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ANKERITE on QUARTZ with CALCITE
ankerite, quartz for sale
For sale is a very nice Spruce Ridge specimen, with gem clear quartz crystals covered with a cap of curved llustrous ankerite crystals and a calcite crystal to add to the interest of thiis specimen. The specimen is in excellent condition with no damage except where the quartz crystals contact at the bottom of the specimen. A specimen label is included. Visit my Spruce Ridge page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

ANKERITE on QUARTZ with CALCITE
Spruce Ridge, King County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 4.2 x 4.0 x 2.9 cm (1.7 x 1.6 x 1.1 in)

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CALCITE
calcite for sale
For sale are over a dozen fully terminated "floater" crystals of calcite exhibiting flattened rhombohedral habit collected in the 1960's from the Pend Oreille Mine. The crystals grew freely on palygorskite and are fully terminated with no obvious points of contact. Some crystals are extremely gemmy and contain inclusions of white palygorskite and/or filiform pyrite. A specimen label is included. Visit my Pend Oreille Mine page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

CALCITE
Pend Oreille Mine, Pend Oreille County, Washington, USA
Crystals up to 2 cm
Ex-Jim Browne Collection

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CALCITE interpentration twins with included NATROLITE
calcite, natrolite for sale
For sale is a very aesthetic combination of lemon-yellow translucent to transparent yellow interpenetration-twinned calcite on a flag of basalt matrix with natrolite crystals spearing through the calcite. This is a very fine undamaged miniature. The calcite is fluorescent and phosphorescent under short-wave ultraviolet light. A specimen label is included. Visit my Robertson Pit page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

CALCITE interpentration twins with included NATROLITE
Robertson Pit, Mason County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 3.4 x 2.2 x 2.0 cm (1.3 x 0.9 x 0.8 in)

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Pseudomorph (QUARTZ after ARAGONITE), CALCITE
pseudomorph for sale
For sale is a large specimen consisting of pseudomorphs of quartz after aragonite from the High Rock Quarry in Monroe, King County, Washington. The tan-colored pseudomorphs are hexagonal in cross-section and have bipyramidal terminations. A cluster of flattened rhombohedral calcite crystals partially cover the pseudomorphs. Specimen of High Rock quarry pseudomorps are rarely seen for sale on the market. A specimen label is included. Visit my Cadman Quarry page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

Pseudomorph (QUARTZ after ARAGONITE), CALCITE
Cadman High Rock Quarry, Snohomish County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 12.0 x 10.0 x 6.5 cm (4.7 x 3.9 x 2.6 in)

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APATITE with CALCITE
apatite, calcite for sale
This is a select apatite on cleanly cleaved calcite from the Yates mine, Quebec, Canada. I hand selected this specimen from a Canadian dealer in Tucson this year The color contrast between the green apatite and the translucent orange calcite is superb. The top of the apatite is nicely terminated with and is partially gemmy. The specimen is mounted on a polished acrylic base with removable mineral tack. A specimen label is included.

APATITE with CALCITE
Yates mine, Otter Lake, Pontiac RCM, Outaouais, Québec, Canada
Specimen is 4.7 x 2.4 x 1.6 cm (1-7/8 x 15/16 x 5/8 in)

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APOPHYLLITE, HEULANDITE, STILBITE, CALCITE
apophyllite for sale
For sale is an incredible northwest zeolite specimen from Rickreall Creek Pit in Oregon. A showy flower of gem green apophyllite is nestled in a large amygdule containing stilbite, heulandite and calcite. A specimen label is included.

APOPHYLLITE, HEULANDITE, STILBITE, CALCITE
Rickreall Creek Pit, Polk County, Oregon, USA
Specimen is 9.6 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm (3-3/4 x 3 x 2 in)

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CALCITE
calcite for sale
For sale is a brilliant cluster of sharp intergrown flattened rhonbohedral calcite crystals from the Pend Oreille Mine in Washington state. The specimen is in excellent condition with one point of contact at the base of the cluster. This specimen is from the ex-Jim Browne collection. This specimen was collected circa 1960 by Mr. Browne who was the mine geologist at the Pend Oreille Mine. The specimen is professionally mounted on a polished acrylic base. A specimen label is included. Visit my Pend Oreille Mine page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

CALCITE
Pend Oreille Mine, Pend Oreille County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 7.3 x 6 x 3.2 cm (2-7/8 x 2-3/8 x 1-1/4 in)
Ex-Jim Browne Collection

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CALCITE "popcorn" on basalt
calcite for sale
For sale is a very unique cabinet-sized cluster of isolated white calcite crystls on basalt matrix. The calcite has formed isolated small clusters that is reminiscent of popcorn. A specimen label is included.

