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Period: 15th Century and Earlier
Selenite, Mexico
Located in New York, NY
Selenite Naica, Saucillo Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico 36 cm tall x 15 cm wide Selenite from Mexico is a benchmark locality. Mexico represents the finest quality for the species...
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Mexican Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

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Other

Tourmaline, Nigeria
Located in New York, NY
Tourmaline, Ofiki, Oyo State, Nigeria 6.3 cm tall x 1.9 cm diameter Ofiki is well known for producing deep colored tourmalines. Most of the tourmalines they find are dull, rounded, ...
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Nigerian Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

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Other

Mounted Crinoid Sea Lily Fossil
Located in Wormelow, Herefordshire
A striking prehistoric mounted crinoid sea lily fossil sourced from China as marked to one of the edges. This plate-like specimen is perfect for modern scu...
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Chinese Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Stone

Tourmaline on Orthoclase with Cleavelandite & Lepidolite, Brazil
Located in New York, NY
Tourmaline on Orthoclase with Cleavelandite & Lepidolite Barra do Salinas Dist., Coronel Murta, Minas Gerais, Brazil 13 cm tall x 11 cm wide The Tourmalines discovered recently at t...
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Brazilian Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Other

Exquisite Fluorite with Galena
Located in London, GB
This stunning piece of Fluorite with Galena, hailing from Tennessee, USA, is a magnificent addition to any collection. Its rich purple hues, accented by the metallic sheen of Galena,...
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American Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal, Quartz, Rock Crystal, Bronze

Liddicoatite Tourmaline, Madagascar
Located in New York, NY
Liddicoatite, Tourmaline Anjanbonoina, Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar 16.5 cm tall x 11.4 cm diameter Liddicoatite is an uncommon form of tourmaline. It was first discovered in Mada...
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Malagasy Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Other

Stunning Labradorite sphere
Located in London, GB
This stunning sphere is crafted from Labradorite, a mesmerizing mineral renowned for its remarkable play of colors, known as labradorescence. The sphere predominantly showcases a gre...
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Malagasy Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal, Rock Crystal

Vibrant Sulfur Crystal Specimen
Located in London, GB
Introducing a vibrant sulfur crystal specimen from Sicily, Italy, showcasing a brilliant yellow hue that is both striking and rare. This extraordinary p...
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Italian Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal, Quartz, Rock Crystal, Bronze

Mesmerizing Quartz Sphere with Golden Rutile Inclusions
Located in London, GB
Explore the extraordinary allure of this mesmerizing quartz sphere, featuring stunning golden rutile inclusions from Brazil. The perfectly polished surface accentuates the intricate ...
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Brazilian Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal, Quartz, Rock Crystal, Bronze

Dazzling Triangular Pyrite
Located in London, GB
This stunning piece of Pyrite from Peru, often referred to as "Fool's Gold," is a remarkable example of nature's craftsmanship. The specimen features a unique triangular shape that e...
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Mexican Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal, Rock Crystal, Quartz, Pyrite

Gleaming Quartz Sphere with Golden Rutile
Located in London, GB
Immerse yourself in the splendour of this gleaming quartz sphere, featuring exquisite golden rutile inclusions from Brazil. The sphere's flawlessly polished surface enhances the intr...
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Brazilian Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal, Quartz, Rock Crystal, Bronze

Mesmerizing Agate with White Quartz
Located in London, GB
This captivating slice of Agate with White Quartz from Brazil is a truly stunning natural wonder. The agate features a beautiful mix of colors, with swirling bands of deep blue, warm...
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Brazilian Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal, Quartz, Rock Crystal, Agate, Bronze

Exquisite Petrified Wood from Africa: A Timeless Masterpiece
Located in London, GB
This remarkable piece of petrified wood from Africa is a stunning testament to nature's ability to transform organic material into enduring stone. The intricate patterns and rich ear...
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Malagasy Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal, Quartz

Stibnite crystal
Located in London, GB
This exquisite piece is a Stibnite crystal cluster from China, showcasing a dramatic arrangement of elongated, metallic crystals. The crystals radiate upward, creating a visually str...
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Chinese Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal

