This find of barite encrusted with pyrite is uncommon from Meikle, and an association making it all the more noticeable. Ex. Robert Driscoll collection

S21443 - Stibnite - SOLD
Stayton Mine, Antimony Peak, Stayton Mining District, California

Overall Size: 6.8 x 1.4 cm

A locality stibnite from Stayton in California is relatively rare. This crystal is submetallic with a natural bend and comes from Scott Williams with label.

S21445 - Pyromorphite - $350
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Shoshone Co., Idaho

Overall Size: 4.5 x 3 cm

This stunning pyromorphite is draped in sparkling crystals nearly covering matrix, with a vibrant shade of orange. The always pretty and classic material from a now defunct locality.

S21449 - Kottigite - $850
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Overall Size: 2.5 x 2 cm

A mineral rarely seen in quality crystals from Ojuela that is certainly the world’s finest source of kottigite. Similar to legrandite, this is an excellent rarity to own. A superb, thick, sharply terminated crystal of bluish gray hue. Ex. Robert Driscoll collection

S21452 - Actinolite - $250
Wilberforce, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada

Overall Size: 3.5 x 3 cm

A glasslike grouping of actinolite from Canada, with more form than usual. Nicely terminated too.

S21453 - Wulfenite - $300
Mezica Mine, Koroska Region, Slovenia

Overall Size: 5 x 5 cm

Some of the most impressive European wulfenites come from the Mezica mine in Slovenia. This specimen is particularly rich in crystals and color.

S21456 - Orpiment - $250
Twin Creeks Mine, Potosi District, Humboldt Co., Nevada

Overall Size: 3 x 2.2 cm

This treasured modern-day classic is from a one time occurence. This orpiment is bright orange with well developed crystals and a golden sheen.

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