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International Minerals #17


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A466 - Fluorite with Dolomite and Quartz - 1300€
Shangbao, Leiyang Co., Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
Size: 7.3 x 5.3 x 2.2 cm
 

Superb deep purple fluorite cubes, well isolated on needle quartz matrix! All crystals show wonderful bevels to the rhomb. No damage of significance. Ex Robert Brandstetter coll.


A455 - Fluorite on Quartz - SOLD
Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
Size: 8.9 x 8.3 x 4.1 cm
 

The fluorite crystals show razor sharp edgesand excellent luster. Their color is dark emerald green with dark violet zoning at the corners. The contrast to tiny milky quartz crystals gives a great visual impact. In excellent condition damage-wise.


FX03 - Fluorite with Baryte on Quartz - SOLD
Berbes, Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain
Size: 10.8 x 6.1 x 5 cm
 

37 mm on edges is a remarkable crystals size - even for Berbes! The isolated, exposed single fluorite crystal shows sharp edges, light lavender color and waxy luster. The contrast with light beige baryte roses at the base and with tiny, glossy quartz crystals gives a very aesthetic visual impact to the piece. No significant damage to report.


PM77 - Calcite - 480€
Bigrigg Mine, Bigrigg, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumberland, Cumbria, England
Size: 9.1 x 5.4 x 7.2 cm
 

Sharp columnar calcites in a lovely and very 3-dimensional group. Very distictive Bigrigg style! Ex Anton Berger collection, his label is coming with the piece.


DF01 - Tourmaline - SOLD
Cruzeiro Mine, São José da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 7.7 x 1.6 x 1.2 cm
 

This is a group of two super clear and super-glossy tourmaline crystals in almost parallel growth. The colour is incredibly open and bright, much brighter than any of the famous "Rocket Pocket" pieces from Pederneira mine. Both termnations show mulitple bevels, and they are both in pristine condition. Just one small sidecar crystal on the rear side is not terminated. Superb quality and very showy from all sides!


FX25 - Fluorite on Quartz with Baryte - 750€
Berbes, Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain
Size: 17.3 x 10.4 x 5.5 cm
 

Large fluorite crystals up to 48 mm on edges formed this aesthetic specimen. The crystals show light lavender color and waxy luster. The contrast with matrix (covered with tiny Quartz crystals) is fine, minor baryte is also present. No significant damage to report.


XY113 - Fluorite - 280€
W├Âlsendorf, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
Size: 12.5 x 11 x 10.4 cm
 

A large well formed cluster of intergrown bright yellow fluorite crystals from this famous classic locality. Two larger main crystals are set in the center! All crystals are very glossy, volume and dimension in combination with luster and intense color give a great visual impact to the piece. Although there are some small damages - for W├Âlsendorf this is really good condition.


FX05 - Fluorite on Quartz - SOLD
Berbes, Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain
Size: 9.8 x 8.1 x 4.7 cm
 

Large modified crystals of fluorite, which seem to consist of uncountable individual cubes and surrounded by snowy white, sharp terminated calcite crystals. The assemble is very sculptural! When backlit the fluorites expose incredible dark purple color - a fantastic contrast to calcite. No significant damages to report, backside was on the rock.


HS10 - Fluorite - SOLD
Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
Size: 5.9 x 5.4 x 1.9 cm
 

A cluster with a cross-formed modified main crystal. This crystal is nearly colorless, but it shows an intense violet irregular phantom in the center. This material was discovered in limited quantity around 2010. Okorusu fluorites are too darned common - but this material is NOT common at all. No significant damages to report, backside was on the rock.



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