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Afg011 - Spodumene - Konar Valley, Konar Province, Afghanistan

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.

Price: $3,250.00
2,875.28 £2,227.55 ¥361,689
Brazil036 - Brazilianite - Córrego Frio mine, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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.

Price: $900.00
796.23 £616.86 ¥100,160
Brazil052 - Topaz and Smoky Quartz - Mimoso do Sul Mine, Espírito Santo, Southeast Region, Brazil

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.

Price: $600.00
530.82 £411.24 ¥66,773

CR101 - Aragonite (Rough and Cut) - Číčov Hill, Hořenec, Bílina, Ústí Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic

Superb rough and cut set of aragonite from this classic Bohemian locality. The aragonite crystal, which measures 6.1 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm, is transparent and almost completely gem quality. It has a sharp termination and only has a few edge nibbles; otherwise, it is of superb quality for the locality. The cut stone, faceted by Nancy Pritchard in a custom cut, weighs 18.52 carats. The cutting is impeccable, with sharp facet joins and an incredibly brilliant appearance for the material. Photograph by Joe Budd.

Price: $1,600.00
1,415.52 £1,096.64 ¥178,062
CR102 - Fluorite - William Wise Mine, Westmoreland, Cheshire County, New Hampshire

Well-matched rough and cut set of fluorite from this classic New England locality. The fluorite specimen, which measures 7.6 x 5.0 x 4.7 cm, features a 3.0 cm, light green, translucent octahedral crystal. It is of top quality for the locality. The cut stone, faceted by Brad Lewis in a custom cut, weighs 62.22 carats. The cutting is impeccable, with sharp facet joins, and the stone is of top color and clarity. Both stone and specimen are fluorescent. Photograph by Joe Budd.

Price: $1,400.00
1,238.58 £959.56 ¥155,805
Gem006 - Zoisite var. Tanzanite - Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania

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.

Price: $500.00
442.35 £342.70 ¥55,645

Gem016 - Beryl var. Morganite - Elizabeth R. Mine, Chief Mt., Pala District, San Diego County, California

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.

Price: $1,100.00
973.17 £753.94 ¥122,418
Gem019 - Corundum var. Sapphire - Hassanabad Nala, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Northern Areas, Pakistan

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.

Price: $1,400.00
1,238.58 £959.56 ¥155,805
Gem020 - Andradite var. Demantoid - near Soghan, Baft District, Kerman Province, Iran

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.

Price: $900.00
796.23 £616.86 ¥100,160

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