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Texts revised for John S. White (former Smithsonian curator) John S. White

ALASKA

Epidote with Quartz
Epidote with Quartz. Epidote with Quartz.
 

EC67AL5: Fan-like aggregates, one of them clearly dominant and very aerial, with very elongated Epidote crystals with very well defined faces and edges, bright, translucent, with a very deep pistachio-green color and on a group of Quartz crystals.
Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Ketchikan District, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough, Alaska  USA (2003-2005)

Specimen size: 6.2 × 3.7 × 2 cm = 2.44” × 1.46” × 0.79”

Main crystal size: 3 × 1.8 cm = 1.18” × 0.71”




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ARIZONA

Minium
 

TB14AN2: Nodular growths of Minium, a rare species in mineral collections, uniform bright red in color, on matrix, with Quartz and Galena in cavernous and grainy aggregates.
We will ship the specimen in its original Perky box from the Robert J. Noble collection, which also contains the label.
Tonopah-Belmont Mine, Belmont Mountain, Tonopah, Osborn District, Bighorn Mountains, Maricopa County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 2.6 × 2.3 × 1.4 cm = 1.02” × 0.91” × 0.55”

Former collection of Bob Noble

€90 / US$108 / ¥11990 / AUD$141

Minium. Minium.
Reservado
Wulfenite
Wulfenite. Wulfenite.
 

TC66AN2: Parallel growth on a tiny bit of matrix of two Wulfenite crystals with pyramidal faces, well developed, with bright luster and a very vivid and uniform red color.
We will ship the specimen, from one of the great classic American localities, in its original Perky box from the Robert J. Noble collection, which also contains the label.
Red Cloud Mine, Trigo Mountains, Silver District, La Paz County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 1.7 × 1.4 × 0.2 cm = 0.67” × 0.55” × 0.08”

Former collection of Bob Noble



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Wulfenite with Calcite

Recorded under LED light
 

MX470AL4: Wulfenite crystals very rich in crystalline forms, well individualized, with a very intense and uniform color and good luster, on matrix and with small rhombohedral Calcite crystals. Excellent example of a classic American locality, from an old collection whose label we will send to the buyer.
Red Cloud Mine, Trigo Mountains, Silver District, La Paz County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 8.6 × 6.1 × 2.7 cm = 3.39” × 2.40” × 1.06”

Main crystal size: 1.3 × 1 cm = 0.51” × 0.39”




Wulfenite with Calcite. Wulfenite with Calcite.
Wulfenite with Calcite. Wulfenite with Calcite.
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Copper with Cuprite
Copper with Cuprite. Front
Front
Copper with Cuprite. Rear
Rear
 

EM96AA5: Very aerial dendritic growth of elongated and flattened Copper crystals showing very well defined Spinel-law twins and partially coated by cubo-octahedral Cuprite crystals. An excellent American classic.
Ray Mines, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District, Dripping Spring Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 3.8 × 3.1 × 0.8 cm = 1.50” × 1.22” × 0.31”

Main crystal size: 1.4 × 0.3 cm = 0.55” × 0.12”




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Copper with Cuprite

Recorded under LED light
Copper with Cuprite
 

TT73AF0: Dendritic Copper crystals that are very elongated and bright with well-defined faces and edges with very visible spinel law twinning. They are partially coated by reddish Cuprite.
The sample is with an old Copper City Rock Shop label that we’ll send to the buyer.
Ray Mines, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District, Dripping Spring Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 9 × 5.2 × 4.3 cm = 3.54” × 2.05” × 1.69”

Main crystal size: 2 × 0.2 cm = 0.79” × 0.08”




Copper with Cuprite. Copper with Cuprite.
Copper with Cuprite.
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Descloizite
Descloizite. Descloizite.
Descloizite  

TM67X2: Elongated spheroidal growths, on matrix, of small dipyramidal crystals. They are very bright and have a color between dark brown and reddish brown.
The sample, very significant and of excellent quality for the mine, is with a Schortmann’s Minerals label that we'll send to the buyer.
Mammoth-St. Anthony Mine, St. Anthony deposit, Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 4.4 × 4.2 × 2.7 cm = 1.73” × 1.65” × 1.06”




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Copper
 

MF46AM9: Very aerial dendritic growth of Copper crystals with well defined faces and edges. The specimen, from one of the most classic localities for the species, comes from the Robert J. Noble collection and we will send it to the buyer in its original Perky box from that collection, which also contains the label.
New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Little Ajo Mountains, Ajo District, Pima County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 2.7 × 1.7 × 0.6 cm = 1.06” × 0.67” × 0.24”

Former collection of Bob Noble



Copper. Copper.
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Copper
Copper. Copper.
 

MA46AN0: Aerial group of Copper crystals dominated by octahedral and dodecahedral forms, lustrous, with curvatures and polycrystalline growths.
We will ship the specimen, which comes from a classic American locality for the species, in its original Perky box from the Robert J. Noble collection, which also contains the label, stating that it was previously in the Sullivan collection.
New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Little Ajo Mountains, Ajo District, Pima County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 3.3 × 2.6 × 1.4 cm = 1.30” × 1.02” × 0.55”

Main crystal size: 2.4 × 1.6 cm = 0.94” × 0.63”

Former collection of Bob Noble



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Malachite after Azurite with Copper
 

EY48AK8: Malachite pseudomorphic after Azurite crystals, very sharp and aerial, with simple crystal forms with fibrous surfaces and satin sheen. Highlighted by small Copper crystals that accompany the Malachite - a rare association. An excellent American classic.
This specimen, from Doug Toland's collection, is accompanied by an old Roberts Minerals label that we will send to the buyer.


New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Little Ajo Mountains, Ajo District, Pima County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 4.4 × 2.1 × 2.5 cm = 1.73” × 0.83” × 0.98”

Main crystal size: 2.5 × 1.8 cm = 0.98” × 0.71”




Malachite after Azurite with Copper. Front
Front
Malachite after Azurite with Copper. Side
Side
Malachite after Azurite with Copper.
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Hemimorphite
Hemimorphite. Front
Front
Hemimorphite. Side
Side
 

MH46AM6: Hemimorphite druse, on a limonite matrix, which forms botryoidal growths of a uniform sky blue color. From a classic US locality. We will send the buyer the specimen in its original perky box from the Robert J. Noble collection, which also contains the label, which shows that the specimen was previously in the Sullivan collection.
79 Mine, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mountains, Gila County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 2.4 × 1.6 × 1.6 cm = 0.94” × 0.63” × 0.63”

Former collection of Bob Noble



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Quartz (Japan law twin)

Recorded under LED light
 

TH92AM5: Group of flattened Quartz crystals with a distinct Japan-law twin. The crystals are transparent and lustrous and of a size and transparency greater than usual in specimens from this mine.
Washington Camp-Duquesne Mines, Patagonia Mountains, Washington Camp-Duquesne District, Santa Cruz County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 6.6 × 5.3 × 4.8 cm = 2.60” × 2.09” × 1.89”

Main crystal size: 4.5 × 3.3 cm = 1.77” × 1.30”




Quartz (Japan law twin). Front
Front
Quartz (Japan law twin). Rear
Rear
Quartz (Japan law twin). Side
Side
Quartz (Japan law twin). Side
Side
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Fluorite with Quartz
Fluorite with Quartz. Front
Front
Fluorite with Quartz. Rear
Rear
Fluorite with Quartz. Side
Side
Fluorite with Quartz.
 

TR89AM5: Group of translucent octahedral crystals with a pale green color with polycrystalline surfaces and partially covered by small groups of white Quartz crystals. Among the best possible quality for what is known from this mine.
Homestake-Jack Pot Mine, Black Mountains, Oatman District-San Francisco District, Mohave County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 7.3 × 5.7 × 4.9 cm = 2.87” × 2.24” × 1.93”

Main crystal size: 3.4 × 2.7 cm = 1.34” × 1.06”

Fluorescent long & short UV



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Azurite with Malachite
 

TQ69AM9: Druse of lenticular Azurite crystals, with bright luster and a vivid and uniform color, partially covered by acicular Malachite crystals. This very characteristic specimen comes from one of the great classic American localities for the species.
Morenci, Copper Mountain District, Shannon Mountains, Greenlee County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 5.2 × 4.3 × 2.8 cm = 2.05” × 1.69” × 1.10”

Main crystal size: 1.7 × 0.7 cm = 0.67” × 0.28”




Azurite with Malachite. Azurite with Malachite.
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Azurite with Malachite
Azurite with Malachite. Front
Front
Azurite with Malachite. Side
Side
 

MN91AL3: Group of slightly flattened Azurite crystals, with the dominant forms of the rhombohedron and polycrystalline growths on the faces, of a very vivid blue color, on matrix and partially covered with Malachite. From one of the great classic localities in Arizona, and with more color and better luster than usually found there.
Morenci Mine, Morenci, Copper Mountain District, Shannon Mountains, Greenlee County, Arizona  USA (±1995)

Specimen size: 5.5 × 4.4 × 2.9 cm = 2.17” × 1.73” × 1.14”

Main crystal size: 2 × 1.4 cm = 0.79” × 0.55”




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Azurite with Malachite
 

TP16AD3: Rosette aggregates of flattened lenticular crystals with very well defined crystalline forms and an intense color. They are on matrix, with limonite and with Malachite coatings. An American classic, with the added interest of the very specific locality details, noting the precise mine and the exact area where the sample was found.
Morenci Mine, Northwest Extension, Morenci, Copper Mountain District, Shannon Mountains, Greenlee County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 13.5 × 7.8 × 5.2 cm = 5.31” × 3.07” × 2.05”

Main crystal size: 0.7 × 0.3 cm = 0.28” × 0.12”




Azurite with Malachite. Azurite with Malachite.
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Vanadinite
Vanadinite. Vanadinite.
 

TA16AN2: Crust, on matrix, of Vanadinite crystals with a prismatic habit, many of them doubly terminated, with bright luster and an intense and uniform color between red and orange.
We will ship the specimen, from a classic American locality, in its original Perky box from the Robert J. Noble collection, which also contains the label.
Puzzler Mine, Adams Mine group, Kofa Game Range, Castle Dome District, Castle Dome Mountains, Yuma County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 3.1 × 1.7 × 1.8 cm = 1.22” × 0.67” × 0.71”

Main crystal size: 0.4 × 0.3 cm = 0.16” × 0.12”

Former collection of Bob Noble



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ARKANSAS

Wavellite
 

TG47AN2: Spheroidal growths, on matrix, of lustrous, translucent, Wavellite crystals with an intense green color. A classic of USA mineralogy.
Avant, Garland County, Arkansas  USA

Specimen size: 8.5 × 3.5 × 3.8 cm = 3.35” × 1.38” × 1.50”

Main crystal size: 1.2 × 1 cm = 0.47” × 0.39”


€260 / US$314 / ¥34650 / AUD$409

Wavellite. Wavellite.
Reservado

CALIFORNIA

Rutile
Rutile. Rutile.
 

