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The Denver 2015 Mineral Showrooms

* Re-Updated January 16th, 2017 *

Denver2015-198AmethystBrandbergNamibia92mm.jpg (341522 bytes)

MIN#Denver2015-81 NEW!

Exceptional specimen featuring Amethyst sceptered Quartz crystals on Microcline!
This is an amazing specimen, with all points completely Amethyst and the larger crystals
displaying full scepters of purple Amethyst. The crystals in the center measure to 5.5 cm
in size and all display glassy-lustrous surfaces. In excellent condition with a great display.
From the Brandberg Area, Erongo Region, Namibia.
Measures 8 cm by 9.2 cm by 5 cm in total size.

Ex. Bahmann Mineral Collection
Price $4500

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Denver2015-182ScheeliteFluoriteMtXuebaodingChina65mm.jpg (259993 bytes)

MIN#Denver2015-82 NEW!

Exceptional combination of Scheelite with crystal-clear Fluorite on Muscovite!
These combos have become very rare in the marketplace and this is one of the best I've seen in years.
The Scheelite is vibrant and translucent with glassy-lustrous surfaces while the size of both the Fluorite
and Scheelite at 2.5 cm offers an beautiful matching display. In excellent condition with no contacting.
From the Mt. Xuebaoding Mine, Pingwu, Sichuan Province of China.
Measures 6.2 cm by 5 cm by 3.3 cm in total size.

Price $2500

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MIN#Denver2015-83 NEW!

Fine crystal of Beryl var. Aquamarine standing upright atop white Albite!
A beautiful blue crystal with a transparent gemmy tip standing tall against the starkly
contrasting Albite crystal surface. This Aquamarine measures 5 cm in size and displays
glassy surfaces with a perfect flat termination. In excellent condition with no detractions.
From the Erongo Mountain, Erongo Region, Namibia.
Measures 8.5 cm by 6 cm by 4.4 cm in total size.

Price $1850

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Denver2015-175SilverSaffloriteSkutteruditeCastleMineCanada62mm.jpg (426089 bytes)

MIN#Denver2015-84 NEW!

Exceptional Native Leaf Silver with Safflorite and Skutterudite from the Cobalt Mining District!
This is an amazing Silver - Easily one of the finest Cobalt specimens I've ever seen and I acquired
it for the website the moment it was offered to me. Atop the white matrix you have a beautiful display
of numerous lustrous Native Leaf Silvers, all standing upright, with grayish Safflorite crystal clusters
and Skutterudite nestled between. The leaves average around 2 cm in size and the visual display of
the specimen is very 3-dimensional. In excellent condition and very, very impressive! The Castle Mine
is a Silver Mine just west of Cobalt which has produced since 1917. It produced 6.5 million ounces of
Silver and 300,000 lbs of Cobalt by the end of 1931. The mine opened and closed again in the 1980's.
Mindat.org displays only a handful of photos for the locality with none being as impressive as this one.
From the Castle Mine, Haultain Township, Cobalt-Gowganda Region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada.
Measures 6.1 cm by 6.6 cm by 4.8 cm in total size.

Ex. Liebetrau Mineral Collection
Comes with an custom made, labeled display base
Price $8500

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Denver2015-152CrocoiteRedLeadMineTasmaniaAustralia.jpg (417556 bytes)

MIN#Denver2015-88 NEW!

Fine crystals of reddish-orange Crocoite rising up from host matrix!
This is from the find from 2013 and features dozens of fine, lustrous Crocoite crystals measuring
to 3.5 cm in length. They rise upwards from the matrix and are accented by smaller crystals of
Crocoite which branch out and spiral around the larger vertical crystals. A specimen which is
very impressive with its aesthetic presentation and one that could be displayed from either side.
From the Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.
Measures 10 cm by 8.8 cm by 4.8 cm in total size.

Price $1450

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Denver2015-197AzuriteMalbunkaCopperMineAustralia97mm.jpg (382335 bytes)

MIN#Denver2015-89 NEW!

