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Pakistan beauties 2



ZC212 - Brucite - 470€
Killa Saifullah District, Balochistan, Pakistan
Size: 5.3 x 4.5 x 1 cm
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A flawless pure brucite specimen of distinctive outline and wonderful yellow color! Both sides of the flat specimen are lustrous and nicely crystallized which leaves absolutely no downside on this fine specimen!


AO616 - Fluorite with Apatite - 1000€
Nagar, Hunza valley, Gilgit District, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Size: 5.1 x 3 x 2.2 cm
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This specimen shows very nice aesthetics and great condition all around. A single transparent fluorite cube with beautiful modifications is the main crystal. It is accompanied by a pink apatite cluster that adds a distinctive color patch. The base is a mix of silvery muscovite and white albite, all nicely crystallized. This is a well focused specimen of appealing aesthetics in best condition!


QI576 - Epidote - 380€
Tormiq valley, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size: 6.9 x 1.4 x 0.8 cm
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Epidote from the Alpine type clefts of Pakistan are a well known species that impresses with gemmy quality and a multitude of different shapes!
This single crystal specimen shows exceptionally glassy and lustrous quality. There is one damaged zone at the lower right side, the rest is flawless and sharp!


BP618 - Aquamarine with Feldspar - 12000€
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size: 11.8 x 4.2 x 3.3 cm
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A combination of aquamarina with white feldspar might not sound spectacular but it definitely is in this exceptional case! This single aquamarine crystal of superb quality and remarkable size is associated with a perfectly proportioned group of shiny white albite. Crystal and albite both are in pristine condition, even the bottom is completely crystallized!
The 11.8 cm long aquamarine shows nice water-blue color, brilliant luster and an elegant bevelled termination. At perfect light incidence you will notice some growth structure on the surface which is rather unique and visible in our pictures. The crystals upper half is totally gemmy with only minimal clouds. The lower half has some internal structures but is still bright and translucent.
Its a stunner of fantastic textbook aesthetics, brilliant quality and without any repairs or other downsides!


FQ9 - Quartz Faden - 390€
Tole, Wana, South Waziristan, Pakistan
Size: 10.7 x 7.7 x 6.8 cm
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A very attractive floater specimen of white Faden-quartz in remarkable condition. A dominant main crystal is the main focus point here, several smaller crystals are arranged all around. The quartz is part milky, part glassy and with excellent luster on all sides.


WL918 - Titanite and Calcite - 1700€
Tormiq valley, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Size: 10.2 x 6.1 x 3.2 cm
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A group of olive green titanite twin crystals is set on a characteristic chlorite/feldspar matrix. The upper surface of the matrix is covered in white albite and calcite crystals up to around 1 cm in size. The titanites themselves are sharp and translucent and up to 1.4 cm long with nice frosted surfaces. Quality, aesthetics and overall condition are very appealing on this one!


ZD829 - Epidote - 130€
Tormiq valley, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size: 4 x 1.8 x 0.8 cm
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Epidote from the Alpine type clefts of Pakistan are a well known species that impresses with gemmy quality and a multitude of different shapes!
This little floater is a complex of well defined interlocked crystals. The crystals are sharp, lustrous and gemmy with a "thread" running through from bottom to top. Very nice specimen and in best condition!


RA755 - Spessartine on Feldspar - 900€
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size: 4.8 x 3.2 x 2.3 cm
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The diameter of this spessartine sphere is a considerable 2.8 cm. It is a rather rough crystal but as far as one can tell it's flawless with only a contact at the backside. Some direct illumination reveals the cherry-red color that's strong near the surface. The single crystal is set on a white piece of albite. Around the spessartine's base is a collar of muscovite with translucent green micro-crystals, presumably andradite. Attractive composition meets a remarkably large main crystal in very best condition!


MU799 - Brucite - 1500€
Killa Saifullah District, Balochistan, Pakistan
Size: 11 x 7.7 x 2.7 cm
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A cluster of vividly yellow brucite spheres are set on a rock matrix with a thin hydromagnesite layer that provides an elegant silvery background. The individual spheres show a diameter of up to 1.5 cm. Unlike many pale and unattractive brucite specimens we have seen on the market these crystals shine with the most vibrant lemon-yellow color, strikingly emphasized on the smooth hydromagnesite matrix. The matrix itself is only around 1 cm thick and presents another very nice surface at the back, featuring a single 2x1 cm brucite cluster.
It's a remarkable specimen of excellent quality and very nice aesthetics!


VI259 - Epidote - 2600€
Ras Koh Mts., Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan
Size: 6.5 x 5.7 x 4 cm
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Unlike most specimens from this unique find the „bow tie“ habit epidote aggregates of this specimen are not loose but on matrix which adds much to the overall flavor here! The epidote has some contacts at the back but is all complete and flawless on the front where it displays its unusual shape with best sparkling luster! The matrix around the base is a combination of white calcite and some silvery green byssolite. The specimen is a complete floater and in very good condition all around!


FQ6 - Quartz Faden - 450€
Tole, Wana, South Waziristan, Pakistan
Size: 12.7 x 6.2 x 5.4 cm
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This is a wild stack of brilliant quartz crystals some of which show the classic "Faden", most others are just very well developed stacky and doubly terminated glassy crystals. The untamed arrangement has its very own charm with attractive showcase presence! Apart from one small damage at the lower backside this specimen is in very best condition. Beautiful and dramatic in person!


RC051 - Anatase on Quartz - 5500€
Zard Mts., Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan
Size: 4.8 x 4.3 x 2.2 cm
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A single anatase main crystal of stunning size and quality is attached to a highly attractive and beautifully aesthetic quartz group with characteristic chlorite inclusions. The anatase is a perfect bi-pyriamidal crystal and 1.8 cm long. It shows best luster, is sharp and flawless. The quartz is equally perfect, a floater in fact, and shows wonderful textbook arrangement. Absolutely marvelous in person and one of a kind in respect of aesthetics and perfection!