TF16AN2: Very sharp floater Rutile crystal with another smaller crystal in parallel growth. The specimen is translucent, with great luster and vivid red reflections.
We will ship the specimen in its original Perky box from the Robert J. Noble collection, which also contains the label, which shows that it was previously in the Melanson collection.
Champion Mine, White Mountain Peak, White Mountains, Mono County, California  USA

Specimen size: 1.8 × 1.4 × 1.1 cm = 0.71” × 0.55” × 0.43”

Former collection of Bob Noble



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Andradite (variety topazolite)
 

T89GH5: This variety of Andradite is from the plentiful (and the only one known to date) find in the Yellow Cat Mine, November, 1998. It has a surface rich with dodecahedra with very well-defined faces and edges, bright and having an excellent color.
Yellow Cat Mine, New Idria, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito County, California  USA (11/1998)

Specimen size: 6.5 × 4.2 × 3.2 cm = 2.56” × 1.65” × 1.26”

Main crystal size: 0.3 × 0.2 cm = 0.12” × 0.08”




Andradite (variety topazolite).
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Andradite (variety topazolite)
Andradite (variety topazolite). Andradite (variety topazolite).
 

T98HAK3: Groups of very sharp rhombohedral crystals of Andradite (variety topazolite), very transparent and brilliant and of a very uniform honey-yellow color. On a rock matrix, with abundant spheroidal aggregates of Clinochlore, very deep green, almost black. An American classic.
Yellow Cat Mine, New Idria, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito County, California  USA (11/1998)

Specimen size: 6.8 × 4.7 × 2 cm = 2.68” × 1.85” × 0.79”

Main crystal size: 0.6 × 0.4 cm = 0.24” × 0.16”


€240 / US$290 / ¥31980 / AUD$377

Reservado
Andradite (variety topazolite)
 

T29NAK3: Andradite crystals (topazolite variety) with the dominant crystal forms of the rhombohedron, combined with cube and trapezohedron faces, transparent, very bright and uniform honey-yellow. On a rock matrix, with abundant spheroidal aggregates of very deep green, almost black, Clinochlore. An American classic.
Yellow Cat Mine, New Idria, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito County, California  USA (11/1998)

Specimen size: 9.2 × 7.2 × 2.9 cm = 3.62” × 2.83” × 1.14”

Main crystal size: 0.2 × 0.2 cm = 0.08” × 0.08”




Andradite (variety topazolite). Andradite (variety topazolite).
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Andradite (variety topazolite)
Andradite (variety topazolite).
 

T97CH5: This variety of Andradite is from the plentiful (and the only one known to date) find in the Yellow Cat Mine, November, 1998. Crystals are dodecahedra of very well-defined faces and edges; they are bright and have good color contrasting on a slightly bluish matrix.
Yellow Cat Mine, New Idria, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito County, California  USA (11/1998)

Specimen size: 9.4 × 4.4 × 2.7 cm = 3.70” × 1.73” × 1.06”

Main crystal size: 0.3 × 0.3 cm = 0.12” × 0.12”




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Andradite (variety topazolite)
 

T76CAK3: Groups of Andradite crystals (topazolite variety) dominated by the rhombohedron, along with cube and trapezohedron faces, transparent, very lustrous and a uniform honey-yellow. An American classic.
Yellow Cat Mine, New Idria, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito County, California  USA (11/1998)

Specimen size: 9.4 × 4.7 × 2.7 cm = 3.70” × 1.85” × 1.06”

Main crystal size: 0.2 × 0.2 cm = 0.08” × 0.08”




Andradite (variety topazolite). Andradite (variety topazolite).
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Stibnite on Quartz
Stibnite on Quartz. Stibnite on Quartz.
Stibnite on Quartz  

TR46AH4: Irregular aggregates of fine acicular Stibnite crystals, a lot of them doubly terminated. They are very bright, on a rock matrix coated by Quartz microcrystals. The sample is from a very poorly known locality.
McLaughlin Mine, Knoxville, Knoxville District, Napa County, California  USA

Specimen size: 3 × 2.8 × 3.3 cm = 1.18” × 1.10” × 1.30”

Main crystal size: 1.1 × 0.1 cm = 0.43” × 0.04”




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COLORADO

Goethite
 

MC12AM8: Centered aggregates of flattened Goethite crystals, with a botryoidal growth at the back, lustrous and with color tones ranging from black to bronze reflections. An American classic that we will send to the buyer in its original Perky box from the Robert J. Noble collection, which also contains the label.
Crystal Creek, Crystal Peak area, Condado Teller, Colorado  USA

Specimen size: 2.9 × 2.7 × 2.4 cm = 1.14” × 1.06” × 0.94”

Former collection of Bob Noble



Goethite. Front
Front
Goethite. Side
Side
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Microcline (variety amazonite white cap)
Microcline (variety amazonite white cap). Front
Front
Microcline (variety amazonite white cap). Top
Top
Microcline (variety amazonite white cap)  

EM27AM2: Parallel growth of two Microcline crystals (amazonite variety) with very well defined faces and edges and selective green and white coloration, known to mineral collectors as “white cap” microcline. From the most classic locality for amazonite.
The specimen is from the Moutet collection in Marseille. We will send the buyer, together with the specimen, a label from the prestigious Deyrolle house in Paris where Moutet bought the specimen many years ago.
Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado  USA

Specimen size: 6.2 × 5.2 × 5.4 cm = 2.44” × 2.05” × 2.13”

Main crystal size: 5 × 4 cm = 1.97” × 1.57”

Minor fluorescence short UV



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Baryte
 

TV96AL7: Group of crystals, one of them clearly dominant, very rich in faces and perfect sharp terminations. Shiny and extremely transparent. We will send the specimen, from a classic American locality for the species, in its original Perky box from the Robert J. Noble collection, which also contains the label, where it is stated that it had previously been in the “Bunk” Melanson collection.
Book Cliffs area, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado  USA

Specimen size: 2.6 × 2.5 × 1.4 cm = 1.02” × 0.98” × 0.55”

Main crystal size: 2.1 × 1.8 cm = 0.83” × 0.71”

Former collection of Bob Noble



Baryte. Front
Front
Baryte. Side
Side
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Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite
Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite. Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite.
 

