December 2013 Update

 

OKK-192

Close up of tip ding

OKK-192    Quartz     Near Boekenhout-Mpumalanga, South Africa.  6.5 x 5.4 x 4.5 cm single crystal of high luster, great form and nice color.  Very tiny tip ding so priced accordingly at... $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-194

OKK-194    Smithsonite    Tsumeb, Namibia, Africa.  A 5.1 x 4 x 2.5 cm grouping of crystals to 1.4 cm each.  Translucent butterscotch colored crystal are of good form and in good condition.  A couple tiny chips as seen in the images are minimal but present.  Nice domical shape.  A fine piece.  $195

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-195

OKK-195    Fluorite, Pyrite, Calcite     Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico.  Very attractive plate measuring 4.5 x 4.1 x 1.7 cm with crystals to 1.7 cm on edge.  Fine octahedrons in the classic "Aztec Pyramid" form.  The crystals are nearly transparent and on what appears to be a black sulfide or garnet.  On the fluorites are small white calcites and bright pyrites.  A very attractive mix in deed.  Zero damage.  $125

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-196

OKK-196    Sphalerite, Fluorite, and Pyrite   Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico.  A large 3 plus cm TWIN crystal central to a 4.5 x 3.1 x 3.5 cm cluster of mixed minerals.  No damage, nice luster and form... a good specimen, all around.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-197

OKK-197    Fluorite, Calcite, Galena, Pyrite     Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico.  A fine mix including gemmy fluorites to over 2 cm on galena and quartz matrix.  Pyrite balls on surfaces of crystals and inside fluorites as inclusions.  5.3 x 3.2 x 2.4 cm overall.  No damage.  Excellent mixed mineral specimen.  $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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-199

OKK-199    Quartz, Fluorite, Dolomite, Calcite    Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China.  An outstanding example with light green gemmy fluorite on mixed mineral matrix.  All species in clean double terminated crystals.  Only contact is on backside of fluorite showing as a hidden corner cleave.  Great piece from a prolific and popular location.  5.5 x 4.3 x 3.2 cm.  Fluorite is 2.2 cm on edge.  Sits on edge for display.   $195

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-200

OKK-200    Manganocalcite and Pyrite    Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico.   5.5 x 4 x 3.4 cm.  A good damage free cluster with blocky white (ever so slightly pink) calcites.  Good views.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-201

OKK-201    Andradite, Quartz, Sphalerite, Galena      Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico.  Beautiful mixed mineral piece with good balance, fine luster and contrast.  Sits nicely on edge for display.  5 x 4.5 x 3 cm.  Attractive specimen at a nice price.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-202

OKK-202    Aragonite    Minglanilla, Cuenca, Castile- La Mancha, Spain.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A nice grouping of translucent crystals, mostly double terminated measuring 5.8 x 4.2 x 3.1 cm.  Only a couple tiny crystals missing...very clean overall.  Not scuffed up like so many of these are usually are.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-203

Back/ bottom

OKK-203    Manganocalcite, Quartz, Sphalerite, Pyrite    Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico.  A very fine example of this mixed mineral material with clean lustrous crystals and good mineralization on all sides.  Very minor edge contact only.  No damage.  Measures 6 x 3.5 x 3 cm.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-204

OKK-204    Aragonite    Minglanilla, Cuenca, Castile- La Mancha, Spain.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A nice grouping of translucent crystals, mostly double terminated measuring 5.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm.  Only a couple small scuffs, very nice piece.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-205

OKK-205    Witherite    Settling Mine, Hexam, Northumberland, England.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection, prev. Bill Condon, prev. Dr. Robert King.  A very fine example of this famous English material.  This plate of crystals measures 7 x 5 x 2.4 cm.  The crystals are beautifully formed, exceptionally translucent, and highly fluorescent.  Stands on end and displays great.  A couple very minor tip rubs.  A fine historic piece.  Needs washing.  Under priced at $390

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-206

Correct color and clarity seen here

OKK-206    Apophyllite     Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India.  A fine example of some of the earliest material to come from this prolific location back in the 1980s.  5.5 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm with crystals to over 4 cm each.  Very clear and double terminated crystals compose this fine miniature.  Exceptional in all regards.  NOT the typical Indian apophyllite.  $70

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-762

OKK-762    Quartz     Near Boekenhout-Mpumalanga, South Africa.  8 x 5 x 4 cm single crystal of high luster, great form and nice color.  Perfect condition and showy.  $130

