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PAKISTAN - AFGHANISTAN


Beryl (variety aquamarine)

Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Muscovite
Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Muscovite. Front
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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Muscovite. Side
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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Muscovite. Side
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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Muscovite. Close-up
Close-up
 

ET97AI8: An extraordinary group of Beryl (aquamarine variety) crystals with very well defined faces and edges and some of them doubly terminated, with flat pinacoidal terminations. They are very clear and bright with a nice sky blue color. On a matrix of Muscovite crystals. Truly a museum piece.
Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)  Pakistan

Specimen size: 9.8 × 8 × 7.5 cm = 3.9” × 3.1” × 3.0”

Main crystal size: 3.8 × 3.4 cm = 1.5” × 1.3”




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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Feldspar
 

NY37AG7: A single crystal, on feldspar matrix, that is very bright, very rich in terminal faces, with a uniform blue color and on Feldspar matrix.
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)  Pakistan (05/2017)

Specimen size: 6.2 × 5 × 2.6 cm = 2.4” × 2.0” × 1.0”

Main crystal size: 5 × 0.9 cm = 2.0” × 0.4”




Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Feldspar. Front
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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Feldspar. Rear
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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Feldspar.
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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Muscovite and Quartz
Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Muscovite and Quartz. Front
Front
Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Muscovite and Quartz. Rear
Rear
 

MZ7AF0: Complete Beryl crystal (aquamarine variety), partially doubly terminated, clear and bright with a pale blue color and on a Quartz matrix, with Muscovite.
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)  Pakistan (06/2016)

Specimen size: 6.3 × 3.4 × 3 cm = 2.5” × 1.3” × 1.2”

Main crystal size: 4.9 × 1.1 cm = 1.9” × 0.4”




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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Orthoclase
 

MF99AF8: Doubly terminated Beryl (aquamarine variety) crystals. They are very clear, have a very uniform blue color and are on a curious matrix, a white and very sharp floater Microcline crystal with small Quartz crystals.
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)  Pakistan (06/2016)

Specimen size: 7 × 5.5 × 3.7 cm = 2.8” × 2.2” × 1.5”

Main crystal size: 3.6 × 1.6 cm = 1.4” × 0.6”




Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Orthoclase. Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Orthoclase.
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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Albite, Mica and Schorl
Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Albite, Mica and Schorl. Front
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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Albite, Mica and Schorl. Side
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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Albite, Mica and Schorl. Rear
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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Albite, Mica and Schorl. Top
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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Albite, Mica and Schorl  

MT46AF0: Beryl crystal (aquamarine variety) of a good length and thickness, with blue color zoning and on an Albite matrix with Schorl and leafy clusters of Muscovite.
Dassu, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)  Pakistan (± 2015)

Specimen size: 10.7 × 8.3 × 5.8 cm = 4.2” × 3.3” × 2.3”

Main crystal size: 10.4 × 2.8 cm = 4.1” × 1.1”

Former collection of Jaume Vilalta



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Titanite with Quartz and inclusions
 

MR66AI8: Very sharp, flattened and twinned Titanite crystal that is translucent, has a greenish-yellow color and is on a group of Quartz crystals, the main one doubly terminated. All are transparent and rich with Chlorite inclusions.
The sample is from the Carles Manresa collection whose label we will send to the buyer.
Alchuri, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)  Pakistan

Specimen size: 8.4 × 6.4 × 3.7 cm = 3.3” × 2.5” × 1.5”

Main crystal size: 1.4 × 1.1 cm = 0.6” × 0.4”

Former collection of Carles Manresa




Titanite with Quartz and inclusions. Front
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Titanite with Quartz and inclusions. Side
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Titanite with Quartz and inclusions. Titanite with Quartz and inclusions.
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Doubly terminated Diopside with Albite
Doubly terminated Diopside with Albite. Front
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Doubly terminated Diopside with Albite. Rear
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EH30AF9: Parallel growth of very sharp and doubly terminated transparent Diopside crystals that are very bright with an intense green color and a small white Albite crystal attached.
Alchuri, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)  Pakistan

Specimen size: 5.7 × 2.2 × 1 cm = 2.2” × 0.9” × 0.4”

Main crystal size: 3.3 × 1.5 cm = 1.3” × 0.6”




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Topaz with Muscovite and Albite
 

