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Emerald in Matrix Mineral Specimen

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Item: emem249_emerald-specimen
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 0.1 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 1.7" x 1.7" x 0.8"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $31.95
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has emerald crystals in a matrix of translucent gray quartz, white crystalline limestone and black biotite mica.

Emerald in Matrix Mineral Specimen

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Item: emem250_emerald-specimen
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 0.1 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 1.7" x 1.7" x 0.8"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $38.95
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a 1.2 inch long emerald crystal.

Emerald in Matrix Mineral Specimen

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Item: emem251_emerald-specimen
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 0.2 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 2.5" x 1.8" x 1.6"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $46.95
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a couple of intergrown emerald crystals in a gray crystalline limestone matrix.

Emeralds in Matrix

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Item: emem253_emerald-specimen
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 0.2 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 2.4" x 2" x 1.3"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $61.95
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a several emerald crystals in a matrix of gray crystalline limestone with black biotite mica.

Emeralds in Matrix


Item: emem252_emerald-specimen
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 0.4 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 2.9" x 2.4" x 1.4"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $64.95
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a several emerald crystals in a gray crystalline limestone matrix.

Emeralds in Matrix


Item: emem255_emerald-specimen
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 0.5 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 3.3" x 2.4" x 1.5"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $64.95
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a 0.9 inch long emerald crystal in a gray crystalline limestone matrix with some graphite.

Emeralds in Matrix

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Item: emem256_emerald-specimen
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 1.0 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 3.6" x 2.4" x 1.5"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $102.95
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has several intergrown emerald crystals in a biotite schist matrix with some gray crystalline limestone and a small amount graphite.

Emerald in Matrix

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Item: emem254_emerald-specimen
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 0.5 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 3.5" x 2.3" x 1.9"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $108.95
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a 1.8 inch long emerald crystal in quartz matrix.

Emerald in Matrix Specimen


Item: emem233
This natural emerald in matrix weighs 0.9 Lbs
Emerald in matrix dimensions: 4.2" x 2.6" x 2"
( 107 x 66 x 52mm )
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $114.95
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a partially terminated emerald crystal in a matrix of translucent gray limestone. The photo at left was taken under incandescent lights.

Emerald in Matrix Mineral Specimen


Item: emem240_natural-emerald
This genuine emerald in matrix specimen weighs 1.4 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 4.2" x 3.3" x 2.2"
Discovered in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $268.25
This emerald in matrix specimen has large natural emerald crystal sections exposed on its upper surface as shown. The matrix is translucent gray crystalline limestone with mica schist. The photo at left was taken under incandescent light.

Emerald in Matrix Mineral Specimen

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Item: emem247_emerald-in-matrix
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 0.8 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 3.3" x 3.3" x 1.7"
Discovered in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $284.25
This natural specimen of emerald in matrix has very large natural emerald crystal sections exposed on its surface as shown. The matrix is translucent gray crystalline limestone with some mica schist and graphite. See also an opposite side-view of this natural mineral specimen of emerald in matrix.

Emeralds in Matrix

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Item: emem241_natural-emerald
This emerald in matrix specimen weighs 2.1 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 6.2" x 4.4" x 2.1"
Discovered in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $461.25
This emerald in matrix specimen has several large intergrown natural emerald crystals exposed on its upper surface as shown. This emerald specimen has a relatively thin flat shape. See a side-view of these emerald crystals in matrix. The matrix is biotite mica schist. See also a view of the back side of this natural emerald in matrix mineral specimen.

Emeralds in Matrix Specimen


Item: emem191
This genuine Emerald in Matrix weighs 8.3 pounds
Emerald in Matrix measures: 8.25" x 5.5" x 3.8"
Mined in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $1542.25
This natural emerald specimen has biotite mica schist matrix. The photo at left is a close up photo, see also an additional close-up photo of these natural emerald crystals. This beautiful decorator specimen of natural emerald in matrix has several large emeralds showing fine green color and semi-transparent cabochon grade areas! See a full-view photo of this natural emerald specimen.
 

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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Item: epim129
This genuine Epidote Crystal measures 1.6" x 1.4" x 0.8"
(40mm x 35mm x 21mm)
Mined at Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $21.50
This natural specimen is a cluster of dark green intergrown epidote crystals. The largest of the epidote crystals measures 1.2 inches long.

Epidote Crystal Cluster with Quartz Crystal

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Item: epim116
1.9" x 1.3" x 0.9"
(49mm x 34mm x 24mm)
Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $22.50
This natural specimen is a mass of dark green intergrown epidote crystals. The largest of the epidote crystal measures 1.4 inches long. This specimen also has a semi-transparent terminated quartz crystal that measures 16mm long.

Epidote with Quartz on Matrix

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Item: epim128
1.5" x 1.4" x 1.3"
(39mm x 36mm x 32mm)
Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $24.50
This small size natural epidote mineral specimen has some dark green epidote crystals with tiny water clear quartz crystals on matrix. The photo at left shows a close-up view, see also a full-view photo.

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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Item: epim130
this genuine Epidote Cluster measures 2" x 1.2" x 1.1"
(50mm x 30mm x 29mm)
mined at Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $26.50
This natural specimen is a cluster of dark green intergrown epidote crystals. The largest of the epidote crystals measures 1.6 inches long.

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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Item: epim131
this genuine Epidote Cluster measures 2.4" x 1.7" x 0.9"
(60mm x 43mm x 23mm)
mined at Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $34.50
This natural specimen is a cluster of dark green intergrown epidote crystals. The largest of the epidote crystals measures 1.7 inches long.

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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Item: epim132
this genuine Epidote Crystal measures 2" x 1.9" x 1.4"
(50mm x 48mm x 35mm)
mined at Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $38.50
This natural specimen is a cluster of dark green intergrown epidote crystals. The largest of the epidote crystals measures 1.8 inches long.

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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Item: epim119
this genuine Epidote Cluster measures 3" x 2.3" x 1.6"
(78mm x 59mm x 40mm)
mined at Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $42.50
This natural specimen is a cluster of intergrown dark green epidote crystals. The largest of the epidote crystals measures 1.7 inches long.

Epidote Crystals on Matrix

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Item: epim133
3.3" x 2" x 1.1"
(85mm x 51mm x 28mm)
mined near Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $52.50
This natural specimen has dark green intergrown epidote crystals with tiny yellow sphene crystals throughout. The largest of the epidote crystals measures 1.7 inches long.

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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Item: epim120
4" x 2" x 1.6"
(102mm x 51mm x 41mm)
mined at Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $61.50
This natural specimen is a mass of dark green intergrown epidote crystals. The largest of the epidote crystals measures 1.6 inches long.

Curving Epidote Crystal Specimen

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Item: epim121
this genuine Epidote Crystal measures 2.9" x 2.8" x 1.2"
(74mm x 72mm x 30mm)
mined at Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $72.50
This unique specimen is a group of naturally terminated dark green epidote crystals which crystalized in an unusual curving shape (see a side-view photo showing curving shape).

Epidote Crystal Cluster


Item: epim122
3.6" x 3" x 2"
(92mm x 78mm x 52mm)
Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $82.50
This natural specimen is a solid mass of dark green intergrown epidote crystals. The largest of the epidote crystals measures 1.7 inches long.

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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Item: epim134
1.0 Lbs
4.1" x 2.4" x 2.4"
(105mm x 61mm x 62mm)
Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $94.50
This natural specimen is a solid mass of dark green intergrown epidote crystals. The largest of the epidote crystals measures 3 inches long.

Epidote Crystals with Sphene on Matrix


Item: epim135
1.1 Lbs
5.7" x 3.8" x 1.3"
(145mm x 96mm x 32mm)
mined near Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $98.50
This natural epidote mineral specimen has a relatively flat shape with dark green epidote crystals and numerous tiny yellow sphenes. The largest of the epidote crystals measures 1.5 inches long.

Epidote Crystal Cluster with Small Quartz Crystals

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Item: epim126
1.3 Lbs
4.9" x 4.3" x 3"
(125mm x 110mm x 75mm)
mined at Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $122.50
This natural specimen is a cluster of large dark green epidote crystals with numerous small quartz crystals. The largest of the epidote crystals measures 3.7 inches long.

Epidote Crystals in Quartz


Item: epim136
This genuine epidote crystal weighs 4.2 Lbs
Epidote crystal measures: 7.2" x 4.3" x 3.1"
(184mm x 110mm x 79mm)
Foundin Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $234.50
This natural epidote in quartz crystal specimen has about 20 dark green epidote crystals passing through the semi-transparent to transparent quartz crystal. The longest of the epidote crystals measures 3.5 inches long inside the quartz! See also a full-view, and a back view. The quartz itself is a crystal section which is covered with re-crystalized etched surfaces.

50.4 pound Epidote in Quartz Crystal Specimen


Item: epim114
This natural Epidote in Quartz Crystal weighs 50.4 Lbs (22.8kg)
Epidote Crystal dimensions: 12" x 11.5" x 10.5"
(30cm x 29cm x 27cm)
Mined in Itamarandiba, Brazil
Price: $1310.25
This spectacular decorator specimen of epidote crystals on quartz has dozens of dark green epidote crystals both on the surface and passing through the beautiful semi-transparent to transparent quartz crystal. The largest of the epidote crystals measures 6 inches long. We have several different views available for this amazing specimen: front-view, left side view, right side view. See also another close-up view, and a back view. This is a truly spectacular decorator mineral specimen.
 

Purple Fluorite Crystal


Item: flum140
Natural color purple fluorite weighing 0.5 Lbs.
Flurorite Crystal Specimen Size: 3.7" x 2.2" x 2"
Mined at Musquiz, Mexico
Price: $38.95
This specimen is a partially terminated natural fluorite crystal with dark purple color. It shows cubic form with resinous to vitreous luster. The fluorite is very dark purple, however when held to a light it actually is semi-transparent to transparent. See also a back-lit view of this natural color purple fluorite crystal.

Purple Fluorite Crystal Cluster


Item: flum141
Natural color purple fluorite weighing 0.8 Lbs.
Flurorite Crystal Specimen Size: 3.7" x 2.2" x 2"
Mined at Musquiz, Mexico
Price: $62.95
This specimen is a cluster of naturally terminated fluorite crystals with dark purple natural color. They show cubic form with resinous to vitreous luster. The fluorite is very dark purple, however when held to a light it actually is semi-transparent to transparent as shown in the close-up photo. See also a full view of these natural color purple fluorite crystals.

Pale Green Fluorite Cubic Crystal


Item: flum136
Fluorite Specimen Dimensions; 1.9" x 1.9" x 1.4"
Mined in China
Price: $34.95
This natural specimen is a partially terminated fluorite crystal with cubic form, natural pale green color, and vitrous luster. There are a few smaller partially terminated fluorite crystals as well. Large areas of this fluorite crystal are water clear inside with facet grade transparency, and there are some multiple internal phantoms!

