July 2019 Update, Page 4

 

 

OKQ-489

OKQ-489     Fluorite and Feldspar      Lake George, Colorado.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This group has one larger cube that is 1.5 cm on edge.  The piece measures 2.7 x 2.5 x 2.3 cm.  It is transparent with a very light purple tint.  The luster is frosted and it rests on salmon colored feldspars. A very small corner cleave otherwise in excellent condition.  $30

 

 

 

 

OKQ-490

OKQ-490     Calcite     Homestake Mine, Lead, South Dakota.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This 2.8 x 2.8 x 1.6 cm stalactitic grouping of crystals is snow white with nice luster and interesting form.  No damage and mounted in a perky box.  $25

 

 

 

 

OKQ-492

OKQ-492     Weeksite with Carnotite    Anderson Mine, Yavapai County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  The area covered by well formed crystals on this small piece of ryolite is about 1 square cm.  Both species are bright yellow so without a microscope it will be difficult to differentiate between them.  No damage.    $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKQ-494

OKQ-494      Smithsonite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.  Ex. Thomas Fowler collection.  This is a domical cluster measuring 2.5 x 2.4 x 1.6 cm.  The crystals are light yellow in color, well-formed and nicely translucent.  No damage.  Mounted in a perky box.    $65

 

 

 

 

OKQ-495

OKQ-495    Fluorapatite     Bahia, Brazil.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This morphed single crytsal measures 1.7 x 1 x 1 cm.  All sides are attractive and damage-free.  Brilliant blue color and nice luster.  Mounted in a perky box.    $40

 

 

 

 

OKQ-496

OKQ-496     Topaz      Brazil.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This one is 2.2 x .7 x .6 cm, very transparent but included and lustrous.  It is well terminated.  $50

 

 

 

 

OKQ-497

OKQ-497    Stilbite      Kibblehouse Quarry, Perkiomenville, Montgomery County, PA.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection, #78 circ. 1961.  This stilbite cluster measures 3.5 x 2.4 x 1.4 cm.  The color is a greenish brown and the luster excellent.  There is no damage to the piece.  $35

 

 

 

 

OKQ-498

OKQ-498    Axinite     Wheal Coak Zawn, Pendeen, Cornwall, England.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Four nice individual crystal or crystal pairs to 1.5 cm each.  They are transparent to translucent and a deep brownish purple in color.  No damage to any and all have nice luster and form.  $180

 

 

 

 

OKQ-499

OKQ-499    Staurolite     Hondo Canyon, SW of Taos, Taos County, New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A nice twin that almost loks a bit wind or water warn.  2.3 x 2.3 x 1.4 cm.  Purple brown color and no damage.  Very unusual locality piece.  $50

 

 

 

 

OKQ-500

OKQ-500     Quartz    Schyn- Schlucht, Graubunben, Switzerland.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  Doubly-terminated floater free of damage and water clear.  Minor feldspar (white area on front seen in first photo).  It measures 2.8 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm. 

 

 

 

 

OKQ-501

OKQ-501    Dioptase on Calcite    Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This plate of bright crystals measures 2.8 x 1.8 x 1.7 cm.  No damage.  Mounted in a perky box.  $25

 

 

 

 

OKQ-502

OKQ-502   Tourmaline    Minas Gerais, Brazil.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This pair is a green color with moderate luster and good form.  The crystal on top is doubly-terminated and the one on the bottom appears to be singly-terminated.  It measures 1.6 x 1.5 x 1.2 overall size.  No damage and mounted in a perky box.  $25

 

 

 

 

OKQ-503

OKQ-503   Byssolite and Pyrite on Calcite       French Creek Mine, St. Peters, PA.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A nice looking nest of crystals atop white calcite.  It measures 3.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm.  No damage and mounted in a perky box.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKQ-505

OKQ-505       Marcasite on Fluorite      Francon Quarry, Montréal, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This is a large TN specimen measuring in at 3.7 x 2.7 x 1.8 cm.  There is complete coverage of light purple fluorite (micro) on one side of the piece followed by stacks of small marcasite crystals.  No damage.  Mounted in a perky box.    $45

 

 

 

OKQ-506

OKQ-506       Turquoise      Old Bishops Mine, Lynch Station, Virginia.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  There are plenty of tiny crystals of medium blue turquoise on this quartz matrix.  The piece measures 2.7 x 2 x 1.2 cm.  Rare to find crystallized turquoise.   No damage.  Mounted in a perky box.    $75

 

 

 

 

OKQ-507

OKQ-507    Kinoite     Christmas Mine, Gila County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This piece is a fine example of the species with one side of the piece being well coated.  2.3 x 1.8 x 1.2 cm.  No damage.  Bright and attractive.  $65

 

 

 

 

OKQ-508

OKQ-508    Sphalerite    Poudrette Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This piece measures 2.5 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm.  It is a strange on in that it is so etched it is hard to imagine that it is actually a spahelerite crystal.  If nothing else it is an interesting thing.  No damage.  $30

 

 

 

 

OKQ-509

OKQ-509    Vesuvianite     Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This cluster measures 1.8 x 1.7 x 1.2 cm and is composed of both purple and green crystals.  Everything is crystallized or healed.  One spot of damage on one crystal otherwise a cute example.  $20

 

 

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