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Bulg004 - Galena, Sphalerite and Quartz - Krushev Dol Mine, Madan, Rhodope Mts, Plovdiv Oblast, Bulgaria

Unusual geode-like specimen of flat, recrystallized galena with needle quartz and sphalerite. The galena is extremely lustrous and difficult to photograph. This specimen is much more attractive in person! Minimal damage to the quartz. 10.1 x 7.9 x 6.7 cm.

Price: $575.00
415.04 £342.07 ¥58,753
Bulg015 - Chalcopyrite and Calcite - Mogilata Mine, Deveti Septemvri Complex, Madan, Rhodope Mts, Plovdiv Oblast, Bulgaria

Aesthetic grouping of large, brassy chalcopyrite crystals and slightly pink calcite. The chalcopyrite measures to about 2.5 cm on edge. Some minor galena is present on the bottom of the specimen. The calcite has some edgewear and the reverse side is contacted where it was attached to matrix, otherwise in good condition. 7.3 x 5.9 x 5.6 cm.

Price: $350.00
252.63 £208.22 ¥35,763
Bulg027 - Galena and Sphalerite - Krushev Dol Mine, Madan, Rhodope Mts, Plovdiv Oblast, Bulgaria

Unusual grouping of galena crystals with a slightly molten, hoppered appearance. The primary form is octahedral, with some prominent growth hillocks visible. Small crystals of dark sphalerite (to 6 mm) are also present. The central cluster is 5.6 x 4.5 cm; the overall specimen size is 12.2 x 8.9 x 7.4 cm.

Price: $300.00
216.54 £178.47 ¥30,654

Bulg030 - Sphalerite and Quartz - Septemvri Mine, Madan, Rhodope Mts, Smolyon, Bulgaria

Large, attractive plate of large crystals (to 3.4 cm) of very lustrous opaque sphalerite with needle quartz and minor chalcopyrite. As shown the photos, the sphalerite has some interesting growth patterns. The bottom of the specimen is flat where it was attached to matrix. 11.2 x 8.6 x 2.7 cm.

Price: $250.00
180.45 £148.73 ¥25,545
Classic053 - Baryte - 	Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Field, North and Western Region, Cumbria, England, UK

Exceptional specimen of blue baryte crystals from an unknown mine in Frizington. The small cleavage on one of the large crystals keeps this from being an extremely expensive specimen. Otherwise, the specimen is in excellent shape, with a few cleavages on the small secondary crystals on the left. The main crystal is about 7.7 x 6.6 cm and is transparent to translucent. 12.0 x 9.3 x 8.6 cm.

Price: $1,800.00
1,299.24 £1,070.82 ¥183,923
EMR-G105 - Argentopyrite and Proustite on Calcite - Alberoda, Schlema-Hartenstein District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Balls of argentopyrite to 2 mm on proustite, both on a calcite matrix. The proustite is deep red in color and highly lustrous. The argentopyrite and proustite are in excellent contrast to the white calcite. Some minor damage to the proustite as shown in the photos. 6.1 x 4.3 x 3.4 cm.

Price: $2,500.00
1,804.50 £1,487.25 ¥255,449

EMR-G107 - Mimetite - Quartz Cliff, Badenweiler Pb Mining District, Badenweiler, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

From my personal collection, this is a terrific German mimetite reminiscent of "campylite" from Caldbeck Fells. The crystals are a brilliant yellow-orange and measure to 4 mm. This find was described in the April 2000 Lapis magazine. 9.7 x 9.6 x 7.8 cm.

Price: $400.00
288.72 £237.96 ¥40,872
EMR-G110 - Stilbite - Near Groschlattengrün, Tirschenreuth, Oberpfälzer Wald, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany

From my personal collection, amber-colored stilbite bowties to 1 cm from an unusual German locality. The stilbite formed within vesicles in a basaltic matrix, clearly visible on the specimen. 4.7 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm.

Price: $45.00
32.48 £26.77 ¥4,598
EMR-G132 - Stolzite on Quartz - Cínovec / Zinnwald, Erzgebirge; Krusné Hory Mts, Saxony & Ústí Region (Bohemia), Germany & Czech Republic

From the type locality, this is an excellent cabinet specimen of light brown stolzite on quartz. The stolzite measures to about 4 mm and is fairly abundant. It shows typical, but weak, fluorescence. From my personal collection. 8.3 x 6.1 x 3.8 cm.

Price: $650.00
469.17 £386.69 ¥66,417

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