California Mineral Specimens For Sale

 

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                        Tourmaline                                                       Tourmaline                                                             Tourmaline                                                                           Benitoite

 

California pegmatites offers a good selection of top shelf minerals including fine tourmalines, kunzites, aquamarines and spodumenes.  How about those gold, benitoite, garnets and the other fine specimens form California, as well.

 

 

 

OKO-408

OKO-408      Tourmaline    Himalaya Mine, San Diego, California.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  Th piece measures 1.8 x 1.1 x .5 cm.  It is bubblegum pink in color, damage-free, striated, transparent, and nicely terminated.  A fine example.  The crystal is clearer near its termination.   $55

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-886

OKJ-886     Andradite/ Melanite     San Benito, California   Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A nice plate of small crystals (to .7 cm each) exposed in matrix.  3.2 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm overall.  No damage.  Attractive.   Mounted in a perky box.    $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-810

OKJ-810      Tourmaline     near San Diego, California.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A small, but beautifully formed, bubblegum pink, tourmaline that measures 1.3 x 1 x.6 cm.  Great translucence/transparency.  No damage.  Mounted in a perky box.   $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-567

OKK-567     Calcite     Palm Wash, California.  Ex. Jim Turek collection.  Small plate of crystals from an unusual location 5.6 x 4.5 x 4 cm.  Second pic should be front with bigger crystals and only one tiny ding.  Back is also nice but a couple of dings present there.  Interesting selective face phantoms.  Crystal form is tabular and also unusual. $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-331

OKN-331     Tourmaline     "Cityscape Pocket", Himalaya Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California, circ. 1980s.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  5.4 x 4.4 x 3.2 cm.  Front side is open showing pink, fibrous core while the back is coated by white (albite)?  The only damage is to the green base which is chipped along part of its length as seen.  Nice specimen.  $250

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-219

Back

OKM-219    Colemanite    Boron, California.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  8 x 6.8 x 5.5 cm grouping of drapery form (stalactitic) deposits of crystals that view from any side.  Very minor contacts at top.  Excellent condition overall with white double terminated bladed crystals throughout piece on yellow crystals.  Excellent contrast, excellent luster, excellent form.  Sits nicely.  High quality in all regards.  $225

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-218

Back

OKM-218    Colemanite    Boron, California.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  8 x 5 x 5.5 cm grouping of drapery form (stalactitic) deposits of crystals that view from any side.  Very clean all around.  Excellent condition overall with white double terminated bladed crystals to 3 cm each throughout piece on yellow crystals.  Excellent contrast, excellent luster, excellent form.  Sits nicely.  High quality in all regards.  $275

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-798

OKM-798     Tourmaline with Lepidolite    Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  This tourmaline is a bright pink color, transparent with heavy internal fracturing and singly terminated with lepidolite covering the majority of that termination.  A couple minor chips on termination where lepidolite is flaked off.  Overall nice condition.  4 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm  $280

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-800

Best display side

OKM-800     Tourmaline    Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  A 6 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm piece that stands nicely for display.  Back has several areas of breakage but front displays damage free.  Soft greens and pinks, good luster, crude terminations.  $320

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-803

OKM-803     Tourmaline    Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, California.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  A 4.8 x 3.1 x 2.6 cm piece that stands nicely for display.  Damage free.  Bubblegum pink, good luster, nice gemmy interior that is fractured in areas, and crude terminations. There was a fracture (white) that once ran through the crystals and has now healed.  It gives the crystals a natural bend.  $320

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-142

OKM-142    Neptunite    San Benito, California.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  Very attractive, high luster, damage free crystals to 1.6 cm each.  The specimen measures 3.4 x 3 x 2 cm and the crystals are contrasted nicely due to the bright white natrolite.  A nice example in miniature size.  $95

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-151

OKL-151    Neptunite on Natrolite     San Benito, California.  Ex Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A 1 cm crystal stands up beautifully in the center of natrolite matrix.  Small area on one front edge looks stepped.  I do not think it is damage.  3 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm.   Mounted in a perky box.  Attractive crystal in high relief and contrast.  $90

 

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