Green Fluorite Cubic Crystals on Matrix


Item: flum137
Matrix specimen weighing 0.7 Lbs.
Flurorite Specimen measuring 3.7" x 2.3" x 1.8"
Mined in China
Price: $38.95
This specimen has a cluster of natural color pale green fluorite crystals with cubic form and vitrous luster on its upper surface with more flurorite crystals on the bottom. The fluorite crystals in this specimen have very good transparency. The photo at left is a close-up, see also a full view of these fluorite crystals on matrix.

Green Fluorite Cubic Crystals on Matrix


Item: flum138
Matrix specimen weighing 0.8 Lbs.
Flurorite Specimen measuring 3.2" x 2.6" x 2.2"
Mined in China
Price: $96.50
The upper surface of this specimen has a cluster of intergrown natural color light green fluorite crystals with amazing water clear transparency and huge facet grade areas inside! They show cubic form and have vitrous luster.

Green Fluorite Cubic Crystals on Matrix


Item: flum139
Fluorite on matrix specimen weighing 2.2 Lbs.
Flurorite Mineral Specimen Size: 5.2" x 4.4" x 2.7"
Mined in China
Price: $132.95
This matrix specimen has a natural color light green fluorite crystals with cubic form and vitrous luster on its upper surface. The fluorite crystals have very good transparency.
 

Natural Green Fuchsite Mica Pieces

Item: fucm141x
Available in several approximate sizes (please see below)
Mined in Brazil
These beautiful pieces of natural color green fuchsite mica were mined in Brazil. They are completely natural with shiny brilliance and bright silvery-green color. They are completely natural and have not been heated or treated in any way. These natural fuchsite mica specimens are rich in chromium which gives them their beautiful green color. We have these natural color green mica specimens available in small to medium sizes that are ideal for metaphysical uses - fuchsite is said to greatly enhance the body's ability to heal itself! These natural fuchsite specimens also are perfect as inexpensive mineral specimens of natural chromium rich muscovite (known to mineralogists as the muscovite variety: fuchsite). We have several different sizes of these natural fuchsite mica pieces available. Please see below to order.
Green Fuchsite Mica Pieces, 2 - 2.4 inches

Item: fucm141b
Price: $2.95 each

Green Fuchsite Mica Pieces, 2.5 - 2.9 inches

Item: fucm141c
Price: $3.95 each

Green Fuchsite Mica Pieces, 3.5 - 3.9 inches

Item: fucm141e
Price: $8.95 each


Natural Fuchsite Mica Specimen


Item: fucm168_fuchsite-mica
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 5" x 2.2" x 1.2
This natural fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $14.95
This brilliant specimen of natural chromium-rich green muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) was mined in Brazil. It also has some inter-layered green aventurine quartz. This completely natural fuchsite mineral specimen has not been treated in any way.

Natural Fuchsite Mica Specimen


Item: fucm169_fuchsite-mica
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 5.4" x 2.9" x 1.4"
This natural fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $18.95
This brilliant specimen of natural chromium-rich green muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) was mined in Brazil. This completely natural fuchsite mineral specimen has not been treated in any way.

Natural Fuchsite Mica


Item: fucm170_fuchsite-mica
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 4.5" x 3.4" x 1.1"
This natural fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $18.95
This brilliant specimen of natural chromium-rich green muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) was mined in Brazil. This completely natural fuchsite mineral specimen has not been treated in any way.

Natural Fuchsite Mica


Item: fucm180_fuchsite-mica
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 3.7" x 3.3" x 2.4"
This natural color fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $18.95
This brilliant specimen of natural chromium-rich green muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) was mined in Brazil. This completely natural fuchsite mineral specimen has not been treated in any way. There are interbedded white quartz layers within the beautiful green fuchsite mica.

Natural Fuchsite Mica


Item: fucm181_fuchsite-mica
Fuchsite mica rough specimen weighing 1.0 Lb
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 6.4" x 2.5" x 2.4"
This natural color fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $21.95
This brilliant specimen of natural chromium-rich green muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) was mined in Brazil. This completely natural fuchsite mineral specimen has not been treated in any way. There is a thick lapidary grade layer of interbedded green aventurine within the beautiful green fuchsite mica.

Natural Fuchsite Mica


Item: fucm182_fuchsite-mica
Fuchsite mica rough specimen weighing 1.5 Lbs
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 7" x 3.5" x 1.7"
This natural color fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $34.95
This brilliant specimen of natural chromium-rich green muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) was mined in Brazil. This completely natural fuchsite mineral specimen has not been treated in any way. This specimen shows well defined micro-folding of thin inter-bedded layers of green fuchsite mica and aventurine quartz.

Natural Fuchsite Specimen


Item: fucm171_fuchsite-mica
Fuchsite mica rough specimen weighing 1.8 Lbs
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 7.8" x 4.2" x 2"
This natural fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $38.95
This brilliant specimen of natural chromium-rich green muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) was mined in Brazil. It also has some inter-layered white quartz. This completely natural fuchsite mineral specimen has not been treated in any way.

Natural Fuchsite Specimen


Item: fucm172_fuchsite-mica
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 7.7" x 3.8" x 1.6"
This natural fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $42.95
This brilliant specimen of natural chromium-rich green muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) was mined in Brazil. This completely natural fuchsite mineral specimen has not been treated in any way.

Natural Fuchsite Mica Specimen


Item: fucm167_fuchsite-mica
Fuchsite mica rough specimen weighing 2.1 Lbs
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 8.4" x 4.1" x 1.4"
(212mm x 105mm x 35mm)
This natural fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $42.95
This brilliant specimen of natural chromium-rich green muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) was mined in Brazil. This is a completely natural fuchsite specimen that has not been treated in any way.

Fuchsite Mica Decorator Specimen


Item: fucm175_fuchsite-mica
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 7.1" x 5.5" x 1.2"
This natural fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $52.95
This brilliant specimen of natural chromium-rich green muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) has a relatively thin flat shape. It also has some inter-layered green aventurine quartz. This completely natural fuchsite mineral specimen has not been treated in any way.

Natural Fuchsite Mica Specimen


Item: fucm161_fuchsite-mica
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 9.3" x 6.0" x 2.1"
(236 x 153 x 54mm)
This natural fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $68.95
This brilliant specimen of natural chromium-rich green muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) was mined in Brazil. This beautiful fuchsite specimen is completely natural, and it has not been treated in any way.

Fuchsite Mica Specimen with Micro-Folding


Item: fucm176_fuchsite-mica
Natural color fuchsite decorator specimen weighing 4.8 pounds
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 7.3" x 6.3" x 3.5"
This natural fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $81.25
This brilliant green decorator specimen of natural chromium-rich muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) has well defined micro-folding of thin inter-bedded layers of green fuchsite mica and aventurine quartz. See an end view photo of this natural fuchsite mica specimen with micro-folding. This beautiful decorator specimen of natural fuchsite has not been heated or treated in any way!

Fuchsite Decorator Specimen


Item: fucm177_fuchsite-mica
Natural color fuchsite decorator specimen weighing 12.2 pounds
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 12.8" x 6.5" x 3.5"
This natural fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $162.25
This beautiful green decorator specimen of natural chromium-rich muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) has inter-bedded green aventurine quartz. This completely natural fuchsite mineral specimen has not been treated in any way.

Fuchsite Decorator Specimen


Item: fucm178_fuchsite-mica
Natural color fuchsite decorator specimen weighing 18.3 pounds
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 12.5" x 9.5" x 5.5"
This natural fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $238.25
This wonderful decorator mineral specimen has bright silvery mica on the backside and brilliant green mica on the front side! See a back view photo of this large fuchsite decorator mineral specimen. This is a natural decorator mineral specimen of chromium-rich muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite). This completely natural fuchsite decorator specimen has not been treated in any way.

Large Fuchsite Decorator Specimen


Item: fucm179_fuchsite-mica
Natural color fuchsite decorator specimen weighing 38.4 pounds
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 15.5" x 12.5" x 5"
This natural fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $461.25
This brilliant green decorator specimen of natural chromium-rich muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) has inter-bedded green aventurine quartz. See also a back view photo of this large fuchsite decorator mineral specimen. This is a natural decorator mineral specimen of chromium-rich muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite). This completely natural fuchsite decorator specimen has not been treated in any way.

Large Fuchsite Mica Decorator Specimen


Item: fucm112_fuchsite
Natural fuchsite decorator specimen weighing 49.6 pounds!
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 19" long x 11" wide x 7.5"
(48cm x 28cm x 19cm)
Price: $545.00
This large decorator specimen of brilliant green chromium-rich mica (variety: Fuchsite) was mined in Brazil in 1994. This natural fuchsite decorator mineral specimen also has some inter-layered green aventurine quartz. This 49.6 pound fuchsite mica piece is a spectacular decorator mineral specimen!
 

Almandine Garnet Specimen


Item: almm168
Natural color purplish-red garnet crystal weighing 287.2 carats
Garnet Crystal Dimensions: 1.3" x 1.2" x 1.1"
Mined at Piaui, Brazil
Price: $14.95
This naturally etched dark reddish-purple almandine garnet crystal (also known as almandite) has rounded dodecahedral form that was considerably modified due to its formation within a sillimanite-biotite mica schist host rock. It is translucent to semi-transparent.

Almandine Garnet Specimen


Item: almm169
Natural color purplish-red garnet crystal weighing 657.8 carats
Garnet Crystal Dimensions: 1.7" x 1.5" x 1.5"
Mined at Piaui, Brazil
Price: $18.95
This naturally etched dark reddish-purple almandine garnet crystal (also known as almandite) has rounded dodecahedral form that was considerably modified due to its formation within a sillimanite-biotite mica schist host rock. It is translucent to semi-transparent.

Almandine Garnet Specimen


Item: almm170
Natural color purplish-red garnet crystal weighing 1372.6 carats
Garnet Crystal Dimensions: 2.4" x 2.2" x 1.8"
Mined at Piaui, Brazil
Price: $38.95
This naturally etched dark reddish-purple almandine garnet crystal (also known as almandite) has rounded dodecahedral form that was considerably modified due to its formation within a sillimanite-biotite mica schist host rock. It is translucent to semi-transparent.

Almandine Garnets in Biotite Schist


Item: almm157_garnet-mineral-specimen
This garnet in matrix specimen weighs 0.3 lbs
Almandine Garnet Specimen Dimensions: 2.2" x 1.5" x 1.4"
(57 x 39 x 35mm)
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $21.95
This natural almandine garnet mineral specimen has biotite schist matrix with reddish-purple almandine garnets (also known as almandite) exposed on its surfaces. Some of the garnets show partial terminations with rounded dodecahedral form that was modified due to their formation within a biotite mica schist host rock. The garnets are translucent to semi-transparent.

