3144103) Smithsonite - 470 level, 79 Mine, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA
Size: 9.5 x 8.0 x 4.5 cm (cabinet)
Price: $ 750
A superb hand sized example of smithsonite for Arizona! The specimen consists of a 9.5 x 8.0 x 4.5 cm matrix, the front side completely covered by lovely green chatoyant crystallized botryoidal smithsonite. There are numerous shades of green present. No damage - the quality is excellent. Sits up perfectly by itself for display. From a new find on the 470 level in May, 2009. Ref: The Mineralogical Record: 3: 247-264.
1043094) Zoisite - Alchuri, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size: 3.2 x 0.8 x 0.5 cm (thumbnail)
Price: $ 200
ex. Lloyd Tate Collection.
A loose terminated gem green zoisite crystal measuring 3.2 x 0.8 x 0.5 cm. Slight contacting is present at upper left as seen in the photos. The crystal itself is very transparent and of excellent quality for the species/locality. Shows all around. Ex Lloyd Tate collection.