Philippinites: Rizalites, Bikolites & Andas!!!

Great new additions uploaded February 20, 2013

New Anda added January 2013


Check out the
Brand New Monster Ball (669.65 gm!!) and Driftwood stick!!! just after the Anda table

We have a nice selection of the finest Philippinites that we have ever seen on the market. The Bikolite-types were acquired over a 7-year period from placer gold miners on Luzon. The Rizalites are from two other old collections, including a selection of monsters from the collection of the late H. Otley Beyer, the father of Philippine tektites. Beyer first recognized and described these in 1926 and proceeded to assemble the finest Philippinite collection in history.

Make your gold nuggets grow larger??? Beyer relates an interesting story about local beliefs regarding tektites. In the Paracale district of Camarines Norte (the source of the biggest splashform tektites known, and source of several of the monster soccerballs offered below) the tektites are known as "bisnu, mate of the gold". "It is generally believed that wherever a large tektite is found, sizeable gold nuggets will also occur. Furthermore, it is generally thought that the tektite has been responsible for the increase in size of the gold. Therefore, nearly every native miner in this district keeps a sizable tektite or two in his kitchen---usually over the fire-place---and when he brings home each day his little bag of gold dust, he puts it beside the tektite, in the fond belief that during the night the two will mate and the gold increase in size."

Beyer also tells of a common Tagalog belief that the tektites are "dung from the stars". "They drop to the earth only in the placers where there is gold. As they are seeking the gold, they do not remain on the surface of the ground, but quickly work down into the deep places where the gold lies buried in sand and gravel. If the people find the bisnu, and there is no gold near it, they always dig deeper, as they believe that the bisnu is on its way down, but has not yet reached the gold deposit. They say that, almost invariable, coarse grains or nuggets of gold may be found at some depth, near or far, under the bisnu." (H. O. Beyer, 1961, Philippine Tektites, Volume 1, Part 2, p 132-133.)


There are two basic types: classic spheres with amazing breadcrust ornamentation, and phenomenally grooved curved polygonal flakes. Although I have never seen this written up, it is clear that the two types are related in the following fashion:

The deeply ornamented polygonal flakes typically have rounded concave basal surfaces (as in image #2). These surfaces nicely match their counterparts on the breadcrust sphereoids in both curvature and polygonal form. This relationship indicates that the crust of the primary bodies initially developed deep, complex grooving and a relatively systematic pattern of breadcrust cracks. In the advanced stages of this process, concentric shells split away from the cores, possible due to thermal expansion of the outer surface during their final plunge through the atmosphere. Note that image #4 above is an actual specimen with part of the textured crust still attached. It forms a perfect series with image #3, but different specimens are involved.

It is also interesting that the relative abundance of the two types matches what the above model would predict: every ball has around a dozen polygonal uplands, which we would suppose would yield an equivalent number of polygonal flakes; that is to say that the ratio of balls to flakes should be around 1 to 12. In our inventory, the ratio is about 1 to 15----close enough!


Following is our present inventory. Please email us for detailed images of specific specimens if desired. Variations in price per gram reflect our perception of relative quality. This is amazing stuff!

Illustrations are linked to larger images. Click on the small photo to see the blowup in a new window, then close that window to return to this page.

Anda-type Philippinites!!! Very rare and seldom offered for sale.

(Note that Anda is a geographic region in the Philippines where this spectacular skin ornamentation that resembles rodent gnaw marks is widely developed. The same ornamentation is occasionally found in Thai and Chinese tektites, and increasingly, Ebay vendors are calling these "Anda tektites". This is inappropriate and misleading terminology. "Anda-like" would be okay, but to be a true Anda tektite, it has to come from Anda. The specimens offered below are the real deal: genuine Andas from Anda)

