July 2019 Update, Page 3

 

 

OKQ-805

OKQ-805     Chabazite (variety Phillipsite)     Gadshill, Liona, Tasmania.  This grouping of transparent (on surfaces) white chabazites measures 3 x 2.5 x 1.7.  It sits nicely on edge for display and has no damage.  Excellent specimen from an unusual locality.  $50

 

 

 

 

OKQ-806

OKQ-806     Goethite pseudo. after Pyrite     Great Valley, Malvern, Chester County, PA.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  1.6 x 1.6 x .7 cm floater crystal.  Small chip on corner, as seen.   $25

 

 

 

 

OKQ-807

OKQ-807     Goethite pseudo. after Pyrite     Great Valley, Malvern, Chester County, PA.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  1.7 x 1.4 x 1 cm floater crystal.  Small chip on corner, as seen.   $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKQ-809

OKQ-809      Quartz cast after Anhydrite      Roncari Quarry, (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut.  Collected by Jerry Marchand.  This single crystal cast measures 3 x 1.8 x 1.4 cm and is coated by clear, prismatic quartz crystals with minor hematite.  This is a beautifully formed replacement of a tabular anhydrite crystal and represents the type of specimen for which this locality is most noted.  Top of cast is incomplete and back of cast is open.  $35

 

 

 

 

OKQ-810

OKQ-810      Quartz cast after Anhydrite      Roncari Quarry, (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut.  Collected by Jerry Marchand.  This single crystal cast measures 3 x 1.5 x .8 cm and is coated by clear, prismatic quartz crystals with minor hematite.  This is a beautifully formed replacement of a tabular anhydrite crystal and represents the type of specimen for which this locality is most noted.  Great damage free example.  $50

 

 

 

 

OKQ-811

OKQ-811      Quartz cast after Anhydrite      Roncari Quarry, (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut.  Collected by Jerry Marchand.  This single crystal cast measures 3.5 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm and is coated by clear, prismatic quartz crystals with minor hematite.  This is a beautifully formed replacement of a tabular anhydrite crystal and represents the type of specimen for which this locality is most noted.  Great damage free example.  $50

 

 

 

 

OKQ-812

OKQ-812      Quartz cast after Anhydrite      Roncari Quarry, (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut.  Collected by Jerry Marchand.  This single crystal cast measures 4 x 1.7 x 1.2 cm and is coated by clear, prismatic quartz crystals with minor hematite.  This is a beautifully formed replacement of a tabular anhydrite crystal and represents the type of specimen for which this locality is most noted.  Great damage free example.  $70

 

 

 

 

OKQ-813

OKQ-813      Quartz cast after Anhydrite      Roncari Quarry, (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut.  Collected by Jerry Marchand.  This single crystal cast measures 3.8 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm and is coated by clear, prismatic quartz crystals with minor hematite.  This is a beautifully formed replacement of a tabular anhydrite crystal and represents the type of specimen for which this locality is most noted.  Top of cast is incomplete and back of cast is open.  $30

 

 

 

 

OKQ-814

OKQ-814      Quartz coated by Chlorite group mineral      Roncari Quarry, (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut.  Collected by Jerry Marchand.  The piece seen is a large point with many smaller attached crystals of quartz.  All of this is coated by a chlorite group mineral (EDS shows major Mg, Al, FeSi suggesting an intermediate clinochlore-chamosite series mineral, XRD confirmed).  It measures 2.8 x 2.2 x 2.1 cm.  Several small quartz have healed terminations.  No damage.  $55

 

 

 

 

OKQ-815

OKQ-815      Quartz coated by Chlorite group mineral      Roncari Quarry, (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut.  Collected by Jerry Marchand.  The piece seen is a large point with many smaller attached crystals of quartz.  All of this is coated by a chlorite group mineral (EDS shows major Mg, Al, FeSi suggesting an intermediate clinochlore-chamosite series mineral, XRD confirmed).  It measures 4.2 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm.  Several small quartz have healed terminations.  One termination on a small quartz is broken (on side, difficult to see).  $45

 

 

 

 

OKQ-816

OKQ-816      Quartz coated by Chlorite group mineral      Roncari Quarry, (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut.  Collected by Jerry Marchand.  The piece seen is atwo larger points with many smaller attached crystals of quartz.  All of this is coated by a chlorite group mineral (EDS shows major Mg, Al, FeSi suggesting an intermediate clinochlore-chamosite series mineral, XRD confirmed).  It measures 3.1 x 2.3 x 1.1 cm.  No damage.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKQ-818

OKQ-818      Quartz coated by Chlorite group mineral      Roncari Quarry, (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut.  Collected by Jerry Marchand.  The piece seen is a large spray of quartz crystals.  All of this is coated by a chlorite group mineral (EDS shows major Mg, Al, FeSi suggesting an intermediate clinochlore-chamosite series mineral, XRD confirmed).  It measures 2.8 x 2.3 x 1.5 cm.  Aesthetic and no damage.  $55

 

 

 

 

OKQ-819

OKQ-819      Prehnite and Apophyllite      Roncari Quarry, (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut.  Collected by Jerry Marchand.  This prehnite sphere measures 2.5 x 2 x 2 cm.  Back has a small contact from a missing apophyllite otherwise damage free and nice views from all other directions.  A couple of small white apophyllites at base of ball.  Lustrous and attractive.  $40

 

 

 

 

OKQ-820

OKQ-820      Quartz and Calcite Stalactite      Roncari Quarry, (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut.  Collected by Jerry Marchand.  This 4 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm stalactite is coated by small calcites and quartz.  No damage.   $40

 

 

 

 

OKQ-821

OKQ-821      Quartz, Calcite, Hematite      Roncari Quarry, (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut.  Collected by Jerry Marchand.  This is a domical piece coated by the mix of species mentioned.  It measures 3 x 2.6 x 2.4.  The large calcite is quite nice and the specimen is better in-hand.  $40

 

 

 

 

OKQ-822

OKQ-822      Quartz, Calcite Stalactite with Hematite      Roncari Quarry, (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut.  Collected by Jerry Marchand.  This 4 x 1 x 1 cm stalactite is coated by small calcites, quartz, and hematite.  No damage.   $45

 

 

 

 

OKQ-823

OKQ-821      Quartz, Calcite, Hematite      Roncari Quarry, (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford, Connecticut.  Collected by Jerry Marchand.  This large (twinned?) calcite sits on mounds of tiny calcites and quartz.  The big crystal is 3.2 cm and the piece measures 3.6 x 3 x 2.8 cm.  Bruise in back of calcite, no breakage.  $40

 

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