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A great state for minerals (and mineral shows).  Minerals from Arizona often have wonderful histories and fine aesthetics.  Great mines and classic specimens!





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OKH-704    Wulfenite on Fluorite    Tombstone, Arizona.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  Attractive specimen from a rather unusual location.  The fluorite is light green and the wulfenite a bright yellow orange color.   The specimen measures 7 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm and his mineralized on all sides.  The fluorites are cubes with frosted surfaces and the wulfenites are small tabular a plates that are gemmy.  No damage.  A very unusual piece.  $350







OKH-700    Fluorite    Monarch Mine, Yavapai County, Arizona.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  A nice cluster of octahedral crystals on a tan color rock matrix.  The crystals are up to 1.3 cm each on edge and a half a soft satin luster.  The entire specimen measures 3.6 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm.  No damage.  $65









OKH-321     Wulfenite     Red Cloud Mine, Arizona.  Ex. Nancy Collins collection.  An attractive specimen with lots of flash.  The specimen measures 3.7 x 2 x 1.5 and is mounted in a perky box.  Crystal on back is over a cm but most are around half that size.  Totally without damage and views great from any side showing no contact or any other problems.  It exhibits the highest of lusters associated with these crystals.  Great displayable example of this classic North American material.  Well price for this material.  60$








OKH-322    Chalcedony    Saddle Mt., Maricopa Co., Arizona.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection, prev. Arizona Mineral Museum.  Circ. 1960.  A cute little pair of domical groupings that measure 3 x 2 x 1.2 cm.  No damage.  15$








OKI-579     Pyrite    Magma Mine, Superior, Pinal Mts., Pinal Co., Arizona.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A fine, damage free, single crystal, floater that measures 2.3 x 2 x 2 cm.  It has a nice luster, good form and interesting surface features typical of the material.  Some minor adhesive on one crystal face (base).  Fine specimen.  38$








OKI-442     Malachite and Azurite     New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  Velvety looking, green pseudo after a large, curved faced azurite crystal.  It appears that there was a later generation of azurites (to .7 cm each) in crisply formed crystals that deposited themselves after the malachite replacement was complete.  3.3 x 2 x 1.6 cm.  Mounted in a perky box.  Nice specimen from a desirable locale.  185$









OKI-384    Chalcanthite    Globe, Arizona.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  A 9 x 6.5 x 3 cm plate of nice blue material.  This micro crystalline material is attractive and translucent.  A colorful addition to any collection.  60$









OKF-576    Chalcedony Rose    Saddle Mountain, Maricopa Co., Arizona.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Circ. 1990.  Unusual location.  Highly fluorescent specimens of concentric form.  These pieces are very translucent, thin and better than most of the new material we are seeing on the market.  Nice specimens to handle, wire wrap or display.  This one measures 7.5 x 3.9 x 1.6 cm and has a light pink cast.  No damage.  20$








OKF-181    Cuprite    Bisbee, Arizona.  Ex.  Jim Turek collection.  An uncommon specimen for Bisbee this piece measures 6.5 x 5 x 2.8 cm.  It contains a primary vug measuring 3 cm which contains cuprite crystals 2.4 cm each.  No damage within the openings to any of the crystals.  A great example of this rare Bisbee mineral.  $400







OKF-066     Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite    Morenci Mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona. Ex. Dr. Steven Chamberlain collection.  For the Morenci Mine this is a very unusual piece.  The entire specimen is a single azurite crystal measuring 2.4 x 2.4 x 1.7 cm which has been replaced by malachite. The surface has a satin like luster which in combination with the curved crystal faces produces a play of colors ranging from almost black to a very light green when turned.  This unusual characteristic is impossible to show in photos.  A very attractive specimen from an important mining district.  Damage free.  Specimen is glued into the Perky boxís baseÖpossibly a floater.  275$









OKF-046    Hematite   Quartzite, Yuma Co., Arizona.  Impressive, competition grade TN specimen from an unusual locale.  This cluster just fits in a TN case when sitting at an angle.  It measures 4.8 x 2.8 x 2 cm.  Really nice specimen.  110$









OKD-368     Azurite and Malachite      Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Arizona.  Ex. Nancy Collins Collection.   This large specimen appears to be from a seam where the display face had a few minor contacts with the opposing wall. These are the brown spots where matrix shows through, not damage.  The crystals are sharply formed azurites and malachites between .2 and .5 cm each in length.  The entire specimen measures 16.5 x 8.5 x 6 cm and has the one primary display face.  It sits up well for display.  There is some mineralization on the back but there is really only one display face.  A nice large North American classic.  5,000$








OKD-369     Azurite and Malachite      Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Arizona.  Ex. Nancy Collins Collection.   This block of azurite matrix has large regions which are hollowed out and filed by azurite crystalline druze.  Measures 8 x 9 x 6 cm.  Very bright.  1,500$








