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Elbaite (variety rubellite)
Elbaite (variety rubellite). Front
Front
Elbaite (variety rubellite). Rear
Rear
Elbaite (variety rubellite). Elbaite (variety rubellite).

EX74AH6: Two single Elbaite (rubellite variety) crystals, one of them doubly terminated and hemihedral. The crystals are with Albite and tabular Muscovite crystals and are translucent with an intense reddish-pink color with stripes of slightly yellowish shades.
Malkhan (Malchan), Krasnyi Chikoy, Chitinskaya Oblast', Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye), East Siberia Region  Russia

Specimen size: 7.8 × 4 × 2.7 cm = 3.1” × 1.6” × 1.1”

Main crystal size: 6.9 × 2 cm = 2.7” × 0.8”




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Axinite-(Fe)

TE29AH5: Very sharp, floater and complete Axinite-(Fe) crystal with very well defined faces and edges, completely transparent and with a good smoky color, very uniform.
We’ll send the sample in its original Perkin’s box from the R.J. Noble collection, also containing the collection label.
Puiva Mount, Saranpaul, Khanty-Mansi Okrug, Tyumenskaya Oblast', Polar Urals, Western-Siberian Region  Russia

Specimen size: 1.8 × 1 × 0.2 cm = 0.7” × 0.4” × 0.1”

Former collection of Bob Noble


Euro:240 / US$287 / Yen:31500 / AUD$380

Axinite-(Fe). Axinite-(Fe).
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Axinite-(Fe)
Axinite-(Fe). Front
Front
Axinite-(Fe). Rear
Rear
Axinite-(Fe).

LM77AE5: Very aerial aggregate, on matrix, of sharp flattened crystals that are between transparent and translucent, very bright, with inclusions, and that have a dark plum color with mauve shades. Russian Axinite-(Fe) specimens were famous for their size, deep color and sharpness of the crystals.
The sample is from the Carlos Millan collection (catalog #8123) who’s computer card we’ll send to the buyer. Previously it was in the Silvane collection.
Puiva Mount, Saranpaul, Khanty-Mansi Okrug, Tyumenskaya Oblast', Polar Urals, Western-Siberian Region  Russia

Specimen size: 6.2 × 5 × 3.8 cm = 2.4” × 2.0” × 1.5”

Main crystal size: 3.2 × 2 cm = 1.3” × 0.8”

Former collection of Josep Amigó (Silvane)




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Brookite with Calcite

AY98P4: Group of crystals, the main one doubly terminated, on matrix and with Calcite crystals. The specimen has the highest possible quality for the locality.
Dodo Mine, Saranpaul, Khanty-Mansi Okrug, Tyumenskaya Oblast', Polar Urals, Western-Siberian Region  Russia (04/2000)

Specimen size: 3.8 × 3.4 × 1.5 cm = 1.5” × 1.3” × 0.6”

Main crystal size: 1.5 × 0.9 cm = 0.6” × 0.4”

Calcite minor fluorescence long & short UV

Former collection of Josep Amigσ (Silvane)



Brookite with Calcite. Brookite with Calcite.
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Uvarovite with Amesite
Uvarovite with Amesite. Uvarovite with Amesite.

MC37AH2: Very sharp dodecahedral Uvarovite crystals that are very bright with a very deep color. Some of them are more isolated and larger than usual for the locality. They are on a rocky matrix.
Saranovskii Mine, Saranovskaya (Sarany), Gornozavodskii, Permskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region  Russia

Specimen size: 9.5 × 5.5 × 2.1 cm = 3.7” × 2.2” × 0.8”

Main crystal size: 0.3 × 0.3 cm = 0.1” × 0.1”




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Datolite with Quartz

AA47V2: Group of transparent crystals of Datolite with very well defined faces and edges, with extraordinary luster and transparency, light green color with slightly bluish reflections. They are on a matrix of white crystals of Quartz, some of them doubly terminated.
Bor Pit, Dalnegorsk B deposit, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region  Russia (2001)

Specimen size: 5.5 × 4.3 × 3.5 cm = 2.2” × 1.7” × 1.4”

Main crystal size: 1.7 × 1.6 cm = 0.7” × 0.6”

Former collection of Josep Amigó (Silvane)




Datolite with Quartz. Datolite with Quartz.
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Datolite with Quartz
Datolite with Quartz. Front
Front
Datolite with Quartz. Side
Side

TA96W4: Partially doubly terminated short prismatic crystal of Datolite, bright and with a clear green color and fine striations, perpendicular to the main axis due to the geometrical insertion of completely flat crystals of smoky Quartz, also present as well developed small and doubly terminated crystals.
Bor Pit, Dalnegorsk B deposit, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region  Russia

Specimen size: 5.8 × 4.4 × 3.9 cm = 2.3” × 1.7” × 1.5”




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Datolite with Quartz
Datolite with Quartz

TX51AG7: Aggregate of equant Datolite crystals with very well defined faces and edges. They are translucent, very bright and partially coated by clear Quartz crystals.
It is an old sample from the Richard Shupe collection (cat. nr. 6374) to whom we sold it in the past and whose label we’ll send to the buyer.
Bor Pit, Dalnegorsk B deposit, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region  Russia

Specimen size: 14.3 × 12.5 × 7.2 cm = 5.6” × 4.9” × 2.8”

Main crystal size: 6.5 × 4.5 cm = 2.6” × 1.8”

Calcite fluorescent long & short UV




Datolite with Quartz. Datolite with Quartz.
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Calcite
Calcite.

