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Emerald in Matrix Mineral Specimen

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Item: emem258_emerald-specimen
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 0.25 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 2.9" x 1.8" x 1.7"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $38.95
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a 3/4 inch long emerald crystal perched up on top. The matrix is quartz with some black biotite.

Emerald in Matrix Mineral Specimen

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Item: emem259_emerald-specimen
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 0.3 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 3.2" x 2.2" x 1.6"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $41.95
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a 3/4 inch long emerald crystal in quartz matrix with some black biotite.

Emerald in Matrix Mineral Specimen

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Item: emem260_emerald-specimen
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 0.3 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 2.6" x 2.2" x 1.5"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $46.95
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a 3/4 inch long emerald crystal in quartz matrix. There are two more emerald crystals exposed on the opposite side.

Emeralds in Matrix

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Item: emem252_emerald-specimen
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 0.4 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 2.9" x 2.4" x 1.4"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $61.95
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a several emerald crystals in a gray crystalline limestone matrix.

Emerald Crystals with Matrix

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Item: emem261_emerald-specimen
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 0.4 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 3.1" x 2.6" x 1.3"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $64.50
This natural emerald with matrix specimen has many intergrown emerald crystals with some gray limestone and black biotite.

Emerald in Matrix


Item: emem255_emerald-specimen
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 0.5 Lbs
Emerald in Matrix Dimensions: 3.3" x 2.4" x 1.5"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $64.50
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a 0.9 inch long emerald crystal in a gray crystalline limestone matrix with some graphite.

Emerald in Matrix Specimen


Item: emem262
This natural emerald in matrix weighs 1.2 Lbs
Emerald in matrix dimensions: 4.5" x 2.7" x 2.5"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $118.95
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a 1.3 inch long partially terminated emerald crystal in a matrix of translucent gray-green crystalline limestone.

Emerald in Matrix Specimen


Item: emem263
This natural emerald in matrix weighs 0.5 Lbs
Emerald in matrix dimensions: 4" x 2.1" x 1.7"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $168.50
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a 1.5 inch long partially terminated emerald crystal in a matrix of translucent gray crystalline limestone with biotite mica and a small amount of graphite.

Emerald in Matrix Specimen


Item: emem264
This natural emerald in matrix weighs 0.4 Lbs
Emerald in matrix dimensions: 3.5" x 2.1" x 1.2"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $184.50
This natural emerald in matrix specimen has a couple of intergrown emerald crystals emerald crystal in a matrix of translucent gray crystalline limestone with biotite mica.

Emeralds with Matrix Mineral Specimen


Item: emem265
This natural emerald in matrix weighs 1.1 Lbs
Emerald in matrix dimensions: 4" x 3.2" x 2.3"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $231.25
This natural mineral specimen has a matrix of intergrown emerald crystals that are partially covered by black biotite mica schist. See an opposite side view of this superior collector quality specimen of emeralds in matrix.

Emeralds in Matrix

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Item: emem266
This natural emerald in matrix specimen weighs 1.8 Lbs
Emerald in matrix dimensions: 4.1" x 3.3" x 3.3"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $284.25
This natural mineral specimen has a matrix of dark gray crystalline limestone with several exposed emerald crystals.

Emeralds with Biotite Schist Matrix


Item: emem267
This natural emerald in matrix weighs 0.8 Lbs
Emerald in matrix dimensions: 5.9" x 2.9" x 1.6"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $342.25
This natural mineral specimen has a matrix of intergrown emerald crystals that are partially covered by black biotite mica schist.

Emeralds on Matrix


Item: emem268
This natural emerald in matrix weighs 1.9 Lbs
Emerald in matrix dimensions: 5.7" x 3.5" x 2.5"
Found at Santa Teresina, Brazil
Price: $418.95
This natural mineral specimen has a matrix of gray crystalline limestone on black biotite schist with a cluster of intergrown emerald crystals up on top.

Large Emeralds in Matrix Decorator Specimen

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Item: emem270
This natural emerald in matrix weighs 3.4 Lbs
Emerald in matrix dimensions: 5.7" x 4.5" x 3.6"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $546.25
This natural mineral specimen has a matrix of light color crystalline limestone with some black biotite mica schist. There are three large emerald crystals that are partially embedded in one side of this beautiful decorator specimen as shown at left. This specimen also stands up in an upright position. See an upright view of this decorator mineral specimen of large emeralds in matrix. See also a side view of these large emeralds in matrix.

