December 2016 Update, Page 5

 

 

OKJ-803

OKJ-803    Barite    Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  2.5 x 1.8 x 1.2 cm piece with lustrous crystals.  Some chipping as seen.  Mounted in a perky box.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-885

OKJ-885     Vesuvianite    Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  An attractive 2 cm crystal with high luster, excellent form and no damage.  Mounted in a perky box.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-910

OKJ-910    Cavansite     Wangol Mine, Pune, India.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A stack of vivid blue crystalline balls measuring 2.3 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm.  Top attachment.  Mounted in a perky box.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-819

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OKJ-819    Linarite    Socorro County, New Mexico. Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  Bright blue ascicular crystals on light colored matrix… both sides.  2.6 x 2.5 x .8 cm.  Mounted in a perky box.  Nice example.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-901

OKJ-901    Pyromorphite    Mullen, Idaho.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A hoppered, damage free, pair of crystals measuring 1.5 x .6 x .6 cm.  Low luster but nice form.  Mounted in a perky box.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-814

OKJ-814     Staurolite    Keivy Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A nice 3 x 2 x 1 cm piece with a distinct cross.  No damage.  Mounted in a perky box.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-815

OKJ-815    Quartz and Pyrite   King County, Washington.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This fine example measures 2 x 2 x 2 cm, is damage free and shows the typical combination of crystals for the region.  The cube is modified by what looks like an octahedron and possibly another form.  Mounted in a perky box.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-911

OKJ-911     Vesuvianite    Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  .9 x .8 x .8 cm single crystal (when measured on edges) of excellent luster and color.  Beautifully formed and terminated.  Translucent and aesthetic  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-898

OKJ-898    Trinitite   Trinity Atomic Test Site, Alamogordo, Otero County, New Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  1.6 x 1.2 x .6 cm piece of this melted sand form the atomic test.  Slightly radioactive.  Mounted in a perky box.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-906

OKJ-906     Calcite     Elmwood, Carthage, Tennessee.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  3.5 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm.  Very light tip rub.  Nice luster, form and transparency as is expected form these crystals.  Mounted in a perky box.   $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

The dioptase specimens to follow are set at blowout prices.  Nothing wrong with these fine examples of this great species... I just have too many thumbnail sized dioptase specimens!

 

OKN-857

OKN-857    Dioptase      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  2.1 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm domical cluster with spectacular crystals, as seen.  No damage.  Small matrix in back.  Mounted in a perky box.  $150

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-526

OKK-526    Dioptase      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  2.2 x 1.5 x 1 cm.  Outstanding translucence to transparency.  No damage.  Form is spectacular and the crystal size is also very respectable.  Attractively mounted in a perky box.  $160

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-858

OKN-858    Dioptase, Calcite, Duftite? And Dolomite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  3 x 2.5 x 2 cm.  Outstanding translucence to transparency to the dioptase and other species.  Back edge shows contact and lower front of piece has a couple of scraped spots, still in nice condition for the quality and price.  Form is spectacular and the crystal size is also good.  Attractively mounted in a perky box.  $200

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-539

OKK-539    Dioptase      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  2 x 1.6 x 1 cm.  Outstanding translucence to transparency.  No damage.  Domical in form and the crystal size is also large.  Some smaller second generation dioptase account for the lighter green sections.  Attractively mounted in a perky box.  $130

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-538

OKK-538    Dioptase      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  2.4 x 1.6 x 1 cm.  Outstanding translucence to transparency are seen in the competition level cluster.  No damage.  “S” like form with the crystals wrapping around onto the back.  On the back there is only a minimum of matrix contact and a small amount of Styrofoam to remove.  Very minor, smaller second generation dioptase account for the lighter green spots.  $300

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-532

OKK-532    Dioptase with Cerussite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  3.6 x 2.7 x 1.5 cm, three dimensional plate of crystals.  Outstanding translucence to transparency.  No damage.  Cerussite is twinned and very clear.  Large but does fit in the perky box.  Attractively mounted in a perky box.  Great TN specimen in all regards!  $350

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-522

OKK-522    Dioptase     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  3..2 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm, three dimensional piece that shows well from any direction.  Outstanding translucence to transparency!  One crystal group on front (as it is mounted now) shows micro abrasions.  Great crystals on light duftite? Coated matrix.  Large but does fit in the perky box.  Attractively mounted in a perky box.  Great TN specimen in all regards!  $350

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-528

OKK-528    Dioptase on Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  3.8 x 3 x 1.8 cm plate of crystals.  Some damage as seen.  Large but does fit in the perky box.  Attractively mounted in a perky box.  A good example.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-530

OKK-530    Dioptase, Cerussite and Duftite on Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  2.1 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm dome of crystals.  A twinned cerussite sits in a crevasse on cluster and is chipped (tough to see it) and it is the only damage on the piece.  Attractively mounted in a perky box.  A good example and colorful mix.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-531

OKK-531    Dioptase in Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  3 x 3 x 2.2 cm piece with one 1.3 cm crystal.  Great crystal with no damage but it is not fully double terminated, as seen.    $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-859

OKN-859    Dioptase in Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  3.5 x 2 x 1.7 cm piece.  Great crystals but some have damage, as seen.    $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-525

OKK-525    Dioptase      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  2.2 x 1.6 x 1.1 cm piece with large blocky very translucent to transparent crystals of an unusual habit.  Some lighter green second generation crystals.  Domical shape, damage free.  Nicely mounted in a perky box.  Very nice piece!    $190

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-535

OKK-535    Dioptase in Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This one is a 2.5 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm example on dolomite.  A small cerussite is only thing showing damage on the specimen.  Great views all around.  Mounted in a perky box.   $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-860

OKN-860    Dioptase in Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  2.4 x 2.3 x 1.5 cm piece with lots of small dioptase on dolomite matrix.  Very small cerussite on edge.  No damage and good views from all directions.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-861

OKN-861    Dioptase in Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  2.1 x 1.5 x 1.4 cm piece with a pair of exceptional dioptase on white calcite matrix.  Very small cerussite on edge.  No damage and good views from all directions. Mounted nicely in a perky box.   $80

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-862

OKN-862    Dioptase in Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  2.2 x 1.5 x 1.4 cm piece with lots of small dioptase on dolomite matrix.  Good views from all directions to this very three dimensional thumbnail sized specimen.  Several very small cerussites too.  $50

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