Almandine Garnet with Biotite Schist


Item: almm165
Garnet in Matrix Dimensions: : 3.2" x 2.3" x 1.5"
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $21.95
This natural mineral specimen has a large reddish-purple almandine garnet weighing over 1/2 pound that is partially covered with biotite schist.

Almandine Garnets in Biotite-Sillimanite Matrix


Item: almm167
Natural red garnet in matrix specimen weighing 1.3 lbs
Garnet in Matrix Dimensions: : 4.5" x 2.6" x 1.7"
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $46.95
This natural mineral specimen has large reddish-purple almandine garnets with chatoyant sillimanite sprays and black biotite along with a small amount of quartz.

Large Almandine Garnet with Biotite Schist


Item: almm162_garnet-mineral-specimen
Natural garnet in matrix mineral specimen weighing 2.1 lbs
This almandine garnet mineral specimen measures 4.0" x 3.6" x 2.7"
(101 x 91 x 68mm)
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $54.50
This biotite schist matrix specimen has a single large almandine garnet (also known as almandite). This large garnet weighs over one pound and measures over 3 inches across! It has rich reddish-purple natural color. The garnet is translucent to semi-transparent. It is partially covered with biotite mica.

Almandine Garnets in Biotite-Sillimanite-Quartz Matrix


Item: almm173
Natural color garnet in matrix specimen weighing 3.4 lbs
Garnet in Matrix Specimen Size: 6.4" x 4.2" x 2.9"
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $74.50
This natural decorator mineral specimen of sillimanite-biotite-quartz matrix has reddish-purple almandine garnet (also known as almandite garnet). The sillimanite is chatoyant with blade-like form.

Almandine Garnets in Biotite-Sillimanite Schist


Item: almm152
Natural garnet in matrix specimen weighing 4.0 lbs
Size: 5.6" x 4.7" x 3.5"
(142 x 119 x 90mm)
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $81.25
This decorator specimen of sillimanite-biotite schist matrix has reddish-purple almandine garnet (also known as almandite) with a small amount of blue iolite as well. The matrix consists predominantly of chatoyant sillimanite with long blade-like form.

Garnets in Matrix


Item: almm174
Natural color garnet in matrix specimen weighing 4.2 lbs
Garnet in Matrix Specimen Size: 6.5" x 4" x 3.6"
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $84.50
This unique decorator mineral specimen has a matrix of chatoyant blade-like sillimanite and black biotite with a small amount of quartz along with reddish-purple almandine garnets (also known as almandite garnet).

Garnet in Matrix Decorator Specimen


Item: almm164
Natural garnet in biotite-silllimanite schist matrix weighing 11.1 Lbs
Garnet in Matrix Dimensions: : 7.5" x 6.5" x 4.5"
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $168.25
This large size decorator mineral specimen has a matrix composed of black biotite mica intergrown with long radiating formations of blade-like chatoyant sillimanite. There are several large reddish-purple almandine garnets (also known as almandite) exposed on its surfaces. The garnets are fractured and they are translucent to semi-transparent. See also a back-view photo of this large garnet in matrix decorator mineral specimen.

Large Almandine Garnet Crystal


Item: almm171
Natural color garnet crystal weighing 4550 carats (2.0 Lbs)
Almandine Garnet Crystal Size: 3.3" x 31" x 2.7"
Mined in India
Price: $234.25
This dark reddish-purple almandine garnet crystal (also known as almandite garnet) was found in India. This large garnet crystal is translucent and shows good dodecahedral form with some naturally abraded areas and terminations in good overall condition. See also an opposite side view of this large almandine garnet crystal.

12040 carat Almandine Garnet Crystal


Item: almm172
Natural color garnet crystal weighing 12040 carats (5.3 Lbs)
Almandine Garnet Crystal Dimensions: 4.7" x 4.2" x 4.2"
Mined in India
Price: $382.25
This dark reddish-purple almandine garnet crystal (also known as almandite garnet) was found in India. This large size garnet crystal is translucent and shows fairly good dodecahedral form with some naturally abraded areas and terminations in mostly good condition. See a side view of this large almandine garnet crystal. See also another side view of this large almandine garnet crystal.

43.9 pound Garnet in Biotite-Sillimanite Matrix Decorator Specimen


Item: almm155_garnet-mineral-specimen
Natural garnet in matrix mineral specimen weighing 43.9 lbs!
This almandine garnet mineral specimen measures 14" x 11" x 6"
Mined near Itabira, Brazil
Price: $562.25
This large size decorator mineral specimen has a matrix composed of black biotite mica intergrown with long blade-like chatoyant sillimanite. There are several large reddish-purple almandine garnets (also known as almandite) exposed on its surfaces, each garnet measures from 2 inches to 3 inches across! The garnets are fractured and they are translucent to semi-transparent. There is about 30% chatoyant sillimanite intergrown with the biotite mica matrix, and there also is a small amount of blue iolite as well. The photo at left was taken under daylight, see also a back-view photo of this large garnet in matrix decorator mineral specimen.
 

Andradite Garnet Specimen

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Item: andm107
1.85" x 1.7" x 1.25"
(4.8cm x 4.3cm x 3.2cm)
Sineretchenskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $18.50
This entire specimen is pure andradite garnet, with terminated crystals formed on top of a massive granular matrix. The andradite crystals range in size up to 0.7" in diameter. They show a combination of both dodecahedral and trapezohedral forms, with the smaller trapezohedral faces beveling the edges of the larger rhombic dodecahedral faces. The luster is slightly resinous, and the color is a dark greenish-brown. This specimen was discovered at the Sineretchenskiy Mine near Kavalerovo, Russia.

Andradite Garnet Specimen

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Item: andm108
2.3" x 2" x 1"
(6cm x 5.1cm x 2.6cm)
Sineretchenskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $28.50
This entire specimen is pure andradite garnet, with terminated crystals formed on top of a massive granular matrix. The andradite crystals range in size up to 0.75" in diameter. They show a combination of both dodecahedral and trapezohedral forms, with the smaller trapezohedral faces beveling the edges of the larger rhombic dodecahedral faces. The luster is slightly resinous, and the color is a dark greenish-brown. This specimen was discovered at the Sineretchenskiy Mine near Kavalerovo, Russia.

Andradite Garnet Specimen

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Item: andm109
3" x 1.5" x 1.25"
(7.6cm x 3.8cm x 3.2cm)
Sineretchenskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $19.50
This entire specimen is pure andradite garnet, with terminated crystals formed on top of a massive granular matrix. The andradite crystals are semi-transparent and range in size up to 0.6" in diameter. They show trapezohedral faces. The luster is slightly resinous, and the color is a dark orange-brown. This specimen was discovered at the Sineretchenskiy Mine near Kavalerovo, Russia.

Andradite Garnet Specimen

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Item: andm110
3" x 1.5" x 1.25"
(7.6cm x 3.8cm x 3.2cm)
Sineretchenskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $28.50
This entire specimen is composed of andradite garnet, with terminated crystals formed on top of a massive granular matrix. The andradite crystals range in size up to 0.5" in diameter and have rhombic dodecahedral faces. The luster is slightly resinous, and the color is a dark greenish-brown. This specimen was discovered at the Sineretchenskiy Mine near Kavalerovo, Russia.

Andradite Garnet Specimen

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Item: andm111
2.75" x 2.3" x 1.3"
(6.9cm x 6cm x 3.4cm)
Sineretchenskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $36.50
This entire specimen is composed of andradite garnet, with terminated crystals formed on top of a massive granular matrix. The andradite crystals range in size up to 0.6" across. Some of them show a combination of both dodecahedral and trapezohedral forms, with the smaller trapezohedral faces beveling the edges of the larger rhombic dodecahedral faces. The luster is slightly resinous, and the color is a dark greenish-brown. This specimen was discovered at the Sineretchenskiy Mine near Kavalerovo, Russia.
 

Raspberry Grossular Garnets in Matrix

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Item: grom124
2.9" x 2.6" x 2.1"
(74mm x 67mm x 53mm)
Sierra de Las Cruces, Mexico
Price: $42.50
Grossular garnets up to 0.6 inches (15mm) in diameter occur on the surface of this specimen. They show dodecahedral form and they have a pink-violet "raspberry" color with slightly resinous to vitreous luster. This specimen was discovered at Sierra de Las Cruces, Mexico. The photo at left was taken under incandescent light.

Raspberry Grossular Garnets in Matrix

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Item: grom128
0.85 Lbs
5.2" x 2.9" x 2.1"
(131mm x 74mm x 54mm)
Sierra de Las Cruces, Mexico
Price: $94.50
Grossular garnets up to 0.5 inches (13mm) in diameter occur on the surface of this specimen. They show dodecahedral form and they have a pink-violet "raspberry" color with slightly resinous to vitreous luster. This specimen was discovered at Sierra de Las Cruces, Mexico. The photo at left was taken under incandescent light. See also a full-view photo.

Olive Green Grossular Garnet

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Item: grom118
7 grams

(18mm x 16mm x 13.5mm)
Wilui River Basin, Yakutia, Russia
Price: $33.00
This olive green garnet specimen has dodecahedral form, how-ever one face has four (4) small inter-grown garnet crystals in it. This specimen is transluscent to opaque and is not of facet grade, (cab grade perhaps).It was found near the Akhtaragda river and is also known as the "Viluite variety" of grossular garnet.

Olive Green Grossular Garnet

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Item: grom119
748 grams

(20mm x 19mm x 16mm)
Wilui River Basin, Yakutia, Russia
Price: $33.00
This olive green garnet specimen has dodecahedral form, how-ever one face is still connected to a grayish white matrix. This specimen is transluscent to opaque and is not of facet grade, (cab grade perhaps).It was found near the Akhtaragda river and is also known as the "Viluite variety" of grossular garnet.

Large Mali Garnet Crystal (grossular garnet)


Item: grom120
0.43 pounds (192.6 grams)
1.8" x 1.7" (4.8 x 4.5 centimeters )
Mali, West Africa
Price: $212.00
This large multi faced Yellowish-brownish Green garnet crystal has a pot marked dark yellow-brown skin. The morphology and faces are very interesting. The photo shows one of the two (2) contact negatives that allow you to peer into the tranluscent to transparent green interior. This Mali garnet crystal is a grossularite/andradite mix. It was mined in Mali, Africa. The semi-transparent and transparent areas with good color could make great carving and cabbing material, posibly some facet areas. This very large crystal makes a great specimen of " Mali Garnet" just as it is.

