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Mineral Specimens & Crystals of All Minerals
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Obsidian Dragon Head Carving

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Item: obsh101x-dragon-head-carving
4" long x 2.2" tall x 2" wide
Price: $131.25
This dragon's head was hand-carved by a master stone carver in China from a block of natural obsidian rough that was mined in Mexico. See also a front view photo of this fine quality dragons head obsidian carving.

Natural Rainbow Obsidian Piece

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Item: obsl115
5.75 Lbs.
7" x 5.2" x 4.7" (17.8cm x 13.2cm x 11.9cm)
Price: $68.50
This piece of 100% natural obsidian was mined in Mexico. It appears to be black, but if you look closely at the freshly broken surface in the photo at left you can see that it actually has areas with green and purple sheen visible at certain angles. The beautiful sheen colors become much more pronounced when viewed with a bright light source on fresh surfaces or when polished. This piece of rainbow sheen obsidian is top-grade lapidary material, it would make a wonderful carving, or it could be made into a couple of 2.5" to 3" spheres with plenty of material left over for cabochon gems. See also a full-view photo.

Mahogany Obsidian Lapidary Rough

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Item: obsl119
6.8 pounds
7.3" x 6" x 5.2" (18.5cm x 15.2cm x 13.2cm)
Price: $25.50
This piece of top-grade mahogany obsidian lapidary rough was mined in Mexico. It has beautiful patterns of mostly deep brownish-red with some black colors (100% natural colors) known as mahogany obsidian. This is very pure and solid obsidian rough and it could be made into a couple of spheres measuring 2" to 3" in diameter, or into a single large carving. It would also make a nice specimen of mahogany obsidian just as it is.

Large Mahogany Obsidian Lapidary Rough

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Item: obsl120
28.0 pounds
12.6" x 9.2" x 7" (32cm x 23.4cm x 17.8cm)
Price: $95.20
This piece of top-grade mahogany obsidian lapidary rough was mined in Mexico. It has beautiful patterns of deep brownish-red and black colors (100% natural colors) known as mahogany obsidian. This is very pure and solid obsidian rough and it could be carved into a single large sculpture or a 5" sphere and a 3.5" sphere.

50 Pound Mahogany Obsidian Lot


Item: obsl104
50Lbs. (22.7kg)
Sizes range from 5" to 12" (12cm to 30cm)
Price: $120.00
50 pounds lots of top-grade mahogany obsidian lapidary rough that was mined in Mexico. These lots contain 3-4 pieces weighing from 5 to 25 pounds each (please let us know if you prefer only larger or smaller sizes). These pieces have nice patterns of deep brownish-red & black colors known as mahogany obsidian. This is very pure obsidian rough, ideal for making spheres, bookends, and carvings, and also beautiful as decoration pieces just as they are.
 

Natural Common Opal Specimens

Item: opam156x
available in several small sizes (please see below)
These genuine opal specimens were mined in the USA
These natural opal specimens have thick layers of common opal in shades with white, tan, and pale yellow-green (completely natural untreated colors) with large areas of very nice cabochon gem or carving grade. The photo at left is viewed under incandescent light. We have these natural opal specimens available in small to medium sizes that are perfect for mineral collections, as samples for classroom study, and for metaphysical use. Please see below to order.
2 inch Natural Common Opal Specimens

Item: opam156c
Price: $2.50

2.5 inch Natural Common Opal Specimens

Item: opam156d
Price: $4.50

3 inch Natural Common Opal Specimens

Item: opam156e
Price: $7.50


Pink and White Opal Specimen, Lapidary Grade

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Item: opam165
0.95 Lbs
4.5" x 3.4" x 3.2" (114mm x 86mm x 82mm)
Price: $28.50
This piece of natural opal has a mottled brecia pattern of white, light pink, and purple-pink colors. The older exposed surfaces of this natural opal rough specimen are oxidized to white, brown and gray colors. Freshly broken surfaces reveal the beautiful white & pink colors inside. It is fine lapidary grade and would yield a single large carving or a 1.8 inch diameter sphere, with plenty of material left over for cabochons, etc.

Pink and White Opal Specimen


Item: opam167
3.8 Lbs
8" x 5" x 3.5"
Price: $104.50
This piece of natural opal has a mottled brecia pattern of white, light pink, and red-pink colors. The older exposed surfaces of this natural opal rough specimen are oxidied to white, brown and gray colors. Freshly broken surfaces reveal the beautiful white & pink colors inside. It is fine lapidary grade and would yield a single large carving or several 2.5 inch diameter spheres, with plenty of material left over for cabochons, etc.

Pink and White Opal Specimen, 36 pounds


Item: opam168
36 Lbs
15.5" x 9" x 8"
Price: $466.20
This large boulder of natural opal has a mottled brecia pattern of white, light pink, and red-pink colors. All of its surfaces but one are older exposed surfaces that have oxidized to white. There is one freshly broken surface across the top that reveals the beautiful white & pink mottled colors inside. Most of its interior is fine lapidary grade with crust on some surfaces. It would yield a single large amazing carving, or a couple of 4 to 5 inch diameter spheres, with plenty of material left over for cabochons, etc.

Boulder Opal Mineral Specimen

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Item: opam155
0.2 Lbs
2" x 1.7" x 1.4"
( 52 x 44 x 35mm)
mined in Queensland, Australia
Price: $34.50
This piece of 100% natural boulder opal rough consists of brown clay-ironstone matrix with thin seams of precious opal. Within the opal there are areas with intense purple-blue colors. This mineral specimen is completely natural boulder opal, with no dyes, glues, laminations or fillers.

Boulder Opal Specimen


Item: opam163
This natural boulder opal weighs 0.2 Lbs
Measument: 1.8" x 1.7" x 1.2" (45mm x 44mm x 31mm)
Found in Queensland, Australia
Price: $134.50
This polished piece of 100% natural boulder opal consists of brown clay-ironstone matrix with a thin seam of precious opal on its upper surface. Within the opal there are areas with natural flashes of bright green, blue and reddish-orange! Other than some polished surfaces, this mineral specimen is completely natural boulder opal, with no dyes, glues, laminations or fillers.

Boulder Opal Mineral Specimen


Item: opam144
This boulder opal specimens measure: 2.6" x 2.2" x 1.5"
( 67 x 57 x 37mm )
Mined in Queensland, Australia
Price: $112.50
This piece of natural boulder opal consists of brown clay-ironstone matrix with a thin seam of precious opal. Within the opal there are areas of intense flashes of green, and some blueish-purple colors. Other than its polished surfaces, this mineral specimen is completely natural boulder opal, with no dyes, glues, laminations or fillers. The photo at left shows a close-up photo, see also a full-view photo.

Boulder Opal Mineral Specimen


Item: opam145
This genuine boulder opal is 3.8" x 1.5" x 1.1"
( 98.5 x 39 x 28mm )
Mined in Queensland, Australia
Price: $184.50
This specimen of natural boulder opal rough consists of brown clay-ironstone matrix with a thin seam of precious opal. Within the opal there are areas with intense flashes of green, orange-red and some blueish-purple colors. Other than its polished surfaces, this mineral specimen is completely natural boulder opal, with no dyes, glues, laminations or fillers. The photo at left shows a close-up photo, see also a full-view photo.
 

Peridot Crystal


Item: perm308_peridot-crystal
This genuine peridot crystal specimen weighs 12.7 carats (2.54 grams)
Peridot Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 0.6" x 0.4" x 0.4" (15mm x 11mm x 10mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $46.99
This small peridot crystal is naturally terminated and has a small amount of graphite and clay minerals on some surfaces. It is transparent and would yield a 5 carat cabochon gem. See an opposite side view of this natural peridot crystal.

Peridot Crystal


Item: perm309_peridot-crystal
This genuine peridot crystal specimen weighs 17.7 carats (3.54 grams)
Peridot Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 0.7" x 0.6" x 0.4" (17mm x 14mm x 10mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $51.33
This small peridot crystal is naturally terminated and has a small amount of graphite and clay minerals on some surfaces. It is transparent and would yield a 6 carat cabochon gem. See another view of this natural peridot mineral specimen. See also an opposite side view of this unique peridot crystal specimen.

Peridot Crystal


Item: perm310_peridot-crystal
This genuine peridot crystal specimen weighs 23.05 carats (4.61 grams)
Peridot Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 0.7" x 0.5" x 0.5" (18mm x 13mm x 12mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $69.15
This small peridot crystal is naturally terminated and has a small amount of graphite and clay minerals on some surfaces, and it is transparent in the upper half. See an opposite side view of this natural peridot crystal specimen. This specimen is actually two intergrown peridot crystals. See also a view of this unique peridot mineral specimen laying on its side.

Peridot Crystal Specimen


Item: perm311_peridot-crystal
This natural peridot specimen weighs 24.4 carats (4.88 grams)
Peridot Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 0.9" long x 0.5" x 0.4" (24mm x 12mm x 10mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $78.08
This small peridot specimen is a partially terminated crystal. It is transparent and would yield 7 carats of lightly included gems.

Peridot Rough Specimen


Item: perm322_peridot
This genuine peridot crystal specimen weighs 43.55 carats (8.71 grams)
Peridot Rough Dimensions: 0.9" x 0.8" x 0.6" deep (22mm x 20mm x 15mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $91.45
This peridot rough specimen is a crystal section with mostly broken surfaces. It is semi-transparent to transparent with some areas inside that would yield lightly included cabochon gems. See also an opposite side view of this peridot rough specimen.

Peridot Crystal


Item: perm315_peridot-crystal
This genuine peridot crystal specimen weighs 31.3 carats (6.26 grams)
Peridot Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 0.8" wide x 0.7" tall x 0.4" deep (22mm x 18mm x 11mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $115.81
This small peridot crystal is naturally terminated. It has a transparent area inside that would yield a 10 carat lightly included gem. See another view of this natural peridot crystal.

Peridot Crystal


Item: perm318_peridot-crystal
This genuine peridot crystal specimen weighs 35.9 carats (7.18 grams)
Peridot Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 0.8" wide x 0.7" tall x 0.5" deep (21mm x 18mm x 12mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $118.47
This small peridot crystal is naturally terminated. It is transparent and would yield a 12 carat lightly included cabochon gem. See a side view of this natural peridot crystal.

Peridot Rough Specimen


Item: perm320_peridot-crystal
This genuine peridot crystal specimen weighs 60.15 carats (12.03 grams)
Peridot Rough Dimensions: 1.0" x 0.9" x 0.6" deep (26mm x 23mm x 15mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $126.31
This peridot rough specimen is a crystal section with mostly broken surfaces. It is semi-transparent to transparent with some areas inside that would yield lightly included cabochon gems.

Gem-Grade Peridot Rough Specimen


Item: perm327_peridot-crystal
This genuine peridot crystal specimen weighs 44.8 carats (8.96 grams)
Peridot Rough Dimensions: 0.75" x 0.75" x 0.5" deep (19mm x 19mm x 14mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $165.76
This peridot rough specimen is a crystal section with mostly broken surfaces and a blocky shape. It is transparent and would yield a lightly included hi-dome cabochon gem weighing over 15 carats! See also an opposite side view of this gem grade peridot specimen.

Gem-Grade Peridot Rough Specimen


Item: perm313_peridot-crystal
This genuine peridot crystal specimen weighs 50.25 carats (10.05 grams)
Peridot Rough Dimensions: 1.1" x 0.8" x 0.5" deep (28mm x 21mm x 12mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $165.82
This peridot rough specimen is a crystal section with mostly broken surfaces. It is transparent and would yield a 15 carat lightly included cabochon gem. See also a back-lit view of this gem grade peridot specimen.

Peridot Crystal


Item: perm316_peridot-crystal
This genuine peridot crystal specimen weighs 53.35 carats (10.67 grams)
Peridot Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1" x 0.7" x 0.5" deep (25mm x 17mm x 13.5mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $176.05
This small peridot crystal is naturally terminated. It has very consistent lightly included transparency throughout, and it would yield a single 20 carat lightly included cabochon gem. See an opposite side view of this natural peridot crystal.

Gem-Grade Peridot Rough Specimen


Item: perm328_
This genuine peridot crystal specimen weighs 49.6 carats (9.92 grams)
Peridot Rough Dimensions: 1.2" x 0.9" x 0.3" deep (30mm x 22mm x 9mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $198.40
This peridot rough specimen is a crystal section with mostly broken surfaces, and it has a relatively thin flat shape ideal for making a large cabochon gem. It is transparent and would yield a lightly included cabochon weighing 20 carats. See also a side view of this gem peridot rough specimen. See an additional view of this natural peridot specimen.

137 carat Peridot Specimen


Item: perm314_peridot-crystal
This genuine peridot crystal specimen weighs 137 carats (27.4 grams)
Peridot Rough Dimensions: 1.5" x 1.1" x 0.7" deep (39mm x 27mm x 18mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $232.90
This natural peridot specimen is a partially terminated peridot crystal with some broken areas. There are white clay minerals on some surfaces and some graphite on the opposite side. This peridot is opaque to translucent at its base and becomes transparent towards its tip with a large area inside showing good cabochon grade transparency. It would yield a 20 carat lightly included cabochon gem. See also an opposite side view of this unique peridot mineral specimen.

Intergrown Peridot Crystals


Item: perm321_peridot-crystal
This natural color peridot crystal weighs 64.2 carats (12.84 grams)
Peridot Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1" x 0.8" x 076" (26mm x 21mm x 18mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $231.12
This naturally terminated peridot specimen is actually two intergrown crystals with gem grade transparency. See a back-lit view of these natural color peridot crystals. See also a side view of these gem grade peridot crystals.

Large Peridot Crystal,195.7 carats


Item: perm248
This natural color peridot crystal weighs 39.14 grams (195.7 carats)
Peridot Specimen Dimensions: 1.7" x 1.3" x 0.7"
(44mm x 33mm x 19mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $234.25
This large size peridot crystal is translucent to semi-transparent with a transparent gem grade area at its tip. The photo at left of this natural peridot crystal was taken under incandescent light. See a back-view of this fine peridot mineral specimen. See also a side-view photo of this natural peridot crystal.

Natural Peridot Crystal


Item: perm192
this genuine peridot crystal weighs 28.4 grams (141.9 carats)
1.4" x 1.3" x 0.8"
(35mm x 34mm x 21mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $241.40
This natural peridot crystal makes a nice mineral specimen just as it is, although it had large transparent areas of fine cabochon grade transparency, and it could be ground and polished into beautiful gemstones. The surfaces are slightly dull and the terminations are in very good condition overall. The photo at left was taken under incandescent light.

Peridot Crystal Specimen


Item: perm317_peridot-crystal
This natural color peridot crystal weighs 101.45 carats (20.29 grams)
Peridot Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.2" x 1" x 0.7" (30mm x 25mm x 18mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $284.06
This naturally terminated peridot crystal has a small amount of graphite and clay minerals on some surfaces, and it has some transparent gem-grade areas inside. See also an opposite side view of this natural peridot mineral specimen. See also a side view of this unique peridot crystal.

