July 2017 Update, Page 2

 

 

OKO-201

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OKO-201     Prehnite    Mine at Nephton, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Collected by the mine geologist, Don Ray in 1987.  I am unfamiliar with this site and material… the piece however, will speak for itself.  Numerous interlocking fingers of light yellow prehnite for this 3.6 x 2.8 x 2 cm example. Some contact on back.  A very nice prehnite. $65

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-202

OKO-202    Epidote     Little Cottonwood Canyon, Alta, Utah.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  1.8 X 1.2 X .6 cm single crystal.  Deep green color, very high luster, and excellent crystal form.  No damage.  Nice.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-203

OKO-203    Pyrite     Duff’s Quarry, Huntsville, Logan County, Ohio.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A fine cluster of complex crystal in dolomite.  3.2 x 2.8 x 1.5 cm.  Excellent condition with nicely visibility of the crystal forms that make the locality important.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-204

OKO-204    Wulfenite   Steveson-Bennett Mine, Dona Ana County, New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  2.9 x 1.6 x 1 cm cluster of orange crystals of a very unusual morphology.  No damage.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-205

OKO-205    Goethite pseudo. after Pyrite     Pelican Point, Utah.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  I have not seen floaters like this often from the location.  This fine, damage free example measures 2.4 x 2.1 x 1.7 cm overall.  A natural cracking that is very stable.  Not at all fragile.   $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OK-206

OKO-206    Lepidocrocite   Robert Mine, Cuyuna Range, Crow Wing County, Montana.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A small opening in matrix with tiny bladed crystals.  Piece measures 1.7 x 1 x .6 cm.  Some crystals are crushed and some are excellent.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-207

OKO-207    Quartz     RESERVED     Rich Valley, Smyth County, Virginia.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A 2.3 x 1.2 x 1 cm floater with a micro tip ding.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-208

OKO-208    Fluorite    Holloway Quarry, Berlin Township, Michigan.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Collected by John Medici.  A yellow cube with secondary fluorite overgrowths in purple.  Tiny ding on bottom corner as seen.  2.1 x 2.1 x 1.8 cm.  Nice piece and location.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-209

OKO-209    Babingtonite on Quartz      RESERVED       Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Tiny babingtonites on the top of a quartz pseudomorph (cast) after laumontite.  It measures 1.5 x 2.2 x 1 cm.  A nice, damage free example of uncommon material.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-210

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OKO-210    Hematite    Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Beautiful crystal but badly dinged on top.  Front view is okay.  2.4 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm.  Twinned!  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-211

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OKO-211    Columbite   Etta Mine, Keystone, Pennington County, South Dakota.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A single terminated (and crudely so) crystal of this uncommon mineral that measures 2.5 x 1.9 x 1.2 cm.  Nice metallic luster and uncommon locale.  No damage.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-212

OKO-212    Calcite on Celestine    White Rock Quarry, Clay Center, Ohio.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Prev. Neal Pfaff and Stan Esbenshade.  Attractive 2.7 x 1 x .3 cm transparent celestine with tiny calcites on its surfaces.  Light blue color, very sharp form for these two slightly diverging, tabular crystals.  No damage and beautifully mounted in a perky box.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-213

OKO-213    Chalcopyrite (2 Pieces)  French Creek Mine, St. Peters, Chester County, PA.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection. Circ. 1975.  Two damage free crystals from this classic location.  1.2 and 1.5 cm each.  Lightly mounted in a perky box.  No damage.  Good examples.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-214

OKO-214    Muscovite     Last Day Pocket Pit, II, Emmons Quarry, Greenwood, Maine.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a really strange crystal of mica.  Right shape but no apparent cleavage planes visible as one would expect.  Maybe a pseudomorph but I would not know by what.  In any case, in is a floater with no damage measuring 1.5 x 1.2 x 1 cm.  The terminal pinnicoid faces are lustrous but prism faces are lacking any luster.  Interesting.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-215

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OKO-215    Grossular with minor Diopside, Vesuvianite and Brucite    York River Skarn Zone, near Bancroft, Ontario, Canada.  Collected by Michael Walter, mid 1990s.  Read more about this important location here... Article

 A very fine, aesthetic, lustrous cluster of small crystals from this now closed location.  2.5 x 2.5 x 1.7 cm overall.  Mounted in a perky box.  No damage and views great from any direction.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-216

OKO-216    Grossular with Diopside     York River Skarn Zone, near Bancroft, Ontario, Canada.  Collected by Michael Walter, mid 1990s.  Read more about this important location here... Article

A very fine, aesthetic, lustrous cluster of crystals to 1.3 cm each from this now closed location.  4.1 x 2.8 x 2.8 cm overall but it still manages to fit into the perky box in which it is now mounted.  The big grossulars have unusually nice transparency in areas.  No damage and views great.  $55

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-217

OKO-217    Grossular    York River Skarn Zone, near Bancroft, Ontario, Canada.  Collected by Michael Walter, mid 1990s.  Read more about this important location here... Article  

A very fine, aesthetic, lustrous single crystal floater from this now closed location.  The crystal is an elongated dodecahedron… rather unusual.  2.3 x 1.7 x 1.7 cm overall.  No damage and views great.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-216

OKO-216    Grossular with Diopside     York River Skarn Zone, near Bancroft, Ontario, Canada.  Collected by Michael Walter, mid 1990s.  Read more about this important location here... Article   

A very fine, aesthetic, lustrous cluster of crystals to 1.2 cm each from this now closed location.  2.8 x 2.6 x 1.7 cm overall.  The grossulars have unusually nice transparency in areas.  No damage and views great.  $55

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