MB26AM8: Group of rhombohedral Rhodochrosite crystals, flattened, with very sharp polycrystalline growths and an intense and uniform pink color on Sphalerite matrix.
We will send the buyer the specimen in its original Perky box from the Robert J. Noble collection, which also contains the label stating that it was previously in the Sullivan collection.
Sunnyside Mine group (American Tunnel Mine), Bonita Peak, Gladstone, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado  USA

Specimen size: 2.4 × 1.8 × 2 cm = 0.94” × 0.71” × 0.79”

Main crystal size: 0.8 × 0.7 cm = 0.31” × 0.28”

Former collection of Bob Noble



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Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite and Pyrite
 

TX98AN2: Rosette growths of lamellar Rhodochrosite crystals, with good luster and an intense pink color, on matrix with Sphalerite crystals and small Pyrite crystals.
Eagle Mine, Gilman, Gilman District, Eagle County, Colorado  USA

Specimen size: 6.3 × 4.2 × 2.3 cm = 2.48” × 1.65” × 0.91”

Main crystal size: 0.8 × 0.5 cm = 0.31” × 0.20”




Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite and Pyrite. Rhodochrosite with Sphalerite and Pyrite.
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Covellite with Quartz
Covellite with Quartz. Covellite with Quartz.
Covellite with Quartz  

MC51AM3: Aggregates of sharp lamellar Covellite crystals, with edges in an excellent state of preservation, with an intense and vivid metallic blue color, on matrix and with Quartz. High quality for the locality.
The specimen comes from the Ignacio Gaspar collection (number COV-2), whose label we will send to the buyer.
Summitville Mine, Summitville District, Rio Grande County, Colorado  USA

Specimen size: 5.2 × 4 × 3.5 cm = 2.05” × 1.57” × 1.38”

Former collection of Ignacio Gaspar



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Gold
 

ER97AK4: Arborescent aggregate of Gold crystals, some of them leafy, others hooked and some with defined crystalline forms. The specimen comes from a mine from which one rarely sees any specimens.
Dixie Mine, Idaho Springs, Ute Creek Mining District, Clear Creek County, Colorado  USA

Specimen size: 3.1 × 2.9 × 2 cm = 1.22” × 1.14” × 0.79”

Weight: 16.5 grams



Gold. Front
Front
Gold. Rear
Rear
Gold.
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GEORGIA

Rutile with Pyrophyllite
Rutile with Pyrophyllite.
 

TA68AI8: Twinned Rutile crystal with very well defined faces and edges. The surface of the faces is very bright with intense red reflections. On the base and partially on the back and the top there is a small matrix of Pyrophyllite.
We will send the sample in its original Perkin’s box from the R.J. Noble collection, also containing the collection label.
Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia  USA

Specimen size: 2.6 × 2.3 × 2.1 cm = 1.02” × 0.91” × 0.83”

Main crystal size: 2.4 × 2.2 cm = 0.94” × 0.87”

Former collection of Bob Noble



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IDAHO

Pyromorphite
 

TE13AN2: Pyromorphite crystals with a rounded habit due to the curved faces and edges, with bright luster and a yellowish green color.
We will ship the specimen, from one of the great classic American localities, in its original Perky box from the Robert J. Noble collection, which also contains the label.
Bunker Hill Mine, Bunker Hill properties, Kellogg, Coeur d'Alene District, Shoshone County, Idaho  USA

Specimen size: 2.6 × 2.2 × 2 cm = 1.02” × 0.87” × 0.79”

Main crystal size: 0.4 × 0.3 cm = 0.16” × 0.12”

Former collection of Bob Noble



Pyromorphite. Pyromorphite.
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Pyromorphite
Pyromorphite. Pyromorphite.
 

TB90AF2: Druse of elongated crystals with very well defined hoppered terminations. They are bright, have an olive-green color and are on matrix. They are from a mine near Bunker Hill, not so well known, that produced rare samples with such high quality.
The sample is with a label of The Crystal Mine, from Reno, Nevada, that we’ll send to the buyer.
Sherman Mine, Burke, Coeur d'Alene District, Shoshone County, Idaho  USA

Specimen size: 8.5 × 5.5 × 4.4 cm = 3.35” × 2.17” × 1.73”

Main crystal size: 0.8 × 0.3 cm = 0.31” × 0.12”




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ILLINOIS

Fluorite with Chalcopyrite
 

TR47AM9: Group of sharp Fluorite crystals, between transparent and translucent, with bright luster and geometric color zoning very marked by the contrast between the yellow color in most of the crystal and the deep violet color in the edges. With inclusions of small crystals of Chalcopyrite. A classic from the USA.
Annabel Lee Mine, Harris Creek Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois  USA (±1980)

Specimen size: 10 × 5.4 × 4.6 cm = 3.94” × 2.13” × 1.81”

Main crystal size: 3.9 × 2.7 cm = 1.54” × 1.06”




Fluorite with Chalcopyrite. Fluorite with Chalcopyrite.
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Fluorite with Sphalerite
Fluorite with Sphalerite. Fluorite with Sphalerite.
Fluorite with Sphalerite  