MH66S9: Very sharp crystals of very well defined faces and edges. They are transparent, bright and have a slightly pink color, being on a Quartz matrix with leafy aggregates of Muscovite.
Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)  Pakistan (2004)

Specimen size: 4.5 × 2.8 × 3.9 cm = 1.8” × 1.1” × 1.5”

Main crystal size: 1.8 × 1.2 cm = 0.7” × 0.5”

Minor fluorescence short UV




Topaz with Muscovite and Albite. Front
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Topaz with Muscovite and Albite. Rear
Rear
Topaz with Muscovite and Albite. Side
Side
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Schorl
Schorl. Front
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Schorl. Rear
Rear
 

TV46J3: A group of prismatic, naturally broken and rehealed, crystals. They have abundant curvatures and crystalline fibrous shaped sutures. Crystals are doubly terminated, with very different terminations. On one of the tips appear well defined and bright rhombohedron faces, on the other it finishes with a flat rough pedion. The quarry from which the sample came is not well known and, probably it has been recently opened.
Chhappu, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)  Pakistan (2006)

Specimen size: 8.8 × 3 × 3.3 cm = 3.5” × 1.2” × 1.3”




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Axinite-(Fe) with Calcite
 

TV47AA2: Very sharp floater Axinite-(Fe) crystal with small remnants of a feldspar matrix. The crystal is translucent, bright and has a considerable length for the locality.
Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)  Pakistan (2012)

Specimen size: 6.2 × 3.9 × 1.7 cm = 2.4” × 1.5” × 0.7”




Axinite-(Fe) with Calcite.
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Fluorite with Muscovite and Schorl
Fluorite with Muscovite and Schorl. Fluorescent light (day light)
Fluorescent light (day light)
Fluorite with Muscovite and Schorl. Bulb light
Bulb light
Fluorite with Muscovite and Schorl. Side
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ME89K6: One of the novelties of Munich this year. An octahedral crystal with cube faces. The pink color is deeper on the cube faces. It is on Muscovite matrix with small Schorl crystals.
Nagar, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)  Pakistan (09-10/2007)

Specimen size: 4.7 × 3.2 × 3.1 cm = 1.9” × 1.3” × 1.2”

Main crystal size: 3.2 × 3 cm = 1.3” × 1.2”




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Fluorite with Mica
 

ML46M9: Group of crystals formed by an equilibrate growth of the cube and the octahedron that are beveled by the faces of a rhombohedron. The sample has two clearly differentiate coloration, pale green and pale pink.
Nagar, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)  Pakistan (09-10/2007)

Specimen size: 5.8 × 4.5 × 4 cm = 2.3” × 1.8” × 1.6”

Fluorescent long & short UV




Fluorite with Mica. Front
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Fluorite with Mica. Top
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Ilmenite
Ilmenite. Ilmenite.
 

TX56AI0: Very sharp tabular Ilmenite crystal with a predominant and very well developed pinacoid. It has fine growth striations and is very bright.
We’ll send the sample in its original Perkin’s box from the R.J. Noble collection, also containing the collection label.
Zagi Mountain, Hameed Abad Kafoor Dheri, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa  Pakistan

Specimen size: 2.1 × 1.4 × 0.1 cm = 0.8” × 0.6” × 0.0”

Former collection of Bob Noble




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Brucite
 

NR46AE9: Botryoidal aggregates, on matrix, with some quite well defined (more than usual for the species) crystal faces and edges. Besides the good luster we note the special quality and intensity of the color, a uniform lemon yellow. We’ll send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.
Killa Saifullah District, Balochistan (Baluchistan)  Pakistan (2016)

Specimen size: 3.8 × 3.2 × 2.6 cm = 1.5” × 1.3” × 1.0”




Brucite.
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Brucite
Brucite.
 