CALCITE "popcorn" on basalt
Fish Creeek Roadcut, Clackamas County, Oregon
Specimen is 10.6 x 5.8 x 4.6 cm (4.2 x 2.3 x 1.8 in)
Ex-Scott Nelson Collection

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CALCITE "stalactites"
calcite for sale
For sale is an outstanding specimen of red calcite from Carter County, Montana. The material is highly sought after and rarely found on the market. Often called "stalactitic" due to their shape, these wonderfully aesthetic specimens actually form as concretions within shale. The specimen is professionally mounted on a polished acrylic base. A specimen label is included.

CALCITE "stalactites"
Alzada (Pierre Shale Nodule area), Carter County, Montana
Specimen is 6.4 x 3.3 x 1.0 cm (2.5 x 1.3 x 0.4 in)

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CALCITE "stalactites"
calcite for sale
For sale is an outstanding specimen of red calcite from Carter County, Montana. The material is highly sought after and rarely found on the market. Often called "stalactitic" due to their shape, these wonderfully aesthetic specimens actually form as concretions within shale. Two undamaged "stalactites" rise from the base. The specimen displays perfectly without mounting. A specimen label is included.

CALCITE "stalactites"
Alzada (Pierre Shale Nodule area), Carter County, Montana
Specimen is 6.4 x 3.3 x 1.0 cm (2.5 x 1.3 x 0.4 in)

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CALCITE (butterfly twin)
calcite<br>butterfly twin for sale
For sale is a beautiful calcite specimen with a well-developed contact twin (rhombohedron {0112} twin law). The specimen has a silky luster and exhibits subtle internal zoning. The specimen is mounted on a polished acrylic base.

CALCITE (butterfly twin)
José María Patoni, Durango, Mexico
Specimen is 4.9 x 2.6 x 1 cm (1-15/16 x 1 x 3/8 in)

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CALCITE (Var: Cobaltoan)
calcite<br>(cobaltoan) for sale
For sale is a gemmy top-color cobaltoan calcite cluster from Morocco. The specimen exhibits some of the most vibrant color I have seen for this species. The specimen is mounted on a polished acrylic base with removable mineral tack. A specimen label is included.

CALCITE (Var: Cobaltoan)
Agoudal Mines, Agoudal, Bou Azer District (Bou Azzer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
Specimen is 4.2 x 3 x 2.7 cm (1-5/8 x 1-3/16 x 1-1/16 in)

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CALCITE (Var: Cobaltoan)
calcite<br>(cobaltoan) for sale
For sale is a gemmy top-color cobaltoan calcite cluster from Morocco. The specimen is excellent quality and undamaged, with contact along the base of the cluster. The specimen is mounted on a polished acrylic base with removable mineral tack. A specimen label is included.

CALCITE (Var: Cobaltoan)
Agoudal Mines, Agoudal, Bou Azer District (Bou Azzer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
Specimen is 4.5 x 3.1 x 2.4 cm (1-3/4 x 1-1/4 x 15/16 in)

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CALCITE (Var: Cobaltoan)
calcite<br>(cobaltoan) for sale
For sale is a gemmy hot-pink cobaltoan calcite cluster from Morocco. The specimen is excellent quality and is undamaged, with contact along the base of the cluster. The specimen is mounted on a polished acrylic base with removable mineral tack. A specimen label is included.

CALCITE (Var: Cobaltoan)
Agoudal Mines, Agoudal, Bou Azer District (Bou Azzer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
Specimen is 3.5 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm (1-3/8 x 1-1/4 x 3/4 in)

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CALCITE (Var: Cobaltoan) on matrix
calcite<br>(cobaltoan) for sale
For sale is a gemmy pink cobaltoan calcite cluster on light-colored matrix from Morocco. The specimen is undamaged and is mounted on a polished acrylic base with removable mineral tack. A specimen label is included.

