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Now For Sale – A Museum Sized Amethyst from Anahi Mine, Bolivia

Amethyst Anahi Mine (Anai Mine), La Gaiba District, Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia   This Amethyst was mined during the early days of the mine’s operations, and it is LARGE. So large we had to make a video of it! You can contact us for particulars if you are interested. Also, see Season 1 […]

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KRISTALLE Stepping Into Some RAREfied Territory…..

We have four – only four specimens of Wittichenite from Cattle Grid pit, Mt. Gunson mine, Pernatty Lagoon, South Australia These brilliant crystals were thought to be Chalcocite when found. In 2008 they were identified as Wittichenite. The locality was only briefly mined in the early 1980’s; a very limited quantity is available. The finest […]

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Champion Mine, California

Many a night have Wayne and I spent in this cabin! Back in our early days we made this hike at least twice a year for many years. The best augelite we found was green and it is in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles collection. Here is a good link from Mindat: http://www.mindat.org/loc-3510.html […]

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Tucson Kristalle Blue Party 2016

  To celebrate our 45th year of business, on Saturday 6th February we threw a party up at our house in the hills. To celebrate this Sapphire Anniversary the party theme was all things blue!                                         […]

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