Gem Grade Peridot Crystal Specimen

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Item: perm319_peridot-crystal
This natural color peridot crystal weighs 87 carats (17.4 grams)
Peridot Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.1" x 0.8" x 0.6" (28mm x 22mm x 15mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $348.00
This naturally terminated peridot crystal has a broken area along one side. It is transparent and would yield a single large lightly included gem weighing over 30 carats! See a back-lit view of this natural color peridot crystal. See also a side view of this unique gem grade peridot crystal.

Large Gem-Grade Peridot Specimen


Item: perm261_peridot-crystal
this genuine peridot specimen weighs 26.26 grams (111.7 carats)
1.5" x 1.0" x 0.9"
(37mm x 25mm x 22mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $418.95
This natural peridot specimen is actually two intergrown peridot crystals that are partially terminated with a large broken face as shown revealing the gem grade areas inside. This gem grade peridot specimen is semi-transparent to transparent with large lightly included areas inside. It would yield 40 carats of lightly included gems! The photo at left was taken under incandescent light. See also a back-view photo.

Gem-Grade Peridot Rough Specimen


Item: perm303_peridot-rough
This genuine peridot specimen weighs 120.6 carats (24.12 grams)
Peridot Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.3" x 0.9" x 0.9" (34mm x 23mm x 23mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $434.16
This natural peridot mineral specimen is a partially terminated peridot crystal section with a large gem-grade area inside that would yield a 30 carat lightly included cabochon gem! See also another view of this rare quality gem grade peridot rough specimen.

Gem-Grade Peridot Rough Specimen


Item: perm329_peridot
This genuine peridot specimen weighs 155 carats (31 grams)
Peridot Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.6" x 1.4" x 0.7"
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $441.75
This natural peridot mineral specimen is a partially terminated peridot crystal section with large gem-grade areas inside that would yield 40 carats of lightly included cabochon gems. See a back-lit view of this rare quality peridot gem rough. See also a side view of this peridot gem rough specimen.

Ex-Large Natural Peridot Crystal, 659 carats!


Item: perm296
This genuine peridot crystal weighs 131.8 grams (659 carats)
Peridot specimen measurements: 2.3" x 1.7" x 1.3"
(59mm x 43mm x 34mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $988.50
This rare size specimen of natural peridot is a partially terminated peridot crystal with no matrix. The photo at left was taken under daylight. See also another photo of this peridot crystal in the same position with different lighting. One third of this peridot crystal is transparent with gem grade areas, and the remaining portion is mostly translucent with some semi-transparent areas. The bottom and some of the backside show attachment surfaces and some broken areas. See a photo of the bottom surface of this natural peridot crystal. This peridot specimen could be sawn, ground and polished into several beautiful gemstones. See also an opposite side view of this natural peridot crystal.

Giant Peridot Crystal, 1333.5 carats!


Item: perm297
This genuine peridot crystal weighs 1333.5 carats (266.7 grams)
Peridot specimen measurements: 3.25" x 2.8" x 1.2"
83mm x 72mm x 31mm)
Mined near Kohestan, Pakistan
Price: $3200.00
This rare specimen of natural peridot is a very large naturally terminated peridot crystal with no matrix, and it weighs over 1/2 pound! See a back-lit photo of this rare size peridot crystal taken under daylight. See also a photo showing this natural peridot crystal laying on its side. This entire peridot crystal is semi-transparent to transparent! See a back-lit photo of the opposite side of this giant peridot crystal. This rare size peridot crystal specimen could be sawn, ground and polished into several beautiful gemstones. It has some internal fractures separating large gem grade areas. See also a front lit view of this very rare size natural peridot crystal.

Peridot in Basalt


Item: perm323
Basalt matrix specimen weighs 0.9 lbs pounds
Basalt Matrix Dimensions: 3.6" x 3.6" x 2.5"
Mojave Desert, California, USA
Price: $14.95
Olive green peridot grains that crystallized deep within the earth's crust aggregated into peridotite. This peridotite was then breciated into small pieces and carried up to the surface by basaltic magma & gasses during a volcanic eruption. The peridot was later encased within the basaltic lava flow which hardened around it.

Peridot in Basalt


Item: perm324
Basalt matrix specimen weighs 3.8 lbs pounds
Basalt Matrix Dimensions: 7.5" x 4.2" x 3.5"
Mojave Desert, California, USA
Price: $38.95
Olive green peridot grains that crystallized deep within the earth's crust aggregated into peridotite. This peridotite was then breciated into small pieces and carried up to the surface by basaltic magma & gasses during a volcanic eruption. The peridot was later encased within the basaltic lava flow which hardened around it. This basalt matrix specimen has several large masses of peridot grains exposed around its surfaces.

Peridot in Basalt decorator Specimen


Item: perm325
Basalt matrix specimen weighs 5.1 lbs pounds
Basalt Matrix Dimensions: 8" x 6" x 5"
Mojave Desert, California, USA
Price: $51.95
Olive green peridot grains that crystallized deep within the earth's crust aggregated into peridotite. This peridotite was then breciated into small pieces and carried up to the surface by basaltic magma & gasses during a volcanic eruption. The peridot was later encased within the basaltic lava flow which hardened around it. This basalt matrix specimen has a 2 inch mass of peridot grains exposed around its upper surface as shown.

San Carlos Peridot in Basalt


Item: perm326_peridot-mineral-specimen
Genuine San Carlos peridot in matrix specimen weighing 5.9 pounds
Peridot in Matrix Dimensions: 6.3" x 4.6" x 4.2"
Mined on the San Carlos Indian Reservation, Arizona, USA
Price: $88.25
Peridot grains that crystallized deep within the earth's crust aggregated into massive peridotite. The peridotite then broke up and was engulfed by basaltic magma and carried up to the surface by magma & expanding gasses during a volcanic eruption. See also an opposite side view of this natural decorator mineral specimen of San Carlos peridot in basalt matrix. Some of the peridot grains are gem grade and measure up to about 1/8 inch across.
 
 

Phantom Quartz Crystal, 5 inches long

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Item: phqm109
5" x 2.25" x 2.1"
(12.7cm x 5.7cm x 5.3cm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $88.50
This naturally terminated rock crystal quartz specimen has an easily visible phantom quartz crystal shape within it (see the middle area of the photo at left). The terminations are in very good condition. This crystal has superb transparency and is over 60% flawless. See also the full-view photo.
There is a natural triangular marking (see close-up of triangular mark) on one of the terminations of this crystal. This kind of natural triangular mark is popularly referred to as a record keeper.

Phantom Quartz crystal

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Item: phqm108
1.0 Lbs (0.45kg)
4.3" long x 2.6" x 2.0"
(11cm x 6.5cm x 5cm)
Goias, Brazil
Price: $44.50
This natural rock crystal quartz specimen has incredible transparency (over 90% flawless!) and multiple faint phantom shapes within it (see close-up of "phantom" within the crystal).

Phantom Quartz Crystal

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Item: phqm111
2.7" x 1.1" x 0.8"
(6.9cm x 2.8cm x 2cm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $28.50
This naturally terminated rock crystal quartz specimen has an easily visible phantom quartz crystal shape within. It has excellent transparency and the natural terminations are in very good condition. See also the close-up of the phantom.

Phantom Quartz Crystal

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Item: phqm102
0.4 Lbs
3.4" long x 1.6" x 1.3" (8.6cm x 4cm x 3.3cm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $28.50
This natural rock crystal quartz specimen has easily visible white and green chlorite phantoms within it as shown in the close-up photo at left. There also are some light-purple clay mineral inclusions. The terminations are in good condition overall, and they have vitreous luster. see also the full-view photo.

Phantom Quartz Crystal, 2.8 inches long

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Item: phqm110
2.8" x 1.3" x 1.2"
(7cm x 3.3cm x 3cm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $34.50
This naturally terminated rock crystal quartz specimen has an easily visible phantom quartz crystal shape within it, and it has very good transparency.

Purple Chlorite Phantom in Quartz

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Item: phqm103
1.8" x 1.6" x 0.8"
(4.5cm x 4cm x 2cm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $14.50
This natural rock crystal quartz specimen has a brownish-purple chlorite phantom shape within it. The quartz has very good tranparency and vitreous luster.

Purple Chlorite Phantom in Quartz

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Item: phqm107
3.6" long x 1.7" x 1.5"
(9cm x 4.3cm x 3.8cm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $24.50
This natural rock crystal quartz specimen has a purple chlorite phantom within it (see close-up of phantom).

Double Phantom Quartz Crystal

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Item: phqm104
2.8" long x 1.2" x 1.1"
(7cm x 3cm x 2.75cm)
Brazil
Price: $38.50
This natural rock crystal quartz specimen has two easily visible white phantom crystal shapes within it. The rock crystal quartz has superb transparency and is mostly flawless! The terminations show vitreous luster and are in good condition overall. This double-phantom quartz crystal was mined at Mato Verde, Brazil in 1991.

Smoky Phantom Quartz Crystal

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Item: phqm105
1.5 Lbs (0.7kg)
5.2" long x 2.8" x 2.5"
(13cm x 7cm x 6.3cm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $48.50
This natural rock crystal quartz specimen has a smoky quartz phantom shape within it. The photo at left shows a close-up of the smoky phantom in the upper portion of this crystal, see also the full-view photo. This crystal has excellent transparency in the upper half, becoming translucent near the base. The terminations show some minor abrasions and have excellent vitreous luster. There also is a large plane within this crystal with a beautiful "rainbow" reflection (see close-up showing rainbow reflection) . This kind of quartz crystal is popularly referred to as a quartz generator.

Phantom Quartz Crystal

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Item: phqm106
1.6 Lbs (0.72kg)
3.8" x 3.6" x 2.8"
(9.5cm x 9cm x 7cm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $84.50
This natural rock crystal quartz specimen has an easily visible phantom quartz crystal shape within it. The terminations are in mostly good condition with some small abrasions. This crystal has good transparency, with many beautiful planes and veils within. There is a natural triangular marking (see close-up) on one of the terminations that is popularly referred to as a record keeper.
 

Pyrite Crystals on Matrix

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Item: pytm179
Natural Pyrite Specimen Dimensions: 3.3" wide x 2.7" x 2.7"
San Jose de Huanzala Mine, Peru
Price: $46.50
This natural pyrite specimen has dozens of small pyrite crystals nestled in cavities and also on some of its surfaces. The small pyrite crystals show a combination of cubic and pyritohedral form, and they have very brilliant metallic luster.

Pyrite Crystals on Matrix


Item: pytm180
Natural Pyrite Specimen Dimensions: 5.8" wide x 3" x 1.5"
San Jose de Huanzala Mine, Peru
Price: $68.50
This natural pyrite specimen has dozens of small pyrite crystals on its upper surface. The small pyrite crystals show a combination of cubic and pyritohedral form, and they have very brilliant metallic luster.

Large Pyrite Specimen

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Item: pytm178
This natural pyrite specimen weighs 18.2 Lbs
Pyrite Specimen Dimensions: 8" wide x 6.5" tall x 6" deep
San Jose de Huanzala Mine, Peru
Price: $618.95
This natural specimen of solid pyrite would make a great decorator mineral specimen for your home or office! The front surface of this natural pyrite specimen is covered with naturally terminated pyrite crystals measuring up to 2.5 inches across! The pyrite crystals are striated and show a combination of cubic & pyritohedral form, and they have very brilliant metallic luster. See a side view of this natural pyrite specimen. See also a back-view.
 

Quartz Crystal Cluster


Item: rkxm532
This quartz crystal cluster measures 2" long x 1.7" x 1.4"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed near Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $16.95
The crystal tips of this naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster are in very good condition. The quartz crystals are semi-transparent at their base and have very good transparency near the tips.

Quartz Crystal Cluster


Item: rkxm533
This quartz crystal cluster measures 3.3" x 2.4" x 1.7"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed near Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $24.95
The upright crystal tip of this naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster is in good condition. The quartz crystals have very good transparency.

Quartz Crystal Cluster


Item: rkxm535
This quartz crystal cluster measures 3.8" x 3" x 1.6"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed near Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $38.95
This naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster has several crystals that are cloudy at their base with very good transparency near the tips. Most of the crystal tips are slightly abraded.

4.2 inch Laser Quartz Crystal


Item: rkxm565
Quartz Crystal Specimen Dimensions: 4.2" x 1.2" x 0.7"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed near Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $31.95
The prismatic faces and the tip of this naturally terminated quartz crystal specimen are in very good condition. It colorless with very good transparency and a slightly tapering shape. Crystals from this region in Brazil with tapering shapes are popularly known as Diamantina laser crystals.

3.9 inch Natural Quartz Crystal


Item: rkxm566
Quartz Crystal Dimensions: 3.9" x 1.3" x 1"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed near Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $31.95
The prismatic faces and the tip of this naturally terminated quartz crystal specimen are in good overall condition with some minor abrasions. It colorless with very good transparency and a slightly tapering shape. Crystals from this region in Brazil with tapering shapes are popularly known as Diamantina laser crystals.

4.4 inch Laser Quartz Crystal


Item: rkxm567
Quartz Crystal Specimen Dimensions: 4.4" x 0.8" x 0.7"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed near Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $38.95
The prismatic faces and the tip of this naturally terminated quartz crystal specimen are in very good condition. It colorless with very good transparency and a tapering hexagonal shape. Crystals from this region in Brazil with tapering shapes are popularly known as Diamantina laser crystals.

Quartz Crystal Rough Specimen


Item: rkxm568
Natural color quartz rough weighing 0.8 pounds
Quartz Crystal Rough Dimensions: 4.3" x 3.3" x 1.7"
Natural quartz specimen unearthed in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $38.95
This natural quartz crystal specimen has light brown natural color with mostly broken surfaces. It is transparent with som elarge gem-grade areas inside!

Quartz Crystal Cluster


Item: rkxm573
This quartz crystal mineral specimen is 4.2" long x 2.6" x 2.3"
Genuine quartz crystal specimen mined near Montes Claros, Brazil
Price: $46.95
This rare quality quartz crystal cluster has a large flawless gem-grade area inside the largest crystal. The crystal tips are in very good condition. See also an opposite side view of this quartz crystal cluster.

Quartz Crystal Cluster

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Item: rkxm574
This quartz crystal mineral specimen is 4" x 3.2 x 2.6"
Genuine quartz crystal specimen mined near Montes Claros, Brazil
Price: $46.95
The crystals in this naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster have very good transparency with crystal tips in good condition. See also an opposite side view of this quartz crystal cluster.

Quartz Crystal Cluster


Item: rkxm537
This quartz crystal cluster measures 3.9" x 3.1" x 2.1"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed near Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $46.95
This naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster has several intergrown crystals. Most of the crystal tips are in good condition. See also another view of this natural quartz crystal cluster.

