1241021) Anglesite - Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Size: 7.0 x 4.5 x 4.0 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 3850 (=~ £ 2477)
An open shallow cavity spanning a 7.0 x 4.5 x 4.0 cm matrix, this lined on the interior with blue blocky lustrous anglesite crystals. The best and largest measures 0.8 cm on edge. A unique, yet excellent, example for the species from this famous locality. No damage. Sits perfectly for display by itself.
1041165) Apophyllite-(KF) with Stilbite - Jalgaon District, Maharashtra, India
Size: 8.7 x 6.3 x 5.3 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 4250 (=~ £ 2734)
ex. Lloyd Tate Collection.
Two superb glassy partly gem quality deep green terminated apophyllite-(KF) crystals to 7.0 cm in height are coming aesthetically off a matrix with pale peach colored crystals of stilbite. Measures 8.7 x 6.3 x 5.3 cm in size. Completely crystallized all around 360 degrees and damage-free. The quality and size of the crystals is outstanding. The taller crystal is slightly cloudy within the area near the termination; this does not terribly detract from the beauty of the piece though. The color is beautiful. Ex Lloyd Tate collection. Ref: The Mineralogical Record: 34: 29-33.
1641811) Apophyllite-(KF) with Stilbite - Pashan quarries, Pashan, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
Size: 8.0 x 5.5 x 3.0 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 650 (=~ £ 418)
Showy green gemmy crystals of apophyllite-(KF) to 2.0 cm in size covering the top of a 8.0 x 5.5 x 3.0 cm matrix. White silky stilbite crystals in association. In excellent condition with great color and luster. A very pretty specimen. Weighs 0.19 lbs.
1681946) Arsenopyrite - Panasqueira, Covilha, Castelo Branco District, Portugal
Size: 8.0 x 6.0 x 3.5 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 300 (=~ £ 193)
Lustrous metallic silver blocky crystals of arsenopyrite to almost 3.0 cm in size forming a 8.0 x 6.0 x 3.5 cm cluster. Overall in great condition. Weighs 0.76 lbs. Ref: The Mineralogical Record: 2: 73-78.
1641690) Arsenopyrite with Quartz - Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
Size: 7.5 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 250 (=~ £ 161)
Brilliant lustrous silver metallic crystallized arsenopyrite covering a 7.5 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm matrix with a gemmy colorless glassy quartz crystal 2.5 cm in size. In great condition and weighs 0.88 lbs. Ref: Rocks & Minerals: 80(1), 46-57; The Mineralogical Record: 42, 6.
1681913) Axinite-(Fe) - Puiva Mount, Saranpaul, Prepolar Ural, Tyumenskaya Oblast', Urals Region, Russia
Size: 7.5 x 4.0 x 2.0 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 300 (=~ £ 193)
Gemmy glassy crystals of axinite to 1.0 cm in size covering a 7.5 x 4.0 x 2.0 cm matrix. Micro-chipping is present but sparse as seen; overall in very fine condition for axinite, especially considering the number of crystals present. Weighs 0.09 lbs. Ref: The Mineralogical Record: 30: 451-465.
1681928) Axinite-(Mn) - Verkhnii Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
Size: 7.0 x 6.0 x 5.5 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 750 (=~ £ 482)
Neat large bladed terminated axinite-(Mn) crystals forming a 7.0 x 6.0 x 5.5 cm cluster. Shows all around and sits perfectly for display by itself. In excellent condition for one of these as seen. Free shipping for this item. Ref: The Mineralogical Record (2001): 32: 3.
1641953) Axinite-Fe - Puiva Mount, Saranpaul, Prepolar Ural, Tyumenskaya Oblast', Urals Region, Russia
Size: 8.0 x 5.0 x 2.0 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 275 (=~ £ 177)
Very large loose axinite-fe crystal measuring 8.0 x 5.0 x 2.0 cm in size. Shows all around; some damage as seen. Weighs 0.18 lbs. Ref: The Mineralogical Record: 30: 451-465.
