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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 6-27-2017

Collector's Edge

Beryl v. Aquamarine, Orthoclase: Erongo Mountain, Usakos & Omaruru District, Namibia

Dakota Matrix

Amesite: Saranovskii mine, Urals Region, Russia

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Spessartine GARNET crystals w/ Smoky Quartz * Tongbei * Fujian Prov. * China

Mineral Auctions

Natrochalcite (extremely rare): Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile

John Betts - Fine Minerals

Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar

Zirkelite rare mineral lustrous mass on matrix Palabora Mine, S. Africa

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

Malachite: Democratic Republic of the Congo

RHODOCHROSITE: Cavnic, Maramures, Romania

QUARTZ-VAR-AMETHYST: Murzinka, Sarapulka, Ekaterinburgskaya Oblast’, Russia

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 6-23-2017

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(2) Fluorite crystals from Rogerley Mine, Weardale, County Durham, England
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Red Quartz Crystals, Tinjdad, Morocco

RARE SUPERB Serpierite & Selenite SVLERDOVOSKAYA, RUSSIA

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Arsenopyrite: Panasqueira Mines, Covilha, Castelo Branco District, Portugal

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NATIVE SILVER Slab Dendritic Crystals in Lollingite Cobalt: Langis Mine, Cobalt Area, Ontario, Canada

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2.7″ GLENDONITE PS. Ikaite Brown Spikes Stick Out from Gray Ball Russia

Pyrite from Navajun, La Rioja, Spain

EXCELLENT ‘CAMPYLITE’ MIMETITE CRYSTALS: DRY GILL MINE, CUMBRIA ENGLAND- CLASSIC

Titanite: Amertal, Felbertal, Pinzgau, Salzburg, Austria

Tourmaline: Cruziero Mine,Sao Jose da Safira,Doce valley,Minas Gerais,Brazil

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 6-20-2017

Collector's Edge

Rhodochrosite, Fluorite, Quartz: Porcelain Pocket, Fluorite Raise, Sweet Home Mine, Mount Bross, Alma District, Park Co., Colorado, USA

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Arsenopyrite: San Genaro mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavalica, Peru

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CROCOITE crystals on matrix * Red Lead Mine * Australia

Mineral Auctions

very large Blue Fluorite plate: Blanchard Mine, Bingham, Socorro Co., New Mexico

John Betts - Fine Minerals

Silver (herringbone habit native silver crystals) from Andres del Rio District, Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico

Corundum var Ruby sharp, DT crystal w/ bit of quartz Mysore District, India

Topaz: Nova Era,Minas Gerais,Brazil

Andradite Mineral Specimen from Kalahari Manganese Fields, South Africa

Topaz crystals from Mexico

FLUORITE: William Wise Mine, Westmoreland, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 6-16-2017

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Amethyst cluster from Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico
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Vanadinite Crystals, Mibladen, Atlas Mountains, Morocco

SUPERB Gem Lazulite Crystal LAILA MINE, PAKISTAN

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Leifite: Poudrette Quarry, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec Province, Canada

QUARTZ-VAR-AMETHYST: Piedra Parada, Mun. de Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico

Brucite: Killa Saifullah,Balochistan,Pakistan

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 6-15-2017

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.9″ Rare RIBBON GOLD ButterYellow 100% Natural Leaf Gold .5g California

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12mm 2.7ct Sharply Terminated Gem EMERALD CRYSTAL Wet-Look Luster Muzo: Colombia

Shattuckite, Malachite, Quartz from Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene District, Namibia

Stilbite from Martin Marietta Quarry, Hickory, Catawba Co., North Carolina, USA

Aegirine: Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi

Amethyst: Boekenhoutshoek, Mkobola Mpumalanga, South Africa

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 6-13-2017

Collector's Edge

Zoisite v. Tanzanite: Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, Tanzania

Dakota Matrix

Covellite: Leonard mine, Butte dist., Silver Bow Co., Montana, United States

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CHABAZITE crystals on matrix * Imilchil * Er Rachidia Prov. * Morocco

Mineral Auctions

Aquamarine Crystal: Volodarsk-Volynskii, Zhytomyr Oblast’, Ukraine

John Betts - Fine Minerals

Cerussite (large single crystal) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia

Descloizite (fine crystals): Otavi, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia

Spinel: Canada

Malachite Mineral Specimen from Congo

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Crocoite: THE ADELAIDE MINING COMPANY PTY. LTD

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 6-09-2017

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Brochantite specimen from Milpillas Mine, Sonora, Mexico
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Golden Calcite, Cave-in-Rock, Illinois

UNIQUE Purple Sapphire Crystal RATNAPURA, SRI LANKA

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Cassiterite: Pingwu Beryl Mine, Xuebaoding, Pingwu County, Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan, China

BARITE: Sidi Lahcen Mine, Djebel Ouichane, Nador, Morocco

Beautiful and unique specimen of Rhodochrosite with a coating of Silica on Sphalerite and Quartz: Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado