A Brief Archive of Sold Minerals
6 Inch Orange Spiked Thomsonite. New Find!
A large specimen from a truly spectacular recent find! This Orange Thomsonite is both rare and amazingly beautiful. Well defined, rounded crystals of bright orange Thomsonite which complete their mineralization with fine white needle-like crystals. This specimen is in excellent condition. Deshgaon Village, Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India. 6" x 4.5" x 3", 2.2 lbs. This piece will ship directly from India.
Almandine-Pyrope Garnet with Dravite Tourmaline in Graphite. Red Embers Mine. Ma
A spectacular, dynamic Graphite plate featuring a dozen deep red, translucent when backlit, Almandine-Pyrope Garnets (more that are not translucent) in the company of Dravite Tourmaline with a broad, 9 inch wide but less than 1/2 in thick, matrix of Graphite. From a unique geological anomaly, collected with great effort and meticulously prepared. Red Embers Mine, Erving, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA. 9" x 6" x .5", 8.6 oz.
Brilliantly Blue Cavansite Twin on Miniature White Heulandite Crystals
Stunning twin Cavansite crystals overgrew the Heulandite on this spectacular piece from the legendary Wagholi Quarries, Pune, Maharashtra, India (2016). This perfectly trimmed specimen stands alone on its basalt base matrix.
A definitive, 360-degree aesthetic specimen.
Primary minerals: Twin Cavansite crystals over Heulandite
Dimensions: 2.25" x 1.75" x 1"
Location: Wagholi Quarries, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Clear Apophyllite Solitaire on Chalcedony
Beautiful in its isolation, this fantastically formed, lustrous, gemmy, colorless crystal of Apophyllite sits beautifully on the sparkling black Chalcedony matrix. A few blades of Stilbite can be seen on the piece as well. Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India, 2"x 2", 68 Gms.
Disco Ball Apophyllite on Stilbite
An excellent presentation from a legendary, and accidental, mineral find. This new crystal habit of Apophyllite was discovered in the process of digging a water well, revealing a scintillating form of Green Apophyllite. It contrasts against a pale Stilbite making color pop. A perfectly presenting mineral specimen from a rare find! Rahuri, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India. 5.5" x 3.75" x 1.75", 12 oz.
Pentagonite Floater Crystal
Exceptionally rare Pentagonite no-contact floater crystal with an exceptional spire. Wagholi Quarries, Pune, Maharashtra, India. The Wagholi Quarries of Pune, Maharashtra, India was the only mine where crystals of this type have been found. This legendary location has been both closed and overbuilt. .5" x .3" x .3", 1.2 carats
Pentagonite Floater Crystal with Stilbite
Exceptionally rare Pentagonite no-contact floater crystal ornamented by a secondary crystallization of minute Stilbite. Wagholi Quarries, Pune, Maharashtra, India. The Wagholi Quarries of Pune, Maharashtra, India was the only mine where crystals of this type have been found. This legendary location has been both closed and overbuilt. .65" x .65" x .65", 4 carats
Translucent Stellerite on Chalcedony with Stilbite
Translucent Stellerite on Chalcedony with Miniature Stilbite
A perfect, translucent Stellerite crystal. The complex matrix of miniature Stilbite on an exquisitely detailed reef of intricate Chalcedony is a visual adventure all its own. A singularly unique display specimen and a truly Museum-quality piece in the defining crystal habit of the species. Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. 2" x 2" x 2.25" Tall, Stellerite 1.25"