January 29, 2018

 

 Minerals A ~ H

Thumbnail specimens - micro / macro crystals

Small cabinet pieces + matrix pieces

 

ALTAITE
Hilltop Mine, Organ District, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, USA This is a very rare Pb Te mineral. Stringers or surface coatings with a brilliant silvery-white metallic lustre. $10.00; $12.00

PbTe

669
ANATASE
Dodo Mine, Saranpaul, Khantymansi Okrug, Tyumenskaya Oblast', Prepolar Ural, Western Siberia region, Russia Extremely fine pieces! Lustrous black metallic adamantine octahedral crystals on schist.  $10.00

TiO2

17
ANATASE
Doucy, La Léchère (Notre Dame de Briançon), Tarentaise valley, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France One only - Very sharp translucent to transparent gun-metal blue crystals on matrix.  $10.00

TiO2

23
DESCLOIZITE
Preguiça Mine, Sobral da Adiça, Beja District, Portugal Two only of these unusual pieces with dark brown Descloizite crystals pseudomorph after tabular Vanadinite. $10.00

PbZn(VO4)(OH)

200
EPIDOTE
AB
Parc à Dennement, Rivière de Coloas, La Réunion, Republique de France Very, very fine pieces - Highly lustrous prismatic crystals - usually on a rim of white (?) in vugs in basalt +/- Prehnite A) euhedral glassy dark green; B) light yellow-green transparent sprays.   $10.00

{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

2
EPISTILBITE
Puu O Ehu Quarry, Oahu, Hawaii, USA Very, very fine pieces with extremely fine colourless transparent terminated prismatic crystals A) 2.0mm crystal; B) a 1.5mm 3 crystal group; C) 2 sets of 2 parallel growth crystals with lustrous colourless 'Chabazite'.   A) $10.00; B & C $12.00

CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O

596
FRESNOITE
Esquire No. 7 claim, Big Creek, Rush Creek deposit, Big Creek-Rush Creek District, Fresno County, California, USA Type locality! Two only of this very rare mineral! Tiny (40x) vitreous pale yellow crystals on matrix. $12.00

Ba2Ti(Si2O7)O

310
GLAUCONITE

Gurdan, Ghasri, Gozo Island, Malta Highly lustrous light beige to very dark brown "smooth pebble-like" crystals of various sizes in matrix.  These are very nice pieces!      $10.00

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

260
GRATONITE

AB

Atalaya Mine, Rio Tinto Mines, Minas de Riotinto, Huelva, Andalusia, Spain Good examples of this rare mineral! Groups of lustrous metallic black prismatic crystals. Collection Gilbert Gauthier - Paris - 1 x $12.00; $15.00

Pb9As4S15

262
GYPSUM variety SELENITE
Crich Quarry, Crich, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom Two only as highly lustrous water-clear striated thin to thick elongated prismatic crystals on matrix.    $10.00

CaSO4 · 2H2O

147
HAYNESITE
Repete Mine, Blanding, San Juan County, Utah, USA One only - Sprays of bright lemon-yellow acicular crystals on matrix. $10.00; $12.00; $15.00; $20.00

From the original discovery date November 26, 1986 The adit collapsed many years ago. All specimens mounted and signed by Patrick E. Haynes

(UO2)3(OH)2(SeO3)2 · 5H2O

479
HERBERTSMITHITE
San Francisco Mine, Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Province, Chile Three only of this "rare" minerals as very highly lustrous light bluish-green crystals on matrix. $20.00

Cu3Zn(OH)6Cl2

758
HOLLANDITE
416

519

Rattlesnake Mine, Luis Lopez Manganese District, Socorro County, New Mexico, USA Very, very good pieces! Extremely fine silvery black acicular to almost fibrous crystal mats on matrix.     $10.00

 Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16

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