Namibian Mineral Specimens For Sale

 

 

     

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Namibia has produced many of the finest mineral specimens of the world.  Its mines have created a steady flow of numerous species both rare and common.  Great specimens from these mines have always been available, but they are often expensive due to their importance and popularity.

 

 

Tsumeb Gallery

A GREAT selection of some of this famous mine's finest specimens!

            

 

 

 

 

                    Impressive blue aquamarine crystals from somewhere other that Pakistan. These are aesthetic, gemmy, high luster mineral specimens both on and off matrix from the Erongo Mountains of Namibia.   Aquamarines and Other Minerals form Erongo Mountain, Namibia

 

 

 

 

 

OKO-338

OKO-338    Chalcopyrite, Quartz    Namibia.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  Most likely Tsumeb but I cannot say for sure.  In any case it is an attractive plate of crystals measuring 3 x 2.2 x .9 cm.  No damage.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-156

OKM-156       Quartz (variety Amethyst)      Branderberg Area, Erongo Region, Namibia.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  A attractive 5 x 3 x 2.8 cm crystal with rich purple color dominating and some faces being white.  The skeletal form is present to some degree on every face with the exception on one of the smaller terminal faces.  Great damage free example of this material.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-696

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OKK-696     Fluorite    Okarusu, Namibia, Africa.  Nice piece with corner phantoms.  It measures 6.7 x 5.4 x 3 cm.  Nice... only damage is a small corner cleave on back.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-459

OKN-459    Descloizite    Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Africa.  An impressive, high luster example with only the tiniest of base contacts and no damage.  In hand it looks like a floater.  3.7 x 3.2 x 1.3 cm.  Nice!  $70

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-833

OKL-833     Descloizite      (Labeled Tsumeb, but I believe, given the crystal form to be from Grootfontein, S.W. Africa).  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  A nice spray of lower luster crystals measuring 3.2 x 2.3 x 1.2 cm.  Only damage is at base on back of specimen.  Minor Styrofoam attached.  Nice for this price…. $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-942

 

OKN-942      Amethyst    Brandberg, Namibia.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  A single point with small scepter stem. Damage free.  Deep purple but transparent showing inclusions, phantoms and other features typical of this material.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-970

OKN-970     Descloizite    Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  Very clean crystals of descloizite with dolomite overgrowths in areas gives this fine piece contrast and greater aesthetic value than most.  The crystals are very translucent, perfectly formed and free of damage.  Much flashier in hand.  Edge contact as seen but even this is not at all distracting because the crystals at the edges are smaller in size.  Impressive example for this price.   $375

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-425

OKN-425     Amethyst with Enhydros    Brandenberg, Erongo Region, Namibia.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection. A deep purple amethyst point with a milky base.  A single crystal that is damage free with moderate luster.  At least two nice enhydros with movable gas bubbles.  $180

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-751

OKM-751    Descloizite     Grootfontein, S.W. Africa.  Ex Charles Daniells collection.  A cast after ? this specimen measures 6.2 x 3.8 x 1.9 cm.  The crystals are a deep gray color and only one crystal on the entire piece is clipped off (that should be the backside).  $75

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-969

OKN-969    Fluorite     Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo District, Namibia.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection. A  5.2 x 3.3 x 3 cm domical piece with great deep green/ purple crystals.  No damage and better in hand as most of this type of material is.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-120

OKN-120    Fluorite     Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo District, Namibia.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection. A  6.4 x 3.5 x 3.2 cm domical piece with great deep green/ purple crystals.  No damage, edge contact on one side.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-122

OKN-122    Fluorite     Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo District, Namibia.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection. A  5.3 x 5 x 3 cm piece with great deep green/ purple crystals that show better transparency than most.  No damage and better in hand as most of this type of material is.  The main group of crystals are a small stalactite like form in the center of the piece.  Nice.   $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-968

OKN-968    Fluorite with Quartz    Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo District, Namibia.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  6.7 x 5 x 3.1 cm dome of crystals with a flat base.  Fine damage free fiews from all directions, minor white quartz overgrowths.  One edge contact.  Transparent crystals with green blue color mix.   $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-117

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OKM-117    Descloizite     Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Africa.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  A nice sized example with dolomite overgrowths.  7 4.2  with individual crystals almost as long.  Very minor chips in a couple spots but in excellent condition overall.  Very high luster,  great form and very attractive for this material.   $395