Large Emeralds in Matrix


Item: emem269
This natural emerald in matrix weighs 2.2 Lbs
Emerald in matrix dimensions: 5.5" x 3.9" x 2.7"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $788.25
This natural mineral specimen has a matrix of large intergrown emerald crystals that are partially covered by black biotite mica schist. There are several large emerald crystals exposed on the opposite side as well! See an opposite side view of this superior collector quality specimen of large emeralds in matrix.

Emerald in Matrix Decorator Specimen


Item: emem271
This natural emerald in matrix weighs 5.4 Lbs
Emerald in matrix dimensions: 7.7" x 5" x 3.7"
Found in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $1145.00
This natural mineral specimen has a matrix of gray crystalline limestone with some black biotite schist. There are dozens of natural emerald crystals including a large "curving" emerald crystal over 4 inches long! There are numeraous emerald crystals exposed on the opposite side as well. See an opposite side view of this rare collector quality emerald in matrix decorator specimen.

Large Emerald in Matrix Decorator Specimen

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Item: emem191
This genuine Emerald in Matrix weighs 8.3 pounds
Emerald in Matrix Specimen Dimensions: 8.25" x 5.5" x 3.8"
Mined in Northern Bahia, Brazil
Price: $1525.00
This natural emerald specimen has a biotite mica schist matrix. The photo at left is a close up photo, see also an additional close-up photo of these natural emerald crystals. This beautiful decorator specimen of natural emerald in matrix has several large emeralds showing fine green color and semi-transparent cabochon grade areas! See a full-view photo of this natural emerald specimen.
 

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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

Epidote Crystal Cluster with Quartz Crystal

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

Epidote with Quartz on Matrix

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

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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

Epidote Crystals on Matrix

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

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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

Curving Epidote Crystal Specimen

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

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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

Epidote Crystal Cluster

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

Epidote Crystals with Sphene on Matrix


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

Epidote Crystal Cluster with Small Quartz Crystals

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

Epidote Crystals in Quartz


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

50.4 pound Epidote in Quartz Crystal Specimen


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

Green Fluorite Cubic Crystals on Matrix


Item: flum139
Fluorite on matrix specimen weighing 2.2 Lbs.
Fluorite Mineral Specimen Size: 5.2" x 4.4" x 2.7"
Mined in China
Price: $132.50
This matrix specimen has natural color light green fluorite crystals with cubic form and vitrous luster on its upper surface. The fluorite crystals have very good transparency.

Large Decorator Specimen of Fluorite Crystals on Matrix


Item: flum142
Fluorite Crystals on matrix specimen weighing 19.3 Lbs.
Fluorite Decorator Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 10.5" x 8.3" x 6"
Mined in Madagascar
Price: $645.00
This natural matrix mineral specimen has has natural color green cubic fluorite crystals covering the upper surface of thick matrix. It makes a very attractive decorator mineral specimen! See also an opposite side view of these fluorite crystals on matrix.

Large Decorator Specimen of Fluorite Crystals on Matrix


Item: flum143
Fluorite Crystals on matrix specimen weighing 41.9 Lbs.
Fluorite Decorator Mineral Specimen Dimensions: 13" x 10" x 8"
Mined in Madagascar
Price: $1225.00
This natural matrix mineral specimen has natural color green cubic fluorite crystals covering the upper surface of thick matrix. The largest of these natural fluorite crystals measures over 2 inches across! This fluorite specimen makes a wonderful decorator mineral specimen! See also an opposite side view of these fluorite crystals on matrix.
 

Natural Green Fuchsite Mica Pieces

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

Item: fucm141b
Price: $2.95 each

Green Fuchsite Mica Pieces, 3 inches

Item: fucm141c
Price: $6.95 each

Green Fuchsite Mica Pieces, 3.5 inches

Item: fucm141e
Price: $9.95 each


Natural Fuchsite Mica Specimen


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

Natural Fuchsite Mica


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

Natural Fuchsite Mica


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

Natural Fuchsite Mica


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

Natural Fuchsite Mica

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

Natural Fuchsite Specimen


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

Natural Fuchsite Specimen


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

Natural Fuchsite Mica Specimen


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

Natural Fuchsite Mica Specimen

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

Fuchsite Mica Specimen with Micro-Folding


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

Fuchsite Decorator Specimen


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

Fuchsite Decorator Specimen


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

Fuchsite Mica Decorator Specimen


Item: fucm183_fuchsite-mica
Natural color fuchsite decorator specimen weighing 12.5 pounds
Fuchsite Specimen Dimensions: 12" x 9.5" x 3.3"
This natural fuchsite mineral specimen was mined in Brazil
Price: $168.25
This superior quality fuchsite mica decorator specimen has natural chromium-rich muscovite mica (variety: Fuchsite) inter-bedded with green aventurine quartz. This completely natural fuchsite decorator mineral specimen has not been treated in any way.

