Malawi Mineral Specimens For Sale

 

 

 

OKK-975

OKK-975    Quartz with Aegirine     Mount Malosa, Domasi, Zomba District, Malawi.  Nice smoky points on dark (likely iron rich ) dolomite and crude feldspar.  Point missing near base of piece and a chipped dolomite crystal.  Still quite aesthetic and interesting.  6.4 x 4 x 3 cm.  Nicely priced at $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-973

OKK-973    Quartz with Aegirine and Feldspar    Mount Malosa, Domasi, Zomba District, Malawi.  An interesting cluster, in good condition with only a couple contacts from other crystals.  An interesting mix of minerals witht he smoky quartz including fibrous inclusions like rutile?? internally.  They look tan in color vs. gold like rutile would typically be so I'm not sure what they might be.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-729

OKL-729      Quartz and Aegirine      Zomba, Malawi. A fine transparent, double terminated smoky quartz with dark aegirine on interior and exterior of the quartz. Floater with a couple crystal contacts and one small small attachment crystal broken off on back. 3.7 x 2 x 1.4 cm. Nice. $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-730

OKL-730       Aegirine with Feldspar        Zomba, Malawi. Attractive double terminated, translucent, sharp feldspars on aegirine prism. Naturally broken ends on the aegirine, poorly healed. Very displayable and interesting. 3.2 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm. $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-732

OKL-732      Quartz on Feldspar casts after unknown        Zomba, Malawi. Feldspar in tabular to blocky , sharp crystals after and unknown species (side view shows obvious casts front view does not) with gem smoky quartz. The quartz are single and double terminated to 2.7 cm each. Damage free and aesthetic. 5.6 x 3.3 x 2.1 cm overall. $70

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-729

OKL-729      Quartz and Aegirine        Zomba, Malawi. Several separate terminations on one quartz crystal, all of which are tabular. Crossing aegirine crystals. Mostly healed surfaces. Nice piece. $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-198

Close up of rutile in the quartz

OKK-198     Quartz with Rutile inclusions and Aegirine      Zomba, Malawi, Africa.  Parallel growth smoky quartz are double terminated and included by bands of rutile.  Quartz is 3.7 cm and deep black, lustrous aegirine that measures 4 cm.  Everything is double terminated and damage free.  Very fine floater.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-564

OKH-564    Quartz and Aegirine     Mount Malosa, Domasi. Zomba District, Malawi.  This gemmy floater is damage free and truly impressive for those liking miniatures with lots of pop.  Slightly smoky, double terminated with one end being highly complex (parallel growth multiple terminations), and having nothing short of the highest luster possible for the species… quartz.  Bad pictures...fantastic specimen.  $70

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-561

OKH-561    Quartz and Aegirine     Mount Malosa, Domasi. Zomba District, Malawi.  This gemmy floater is damage free and truly impressive for those liking miniatures with lots of pop.  Slightly smoky, double terminated crystals having nothing short of the highest luster possible for the species…quartz.  White acicular inclusions of an unknown species too.  One contact on back at junction between the two big quartz crystals.  $70

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-562

OKH-562    Quartz, Microcline, and Aegirine     Mount Malosa, Domasi. Zomba District, Malawi.  This gemmy floater is damage free and truly impressive for those liking miniatures with lots of pop.  Slightly smoky, single and double terminated crystals having nothing short of the highest luster possible for the species…quartz.  Whitefeldspar and rich black double terminated aegirine crystals. No damage but several crystals were once contacts, now healed.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-490

OKI-490    Zircon on Quartz and Aegirine     Zomba, Malawi, Africa.  When these big aegirines showed up on the market a decade ago they had no rivals (except perhaps the fine ones from Mt. St-Hilaire) but the zircon crystals were never common.  This fine miniature measures 6 x 3.5 x 2.4 cm overall.  The zircons are small but there are hundreds coating at least some portion of all the primary aegirines surface.  A couple of small quartz are missing from the back but otherwise damage free.  300$

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