December 2018 Update, Page 2

 

 

OKP-526

OKP-526      Prehnite and Calcite       Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic, New Jersey.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a fine NJ thumbnail sized specimen that measures 3 x 2.3 x 1.8 cm.  No damage but some contact at base.  Back is also nicely crystallized.  Mounted in a perky box.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-527

OKP-527      Vesuvianite      Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This 2.3 x .8 x .6 cm crystal is perfection!  It has the high luster, beautiful form and transparency one looks for in these specimens.  Deep green color and no damage.  Better in person.  $95

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-528

OKP-528     Vesuvianite    Pinchin Marble Quarry, Malone, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a rich brown, blocky, doubly-terminated crystal that measures 2.7 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm on edges.  One corner has a small chip otherwise in excellent condition.  Minor quartz attachment.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-529

OKP-529      Titanite     Oliver Gerous Moylbdenite Mine, Bear Lake, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This plate of crystals measures 3.2 x 2.6 x 1.7 cm.  There are numerous complete blades coating the upper surface.  No damage but the piece could use some further cleaning.  No damage.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-530

OKP-530     Ancylite and Natrolite     De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  These four samples all have small clear examples of ancylite.  The largest measures 2 x 1.8 x 1.2 cm.  Three of the four specimens are small floaters.  There are other species present, as well.  $50

 

 

 

 

OKP-531

OKP-531      Uraninite      Cardiff Uranium Mine, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This blocky, partial crystal group measures 1.5 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm.  No damage and slightly radioactive.  Mounted in a Perky box.   $55

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-532

Back View

OKP-533         Zircon and Titanite      Cardiff Uranium Mine, Wilberforce, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Both a complete zircon and titanite standup in nice relief on the top of this small section of matrix.  The piece measures 2.5 x 1.8 x .7 cm.  It is damage-free and mounted in a perky box.  $65

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-533

OKP-533     Manganocolumbite (Columbite-(Mn))     Strickland Quarry, Portland, Connecticut.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  The crystal seen here is very crude and hamaged from encasement in rock and subsequent removal.  1.4 cm in length and only met to be a systematic piece.  $10

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-534

OKP-534      Spinel      Limecrest Quarry, Sparta, New Jeresy.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  The octahedron seen here is paque, black, lustrous and mostly complete (one small corner missing otherwise damage-free).  It measures .9 cm on edges.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-535

KP-535     Heulandite      Railroad Cut, Thomaston Dam, Connecticut.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This fine thumbnail is complete and attractive.  It measures 2 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm and is composed of transparent, sharp crystals of one of the more uncommon minerals for this classic east-coast locale.  No damage and it views well from any direction.  Mounted in a perky box.   $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-536

OKP-536     Hedenbergite      Laxey Mine, South Mountain, Idaho.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  The pair of crystals seen here measure 2 x 1.7 x .7 cm in total.  They are complete and in good condition, as seen.  Mounted in a perky box.   $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-537

OKP-537      Sphalerite      Nanisivik Mine, Nanisivik, Baffin Island, NWT, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Collected by Dr. George Robinson, 1985.  This pair of sphalerite crystals measures 2.4 x 2.1 x 1.5 cm overall.  There is base contact and a small cleave on one end otherwise the piece is in excellent condition and displays well.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-538

OKP-538      Actinolite     Hardwood Lake, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  The deep green crystal seen here measures 2.5 x 2.2 x 1 cm.  It is damage free, of god luster, doubly-terminated and displays nicely in the perky box, in which it is mounted.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-539

OKP-539        Aragonite      Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is an uncommon thing for the Jeffrey Quarry!  This hemisphere measures 1.3 cm in diameter and is composed of wonderfully bright, acicular crystals.  It is lightly mounted in a perky box.  Damage-free and aesthetic.  $50

 

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