1509 Ė Azurite on Cuprosmithsonite - $2250
Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Miniature, 5.3 x 4.0 x 2.3 cm

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A lustrous, deep blue crystal of exceptionally well-formed azurite sits jauntily on a contrasting matrix of cupro-smithsonite. This is an incredibly rare and desirable combination! Most such pieces are simply in museums by now and the few blue-on-green associations like this I have seen before have been priced astronomically! The terminated azurite exceeds 1.25 inches at about 3.5 cm in height. It is undamaged and has an exquisitely-formed, unusually broad termination . Overall, this is a super miniature at what I think is a really fair price.





WI2717 - Azurite - $475
Tsumeb, Namibia
Small Cabinet, 7.9 x 6 x 5.5 cm

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A sharp azurite specimen with a razor-sharp 4 cm crystal leaping up from the center of the knoll of malachite. Old 2nd oxidation zone specimen, accordign to Sid Pieters from whom it was purchased in 1984. This is an excellent display azurite specimen for somebody who want s agreat one on matrix, without breaking the bank. The main crystals are in good shape but the price was reduced considerably to allow for some jumble between them, is all





WI3531 - Dioptase (on Minrecordite?) - $495
Tsumeb, Namibia
Small Cabinet, 7.1 x 7.1 x 3 cm

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This is a gorgeous specimen of dioptase with unusually well-isolated crystals on sparkling white matrix of calcite (or, perhaps if you are lucky for a bonus, the related rare species Minrecordite). The crystals reach 6 mm in size and there are several dozen present. This is a super showy specimen of good size and quality for somebody who wants a great showcase piece without spending a fortune





WI3044 - Azurite - $1250
Tsumeb, Namibia
Small Cabinet, 5.6 x 3.1 x 1.1 cm

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A single large, wedge-shaped crystal with KILLER lustre and deep blue color! Complete on both sides, this sites nicely upright like a whaletail!. It is truly an impressive piece for the price, which I think is probably cheap. Big azurites of this calibre are simply not as common as people think





WI3960 - Azurite - $150
Tsumeb, Namibia
Miniature, 3.2 x 2.6 x 1.7 cm

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This is ALMOST a killer, but for a contacted area atop. Still, it displays well and is a rare example of this blocky, very thick habit of azurite crystal.





WI3199 - Dioptase (on Minrecordite?) - $1250
Tsumeb, Namibia
Small Cabinet, 8.2 x 6.8 x 4.2 cm

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This is a gorgeous specimen of dioptase with unusually well-isolated crystals on sparkling white matrix of calcite (or, perhaps if you are lucky for a bonus, the related rare species Minrecordite). The crystals reach 1.3 cm in size! This is a super showy specimen of good size and quality for somebody who wants a great showcase piece without spending a fortune





WI3532 - Dioptase (with 1-inch crysatl!) - $1800
Tsumeb, Namibia
Small Cabinet, 6.9 x 4.3 x 3.9 cm

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A very colorful, bright specimen with many dioptase crystals to 1 cm and one monster crystal measuring 2.5 cm, tip to tip, perched off one end! That crystal is amazingly pristine and showy! For that matter, all teh crystals are pristine and undamaged save around the periphery and where matrix conacted the knob of rock that hosts them, which is also covered by a layer of calcite on which the dioptase crystals sit. Overall, the piece is excellent for anything you can ask for without spending a fortune because of the intense color and large crystals. Note the large crystal is oriented at the top of teh specimen in teh upper-left photo and at the bottom-right of the specimen in the lower-left photo. It is hard to show in photos how good this is, in person!





WI3783 - Azurite and Arsentsumebite - $795
Tsumeb, Namibia
Small Cabinet, 6.6 x 4 x 2 cm



A truly outstanding display specimen with flashy, lustrous azurite accented by green Arsentsumebite in stuning contrast! The azurites are of high quality for color and lustre. The piece can be shown either horizontally or vertically as you wish





WI3873 - Dioptase - $950
Tsumeb, Namibia
Miniature, 4.2 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm

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This knob of crystals is complete ALL AROUND and practically glows with intense color and excellent lustre! It is an absolutely stunning miniature at a fair price.





WI3528 - Azurite, Cerussite and Arsentsumebite - $950
Tsumeb, Namibia
Small Cabinet, 8.3 x 5.3 x 3.2 cm

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A fiery blue specimen with unusual platy azurite crystals to 1 cm richly covering the display face. It is associated with minor green Arsentsumebite which provides just a touch of accent and contrast and is a visually bright and showy specimen, not dark as are so many azurites. BETTER IN PERSON!





WI3354 - Dioptase (2 sides!) - $895
Tsumeb, Namibia
Small Cabinet, 8 x 5.2 x 4.6 cm

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This beautiful piece has two entirely differnt display faces! One side features ISOLATED, SHARP individual crystals to 1 cm.on Calcite. THe other side features a continuous druse of sparkly, bright microcrysatls on which some larger diops are also present. Each sides looks entirely different and each is jsut as good in different ways, so this is a 2-for-1 deal!





3029 - Azurite- $175
Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Small Miniature, 3.5 x 2.0 x 1.5 cm

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Sharp, lustrous, and well terminated, this pair of Azurite crystals is nice in the pics, but it really is much better in person. You donít often see such sharp Azurite crystals available in such a nice specimen.





2724- Azurite- $250
Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Miniature, 3.8 x 2.7 x 2.4 cm

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Attractive, very thick (1.5 cm) crystal of azurite dusted with fine malachite. The color and fine crystal form overshadow the relatively dull luster.



 

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