Large Mali Garnet Specimen (grossular garnet)


Item: grom121
0.4 lb. (178.6 grams)
1.8" x 1.7" (4.8 x 4.5 centimeters )
Mali, West Africa
Price: $178.00
This multi faced Yellowish-brownish Green garnet crystal has a medium yellowish-brownish green skin on the back side and a medium dark yellowish green center. The morphology and faces are very interesting. The photo shows contact areas and negatives covering nearly one half of the specimen. This allows you to peer into the tranluscent to transparent green interior. This garnet crystal is a grossularite/andradite mix. It was mined in Mali, Africa. The semi-transparent and transparent areas with good color could make great carving and cabbing material, posibly some facet areas. This very large partial crystal is a great specimen of " Mali Garnet" just as it is. The green core measures approximately 30 X 30 X 30 mm.

Mali Garnet Crystal (grossular garnet)


Item: grom122
(17.86 grams)
20 x 20 x20mm
Mali, West Africa
Price: $71.44
This multi faced yellowish-brownish Green garnet crystal has a dark brown skin showing two major and two minor negative crystal contacts that allow you to peer into the tranluscent to transparent green interior. This garnet crystal is a grossularite/andradite mix. It was mined in Mali, Africa. The semi-transparent and transparent areas with good color could make great cabbing material, posibly some facet areas, however this very nice crystal is a great "Mali Garnet Specimen" just as it is.
 

Hessonite Garnet Crystal on Matrix

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Item: hesm101
0.2 Lbs (96 grams)
2.4" x 1.8" x 1.0" (6cm x 4.6cm x 2.5 cm)
Riverside County, California, U.S.A
Price: $10.35
This natural specimen consists of a massive grossular garnet matrix with a 0.25 inch diameter (6.5mm) perfectly terminated hessonite garnet crystal exposed on its upper surface. The deep orange-brown color hessonite crystal has vitreous luster and is transparent with numerous internal inclusions. It shows a combination of both dodecahedral and trapezohedral forms, with trapezohedral faces beveling the edges of the much larger rhombic dodecahedral faces. This specimen stands up naturally in the position shown.

Hessonite Garnet Crystals on Matrix

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Item: hesm102
0.2 Lbs (84 grams)
2.8" x 1.8" x 0.9" (7cm x 4.6cm x 2.3 cm)
Riverside County, California, U.S.A
Price: $15.50
This natural matrix specimen has numerous semi-transparent to transparent hessonite garnet crystals measuring up to 0.25 inches in diameter (6.5mm) with vitreous luster and orange-brown color. These hessonite garnet crystals show a combination of both dodecahedral and trapezohedral forms, with trapezohedral faces beveling the edges of some of the much larger rhombic dodecahedral faces.

Hessonite Garnet Crystals on Matrix

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Item: hesm103
0.66Lbs (299 grams)
4.3" x 3.0" x 1.3"
(11cm x 7.5cm x 3.3 cm)
Riverside County, California, U.S.A
Price: $26.50
This natural matrix specimen has numerous hessonite garnet crystals partially exposed on its front surface. Several of these crystals have individual terminations measuring from 0.5 to 0.7 inches long! These hessonite crystals have resinous luster and very dark orange-brown color. They are highly fractured and are semi-transparent to transparent. This specimen stands up naturally in the position shown.

Hessonite Garnet Crystal on Matrix

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Item: hesm104
(8.6 grams)
7/8" x 5/8" x 1/2" (24mm x 18mm x 14mm)
Riverside County, California, U.S.A
Price: $19.35
This small natural specimen consists of a grossular garnet matrix with a 12mm terminated hessonite garnet crystal exposed on its upper surface. The deep orange-brown color hessonite crystal has vitreous luster and is semi-transparent to opaque with numerous internal inclusions. It shows a combination of faces and beveled edges with smaller intergrown garnet crystals. This specimen stands up naturally in the position shown.
 
 

Spessartite Garnet Crystals on Matrix

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Item: spem173
1.9" x 1.2" x 0.9"
(49mm x 31m x 23mm)
mined in the Fujian Province, China
Price: $31.50
This matrix specimen has many spessartite garnet crystals with deep orange color exposed on its upper surface. The terminations of these garnet crystals are in excellent condition with trapezohedral form, and they have resinous to vitreous luster. The matrix is feldspar with quartz that intergrew with some very nice fine grained graphic granite patterns on the bottom!

2.4 inch Smoky Quartz Crystal with Spessartites

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Item: spem175
2.4" x 0.7" x 0.7"
(62mm x 19m x 17mm)
mined in the Fujian Province, China
Price: $52.50
The lower part of this naturally terminated smoky quartz crystal specimen is encrusted with orange spessartite garnet crystals. Most of the spessartite garnet crystals are transparent, and they have good brilliance with terminations in excellent condition. The quartz crystal is semi-transparent to transparent with dull luster and terminations in good condition.

2.6 inch Smoky Quartz Crystal with Spessartites

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Item: spem176
2.6" x 1.1" x 0.8"
(67mm x 27m x 21mm)
Fujian Province, China
Price: $68.50
The lower part of this naturally terminated smoky quartz crystal specimen is encrusted with orange spessartite garnet crystals. Most of the spessartite garnet crystals are transparent, and they have good brilliance with terminations in excellent condition. The quartz crystal is semi-transparent to transparent with dull to vitreous luster and terminations in very good condition.

3 inch Smoky Quartz Crystal with Spessartites

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Item: spem177
3" x 1.1" x 0.9"
(76mm x 28m x 24mm)
mined in the Fujian Province, China
Price: $88.50
This naturally terminated smoky quartz crystal specimen is encrusted with orange spessartite garnet crystals. Most of the spessartite garnet crystals are transparent, and they have good brilliance with terminations in excellent condition. The quartz crystal is mostly transparent with fine luster and terminations in excellent condition. There is s thin layer of white albite encrusting some upper parts of the smoky quartz crystal.

3.7 inch Smoky Quartz Crystal with Spessartites

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Item: spem158
3.7" x 0.9" x 0.7"
(95mm x 23m x 18mm)
Fujian Province, China
Price: $112.50
The lower part of this naturally terminated smoky quartz crystal specimen is encrusted with orange spessartite garnet crystals. Most of the spessartite garnet crystals are transparent, and they have good brilliance with terminations in excellent condition. The quartz crystal is semi-transparent to transparent with dull luster and terminations in good condition.

Spessartite Garnet Crystals on Matrix

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Item: spem180
4.2" x 2.6" x 1.3"
(106mm x 65m x 32mm)
mined in the Fujian Province, China
Price: $146.50
The upper portion of this natural specimen is completely encrusted with orange spessartite garnet crystals. Most of the spessartite garnet crystals are transparent with resinous to vitreous luster and their terminations in very good condition.

Smoky Quartz with Spessartite Garnets on Matrix

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Item: spem181
2.9" x 2.3" x 2"
(73mm x 58m x 52mm)
mined in the Fujian Province, China
Price: $146.50
The lower part of the smoky quartz crystals in this naturally terminated smoky quartz crystal cluster are encrusted with orange spessartite garnet crystals. Most of the spessartite garnet crystals are transparent, and they have good brilliance with terminations in excellent condition. The smoky quartz crystals are semi-transparent to transparent with a dull luster and terminations in good condition. The bottom of this natural specimen was base sawn to remove it from the matrix.

1.25 pound Spessartites on Quartz and Feldspar


Item: spem119
1.25 Lbs
5.6" x 5.0" x 2.9"
(14.2cm x 12.8cm x 7.4cm)
Fujian Province, China
Price: $162.50
This specimen has dozens of orange spessartite garnet crystals attached on its upper surface. The spessartite garnet crystals are transparent with small gem-grade areas, and they have good brilliance with terminations in very good condition. This specimen was base-sawn to remove excess matrix. The quartz crystals are semi-transparent to transparent with dull luster. The largest quartz crystal has perfect terminations and some of the smaller quartz crystals show damage. The photo at left shows a close-up view, see also a full-view photo.

Spessartite Garnet crystals on Matrix


Item: spem183
Natural color orange garnet crystals on matrix specimen weighing 1.6 Lbs
Garnet on Matrix Specimen Dimensions: 6.1" x 4.1" x 1.7"
(154mm x 105m x 42mm)
Natural mandarin orange garnet crystals on matrix mined in the Fujian Province, China
Price: $221.95
This unique specimen has orange spessartite garnet crystals clustered across its upper surface. Most of these spessartite garnet crystals are transparent with good brilliance and terminations in excellent condition. There also are a few small quartz crystals intergrown with the spessartites. There is an area of this specimen with a metallic mineral coating covering some of the spessartite crystals and also covering the exposed prismatic surface of a quartz crystal (see left side of this full-view photo. The bottom of this natural specimen was base sawn to remove it from the matrix.

Loliondo Spessartite Garnet (Spessartine Garnet)


Item: spem185
53.0 grams ( 265 carats)
1.4" x 1.1" x 1.1"
(36mm x 28mm x 27mm)
mined near Loliondo, Tanzania (near Kenya border)
Price: $132.50
This orange spessartite garnet crystal is naturally terminated with most surfaces in good condition and a few broken areas. This spessartite garnet crystal has rich deep orange natural color, and it is semi-transparent with some tiny gem-grade transparent areas (see a close-up photo). This rare spessartite garnet specimen was discovered near the town of Loliondo, Tanzania close to the Serengeti National Park. See also another full-view photo.

Loliondo Mandarin Spessartite Garnet Crystal


Item: spem187
101.0 grams ( 505 carats)
1.7" x 1.5" x 1.4"
(42mm x 39mm x 35mm)
mined near Loliondo, Tanzania (near Kenya border)
Price: $212.10
This mandarin orange spessartite garnet crystal is actually two intergrown naturally terminated crystals with most surfaces in very good condition and a few abraded areas. This spessartite garnet specimen has mandarin orange color inside with some dark brown manganese oxide surface coatings, and it is semi-transparent with tiny gem-grade areas inside (see a close-up photo). This rare spessartite garnet specimen was discovered near the town of Loliondo, Tanzania close to the Serengeti National Park. See also another full-view photo.

Orange Spessartite Garnet Crystal, 314.6 grams


Item: spem189
314.6 grams (1573 carats!)
2.8" x 2.5" x 1.7"
(70mm x 63mm x 43mm)
Loliondo, Tanzania (near Kenya border)
Price: $519.09
The upper surfaces of this orange spessartite garnet crystal are in very good overall condition. This natural spessartite garnet specimen has very rich orange color with gem-grade areas inside (see a close-up photo). This rare spessartite garnet specimen was attached to matrix on its bottom surface. It was discovered near the town of Loliondo, Tanzania close to the Serengeti National Park. See also another full-view photo.

