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International Minerals 27



QR330 - Epidote - 1100€
Ras Koh Mts., Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan
Size: 3.2 x 2.9 x 1.2 cm
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The find in the western Pakistani Mountains has brought a completely unique and highly aesthetic "bow tie" shape to the market. Sprays of dark green, lustrous epidote form this sharp clusters in a just lovely way! This unusual specimen resembles a cross of two bow-tie shaped epidote aggregates that is especially lovely! A perfect little thumbnail of highly appealing shape without a single scratch!


SB281 - Tourmaline - 6500€
Coronel Murta, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 7.3 x 2 x 1.4 cm
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This is an excellent glassy crystal of raspberry red color with a zone of warm honey-yellow towards the termination! The crystal is of good size and shows strikingly beautiful quality and color! It is super lustrous on all sides with a fantastic polyhedral termination! Atop this termination sits a small tourmaline that’s like the icing on the cake, adding a little extra to the otherwise straight single crystal. Definitely a gorgeous tourmaline of significant size and brilliant quality! Ex Fabian Wildfang collection


RC137 - Azurite and Malachite - 2800€
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Mun. de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
Size: 10.6 x 7.2 x 2.9 cm
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Rich and sparkling, colorful and gemmy! This is a flat plate of pure azurite and malachite of just best quality, crystallized on front and backside. Particularly the front shows a spectacular plethora of sharp, lustrous, royal blue crystals. At some peripheral regions you can see beginning pseudomorphosis, adding some nice spots of green malachite. A just brilliant Milpillas azurite that's much better in person!


PB36 - Augelite with Quartz - 800€
Mundo Nuevo Mine, Mundo Nuevo, Huamachuco, Sanchez Carrion, La Libertad, Peru
Size: 3.9 x 2.8 x 2.8 cm
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Composition and aesthetics of this augelite specimen are absolutely catchy and highly appealing. The gemmy, apple green augelite crystals of up to 1.2 cm in size are prominently presented atop a quartz-cluster. While the quartz shows some contacts the augelite is abolutely perfect and sharp. An outstanding piece from the Mundo Nuevo Mine in Peru, where by far the worlds best augelite has been found to date.


TF794 - Tourmaline on Quartz - 7500€
Paprok, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Size: 7.3 x 5.3 x 5.3 cm
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This rare specimen features a glassy and colorful tourmaline that’s grown on a single quartz crystal. The quartz is slightly smoky and shows great translucent quality. The bottom is sawn but all around its natural and unharmed! The tourmaline on the other hand is all perfect and brilliant! With pink, apple-green and again pink towards the termination, it is beautifully colored and absolutely gemmy! The termination is sharply defined and highly lustrous as is the rest of the crystal. Just perfect! I love the overall aesthetics that is very well balanced and greatly emphasizes the tourmaline! Ex Fabian Wildfang collection