74.5 gms Amazing specimen. Very glossy with entire surface dimpled with classic Anda ornamentation. Bottoms of U-grooves also show well-developed patterns. One of the finest pieces we've ever seen. (#Anda2012_0745) $750
54.6 gms Another very cool piece. This is a thick bubble-shard with deep bow-tie-shaped Anda pits. Ornamentation deep and pronounced. Anda bow-tie pits also spot the internal bubble wall and the broken bubble edges. This is a technically important piece, as there is usually a pronounced difference between the ornamentation of external skin and bubble interiors. In this specimen similar etching affects all surfaces (and very much resembles rodent gnaw marks!). (#Anda2012_0546) $750
59.4 gms Good Andas leave one fumbling for appropriate words. A highly glossy stone with sharply and deeply incised bow ties in an unusual range of scales. Some very fine, not much bigger than the grooves on an old vinyl phonograph record. Others are much coarser. The reverse side is deeply engraved all over, resembling the skin of a Besednice moldavite! An absolutely prime specimen added to our inventory in January 2013. (#Anda2013_0594) $750 Sold
54.5 gms And yet another stunner. Nice glossy surface about 70% covered with deep bow-tie Anda pits. A classic piece. (#Anda2012_0545) $750
53.0 This one is odd (and difficult to photograph). It is a breadcrusted spheroid with mostly normal concave dimpling on the outer surfaces, but Anda-style gnaw-marks along the bottoms of the deeply incised U-grooves. $300Sold
37.6 Coarse Anda pitting covers the whole surface with finer Anda ornamentation along groove bottoms. $400

Brand New Monster Ball and Driftwood stick!!!
NEW!!! 2/25/13 On their way Received! from the "Mountain of Gold", Bikol, Paracale, Camarines Norte, Philippines. Just found by gold miners on February 5, 2013
So you want a really BIG tektite? Here it is: the biggest splashform tektite we've ever handled outside of the Futrell collection! Totally free of chips or visible terrestrial abrasion. Nice glossy skin; more cleaning possible, but I've left it as received. You can decide. 669.65 grams! $750Sold
How weird is this one? I've never seen anything quite like it from anywhere. Lots of extremely stretched bubbles. Resembles a stick of driftwood. Flawless. It's an "angel chime" as a bonus; even handling it you can hear the ring. 133.4 gms. $ 190Sold

Soccerballs! One of the most unique tektite morphologies known---

Major Inventory Update completed March 1, 2012 with Super February 20, 2013 additions (watch for the Persian carpet background)