Large Fuchsite Decorator Specimen


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

Almandine Garnet Specimen


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

Almandine Garnet Specimen


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

Almandine Garnet Specimen


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

Gem Grade Dark Raspberry Garnet Rough


Item: almm175
Natural color garnet rough specimen weighs 209 carats
Garnet Rough Dimensions: 1.6" x 1.5" x 0.6"
Mined in Brazil
Price: $31.35
This beautiful purplish-red garnet rough piece is semi-transparent with areas of cabochon grade transparency with. On its broken surfaces the color is a dark red with deep pink to purple tones (100% natural color) which closely resembles rhodolite garnet, although chemically this garnet does classsify as almandine garnet (also known as almandite).

Almandine Garnets in Biotite Schist


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

Almandine Garnets in Biotite Schist


Item: almm177_garnet-mineral-specimen
This garnet in matrix specimen weighs 1.2 lbs
Almandine Garnet Specimen Dimensions: 4.3" x 3" x 2"
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $68.95
This natural garnet in matrix mineral specimen has biotite schist matrix with several reddish-purple almandine garnets (also known as almandite) exposed on its surfaces. Some of the garnets show partial terminations with rounded dodecahedral form that was modified due to their formation within a biotite mica schist host rock. The garnets are translucent to semi-transparent.

Almandine Garnets in Biotite-Sillimanite Matrix


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

Large Almandine Garnet with Biotite Schist


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

Almandine Garnets in Biotite-Sillimanite-Quartz Matrix


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

Almandine Garnets in Biotite-Sillimanite Schist


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

Garnets in Matrix


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

Garnet in Matrix Decorator Specimen


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

Large Almandine Garnet Crystal


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

12040 carat Almandine Garnet Crystal


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

43.9 pound Garnet in Biotite-Sillimanite Matrix Decorator Specimen


Item: almm155_garnet-mineral-specimen
Natural garnet in matrix mineral specimen weighing 43.9 lbs!
This almandine garnet mineral specimen measures 14" x 11" x 6"
Mined near Itabira, Brazil
Price: $544.00
This large size decorator mineral specimen has a matrix composed of black biotite mica intergrown with long blade-like chatoyant sillimanite. There are several large reddish-purple almandine garnets (also known as almandite) exposed on its surfaces, each garnet measures from 2 inches to 3 inches across! The garnets are fractured and they are translucent to semi-transparent. There is about 30% chatoyant sillimanite intergrown with the biotite mica matrix, and there also is a small amount of blue iolite as well. The photo at left was taken under daylight, see also a back-view photo of this large garnet in matrix decorator mineral specimen.
 

Andradite Garnet Specimen

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

Andradite Garnet Specimen

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

Andradite Garnet Specimen

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

Andradite Garnet Specimen

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

Andradite Garnet Specimen

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

Raspberry Grossular Garnets in Matrix

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

Raspberry Grossular Garnets in Matrix

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

Olive Green Grossular Garnet

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Item: grom118
7 grams

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

Large Mali Garnet Crystal (grossular garnet)


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

Large Mali Garnet Specimen (grossular garnet)


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

Mali Garnet Crystal (grossular garnet)


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

Hessonite Garnet Crystal on Matrix

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

Hessonite Garnet Crystals on Matrix

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

Hessonite Garnet Crystals on Matrix

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

Hessonite Garnet Crystal on Matrix

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

Spessartite Garnet (naturally etched crystal)


Item: spem199
Natural spessartite garnet crystal weighing 17.97 carats
Spessartite Garnet Specimen Dimensions: 6" x 0.5" x 0.5"
(16mm x 13mm x 12mm)
Found in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $28.75
This small natural spessartite garnet crystal has some broken surfaces and some naturally etched terminations. The color is a fine deep orange-red. 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 light reflecting off some of the natural etchings. See also a photo of this naturally etched spessartite crystal held near a light.

Spessartite Garnet (naturally etched crystal)


Item: spem198
Natural spessartite garnet crystal weighing 39.55 carats
Spessartite Garnet Specimen Dimensions: 1" x 0.6" x 0.5"
(25mm x 17mm x 12mm)
Found in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $63.28
This natural spessartite garnet crystal has some broken surfaces with about 50% naturally etched surface areas. The color is a fine deep orange-red. 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 light reflecting off some of the natural etchings. See also a photo of this naturally etched spessartite crystal specimen held near a light to show the color and transparency.

