August 21, 2017

 

Matrix pieces with micro crystals

 

 

ADAMITE
AB
San Rafael Mine, Quartz Mountain Camp, Lodi District, Nye County, Nevada Two only - Extremely fine pieces with highly lustrous vitreous bright light green to darker green crystals richly covering matrix with lovely chalky white Mimetite and transparent white to colourless lustrous tabular Wulfenite crystals on matrix A) 5.0 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm $15.00; B) 5.5 x 2.1 x 2.0 cm $12.00

Zn2(AsO4)(OH)

99339
ADAMITE
AB
Level 5, Ojuela Mine, Mapími, Municipio de Mapími, Durango, Mexico Two only - Very, very fine matrix pieces with highly lustrous light to darker apple green crystals on matrix or as inclusions in colourless Fluorite on matrix A) 11.0 x 5.0 x 2.6 cm $25.00; B) 4.0 x 4.5 cm $15.00  

Zn2(AsO4)(OH)

99639
AERINITE
AB

CD
 

Soriana Quarry, Estopiñán del Castillo, Huesca, Aragán, Spain One for the species collector! A rare aluminium silicate as very fine light to dark blue to green cryptocrystalline mass on Aerinite matrix. A) 4.0 x 4.0 x 3.0 cm $12.00; B) 4.2 x 3.0 x 2.2 cm $12.00; C) 4.1 x 3.4 x 2.0 cm $12.00; D) 3.5 x 2.9 x 2.0 cm $10.00; E) 4.0 x 4.0 x 2.2 cm $10.00; F) 4.0 x 3.0 x 2.8 cm $12.00

EF

(Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]

99003
ALABANDITE

 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru One only - A nice piece with a very fine group of highly lustrous black crystals on matrix 3.8 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm. $30.00

MnS

99650
ALUM-K

 
El Desierto Mine, El Desierto Mine, Daniel Campos Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia "Incredibly beautiful"! Superb pieces as water-clear lustrous Alum crystals dotted with "perfect" light yellow lustrous Sulphur crystals on matrix 6.2 x 4.0cm with an area 3.0 x 2.0cm of Sulphur crystals. $25.00   Kal(SO4)2.12H2O

KAl(SO4)2·12H2O

99775
ANAPAITE
AB

C

Prats-Sampsor, Cerdanya, Lleida, Catalonia, Spain Three only - Highly lustrous transparent deep greyish-green crystals on matrix +/- Messelite on matrix A) 5.0 x 3.0 cm $15.00; B) 3.8 x 2.8 cm $10.00; C) 3.0 x 2.0 cm $10.00

Ca2Fe2+(PO4)2.4H2

99203
ANDRADITE variety DEMANTOID
AB

 
Cerra De La Concordia, Piedra Parada, Municipio de Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico Two only - Very fine examples of this mineral! Rich coverage of very fine euhedral vitreous pale lemon-green to almost colourless crystals on matrix A) 7.0 x 4.0 cm $15.00; B) 3.9 x 3.0 cm $12.00. The underside of each piece is covered with small to tiny Andradite crystals.

Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3

99612
ANORPIMENT       
AB
Palomo Mine, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru Type locality!  IMA 2011-014 - The triclinic dimorph of Orpiment - Resinous pearly transparent tiny crystals on greenish-yellow to greenish-brown spherules and botryoids. A) 4.0 x 3.5 $25.00; B) 4.2 x 3.0cm $20.00

As2S3

99731
'APOPHYLLITE' 
Dal'negorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia One only - An extremely fine pieces as clusters of lustrous, water-clear crystals with colourless Calcite crystals +/- black Ilvaite crystals on matrix 5.0 x 3.5cm. $15.00 99951
ARSENIC
Svornost Mine, Jáchymov District, Krusné Hory Mountains, Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic One only - Very rare combination specimens from the Czech side of Erzgebirge. Silvery-white to mate grey native Arsenic on massive Chalcopyrite matrix 3.01 x 3.0 x 2.0cm. $10.00  

As

99049
AZURITE
AB

CD
    

Sierra Rica, Municipio de Manuel Benavides, Chihuahua, Mexico Wonderful pieces! Absolutely beautiful pieces with rich coverage of highly lustrous deep blue lustrous crystal groups on a light green to white matrix A) 2.8 x 2.2cm $10.00; B) 3.2 x 2.3cm $12.00; C) 2.8 x 2.5 cm $15.00; D)3.8 x 2.7 cm $15.00

