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Doubly terminated smoky Quartz.
JD66X3: Doubly terminated smoky Quartz
Two doubly terminated crystals that are transparent, extraordinarily bright, and slightly smoky, with inclusions and with curious areas, very limited, of nearly amethyst color. An American classic.
Herkimer County, New York  USA
Specimen size: 4.5 × 4.1 × 4.2 cm = 1.8” × 1.6” × 1.7”

Price: [SOLD]
Doubly terminated smoky Quartz.
RD13M2: Doubly terminated smoky Quartz
Group of Quartz crystals, one of them dominant, doubly terminated and with very sharp faces and edges. Although its uniform smoky tones are not very deep, the transparency is excellent. In the Folch collection card one can read that this sample, collection Nr. 4.147, was obtained by exchange in 1950 with Herr Sulzbach from Zurich (Switzerland).
Sidelangetscher, Furka Pass area, Urseren, Uri  Switzerland (±1950)
Specimen size: 5.6 × 5 × 3.7 cm = 2.2” × 2.0” × 1.5”

Main crystal size: 5.5 × 3.3 cm = 2.2” × 1.3”

Price: [SOLD]
Doubly terminated smoky Quartz.
AK76N6: Doubly terminated smoky Quartz
An excellent and interesting miniature. A group of doubly terminated crystals, very transparent, bright and slightly twisted (gwindel) and with parallel growths on terminal faces. A classic Swiss Quartz.
The sample is from the Folch duplicate collection and we'll send his autographed label to the buyer.
Val Giuv, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)  Switzerland
Specimen size: 3.3 × 2.5 × 1.6 cm = 1.3” × 1.0” × 0.6”

Price: [SOLD]
Doubly terminated smoky Quartz with Clinochlore.
RF8S7: Doubly terminated smoky Quartz with Clinochlore
Doubly terminated crystals with a scepter termination at one of its terminations, very well marked by an evident change of color, that changes to white.
Tavetsch, Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons  Switzerland
Specimen size: 5.2 × 2.3 × 2 cm = 2.0” × 0.9” × 0.8”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety smoky quartz).
EM27AC0: Quartz (variety smoky quartz)
A novelty at the Ste. Marie-aux-Mines 2015 Show. Excellent example in which the two directions of the smoky Quartz crystals have been controlled epitactically by the feldspar upon which they grew. They resemble multiple Japan law twins but they are not twins. This phenomenon is seen on similar specimens from the Erongo Mountains, Namibia, as described by John White in an article in Rocks & Minerals, vol. 87, Sept./Oct. 2012, pp. 459-462, but this one has a related combo of small species, classics from Malawi.
The specimen's photo has been reviewed and published in the magazine ‘Rocks & Minerals’ on page 11 in the volume 91, number 1, Jan/Feb 2016
Mount Malosa, Zomba District  Malawi (11-12/2014)
Specimen size: 8 × 3.5 × 3.6 cm = 3.1” × 1.4” × 1.4”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety smoky quartz).
EQ37AC0: Quartz (variety smoky quartz)
A novelty at the Ste. Marie-aux-Mines 2015 Show. Excellent example in which the two directions of the smoky Quartz crystals have been controlled epitactically by the feldspar upon which they grew. They resemble multiple Japan law twins but they are not twins. This phenomenon is seen on similar specimens from the Erongo Mountains, Namibia, as described by John White in an article in Rocks & Minerals, vol. 87, Sept./Oct. 2012, pp. 459-462, but this one has a related combo of small species, classics from Malawi.
Mount Malosa, Zomba District  Malawi (11-12/2014)
Specimen size: 8.4 × 4.1 × 2.9 cm = 3.3” × 1.6” × 1.1”

Main crystal size: 2.3 × 1.6 cm = 0.9” × 0.6”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety smoky quartz).
EP37AC0: Quartz (variety smoky quartz)
A novelty at the Ste. Marie-aux-Mines 2015 Show. Excellent example in which the two directions of the smoky Quartz crystals have been controlled epitactically by the feldspar upon which they grew. They resemble multiple Japan law twins but they are not twins. This phenomenon is seen on similar specimens from the Erongo Mountains, Namibia, as described by John White in an article in Rocks & Minerals, vol. 87, Sept./Oct. 2012, pp. 459-462, but this one has a related combo of small species, classics from Malawi.
The specimen's photo has been reviewed and published in the magazine ‘Rocks & Minerals’ on page 11 in the volume 91, number 1, Jan/Feb 2016
Mount Malosa, Zomba District  Malawi (11-12/2014)
Specimen size: 9.2 × 4 × 4 cm = 3.6” × 1.6” × 1.6”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety smoky quartz).
N9BL6: Quartz (variety smoky quartz)
From the last mining works that tried to exploit again the Quarries in Lumbrales, a very interesting Quartz crystal with sharp faces and edges, and a slight and uniform smoky tone at the top, milky at the base. One can see some geometric hoppered growth forms. With Orthoclase and kaolinized Mica.
Mari Tere Mine, Minero Feli Mining Group, Lumbrales, Comarca El Abadengo, Salamanca, Castile and León  Spain (±1980)
Specimen size: 6.8 × 2.4 × 2.2 cm = 2.7” × 0.9” × 0.9”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety smoky).
DH26AK4: Quartz (variety smoky)
Full crystal, with highly profiled polycrystalline terminations with the base recrystallized as the start of a scepter growth. The specimen, transparent, bright and of a very deep and uniform smoky color, comes from a completely lost locality and is from the Daunis collection, which in the 1970s to ‘80s was a reference collection for local field collectors in the Barcelona area.
Les Mallorquines, Sils, Comarca La Selva, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia  Spain
Specimen size: 6.7 × 3 × 2.6 cm = 2.6” × 1.2” × 1.0”

