September 2018 Update, Page 4

 

 

OKP-612

OKP-612       Natrolite (pseudo. alteration to?)      De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Circ. 1980. I'm not sure what is going on with this material so this one gets sold, as-is.  It measures 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm.  It is composed of several low luster, damage-free crystals.  It is a floater.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-613

OKP-613       Natrolite (pseudo. alteration to?) and Feldspar?   De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Circ. 1980. I'm not sure what is going on with this material so this one gets sold, as-is.  It measures 2.7 x 2.2 x 1.1 cm.  It is composed of several low luster, damage-free crystals mixed with what looks to be white feldspars.  It is a healed plate of crystals.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-615

OKP-615       Aegirine         De-Mix Quarry, Mt. St-Hilaire, Québec, Canada.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Circ. 1980.This single crystal is an opaque black color, moderate to high in luster and healed on both terminations.  One termination has a small white feldspar attachment.  4.1 x 1.1 x .7 cm.  No damage.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-616

OKP-616     Fluorite       Bluffton Quarry, Bluffton, Allen County, Ohio.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is an attractive, typical fluorite that measures 1.8 x 1.1 x 1 cm cluster with some internal cracking.  No damage.  Attractively mounted on a post in a perky box.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-617

OKP-617      Fluorite       Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This fluorite is a floater crystal that is nicely mounted in a perky box.  Its clarity and color excellent.  It measures 1.7 x 1.2 x .9 cm.  No damage.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-618

OKP-618     Quartz     Old Fairgrounds, Linglesdtown, Dauphin County, PA.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Exhibited, Burlington Show 2000, circ. 1962.  Great locality piece... so-so crystal.  This scepter measures 2.5 x 1.4 x 1 cm and has a wonderful smoky phantom.  It has tip damage, as can be seen, that is more serious on the back of specimen.  Still an important PA specimen.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-619

OKP-619    Quartz      Nubia, Bahia, Brazil.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  The crystal seen here has a wonderful phantom that is self expainatory.  It measures 3.5 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm.  Base is healed (not a full termination.  Better in-hand.  Mounted in a perky box.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

KP-620

OKP-620      Datolite, Quartz, Sphalerite    Bor Quarry, Dal'negorsk, Russia.  This attractive piece is mainly composed of high luster, clear, sharply crystallized datolite crystals.  The base and back shows some quartz and tiny black sphalerites.  All views are outstanding and the damage is limited to the quartz on base and back.  This is actually contact area so the piece qualifies as damage-free.  A great example of this material measuring in at 3.5 x 3 x 2.7 cm.  $95

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-621

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OKP-621     Dioptase      Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb,, Namibia.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This 2.8 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm domical matrix specimen has bright, tiny, transparent dioptase crystals studding both its front and back.  No damage, displays great from any direction.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-622

OKP-622       Amethyst      Vera Cruz, Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A nicely colored, high luster example that measures 2.9 x .8 x .8 cm.  No damage, mounted in a perky box.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-623

OKP-623    Fluorite     Catron County, New Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  Several very dark purple crystals compose this 2 x 1.7 x 1.3 cm piece.  No damage and the typical curved octahedral crystal surfaces.  Mounted in a perky box.   $20

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-624

OKP-624    Fluorite with Petroleum      Rosiclare, Illinois.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This light purple, transparent cube is attractive but does have a noticeable internal fracture to to a impact chip on backside of the piece seen clearly in third image.  2.3 x 2.2 x 2 cm.  Mounted in a perky box.  $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-625

OKP-625     Azurite     Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This small single crystal is transparent and a stunning blue color.  It is 1.6 cm long and mounted in a perky box.    $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-626

OKP-626     Fluorite    Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  The cube seen here is 1.2 x 1.1 x .9 cm on edges.  The color is nice, luster typical (which means very nice for this location) and there is only one tiny edge chip.  Attractively mounted in a perky box.  Nice inclusions.   $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-627

OKP-627     Fluorite with Calcite and Petroleum     Rosiclare, Illinois.  This attractive yellow specimen is composed of two partial cubes, the largest having very interesting corner modifications.  The calcite is like the fluorite, damage-free and attractive.  Some internal cracks as well as nice gemmy areas.  3.8 x 2.5 x 2.4 cm.  $125

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-628

OKP-628      Magnetite          Lincoln, New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This big TN specimen sits nicely on its own and measures in at 3.3 x 2.7 x 2.7 cm.  Big crystal is in nice condition but its flanking crystals show contact and the one at back side shows some damage.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

OKP-629

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KP-629    Pyrite    Ambas Aguas, Spain.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This cube is beautiful in form showing nice surface features, striations, and minor dodecahedral modification.  2.4 x 2.4 x 2.4.  Minor contact on bottom, back.  This would make for a nice competition piece if given some T.L.C. (cleaning).  No damage.  $45

 

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