Cu2+3(CO3)2(OH)2

99603
AZURITE

    
Zelidja Mine (Zellidja Mine), Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region, Morocco Wonderful piece! Highly lustrous thin tabular dark blue crystals on matrix, some of which are edged with Malachite. $25.00

Cu2+3(CO3)2(OH)2

99791
AZURITE

    
Agoulzi Mine, Bou Skour District, Djbel Saghro, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco A very fine larger matrix 4.5 x 3.5cm piece with rich coverage lustrous dark blue Azurite crystals on light darker green botryoidal Malachite matrix. $15.00

Cu2+3(CO3)2(OH)2

99960
BABINGTONITE
AB CD 
    
Qiaojia, Qiaojia County, Zhaotong Prefecture, Yunnan Province, Peoples republic of China Superb lustrous black micro crystals on glassy green Prehnite on matrix A) 2.5 x 2.0cm; B) 2.5 x 2.2 cm; C) 2.5 c 2.2 cm all with very rich coverage $12.00;   D) 2.2 c 2.0 cm $10.00; E) 2.0 x 1.6 cm $8.00; F) 2.0 x 1.1 cm $8.00; G) 2.0 x 1.0 cm $6.00

Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)

EFG

99952
BARYTE
AB CD 
    
San Camilo Mine, Vista Alegre, Sierra Minera de Cartagena-La Unión, Cartagena, Murcia, Spain Incredibly "beautiful" pieces of brilliant white "feather-like" crystals on Baryte matrix. A) 4.5 x 3.0 x 3.0 cm $20.00; B) 4.0 x 2.5 x 2.0cm $20.00; C) 3.4 x 2.0 x 2.0 cm $15.00; D) 3.4 x 2.0 x 2.2 cm $12.00; E) 3.6 x 2.2 x 2.0 cm $12.00

 BaSO4

E

99065
BULTFONTEINITE

    
N'Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Hotazel, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa Type locality! Very fine highly lustrous silky white acicular crystals and "bowties" on matrix with "Poldevaartite-Olmiite series" as sharp beige crystals with a glassy outer rim surrounding a white inner core on matrix 5.0 x 3.0cm. $20.00  

 Ca2(HSiO4)F·H2O

99920
CALCITE
AB CD
    
Huxu Au deposit, Dongxiang County, Fuzhou Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, Peoples Republic of China Very fine pieces with stacks of transparent to translucent curved rhombic "fan-like" pearly white crystals with greasy lustre on Quartz matrix. $10.00

 CaCO3

EF

99953
CALCITE variety COBALTOAN CALCITE
AB
    
Oumlil Mine, Oumlil, Bou Azer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco Very, very fine pieces with dense coverage of vitreous transparent raspberry pink crystals - some with silky lustre - matrix A) 4.4 x 3.5 cm $12.00; B) 5.5 x 3.8 cm. $10.00

 CaCO3

99991
CHALCOPYRITE

    
Shaft 38, Niederschlema, Schlema-Hartenstein District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany A beautiful matrix (6.9 x 4.0 x 1.9 cm) piece with highly lustrous brassy iridescent modified brassy tetrahedral crystals on creamy white to beige-pink Dolomite. $20.00

 CuFeS2

99124
CHALCOSTIBITE
AB
    
Cavnic Mine, Cavnic, Maramureș County, Romania Two only - Wonderful pieces! Highly lustrous adamantine elongated black prismatic crystals richly covering matrix with very fine prismatic transparent light orangey-yellow crystals of (?) on matrix A) 3.1 x 2.5 x 2.3 cm; B) 3.3 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm $15.00

 CuSbS2

99006
CHROMIAN AMESITE
AB

CD
    

Saranovskii Mine, Saranovskaya Village, Gornozavodskii area, Permskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia Extremely fine pieces of this rarity! Violet prismatic crystal clusters on matrix. $12.00

 Mg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4

E

99933
COPPER
AB
    
Sandy Flat Pipe, Red Bark Mine, Wollogorang Station, Gulf of Carpenteria, Northern Territory, Australia "Beautiful" pieces of groups and dendrites of euhedral Copper crystals on matrix A) 3.0 x 2.7 cm nodule; B) 3.0 x 2.7 cm nodule. $12.00

