Month: August 2014

Quartz Gwindel

Val Cavrein, Russein Valley, Grischun (Grisons, Graubünden), Switzerland

Twisted smoky Quartz “Gwindel”. Perfect specimen, no damage. Light smoky color and good luster. The twist is well visible on the first picture. Size: 97 mm x 75 mm x 52 mm

SOLD

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Quartz var. Amethyst

Pointes des Améthystes, Mont-Blanc Massif, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France

Extremely rare amethyst from Glacier des Améthystes, Argentière, Mont-Blanc. Amehtyst is a scarce form of quartz in the Mont-Blanc. This perfect crystal comes from an old collection. Nowadays, the very few amethyst found are often small, nearly colorless and often damaged. Size: 79 mm x 40 mm x 35 mm

SOLD

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Gold & Quartz

Brusson Mine, Brusson, Ayas Valley, Aosta Valley, Italy

Crystallized gold in quartz matrix. Very fine specimen for classic and now closed locality. Size: 61 mm x 45 mm x 33 mm

SOLD

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