Fresnoite, $400-$850 Page

Fresnoite #88, 1.4 x 1.2 x 0.8cm, $400
A large and well formed Mother-Load Pocket bi-colored
fresnoite showing nice rosette form  
 
 
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Fresnoite #89, 2.5 x 2.4 x 1.5cm, *SOLD*

A well-formed, 9 x 5 x 3mm, richly bi-colored, bright and lustrous fresnoite, with light-blue natrolite vein fill, all on Franciscan phyllite matrix. This fresnoite represents the top 5% in color for the species. The back-bottom of the fresnoite hangs over the matrix and shows an unobtrusive, triangular-shaped, 5 x 3 x 0.5mm contact point. A very choice thumbnail specimen from Pocket Zone #1!

 


Fresnoite Miniature #90, 5.2 x 3.0 x 2.3cm, $400
A complete, 1.0 x 0.6 x 0.3cm bi-colored fresnoite with complex habit, perched beautifully on a matrix covered in crystals of white natrolite and analcime!  From Pocket Zone #1  
 
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Fresnoite #91, 1.8 x 1.4 x 1.0cm, $425
An undamaged, richly colored, golden orange with salmon pink, lustrous fresnoite crystal measuring 1.1 x 0.4 x 0.3cm, with natrolite crystals, on phyllite matrix.  Great color from Pocket Zone #1!  
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Fresnoite #92, 1.4 x 1.2 x 1.1cm, $450
A large, 1.1 x 0.8 x 0.4cm sharp and lustrous fresnoite crystal perched on a piece of an analcime crystal; from the Mother-Load Pocket

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Fresnoite #93, 2.0 x 1.5 x 1.4cm, *SOLD*
A great Mother-Load Pocket plate consisting of a frosted white analcime crystal, with at least 5 well formed, but frosted, fresnoite crystals (some show contacting on the back side): 8mm, 7mm, 6mm and a 5mm crystal!  Combo plates with larger fresnoite crystals like this were very hard
to find during my mining project!

Fresnoite #94,
2.1 x 1.1 x 0.8cm, $450

A beautiful TN showing a 1.0 x 0.5 x 0.4cm bi-colored fresnoite perched upon a glassy 1cm analcime crystal.  The piece has been repaired.  One of my favorite combos!
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Fresnoite #95
1.4 x 0.9 x 0.6cm, *SOLD*

 A super- lustrous and gemmy, richly-colored pink and gold partial fresnoite crystal with analcime, from Pocket Zone #1.  

 


Fresnoite #96, 1.9 x 1.7 x 1.6cm, *SOLD*
A 1.1 x 0.8 x 0.4cm richly colored fresnoite crystal freestanding on
a 1.9cm analcime crystal speckled with natrolite crystals!  There is a small chip in the back exposed corner of the fresnoite, or this piece would be worth much more.  From the Mother-Load Pocket!

Fresnoite Smcab #97, 7.0 x 6.0 x 5.2cm, *SOLD*
A small cabinet sized piece of phyllite matrix with white analcime crystals underlying several yellow and pink fresnoites.  I see 3 good fresnoite crystals over 3mm: 3 x 2 x 1mm (nice pink), 7 x 4 x 2mm (some pink), and a 7 x 5 x 3mm. The largest and best fresnoite crystal stands upright near the top of the piece, right in a nice patch of mirror-lustrous, gemmy analcime crystals, and is very sharp!  There is a bit of very hard, darkish dirt stuck to this crystal.  I was able to get most of it off, but some still remains.  Besides these, several other nice fresnoites are seen on the piece. There are also some undamaged 2mm pink and yellow fresnoites buried in gemmy analcime crystals at the rightmost part of the matrix. Over-all, this is a fantastic combo specimen and is also VERY FLUORESCENT!   
From Pocket Zone #1
  


Fresnoite #98, 4.5 x 3.2 x 2.5cm, *SOLD*

 

 An undamaged, 1.1 x 0.6 x 0.4cm
bi-colored fresnoite crystal on phyllite
matrix covered with analcime and natrolite crystals! A classic miniature from the Mother-Load Pocket

 

 


Fresnoite #99
1.7 x 1.2 x 0.7cm, *SOLD*

My finest detached, pink-dominant fresnoite crystal and it's a beauty!  You want the best,
here it is!  Mother-Load Pocket

 


Fresnoite Miniature #100, 4.8 x 4.0 x 2.0cm, *SOLD*
A sharp and undamaged, 1.3 x 0.6 x 0.5cm, lustrous, light pink and golden yellow fresnoite perfectly perched on a large single analcime crystal, studded with natrolites, which composes the matrix.  
Classic Mother-Load Pocket!  

Fresnoite #101
2.6 x 2.5 x 1.4cm, $750

A LARGE, FREESTANDING, 1.3 x 1.2 x 0.8cm fresnoite crystal, with slightly mottled pink and gold tones, ON MATRIX. The only damage on the crystal is a small detachment point at the front-left.  The crystal has decent luster in some areas, but is also a bit dulled in others.  The matrix is analcime and natrolite crystals.  A great Mother-Load Pocket specimen and a world-class matrix fresnoite!  Order Here

Fresnoite #102, 1.4 x 0.9 x 0.6cm, $800
A SUPERB, WORLD-CLASS, rich pink and golden yellow
fresnoite of fine luster and excellent form.  The crystal is detached at the
base and is perfect everywhere else.  The color and quality of this crystal compares directly with the 1.7cm matrix crystal I have pictured on my main fresnoite page.  Mother-Load Pocket!
THE VERY FINEST QUALITY!!

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Fresnoite #103, 2.1 x 1.7 x 1.5cm, $850
A VERY LARGE, and generally complete, 1.8 x 1.3 x 0.8cm pink-dominant fresnoite crystal showing some sides of simple habit and others of a complex, re-healed look, ON MATRIX!  Another 7mm fresnoite is lower on the etched natrolite matrix.  This is one of the largest matrix fresnoite crystals I found in the Mother-Load Pocket, making it world class!  
  
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