Phantom Quartz Crystal Specimen


Item: rkxm447
Natural quartz crystal weighing 1.0 Lb
Phantom quartz crystal dimensions: 4.1" x 2.7" x 2.3"
This phantom quartz crystal specimen was found by native miners in Brazil
Price: $64.95
This natural rock crystal quartz specimen has easily visible chlorite phantoms within it as shown in the close-up photo at left. There are also several intergrown crystals in this specimen with clay minerals attached to the majority of its surfaces. This phantom quartz crystal specimen has all natural surfaces with some abraded areas and some surfaces with milky quartz coatings. See also a full view photo of this naturally terminated phantom quartz crystal.

Quartz Crystal with Multi-Color Chlorite


Item: rkxm584
Natural quartz crystal specimen weighing 1.5 Lbs
Quartz Crystal Specimen Dimensions: 5.5" x 3.1" x 2.8"
Natural quartz crystal unearthed at Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $64.95
This specimen of naturally terminated quartz crystal consists of two main intergrown quartz crystals. The larger crystal has very good transparency with natural terminations in good condition, while the smaller crystal has mostly broken surfaces. Both crystals have multi-color chlorite clay mineral inclusions inside in natural color shades of light purple, tan, green and white. See also a full view of this natural specimen of quartz crystal with chlorite.

Quartz Crystal Rough Specimen


Item: rkxm583
Natural quartz crystal rough weighing 1.7 Lbs
Quartz Crystal Rough Dimensions: 5.5" x 3.1" x 2.8"
Natural quartz crystal unearthed in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $64.95
The specimen of natural quartz crystal rough has mostly broken surfaces. It has very good transparency with several large gem-grade areas inside. This lapidary grade chunk of natural colorless quartz crystal would also yield a wonderful large carving!

Quartz Crystal Specimen


Item: rkxm569
Quartz Crystal Specimen Dimensions: 5.2" x 2" x 1.8"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed near Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $64.95
The prismatic faces and the tip of this naturally terminated quartz crystal specimen are in very good condition. The quartz is actually colorless and has a very thin surface mineral coating resulting in the overall golden color. The quartz has very good transparency and a slightly tapering shape. Crystals from this region in Brazil with tapering shapes are popularly known as Diamantina laser crystals.

Quartz Crystal Cluster


Item: rkxm575
Naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster weighing 1.0 pound
This quartz crystal mineral specimen is 4.5" x 3.7 x 3"
Genuine quartz crystal specimen mined near Montes Claros, Brazil
Price: $74.50
The crystals in this naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster have very good transparency with crystal tips in good condition. See also an opposite side view of this quartz crystal cluster.

Quartz Crystal Cluster

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Item: rkxm577
Naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster weighing 1.4 pound
This quartz crystal cluster is 5.1" x 3.3 x 3.2"
Genuine quartz crystal specimen mined near Montes Claros, Brazil
Price: $74.50
The crystals in this naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster have crystal tips in very good condition. See also a side view of this natural quartz crystal cluster.

Quartz Crystal Specimen


Item: rkxm571
Quartz Crystal Specimen Dimensions: 5.7" x 1.8" x 1.5"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed near Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $88.50
This naturally terminated quartz crystal specimen has two intergrown crystals with terminations in very good condition. The color is a light golden-orange natural color. The quartz has very good transparency and a slightly tapering shape. Crystals from this region in Brazil with tapering shapes are popularly known as Diamantina laser crystals. See also an opposite side view of these natural quartz crystals.

Quartz Generator Crystal


Item: rkxm586
Naturally terminated quartz crystal weighing 2.7 pounds
This natural quartz crystal stands 6.3" tall x 4" x 3.3"
Naturally terminated quartz crystal unearthed at Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $88.50
This naturally terminated quartz crystal is translucent to semi-transparent and becomes transparent near the tip. The faces and terminations are in good overall condition with some abraded areas. There are a few smaller quartz crystals intergrown around its base. Quartz crystals of this type are popularly referred to as a quartz generators or generator crystals. This specimen of natural quartz stands up in the position shown. See also a side view of this quartz generator crystal.

Fine Quartz Crystal Specimen


Item: rkxm545
This quartz crystal mineral specimen is 5.6" long x 3.2" x 1.8"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed near Montes Claros, Brazil
Price: $102.95
This rare quality naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster has a couple of large clear quartz crystals with several smaller crystals intergrown at their base. The tip of the largest crystal is in very good condition, and the other crystal tips show some minor abrasions.

Quartz Crystal Cluster with Rutile


Item: rkxm585
Natural quartz crystal cluster weighing 2.5 Lbs
Quartz Crystal Specimen Dimensions: 8" long x 3.8" x 3"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed near Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $114.95
This naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster has a few dozen small rutile crystals with metallic luster within the quartz along one side as shown in the close-up photo at left. A few of the rutiles actually protrude from the quartz. The quartz crystal terminations are in excellent condition. See also a full view of this naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster.

Quartz Crystal Specimen


Item: rkxm579
Naturally terminated quartz crtystal weighing 2.8 pounds
This natural quartz crystal specimen measures 6.5" long x 4.5" x 3.3"
Naturally terminated quartz crystal unearthed in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $114.95
This naturally terminated quartz crystal specimen has good transparency with some faint green chlorite phantom layers inside. See a close-up view of the tip of this natural quartz crystal. The faces and terminations are in very good overall condition. The photo at left shows a front view. See also a side view of this natural quartz crystal.

Quartz Crystal Specimen


Item: rkxm582
Naturally terminated quartz crtystal weighing 2.2 pounds
This natural quartz crystal is 4.5" tall x 3.8" wide x 3.2"
Naturally terminated quartz crystal unearthed at Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $128.95
This naturally terminated quartz crystal specimen has very good transparency. The faces and terminations are in very good overall condition. There is a small amount of brown iron oxides on some surfaces. See also a side view of this natural quartz crystal.

Quartz Crystal Cluster


Item: rkxm542
Natural quartz specimen weighing 2.9 pounds
Quartz Crystal Cluster Dimensions: 5" wide x 4.5" tall x 3.3" deep
This natural quartz crystal cluster was mined in Peru
Price: $132.95
This unique quartz specimen is a natural quartz crystal cluster with dozens of several slender quartz crystals standing up from base-sawn matrix. Some of the naturally terminated quartz crystal tips are slightly to moderately abraded. The longest crystals in this base-sawn specimen measure about 2.5 inches long. There is a small amount of pyrite intergrown with the quartz matrix. See also an opposite side view of this natural quartz cluster from Peru.

Quartz Crystal Specimen


Item: rkxm578
Naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster weighing 1.6 pounds
This quartz crystal mineral specimen is 8.7" long x 3" x 2.5"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed near Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $168.50
This naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster has a 7.5 inch long crystal with a couple of small crystals intergrown around its base. The crystals have very good transparency, and the tips are in very good condition! See also an opposite side view of this beautiful specimen of natural quartz crystal.

Fine Quartz Crystal Cluster

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Item: rkxm576
Naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster weighing 2.2 pounds
This quartz crystal mineral specimen is 6.2" x 5.3 x 3.4"
Genuine quartz crystal specimen mined near Montes Claros, Brazil
Price: $246.25
The crystals in this naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster have very good transparency with crystal tips in very good condition. The largest crystal is 5.4 inches long! See also a different view of this quartz crystal cluster.

Quartz Crystal Cluster


Item: rkxm550
This quartz crystal cluster weighs 2.4 pounds
Quartz Crystal Cluster Measurements: 6.3" long x 3.6" x 2.7"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $214.95
This naturally terminated quartz cluster has about a dozen quartz crystals. The longest crystal measures 4 inches long. Many of the crystal tips in this naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster are in very good condition, some have minor abrasions. See another view of this natural quartz crystal cluster.

Large Quartz Crystal Cluster


Item: rkxm547
This quartz crystal cluster weighs 3.9 pounds
Quartz Crystal Cluster Measurements: 8.7" long x 4.8" x 2.7"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $284.25
The crystal tips in this decorator quartz crystal cluster are in very good condition overall. There are several bi-terminated quartz crystals. The crystals are mostly transparent with no matrix. The largest crystal measures about 8.7 inches long!

Large Quartz Decorator Crystal


Item: rkxm580
Naturally terminated quartz crystal weighing 10.7 pounds
This natural quartz crystal specimen measures 10.2" long x 5.3" x 4"
Naturally terminated quartz crystal unearthed at Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $424.00
This naturally terminated quartz crystal is translucent to semi-transparent and becomes transparent near the tip. The faces and terminations are in good overall condition with some abraded areas. Quartz crystals of this type are popularly referred to as a quartz generators or generator crystals. This beautiful specimen of natural quartz stands up nicely on one of our 6 inch pillow stands. See also a side view of this quartz decorator crystal.

Large Quartz Crystal Specimen


Item: rkxm587
Naturally terminated quartz crystal specimen weighing 10.3 pounds
This natural quartz crystal decorator specimen measures 10.2" long x 6.5" x 5.7"
This quartz crystal specimen was unearthed at Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $621.95
This naturally terminated quartz crystal decorator specimen is actually composed of two large intergrown crystals with very fine quality natural terminations, and with a few small intergrown quartz crystals as well. See a backside view of this natural quartz crystal decorator specimen. The upper part of the two large intergrown crystals has good transparency, and they become cloudy towards their base. The naturally terminated tips of the two main crystals are in excellent condition! See a close-up view showing the intergrown tips of these two large intergrown quartz crystals. Most of the prismatic faces and other surfaces are in excellent condition as well with some abraded areas.

Quartz Crystal Cluster

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Item: rkxm588
This natural quartz crystal cluster weighs 11.5 pounds
Quartz Crystal Specimen Dimensions: 10.5" long x 8" x 6" tall
Natural quartz crystal cluster unearthed in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $652.25
This is a naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster with about 4 dozen quartz crystals on a milky quartz matrix. This beautiful quartz crystal decorator cluster is completely natural with no treatments of any kind. Most of the crystal tips in this quartz crystal decorator specimen are in good condition, some tips are broken or abraded.

Large Quartz Crystal Decorator Specimen


Item: rkxm581
Naturally terminated quartz crystal specimen weighing 19.9 pounds
This natural quartz decorator specimen measures 10.5" wide x 8" tall x 6.5" deep
This quartz crystal cluster was unearthed at Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $696.50
This naturally terminated quartz crystal decorator specimen is composed of two large intergrown crystals. See a backside view of this natural quartz crystal decorator mineral specimen. The upper part of the crystals is transparent and they become cloudy towards their base. The naturally terminated tip of the main crystal is in excellent condition! Most of the prismatic faces are in good condition with some abraded areas. See also a side view of this natural quartz decorator specimen.

Big Quartz Crystal Decorator Cluster


Item: rkxm554
This quartz crystal cluster weighs 19.0 pounds
Quartz Crystal Specimen Dimensions: 12.5" long x 8.5" x 7" tall
Natural quartz crystal cluster unearthed in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $948.25
This large decorator cluster has about two dozen quartz crystals with very good transparency at the crystal tips. It looks great in several different positions - one of our 10 inch black pillow stands will secure this beautiful decorator specimen nicely in most positions. There are some large broken areas on this specimen and some very large beautiful crystals. The longest crystal measures over 7 inches long! See a different side view of this big quartz cluster. Most of the crystal tips in this quartz crystal decorator specimen are in very good condition, some tips are broken or abraded.

Large Decorator Quartz Cluster


Item: rkxm555
This quartz crystal cluster weighs 38.0 pounds
Quartz Crystal Specimen Dimensions: 16" long x 12" x 7.5" tall
Natural quartz crystal cluster unearthed in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $2130.00
This large decorator cluster has dozens of quartz crystals in varying sizes with very good transparency at the crystal tips. There are some large broken areas on this specimen and some very large beautiful crystals. The longest crystal measures over 8 inches long! Most of the crystal tips in this quartz crystal decorator specimen are in good overall condition, some crystals are broken or abraded.

Large Decorator Quartz Cluster


Item: rkxm556
This quartz crystal cluster weighs 41.0 pounds
Quartz Crystal Cluster Dimensions: 21" long x 11" x 6" tall
Natural quartz crystal mineral specimen unearthed in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $2214.00
This large decorator cluster has hundreds of quartz crystals with very good transparency at the crystal tips. The longest crystals measure about 4 inches long. Most of the crystal tips in this naturally terminated quartz crystal decorator specimen are in very good overall condition, some crystals are broken or abraded. See also a full-view photo of this large decorator quartz crystal cluster.

Quartz Crystal Decorator Cluster


Item: rkxm557
This quartz crystal cluster weighs 25.3 pounds
Quartz Crystal Cluster Dimensions: 13" long x 12" x 5" tall
Natural quartz crystal mineral specimen unearthed in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $1261.25
This large quartz crystal decorator specimen has over one hundred quartz crystals with very good transparency at the crystal tips. The longest crystals measure about 3 inches long. Most of the crystal tips in this naturally terminated quartz crystal decorator specimen are in very good overall condition, some crystals are broken or abraded.

Fine Quartz Crystal Decorator Specimen


Item: rkxm548
This natural quartz crystal specimen weighs 7.9 Lbs
This quartz crystal mineral specimen is 8" x 7" x 6.5"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed near Montes Claros, Brazil
Price: $869.00
This rare quality quartz crystal cluster has dozens of intergrown crystals with several 5 inch long water clear quartz crystals as well. The crystal tips are in very good condition overall. See another view of this large quartz crystal cluster.

Large Quartz Crystal Cluster


Item: rkxm549
This quartz crystal cluster weighs 7.4 pounds
Quartz Crystal Cluster Measurements: 10" long x 8" x 2.2"
Natural quartz crystal specimen unearthed in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $368.25
This natural quartz cluster has a thin matrix of milky quartz with dozens of transparent quartz crystals. The longest crystal measures 2.7 inches long. Many of the crystal tips in this naturally terminated quartz crystal cluster are in very good condition, some tips are abraded or broken. See another view of this large quartz cluster.
 

