JUNE 14, 2017

 

Complete list of available thumbnail specimens

 

ADAMITE - Thumbnail 


 
La Esperanza, Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico One only - A superb specimen 3.5 x 2.0 cm with highly lustrous deep sea green spherules of Adamite. $25.00  

Zn2(AsO4)(OH)

9701
ADAMITE variety CUPRIAN ADAMITE - Thumbnail

 
Christiana Mine, Kamariza Mines, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District, Attikí Prefecture, Greece One only -  Highly lustrous spherules 2.0 x 1.5cm of yellowish-lime-green Adamite.  $20.00  

(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH

9700
ADAMITE - Thumbnail
San Rafael Mine, Quartz Mountain camp, Lodi District, Lodi Hills, Nye Co., Nevada, USA One only -  Very rich coverage of highly lustrous vitreous spheres of translucent pale green crystals on matrix.  $12.00  

Zn2(AsO4)(OH)

9855
ALMANDINE - Thumbnail

 
Rutherford No. 3 pegmatite, Amelia, Amelia Co., Virginia, USA One only - A very fine vitreous deep red 4.0 mm crystal on matrix. $15.00

Ze32+Al2(SiO4)3 

9856
ANALCIME - Thumbnail
AB   

 
Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada Two only - Sharp euhedral colourless to white dodecahedra on matrix. A) $10.00; B) $12.00

 NaAlSi2O6·H2O

1061
ANATASE - Thumbnail
Dodo Mine, Saranpaul, Khantymansi Okrug, Tyumenskaya Oblast', Prepolar Ural, Western Siberia region, Russia One only of this extremely fine piece! Lustrous black metallic adamantine octahedral crystals on schist. $12.00

TiO2

50903
'APATITE' - Thumbnail

 
Utahlite claim, Utahlite Hill, Lucin, Lucin District, Pilot Range, Box Elder Co., Utah, USA One only -  A "superb" 3.0 x 3.0cm piece with full coverage of highly lustrous vitreous "Apatite" crystals. $20.00 9864
'APOPHYLLITE' - Thumbnail

 
Bombay Quarry, Mumbai District (Bombay District), Maharashtra, India One only -  A beautiful translucent colourless to white highly lustrous 2.2cm crystal.      $12.00   9866
ARAGONITE - Thumbnail
road cut near Raymond, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA One only - Sprays of very fine thin tabular colourless transparent crystals on matrix. $10.00

CaCO3

50302
ARAGONITE variety TARNOWITZITE - Thumbnail

 
Tarnowskie Góry (Tarnowitz), Upper Silesia, Poland One only - A pretty piece consisting of two groups of glassy white crystals 2.0 x 2.0cm from the “first reported location” of this variety of Aragonite. $45.00

CaCO3

9703
ARAGONITE variety TARNOWITZITE - Thumbnail

 
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia One only - A rare item from this locale! Very fine euhedral colourless to white hexagonal crystals on matrix.  $35.00

CaCO3

9798
ATACAMITE - Thumbnail

 
Por Si Acaso Mine, Cachiyuyo de Oro District, Copiapó province, Atacama Region, Chile One only - An extremely fine 4.0xm piece of matrix covered with lustrous dark green crystals. $25.00

Cu2Cl(OH)3 

5235
AURICHALCITE - Thumbnail

 
79 Mine, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mountains, Gila County, Arizona, USA One only - An extremely fine piece 2.6 x 2.8cm of very fine lustrous sprays of deep turquoise-blue almost acicular crystals covering matrix. $20.00

(Zn, Cu2+)5(CO3)2(OH)6

9704
AURICHALCITE - Thumbnail

 
Hilarion Mine, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Mines, Lavrion District, Attikí Prefecture, Greece One only - Sprays of silky colourless to turquoise-blue thin tabular crystals on matrix. $10.00

(Zn, Cu2+)5(CO3)2(OH)6

50101
AXINITE-Mn - Thumbnail

 
Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia One only of this most "impressive" 2.8 x 3.3cm specimen of highly lustrous radiating crystal spray dotted with tiny Quartz or Calcite crystals. $45.00

Ca4Mn2+2Al4[B2Si8O30](OH2)

9744
AZURITE - Thumbnail

 
Tynagh Mine, Killimor, County Galway, Ireland One only - Wonderful piece 2.7 x 1.7cm from this classic Irish locale - Highly lustrous deep royal blue to almost purple crystals on matrix. $25.00 

Cu3(CO3)2(OH)

9705
AZURITE - Thumbnail

 
Sierra Rica, Municipio de Manuel Benavides, Chihuahua, Mexico One only - Wonderful piece 1.3 x 1.5cm of highly lustrous deep blue crystals on matrix. $25.00  

Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2

9706
AZURITE - Thumbnail
AB 
 
Morenci Mine, Morenci, Copper Mountain District, Shannon Mountains, Greenlee County, Arizona, USA Two only of these very fine pieces of very dark blue Azurite crystals with some altering to Malachite. A) A cluster 2.0 x 2.5cm $25.00; B) A grouping 2.0 x 2.8cm $25.00

Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2

9707
AZURITE - Thumbnail

 
Blue Grotto prospect, La Sal, La Sal District, San Juan County, Utah, USA One only - A magnificent piece 2.5 x 2.6cm of dark blue "sunflower" spray of crystals. $30.00

Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2

9708
BABINGTONITE - Thumbnail
A
Lane & Son Traprock quarries (Lane's Quarry), Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA One only - A) Lustrous black crystals on Quartz 1.8 x 2.5cm $25.00        

Ca2Fe2+Fe3+Si5O14(OH)

9709
BABINGTONITE - Thumbnail
B
Lane & Son Traprock quarries (Lane's Quarry), Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA One only - B) Lustrous black crystals on matrix 2.5 x 2.4cm with Prehnite.  $20.00         

Ca2Fe2+Fe3+Si5O14(OH)

9709
BERYLLONITE - Thumbnail

 
Ponte do Piauí claim, Piauí valley, Taquaral, Itinga, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil One only - Very fine example of this phosphate with rich coverage of vitreous prismatic light cream coloured crystals on matrix. $20.00

 NaBePO4

50702
BEUDANTITE - Thumbnail
Jean Baptiste Mine, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Mines, Lavrion District, Attikí Prefecture, Greece One only - Fine euhedral highly lustrous golden-brown crystals on matrix.   $10.00

   PbFe33+(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6

50102
BEYERITE
AB
 
Elias Mine, Jáchymov, Jáchymov District, Krušné Hory Mts, Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic Two only of this rarity! Clusters of tiny flattened light yellow-green crystals forming aggregates on matrix. A) $15.00; B) $25.00

 CaBi2O2(CO3)2

50105
BISMUTHINITE - Thumbnail
Julcani Mine, Julcani District, Angaraes Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru One only - A magnificent piece 3.0 x 3.2cm with very rich coverage of elongated acicular black crystals with greyish tabular Baryte crystals. Wonderful!! $35.00

Bi2S3

9710
BISMUTOMICROLITE (OF HOGARTH 1977) - Thumbnail
Manuel Balduino claim, Junco do Seridó, Borborema mineral province, Paraíba, Brazil One only - A section of a glassy deep red-brown crystal. Rather ugly! $10.00 50703
BROOKITE - Thumbnail
Magnet Cove, Hot Spring County, Arkansas, USA One only of this superb specimen - A 1.0 x .8cm textured blackish-grey crystal off matrix.  $10.00

TiO2

9711
CALCITE variety SAND-CALCITE
- Thumbnail
 
Rattlesnake Butte, Jackson County, South Dakota, USA One only - A very fine and most unusual piece of beige coloured Calcite variety Sand-Calcite dotted with tiny black (?). Area is closed to collecting! $25.00