JM69X0: Group of cubic crystals with polycrystalline growths on the cube faces. The crystals are translucent, with a clear violet color with a deeper color zoning on the edges. On the back there is a small matrix of Sphalerite.
Previously in the Tom Wiesner collection (num. 2343284), whose label we'll send to the buyer.
Denton Mine, Goose Creek Mine group, Harris Creek Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois  USA (02/03/1984)

Specimen size: 12 × 10.2 × 5 cm = 4.72” × 4.02” × 1.97”

Main crystal size: 7.3 × 6.7 cm = 2.87” × 2.64”

Fluorescent long & short UV

Former collection of James Catmur



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Fluorite with Chalcopyrite
Fluorite with Chalcopyrite  

JA28W3: Flattened drusy growth of very transparent cubic crystals with a very uniform violet color. An American classic of very good quality.
The sample was previously in the collection of Tom Wiesner (num. 73572074), whose label we’ll send with the Catmur label to the buyer.
Minerva I Mine, Spivey shaft, Ozark-Mahoning group, Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois  USA (1974)

Specimen size: 13.7 × 10.3 × 1.7 cm = 5.39” × 4.06” × 0.67”

Main crystal size: 1.5 × 1.3 cm = 0.59” × 0.51”

Former collection of James Catmur



Fluorite with Chalcopyrite. Fluorite with Chalcopyrite.
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INDIANA

Calcite
Calcite. Front
Front
Calcite. Side
Side
Calcite. Side
Side
 

MP26AM9: Group of Calcite crystals on matrix, with poorly developed prism faces and clearly dominant forms of a flattened rhombohedron. They are transparent, lustrous, and have an intense and uniform yellow color. The specimen, from a classic American locality for the species, is from the Robert J. Noble collection and will be sent to the buyer in its original Perky box from that collection, which also contains the label.
Berry Materials Corp. Quarry, North Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana  USA

Specimen size: 2.8 × 2.7 × 2.4 cm = 1.10” × 1.06” × 0.94”

Main crystal size: 2.6 × 1.9 cm = 1.02” × 0.75”

Minor fluorescence short UV

Former collection of Bob Noble



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IOWA

Pyrite with Calcite
 

TB66AG3: Groups of octahedral Pyrite crystals with minor cube faces. They are very well defined and bright and are on a rocky matrix coated by small, very acute, scalenohedral Calcite crystals, transparent and bright. The sample is from a not well known Iowa mine.
Pint's Quarry, Raymond, Black Hawk County, Iowa  USA

Specimen size: 7.5 × 6.5 × 4.3 cm = 2.95” × 2.56” × 1.69”

Main crystal size: 0.5 × 0.4 cm = 0.20” × 0.16”

Calcite minor fluorescence short UV



Pyrite with Calcite. Pyrite with Calcite.
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MICHIGAN

Copper
Copper. Front
Front
Copper. Rear
Rear
 

TK69L5: A classic specimen from a classic locality. Dendritic growth of crystals of considerable size, elongated, with some well defined faces. Nice floater.
Houghton County, Michigan  USA

Specimen size: 10.6 × 8.2 × 2 cm = 4.17” × 3.23” × 0.79”




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Copper
 

MV66AM0: Floater group of very well defined dodecahedral crystals, bright and of good size, with fine alignments formed by the recrystallization of very shiny Copper microcrystals. With a little matrix and casts of vanished Quartz crystals. An American classic, a high quality miniature.
Keweenaw County, Michigan  USA

Specimen size: 2.7 × 2.2 × 2.2 cm = 1.06” × 0.87” × 0.87”




Copper. Front  / Photo: Joaquim Callén
Front / Photo: Joaquim Callén
Copper. Side  / Photo: Joaquim Callén
Side / Photo: Joaquim Callén
Copper. Side  / Photo: Joaquim Callén
Side / Photo: Joaquim Callén
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Rear / Photo: Joaquim Callén
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Copper
Copper. Front
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Copper. Rear
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Copper.
 

GA96AK5: Very aerial arborescent growth of native Copper crystals with defined faces and edges, some of them perfectly profiled, on matrix.
The sample is from the Casado Margolles collection (No. V 35), whose file we will send to the buyer.
Keweenaw County, Michigan  USA

Specimen size: 4.9 × 2.7 × 2.8 cm = 1.93” × 1.06” × 1.10”

Former collection of Casado Margolles



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Copper
Copper  

TF86H5: Excellent crystallization clearly showing the faces of the dodecahedron, even considering the typical deformation and elongation of crystals.
The sample is from an old collection of Northwestern University and we’ll include the label.
Keweenaw County, Michigan  USA

Specimen size: 6 × 3.6 × 3.4 cm = 2.36” × 1.42” × 1.34”

Main crystal size: 1.7 × 0.7 cm = 0.67” × 0.28”




Copper.
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Copper
Copper. Front
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Copper. Rear
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TX71AL3: Arborescent growth of very aerial and individual crystals of Copper with curvatures on the faces and edges.
Cliff Mine, Phoenix, Keweenaw County, Michigan  USA

Specimen size: 11 × 5.6 × 2.3 cm = 4.33” × 2.20” × 0.91”

Main crystal size: 2.2 × 1.5 cm = 0.87” × 0.59”




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Copper
 

TB86AL6: Very aerial dendritic aggregate of rhombododecahedral Copper crystals on matrix, slightly deformed in the growth process but with very well defined faces and edges. Excellent specimen, very elegant and large. An American classic.
Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan  USA

Specimen size: 20.5 × 15 × 6.7 cm = 8.07” × 5.91” × 2.64”




Copper. Front
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Copper.
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Copper
Copper. Copper.
 

TF66AH5: Dendritic growth with a clearly dominant crystal of a good size, with the well-developed faces of the dodecahedron and the octahedron.
We’ll send the sample in its original Perkin’s box from the R.J. Noble collection, also containing the collection label in which it appears that it had previously been in the “Bunk” Melanson collection.
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Houghton County, Michigan  USA

Specimen size: 2.7 × 2.2 × 1.6 cm = 1.06” × 0.87” × 0.63”

Main crystal size: 1.9 × 1.9 cm = 0.75” × 0.75”

Former collection of Bob Noble



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MISSOURI

Galena with Dolomite and Chalcopyrite
 

LH76AE7: Very sharp and aerial Galena crystals, one of them clearly dominant. They are cubic with small octahedral faces, and are on matrix with small white Dolomite rhombohedra and twinned Chalcopyrite crystals.
The sample is from the Carles Millán collection whose catalog card we’ll send to the buyer.
Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri  USA

Specimen size: 7.6 × 4.3 × 4.9 cm = 2.99” × 1.69” × 1.93”

Main crystal size: 4.5 × 4.2 cm = 1.77” × 1.65”

Former collection of Carles Millan



Galena with Dolomite and Chalcopyrite. Front
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NEVADA

Gold
Gold. Front
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EX94AM5: Floater group with flattened crystals, with the dominant shapes of the cube and the dodecahedron, and very aesthetic elongated shapes.
Round Mountain Mine, Round Mountain, Round Mountain District, Nye County, Nevada  USA

Specimen size: 2.2 × 2.1 × 0.9 cm = 0.87” × 0.83” × 0.35”

Main crystal size: 1.8 × 0.6 cm = 0.71” × 0.24”

Weight: 6.9 grams



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Gold (variety electrum)
 

TA30AC9: A novelty at Tucson 2016. Aggregate very rich in silver (27% aprox.) leafy Gold crystals (electrum variety), with flat octahedral crystals in groups that resemble leaves. Its color is the classic "old gold" of electrum due to its Silver-rich composition.
R.J. Roberts lode, Willow Creek District, Pershing County, Nevada  USA (2015)

Specimen size: 2.1 × 2 × 0.8 cm = 0.83” × 0.79” × 0.31”

Weight: 2.0 grams



Gold (variety electrum).
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Gold (variety electrum)
Gold (variety electrum). Front
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TF90AK7: Very aerial aggregate of leafy gold crystals (electrum variety) very rich in silver (27% approx.) and with finely profiled edges. We will send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.
R.J. Roberts lode, Willow Creek District, Pershing County, Nevada  USA (2015)

Specimen size: 2.3 × 1.9 × 0.6 cm = 0.91” × 0.75” × 0.24”

Weight: 1.9 gram



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Gold (variety electrum)
 

TQ74AK4: Arborescent aggregate of Gold crystals (electrum variety) very rich in silver (27% approx.), leafy and with finely serrated edges. The specimen comes from a unique find made in a previously unknown mine. We will send a copy of the analysis to the buyer of the specimen.
R.J. Roberts lode, Willow Creek District, Pershing County, Nevada  USA (2015)

Specimen size: 2.8 × 2.4 × 0.8 cm = 1.10” × 0.94” × 0.31”

Weight: 3.6 grams



Gold (variety electrum). Gold (variety electrum).
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Gold (variety electrum)
Gold (variety electrum). Front
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Gold (variety electrum). Rear
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TR16AM3: Very aerial group of lamellar Gold crystals (variety electrum), some of them with very well marked skeletal growths and a little matrix at the back. The specimen comes from a relatively recent find in a known gold zone.
Specimens from this find were analyzed and we will send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.
R.J. Roberts lode, Willow Creek District, Pershing County, Nevada  USA (2015)

Specimen size: 2.9 × 2.5 × 1 cm = 1.14” × 0.98” × 0.39”

With a copy of its analysis.

Weight: 3.8 grams



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Miargyrite
 

TD49AE9: Single crystal, on a rocky matrix, of this rare silver sulphosalt. It has very well defined faces and edges and an unusually intense luster.
Mina Rosebud, Rosebud District, Pershing County, Nevada  USA

Specimen size: 4 × 2.6 × 1.5 cm = 1.57” × 1.02” × 0.59”

Main crystal size: 1.2 × 0.6 cm = 0.47” × 0.24”




Miargyrite. Miargyrite.
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Cinnabar with Quartz
Cinnabar with Quartz. Cinnabar with Quartz.
Cinnabar with Quartz  

EA90AI4: Very sharp rhombohedral Cinnabar crystals with very well defined faces and the interpenetration twin. They have a very vivid color and are on matrix with small Quartz crystals. This specimen has an extraordinary quality for the locality, well known for the species but where good Cinnabars are rare. With label from Scott J. Williams
Snowshoe Mine, Paradise Valley, Poverty Peak District, Humboldt County, Nevada  USA (±1954)

Specimen size: 5.5 × 3.6 × 4.1 cm = 2.17” × 1.42” × 1.61”

Main crystal size: 0.9 × 0.7 cm = 0.35” × 0.28”

With label Scott J. Williams



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NEW JERSEY

Fluorapophyllite-(K) With Quartz and Prehnite
Fluorapophyllite-(K) With Quartz and Prehnite  

TT47AL3: Equidimensional Fluorapophyllite-(K) crystals, one of them clearly dominant, with an apparently cubic habit, with very well defined faces and edges, translucent white, on matrix, with Quartz and small white botryoidal aggregates of Prehnite. The specimen comes from a classic American locality for the species.
Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey  USA (±1930)

Specimen size: 6.5 × 5 × 3.2 cm = 2.56” × 1.97” × 1.26”

Main crystal size: 2 × 2 cm = 0.79” × 0.79”

Minor fluorescence long & short UV



Fluorapophyllite-(K) With Quartz and Prehnite. Fluorapophyllite-(K) With Quartz and Prehnite.
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NEW MEXICO

Azurite
Azurite. Azurite.
 

