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SPECIMENS FROM CHINA

(updated 04/16/2018)

There have been thousands of new specimens coming from China in the past several years, and we've been fortunate to find many of these at reasonable prices that we can pass on to our customers. Besides those shown here we also have pyrite, pyromorphite, quartz (some enhydros), quartz, and other calcite & fluorite specimens.

NEW! fluorite, china__Fluorite on fluorite, Wu Yi Mine, Fujian Province, China (#G18-209, $60). These specimens are fluorescent under short-wave UV light.

 

NEW!azurite, malachite, china__Azurite and Malachite, Tong Lin Mine, Anhui Province, China (#G18-202, $30)

calcite, fozi chong, china__Calcite, Fozi Chong Mine, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China (#G16-648, $100). This specimen is 8 inches across, pinkish in color with microscopic pyrite coating. We have a few more of these larger,showy specimens priced from $100 to $200.

 

A new batch of Plumbogummite after Pyromorphite specimens from Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. Prices range from $20 to $70, with most under $50. These specimens fluoresce green under short-wave UV light.

plumbogummite, china__Plumbogummite after pyromorphite, Guangxi Zhuang A.R., China (#G16-043, $60).

 

calcite, dolomite, china__Calcite and dolomite, Manoshan, Hunan Prov., China (#G15-1236, $36). We have several of these, some of which are just calcite, but with big, lustrous crystals.

__Calcite and dolomite, Manoshan, Hunan Prov., China (#G15-1234, $30).

 

Fluorite, quartz, dolomite, calcite and pyrite from the Shangbao Mine, Hunan Province, China. Some very interesting crystal forms on some of the fluorites, including several with purple phantoms in the center and inclusions of pyrite and dolomite.

calcite, fluorite, china__Fluorite on calcite, Shangbao Mine, Hunan Prov., China (#G13-1337, $30). A great color combination.

 

__Quartz and Fluorite, Shangbao Mine, Hunan Prov., China (#G14-058, $40).

 

__Pyrite, Quartz, & Fluorite on Dolomite, Shangbao Mine, Hunan Prov., China (#G14-061, $48). Nice zoning in the fluorites, with tiny pyrite crystals scattered over the specimen. This specimen is about 4 inches across.

 

Quartz with hematite inclusions from the Jiangxi Province, China. These are eye-catching pieces, many with dolomite, pyrite, and/or calcite. Prices range from $20-60, with most under $35.

 

____Quartz with hematite inclusions, pyrite, and dolomite, Jiu Ba San Mine, Jiangxi Prov., China (#G12-904, $30).

 

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