Mandarin Spessartite Garnet Specimen, 328 grams


Item: spem190
328 grams ( 1640 carats)
2.9" x 2.2" x 2.2"
(74mm x 56mm x 56mm)
mined near Loliondo, Tanzania (near Kenya border)
Price: $541.20
This mandarin orange spessartite garnet crystal is actually several intergrown naturally terminated crystals with upper surfaces in mostly very good condition and a few abraded areas. The bottom surfaces are broken where they were attached to matrix, and there still is some pale green mica attached in some areas. This spessartite garnet specimen has rich mandarin orange natural color, and it is semi-transparent with small gem-grade areas (see a close-up photo). This rare spessartite garnet specimen was discovered near the town of Loliondo, Tanzania close to the Serengeti National Park. See also a side-view photo.

Loliondo Spessartite Garnet (aka Spessartine)


Item: spem165
10.8grams ( 54.1 carats)
19.8mm x 19.3mm x 13.9mm
Loliondo, Tanzania (near Kenya border)
Price: $595.00
This rare spessartite garnet crystal is complete with all faces and terminations. Most surfaces are in fairly good condition. A few faces were not completely formed and a couple are very slightly abraded. This natural color spessartite garnet crystal is a beautiful mandarin orange color, and it is mostly translucent with many small gem-grade transparent areas. This rare spessartite garnet specimen was discovered near the town of Loliondo, Tanzania close to the Serengeti National Park. The photo at left is a close-up photo of this natural spessartite garnet specimen as shown in a combination of light including being slightly back-lit see also a full-view photo. see also another full-view photo.

2.4 pound Mandarin Spessartite Garnet Crystal


Item: spem191
1110 grams ( 2.4 Lbs! )
4" x 3.2" x 3.1"
(102mm x 82mm x 78mm)
mined near Loliondo, Tanzania (near Kenya border)
Price: $1443.00
This huge mandarin orange spessartite garnet crystal is naturally terminated on all surfaces with most surfaces in very good condition and a few abraded areas. This spessartite garnet specimen has mandarin orange color with some dark brown manganese oxide surface coatings, and it is semi-transparent with some tiny gem-grade areas. There is a small amount of pink-red alurgite mica on the bottom side (see a close-up photo). This rare spessartite garnet specimen was discovered near the town of Loliondo, Tanzania close to the Serengeti National Park. See also another full-view photo.

Loliondo Spessartite Garnet Crystals on Matrix


Item: spem166
142.8 grams ( 714 carats)
50mm x 44mm x 42mm
Loliondo, Tanzania (near Kenya border)
Price: $2848.00
This compound spessartite garnet crystal grouping sits on a small pad of natural mica matrix. It is complete with multiple faces and terminations of various sizes, mostly in fairly good condition. These crystals are a beautiful mandarin orange natural color and are translucent to transparent with many small gem-grade areas. The largest of these natural crystals measures approximately 34mm x 32mm. This rare spessartite garnet specimen was discovered near Loliondo Tanzania close to the Serengeti National Park. The photo at left is a close-up photo of this natural spessartite garnet specimen as shown in a combination of lighting including being slightly back-lit. see also another full-view photo. see also another full-view photo.

Nigerian Spessartite Garnet Facet Grade Specimen


Item: spem168
51.7grams ( 258.5carats)
38mm x 31mm x 22mm
Nigeria
Price: $1137.40
This natural specimen of lapidary grade Nigerian spessartite garnet is a partially terminated crystal. It would provide a very nice good sized gem from its center, and also some nice smaller stones from around the edges. The color is a slightly reddish-brownish orange. It does have some unusual natural crystal faces on one side, but it also is suitable for cutting gemstones. The photo at left is a close-up photo of this natural spessartite garnet as shown in a combination of lighting including being slightly back-lit. see also a full-view photo. see also another full-view photo.

Spessartite Garnet (aka Spessartine)


Item: spem143
157.6 grams ( 788 carats)
2.2" x 1.9" x 1.3"
(56mm x 48mm x 34mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $630.40
This natural spessartite garnet crystal has naturally etched terminations on some surfaces. The color is a fine deep red with orange-red tonesin some areas. It is semi-transparent to transparent with small gem-grade areas. This spessartite garnet specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The photo at left shows a full-view photo, see also a close-up photo of this specimen held near a light to show the transparency.

Naturally Etched Spessartite Garnet Crystal

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Item: spem192
0.76 grams ( 3.80 carats)
0.6" x 0.4" x 0.2"
(16mm x 9mm x 6mm)
mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $14.50
This tiny spessartite garnet crystal has naturally etched terminations on its surfaces, and it has beautiful vitreous luster. The color is a deep orange-red. This lightly included spessartite crystal is transparent when held to a light. This spessartite garnet specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Naturally Etched Spessartite Garnet Crystal

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Item: spem193
1.5 grams ( 7.38 carats)
0.9" x 0.3" x 0.2"
(22mm x 7mm x 6mm)
mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $24.50
This small spessartite garnet crystal has naturally etched terminations on its surfaces, and it has beautiful vitreous luster. The color is a deep orange-red. This lightly included spessartite crystal is transparent when held to a light. This spessartite garnet specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Naturally Etched Spessartite Garnet Crystal

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Item: spem170
2.02 grams ( 10.1 carats)
0.6" x 0.4" x 0.3"
(16mm x 10mm x 8mm)
mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $26.50
This natural spessartite garnet crystal has naturally etched terminations on some surfaces, and it has beautiful vitreous luster. The color is a deep orange-red. This lightly included spessartite crystal is transparent when held to a light. This spessartite garnet specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Naturally Etched Spessartite Garnet Crystal

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Item: spem171
3.83 grams ( 19.15 carats)
0.7" x 0.6" x 0.4"
(17mm x 14mm x 10mm)
mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $34.50
This natural spessartite garnet crystal has naturally etched terminations on most surfaces, and it has beautiful vitreous luster. The color is a deep orange red. This lightly included spessartite crystal is transparent when held to a light with gem-grade transparency. This spessartite garnet specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Naturally Etched Spessartite Garnet Crystal

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Item: spem194
2.03 grams ( 10.15 carats)
0.9" x 0.4" x 0.2"
(23mm x 10mm x 4mm)
mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $38.50
This natural spessartite garnet crystal has naturally etched terminations on its surfaces, and it has beautiful vitreous luster. The color is a deep orange-red. This lightly included spessartite crystal is transparent when held to a light. This spessartite garnet specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Spessartite Garnet (aka Spessartine)

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Item: spem172
4.06 grams ( 20.3 carats)
0.7" x 0.5" x 0.4"
(17mm x 13mm x 11mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $41.50
This natural spessartite garnet crystal has naturally etched terminations on most surfaces, and it has beautiful vitreous luster. The color is a deep orange-red. This lightly included spessartite crystal is transparent when held to a light with gem-grade transparency. This spessartite garnet specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Spessartite Garnet (aka Spessartine)

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Item: spem149
5.08 grams ( 25.4 carats)
0.8" x 0.6" x 0.6"
(20mm x 15mm x 14mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $43.18
This natural spessartite garnet crystal has naturally etched terminations on some surfaces, and it has beautiful vitreous luster. The color is a deep red with orange tones. It is semi-transparent to transparent with small gem-grade areas. This spessartite garnet specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Naturally Etched Spessartite Garnet Crystal

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Item: spem195
8.46 grams ( 42.33 carats)
0.9" x 0.6" x 0.5"
(24mm x 16mm x 12mm)
mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $54.50
This natural spessartite garnet crystal has naturally etched terminations on some surfaces, and it has beautiful vitreous luster. The color is a deep orange-red. This lightly included spessartite crystal is transparent when held to a light, and it has small gem grade areas inside! This spessartite garnet specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil. See a view back-lit view

Spessartite Garnet (aka Spessartine)

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Item: spem152
14.13 grams ( 70.65 carats)
1.1" x 1.1" x 0.6"
(29mm x 28mm x 16mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $63.50
This natural spessartite garnet crystal has naturally etched terminations on some surfaces, and it has beautiful vitreous luster. The color is a deep red with orange tones. It is semi-transparent to transparent with small gem-grade areas. This spessartite garnet specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil. See also a different view .

Naturally Etched Spessartite Garnet Crystal

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Item: spem196
12.4 grams ( 62.14 carats)
1" x 0.8" x 0.6"
(25mm x 21mm x 16mm)
mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $84.50
This natural spessartite garnet crystal has naturally etched terminations on some surfaces, and it has beautiful vitreous luster. The color is a deep orange-red. This lightly included spessartite crystal is transparent when held to a light, and it has small gem grade areas inside! This spessartite garnet specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil. See a view back-lit view

Spessartite Garnet (aka Spessartine)

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Item: spem137
22.9 grams ( 114.5 carats)
1.1" x 1.1" x 0.6"
(29mm x 28.5mm x 15mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $105.35
This natural spessartite garnet crystal has naturally etched terminations on some surfaces. The color is a natural deep red with orange tones. It is semi-transparent to transparent with small gem-grade areas. This spessartite garnet specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The photo at left shows a view with light reflecting from some of its naturally etched surfaces, see also a view held to a light.

Spessartite Garnet (aka Spessartine)

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Item: spem138
21.4 grams ( 107 carats)
1.2" x 0.9" x 0.8"
(30.5mm x 23mm x 21mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $96.30
This natural spessartite garnet crystal has naturally etched terminations on most surfaces, and it has beautiful vitreous luster. The color is a deep red with orange tones. It is semi-transparent to transparent with small gem-grade areas. This spessartite garnet specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil. See also a close-up photo showing this specimen held up against a light to better see its transparency.

Spessartite Garnet (aka Spessartine)

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Item: spem126
19.54 grams
1.2" x 0.8" x 0.7"
(31mm x 22mm x 19mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $136.78
This natural spessartite garnet has very beautiful naturally etched terminations on most surfaces with about 10% broken areas, and it has beautiful vitreous luster. The color is a deep red with orange tones. It is semi-transparent to transparent with some small gem-grade areas. See another view of this natural spessartite garnet crystal. See also a back view of this naturally etched spessartite garnet crystal, as well as a side view and an opposite side view.
 

Tsavorite Garnet Specimen with Tanzanite

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Item: tsvm130
78.6 carats (15.72 grams)
1.5" x 0.9" x 0.7"
Mined in the Taita Hills of Kenya
Price: $22.50
This natural specimen of green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near the famous "Scorpion Mine" in the Taita Hills of Kenya. The tsavorite garnet is translucent to semi-transparent with rich green natural color. The tsavorite formed with pale blue-gray opaque tanzanite surrounding matrix.

