September 2016 Update, Page 2

 

 

OKN-465

OKN-465     Quartz     Jeffrey Mine, Little Rock, Arkansas.  Very unusual for the location a floater with a distinct Faden line running its length.  5.8 x 1.5 x .8 cm overall, composed of double terminated crystals with zero damage.  Minor oxide staining on one end.  $100

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-467

OKN-467     Wulfenite     Los Lomentos, Chihuahua, Mexico.  Thick, very high luster crystals of butterscotch wulfenite to almost 1 cm on edge each.  The plate measures 7 x 5.3 x 3 cm.  Edges show contact with a couple broken crystals right on the edges.  Everything in the body of the specimen is very clean and damage free.  Minor Styrofoam on base.  Attractive and desirable piece.  $150

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-468

OKN-468     Dravite     Pech, Nuristan, Loghman, Afghanistan.  6.7 x 3.2 x 3 cm tapering, double terminated black tourmaline.  No contacts or damage, interesting form and terminations and high luster.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-471

OKN-471     Calcite    Berry Minerals Quarry, North Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana.  A nice cluster of crystals measuring 7.6 x 5.7 x 4.2 cm.  Base contact is healed, floater with minor matrix as seen.  High luster and only one tiny cleave and a couple tiny internal bruises.  Overall nice condition.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-472

OKN-472     Fluorite     Newlandside Quarry, Stanhope, Weardale, Durham, England.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  5.5 x 4.2 x 2.5 cm dome of twins and single cubes.  One twin in the center has a tiny chip seen with 10x magnification otherwise in nice condition.  Attractive with a high luster and excellent crystal transparency.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-473

OKN-473    Silver Ore     Cobalt, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Charles Daniels collection.  7.8 x 6.7 x 4 cm sawn block weighing 360 grams.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-474

OKN-474     Aquamarine     Baha, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Pakistan.  Gem, light blue floater with no damage or attachments.  Nice tabular, hexagonal form.  2.5 x 2.2 x 1 cm.  Etched as seen with good luster and a giveaway price… $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-475

OKN-475    Topaz on Feldspar with Magnetite?     Pakistan.  A 7.5 x 5.7 x 3 cm domical plate of crystals.  Numerous small light sherry colored, gem topaz crystals of nice luster and form scattered about on low luster feldspar crystals.  Good example at a low price.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-477

OKN-477    Wulfenite     Red Cloud Mine, La Paz County, Arizona.  6 x 5.2 x 2.7 cm plate of matrix with one area of larger crystals to 1.5 cm each.  Smaller rider crystal has a micro chip otherwise in fine condition.  Bright red and of the expected high luster for the location.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-915

OKM-915     Fluorite on Sphalerite    Danville, Kentucky.  A mix of small, light purple, transparent fluorite cubes on lustrous sphalerite.  3.9 x 2.6 x 1.9 cm.  Zero damage.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-917

OKM-917     Fluorite    Nakaye Mine, Sierra County, New Mexico.  A cluster of translucent cubes to .8 cm each measuring 2.5 x 2.3 x 2.1 cm total.  No damage and almost a floater with only one contact that looks to be healed.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-918

OKM-918    Calcite      Carthage Mine, Elmwood, Tennessee.  An attractive, high luster group of yellow/ amber crystals on white barite.  3.9 x 2.8 x 2 cm with no damage.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-919

OKM-919     Gypsum     Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia.  A 4.1 x 4 x 3.7 cm cluster of sandy crystals in a nice rose like form.  Very minor scuffing as seen but overall in very nice condition.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-440

OKN-440    Strontianite    Dundas Quarry, Dundas, Hamilton, Wentworth County, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  4 x 3 x 1.8 cm piece with one face coated by bright white balls to a few millimeters each.  No damage.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-442

OKN-442     Celestine    Chittenango Falls, New York.  An aesthetic miniature of wonderful proportions and balance.  A 2.3 cm ball of crystals in a calcite vug… everything is right with this fine example!  Great in-hand.  No damage, killer miniature.  5.2 x 4 x 3.7 cm.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-444

OKN-444    Hematite    Cary Mine, Gogebic Range, Iron County, Wisconson.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A damage free plate of botryoidal material.  High luster on this 6.2 x 5.2 x 1.3 cm specimen.  $80