MB27AM6: Flattened Azurite crystal with very marked polycrystalline growths on the faces, lustrous, with a bright color and with small coatings of Malachite. From a rarely seen locality. We will send the buyer the specimen in its original perky box from the Robert J. Noble collection, which also contains the label.
Emma Mine, Hanover-Fierro District, Grant County, New Mexico  USA

Specimen size: 3 × 2.3 × 2.4 cm = 1.18” × 0.91” × 0.94”

Former collection of Bob Noble



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Smithsonite with Aurichalcite
Smithsonite with Aurichalcite  

EA90AL5: Botryoidal growths of translucent Smithsonite, of an intense greenish-blue color, on a botryoidal limonite matrix covered with light green Aurichalcite microcrystals.
The specimen comes from the Doug Toland collection, whose label we will send to the buyer.
Kelly Mine, Magdalena, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico  USA

Specimen size: 4.9 × 4.8 × 3.4 cm = 1.93” × 1.89” × 1.34”

Former collection of Doug Toland



Smithsonite with Aurichalcite. Smithsonite with Aurichalcite.
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Smithsonite
Smithsonite.
 

MM37AG9: Botryoidal Smithsonite with a very aerial character, with a pale blue color and areas with intense blue shades. The sample is very typical for Kelly Mine samples, an American classic.
Kelly Mine, Magdalena, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico  USA

Specimen size: 5.1 × 4.8 × 3 cm = 2.01” × 1.89” × 1.18”




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Linarite on Quartz
 

TV88AH1: Lenticular Linarite crystals, flattened and elongated with faces and edges more defined than usual, with a very intense and vivid blue color and on a Quartz matrix. The sample is from an American locality that is a classic for the species.
Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro County, New Mexico  USA (±1990)

Specimen size: 5.3 × 4.3 × 3.7 cm = 2.09” × 1.69” × 1.46”

Main crystal size: 0.5 × 0.2 cm = 0.20” × 0.08”




Linarite on Quartz. Linarite on Quartz.
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Brochantite on Fluorite
Brochantite on Fluorite. Brochantite on Fluorite.
 

TV16AD9: Radial growths of green acicular Brochantite microcrystals on a crystalline Fluorite matrix that is translucent and has a sky blue color with slightly violet zones. Very unusual, the sample is from an old collection.
Blanchard Mine (Portales-Blanchard Mine), Sunshine No. 2 adit, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro County, New Mexico  USA

Specimen size: 4.9 × 3.7 × 2.9 cm = 1.93” × 1.46” × 1.14”




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NEW YORK

Tremolite with Dolomite
 

TX14AL2: A novelty at Tucson 2020. Group of three doubly terminated Tremolite crystals, with very well defined faces and edges. The crystals, with a little white Dolomite matrix, have an intense luster between vitreous and silky, are much more transparent than usual in specimens from this area and are green-gray with bluish tints. From a very recent find, the quality is superior to that generally known in the St. Lawrence County area.
Big Mole claim, West Pierrepont, St. Lawrence County, New York  USA (06/2019)

Specimen size: 1.6 × 1.4 × 0.8 cm = 0.63” × 0.55” × 0.31”




Tremolite with Dolomite. Front
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Tremolite with Dolomite
Tremolite with Dolomite. Front
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Tremolite with Dolomite. Rear
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Tremolite with Dolomite.
 

TV46AL2: A novelty at Tucson 2020. Tremolite crystal, on a Dolomite matrix, with very well defined faces and edges, with a polycrystalline termination, an intense luster between vitreous and silky, translucent, but with greater transparency than usual in specimens from this area and of green-gray color with bluish tints. From a very recent find, the quality is superior to that generally known in the St. Lawrence County area.
Big Mole claim, West Pierrepont, St. Lawrence County, New York  USA (06/2019)

Specimen size: 7 × 2.1 × 1.8 cm = 2.76” × 0.83” × 0.71”




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Tremolite with Dolomite (consolidated)

Recorded under LED light
 

TC86AL6: A novelty at Tucson 2020. Elongated Tremolite crystals, one of them clearly dominant, on a Dolomite matrix, with marked scepter growth. They have very well defined faces and edges, good terminal faces and an intense luster between crystalline and silky. It exhibits greater transparency than usual in specimens from this area and a beautiful gray-green color with bluish tints. From a recent find, the quality is also far superior to what is generally known from the St. Lawrence County area.
The crystal was reinforced, already at origin, in two spots on the prism to avoid its possible separation.

Big Mole claim, West Pierrepont, St. Lawrence County, New York  USA (06/2019)

Specimen size: 15.7 × 6.5 × 4 cm = 6.18” × 2.56” × 1.57”

Main crystal size: 15.7 × 2.3 cm = 6.18” × 0.91”

consolidated

Fluorescence on the matrix (short and long UV)



Tremolite with Dolomite (consolidated). Front
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Tremolite with Dolomite (consolidated). Side
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PENNSYLVANIA

Chalcopyrite with Magnetite
Chalcopyrite with Magnetite. Chalcopyrite with Magnetite.
 

