March III, 2013 Update

Tucson 2013 Specimens

 

OKK-123

OKK-123     Kyanite     Judd's Bridge, Washington.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  7.8 x 6 x 4.5 cm rock with nice blades of kyanite throughout.  One small area is sawn flat so it sands on end.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-757

OKK-757      Amethyst      Uruguay.  This is a beautiful, damage free piece with good large crystals of rich purple color and good transparency.  Domical form but it sits firmly on edge for display.  Nothing wrong with this fine example.  It has everything one would expect from the world's finest amethyst.  8.5 x 7 x 5 cm.  Exceptional display piece.  $275

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-761

OKK-761      Fluorite     Muzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico.  This 7.7 x 6 x 2.3 cm specimen is a plate of crystals of rich purple color and nice form (mostly cubes and a few cubes modified by octahedrons).  Edge contacts in a couple places and no damage.  Very attractive piece for this common contemporary material.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-767

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OKK-767    Galena and Pyrite     Sweetwater Mine, Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri.  A fine large cluster of big cuboctahedral crystals to 2.8 cm each with minor pyrite overgrowths.  There is minor dolomite (dolostone) matrix but the specimen is a floater with no contact areas, even on the dolostone.  Beautiful patina.  A fine American classic with no damage and excellent views from all sides.  $80

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-766

OKK-766    Galena and Pyrite     Sweetwater Mine, Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri.  Nicely formed cubes in crystallized pyrite matrix.  Some contact areas on the pyrite.  5.5 x 4.3 x 3.6 cm.  Galena is all damage free.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-763

OKK-763    Galena and Pyrite     Sweetwater Mine, Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri.  A wonderful 1.5 cm cube on matrix.  Damage free and aesthetic.  4.4 x 2.8 x 2.3 cm.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-764

OKK-764    Galena and Pyrite     Sweetwater Mine, Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri.  A fine cluster of cubes to 1.7 cm on edge each sitting high on pyrite/ dolomite matrix.  An aesthetic floater with no damage.  Minor octahedral modifications on the cubes. 5 x 4.3 x 2.8 cm.  Very fine.  $55

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-765

OKK-765    Galena and Pyrite     Sweetwater Mine, Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri.  5.1 x 4 x 2.5 cm.  Cubes to 1.6 cm each on pyrite matrix.  Minor edge contacts to pyrite.  Minor octahedral modifications on the cubes.  No damage.  $40

 

 

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OKJ-862

OKJ-862     Chalcotrichite    Bisbee, Arizona.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection. Bright red reticulated crystals along a thin matrix seam.  Piece measures 3 x 1.8 x 1.2 cm.  No damage and mounted in a perky box.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-864

OKJ-864    Fluorite    Goscheneralp, Uri, Switzerland.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  1.4 x1.2 x 1.2 cm example.  Strong contacts on edges, no damage.  Really a single crystal representative specimen only.  Mounted in a perky box.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-866

OKJ-866    Fluorite    Hardin County, Illinois.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  Cube with good clarity, minor edge chipping.  1.2 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm on edges.  Mounted in a perky box.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-867

OKJ-867    Vanadinite    Apache Mine, Arizona.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  Bright red showy crystals coating all sides of the piece.  2.2.x 2 x 1 cm.  No damage.  Mounted in a perky box.  Excellent specimen.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-869

OKJ-869    Fluorite    Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  Excellent bright green plate of crystals with small quartz crystals on the peaks of some of the octahedrons.  Nice contrasts.  3.1 x 2.3 x 1.2 cm.  Mounted in a perky box.  No damage and attractive in all regards.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-870

OKJ-870    Mixite and Azurite    Neubulach, Germany.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  3 x 2.5 x 1.2 cm specimen with splotches of blues and greens on all surfaces.  Seams fillings, ect. All of which appear massive, not crystallized. Mounted in a perky box.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-871

OKJ-871    Fluorite    Mt. Blanc, Chamonix, France.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  Single octahedron on top of small section of matrix.  2 x 1.2 x 1 cm.  Mounted in a perky box.  Good pink color, some coatings, no damage.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-872

OKJ-872    Fluorite and Calcite     Black  Dene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Durham County, England.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  Small clear to white calcites on purple fluorite cube twins from a classic European location.  2 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm eith cubes to 1.1 cm on edge.  No damage.  Good color, luster and form.  Mounted in a perky box.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-873

OKJ-873     Lepidolite on Tourmaline   Virgem de Lupa, Brazil.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  Interesting and aesthetic tourmaline girdled by books of mica.  Everything is in perfect condition.  2 cm long.  Mounted in a perky box.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-874

OKJ-874    Millerite   Halls Gap, Kentucky.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  Interesting TN in that there are several other minerals here…millerite and quartz are obvious but what is the pink bladed mineral?  Mounted in a perky box.  2.8 x 2.5 x 2 cm with golden millerites sticking way out of the matrix.  Nice. $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-875

OKJ-875    Fluorite    Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  One main elongated cube with a very tiny corner chip measuring 1.3 cm on edge.  Another small cube too for an entire specimen measuring 2.9 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm.  Mounted in a perky box.  Very nice, uncommon material. 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-876

OKJ-876    Ikaite pseudomorphs after Calcite     Olenitsa Kola, Russia.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  Nice damage free floater measuring 3 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm.  No damage and mounted in a perky box.  Good example.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-877

OKJ-877    Anatase    Datas, Minas Gerais, Brazil.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  Beautifully formed, double terminated crystal with nice luster.  Small, as most are, at 1.15 cm.  Attractively mounted in a perky box.  No damage.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-879

OKJ-879     Prehnite     East Granby, Connecticut.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  Attractive light green, old timer for this quarry, with minor white calcite.  No damage and mounted in a perky box.  Great form.  3.4 x 2.5 x 1 cm.  Nice.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-881

OKJ-881     Graphite in Calcite     Newcomb, New York.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  Crystals to .3 cm disseminated within calcite matrix with other grains of blue apatite, mica, etc.  2.2 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm.  Mounted in a perky box.  Representative specimen.  $10

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-882

OKJ-882    Barite     Carterville, Georgia.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  A beautiful spray of damage free, transparent, included crystal to 1.7 cm each.  Piece measures 2.7 x 1.9 x 1.5 cm overall.  Very attractive and clean.  Mounted in a perky box.  Nice competition piece for an East Coast or N. American collector.  $95

 

 

 

 

OKJ-883

OKJ-883    Apatite     Otter Lake, Ontario, Canada.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  Stocky crystal termination measuring 1.9 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm.  Exceptionally bright, lustrous and translucent for material from this locality. This would have been mined quite some time ago and is exceptional compared to the contemporary material.  Mounted in a perky box.  No damage.  $30

 

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