CaCO3  

9712
CALCITE - Thumbnails
AB

E

Droujba Mine, Djurkovo Complex, Laki, Laki Obshtina, Rhodope Mountains, Plovdiv Oblast, Bulgaria

 

 

 

Five only of these "extremely" fine pieces as tan coloured (drusy Quartz coated) coating beautiful sharp terminated scalenohedra Calcite crystals – A) 1.8 x 2.5cm specimen with two inter-grown crystals on Quartz $30.00; B) A single 2.6cm crystal off matrix. $25.00;  E) 2.0 x 1.0cm $20.00

CaCO3  

 

9713
CALCITE - Thumbnail 

 
Elmwood mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA One only - An extremely fine highly lustrous vitreous transparent scalenohedra Calcite crystal with phantom on matrix with lustrous deep brick-red Sphalerite crystals. $25.00

CaCO3  

9857
CALCITE / MARCASITE - Thumbnail 
AB

CD

 

Brushy Creek Mine, Greeley, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA Classic pieces for this locality with grayish-blue deeply terminated scalenohedra crystals of translucent Calcite to 3.1 cm with some covering of brassy to iridescent Marcasite. A ~ D - $15.00; E ~ G - $20.00; H - $25.00; I - $30.00

CaCO3 / FeS2

EFG

HI
 

9882
CANAVESITE / NESQUEHONITE - Thumbnail

 
Brosso Mine, Cálea, Léssolo, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy Type locality!  One only - A pretty piece with rich coverage of acicular colourless to white sprays on matrix.  $15.00

 Mg2(HBO3)(CO3)·5H2O / MgCO3·3H2O

50103
CAVANSITE - Thumbnail
A

B

Wagholi Quarries, Wagholi, Pune District, Maharashtra, India Three only of these very rich dark turquoise blue crystal clusters off matrix – A) 1.0cm $15.00; B) 10 x 2.2cm   $25.00

CaV4+OSi4O10·4H2O  

9714
CELESTINE - Thumbnail 
Meckley's Quarry, Mandata, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, USA One only - An "extremely" fine highly lustrous translucent marbled pale blue1.7cm rhombic crystal on matrix.  $25.00  

SrSO4

9860
'CHABAZITE' - Thumbnail

 
Goble, Columbia County, Oregon, USA One only - A group of colourless vitreous crystals in a vug in basalt.  $10.00

 NaBePO4

50303
'CHABAZITE' - Thumbnail

 
Lane Construction Company Quarry, Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA One only - A very pretty piece with "beautiful" transparent golden yellow crystals on bright white matrix.   $10.00

 NaBePO4

50304
CHALCOALUMITE - Thumbnail

 
Grand View Mine, Horseshoe Mesa, Grandview District, Coconino County, Arizona, USA One only - A fine piece with spherules of light turquoise blue Chalcoalumite on matrix 3.0 x 2.7cm. $25.00 

    CuAl4SO4(OH)12·3H2O 

9715
CHALCOCITE - Thumbnail

 
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA One only ! Flambeau was world-famous for the quality of Chalcocite. This are very, fine piece  of matrix covered with very sharp silvery-black crystals.  $15.00

 Cu2S

50305
CHALCOPYRITE - Thumbnail

 
Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA One only - A very pretty piece 3.3 x 2.0cm of Dolomite matrix richly covered with lustrous metallic iridescent Chalcopyrite crystals.$25.00 

Cu1+Fe3+S2

9716
CHALCOPYRITE - Thumbnail
AB

 
French Creek Mines, St. Peters, Warwick Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA Two only  of these incredibly beautiful "old time" pieces!  A) Stacks of iridescent crystal plates forming a "V" - very attractive and unusual; B) Brightly iridescent thin tabular plates of crystals.  $25.00  

Cu1+Fe3+S2

9861
CONNELLITE - Thumbnail

 
Gold Hill Mine, Deep Creek Mountains, Gold Hill District, Tooele County, Utah, USA One only - Highly lustrous tiny (30x) bright royal blue crystal sprays on matrix. $12.00 

 Cu36(SO4)(OH)62Cl8·6H2O

50309
CONNELLITE - Thumbnail

 
Gold Hill Mine, Deep Creek Mountains, Gold Hill District, Tooele County, Utah, USA One only - Highly lustrous tiny (30x) bright royal blue crystal sprays on matrix. $12.00 

 Cu36(SO4)(OH)62Cl8·6H2O

50310
COPPER - Thumbnail

 
Seeis, Windhoek District, Khomas Region, Namibia One only - A superb piece comprised of Copper crystals of various habits forming matrix 2.0 x 2.8cm. $25.00

Cu

9717
COPPER - Thumbnail
AB
 
Pine Mountain, Iron Springs, Adams Co., Pennsylvania, USA Two only of these very fine dendritic Copper pieces! A) A 2.7 x 2.5cm "tree" of delicate dendritic Copper; B) Rich coverage of reddish-brown Copper crystals partially embedded in Quartz matrix. $25.00

Cu

9862
CORUNDUM variety RUBY - Thumbnail

 
Red Dwarf corundum deposit, Graham Ranch, Granite Mountains, Fremont County, Wyoming, USA One only - A single 1.8 x .8cm worn smooth deep purple crystal off matrix. Just lovely! $20.00  

Al2O3

9720
CORUNDUM variety RUBY - Thumbnail

 
Batwash, Astor District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan One only - A very pretty piece with sharp pale raspberry-red glassy crystals on matrix.  $15.00  

Al2O3

9780
CORUNDUM variety RUBY - Thumbnail

 
Sivec Marble quarry, Sivec Mountain, Prilep, Republic of Macedonia One only -  A pretty 1.6cm specimen comprised of two inter-grown pale pink crystals off matrix. $20.00  

Al2O3

9824
COSALITE - Thumbnail
 
 
Gladhammar Mines, Västervik, Småland, Sweden One only - An aesthetically challenged piece with silvery-black sections in matrix. $10.00

 Pb2Bi2S5

50104
'CROSSITE'
AB  

C

 

Einberg, Seydegg, Abtenau, Salzburg, Austria Three only - Part of the Amphibole Super Group. Fine specimens with blue-black elongated tabular to acicular crystals on matrix. A, B - $20.00; C - $25.00

 

50100
CUPRITE variety CHALCOTRICHITE

 
Christmas Mine, Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila County, Arizona, USA One only -  A very pretty two-sided piece with mats of reddish-golden acicular crystals on matrix. A pretty piece with wonderful colour!    $12.00

 Cu2O

50306
CUPRITE variety CHALCOTRICHITE

 
Christmas Mine, Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila County, Arizona, USA One only - A very pretty two-sided piece with mats of reddish-golden acicular crystals on matrix. A pretty piece!    $12.00

 Cu2O

50307
CUPRITE variety CHALCOTRICHITE
Christmas Mine, Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila County, Arizona, USA One only - Very rich coverage of mats of reddish-golden acicular crystals on matrix. A pretty piece!    $12.00

 Cu2O

50308
DELHAYELITE
   

B

Koashkar Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia Two only of this rarity as clusters of pinkish-brown plates or columnar crystals on matrix. $15.00

  K7Na3Ca5Al2Si14O38F4Cl2

50904
DIOPTASE

Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia A "superb" specimen from this classic locale! Sharp transparent to translucent "crystals" to 5mm on matrix. $40.00

CuSiO3.H2O

5237
DOLOMITE

  
Blue Bell, Whitpain Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA One only - What a pretty piece! Stacks of lustrous pearly white Dolomite wafers forming matrix 2.1 x 2.0cm. $20.00