Rose Quartz Rough Specimen


Item: rsqm142
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 6.2" x 4.5" x 3.2"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $38.95
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency suitable for making gemstones. It has light pink natural color. It is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Rough Specimen


Item: rsqm143
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 6.5" x 5" x 2"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $38.95
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency. It has a relatively flat shape with light pink natural color. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Rough Specimen

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Item: rsqm144
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 5.3" x 4" x 3.1"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $38.95
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency suitable for making cabochon gems. It has light pink natural color. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Lapidary Grade Rough Specimen


Item: rsqm146
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 6" x 4.6" x 3.1"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $41.95
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency suitable for making cabochon gems. It has light pink natural color. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Lapidary Grade Rough Specimen


Item: rsqm147
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 5.4" x 4.6" x 3.4"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $46.95
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency suitable for making cabochon gems. It has medium pink natural color. The back side has white cloudy areas. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Rough Specimen


Item: rsqm149
Natural color rose quartz rough weighing 4.3 Lbs
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 5.2" x 4.6" x 4.6"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $51.95
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency. It has medium reddish pink natural color. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Lapidary Grade Rough Specimen


Item: rsqm148
Natural color rose quartz rough weighing 4.4 Lbs
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 6.5" x 4.5" x 4.2"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $54.95
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency suitable for making cabochon gems. It has light to medium pink natural color. The back side has white frosty surfaces. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Lapidary Grade Rough Specimen

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Item: rsqm150
Natural color rose quartz rough weighing 4.3 Lbs
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 6.4" x 4.7" x 4.5"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $54.95
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency suitable for making cabochon gems. It has light to medium pink natural color. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Lapidary Grade Rough Specimen


Item: rsqm153
Natural color rose quartz rough weighing 6.7 Lbs
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 6.8" x 5.3" x 4.6"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $86.50
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency suitable for making cabochon gems. It has a blocky shape with light to medium pink natural color. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Lapidary Grade Rough Specimen

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Item: rsqm151
Natural color rose quartz rough weighing 8.2 Lbs
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 8.4" x 5.1" x 4.6"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $98.50
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency suitable for making cabochon gems. It has light to medium pink natural color. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Lapidary Grade Rough Specimen


Item: rsqm152
Natural color rose quartz rough weighing 8.3 Lbs
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 8.1" x 6.2" x 4.2"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $98.50
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency suitable for making cabochon gems. It has light to medium pink natural color. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Lapidary Grade Rough Specimen


Item: rsqm155
Natural color rose quartz rough weighing 10.5 Lbs
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 8" x 6" x 5.7"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $146.95
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency suitable for making cabochon gems. It has medium reddish pink natural color. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Lapidary Grade Rough Specimen

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Item: rsqm156
Natural color rose quartz rough weighing 11.8 Lbs
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 10.5" x 5.7" x 4.7"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $164.95
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency suitable for making cabochon gems. It has light to medium pink natural color. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Lapidary Grade Decorator Specimen


Item: rsqm157
Natural color rose quartz rough weighing 11.9 Lbs
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 10.7" x 6" x 5"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $164.95
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency suitable for making cabochon gems. It has medium pink natural color. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Lapidary Grade Decorator Specimen


Item: rsqm158
Natural color rose quartz rough weighing 13.6 Lbs
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 8.5" x 7" x 4.7"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $164.95
This rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency. It has light to medium pink natural color. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz Lapidary Grade Decorator Specimen

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Item: rsqm159
Natural color rose quartz rough weighing 23.6 Lbs
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 11.5" x 8.5" x 6.5"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $316.95
This large rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency suitable for making cabochon gems. It has medium pink natural color. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

12.5 inch Lapidary Grade Rose Quartz Decorator Specimen

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Item: rsqm160
Natural color rose quartz rough weighing 23.8 Lbs
Rose Quartz Dimensions: 12.5" x 7.5" x 6.3"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1999
Price: $332.95
This large rare quality rough chunk of lapidary grade natural rose quartz is translucent to semi-transparent with areas showing superior translucency suitable for making cabochon gems. It has areas with beautiful medium pink natural color. This rose quartz mineral specimen is completely natural with no treatments of any kind.

Rose Quartz with Black Tourmaline

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Item: rsqm138
Natural color rose quartz specimen weighing 4.2 pounds
Rose Quartz Specimen Dimensions: 5.5" x 5.2" x 4.8"
Mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil in 1993
Price: $198.50
This natural quartz matrix specimen has a large black tourmaline embedded in its surface. The quartz matrix has white and pink areas. See also an opposite side view of this unique specimen of rose quartz with black tourmaline.

Rose Quartz Crystals on Quartz Matrix

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Item: rsqm107
1.2 pounds
5" x 3.5" x 2"
(11.7cm x 8.9cm x 5.2cm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $208.50
This rare rose quartz crystal specimen specimen has a jacare type overgrowth of hundreds of small rose quartz crystals that formed in a circular pattern on a matrix of partially terminated translucent to semi-transparent quartz.
 

Gold Rutile in Quartz Crystal


Item: rtqm145
This gold rutile specimen weighs 1/2 pound
Rutilated Quartz Dimensions: 3.5" tall x 2.4" x 1.2"
This specimen of natural quartz crystal with golden rutile was discovered in Brazil
Price: $102.95
This transparent golden rutilated quartz specimen is unheated and untreated. It is polished on most surfaces in a free-form "flame-like" shape, with some natural rough surfaces remaining. See a full view of this golden rutilated quartz crystal. See also a side view of this gold rutile specimen.

Gold Rutile in Quartz Specimen


Item: rtqm129
Natural gold rutile in quartz crystal specimen is 4.4" long x 3.7" x 1.4"
This golden rutilated quartz specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $154.25
This partially polished specimen of golden rutilated quartz crystal has beautiful golden rutiles inside. It is unheated and untreated. The quartz is semi-transparent to transparent. This rutilated quartz crystal specimen has been hand-ground and partially polished with some natural rough surfaces. See also a back view of this gold rutile in quartz specimen.

Quartz Cluster with Gold Rutile


Item: rtqm154
Rutilated quartz cluster weighing 1.6 pounds
Genuine rutilated quartz cluster measures 4.5" x 4.2" x 3"
This natural golden rutile in quartz cluster was mined in Brazil
Price: $246.25
This natural quartz crystal specimen is a cluster of several intergrown quartz crystals with golden rutiles inside. The largest quartz crystal measures 4 inches long! Most of the quartz crystals have transparent areas and show very good brilliance. This specimen is unheated and untreated. Some of the terminations have been polished. See also a full view of this gold rutile in quartz specimen.

Rutilated Smoky Quartz Cluster with 4.5 inch long Crystal

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Item: rtqm155
Rutilated quartz crystal cluster weighing 2.3 pounds
Genuine rutilated quartz cluster measures 6" x 4.3" x 3.4"
This natural golden rutile in quartz cluster was mined in Brazil
Price: $254.25
This natural quartz crystal specimen is a cluster of several intergrown quartz crystals with golden rutiles inside. The largest quartz crystal measures 4.5 inches long! Most of the quartz crystals have very good transparency and show very good brilliance. This specimen is unheated and untreated. Some of the terminations have been polished. See also a close-up view of the 4.5 inch long crystal's tip in this gold rutile in quartz specimen.

Fine Gold Rutile in Smoky Quartz


Item: rtqm131
Golden rutile in smoky quartz specimen weighing 1.6 pounds
This natural gold rutile in smoky quartz crystal stands 4" tall x 3.6" x 2.4"
This golden rutilated quartz crystal specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $331.25
This polished specimen of gold rutile in smoky quartz is unheated and untreated. The quartz is semi-transparent to transparent with natural dark smoky color. The photo at left shows a back-lit view of some golden rutiles within the smoky quartz. This area along one side would yield a large golden rutile cabochon gem weighing over 200 carats! See also a full front view of this golden rutilated quartz specimen. See also a side-view of this genuine gold rutile in quartz specimen, and another front view. This rutilated quartz crystal specimen has been hand-ground and polished in a "flame" like shape with a few minor surface pits. See also a back-side view of this golden rutilated smoky quartz crystal.

7.1 pound Smoky Quartz Cluster with Gold Rutile


Item: rtqm135
Rutilated smoky quartz cluster weighing 7.1 pounds
Rutilated smoky quartz cluster is 9.5" wide x 6" x 3" tall
This natural smoky quartz cluster with golden rutile was mined in Brazil
Price: $542.50
This natural specimen of golden rutile in smoky quartz is a cluster of over 150 naturally terminated quartz crystals measuring from 0.5 to 1.5 inches long with light brown natural color and with long slender golden rutiles inside them. This specimen is unheated and untreated. Most of the smoky quartz crystals have excellent transparency with good brilliance and terminations in excellent condition. Some of the crystals have non-brilliant terminations, and a very small percentage show some damage. See a side-view showing the matrix of this golden rutilated quartz cluster. See also a full-view of this golden rutilated quartz cluster.

Rutilated Smoky Quartz Crystal


Item: rtqm157
Rutilated quartz crystal weighing 3.7 pounds
Genuine rutilated quartz cluster measures 6.8" x 5" x 4.5"
This natural quartz cluster with golden rutile was mined in Brazil
Price: $621.95
This natural smoky quartz crystal specimen is a single large crystal with long curving golden rutiles inside! This rutilated smoky quartz crystal is unheated and untreated. It would yield a 3 inch diameter sphere. This natural rutilated quartz crystal was base sawn to stand up (see a full view of this gold rutile in quartz specimen). This rutilated crystal was polished on most of its major surfaces to better show the rutiles inside. Near the base of this crystal are several natural surface impressions where other crystals had grown together with this crystal. See a view showing these crystal impressions at the base of this gold rutilated quartz crystal. See also a full view from the opposite side of this gold rutile in quartz specimen.

Fine Gold Rutile in Smoky Quartz


Item: rtqm137
Natural golden rutile in smoky quartz weighing 5.6 pounds
This golden rutile in smoky quartz crystal specimen measures 5.8" x 4.5" x 3.7"
This golden rutilated quartz crystal specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $1154.25
This polished specimen of gold rutile in smoky quartz is unheated and untreated. The quartz is semi-transparent to transparent with natural medium-dark smoky color. This beautiful gold rutile decorator specimen would yield over 1500 carats of golden rutilated quartz cabochon gems! See also a different view of this golden rutilated quartz specimen. See also a side-view of this genuine gold rutile in quartz specimen. This rutilated quartz crystal specimen has been partially hand-ground and polished in a "flame" like shape with a few minor surface pits and a large natural vug as shown.

25 inch Smoky Quartz Decorator Cluster with Gold Rutile


Item: rtqm138
Natural rutilated smoky quartz crystal cluster weighing 43.5 pounds
Rutilated smoky quartz cluster is 25" wide x 16" x 4.5" tall
This natural smoky quartz cluster with golden rutile was mined in Brazil
Price: $3100.00
This natural specimen of golden rutile in smoky quartz is a crystal cluster with over 1000 naturally terminated quartz crystals measuring from 0.5 to 2 inches tall with light brown natural color and with long slender golden rutiles inside them! This specimen is unheated and untreated. Most of the smoky quartz crystals have excellent transparency with good brilliance and terminations in excellent condition. Some of the crystals have non-brilliant terminations, and less than 2 percent show some damage. See a side view showing the matrix of this golden rutilated quartz cluster. See another close-up view of this golden rutilated quartz cluster. See also a full-view of this golden rutilated quartz cluster.
 

Double Terminated Rutile Crystal

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Item: rutm114
0.8" x 0.3" x 0.2"
(21mm x 8mm x 5.5mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $38.50
This double terminated rutile crystal show a sub-metallic adamantine luster, and it has areas that shows a very rich, deep red color when placed against a bright light source. The prismatic faces and the dipyramidal terminations are in very good condition.

Rutile Crystal Specimen

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Item: rutm115
0.9" x 0.4" x 0.2"
(23mm x 10.5mm x 5.5mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $42.50
This fine quality rutile specimen shows beautiful adamantine metallic luster. It is comprised of a larger rutile crystal with a smaller rutile twinned crystal measuring 10mm long with perfect terminations coming off near the tip of the main crystal at an angle of 45 degrees. When placed near a bright light source both of these metallic rutile crystals are transparent and have some flawless areas with a deep red color. This rutile specimen was discovered near the city of Diamantina in Minas Gerais, Brazil .

Rutile Crystal Specimen with Multiple Tips

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Item: rutm116
1.1" x 0.29" x 0.2"
(27mm x 7.5mm x 5.5mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $46.50
This rutile crystal specimen was mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil. It has multiple crystal tips (see a close-up photo showing the multiple tips ) in very good condition, and the interior of this rutile crystal specimen has very good transparency. It is double terminated and shows metallic luster, and it has areas that show a very rich, deep red color when placed against a bright light source.

Rutile Crystal Specimen

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Item: rutm117
0.9" x 0.4" x 0.3"
(23mm x 10.5mm x 8mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $56.50
This rutile specimen shows beautiful adamantine metallic luster. It has a 15.7mm long double terminated rutile with perfect terminations passing through the main rutile crystal. When placed near a bright light source, both of these rutile crystals are transparent and have some areas with deep red color.

Rutile Crystal, 2.2 inches long!

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Item: rutm120
8.13 grams
2.2" x 0.39" x 0.35"
(56mm x 10mm x 9mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $234.50
This rare size rutile crystal measures 2.2 inches long! It has sub-metallic adamantine luster and mostly perfect terminations with minor abrasions. It has a reddish brown color and it is transparent along its edges when placed near a bright light source.

1.3 inch Red Rutile Crystal

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Item: rutm110
4.78 grams
1.3" x 0.4" x 0.3"
(33mm x 9.5mm x 7mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $82.50
The prismatic faces and dipyramidal terminations of this large diameter rutile crystal are in mostly good condition with some abrasions. They show sub-metallic adamantine luster, and the crystal shows a very beautiful deep red color when placed against a bright light source (see photo).

Rutile Crystal Specimen

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Item: rutm108
4.82 grams
1.2" x 0.33" x 0.25"
(30mm x 8.5mm x 6.5mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $68.50
This rutile crystal has a smaller crystal of rutile passing through its tip as shown in the close-up photo at left (see also a full-view photo). The prismatic faces and dipyramidal terminations of the large diameter rutile crystal are in mostly good condition with some abrasions. They show sub-metallic adamantine luster, and the crystal shows a very rich, deep red color when placed against a bright light source.

Double Terminated Rutile Crystal

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Item: rutm109
3.59 grams
1" x 0.4" x 0.3"
(25mm x 9.5mm x 7mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $84.50
This rutile crystal is terminated on each end. The prismatic faces and the dipyramidal terminations are in excellent condition. They show sub-metallic adamantine luster, and it has areas that show a very rich, deep red color when placed against a bright light source.
 

Golden Scapolite Crystal, 2 inches long

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Item: scam101
17.31 grams
2" long x 0.8" x 0.5"
(50mm x 20mm x 13mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $38.95
This scapolite crystal has gem-grade transparency and natural terminations on each end, with natural pale golden color along its c-axis.

Facet Grade Golden Scapolite Crystal

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Item: scam102
9.97 grams
1.1" x 1" x 0.6"
(29mm x 25mm x 16mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $49.85
This natural golden scapolite crystal has a large gem-grade area and could yield a faceted gem weighing several carats.

Golden Scapolite Crystal

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Item: scam103
15.38 grams
1.5" long x 0.8" x 0.7"
(38mm x 20mm x 17mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $38.45
This natural golden scapolite crystal has large areas with gem-grade transparency and some tube-like inclusions.

Golden Scapolite Crystal

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Item: scam104
9.69 grams
1.4" long x 0.6" x 0.5"
(36mm x 15mm x 12mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $38.76
This scapolite crystal has natural terminations on each end and areas with gem-grade transparency. It has very rich natural golden-yellow color along its c-axis (see end-view photo).
 

Chatoyant Sillimanite Specimen


Item: silm113
Sillimanite Dimensions: 3.2" x 2.2" x 0.35"
Mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $16.95
This natural sillimanite specimen has a thin flat shape. It was discovered within ancient river gravels in Minas Gerias, Brazil. Its surfaces were worn smooth from the natural action of the ancient river, and there are several areas on its surface with faint silky chatoyancy as the specimen is turned. This completely natural cat's eye sillimanite piece makes a very nice specimen just as it is, or it could also be used as lapidary rough.