NL86AE9: Botryoidal aggregates, on matrix, with some quite well defined (more than usual for the species) crystal faces and edges. Besides the good luster we note the special quality and intensity of the color, a uniform lemon yellow. We’ll send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.
Killa Saifullah District, Balochistan (Baluchistan)  Pakistan (2016)

Specimen size: 4.5 × 5.2 × 1.6 cm = 1.8” × 2.0” × 0.6”




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Epidote
 

EA86S9: A novelty at Sainte Marie-aux-Mines 2011. Group of crystals, of pistachio green color, with very simple forms but with a very uncommon habit, the predominance of a very well developed frontal pinacoid that results in the crystal being really smooth. The crystals are bright and deep green, almost black.
Raywoo Mine, Quetta District, Balochistan (Baluchistan)  Pakistan (2011)

Specimen size: 5.2 × 4.9 × 3 cm = 2.0” × 1.9” × 1.2”




Epidote. Front
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Epidote. Rear
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Epidote
Epidote. Front
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Epidote. Side
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EF87T2: A novelty at Sainte Marie-aux-Mines 2011. Floater group of pistachio green color but with a very unusual habit, pseudo-octahedral, and with a feebly developed frontal pinacoid.
Raywoo Mine, Quetta District, Balochistan (Baluchistan)  Pakistan (2011)

Specimen size: 9.6 × 6.4 × 6.4 cm = 3.8” × 2.5” × 2.5”

Main crystal size: 5.5 × 4.6 cm = 2.2” × 1.8”




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Brookite with Quartz and Albite
 

MC69X8: Group of Brookite crystals, one of them clearly dominant, that are very well defined and have uncommon sharp and flat terminations. They are on matrix, with Quartz and small Albite crystals.
Zard Mountain, Ras Koh Mountains, Kharan, Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan)  Pakistan (2004)

Specimen size: 4.5 × 3.4 × 2.6 cm = 1.8” × 1.3” × 1.0”

Main crystal size: 1.2 × 1.2 cm = 0.5” × 0.5”

Former collection of Josep Amigó (Silvane)




Brookite with Quartz and Albite. Brookite with Quartz and Albite.
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Brookite with Quartz and Albite
Brookite with Quartz and Albite. Brookite with Quartz and Albite.
 

MZ76H2: Translucent and of nice color, the Brookite crystals, incomplete but unbroken, sit on a bed of Quartz and Albite crystals. Some of the Quartz crystals have green inclusions enhancing the specimen.
Zard Mountain, Ras Koh Mountains, Kharan, Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan)  Pakistan (2004)

Specimen size: 4.6 × 3.5 × 2 cm = 1.8” × 1.4” × 0.8”

Main crystal size: 1.3 × 1 cm = 0.5” × 0.4”




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Brookite with Quartz
 

MK17E9: The laminar crystals have great color and the Quartz that they sit on is well crystallized.
Zard Mountain, Ras Koh Mountains, Kharan, Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan)  Pakistan (2004)

Specimen size: 6 × 4.8 × 3 cm = 2.4” × 1.9” × 1.2”

Main crystal size: 1.2 × 0.7 cm = 0.5” × 0.3”




Brookite with Quartz.
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Brookite with Quartz
Brookite with Quartz. Brookite with Quartz.
 

ME98Y0: Parallel aggregate of bright Brookite crystals with deep color and very well defined phantom growths. They are implanted on a matrix of Quartz crystals. More esthetic than usual for Kharan Brookites.
Zard Mountain, Ras Koh Mountains, Kharan, Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan)  Pakistan (2004)

Specimen size: 6.4 × 4.3 × 3.5 cm = 2.5” × 1.7” × 1.4”

Main crystal size: 1.2 × 0.6 cm = 0.5” × 0.2”




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Anatase with Albite and Quartz
 

EP87K1: Parallel growth of two dipyramidal crystals with flat pinacoidal terminations. Their luster is very good and they are black with bluish reflections. On matrix, with small crystals of Quartz and Albite.
Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan)  Pakistan (2006)

Specimen size: 5.4 × 3.2 × 3.8 cm = 2.1” × 1.3” × 1.5”

Main crystal size: 0.9 × 0.5 cm = 0.4” × 0.2”




Anatase with Albite and Quartz.
Anatase with Albite and Quartz.
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Axinite-(Fe) with Albite
Axinite-(Fe) with Albite. Axinite-(Fe) with Albite.
 