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-445

OKN-445    Pyrolusite   Alberta, Baraga County, Michigan.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  5 x 3 x 1.8 cm piece with bright silver colored pyrolusite on druse quartz.  No damage and exceptional luster.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-446

OKN-446     Pyrolusite   Alberta, Baraga County, Michigan.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  6.8 x 5.9 x 3.8 cm piece with bright silver colored, large, aesthetic spray of pyrolusite on matrix.  No damage, beautiful form, and exceptional luster.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-447

OKN-447    Pyrite  RESERVED   Navajun, La Rioja, Spain.  Two intergrown cubes to 2.5 cm each on edge.  Zero damage, super sharp and lustrous.  Mirror like faces.  Perfect.   4.7 x 4 x 4 cm overall.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-448

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OKN-448    Chromite     Hoboken, New Jersey. Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Previous Trinity College collection.  A fine reference piece with historical significance and the original tags!  8.1 x 4.6 x 3 cm with small metallic grains throughout.  $95

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-449

OKN-449    Sphalerite    Niagara Quarry, Niagara Falls, New York.  REPAIRED  A fine example of this uncommon material measuring 3.2 x 3 x 2 cm.  Complete all around, high luster, well formed and large for the locality.  Translucent and aesthetic.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-450

OKN-450    Fluorite    Rogerley Mine, Frosterley County, Durham, England.  Ex. Dawne and Paul Dunning collection.  4.4 x 4.2 x 2.7 cm dome of large cubes to 2.4 cm on edge.  One corner cleave otherwise in good condition.  Nice translucence, rich color and good form.  Some faces frosted and others lustrous.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-451

OKN-451    Calcite   Lowville, Lewis County, New York.  Ex. Dawne and Paul Dunning collection.  This is from the old historic find right in the town, not the contemporary material… you can tell this because the matrix is fluorite.  4.5 x 4.5 x 3.2 cm group with one large, whitish gray, translucent “nail head” form calcite.  Peripheral damage but the main crystal is spotless.  Very uncommon material!!  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-452

OKN-452    Calcite   Lowville, Lewis County, New York.  Ex. Dawne and Paul Dunning collection.  This is from the old historic find right in the town, not the contemporary material… you can tell this because the matrix.  5.7 x 4.7 x 3.6 cm group with several large, whitish gray, translucent “nail head” form calcites.  Minor peripheral/ contact damage but the main crystals are in excellent condition.  Very uncommon material!!  $100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-453

OKN-453    Groutite  on Calcite  Wintergreen Mine, Talcville, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Ex. Dawne and Paul Dunning collection.  A mall vug of nicely formed, poorly cleaned crystals.  Vinegar dip will cure this!  6 x 4 x 3.4 cm.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-455

OKN-455    Diopside     Calvin Mitchell Farm, DeKalb, St. Lawrence County, New York.  5 x 4 x 3.1 cm cluster with crystals to 2.4 cm each.  Gemmy areas, good green color typical of the material from this historic find.  Crystal contact on face of large crystal.  No damage.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-454

OKN-454    Gypsum on Calcite    Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  One tiny clear gypsum standing up in a grouping of calcite rhombs.  4.6 x 3.8 x 2.3 cm.  Edge contacts.  The gypsum can be seen in the first image, central lower section between the two big calcite crystals.  It is a side view of a tabular crystals.  Excellent condition.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-457

OKN-457    Copper    Santa Rita, New Mexico.  An unusual location and example.  Very nicely formed crystal in a snake like stack with two unknown accessories.  White crystals and tiny black crystals. 4.9 cm long.  No damage.  $95

 

 

 

 

 

 

ON-458

OKN-458    Wulfenite and Mimetite on Barite    Rowley Mine, near Theba, Arizona.  A wonderful little miniature measuring 3.9 x 3.2 x 1.8 cm.  The orange wulfenites have surrounding orange mimetites but are unusual in that they are on white barite (an excellent contrast).  No damage.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-459

OKN-459    Descloizite    Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Africa.  An impressive, high luster example with only the tiniest of base contacts and no damage.  In hand it looks like a floater.  3.7 x 3.2 x 1.3 cm.  Nice!  $70

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