CaMg(CO3)2

9722
DOLOMITE

  
Corydon Stone Co. Quarry, Corydon, Harrison Co., Indiana, USA One only - A lovely piece 2.2 x 2.0cm glassy pale pink crystals.  $20.00

CaMg(CO3)2

9724
DOLOMITE / QUARTZ / PYRITE
  
Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England, UK One only - A very pretty 3.3 x 2.8cm piece with very fine iridescent Pyrite and drusy Quartz on Dolomite matrix. $25.00

CaMg(CO3)2

9721
DOLOMITE on UVITE

  
Serra das Éguas, Brumado, Bahia, Brazil One only - Beige Dolomite crystals to 1.0cm on a very fine black textured 2.3cm Uvite crystal.  $35.00

CaMg(CO3)2

9723
DOLOMITE variety FERROAN DOLOMITE
AB

C
  

Vekol Mine, Sif Vaya area, Vekol District, Vekol Mountains, Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation, Pinal County, Arizona, USA Three only of these very fine dark brownish-brich red pieces! A) 2.2 x 1.0cm dotted with tiny Quartz (or Calcite ) crystals; B) 2.8 x 1.5cm with crystals to 2.0mm; C) 1.9 x 2.2cm   $20.00

CaMg(CO3)2

9727
DURANGITE

 
Barranca Mine, Coneto de Comonfort, Municipio de Coneto de Comonfort, Durango, Mexico Type locality! One only - A fine piece - Rick coverage of glassy brick red crystal on matrix. $15.00

  NaAlAsO4F

50651
EMMONSITE
San Miguel Mine, Moctezuma, Municipio de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico One only - A very rare iron-tellurite! Light yellow-green crystals and aggregates on matrix. $15.00 

Fe3+2[Te4+O3)3·2H2O  

50653
EPIDOTE
Los Aliados de America, Los Gavilanes, Municipio de Tecate, Baja California, Mexico One only - An extremely fine piece!  A fine fan-like spray (2.4cm) of lustrous dark olive green crystals. $30.00

Ca2Fe3+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)  

9725
ERYTHRITE
Mount Cobalt Mine, Selwyn District, Mount Isa - Cloncurry area, Queensland, Australia One only - Pretty! An extremely fine piece 3.4 x 2.0cm richly covering matrix with a beautiful varying shades of pale to darker almost acicular sprays and groupings of Erthyrite crystals. $30.00

Co3(AsO4)2·8H2O

9727
FILLOWITE

 
Kiluli, Western Province, Rwanda One only -  Aesthetically challenged!  A very rare mineral as greasy red-brown stringers in matrix.  $15.00

Na2CaMn72+(PO4)6

50902
FLUORAPATITE
Harvard Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine, USA One only - A very fine piece! Light purple prismatic crystals on matrix.  $12.00

Ca5(PO4)3F

50301
FLUORAPATITE

 
Morefield Mine, Winterham, Amelia County, Virginia, USA One only - A rare find!   A very fine pale blue stubby prismatic crystals in matrix. $15.00

Ca5(PO4)3F

50312
FRANCKEITE- Thumbnail
Santa Cruz Mine, Poopó town, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia One only - Matrix 3.0 x 2.7cm comprised of lustrous black metallic Franckeite +/- Cylindrite. Quite a strikingly pretty piece! $30.00

Pb2.7Sn9.3Fe4.0Sb8.1S56.9

9729
GALENA
    

 
Buick Mine, Bixby, Viburnum Trend District, Iron Co., Missouri, USA One only -  What a "wonderful" old unusual 28 gram 2.0 x 1.3 x 1.5cm piece with intergrown modified Galena crystals coated with a film of golden Pyrite.  $30.00

PbS

9806
GAUDEFROYITE
Wessels Mine (Wessel's Mine), Hotazel, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa One only - A very fine sub-adamantine doubly terminated black 1.3cm single striated crystal off matrix. $20.00

Ca4Mn3+3(BO3)3(CO3)O

9730
GOETHITE after PYRITE
Norwood, Stanley County, North Carolina, USA One only - Six inter-grown Pyrite cubes to 1.2cm completely covered in dark brassy-brown Goethite. A very fine piece!     $25.00

FeO(OH)

9731
GRANDIDIERITE- Thumbnail

 
Cap Andrahomana, Ranopiso Commune, Taolañaro District, Anosy Region, Tuléar Province, Madagascar Type locality! One only - A very fine example of this rare item! A 2.8cm translucent blue-green crystal. $40.00

 MgAl3O2(BO3)SiO4

50905
GYPSUM- Thumbnail
Grand Erg Oriental Desert, Douz, Tunisia One only - A lovely 3.8cm piece with a stacked cluster of deep sandy beige discoidal crystals. $25.00

CaSO4.2H2

5230
GYPSUM - Thumbnails
AB 
Hopewell, adjacent to Prince George County, Virginia, USA Like most Gypsum variety Selenite the tips of the crystals are a little "frayed" adding to the charm of these (no longer accessible) floater pieces. $10.00

CaSO4·2H2O

CDE

9886
'HECTORITE' - Thumbnail

 
Lyles Hectorite Mine, Hillside, Thompson Valley, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA One only - Encrustations of creamy-white to colourless crystals on matrix. $15.00

Na0.3(Mg,Li)3(Si4O10)(F,OH)2

50313
HELVINE - Thumbnail
AB

C

Navegador Mine, Penha do Norte, Conselheiro Peña, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil Very, very fine pieces with mottled greenish-yellow crystals on Albite matrix. C - $15.00; A, B - $20.00

Be3Mn2+4(SiO4)3S

50757
HEMATITE - Thumbnail
 
Pizzo Lucendro, Lucendro Valley, Central St Gotthard Massif, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerland One only - A beautiful piece 2.8 x 2.8cm piece with almost spherical groups of brilliantly lustrous metallic black crystals on matrix.  A wonderful specimen!  $30.00

Fe2O3

9807
HEMIMORPHITE - Thumbnail
79 Mine, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mountains, Gila County, Arizona, USA One only - A "superb" 3.2 x 2.5cm specimen consisting of 8 silky light bluish-grey botryoids on matrix with tiny colourless elongated Hemimorphite crystals perched on top. $30.00

Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O   

9734
HEMIMORPHITE - Thumbnail
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico One only - An absolutely beautiful 2.7cm "fan" of highly lustrous thick tabular colourless to opaque white crystals.  $30.00

Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O   

9808
HEMIMORPHITE - Thumbnail

 
La Motte Mine, Mine La Motte, Fredericktown District, Madison Co., Missouri, USA One only -  A pretty micro with a cluster of very lustrous colourless crystals off matrix. $10.00

Zn4Si2O7(OH)2.H2O

50314
HENMILITE - Thumbnail
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. $25.00

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

50906
HISINGERITE - Thumbnail

 
Morococala Mine, Santa Fé Mining District, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia One only - A very fine piece! Botryoids and globules of vitreous red-brown crystals. $15.00

Fe2Si2O5(OH)4·2H2O  

50700
HOLFERTITE - Thumbnail

 
Holfertite pit, Starvation Canyon (Searles Canyon), Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA One only - Type locality! Extremely fine example of this rarity! Sharp elongated tabular yellow crystals on matrix +/- Topaz, Hematite, Bixbyite. $25.00

 (UO2)1.75Ca0.25TiO4·3H2O

50315
HYDROXYAPOPHYLLITE-(K)
AB  C - Thumbnail
 
Chantilly Quarry, Chantilly, Loudoun Co., Virginia, USA Three only -  Highly lustrous vitreous flattened tabular crystals on matrix A)2.5 x 2.2cm; B)3.0 x 2.0cm; 2.7 x 2.5cm. $20.00