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OKD-361   Azurite   Morenci, Arizona.   Ex. Nancy Collins Collection.  A nice big block with a couple of dozen balls of deep blue azurite crystals to .8 cm each.  Most are very clean while a few have some coatings.  There is minor green malachite coatings for contrast in the form of druze on the sides of the block and some on the display face.   Top left of specimen has a vug which is also lined with crystals.  The piece could be displayed in several ways, none requiring support.  12 x 9 x 9 cm with the display face measuring about 10 x 7 cm.  No damage.  Very attractive piece.  500$









OKD-341    Wulfenite   Red Cloud Mine, Yuma Co., Arizona.   Ex. Nancy Collins Collection.   This fine thumbnail sized specimen measures 1.6 cm on edge.  There is a tiny spot of matrix on this fully terminated crystal making it perfect for mounting.  Good color, no damage, nice form and luster all make this a desirable specimen.  65$








OKB-220    Wulfenite    Red Cloud Mine, Arizona.   Fantastic, translucent red/ orange crystals to almost 2 cm rise off brown matrix.  Very aesthetic.  250$












OKB-280 thru OKB-284   Glauberite   Camp Verde, Arizona.  These specimens are good ones for the location.  They range in size from 8 to 5 cm each and are a pseudomorph of selenite.  Very stable for glauberite.  Price is posted by each image.








OKA-836 Azurite Morenci, Arizona. This is one of the nicest small crystal balls I have seen from this site lately. Big crystals to over 2.5 cm compose the 5 x 3.5 x 3 cm ball. Deep blue color is quite showy on this piece from this mine now closed to collectors. 55$








OKB-006 Quartz Scepters Washington Camp, Arizona. I have seen crate after crate of poor specimens from this site. Here is one of the best I have seen. It is 9 x 8 cm plate of scepters to over 4 cm each. They stand off of and lay sideways at various angle creating a nice display. Stems are horizontally striated and milky while the caps are clear. There is still some cleaning needed mud stains remain on some of the stems. Some damage to points at edges where it shoud be expected but central points are fine. Excellent example. 110$








OKD-447    Wulfenite        SOLD        Rawley Mine, Thelba, Arizona.  Ex. Nancy Collins Collection.  2.1 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm cluster of gemmy tabs which sit up high off a small piece of matrix rock.  There is is one crystal with a cleave but otherwise perfect and very showy.  45$








OKD-445    Wulfenite       SOLD        Rawley Mine, Thelba, Arizona.  Ex. Nancy Collins Collection.  2.9 x 2.5 x 2 cm with crystals to 2 cm on edge.  Very gemmy orange/ yellow crystals of the highest luster.  Only basil contact and no damage to any upper crystals.  70$







OKD-457   Wulfenite       SOLD       Silver Hill Mine, Puma Co., Arizona.  Ex. Nancy Collin Collection.  Great little cluster of yellow wulfenites sitting way up high on matrix.  Minor cerussite? Clear and well formed on base of specimen.  No damage.  40$







OKD-460    Cuprite     Bisbee, Arizona.  Ex. Nancy Collin Collection.  Fine, undamaged, branching, metallic gray grouping of crystal.  No more specific location information.  35$







OKD-456   Cuprite    Ray, Arizona.  Ex. Nancy Collin Collection.  1.6 x 1.4 cm specimen with acicular, bright red crystals.  Shaped like a hook.  No Damage.  40$








OKD-454   Chalcotrichite    Ray, Arizona.  Ex. Nancy Collin Collection.  Well formed, 2.3 cm specimen with acicular, bright red crystals.  No Damage.  45$







OKD-459    Chrysocolla pseudo. after Selenite    Ray, Arizona.  Ex. Nancy Collin Collection.  2.2 cm tall club like crystal.  Several crossing crystals at termination of primary crystal.  Green with low luster and nice form.   No Damage.  70$







OKD-458    Malachite pseudo. after Azurite     Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Arizona.  Ex. Nancy Collin Collection.  2.6 cm grouping of several almost parallel growth crystals. Smallest crystal is missing its termination.  Not evident without magnification.  Backside is all green malachite while front (shown in photo) has a mottled appearance.  Blue is deeper than photo indicates.  100$







OKH-844    Wulfenite    Mammoth Mine, Tiger, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  Small but attractive grouping of crystals measuring 1.5 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm.  Tough to find specimens any longer from this locale.  Great luster, no damage and mounted in a perky box.  $30







OKH-837    Wulfenite      SOLD     Rowley Mine, Maricopa County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  An attractively mounted, in a perky box, 1.7 x 1.5 cm tabular cluster with transparent crystals to .6 cm on edge.  No damage.  $60








OKH-834    Wulfenite    Rowley Mine, Maricopa County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  An attractively mounted, in a perky box, 2 cm cluster with transparent crystals to .6 cm on edge.  No damage.  $50







