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Alpine Treasures 39

VB922 - Quartz - 2900€
Geren Valley, Oberwald, Goms, Wallis, Switzerland
Size: 9 x 6.3 x 3.6 cm
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I totally love the pristine aesthetics of this fabulous quartz! It’s a brilliant crystal from Geren Valley. One significant main crystals is accompanied by a horizontal side-crystals, both are in perfect condition, sharp and brilliant. The quartz is transparent and amazingly lustrous. What looks contacted on the backside is in fact completely crystallized and perfect. A stunning specimen of highest appeal!

LJ492 - Fluorite - 550€
Weißeck, Lungau, Salzburg, Austria
Size: 5.8 x 4.2 x 2.6 cm
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The fluorite cubes are up to 1.5 cm on edge. They have a dark purple coloration, although in direct lighting you can see quite beautiful phantoms. The surface has a velvety sheen and is free of damage. The matrix, on which the fluorites sit so beautifully, is also overgrown with white calcite crystals, which offers a nice contrast to the fluorite. A lovely specimen of very nice dark color!

TG509 - Quartz - 1400€
Cavradi, Val Curnera, Tujetsch, Graubünden, Switzerland
Size: 9.8 x 9.4 x 4.4 cm
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With sweeping look and super-vibrant quality this quartz easily distinguishes itself from the larger mass of quartz specimens that you can find out there. The surface has wet-look luster all over with fine striations and sharp edges. The crystal body is colorless and clear, especially at the upper half. The lower half is a bit clouded and has rock inclusions but at close inspection you will find that there is no damage and even the bottom is largely crystallized. The backside is contacted and re-crystallized as well. This is a gorgeous specimen indeed!

FL830 - Apatite - 1100€
Maggia Valley, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerland
Size: 4.8 x 2.4 x 1.8 cm
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The very special thing about this apatite is the elongated hexagonal shape, which is extremely rare to find! While normally apatite grows as flat wheel-like crystals, this one is elongated along the c-axis and thus much longer than its diameter. The apatite is of very good quality. Transparent, shiny and undamaged. The end face is slightly rounded, but this is not worn but naturally etched. Watch our video to get a better impression of this unusual crystal.

MU510 - Quartz - 850€
Furka pass area, Urseren, Uri, Switzerland
Size: 7.3 x 5.1 x 3.5 cm
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A magnificent group of quartz crystals on matrix from the Furka pass area. The piece features a dominant 5.2 cm main crystal of highest quality! The quartz has brilliant luster, it is sharp and flawless up to the tip. There are peripheral contacts on the side-crystals but not damage either. What looks good on the picture is much better in person. Have a look on our video for a better impression!

ST783 - Pericline - 350€
Weißenbachkees, Goldberggruppe, Rauris, Salzburg, Austria
Size: 15.8 x 13.6 x 6.5 cm
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It's a beautiful brownish pericline specimen with a very natural charm. It was found at the Weissenbach glacier at the rear part of the Seidlwinkl valley. The specimen is in very good condition, even the backside is crystallized with pericline and quartz as you can see in the second picture. Individual crystals reach up to around 3 cm, they are well developed and lustrous. Apart from some peripheral contacts the specimen is complete and undamaged.