12 janvier 2014

Shattuckite, Malachite, Tourmaline, Elbaite, Smoky Quartz

  Shattuckite. Kandesei, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia   Shattuckite, Namibia.   Shattuckite and Malachite   Bi-colour Tourmaline Group of polychrome Elbaite crystals with Smoky Quartz This stunning specimen was mined by Pala at the Tourmaline Queen mine in 1972. Today it is on public display at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Among the many discoveries at the Tourmaline Queen, one stands out—the “Blue Cap Pocket,” which was later referred to as the find of the... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2013

Bismuth, Amethyst, Malachite, Proustite

Proustite, Imiter Mine, Imiter, Djebel Saghro, Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa-Draâ, Morocco Malachite Slab Amethyst Bismuth
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18 novembre 2013

Iconic 18 karat gold, malachite, purpurine and ivory bracelet, Boucheron, Paris

Iconic 18 karat gold, malachite, purpurine and ivory bracelet, Boucheron, Paris. Photo courtesy Sotheby's The flexible bracelet of African inspiration, centered by purpurine tablets accented by half-moon-shaped ivory segments, framed by carved malachite panels and rondelles, spaced by polished gold beads, internal circumference approximately 7 inches, signed Boucheron Paris; circa 1931. In original signed and fitted box. Estimate: $150,000 – $250,000 Exhibited: Exhibited at the Exposition Coloniale in Paris, 1931, with a... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2013

Cerussite, Malachite, quartz, Chlorite, Azurite, Willemite, Aurichalcite, peridot, Minium

Cerussite with Malachite inclusions - Namibia Faden Quartz with Chlorite inclusions - Pakistan Chrysocolla pseudomorph after Azurite - Azurite Willemite - Namibia Aurichalcite from Burma Peridot - Pakistan Minium, a naturally occurring form of lead tetroxide (aka Red Lead) - Arizona (Source: http://bijoux-et-mineraux.tumblr.com)
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28 août 2013

Barite, Cuprite, Malachite, Alabandite, Copper, Calcite, Chalcotrichite, Sulfur, Gypsum

Native Sulfur inclusions inside and atop Gypsum crystals. From the Gaurdak Sulfur Dept., Chardzhou, Lebap Province, Turkmenistan. Measures 8 cm by 7.5 cm by 7 cm in total size. Native Copper wires inside a Calcite vug colored by Chalcotrichite (Cuprite). From Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona. Measures 8.8 cm by 13.4 cm by 7.5 cm in total size. Ex. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Collection Malachite on Alabandite from the Bisbee Copper Mines. From the Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona. Measures 10 cm by 9.8... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2013

Collection of Russ BEHNKE (part II)

APOPHYLLITE3.5" acrossWell Pocket, Poona District, Maharashtra, IndiaCollection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.APhoto : Russ BEHNKE © TOURMALINE33.54 caratsNewry, Maine, U.S.A"One of the top 10 cut stones from the 1972 discovery."Photo : Russ BEHNKE ©   MALACHITE after AZURITE2.5" acrossTsumeb, NamibiaEx. Harvard UniversityCollection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.APhoto : Russ BEHNKE ©   SPHENECrystal is 1.5" longGilgit, PakistanCollection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden,... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2013

A bronze belt hook with coral bordered by malachite, Imperial. 18th Century

A bronze belt hook with coral bordered by malachite, carved with two dragons above waves, in scrolling clouds in pursuit of the flaming pearl. Imperial. 18th Century. Length: 5.37 inches (13.5 cm). Photo Asian Art Studio Asian Art Studio. 1759 Beloit Avenue, Suite 612, Los Angeles, CA 90025 - T (310) 477 8316 - asianartstudio@msn.com - www.asianartstudio.com
28 juillet 2013

Spherocobaltite crystals, Cobaltoan Dolomite, Cuprite, Malachite, Fluorite, Devilline, Liddicoatite, Tourmaline & Elbaite

Cuprian Elbaite Liddicoatite Tourmaline, Vietnam Devilline - Greece Fluorite from Mexico Magenta-red Spherocobaltite crystals with Cobaltoan Dolomite and pseudomorphosed Cuprite crystals in Malachite
27 juillet 2013

Azurite, Pietersite, Opal, Malachite

Lightning Ridge Opal Specimen, 7 x 4.5 cm. Lightning Ridge Opal Specimen Small Koroit Boulder Opal pendant, 3 x 1.8 x .5cm. Pietersite slab. Namibia, Africa, 15.4 x 8.5cm Pietersite slab, 29 x 13cm Azurite Crystals Malachite Crystals. Star of the Congo mine, Republic of Congo. Approximately 5.75" x 3.5". Flowering Malachite, Bagdad, Arizona Flowering Malachite, Bagdad, Arizona Azurite and Malachite. Approximately 6 1/2" x 3" (source Wood's Stoneworks and Photo Factory http://www.flickr.com) ... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2013

Large Chinese carved malachite covered vase

Large Chinese carved malachite covered vase. Photo courtesy of Freeman's The Fu-lion surmounted cover over baluster base, carved to show twin lion masks supporting free-moving rings, the body carved to show dragon over celestial sea, raised on oval foot. H: 11 1/4 in. Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000 Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Freeman's. July 18, 2013, 10:00 AM EST. 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA. Phone: +1 215.563.9275 - Fax: +1 215.563.8236... [Lire la suite]
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