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Milpillas Mine, Municipio de Santa Cruz, Sonora Mexico, Azurite
1 Azurite Milpillas Mine, Municipio de Santa Cruz, Sonora Mexico
2.9 X 2.9 X 1.9cm 
From the recent pocket of floater crystals comes this perfect miniature assemblage with uncompromised luster and some bits of malachite on the back. Just stunning. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango Mexico, Legrandite with Koettigite
2 Legrandite with Koettigite Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango Mexico
7.3 X 5 X 3.4cm 
Several vuggy areas in a gosan matrix populated by vibrant yellow sprays of legrandite to 1.6cm. One vug also has a gorgeous blue spray to 1cm of Koettigite. Formerly in the Desoppo Collection and then acquired by Bill Pinch in 1999. Comes with Pinch label. Really nice old piece. 
Price: 2250.00 USD
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N'Chwanning 2 Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman South Africa, Manganovesuvianite with Andradite
3 Manganovesuvianite with Andradite N'Chwanning 2 Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman South Africa
4.2 X 2.5 X 2.5cm 
A very fine example of manganovesuvianites to 1.3cm with coverage on all sides making a 360 degree viewable specimen. The red andradites are gemmy and add lovely contrast. A few terminations missing.From the Immelman collection. 
Price: 900.00 USD
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Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Cape Province South Africa, Rhodochrosite after Kutnohorite
4 Rhodochrosite after Kutnohorite Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Cape Province South Africa
4 X 3.1 x 2.4cm Core fluoresces red with the terminations very pale pink under LW 
Diffractogram and Microprobe confirms Calcic Rhodochrosite per John Attard (data on file). Crystal structure suggests pseudomorph after Kutnohorite..Stunning specimen. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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