Spessartite Garnet (naturally etched crystal)


Item: spem201
Natural spessartite garnet crystal weighing 77.7 carats
Spessartite Garnet Specimen Dimensions: 1.2" x 0.9" x 0.6"
(31mm x 23mm x 16mm)
Found in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $124.32
This natural spessartite garnet crystal has some broken ares with about 80% naturally etched surfaces. The color is a fine deep orange-red. It is semi-transparent to transparent with small gem-grade areas inside. This spessartite garnet specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The photo at left shows light reflecting off some of the natural etchings. See also a photo of this naturally etched red spessartite crystal specimen held near a light.

Red Spessartite Garnet Specimen


Item: spem200
Natural spessartite garnet crystal weighing 94.6 carats
Spessartite Garnet Specimen Dimensions: 1.1" x 0.8" x 0.7"
(29mm x 20mm x 18mm)
Found in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $151.36
This natural spessartite garnet has mostly broken surfaces with about 20% naturally etched surface areas. The color is a fine deep red. It is semi-transparent to transparent with some large gem-grade areas inside. This spessartite garnet gem-grade rough specimen was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The photo at left shows light reflecting off the natural etchings. See also a photo of this gem grade red spessartite rough specimen held near a light to show the color and transparency.

2.5 inch Smoky Quartz Crystal with Spessartites


Item: spem202
Smoky Quartz Crystal Measurements: 2.5" x 0.8" x 0.7"
Fujian Province, China
Price: $81.50
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.

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.

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.

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.

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 hues in 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 photo of this red spessartite crystal specimen held near a light to show the transparency.
 

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.

Large 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: $281.25
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.

Large Tsavorite Garnet Crystal Cluster

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Item: tsvm141
292 carats (58.5 grams)
1.75" x 1.5" x 0.8"
Mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania
Price: $438.00
This natural specimen of medium green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near Arusha, in the Merilani Hills of Tanzania. This specimen is composed of several intergrown large tsavorite garnet crystals with some accessory pyrite, graphite, calcite and a very small amount of violet color tanzanite showing. The tsavorite crystals are mostly translucent and they are naturally terminated on the upper surfaces with abraded areas. See also another photo.

Large Tsavorite Garnet Crystal Cluster


Item: tsvm142
322 carats (64.4 grams)
1.75" x 1.6" x 1.25"
Mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania
Price: $467.00
This natural specimen of green tsavorite grossular garnet was mined near Arusha, in the Merilani Hills of Tanzania. This specimen is composed of several intergrown tsavorite garnet crystals with some accessory pyrite, graphite, calcite and a very small amount of violet color tanzanite showing. The tsavorite crystals are mostly translucent and are naturally terminated on the upper surfaces with abraded areas. One intergrown crystal stands out on top of the rest and measures 0.75 inch in its widest portion. See also another See also another photo.
 

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

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

Natural Goshenite Specimen

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

Naturally Etched Goshenite Specimen


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

Cat's Eye Goshenite Specimen


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

Naturally Etched Goshenite Specimen


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

Naturally Etched Goshenite Specimen


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

Naturally Etched Goshenite Specimen


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

Naturally Etched Goshenite Specimen


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

Large Cat's Eye Goshenite Specimen (1137 carats)


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

3.8 inch Yellow-Green Beryl Crystal in Quartz Matrix


Item: aqum261
Quartz rough matrix with a 3.8 inch beryl crystal, total weight 4.2 pounds
Beryl Crystal in Matrix Specimen Dimensions: 7.2" x 5.3" x 3.9"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $108.95
The front surface of this 4.2 pound natural quartz matrix decorator specimen has a light yellowish-green opaque beryl crystal (heliodor crystal) that measures 3.8 inches long partially embedded within the quartz. There is a small amount of muscovite mica as well.

Golden Beryl Specimen


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

Golden Beryl Specimen


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

Golden Beryl Specimen with Aquamarine


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

Golden Beryl Specimen with Aquamarine


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

Golden Beryl Crystals


Item: helm160
Natural color golden beryl crystal weighing 34.45 carats (6.89 grams)
Golden Beryl Crystal Dimensions: 1.5" long x 0.5" x 0.3" (39mm x 13mm x 8mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $292.83
This naturally terminated golden beryl specimen is two intergrown crystals with all natural prismatic faces and terminations in very good condition. The golden-yellow color of this transparent beryl crystal is completely natural.