KCa4Si8O20(OH,F)·8H2O

9865
HYDROZINCITE - Thumbnail

 
Evelyn Mine, Pine Creek, Victoria-Daly Region, Northern Territory, Australia One only - A very pretty piece with lustrous silky crystal sprays on Hemimorphite. $15.00

Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6

50800
ILVAITE - Thumbnail

 
1st Sovetskii Mine, Dal'negorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia One only - An extremely fine 2.5 x 3.0cm specimen with highly lustrous black Ilvaite crystals on and with Quartz crystals. $30.00

CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)(OH)

9736
ILVAITE - Thumbnail

 
South Mountain Mine, South Mountain District, Owyhee Co., Idaho, USA One only - A single highly lustrous black textured 2.0 x 1.0cm crystal off matrix.  $25.00

CaFe3+Fe2+2(Si2O7)(OH)

9809
INESITE - Thumbnail

 
Hale Creek Mine, Mad River Rock, Coastal Range, Trinity Co., California, USA One only -  A very pretty piece 2.5 x 2.3cm with a 2.0cm stack of very fine pale mauve-rose pink Inesite crystals. $35.00

Ca2Mn72+Si10O28(OH)2·5H2O

9737
IMITERITE - Thumbnail 


 

Imiter Mine, Imiter District, Djbel Saghro, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco Type locality! One only - A fine 3.4cm combination piece with Imiter, Proustite and Xanthoconite. $30.00

Ag2HgS2

50901
JUANITAITE - Thumbnail

 
150' Level, Gold Hill Mine, Gold Hill District, Deep Creek Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, USA One only - Collected May 31, 2003 A very, very rare mineral as groups of tiny resinous to dull, translucent yellow green crystals on matrix. $15.00

(Cu,Ca,Fe)10Bi(AsO4)4(OH)11·2H2O

50316
KARIBIBITE - Thumbnail

 
Boca Rica Claim, Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil One only - Sprays of golden-brown acicular crystals on Löllingite. $20.00

Fe3+2As3+4(O,OH)9

50704
LAUMONTITE - Thumbnail

 
Chipman Brook, Bay of Fundy, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada One only -  A lovely 3.5 x 1.6cm specimen of reddish-pink tinged chalky white Laumontite.  $15.00 

Ca(Si4Al2)O12·4H2O

9738
LAZURITE - Thumbnail

 
Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e-Sang, Koksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan District, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan Type locality! One only - An "extremely" fine 1.0 x .6cm deep purplish-blue glassy crystal partially embedded in matrix. $30.00

 Na6 Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2

9739
LIBETHENITE - Thumbnail

 
Morenci Mine, Morenci, Copper Mountain District, Shannon Mountains, Greenlee County, Arizona, USA One only - Beautiful specimen! Rich coverage of highly lustrous vitreous dark green micro crystals on matrix 2.9 x 2.0cm $25.00

  Cu2PO4(OH)

9740
LINARITE - Thumbnail
Harrington-Hickory Mine, Topache Peak, Star and North Star Districts, Star Range, Beaver Co., Utah, USA One only - A very fine 2.5 x 2.2cm matrix with very, very fine highly lustrous electric blue elongated crystals. $15.00

PbCuSO4(OH)2

9867
'LEPIDOLITE' - Thumbnail
    

 
Pederneira claim, São José da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil One only - A pretty specimen 2.2 x 2.0cm with a 1.5cm pale green Elbaite crystal resting in a 1.5 cm Albite variety Clevelandite crystal surrounded on three side with lustrous purplish-pink Lepidolite. $35.00

  KLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2 to K(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2

9741
MAGNETITE - Thumbnail

 
Cap D'Or, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada One only of this "extremely" fine piece! Highly lustrous modified black cubic crystals on matrix 3.0 x 2.5cm. $25.00

Fe2+Fe23+O4

50623
MAGNETITE - Thumbnail
Christie Mine, Wright Mountain, New Idria District, Diablo Range, Fresno Co., California, USA One only - A very aesthetic 3.2 x 2.3cm piece with rich coverage of highly lustrous vitreous black crystals on matrix with lustrous Dolomite. $20.00

Fe2+Fe3+2O4  

9868
MALACHITE

 
New Cornelia Mine (Ajo Mine), Ajo, Little Ajo Mountains, Ajo District, Pima Co., Arizona, USA One only - A very pretty 2.9 x 1.5cm specimen of silky feathery emerald green Malachite after (?).  $20.00

Cu2CO3(OH)2

9742
MALACHITE after AZURITE - Thumbnail

 
Sir Dominick Mine, Yudnamutana District, Arkaroola Region, North Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia One only - A very "dramatic" piece 3.0 x 2.8cm with very dark green Malachite after Azurite with some Azurite peeking out between the Malachite. $35.00

Cu2CO3(OH)2

9743
MALACHITE 
AB

CD

 

Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang Prefecture, Guangdong Province, Peoples Republic of China

 - Thumbnail

Very aesthetic but very unusual looking botryoidal groups of Malachite off matrix. $20.00

Cu2CO3(OH)2

EF

GH

9879
MARCASITE - Thumbnail

 
Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, Jasper Co., Indiana, USA One only - A very aesthetic 3.0 x 1.0cm piece of stacked tiny brassy Marcasite crystals. $30.00

FeS2

9745
MARCASITE - Thumbnail

 
Vintírov, Sokolov, Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic One only - An “extremely” fine piece 3.2 x 2.0cm composed of many Marcasite crystals of various habits. A very, very fine piece!  $25.00

FeS2

9753
MARCASITE - Thumbnail

 
Cap Blanc-Nez (Escalles), Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France One only - A 2.9cm almost perfectly round textured sphere (58 grams) with a sprinkling of tiny lustrous Marcasite crystals. $30.00

FeS2

9754
METASWITZERITE

 
Iron Monarch open cut, Iron Knob, Middleback Range, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia One only - Very lustrous pale pink silky micaceous crystals on matrix. $15.00

Mn32+(PO4)2·4H2O   

50801
MICROCLINE variety AMAZONITE
 
              
Crystal Creek, Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado, USA One only -A very fine lustrous piece 2.7 x 3.0cm of turquoise coloured Amazonite. $30.00   

K(AlSi3O8)

9702
MILLERITE in QUARTZ variety CHALCEDONY - Thumbnail
AB
 
US highway 27 road cut, Halls Gap, Lincoln Co., Kentucky, USA Two only of these Quartz geodes with wonderful "feathery" sprays of golden brassy-brown Millerite across each vug! A) 1.0 x .8cm spray $30.00; B) A "bushy" group 1.5 x 1.0cm $45.00 

NiS

9746
MIMETITE
  

 
Potosí Mine (El Potosí Mine), Francisco Portillo, West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Municipio de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico One only - A most "excellent" 3.7 x 2.0cm (36 grams) piece consisting of two spherules 2.0 x 2.0cm and 1.0 x 1.8cm of highly lustrous vitreous butterscotch coloured Mimetite from this location with pinkish-white rhombic Calcite. $30.00

Pb5(AsO4)3Cl

9747
MIMETITE on SEGNITITE - Thumbnail


 
San Rafael Mine, Quartz Mountain camp, Lodi District, Lodi Hills, Nye Co., Nevada, USA One only - A very fine piece with grain-like lustrous white Mimetite crystals on Segnitite matrix 3.5 x 2.0cm with hoppered Adamite crystals.  $15.00

