14 juillet 2014

Fluorite, ivory and agate love bird carving, Cartier, circa 1910

Fluorite, ivory and agate love bird carving, Cartier, circa 1910. Photo Sotheby's Designed as two carved fluorite love birds with circular-cut demantoid garnet eyes, to an ivory perch and carved agate base, height approximately 157mm, unsigned, partially numbered to base, probably by Varangoz for Cartier, fitted case stamped Cartier. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 GBP Litterature: Cf; Judy Rudoe, Cartier 1900-1939, British Museum Press 1997, page 113, for examples of similar love bird ornaments by Varangoz.Cf; Reflections of... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2014

Dioptase, Fluorite, Iridescent Hematite, Opal Aura Quartz, Rhodochrosite, Tourmaline

Fluorite - Okorusu Mine, Namibia Dioptase - Tsumeb Mine, Namibia Opal Aura Quartz - Arkansas The unique colors come from a thin layer of platinum, which is molecularly bonded to the quartz Tourmaline - Golconda Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil Iridescent Hematite - Elba Island, Tuscany, Italy Rhodochrosite - N’Chwaning, South Africa. (Images by courtesy of Bijoux et Minéraux)

30 avril 2014

Pyrite, Pallasite Meteorite, Fluorite, Iceland Spar, Blue Diamond

Square pyrite cube.  Pallasite Meteorite Cube. Fluorite with Phantom. Iceland Spar. Blue Diamond.
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29 décembre 2013

Tanzanite, Fluorite, Calcite, Stolzite, Apophyllite, Quartz, Stilbite

Apophyllite over Quartz and Stilbite Stolzite Fluorite, Calcite // Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee, USA Tanzanite Natural Gem Crystal.
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29 décembre 2013

Fluorite on Calcite

Fluorite on Calcite Minerals from Caravia Mine, Caravia, Asturias, Spain, Europe
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20 octobre 2013

Elbaite, Golden Apatite, fluorite, Imperial Topaz

Totally natural Imperial Topaz. From Ouro Preto, Iron Quadrangle, Minas Gerais Brazil. Honey yellow Annaberg Fluorite with purple zones and phantoms - Germany. Golden Apatite, 150 Years of Gem Crystals from Durango, Mexico by Eric Greene. Elbaite crystal from Minas Gerais, Brazil.
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03 août 2013

Collection of Russ BEHNKE (part 1)

BORNITE10.5" acrossDzhezkazgan, KazakhstanEx. Dr. Edward E. David CollectionCollection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.APhoto : Russ BEHNKE © BABINGTONITE on PREHNITE5.5" acrossQiaojia County, Yunnan, ChinaCollection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.APhoto : Russ BEHNKE © Color change EUCLASEshown in artificial light (emerald green in daylight)1.12" tallOuro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazilex Harvard UniversityCollection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.APhoto : Russ BEHNKE © COPPER coated with... [Lire la suite]
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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
19 juillet 2013

The Jack Halpern Collection

菱锰矿 RHODOCHROSITE 菱锰矿,产自南非(Hotazel, Kalahari Manganese Field, South Africa),3.3 cm 高。Jack Halpern 收藏 菱锰矿 RHODOCHROSITE 菱锰矿,产自美国。Jack Halpern 收藏 蓝铜矿 Azurite 蓝铜矿,产自墨西哥(Concepción del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico),9 cm。Jack Halpern 收藏 锂电气石 ELBAITE 锂电气石,产自莫桑比克(Alto Lighona, Mozambique),8 cm 高。Jack Halpern 收藏 银星石 WAVELLITE 银星石,产自美国(Mauldin Mountain, Montgomery County, Arkansas, U.S.A ),9 cm。Jack Halpern 收藏 银星石 WAVELLITE 银星石,产自美国(Mauldin Mountain, Montgomery County, Arkansas, U.S.A ),9 cm。Jack Halpern 收藏 硫铜钴矿+方解石... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2013

Papagoite, Quartz, Fluorite, Opal, Ikaite & Celestine

Papagoite included in Quartz; Messina Mine, Messina District, South Africa Fluorite under long wave UV; Rogerley Mine, Country Durham, United Kingdom Celestine; Mahajanga Province, Madagascar Opal after Ikaite; White Cliffs, Australia Boulder opal; Australia
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