566.9 gms!!! A flawless giant, pretty much bald as are all Bikolites of this size. About the size of a baseball. #Bikol2013_5669. $485
389.0 gms A very interesting irregular. Has a flat base that lends itself to a perfect display. Flawless. #Bikol2013_3890. $400
346.1 gm Irregular! Another from the H. Otley Beyer estate. Odd shape with interesting "sawcut" grooves up to 17mm deep. Couple of small chips and moderately abraded skin. #Rizal3461: $250
325.1 gms Excellent big soccerball! No chips. H. Otley Beyer estate (#Bikol2012_3251) $700SOLD
295.2 gms Oblate sphereoid, one side breadcrusted, the other plain.Erosionally abraded uplands, shiny grooves. No chips. Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula. (#Bikol2012_2952) $295
295.5 gms Superb, deep breadcrusting. Quite spherical. One glassy chip on backside. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_2955) $400
Nicely breadcrusted 291.0 gm lunker! Shows Bikolite detachement surface. About 2/3rds of the exterior is original exterior skin; 1/3 is a smoothly convex surface where Bikolite flakes detached. Important illustrative specimen. Several chips along groove edges. #Rizal2910: $350
277.4 gms Excellent soccerball with deep grooving. No significant chips, good sphericity.Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula. (#Bikol2012_2774) $525
276.2 gms Half breadcrusted, half bald. One ancient chip on back, frosted, not glassy. Pleasing speciment. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_2762) $375
242.4 gms Excellent spherical soccerball with good grooving all around. No chips. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_2424) $350
241.9 gms Interesting scalloped equatorial groove; one hemisphere is breadcrusted, the other mostly bald. No chips. (#Bikol2013_2419) $200
232.7 gms Thick, heavy bubble shard.Exterior surface has small hemispheric pitting and one V-groove. Small glassy chip on one side edge. Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula. (#Bikol2012_2327) $200
209.5 gms Excellent soccerball! Well-featured all over. No chips, displays very well. A great piece. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_2095) $600SOLD
206.1 gms Nice. Deeply breadcrusted all over into relatively small and abundant upland polygons. Good exterior skin presenrvation. No significant chips. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_2061) $400
200.4 gms Whoa! Here's a weirdo. Free-form shape incised with deep grooves. Cool-looking piece. No chips. Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula. (#Bikol2012_2004) $300
190.5 gms Heavy irregular piece with good grooving. No chips.Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula. (#Bikol2012_1905) $175
188.8 gms Excellent ball-shape with deep grooving. Has a couple of minor chip/dings, but overall, a very high quality soccerball. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_1888) $250
188.8 gms (b) A fine, flawless near-spherical soccerball. Super piece. (#Bikol2013_1888) $250
184.5 gms Dinosaur head! A super-sculptural oddity. Flawless. (#Bikol2013_1845) $200
166.1 gms Oblate spheroid about 50% covered with sharp deep grooves, 50% has shed Bikol-type flakes. No fresh chips (Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula. (#Bikol2012_1661) $200
Grooves up to 10mm deep! 164.7 gms. Interesting form---a bit wedge shaped in side view with to open-end seemingly inflated and distended with emphasized deep ornamentation. Super glossy. #Rizal1647: $300
162.8 gms Best side shown in photo; the backside is mostly bald due to shedding of Bikol-type crust flakes. One relatively inconspicuous glassy chip. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_1628) $125
Odd killer whale-shaped specimen 167.7 gms Another from the H. Otley Beyer estate. Glossy irregular form with a curving sawcut groove, a knobby side protuberance, and assorted pits. Very nice piece! #Rizal1677: $225
152.5 gms A verynice oblate spheroid soccerball. I surface is flattish, so this sits and displays well. No chips. Nice gloss.(#Bikol2013_1525) $175
151.7 gms Absolutely superb piece. Quite spherical, very deeply grooved, and glossy all over. No significant chips. A stunner! From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_1517) $450
145.4 gms One side flattened due to loss of Bikol-type crust flakes. No glassy chips. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_1454) $175
138.0 gms Nice, thoroughly typical soccerball. No chips. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_1380) $170Sold
137.0 gms A very instructive specimen: The top, bottom, and back of this piece are bald, having spalled off their concavo-convex breadcrust uplands. (#Bikol2013_1370) $100
131.0 gms Somewhat heart-shaped with larger end deeply breadcrusted and the smaller end more smooth. Hemispheric pitting all over. One glassy chip along the inner face of a deep groove. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_1310) $115
122.2 gms A nice smaller soccerball; back side less ornamented that side shown in photo. No glassy chips. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_1222) $125Sold
120.5 gms Irregular oval boat-shape, about 1/3 breadcrusted, 2/3 bald. No chips. (#Bikol2013_1205) $65
115.7 gms Flattened specimen with equatorial breadcrusting, smoother poles. One larger glassy chip on base. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_1157) $100
102.8 gms Best side pictured; back and bottom are smoth. Skin significantly abraded by stream transport. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_1028) $70
94.6 gms A flattish piece with a relatively smooth underside. Many of uplands are undercut into mushroom like caps. One glassy chip. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_0946) $110
89.4 gms Deeply ornamented, beautiful piece. Breadcrusting is mostly equatorial, with smoother patches in the central top and bottom regions. From the H. Otley Beyer estate. (#Bikol2012_0894) $110sold
Highly irregular form. 65.0 gms Another from the H. Otley Beyer estate. A total freeform with good grooving . #Rizal650: $45SOLD

Bikol-type Specimens.