Tsavorite Garnet Specimen with Tanzanite

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Item: tsvm131
75.5 carats (15.1 grams)
1.1" x 1.0" x 0.7"
Mined in the Taita Hills of Kenya
Price: $31.50
This natural specimen of green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near the famous "Scorpion Mine" in the Taita Hills of Kenya. The tsavorite garnet is translucent to semi-transparent with very rich green natural color. The tsavorite formed with pale blue-gray opaque tanzanite in the surrounding matrix.

Tsavorite Garnet Specimen with Tanzanite

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Item: tsvm132
104 carats (20.8 grams)
1.3" x 1.2" x 0.6"
Mined in the Taita Hills of Kenya
Price: $34.50
This natural specimen of green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near the famous "Scorpion Mine" in the Taita Hills of Kenya. The tsavorite garnet is translucent to semi-transparent with very rich green natural color. The tsavorite formed as a nodule within a graphite schist matrix.

108 carat Tsavorite Garnet Specimen

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Item: tsvm133
108 carats (21.6 grams)
1.4" x 1.0" x 0.8"
Mined in the Taita Hills of Kenya
Price: $38.50
This natural specimen of green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near the famous "Scorpion Mine" in the Taita Hills of Kenya. The tsavorite garnet is semi-transparent with rich green natural color. There is only a small amount of graphite matrix on this tsavorite garnet specimen.

Tsavorite Garnet Specimen with Tanzanite

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Item: tsvm134
110 carats (22.0 grams)
1.1" x 1.1" x 1.0"
Mined in the Taita Hills of Kenya
Price: $38.50
This natural specimen of green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near the famous "Scorpion Mine" in the Taita Hills of Kenya. The tsavorite garnet is translucent to semi-transparent with rich green natural color. The tsavorite formed within pale blue-gray opaque tanzanite with some graphite.

Tsavorite Garnet Specimen with Tanzanite

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Item: tsvm135
217 carats (43.4 grams)
1.8" x 1.1" x 0.8"
Mined in the Taita Hills of Kenya
Price: $46.50
This natural specimen of green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near the famous "Scorpion Mine" in the Taita Hills of Kenya. The tsavorite garnet is translucent to semi-transparent with rich green natural color. The tsavorite formed with pale blue-gray opaque tanzanite with some graphite and minor pyrite.

Tsavorite Garnet Specimen with Tanzanite

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Item: tsvm118
499.5 carats (98.9 grams)
2.5" x 2.2" x 1.7"
Mined in the Taita Hills of Kenya
Price: $61.50
This natural specimen of green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near the famous "Scorpion Mine" in the Taita Hills of Kenya. The tsavorite garnet is translucent to semi-transparent with medium green color. The tsavorite formed within a nodule of pale blue-gray opaque tanzanite that is embedded in matrix. This tsavorite specimen also has some gypsum in the matrix.

Tsavorite Specimen with Tanzanite and Quartz

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Item: tsvm140
280.5 carats (56.1 grams)
2.1" x 1.8" x 1.3"
Mined in the Taita Hills of Kenya
Price: $82.50
This natural specimen of green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near the famous "Scorpion Mine" in the Taita Hills of Kenya. The tsavorite garnet is translucent to semi-transparent with rich green natural color. The tsavorite formed with a bordering layer of light blue-gray opaque tanzanite surrounded by quartz.

Tsavorite Garnet Specimen

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Item: tsvm136
278 carats (55.6 grams)
1.7" x 1.4" x 0.9"
Mined in the Taita Hills of Kenya
Price: $82.50
This natural specimen of green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near the famous "Scorpion Mine" in the Taita Hills of Kenya. The tsavorite garnet is translucent to semi-transparent with rich green color. This 278 carat specimen is more than 50% tsavorite!

Tsavorite Garnet Specimen with Tanzanite

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Item: tsvm137
555.5 carats (111.1 grams)
2.6" x 1.7" x 1.1"
Mined in the Taita Hills of Kenya
Price: $94.50
This natural specimen of green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near the famous "Scorpion Mine" in the Taita Hills of Kenya. The tsavorite garnet is translucent to semi-transparent with rich green natural color. The tsavorite formed within pale blue-gray opaque tanzanite with some surrounding graphite.

Tsavorite Garnet Specimen in Graphite

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Item: tsvm138
513.5 carats (102.7 grams)
2.4" x 1.9" x 1.5"
Mined in the Taita Hills of Kenya
Price: $114.50
This natural specimen of green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near the famous "Scorpion Mine" in the Taita Hills of Kenya. The tsavorite garnet is semi-transparent with rich green natural color. The tsavorite formed within a graphite matrix with some pale blue-gray opaque tanzanite and a small amount of pyrite. See also a full- view.

Tsavorite Garnet in Matrix Specimen


Item: tsvm139
1480.5 carats (296.1 grams)
3.8" x 2.6" x 1.5"
Mined in the Taita Hills of Kenya
Price: $291.25
This natural specimen of green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near the famous "Scorpion Mine" in the Taita Hills of Kenya. The tsavorite garnet is semi-transparent with rich green natural color. The tsavorite formed with matrix mostly made up of graphite with some calcite and pyrite.

Tsavorite Garnet in Matrix Specimen


Item: tsvm127
967 carats (193.4 grams)
2.6" x 2.1" x 2"
Mined in the Taita Hills of Kenya
Price: $334.25
This natural specimen of green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near the famous "Scorpion Mine" in the Taita Hills of Kenya. The green tsavorite garnet is semi-transparent and has some terminations. The tsavorite formed within a matrix of quartz and graphite.
 

Uvarovite Green Garnet Druze on Matrix

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Item: uvam156
Uvarovite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.3" x 0.7" x 0.6"
(34mm x 17mm x 16mm)
Discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $24.50
This natural specimen of uvarovite garnet druze on matrix was discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia. The tiny green garnet crystals have intense color and dodecahedral form. They have very brilliant vitreous luster.

Green Uvarovite Garnet Druze on Matrix

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Item: uvam157
Uvarovite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.5" x 1.0" x 0.6"
(37mm x 26mm x 15mm)
Discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $32.50
This natural specimen of uvarovite garnet druze on matrix was discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia. The tiny green garnet crystals have intense color and dodecahedral form. They have brilliant vitreous luster and measure up to 1mm across.

Uvarovite Green Garnet Druze on Matrix

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Item: uvam158
Uvarovite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.1" x 0.8" x 0.5"
(27mm x 21mm x 13mm)
Found at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $36.50
This natural specimen of uvarovite garnet druze on matrix was discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia. The tiny green garnet crystals have intense color and dodecahedral form. They have brilliant vitreous luster and are on both the front and back sides of this specimen.

Green Uvarovite Garnet Druze on Matrix

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Item: uvam159
Uvarovite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 2.2" x 0.8" x 0.7"
(57mm x 20mm x 18mm)
Discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $36.50
This natural specimen of uvarovite garnet druze on matrix was discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia. The tiny green garnet crystals have intense color and dodecahedral form. They have very brilliant vitreous luster.

Uvarovite Green Garnet Druze on Matrix

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Item: uvam160
Uvarovite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.9" x 1.7" x 0.7"
(47mm x 42mm x 17mm)
Discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $36.50
This natural specimen of uvarovite garnet druze on matrix was discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia. The tiny green garnet crystals have intense color and dodecahedral form. They have very brilliant vitreous luster and measure up to 1.5mm across.

Green Uvarovite Garnet Druze on Matrix

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Item: uvam161
This natural uvarovite rough specimen weighs 0.25 Lbs
Uvarovite Garnet on Matirx Dimensions: 2.8" x 2.4" x 0.7"
(70mm x 61mm x 17mm)
Discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $82.50
This natural specimen of uvarovite garnet druze on matrix was discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia. The tiny green garnet crystals have intense color and dodecahedral form. They have very brilliant vitreous luster and measure up to 1.5mm across.

Green Uvarovite Garnet Druze on Matrix

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Item: uvam150
This natural uvarovite rough specimen weighs 0.25 Lbs
Uvarovite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 3" x 1.5" x 0.9"
(77mm x 37mm x 24mm)
Found at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $94.50
This natural specimen of uvarovite garnet on matrix was discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia. The garnet crystals have intense green color and dodecahedral form. They measure up to 2.5mm in diameter! See also a full- view.

Green Uvarovite Garnet Druze on Matrix

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Item: uvam162
This natural uvarovite rough specimen weighs 0.6 Lbs
Uvarovite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 4.1" x 2.4" x 0.9"
(103mm x 62mm x 48mm)
Discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $142.50
This natural specimen of uvarovite garnet druze on matrix was discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia. The tiny green garnet crystals have intense color and dodecahedral form. They have a brilliant vitreous luster and measure up to 2.5mm in diameter! See also a full-view photo.

Uvarovite Green Garnet Druze on Matrix

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Item: uvam152
This natural uvarovite rough specimen weighs 0.55 Lbs
Uvarovite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 3.2" x 2.4" x 0.9"
(82mm x 62mm x 23mm)
Found at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $142.50
This natural specimen of uvarovite garnet druze on matrix was discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia. The tiny green garnet crystals have intense color and dodecahedral form. They have a brilliant vitreous luster and measure up to 2mm in diameter!

Green Uvarovite Garnet Druze on Matrix

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Item: uvam163
This natural uvarovite rough specimen weighs 0.6 Lbs
Uvarovite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 3.8" x 2.5" x 1.4"
(96mm x 64mm x 35mm)
Discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $164.50
This natural specimen of uvarovite garnet druze on matrix was discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia. The tiny green garnet crystals have intense color and dodecahedral form. They have a very brilliant vitreous luster and measure up to 1mm across.

Uvarovite Green Garnet Druze on Matrix

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Item: uvam164
This natural uvarovite rough specimen weighs 0.4 Lbs
Uvarovite Garnet on Matrix Specimen Dimensions: 4.1" x 2.3" x 0.6"
(105mm x 58mm x 16mm)
Found at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $164.50
This natural specimen of uvarovite garnet druze on matrix was discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia. The tiny green garnet crystals have intense color and dodecahedral form. They have a very brilliant vitreous luster and measure up to 2mm across.

Green Uvarovite Garnet Druze on Matrix

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Item: uvam154
This natural uvarovite rough specimen weighs 0.5 Lbs
Uvarovite Garnet Specimen Size: 4.5" x 3" x 0.7"
(115mm x 75mm x 19mm)
Discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $169.50
This natural specimen of uvarovite garnet druze on matrix was discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia. This specimen was sawn to remove excess matrix. The tiny green garnet crystals have intense color and dodecahedral form. They have brilliant vitreous luster and measure up to 1.5mm in diameter. See also a full-view photo.

