August 2018 Update

 

 

OKP-780

OKP-779      Chabazite, Datolite, Calcite        Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This specimen displays nicely formed, light pink chabazites on larger datolites.  Calcite fills some of the areas between the datolites.  Somewhat dirty looking this piece measures 5 x 3.9 x 2 cm.  The body of piece is free of damage but the edges are rough.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-780

OKP-780      Heulandite on Quartz        Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This large, blcoky heulandite crystal is 2.7 cm on edge and dominates this 3.5 x 3.5 x 1.7 cm.  It is nicely forme, light salmon in color and transparent in areas.  No damge.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-781

OKP-781       Quartz        Grant Quarry, Greely, Ottawa-Carleton County, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a scepter, which for Greely is very rare, that measures 4.1 x 3.3 x 2.1 cm.  The cap is slightly skeletal crystal that has a double termination.  The shaft is small but shows the expected hydrocarbon included regions.  The only damage is one, not easily seen, chip on one of the edges of the cap.  $275

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-783

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OKP-783      Aragonite        Carbondale, Colorado.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Circ. 1963.  This specimen is a large (10 x 9.4 x 6.4 cm) mass of botryiodal growths of green and white aragonite.  There is no damage to the piece and it displays nicely.  It could use some further cleaning.  An unusual Colorado specimen.  $200

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-784

OKP-784     Gypsum        Des Moines, Iowa.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is an ld specimen, previously in the Ralph Lapham collection that measures 7.5 x 2.7 x 1.3 cm.  It is transparent and has an interesting, doubly-terminated form.  Two tiny scuffs on front and more contact on back with the overall condition being very good.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-785

OKP-785      Arsenopyrite and Calcite        Ackerman Mine, Deloro, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Several lustrous, partial arsenopyrite crystals can be seen exposed in this massive calcite.  They show nice form but most lack completenes.  4.2 x 3.7 x 2.1 cm.  Damage as seen.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-786

OKP-786      Stilbite, Microcline and Quartz        Corn Creek, Elmore County, Alabama.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Many small blooms of translucent, lustrous stilbite fill this vug  They have no damage and the other species compose the matrix of this 7.4 x 5.4 x 2 cm piece.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-787

OKP-787      Fluorapatite in Calcite        Canoe Lake, Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  The specimen measures 4.5 x 3.5 x 3 and shows a nicely exposed, very lustrous, doubly-terminated fluorapatite that is 2.5 cm long.  The crystal is transparent to translucent and a beautiful blue color.  The specimen is in excellent condition with a small chip on lower termination that is not distracting.  The piece sits and displays great.  An aesthetic specimen and an unusual location.   $65

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-467

OKP-467      Goethite pseudomorph after Pyrite      Stanley County, North Carolina.  This is a 2.5 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm pair of crystals mounted in a perky box.  There is no damage but the specimen shows cracking (which is stable).  $15

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-468

OKP-468    Goethite pseudomorph after Pyrite    Great Valley, Pennsylvania.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection. This one measures 1.9 x 1.5 x 1 cm.  There is a chipped off area wher it is shown mounted in the perky box.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-470

OKP-470    Limonite (Goethite) pseudomorph after Pyrite    Exton, Pennsylvania.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection. This complex cube measures 1.3 x 1.2 x 1 cm.  No damage.  Mounted in a perky box.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-471

OKP-471      Limonite (Goethite) pseudomorph after Pyrite    Exton, Pennsylvania.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a 2.7 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm group of crystals in a somewhat parallel arrangement.  There is no damage to the piece.  $25

 

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