Cu

99839
CORNETITE
AB

CD
    

San Samuel Mine, Carrera Pinto, Cachiyuyo de Llampos District, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile Very fine pieces as highly lustrous transparent tiny (20x) bright royal blue crystals richly covering pale blue-green Chrysocolla matrix A) 5.3 x 2.0 cm $20.00; B) 4.0 x 2.5 cm $20.00; C) 4.0 x 2.0cm $15.00; D) 4.0 x 2.0 cm $15.00

Cu3(PO4)(OH)3

99730
CORNUBITE

    
Majuba Hill Mine, Antelope District, Pershing County, Nevada, USA A very fine matrix piece with vitreous to dull botryoids and coatings with greasy lustre with highly lustrous deep blue transparent Clinoclase on matrix 4.2 x 3.0 x 1.8 cm. $15.00

Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4

99332
CREEDITE
AB
    
Potosí Mine, Aquiles Serdán, West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua, Mexico Superb pieces! Rich coverage og highly lustrous transparent elongated prismatic crystals (some doubly terminated) on matrix A)5.8  $15.00

Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4

99701
CUPRITE

    
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia A very, very fine pieces from this classic locale! Groups and clusters of deep red to almost black complex crystals on matrix 5.0 x 2.7 cm.  $15.00

Cu2O

99915
DEERITE

    
Unnamed Howieite-Deerite-Zussmanite Occurrence (1), Laytonville, Mendocino County, California, USA Type locality! Very fine examples of this rarity as mats of highly lustrous thin elongated silvery-black crystals on matrix 4.7 x 2.3 cm $12.00

(Fe,Mn)6(Fe,Al)3[Si6O17]O3(OH)5

99383
DIOPSIDE /  GROSSULAR variety HESSONITE

AB
    

York River Skarn Zone, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada Highly lustrous dark olive green Diopside crystals (some hoppered) on matrix with highly lustrous gemmy translucent to transparent light to dark salmon-orange Grossular Hessonite on matrix A) 3.5x2.8 cm; B) 3.0 x 2.4 cm $10.00

CaMgSi2O6 / Ca3Al2(SiO4)3

99620
DIOPTASE
AB  CD
    
Christmas Mine, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mountains, Gila County, Arizona, USA Very fine larger matrix pieces with very good coverage of superb highly lustrous vitreous transparent blue-green prismatic crystals on matrix A) 5.5 x 4.5 x 4.0 cm; B) 5.5 x 3.5 x 4.1 cm; C) 4.0 x 3.0 x 2.0 cm; D) 4.0 x 3.4 x 2.0 cm $12.00

CuSiO3·H2O

99336
DIOPTASE
AB

C
    

Cerro Negro Mine, Cerro Negro District, El Salado, Chañaral province, Atacama Region, Chile Very rich coverage of brilliantly lustrous transparent blue-green elongated prismatic crystals richly covering limonite matrix A) 4.0 x 4.0 cm; B) 5.0 x 3.6 cm; C) 7.0 x 3.0 cm $15.00   Beautiful specimens!

CuSiO3·H2O

99780
ERYTHRITE
AB  C
    
Mount Cobalt Mine, Selwyn District, Mount-Isa-Cloncurry area, Queensland, Australia Extremely fine specimens! Sprays of raspberry red to pink thin tabular vitreous crystals on lighter pink acicular crystals on matrix. A) 6.0 x 3.6cm $15.00; B) 4.5 x 2.0cm double-sided $20.00; C) AN EXCEPTIONAL PIECE!  4.5 x 2.5 cm  $25.00

Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O

99845
ERYTHRITE

    
Oumlil Mine, Oumlil, Bou Azer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco An "outstanding" piece with very rich coverage of both vitreous thin tabular deep raspberry red crystals and superb spherical groups of acicular pale pink to raspberry-red crystals on matrix 4.5 x 3.8 cm.  $25.00

Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O

99982
ERYTHRITE
AB  C
    
Oumlil Mine, Oumlil, Bou Azer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco Extremely fine! Highly lustrous vitreous thin tabular deep raspberry red crystals on matrix. $12.00; $15.00

Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O

99950
FLORENCITE-(Ce)
AB

C
    

Papachacra Pegmatite, Papachacra, Belén Department, Catamarca, Argentina Three only of this very "rare" phosphate as tiny highly lustrous transparent pale beige-orange crystals on very fine pale pinkish-beige microcline matrix with drusy Quartz. A) 2.5 x 1.5cm; B) 2.5 x 2.0 cm; C) 3.0 x 2.0 cm $20.00