Uvarovite Green Garnet Druze on Matrix


Item: uvam165
This natural uvarovite rough specimen weighs 1.3 Lbs
Uvarovite Garnet Specimen Size: 4.4" x 4.3" x 2.8"
(111mm x 109mm x 70mm)
Discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia
Price: $131.25
This natural specimen of uvarovite garnet druze on matrix was discovered at the Saranovskiy Mine, Russia. The tiny green garnet crystals have intense color and dodecahedral form. They have very brilliant vitreous luster and measure up to 1mm across. See also a side-view photo and a back-view photo.
 

Natural Goshenite Specimen


Item: gosm127
This natural goshenite specimen weiths 91.0 carats
1.3" long x 1.2" x 1.1"
(34mm x 31mm x 28mm)
Mined in Brazil
Price: $54.50
This natural colorless goshenite specimen is terminated on most surfaces by etched terminations with beautiful vitreous luster. It has etched surface cavities, and it is semi-transparent to transparent with some broken areas.

Naturally Etched Goshenite Specimen


Item: gosm130
This genuine goshenite crystal weighs 71.7 carats
Goshenite Specimen Dimensions: 1.6" long x 1.1" x 0.5"
(40mm x 28mm x 13mm)
Mined in Brazil
Price: $57.36
This natural colorless goshenite specimen is terminated on most surfaces by etched terminations with beautiful vitreous luster. It has etched surface cavities, and it is transparent with small gem-grade areas inside. See also another view of this natural goshenite crystal.

Naturally Etched Goshenite Specimen


Item: gosm110
Natural color goshenite specimen weighing 73.3 carats
Goshenite Dimensions: 1.7" long x 0.10" x 0.8"
(43mm x 25mm x 21mm)
Mined in 2005 in Brazil
Price: $73.30
This natural goshenite specimen is terminated on most surfaces by etched natural terminations with beautiful vitreous luster (see photo at left). This superior grade specimen has etched surface cavities and internal chambers, and it is transparent with small facet-grade areas!

Cat's Eye Goshenite Specimen


Item: gosm112
This natural goshenite specimen weighs 130.6 carats
Goshenite Dimensions: 1.9" long x 1.1" x 0.9"
(49mm x 29mm x 24mm)
Mined in Brazil
Price: $65.30
This natural goshenite specimen has some naturally etched surfaces. This rare goshenite specimen also has some milky areas with cat's-eye chatoyancy! It would yield several carats of flawless cat's eye goshenite gemstones.

Naturally Etched Goshenite Specimen


Item: gosm132
This genuine goshenite crystal weighs 101.9 carats
Goshenite Specimen Dimensions: 1.4" long x 1" x 0.8"
(36mm x 32mm x 18mm)
Mined in Brazil
Price: $101.90
This natural colorless goshenite specimen is terminated on most surfaces by etched terminations with beautiful vitreous luster. It has etched surface cavities, and it is transparent with small gem-grade areas inside.

Naturally Etched Goshenite Specimen


Item: gosm133
This genuine goshenite crystal weighs 161.4 carats
Goshenite Specimen Dimensions: 1.8" long x 1.3" x 0.9"
(47mm x 34mm x 24mm)
Mined in Brazil
Price: $129.12
This natural colorless goshenite specimen is terminated on most surfaces by etched terminations with beautiful vitreous luster. It has etched surface cavities, and it is transparent with small gem-grade areas inside.

Naturally Etched Goshenite Specimen


Item: gosm134
This genuine goshenite crystal weighs 160.7 carats
Goshenite Specimen Dimensions: 1.8" long x 1.1" x 0.8"
(46mm x 29mm x 21mm)
Mined in Brazil
Price: $144.63
This natural goshenite specimen is almost colorless with very pale green natural color. It is terminated on most surfaces by etched terminations with beautiful vitreous luster. It has etched surface cavities, and it is transparent with small gem-grade areas inside. See also another view of this natural goshenite crystal.

Naturally Etched Goshenite Specimen


Item: gosm117
Natural goshenite specimen weighing 210.0 carats
Goshenite Dimensions: 2.4" long x 1.5" x 1.1"
(62mm x 38mm x 28mm)
Mined in Brazil
Price: $189.00
This natural goshenite specimen is terminated on most surfaces by etched terminations with beautiful vitreous luster (see photo at left). This superior quality specimen has etched surface cavities and internal chambers, and it is transparent with small facet-grade areas.

Large Cat's Eye Goshenite Specimen (1137 carats)


Item: gosm118
Cat's eye goshenite specimen weighs 1137 carats (227.4 grams)
Goshenite Dimensions: 3.5" long x 2.8" x 2.2"
(89mm x 55mm x 72mm)
Mined in Brazil
Price: $409.32
This natural goshenite specimen is terminated on most surfaces by etched terminations with some broken surfaces. This rare goshenite specimen also has large pure areas with cat's-eye chatoyancy! It would yield over 100 carats of cat's eye goshenite gemstones. See also a back-view photo, and a close-up photo showing a small transparent area along one edge.
 

Large Heliodor with Aquamarine Specimen


Item: aqum268
Rare bi-color heliodor and aquamarine specimen weighs 3170 carats (1.4 Lbs!)
Dimensions: 3.9" long x 3.5" x 3"
Mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $431.25
This beautiful bi-color beryl specimen is semi-transparent with large transparent areas and many small gem-grade areas. See a back-lit view showing the transparency of this natural aquamarine crystal specimen. See also a view of the back-side of this natural color aquamarine with heliodor specimen. This natural color beryl mineral specimen has a small amount of white clevelandite with muscovite attached on one side of a large yellow and blue-green partially terminated beryl crystal. This large beryl crystal makes a beautiful decorator specimen with areas of natural greenish-yellow color (heliodor) and natural blue-green color (aquamarine). See a back-lit side view photo of this aquamarine with heliodor specimen showing the natural color zones. Most of its surfaces are naturally etched and terminated. See also another photo of this beautiful natural color aquamarine with heliodor specimen.

Heliodor Crystal Specimen


Item: helm138
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 55.95 carats (11.19 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 1.6" long x 0.5" x 0.4" (40mm x 14mm x 11mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $251.78
This natural heliodor specimen is a crystal section with all natural prismatic faces in good condition. The color is a beautiful natural strong yellowish-green color. This 1.6 inch long natural heliodor crystal section is transparent throughout its length with several small flawless areas inside.

Heliodor Crystal Specimen


Item: helm141
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 74.85 carats (14.97 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 1.9" long x 0.5" x 0.4" (49mm x 14mm x 11mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $374.25
This natural heliodor specimen is a crystal section with all natural surfaces and its prismatic faces are in good condition. The color is a very strong natural greenish yellow. This 1.9 inch long heliodor crystal section is transparent throughout its length with some flawless areas inside that would yield about 4 carats of flawless gemstones.

2.5 inch Heliodor Crystal


Item: helm142
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 106.4 carats (21.28 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 2.6" long x 0.6" x 0.5" (65mm x 14.5mm x 12mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $532.00
This naturally terminated heliodor crystal has all natural surfaces with its prismatic faces and terminations good overall condition with some abrasions. The color is a very beautiful and strong natural greenish yellow. This 2.6 inch long natural heliodor crystal is transparent throughout its length with several small flawless areas inside.

3.1 inch Heliodor Crystal


Item: helm143
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 121.35 carats (24.27 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 3.1" long x 0.6" x 0.4" (80.5mm x 15mm x 10mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $582.48
This naturally terminated heliodor crystal has all natural surfaces with its prismatic faces and terminations in very good condition. The color is a beautiful natural greenish yellow, and the crystal becomes colorless (beryl variety: goshenite) at the tip. This 3.1 inch long natural heliodor crystal is transparent throughout its length with several small flawless areas inside.

3.5 inch Heliodor Crystal


Item: helm146
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 364.8 carats (72.96 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 3.5" long x 0.75" x 0.6" (88mm x 25.5mm x 18.5mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $2918.40
This beautiful collector crystal of naturally terminated heliodor has all natural surfaces with its prismatic faces and terminations in very good condition. The rich color is completely natural, it is a very strong greenish yellow with a colorless zone right at the tip! This 3.5 inch long natural color beryl crystal is transparent throughout its length with several facet grade areas inside. See a view of this heliodor crystal standing upright. This heliodor crystal has unusual tapering hexagonal form which gets smaller in diameter towards its tip. See also an opposite side view of this natural heliodor crystal.

5.2 inch Heliodor Crystal


Item: helm147
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 396.4 carats (79.28 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 3.5" long x 0.75" x 0.6" (131mm x 22mm x 16mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $3171.20
This beautiful collector crystal of naturally terminated heliodor has all natural surfaces with its prismatic faces and terminations in good condition. The rich color is completely natural, it is a very strong greenish yellow with a nearly colorless very pale blue zone right at the tip! This 5.2 inch long natural color beryl crystal is transparent throughout its length with many small facet grade areas inside. This heliodor crystal has very unusual tapering hexagonal form which gets larger in diameter towards its tip! See also an opposite side view of this natural heliodor crystal.

Golden Beryl Specimen


Item: helm152
Natural color golden beryl weighing 752.5 carats (150.5 grams)
Golden Beryl Dimensions: 2.9" x 1.9" x 1.6"
Found in 2003 in North Eastern Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $64.50
This natural heliodor specimen is translucent to semi-transparent with some small gem-grade areas. It has very strong golden-yellow natural color. There is a small amount of beige color microcline and some black tourmaline.

Golden Beryl Specimen


Item: helm153
Natural color golden beryl weighing 1048 carats (209.6 grams)
Golden Beryl Dimensions: 3.2" x 3" x 1.3"
Found in 2003 in North Eastern Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $64.50
This natural heliodor specimen is mostly translucent with very strong golden-yellow natural color. There is a small amount of beige color microcline and some black tourmaline.

Golden Beryl Specimen


Item: helm154
Natural color golden beryl weighing 1700 carats (340 grams)
Golden Beryl Dimensions: 4" x 2.8" x 1.9"
Found in 2003 in North Eastern Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $102.50
This natural heliodor specimen is translucent to semi-transparent with some small gem-grade areas. It has very strong golden-yellow natural color. There is a small amount of beige color microcline and some black tourmaline.

Golden Beryl Specimen with Aquamarine


Item: helm155
Natural color golden beryl weighing 1369 carats (273.8 grams)
Golden Beryl Dimensions: 4" x 2.2" x 1.7"
Found in 2003 in North Eastern Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $102.50
This natural heliodor specimen is translucent to semi-transparent with some small gem-grade areas. Most of this specimen has very strong golden-yellow natural color, and there is an area with pale green aquamarine natural color. This beryl specimen also has a small amount of beige color microcline and some black tourmaline.

