March 2017 Update, Page 3

 

 

OKO-927

OKO-927       Sphalerite on Dolomite      LaFarge Quarry, Lockport. Niagara County, New York.  Ex. Chuck Bowman collection.  A large example for this material.  Typical of the sphalerites from the quarry... small, gemmy, complex, in small clusters scattered on dolomite.  10 x 8.2 x 6.2 cm.  Honey colored crystals.  Good from all sides of its somewhat triangular shaped body.  No damage.  Styrofoam on base.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-929

OKO-929       Sphalerite on Dolomite      LaFarge Quarry, Lockport. Niagara County, New York.  Ex. Chuck Bowman collection.  6.2 x 3.2 x 3 cm.  No damage, views nicely from all sides, amber yellow crystals.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-928

OKO-928       Sphalerite on Dolomite      LaFarge Quarry, Lockport. Niagara County, New York.  Ex. Chuck Bowman collection.  A fine, aesthetic example measuring 8 x 4.6 x 3.1 cm.  Front face is best but some crystallization on back, as well.  Beautiful amber yellow crystals in large clusters.  Mineral tack on base.  No damage.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-931

OKO-931       Sphalerite on Dolomite      LaFarge Quarry, Lockport. Niagara County, New York.  Ex. Chuck Bowman collection.  A 6.5 x 5 x 3 c plat that stands nicely on edge displaying fine crystals.  Two small clusters are missing as seen on lower part of specimen.  Some mineral tack on back.   $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-657

OKL-657      Smithsonite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  This one measures 3.9 x 2.6 x 1.7 cm.  Uncommon color with good sized crystals.  There is one crystal with an edge cleave…. not distracting, but it is there.  Priced accordingly.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-658

OKL-658      Smithsonite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  Large, clear crystals to 1.3 cm each compose this specimen.  Some yellow/amber colored inclusions as seen.  4.2 x 4 x 2.4 cm overall.  No damage, high luster, displays great.  $180

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-659

OKL-659      Smithsonite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  A 5.9 x 5.7 x 3.6 cm domical piece with nice slightly pink crystals to 1.3 cm each.  No damage and displays great from any direction.  Nice piece!  $275

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-660

OKL-660     Smithsonite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  A 5.8 x 4.5 x 3.7 cm domical piece with nice slightly pink and black crystals to 1.1 cm each.  No damage and displays great from any direction.  Nice piece!  $250

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-651

OKL-651     Cobaltoan Smithsonite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  A 4 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm domical piece with nice bright pink crystals of a high luster.  One crystal on the back has a small cleave.  Displays great from front and sides.  Nice piece!  $150

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-662

OKL-662      Smithsonite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  Large clear crystals to 1.1 cm each compose this specimen.  Some yellow/amber colored inclusions as seen.  5.2 x 3.4 x 2 cm overall.  No damage, high luster, and it displays great.  $180

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-663

OKL-663      Smithsonite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  Large clear crystals to 1.5 cm each compose this specimen.  The specimen is elongated, but also slightly domical.  Minor yellow/amber colored inclusions as seen.  5.8 x 2.8 x 2 cm overall.  No damage, high luster, displays great from any direction or if positioned on edge.  Fine, desirable example of this material.  $250

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-664

OKL-664      Smithsonite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  Large clear crystals to 1.1 cm each compose this specimen.  The specimen is elongated, but also slightly domical.  Some yellow/amber colored inclusions as seen.  5.7 x 4.7 x 2.2 cm overall.  One tiny tip ding only visible with magnification and a thorough search.  High luster, displays great from any direction or if positioned on edge.  Fine, desirable example of this material.  $200

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-665

OKL-665      Cobaltoan Smithsonite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  A 3.8 x 3.1 x 1.8 cm piece with exceptionally bright pink crystals of a high luster.  No damage and some good crystallization on one side and back.  Very unusually terminated crystals showing dozens of small points where one would normally find flat, rhombohedral faces.  Quite unusual for this material.  Attractive  piece!  $250

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-666

OKL-666      Smithsonite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  Large, clear crystals to 1 cm each compose this specimen.  The specimen is somewhat three dimensional.  Some yellow/amber colored inclusions as seen.  6.1 x 5.2 x 3 cm overall.  No damage.  High luster, displays great from any direction or if positioned on edge.  A fine, desirable example of this material.  $350

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-667

OKL-667      Smithsonite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  Large yellow crystals with small phantoms to 1.2 cm each compose this specimen.  The specimen well crystallized on its edge and much of the front face is gone on the lower sections.  5.2 x 4.5 x 3.2 cm overall.  $150

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-668

OKL-668      Smithsonite      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia, South West Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  Large clear to slightly yellow crystals to 1.1 cm each compose this specimen.  The specimen is vuggy with acicular crystals throughout.  A couple crystals are clipped off, but overall the specimen is in great shape.  5.4 x 4.2 x 4.2 cm overall.  A fine, desirable example of this less common material.  $175

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