Sunday, December 1, 2013

Amazing crystals from the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2013

In order, the following beauties: Native Gold dendrites on Quartz crystal matrix! From Rosia Montana, Verespatak, Alba County, Romania | Brochantite acicular crystals on Limonite coated Quartz! From the Blanchard Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co., New Mexico | Kämmererite (Chromian Clinochlore) on matrix From the Kop Krom mine, Kop Daglari, Erzurum Province, Eastern Anatolia Region, Turkey | Sphalerite sitting atop Chert with Chalcopyrite From the Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Picher Field, Cherokee County, Kansas | Forsterite var Peridot From Sapat Gali, Naran-Kaghan Valley, N.W.F.P., Pakistan | Aquamarine crystals and Muscovite From Chumar Bakhoor, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan | Fluorite cubes set against a drusy Quartz matrix From the Blanchard Mine, Bingham, Hansonburg District, Socorro County, New Mexico | Aquamarine with Schorl Tourmaline on Albite matrix From Erongo Mountain, Erongo Region, Namibia | Sphalerite sitting atop Chert with Chalcopyrite! From the Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Picher Field, Cherokee County, Kansas Rhodochrosite with purple Fluorite on needle Quartz From the Four Ball Pocket, Fluorite Raise, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Park County, Colorado | Rhodochrosite with purple Fluorite on needle Quartz From the Four Ball Pocket, Fluorite Raise, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Park County, ColoradoSpecimens to take our breath away! My apologies if this text looks clumsy, my suggestion is for you to print it, it will be easier. Enjoy them! November 2013.













2 comments:

American Geode said...

We will be in Tucson in January with geodes, and new garnet from off-limits CT mine. Hope to meet you.
Beautiful photos.
@AmericanGeode

Oscar Garcia said...

Thanks for your message American geode, I look forward to visit you in Tucson 2014. Happy Holidays.