1141059) Schorl with Topaz, Albite - Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Size: 8.0 x 7.5 x 6.5 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 3500 (=~ € 2676)
Fine combination piece with a lustrous black terminated schorl crystal measuring 4.5 cm in height, this centered nicely and coming off a white albite crystal matrix. On one side of this are numerous gemmy glassy sherry colored topaz crystals to 3.0 cm. The schorl crystal shows some natural fracturing, and re-healing. The topaz crystals show natural etching and wrap nicely around the side and back of the matrix. Measures 8.0 x 7.5 x 6.5 cm in size overall.
1029671) Smithsonite - Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Size: 10.5 x 8.0 x 3.0 cm (cabinet)
Price: $ 4000 (=~ € 3059)
ex. Dawn and Jim Minette
Pearly pink slightly translucent crystals of smithsonite to 1.0 cm in size covering the front side of a 10.5 x 8.0 x 3.0 cm matrix. No damage. Ref: Gebhard, G. (1999): Tsumeb II. A Unique Mineral Locality. GG Publishing, Grossenseifen, Germany, 328 p. Ex Dawn & Jim Minette collection.
1043109) Vesuvianite - Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Shipton Township, Richmond Co., Quebec, Canada
Size: 7.0 x 6.0 x 3.5 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 3800 (=~ € 2906)
ex. Lloyd Tate Collection.
Glassy terminated translucent purple and green crystals of vesuvianite to 1.2 cm in length are covering a 7.0 x 6.0 x 3.5 cm matrix. In excellent condition - a beautiful vesuvianite specimen! Ex Lloyd Tate collection.