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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 3-21-2017

Collector's Edge

Rose Quartz on Smoky Quartz: Minas Gerais, Brazil

Dakota Matrix

Aurichalcite: Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

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RUTILE crystals on Hematite * Bahia * Brazil

Mineral Auctions

Gem Dioptase xls on Calcite: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia

John Betts - Fine Minerals

BCalcite (contact-twinned crystals) from Daye, Huangshi, Hubei, China

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Aragonite: Mamsa, nr. Sidi Ayed, Boulemane, Morocco

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BROOKITE, QUARTZ: Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan

Galena, gem Sphalerite var.Cleiophane, Quartz, Chalcopyrite: 9th September (Deveti Septemvri) mine, Madan ore field, Rhodope Mts, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria

Fluorite on Muscovite: Luxulyan, St Austell District, Cornwall, England, UK

Celestite from White Rock Quarry, Clay Center, Ohio, USA

GlobeMinerals

Dioptase, Dolomite from Tsumeb Mine, Otjikoto Region, Namibia

Apatite: Karo Pit, Block D, Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania

Fluorite sharp, green & purple crystals on matrix rare locale De’An Mine, China

SHARP ORANGE WULFENITE CRYSTAL TN: LOS LAMENTOS, CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO- NEW FIND!

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 3-15-2017

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3.9″ Colorful Blue-Green GRAPE CHALCEDONY Botryoidal Spheres: Uli, near Mankarra Beach, Mamuju District, Western Sulawesi, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia

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4.9″ Colorful TANGERINE QUARTZ Terminated Twin Gemmy Crystals: Brazil

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Calcite, Barite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA

Azurite: Milpillas Mine,Municipio de Cananea,Sonora,Mexico

Red Beryl: Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mts., Beaver Co., Utah

Mimetite (Green Pocket): Elura Mine, Cobar, New South Wales, Australia

Quartz with Hematite and Rutile: Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

WULFENITE: Red Cloud Mine, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 3-14-2017

Collector's Edge

Garnet: Harmosh, Gilgit, Pakistan

Dakota Matrix

Azurite: Guangnan Co., Wenshan, Yunnan, China

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Unique QUARTZ crystals * Tentadora Mine * Peru

Mineral Auctions

Large Grossular Garnet: Sierra de Cruces, Coahuila, Mexico

John Betts - Fine Minerals

Beryl var. Aquamarine (cobra-head habit) from Balochi, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

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Native Gold with white Quartz: the Eagle’s Nest Mine, Placer County, California

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NICE SHARP ORANGE WULFENITE CRYSTALS: LOS LAMENTOS, CHIHUAHUA MEXICO- CLASSIC

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Alabandite: Merelani Hills, Lelatima Mountains, Manyara, Tanzania

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Yellow Fluorite cluster on Matrix *China

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FLUORITE: Göscheneralp, Uri, Switzerland

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Fluorite with Barite: Berbes, Ribadesella,Asturias, Spain

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Aquamarine Crystal from Erongo, Namibia

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 3-10-2017

TUB Auction
New TUB Auction
(3) Fluorite octahedrons from Illinois
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Spodumene, variety Kunzite, Dara-i-Pech, Afghanistan

SUPERB Native Gold on Quartz BRUSSON MINE, ITALY

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Gemmy Grossular (var. Hessonite) up to 1.3 cm in size. Canada

Sphalerite var. cleiophane, quartz: Krushev Dol mine,Madan,Bulgaria

Polished Agate Cabochon

Vanadinite from Mibladen, Khenifra Province, Morocco

Sapphire: Ratnapura, Sri Lanka

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 3-08-2017

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2.4″ Sharp Shiny Silver Cogs-Wheel BOURNONITE Crystals: Machacamarca Mine, Machacamarca, Machacamarca District (Colavi District), Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia

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4.2″ Clear NATROLITE Spiky Radiating Needle Crystals in Geode: India

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GOLD: PLACER COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

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Wulfenite: Sotne crack mine,Kuruktag Mts,Xinjiang,China

Hübnerite & Pyrite: Mundo Nuevo Mine, Huamachuco, Libertad Department, Peru

Almandine: Zemmgrund, Zillertal, Tyrol, Austria

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 3-07-2017

Collector's Edge

Fluorite on Rhodochrosite: Guangxi Zhuang A. R., China

Dakota Matrix

Quartz var. amethyst: Boulder Batholith, Jefferson Co., Montana, United States

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Fine SMOKY QUARTZ crystal w/ Mica * Zapot Mine * Mineral Co. * Nevada

Mineral Auctions

Gem Tourmaline ex Obodda: Mawi pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

John Betts - Fine Minerals

Topaz in marble from Katlang, Mardan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

exceptionalminerals

Amazing new find of Beryl var. Emerald on Biotite matrix from Ethiopia

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EXCELLENT LARGE GROUP OF SMOKY QUARTZ CRYSTALS: DEVIL’S HEAD, COLORADO- CLASSIC

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Calcite: Fletcher Mine, Reynolds County, Missouri

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Stibnite with Quartz: Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramureș Co., Romania

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BERYL VAR. EMERALD WITH CALCITE: La Pita Mine, Maripi, Boyaca, Colombia

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 3-03-2017

TUB Auction
New TUB Auction
Hematite included Quartz scepter from Orange River, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
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Fluorite Crystals, Minerva No. 1 Mine, Illinois

RARE GEM Microlite Crystal URUBU MINE, BRAZIL

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Wulfenite: Mexico

Opal var. hyalite CRAZY FLUORESCENCE: Zacatecas,Mexico

Acanthite from 66 Line Mine, Lingqiu, Shanxi Province, China