Price: Euro:110 / US$121 / Yen:13190 / AUD$170
Quartz (variety smoky).
TD28AD4: Quartz (variety smoky)
Aggregate of crystals, one of them clearly dominant, with window (“fenster”) growths in some of their faces and a particularly intense “glassy” luster. The better samples from the Grant Quarry, aside from their scarcity, are especially appreciated by advanced collectors due to their quality, and the neat inner growths.
Grant Quarry, Greely, Gloucester Township, Carleton County, Ontario  Canada (06/2004)
Specimen size: 5.2 × 4.7 × 3.5 cm = 2.0” × 1.9” × 1.4”

Main crystal size: 3.3 × 3.4 cm = 1.3” × 1.3”

Price: Euro:280 / US$308 / Yen:33580 / AUD$450
Quartz (variety smoky).
NF90AJ6: Quartz (variety smoky)
Very aerial polycrystalline growth of very bright and transparent crystals with sharp 'window' growths. An old Brazilian sample, a classic.
Minas Gerais  Brazil
Specimen size: 20.3 × 12.8 × 5.3 cm = 8.0” × 5.0” × 2.1”

Price: Euro:480 / US$529 / Yen:57570 / AUD$770
Quartz (variety smoky).
EA87S3: Quartz (variety smoky)
Group of Quartz crystals practically dipyramidal, with a scant development of the prism. They are very bright, rich with inclusions and have very evident “window” growths.
Allos Pass, Allos area, Barcelonette, Castellane, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur  France
Specimen size: 9.2 × 5.7 × 4.3 cm = 3.6” × 2.2” × 1.7”

Price: Euro:260 / US$286 / Yen:31180 / AUD$420
Quartz (variety smoky) on Feldspar.
TR88AB3: Quartz (variety smoky) on Feldspar
Complete doubly terminated Quartz crystal on a white platy Feldspar matrix. It has very well defined left-oriented faces and exhibits Dauphiné twinning. Very esthetic due its aerial position on the Feldspar matrix.
The specimen has been published in the magazine ‘extraLAPIS’ on page 22, number 53, "Zwillinge"
Chhappu, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)  Pakistan (2015)
Specimen size: 8.2 × 5.3 × 4.7 cm = 3.2” × 2.1” × 1.9”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety smoky) with Albite.
DP56AJ5: Quartz (variety smoky) with Albite
Group of smoky Quartz crystals with parallel growths, translucent, bright with red Hematite impregnations in some areas and with polycrystalline Albite growths. The sample is very unusual for both the locality and his shape. It is from the Daunis collection whose label we will send to the buyer.
La Arola, Comarca Osona, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia  Spain
Specimen size: 8.6 × 5.6 × 4.6 cm = 3.4” × 2.2” × 1.8”

Main crystal size: 8.4 × 4 cm = 3.3” × 1.6”

Price: Euro:140 / US$154 / Yen:16790 / AUD$220
Quartz (variety smoky) with Albite.
DV46AH5: Quartz (variety smoky) with Albite
Two isolated Quartz crystals (smoky variety) with very well defined faces and edges, transparent and bright, with a deep and uniform smoky color. They have grown on a matrix of Albite crystals.
The Daunis collection was, in the 70’s and the 80’s, a reference for the local prospectors of the Barcelona area.
La Arola, Comarca Osona, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia  Spain
Specimen size: 5.5 × 4.6 × 4.4 cm = 2.2” × 1.8” × 1.7”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety smoky) with Calcite.
TA97AG8: Quartz (variety smoky) with Calcite
The Quartz from this Quarry which is already defunct (currently is completely flooded) is a world's reference due its quality and brightness. From the glorious past comes this beautiful group of Quartz crystals, several of them doubly terminated and partially coated with small scalenohedral crystals of Calcite.
Grant Quarry, Greely, Gloucester Township, Carleton County, Ontario  Canada (06/2004)
Specimen size: 6.6 × 3.8 × 3 cm = 2.6” × 1.5” × 1.2”

