April 2017 Update, Page 2

 

 

OKO-149

OKO-149       Quartz     RESERVED    North Conway, New Hampshire.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A fine, double terminated floater that measures 3.6 x 2 x 1.5 cm overall.  No damage, good luster and form.  Deep smoky color and mild translucence typical of the material.  These are getting tough to find in good examples and nearly impossible to field collect any longer. Mounted in a perky box.   $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-150

OKO-150     Quartz      RESERVED     Steele Mine, Black Rapids, Lyndhurst, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  An atypical example measuring 3.5 x 1.8 x .5.  Tabular form, water clear, coffin (somewhat triangular) shaped floater crystal.  Mostly great luster with hematite coatings on back.  Tiny ding on one of the points of the end with a duel termination.  Very attractive and unusual for the location.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-151

OKO-151   Babingtonite    Lane’s Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A .7 cm, dark black, nicely formed crystal in massive white calcite.  Minor green epidote.  Measures 3 x 2.2 x 1.2 cm overall.   Uncommon, and desired species for the location.  No damage to main crystal.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-152

Back

OKO-152    Uvite on Magnesite   Brumado, Bahia, Brazil.  A fine cluster with clear to slightly green, totally transparent, ascicular tourmalines all over these white (often with red inclusions) rhombohedral magnesite crystals.  3.3 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm piece that appears to be a floater.  No apparent damage, views great from any side.  Mounted in a perky box.  Very nice.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-153

OKO-153    Hubeite on Fluorapophyllite   Daye Mines, Huangshi, Hubei Province, China.  3.7 x 2.3 x 2.2 cm plate of calcite coated by clear and cloudy  apophyllites to 1.2 cm on edge.  Brown balls and coatings of the rare species hubeite.  No damage.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-154

OKO-154    Peridote   SOLD Pakistan.  A typical colored, mostly gemmy crystal measuring 2.4 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm.  Floater with no damage, good luster, frosted surfaces, and a large contact from another crystal on backside.  Any areas having contacts are healed.  $100

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-155

Bottom

OKO-155   Arsenopyrite    Chihuahua, Mexico.  An impressive floater of competition level caliber.  Not especially uncommon but uncommonly aesthetic and well formed.  No damage and only a tiny bit of glue on base of this wonderful 2 x 1.8 x 1.2 cm grouping.  Great luster, no decay.  $60   

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-156

OKO-156    Anglesite and Boleite    Santa Rosalia, Baja, California, Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A fine double terminated anglesite crystal, floater measuring 2.4 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm.  Minor boleite (incomplete crystals) attached to base of piece.  Buy this one for the damage free anglesite crystal!  $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-157

OKO-157    Cassiterite Stalactite    San Maria del Oro, San Luis Potosi, Mexico.  Commonly referred to a “Wood Tin”.  This fine example measures 1.8 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm.  Very lustrous and well formed, no stains or damage of any form.  Exceptional thumbnail sized example of this material.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-158

OKO-158   Sklodowskite on Selenite    Santa Eulalia, Chihuhua, Mexico.  3.5 x 3 x 2.6 cm mass of tiny, bright, clear selenite crystals on massive gypsum.  On these are tiny yellow sklowskite crystals.  No damage to mineralized areas.  Mounted in a perky box.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-159

OKO-159    Fluorapatite    The Phosphate Trench, Stream Side Veins, Powers Farm, Pierrepont, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Collected by Michael Walter, summer, 2008.  Read about this discovery here on our web site  Field Collecting  or in our New Book.  Fluorapatite is an uncommon species at Powers farm and this find was certainly the finest know for the site.  This example measures 2.3 x 1.2 x .8 cm and is composed of lustrous, damage free crystals of a medium green color.  They are double terminated (the piece is a floater) and display nicely.  An excellent example for the location.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-160

OKO-160    Fluorapatite    The Phosphate Trench, Stream Side Veins, Powers Farm, Pierrepont, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Collected by Michael Walter, summer, 2008.  Read about this discovery here on our web site  Field Collecting  or in our New Book.  Fluorapatite is an uncommon species at Powers farm and this find was certainly the finest know for the site.  This example measures 2.3 x .9 x .9 cm and is composed of a single lustrous, damage free crystal of a medium green color.  It is double terminated (the piece is a floater) and display nicely.  An excellent example for the location.  The white patches are the beginnings of this crystal’s alteration to microcline.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-161

OKO-161    Fluorapatite    The Phosphate Trench, Stream Side Veins, Powers Farm, Pierrepont, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Collected by Michael Walter, summer, 2008.  Read about this discovery here on our web site  Field Collecting  or in our New Book.  Fluorapatite is an uncommon species at Powers farm and this find was certainly the finest know for the site.  This example measures 2.2 x .6 x .5 cm and is composed of two lustrous, damage free crystals of a medium green color.  It is double terminated (the piece is a floater) and display nicely.  An excellent example for the location.  More translucent than most because the crystals are quite thin.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-163

OKO-163    Fluorapatite    The Phosphate Trench, Stream Side Veins, Powers Farm, Pierrepont, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Collected by Michael Walter, summer, 2008.  Read about this discovery here on our web site  Field Collecting  or in our New Book.  Fluorapatite is an uncommon species at Powers farm and this find was certainly the finest know for the site.  This example measures 1.8 x 1.2 x 1 cm and is composed of a single lustrous, damage free crystal of a medium green color.  It is single terminated and display nicely.  Accidentally photographed non-terminated end upward.  Sorry.  An excellent example for the location.  Almost triangular in profile.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-164

OKO-164    Fluorapatite    The Phosphate Trench, Stream Side Veins, Powers Farm, Pierrepont, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Collected by Michael Walter, summer, 2008.  Read about this discovery here on our web site  Field Collecting or in our New Book.  Fluorapatite is an uncommon species at Powers farm and this find was certainly the finest know for the site.  This example measures 2.1 x .8 x .6 cm and is composed of a single lustrous, damage free crystal of a medium green color.  It is double terminated (the piece is a floater) and display nicely.  An excellent example for the location.  The white patches are the beginnings of this crystal’s alteration to microcline.  $30

 

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