CALCITE (Var: Cobaltoan) on matrix
Agoudal Mines, Agoudal, Bou Azer District (Bou Azzer District), Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
Specimen is 5.1 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm (2 x 1-3/8 x 1 in)

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CALCITE (Var: Glendonite) (pseudomorph after IKAITE)
calcite (var: glendonite) for sale
For sale is a unique pseudomorph of calcite (var: glendonite) after ikaite partially exposed within a spherical mudstone concretion. The glendonite forms an orangish-brown stellate aggregate of pyramidal crystals, formed in very cold water conditions rich in calcium and carbone/bicarbonate ions. Ikaite is metastable and readily pseudomorphs to calcite once removed from near-freezing water. These first came to the market in the early 1990's and are not common on the market today. The specimen is undamaged and comes with a specimen label.

CALCITE (Var: Glendonite) (pseudomorph after IKAITE)
Olenitsa River, White Sea Coast, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Specimen is 4.5 x 4.5 x 3.7 cm (1.8 x 1.8 x 1.5 in)

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CALCITE - "Pineapple Calcite"
calcite for sale
For sale is an outstanding calcite specimen from an old collection, collected from the Highway 197 roadcut, The Dalles, Oregon, referred to as "pineapple calcite" by local collectors. The cluster has multiple complex terminated bunches (and yes they look a little bit like pineapples) with a beautiful yellow color. The cluster displays very well from the front. The backside has a cleaved section and a few small terminations are also cleaved. Specimens from this locality are rarely available on the market. A specimen label is included.

CALCITE - "Pineapple Calcite"
Highway 197 roadcut, The Dalles, Wasco Co., Oregon, USA
Specimen is 6.0 x 5.0 x 4.2 cm (2.4 x 2.0 x 1.7 in)

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CALCITE - phosphorescent
calcite for sale
For sale is an attractive specimen of bright yellow calcite crystallized in a basalt amygdule from Beaver Valley Quarry. The calcite crystals exhibit sharp termniations and complex striated and rounded faces. The calcite phosphoresces under short-wave ultraviolet light. The last photo shows the fluorescence (mixed daylight and short-wave ultraviolet light). The specimen is professionally mounted in a pedestal-style perky box with a specimen label.

CALCITE - phosphorescent
Robertson Pit, Mason County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 3.1 x 2.7 x 1.5 cm (1.2 x 1.1 x 0.6 in)

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CALCITE - twinned and phosphorescent
calcite for sale
For sale are two undamaged specimens of gemmy yellow calcite from Robertson Pit, Mason County, Washington. The larger specimen has gemmy portions with rich color and has natrolite needles included where it was attached in the pocket. The smaller specimen is very gemmy and is professionally mounted in a pedestal-style perky box. Both specimens are twinned and fluoresce and phosphoresce under short wave ultraviolet light. A specimen label is included.

CALCITE - twinned and phosphorescent
Robertson Pit, Mason County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 4.5 x 3.8 x 3.6 cm (1-3/4 x 1-1/2 x 1-7/16 in), smaller specimen is 1.5 cm diameter (mounted in perky box)

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CALCITE interpentration twins on NATROLITE and ANALCIME
calcite, natrolite for sale
For sale is a very aesthetic combination of soft translucent yellow interpenetration-twinned calcite on a bed of lustrous white radial natrolite sprays and analcime from Robertson Pit, Mason County, Washington. The specimen is in excellent condition with a contact along one side of the calcite. The calcite is fluorescent and phosphorescent under short-wave ultraviolet light. The specimen is mounted (with removable mineral tack) on a polished acrylic base. A specimen label is included. Visit my Robertson Pit page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

CALCITE interpentration twins on NATROLITE and ANALCIME
Robertson Pit, Mason County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 6.2 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm (2-7/16 x 1-1/4 x 1-1/4 in)

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CALCITE on LIMONITE
calcite<br>limonite for sale
For sale is a cluster of delicate thin disc-shaped transparent calcite crystals on a orange to black limonite matrix. The habit of the calcite is very unique. The specimen is in excellent condition. A specimen label is included.

CALCITE on LIMONITE
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
Specimen is 4.3 x 3 x 2.7 cm (1-11/16 x 1-3/16 x 1-1/16 in)

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CALCITE on NATROLITE
calcite, natrolite for sale
For sale is an undamaged combination of translucent yellow interpenetrating calcite crystals on a bed of white natrolite from Robertson Pit, Mason County, Washington. The calcite both fluoresces and phosphoresces under short-wave ultraviolet light! A specimen label is included. Visit my Roberston Pit page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

CALCITE on NATROLITE
Robertson Pit, Mason County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 6.9 x 4.3 x 4 cm (2-11/16 x 1-11/16 x 1-9/16 in)
Ex-Matthew Kamin Collection

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CALCITE twin on perched on NATROLITE
calcite <br>natrolite for sale
For sale is an absolutely stunning undamaged light-yellow gemmy calcite perched on a bed of natrolite from Robertson Pit, near Dayton, Mason County, Washington, USA. The calcite is twinned and phosphoresces under short- and long-wave ultraviolet light. The specimen comes with a polished acrylic base, removable mineral tack for mounting and a specimen label. This is a featured specimen on my website (see following link).

