AF973 - Tanzanite $ 950 Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm - Top quality yellow Tanzanite crystal with just a touch of blue at the base. Complete and undamaged, very nice crystal with good transparency.
TUC14B-1301 Apatite var. Fluorapatite Pedras Altas, Capim Grosso, Bahia, Brazil Miniature, 4.3 x 2.7 x 2.4 cm These apatites seldom come out in any kind of great crystal habit, and usually are even then rough and tumbled. The color is SO intense, so saturated, though, that when a good one DOES survive, I pay attention. This piece is a complete crystal with top color and a fine termination... a rare locality piece. Joe Budd photos.