ARROWWOOD MINERALS
Catagory :  New Specimens - December 15  , 2018
Locality: Zard Mt., Ras Koh Mtns., Kharan Dist., Balochistan, Pakistan
Size:  5.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm
A superb 2 cm Brookite crystal set aesthetically on a matrix of gemmy Quartz
crystals. Outstanding quality.
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Locality: Angrevilliers, Essone, France
Size:  9 x 7 x  cm
A stunning cabinet size cluster of clear and tan colored Selenite crystals in very
aesthetic sprays. The longest crystals are over 9 cm long and double terminated.
Ex Ertel collection,1989
#120
PYRITE                       
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#86
CALCITE
$35
#42
QUARTZ
$30
Locality: Verchniy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
Size: 8 x 7 x 4 cm
A large plate of matrix completely covered with Axinite crystals up to about 2.5 cm.
The crystals are in excellent condition and it is difficult to find any that are damaged.
Very difficult to obtain in this size.
Locality: Corinto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 7.5 x 4.5 x 7.5 cm
Large gemmy Quartz crystals. the two largest measuring 7.5 and 5.5 cm tall.
Pristine condition with no tip or edge chips, and some neat inclusions on the lower back
and deep down in the crystals.  A top quality, aesthetic Quartz.
Locality: Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Size:  5 x 7 x 3.5 cm
Hemimorphite crystals arranged as thick, heavy sprays on Limonite matrix.
This is a fairly old specimen and not from recent mining.  This type of
Hemimorphite is not characteristic of recent mining.
Excellent condition with hi gloss luster and no damages.
Locality: Leichang, Guangdong Prov., China
Size:  9 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm
Hematite blades nested among gemmy Quartz prisms on this old specimen from
the late 1990's. Very nice aesthetics.
Locality: Hengyang Baifang Coal Mine, Leiyang Co., Hunan Prov., China
Size: 4.8 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm
These 'balls' ,composed of hundreds of pyrite crystals are found in the coal shales
of the Baifang coal mine. This one is quite large, weighing almost 10 ounces (272 gm).
It has a very high brassy color and luster. Pictures of all four quadrants shown.
Locality: Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Size:  8 x 7.5 x 4 cm
A fine, gemmy Calcite group on matrix with glassy, undamaged crystals to 4 cm.
Choice specimen from around the 1970's from an old collection.
Locality: Ambatofinandrahana Dist., Fianarantsoa Prov., Madagascar
Size:  12 x 7.5 x 5.5 cm
Fine plate of 'cactus' quartz with white prism faces and clear terminal faces.
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#02
BROOKITE
$400
#93
QUARTZ & HEMATITE
$40
#24
HEMIMORPHITE
$50
#132
QUARTZ
$70
#05
AXINITE-(Mn)
$80
#8932
GYPSUM var Selenite
$75
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#121
PYRITE
$20
Locality: Hengyang Baifang Coal Mine, Leiyang Co., Hunan Prov., China
Size: 4.8 x 4.2 x 3.5 cm
These 'balls' ,composed of hundreds of pyrite crystals are found in the coal shales
of the Baifang coal mine. This one is quite large, weighing almost 7 ounces (196 gm).
It has a very high brassy color and luster. Pictures of all four quadrants shown.