April II, 2013 Update

 

Tucson 2013 Specimens

 

OKK-870

OKK-870    Rhodochrosite      Wuzhou, Guangxi, Zhuaug, China.  Nicely mounted in a perky box.  Very cude (as usually is the case) rhombohedral crystals on matrix of galena, pyrite and fluorite.  3 x 1.9 x 1.7 cm.  Nice condition and color.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-871

OKK-871    Rhodochrosite      Wuzhou, Guangxi, Zhuaug, China.  Nicely mounted in a perky box.  Very cude (as usually is the case) rhombohedral crystals on matrix of galena, pyrite and fluorite.  2.5 x 2.1 x 1.4 cm.  Nice condition and color.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-872

OKK-872     Topaz     Shigar Valley, Baltistan, Pakistan.  This example is a beautifully formed, champagne to sherry colored crystal measuring 1.9 x 1.3 x 1 cm.  It is damage free.  Gemmy and aesthetic.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-873

One termination...a little Styrofoam too.

The other termination

OKK-873     Topaz     Shigar Valley, Baltistan, Pakistan.  This example is a beautifully formed, champagne to sherry colored crystal measuring 2.2 x 1.1 x 1.2 cm.  It is damage free floater.  Only two small feldspar contacts on this unusual double terminated, hemimorphic gem.  An uncommon example.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-874

OKK-874     Topaz     Shigar Valley, Baltistan, Pakistan.  This example is a beautifully formed, champagne to sherry colored crystal measuring 2 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm.  It is nicely terminated but t he backside is chipped off flat.  Views fine however and is certainly worth this small cost   $20 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-875

OKK-875     Topaz     Shigar Valley, Baltistan, Pakistan.  This example is a beautifully formed, champagne to sherry colored crystal measuring 1.4 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm.  It is damage free and very gemmy.  Beautifully colored and terminate.  $40 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-876

OKK-876     Topaz     Shigar Valley, Baltistan, Pakistan.  This example is a beautifully formed, champagne to sherry colored crystal measuring 1.8 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm.  It is damage free and aesthetically terminated.  Base is flat from contact.  Excellent little gem.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-877

OKK-877     Grossular     Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada.  This small TN sized plate of crystals measures 2.1 x 1.4 x .8  cm.  It is the typical attractive cinnamon color, transparent and damage free.  Desirable material loosely considered by many to be the finest garnet specimens found anywhere.   Nicely mounted in a perky box.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-878

OKK-878     Grossular     Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada.  This TN sized plate of crystals measures 3.2 x 2.6 x 1 cm.  It is the typical attractive cinnamon color, transparent with minor chipping and edge contacts.  Desirable material loosely considered by many to be the finest garnet specimens found anywhere.   Nicely mounted in a perky box.  $65

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-879

OKK-879     Grossular     Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada.  This small TN sized plate of crystals measures 2.1 x 1.6 x 1.1 cm.  It is the typical attractive cinnamon color, transparent with a couple harsh contacts.  Desirable material loosely considered by many to be the finest garnet specimens found anywhere.   Nicely mounted in a perky box.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

Front...clean

Back has some damage

OKK-880     Grossular     Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada.  This TN sized plate of crystals measures 3.3 x 2.4 x 1 cm.  It is the typical attractive cinnamon color, transparent and damage free on one side with minor scuffs on other.  Both sides totally crystallized with the plate being translucent over its entirety.  Desirable material loosely considered by many to be the finest garnet specimens found anywhere.   Very nice.  $55

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-883

OKK-883     Grossular     Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada.  This TN sized plate of crystals measures 2.6 x 2.3 x 1 cm.  It is the typical attractive cinnamon color, transparent and damage free on both sides.  Both sides totally crystallized with the plate being translucent over its entirety.  Desirable material loosely considered by many to be the finest garnet specimens found anywhere.   Very nice.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-884

OKK-884     Grossular     Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada.  This TN sized plate of crystals measures 3.5 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm.  It is the typical attractive cinnamon color, transparent and damage free.  Some overgrowth of healed garnet shards.  Desirable material loosely considered by many to be the finest garnet specimens found anywhere.   Nicely mounted in a perky box.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-885

OKK-885     Grossular     Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada.  This large TN sized plate of crystals measures 3.7 x 3.4 x 2 cm.  It is the typical attractive cinnamon color, transparent and damage free.  The gemmy crystals are well separated on a bed of tiny gemmy diopside crystals.  One large crystal is broken but naturally healed.  Others are absolutely fantastic looking!  Desirable material loosely considered by many to be the finest garnet specimens found anywhere.   Nicely mounted in a perky box.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-886

OKK-886     Grossular     Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada.  This small TN sized plate of crystals measures3 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm.  This one is an atypical light brown color, transparent and damage free.  Crystallized on both sides.  Base and very minor edge contact. Tiny gemmy diopsides and white (feldspar?) on surface in places.  Desirable material loosely considered by many to be the finest garnet specimens found anywhere.   Very nice example.  $85

 

 

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