Mineral Specimens From Ohio For Sale





The sedimentary rock quarries have and are producing wonderful mineral specimens... especially fluorites and calcites!





OKP-196     Fluorite     Auglaize Quarry Junction, Ohio.  Ex. John Davis Collection.  This grouping of iridescent fluorites is slightly domical in shape and measures 3.7 x 2 x 1.2 cm.  Edge contacts but the central areas are nice and damage free.  $25






OKN-871     Celestine and Calcite    Lime City, Ohio.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A nicely proportioned piece measuring 8 x 6.2 x 3.7 cm.  I see no damage even with magnification.  Attractive crystals networked over the display face are tiny for the location but still attractive and beautifully formed.  $30







OKO-212    Calcite on Celestine    White Rock Quarry, Clay Center, Ohio.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Prev. Neal Pfaff and Stan Esbenshade.  Attractive 2.7 x 1 x .3 cm transparent celestine with tiny calcites on its surfaces.  Light blue color, very sharp form for these two slightly diverging, tabular crystals.  No damage and beautifully mounted in a perky box.  $40







OKO-203    Pyrite     Duff’s Quarry, Huntsville, Logan County, Ohio.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A fine cluster of complex crystal in dolomite.  3.2 x 2.8 x 1.5 cm.  Excellent condition with nicely visibility of the crystal forms that make the locality important.  $40






OKO-193    Celestine    Lime City, Wood County, Ohio.   Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Long line of previous collections for this attractive example that measures 2.9 x 2.4 x 2 cm.  Numerous well formed crystals of typical style and color are seen here radiation outward in an aesthetic display.  No damage.  Minor overgrowths of clear crystals that appear to be second generation Celestine or maybe apophyllite.  Nicely mounted in a perky box.  $50








OKO-783       Fluorite and Celestine      Lime City, Ohio.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  A 5.2 x 5 x 3.1 cm piece that is a floater.  Back is coated by fluorites of lightet color, almost clear while the front shows the bigger crystals in they typical yellow/ amber color.  The celestines are incomplete and healed or broken off.  The main cubes show a couple tiny corner cleaves on edge of piece but all this considered the specimen is is excellent shape and views nicely as can be seen in the images.  Luster, form, clarity, and arrangement of crystals makes this a fine example of this material.  $200







OKO-751     Fluorite with Calcite     Lime City, Ohio.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  An outstanding cluster with the only damage being on one corner of the big cube.  Positioned correctly that is not noticeable and the piece displays great.  5.5 x 4.1 x 4 cm.  Great luster form and aggregation of crystals and calcite accessory.  $150







OKO-749     Fluorite with Calcite     Lime City, Ohio.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  Large crystal flanked by numerous smaller ones in attractive amber colored cubes to 5.2 cm on edge.  A couple corner cleaves as seen in the images but not in bad shape compared to many from this location.  8 x 6 x 4.2 cm overall.  Great luster and good transparency.  $150






OKN-611      Calcite      Lime City, Ohio.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  A 2.2 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm piece showing zoned growth (white over blue).  Mounted in a perky box.  $20








OKN-605     Fluorite with Celestine     Clay Center, Ohio.  An attractive, small plate of crystals with transparent fluorites to .7 cm on edge and celestine blades to .8 cm each.  Nicely formed crystals and good separation showing off each species well.  No damage.  $25







Back or Bottom

OKM-978     Calcite   Auglaize Quarry, Junction Ohio.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  The finest of these that I have owned... super high luster, just like the best Carthage, Tenn. calcites, and composed of damage free crystals of good translucence with transparent areas.  Individual crystals to 4.6 in a cluster measuring 6.4 x 6.2 x 3.5 cm.  Slightly yellow tips.  This is so nice it could pass for a Carthage specimen.  Field collected by famous Ohio field collector John Medici.  Contact to bottom (or it could be the back of the specimen) only.  This is a great price for a miniature of this quality.  It is exceptional in every regard for material from this locale.   $350









OKN-384     Fluorite     Paulding, Ohio.  Attractive, iridescent crystals on front, top and much of back.  Displays nicely.  Amazing luster.  3.2 x 2.8 x 1.5 cm.  No damage.  $20








OKN-948    Fluorite with Marcasite   Junction, Ohio. Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  Nice yellow cubes with interesting cross like patterned inclusions (can't say I've noticed this before in other examples from this location).  Minor contacts on a couple cubes but overall condition is very good.  Crystals are to 1.6 cm on edge and the specimen measures 4.7 x 3.5 x 2.6 cm.  Crystals on both sides.  Back not shown but similar to front.  Some styrofoam on back needs removing.  $170








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OKM-888    Fluorite and Calcite on Dolomite    SOLD  Stoneco, Auglaize, Junction, Paulding Co., Ohio.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  A big rock with an large opening for the site (opening is 1.3 x 7 cm).  The specimen is 17 x 11 x 9 cm.  The one calcite is 2.7 cm and the fluorites are up to half a centimeter each.  Attractive dark purple crystals on highly iridescent druse crystals.  Only damage is a small missing calcite beside the large one.  All the fluorite surfaces are spectacular.  Large and aesthetic.  $275







OKM-141    Fluorite with Celestine   Lime City, Ohio.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  5.4 x 3.6 x 2.5 cm.  Nice gemmy, amber colored crystals to 1.4 cm each on edge.  Nice phantoms.  One cube has a tiny corner ding.  Good displayable piece that views well from all directions.   $60  







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







OKJ-583     Celestine    Pugh Quarry, Custer, Ohio.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A well developed ball of bladed crystals forming a 2.5 cm mass on a brown matrix.  3 x 2.7 x 2.8 cm overall.  Pleasing cream color.  Mounted in a perky box and damage free.  $50







OKJ-415    Pyrite    Duff’s Quarry, Huntsville, Logan Co., Ohio.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Nicely formed  rystals to 2.5 Millimeters each on display face.  (DIPLOID FACES).  4.7 x 2.2 x 1.9 cm.  No damage.   $15







OKJ-340    Pyrite    Duff’s quarry, Huntsville, Logan County, Ohio.  Ex. Paul and Dawn Dunning collection.  This is the finest example of pyrite from this prolific location that I have ever seen.  Normally the crystals never exceed 1 cm in diameter.  These are simply huge!  The piece is composed of a twin pyritohedron with rare diploid faces for which the site is so famous.  The base is composed of small octahedrons.  This specimen is an impressive 4.6 x 3.5 x 3.1 cm overall.  There is base contact and a couple very shallow chips.  The luster is extremely high and the specimen displays beautifully, viewing very well from all sides.  This is certainly a very fine specimen that is exceptional for this species.  $325








OKH-728    Fluorite       Allen County, Ohio.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  This is an outstanding cluster of these highly iridescent crystals.  The piece has minor calcite along its base.  5.6 x 4.5 x 2.6 cm.  One small contact and two tiny cleaves to crystals near base.  Overall well preserved and attractive.  $75


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