From the classic location in Cumberland, England. A very large Cabinet piece measuring
7 1/2" x 3 3/4". A very nice specimen.*-
#435 Ankerite, Galena, Sphalerite and Chalcopyrite**
#495 Cassiterite with Beryl var. Aquamarine, Muscovite**
6 ½” x 3 ½”. - Beryl-Scheelite deposit, Huya village, Mt.XuebaodiChinang, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Prefecture,
#472 Benitoite Crystals in Matrix**
Beautiful large specimen with lots of Benitoite crystals scattered about! From the world famous Dallas Gem Mine in San Benito County, California. This specimen measures about 85 x 75 x 55 mm and weighs 251 grams. More photos to the right.*-
This is a natural tricolor tourmaline crystal from Paprok, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan. This crystal is dark green at the base which grades into a lighter green center section with a pink cap! (The base may appear black in the photo, it just darker green at the base not black). This type of tourmaline is often called watermelon, but this is not technically correct. This crystal measures about 1 3/8" by 1 1/4" by 3/8". This crystal has a very interesting, complex single termimation and is intact! About 30% of this crystal is pink and 70% is green. It is gemmy and has moderate clarity.*-
From Lumbumbashi, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo. It measures 3 1/4" across.
#110 Barite on Fluorite**
This is a very fine specimen that is large and has very nice esthetics. It Measures
5 1/2" x 4 3/4". It comes from Xietang Mine, Ruijin Co., Ganzhou Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China.
# 179 Cornetite and Plancheite
Star of the Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo. 9 1/2" x
5 1/2". Quite a large specimen. Old collection piece.
1 5/8" across. This comes from the Oceanview Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California.