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Well-formed crystals of augelite to 2 cm on matrix with tiny needle quartz. Machacamarca was the first locality that produced well-formed augelite crystals! Nice specimen of this rare phosphate. 9.1 x 6.4 x 2.2 cm.
Extremely rich specimen of these two rare tin sulphosalts with crystals to 4 mm. The specimen is essentially a floater mass of crystals with no matrix; some of the crystals are twinned. Potosíite is a Sn(II)-poor variety of franckeite once thought to be a separate species. 7.7 x 4.6 x 2.6 cm.
Gem quality elbaite scepter with pink core. 5.2 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm.
From the find in the late 1970's, this is an excellent small cabinet specimen of violet hydroxylherderite on a matrix of tan lepidolite. The doubly-terminated crystal on the left measures 1.9 cm and the large vertical crystal measures 1.0 cm. Both are undamaged. There are numerous smaller crystals scattered on the matrix. 7.0 x 5.3 x 2.1 cm.
From the type locality, this is a large specimen of translucent brazilianite crystals measuring to 6.4 cm. The crystal surfaces are somewhat rough, but the crystal form is good. Fluoresces a pale yellow under LW UV. 9.8 x 8.1 x 6.7 cm.
3.3 x 1.9 cm crystal of hydroxylherderite on matrix with cleavelandite and lepidolite. There are numerous other smaller crystals present, as can be seen in the photos. Mined in 2004, this is the largest and finest specimen I have seen from this locality. Undamaged. 14.6 x 12.0 x 5.1 cm.
Beautiful topaz and quartz specimen. The 5.6 cm topaz has an interesting etched termination. The smoky quartz has been reattached to the topaz. 8.1 x 6.7 x 4.6 cm.
Excellent gem crystal of elbaite with the typical Jonas Mine cranberry color. Jonas Mine crystals are always difficult to obtain, especially with a sharp termination and good color. 5.2 x 0.9 x 0.9 cm.
Superb, facet quality crystal of bluish-green elbaite. Several very nice, high value stones could be faceted from this crystal! 15.1 grams, 5.8 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm.
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