Chatoyant Sillimanite Specimen

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Item: silm114
Sillimanite Dimensions: 2.8" x 2" x 1.3"
Mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $24.95
This natural sillimanite specimen was discovered within ancient river gravels in Minas Gerias, Brazil. Its surfaces were worn smooth from the natural action of the ancient river, and there are several areas on its surface with faint silky chatoyancy that changes colors from light to dark as the specimen is turned. This completely natural cat's eye sillimanite piece makes a very nice specimen just as it is, or it could also be used as lapidary rough.

Chatoyant Sillimanite Specimen


Item: silm115
Sillimanite Dimensions: 4.1" x 2.8" x 0.7"
Mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $34.95
This natural sillimanite specimen was discovered within ancient river gravels in Minas Gerias, Brazil. Its surfaces were worn smooth from the natural action of the ancient river, and there are several areas on its surface with faint silky chatoyancy. This completely natural chatoyant sillimanite piece makes a very nice specimen just as it is, or it could also be used as lapidary rough.

Chatoyant Sillimanite Specimen

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Item: silm106
2.4 pounds
5.4" x 4" x 1.85"
(138mm x 101mm x 48mm)
Mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $88.50
This natural sillimanite specimen was discovered within ancient river gravels in Minas Gerias, Brazil. Its surfaces were worn smooth by the natural action of the ancient river, and due to silimanite's excessive hardness, the surface of this fine quality specimen actually achieved a completely natural semi-polished finish from the ancient river's abrasive action. There are several areas on its surface with very beautiful chatoyancy that changes colors from light to dark as the specimen is turned. This completely natural cat's eye sillimanite piece makes a very nice specimen just as it is, although it could also be used as lapidary rough for chatoyant cabochons or for a wonderful carving.
 

4 inch Smoky Quartz Bi-Term Crystal


Item: smqm116
Smoky Quartz Crystal measures: 4" long x 1" x 0.9"
Mined at Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $34.95
This naturally bi-terminated quartz crystal has very good transparency with medium brown natural color. This smoky quartz crystal is unheated and untreated. The terminations are in good overall condition with some minor abrasions.

Smoky Quartz Crystal with Amethyst


Item: smqm117
Smoky Quartz Crystal Specimen measures: 3.1" long x 3" x 2.1"
Mined near Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $64.95
This naturally terminated smoky quartz crystal specimen has light brown color with natural color purple amethyst at its tip. This smoky quartz specimen is unheated and untreated. The terminations are in good overall condition with minor abrasions. See an opposite side view of this natural color amethystine tip smoky quartz crystal. See also a close-up view of the tip of this natural smoky quartz crystal with amethyst.

Elestial Enhydro Smoky Quartz Crystal


Item: smqm118
Smoky Quartz Crystal measures: 3.8" long x 1.4" x 1.1"
Mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $46.95
This naturally terminated smoky quartz crystal is cloudy at its base and transparent at its tip. This smoky quartz crystal is unheated and untreated. The terminations are in good overall condition with some minor abrasions. There are a couple of tiny bubbles the move back and forth within liquid inclusions inside the crystal. These tiny bubbles are so small that they are almost impossible for even a trained eye to see them without a small amount of magnification.

Smoky Quartz Crystal Specimen


Item: smqm119
Natural color smoky quartz crystal weighing 1.7 pounds
Smoky quartz crystal specimen measures: 5.7" long x 3.1" x 2.8"
Mined at Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $108.95
This naturally terminated quartz crystal specimen is mostly transparent with light brown natural color. See a side view of this smoky quartz crystal specimen. This smoky quartz specimen is unheated and untreated. The terminations of the main point are in excellent condition. See a different side view of this natural smoky quartz crystal. See also a close-up view of the tip of this natural smoky quartz crystal specimen.

6.8 inch Smoky Quartz Crystal


Item: smqm120
Natural color smoky quartz crystal weighing 1.7 pounds
Smoky quartz crystal specimen measures: 6.8" long x 3.2" x 2.4"
Mined at Diamantina, Brazil
Price: $132.95
This naturally terminated quartz crystal specimen has a tapering shape with very good transparency and medium brown natural color. There are some large flawless areas inside. See another view of this smoky quartz crystal. This smoky quartz specimen is unheated and untreated. The terminations of the main point are in excellent condition. See a different view of this natural smoky quartz mineral specimen. See also a close-up view showing some interesting natural surface features on this smoky quartz crystal.

Smoky Quartzoid Specimen


Item: smqm121
Natural Smoky quartz specimen weighing 0.5 Lbs
Quartzoid Mineral Specimen Size: 3.2" wide x 2.3" x 2.1"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $32.95
This rare specimen of natural color smoky quartz is so dark that most of the crystals appear to be black. It shows good vitreous luster on some of its multiple parallel and stepped pyramidal terminations which are mostly in very good condition with some abraded areas. This naturally terminated smoky quartz specimen has 4-sided terminations standing up from the matrix, but it is actually a double-ended (bi-terminated) bi-pyramid with no prismatic faces. The c-axis is parallel to the matrix surface so the "4-sided terminations" standing up from the gray quartz matrix are actually the juncture of the terminations of the two 6-sided pyramids. The mineralogical term for this bi-pyrimidal form without prismatic faces is "quartzoid". This is a great specimen to fool a geologist with at first glance, since the form of the quartz's 4-sided crystal "tips" look more like black flourite crystals!

Black Quartzoid Specimen


Item: smqm122
Natural Smoky quartz specimen weighing 1.1 Lbs
Quartzoid Mineral Specimen Size: 4.6" wide x 3.3" x 2.6"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $68.95
This rare specimen of natural color smoky quartz is so dark that most of the crystals appear to be black. It shows good vitreous luster on some of its multiple parallel and stepped pyramidal terminations which are mostly in very good condition with some abraded areas. This naturally terminated smoky quartz specimen has 4-sided terminations standing up from the matrix, but it is actually a double-ended (bi-terminated) bi-pyramid with no prismatic faces. The c-axis is parallel to the matrix surface so the "4-sided terminations" standing up from the gray quartz matrix are actually the juncture of the terminations of the two 6-sided pyramids. The mineralogical term for this bi-pyrimidal form without prismatic faces is "quartzoid". This is a great specimen to fool a geologist with at first glance, since the form of the quartz's 4-sided crystal "tips" look more like black flourite crystals!

Quartzoid Specimen


Item: smqm123
Natural Smoky quartz specimen weighing 1.4 Lbs
Quartzoid Mineral Specimen Size: 4.2" wide x 3.7" x 2.7"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $94.50
This crystals on this rare specimen of natural color smoky quartz are so dark that most of them appear to be black. They show good vitreous luster on most of its multiple parallel and stepped pyramidal terminations which are mostly in very good condition with some abraded areas. This naturally terminated smoky quartz specimen has 4-sided terminations standing up from the matrix, but it is actually a double-ended (bi-terminated) bi-pyramid with no prismatic faces. The c-axis is parallel to the matrix surface so the "4-sided terminations" standing up from the matrix are actually the juncture of the terminations of the two 6-sided pyramids. The mineralogical term for this bi-pyrimidal form without prismatic faces is "quartzoid". This is a great specimen to fool a geologist with at first glance, since the form of the quartz's 4-sided crystal "tips" look more like black flourite crystals!

Naturally Terminated Smoky Quartz Crystal Cluster

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Item: smqm131
Natural color smoky quartz cluster weighing 1.9 Lbs
Smoky Quartz Cluster Dimensions: 4.9" long x 3.7" wide x 2.9" tall
Mined in Minas Gerias, Brazil
Price: $94.50
This natural quartz crystal specimen is a cluster of several intergrown quartz crystals with light brown natural color. The upper portions of these smoky quartz crystals have good transparency. This specimen is unheated and untreated. The crystals of this naturally terminated smoky quartz specimen have terminations in excellent condition.

Naturally Terminated Smoky Quartz Cluster


Item: smqm125
Natural color smoky quartz cluster weighing 5.4 Lbs
Smoky Quartz Crystal Cluster Measuring: 8.2" x 7.3" x 3"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $246.25
This natural color smoky quartz crystal specimen is a cluster of several intergrown large crystals with light to medium brown natural color. These smoky quartz crystals have good transparency at their tips and show good brilliance. This specimen is unheated and untreated. This naturally terminated smoky quartz mineral specimen has some crystal tips in very good condition and some with abrasions.

Large Naturally Terminated Smoky Quartz Cluster


Item: smqm130
Natural color smoky quartz decorator cluster weighing 8.5 Lbs
Smoky Quartz Crystal Cluster Measuring: 7.2" x 6" x 6.5" tall
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $521.95
This large smoky quartz crystal cluster is completely natural - exactly how it came out of the earth! See also a back view of this smoky quartz crystal cluster. There are several large intergrown crystals medium-dark brown natural color. The largest crystal is over 5 inches tall! This natural smoky quartz decorator mineral specimen is unheated and untreated. The terminations of these smoky quartz crystals are in excellent condition. These naturally terminated smoky quartz crystals are mostly transparent. There also are a few scattered golden rutile needles here and there.

Naturally Terminated Smoky Quartz Cluster with Golden Rutiles


Item: smqm129
Natural color smoky quartz decorator cluster weighing 7.3 Lbs
Smoky Quartz Crystal Cluster Measuring: 10.5" x 10" x 6" tall
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $542.25
This naturally terminated smoky quartz crystal cluster is completely natural - just exactly the way it came out of the earth! It is a cluster of several intergrown quartz crystals with golden rutiles inside. The largest of the quartz crystals measure over 4 inches long! The crystals have light brown natural smoky color. This natural smoky quartz decorator mineral specimen is unheated and untreated. Most of the quartz crystals have very fine transparency throughout their lengths! This specimen is unheated and untreated. Most of the terminations do show some minor damage. See also a close-up view showing the golden rutile in the smoky quartz.

Large Naturally Terminated Smoky Quartz Cluster


Item: smqm126
Natural color smoky quartz decorator cluster weighing 17.2 Lbs
Smoky Quartz Crystal Cluster Measuring: 10.5" x 10" x 6" tall
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $682.25
This large smoky quartz crystal cluster is completely natural - exactly how it came out of the earth! See also a side view of this smoky quartz crystal cluster. There are several large intergrown crystals with light to medium brown natural color. This natural smoky quartz decorator mineral specimen is unheated and untreated. Some of the smoky quartz crystals are in good condition and some are broken. These naturally terminated smoky quartz crystals are semi-transparent to transparent, and some are transparent throughout their length. There also are a few scattered golden rutile needles here and there within some of the crystals! See a close-up view showing a gold rutile needle in smoky quartz.

Ex-Large Natural Smoky Quartz Decorator Specimen


Item: smqm128
Natural color smoky quartz decorator cluster weighing 77.3 Lbs!
Smoky Quartz Cluster Dimensions: 18" x 15" x 9" tall
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $2831.00
This spectacular smoky quartz crystal decorator specimen is completely natural, it is exactly how it came out of the earth with no repairs and no treatments of any kind! There are about 3 dozen intergrown crystals measuring from one inch to six inches long with light to medium brown natural color. This large smoky quartz cluster has a very natural rough look - it makes a great decorator mineral specimen of natural smoky quartz. Most of the crystals show some damage, some of the are complete with tips in good condition, and they are many rough and broken areas as well. The naturally terminated smoky quartz crystals are semi-transparent to transparent, and many are transparent throughout their length! There also are a few scattered golden rutile needles here and there within some of the crystals.
 

Sodalite Lapidary Grade Rough Specimen


Item: sodl133
Natural color sodalite rough weighing 10.7 Lbs
Sodalite Dimensions: 10.5" x 8" x 4"
This sodalite rough was mined in Brazil
Price: $101.65
This boulder of natural sodalite rough weighs 10.7 pounds, and it has rich blue natural color with beautiful white veins. It could yield several spheres along with plenty of scraps for smaller carvings, cabs, etc.. See also an opposite side view of this natural color sodalite rough specimen. This large sodalite piece would also make a great decorator specimen for indoor or outside display just as it is.

Large Sodalite Decorator Specimen


Item: sodl134
Natural color sodalite rough weighing 15.6 Lbs
Sodalite Dimensions: 10.5" x 8" x 4"
This sodalite rough was mined in Brazil
Price: $148.20
This boulder of natural sodalite rough is 13.5 inches long, and it has rich blue natural color with beautiful white veins. It could yield several spheres along with plenty of scraps for smaller carvings, cabs, etc.. See also an opposite side view of this natural color sodalite rough specimen. This large sodalite piece would also make a great decorator specimen for indoor or outside display just as it is.

Large Sodalite Decorator Specimen


Item: sodl135
Natural color sodalite rough weighing 22.9 Lbs
Sodalite Dimensions: 11" x 9" x 6.5"
This sodalite rough was mined in Brazil
Price: $217.55
This boulder of natural sodalite rough weighs 22.9 pounds, and it has rich blue natural color with some beautiful white veins. It could yield several spheres along with plenty of scraps for smaller carvings, cabs, etc.. See also an opposite side view of this natural color sodalite. This large sodalite piece would also make a great decorator specimen for indoor or outside display just as it is.

Large Sodalite Decorator Specimen


Item: sodl136
Natural color sodalite rough weighing 27.0 Lbs
Sodalite Dimensions: 13.5" x 9.5" x 6.5"
This sodalite rough was mined in Brazil
Price: $256.50
This boulder of natural sodalite rough weighs 27.0 pounds, and it has rich blue natural color with some beautiful white veins. It could yield several spheres along with plenty of scraps for smaller carvings, cabs, etc.. See also an opposite side view of this natural color sodalite decorator mineral specimen. This large sodalite piece would also make a great decorator specimen for indoor or outside display just as it is.

Large Sodalite Decorator Specimen


Item: sodl137
Natural color sodalite rough weighing 28.0 Lbs
Sodalite Dimensions: 14.5" x 10.7" x 7"
This sodalite rough was mined in Brazil
Price: $266.00
This boulder of natural sodalite rough weighs 28.0 pounds, and it has rich blue natural color with some beautiful white veins. It could yield several spheres along with plenty of scraps for smaller carvings, cabs, etc.. See also an opposite side view of this natural color sodalite decorator specimen. This large sodalite piece would also make a great decorator specimen for indoor or outside display just as it is.
 

Sphene Crystals on Matrix

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Item: sphm101
2.5" x 2" x 1.6"
(6.3cm x 5.1cm x 4cm)
Gilgit, Pakistan
Price: $46.50
This specimen has 5 lime-green sphene crystals showing monoclinic form with resinous to vitreous luster and measuring from 4mm to 7mm long. Most of these sphene crystals have perfect terminations and transparent areas. One shows well developed twinning. There also are dozens of well terminated white albite crystals (triclinic), the largest of which measure from 8mm to 9mm in size.