Aesthetic specimen featuring a large, flattened Azurite "sun" on Kaolinite matrix!
This flattened disc of Azurite was formed between layers of Kaolinite which forced it to grow in a laterally
compressed, radiating manner. It measures 4.2 cm in size and is in perfect condition with a super vibrant
radiating luster. The color is a deep royal blue and its dramatic placement within the recess is better than most.
From the Malbunka Copper Mine, Alice Springs, Gardiner Range, MacDonnell Shire, Northern Territory, Australia.
Measures 7.9 cm by 8.9 cm by 2.8 cm in total size.

Price $985

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Denver2015-190MalachitewithMalachitepsAzuriteCopperQueenMineArizona67mm.jpg (377272 bytes)

MIN#Denver2015-90 NEW!

Really unique specimen featuring elongated Malachite ps after Azurite crystals on Malachite!
This is a neat old classic from the Copper Queen Mine which displays two forms of Malachite
on the same specimen. The triangular tipped Azurite crystals have completely pseudomorphed
into dark green Malachite and stand mostly upright atop the satiny primary Malachite surfaces.
I rarely see specimens of Malachite ps Azurite perched atop a surface of botryoidal Malachite.
The transformation is complete and perfect with this specimen. In excellent condition for its age.
Circa 1880's - From the Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona.
Measures 4.5 cm by 6.8 cm by 4.3 cm in total size.

Price $1450

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MIN#Denver2015-91 NEW!

Lovely specimen featuring crystals of purple-tipped yellow Adamite on Goethite matrix!
Glassy lustrous and gemmy-translucent, these Adamite crystals display tips of pinkish-purple
above mostly yellow interiors. The crystals are in excellent condition with full terminations and
barely a contact anywhere. They sit inside and above the concave structure of the brown matrix.
From the Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico.
Measures 8 cm by 13.5 cm by 5.3 cm in total size.

Ex. Barnett Mineral Collection
Price $2850

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MIN#Denver2015-92 NEW!

Rare plate of lustrous, blocky orange Wulfenite crystals perched atop botryoidal Mottramite!
The visual contrast between the glassy orange Wulfenites and the satiny dark olive-green
botryoidal surfaces is stunning. There are numerous small pillars rising up from the surface
and the Wulfenites along the top right are actually sitting atop one of the larger ones. This is
a fine specimen with no damage and barely a scuff anywhere along the shimmering surfaces.
From the Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico.
Measures 12.3 cm by 7.8 cm by 3.2 cm in total size.

Ex. Barnett Mineral Collection
Price $2450

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Denver2015-97AquamarineMuscoviteNagarNorthernAreasPakistan.jpg (256702 bytes)

MIN#Denver2015-93 NEW!

Large blue crystals of Beryl var. Aquamarine sitting atop sharp blades of Muscovite!
This is a beautiful plate, featuring a large 4.2 cm Aquamarine perched impressively atop
upright Muscovite blades. The crystal is transparent gemmy with better than average
color and a perfect flat top termination with some corner modifications. A smaller Aqua is
located beneath the main crystal. In excellent condition with clean, glassy crystal faces.
From Chumar Bakhoor, Hunza Valley, Gilgit Dist., Gilgit-Baltistan, Northern Areas of Pakistan.
Measures 9 cm by 11.5 cm by 4.6 cm in total size.

Price $2500

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MIN#Denver2015-94 NEW!

Very rare specimen featuring round balls of Rhodochrosite with Calcite from Australia!
This specimen is a very rare Rhodochrosite from the Broken Hill Mine. I've seen maybe half a dozen
Broken Hill Rhodos in the past decade and this is one of the most aesthetic of all. The Rhodochrosite
spheres measure to .7 cm in size and they all display a very strong luster atop pink, pristine surfaces.
From the Zinc Corporation Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia.
Measures 6.4 cm by 6.8 cm by 2.6 cm in total size.