Pb5(AsO4)3Cl / PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6

9870
MUSCOVITE - Thumbnail

 
Nello Teer Crabtree Creek Quarry, Raleigh, Wake Co., North Carolina, USA One only - A very, very fine example of this mineral with stubby hexagonal translucent rich chocolate brown crystals on matrix 1.5 x 2.1cm.    $30.00

 KAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2

9810
NATIVE LEAD - Thumbnail


 
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden One only - A pretty "coral-like" fan of greyish-white to white Lead off matrix. $20.00

Pb

9869
NATROLITE - Thumbnail

 
Grahams Quarry, Kellows Road, Cosgrove, City of Greater Sheppard, Victoria, Australia One only -  Extremely fine specimen! Sprays of pinky-beige acicular crystals in vugs in basalt +/- Analcime crystals on matrix 3.3 x 1.9cm. $12.00

Na2(Si3Al2)O10.2H2O   

50802
NORBERGITE

 
Franklin Quarry, Franklin Marble, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA One only - Light brown crystalline material in calcite matrix. $10.00

 Mg3SiO4F2   Mg3SiO4F2

50317
OLIVENITE

 
Majuba Hill Mine, Antelope District, Pershing County, Nevada, USA One only - A fine example of this mineral - The matrix is covered with lustrous glassy green crystals. $12.00

Cu2(AsO4)(OH)

50318
OPAL variety OPAL-AN on TOPAZ

 
Mina Veronica, El Copetillo, Municipio de Villa García, Zacatecas, Mexico One only - A 2.0 cm stack of colourless glassy (Hyalite) perched on a 2.0cm beautiful reddish-brown Topaz crystal with Hyalite phantom  $30.00

  SiO2·nH2O

9735
ORTHOCLASE


 
Grimsel Pass, Grimsel area, Hasli Valley, Bern, Switzerland One only - Highly lustrous opaque white to light grey rhombic crystals with a greasy lustre to 2.0cm forming a geometric stack 4.0 x 3.0cm. Just a very pretty piece!   $30.00

  KAlSi3O8

9748
ORTHOCLASE
  

 
Acushnet Quarry, Acushnet, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA One only -  A pretty stack (2.8 x 2.0cm) of Orthoclase coated with tiny lustrous dark olive green Chlorite crystals from 1.0 to 2.0cm. The largest crystals has little Orthoclase crystals protruding from the crystal.    $25.00

  KAlSi3O8

9749
PECTOLITE - Thumbnail
AB

 
Jeffrey Mine ("Johns-Manville Mine"), Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada Two only - Groups of fine colourless to silvery-white translucent lamellar crystals to A) 1.5cm and B) 1.8cm with silky lustre.  $20.00

   NaCa2Si3O8(OH)

9751
PHENAKITE - Thumbnail
Beryl Gem Claims, Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA One only - Very sharp glassy prismatic colourless Phenakite crystals on matrix. $15.00

Be2SiO

50319
PLANCHÉITE
AB
Kamoya South II Mine, Kamoya, Kambove District, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo Two only - Superb! Rich coverage of lustrous chatoyant acicular light blue crystals and spherules of crystals on matrix +/- vitreous green Malachite. $15.00

Cu8(Si4O11)2(OH)4·H2O

50900
PREHNITE - Thumbnail

 
Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA One only - A pretty piece with a 1.5cm greenish-grey sphere perched on a small piece of matrix. $30.00   

  Ca2Al(Si3Al)O10(OH)2

9750
PREHNITE - Thumbnail
 
 
Bombay Quarry, Mumbai District (Bombay District), Maharashtra, India One only - A pretty grouping of lustrous pale green globules forming matrix with Okenite on the reverse side.   $25.00   

  Ca2Al(Si3Al)O10(OH)2

9752
PYRARGYRITE

 
San José Mine, Nieves, Municipio de General Francisco Murguia, Zacatecas, Mexico One only - Sharp doubly terminated lustrous black metallic crystals in vugs in matrix 2.4 x 2.2cm. $20.00

Ag3SbS3

50650
PYRITE
    

 
Kunyang Mine, Jinning Co., Kunming Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China One only - A lovely 2.0 x 1.0cm piece comprised of brassy crystals of various habits. $20.00

FeS2

9755
PYRITE - Thumbnail
AB   

 
Area 29 North, Main Level, Nanisivik Mine, Nanisivik, Baffin Island, Nunavut Territory, Canada Two only - These two specimens are indicative of Pyrite from this location.  You could have 10 specimens and the crystal habits would all be deferent. These are two extremely fine pieces!   A) 2.5 x 2.0cm $25.00;  B) 2.8 x 2.0cm $30.00 

FeS2

9756
PYRITE - Thumbnail
Clay pit, Rettigheim, Mühlhausen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany One only of this extremely fine 3.2 x 2.6 x 2.0cm odd shaped piece (52 grams) composed entirely of tiny lustrous brassy Pyrite crystals! $35.00  

FeS2

9757
PYRITE - Thumbnail

 
Trabzon Province, Black Sea Region, Turkey One only - A very fine textured 1.5cm octahedron crystal off matrix.   $20.00 

FeS2

9758
PYRITE - Thumbnail

 
Lockesburg, Sevier Co., Arkansas, USA One only - Too cute! A 1.3cm geometric sphere of small tightly compacted Pyrite crystals. An excellent piece!   $25.00

FeS2

9759
PYRITE


 
Eagle Mine, Gilman, Gilman District, Eagle Co., Colorado, USA One only of this impressive 2.0cm piece! The label reads: "Iron Cross Twin". A very fine specimen! $30.00  

FeS2

9760
PYRITE

 
Rensselaer Quarry, Pleasant Ridge, Jasper Co., Indiana, USA One only! An extremely fine specimen! A lovely rectangle piece 1.5 x 1.0cm of lustrous brassy Pyrite crystals. $25.00

FeS2

9762
PYRITE

 
Schwaberer Quarry, Nehawka, Cass Co., Nebraska, USA One only of this extremely fine 3.2 x 2.2cm piece comprised of highly lustrous brassy Pyrite crystals of various habits.    $30.00 

FeS2

9763
PYRITE - Thumbnail
AB
French Creek Mines, St. Peters, Warwick Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA Two only of these unique and just beautiful little pieces with clusters of densely packed brassy yellow textured crystals on matrix. A) 1.0 x 1.4cm $25.00;  B) Two connected groups 1.4 x 1.4cm.   $30.00 

FeS2

9764
PYROMORPHITE - Thumbnail
     

 
Bunker Hill Mine, Bunker Hill properties, Kellogg, Coeur d'Alene District, Shoshone Co., Idaho, USA One only - An extremely fine piece 1.7 x 2.0 cm with highly lustrous gemmy yellow-orange prismatic crystals. A very pretty piece!   $25.00

Pb5(PO4)3Cl

9765
QUARTZ - Thumbnail
Green Monster Mountain, Prince of Wales Island, Ketchikan District, Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough, Alaska, USA One only -  A very example of Quartz crystal to 1.3cm with elongated transparent crystals appearing light pistachio green due to inclusions of possibly acicular Tourmaline crystals.   Quite a pretty piece!  $25.00

SiO2

9770
QUARTZ - Thumbnail
AB
 
Barrett quarry, Norfolk-Norwood, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA Two only - Extremely fine combination pieces with highly lustrous doubly terminated water-clear Quartz crystals on matrix with pale pink rhombic Dolomite crystals. A) 2.8 x 2.0cm $25.00;  B) 2.8 x 2.5cm  $35.00

SiO2

9771
QUARTZ

 
Route 55 road cut, Windsor, Ontario, Canada One only - A superb group of doubly terminated dark green to almost black Quartz (Chlorite inclusions) crystals from 1.0 to 2.5cm off matrix. $25.00

