Florida Mineral Specimens

 

   

                              Calcite in Clam Fossil                                                         Calcite                                                                 Calcite in Clam Fossil

 

Florida is not well know for its mineral collecting or specimen production so when they are found they draw attention.

 

 

 

 

OKN-734

OKN-734      Calcite in Merenaria permagna Fossil      Ruck’s Pit, Okeechobee County Florida.  Ex. Harold Dibble collection.  Fluorescent, phosphorescent yellow green SW and LW.  9 x 7.2 x 4 cm fossil filled by transparent calcite crystals to over 2 cm each.  This complete bivalve shows excellent form, is totally damage free.  The calcites are beautifully spaced for viewing, free of damage, and colorful.  The luster is nice, the view through the piece is nice, it sits on edge for display… you could not as for more from one of these.  $250

 

 

 

 

OKN-980

OKN-980    Calcite    Citrus County, Florida.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  A gemmy yellow floater measuring 10.5 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm.  No damage.  If you like etched crystals this is certainly a fine one.  $150

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-723

OKH-723    Vivianite    Clear Springs Mine, Bartow, Florida.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.    Several very attractive, gem, deep green crystals embedded in a white matrix.  No damage or deterioration to these fine crystals.  5 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm with crystals to .8 cm.  It is tough to make out how good these crystals really are in the photos.  $70

 

 

 

 

OKB-020

OKB-020 Tampa Bay Coral Florida.     RESERVED    Ex. Charles Daniell Collection. 13 x 10 cm vug of amber colored coral. Translucent and very attractive when backlit. Priced to go at 18$

 

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