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-788

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OKM-788     Quartz      Tafelkop, Gobabisbert, Namibia.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  FIGURED SPECIMEN from the book, Quartz: An Introduction to Crystalline Quartz, page 56 By Harold Dibble.  This is a classic reverse scepter and is discussed as such in Harold book.  4.8 x 4.5 x 4.4 cm.  Strong contacts along edges but main crystal is very nice.  $90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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OKL-458     Descloizite and Smithsonite    Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Nambibia, Africa.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.  A substantial, high luster specimen measuring 6.4 x 3.7 x 3.5 cm overall with crystals to over 3.5 cm each.  Only a couple of small blades broken on what I would consider the back of the specimen.  The piece is a floater and views well all around.  The smithsonites are tiny tan colored rhombs, mostly along the base of each blade of descloizite.  The crystal in this cluster radiate in a slightly divergent manner and make for one fantastic example of this species.  Impressive for the species but throw in the smithsonite and you have something special.  Sits nicely, great display piece.  $1,950

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-325

OKL-325      Descloizite    Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.   This is the nicest of this material that I have had the privilege to own.  It is very large measuring in at 12.6 x 9.5 x 4 cm.  This domical piece is coated n by blooms of crystals measuring in the hundreds and measuring up to 1.5 cm each.  There are a few chipped or broken crystal but you will find nothing distracting and given the fragility of the specimen it is actually in very amazing condition.  All areas of the piece have well formed crystals without staining , morphing or other issues.  Another important piece from this noteworthy collection.  $4,500

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-608

OKJ-608    Descloizite        RESERVED     Namibia, Africa.  A pair of beautifully formed, parallel growth crystals measuring 2.7 x 1 x 1 cm overall.  Spotless for damage, nice luster, good translucence.  Great TN specimen in all regards but especially interesting for its unique crystal aggregation pattern.  Mounted in a perky box.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-802

OKH-802     Tourmaline     Karibib, S.W. Africa.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  A prismatic green crystal measuring 2.4 cm long and approx. .5 cm wide.  It is a vibrant green color and completely gem internally.  The termination is steep and complex with mixed lusters.  There are very tiny acicular crystals internally in places.  Mounted in a perky box.  Nice luster, form and color.  Excellent quality.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-792

OKH-792    Fluorite    Okurusu, Namibia, S.W. Africa.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  An exceptionally fine TN sized specimen from this prolific location noted for its larger specimens.  This one has fantastic phantoms in its corners which are well developed and obvious to the eye.  3.4 x 2.6 x 2.1 cm.  High quality with no damage.  $90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-665

OKH-665    Pyrite      Otjihase Mine, near Windhoek, Namibia.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  And attractive higher rate measuring 3.8 x 2.8 x 2.6 cm.  There is very minor base contact in what appears to be in very tiny quartz crystal which has been clipped off.  I don’t think this is noticeable without magnification and the specimen appears totally damage free to the eye.  A wonderful high luster example most likely mined in the late 1980s.  $100

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-456

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OKH-456     Rhodochrosite     Hotazel, Africa.  A fine pink cluster of tiny crystals in a domical shape on a thin seam of massive rhodo.  The specimen measures 1.6 x 1.2 x .8 cm and views great, with no damage, from front and sides.  Back shows a contact.  Very attractive and desirable.  $85

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-639

OKI-639     Descloizite    Berg Aukas, Grootfontein, Namibia.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This fine little branching specimen is of very high luster, impeccable form and only has on small crystal broken off, flush with the largest crystal on its backside.  Largest crystal is 2.4 and small branch is 1.5 cm.  Good piece.  50$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-655

OKI-655     Elbaite     Karibib District, Erongo Region, Namibia, Africa.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.   A gorgeous 3.5 cm gem crystal with unusually steep terminal faces.  Minimal striations, a nice, even green color.  It is nice to be able to offer an undamaged, gem crystal of this size for a low price!  40$

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-388

OKI-388    Quartz and Calcite    Nobabeep, Namibia.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  Here is an unusual locality which has produced some world class quartz.  This piece measures 12.8 x 9 x 4.2 cm.  It is a damage free floater of highly translucent smoky quartz.  On one edge is a thin plate of gray quartz which is dotted by what may be pyrite.  The backside shows tiny druze quartz crystals which are white and small ball like calcite crystals (also white).  A wonderful display piece.  I have nothing on the market to compare to for price so I am putting this one out there based on its being an exceptional quartz specimen alone and not even considering its rarity as a locality specimen.  595$

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