February 2018 Update, Page 2

 

 

OKO-392

OKO-392      Garnet      Ruby Mountain, Thomas Range, Utah.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  1.7 x 1.7 x .8 cm piece of rhyolite with nicely formed garnets of high luster.  No damage.  Mounted in a perky box.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-393

OKO-393     Galena and Sphalerite    Sweetwater Mine, Montana.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This specimen measures 2.8 x 2.7 x 2.2 cm and has two fine galenas with many small surrounding sphalerites on matrix.  The patena is nice and what makes the pice rally unique are the galenas on some surfaces that are in epitaxy.  Minor rubbing on one tiny area of the largest galena.  Very nice example.  Sits nicely and has minor Styrofoam on its base.  $65

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-394

OKO-394      Sulfur     Baja California, Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This is a fine crystal that measures 2 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm.  It is translucent (transparent in some areas), bright yellow, and has the expected waxy luster.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-395

OKO-395     Hyalite Opal     Mitchell County, North Carolina.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  The piece is a large mass measuring 3.3 x 2.8 x 1.9 cm.  It is highly FLUORESCENT, damage free, and lustrous.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-396

OKO-396     Aurichalcite and Calcite       79 Mine, Hayden, Arizona. Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  Beautiful seafoam blue, acsicular and fibrous crystals of Aurichalcite with some white calcite dispersed within them.  3 x 2.3 x 1 cm.  Nicely mounted in a perky box and damage-free.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-397

OKO-397     Chalcopyrite on Barite     Schafthausen, Germany.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This is an attractive specimen measuring 2.8 x 1.2 x .8 cm overall.  No damage, nice contrast and form, and an uncommon to find location.  Mounted in a perky box.  $45 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-398

OKO-398     Dioptase on Calcite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia, Africa.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  The specimen has beautifully formed, lustrous, gemmy crystals of dioptase on a druse of calcite crystals.  The piece is 3.1 x 2.2 x 1.2 cm.   The crystallization wraps around several sides of the piece.  Nicely mounted in a perky box.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-399

OKO-399      Fluorapophyllite on Prehnite     Chantilly Quarry,  Virginia.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This is a beautifully mounted plate of green prehnite with two water clear crystals on its surface.  No damage.  It measures 2 x 2 x .9 cm.  Very attractive example!  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-400

OKO-400      Quartz     New Britain, Connecticut.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  3.3 x 2.8 x 2.7 cm crystal.  Tiny mico tip ding that is difficult to detect.  The piece is translucent and has excellent form.  So Styrofoam on base.   $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-401

OKO-401      Tourmaline     Connecticut.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This highly striated tourmaline appears to be a deep green to black color, is not terminated and is mounted in a perky box.  3 x 1 x .9 cm.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-402

OKO-402     Copper and Calcite    Ajo, Pima County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This bight example 3.1 x 2.7 x 1.2 cm and is composed of many intergrown crystals.  The piece appears to have been cleaned.  The matrix has some attached Styrofoam.  No damage.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-403

OKO-403      Siderite on Albite     Mt. St. Hilaire Quarry, Quebec, Canada.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This matrix specimen has a fine rhombohedral crystal of siderite standing nicely on edge on albite crystal.  It measures 2.2 x 1.7 x 1.2 cm.  The contrast, form, and aesthetic appeal of the specimen are all quite good.  Nicely mounted, as seen.   $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-404

OKO-404     Mimetite and Wulfenite    Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This specimen is composed of tiny blades of clear wulfenite mixed amongst the apple green mimetite crystal.  All sides of the piece have decent to very nice crystallization.  No damage and mounted in a perky box.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-405

OKO-405     Fluorite with Marcasite and ?     Francon Quarry, Montreal, Quebec.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This is a very fine example of fluorite for this locality.  The plate measures 3 x 2 x .7 cm and has an excellent coverage of the species mentions along with an unknown for light cream color.  No damage.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-406

OKO-406     Calcite    Pleasant Ridge, Jasper County, Indiana.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This 3 plus cm single crystal if unusual calcite is transparent with brown inclusions, High in luster, and curious in its form.  It is fully crystallized and damage-free.  Mounted as seen.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-407

OKO-407    Phenakite on Quartz     Lord Hill, Stoneham, Maine.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This piece is a 2.2 x .9 x .6 cm crystal of smoky, tabular quartz with numerous sharp, clear, high luster phenakite crystals attached to its flanks.  A rare species for a popular, classic east coast locality.  No damage on this specimen and it is mounted in a perky box.  $100

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-408

OKO-408      Tourmaline    Himalaya Mine, San Diego, California.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  Th piece measures 1.8 x 1.1 x .5 cm.  It is bubblegum pink in color, damage-free, striated, transparent, and nicely terminated.  A fine example.  The crystal is clearer near its termination.   $55

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-409

OKO-409    Fluorapophyllite    Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic, County, New Jersey.  E. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a single crystal that measures 1.5 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm on edge and has some matrix, as well.  It is damage-free and mounted nicely in a perky box.  The luster is good and it is a good quality example for the location.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-410

OKO-410    Fluorite    Madoc, Ontario, Canada.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  Tis pice is nice but certainly needs some cleaning.  It measures 2.5 x 1.9 x 1.5 cm overall and is composed of several cuboctahedral crystal.  They are transparent an a very light green color, as can be seen.  No damage.  Typical piece.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-411

OKO-411     Strontianite and Celestine     523 Road Cut, Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  The specimen is a very light blue/gray grouping of crystals that measures 2.7 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm.  There appears to be no damage and it views nicely from any direction.  Unusual location.  It is mounted in a perky box.   $45

 

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