CeAl3(PO4)2(OH)6

99704
GASPÉITE
AB
    
132 North Ni Mine, Widgiemooltha, Coolgardie Shire, Western Australia, Australia Two only of these larger matrix A) 5.5 x 3.0 cm; B) 6.5 x 3.0 cm pieces of this rare Nickel carbonate with rich coverage of fine pale apple green botryoids and stalactite clusters on matrix +/- Gypsum. $25.00

Ni(CO3)

99851
GLAUCONITE

    
Gurdan, Ghasri, Gozo Island, Malta Highly lustrous light beige to very dark brown to blood red "smooth pebble-like" crystals of various sizes in a very nice piece of matrix 4.2 x 3.5 x 3.1 cm $12.00 

(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2

99260
HAÜYNE
AB  CD   
    
Caspar Quarry, Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Superb pieces! Perfect, glassy transparent pale blue to colourless transparent crystals on matrix +/- Hornblende, Titanite on Tephrite. A) 5.0 x 3.0 x 3.0 cm $20.00; B) 5.0 x 4.5 x 3.2 cm $20.00; C) 5.0 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm $20.00; D) 4.5 x 3.0 x 2.8 cm $15.00; E) 4.0 x 2.7 x 2.7 cm $15.00

(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl) 

E

99132
HEMIMORPHITE
AB  C
    
Lehong Mine, Ludian County, Zhaotong Prefecture, Yunnan Province, Peoples Republic of China Beautiful colourless to pale blue Hemimorphite because of encrustations of bright blue crust of (?) on matrix. A) 5.5 x 3.0cm; B) 4.8 x 3.5cm; C) 3.0 x 3.0cm $12.00

Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O

99965
HENMILITE

    
Fuka Mine, Bitchu-cho, Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture, Chugoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan Type locality! An extremely rare mineral! Very fine specimens as deep blue to blue-violet euhedral crystals on matrix. $30.00

Ca2Cu[B(OH)4]2(OH)4

99904
HOLLANDITE
AB

 
Portland Pit, Wharf Mine, Lawrence County, South Dakota, USA Two only of these larger matrix pieces with highly lustrous black/silvery-grey elongated to almost acicular crystals on matrix A0 6.5 x 2.8cm $12.00; B) 4.4 x 2.6 cm $12.00 dotted with sharp prismatic Fluorapatite.

Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16

99323
HOWLITE

 
Bras D'Or Lake, Iona, Victoria County, Cape Breton Island, nova Scotia, Canada A very fine group of very light grey to almost colourless glassy tabular cluster of crystals on Anhydrite matrix 4.0 x 3.2 x 2.6 cm $18.00

Ca2B5SiO9(OH)5

99611
KIDWELLITE

 
Iron Monarch opencut, Iron Knob, Middleback Range, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia Very attractive larger 5.5 x 2.5cm matrix piece with rich covered with spheres of silky acicular creamy crystals on a dark brown iron matrix. $20.00

NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 3H2O        x = 0.33

99862
LEMANSKIITE / LAMMERITE

 
Abundancia Mine, Guanaco, Santa Catalina, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile One only of this larger matrix piece with both highly lustrous deep emerald green Lammerite crystals and highly lustrous brilliant turquoise crystal spheres on matrix 3.0 x 2.0 x 2.0 cm. $25.00

Cu3(AsO4)2 / NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O

99786
LIBETHENITE
AB

CD
 

Los Azules Mine, Quebrada, San Miguel Mining District, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile Pretty pieces with highly lustrous elongated light to darker green prismatic transparent to translucent dark olive green crystals on matrix A) 4.0 x 2.0 cm; B) 3.5 x 2.0 cm; C) 3.5 x 2.5 cm; D) 3.0 x 2.0 cm $10.00

Cu2(PO4)(OH)

99786
MALACHITE on LINARITE
AB

C
 

California Mine, Zapallar District, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile Beautiful striking colour combination pieces! Sprays of lustrous bright emerald green thin to almost acicular Malachite on deep royal blue Linarite on matrix A) 7.0 x 4.0 cm; B) 5.5 x 3.0 cm; C) 4.0 x 3.0 cm (acicular Malachite) $15.00 

