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RM1462   Corundum, var. ruby

Mysore, Karnataka, India

A stunning corundum, var. ruby, specimen. Perfectly disposed and contrasting with the white matrix. Very sharp, translucent, brilliant and with a deep reddish color not ususal in this locality. Very fluorescent under LWUV. A perfect gem from India.


Size: 5.5 x 3.0 x 2.5 cm.
Main crystal: 11 x 10 mm

Ex Chris & Agatha Galas collection.
Fluorescent under long wave UV
 

RM536   Apophyllite-(KF) with Stilbite and Calcite

Bidkin water well, Bidkin, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

Excellent doubly terminated crystal of apophyllite-(KF) showing perfect tetragonal prism faces, well developed, with the dipyramid and pinacoid. The edges are very sharp and the faces have some striation. Translucent and slightly green color zoning, more intense in the crystal core. Faces are peppered by small white calcite crystals that have grown curiously mostly in some orientated faces, probably due to water circulation. It is very, very aesthetic. On a matrix of very bright and transparent crystals of stilbite also peppered by small calcite rhombohedra.

These specimens were found in 2006 in a small Indian village, when they were drilling a water well. They found a cavity totally covered with them. There is an interesting article in the Mineralogical Record magazine (39:267-273).


Size: 7,0 x 4,5 x 4,3 cm.
Main crystal: 40 x 10 mm.
Found in 03-06/2007.

Precio reducido-Reduced price 80€


 

RM537   Apophyllite-(KF) with Stilbite and Calcite

Bidkin water well, Bidkin, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

Group of two apophyllite-(KF) crystals showing perfect tetragonal prism faces, well developed, with the dipyramid and pinacoid. The edges are very sharp and the faces have some striation. Translucent and slightly green color zoning, more intense in the crystal core. Faces are peppered by small white calcite crystals that have grown mostly in some orientated faces, probably due to water circulation. It is a very aesthetic miniature. On a matrix of very brilliant crystals of stilbite.

These specimens were found in 2006 in a small Indian village, when they were drilling a water well. They found a cavity totally covered with them. There is an interesting article in the Mineralogical Record magazine (39:267-273).


Size: 4,5 x 3,5 x 2,5 cm.
Main crystal: 22 x 12 mm.
Found in 03-06/2007.



 

RM1236   Gyrolite with Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Mumbai, Mumbai district, Maharashtra, India

Very aesthetic aggregate of globular gyrolite with defined fluorapophyllite crystals. Nice miniature.


Size: 5.4 x 5.2 x 1.4 cm.

 

RM1150   Fluorapophyllite-(K) with inclusions

Nashik, Maharashtra, India

Group of huge sized fluorapophyllite-(K) crystals, one of them dominant and doubly terminated. They present forms of the prism and dipyramid tetragonal. Brilliant and defined. Particular greenish to reddish inclusions, probably by chlorite and iron oxides. A very interesting specimen.


Size: 6.7 x 4.5 x 3.8 cm.
Main crystal: 50 x 35 mm.
Found in 2015.

 

RM1149   Fluorapophyllite-(K) with inclusions

Nashik, Maharashtra, India

A very sharp and brilliant fluorapophyllite-(K) doubly terminated crystal with good size and showing the forms of the tetragonal prism, dipyramid and pinacoid. Note the greenish to reddish inclusions, probably chlorite and iron oxides, that we can see in the back side. A very interesting specimen.


Size: 5.2 x 2.6 x 2.5 cm.
Found in 2015.

 

RM748   Powellite with Stilbite

Pandulena Hills, Nashik, Maharashtra, India

Bipyramidal crystal of powellite with a good size, very brilliant and well defined faces and edges. With a delicate honey color and some transparence. It is accompanied by stilbite crystals on matrix.


Size: 6,7 x 6,0 x 3,2 cm.
Main crystal: 11 x 10 mm.
Found in 2005.

Fluorescent under LW-UV and SW-UV lights
 

RM1118   Fluorapophyllite-(K) with Stilbite-(Ca) and okenite

Lonavale, Poonah, Maharashtra, India

Very aesthetic specimen formed by several groups of fluorapophyllite-(K) rosettes, very brilliant, defined, colorless (with a slight greenish tone) which are disposed very aerial on a matrix with Stilbite-(Ca) and fine white needles of okenite. A novelty at Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines 2015.


Size: 8.0 x 5.0 c 2.8 cm.
Main crystal: 34 x 30 mm. aggr.
Found in 04/2015.

 

RM2017   Fluorapophyllite-(K) on heulandite-Ca

Pashan quarries, Pashan, Poonah, Maharashtra, India

Excellent specimen of fluorapophyllite-(K) formed by several crystals, very aerial disposed and transparent, with an intense green color, and tetragonal forms of the prism and the dipyramid very visible, with parallel growths. They are disposed contrasting with a snowy white matrix of lanceolated crystals of heulandite-Ca. A gemmy specimen.


Size: 7.3 x 4.8 x 2.5 cm.
Main crystal: 1.4 cm.

Col. Daunis.
Price: 95 €Buy
 

RM1012   Cavansite with stilbite-Ca

Wagholi Quarries, Wagholi, Poonah, Maharashtra, India

Globular aggregates with a really good sized formed by cavansite lanceolate crystals, with an intense blue color, brilliance and transparence. Very aerial and aesthetically disposed on the matrix covered by several small but transparent and brilliant stilbite-Ca crystals.


Size: 5.5 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm.
Main crystal: 3.3 x 2.8 cm. aggrs.

 

RM1735   Cavansite and stilbite

Wagholi Quarries, Wagholi, Poonah, Maharashtra, India

An aesthetic royal-blue cavansite group of sharp crystals, perched atop stilbite-covered basalt matrix on this fine and showy piece from the Wagholi Quarry of India.


Size: 7.0 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm.
Main crystal: 18 x 14 mm aggreg.

Price: 45 €Buy
 
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