CALCITE twin on perched on NATROLITE
Robertson Pit, Mason County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 7.1 x 6 x 4.6 cm (2-13/16 x 2-3/8 x 1-13/16 in)

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CALCITE with HEMATITE
calcite <br>hematite for sale
For sale is a beautiful undamaged cluster of calcite with saturated red hematite inclusions from Santa Eulalia, Mexico. A specimen label is included.

CALCITE with HEMATITE
Santa Eulalia, Mexico
Specimen is 8.7 x 4.3 x 3 cm (3-7/16 x 1-11/16 x 1-3/16 in)

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CALCITE with interpenetrating NATROLITE
calcite, natrolite for sale
For sale is an undamaged combination of translucent deep lemon-yellow rhombohedral calcite cradled in a bed of white natrolite needles whith a little bit a basalt matrix. Many of the needles fully penetrate through the calcite crystal. This is a very wonderful aesthetic combonation. The calcite both fluoresces and phosphoresces under short-wave ultraviolet light! A specimen label is included. Visit my Roberston Pit page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

CALCITE with interpenetrating NATROLITE
Robertson Pit, Mason County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 5.1 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm (2.0 x 2.0 x 1.5 in)

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CALCITE with red HEMATITE
calcite <br>hematite for sale
For sale is a rich sparkling cluster of calcite coating red hematite from Santa Eulalia, Mexico. The specimen is adorned with an immaculate 1.8 cm calcite crystal with a bright red hematite inclusion. A specimen label is included.

CALCITE with red HEMATITE
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Specimen is 5.6 x 3.7 x 3.5 cm (2.2 x 1.5 x 1.4 in)

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CALCITE with red HEMATITE
calcite <br>hematite for sale
For sale is a rich sparkling cluster of calcite coating red hematite from Santa Eulalia, Mexico. Calcite crystals up to 1 cm contain inclusions of bright red hematite, a very aesthetic combination. A specimen label is included.

CALCITE with red HEMATITE
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Specimen is 9.1 x 6.1 x 3 cm (3-9/16 x 2-3/8 x 1-3/16 in)

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CALCITE, PALYGORSKITE
calcite<br>palygorskite for sale
For sale is a very aesthetic cluster of sharp calcite crystals on white palygorskite from the Pend Oreille Mine, Pend Oreille County, Washington. This specimen is undamaged with beautiful intergrown flattened rhombohedral calcite crystals of varying sizes on palygorskite. This specimen was collected circa 1960 by Jim Browne, Pend Oreille Mine geologist. A specimen label is included. Visit my Pend Oreille Mine page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

CALCITE, PALYGORSKITE
Pend Oreille Mine, Pend Oreille County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 8.2 x 6.8 x 6.4 cm (3-1/4 x 2-11/16 x 2-1/2 in)
Ex-Jim Browne Collection

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CALCITE, PALYGORSKITE
calcite<br>palygorskite for sale
For sale is a unique cluster of sharp calcite crystals on white palygorskite from the Pend Oreille Mine, Pend Oreille County, Washington. This specimen is undamaged with two beautiful flattened rhombohedral calcite crystals of varying sizes on a sheet of paper-like white palygorskite with minor pyrite. This specimen was collected circa 1960 by Jim Browne, Pend Oreille Mine geologist. A specimen label is included. Visit my Pend Oreille Mine page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

CALCITE, PALYGORSKITE
Pend Oreille Mine, Pend Oreille County, Washington, USA
Specimen is ~5.5 cm (longest dimension) and calcites to 1.6 cm
Ex-Jim Browne Collection

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CALCITE, PALYGORSKITE
calcite<br>palygorskite for sale
For sale is a unique cluster of lustrous gray calcite crystals coating white palygorskite from the Pend Oreille Mine, Pend Oreille County, Washington. One side of the specimen is completely covered with smalll calcite crystals. The other side is mostly a wispy snow-white flexible palygorskite. This specimen was collected circa 1960 by Jim Browne, Pend Oreille Mine geologist. A specimen label is included. Visit my Pend Oreille Mine page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