Stibnite crystal
Stibnite crystal
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Vanadinite
Located in London, GB
This exquisite piece is a Vanadinite specimen from Morocco, renowned for its vibrant red-orange crystals. Vanadinite is a lead chlorovanadate mineral that forms stunning hexagonal cr...
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Moroccan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Crystal, Rock Crystal, Bronze

Vanadinite
Vanadinite
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Tourmaline "Parrot", Brazil
Located in New York, NY
TOURMALINE Aricanga Mine, Sao Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil 9 cm tall x 2.1 cm diameter Crystals of this type are sometimes referred to as "Parrot" crystals due to the multi-...
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Brazilian Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Other

Pink Fluorite on Smoky Quartz, Switzerland
Located in New York, NY
PINK FLUORITE ON SMOKY QUARTZ Tiefengletscher, Furka, Uri, Switzerland 28.5 cm tall x 12.7 cm wide In the mineral kingdom there are hierarchies, not all of them actually correct. Bu...
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Swiss Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Other

Smoky Quartz Gwindel, Switzerland
Located in New York, NY
SMOKY QUARTZ GWINDEL Les Courtes, Chamonix, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Bonneville, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France 12 cm tall x 12 cm wide This Alpine region is most well known...
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Swiss Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Other

Stibnite with Barite & Quartz, China
Located in New York, NY
STIBNITE WITH BARITE & QUARTZ Xikuangshan antimony deposit, Lengshuijiang Co., Loudi, Hunan, China 23 cm tall x 28 cm wide The largest and most important stibnite specimens have his...
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Chinese Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

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Other

Fossil Leaf Montana USA Paleocene Epoch Natural Fossilized Plant Specimen
Located in Forney, TX
Fossil Leaf Davidia antiqua Paleocene epoch Fort Union Formation Glendive, Montana, USA 5.47 x 5.55 x 0.97 inches (13.90 x 14.10 x 2.46 cm) Beautifully p...
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American Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Stone

Quartz, Colombia
Located in New York, NY
QUARTZ Peña Blanca Mine, San Pablo de Borbur, Western Boyacá Prov., Boyacá Dept., Colombia 14 cm tall x 20 cm wide The Pena Blanca Mine is typically known for emerald crystals. In addition to emeralds it...
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Colombian Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

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Other

Large finest blue-purple fluorite
Located in London, GB
Presented is an exceptional specimen of blue-purple Fluorite, with a serene light blue hue that evokes the clear sky of a summer’s day. Originating from the esteemed La Viesca mine i...
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Spanish Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal, Quartz, Pyrite

Amethyst “Harp" with phantom calcites
Located in London, GB
This museum-quality Amethyst “harp” from Artigas, Uruguay, is a natural sculpture of exceptional beauty and rarity. The piece features a harmonious arrangement of high-quality Amethy...
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Uruguayan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Amethyst, Quartz

Striking large Herkimer diamond on its native matrix
Located in London, GB
Magnificent large Herkimer diamond proudly seated on its original matrix. This clear, double-terminated quartz crystal is renowned for its exceptional clarity and brilliance, akin to...
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American Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Quartz, Rock Crystal

Impressive Amethyst Geode with Large Calcite
Located in London, GB
Magnificent Amethyst geode, a captivating treasure with a heart of intense purple and a unique large calcite, cradled in a custom rotating stand for a 360-degree view of its splendou...
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Uruguayan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Amethyst, Quartz

Stunning Onyx Lamp
Located in London, GB
Beautiful lamp, carved from a block of translucent Mexican banded onyx.
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Mexican Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Onyx, Rock Crystal

Stunning Onyx Lamp
Stunning Onyx Lamp
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Schorl Tourmaline with Aquamarine, Pakistan
Located in New York, NY
SCHORL TOURMALINE WITH AQUAMARINE Shengus, Roundu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan 19.2 cm tall x 6.2 cm wide Gilgit-Baltistan (formerly known as...
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Pakistani Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Other

Exceptional blue-purple fluorite with pyrite
Located in London, GB
Exquisite specimen of blue-purple fluorite from the renowned La Viesca Mine in Asturias, which closed in 2020, making pieces like this increasingly rare. The specimen boasts vibrant ...
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Spanish Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Rock Crystal, Quartz, Pyrite

