This is a much older specimen. Not typically of the many seen on the market recently from Brazil. This specimen is from Kerch Peninsula, Crimea Oblast, Ukraine. It consists of separate groupings of radiating deep blue crystals. The largest grouping is 2.16 cm in diameter/length (not quite round).
This is not something I ordinarily sell. I was struck by the superb Patina and interesting indentations on this piece (there is likely a much better technical description). It is a ‘CAMPO DEL CIELO’ meteorite. Found in Chaco, Santiago del Estero, Argentina. It weighs 277 grams.
This is an old time Tsumeb piece recently acquired out of a private collection. Crystals are a soft translucent pink color. The edges of the crystals possess an interesting bevelled nature. Both the front and back sides of this specimen are covered with crystals.
This specimen was originally procured from the University of MIchigan. It was sold again in 1995 by Illinois dealer, David Crawford, (label provided). It consists of an excellent grouping of amber colored calcite crystals on matrix. It is from the classic locality of Elk Creek, South Dakota.
Large bladed calcite accompanied by a smaller grouping of calcites at the base. Upon closer examination there are several clear fluorite cubes at the base of the smaller calcite grouping and covering additional matrix. This specimen is highly UV reactive as shown in the supplemental pictures. It is from Xianghuapu Mine, Linwo County, Chenzhou, Hunnan Province, China.
A large 4.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 lustrous calcite crystal sits proudly atop a matrix covered with small quartz crystals. This piece is attractive under normal light and gorgeous under UV light. The specimen is from Xianghuapu mine, Linwo Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China.