AF11AM3: Group of disphenoidal crystals (pseudotetrahedral) of Chalcopyrite, with sharp crystal forms. On a Magnetite matrix with octahedral crystals of Magnetite.
French Creek Mines, St. Peters, Warwick Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania  USA

Specimen size: 4.4 × 3.2 × 2.3 cm = 1.73” × 1.26” × 0.91”

Main crystal size: 1.2 × 0.7 cm = 0.47” × 0.28”




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TENNESSEE

Fluorite with Galena
 

MT67X6: Cubic crystal of Fluorite with polycrystalline faces and small Galena crystals on their surfaces. The crystal is translucent and bright, has a clear lilac color and it is on a Galena matrix.
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith County, Tennessee  USA

Specimen size: 7.5 × 7.3 × 7.5 cm = 2.95” × 2.87” × 2.95”

Fluorescent long & short UV

Former Jan Buma collection. Number 970625



Fluorite with Galena. Front
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Sphalerite with Calcite
Sphalerite with Calcite. Sphalerite with Calcite.
 

AA66AG9: Druse of complex Sphalerite crystals, very rich with faces, clearly twinned and with very well defined forms. They are translucent, very bright, have a very deep color and are on a rocky matrix with small scalenohedral Calcite crystals. An American classic, typical of past samples from the Elmwood mine.
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith County, Tennessee  USA

Specimen size: 7.9 × 7.4 × 4.4 cm = 3.11” × 2.91” × 1.73”

Main crystal size: 0.9 × 0.8 cm = 0.35” × 0.31”

Calcite fluorescent short UV



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Sphalerite with Dolomite
 

MP36T0: Well individualized crystals with very well defined faces and edges, very bright, and with intense deep red reflections. On matrix, with white rhombohedral crystals of Dolomite.
Gordonsville Mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith County, Tennessee  USA

Specimen size: 5.4 × 5.4 × 2.4 cm = 2.13” × 2.13” × 0.94”

Main crystal size: 1.9 × 1.6 cm = 0.75” × 0.63”




Sphalerite with Dolomite. Sphalerite with Dolomite.
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UTAH

Bixbyite
Bixbyite. Bixbyite.
 

TD27AN2: Twinned Bixbyite crystal with very sharp twin shapes and an intense luster. A classic of American mineralogy. With a tiny bit of rhyolite matrix.
We will ship the specimen in its original Perky box from the Robert J. Noble collection, which also contains the label.
Solar Wind Claim, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah  USA

Specimen size: 1.1 × 1 × 0.8 cm = 0.43” × 0.39” × 0.31”

Former collection of Bob Noble



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Topaz
 

EG86AG0: A very fine crystal on a rhyolite matrix. It is very sharp, with very well defined faces and edges, an excellent luster and very transparent.
Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah  USA (06/2017)

Specimen size: 8.5 × 6.7 × 4.4 cm = 3.35” × 2.64” × 1.73”

Main crystal size: 1.6 × 0.9 cm = 0.63” × 0.35”




Topaz. Topaz.
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Topaz with Quartz
Topaz with Quartz. Topaz with Quartz.
Topaz with Quartz  

EF91AI8: Two Topaz crystals on a rhyolite matrix, one of them clearly dominant. They have very well defined faces and edges and are transparent, very bright and with an intense color.
The sample is from the Raúl Sanabria collection whose label we will send to the buyer.
Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah  USA

Specimen size: 10.8 × 7.8 × 4.3 cm = 4.25” × 3.07” × 1.69”

Main crystal size: 3.1 × 1.5 cm = 1.22” × 0.59”

Former collection of Raúl Sanabria



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Azurite with Malachite
 

TZ27AM9: Very ‘architectural’ spheroidal growths of lenticular Azurite crystals, with good luster and a vivid color, on a matrix partially covered by Malachite.
La Sal Mountains, La Sal District, Grand County, Utah  USA

Specimen size: 6.9 × 3.1 × 2 cm = 2.72” × 1.22” × 0.79”




Azurite with Malachite. Azurite with Malachite.
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VERMONT

Rutile with chlorite
Rutile with chlorite. Rutile with chlorite.

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Rutile with chlorite
 

TD89Y3: Multiple twin of very sharp prismatic crystals. They are red, have an intense luster and are on a chloritic matrix. The sample is of great quality for the locality, relatively unknown for most collectors.
The piece is from the Eric Greene collection, whose label we’ll send to the buyer.
Davis Farm, Bethel, Windsor County, Vermont  USA

Specimen size: 6.5 × 5 × 3.8 cm = 2.56” × 1.97” × 1.50”

Main crystal size: 2 × 0.5 cm = 0.79” × 0.20”




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WASHINGTON

Quartz (variety amethyst)
 

EE89AL3: Group of Quartz crystals (variety amethyst) transparent and bright. The color is selectively distributed, with the prism faces being practically colorless, slightly reddish colors on the pyramidal faces, and intense violet concentrated mainly around the terminal edges. The specimen comes from a classic American locality.
North Bend, King County, Washington  USA

Specimen size: 7.8 × 6.1 × 4.6 cm = 3.07” × 2.40” × 1.81”

Main crystal size: 4.7 × 2.4 cm = 1.85” × 0.94”




Quartz (variety amethyst). Front
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WYOMING

Baryte
Baryte. Baryte.
 

TF46AM5: Group of tabular crystals very rich in crystal forms, transparent, lustrous and with a vivid and uniform sky-blue color. The specimen is from a locality from which few quality specimens are known.
Shirley Basin, Medicine Bow, Shirley Basin District, Carbon County, Wyoming  USA

Specimen size: 5.4 × 4.4 × 3.4 cm = 2.13” × 1.73” × 1.34”

Main crystal size: 2.1 × 1.5 cm = 0.83” × 0.59”




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