Cu2(CO3)(OH)2 / PbCu(SO4)(OH)2

99756
MANGANITE
AB
 
N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Northern cape province, South Africa Two only of these very fine pieces as stacks of fine highly lustrous black textured euhedral blocky crystals on matrix A) 5.5 x 3.8 cm $15.00; B) 3.8 x 3.0cm $12.00

Mn3+O(OH)

99936
MEURIGITE-Na
AB

CD
 

Tom's quarry, Kapunda, North Mount Lofty Ranges, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia "Beautiful" pieces of this "rare" minerals as clusters and/or botryoids of pale cream to greenish-yellow spherules +/- masses of individual crystals on reddish crystals on Tinsleyite. A) 3.7 x 2.5 cm; B) 3.5 x 2.5 cm; C)3.5 x 2.5 cm; D) 3.8 x 2.0 cm; E) 2.8 x 2.0 cm  $15.00

 NaFe83+(PO4)6(OH)7·6.5H2O

E

99803
MIMETITE
AB

CD
 

Mount Bonnie Mine, Grove Hill, Northern Territory, Australia Very attractive pieces with pale creamy-brown prismatic crystals on limonite matrix with what appears to be tiny lustrous green Bayldonite (?). $10.00   

Pb5(AsO4)3Cl

EFG

99806
MIMETITE
AB

C
 

Hat Yai District, Sangkhla province, Thailand Three only of these highly lustrous vitreous lemon-yellow transparent prismatic to hoppered crystals on matrix A) 3.5 x 2.2 cm $15.00; B) 3.2 x 2.0 cm $15.00; C) 3.0 x 2.6 cm $12.00   

Pb5(AsO4)3Cl

99949
MOTTRAMITE
12 34 

 
Level 5, Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango State, Mexico Just lovely - Botryoids of individual crystals with a "velvety" look. A) light pale greenish-yellow botryoids richly covering matrix - 1) 4.2 x 2.5cm $12.00; 2) 5.0 x 2.2 cm $15.00; B) much darker greenish-yellow to light brown 3) 5.0 x 2.2 cm $15.00; 4) 5.6 x 3.5 cm $15.00; 5) 5.2 x 3.0 cm $15.00  

PbCu(VO4)(OH)

5

99602
MOTTRAMITE (B)
12
 
Level 5, Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango State, Mexico Just lovely botryoids of individual crystals with a "velvety" look as very dark green to almost charcoal black. 1) 5.7 x 4.0cm $18.00; 2) 5.0 x 3.2 cm   $15.00  

PbCu(VO4)(OH)

99602
MUSCOVITE variety FUCHSITE
AB

 
Morro Velho Mine, Nova Lima, Iron Quadrangle, Minas Gerais, Brazil Two only of these matrix A) 5.2 x 3.2cm; B) 7.6 x 2.2cm with brilliant emerald green lustrous glassy micaceous Chromian Muscovite crystals.  $10.00

K(Al,Cr)3Si3O10(OH)2

99719
MUSCOVITE

 
Ouro Fino Pegmatite, Coronel Murta, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil A very fine larger matrix 5.5 x 4.0 cm piece with superb clusters of lustrous greenish-gold prismatic crystals covering matrix. $12.00

KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2

99742
OLIVENITE

 
El Guanaco Mine, Guanaco, Santa Catalina, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile One only of this larger matrix 3.7 x 2.3 cm piece as highly lustrous flattened tabular translucent to transparent deep olive green crystals on matrix. $10.00

Cu2(AsO4)(OH)

99793
OLMIITE
AB C

 
N'Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Hotazel, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa Type locality! Very fine specimens of this rare mineral! Sheaves of pale salmon pink to creamy to colourless lustrous transparent crystals on matrix +/- Calcite, Baryte. A) 5.4 x 5.0cm $30.00; B) 4.4 x 3.8cm $20.00; C) 3.6 x 2.5cm $15.00

 CaMn2+[SiO3(OH)](OH)

99909
OMPHACITE
Nybø eclogite pod, Nordfjord, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway One only - A very good matrix piece! Compact masses of lustrous apple-green hackly columnar crystals - usually with red Almandine on matrix 8.2 x 4.3 x 2.0 cm. $12.00 99091
OYELITE

 
N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, Republic of South Africa One only -Very, very fine pieces with sprays and bowties of silky white crystals on matrix +/- Poldevaartite-Olmiite group, Calcite, Quartz on matrix 5.0 x 3.0 x 3.8cm $25.00

