May 2018 Update, Page 4

 

 

 

OKP-442

OKP-442     Goethite pseudomorph after Pyrite      RESERVED      Great Valley, Pennsylvania.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This damage free piece is a floater that measures 3.3 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm.  The piece is nicely formed and interesting.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-443

OKP-443    Diopside and Calcite pseudomorph after Wollastonite     Rose Road Wollastonite Occurrence, Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Collected by Michael Walter.  This piece has a fine doubly-terminated crystal that measures 3.8 x 2.6 x 1.7 cm.  There is no damage to the specimen and it does fit in a perky box.  The attachment includes massive calcite and another small pseudomorph.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-462

OKP-462    Diopside and Calcite pseudomorph after Wollastonite     Rose Road Wollastonite Occurrence, Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Collected by Michael Walter.  This piece has a fine doubly-terminated crystal that measures 4 x 3.2 x 2 cm.  There is no damage to the specimen and it does fit in a perky box.  The attachment is massive calcite.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-463

OKP-463    Diopside and Calcite pseudomorph after Wollastonite with Albite     Rose Road Wollastonite Occurrence, Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Collected by Michael Walter.  This piece has a fine doubly-terminated crystal that measures 3.2 x 3 x 1.7 cm.  There is no damage to the specimen. and the white attachments are nicely formed crystal of albite.   $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-445

OKP-445    Chalcocite with Calcite    Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Connecticut.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This example of classic chalcocite measures 3.1 x 2 x 1.6 cm.  There are crystallized area, noncrystallized areas, and areas with breakage, as seen.  The top of the piece is very nicely crystallized and views well from several direction.  I assume someone will trim this up into a very nice TN sized specimen from this historic east coast locality.  $175

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-551

OKP-551      Adamite       Durango, Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This is a very bright, colorful and large adamite cluster that measures 3.7 x 2.7 x 2 cm.  It is composed of two large fans of crystals that are aesthetic and display nicely on matrix.  No damage.  Mounted in a perky box.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-552

OKP-552     Meta-autunite     Daybreak Mine, Spokane, Washington.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Circ. 1975.  Seen here is a large, complex, single crystal of rich green and some yellow colors.  It measures 1.6 x 1 x.5 cm.  Nicely mounted in a perky box.  No damage.  $35

 

 

 

 

OKP-554

OKP-554    Staurolite    Picuris District, Taos, Taos County, New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This small twin measures 1.7 x 1.7 x 1 cm.  It is nicely formed, free of damage and has a couple tiny embedded garnets.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-555

OKP-555       Fluorite and Calcite      Auglaize Quarry, Junction, Ohio.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Collected by John Medici.  Central to this piece is a fluorite cube that is .7 cm on edge.  The piece itself measures 2.7 x 2 x 1.7 cm.  The cube exhibits what everyone looks for in these.  It has a distinct phantom with a darker purple rim.  No damage to the fluorite.  The calcite has a crystal contact.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-556

OKP-556       Barite     Palos Verdes, California.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  The rather bland looking barite cluster seen here is composed of clear blades that are nicely terminated and damage-free.  The piece measures 2.3 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm.  There are contacts from removal on all the edges, as seen.  Attractively mounted in a perky box.    $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-557

OKP-557    Barite     Hartsel, Colorado.  The large TN specimen shown here measures 3.3 x 2.8 x 1.2 cm and is composed of very translucent buff colored blades.  The piece views from any direction well and has no damage.  All sides are equally nice.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-558

OKP-558     Sphalerite      Iron Cap Mine, Landsman Camp, Aravaipa District, Graham County, Arizona.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  An interesting location goes with this attractive, slightly translucent, single crystal of sphalerite.  It measures 2.5 x 2.2 x 1.2 cm.  It has complex surfaces, as can be seen in the photos.  Base contact and minor edge contact.  No damage.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-559

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OKP-559     Barite       RESERVED      Magama Mine,  Superior, Pinal County, Arizona.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  These translucent crystals of barite are more lustrous than they appear in the images.  The piece measures 3.1 x 2.5 x 1.2 cm and is a floater with no contacts of any type or damage in any form.  A beautifully preserved piece from a locality better known for its pyrite crystals.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-560

OKP-560      Celestine        Maumee Quarry, Lime City, Wod County, Ohio.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Previously Ward's.  This is actually the nicest thumbnail sized specimen of this material that I have seen.  It measures 3.5 x 2.5 x 1.7 cm and is complete and damage-free all around.  Unlike most of these there are no strong edge contacts that distract viewing and no damages.  It has an attract attractive, diverging display of the crystals.  They have the classic look expected but none of the problems that almost any of these are plagued with.  $150

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-561

OKP-561     Quartz Faden with Adularia    Ziggenstocke, Grimsel, Bern, Switzerland.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Circ. 1982.  The piece is not photographed well but is shows parallel growth white adularia crystals sandwiching a clear quartz faden.  There is no damage or contacts.  It measures 3.1 x 1.6 x 1.1 cm overall.  Interesting and attractive .  $50

 

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