Liddicoatite Tourmaline with Quartz, Madagascar
Located in New York, NY
LIDDICOATITE TOURMALINE WITH QUARTZ Anjanbonoina, Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar 7.1 cm tall x 6.8 cm wide Liddicoatite is an uncommon form of tourmaline. It was first discovered in ...
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Malagasy Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Other

Exceptional Onyx lamp
Located in London, GB
Beautiful lamp, carved from a block of translucent Mexican banded onyx.
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Mexican Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Onyx, Rock Crystal

Vanadinite on Barite, Mibladen, Midelt Cercle, Midelt Prov., Morocco
Located in New York, NY
VANADINITE ON BARITE Mibladen, Aït Oufella Caïdat, Midelt Cercle, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco 12.7 cm tall x 14 cm wide The Drâa-Tafilalet Region of Morocco, best...
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Moroccan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Other

Exceptional Pyrite with calcite
Located in London, GB
Stunning Pyrite piece from the mineral-rich soils of Peru, this piece is a symphony of metallic luster and geometric precision. Its perfect cubic crystals are interlocked in a captiv...
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Peruvian Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Pyrite

Impressive Amethyst Pillar with White Quartz Section
Located in London, GB
Given its breath-taking stature, one can see that this amethyst cluster was freed from an especially large geode and with amethyst of exceptional quality within. The color and size...
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Uruguayan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Amethyst, Quartz

Large electric purple amethyst
Located in London, GB
The electric intensity of this piece’s colouration makes it both stunning and unique. The sparkling colour and natural wave-like form makes for a hypnotic sculpture evoking a sense o...
Category

Uruguayan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

Vesuvianite, Jeffrey Mine, Val-des-Sources, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Canada
Located in New York, NY
Vesuvianite, Jeffrey Mine, Val-des-Sources, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada 7.5 cm tall x 6 cm wide "The Jeffrey mine, once the largest producer of chrysotile asbestos in th...
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Canadian Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Other

Fluorapatite (bi-color) with Cleavelandite, Afghanistan
Located in New York, NY
Fluorapatite (bi-color) with Cleavelandite, Dara-e-Pech pegmatite field, Dara-e-Pech District, Kunar, Afghanistan 6 cm tall x 7 cm wide Fluorapatite is found in several colors, purp...
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Afghan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Other

Unusual triangular pyrite
Located in London, GB
An incredible, triangular formation of Peruvian Pyrite. This one-of-a-kind specimen contains a medley of different sized golden triangles with fantastic lustre. This piece was legall...
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Peruvian Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Pyrite

Cadmium Smithsonite, Masua Mine, Iglesias, South Sardinia Prov, Sardinia, Italy
Located in New York, NY
Cadmium Smithsonite, Masua Mine, Iglesias, South Sardinia Prov, Sardinia, Italy 5.8 cm diameter The Masua Mine began operation in 1857 and operated for over 130 years until its offi...
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Italian Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Agate, Other

Large onyx canoe bowl with craquelet effect
Located in London, GB
An exceptional, large bowl of canoe-like shape, carved from a single piece of Mexican onyx and polished to reveal the gorgeous translucence and banding that have made the stone desir...
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Mexican Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Onyx

Rare limonite formation with quartz
Located in London, GB
Intense yellow - orange limonite formation with inclusions of white quartz. Origin: Benalmadena Trinidad Mine - Malaga - Spain
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Spanish Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Quartz, Rock Crystal

Rare limonite formation
Located in London, GB
Intense yellow - orange limonite formation Origin: Benalmadena Trinidad Mine - Malaga - Spain
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Spanish Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Quartz, Rock Crystal

Amethyst shell-like geode
Located in London, GB
Beautiful section of an amethyst geode, unusually thin in cross section and resembling a shell with gorgeous deep purple amethyst lining. Origin : Artigas, Uruguay
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Uruguayan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

Brown quartz stalactites with fiery interior
Located in London, GB
Several brownish quartz stalactites grace this small formation, the frontal one cut longitudinally to reveal a fiery interior. This piece was legally and ethically sourced directly ...
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Uruguayan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

