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Pakistan beauties 2



RR14 - Anatase - Sold
Kharan, Kharan District, Balochistan, Pakistan
Size: 5.3 x 3.8 x 2.8 cm
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Sharp and highly lustrous, this doubly terminated anatase crystal is set on a beautifully sparkling matrix that provides an intensive contrast to emphasize the main crystal. The main crystal is 1.4 cm long, flawless and with some gemmy blue and brown patches that are visible under strong direct illumination.
Scattered across the surface of the white matrix you find smaller anatase crystals. The piece is highly attractive and in perfect condition.


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!


CR495 - Anatase and Quartz - Sold
Zard Mts., Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan
Size: 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.4 cm
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This nice thumbnail specimen features a 1.5 cm main anatase on a white matrix, accompanied by a protruding colorless quartz. The main crystal is a flawless doubly terminated crystal, interlocked with a second smaller crystal at the bottom. Very attractive composition with a distinctive main crystal at the center!


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!


QQ125 - Epidote - Sold
Tormiq valley, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size: 11 x 6 x 2.5 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 is by far the largest and most dramatic specimen from this pocket! A rich number of doubly-terminated crystals are threaded side by side and form a complex and most attractive sculpture. It is repaired once and has some damaged crystals but that's not too obvious and if you can live with it this is a stunning specimen for a good price!


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!