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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
510.89 £376.45 ¥69,077
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
310.98 £229.15 ¥42,047
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
266.55 £196.41 ¥36,040

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
222.13 £163.68 ¥30,033
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
1,599.30 £1,178.46 ¥216,240
Classic136 - Chalcocite on Chalcopyrite on Quartz - Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

This is a fine specimen of large chalcocite-coated intergrown chalcopyrite crystals and quartz on a massive sulfide matrix. The chalcopyrite crystals measure to 2.2 cm. A couple slightly damaged quartz points but otherwise fine. Ex. Ernie Schlichter. 8.4 x 8.3 x 5.1 cm.

Price: $950.00
844.08 £621.97 ¥114,127

Classic146 - Chalcocite - Levant Mine, Trewellard, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

A somewhat crude, altered, tabular chalcocite crystal measuring 1.3 cm on matrix with several other smaller crystals. The chalcocite appears to be pseudo-hexagonal in form. 3.2 x 2.6 x 2.5 cm.

Price: $125.00
111.06 £81.84 ¥15,017
Classic171 - Quartz var. Amethyst - Copper Hill Mine, Belstone, Okehampton Area, Devon, England, United Kingdom

Superb sceptered amethyst crystal from this unusual locality. The crystal has fine color in the top of the "cap" and is transparent to translucent. It also exhibits the iron staining characteristic of the locality. Ex. Crystal Classics, Terry Szenics, with Terry's label. 7.3 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm.

Price: $2,200.00
1,954.70 £1,440.34 ¥264,293
EMR-G101 - Pyromorphite - Hofsgrund, Schauinsland Pb-Zn mining district, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Excellent cabinet specimen of small grass-green pyromorphite crystals from this classic Black Forest locality. The pyromorphite measures to about 2.5 mm and almost completely covers the front of the specimen. Hard to find in this size and quality these days. This specimen was in my personal collection. Ex. Eugene Sensel collection with label; he purchased this specimen from Herb Obodda in 1991 for $100. 11.3 x 8.4 x 7.7 cm.

Price: $350.00
310.98 £229.15 ¥42,047

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