Twinned Sphene Crystal on Muscovite

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Item: sphm103
1.9" x 1.5" x 1.1"
(4.8cm x 3.8cm x 2.8cm)
Gilgit, Pakistan
Price: $38.50
This specimen has a semi-transparent twinned sphene crystal measuring 8mm x 7mm x 5mm with resinous luster. Most of its terminations are in perfect condition.

Twinned Sphene Crystal on Matrix

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Item: sphm104
2.3" x 1.6" x 1.3"
(5.8cm x 4cm x 3.3cm)
Gilgit, Pakistan
Price: $71.25
This specimen has a semi-transparent twinned sphene crystal measuring 14mm long (0.55 inches) with resinous to vitreous luster. Its terminations are in perfect condition. See also a close-up photo showing the twinning. There also are dozens of terminated white calcite crystals measuring up to 15mm in size.

Sphene Crystals on Matrix

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Item: sphm102
2" x 1.3" x 1.2"
(5.1cm x 3.3cm x 3cm)
Gilgit, Pakistan
Price: $46.50
This specimen has dozens of monoclinic sphene crystals with resinous luster and transparency varying from semi-transparent to transparent. Five of these sphene crystals measure from 8mm to 10mm long, and some show evidence of twinning. The matrix is a mass of intergrown white albite crystals, most of which are almost completely covered with minute crystals of a micaceous mineral. There also are several white calcite crystals measuring up to 8mm in size.
 

Purple Spinel Crystal

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Item: spim142
29.5 carats (5.9 grams)
0.85" x 0.7" x 0.65"
(22.5mm x 17mm x 16mm)
Mined near Mahenge, Tanzania
Price: $118.00
This natural spinel crystal has rich purple color, vitreous luster, and it is semi-transparent to transparent with some tiny gem-grade areas. Some of the faces are in good condition with some broken areas.

149 carat Purple Spinel Crystal

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Item: spim146
149 carats (29.8 grams)
1.3" x 1.25" x 1.2"
(33mm x 32mm x 30mm)
Mined near Mahenge, Tanzania
Price: $223.50
This natural purple spinel crystal has octahedral form with some twinned surfaces. It has vitreous luster, and it is semi-transparent along most edges and at the crystal tips (see a photo held near a light). Most of the faces are in good condition. See also another view.

295.2 carat Indigo Spinel Specimen


Item: spim148
295.2 carats (59.04 grams)
1.75" x 1.5" x 1.2"
(45mm x 37mm x 30mm)
Mined near Mahenge, Tanzania
Price: $442.80
This specimen is a cluster of more than 20 intergrown naturally terminated spinel crystals. These spinel crystals have very dark gray-blue-purple color that is nearly black. They have vitreous luster, and they are semi-transparent along some edges when held to a light. Several of these are twinned spinel crystals. Many of the spinel crystals have terminations in good condition while some are broken. See also another view.

204 carat Purple Spinel Crystal


Item: spim149
204 carats (40.8 grams)
1.4" x 1.3" x 1"
(37mm x 33mm x 25mm)
Mined near Mahenge, Tanzania
Price: $510.00
This natural purple spinel crystal has octahedral form with some etched surfaces. It has vitreous luster, and it is semi-transparent to transparent along most edges and at the crystal tips with some tiny gem grade areas. There also is a small area showing twinned surfaces. Most of the faces are in good condition, with some abraded areas. See also another view.

400.6 carat Pink Spinel Crystal


Item: spim150
400.6 carats (80.12 grams)
2" x 1.7" x 1.3"
(51mm x 42mm x 32mm)
Mined a Ipanko, Tanzania
Price: $582.25
This natural pink spinel crystal has octahedral form with red-pink natural color. Its surfaces are in very good condition overall with some naturally etched features and some minor abrasions. This natural pink spinel specimen is translucent with some semi-transparent areas. See also a view of one side with brown phlogopite mica, a different side view photo, another view, and a view under incandescent light.

Lavender Spinel Specimen


Item: spim151
589.5 carats (117.9 grams)
2.3" x 1.9" x 1.5"
(59mm x 48mm x 38mm)
Mined at Ipanko, Tanzania
Price: $589.50
This natural spinel specimen appears to have formed as a single large twinned crystal which subsequently separated by partial dissolution along a twin plane running through the middle of the specimen into two separate spinel crystals that rotated slightly and then became secured in place by light green apatite with a small amount of light brown phlogopite mica. Most of the spinel is a light lavender-purple color with a couple of small areas showing pale blue-gray color. The spinel is terminated and etched on most surfaces with some broken areas. It has vitreous luster, and it is semi-transparent mostly with some tiny transparent gem grade areas. See also a side view photo, and a back view.

654 carat Indigo Spinel Crystal Cluster


Item: spim152
654 carats (130.8 grams)
2.25" x 2.2" x 1.6"
(57mm x 55mm x 41mm)
from Mahenge, Tanzania
Price: $831.25
This specimen is a cluster of several intergrown naturally terminated spinel crystals. These spinel crystals appear blackish and when held to a light have very dark gray-blue-purple color along some edges and at crystal tips. They have vitreous luster, and several of these are twinned spinel crystals with a large crystal showing flattened spinel law twinning. Many of the spinel crystals have terminations in good condition while some are broken. See also another view.

Large Purple Spinel Crystal with Clinohumite


Item: spim154
1073.6 carats (214.72 grams)
2.7" x 2.5" x 2"
(67mm x 63mm x 52mm)
Mined at Ipanko, Tanzania
Price: $1610.25
This natural spinel crystal has octahedral form and purple color with a few small areas where the color grades into blue. There is deep orange color clinohumite exposed on three surfaces along with green apatite (possibly scapolite?) and white marble. The clinohumite is highly fractured with tiny gem grade areas. The spinel has terminations in good to very good condition on most surfaces with some broken areas. It has vitreous luster, and it is semi-transparent with some small transparent gem grade areas. See also a side view photo.

Intergrown Gemmy Spinel Crystals, 192.67 carats


Item: spim113
192.67 carats
1.6" x 1.5" x 1.2"
(41mm x 39.5mm x 29.5mm)
Mined at Mogok, Burma (Myanmar)
Price: $481.68
This rare specimen of natural spinel was mined at Mogok, Burma (Myanmar) in 1999. It is actually composed of three intergrown spinels with very rich reddish purple color (100% natural color). These crystals are mostly semi-transparent with small transparent areas. The terminations are in very good condition with vitreous luster. One of these spinel crystals shows twinning as well (see close-up of twin plane). See also a back-view photo of this fine quality natural Burmese spinel specimen.
 

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
1.6 Lbs
6.1" x 4.1" x 1.7"
(154mm x 105m x 42mm)
Fujian Province, China
Price: $238.50
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)


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.
 

Stibnite Crystal Cluster

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Item: stbm103
3.5" x 0.9" x 0.6"
(89mm x 23mm x 17mm)
Mined at Wuling, Jiangxi Province, China
Price: $52.50
This specimen is a cluster of intergrown prismatic crystals of natural stibnite. The largest stibnite crystal measures 3.5 inches long and it has natural terminations in very good condition overall. It has metallic luster, and there is a slight bend throughout the crystal's length. The photo at left shows a close-up, see also a full-view photo.

4.4 inch Stibnite Specimen

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Item: stbm104
4.4" x 0.9" x 0.8"
(114mm x 23mm x 22mm)
Mined at Wuling, Jiangxi Province, China
Price: $74.50
This intergrown crystal cluster of natural stibnite measures 4.4 inches long and it has natural terminations with metallic luster. Some of the terminated crystal tips and the heavily striated prismatic faces are in good condition overall.

Stibnite Crystal Specimen

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Item: stbm105
4.1" x 1.4" x 0.6"
(105mm x 36mm x 17mm)
Mined at Wuling, Jiangxi Province, China
Price: $118.50
This naturally terminated stibnite cluster consists of two main crystals with several small attached on the backside. The metallic stibnite crystals have heavily striated prismatic faces, and their terminations are in very good condition. The photo at left shows a full-view, see also a close-up photo.

6.4 inch Stibnite Crystal Specimen

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Item: stbm107
6.4" x 0.9" x 0.8"
(162mm x 23mm x 22mm)
Mined at Wuling, Jiangxi Province, China
Price: $168.25
This naturally terminated stibnite crystal cluster has several small stibnite crystals attached to the striated prismatic faces of a much larger stibnite crystal. The terminations are in very good condition overall. The photo at left shows a full-view, see also a close-up photo.

8.4 inch Stibnite Crystal

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Item: stbm108
8.4" x 0.9" x 0.6"
(213mm x 23mm x 17mm)
Mined at Wuling, Jiangxi Province, China
Price: $216.95
This natural stibnite specimen was mined at the Wuling Antimony Mine in the Jiangxi Province of China. The main stibnite crystal of this specimen has slender pirsmatic form and measures 8.4 inches long, and there are several smaller stibnite crystals still attached to it along its length. The heavily striated prismatic faces and the natural terminations are in very good condition overall. The photo at left shows a full-view, see also a close-up photo.

9 inch Stibnite Crystal Specimen

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Item: stbm109
9.0" x 1.2" x 0.8"
(228mm x 31mm x 22mm)
Mined at Wuling, Jiangxi Province, China
Price: $284.25
This amazing stibnite crystal measures 9 inches long and has beautiful metallic luster with heavily striated prismatic faces and natural terminations that are in very good condition overall with only a few minor abrasions. There are several smaller stibnite crystals still attached near its base (see a close-up photo). See also a close-up view of the tip, and a back-view photo.
 

Natural Sunstone Rough Specimens

Item: sunm101x-sunstone-rough-specimens
available in several sizes, please see below to order
Natural sunstone rough pieces found in India
These natural sunstone specimens were mined in India. They have occasional grains of fiery orange sunstone intergrown with gray feldspar (see close-up photo at left). See also a full view photo showing several of these natural sunstone specimens. The sunstone grains display flashes of beautiful pink-orange and gold iridescence at different angles. The best way to see the iridescence is to wet the material and view it under sunlight (or polish it!). These make great specimens of natural untreated sunstone just as they are, although they are also suitable as lapidary rough to make commercial grade sunstone cabochons, carvings, etc...

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

2 inch Natural Sunstone Rough Specimens

Item: sunm101a2-sunstone-rough-specimens
Price: $8.95

2.5 inch Natural Sunstone Rough Specimens

Item: sunm101a2p5-sunstone-rough-specimens
Price: $12.95

3 inch Natural Sunstone Rough Specimens

Item: sunm101a3-sunstone-rough-specimens
Price: $18.95

3.5 inch Natural Sunstone Rough Specimens

Item: sunm101a3p5-sunstone-rough-specimens
Price: $26.95

 

Small Tanzanite Specimens

Item: tanm189x
From 2.4 grams to 5 grams each (14-25 carats each - see below)
Small tanzanite crystal pieces from 1/2 inch to 3/4 inch long (see sizes below)
These genuine tanzanites were mined in Tanzania
These small size tanzanite mineral specimens were mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. They are translucent to semi-transparent tanzanite crystal pieces with light to medium blue-violet color. Please see below to order.
14 Carat Tanzanite Specimens (2.4 grams each)

Item: tanm189aa
Price: $10.95 each

18 Carat Tanzanite Specimens (3.6 grams each)

Item: tanm189ac
Price: $13.50 each

25 Carat Tanzanite Specimens (5 grams each)

Item: tanm189ae
Price: $18.50 each


Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 57 carats

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Item: tanm203
Genuine tanzanite rough specimen weighing 108.5 carats (21.7 grams)
Tanzanite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1" long x 0.7"x 0.5"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $34.20
This tanzanite (Zoisite) specimen was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is translucent to semi-transparent tanzanite with mostly broken surfaces. It has two areas with light reddish-purple color. See also another view.

Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 72 carats


Item: tanm202
Genuine tanzanite rough specimen weighing 108.5 carats (21.7 grams)
Tanzanite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.3" long x 0.9"x 0.6"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $43.20
This tanzanite (Zoisite) specimen was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is translucent tanzanite with some small semitransparent areas. Its surfaces partially covered with graphite and there is a small amount of pyrite. See also a close-up view of this tanzanite specimen.

Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 44.75 carats

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Item: tanm206
Genuine tanzanite rough specimen weighing 44.75 carats (8.95 grams)
Tanzanite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 0.8" x 0.8"x 0.6"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $44.75
This unique tanzanite specimen was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is translucent tanzanite with mostly broken surfaces. Its surfaces are partially covered with graphite.

Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 38 carats


Item: tanm205
Genuine tanzanite rough specimen weighing 38 carats (7.6 grams)
Tanzanite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 0.8" x 0.7"x 0.6"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $53.20
This tanzanite specimen was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is translucent tanzanite with some small semi-transparent areas and mostly broken surfaces.

Tanzanite Crystal Specimen, 59.5 carats

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Item: tanm207
Genuine tanzanite rough specimen weighing 59.5 carats (11.9 grams)
Tanzanite Crystal Specimen Dimensions: 0.9" x 0.8"x 0.6"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $59.50
This tanzanite specimen was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is a translucent tanzanite crystal section with some small semi-transparent areas. See also another view of this tanzanite specimen.

Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 107.5 carats


Item: tanm204
Genuine tanzanite rough specimen weighing 107.5 carats (21.5 grams)
Tanzanite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.2" long x 1"x 0.7"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $64.50
This tanzanite (Zoisite) specimen was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is translucent tanzanite with mostly broken surfaces.

Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 108.5 carats


Item: tanm198
Genuine tanzanite rough specimen weighing 108.5 carats (21.7 grams)
Tanzanite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.3" long x 1"x 0.7"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $65.10
This tanzanite (Zoisite) specimen was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is translucent tanzanite with some surfaces partially covered with graphite. See also another view of this tanzanite mineral specimen.

Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 121.2 carats


Item: tanm186
This natural tanzanite specimen weighs 121.2 carats (24.24 grams)
1.6" long x 0.9"x 0.7"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $96.50
This natural tanzanite (Zoisite) specimen was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is a partially terminated tanzanite crystal with translucent to semi-transparent areas.

Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 182.1 carats


Item: tanm171
This natural specimen weighs 182.1 carats (36.42 grams)
1.7" long x 0.9"x 0.9"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $145.58
This natural tanzanite specimen was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is a partially terminated tanzanite crystal section with translucent to semi-transparent areas and a small amount of graphite matrix on some surfaces. See also a back-view photo.

Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 197.5 carats


Item: tanm187
197.5 carats (39.5 grams)
2.0" long x 1.3"x 0.9"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $158.00
This natural tanzanite (Zoisite) specimen was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is a partially terminated tanzanite crystal with translucent to semi-transparent areas and some pyrite on one side. See also a view showing the pyrite.

Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 270.5 carats


Item: tanm196
Genuine tanzanite rough specimen weighing 270.5 carats (54.1 grams)
Tanzanite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.9" long x 1.6"x 0.7"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $162.30
This tanzanite (Zoisite) specimen was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is a large piece of mostly translucent tanzanite with some small semi-transparent areas. Some surfaces are partially covered with graphite and there is some pyrite along one side. See also an opposite side view of this tanzanite mineral specimen.

Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 220.1 carats


Item: tanm151
220.1 carats (44.02 grams)
1.4" long x 1.3"x 1.2"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $164.50
This natural tanzanite specimen (tanzanite is a variety of the mineral zoisite) was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. This tanzanite crystal section has mostly broken surfaces with some naturally terminated areas, and it is translucent to semi-transparent.

Large Tanzanite Mineral Specimen


Item: tanm197
Genuine tanzanite rough specimen weighing 1025 carats (205 grams)
Tanzanite Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 2.7" x 2.3"x 1.6"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $512.50
This large tanzanite specimen was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is mostly translucent tanzanite with some small semi-transparent areas. Its surfaces are partially covered with graphite. See also a back side view.

Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 46.67 carats


Item: tanm144
46.67 carats (9.33 grams)
27mmx12.7mmx11.7mm
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $79.34
This natural color Blue tanzanite (Zoisite) specimen was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is a mostly translucent partial crystal with minor matrix minerals still attached.

Gem-Grade Tanzanite Crystal, 15.5 carats


Item: tanm200
Genuine Tanzanite Crystal weighs 15.5 carats
Tanzanite Crystal Dimensions: 0.7" long x 0.4"x 0.3"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $232.50
This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is semi-transparent to transparent. The prismatic faces and the terminations are in mostly good conditon with some abraded areas, and they have vitreous luster. This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal has a gem grade area at its tip that would yield a one carat faceted gemstone. See also a view of this gem grade tanzanite crystal lying on its side.

Tanzanite Crystal, 60.5 carats


Item: tanm201
Genuine Tanzanite Crystal weighs 60.5 carats
Tanzanite Crystal Dimensions: 1.4" long x 0.7"x 0.5"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $544.50
This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. See also a full view of this tanzanite crystal. It is semi-transparent to transparent. See a back view photo of this tanzanite crystal. The terminations are in very good conditon overall, and they have vitreous luster. This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal has some small gem grade areas at its tip. This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal was carefully heated and it has a very rich purple color in one direction and rich blue color perpendicular to the purple. See another view showing the amazing color of this genuine tanzanite crystal.

Naturally Terminated Tanzanite Crystal, 72.2 carats


Item: tanm157
Genuine Tanzanite Crystal weighs 72.2 carats (14.44 grams)
1.5" long x 0.8"x 0.5"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $649.80
This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is mostly translucent to semi-transparent with small gem-grade areas at its tip. The prismatic faces are in mostly good conditon with some broken areas, and the terminations are in very good condition with vitreous luster. This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal was carefully heated and it has a very rich purple color in one direction and rich blue color perpendicular to the purple. See also a standing-view photo, opposite side photo, side-view photo, and a another side-view photo.

Zoisite Crystal Specimen, 31.28 carats


Item: tanm141
This natural zoisite crystal weighs 31.28 carats
40mm x 15mm x 7.7mm
Mined in Afghanistan
Price: $257.60
This natural color (Zoisite) crystal was stated by our supplier to have been mined in the Nangarhar Provence of Afghanistan. It actually is two crystals that are inter-grown and they are also doubly terminated. They grade from semi transparent at the base to completely transparent gem-grade at their teminations. Its prismatic faces and the terminations have vitreous luster, are in very good condition. This natural color tanzanite crystal has weak dichroism with a very light greenish blue gray color in one direction and a light pinkish gray when viewed from the front as shown in the photo at left which was taken under a mixture of incandescent and flourescent light.(see a back-view photo). The morphology of this crystal is very nice.(A rare colectors item)

Tanzanite Crystal, 9.58 carats


Item: tanm162
Natural tanzanite crystal weighs 9.58 carats
17mm long x 10mm x 7mm
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $153.28
This natural tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. This moderately included tanzanite crystal would be considered cab grade only. The prismatic faces and the terminations are in fair condition with good luster. The faces are partialy abraided as well as the tip. See also opposite side view photo.

Large Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 530.9 carats


Item: tanm173
This natural tanzanite weighs 530.9 carats (106+ grams)
Tanzanite measurements: 2.25" long x 1.75"x 1.10"
Mined in Tanzania, Merilani Block "D"
Price: $1643.00
This large natural tanzanite specimen weighs over 530 carats. It was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania (Block "D"). This large tanzanite specimen is mostly translucent to semi-transparent. It has a beautiful intergrown crystal that has grown from its base that measures approximately 1-1/4"L x 5/8" x 3/8" tapering from mid-way to a chisel like termination. The upper portion of this is gem quality, mostly clean and very transparent. This is a stand alone specimen and the termination of the main crystal is capped with a layer of silvery black graphite, offering a nice contrast. See also another view photo See also another view photo

Large Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 467.5 carats


Item: tanm174
Natural Tanzanite Specimen weighs 467.5carats (93.5 grams)
This genuine tanzanite dimensions is: 3.5" long x 1.25"x .55"
Mined in Tanzania, Merilani Block "D"
Price: $1963.50
This large natural tanzanite specimen weighs over 467 carats. It was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania (Block "D"). This beautiful, large tanzanite specimen is mostly translucent to semi-transparent. A good portion of this large crystal is gem quality,great as a specimen, or for carving or cabbing. This is a stand alone specimen, but due to its height should be supported. The lower shoulder of its termination is capped with a thin layer of silvery black graphite, offering a nice contrast. See also another view photo See also an edge view photo See also another view photo

Natural Tanzanite Specimen, 143.9 carats


Item: tanm175
143.9 carats (28.8 grams)
1.2" long x 0.6"x 0.5"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $230.40
This natural tanzanite specimen was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is a partially terminated, blocky tanzanite crystal section with translucent to semi-transparent areas and a very small amount of graphite matrix on one face. This speciman has been gently heated to atain this nice blue color. See also a another view photo.

Gem Grade Tanzanite Crystal, 13.5 carats


Item: tanm178
13.5 carats (2.7 grams)
24mm long x12mm x 7mm
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $210.00
This natural tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is mostly transparent with gem-grade areas. The prismatic faces and the terminations show vitrous luster and are in good condition overall with two sides showing striations. This natural tanzanite crystal has a mostly blue color under flourescent light and a blueish purple with transmitted light. See also a side-view photo with transmitted light.

Tanzanite Crystal, 16.1 carats


Item: tanm179
16.1 carats
25mm long x 13mm x 7mm
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $180.00
This natural tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. This mostly transparent lightly included tanzanite crystal would best be used as a specimen. The faces and the terminations are in good condition with good luster with the exception of a broken tip on an outer termination . The faces are partialy striated as well. The color is a medium tone of purplish blue.

Tanzanite Crystal, 4.26 carats


Item: tanm191
4.26 carats
14.7mm long x6.0mm x 5.2mm
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $85.20
This natural tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. This unheated, lightly included tanzanite crystal would be considered cuttable, with a good sized clean area. It is a single crystal with mostly nice faces and termination. This specimen is heat treatable but has a unique bi-color look as is, with a slightly blueish base and transparent greenish yellow termination. See also another view of this genuine tanzanite crystal.

Tanzanite Crystal, 8.45 carats


Item: tanm193
3.98 carats
16.0mm long x10..0mm x 7.0mm
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $101.40
This natural tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. This unheated, lightly included tanzanite crystal would be considered cuttable, with a good sized clean area. The intergrown side by side crystals are some what striated but the terminations are in good condition. This specimen is heat treatable. It has a pale brownish greenish yellow look as is. See also a side-view of this genuine tanzanite crystal. See also another view of this genuine tanzanite crystal.

Speciman Grade Tanzanite Crystal, 4.98 carats


Item: tanm194
4.98 carats
12.3mm long x 8.6mm x 6.2mm
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $44.80
This natural tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is mostly transparent but moderately included. The prismatic faces and the terminations show vitrous luster and are in only fair condition with the chisel like termination being chipped part way down one face. This tanzanite crystal has a mostly blue color under flourescent light and a blueish purple with transmitted light. See also another view of this genuine tanzanite crystal.

Small Tanzanite Crystal, 3.12 carats


Item: tanm199
Genuine Tanzanite Crystal weighs 3.12 carats
Tanzanite Crystal Dimensions: 0.4" long x 0.3"x 0.2"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $62.40
This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is semi-transparent to transparent. The prismatic faces and the terminations are in mostly good conditon with some abraded areas, and they have vitreous luster. This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal was carefully heated and it has strong purplish color in one direction with strong blue color perpendicular to the purple. See also a view of this tanzanite crystal lying down on its side.
 

17.1 carat Topaz Mineral Specimen


Item: topm345
This natural topaz specimen weighs 17.1 carats (3.42 grams)
Topaz Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 0.6" long x 0.4" x 0.4"
(16mm x 11mm x 11mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $9.95
This small specimen of semi-transparent to transparent natural topaz has very pale blue natural color (almost colorless). It has not been heated or treated in any way. It is a partially terminated topaz crystal with some broken areas and some naturally etched surfaces.

63 carat Topaz Mineral Specimen


Item: topm346
This natural topaz specimen weighs 63 carats (12.6 grams)
Topaz Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.3" long x 0.8" x 0.6"
Found in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $26.95
This specimen of semi-transparent to transparent natural topaz is colorless. It has not been heated or treated in any way.

Topaz Crystal Specimen

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Item: topm348
This natural topaz specimen weighs 32.5 carats (6.5 grams)
Topaz Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 0.9" long x 0.6" x 0.6"
Discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $26.95
This small specimen of transparent natural topaz has very pale blue natural color (almost colorless). It has not been heated or treated in any way. It is a naturally etched and terminated topaz crystal specimen.

Colorless Topaz Crystal


Item: topm336
Natural topaz crystal weighing 58 carats (11.6 grams)
Topaz Crystal Dimensions: 1.1" x 0.9" x 0.4"
This natural topaz crystal was mined at Marambaia, Brazil
Price: $31.95
This naturally terminated topaz crystal specimen has very fine transparency with naturally etched terminations in very good condition. This topaz crystal is colorless, and it has not been heated or treated in any way.

Topaz Crystal Specimen


Item: topm347
This natural topaz specimen weighs 71.0 carats (14.2 grams)
Topaz Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.2" long x 1" x 0.7"
Discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $41.95
This specimen of transparent natural topaz has pale blue natural color. It has not been heated or treated in any way. It is a partially terminated topaz crystal with some broken areas and some naturally etched surfaces.

124.7 carat Natural Blue Topaz Mineral Specimen


Item: topm253
This natural topaz specimen weighs 124.7 carats (24.94 grams)
Topaz Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.6" long x 1.1" x 0.7"
(40mm x 28mm x 19mm)
Found in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $41.95
This specimen of semi-transparent to transparent natural topaz has pale blue natural color. It has not been heated or treated in any way. It is a partially terminated topaz crystal with some broken areas and some naturally etched surfaces.

236.2 carat Natural Blue Topaz Specimen


Item: topm244
236.2 carats (47.24 grams)
2.1" long x 1.1" x 1"
(53mm x 29mm x 25mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $51.95
This specimen of semi-transparent natural topaz has pale blue natural color. It has not been heated or treated in any way. The photo at left was taken under incandescent light. It is a partially terminated topaz crystal with some broken areas and some naturally etched surfaces.

Colorless Topaz Crystal, 100 carats

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Item: topm337
Natural topaz crystal weighing 100 carats (20.0 grams)
Topaz Crystal Dimensions: 1.1" x 1" x 0.6"
This natural topaz crystal was mined at Medina, Brazil
Price: $61.95
This naturally terminated topaz crystal specimen has very fine transparency with naturally etched terminations in very good overall condition. This topaz crystal is colorless, and it has not been heated or treated in any way. See also an opposite side view of this natural topaz crystal.

Naturally Etched Topaz Crystal Specimen


Item: topm350
This natural topaz specimen weighs 158.5 carats (31.7 grams)
Topaz Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 1.7" long x 1.3" x 0.9"
Discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $71.32
This specimen of transparent natural topaz has very pale blue natural color (almost colorless). It has not been heated or treated in any way. It is a naturally etched and terminated topaz crystal specimen. The photo at left is a close-up, see also a full view of this naturally etched topaz crystal.

Natural Blue Topaz Specimen


Item: topm332
Natural color blue topaz specimen weighs 161 carats (32.2 grams)
Topaz Specimen Dimensions: 1.8" long x 0.9" x 0.7"
Found by native miners at Itinga, Brazil
Price: $72.45
This specimen of natural topaz is transparent with facet grade areas inside and light blue natural color. It has not been heated or treated in any way. Some surfaces are terminated, some are broken and some are naturally etched. See also an opposite side view of this naturally etched blue topaz mineral specimen.

Topaz Crystal Specimen


Item: topm349
This natural topaz specimen weighs 211.2 carats (42.24 grams)
Topaz Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 2" long x 0.9" x 0.8"
Discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $95.04
This specimen of transparent natural topaz has light blue natural color. It has not been heated or treated in any way. It is a partially terminated topaz crystal with some broken areas and some naturally etched surfaces.

Medina Topaz Crystal


Item: topm353
Natural color topaz crystal weighing 150.0 carats (30.0 grams)
Topaz Crystal Dimensions: 1.4" tall x 1" x 0.7"
This natural topaz crystal was mined at Medina, Brazil
Price: $118.95
This naturally terminated topaz crystal specimen has very fine transparency with naturally rounded and etched terminations and prismatic faces all in very fine condition. This topaz crystal is colorless, and it has not been heated or treated in any way. See also a full view of this naturally etched Medina topaz crystal.

413.2 carat Natural Blue Topaz Specimen


Item: topm255
413.2 carats (82.64 grams)
2.1" long x 1.4" x 1.1"
(53mm x 35mm x 29mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $132.22
This specimen of semi-transparent to transparent natural topaz has pale blue natural color! It has not been heated or treated in any way. It is a partially terminated topaz crystal with some broken areas and some naturally etched surfaces. The photo at left was taken under incandescent light.

Naturally Etched Topaz Crystal Specimen


Item: topm351
This natural topaz specimen weighs 315 carats (63 grams)
Topaz Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 2.6" long x 1.5" x 0.9"
Discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $138.60
This specimen of transparent natural topaz has very pale blue natural color (almost colorless). It has not been heated or treated in any way. It is a naturally etched topaz crystal specimen.

Medina Topaz Crystal


Item: topm354
Natural color topaz crystal weighing 244.0 carats (48.8 grams)
Topaz Crystal Dimensions: 1.25" tall x 1.6" wide x 1"
This natural topaz crystal was mined at Medina, Brazil
Price: $146.40
This naturally terminated topaz crystal specimen has fine transparency with naturally rounded and etched terminations in fine condition. The prismatic faces also are naturally etched and in very good overall condition. See a full view of this natural Medina topaz specimen. This topaz crystal is colorless, and it has not been heated or treated in any way. See also another full view of this naturally etched Medina topaz crystal. See one more full view of this fine quality topaz mineral specimen.

