July 2016 Update, Page 3

 

 

OKK-216

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OKK-216     Analcime    Nova Scotia.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection, Previously George English.  A old, historic specimen for this location.  5.3 x 3 x 2.6 cm with crystals partially covered by secondary crystals. Largest crystals are up to2 cm across.  Higher luster than the images indicate.  Sits on edge for a great display form all views.  No damage.  The clear overgrows look to be apophyllite.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-928

OKK-928     Quartz      Marked PA but I don't recognize the material.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  3.8 x 3.4 x cm.  No damage, nice luster and yours to figure out for   $10

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-931

OKK-931     Staurolite      Russia.  Nice twinned group on front and single crystals on back.  5.7 x 4.7 x 2.3 cm.  No damage.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-930

OKK-930     Staurolite      Russia.  Nice twinned group on front, backside is void of crystals.  5.4 x 5 x 1.3 cm.  No damage.  This is a superior example of this material for the size.  $90

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-932

OKK 932     Calcite with Strontianite    Paylor- Middlecreek Quarry, Winfield, PA.  x. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection. Circ. 1980.  An exceptional, damage free example of this material.  Bright white strontianite needles look to be casts after a previous species (maybe anhydrite.  On this are gemmy, light yellow calcites of complex form to 1.3 cm each. 7.3 x 6.3 x 3.5 cm.  Very fine example.  $80

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-938

OKK-938     Fluorite on Mica, Quartz and Arsenopyrite     Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China  A single, light blue, lipid fluorite with a light purple core on damage free crystallized matrix.  6.4 x 4.5 x 2.7 cm overall with the fluorite measuring 1.3 cm on edge.  Minor chiping to fluorite but not distracting.  Back view is nice too with a minor cleave.  A good value at $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-941

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OKK-941    Mimetite    Pingtouling, Liannan, Guangdong Prov., China.  Good views and crystallization on all sides of this 6.5 x 5.5 x 4 cm specimen.  Some minor coatings and a couple very tiny crystals are missing (visible with 10x).  Generally I would say it is in excellent condition overall.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-941a

OKK-941a      Quartz     Bartlett Mine, Intervale, New Hampshire.  Ex. Ralph Lapham collection.  Old New England piece with nice provenance and tags.  7.7 x 5.7 x 2 cm smoky colored quartz shard.  Healed all around, no damage.  Uncommon example.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-941b Fluorite

OKK-941b     Fluorite    Socorro, New Mexico.  Ex. Sid Fisher collection.  Circ. 1963.  Very interesting piece with small sphalerites and what appears to be strontianite (maybe acicular calcite) on well formed blue and yellow fluorites.  Sphalerites are red and on backside.  No damage floater.  4.9 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm.  Nice.  $65

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-520

OKN-520      Calcite      Berry Minerals Quarry, North Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana.  Ex. Thomas Fowler collection.  A nicely sized example of this attractive material measuring 7.5 x 7 x 4 cm.  A few tiny marks as seen but in very good condition overall.  Good views from any side, nice luster and transparency.  Old collection #170 0n back.  Stands on edge nicely for display.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-159

OKK-159     Vanadinite    Upper Moulouya District, Milbanden, Morocco.  Very high quality crystals of the brightest red with no brown overgrowths.  Old material.  Measures 9.8 x 7.3 x 4.5 cm overall with beautifully formed hexagonal crystals to 1.5 cm each.  A few crystals are missing but very nice overall as can be seen.  Flashy and nicely proportioned.  $400

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-521

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OKN-521     Quartz with Albite twins     Rt. #58 Road Cut, near Windsor, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Collected 1986.  A small, well documented discovery which was basically one huge pocket.  This is an especially fine example measuring 10 x 7.2 x 5.4 cm.  Great condition with only a pair of chipped crystals on the back topside.  Displays great and views well from any direction.  Bottom is hollowed out and also well crystallized!  Quartz are up to 2.3 cm each and of alpine quality, clear and lustrous.  The feldspars are sharply formed, up to 1.5 cm each, translucent to transparent, tabular, and nicely twinned.  Great piece!!  $450

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-522

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OKN-522     Quartz with Albite twins     RESERVED     Rt. #58 Road Cut, near Windsor, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Collected 1986.  A small, well documented discovery which was basically one huge pocket.  This is an especially fine example measuring 12 x 9 x 4.2 cm.  Great condition with only edge contact (as would be expected) and a contact, or maybe missing crystal in center.  Not at all distracting.  Displays great and views well from any direction.  Bottom/ backside is partially crystallized.  Quartz are up to 5.5 cm each with the largest standing up nicely in central top region.  They are of alpine quality, clear, and lustrous.  The feldspars are sharply formed, up to 1.7 cm each, translucent to transparent, tabular, and nicely twinned.  Great piece!!  $450

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-523

OKN-523     Stilbite and Prehnite with Laumontite   Patterson, New Jersey.   Ex. Thomas Fowler collection.  Classic material!  10 x 5.1 x 4 cm.  One broke stilbite on edge (actually on back, as well) otherwise in excellent condition.   $60

 

 

 

 

 

ON-525

OKN-524     Rhodochrosite     N'Chwaning Mines, North Cape Prov., South Africa.   Ex. Thomas Fowler collection.  Large 8.3 x 6 x 2.8 cm plate with small gemmy red crystals.  Visible damage down center of specimen, as seen.  Probably needs to be trimmed into two specimens.  In any case, I will sell it for $200

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-525

OKN-525    Quartz     Moat Mountain, New Hampshire.  Ex. Thomas Fowler collection.  A fine example of this material with minor feldspar matrix, minor damage (edge ding seen in second photo and tiny "Wilbur" on termination) and only a tiny natural contact on very back of crystal.  7.5 x 5 x 4.6 cm.  Large for a crystal of this quality.  Top luster all around, good translucence, displays very nicely.   $45 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-526

OKN-526     Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikota Region, Namibia.  Ex. Thomas Fowler collection.  An attractive plate of damage free crystals on matrix measuring 11.5 x 5.1 x 1.2 cm.  A very good example.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-460

OKN-460    Pyrite     Marion County, Indiana.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A pair of intergrown ball shaped aggregates of bright, metallic gold pyrite.  It measures 5.7 x 4.2 x 3.3 cm overall and is damage free.  Floater.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-461

OKN-461    Dravite    Yinnietharra, Western Australia.  Small for one of these measuring only 4.3 x 3 x 2.5 cm.  Two intergrown, well formed, lustrous tourmaline crystals.  One has chipping on one end, otherwise in excellent condition.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-463

OKN-463     Galena     Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Reynolds County, Missouri.  A fine example with large cubes to 4 cm on edge.  A nice aesthetic arrangement measuring 6.7 x 6 x 5 cm.  Edge contacts, no damage, minor matrix, well proportionedů very nice.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-464

OKN-464     Rose Quartz on Quartz and Mica.  Lavra da Ilha, Minas Gerais, Brazil.  5.3 x 4.1 x 2.3 cm with a substantially sized grouping of pink quartz on two quartz crystals with sprays of interesting mica.  Minor Styrofoam attached on base.  No damage, low to moderate luster.  $45

 

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