5061001) Azurite - Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
Size: 8.0 x 5.5 x 5.0 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 5000 (=~ £ 3216)
A superb sharply formed diamond shaped dark blue lustrous grouping of azurite crystals measuring 3.0 x 2.5 x 0.7 cm in size, this set perfectly in the center of a 8.0 x 5.5 x 5.0 cm matrix. No damage or chipping. The piece sits perfectly for display by itself. We owned this one many years ago and are pleased to have it back. Fine Arizona classic! Ref: The Mineralogical Record: 12: 256-319; The Mineralogical Record: 24: 421-436. Ex Frank Imbriacco collection.
1641803) Azurite - Bou Skour district, Djebel Saghro, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco
Size: 6.5 x 3.0 x 3.0 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 400 (=~ £ 257)
Lustrous showy blue loose double terminated azurite crystal measuring 6.5 x 3.0 x 3.0 cm in size. Some attached breccia matrix as seen. Micro-chipping is present but very sparse and tiny. Overall, I think, in great condition. Some attached breccia matrix. Weighs 0.13 lbs.
1109968) Azurite - Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Mun. de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
Size: 8.5 x 6.0 x 6.0 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 45000 (=~ £ 28948)
ex. Steve Neely collection.
Outstanding lustrous deep "linarite" blue crystals of azurite to 3.2 cm in size scattered thickly over the front of a white 8.5 x 6.0 x 6.0 cm matrix. Sits perfectly for display. This is in outstanding condition. I can find one tiny micro-chip on a crystal edge that is seen in one of the close-up photos. For one of these Milpillas azurites, this is as perfect as they get. The quality is outstanding and the specimen is extremely beautiful. Ex Steve Neely collection. Ref: The Mineralogical Record 39(6), 25-34. The initial photo is by Joe Budd.
1141674) Azurite - Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Size: 8.5 x 8.0 x 6.5 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 3000 (=~ £ 1930)
Deep blue lustrous prismatic crystals of azurite to 4.5 cm in height are set on a 8.5 x 8.0 x 6.5 cm matrix. There is no damage or chipping. The back side is mostly matrix as seen. Fine large crystals that display very well.
1641031) Azurite - Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Size: 8.0 x 5.0 x 3.5 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 7500 (=~ £ 4825)
Outstanding large deep blue prismatic lustrous terminated azurite crystals, the largest 5.0 cm in length, set on matrix. In great condition and stands by itself for display. Measures 8.0 x 5.0 x 3.5 cm. Classic Tsumeb azurite specimen! Ref: Gebhard, G. (1999): Tsumeb II. A Unique Mineral Locality. GG Publishing, Grossenseifen, Germany, 328 p.
1681959) Azurite with Malachite - Concepcion del Oro, Mun. de Concepcion del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico
Size: 6.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 350 (=~ £ 225)
Very pretty blue prismatic terminated azurite crystals to 1.1 cm in length scattered neatly over the front side of this 6.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm matrix. Minor damage as seen in the photos; for one of these the piece is in very good condition with fine large crystals and is quite attractive.
9500208) Azurite with Malachite - Kerrouchene, Khenifra Province, Meknes-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Size: 9.0 x 6.0 x 5.0 cm (small cabinet)
Price: $ 1250 (=~ £ 804)
An excellent matrix combination piece for this locality! A lustrous grouping of parallel dark blue terminated azurite crystals measuring 4.0 x 2.0 x 1.5 cm in size is set aesthetically upon a 9.0 x 6.0 x 5.0 cm matrix. There is a grouping of acicular green malachite crystals measuring 3.5 cm in length on one side of this matrix. There is an area of natural contacting at the upper right corner of the azurite grouping; in the same area, along the vertical edge, is very light chipping. All of this is visible in the photos. I think that, overall, this is in excellent condition damage-wise.