MD36AB8: Sharp Axinite-(Fe) crystals that are transparent, very bright, with a brown color and mauve shades and on a matrix with Albite crystals.
Nausherwani Mine, Char Kohan, Kharan, Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan)  Pakistan

Specimen size: 7.3 × 2.9 × 3.2 cm = 2.9” × 1.1” × 1.3”

Main crystal size: 1.5 × 0.8 cm = 0.6” × 0.3”


Euro:170 / US$193 / Yen:21210 / AUD$269

Reservado
Grossular with Pectolite and Ilmenite
 

NT37AG7: A novelty at Expominer 2017. Dodecahedral Grossular crystals, between translucent and transparent, bright, with a uniform green color and on matrix, with white acicular Pectolite crystals and a group of Ilmenite crystals.
Khost, Khost District, Khost Province  Afghanistan (03/2017)

Specimen size: 6.2 × 4 × 2.2 cm = 2.4” × 1.6” × 0.9”

Main crystal size: 0.7 × 0.7 cm = 0.3” × 0.3”




Grossular with Pectolite and Ilmenite. Grossular with Pectolite and Ilmenite.
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Phenakite
Phenakite.
 

MJ56AF2: A novelty at Tucson 2017. Doubly terminated and complete Phenakite crystal with a small feldspar (probably Albite) matrix. The crystal has the finely striated faces of a main prism, the smooth surfaces of a secondary prism, and the rough terminal rhombohedron. An excellent thumbnail of a species that is very uncommon at Afghanistan.
The specimen has been photographed and published as a novelty in the magazine ‘Paragιnesis’, number 01/2017, page 69
Badakhshan Province  Afghanistan (08/2016)

Specimen size: 2 × 1.9 × 2.2 cm = 0.8” × 0.7” × 0.9”




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Lazurite (lapis lazuli variety) with Calcite
 

MH86AI5: Dodecahedral Lazurite crystal with very well defined faces and edges, with a very deep and uniform color and on a Calcite matrix.
The sample is from the Carles Manresa collection whose label we’ll send to the buyer.
Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province  Afghanistan

Specimen size: 5.3 × 4.3 × 5.1 cm = 2.1” × 1.7” × 2.0”

Main crystal size: 1.7 × 1.7 cm = 0.7” × 0.7”

Former collection of Carles Manresa




Lazurite (lapis lazuli variety) with Calcite. Lazurite (lapis lazuli variety) with Calcite.
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Tantalite-(Mn) with Calcite
Tantalite-(Mn) with Calcite.
 

NB88AI4: Single partially doubly terminated brown Manganotantalite crystal with reddish reflections and well defined faces and edges. On a Quartz matrix. The sample has been analyzed and we’ll send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.
Kantiwa pegmatite, Wama District (Vama District), Nuristan Province  Afghanistan (09/2017)

Specimen size: 6.6 × 4 × 3.7 cm = 2.6” × 1.6” × 1.5”

Main crystal size: 5.8 × 2.7 cm = 2.3” × 1.1”




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Spodumene (variety kunzite) with Albite
Spodumene (variety kunzite) with Albite  

ER90AI7: Floater parallel pair of doubly-terminated Spodumene (kunzite variety) crystals with very sharp faces and edges, between translucent and transparent, with an intense color and with an associated small group of white Albite crystals.
The sample is from the Raϊl Sanabria collection whose label we’ll send to the buyer.
Konar Province (Kunar)  Afghanistan (±2004)

Specimen size: 13.2 × 2.9 × 1.7 cm = 5.2” × 1.1” × 0.7”

Fluorescence short UV & minor fluorescence long UV

Former collection of Raúl Sanabria




Spodumene (variety kunzite) with Albite. Front
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Spodumene (variety kunzite) with Albite. Rear
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NEPAL


Quartz with Chlorite and Chlorite inclusions
Quartz with Chlorite and Chlorite inclusions. Quartz with Chlorite and Chlorite inclusions.
 

TP62AD2: Aggregate of Quartz crystals, one of them clearly dominant. They are very rich in Chlorite inclusions except in the terminal areas, where they are free of inclusions and completely transparent.
Ganesh Himal, Dhading District, Bagmati Zone  Nepal (2014)

Specimen size: 8 × 3.1 × 2.5 cm = 3.1” × 1.2” × 1.0”




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Quartz (Japan Law twin)
 

TF69AB2: A novelty at Tucson 2015. Extraordinarily sharp Japan Law twin with very well defined and transparent crystals. We note that the Japan Law twin, already rare, is even more rare in Alpine type crevices where this Quartz is formed. The sample is a floater with a recrystallized base.
The specimen has been published in the magazine ‘extraLAPIS’ on page 26, number 53, "Zwillinge"
Arun Valley, Mount Makalu, Mahalangur Himalayas  Nepal (2014)

Specimen size: 5.4 × 5.2 × 2.2 cm = 2.1” × 2.0” × 0.9”