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-207

OKK-207    Quartz    Blairhill farm, Greely, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection, prev. Dr. George Robinson collection/ collector.  5.5 x 4 x 4 cm single crystal.  Internal skeletal faces, smoky color.  Back edge chip and minor contacts are hid from side, front, top views so overall nice for one of these Herk like crystals.  Old material from when the site was first discovered.  $95

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-208

OKK-208    Pyrite    La Libertad Mine, Quiruvilca, Peru.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A fine small cluster measuring 5.2 x 3.6 x 3.2 cm.  Fine large crystals with only moderate backside contact.  Very nice form, luster, and aesthetics.  No damage.  $65

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-210

OKK-210    Diopside, Apophyllite, Quartz    Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  An unusual Jeffrey combination.  Nice translucence and form.  3.8 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm.  No damage.  $70

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-212

OKK-212    Calcite on Fluorite   Naica, Chiuahua, Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Great piece, damage free, attractive form and texture combination.  The cluster sits on edge and measures 6.1 x 5 x 4.2 cm.  No damage.  A fine piece.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-179

OKK-179    Cinnabar    Culver Bear Mine, Sonoma Co., California.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunnning collection.  Raspberry red crystals coating the inside of a concave matrix.  6.2 x 4 x 3 cm overall.  Crystals are small and flat to matrix.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-180

OKK-180    Fluorite    Rock Candy Mine, British Columbia, Canada.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunnning collection.  A typical example of this attractive material.  Color is gray over green fluorite.  Cubes with frosted surfaces to 1.7 cm on edge.  Piece measures 6 x 5 x 3.1 cm.  No damage and mounted in a perky box.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-181

OKK-181    Pyrite     Spain.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunnning collection.  A nice large, 3 cm on edge, single crystal.  Only one micro chip/ edge rub on one corner.  Very nice crystal.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-182

OKK-182    Barite    Cave-In-Rock, Illinois.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunnning collection.  Clean white, translucent crystals of barite.  Plate in minerallized on both sides.  One side has several chipped crystals in lower region.  5 x 3.9 x 1.6 cm.  Crystals to over a cm long.  Mounted in a perky box.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-183

OKK-183    Sphalerite    Cave-In-Rock, Illinois.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunnning collection.  A nice plate of large sphalerite crystals with pyrite coatings and minor quartz points.  No damage, nice luster, and attractive.  6.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm.  Mounted in a perky box.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-184

OKK-184     Fluorite    Pugh Quarry, Ohio.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunnning collection.  Tiny yellow fluorite cubes with pyrite crystals on white calcite matrix.  No damage and attractive.  Mounted in a perky box.  6.3 x 4 x 1.7 cm.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-185

OKK-185    Prehnite      Woodbury Sup. Co., Woodbury, Connecticut.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunnning collection.  White translucent rhombs on green prehnite.  4 x 3 x 1.6 cm.  No damage and mounted in a perky box.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-186

OKK-186    Calcite     Charcas, Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunnning collection.  A good cluster of "poker chip" calcites.  Nicely translucent and damage free.  5.5 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm with crystals to 1.4 cm in diameter.   Mounted in a perky box.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-187

OKK-187    Cobaltian Smithsonite     Tsumeb, S.W., Namibia, Africa.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunnning collection.  A superb example with transparent/ translucent crystals of an attractive pink color on white/ clear quartz.  Contacts are on one edge and back.  3.4 x 2.5 x 1.7 cm with crystals to .6 cm each.  No damage.  $130

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-188

OKK-188    Mottramite   Pinal County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunnning collection.  A beautiful coating of high luster crystals coating what appears to be calcites.  Coating covers all sides except base where calcites become visible.  4 x 3.6 x 3.  Not fragile as it might appear.  No damage and no apparent contacts.  Mounted in a perky box.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-189

OKK-189    Scholzite  Near Blinman, Australia.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunnning collection.  Matrix coated by crystals and blue botryoidal masses.  7 x 4.7 x 3.7 cm.  Crystallization on most sides so it displays well.  Mounted in a perky box.  $65

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-191

OKK-191    Barite     Cartersville, Georgia.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunnning collection.  Classic material with a recognizable appearance.  Dark brown crystal cores surrounded by clear crystal overgrowths.  4 x 2.8 x 2.3 cm.  Good primary crystals through central region but edges are broken where it was removed from its matrix.  Good example.  $25

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