Natural Blue Topaz Specimen


Item: topm256
481.05 carats (96.21 grams)
2.3" long x 1.7" x 1.1"
(58mm x 43mm x 29mm)
Found by native miners near Nova Era, Brazil
Price: $153.94
This specimen of semi-transparent to transparent natural topaz has pale blue natural color! It has not been heated or treated in any way. This natural topaz mineral specimen is a partially terminated topaz crystal with mostly broken surfaces. The photo at left was taken under incandescent light.

Natural Blue Topaz Specimen


Item: topm326
Natural color blue topaz specimen weighs 400.4 carats (80.08 grams)
Topaz Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 2" long x 1.6" x 0.85"
(52mm x 41mm x 22mm)
Found by native miners near Nova Era, Brazil
Price: $176.18
This specimen of transparent natural topaz has light blue natural color zones with gem grade areas inside. It has not been heated or treated in any way. It is a partially terminated topaz crystal with some broken areas.

476.1 carat Natural Blue Topaz Specimen


Item: topm327
Natural color blue topaz specimen weighs 476.1 carats (95.22 grams)
Topaz Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 2.5" long x 1.5" x 1.2"
Found by native miners near Nova Era, Brazil
Price: $185.70
This specimen of transparent natural topaz has pale blue natural color zones with many small gem grade areas inside. It has not been heated or treated in any way. It is a topaz crystal section with mostly broken surfaces and some terminations.

631.5 carat Natural Blue Topaz Specimen


Item: topm328
Natural color blue topaz specimen weighs 631.5 carats (126.3 grams)
Topaz Crystal Dimensions: 1.9" long x 1.6" x 1.5"
Found by native miners at Itinga, Brazil
Price: $221.03
This specimen of natural topaz is semi-transparent to transparent with pale blue natural color and natural terminations. This topaz crystal has some naturally etched surfaces and some abraded areas. It has not been heated or treated in any way.

Natural Topaz Crystal Specimen


Item: topm329
Natural color topaz specimen weighing 669.4 carats (133.88 grams)
Topaz Crystal Dimensions: 1.9" long x 1.8" x 1.8"
Found by native miners near Nova Era, Brazil
Price: $294.53
This specimen of natural topaz is transparent with very pale blue natural color and natural terminations. It has not been heated or treated in any way. See another view of this natural topaz specimen. This topaz crystal has some abraded areas and some large facet grade areas inside. See also another view of this natural color topaz specimen.

Naturally Etched Topaz Crystal Specimen


Item: topm352
This natural topaz specimen weighs 788.5 carats (157.7 grams)
Topaz Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 2.6" long x 2" x 1.8"
Discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $315.40
This specimen of transparent natural topaz has very pale blue natural color (almost colorless). It has not been heated or treated in any way. This topaz crystal is covered with naturally etched surfaces. The photo at left is a close-up, see a full view of this naturally etched topaz crystal. See also a another close-up view of this natural etched topaz specimen.

Medina Topaz Crystal


Item: topm355
Natural color topaz crystal weighing 544.0 carats (108.8 grams)
Topaz Crystal Dimensions: 2.0" tall x 1.5" wide x 1.2"
This natural topaz crystal was mined at Medina, Brazil
Price: $326.40
This naturally terminated topaz crystal specimen has fine transparency with naturally rounded and etched terminations in fine condition. The prismatic faces also are naturally etched and in very good overall condition. This topaz crystal is colorless, and it has not been heated or treated in any way. See a full view of this fine quality Medina topaz crystal.

Medina Topaz Crystal in Matrix


Item: topm356
Natural topaz crystal in matrix weighing 1.1 pounds (500 grams)
Topaz in Matrix Dimensions: 4.5" wide x 2.8" tall x 2.1"
This natural topaz mineral specimen was mined at Medina, Brazil
Price: $330.00
This topaz in matrix mineral specimen weighs 1.1 pounds, and it is completely natural with no treatments or repairs. It has a large transparent naturally terminated topaz crystal weighing approximately 250 grams with naturally rounded and etched terminations in fine condition! This topaz crystal is colorless, and it has not been heated or treated in any way. The matrix is a mass of small intergrown topaz crystals with some small hexagonal muscovite mica crystals scattered around. The small topazes are translucent and range from colorless to light orange-pink! See another full view of this fine quality Medina topaz crystal in matrix. See also a back view of this Medina topaz matrix specimen.

Large Topaz Crystal


Item: topm192
1437.3 carats (287.46 grams)
Topaz Crystal Dimensions: 2.5" x 2.3" x 1.7"
this natural topaz crystal was mined at Espirito Santo, Brazil
Price: $431.19
This naturally terminated topaz mineral specimen weighs over 1/2 pound! It is transparent with partially etched prismatic faces and terminations in very good condition. It has not been heated or treated in any way. This genuine white topaz crystal is colorless and weighs 1437.3 carats!

3610 carat Natural Blue Topaz Specimen


Item: topm222
3610 carats (722 grams)
4.9" long x 3.5" x 2.1"
(125mm x 88mm x 54mm)
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $794.20
This partially terminated natural topaz crystal specimen has light blue natural color. It has not been heated or treated in any way. It has some crystal faces and some broken surfaces. The photo at left was taken under incandescent light. This topaz specimen has good transparency. It makes a very nice specimen of natural color blue topaz just as it is, although it would yield a wonderful carving weighing over 2000 carats!

Natural Color Blue Topaz Specimen (4260 carats!)


Item: topm196
4260 carats! (852. grams)
3.6" x 3.3" x 3.2"
mined near Nova Era, Brazil
Price: $1022.40
This partially terminated natural topaz crystal specimen weighs 1.88 pounds! It has very good transparency with lots of facet grade areas inside - it would also make a wonderful carving, although it does make a very nice specimen of light greenish-blue natural color topaz just as it is! See also a side view photo as well as a back view photo . It has not been heated or treated in any way.

Natural Color Blue Topaz Specimen (2825 carats!)


Item: topm262
2825 carats! (565 grams)
3.3" x 3.2" x 2.2"
mined near Nova Era, Brazil
Price: $1284.25
This partially terminated natural topaz crystal specimen weighs 1.25 pounds! It has very good transparency with a very large facet grade area inside that would yield a 300+ carat flawless gem! It would also make a wonderful carving, although it does make a fine specimen of natural color blue topaz just as it is. This natural topaz crystal has natural color zoning ranging with most of the specimen having a pale golden-yellow color & some areas showing light to medium blue color, and these colors are completly natural! It has not been heated or treated in any way. See also a full-view photo as well as a side-view photo and a opposite side-view photo.

2.25 pound Natural Topaz Crystal (5100 carats!)


Item: topm263
5100 carats! (1020 grams)
4.7" x 3.3" x 3.1"
mined near Nova Era, Brazil
Price: $2142.00
This naturally terminated topaz crystal weighs 2.25 pounds, with good transparency and lots of gem-grade areas inside! It has not been heated or treated in any way. This natural color topaz crystal is completly natural - it has not been heated or treated in any way. It has pale golden natural color under incandescent light as shown at left, and it has very pale blue-green natural color under daylight. The terminations are in very good condition overall with only a few minor abrasions, and there are some very interesting naturally etched surfaces as well. This natural topaz crystal is a very fine museum grade mineral specimen. It would also make a wonderful carving, although it does make a very fine specimen of natural color pale blue-green topaz just as it is! See also a side-view photo of this natural color topaz crystal, as well as a view from directly above the tip of this topaz crystal, and a close up of one side with naturally etched terminations. See also another close-up view of this natural color topaz crystal.
 

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.
 

Uvite Tourmaline Crystals in Matrix

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Item: uvim101
13.2 grams
1.1" x 0.7" x 0.6"
(30mm x 19.5mm x 17mm)
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $26.50
This specimen of uvite tourmaline crystals on calcite matrix was discovered in Bahia, Brazil. The uvite crystals have strong brownish red color, vitreous luster, and flattened trigonal prismatic form. They have natural terminations in mostly very good condition, and some of the crystals are terminated on each end (known as bi-terminated or double-terminated). The largest uvite crystal measures 6.5mm in diameter. This specimen also has some small calcite crystals on its surface. The photo at left was taken under both fluorescent and incandescent light. See also a (full-view).

Green Uvite Tourmaline Crystals in Matrix

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Item: uvim105
.2 Lbs
2.5" x 2.0" x 1.5"
(64mm x 51mm x 38mm)
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $41.50
This specimen of uvite tourmaline crystals on calcite matrix was discovered in Bahia, Brazil. The uvite crystals have beautiful green color, vitreous luster, and flattened trigonal prismatic form. Most have natural terminations on each end that are in very good condition (known as bi-terminated or double-terminated). The uvite crystals range in size up to about 6mm in diameter. This specimen also has some calcite crystals measuring from 7mm to 5mm long on its surface. The photo at left was taken under both fluorescent and incandescent light. See also a (full-view).
 

Vivianite in Matrix Specimen

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Item: vivm108
2.6" x 2.2" x 1.2"
(67mm x 57mm x 30mm)
Mined near Potosi, Bolivia
Price: $44.50
This natural vivianite specimen has several vivianite crystals in a reddish brown sandstone matrix. The blue-green vivianite is translucent to semi-transparent.

Vivianite in Matrix Specimen

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Item: vivm109
2.1" x 1.2" x 1.1"
(53mm x 32mm x 30mm)
Mined near Potosi, Bolivia
Price: $48.50
This natural vivianite specimen has a small amount of reddish brown sandstone attached. The blue-green vivianite is translucent to semi-transparent with small transparent areas.

Vivianite in Matrix Specimen

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Item: vivm110
1.5" x 1.4" x 0.6"
(39mm x 38mm x 15mm)
Mined near Potosi, Bolivia
Price: $41.50
This beautiful vivianite specimen has a very small amount of reddish brown sandstone attached. The blue-green natural vivianite in this specimen is translucent to semi-transparent with some transparent areas.

Vivianite in Matrix Specimen

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Item: vivm113
3.7" x 2.8" x 2.5"
(96mm x 73mm x 64mm)
Mined near Potosi, Bolivia
Price: $82.50
This natural vivianite specimen has several vivianite crystals in a reddish brown sandstone matrix. The blue-green vivianite is translucent to semi-transparent with some transparent areas. The photo at left shows a close-up of this vivianite crystal with the transparent area, see also the full-view photo.

Vivianite in Matrix Specimen

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Item: vivm116
3.1" x 2.9" x 1.8"
(78mm x 76mm x 47mm)
Mined near Potosi, Bolivia
Price: $122.50
This natural vivianite specimen has one well formed vivianite crystal measuring 1.3 inches long in a reddish brown sandstone matrix. The blue-green vivianite is translucent to semi-transparent with some transparent areas. The photo at left shows a close-up of this vivianite crystal with the transparent area, see also the full-view photo.
 

Zinnwaldite Mica Specimen

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Item: zinm129
Zinnwaldite Mica Specimen Dimensions: 2.3" x 1.7" x 1.7"
Mined in 1989 at the Jose Pinto Mine, Brazil
Price: $26.95
This specimen is a cluster of intergrown zinnwaldite mica crystals with tabular hexagonal form.

Zinnwaldite Mica Specimen

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Item: zinm130
Zinnwaldite Mica Specimen Dimensions: 4.3" x 2.7" x 2.5"
Mined in 1989 at the Jose Pinto Mine, Brazil
Price: $88.50
This specimen is a cluster of intergrown zinnwaldite mica crystals with tabular hexagonal form. The largest mica crystals measure 2 inches across.

Zinnwaldite with Apatite Specimen

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Item: zinm131
Zinnwaldite Mica Specimen Dimensions: 4.2" x 3.2" x 2.6"
Mined in 1989 at the Jose Pinto Mine, Brazil
Price: $134.95
This specimen is a cluster of intergrown zinnwaldite mica crystals with tabular hexagonal form. There also several terminated dark green apatite crystals with hexagonal prismatic form that are intergrown with the zinnwaldite. One is a larger green apatite crystal deep within the specimen with zinnwaldite crystals protruding from it. See also a full view of this zinnwaldite mica specimen.
 

Ruby in Zoisite Rough Specimen


Item: zoim105
Natural ruby in zoisite rough weighing 0.3 pounds
Ruby Zoisite Specimen Dimensions: 2.2" x 1.7" x 1.4"
Found at Longido, Tanzania
Price: $18.95
This specimen of natural color ruby in green zoisite rough was mined in Tanzania. The rubies have rich red color, and the zoisite is a beautiful green with some black hornblende. This ruby in zoisite rough makes a nice mineral specimen just as it is, although it could also be used as superior grade lapidary rough.

Ruby in Zoisite Rough Specimen


Item: zoim106
Natural ruby in zoisite rough weighing 0.7 pounds
Ruby Zoisite Specimen Dimensions: 3.6" x 3.5" x 1.5"
Found at Longido, Tanzania
Price: $41.95
This specimen of natural color ruby in green zoisite rough was mined in Tanzania. The upper surface has a 1.5 inch ruby exposed with rich red color as shown. This ruby in zoisite rough makes a nice mineral specimen just as it is, although it could also be used as superior grade lapidary rough.

Ruby in Zoisite Rough Specimen


Item: zoim107
Natural ruby in zoisite rough weighing 2.0 pounds
Ruby Zoisite Specimen Dimensions: 4.7" x 4.5" x 2"
Found at Longido, Tanzania
Price: $132.95
This specimen of natural color ruby in green zoisite rough was mined in Tanzania. The rubies have very rich deep red color, and the zoisite is a beautiful green with black hornblende. There are more rubies exposed on the opposite side. This ruby in zoisite rough makes a nice mineral specimen just as it is, although it could also be used as superior grade lapidary rough.

Ruby in Zoisite Rough, 3.9 pounds


Item: zoisite-rough-103
Natural ruby in zoisite rough weighing 3.9 pounds
Ruby Zoisite Specimen Dimensions: 5.8" x 4.4" x 3.2"
Found at Longido, Tanzania
Price: $162.50
This specimen of natural color ruby in green zoisite rough was mined in Tanzania. There is a ruby crystal measuring 1.5 inches long exposed on the upper surface as shown. The photo at left was photographed wet under reflected sunlight to show the true colors. This ruby in zoisite rough makes a nice mineral specimen just as it is, although it could also be used as superior grade lapidary rough. There are more ruby crystals exposed on its backside. See also a back view photo of this natural specimen of ruby in zoisite.

Ruby in Zoisite Rough Decorator Specimen, 5.3 Lbs


Item: zoisite-rough-104
Natural ruby in zoisite rough weighing 5.3 pounds
Ruby Zoisite Specimen Dimensions: 7" x 5.2" x 3.1"
Found at Longido, Tanzania
Price: $214.50
This specimen of natural color ruby in green zoisite rough was mined in Tanzania. There are several ruby crystals exposed on the fresh break of the upper surface as shown. The photo at left was photographed wet under reflected sunlight to show the true colors. This ruby in zoisite rough makes a nice mineral specimen just as it is, although it could also be used as superior grade lapidary rough. See also a back view photo of this natural specimen of ruby in zoisite.
 


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