OKH-978    Fluorite   Buckskin Mountains, Yuma County, Arizona.  Ex Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  An attractive grouping of green crystals to 2.2 cm each.  They are translucent to transparent and some areas show purple overgrowths.  Crystals are combinations of cube, octahedron and dodecahedron.  Stepped surfaces.  Contacts on back and base so the top, front and side views are damage free and attractive.  4.7 x 3.6 x 3 cm.  A nice specimen for a decent price.  $100







OKH-779    Andradite    Graham County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A sharp TN measuring 2.6 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm with garnets to .8 cm in diameter.  Very high luster and impeccable form.  Very nice.  $60







OKH-952    Fluorite    Henson Mine, Buckskin Mts., LaPaz County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A fine group of exceptionally large crystals (to 4 cm on edge) in a tight cluster measuring 6 x 4.7 x 4.5 cm overall.  These big octahedrons have surfaces with stepped octahedrons modifying their surfaces.  Luster looks low due to the extensive surface modifications.  No damage.  Contacts base and bottom so it views fine from top, front and sides.  $180







OKH-946    Pyrite     Magma Mine,  Superior, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  4 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm crystal from a famous U.S. location.  The specimen is exceptional for the site, the finest we have ever had.  Large and well formed floater with only a couple minor rough areas.  Interesting surface modifications, nice luster, well formed.  Very displayable in any position.  $145






OKH-947    Fluorite and Quartz    Moss Mine, Kingman, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A plate that is approx. 1 cm thick measuring 4.8 x 3.7 cm.  Cubes to 1 cm with step growth corners.  Minor coating of druse quartz in some areas add flash.  No damage.  Entire backside is also crystallized but does not have a high a luster. Very nice and unusual Location!  $80







OKH-943    Chrysochola and Calcite    Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  Iím not sure on the lexact location in Arizona but I assume someone will recognize it.  4.4 x 3 x 2 cm with no damage and nice luster.  $60







OKH-613    Smithsonite    Pinal County, Arizona.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  This fine specimen measures 5.4 x 4 x 2 cm.  One side has a partial vug with bright green translucence smithsonites (bright peridote green color) measuring to .5 cm each.  What appears to also be cerussite and auricalcite sprays, as well.  Backside of specimen is even more interesting have been calcite, smithsonite, and auricalcite coatings.  I only call this side the back because there is some damage to the calcites.  The front side is damage free.  All the crystals have nice luster and good form.  And interesting and desirable American specimen.  $180







OKH-607    Calcite casts after Barite on Fluorite     Buckshot Mountains, Arizona.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  This unusual piece is composed of octahedral fluorites to 1.5 cm each on edge of a light green color and slightly frosted appearance.  On these light white casts of calcite crystals that have replaced blades of barite.  There is no damage to this nice display piece.  It displays several different ways all of which are attractive.  The overall measurements are 6.5 x 6 x 4 cm.  An attractive and unusual specimen.  $195







OKH-605    Cerussite Grand Reef Mine, Klondyke, Graham County, Arizona.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  This interesting specimen is composed of a vug  of brown matrix on which numerous cerussite crystals are embedded.  Furthest one in back measures approximately 1.5 cm, is very lustrous, translucent, and well formed.  The entire specimen measures 8.1 x 5.5 x 5.7 cm.  It sits upright and displays very nicely. No damage. $150







OKH-642    Pyrite    Washington Camp, Patagonit, Santa Cruz County, Arizona.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  This striated cube measures 3.1 x 3.1 x 3 .2 cm.  There is a single contact in one corner that is healed.  Two corners show some chipping, otherwise in good condition.  $90







OKH-668    Groutite on Petrified Wood    Winslow, Arizona.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  Acicular groutite crystals are very rare things indeed.  The only other location where they occur, to my knowledge, is the Gouverneur #2 1/2 Talc mine near where I live.  This specimen shows many hundreds of crystals to several millimeters each tucked within the bark of this section of petrified wood.  The entire piece measures 9.3 x 8.4 x 5.4 cm.  The display face is very nice for this material.  You wonít have to search to find the groutite crystals on this fine example.  They are a dark silver black color and exhibit a very high metallic luster.  This is an outstanding specimen and I havenít seen any of this material on the market in many, many years.  This one is dated 1990.  $400









OKH-688    Azurite     Bluebird Mine, Gila County, Arizona.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  A rich blue grouping of large crystals compose this 2 x 1.9 x .6 cm cluster.  Fully terminated, no damage, base contact only.  Exceptional example with all the positive attributes that are preferred when looking for this species.  $200







OKH-712    Pyrite    Magma Mine, Pinal County, Arizona.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  This floater is a 3 cm diameter crystal.  A luster and form are excellent.  Very minor damage in one small spot on base.  $60







OKH-709    Fluorite on Quartz    Oatman, Arizona.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  This specimen is composed of octahedrons to 1.6 cm on edge.  The overall size is 6 x 5 x 3.3 cm.  The fluorites are light green color and gemmy internally.  There surfaces are modified by cubes.  The overall condition is good however several octahedrons on the edge contacts are cleaved.  The quartz is white and serves as a matrix underlying the fluorite.  $85