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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 4-25-2017

Collector's Edge

Indicolite w/ Albite: Afghanistan

Dakota Matrix

Alcaparrosaite: Alcaparrosa mine, Cerritos Bayos, Calama, El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile

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Fine AZURITE crystals on matrix * Kerrouchen * Morocco

Mineral Auctions

Gem Tanzanite: Merelani Hills, Manyara Region, Tanzania

John Betts - Fine Minerals

Elbaite Tourmaline on Quartz from Padlack, Laghman Province, Afghanistan

GOLD CRYSTAL: Nullagine, Pilbara region. Western Australia

Hematinic Quartz Crystal Cluster: Orange River, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

QUARTZ VAR. SMOKY: Kleines Furkahorn, Wallis, Switzerland

red Rhodochrosite rhombs set among needle Quartz with Tetrahedrite: Hedgehog Pocket, Main Stope Drift, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Park County, Colorado

3.7KG Transparent Green Fluorite cluster: Xianghuapu Hunan China

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Amethyst Cactus Quartz from Magaliesberg, South Africa

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Corundum var. ruby: Madagascar

FLUORITE WITH BARITE: Minerva #1 Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA

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Fluorite with Galena & Chalcopyrite from Naica, Mexico

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 4-21-2017

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Elbaite Tourmaline crystal from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California
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Bournonite and Sphalerite Crystals, Lima Dept, Peru

SUPERB Native Silver Crystal Cluster BATOPILAS, MEXICO

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Wulfenite: Erupcion Mine, Los Lamentos Mountains, Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico

FINE GEMMY 30 CARAT YELLOW SAPPHIRE CRYSTAL: RATNAPURA DISTRICT, SRI LANKA

Shattuckite: Kaokaveld,Namibia

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 4-19-2017

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4.4″ Spiky MintGreen SELENITE Radiating Crystals Inside Geode Australia

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7.7″ Neon Green BOUSSINGAULTITE Crystals to 3.8″ Inside Geode Germany

Apachite: Christmas Mine, Gila County, Arizona, United States of America

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Fluorite, Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Province, China

Benitoite with Neptunite: Dallas Gem Mine, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California, USA

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 4-18-2017

Collector's Edge

Fluorite: Erongo Mountains, Namibia

Dakota Matrix

Anapaite: Kertch, Crimea pen., Crimea Oblast’, Ukraine

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Fine raspberry GARNET crystals in matrix * Sierra de Las Cruces * Mexico

Mineral Auctions

Fluorite & Hyalite Opal (both fluorescent) on Quartz: Riemvasmaak, Kakamas, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

John Betts - Fine Minerals

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (gem-grade) from North Moat Mountain, Bartlett, Carroll County, New Hampshire

crocoite crystals: THE ADELAIDE MINING COMPANY PTY. LTD

Fluorite, Sphalerite: Flamboro Quarry,Wentworth County,Ontario, Canada

HOLD Quartz over / replacing Calcite: Langyang Mine Fujian, China

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crystals of Barite: Maine Mine, Cordesse, Lucenay-l’Evêque, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France

Baryte: Silius, Cagliari Province, Sardinia, Italy

Dioptase from Tantara Mine, Katanga, Dem.Rep.Congo

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Erythrite BIG: Shaft 1,Bou Azzer,Ouarzazate Province,Morocco

MALACHITE-WITH-PYROMORPHITE: Browns Open Pit, Rum Jungle, NT, Australia

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Amethyst Cactus Quartz from Magaliesberg, South Africa

7422mkst (1)

The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 4-14-2017

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V-twinned Cerussite specimen from Les Dalles, Mibladen, Morocco
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Malachite Crystals, Milpillas, Sonora, Mexico

CLASSIC Pyromorphite Crystal Cluster WHEATLEY MINE, PENNSYLVANIA

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Galena: Turt Mine, Turt, Satu Mare, Romania

AZURITE WITH MALACHITE: Khanong open pit, Sepon Mine, Vilabouly District, Savannakhet Province

Smoky Quartz: Val Giuv, Tujetsch, Vorderrhein Valley, Graubünden, Switzerland

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 4-12-2017

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1.2″ Gem Pink STAR ROSE QUARTZ w/Exceptional 6-Point Star Madagascar

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2.6″ 238g Mouthwatering Red and Glowing Green WATERMELON RUBY Tanzania

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Alabandite (Spinel-Twinned): Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Dept., Peru

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Topaz: Thomas Mountain Range, Juab County, Utah, United States of America

Beryl (Aquamarine): Erongo Mountain, Erongo Region, Namibia

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 4-11-2017

Collector's Edge

Rhodochrosite: Wuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang A.R., China

Dakota Matrix

Astrophyllite: Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway

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Large PYROPHYLLITE crystals * Silver Ridge * North Carolina

Mineral Auctions

GHuge Villiaumite rough mass: Aris Quarries, Windhoek District, Khomas Region, Namibia

John Betts - Fine Minerals

Beryl var. Aquamarine with Schorl Tourmaline from Erongo Mountains, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia

Azurite:Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico

Fluorite. Victory mine (Addison shaft), Cave-in-Rock sub-district, Hardin county, Illinois

Polished Amethyst Cabochon

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Aquamarine, Albite, Muscovite from Nagar, Hunza Valley , Northern Areas, Pakistan

Fluorite, sphalerite: Elmwood mine,Tennessee,USA

FLUORITE: Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal’negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 4-07-2017

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Rubellite Tourmaline crystal from Oyo Department, Nigeria
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Fluorite Crystals, Cave-in-Rock, Illinois

AESTHETIC Azurite with Rosasite & Cerussite Crystal Cluster TSUMEB, NAMIBIA

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Beryl (Aquamarine variety): China

Quartz var. smoky, microcline: Strzegom,Lower Silesia,Poland

Mimetite from Hat Yai , Songkhla Province, Thailand