August 2018 Update, Page 4

 

 

OKP-826

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OKP-826    Calcite     Faylor-Middlecreek Quarry, Winfield, Union County, PA.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This 6 x 5 x 3.6 cm piece does show some damage, as seen, but still sits and displays nicely.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-827

OKP-827    Strontianite     Faylor-Middlecreek Quarry, Winfield, Union County, PA.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a very fine example of this material with two large balls of white strontianite on calcite druse.  The piece measures 6.5 x 4.6 x 2.8 cm with the largest ball being 2.2 cm in diameter and the smaller one 1.2 cm.  No damage.   $65

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-828

OKP-828     Hematite    Cary Mine, Hurley, Iron County, Wisconsin.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This high luster example of hematite measures 4.4 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm.  It is in excellent condition and shows interesting surfaces on all sides.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-829

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OKP-829    Grossular on Diopside    York River Skarn Zone, near Bancroft, Ontario, Canada.  Collected by Michael and Jay Walter, 1994.  This section of matrix shows nice crystal development on all sides but the display face shown in the first image is the fiest4.6 x 3.5 x 2 cm.  No damage just a couple contacts on back and edge.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-830

OKP-830    Copper and Cuprite     RESERVED   12th Level, Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St. Just, Cornwall, England.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Collected by Lindsay and Patric Greenbank, 1992.  This is a 3.6 x 2.6 x 1.2 cm, damage free floater that shows finely crystallized copper on cuprite.  The back (second image) shows better copper crystallization but it would probably still be considered the back of the piece.  A nice example of classic material.   $85

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-831

OKP-831     Hematite    Cary Mine, Hurley, Iron County, Wisconsin.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This high luster example of hematite measures 3.9 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm.  It is in excellent condition and shows interesting surfaces on all sides.  It has a somewhat bow-tie shape.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-947

OKO-947    Fluorapatite     Bear Lake Dggings, Tory Hill, Ontario, Canada.  Collected by Michael Walter, circ. 1990.  This 4 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm single crystals has fine luster, nice form and is an excellent representative of the good material collected from this now closed locality.  Tiny cleave at base termination (the uglier end).   $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-832

OKP-832     Pyrite, Galena, Sphalerite, Quartz     Casapalca, Peru.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This fine grouping consists og morphed galena cubes with sharp pyrite and other accessories.  It measures 5.5 x 4.9 x 3.1 cm.  No damage.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-833

OKP-833     Pyrite    Pleasant Ridge, Indiana.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This peice is much better in person showing the common pyrites from this locality in a larger, attractive specimen.  It measures 8.3 x 6. x 4.9 cm and has two ridges of well-crystallized octahedra in disc like mounds.  The piece has lots of character, no damage, and no decay (commonly seen in this material).  In fact it was sold to Steve in 1978 from Ward's minerals and proves it has withstood the test of time.  $85

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-834

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OKP-834      Galena     Baxter Springs, Picher, Cherokee County, Kansas.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This damage-free dome of octahedral crystals measures 3.7 x 2.7 x 2.4 cm.  The crystals have a nice patina and good development.  Some crytsals near the base (minor sphalerite) are hollowed out.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-964

OKP-964    Fluorapatite    Cerro de Mercader, Durango, Mexico.  Ex. John Davis collection.  This is a 7.5 x 5.2 x 4 cm section of matrix with lots of complete and some incomplete gemmy yellow crystals to 1 cm each.  It displace nicely.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-965

OKP-965    Fluorapatite    Cerro de Mercader, Durango, Mexico.  Ex. John Davis collection.  This is a 7.5 x 4.2 x 2.4 cm section of quartz matrix with lots of complete and some incomplete gemmy yellow crystals to .9 cm each on both sides .  The main display face has only one incomplete crystal.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-966

OKP-966     Native Copper    Wolf Mine, Herdorf, Siegen, Germany.  Ex. John Davis collection.  Small crystals of very bright copper are scattered on this 11.5 x 7.7 x 4 cm matrix.  Nice old historic German tag will come with the specimen.  No damage.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-967

OKP-967    Sphalerite and Galena    Picher Field, Ottawa County, Oklahoma.  Ex. John Davis collection.  Both sides of this 8 x 5.3 x 2.5 cm plate of crystals has attractive contrast.  The second generation of tiny sphalerites are gemmy and red and the larger crytsals translucent red.  Minor chips as seen but in very good condition overall.  $50

 

 

 

 

KP-969

OKP-969      Stichtite in Serpentine     Dundas, Tasmania.  Ex. John Davis collection.  This 7 x 4 x 1.1 cm slab is nicely polished on two sides.  Normally a metaphysical type material this one is larger and more attractive than most.  No damage.  $60

 

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