SiO2

9812
QUARTZ

 
Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada One only - An interesting group of black intersecting crystals to 3.4cm forming a "bowtie" off matrix.   $30.00

SiO2

9813
QUARTZ

 
Huachuca placers, Ash Canyon, Hartford District, Huachuca Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA One only - A very fine 3.3cm doubly terminated Quartz crystal with swirls of green Chlorite inclusions, which gives the crystal a very fine greenish colouring.  $30.00

SiO2

9816
QUARTZ

 
Namaqualand Metamorphic complex, Okiep Copper District, Namakwa District (Namaqualand), Northern Cape Province, South Africa One only - A 1.8cm doubly terminated Quartz crystal on and penetrated by a 2.0cm opaque white Quartz crystal giving the impression of a "phantom". Lovely. $30.00

SiO2

9817
QUARTZ variety AMETHYST

 
Jonesville, Union Co., South Carolina, USA One only - A sharp 1.5cm euhedral prismatic crystals on matrix.   $25.00

SiO2

9766
QUARTZ variety AMETHYST
Denny Mountain, King Co., Washington, USA One only - A sharp 2.5 sceptred crystals with metallic inclusions. A very fine piece! $20.00

SiO2

9767
QUARTZ variety AMETHYST
    

 
Serifos Island, Cyclade Islands, Kykládes Prefecture, Aegean Islands Department, Greece One only - A pretty piece with a 1.5cm Amethyst sceptre from this unusual locale.  $25.00

SiO2

9768
QUARTZ variety AMETHYST
    

 
Stanley Butte area, Stanley Butte, Stanley District, Santa Teresa Mts, San Carlos Indian Reservation, Graham Co., Arizona, USA One only - A pretty little piece with crossed very pale lilac transparent Amethyst crystals to 1.7cm. $25.00

SiO2

9811
QUARTZ variety CACTUS QUARTZ
   

 
Red Cloud Mine, Silver District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA One only - A very pretty piece with three spiral groupings of pale smoky lilac Cactus Quartz to 1.5cm on a 2.8cm base of Cactus Quartz. $35.00

SiO2

9815
QUARTZ variety ROSE QUARTZ
A

B
 

Berilo Branco claim, Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil Two only - "Superb" pieces!! A) A 1.7 x 1.7cm transparent highly lustrous pale pink crystal group. $30.00;  B) A 2.3 x 1.0cm group of translucent pale pink textured crystals. $30.00 

SiO2

9769
QUARTZ variety ROCK CRYSTAL - Thumbnail

 
Santa Lúcia, Planalto, Alto Uruguai region, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil One only - A 1.8cm radiating "floral" spray of lustrous colourless Quartz crystals.  It is just a very pretty little piece!   $30.00

SiO2

9772
QUARTZ variety SMOKY QUARTZ

 
Joe Bynum property, Vincent-Harpersville-Wilsonville District, Shelby Co., Alabama, USA One only -  A lovely 2.5cm sphere comprised completely of highly lustrous vitreous translucent Smoky Quartz points.  Very impressive!!   $30.00

SiO2

9814
QUARTZ variety ROCK CRYSTAL - Thumbnail

 
Clinton Jackson Quartz Prospect, Carroll Co., Virginia, USA One only - An absolutely "perfect" water-clear highly lustrous 2.2cm transparent Quartz crystal on matrix.  $25.00  

SiO2

9881
RAMSDELLITE - Thumbnail

 
Mistake Mine (Box Canyon deposits), Sam Powell Peak, Box Canyon District, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA One only - A very good example of this mineral with silvery black elongated tabular crystal frosted with acicular black crystals.  $30.00

Mn4+O2

9775
RHODOCHROSITE - Thumbnail
    

 
Shok-Karagai deposit, Eastern Kazakhstan Province (Vostochno-Kazakhstanskaya Oblast'), Kazakhstan One only -  A beautiful 2.2 X 1.3cm piece with superb colour as a frosted raspberry-red crystal. A fine addition to any collection.  $30.00

MnCO3

9776
RHODOCHROSITE - Thumbnail

 
San Antonio Mine, East Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Municipio de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico One only -  A beautiful specimen! - A piece gossan matrix capped with a 1.5cm dome of glassy light pink crystals. $30.00

MnCO3

9777
RHODOCHROSITE - Thumbnail
A  

 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru An extremely fine piece from this locale - "Wonderful" piece!! Groups of sharp scalenohedra deep rose-red transparent crystals on matrix. $35.00   

MnCO3

9778
RHODOCHROSITE - Thumbnail
B    

 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru An extremely fine piece from this locale - "Wonderful" piece!! Groups of sharp scalenohedra deep rose-red translucent  crystals on matrix.       $35.00

MnCO3

9778
RHODOCHROSITE - Thumbnail
    

 
Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada One only -  A very pretty piece with pale rose pink rhombic crystals on matrix 3.0 x 1.9cm. $30.00

MnCO3

9818
RHODOCHROSITE - Thumbnail

 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru One only -  An extremely fine textured doubly terminated reddish-pink 2.3cm scalenohedra off matrix. $30.00

MnCO3

9819
RHODOCHROSITE - Thumbnail

Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada One only - A pretty piece! Lustrous glassy red-brown stacked "mica-like" plates on matrix. $12.00

MnCO3

50601
RHODOCHROSITE - Thumbnail

 
Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada One only -  A pretty piece! A group of red-brown mica-like plates forming a semi-circle on Aegirine. $12.00

MnCO3

50602
RHODOCHROSITE - Thumbnail
Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada One only -  A pretty piece! A group of pale pink rhombohedral crystals off matrix. $12.00

MnCO3

50603
RHODOCHROSITE - Thumbnail

 
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru One only -  One only - Clusters of very pale pink to white crystals intergrown with colourless Quartz crystals.   $20.00

MnCO3

50708
RHODOCHROSITE - Thumbnail
     

 
Wutong Mine, Liubao, Cangwu County, Wuzhou prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China One only -  Very fine deep to paler pink rhombic crystal groups +/- Pyrite in matrix. $12.00

MnCO3

50907
ROSASITE - Thumbnail
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico One only - A beautiful colourful 2.6cm piece with rich coverage of sprays of silky bright blue-green acicular crystals with Smithsonite.   $30.00    

CuZnCO3(OH)2

9779
ROSASITE - Thumbnail
 
Fredrickson Mine, Goodsprings District, Clark County, Nevada, USA One only -  An "extremely" good piece 3.0 c 2.5cm with blue-green crystal groups with Hemimorphite on matrix. $15.00
 

Cu,ZnCO3(OH)2   

50320
ROSASITE - Thumbnail

 
Level 5, Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio de Mapimí, Durango State, Mexico One only - Very fine piece! Spherules of light blue Rosasite on matrix +/- green spherules of Malachite, Calcite, Adamite. $10.00
 

Cu,ZnCO3(OH)2

50652
SCHNEIDERHÖHNITE - Thumbnail

 
Boca Rica Claim, Sapucaia do Norte, Galiléia, Doce Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil One only - An extremely rare iron arsenate as highly lustrous well formed black crystals in groups on matrix with Karibibite and Scorodite. $35.00 

Fe2+Fe3+3As3+5O13

50706
SEGNITITE
AB

 
San Rafael Mine, Quartz Mountain camp, Lodi District, Lodi Hills, Nye Co., Nevada, USA Two only of these very fine pieces with very rich coverage of dark olive green spherules of Segnitite on matrix A) 2.8 x 2.0; B)3.0 x 1.5cm.  $15.00

