Minerals from Greece For Sale

 

 

             Rhodochrosite Casts                                                  Aragonite

 

Greece has a long and famous history involving minerals. 

 

 

 

OKP-195

OKP-195     Malachite after Cuprite an Azurite    Laurion, Greece.  Ex. John Davis Collection.  Circ. 1982.  This specimen measures6 x 4.5 x 3.2 cm and contains several attractive openings with druses of bright crystals.  No damage.  $75

 

 

 

 

OKM-815

OKM-815     Aragonite     Lauzium Copper Mine, Greece.    Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  An attractive blue grouping of stalactitic forms and sharply formed crystals in overgrowth on them in some areas.  In hand it is very aesthetic and delicate looking.  It is easy to handle and not at all fragile.  This is very large for one of these measuring in at 12.2 x 10 x 6.1 cm.  Some stalactites are missing but it all appears natural (in-situ) and not to be damage.  A very nice piece!  $550

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-795

FIGURED SPECIMEN

OKM-795     Quartz      Island of Serophos, Greece.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  FIGURED SPECIMEN from the book, Quartz: An Introduction to Crystalline Quartz, page 50 By Harold Dibble.  Well known hedenburgite included material.  This is a single point measuring 7.5 cm long.  Very tiny chip on back barely evident without magnification.  Took a nice photo for the book.  $150

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-155

OKL-135    Goethite pseudomorph after Gypsum     RESERVED      Laurion, Greece.  Attractive, lustrous blades of brownish red goethite in a grouping measuring 3.2 x 2.5 x 1 cm.  The crystals are very interesting hollow casts.  No damage.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-581

OKJ-581     Epidote     Lefkopetra, Xanthi, Thrace, Greece.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A nice single crystal of good form and luster that measures 2.2 x 1 x .9 cm.  Mounted in a perky box and damage free.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-100

OKJ-100    Smithsonite    Hilarion Adit, Agios Contstantinos, Laurion, Greece.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  An exotic location for this fine quality smithsonite specimen.  The piece measures 4.7 x 3.8 x 3 cm with smithsonite balls to 2.6 cm each.  The luster is very high and the front has nothing but edge contact breakage and nothing of issue with the largest ball.  More crystals on back as well but not of the quality of the ones on the front.  Sits nicely a couple of different ways.  Very attractive piece.  $250

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-971

OKH-971    Goethite pseudomorph after Selenite     Laurion, Greece.  Ex Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  Nice casts and partial casts of green and brown color.  As far as pseudomorphs go this is attractive.  The form is fantastic and the color contrasts pleasing.  It is unclear if the missing cases are broke or just not fully formed.  In either case they are not unattractive and show off the fact that each crystal is hollow (a cast).  4 x 2.8 x 1.4 with longest crystal measuring 2.1 cm.    $195

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-377

OKI-377    Hematite and Andradite    Island of Seriphos, Greece.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  A very attractive and unusual combination from an uncommon location.  The specimen views as damage free from the front and sides but has lots of heavy contact on base and back.  The large hematite clusters are up to 2 cm each and the garnets to .9 cm.  The hematite luster is low to moderate while the garnets are translucent and high in luster.  A nice contrast.  The entire specimen measures 4.3 x 2.5 x 2.4 cm.  Great piece!  150$

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-269

OKI-269     Quartz included by Hedenburgite    Island of Sepidhos, Greece.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Nicely striated, Tessin habit crystals in a randomly oriented cluster which sits nicely on edge for display.  The piece measures 5.5 x 4 x 3.3 cm and is exceptionally high in luster.  Biggest crystal is damage free and measures 3.5 cm long.  Several small areas of contact which are not distracting.  An older specimen of better than usual form and exceptional for its luster.  Views nicely from all sides.  95$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKF-169

OKF-169    Hematite and Quartz    Island of Seriphos, Greece.  Ex.  Dr. Steven Chamberlain collection.  The small cabinet sized plate measures 6 x 5 cm and is approximately 2.5 cm thick.  The rosettes of hematite are up to 1.8 cm each and spread out nicely on the green quartz matrix.  The quartz is included by hedenburgite.  A rare find in today's mineral market, especially in an undamaged displayable specimen such as this.  $325

 

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