Golden Beryl Specimen with Aquamarine


Item: helm157
Natural color golden beryl weighing 2300 carats (460 grams)
Golden Beryl Dimensions: 4" x 3.2" x 2.5"
Found in 2003 in North Eastern Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $114.50
This natural heliodor specimen is translucent to semi-transparent. Most of this specimen has strong golden natural colors, and there is an area with pale green natural aquamarine color. This beryl specimen also has small amounts of beige color microcline and black tourmaline.
 

Botryoidal Hematite Specimen

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Item: hemm125
2" x 1.9" x 1.4"
(50mm x 48mm x 35mm)
Sahara Desert, Morroco
Price: $18.50
This top surface of this natural hematite specimen has "grape-like" or botryoidal formations with beautiful metallic luster.

Botryoidal Hematite Specimen

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Item: hemm128
3.2" x 2.2" x 1.5"
(81mm x 57mm x 37mm)
Sahara Desert, Morroco
Price: $34.50
This top surface of this natural hematite specimen has "grape-like" or botryoidal formations with beautiful metallic luster.

Botryoidal Hematite Specimen

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Item: hemm118
3.6" x 2.75" x 2"
(9.0cm x 6.9cm x 5.0cm)
Sahara Desert, Morroco
Price: $41.50
This top surface of this natural hematite specimen has both botryoidal and crystalline surface features with brilliant metallic luster.

Botryoidal Hematite Specimen

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Item: hemm133
4.7" x 3.4" x 2"
(119mm x 86mm x 51mm)
Sahara Desert, Morroco
Price: $82.50
This top surface of this natural hematite specimen has botryoidal formations with metallic luster.
 

4.5 Lb. Green Kunzite (hiddenite) Crystal


Item: hidm110
This genuine kunzite crystal weighs 2038 grams (4.5 pounds)
Green kunzite crystal measurements: 8.3" x 3.0" x 2.1" (21.1cm x 7.6cm x 5.3cm)
mined in Gilgit, Pakistan
Price: $6114.00
This very rare size & fine quality green kunzite crystal (also known as hiddenite) weighs 4.5 pounds! It actually is bi-color, having very intense golden-lime color at one end with deep green color at the opposite end (100% natural colors), and it has large areas with superb transparency as shown in the photo at left, with many facet-grade areas in its interior. This spectacular golden-green spodumene crystal is also naturally terminated at each end (referred to as being bi-terminated). See also a back-view photo.

30.4 gram Green Kunzite Crystal


Item: hidm113
This Natural Green Kunzite Crystal weighs 30.4 grams
Green kunzite crystal dimensions 44mm x 23mm x 18mm
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $183.00
This very blocky, fine quality, facet grade,light tone of yellow green kunzite crystal (also known by some in the trade as hiddenite) weighs 22.9 grams. It actually is not green enough to be called hiddenite, and it does not appear to be colored by chromium. It does have a very large area with superb transparency as shown in the photo at left, and could be faceted into a very nice pendant size gem or multiple smaller gems.. This spectacular medium light tone yellow-green spodumene crystal is of natural color, it has not been treated or color enhanced in any way. The color is very very stable and has been fade tested for a long period of time. It is also partialy terminated on one end. See also a edge-view photo.
 

Natural Iolite Rough Specimens

Item: iolm130x-iolite-rough-specimens
available in several sizes, please see below to order
Natural iolite rough pieces found in India
These natural iolite specimens were mined in India. They are translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing grayish-purplish-blue color (see close-up photo at left shown held up to a light). See also a full view photo showing several of these natural iolite specimens. The best way to see the colors is to wet the material (or polish it!). These make great specimens of natural untreated iolite just as they are, although they are also suitable as lapidary rough to make commercial grade iolite cabochons, carvings, etc...

We have these natural iolite mineral specimens available in several sizes, please see below to order.

1.5 inch Natural Iolite Rough Specimens

Item: iolm130-1p5-iolite-rough-specimens
Price: $11.95

2 inch Natural Iolite Rough Specimens

Item: iolm130-2-iolite-rough-specimens
Price: $16.95

2.5 inch Natural Iolite Rough Specimens

Item: iolm130-2p5-iolite-rough-specimens
Price: $24.50

3 inch Natural Iolite Rough Specimens

Item: iolm130-3-iolite-rough-specimens
Price: $32.50


Iolite Specimen, 179.3 carats

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Item: iolm119
179.3 carats
2.2" x 1.2" x 0.9"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $21.50
This natural specimen of iolite was mined in Tanzania. The iolite has areas with blue-violet natural color. It is translucent to semi-transparent.

1283.6 carat Iolite Specimen

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Item: iolm118
1283.6 carats (weighs over 1/2 pound!)
3.4" x 2.7" x 1.9"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $385.08
This natural specimen of iolite was mined in Tanzania. The iolite has beautiful deep blue-violet natural color. It is translucent to semi-transparent, and it has some small gem grade areas. It looks like a huge piece of tanzanite! The photo at left shows a close-up of one end, see also a full-view photo.

Iolite Specimen, 60.7 carats

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Item: iolm127
60.7 carats
1.1" x 0.8" x 0.7"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $82.50
This natural specimen of iolite was mined in Tanzania. The iolite has areas with deep blue-violet natural color, and at 90 degrees it becomes nearly colorless to light brown. It is transparent with small gem grade areas.

Iolite Specimen, 84.1 carats

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Item: iolm128
84.1 carats
1.5" x 1.1" x 0.7"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $114.50
This natural specimen of iolite was mined in Tanzania. The iolite has areas with deep blue-violet natural color, and at 90 degrees it becomes nearly colorless to light brown. It is transparent with gem grade areas.The photo at left shows a side-view, see also a another-view photo.

Iolite Specimen, 94.15 carats

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Item: iolm129
94.15 carats
1.3" x 1.1" x 0.7"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $126.50
This natural specimen of iolite was mined in Tanzania. The iolite has areas with deep blue-violet natural color, and at 90 degrees it becomes nearly colorless to light brown. It is transparent with gem grade areas.
 

5 inch Caramel Jasper Specimen

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Item: jasm125
1.5 Lbs
5" x 3.7" x 2.3"
Price: $8.95
This natural color jasper specimen has colors in delicious shades of caramel and milk chocolate! This caramel jasper piece makes a nice specimen just as it is, although it could also be used as lapidary rough. It was mined in the USA.

Brecciated Jaspetized Rhyolite

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Item: jasm107
2.1 Lbs
4.7" x 4.6" x 3.3"
(12cm x 11.6cm x 8.5cm)
Mojave Desert, Nevada, USA
Price: $7.35
This brecciated jaspetized rhyolite specimen has natural colors ranging from tan-yellow to light reddish-purple to a bright brick-red tone. It was mined in the Eastern Mojave Desert of Nevada, USA.

Red Jasper with Volcanic Ash

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Item: jasm110
12.0 Lbs
8.5" x 7.8" x 5"
(21.5cm x 19.8cm x 12.7cm)
Mojave Desert, Nevada, USA
Price: $46.50
This 12 pound decorator specimen of natural jasper has a thick layer of beautiful deep red jasper over a layer of light color volcanic ash. The jasper is very pure & solid, and it could also be used as lapidary rough.

17.8 pound Caramel Jasper Specimen

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Item: jasm129
17.8 Lbs
9.5" x 6" x 6"
Price: $82.50
This large size decorator specimen of natural jasper has colors in delicious shades of caramel and milk chocolate in the upper part with a thick layer of dark chocolate on the bottom! It was mined in the USA.

Raindrop Jasper

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Item: jasm111
1.0 Lbs
3.9" x 3.5" x 1.9"
(10.1cm x 9.1cm x 5cm)
Price: $3.45
This specimen of genuine raindrop jasper has naturally weathered surfaces. It is covered with dots, circles and bull's eyes in shades of grayish green and white to reddish gray colors (all natural colors). This jasper piece was mined in the Mojave Desert of the western USA. It makes a great specimen just as it is, although it could also be used as lapidary rough for making cabs, carvings, spheres, etc.

Raindrop Jasper Specimen

This unique item is sold.
Item: jasm112
2.05 pounds
8" x 3" x 2"
(20.3cm x 7.6cm x 5.1cm)
Price: $8.72
This specimen of genuine raindrop jasper has naturally weathered surfaces. It is covered with dots, circles and bull's eyes in shades of grayish green and white to reddish gray colors (all natural colors). This jasper piece was mined in the Mojave Desert of the western USA. It makes a great specimen just as it is, although it could also be used as lapidary rough for making cabs, carvings, spheres, etc. The photo at left shows a close-up. See also a full-view photo of this raindrop jasper.

Leopard Skin Jasper Specimen, 12.7 Lbs

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Item: jasm118
12.7 Lbs
8.5" x 7.5" x 6.5"
(22cm x 19cm x 16.5cm)
Price: $95.25
This 12.7 pound leopard skin jasper was mined at Agua caliente, Mexico. It has beautiful multi-colored appearance with dots, bull's eyes, in shades of yellow, brown, grayish-green, and white. It also has very interesting patterns of layers.

Spiderweb Jasper Specimen, 6.4 Lbs

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Item: jasm120
6.4 Lbs
7" x 5.5" x 3.5"
(17.8cm x 14cm x 8.9cm)
Price: $12.80
This specimen of spiderweb jasper has naturally weathered surfaces. This material is a gray limestone with thin veinlets of red jasper running through the limestone in spiderweb-like patterns.

Ocean Jasper Rough Specimen, 4.5 Lbs

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Item: jasm130_ocean-jasper-rough
Natural ocean jasper rough specimen weighing 4.5 Lbs
Ocean Jasper Rough Dimensions: 6.4" x 4.3" x 3.7"
Price: $118.95
This beautiful specimen of "Ocean Jasper" rough was mined in Madagascar. "Ocean Jasper" is a rare orbicular jasper variety that is mined at a remote location on the coast of Madagascar. This ocean jasper rough specimen is superior lapidary grade with dots and bull's eyes in interesting patterns in beautiful shades of green, white and brown colors (all natural colors). There also are some drusy quartz crystal lined vugs exposed on its surfaces.

Ocean Jasper Lapidary Rough Specimen, 15.3 Lbs

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Item: jasm132_ocean-jasper-rough
Natural ocean jasper rough specimen weighing 15.3 Lbs
Ocean Jasper Rough Dimensions: 9" x 8" x 6"
Price: $346.95
This fine lapidary grade specimen of "Ocean Jasper" rough was mined in Madagascar. "Ocean Jasper" is a rare orbicular jasper variety that is mined at a remote location on the coast of Madagascar. This ocean jasper rough specimen is a wonderful decorator specimen of natural ocean jasper just as it is, although it also is superior lapidary grade with dots, lines and bull's eyes in unique patterns in beautiful shades of green, white and tan colors (all natural colors). There also are some very nice drusy quartz crystal lined vugs exposed on its surfaces.
 


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