Pre Tucson Update

A small fraction from our wide selection of minerals that we will have available on the tree major shows in Tucson.  Handpicked and exceptional specimens of superb quality.

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    Acanthite

    San Carlos Vein | Fresnillo | Zacatecas | Mexico

    One of the most attractive acanthite miniatures of this size I have ever seen.  Mirror bright, and rich in contrast.  Completely undamaged acanthite crystals on limestone matrix.  Ex Dr. H.-J. Wilke Collection.

    specimen: #WHJ-384
    size: 3.9 x 2.8 x 1.4 cm / 1.5 x 1.1 x 0.6 in
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    Price: 2.700,00 € / 3.400.00 $
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    Amethyst

    Denny Mt. | King Co. | Washington | USA

    An incredible specimen with two amethyst scepter in the shape of a cross.  If this specimen were from Namibia it would be a curiosity, however, being from Denny Mountain makes it a killer.  The amethyst color is not very pronounced but it is clearly visible.  Each individual face of the crystals is highly lustrous, the crystals are sharp and transparent.  This specimen is a must for collectors of aesthetics and quartz collectors alike.   Ex Dr. H.-J. Wilke Collection

    specimen: #WHJ-398
    size: 6.7 x 6.5 x 2.5 cm / 2.6 x 2.6 x 1 in
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    Price: 2.900,00 € / 3.700.00 $
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    Apatite

    Slyudyanka | Baikalsee | Irkutsk Bezirk | Sibirien | Russland

    A quite unusual specimen: A superb combination of color and lack of damage that has no rival.  The apatite crystal is dark blue green in stark contrast to orange calcite matrix.  The crystal is completely undamaged and has the round indentations which are characteristic for this locality.  A top-aesthetic specimen from the collection of Dr. H.-J. Wilke.

    specimen: #WHJ-048
    size: 7.4 x 7.1 x 8.0 cm / 2.9 x 2.8 x 3.1 in
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    Price: 2.400,00 € / 3.000.00 $
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    Quartz

    Spruce Claim | Goldmyer Hot Springs | King Co. | Washington | USA

    An exceptional and entirely undamaged quartz specimen with a superb Japan law twin perched on quartz.  Every crystal on this specimen shows a vitreous luster, is sharp and transparent.  A rare and great specimen from this locality. Ex Dr. H.-J. Wilke Collection

    specimen: #WHJ-397
    size: 8.0 x 5.9 x 4.0 cm / 3.1 x 2.3 x 1.6 in
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    Price: 3.600,00 € / 4.500.00 $
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    Quartz

    Naica Mine | Naica | Mun. de Saucillo | Chihuahua | Mexico

    An attractive association of a great quartz scepter with very faint amethyst color and a multifaceted, colorless fluorite crystal.  An aesthetic small cabinet and an interesting association in excellent condition. Ex Dr. H.-J. Wilke Collection.    

    specimen: #WHJ-431
    size: 6.2 x 3.3 x 3.2 cm / 2.4 x 1.3 x 1.3 in
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    Price: 600,00 € / 750.00 $
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    Rhodochrosite

    Grube Wolf bei Herdorf | Siegerland | Rheinland-Pfalz | Deutschland

    An unusually good “raspberry spar” as rhodochrosite was called by miners way back in time.  Deep orange to raspberry-red crystals line a large open cavity.  A specimen without damage that can easily keep up with international standards. What a great specimen from the collection of Dr. H.-J. Wilke.    

    specimen: #WHJ-113
    size: 8.8 x 5.1 x 3.2 cm / 3.5 x 2 x 1.3 in
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    Price: 6.500,00 € / 8.200.00 $
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    Rutil

    Graves Mountain | Lincoln Co. | Georgia | USA

    An exceptional and highly lustrous twin crystal.  It is very sharp, undamaged and shows a reddish-black color.  One side of the specimen shows few perforations but does not distract from the overall quality. Ex Dr. H.-J. Wilke Collection.    

    specimen: #WHJ-293
    size: 5.7 x 4.7 x 3.1 cm / 2.2 x 1.9 x 1.2 in
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    Price: 2.800,00 € / 3.600.00 $
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    Smithsonite

    Kelly Mine | Magdalena | Socorro Co. | New Mexico | USA

    A colorful specimen from a classic locality with ball-shaped, mint-green crystal clusters.  The display side is absolutely undamaged; the back has barely visible nicks.  A real top specimen from the Dr. H.-J. Wilke Collection.

    specimen: #WHJ-140
    size: 7.9 x 4.8 x 3.8 cm / 3.1 x 1.9 x 1.5 in
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    Price: 3.800,00 € / 4.800.00 $
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