(3/14/2012: I have just finished a massive update of the following section. Lots of new never-before-listed specimens. Enjoy.

More added February 2013 )

Most of the spallation flake type pieces have a relatively smooth, concave lower surface and a convex, deeply ornamented upper surface. See introductory text and illustrations.


Smaller Bikolites and spallation crusts

Sold items fully updated 12/26/2016

93.9 grams (#bik2012_0939) $63  
74.0 grams (#bik2012_0740) $80 Nice deep grooves  
61.0 gms (#bik2012_0610) $75sold Square cross-section. Odd. Not a true aerodynamically-formed dumbell.

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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58.4 grams (#bik2012_0584) biscuit-shaped lense, 1 glassy chip. $40SOLD  
57.1 grams (#bik2013_0571) $85 SOLDA beautiful biscuit with glossy skin and a couple of great navels!  
53.9 grams (#bik2012_0539) one glassy chip $40  
53.6 grams (#bik2013_0536) $45Sold Biscuit, bald top and bottom, vertical notches fairly evenly spaced around rim.  
52.1 gms (#bik2012_0521) $60 SoldNicely grooved cylinder

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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49.8 grams (#bik2012_0498) $58  
49.8 grams (b) (#bik2013_0498) $55 A very nice bulbous teardrop. Fairly uncommon.  
49.1 grams (#bik2012_0491) Exceptionally glossy piece. No chips $65  
48.3 gms (#bik2012_0483) $55SOLD Attractive piece

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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47.9 gms (#bik2012_0479) $55 Quite rare dumbell form.

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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47.6 grams (#bik2012_0476) Very nice oblate sphereoid $65  
47.3 gms (#bik2012_0473) $80 SoldOblate spheroid with some very nice navels.  
46.2 grams (#bik2013_0462) $35 SoldNicely ornamented glossy biscuit.  
44.9 grams (#bik2012_0449) Egg-shaped. $55  
43.6 grams (#bik2012_0436) Spectacular navels and grooves. $75SOLD  
42.3 grams (#bik2012_0423a)Nice ornamentation. $55  
42.3 gms (#bik2012_0423b) $48  
42.2 grams (#bik2012_0422) $50 Nice symmetrical egg-shape  
41.7 gms (#bik2012_0417) $50SOLD Something of a mini-soccerball----  
41.4 grams (#bik2012_0414) Very spherical ball. $45  
40.0 grams (#bik2012_0400) Good grooves and navels; matte finish. $45  
39.8 grams (#bik2012_0398) Glossy pits and grooves $40  
39.4 gms (#bik2012_0394) $43

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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39.3 grams (#bik2012_0393) Deeply grooved! $45  
38.9 gms (#bik2012_0389) $30  
38.1 grams (#bik2012_0381) Very high quality glossy egg with good grooving. $50  
37.8 grams (#bik2012_0378) $40  
37.2 gms (#bik2012_0372) $40

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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36.3 grams (#bik2012_0363a) Nice symmetrical egg. $40  
36.3 grams (#bik2012_0363b) $35  
35.1 grams (#bik2012_0351) Sphere $30  
35.0 grams (#bik2012_0350) $53  
34.3 grams (#bik2012_0343) Flattish base. $30  
34.0 gms (#bik2012_0340) $45 Nice glossy skin.  
33.5 grams (#bik2012_0335) Ball $30Sold  
32.7 grams (#bik2012_0327) Sold  
32.5 gms (#bik2012_0325) $40 Quite smooth & oddly flame-shaped  
31.9 grams (#bik2012_0319) Sphere. $35  
30.6 grams (#bik2012_0306) Nice deep grooving. $25  
30.4 grams (#bik2012_0304) Superb piece, but marred by a glassy chip $30  
29.3 grams (#bik2012_0293) Great high quality specimen, well ornamented. $38SOLD  
29.0 gms (#bik2012_0290) $35 Bulbous teardrop

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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28.2 gms (#bik2012_0282) $35 Symmetrical pellet.