Main crystal size: 4.5 × 2.5 cm = 1.8” × 1.0”




Quartz (Japan Law twin). Front
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Quartz (Japan Law twin). Rear
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Quartz (Japan Law twin)
Quartz (Japan Law twin). Front
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Quartz (Japan Law twin). Rear
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TJ88AB2: A novelty at Tucson 2015. Extraordinarily sharp Japan Law twin with very well defined and transparent crystals. We note that the Japan Law twin, already rare, is even more rare in Alpine type crevices where this Quartz is formed. The sample is a floater with a recrystallized base.
Arun Valley, Mount Makalu, Mahalangur Himalayas  Nepal (2014)

Specimen size: 6.4 × 5.6 × 1.5 cm = 2.5” × 2.2” × 0.6”

Main crystal size: 6 × 3 cm = 2.4” × 1.2”




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Quartz (Japan Law twin)
 

TH29AB2: A novelty at Tucson 2015. Extraordinarily sharp Japan Law twin with very well defined and transparent crystals. We note that the Japan Law twin, already rare, is even more rare in Alpine type crevices where this Quartz is formed. The sample is a floater with a recrystallized base.
Arun Valley, Mount Makalu, Mahalangur Himalayas  Nepal (2014)

Specimen size: 6.4 × 6 × 3.4 cm = 2.5” × 2.4” × 1.3”

Main crystal size: 5.6 × 3.4 cm = 2.2” × 1.3”




Quartz (Japan Law twin). Front
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Quartz (Japan Law twin). Rear
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Quartz (Japan Law twin)
Quartz (Japan Law twin). Front
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Quartz (Japan Law twin). Rear
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TG89AB2: A novelty at Tucson 2015. Extraordinarily sharp Japan Law twin with very well defined and transparent crystals. We note that the Japan Law twin, already rare, is even more rare in Alpine type crevices where this Quartz is formed. The sample is a floater with a recrystallized base.
Arun Valley, Mount Makalu, Mahalangur Himalayas  Nepal (2014)

Specimen size: 6.7 × 6.6 × 2.2 cm = 2.6” × 2.6” × 0.9”

Main crystal size: 6.7 × 2.8 cm = 2.6” × 1.1”




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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Muscovite
 

TX68Q0: Group of crystals of very well defined faces and edges, very clear and of a beautiful blue color, with phantom growths and with groups of leafy crystals of Muscovite.
Kangchenjunga, Taplejung District, Mechi Zone  Nepal (06/2009)

Specimen size: 4.4 × 2.4 × 2.2 cm = 1.7” × 0.9” × 0.9”

Main crystal size: 4.2 × 1.9 cm = 1.7” × 0.7”




Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Muscovite. Front
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Beryl (variety aquamarine) with Muscovite. Rear
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IRAN


Chromium-rich Mimetite with Cerussite
Chromium-rich Mimetite with Cerussite. Front
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Chromium-rich Mimetite with Cerussite. Top
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Chromium-rich Mimetite with Cerussite.
 

MA70AI7: Aggregates of cyclic twins of Cerussite crystals, between laminar and tabular, that are finely bordered by very thin and prismatic-shaped Mimetite microcrystals with a very vivid orange-red color. These Mimetites have been analyzed and shown to be a rare chromium-rich variety. We'll send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.
Nakhlak Mine, 200 m.↓, Madan-e Nakhlak, Anarak District, Nain, Isfahan Province  Iran (01/2015)

Specimen size: 8.7 × 4.8 × 4.4 cm = 3.4” × 1.9” × 1.7”

Fluorescent short UV




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Chromium-rich Mimetite on Cerussite
 

EF68AC2: Different and aesthetic. Aggregates of cyclic twins with Cerussite crystals that are laminar and tabular, and are finely bordered by very thin and acute Mimetite microcrystals with a very vivid orange-red color. These Mimetites have been analyzed in depth and have proven to be the rare chromium-rich variety. We'll send copy of the analysis to the buyer.
Nakhlak Mine, 200 m.↓, Madan-e Nakhlak, Anarak District, Nain, Isfahan Province  Iran (01/2015)

Specimen size: 5.4 × 4.3 × 3.4 cm = 2.1” × 1.7” × 1.3”

Main crystal size: 4.8 × 2.8 cm = 1.9” × 1.1”