Small intense vivianite on matrix
Located in London, GB
Intense vivianite crystals on an earthy matrix. The vivianite crystals are water clear from edge and pearlescent on the cleaved surface. A wonderful, sculptural arrangement, evocativ...
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Brazilian Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Quartz, Rock Crystal

Large onyx canoe bowl with striking banding
Located in London, GB
Another exceptional, large bowl of canoe-like shape, carved from a single piece of Mexican onyx and carefully polished. This example with the characteristic almost parallel banding t...
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Mexican Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Onyx

Arizona Triassic Petrified Wood Conifer Araucaria Slab Specimen
Located in Forney, TX
Petrified Conifer Slab Araucaria (Monkey Puzzle Tree) Triassic Period Chinle Formation Arizona, USA A stunning over 200 million year old petrified conifer slab, featuring a m...
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American Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Wood

Rough geode section with contrasting amethyst
Located in London, GB
Like a treasure chest, this striking geode section shows the incredible contrast between the rough volcanic stone (basalt) in which the geodes are found, and the radiant amethystine ...
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Uruguayan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

White quartz with green & watermelon tourmaline
Located in London, GB
An unusual sculptural arrangement of two clear quartz crystals, punctuated and adorned on all sides with dark green tourmaline, watermelon colour in cross section.
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Brazilian Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

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Quartz, Tourmaline

Green organic formation
Located in London, GB
A wonderful display piece showing a prominent thick stalactite at the centre, covered with glass-like green-brown druzy quartz. The lower border polished to reveal a wonderful sea gr...
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Uruguayan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

Small towering grey druze stalactite formation
Located in London, GB
This small towering stalactite formation is covered in grey druze with tanbrown accents and transparent quartz overlaying green celadonite. This piece was legally and ethically sour...
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Uruguayan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

Finger-like quartz after anhydrite pseudomotph
Located in London, GB
Another formation of quartz pseudomorphs after anhydrite. The beautiful medley of quartz crystals formed over anhydrite crystals, which subsequently dissolved, leaving tan coloured q...
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Uruguayan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Quartz

Decorative Mounted Lapis Lazuli Section
Located in London, GB
A gorgeous slab of vibrant lapis lazuli. Lapis lazuli inclides lazurite (intense blue), calcite (white veins) and pyrite (gold flecks). Prized since ancient times, this is a wonder...
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Afghan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

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Lapis Lazuli

Intense Split Geode
Located in London, GB
This split geode reveals incredibly intense amethyst with a calcite to the upper left. The almost impossibly intense colour is a product of the rich amethyst overlaid on a bed of u...
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Uruguayan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

Intense Split Geode
Intense Split Geode
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Small amethyst cluster
Located in London, GB
A small amethyst cluster with interesting sprinkling of creamy calcite crystals. Polished at the edges. This piece was legally and ethically sourced directly in the prestigious mine...
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Uruguayan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

Large columnar agate and amethyst formation
Located in London, GB
Striking large vertical presentation displaying vibrant purple amethyst bordered by a thick agate layer. One of a group of four impressive specimens. Pieces such as this are hard t...
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Uruguayan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

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Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

Small floral formation
Located in London, GB
A small formation consisting of a white quartz stalactite on a bed on lilac amethyst. This piece was legally and ethically sourced directly in the prestigious mines of Uruguay, Sout...
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Uruguayan Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

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Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

Hemimorphite on Quartz, Malipo Mine, Wenshan Co., Yunnan Prov, China
Located in New York, NY
Hemimorphite on Quartz, Malipo Mine, Wenshan Co., Yunnan Prov., China Measures: 12 cm tall x 10 cm wide Hemimorphite from China has taken on entirely new qualities that barely ex...
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Chinese Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Other

Asaphus intermedius Trilobite from Morocco (844.4 grams)
Located in New York, NY
Trilobites, an early arthropod relative of spiders, horseshoe crabs, and scorpions, preserved in this level of detail only occurred as a result of very sudden underwater landslides c...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Natural Specimens

Materials

Other

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