Main crystal size: 4 × 2.4 cm = 1.6” × 0.9”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety smoky) with Calcite.
TH59AD3: Quartz (variety smoky) with Calcite
Aggregate of crystals, one of them clearly dominant, with window (“fenster”) growths in some of their faces and a particularly intense “glassy” luster. The better samples from the Grant Quarry, aside from their scarcity, are especially appreciated by advanced collectors due to their quality, and the neat inner growth forms.
Grant Quarry, Greely, Gloucester Township, Carleton County, Ontario  Canada (06/2004)
Specimen size: 7 × 4.5 × 3.8 cm = 2.8” × 1.8” × 1.5”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety smoky) with Epidote.
LK91AK2: Quartz (variety smoky) with Epidote
A good example of what is expected of an Alpine fissure Smoky Quartz, for its transparency, intense luster and depth of color. Associated with some small Epidote crystals. The sample is from the Philippe Morelon collection (No. 766), whose catalogue entry we will send to the buyer.
Pointe des Périades, Mont Blanc Massif, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes  France (07/2010)
Specimen size: 10.9 × 9.7 × 9.2 cm = 4.3” × 3.8” × 3.6”

Main crystal size: 8.4 × 5.3 cm = 3.3” × 2.1”

Price: Euro:640 / US$706 / Yen:76760 / AUD$1030
Quartz (variety smoky) with Feldspar.
RF12AB7: Quartz (variety smoky) with Feldspar
Floater complete Quartz crystal, extraordinarily flat, with a very uncommon shape and bordered and partially coated by small crystals of an indeterminate Feldspar. The locality is very unusual.
La Roca del Vallès, Comarca Vallès Oriental, Barcelona, Catalonia  Spain
Specimen size: 10.4 × 6.2 × 1.1 cm = 4.1” × 2.4” × 0.4”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety smoky) with Ferberite.
DC89AJ0: Quartz (variety smoky) with Ferberite
Parallel growth of very sharp Quartz (smoky variety) crystals. They are partially doubly terminated, transparent, very bright, with inclusions, and are on a matrix of crystallized Ferberite with small Pyrite crystals.
The sample was in the Desmond Sacco collection whose label we will send to the buyer.
Kara-Oba, Betpak-Dala (Bet-Pak-Dala) Desert, Karaganda Region  Kazakhstan
Specimen size: 10.3 × 5.4 × 6.8 cm = 4.1” × 2.1” × 2.7”

Main crystal size: 8.8 × 5.7 cm = 3.5” × 2.2”

Price: Euro:460 / US$507 / Yen:55170 / AUD$740
Quartz (variety smoky) with Hematite inclusions.
EX76AD2: Quartz (variety smoky) with Hematite inclusions
Single smoky Quartz crystal, transparent, very bright and with a very deep and uniform color, with Hematite inclusions on its terminal faces and with very visible right-handed rhombohedral faces.
Uri  Switzerland (1992)
Specimen size: 6.5 × 3.6 × 2.7 cm = 2.6” × 1.4” × 1.1”

Price: Euro:180 / US$198 / Yen:21590 / AUD$290
Quartz (variety smoky) with inclusions and Chlorite.
TM87L0: Quartz (variety smoky) with inclusions and Chlorite
An interesting novelty of Tucson 2008 due to the quality and locality. Group of smoky Quartz crystals, some of them doubly terminated, with well defined faces and edges. Crystals are quite transparent with several inclusions, among others Chlorite.
Diamantina, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais  Brazil (11/2007)
Specimen size: 5.7 × 5.6 × 3.5 cm = 2.2” × 2.2” × 1.4”

Main crystal size: 4.1 × 2.2 cm = 1.6” × 0.9”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety smoky) with inclusions and Chlorite.
TN37N4: Quartz (variety smoky) with inclusions and Chlorite
Floater group of crystals, all them doubly terminated, bright, with very well defined faces and edges and very rich in Chlorite inclusions.
Diamantina, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais  Brazil (11/2007)
Specimen size: 8.4 × 6.4 × 4.2 cm = 3.3” × 2.5” × 1.7”

Price: Euro:230 / US$253 / Yen:27580 / AUD$370
Quartz (variety smoky) with inclusions and Chlorite.
TT98L0: Quartz (variety smoky) with inclusions and Chlorite
An interesting novelty of Tucson 2008 due to the quality and locality. Group of smoky Quartz crystals, one of them clearly dominant and doubly terminated, with well defined faces and edges. Crystals are transparent with several inclusions, among others Chlorite.
Diamantina, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais  Brazil (11/2007)
Specimen size: 9.7 × 6.8 × 5.6 cm = 3.8” × 2.7” × 2.2”

Main crystal size: 7.7 × 3.3 cm = 3.0” × 1.3”

Price: [SOLD]
Quartz (variety smoky) with inclusions and Chlorite.
TM70P9: Quartz (variety smoky) with inclusions and Chlorite
Doubly terminates crystal of excellent transparency, luster and color and with abundant and esthetic inclusions. We must note slight damage on one of the terminal faces but we are sure it does not detract from the quality of this excellent sample.
Diamantina, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais  Brazil (11/2007)
Specimen size: 15.2 × 4.2 × 3.7 cm = 6.0” × 1.7” × 1.5”

Price: [SOLD]

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