Fluorescent short UV




Chromium-rich Mimetite on Cerussite. Chromium-rich Mimetite on Cerussite.
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Chromium-rich Mimetite on Cerussite
Chromium-rich Mimetite on Cerussite. Front
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Chromium-rich Mimetite on Cerussite. Side
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Chromium-rich Mimetite on Cerussite. Top
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EH48AC2: Different and aesthetic. Aggregates of cyclic twins with Cerussite crystals that are laminar and tabular, and are finely bordered by very thin and acute Mimetite microcrystals with a very vivid orange-red color. These Mimetites have been analyzed in depth and have proven to be the rare chromium-rich variety. We'll send copy of the analysis to the buyer.
Nakhlak Mine, 200 m.↓, Madan-e Nakhlak, Anarak District, Nain, Isfahan Province  Iran (01/2015)

Specimen size: 6.1 × 3.7 × 2.7 cm = 2.4” × 1.5” × 1.1”

Main crystal size: 4.3 × 2.5 cm = 1.7” × 1.0”

Fluorescent short UV




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Mimetite with Calcite
 

TE57AE7: Very sharp Mimetite crystals that are mostly tabular, with a yellowish-orange color, translucent, extraordinarily bright and on a matrix of white Calcite crystals.
Gowd Mine, Anarak District, Nain, Isfahan Province  Iran (08/2015)

Specimen size: 3.6 × 2.9 × 3.5 cm = 1.4” × 1.1” × 1.4”

Main crystal size: 0.5 × 0.4 cm = 0.2” × 0.2”




Mimetite with Calcite. Front
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Mimetite with Calcite. Side
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Mimetite with Calcite.
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Mimetite
Mimetite. Mimetite.
 

TA87AD4: Aggregate, on matrix, of thick tabular Mimetite crystals, many of them doubly terminated. They have a bright lemon yellow color with slightly orange shades. We will send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.
Gowd Mine, Anarak District, Nain, Isfahan Province  Iran (08/2015)

Specimen size: 5.2 × 4.2 × 2.3 cm = 2.0” × 1.7” × 0.9”

Main crystal size: 0.5 × 0.5 cm = 0.2” × 0.2”




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Mimetite
 

TB88AD4: Aggregate, on matrix, of thick tabular Mimetite crystals, many of them doubly terminated. They have a bright lemon yellow color with slightly orange shades. We will send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.
Gowd Mine, Anarak District, Nain, Isfahan Province  Iran (08/2015)

Specimen size: 6.4 × 5.5 × 3.2 cm = 2.5” × 2.2” × 1.3”

Main crystal size: 1 × 0.8 cm = 0.4” × 0.3”




Mimetite. Front
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Mimetite. Top
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Mimetite
Mimetite. Mimetite.
 

TC50AD4: Aggregate, on matrix, of thick tabular Mimetite crystals, many of them doubly terminated. They have a bright lemon yellow color with slightly orange shades. We will send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.
Gowd Mine, Anarak District, Nain, Isfahan Province  Iran (08/2015)

Specimen size: 7.2 × 6.2 × 4.3 cm = 2.8” × 2.4” × 1.7”

Main crystal size: 0.9 × 0.7 cm = 0.4” × 0.3”




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Twinned Cerussite
 

TK27AE6: Floater aggregate with multiple twins of very sharp crystals that are between laminar and tabular, transparent, very bright and more neat and perfect than most of the samples from this locality.
Nakhlak Mine, 180 m.↓, Madan-e Nakhlak, Anarak District, Nain, Isfahan Province  Iran (03/2016)

Specimen size: 4.1 × 3.3 × 3.1 cm = 1.6” × 1.3” × 1.2”

Fluorescent short UV




Twinned Cerussite. Front
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Twinned Cerussite. Rear
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Twinned Cerussite
Twinned Cerussite. Front
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Twinned Cerussite. Rear
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TD87AD4: Multiple twins of very sharp laminar crystals, one of them clearly dominant, transparent and very bright. More beautiful and perfect than usual for samples from this locality.
Nakhlak Mine, 180 m.↓, Madan-e Nakhlak, Anarak District, Nain, Isfahan Province  Iran (03/2016)

Specimen size: 4.3 × 3.2 × 3 cm = 1.7” × 1.3” × 1.2”

Fluorescent short UV




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Willemite after Descloizite and Mimetite
 