Golden Beryl Crystal

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Item: helm159
Natural color golden beryl crystal weighing 26.55 carats (5.31 grams)
Golden Beryl Crystal Dimensions: 1.5" long x 0.35" x 0.3" (37.5mm x 9mm x 8mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $345.15
This naturally terminated golden beryl crystal has all natural prismatic faces and terminations in very good condition. The rich golden-yellow color of this transparent beryl crystal is completely natural.

Golden Beryl Crystal


Item: helm158
Natural color golden beryl crystal weighing 63.3 carats (12.66 grams)
Golden Beryl Crystal Dimensions: 0.85" long x 0.8" x 0.6" (22mm x 20mm x 15.5mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $569.70
This naturally terminated golden beryl specimen is a crystal with all natural prismatic faces and terminations in very good condition. The rich golden color is completely natural. This golden beryl crystal is transparent with some flawless gem grade areas inside. See also a side view of this fine quality golden beryl crystal

Heliodor Crystal Specimen


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

Heliodor Crystal Specimen


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

2.5 inch Heliodor Crystal


Item: helm142
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 106.4 carats (21.28 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 2.6" long x 0.6" x 0.5" (65mm x 14.5mm x 12mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $521.36
This naturally terminated heliodor crystal has all natural surfaces with its prismatic faces and terminations good overall condition with some abrasions. The color is a very beautiful and strong natural greenish yellow. This 2.6 inch long natural heliodor crystal is transparent throughout its length with several small flawless areas inside.

Multi-Color Beryl Crystal


Item: helm161
Natural color heliodor/aquamarine crystal weighing 78.7 carats (15.74 grams)
Beryl Crystal Dimensions: 2.4" long x 0.5" x 0.4" (60mm x 12mm x 10mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $944.40
This rare collector crystal is naturally terminatedat each end (bi-terminated) with all natural surfaces in mostly excellent condition with a small naturally abraded area at one end. The color is completely natural; it pale blue at one end then greenish-gold, and the it becomes pale green at the opposite end! This 2.5 inch long natural color beryl crystal is transparent throughout its length with several facet grade areas inside. See an opposite side view of this heliodor with aquamarine crystal. This heliodor crystal has hexagonal prismatic form with basal pinacoid terminations at each end.

3.5 inch Heliodor Crystal


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

5.2 inch Heliodor Crystal


Item: helm147
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 396.4 carats (79.28 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 5.2" long x 0.85" x 0.6" (131mm x 22mm x 16mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $3171.20
This beautiful collector crystal of naturally terminated heliodor has all natural surfaces with its prismatic faces and terminations in good condition. The rich color is completely natural, it is a very strong greenish yellow with a nearly colorless very pale blue zone right at the tip! This 5.2 inch long natural color beryl crystal is transparent throughout its length with many small facet grade areas inside. This heliodor crystal has very unusual tapering hexagonal form which gets larger in diameter towards its tip! See also an opposite side view of this natural heliodor crystal.
 

Botryoidal Hematite Specimen

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Item: hemm136
Botryoidal Hematite Specimen Dimensions: 2.1" x 1.5" x 1.1"
Sahara Desert, Morroco
Price: $18.95
This top surface of this natural hematite mineral specimen has grape-like or botryoidal formations with beautiful metallic luster.

Botryoidal Hematite Mineral Specimen

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Item: hemm141
Botryoidal Hematite Specimen Dimensions: 3.7" x 2.1" x 1.1"
Sahara Desert, Morroco
Price: $34.95
This top surface of this natural hematite mineral specimen has grape-like or botryoidal formations with beautiful metallic luster.

Botryoidal Hematite Mineral Specimen


Item: hemm137
Botryoidal Hematite Specimen Dimensions: 3.4" x 2.6" x 1.7"
Sahara Desert, Morroco
Price: $62.95
This top surface of this natural hematite mineral specimen has grape-like or botryoidal formations with beautiful metallic luster.

Botryoidal Hematite Mineral Specimen


Item: hemm138
Botryoidal Hematite Specimen Dimensions: 4.7" x 3.3" x 1.3"
Sahara Desert, Morroco
Price: $114.95
This top surface of this natural hematite mineral specimen is covered with grape-like or botryoidal formations with brilliant metallic luster.