Ex. Milton Lavers Collection
Price $1850

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Denver2015-128DioptaseTsumebMineNamibia75mm.jpg (288843 bytes)

MIN#Denver2015-95 NEW!

Dazzling green crystals of Dioptase on a matrix of white Calcite!
Lustrous Dioptase crystals, measuring to nearly 1 cm in size, clustered atop a matrix
covered with white Calcite crystals. Actually the back side is all Calcite except for a
single isolated Dioptase crystal. The front is all Dioptase. The crystals are in excellent
condition with barely a contact except for the normal ones along the trimming edge.
From the Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia.
Measures 7.6 cm by 4.6 cm by 3 cm in total size.

Price $3500

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Denver2015-191KMCopperKeweenawPeninsulaMichigan125mm.jpg (328882 bytes)

MIN#Denver2015-96 NEW!

Fine, sculptural specimen of crystalline Native Copper with Quartz accenting.
Attractive specimen which features smaller, dendritic-like crystals along the far left with additional
larger crystals on the backside. The crystals become larger and more elogated as you move towards
the right side, with many exceeding 3 cm in size. Very lustrous with a gorgeous reddish-brown patina.
From the Copper Mining District in Keweenaw County, Michigan.
Measures 7.5 cm by 12.2 cm by 4.8 cm in total size.

Ex. K. Miller Mineral Collection
Price $2850

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Denver2015-176TennantiteTsumebMineNamibia76mm.jpg (269186 bytes)

MIN#Denver2015-97 NEW!

Fine specimen featuring sharp crystals of Tennantite on sparkling matrix!
The crystals themselves are very distinct with excellent form. The largest measures
2.5 cm in size. The sit atop a druse covered matrix, surrounded by smaller crystals of
Tennantite which climb the center of the specimen. In excellent condition with great luster.
From the Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia.
Measures 7.3 cm by 6.4 cm by 3.2 cm in total size.

Price $895

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Denver2015-177CalciteSecondSovietMineRussia145mm.jpg (300086 bytes)

MIN#Denver2015-98 NEW!

Lovely pink-blushed cabinet cluster of large Manganoan Calcite crystals!
Very impressive specimen, featuring crystals up to 8.5 cm in size. The wrap around a center
matrix of flattened Galena crystals and Sphalerite like the petals of a flower. The Calcite surfaces are
glassy-lustrous and covered by angular faces throughout. A beautiful specimen and in excellent condition.
From the 2nd Sovetskii Mine, Dal'negorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia.
Measures 12 cm by 14.3 cm by 9.5 cm in total size.

Price $2850

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Denver2015-150PyromorphiteMMMMineAustralia59mm.jpg (416184 bytes)

MIN#Denver2015-99 NEW!

Greenish-yellow crystals of Pyromorphite from Australia!
The matrix is covered on all sides by sharp, lustrous crystals of Pyromorphite
which appears individually and in spiral clusters. The largest crystals measure
to .6 cm in size and are located along the middle seam and lower portion where
the matrix opened and allowed for larger crystal size. In very good condition with
a few minor contacts scattered about. I love the angular shape of the specimen.
From the MMM Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia.
Measures 5.7 cm by 5 cm by 3.7 cm in total size.

Ex. Milton Lavers Mineral Collection
Price $895

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Denver2015-134CovelliteSummitvilleColorado75mm.jpg (409111 bytes)

MIN#Denver2015-100 NEW!

Lustrous and reddish-purple to iridescent blades of Covellite in cluster on matrix!
This is a Summitville Covellite cluster and look at the incredible color of those blades.
Vibrant and very lustrous blades of reddish-purple roll and reflect the light from the side
to side when the specimen is held and tilted. Many of the blades are also free standing
and actually point towards the viewer while the blades at top lay flat against the matrix.
From Summitville, Rio Grande County, Colorado.
Measures 5 cm by 7.5 cm by 3.3 cm in total size.

Price $1500

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