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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27.8 gms (#bik2012_0278) $35

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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27.7 grams (#bik2012_0277a) $45SOLD Lense-shaped A classic bikolite biscuit.  
27.7 grams (#bik2012_0277b) $40 Interesting piece with bediasite-like hackly ornamentation. Has a couple of small glassy chips.  
27.0gms (#bik2012_0270) $35 Very glossy

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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26.9 gms (#bik2012_0269) $35

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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26.4 gms (#bik2012_0264) $50 Gorgeous glossy, symmetrical egg with very nice ornamentation. A very pleasing piece.  
25.9 grams (#bik2012_0259) $45 The picture doesn't do it justice. Quite a three-dimensional piece.  
25.8 grams (#bik2012_0258) $30 Spallation crust  
25.6 gms (#bik2012_0256) $30SOLD

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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24.9 grams (#bik2012_0249)Very nice beautifully-ornamented teardrop $40SOLD  
24.8 grams (#bik2012_0248) Pitted teardrop $30  
24.4 grams (#bik2012_0244) Great elongate oval lense. Flawless. $35Sold  
24.2 grams (#bik2012_0242) $ 35  
23.7 grams (#bik2012_0237) DEEPLY ornamented teardrop. Great piece. Has several small glassy chips. $50Sold  
23.2 gms (#bik2012_0232) $38 SOLDGlossy slightly flattened egg with great ornamentation including a nice navel.  
22.6 grams (#bik2012_0226) $45  
22.5 gms (#bik2012_022.5) $45 SOLDVery nice flawless deeply grooved spallation flake.

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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21.5 gms (#bik2012_0215) $30 Symmetrical cylindrical pellet

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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20.4 gms (#bik2012_0204a) $30 Smoother pellet, slightly flattened

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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20.4 gms (#bik2012_0204b) $47SOLD Superb, glossy, flawless spallation flake. Excellent example.

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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20.3 gms (#bik2012_0203) $25 Fairly smooth bulbous teardrop

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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20.2 gms (#bik2012_0202) $25 Glossy cylindrical pellet

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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19.7 gms (#bik2012_0197) $25 Glossy cylindrical pellet

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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19.6 gms (#bik2012_0196) $35 Very, very nice piece, too three-dimensional to photograph well.

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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19.1 grams (#bik2012_0191)Flawless cylindrical pellet. Good grooves. $25  
19.0 grams (#bik2012_0190) $28  
18.4 grams (#bik2012_0184) $34  
18.2 gms (#bik2012_0182) $125 Sold Angel fish! One of my favorite pieces in the small bikolite inventory. Every time I see it I am tempted to move it into our private collection of keepers! (and I still may----) Flawless.

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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18.1 gms (#bik2012_0181) $15 Cylindrical pellet

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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18.0 grams (#bik2012_0180) $30 Nice spallation flake, deeply grooved  
17.9 gms (#bik2012_0179) $30 Nice spallation flake  
17.7 gms (#bik2012_0177) $20 Glossy. Slightly flattened egg.Sold  
17.1 grams (#bik2012_0171) $45  
16.7 grams (#bik2012_0167) Oblate spheroid, interesting skin textures $20 Sold  
16.4 grams (#bik2012_0164) Very attractive flattish piece. $20  
16.3 gms (#bik2012_0163) $20SOLD Glossy, slightly flattened form

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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16.2 grams (#bik2012_0162)glossy lense; hemispheric bubble pit on reverse. $20  
16.0 grams (#bik2012_0160) Beautifully sculpted teardrop form. $40 Quite a spectacular piece.  
15.5 gms (#bik2012_0155) $12 Boat shaped

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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15.4 gms (#bik2012_0154) $15 Bulbous teardrop

