Vermont Mineral Specimens For Sale

 

   

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OKO-375

OKO-375    Garnet (variety Essonite)    Eden Mills, Vermont.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A beautiful example measuring 1.6 x 1.3 x .8 cm.  Looks to be fully formed on all sides.  Lustrous, gemmy, perfectly formed crystals.  Mounted in a perky box. $25

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-211

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OKK-211      Psilomelane     Forestdale, Vermont.  Ex Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection, prev. R.E. Lapham collection.  Half of a psilomelane nodule measuring 3.6 x 2.5 x 3 cm.  Actually more than half the nodule, it sits nicely on edge.  No damage (other than being completely broken in half to view interior).  An old time from an unusual location.  $95

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-375

OKN-375    Ankerite    Chester, Vermont.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain, prev. George Robinson, 1981 specimen.  1.2 cm transparent, light yellow crystal in schist.  3.5 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm.  Not the expected species for this location!!   $25

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-815

OKK-815    Grossular and Diopside    Mt. Belvidere, Eden Mills, Vermont.  Ex. Jim Turek collection.  Rich cinnamon red crystals to 1 cm each are evenly dispersed among transparent light green diopside crystals.  Minor overgrowths of secondary garnets ranging from clear to red in color.  Lots of flash from these high luster, transparent to translucent crystals.  No damage only a couple very minor edge contacts to the piece.  3.2 x 3.1 x 1.5 cm so it barely fits into a perky box (but it does).  This is highly desirable material not often seen on todayís market.  Coveted and looked at a being among the finest garnets on the planet.  This is a fine example of that material.  $350

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-136

OKL-136    Actinilite    Chester, Windsor Co., Vermont.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection, prev. Ralph Lapham collection.  An old timer from a classic New England locality.  This actinolite "horn" measures 12.3 x 3 x 3 cm and is composed of well formed actinolite crystals in a tapered aggregate.  Very nice luster.. attractive for what it is.  No damage.  $150

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-456

OKI-456    Vesuvianite    Eden Mills, Vermont.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  Circ. 1979.  A stocky 2.2 cm crystal with a single termination.  Gemmy in areas, deep rich green color, glassy and well formed.  Tiny rub, damage (difficult to see), to tip but still an important specimen.  Iíve killed the price on what would have been a very expensive piece, less the very minor damage.  75$

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-406

OKI-406    Pyrite    Chester, Windsor, Vermont.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  Previously in the Middlebury College collections then with Wardís of Rochester.  This one is an absolute killer TN specimen.  Three cubes with very minor octahedral modifications are in almost parallel growth.  They are aesthetically grouped with a small amount of schist matrix adding the perfect balance.  The specimen measures 2.8 x 2.5 x 2 cm overall.  The largest pyrite is 1.6 cm.  Good luster and interesting surface growth feature.  Sharp damage free piece.  250$

 

 

 

 

 

OKA-992

OKA-992 Pyrite Chester, Vermont. Cubic pyrite crystals up to 1 cm each in prochlorite matrix. Specimen is 10 x 7 x 4 cm overall and contains a couple dozen crystals. 10$

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