June 2017 Update, Page 4

 

 

OKO-785

OKO-785       Adamite      Ojuela MIne, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  Bright yellow/ green crystals of decent size and excellent form.  They are gemmy in areas, sharp and lustrous.  The piece measures 5 x 3.1 x 2.7 cm.  Edge contact on a couple sides.  No damage to body of piece.  Displays great and sits on edge for display.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-786

OKO-786       Copper      Chino Mine, Santa Rita, Grant County, New Mexico.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  A fine example of this material in the classic spinel law twinned form.  This one measures .3 x 3.2 x 1.4 cm and is quite aesthetic.  No contacts or damage.  Some accessory (prehnite??).  Nicer than my image convey.  $400

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-159

OKM-159      Fluorite with Celestine    Holloway Quarry, Berlin Township, Michigan.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  Fine, deep brown cubes in a domical cluster measuring 3.5 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm.  Celestine is broken off on one side as can be clearly seen and cube near it as a very tiny ding.  Otherwise the specimen is in nice condition.  Uncommon material.   $50

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-165

OKM-165       Calcite on Scolecite     Poona, India.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  Very clear and lustrous scolecite needles with attached, lower luster rhombs of calcite.  An attractive combination.  It measures 6.6 cm long, is damage free, and has no damage.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-160

OKM-160        Realgar        Shimen Realgar mine, Shimen County, Hunan Prov., China.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  4.4 x 3.8 x 2.8 cm cluster of crystals.  Some alteration to orpiment but overall condition is good.  Contact on side as seen at bottom of first image.  This great material has become less and less common.  Now quite difficult to find.  $150

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-164

OKM-164        Calcite, Sphalerite, Fluorite       Montrose Dump, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  An attractive spray of yellow/tan calcites with tiny sphalerites flanking the primary cluster of crystals.  6 x 5.1 x 4.1 cm.  Fluorite on base is incomplete.  No damage.  This is probably the nicest group of calcites I have seen from the site.    $95

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-161

OKM-161       Erythrite       Bou Azzer, Morocco.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  Deep purple single and double terminated crystals to 1.2 cm each.  The crystals are gemmy and well terminated.  Their luster is exceptional and lacking in they typical overgrowths.  4.7 x 2.5 x 2.3 cm.  Sits nicely a couple of different ways.  Damage free and showy for this material.  $400

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-158

OKM-158        Wulfenite       Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  Large crystals to 3.5 cm on edge compose this matrix specimen.  The luster, transparency and other factors are nice, but there is noteworthy damage as seen.  5.9 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm.  Still a substantial piece which shows how large and important these wulfenites are.  $175.

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-787

OKO-787        Uvarovite    RESERVED   Outokumpu Cu-Zn Deposit, Eastern Finland Region, Finland.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  A single crystal in matrix measuring 5 x 4.1 x 3 cm.  One side is damaged while other surfaces are fine and lustrous.  Color is fantastic.  $90

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-788

OKO-788         Spodumene (variety Kunzite)             Elizabeth R. Mine, Chief Mountain, Pala District, San Diego, California.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  An attractive gem crystal measuring 6 x 2.3 x .4 cm.  A small area showing minor clay inclusion seen in the third image.  No damage floater.  $85

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-789

OKO-789        Hematite and Pyrite on Calcite (twin)       Madawaska Mine, Faraday Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  Easily the nicest, damage free example of this classic material that I have seen.  A beautiful twin with an attractive, even coating oh hematite followed by minor pyrites.  One pyrite is smack dab in the middle of the twin.  7.1 x 7 x 3.2 cm.  Good all around, even the edges and under the small rider crystal.  $500

 

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