The thin crust of teal wavellite spheres are set on a gray novaculite matrix. This is a nice small cabinet piece for a fair price.
Fluorite (fluorescent), Deer Trail Mine, Mount Baldy District, Tushar Mts, Piute Co., Utah, USA, small-cabinet, 6.0 x 5.3 x 3.4 cm, Fluorites are rare from Utah, with the Deer Trail Mine being a bright beacon of production., For sale from The Arkenstone, www.iRocks.com. For more details on this piece and others, visit https://www.irocks.com/minerals/specimen/46821
Pseudomalachite is a phosphate, NOT a carbonate like malachite, and the two are often mixed up in favor of malachite.
Beryl Var. Aquamarine - "The Helix", Marambaia, Carai, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil, large-cabinet, 24.5 x 12.6 x 9.3 cm, The famous "Helix Aqua" owned for generations by the family of Professor Doctor Hermann Bank of the famous Idar-Oberstein family of gemcutters: This piece was the best piece in his collection, and was the cover of his private book (1981)., For sale from The Arkenstone, www.iRocks.com. For more details on this piece and othe...