Chinese Quartz Specimens For Sale

 

Fine quartz from China has been taken for granted.  The Leshan specimens are among the finest quartz clusters around.  Lots of graphite and enhydro inclusions, too.  Fine scepter quartz like these from China has been taken for granted.  The Leshan specimens are among the finest quartz clusters around.  Lots of graphite and enhydro inclusions, too.    Fine quartz from China like this black stemmed scepter have become very rare.  The Leshan specimens are among the finest quartz clusters around.  Lots of graphite and enhydro inclusions, too. 

                                                                                                  All the specimens seen above are Quartz

 

Quartz comes from too many locations in China to even attempt listing here.  It takes many forms and has numerous types of including minerals depending on the locale.  Some look like Herkimer diamonds and some even look very close to the Herkimer diamond scepters from Little Falls, New York.  In fact, these two locations are the only ones known to produce black stemmed scepters anywhere in the world.  The Chinese scepters are included with graphite and other minerals while the New York State scepters are included by anthraxolite.  Whatever the form or location, we are discovering some of the finest quartz specimens ever are coming from China.

 

 

 

 

OKN-778

OKN-778     Pyrite with Quartz     Leiyang, Hunan Province, China.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  An aesthetic example for the material from the locationů it measures approximately 8.5 x 6.5 x 6 cm.  The only damage is to the big pyrite on the one edge as can be seen.  The views are nice from any direction.  The quartz are all double terminated.  Good luster, great form with the crystal divergence being quite attractive.  Sits upright on its own.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-326

OKN-326     Quartz with Graphite Inclusions     Jinkouhe District, Leshan Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  An aesthetic grouping with lightly interlocking crystals to over 8 cm each.  Almost all of the crystals are double terminated with most being complete.  A couple are broken off but naturally healed on those surfaces.  The cluster measures 11.2 x 9.5 x 7.2 cm.  Front and side views very nice with one broken crystal buried in the masses of points. Back shows contact and several broken crystals.  Sits and displays very nicely.  $200

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-168

OKN-168      Quartz, Calcite and Dolomite      Huanggang Mine, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhan League, Chifeng Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.  A beautiful, tiny combo piece.  4.5 x 3.8 x 2 cm.  Tabular crystals on this floater with disc shaped calcites and dolomite crystals throughout.  One tiny micro ship on one quartz that I could not find without magnification and scrutiny.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-768

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OKM-768     Hubeite, Calcite, and Inesite on Quartz     Daye Mines, Huangshi, Hubei Prov., China.  Numerous radiating points of milky quartz to 5.2 cm each.  The piece measures 8 x 6 x 4.6 cm and has nice coatings of hubeite and rhombs of calcite.  One spot of damage on this floater so the price will be low...  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-769

OKM-769     Hubeite, Calcite, and Inesite on Quartz     Daye Mines, Huangshi, Hubei Prov., China.  A large partially clear, partially milky point with nice accessory minerals.  One tiny point on backside is broken of otherwise in fine condition.  A really nice example of this material measuring 9.5 x 3.5 x 3.1 cm.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-770

Healed base termination

OKM-770     Hubeite, Calcite, and Inesite on Quartz     Daye Mines, Huangshi, Hubei Prov., China.  A single point that is double terminated with no contacts or damage.  Good coating of brown hubeite and light coating of inestite below.  Several small gray calcites. 7.7 x 3.4 x 3 cm.  Nice.  $70

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-771

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OKM-771     Hubeite, Calcite, Pyrite and Chalcopyrite, on Quartz     Daye Mines, Huangshi, Hubei Prov., China.  Bright, attractive grouping with a huge mix of minerals for a 7 x 4.4 x 3 cm specimen.  Both sides coated with high luster crystals.  A floater with two small areas of damage (two small points of quartz).  Overall, in good condition as seen.  Lots to see including a white unknown (possibly dolomite) in this specimen.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-772

OKM-772     Hubeite on Quartz     Daye Mines, Huangshi, Hubei Prov., China.  A stocky single point, mostly clear, with interesting surface growth features.  6.7 x 3.7 x 3 cm overall.  Several tiny dings but an interesting and nice displayable piece just the same.  Stands on end for display.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-773

Botom

OKM-773     Hubeite and Calcite on Quartz     Daye Mines, Huangshi, Hubei Prov., China.  A floater with no damage that measures 4.5 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm.  Light brown hubeite on numerous quartz points single and double terminated.  Blocky white calcites and a white unknown.  Excellent example.   $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-721

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OKM-721   Dolomite and Quartz     Shangbao Mine, Hunan Prov., China.  Pale pink dolomites and clear to milky quartz in a floater cluster.  It measures.5 x 4.5 x 2.7 cm.  Nice condition, sharp form but pale colors.  Interesting material from this very famous fluorite locale.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-939

OKL-939    Quartz and Dolomite    RESERVED     Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China.  A fine damage free, floater dumbbell scepter.  5.5 x 2.7 x 1.5 cm.  Better than the images indicate.  Exceptional luster for this material.  $90

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-941

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OKL-939    Quartz and Dolomite    Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China.  A fine damage free, floater scepter grouping measuring  6.1 x 4.8 x 2.5 cm.  Better than the images indicate.  Good luster and beautiful form.  There are two generations of dolomites: first generation ones are pseudomorphed or coated by a green/ gray mineral and second generation are large and light pink.   $130

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-931

OKL-898    Dolomite, Quartz, Chalcopyrite, Sphalerite    Dongxiang County, Fuzhou Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China.  A showy specimen of high luster measuring 9 x 6 x 4.1 cm.  Everything is beautifully crystallized, high in luster, damage free, and showy.  The chalco on the end of the piece is damaged but it is at the edge where there was contact with surrounding minerals.  Great piece at this price!!  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-932

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OKL-932    Dolomite on Quartz    Shangbao Mine, Hunan Province, China.  Showy, high luster dolomites of a light pink color on slightly milky quartz points.  Very attractive piece which is rather unusual to find for this prolific mine.  6.8 x 5 x 4.5 cm piece with excellent crystallization on all sides less the one edge where there was contact.  A couple chipped quartz points on bottom otherwise damage free and displays as such.  $60 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-759

OKK-759     Quartz Scepters and Fluorite    Huanggang Mine, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhan League, Chifeng Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.    This is a fine large cluster of crystals sticking out in almost every direction with clear octahedral fluorites forming a layer along the base of the specimens.  11.5 x 7 x 6 cm overall with scepters to almost 5 cm each.  The specimen is a floater with old contacts now mostly healed.  A couple of small points are broken but these will have to be looked for carefully to find.  They are well hidden and certainly not in any way distracting.  Overgrowths of quartz distract from the overall luster.  The fluorites are gemmy, of high luster, and complex.  Comes with a custom engraved acrylic base.  The specimen is so complex, well formed, and large that it is still a fine value at  $500

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-769

OKK-769     Quartz Scepters     RESERVED      Huanggang Mine, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhan League, Chifeng Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.   This grouping is a matrix plate with lots of well formed scepters with other minerals.  Across the top of the piece is a large dumbbell or barbell scepter measuring well over 10 cm.  The entire specimen measures 10.8 x 7.5 x 5.6 cm.  It could be displayed several different ways.  The luster is high and the caps are clear to slightly included.  Edge attachments but no damage.  Very nice and of high quality for this material.  Comes with a custom engraved acrylic base.  $400

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-971

Hematite close-up

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OKL-871     Quartz and Hematite       Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.  This big ball of crystals shows transparent quartz crystal highly included by hematite with large hematite balls (crude rosettes).  The piece measures 13 x 10 x 7.8 cm overall and is a floater with only a couple very tiny contacts/ or possible spots showing breakage.  Displays as damage free.  More luster and aesthetic appeal than the images indicate.  Comes with a custom engraved acrylic base.  $850

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-951

Largest fluorite

OKL-951    Quartz, Fluorite, Dolomite     Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.  This piece has a wonderfully complex form with a nice mix of species displayed on an oval shaped matrix plate.  It measures 9.5 x 7.8 x 6.5 cm overall.  The scepters are up to 4.5 cm each with the nicest of them standing in a diverging spray central to the specimen.  They are included by what would appear to be chamosite or chlorite.  There is one noteworthy fluorite as well that measures approximately 2 cm with other smaller ones, too.  No damage and can be displayed in several ways on the base.  Comes with a custom engraved acrylic base. $1,450

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-855

OKL-855     Hubeite, Quartz, Calcite, Inestite, Pyrite      Dayes Mines, Huangshi, Hubei Province, China.  Two nicely formed, lustrous double terminated quartz crystals to 7.6 cm each with coatings of the mentioned mineral species.  7.6 x 5.3 x 3.3 cm overall.  No damage to this floater.  Great mineral assemblage.  $90

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-856

OKL-856     Hubeite, Quartz, Calcite, Inestite, Pyrite      Dayes Mines, Huangshi, Hubei Province, China.  A double terminated crystal of quartz with nice coatings of all the mentioned minerals.  7.8 x 4.3 x 3 cm floater with no damage.  $90

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-857

OKL-857     Hubeite, Quartz, Calcite, Inestite      Dayes Mines, Huangshi, Hubei Province, China.  A double terminated crystals of quartz with nice coatings of all the mentioned minerals.  5.3 x 4.5 x 3.3 cm piece with only one area of contact and no damage.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-858

OKL-858     Hubeite, Apophyllite, Quartz, Inestite      Dayes Mines, Huangshi, Hubei Province, China.  Slightly amethyst colored quartz heavily coated by blades of clear apophyllite.  Attractive coatings of hubeite and inestite.  6.4 x 4 x 3.1 cm.  A fine example of this material.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-563

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OKL-563    Quartz and Fluorite     Huanggang Mine, Hexigten Banner, Ulanhan League, Chifeng Prefecture, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.   An attractive and interesting grouping of crystals dominated by the scepter quartz (to almost 6 cm each) and the transparent cuboctahedral fluorites (to almost 2 cm each).  The network of minerals shows no damage and only a very minor matrix contact, being almost a floater.  The scepters are singles and dumbbells, double terminated, and have interesting tan colored selective edge phantoms.  Minor sulfide accessories.  Complex and aesthetic!  9.5 x 7 x 3.3 cm.  Fantastic views from any direction.   $420

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