4321028) Galena with Quartz - Krushev dol mine, Madan ore field, Rhodope Mts, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
Size: 18.0 x 10.0 x 5.0 cm (large cabinet)
Price: $ 2800.00 (=~ ¥ 277227.72)
Superb lustrous flattened spinel-law twin galena crystals to 7.0 cm in size scattered over a 18.0 x 10.0 x 5.0 cm with crystallized quartz. Shows all around - in excellent condition. Extremely large and well formed crystals for this type of twinning in galena! The matrix has been shaped on the base with a trim saw.
1043681) Hydroxylherderite with Elbaite - Virgem da Lapa, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 7.0 x 6.5 x 5.0 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 850.00 (=~ ¥ 84158.42)
ex. Lloyd Tate Collection.
A large translucent glassy thick grayish hydroxylherderite crystal is studded on all sides by prismatic lustrous dark blue elbaite crystals. Complete all around and in excellent condition. Fine large crystal for this species - neat with the association! Size: 7.0 x 6.5 x 5.0 cm. Ref: The Mineralogical Record: 13: 19-28. Ex Lloyd Tate collection.