April 2019 Update, Page 3

 

 

 

OKQ-430

OKQ-430      Epidote and Quartz     Green Monster Mine, Prince of Wales, Alaska.  This one measures 1.6 x 1.5 x .7 cm.  Great front and good side views but back is cleaved.  Very lustrous and sharp in form.  $30

 

 

 

 

OKQ-431

OKQ-431     Inesite    Trinity County, California.  Ex. Paul and Dawn Dunning collection.  This small stack of large inesite crystals measures 2 x 1 x .7 cm.  The crystals are in excellent shape, nicely colored and fully formed on backside, as well.  Mounted in a perky box, as shown.  $95

 

 

 

 

OKQ-433

OKQ-433    Mordenite, Chabazite, Heulandite     Big Tree Creek, Yacolt, Clark County, Washington.  Ex. Paul and Dawn Dunning collection.  This is a very fine example from a locality known for tiny zeolites.  It is a vug measuring over 2. 5 cm in length that contains a white mesolite ball and a transparent chabazite on salmon colored heulandite needles.  No damage and mounted in a perky box, as shown.  $75

 

 

 

 

OKQ-434

OKQ-434      Pyrite   RESERVED   Luizhou, Guangxi Province, China.  Ex. Paul and Dawn Dunning collection.  This ovoid ball is a 3 x 2 x 1.8 cm floater.  No damage or even the tiniest of rubs so common to these.  $35

 

 

 

 

OKQ-435

OKQ-435    Quartz      Amatitlan, Gerrero, Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawn Dunning collection.  This small scepter is 1.7 x .9 x .6 cm in size and a floater.  The stem is smoky and the cap a very light amethyst purple color.  Luster is better than the images portray.  No damage.  $40

 

 

 

 

OKQ-436

OKQ-436    Sphalerite on Dolomite     Dundas Quarry, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This example has a chunk of the large crystal missing.  It measures 2.3 x 2.1 x 1.7 cm.  Minor calcite.  Nice luster, form and translucence to all crystals.  $20

 

 

 

 

OKQ-437

OKQ-437    Sphalerite and Calcite     Dundas Quarry, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This example has numerous well-formed, lustrous crystals on matrix.  The calcites are small and sharp.  There is no damage less a calcite clipped off near the edge of the piece.  This is a fine example of this material.  It measures 3 x 3 x 2 cm.  Nice luster, form and translucence to all crystals.  $70

 

 

 

 

OKQ-438

OKQ-438    Sphalerite and Calcite     Dundas Quarry, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is another fine example with a primary crystal that measures 2.1 cm across.  The piece measures 2.3 x 2.1 x 1.7 cm.  Minor calcite.  Nice luster, form and translucence to all crystals. No damage and only a small contact on one side.    $85

 

 

 

 

OKQ-439

OKQ-439    Barite      Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, Brazil.  Ex. Paul and Dawn Dunning collection.  This aesthetic rose shaped cluster measures 2.6 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm.  The crystal quality is evident.  Fine transparency and color.  A great damage-free specimen.  Mounted in a perky box, as seen.  $60

 

 

 

 

OKQ-440

OKQ-440      Tetrahedrite and Quartz      Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado.  Ex. Paul and Dawn Dunning collection.  The cluster measures 2.7 x 2.5 x 1.1 cm.  The only damage seems to be one clipped quartz crystal.  Not the most common of material in good crystals to find at this important locality.  Mounted in a perky box, as seen.  $50

 

 

 

 

OKQ-442

OKQ-442       Lazulite, Quartz, Fluorapatite      Blow River, Yukon, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is an excellent thumbnail sized example measuring 2.7 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm with deep blue lazulites to 1 cm each.  Yellow quarts and clear fluorapatite are minor additions.  No damage and mounted in a perky box.  $70

 

 

 

 

OKQ-443

OKQ-443      Vesuvianite      Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a complete floater cluster with both purple and green crystals.  Both sides are nicely coated by single and doubly-terminated crystals that are all damage free.  The grouping measures 2.9 x 2.3 x 1.3 cm.  I prefer the single crystals from this location but this is a really nice switch and more aesthetic in person.  $95

 

 

 

 

OKQ-444

OKQ-444      Vesuvianite      Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a complete floater cluster with both purple and green crystals.  Both sides are nicely coated by single and doubly-terminated crystals that are all damage free.  The grouping measures 3 x 2.4 x 1.6 cm.  I prefer the single crystals from this location but this is a really nice switch and more aesthetic in person.  $95

 

 

 

 

OKQ-445

KQ-445    Pyromorphite    Les Farges Mine, Correze, France.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This cluster measures 2 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm and  is composed of well-formed, damage-free, mustard yellow crystals.  $30

 

 

 

 

OKQ-446

OKQ-446    Cinnabar   Hunan Province, China.  Ex. Paul and Dawn Dunning collection.  This small, rough "drill bit" twin measures 1 x .8 x .7 cm.  Mounted as shown.   $15  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKQ-448

OKQ-448    Fluorite    Monarch Mine, Yavapai County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawn Dunning collection.  Circ. 1986.  This is an interesting octahedron with zones of light green and white fluorite.  There is a tiny chip off the back corner that allows one to see the zoned interior.  1.6 cm on edges.  Very unusual specimen.  $50

 

 

 

 

OKQ-449

OKQ-449     Cerussite     Santa Cruz County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawn Dunning collection.  The white crystals composing this grouping are abundant, attractive and damage-free.  The piece measures 3 x 2 x 1.6 cm and is mounted in a perky box as shown.  $40

 

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