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WS07 - Wulfenite - SOLD
Mežica (Miess), Slovenia
Size: 3.7 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm
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This piece is out of a wulfenite find in Mežica, Slovenia that is famous for the rare bipyramidal crystal habit found there. A fragile piece of matrix - at one spot only held together on a piece of wulfenite(!) - holds several single isolated orange wulfenite crystals and nicely presents them in an almost perfect way. Some calcite covering is adding some more to the already nice aesthetics of this piece. A small but very much appealing specimen from this famous locale!

RK140 - Calcite - SOLD
Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
Size: 4.3 x 3.7 x 3.1 cm
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What an unusual piece! The main calcite which is totally water-clear and oddly warped is accompanied by two pointed crystals with flying-saucer-shaped calcites atop. This piece is flawless and of high quality. It is distinctly 3-dimensional and a real eye-catcher for any showcase. The backside is a flat crust of matrix but free of damage and anyway: If you are searching for the unusual, thats the one to go for!

HW27 - Aquamarine - SOLD
Medina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 3.7 x 2.2 x 1.9 cm
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A water-clear, deep blue aquamarine of appealing etched surface all around. It is in very good condition with only smaller chips at the bottom. A high class aquamarine that holds its very own vividly sparkling character!

RK302 - Gold on Quartz - SOLD
Eagle`s Nest Mine, Placer Co., California, USA
Size: 4.7 x 2.7 x 1.3 cm
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This is not the largest specimen but its perfect aesthetics, the vivid color and the lovely crystallization make up for more than that! Emerging from a white quartz matrix like a djinn from a bottle this well balanced piece shows perfect and unblemished textbook aesthetics. A fantastic Eagle's Nest piece with fine details and pristine quality!

RK305 - Fluorite on Quartz - SOLD
Riemvasmaak, Kakamas, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Size: 7 x 5 x 2.4 cm
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Perfectly glassy green fluorite octahedrons are clustered on this lovely quartz matrix and compile a piece of excellent aesthetics. Through the fluorite you can see some rust-brown iron oxide that adds an appelaing individual effect. This piece is virtually flawless with a contacted back but no damage whatsoever. Brilliant, colorful and nicely composed this piece is a real eye-catcher!

RK318 - Bismuth - 2000€
Niederschlema, Schlema-Hartenstein District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size: 5.5 x 4.3 x 3.2 cm
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This classic bismuth specimen is full of character. Like a highly detailed sculpture, nicely crystallized and glinting with tempering colors this mushroom shaped specimen shows its own unique aesthetics. The rareness of the element bismuth makes this piece with a size of 5.5 cm in length even more an impressive piece. All sides are covered in sharp bismuth crystals leaving nothing to worry about. You are looking for a great piece of crystallized bismuth from the classice locale of Schlema? Then have a good look on this one!

RK337 - Sphalerite - SOLD
Las Manforas Mine (Aliva Mine), Camaleño, Cantabria, Spain
Size: 6.6 x 6.1 x 4.1 cm
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Beautiful amber-colored sphalerite on a feldspar matrix that provides the perfect background. Some direct illumination - really just a bit - makes this crystal glow with intense, soothing color that makes you long for a bite of this sweet fruit. The matrix is crystallized on all sides, even at the bottom. Aside of some contacts there is no flaw here. A lovely piece of clear and shiny sphalerite.

KB8 - Wulfenite - SOLD
Red Cloud Mine, Silver District, Trigo Mts., La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
Size: 5.3 x 3.5 x 2.7 cm
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A superb orange-red translucent tabular wulfenite crystal is set perfectly atop a dark brown contrasting matrix. The crystal is 1.7 cm on edge, over 0.3 cm thick and 100% flawless. With intense color, semigloss surface and perfectly sharp terminaton this crystal is an immediate eye-catcher. An excellent wulfenite miniature with no downsides.

KB09 - Pezzottaite - SOLD
Sakavalana Mine, Ambatovita, Mandrosonoro, Ambatofinandrahana, Amoron'i Mania, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
Size: 3.3 x 2.2 x 0.75 cm
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This is a single pezzottaite crystal of remarkable size and a translucent raspberry colored body. With only one contact at the bottom but no actual damage this is an outstanding piece, considering the rareness of this beautiful gem. A white bordering along its edges adds a nice visual effect and frames the gem like a cut precious stone. An excellent pezzottaite showpiece for the advanced mineral collection.

KB13 - Tourmaline - SOLD
Valozoro tourmaline deposits, Ambohimahasoa District, Camp Robin area, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
Size: 4.7 x 4 x 3.4 cm
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A cluster of ocher-yellow colored tourmaline of great luster and aesthetical arrangement. Its very hard to find a tourmaline specimen of this rare color that practically ony occures in Madagascar. The translucent crystals nicely radiate their beautiful color at direct illuminatioin. This is a very 3-dimensional piece as you can see in our video. The bottom is contacted, not broken.

RK351 - Aquamarine - SOLD
Shigar valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Size: 3.7 x 1.4 x 1.3 cm
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Perfectly clear, pointed and with lovely surface structure this aquamarine looks like an icicle. It is free of any damage, etched all around and lustrous. A small but beautiful jewel, elegant and of high quality!

XY3 - Hematite on Adularia - SOLD
Monte Prosa, Central St. Gotthard Massif, Tessin (Ticino), Switzerland
Size: 3.3 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm
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This specimen is a real jewel. A cluster of metallic black hematite roses is beautifully perched on a snow-white, glassy adularia crystal. The quality of this piece is just exceptional, combined on a piece of stark contrast and appealing aesthetics. Looking very closely at the backside you would find smaller imperfections but the main view is flawless and a real stunner. A high-class piece of glistening quality!