MD86AC9: A novelty at Munich 2015. Dendritic growths of Willemite after Descloizite that, as a novelty, have partial coatings of small barrel-shaped Mimetite crystals with an intense reddish yellow color.
Chah Milleh Mine, Chah Milleh, Anarak District, Nain, Isfahan Province  Iran (08/2015)

Specimen size: 4.3 × 3.5 × 3 cm = 1.7” × 1.4” × 1.2”

Main crystal size: 2 × 1.6 cm = 0.8” × 0.6”

Fluorescent short UV




Willemite after Descloizite and Mimetite. Willemite after Descloizite and Mimetite.
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Willemite after Descloizite with Mimetite and Calcite
Willemite after Descloizite with Mimetite and Calcite. Willemite after Descloizite with Mimetite and Calcite.
 

MJ67AF0: Arborescent growths of Willemite crystals pseudomorphous after Descloizite that have partial coatings of small barrel-shaped Mimetite crystals with an intense reddish yellow color.
Chah Milleh Mine, Chah Milleh, Anarak District, Nain, Isfahan Province  Iran (08/2015)

Specimen size: 5.7 × 4.8 × 2.9 cm = 2.2” × 1.9” × 1.1”

Main crystal size: 3 × 1.7 cm = 1.2” × 0.7”

Fluorescent short UV




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Willemite after Descloizite with Mimetite
 

MC60AC6: A novelty at Munich 2015. Arborescent growths of Willemite crystal pseudomorphous after Descloizite that, as a novelty, have partial coatings of small barrel-shaped Mimetite crystals with an intense reddish yellow color.
Chah Milleh Mine, Chah Milleh, Anarak District, Nain, Isfahan Province  Iran (08/2015)

Specimen size: 9.8 × 7.6 × 7.4 cm = 3.9” × 3.0” × 2.9”

Main crystal size: 4.3 × 3.4 cm = 1.7” × 1.3”




Willemite after Descloizite with Mimetite. Willemite after Descloizite with Mimetite.
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Wulfenite
Wulfenite. Front
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Wulfenite. Rear
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MF6AC5: Aggregate of two tabular crystals. They are translucent, very bright, have an extraordinarily vivid and intense red color and are on a small matrix.
Chah Kharboze Mine, Chah Kharboze, Anarak District, Nain, Isfahan Province  Iran (08/2015)

Specimen size: 1.6 × 1.1 × 0.7 cm = 0.6” × 0.4” × 0.3”

Main crystal size: 1.1 × 1.1 cm = 0.4” × 0.4”




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Andradite (variety demantoid) with Diopside
 

TQ76AD9: Andradite (demantoid variety) crystals that are distinctly isolated. They display very well defined trapezohedral and dodecahedral forms and they are bright, and have a very intense and deep green color.
Belqeys Mountain, Takab, West Azerbaijan Province  Iran (03/2016)

Specimen size: 6.1 × 4.4 × 3.2 cm = 2.4” × 1.7” × 1.3”

Main crystal size: 0.9 × 0.8 cm = 0.4” × 0.3”




Andradite (variety demantoid) with Diopside. Andradite (variety demantoid) with Diopside.
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Analcime
Analcime. Analcime.
 

ED13AF5: A novelty at Sainte Marie-aux-Mines 2017. A group, on a rocky matrix, of bright trapezohedral crystals that have very well defined faces and edges. The color, orange-red, is selectively distributed over some faces.
Mount Kahovan, Moalleman, Qohab-e Rastaq, Amirabad District, Damghan, Torud Region, Semnan Province  Iran (2017)

Specimen size: 4.5 × 3.9 × 3.2 cm = 1.8” × 1.5” × 1.3”

Main crystal size: 1.4 × 1 cm = 0.6” × 0.4”




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BURMA


Painite with Corundum
 

TX71X5: Crystal of this rare borate of which very few significant samples are known. With very well defined faces and edges, the crystal shows a very well developed hexagonal prism that is almost completely coated by small crystals of red Corundum.
Hinthar Hill, Wet-loo, Kyauk-Pyat-That, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Division  Burma

Specimen size: 3.4 × 0.7 × 0.7 cm = 1.3” × 0.3” × 0.3”

Corundum fluorescent long & short UV



Painite with Corundum. Front
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Painite with Corundum. Side
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Painite with Corundum. Top
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