July 2019 Update, Page 2

 

 

OKQ-969

OKQ-969     Diopside      Orford Nickel Mine, Brompton Lake, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This tabular crystal measures 2 x 1.3 x .4 cm.  The piece is singly-terminated, lustrous and quite translucent to transparent for a diopside.  There is a small chipped corner (top right in first image) but it is not distracting in-hand.  $35

 

 

 

 

OKQ-470

OKQ-470     Epidote     Pakistan.  This crystal measures 3.7 x .4 x .3 cm.  It is beautifully formed, terminated, and lustrous.  It is highly translucent and shows a rich green color that picks up tones of red.  No damage.   $45

 

 

 

OKQ-471

OKQ-471     Topaz and Bixbyite     Thomas Range, Utah.  This is a typical example form the locality measuring in at 3.4 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm.  Some areas are gemmy while others are heavy with sand inclusions.  No damage.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKQ-472

OKQ-472      Silver     Zacatecas, Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This small matrix silver measures 1.1 x .8 x .5 cm.  No damage.  Nicely mounted in a perky box.  $35

 

 

 

 

OKQ-473

OKQ-473      Grossular     Lake Jaco, Chihuahua, Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This green dodecahedron measures 1.8 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm.  The surface is transparent and lustrous and the interior translucent.  No damage.  $25

 

 

 

 

OKQ-474

OKQ-474      Grossular     Lake Jaco, Chihuahua, Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This green dodecahedron measures 1.7 x 1.7 x 1.6 cm.  The surface is transparent and very lustrous and the interior translucent.  No damage.  $30

 

 

 

 

OKQ-475

OKQ-475      Grossular     Lake Jaco, Chihuahua, Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This green dodecahedron measures 1.6 x 1.6 x 1.5 cm.  The surface is transparent and very lustrous and the interior translucent.  No damage.  $25

 

 

 

 

OKQ-476

OKQ-476      Azurite    Durango, Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This domical specimen measures 2 x 1.3 x 1 cm and is crystallized on all surfaces excluding its base.  No damage.  Nicely mounted in a perky box.  $35

 

 

 

 

OKQ-477

OKQ-477    Apophyllite    Cornwall Iron Mine, Cornwall, Lebanon County, PA.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This ball shaped aggregate is excellent in every regard.  It is a damage-free floater with large crystals and measures in at 2.2 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm.  Excellent luster and form.  Classic locality.  $60

 

 

 

 

OKQ-478

OKQ-478     Celestine     Showalter Quarry, Blue Ball, Lancaster County, PA.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Several damage-free crystals to .7 cm sit up high on a quartz matrix.  2.5 x 2 x 1.4 cm.  Mounted in a perky box.   $20

 

 

 

 

OKQ-479

OKQ-479      Tourmaline     Bierman Pegmatite, Bethel, Connecticut.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Circ. 1978.  The piece measures 2.6 x 2 x 1.4 cm and holds a 2.2 cm tourmaline.  It is well exposed with one corner obviously being broke.  Not a specimen we see available any longer.  Mounted in a perky box.   $45

 

 

 

 

OKQ-480

OKQ-480    Epidote    Little Cottonwood Canyon, Alta, Utah.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This lustrous green single crystal measures 1.3 x 1.2 x .5 cm on its edges.  The base is a healed surface (second image) and the only damage is some very fine chipping on one edge (right side in first image.  A very unusual location.  $40

 

 

 

 

OKQ-481

OKQ-481    Cerussite on Chrysocolla      79 Mine, Hayden, Arizona.  Light pink cerussite crystals coat the top of this piece of botryoidal blue chrysocolla.  The piece measures 3.1 x 2 x 2 cm and is mounted in a perky box.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKQ-482

OKQ-482      Enargite on Quartz      Butte, Montana.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This example is damage-free and crystallized on all surfaces (probably a floater).  It measures 1.8 x 1.5 x 1 cm.  Mounted in a perky box.  Classic U.S. locality.   $45

 

 

 

 

OKQ-484

OKQ-484    Heubnerite, Quartz, Calcite     Silverton, San Juan County, Colorado.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This attractive example has lustrous heubnerite and calcite growing on a white (due to some coating) quartz crystal.  The piece measures 2 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm.  No damage.  Mounted in a perky box.  $45

 

 

 

 

OKQ-485

OKQ-485     Vesuvianite     Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  The piece is dubly-terminated (healed surfaces) with cluster of small white calcites on one end.  It measures 2.1 x 1.7 x .9 cm.  The back of the vesuvianite is gone but the front, top and side views are all excellent.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

OKQ-487

OKQ-487      Tremolite      Miners Bay, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is an outstanding tremolite in all regards...extremely high luster and an interesting termination.  It is a deep green to black color and transparent on its surfaces.  It is very rare to see an almost black specimen with transparency.  No damage.  It measures 2.7 x .6 x .5 cm.  A great example of the species.  $75

 

 

 

 

OKQ-488

OKQ-488    Rhodochrosite    Urad Mine, Colorado.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  Crude crystals of nice pink rhodochrosite to .9 cm each compose this 3.2 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm piece.  No damage.  $35

 

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