M17L: Calcite with an unusual habit.
Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region  Russia (1997)

Specimen size: 8 × 6 cm = 3.1” × 2.4”




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Calcite with Pyrite

MA68Z8: Aggregate of very sharp rhombohedral Calcite crystals with a second generation of lenticular crystals of the same mineral and druses of small Pyrite crystals that almost completely coat the rhombohedral faces. The sample is representative of the very varied mineralogical richness of Dalnegorsk.
Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region  Russia

Specimen size: 9.6 × 8.6 × 4.7 cm = 3.8” × 3.4” × 1.9”

Main crystal size: 4.2 × 3.3 cm = 1.7” × 1.3”

Fluorescence short UV & minor fluorescence long UV




Calcite with Pyrite. Calcite with Pyrite.
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Quartz
Quartz.

EF26R9: Group of translucent crystals of Quartz. They are slightly spindled and most of them are doubly terminated, and they have inclusions which clearly define phantoms.
Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region  Russia (±1990)

Specimen size: 8.1 × 6.2 × 2.9 cm = 3.2” × 2.4” × 1.1”

Main crystal size: 6 × 1.1 cm = 2.4” × 0.4”




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Doubly terminated Quartz (variety prase)

TM27Y6: Floater and doubly terminated loop-like growth with a thin central zone and progressive widening toward the terminations, typical with prase Quartz from this locality.
The sample is from the Roy Foerster collection (num. 1225), whose label we’ll send to the buyer.
Sinerechenskoe, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region  Russia

Specimen size: 10.5 × 2.1 × 2.1 cm = 4.1” × 0.8” × 0.8”

Former collection of Roy Foerster



Doubly terminated Quartz (variety prase). Front
Front
Doubly terminated Quartz (variety prase). Rear
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Chalcocite
Chalcocite. Chalcocite.
Chalcocite

EV87AG0: Very sharp and platy Chalcocite crystals with a black color and blue metallic reflections. They are on a rock matrix with small white Calcite crystals. A classic from Kazakhstan, each day scarcer.
The sample is from the Renι Hubin collection from Neuprι in Belgium, whose label we’ll send to the buyer.
Dzhezkazgan Mine, Dzhezkazgan, Karagandy Province  Kazakhstan

Specimen size: 9.2 × 5.4 × 2.1 cm = 3.6” × 2.1” × 0.8”

Main crystal size: 1 × 0.6 cm = 0.4” × 0.2”

Former collection of René Hubin

Calcite fluorescence short UV & minor fluorescence long UV. Opal Fluorescent short UV



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Poteryaevskoe Mine

Cuprite

TZ99N0: A novelty for Tucson 2009. Group of octahedral crystals with slight curvatures of faces and edges. They have excellent luster, with reddish reflections especially vivid under a strong light. The sample is from a recent find (July and August of 2008) at a Russian locality practically unknown until now.
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Block 2-1, ↓100 m., Rubtsovskoe, Rudnyi Altai, Altaiskii Kray, Western-Siberian Region  Russia (06-08/2008)

Specimen size: 3.3 × 3.2 × 2.5 cm = 1.3” × 1.3” × 1.0”

Main crystal size: 2.2 × 1.6 cm = 0.9” × 0.6”




Cuprite. Front
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Cuprite. Side
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Cuprite with Copper after Cuprite
Cuprite with Copper after Cuprite. Front
Front
Cuprite with Copper after Cuprite. Rear
Rear

TQ89W8: Aggregate of Copper crystals that are pseudomorphs and perimorphs after octahedral crystals of Cuprite, with a second generation of small octahedral crystals of Cuprite with vivid reddish reflections.
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Block 2-1, ↓100 m., Rubtsovskoe, Rudnyi Altai, Altaiskii Kray, Western-Siberian Region  Russia (20-25/11/2010)

Specimen size: 4.5 × 4.3 × 2.8 cm = 1.8” × 1.7” × 1.1”

Main crystal size: 1.5 × 1.2 cm = 0.6” × 0.5”




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Copper after Cuprite and with Cuprite

TA89S0: A novelty at Tucson 2011. Group of very well developed crystals of native Copper, some of them perimorphs after Cuprite and coated by aggregates of octahedral crystals of the same species that are very bright and with slightly curved faces and edges.
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Block 2-1, ↓100 m., Rubtsovskoe, Rudnyi Altai, Altaiskii Kray, Western-Siberian Region  Russia (20-25/11/2010)

Specimen size: 6.8 × 6.2 × 3.4 cm = 2.7” × 2.4” × 1.3”

Main crystal size: 0.9 × 0.6 cm = 0.4” × 0.2”




Copper after Cuprite and with Cuprite. Front
Front
Copper after Cuprite and with Cuprite. Rear
Rear
Copper after Cuprite and with Cuprite.
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Fluorite

Octahedral Fluorite with Quartz and Mica
Octahedral Fluorite with Quartz and Mica. Front
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Octahedral Fluorite with Quartz and Mica. Top
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TG76L1: Group of translucent octahedral Fluorite crystals, on a smoky Quartz crystal. The sample is from a locality where nowadays is quite difficult to obtain specimens.
Kara-Oba, Bet-Pak-Dal Desert, Karagandy Province  Kazakhstan (±1993)

Specimen size: 6.7 × 4.4 × 3.3 cm = 2.6” × 1.7” × 1.3”

Main crystal size: 3 × 2.6 cm = 1.2” × 1.0”




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