Botryoidal Hematite Mineral Specimen


Item: hemm139
Natural hematite specimen weighs 1.2 Lbs
Botryoidal Hematite Specimen Dimensions: 4.8" x 2.9" x 1.8"
Sahara Desert, Morroco
Price: $114.95
This top surface of this natural hematite mineral specimen is covered with grape-like or botryoidal formations with brilliant metallic luster.

Botryoidal Hematite Mineral Specimen


Item: hemm140
Natural hematite specimen weighs 1.6 Lbs
Botryoidal Hematite Specimen Dimensions: 4.2" x 3.2" x 2.3"
Sahara Desert, Morroco
Price: $132.95
This upper surface of this natural hematite mineral specimen is covered with grape-like or botryoidal formations with brilliant metallic luster.

Botryoidal Hematite Mineral Specimen


Item: hemm142
Natural hematite specimen weighs 4.7 Lbs
Botryoidal Hematite Specimen Dimensions: 5" x 4.2" x 3"
Sahara Desert, Morroco
Price: $168.50
This upper surface of this natural hematite mineral specimen has a vug filled with grape-like or botryoidal hematite formations with brilliant metallic luster.

Large Botryoidal Hematite Decorator Mineral Specimen


Item: hemm143
Natural hematite specimen weighs 9.9 Lbs
Botryoidal Hematite Specimen Dimensions: 9.2" x 7.2" x 2.8"
Sahara Desert, Morroco
Price: $418.95
This upper surface of this beautiful hematite decorator specimen is covered with natural grape-like or botryoidal hematite formations with wonderful metallic luster. The image at left shows a close-up view, see also a full view of this large botryoidal hematite specimen.

Very Large Botryoidal Hematite Decorator Mineral Specimen


Item: hemm145
Natural hematite specimen weighs 33.8 Lbs
Botryoidal Hematite Specimen Dimensions: 18" x 10" x 4.2"
Sahara Desert, Morroco
Price: $1291.25
This spectacular hematite decorator specimen has natural grape-like or botryoidal hematite formations with metallic luster. This wonderful decorator specimen is 18 inches long and weighs 33.8 pounds. The image at left shows an eleven inch long close-up view, see also a full view of this large botryoidal hematite decorator specimen.

Large Botryoidal Hematite Decorator Mineral Specimen


Item: hemm144
Natural hematite specimen weighs 14.8 Lbs
Botryoidal Hematite Specimen Dimensions: 9." x 6.5" x 5"
Sahara Desert, Morroco
Price: $582.25
This wonderful decorator specimen of natural botryoidal hematite has natural grape-like or botryoidal hematite formations with metallic luster. See also an additional view of this large botryoidal hematite specimen.
 

4.5 Lb. Green Kunzite (hiddenite) Crystal


Item: hidm110
This genuine kunzite crystal weighs 2038 grams (4.5 pounds)
Green kunzite crystal measurements: 8.3" long x 3.0" x 2.1" (21.1cm x 7.6cm x 5.3cm)
Mined in Gilgit, Pakistan
Price: $9171.00
This very rare size & fine quality green kunzite crystal (also known as hiddenite) weighs 4.5 pounds! It actually is bi-color, having very intense golden-lime color at one end with deep green color at the opposite end (100% natural colors), and it has large areas with superb transparency as shown in the photo at left, with many facet-grade areas in its interior. This spectacular golden-green spodumene crystal is also naturally terminated at each end (referred to as being bi-terminated). See also an opposite side view.

30.4 gram Green Kunzite Crystal


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

5 inch Pale Green Kunzite Specimen (1/2 pound!)


Item: kunm260
1229.5 carats (245.9 grams)
5" long x 1.8" x 1"
mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $124.50
This natural kunzite specimen has pale yellowish-green natural color when viewed under daylight as shown at left. This pale green kunzite (spodumene) specimen is semi-transparent with small transparent areas.

1540 carat Yellow Kunzite (0.7 pounds!!)


Item: kunm257
Natural color yellow kunzite weighing 1540 carats (308 grams)
Yellow Kunzite Dimensions: 4.5" long x 1.9" x 1"
Found in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $146.25
This natural specimen of kunzite weighs 1540 carats. It has pale greenish-yellow natural color when viewed under daylight as shown at left. This pale green kunzite (kunzite is a variety of the mineral spodumene) is semi-transparent with some transparent areas and some fine cabochon gem-grade areas.