PbFe3+3AsO4(AsO3OH)(OH)6

9871
SIDERITE with BARYTE

 
Frostburg, Allegany Co., Maryland, USA One only of this old time piece! This location has been closed for many years. Rich coverage of dark highly lustrous vitreous deep brick-red crystals on matrix 2.8 x 2.0cm with lustrous colourless Baryte.  $25.00  

FeCO3

9872
SIDERITE / RUTILE - Thumbnail

 
Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada One only - A very nice piece! Tiny metallic black Rutile crystals on sharp yellow-green Siderite crystals. $15.00

FeCO3

50604
SIDERONATRITE - Thumbnail

 
Sulphur pit, Crescent Valley, Eurecka County, Nevada, USA One only - Rich coverage of chatoyant lustrous straw-coloured acicular crystals on matrix. $15.00

Na2Fe3+(SO4)2(OH).3H2O

50321
SIEGENITE with GALENA - Thumbnail
Buick Mine, Bixby, Viburnum Trend District, Iron Co., Missouri, USA One only - A very fine 2.0 x 1.0cm piece from this classic locale! Euhedral brassy crystals with sharp Galena crystals.  A very fine piece     $35.00

CoNi2S4 

9781
SIEGENITE - Thumbnail

 
Nanisivik Mine, Nanisivik, North Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada One only -  Groups of silvery-black tetrahedral crystals on Pyrite rich matrix. $12.00 CoNi2S4

CoNi2S4

50605
SPERRYLITE - Thumbnail
A

B   

 

Broken Hammer Deposit, Wisner Township, Sudbury District, Ontario, Canada Two only - Silvery-black cubo-octahedral metallic crystal on Quartz/Epidote matrix. A) 2 sharp metallic crystals to 1.6mm on Quartz/Epidote matrix; B) A fine piece with fine crystals. $75.00  

PtAs2

50600
SPESSARTINE - Thumbnail
    

 
Little Three Mine (Little 3 mine), Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego Co., California, USA One only - A rare "beauty" as a glassy gemmy orange crystal group perched on white Clevelandite matrix 2.7 x 1.0cm  It is just an extremely fine crystal with perfect colouring.    $35.00 

Mn32+Al2(SiO4)3

9783
SPESSARTINE - Thumbnail
    

 
Garnet Hill Mine, Garnet Hill, Calaveras Co., California, USA One only - A A fine piece with a very deep red ( to almost black) dodecahedron perched on matrix 2.5 x 1.5cm. .   $30.00

Mn32+Al2(SiO4)3

9784
SPESSARTINE - Thumbnail
ACD

 
Pederneira claim, São José da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil Four only - Superb crystal colour variations of these naturally etched irregular glassy red-brown crystals showing stacked growth lines.    A - $25.00;  $20.00

Mn32+Al2(SiO4)3

9785
SPESSARTINE
Rutherford No. 3 pegmatite, Amelia, Amelia Co., Virginia, USA One only - A very fine highly lustrous deep red 2.0mm crystal on Quartz matrix. A RARE FIND AT THIS LOCATION!  $20.00  

Mn32+Al2(SiO4)3

9873
SPHALERITE
Thomasville Crushed Stone Quarry, Thomasville, Jackson Township, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA One only - A pretty piece with two groups of dull to lustrous steel grey groupings on pink matrix 2.5 x 2.5cm. $15.00

ZnS

9874
SPHALERITE

 
Codorus Stone & Supply Co. Quarry, Emigsville, East Manchester Township, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA One only - A nice 1.0 x 1.0cm group of amber coloured crystals off matrix.   $10.00

ZnS

9875
SPHALERITE

 
Hanson Plum Run Quarry, Peebles, Adams Co., Ohio, USA One only -  A nice 1.5 x 1.5 cm group of lustrous deep reddish-brown crystals off matrix.  $15.00

ZnS

9876
SPHALERITE - Thumbnail

 
San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna District, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru One only -  An unusual piece - a 2.25cm columnar of highly lustrous silvery crystals.    $30.00

ZnS

9786
SPHALERITE - Thumbnail

 
Charles Pfizer & Co. Inc. quarry, Gibsonburg, Sandusky Co., Ohio, USA One only - A 30 gram stack of very highly lustrous dark brown crystals 3.0 x 2.5cm.   $25.00

ZnS

9787
SPHALERITE - Thumbnail
AB 
 
Standard Slag Quarry, Adams Co., Ohio, USA Two only of these extremely fine pieces - Deep reddish-brown iridescent crystals A) 1.4 x 1.4cm; B) 2.6 x 1.6cm  $30.00

ZnS

9788
SPHALERITE - Thumbnail

 
Nentsberry Haggs Mine, Nent Valley, Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England, UK Two only of these lovely pieces with lustrous transparent brown crystal with Quartz on matrix. This locality has been closed to collectors for 20 years. A) 1.6 x 3.0cm; B) 2.7 x 2.0cm  $30.00

ZnS

9789
SPHALERITE - Thumbnail
Force Crag Mine (Force Craig Mine), Coledale, Braithwaite District, Cumbria, England, UK One only - All the old Cumbrian mines are now closed to collectors. This is an old piece with highly lustrous black crystals with Siderite crystals. $30.00

ZnS

9790
SPHALERITE - Thumbnail
Berry Materials Corp. Quarry (North Vernon Plant), North Vernon, Jennings Co., Indiana, USA One only -  An impressive piece! A fine stack of lustrous silvery-black crystal with a many growth faces.   $35.00

ZnS

9791
SPHALERITE - Thumbnail
Iron Cap Mine, Landsman Camp (Landsman group), Aravaipa, Santa Teresa Mts, Aravaipa District, Graham Co., Arizona, USA One only - An extremely fine grouping of deep yellow to almost brown crystal group perched on the side of matrix  3.1 x 3.1cm. $35.00 

ZnS

9792
SPHALERITE - Thumbnail

 
North Quarry, Dundas Quarry, West Flamborough Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada One only - A very fine2.5cm grouping of individual lustrous dark brown to almost black crystals. $30.00  

ZnS

9820
SPINEL - Thumbnail

 
Des Cedres Dam, Notre-Dame-du-Laus, Antoine-Labelle RCM, Laurentides, Québec, Canada One only - A fine piece with sharp black tetrahedral crystals on matrix. $35.00   

MgAl2O4

9793
SPINEL - Thumbnail
MacDonald Island, Baffin Island, Nunavut Territory, Canada A) A very fine 7.0mm black crystals on glassy prismatic crystals of (?) $20.00; B) A very fine vitreous black 1.1cm crystal on matrix.  $25.00   

MgAl2O4

60621
STELLERITE - Thumbnail
AB
New Goose Creek Quarry, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, USA Two only - Highly lustrous clusters of orangey-yellow crystal groups off matrix. $20.00

    Ca4(Si28Al8)O72·28H2O

5223
STELLERITE - Thumbnail
AB

C

Sokolovskoe Iron Mine, Rudny, Kostanay Province, Kazakhstan Three only - Three very, very fine pieces with lustrous glassy yellow crystal groups. A; C $30.00; B $25.00

Ca4(Si28Al8)O72·28H2O

9795
'STILBITE'
AB    C
 
Old Goose Creek Quarry, Leesburg, Loudoun Co., Virginia, USA Three only of these very pieces with lustrous silky elongated prismatic crystals on matrix A) 2.4 x 2.5cm;B) 2.0 x 2.2cm; C) 2.3 x 1.5cm $15.00   9883
'STILBITE'