CALCITE, PALYGORSKITE
Pend Oreille Mine, Pend Oreille County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 7.0 x 4.0 x 2.5 cm (2.8 x 1.6 x 1.0 in)
Ex-Jim Browne Collection

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CALCITE, PALYGORSKITE
calcite<br>palygorskite for sale
For sale is a very aesthetic cluster of sharp calcite crystals from the Pend Oreille Mine, Pend Oreille County, Washington. This specimen is undamaged with beautiful intergrown flattened rhombohedral calcite crystals of varying sizes associated with minor white palygorskite and micro filiform pyrite. This specimen was collected circa 1960 by Jim Browne, Pend Oreille Mine geologist. A specimen label is included. Visit my Pend Oreille Mine page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

CALCITE, PALYGORSKITE
Pend Oreille Mine, Pend Oreille County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 6.8 x 6.7 x 3.5 cm (2.7 x 2.6 x 1.4 in)
Ex-Jim Browne Collection

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CALCITE, PALYGORSKITE, filiform PYRITE
calcite<br>palygorskite for sale
For sale is a aesthetic sharp single floater calcite crystal partially draped in wispy white palygorskite from the Pend Oreille Mine, Pend Oreille County, Washington. This specimen is undamaged with a single flattened rhombohedral calcite crystal with rare elongated filiform pyrite inclusions, some with 90 degree bends. This specimen was collected circa 1960 by Jim Browne, Pend Oreille Mine geologist. The specimen is mounted in a pedestal-style perky box with removable mineral tack. A specimen label is included. Visit my Pend Oreille Mine page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

CALCITE, PALYGORSKITE, filiform PYRITE
Pend Oreille Mine, Pend Oreille County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 2 x 2 x 1 cm (13/16 x 13/16 x 3/8 in)
Ex-Jim Browne Collection

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CALCITE, QUARTZ
calcite, quartz for sale
For sale is a very unique cluster of nailhead calcite and quartz from the famous Spruce Ridge locality in Washington state. Calcite is not a common species from this locality. The calcite is translucent when held up to a light with a cream-colored coating and is double terminated with complex terminations. A few gemmy terminated quartz crystals are intergrown with the calcite. The cluster is in excellent condition with points of contact at the base of the quartz crystals along the back side of the cluster. Visit my Spruce Ridge page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

CALCITE, QUARTZ
Spruce Ridge, King County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 5.2 x 3.8 x 2.6 cm (2-1/16 x 1-1/2 x 1 in)

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CAVANSITE, CALCITE
cavansite for sale
For sale is an extremely rare type locality specimen of cavansite on matrix from Owyhee Dam, Oregon ,USA. The cavansite has crystallized in vibrant blue radiating rosettes with calcite crystals. The specimen is in great condition with many complete and partial rosettes. A specimen label is included.

CAVANSITE, CALCITE
Owyhee Dam, Lake Owyhee State Park, Malheur Co., Oregon, USA
Specimen is 11.6 x 3.5 x 3 cm (4-9/16 x 1-3/8 x 1-3/16 in)

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CAVANSITE, HEULANDITE, CALCITE
cavansite for sale
For sale is an extremely rare type locality specimen of cavansite on matrix from Owyhee Dam, Oregon, USA. The cavansite has crystallized in vibrant blue radiating rosettes with small heulandite and calcite crystals. The specimen is in great condition with many complete and partial rosettes. A specimen label is included.

CAVANSITE, HEULANDITE, CALCITE
Owyhee Dam, Lake Owyhee State Park, Malheur Co., Oregon, USA
Specimen is 7 x 6.5 x 3.5 cm (2-3/4 x 2-9/16 x 1-3/8 in)

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EPIDOTE. GROSSULAR garnet, CALCITE
epidote for sale
For sale is a colorful, lustrous specimen of bladed green epidote crystals with grossular garnet and minor calcite from the well-know skarn deposit, Denny Mountain, King County, Washington. The calcite occurs in small vugs with euhedral epidote and garnet. A psecimen label is included. Visit my Denny Mountain page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

EPIDOTE. GROSSULAR garnet, CALCITE
Denny Mountain, King County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 6.8 x 4.8 x 3.7 cm (2-11/16 x 1-7/8 x 1-7/16 in)