4 inch Natural Pink and Green Kunzite Crystal


Item: kunm377
Natural color kunzite crystal weighs 838.5 carats (167.7 grams)
This genuine kunzite crystal is 4" long x 1.8" x 1"
Found at Nooristan, Afghanistan
Price: $419.25
This unique kunzite crystal has areas showing both light pink and green natural colors. It is transparent with some gem grade areas inside.

Gem Grade Pink and Green Kunzite Crystal


Item: kunm389
Natural color kunzite crystal weighs 449 carats (89.8 grams)
This kunzite crystal is 3.75" long x 1.4" x 0.8"
This genuine kunzite was found in 2003 at Nooristan, Afghanistan
Price: $381.65
This unique kunzite crystal is unheated and untreated with light pink natural color that grades into light yellow-green color at one end! It is transparent, and it would yield a single large lightly included gem weighing 70 carats! See also another view of this natural bi-color kunzite crystal.

5.2 inch Yellow Kunzite Crystal


Item: kunm370
Kunzite specimen weighing 1615 carats (323 grams)
This natural color kunzite crystal is 5.2" long x 1.6" x 1.2"
This genuine kunzite was found by local miners in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $463.42
This kunzite specimen is a naturally terminated transparent kunzite crystal with greenish yellow natural color. The photo at left shows a close-up of the naturally terminated tip, see also a full view photo of this natural yellow kunzite crystal.

5130 carat Tri-Color Kunzite Crystal Specimen!


Item: kunm395
Natural color kunzite crystal weighs 5130 carats (1026 grams)
This kunzite crystal is 6.7" long x 3.1" x 1.8"
This genuine kunzite was found in 2003 at Nooristan, Afghanistan
Price: $2458.00
This large size kunzite crystal specimen weighs 2.25 pounds! It is a natural color kunzite crystal (kunzite is a variety of the mineral spodumene) with areas showing light pink color, golden-yellow color, and light green color! The photo at left is a back-lit view. See also a front lit view of this spodumene crystal specimen. This specimen is naturally bi-terminated with terminations in good condition. It is semi-transparent to transparent with several gem grade areas inside. There is a 1.5 inch long partially terminated quartz intergrown on the opposite side! See a back lit view of the opposite side of this natural tri-color kunzite crystal. See also another view of this tri-color kunzite specimen.
 

Natural Iolite Rough Specimens

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

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

1.5 inch Natural Iolite Rough Specimens

Item: iolm130-1p5-iolite-rough-specimens
Price: $8.95

2 inch Natural Iolite Rough Specimens

Item: iolm130-2-iolite-rough-specimens
Price: $14.95

2.5 inch Natural Iolite Rough Specimens

Item: iolm130-2p5-iolite-rough-specimens
Price: $19.95


Natural Iolite Rough Specimen


Item: iolm131
Iolite Specimen Dimensions: 2.3" x 1.3" x 0.6"
Mined in India
Price: $21.95
This natural mineral specimen of translucent iolite has blue-violet color. It is completely natural and has not been heated or treated in any way.

Natural Iolite Rough Specimen


Item: iolm132
Iolite Specimen Dimensions: 2.6" x 2" x 1.1"
Mined in India
Price: $54.95
This natural mineral specimen of translucent iolite has blue-violet color. It is completely natural and has not been heated or treated in any way.

Natural Iolite Mineral Specimen


Item: iolm133
Iolite Specimen Dimensions: 3.2" x 2.8" x 1.5"
Mined in India
Price: $92.50
This natural mineral specimen of translucent iolite has blue-violet color. It is completely natural and has not been heated or treated in any way.

Dichroic Iolite Rough Specimen


Item: iolm137
Natural iolite rough weighing 43 carats
Iolite Rough Dimensions: 1" x 0.75" x 0.5"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $43.00
This natural specimen of iolite was mined in Tanzania. This transparent iolite has deep blue-violet natural colors in one position when held to a light as shown, and then when turned 90 degrees some areas of the iolite become almost colorless to pale brown - evidence of its natural dichroism. This genuine iolite rough specimen is completely natural and has not been heated or treated in any way. See a photo at 90 degrees of this natural color dichroic iolite rough specimen held up to a light.

Dichroic Iolite Rough Specimen


Item: iolm138
Natural iolite rough weighing 91.2 carats
Iolite Rough Dimensions: 1" x 1" x 0.8"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $68.40
This natural specimen of iolite was mined in Tanzania. The iolite is semi-transparent to transparent with deep blue-violet natural colors in one position when held to a light, and then when turned 90 degrees some areas of the iolite become almost colorless to pale brown as shown - evidence of its natural dichroism. This genuine iolite rough specimen is completely natural and has not been heated or treated in any way. See a photo at 90 degrees of this natural color dichroic iolite specimen held up to a light.