Ca10Si8B2O29·12.5H2O

99926
PARAVAUXITE
AB

C
 

Siglo Veinte Mine, Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia Type locality! Very fine lustrous colourless to opaque white elongated thin to thick translucent to transparent crystals with greasy lustre on matrix +/- highly lustrous tiny (30x) beige-brown Sigloite. A) 5.2 x 3.2cm; B) 5.0 x 4.0cm; C) 5.5 x 3.0 cm $15.00

Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O  

99785
PLANCHÉITE

 
Kamoya South II Mine, Kamoya, Kambove District, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo Superb! A nice matrix piece with lustrous chatoyant acicular light blue crystals and spherules of crystals on matrix 8.0 x 4.5 cm +/- vitreous green Malachite. $15.00

Cu8(Si8O22)(OH)4·H2O

99968
PROUSTITE
AB C

 
Imiter Mine, Imiter District, Djebel Saghro, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco "Superb" - Blood red crystals on matrix +/- Acanthite, Chalcopyrite, Xanthoconite, Arsenopyrite, Silver variety Kongsbergite on matrix 3.5 x 2.5 cm; B) 3.5 x 2.5 cm; C) 4.5 x 2.0cm. $15.00

Ag3AsS3

99931
PYROMORPHITE

 
Daoping Mine, Gongcheng County, Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Peoples Republic of China A "superb" matrix piece with rich coverage of highly lustrous bright lemon green transparent to translucent prismatic crystals on matrix 5.2 x 2.2 cm. $15.00

Pb5(PO4)3Cl

99997
PYROMORPHITE

 
Jinding Zn-Pb-Ag deposit, Lanping Co., Nujiang Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, Peoples Republic of China A "superb" matrix piece with rich coverage of highly lustrous very dark green curved prismatic crystals some with a secondary growth of pale brown prismatic crystals on matrix 6.5 x 5.0 x 3.7 cm. $25.00

Pb5(PO4)3Cl

99998
PYROMORPHITE / CROCOITE
AB

 
Platt prospect, Dundas mineral field, Zeehan District, Tasmania, Australia Extremely fine pieces with lustrous glassy dark green Pyromorphite crystals with highly lustrous glassy orange terminated Crocoite crystals on matrix. A) 5.4 x 3.0cm; B) 4.5 x 2.0 cm $15.00

Pb5(PO4)3Cl / PbCrO4

99812
SAMPLEITE
AB  C

 
Santa Catalina Mine, Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile Lovely pieces! Bright blue sprays of highly lustrous radiating groups of crystals on limonite matrix +/- Libethenite. A) 6.0 x 2.8cm $15.00; B) 5.4 x 2.8cm $20.00; C) 6.0 x 4.0 x 2.0cm - with Atacamite $20.00  

 NaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2O

99787
SIGLOITE
AB  C
 
Siglo Veinte Mine, Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia Type locality! Three only of these larger matrix as highly lustrous creamy beige elongated prismatic crystal on matrix. A) 4.2 x 2.0cm; B) 4.0 x 2.5cm; C) 6.0 x 3.0cm $15.00 each

Fe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3·7H2O  

99792
SPESSARTINE

    
Navegadora claim, Penha do Norte, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil Absolutely superb! Very rich coverage of highly lustrous 5.0 to 1.2mm pale rose-pink to darker red, tabular crystals in vuggy Albite matrix 5.5 x 4.0cm $15.00

Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3    

99784
SPESSARTINE
AB

C
    

Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao County, Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, Peoples Republic of China Very, very fine pieces! Superb glassy light to dark orange translucent oscillatory growth of rhombic dodecahedron and trapezohedral crystals on cream Microcline. A) 8.0 x 3.0cm $25.00; B) 5.0 x 2.2cm $15.00; C) 3.8 x 3.0cm $15.00  

Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3    

99910
SPINEL
AB CD 
    
Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Division, Myanmar Superb lustrous adamantine raspberry red single crystals in matrix. A) 3.2 x 2.8cm - 4.0mm; B) 3.0 x 2.0 cm - 5.0mm; C) 3.4 x 1.8cm - 2.5mm; D) 3.0 x 1.8cm - 4.0mm; E) 3.5 x 3.3 - 5.0mm; F) 3.5 x 1.8cm - 4.0mm $10.00