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Filiform PYRITE, CALCITE, PALYGORSKITE
pyrite (filiform)<br>calcite for sale
For sale is a unique combination of flattened rhombohedral calcite on a matrix of flexible white palygorskite. Rare elongated filiform pyrite, some with 90 degree bends, has crystallized on the white palygorskite. This specimen was collected circa 1960 by Jim Browne, Pend Oreille Mine geologist. The specimen is mounted in a pedestal-style perky box with removable mineral tack. A specimen label is included. Visit my Pend Oreille Mine page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

Filiform PYRITE, CALCITE, PALYGORSKITE
Pend Oreille Mine, Pend Oreille County, Washington, USA
Specimen is about 4 cm (maximum dimension)
Ex-Jim Browne Collection

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GOETHTIE pseudomorph after PYRITE, CALCITE and QUARTZ
goethite ps.<br>after pyrite for sale
For sale is a wonderful complete pseudomorph of goethite after pyrite from Denny Mountain in a matrix of calcite with micro quartz crystals. This specimen was self-collected in 2010. A specimen label is included. Visit my Denny Mountain Skarn page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

GOETHTIE pseudomorph after PYRITE, CALCITE and QUARTZ
Denny Mountain, King County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 5.2 x 3.3 x 3.2 cm (2-1/16 x 1-5/16 x 1-1/4 in)

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MAGNETITE, LUDWIGITE, CALCITE
magnetite for sale
For sale is a rare combination of modified octahedral magnetite crystals with unaltered ludwigite crystals and minor white calcite from Idaho. Ludwigite is a borate of magnesium and iron. This specimen is in superb condition with lustrous crystals. A specimen label is included.

MAGNETITE, LUDWIGITE, CALCITE
Spring Mountain District, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA
Specimen is 9.3 x 7.1 x 5.4 cm (3-11/16 x 2-13/16 x 2-1/8 in)

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NATROLITE with phosphorescent CALCITE
natrolite, calcite for sale
For sale is an outstanding undamaged cabinet-sized cluster of white natrolite on basalt matrix with an elongated complex yellow calcite crystal emerging from a radial tuft of the natrolite. The calcite fluoresces and phosphoresces under short-wave ultraviolet light. This is a very unique specimen. A specimen label is included Visit my Robertson Pit page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

NATROLITE with phosphorescent CALCITE
Robertson Pit, Mason County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 12.5 x 9 x 8 cm (4-15/16 x 3-9/16 x 3-1/8 in)
Ex-Matthew Kamin Collection

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Pseudomorph, CALCITE and QUARTZ after ARAGONITE
pseudomorph for sale
This is a very rare pseudomorph of calcite and quartz after aragonite. The crystal habit of the orignal aragonite crystal was quite complex with stepped terminations and small "side-car" crystals. The specimen is mounted on an acrylic base. A specimen label is included. Visit my Cadman Quarry page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence. Visit my Cadman Quarry page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

Pseudomorph, CALCITE and QUARTZ after ARAGONITE
Cadman Quarry, Snohomish County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 6.1 x 2.8 x 2.2 cm (2-3/8 x 1-1/8 x 7/8 in)

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PYRITE with CALCITE
pyrite<br>calcite for sale
For sale is a brilliant partially terminated pyrite crystal with perched, double-terminated white nailhead calcite crystals. This is a wonderful and unique combination from this famous locality. The specimen is mounted on a polished acrylic base with removable mineral tack. A specimen label is included. Visit my Spruce Ridge page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

PYRITE with CALCITE
Spruce Ridge, King County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 5.4 x 4 x 3.5 cm (2-1/8 x 1-9/16 x 1-3/8 in)

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QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst), CALCITE
quartz, calcite for sale
For sale is a very aesthetic cluster of vibrant purple Vera Cruz amethyst crystals on a matrix coated with calcite crystals. The specimen is mounted on a polished acrylic base with removable mineral tack. A specimen label is included.

QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst), CALCITE
Cerro de la Concordia, Piedra Parada, Municipio de Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico
Specimen is 7.9 x 5.7 x 3 cm (3-1/8 x 2-1/4 x 1-3/16 in)

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QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst), CALCITE, BARITE
quartz,<br>calcite for sale
For sale is a very aesthetic cluster of vibrant purple Vera Cruz amethyst crystals on a matrix coated with calcite crystals. Also, small white bladed barite crystals are associated. The specimen is mounted on a polished acrylic base with removable mineral tack. A specimen label is included.

QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst), CALCITE, BARITE
Cerro de la Concordia, Piedra Parada, Municipio de Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico
Specimen is 6.8 x 4.8 x 2.8 cm (2-11/16 x 1-7/8 x 1-1/8 in)

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QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst), CALCITE, CHLORITE
amethyst for sale
This is an incredibly aesthetic thumbnail specimen of amethystine quartz perched on calcite set against greenish-black chlorite from Shellrock Mountain, Hood River County, Oregon. This is a superb thumbnail combination. The specimen is mounted in a pedestal-style perky box with a specimen label.

QUARTZ (Var: Amethyst), CALCITE, CHLORITE
Shellrock Mountain, Hood River County, Oregon
Specimen's longest dimension is about 1-3/4 inches which fits diagonally in a 1-1/4 inch perky box
Martin Jones Collection

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QUARTZ, CALCITE, red STILBITE
quartz for sale
For sale is an incredible combination of quartz and calcite on a bed of red stilbite in a basalt amygdule from Mill Creek Oregon. A specimen label is included.

QUARTZ, CALCITE, red STILBITE
Mill Creek, Polk County, Oregon, USA
Specimen is 4.2 x 3.2 x 2.6 cm (1-5/8 x 1-1/4 x 1 in)
Martin Jones Collection

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SCHEELITE
scheelite for sale
For sale is a rare crystal of cream-colored fluorescent scheelite perched on a matrix of predominately skeletal grossular crystals with quartz, sulfides, hematite, and calcite from the Denny Mountain skarn deposit in King County, Washington, USA. The scheelite fluoresces bright blue under short-wave ultraviolet light. Visit my Denny Mountain page at Washington Minerals for more information about this mineral occurence.

SCHEELITE
Denny Mountain, King County, Washington, USA
Specimen is 8 x 5.3 x 3.2 cm (3-1/8 x 2-1/16 x 1-1/4 in), scheelite is about 2.5 mm

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SIDERITE with TETRAHEDRITE, CHALCOPYRITE and CALCITE
siderite for sale
This is an exsquisite large-cabinet size combination of 4 species (umber-colored siderite, golden chalcopyrite, silver tetrahedrite and clear calcite) from a new find in China. This is the best specimen I came across at the 2012 Tucson gem and Mineral Show, most notably because of the lack of any damage and the lustrous well-formed tetrahedrite tetrahedra scattered all over the cluster. A specimen label is included.

SIDERITE with TETRAHEDRITE, CHALCOPYRITE and CALCITE
Chi Feng Mine, Keshiketeng Qi, ChiFeng city, Inner Mongolia, China
Specimen is 15.9 x 7.7 x 3.8 cm (6-1/4 x 3-1/16 x 1-1/2 in)

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SPINEL (Blue)
blue spinel for sale
For sale is a thumbnail-sized specimen of an old classic, seldom found on the market as good display specimens. This aesthetic thumbnail features multiple, intergrown sharp blue octahedra within calcite matrix. The specimen is professionally mounted within a pedestal-style perky box with removable mineral tack. A specimen label is included.

SPINEL (Blue)
Crazy Sphinx Mine, Helena, Lewis and Clark Co., Montana
Specimen is 2 x 1.2 x 1 cm (13/16 x 1/2 x 3/8 in)

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SPINEL (Blue)
blue spinel for sale
For sale is a thumbnail-sized specimen of an old classic, seldom found on the market as good display specimens. This thumbnail features a sharp blue octahedron within calcite matrix. The specimen is professionally mounted within a pedestal-style perky box with removable mineral tack. A specimen label is included.

SPINEL (Blue)
Crazy Sphinx Mine, Helena, Lewis and Clark Co., Montana
Specimen is 1.8 x 1.5 x 1.0 cm (0.7 x 0.6 x 0.4 in)

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THOMSONITE, CALCITE
thomsonite for sale
For sale is a perfect cluster with two large white spherical thomsonites associated with smaller thomsonite and calcite crystals on reddish basalt matrix from Oregon. This locality has produced some of the nicest thomsonites outside of India. A specimen label is included.

THOMSONITE, CALCITE
Jaquish Roadcut, Columbia County, Oregon, USA
Specimen is 4.7 x 4.5 x 3.2 cm (1-7/8 x 1-3/4 x 1-1/4 in), thomsonite spheres to 1.3 cm

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