Minerals Specimens From Korea

 

 

 

OKP-211

OKP-211     Fluorite    Tong Wah, Korea.  Ex. Caroline Les Collection.  This piece is a partial quartz crystal with nicely formed octahedrons of light green fluorite.  The specimen measures 7.5 x 4.2 x 3 cm and displays crystals to .7 each (on edge).  The crystals on the main face are attractive and some are transparent.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-874

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OKM-874       Ferberite    Tae Hwa Mine, Chungiu, South Korea.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  An outstanding example of this fine material measuring 3.1 x 2.1 x 1 cm.  Great terminations, serrated edges, no damage on front or sides.  Back shows some chipping as seen in backside image.  Inconsequential to say the least.  Sharp form, healed edge contact.  Wonderful specimen!!  $250

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-875

OKM-875       Scheelite    Tae Hwa Mine, Chungiu, South Korea.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  This large octahedron does fit in a perky box and measures 2.7 cm on its longest edges.  3.6 x 3.5 x 3.5 in longest dimensions.  Some minor chipping but excellent views from other sides.  Floater.  Great luster and quite large for the location.  $200

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-145

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OKM-145    Wolframite    Dae Hwa Mine, Chung Cheong Buk Do, Korea.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  A very fine miniature of this less than common material.  It has the quality of a Chinese ferberite but is obvious Korean having the accessories (pyrite and a second I do not recognize).  The frontal view is damage free showing diverging blades with excellent terminations.  The back is the same but dhows minor chipping as seen.  Measures 5.3 x 3.8 x 2 cm.  Mounted on an acrylic base.  $195 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-600

OKH-600    Fluorite    Taewha, South Korea.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  This forms a cluster that measures 3.8 x 3.6 x 2.3 cm.  The cubes are large, up to 2 cm on edge, but show dings on several corners.  The luster is flat, etched looking, so this specimen serves best as a reference piece.  It is certainly a very unusual location to find fluorite.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-630

OKH-630    Fluorite   Tae Wha, Korea.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.    This is an unusual miniature measuring 5.4 x 3.5 x 2.7 cm overall.  It is an interesting assemblage of minerals with clear fluorite cubes 2.7 cm each dominating the specimen.  There are also white, translucent, tabular calcites, cream colored dolomites, and crudely formed ferberite? on the display face.  on the backside are well formed books of mica.  One cube on edge of specimen has a minor cleave, otherwise damage free.  Very attractive and unusual.  $165

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-454

OKH-454    Scheelite    Tong Wha, Korea.  A large crystal with a small rider in a deep purple color.  This specimen measures 3.1 x 2.4 x 2 cm overall and is composed primarily of the single large crystal.  Large basil attachment (not broken) with one small chip on one end.  Minor Styrofoam.  Good translucence and nice condition.  $95

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-654

OKI-654      Scheelite     Tong Wha, Chungju, South Korea.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection. Circ. 1976.  A pair of intergrown scheelite crystals which are steel gray in color which their final layer, which does not cover all parts of the crystal, being a transparent tan color.  Well formed with minor calcite crystals on backside.  3 x 2.5 x 1.7 and mounted in a perky box.  Zero damage.  Nicely priced atů 80$

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