 
Chantilly Quarry, Chantilly, Loudoun Co., Virginia, USA A pretty 2.0 x 2.0cm piece with a lovely 1.0cm elongated prismatic crystal perched on the side of Hydroxyapophyllite-(K) matrix. $15.00   9877
'STILBITE'
Malmberget, Gällivare, Lappland, Sweden One only - Lovely piece! A very pretty piece with very lustrous transparent to translucent colourless to yellow crystal sprays and fans on matrix.     $30.00     9794
'STILBITE'
AB
Pashan quarries, Pashan, Pune District (Poonah District), Maharashtra, India Two only of these very fine pieces with highly lustrous silky pearly white crystals with 'Heulandite' A) 3.2cm base with a 2.2 x 1.1cm ; B) 2.0cm base with a 1.6 x 2.0cm    $30.00     9797
STILBITE-Ca
Vaijapur, Aurangabad District, Maharashtra, India One only - An extremely fine classic "bowtie" crystal grouping of lustrous pearly white crystals. $25.00

  NaCa4(Si27Al9)O72·28H2O

9796
TITANITE
AB  CD


 

Bull Run Quarry, Conklin, Loudoun Co., Virginia, USA Very fine pieces with lustrous orangey-pink discoidal crystals on matrix with Prehnite, 'Byssolite', Epidote $10.00

CaTiSiO5

EF

9854
THOMSONITE-Ca

 
Wind Mountain, Cornudas Mountains, Otero County, New Mexico, USA One only - Extremely fine piece! A very fine group of white acicular crystals to elongated thin tabular crystals in vugs in syenitic matrix. $15.00

NaCa2(Al5Si5)O20·6H2O  

50322
TOPAZ

 
Artroyos Mine, Potrillos, Sierra de San Francisco, América-Sapioris District (Potrillos), Municipio de Coneto de Comonfort, Durango, Mexico One only -  A very fine piece Hyalite perched on a very fine transparent red-brown 2.0cm prismatic crystal with many inclusions of acicular (?) crystals.    $30.00 

Al2SiO4F2

9799
TOPAZ

 
Mina Veronica, El Copetillo, Municipio de Villa García, Zacatecas, Mexico One only -  A very fine cluster of intergrown translucent ed-brown crystals with Hyalite.    $30.00 

Al2SiO4F2

9800
TOPAZ

 
Thomas Range, Utah, USA One only - An exceptional piece! A highly lustrous gemmy pinkish-beige 1.3cm crystal with flawless termination on matrix.     $30.00 

Al2SiO4F2

9821
UVITE

 
Brumado (Bom Jesus dos Meiras), Bahia, Brazil One only - A superb aesthetic piece with highly lustrous transparent gemmy red crystals on matrix. $30.00

Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(F/OH)

9801
VANADINITE
     

 
J.C. Holmes Mine, Temporal Gulch area, Patagonia, Wrightson District, Santa Rita Mts, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA One only - A superb aesthetic piece with highly lustrous transparent gemmy dark reddish-orange crystals with an iridescent sheen on matrix 2.4 x 2.3cm. $30.00

Pb5(VO4)3Cl

9802
VANADINITE variety  ARSENATIAN VANADINITE
B
Erupción Mine, Los Lamentos Mountains, Municipio de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico Two only - Absolutely beautiful specimens! Two only of these superb pieces - with very highly lustrous silky dark brown crystals. A) $35.00;  B) $25.00

Pb5(VO4)3Cl

9803
VANADINITE
AB
Pure Potential Mine (North Geronimo Mine), Silver District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA Two only of these very fine pieces with lustrous pedion-terminated bright orange-red prismatic crystals on matrix. $25.00

Pb5(VO4)3Cl

5226
VARISCITE

 
de Linde Pits, Dug Hill, Avant, Garland County, Arkansas, USA One only - A very pretty 2.0 x 2.4cm piece with rich coverage of lustrous glassy blue-green crystals on matrix.   $30.00

 AlPO4·2H2O

9804
VASHEGYITE
B
 
Kociha, Rimavská Sobota Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia Two only of this rare phosphate! Massive white Vashegyite aggregate with small greenish Volborthite crusts and pale bluish Allophane veinlets. $15.00

Al11(PO4)9(OH)6·38H2O

50108
VAUQUELINITE
AB   

 
Potter-Cramer Mine (Potter Cramer property), Vulture District, Vulture Mts, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA Two only - Highly lustrous very dark olive green crystals (30x) in vug in matrix. $12.00

CuPb2(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)

50323
VESUVIANITE
Jeffrey Mine ("Johns-Manville Mine"), Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada One only - A fine example with sharp light to darker pink to purple crystals on matrix 2.5 x 1.2cm. $25.00

(Ca,Na)19(Al,Mg,Fe)13(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4(OH,F,O)10

5241
VESUVIANITE - Thumbnail

 
Jeffrey Mine ("Johns-Manville Mine"), Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada One only - A fine example with sharp light to darker pink to purple crystals on matrix 2.5 x 1.2cm. $30.00

(Ca,Na)19(Al,Mg,Fe)13(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4(OH,F,O)10

9822
VIVIANITE - Thumbnail

 
Mullica Hill, Harrison Township, Gloucester, New Jersey, USA One only - A very fine 3.0cm "hedgehog" of thin elongated tabular blue-grey crystals. A very interesting piece! $35.00

Fe32+(PO4)2·8H2O

9805
VOLKONSKOITE - Thumbnail

 
Green carbonate boulder, Palca River alluvials, Independencia, Ayopaya Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia One only - Extremely rare but not very aesthetic! Blue green to grass green inclusions in Magnesite/Dolomite. $20.00 

Ca0.3(Cr,Mg)2(Si,Al4O10(OH)2·4H2O

50701
WARDITE - Thumbnail
AB   

 
Pirineus claim, Monte Belo, Itinga, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil Two only - Extremely fine pieces - Sharp colourless to white crystals. $15.00 NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4·2H2O

NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4·2H2O

50707
WAVELLITE - Thumbnail

 
Bachman Mine, Hellertown, Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA One only - A fine 3.0 x 2.5cm matrix richly covered with sharp colourless crystals. Collected by Marge Matula 25 years ago. $12.00

Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3.5H2O

50324
WAVELLITE - Thumbnail

 
Mauldin Mountain Quarries, Mauldin Mountain, Montgomery County, Arkansas, USA One only - Beautiful blue spheres of glassy prismatic crystals. $12.00

Al3(PO4)2(OH)3·5H2O

50581
'WOLLASTINITE-2M' - Thumbnail
AB
Sarabau Mine (Lucky Hill Mine), Bau, Kuching, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia Two only of this rare mineral - Patches of pinkish to white silky acicular crystals on matrix. $15.00

CaSiO3

50908
WULFENITE 

 
Red Cloud Mine, Silver District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA One only -  $25.00  

PbMoO4

9878
WULFENITE - Thumbnail

 
San Rafael Mine, Quartz Mountain camp, Lodi District, Lodi Hills, Nye Co., Nevada, USA One only - Very rich coverage of colourless to opaque white flattened tabular crystals on matrix. Very pretty pieces from this location. $10.00

PbMoO4

50325
WULFENITE - Thumbnail

 
San Rafael Mine, Quartz Mountain camp, Lodi District, Lodi Hills, Nye Co., Nevada, USA One only - Very rich coverage of colourless to opaque white flattened tabular crystals on matrix. Very pretty pieces from this location. $10.00

PbMoO4

50326
WULFENITE - Thumbnail

 
79 Mine, Chilito, Hayden area, Banner District, Drippings Springs Mountains, Gila County, Arizona, USA One only - From this classic locality! Brilliant orange tabular crystals. $12.00 

PbMoO4

50327

     

 
     
 

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