More New Specimens From the Chamberlain Collection

 

OKC-063

OKC-063   Analcime and Calcite    Croft Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England.   Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection, Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collector, 1981.   Nice miniature with a 1 cm analcime crystal ( transluscent to clear and light white in color) sprinkled with tiny calcites, white, to a few millimeters each.   5 cm long specimen which is mineralized on  most sides..  Very displayable piece.  55$

 

OKC-064

OKC-064   Analcime and Marcasite    Croft Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England.   Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection, Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collector, 1981.   Superb miniature with analcime crystals to 1.5 cm each (quite clear and light white in color).  Crystal grouping is 4.7 x 3.7 x 2.2 cm overall.  Contacts are on base and back (minor).  Exceptionally aesthetic face view.  Top shelf and affordable.  120$

 

OKC-065

OKC-065   Analcime and Calcite    Croft Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England.   Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection, Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collector, 1981.   Superb miniature with a 2.3 cm analcime crystal ( transluscent to clear and light white in color) sprinkled with tiny calcites, white, to a few millimeters each.   Crystal plate is 5 x 4.5 cm overall.  Very respectable English piece.  85$

 

OKC-066

OKC-066   Analcime    Croft Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England.   Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection, Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collector, 1981.   6 x 4.5 cm rectangular piece with a single nice analcime crystal ( transluscent to clear/ light pink in color).   A crystal is missing from main face.  Tiny marcasite crystals are also distributed over the face of this plate.  Nice English piece.  40$

 

OKC-067

OKC-067   Analcime and Calcite    Croft Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England.   Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection, Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collector, 1981.   Superb miniature with several analcime crystals to 1 cm each ( transluscent to clear and light white in color) sprinkled with tiny calcites, white, to a few millimeters each.   Crystal grouping is 3.5 x 3 x 2 cm overall.  Attractive specimen.  65$

 

OKC-068

OKC-068   Analcime    Croft Quarry, Croft, Leicestershire, England.   Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection, Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collector, 1981.  10 x 10 cm plate sawed flat on backside.  Tiny crystals to several millimeters which are clear to light white in color and gemmy.  45$

 

OKC-069

OKC-069  Dioptase on Calcite   Argentina.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  Unusual location for this species.  Gemmy green crystals to .7 cm on small aggregates.  Looks very different from African and Russian material in that the crystals are acicular in form.  60$

 

OKC-070

OKC-070  Pyroxene   Feteira, Island of Teceira, Azores.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  How is this for an unusual location!  Green 1 cm crystal and many tiny ones in lava.  Very unusual specimen to say the least.  50$

 

OKC-071

OKC-071  Sphalerite and Calcite?   Gilman, Colorado.  Acquired from Dottie Herman, circ. 1964, Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  Great old Colorado piece which measures 7. 5 x 5 cm.  It is a plate which has nice bulges of sphalerite crystals to .4 cm each.  Calcites? are tabular and up to .7 cm each.   Classic material.  Very fairly priced at 80$

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