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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15.3 grams (#bik2012_0153) $40  
15.1 grams (#bik2012_0151) $38Sold  
15.0 gms (#bik2012_0150) $30 Excellent piece with deeply undercut mushroom-cap pedestals. One inconspicuous glassy chip.Sold  
14.7 grams (#bik2012_0147) Gorgeous irregular specimen! $35  
14.4 grams (#bik2012_0144) Great grooving. One glassy chip. $15  
14.0 gms (#bik2012_0140) $20 A very pleasing glossy egg.Sold  
13.8 grams (#bik2012_0138) Great deeply grooved piece. Couple of glassy chips on one end. $15  
13.7 grams (#bik2012_0137) $12  
13.3 gms (#bik2012_0133) $25 Remarkably deep sculturing with overhanging mushroom-cap pedestals. Has two glassy chips.  
13.2 grams (#bik2012_0132a) Lense $12Sold  
13.2 gms (#bik2012_0132b) $30 Great piece with sculptural aesthetics. Flawless.Sold

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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12.9 gms (#bik2012_0129) $35SOLD Navels anyone? One side domed, one side flattish. A cutey.  
12.8 grams (#bik2012_0128) Claw-shaped spallation flake. Couple of glassy chips. $14  
12.4 grams (#bik2012_0124)Interesting shape. $14  
12.3 grams (#bik2012_0123) $18  
12.1 grams (#bik2012_0121) Nice glossy piece. Picture doesn't do it justice. $15  
12.0 gms (#bik2012_0120a) $30 Another great spallation crust with deeply undercut mushroom-cap pedestals.  
12.0 gms (#bik2012_0120b) $30 Glossy flattened egg with a couple of nice navels.Sold  
11.9 grams (#bik2012_0119) $28  
11.7 gms (#bik2012_0117) $20 Interesting scoriacious vesiculated-looking skin with sharp, ragged ornamentation. Spallation crust.  
11.5 grams (#bik2012_0115) Nice irregular form. $12  
11.3 grams (#bik2012_0113) $18  
11.0 gms (#bik2012_0110) $15 Slightly flattened pellet. Glossy.

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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10.9 grams (#bik2012_0109) Very deeply ornamented sphere. Has several glassy chips otherwise would be deserving of a much higher price---. $20  
10.5 gms (#bik2012_0105) $20 Sweet little egg with a nice navel.  
10.4 gms (#bik2012_0104) $20 Glossy egg.  
10.3 grams (#bik2012_0103a) $32 Great spallation crustSOLD  
10.3 grams (#bik2012_0103b) $35 Fantastic piece, slightly curved in profile. Two glassy chips, but fairly inconspicuous.Sold  
10.3 gms (#bik2012_0103) $30 Glossy lense shape with great navels.Sold  
10.2 gms (#bik2012_0102) $30 Great highly ornate form. No chips.  
9.9 grams (#bik2012_0099) $20 Gorgeous specimen. Inconspicuous glassy chip on one end  
9.7 grams (#bik2012_0097) $18 Very pleasing nicely sculpted form. One glassy chip.  
9.6 gms (#bik2012_0096) $10 Bulbous teardrop

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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9.5 gms (#bik2012_0095) $17 Deeply grooved and undercut all over.Sold  
9.4 grams (#bik2012_0094a) $23 Great sculptural form!  
9.4 gms (#bik2012_0094b) $12 Bubble segment like a slice of a rubber tire.  
9.3 gms (#bik2012_0093) $10 Sweet glossy oblate spheroid.  
9.2 grams (#bik2012_0092) $21  
9.1 gms (#bik2012_0091) $75sold An absolute stunner. Oval lense, lower surface covered with fine hemispheric pitting, upper surface and edges include top-shelf navels with central spikes. Flawless gem!  
8.8 grams (#bik2012_0088) $23 Flawless combination of deep grooving and hemispheric pitting.  
8.6 gms (#bik2012_0086) $10 Slightly irregular cylindrical pellet tending towards teardrop form.

