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Excellent crystal of very gemmy, pale yellow-green spodumene. The crystal fluoresces a deep salmon color under LW UV. Some minor edge wear, otherwise in excellent condition. 14.3 x 2.9 x 2.7 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.
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.
Unheated bicolor crystal of tanzanite. Fine termination and color, with all three pleochroic colors visible (red, blue and violet.) 40 carats. 2.3 x 1.6 x 0.9 cm.
Large, nicely colored sharp crystal on and albite and muscovite matrix from this classic California locality. The morganite measures 5.0 x 3.6 cm and has some transparent, gemmy areas. This is an older specimen from the late 1970's or early 1980's. Ex. Roland Reed and Chuck Houser. 7.6 x 7.4 x 3.7 cm.
Excellent specimen of gemmy, translucent purplish-red sapphire. The crystal group is 2.4 x 1.7 x 1.4 cm, and shows a schiller effect under strong light. The sapphire fluoresces a bright red and the matrix fluoresces a bright white under LW UV. No damage. 5.4 x 4.3 x 3.5 cm.
Deep green, translucent to transparent crystals of demantoid from Iran. Superb color and form for the locality. Minor edge wear. 3.3 x 2.3 x 1.3 cm.
A superb, 1.7 cm ruby crystal on matrix from this historic gem mining area. The crystal is highly translucent with a deep red, "pigeon's-blood" color. The ruby also shows sharp crystal faces and a fine hexagonal form. The ruby fluoresces a bright red under LW UV. 3.4 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm.
Sharp, translucent to semi-transparent 1.8 cm ruby crystal on matrix. The ruby is somewhat redder in person. The ruby fluoresces a vivid bright red under UV light. No damage. 5.4 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm.