September 2018 Update, Page 3

 

 

OKP-764

OKP-757      Vesuvianite        Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  The specimen measures 7 x 4.8 x 1.9 and is composed of lots of gemmy green, intergrown crystals to 1 cm each.  Lots of areas show contacts and breakage but many of the crystals are quite nice.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-765

OKP-765      Pyromorphite and Quartz      Red Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This specimen measures 7.8 x 5.1 x 4.5 cm and has well crystallized areas on its matrix.  Clear to whit quartz crystals show coatings of green druses of pyromorphite.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-767

OKP-767       Quartz      Tomlinson Quarry, Kenmore Corners, Russell, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is the uppermost section of a smoky, skeletal crystal that measures 5.2 x 3.2 x 2 cm.  It has great luster and clarity.  There are some minor hydrocarbon inclusions seen in its base.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-768

OKP-768      Hematite in Quartz      Miners Bay, Haliberton, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a fine example of uncommon material that shows a well exposed, thin vug lined by bright rosettes of hematite on glassy quartz crystals.  The back is also partially crystallized.  There is no damage to the piece which measures 10 x 7.2 x 3.7 cm.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-769

OKP-769      Fluor-uvite     Road cut in Highway 417, Eagleson Exit at Kanata, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  These lustrous black crystals are mixed with ugly quartz crystals (much like Powers farm, NY).  Some are sharp while others are partials and crude.  The piece measures 5 x 3.3 x 2.2 cm.  Numerous crystals are broken, as can be seen.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-770

OKP-770      Fluor-uvite     Road cut in Highway 417, Eagleson Exit at Kanata, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  These lustrous black crystals are on massive quartz.  There is one 2.5 cm crystal that sit well exposed.  This crystal is strongly hemimorphic and quite nice for the location  The piece measures 4.5 x 3 x 2.7 cm.  Natural cracking as can be seen.      $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-730

OKP-730     Aegirine    De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Two well formed, prismatic crystals show nicely in this specimen that measures 6.5 x 6.2 x 3.5 cm.  The two noteworthy, embedded crystals are almost 5 cm long and crudely terminated.  Nice luster and contrast.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-731

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OKP-731     Pectolite and Datolite    RESERVED      Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Numerous old tags including collection of Leo Niel Yelin of NYC.  This attractive piece measures 9.7 x 7.1 x 3.1 cm.  It is sawn flat on back.  Excellent condition with no damage.  $95

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-732

OKP-732     Cancrinite and Sodalite       Litchfield, Maine.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a non-crystallized piece composed mostly of grains of these two species.  7 x 4.5 x 3 cm.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-733

OKP-733    Copper in Gypsum    Twin Buttes Mine, Pima County, Arizona.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is an interesting Arizona specimen showing dendritic copper over coated by crystalline gypsum.  The copper shows nicely, as seen in the photos.  7.4 x 3.4 x 1.4 cm.  The gypsum is obviously cleaved.  $65

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-734

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KP-734    Dioptase     Mammoth St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Pinal County, Arizona.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This 4.5 x 2.7 x 1.6 cm plate of crystals has tiny, bright, transparent, green dioptase with very minor, yellow wulfenite.  No damage.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-735

OKP-735     Azurite and Malachite     Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This triangular shaped specimen measures 8.2 x 5 x 3 cm and has nice coatings of botryoidal malachite with crystals of deep blue azurite.  No damage.  It stands nicely as show.  $95

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-736

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OKP-736     Legrandite      Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This specimen has vugs on all sides that contain small, bright yellow, acicular, damage-free legrandite crystals.  6.5 x 6.1 x 3.5 cm.  $70

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-737

OKP-737       Chabazite, Heulandite, Calcite      Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This large specimen has a display face showing all the species mentioned.  The heulandite is a couple of what appear to be twinned crystals of light green color and good transparency.  No damage.  $95

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-738

OKP-738    Bertrandite     Kara-Oba W. Deposit, Betpakdala Desret, Karandy Province, Kazakhstan.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  The piece seen here shows a small vug with white to clear crystals with coatings of who knows what.  The specimen measures 5.3 x 3 x 2.6 cm.  No damage.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-739

OKP-739      Quartz       Road cut in Rt. #55, near Windsor, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This specimen is a shard that is fully healed on all surfaces.  It is a damage-free floater that measures 5.5 x 3 x .7 cm.  $30

 

 

 

 

OKP-748

OKP-748     Analcime and others    De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a pair of large, partial, analcime crystals of nice form and better luster than the images indicate.  The "others appear to be feldspars and tiny pink rhodochrosites crytsals.  The black is likely arfvedsonite.  6.2 x 5.1 x 3.2 cm.  This is a more substantial specimen than the photos portray.  No damage.  $175

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-743

OKP-743     Analcime and others    De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a pair of large, partial, analcime crystals of nice form and better luster than the images indicate.  The "others appear to be feldspars and tiny pink rhodochrosite crystals.  The black is likely arfvedsonite.  7 x 5.4 x 3 cm.  This is a more substantial specimen than the photos portray.  Several feldspars on edge are broken.  $150

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-744

OKP-744    Calcite with Hematite coatings     Pea Ridge Mine, Washington County, Missouri.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This cluster of singly and doubly-terminated crystals measures 6 x 4.6 x 3 cm.  One tip is dinged and another is simply missing the hematite coating.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-745

OKP-745     Sulfur     El Desierto Mine, Potosi Department, Bolivia.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This specimen has small gemmy crytsals of sulfur coating its display face.  No damage.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-746

OKP-746      Bertrandite      Strickland Quarry, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  There are several transparent to milky crystals on edge of this piece.  They have coatings so are not especially attractive.  The piece measures 5.5 x 4.2 x 1.7 cm.  Crystallized area is damage free.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-747

OKP-747      Millerite and Marcasite on Quartz     RESERVED       Rt. #27, Halls Gap, Lincoln County, Kentucky.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This nice, large geode measures 5.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm.  There is lots of bright millerite throughout the piece and several clusters of marcasite.  The marcasite is not deteriorated but it is not lustrous either.  Very three-dimensional, no damage.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-748

OKP-748      Diopside     Yates Mine, Otter Lake, Pontiac County, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  The piece is composed of several stocky, well terminated diopside crystals and measures 4 x 3.2 x 3 cm.  Natural cracks are stable.  Some damage as seen.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-749

OKP-749      Calcite and Dolomite with Pyrite     Grant Quarry, Greely, Ottawa-Carleton County, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is an exceptional miniature which exhibits complex calcites on light pink dolomite crystals.  The piece measures 4.4 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm.  The calcites show multiple forms, hydrocarbon inclusions and phantoms.  It is a floater with no damage.  $60

 

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