Iolite Rough Specimen


Item: iolm139
Natural iolite rough weighing 168.8 carats
Iolite Rough Dimensions: 1.6" x 1.2" x 0.8"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $84.50
This natural specimen of iolite was mined in Tanzania. The iolite has blue-violet natural color. It is translucent to semi-transparent. It is completely natural and has not been heated or treated in any way.

Gem-Grade Dichroic Iolite Rough Specimen


Item: iolm136
Natural iolite rough weighing 72 carats
Iolite Rough Dimensions: 1.1" x 1" x 0.75"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $144.00
This natural specimen of iolite was mined in Tanzania. The iolite has deep blue-violet natural colors in one position when held to a light as shown, and then when turned 90 degrees some areas of the iolite become almost colorless to pale brown. See another photo showing this natural dichroic iolite. It is transparent with a large facet grade area inside. This iolite specimen is completely natural and has not been heated or treated in any way.
 

Jaspetized Rhyolite


Item: jasl109
Natural rhyolite specimen weighing 1.5 Lbs
Jaspetized Ryholite Dimensions: 7.5" x 3.6" x 1.5"
Mojave Desert, Nevada, USA
Price: $7.95
This jaspetized rhyolite specimen has natural colors ranging from white to tan-yellow to shades of pink. It was mined in the Eastern Mojave Desert of Nevada, USA.

Red Jasper Rough Specimen

This unique item is sold.
Item: jasl110
Natural color jasper rough specimen weighing 3.2 Lbs
Jasper Rough Dimensions: 6" x 5" x 3.3"
Mojave Desert, Nevada, USA
Price: $26.95
This colorful decorator specimen of natural jasper has a thick layer of beautiful brick red jasper with a layer of deeper maroon color jasper along the edge. One surface is covered with a thin layer of volcanic ash. This jasper rough specimen could also be used as lapidary rough, and it would yield a sphere over 2 inches in diameter.

17.8 pound Caramel Jasper Specimen

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

Leopard Skin Jasper Specimen, 5.3 Lbs


Item: jasl106
Natural color jasper rough specimen weighing 5.3 Lbs
Jasper Rough Dimensions: 6.5" x 5" x 5"
Price: $54.95
This 5.3 pound leopard skin jasper rough specimen was mined in Mexico. It is superior lapidary grade with a beautiful multi-colored appearance with dots and bull's eyes in shades of yellow, brown, grayish-green, red and white. It makes a great specimen of leopard skin jasper just as it is, although it would also yield a 3 inch diameter sphere!

Leopard Skin Jasper Specimen, 7.5 Lbs


Item: jasl107
Natural color jasper rough specimen weighing 7.5 Lbs
Jasper Rough Dimensions: 12.3" x 5.7" x 3.7"
Price: $78.50
This 7.5 pound leopard skin jasper rough specimen was mined in Mexico. It is superior lapidary grade with a beautiful and unique multi-colored appearance with dots and bull's eyes in shades of yellow, brown, grayish-green, red and white. It makes a great specimen of leopard skin jasper just as it is, although it would also yield a wonderful large carving! The photo at left shows a close-up. See also a full-view photo of this leopard skin jasper rough.

Spiderweb Jasper Specimen, 4.4 Lbs


Item: jasl112
Natural color rough specimen weighing 6.4 Lbs
Jasper Rough Dimensions: 10.2" x 3.6" x 2.8"
Price: $31.95
This specimen of spiderweb jasper has naturally weathered surfaces. This material is a gray limestone with thin veinlets of red jasper running through the limestone in spiderweb-like patterns. The photo at left shows a close-up. See also a full-view photo of this spiderweb jasper specimen.

Ocean Jasper Lapidary Rough Specimen, 5.8 Lbs


Item: jasl108
Natural ocean jasper rough specimen weighing 5.8 Lbs
Ocean Jasper Rough Dimensions: 8.5" x 6.5" x 2.8"
Price: $164.50
This lapidary grade specimen of "Ocean Jasper" rough was mined in Madagascar. "Ocean Jasper" is a rare orbicular jasper variety that is mined at a remote location on the coast of Madagascar. This ocean jasper rough specimen is a wonderful decorator specimen of natural ocean jasper just as it is, although it also is lapidary grade with dots, lines and bull's eyes in unique patterns in beautiful shades of green, white, pink and tan colors (all natural colors).
 


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