MgAl2O4    

EF

99948
STIBNITE
AB  C
    
Xianhuang Mine, Beixiang-Forongchang ore field, Jinchengjiang District, Hechi Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China Very fine pieces with sprays of tiny blue-black crystals on or in lustrous pale yellow (molten) Calcite with rich deep red-orange Realgar crystals. A) 4.5 x 3.5cm; B) 3.5 x 3.0cm; C) 4.5 x 3.0 cm $12.00

Sb2S3

99907
STICHTITE
AB
    
road cut stichtite occurrence, Kaapsche Hoop, Barberton District, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa Two very fine larger matrix unmounted pieces showing beautiful lilac to rose-pink colour in aggregates of plates and fibres with greasy to pearly lustre. A) 5.0 x 3.0cm; B) 5.0 x 2.0 $15.00

Mg6Cr23+(OH)16[CO3]·4H2O

99945
STRUNZITE
AB
    
Hagendorf South Pegmatite, Hagendorf, Waidhaus, Vohenstrauß, Oberpfälzer Wald, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany Type locality! Beautiful, highly lustrous silky creamy-white acicular sprays in vugs in matrix +/- Rockbridgeite, Laueite on matrix A) 4.8 x 3.5 cm $15.00; B) 4.5 x 3.0 cm $10.00

Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·6H2O

99204
SULPHUR
AB
    
San Mauricio Mine, Sierra Valiente, Carrera Pinto, Cachiyuyo de Llampos District, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile Two only of these very fine unmounted pieces A) 3.06 x 3.0cm B) 3.3 x 2.5 cm as highly lustrous vitreous bright yellow to yapok green crystals covering matrix. $10.00  

S

99796
TETRAHEDRITE

    
Quiruvilca Mine, Quiruvilca District, La Libertad Department, Peru Extremely fine piece (small cabinet) as sharp lustrous silvery black metallic "textured arrow-shaped" crystals and groups Pyrite matrix with bluish-black iridescent Chalcopyrite and groupings of small opaque white to colourless Quartz crystals. $15.00

Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13

99795
TSUMCORITE
AB CD
    
Campo Sur, Mina Ojuela, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango State, Mexico Very fine examples of this rarity as highly lustrous tiny honey-brown to red-brown to brown-green crystals on matrix A ~ C with very rich coverage A) 3.5 x 3.2 cm; B) 3.5 x 3.0 cm; C) 3.0 x 2.5 cm $15.00 each, D) 3.7 x 3.0cm indexable crystals $12.00

PbZn2(AsO4)2 · 2H2O 

 

99608
TSUMCORITE

    
Campo Sur, Mina Ojuela, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango State, Mexico An "extremely" fine double-sided small cabinet piece 12.5 x 6.2 x 4.5 cm with compact dark brown crystals richly scattered on one side of matrix and sparsely scattered on underside of piece. An impressive piece! $25.00 

PbZn2(AsO4)2 · 2H2O 

99609
WAVELLITE
AB  CD
    
Clear Spring Mine, Homeland, Central Florida Phosphate District, Polk County, Florida, USA Very fine pieces with highly lustrous colourless transparent crystals and sprays on matrix A) with very rich coverage 3.5 x 2.8 cm $12.00; B) 3.8 x 2.6 cm; C) 4.2 x 2.5 cm; D) 3.5 x 3.2 cm $10.00 

Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·5H2O

99330
WULFENITE 
AB

CD
    

San Francisco Mine, Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Chile Four only - Beautiful pieces with rich coverage of highly lustrous deep orange pyramidal crystals on matrix A) 4.5 x 3.58cm; B) 4.0 x 3.5 cm; C) 4.0 x 3.0 cm; D) 2.5 x 2.0 cm $12.00

Pb(MoO4)

99735
WULFENITE 
AB

CD
    

Capitana Mine, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile Very fine pieces with blocky yellow-orange Wulfenite crystals are various "shapes and sizes" +/- Fluorite crystals, Duftite on matrix. 2 x $8.00, 3 x $10.00

Pb(MoO4)

99790
WULFENITE 
A  B

C
    

Xichang REE occurrence, Taihe intrusion, Xichang Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China Very pretty pieces as bright yellow transparent to translucent crystals on creamy white straw-like elongated Barite crystals on matrix A) a very fine small cabinet piece - 7.4 x 3.8 cm. $25.00; B) 4.5 x 4.5 x 3.0 cm $15.00; C) $10.00

Pb(MoO4)

99999


    
     
 


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