Recently recovered by artisanal gold miners near Barangay Talusan, Paracale, in the Camarines Norte district of the Bikol Peninsula
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8.5 grams (#bik2012_0085) $21 Great spallation flake with concave inner detachment surface.  
8.3 gms (#bik2012_0083a) $15 Fairly thick flat scuptural plate.  
8.3 gms (#bik2012_0083b) $12 Glossy little jelly-bean, probably the nose of a teardrop  
8.2 grams (#bik2012_0082a) $25 Beautiful glossy and deeply sculpted specimen.  
8.2 grams (#bik2012_0082b) Extremely attractive leaf-shape! $30  
8.0 grams (#bik2012_0080) $25 Nice deeply ornamented spallation crustSold.  
7.8 gms (#bik2012_0078) $12 Flattened oval pellet.  
7.5 grams (#bik2012_0075) $28 Superb small spallation crust. One glassy chip.  
7.4 grams (#bik2012_0074a) $45 amazing wire-wrap jewelry piece!! Another of my personal favorites in the inventory.Sold  
7.4 gms (#bik2012_0074b) $15 Deeply gooved, almost skeletal form.  
7.2 grams (#bik2012_0072) $21  
7.1 grams (#bik2012_0071a) $13 One glassy chip.  
7.1 gms (#bik2012_0071b) $12 Remarkable grooves.  
7.0 grams (#bik2012_0070) $19 Undercut mushroom-cap pedestals.  
6.9 grams (#bik2012_0069) $19  
6.7 gms (#bik2012_0067) $15 Big-eyed animal face? Couple of glassy chips.SOLD  
6.6 grams (#bik2012_0066a) $19 Deeply incised. One glassy chip on an inner wall of a groove.  
6.6 grams (#bik2012_0066b) $17  
6.5 grams (#bik2012_0065) $25 Not easy to see in phot, this piece includes several nice navels with central spikes.  
6.4 grams (#bik2012_0064) $20 Attractive flattish plate, couple of small chips.  
6.3 gms (#bik2012_0063) $10 Glossy oblate spheroid, reminiscent of the legendary "fire pearls".Sold  
6.0 gms (#bik2012_0060) $11 Nice little spallation crust  
5.9 gms (#bik2012_0059a) $30 Jewelry-quality piece, great for a simple wire-wrap.  
5.9 gms (#bik2012_0059b) $8 Flattened jelly bean.Sold  
5.6 grams (#bik2012_0056) $18 Beautifully ornate piece!  
5.5 gms (#bik2012_0055a) $10. Ornate, but has a couple of glassy chips.Sold  
5.5 gms (#bik2012_0055b) $12 Great ornate piece. Couple of minor chips.  
5.4 gms (#bik2012_0054) $15 Wonderfully ornate piece with deeply undercut pedestals.  
5.0 grams (#bik2012_0050a) $16 Ornate  
5.0 gms (#bik2012_0050b) $18 Sweet oblate spheroid with a great navel!SOLD  
4.7 grams (#bik2012_0047) $15 Very high-quality ornamental piece.  
4.4 gms (#bik2012_0044) $15 A stunner!Sold  
4.2 grams (#bik2012_0042) $15 Spectacular skeletal ornamentation  
4.1 gms (#bik2012_0041a)$10 The little ones from here down are sweet gems and jewels, hard to describe in words-----  
4.1 gms (#bik2012_0041b) $10 A mini-sculpture!  
4.0 grams (#bik2012_0040) $10  
3.3 gms (#bik2012_0033) $10Sold  
2.9 gms (#bik2012_0029) $10  
2.7 gms (#bik2012_0027a) $10  
2.7 gms (#bik2012_0027b) $10Sold  
2.5 gms (#bik2012_0025) $15 A legendary "fire-pearl" candidate for sure  
2.3 grams (#bik2012_0023) $9  
2.0 gms (#bik2012_0020) $10 Sold Tiny, but awesome!  
1.5 gms (#bik2012_0015) $10  
1.2 gms (#bik2012_0012) $10  
1.1 gms (#bik2012_0011) $10  

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