July 14, 2017

 

Minerals H ~ O

** All documentation included

A very fine selection of minerals!

 

'HECTORITE' - TN
SOLD
 
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 - TN
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
HEMIMORPHITE
Beltana Mine, Puttapa, Leigh Creek, North Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia One only - Very fine highly lustrous colourless sprays on matrix. $8.00

Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O

9007
HIORTDAHLITE II
Kipawa alkaline complex, Les Lacs-du-Témiscamingue, Témiscamingue RCM, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, Canada One only of this rarity as rather crude orange crystal chunks in Agrellite matrix from this now closed location. $15.00

(Na,Ca)4Ca8Zr2(Y,Zr,REE,Na)2(Si2O7)4(O3F5)

9045
HOWIEITE
Laytonville Quarry, Laytonville, Coastal Range, Mendocino Co., California, USA Type locality! One only - A very fine piece with lustrous flat-lying black radiating sprays on matrix. $10.00

Na(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al,Mg)12(Si6O17)2(O,OH)10

9047
HYDROMAGNESITE M-586 **
Hunting Hill Quarry, Rockville, Montgomery Co., Maryland, USA One only -  Blades of Hydromagnesite on Hyalite after Hydromagnesite. Collected November 20, 1983, mounted December 3, 1983    $12.00

Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2·4H2O

9825
KUPLETSKITE
Junguni Hill, Balaka District, Malawi One only of this rare and "very" aesthetically challenged piece. Think of it as a "locality" piece. $8.00

 K2NaMn72+Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)4F

9064
LAMPROPHYLLITE
Material'naya Adit, Yukspor Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia One only for the species collector as dark golden-brown mica-like plates from this locale. A species collector piece as it is definitely aesthetically challenge! $10.00

(SrNa)Ti2Na3Ti(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2

9065
LAZURITE - TN

 
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 - TN

 
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
LIMONITE AFTER PYRITE M-1020 **
near Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland, USA One only -  Two intergrown Pyrite crystals which have pseudomorphed to Limonite. Received from Al Pribula, mounted December 9, 1991   $12.00

 (Fe,O,OH,H2O)

9698
MAGNETITE M-483 **
SOLD

Hunting Hill quarry (Rockville Crushed Stone Quarry), Rockville, Montgomery Co., Maryland, USA One only - A single cubic crystal showing dodecahedra structure and second and third stage growth.  Matrix identified at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington DC as Aragonite.  Collected by E.R. Quick.    $12.00

Fe2+Fe23+O4

9827
MAGNETITE M-33 **

Hunting Hill quarry (Rockville Crushed Stone Quarry), Rockville, Montgomery Co., Maryland, USA One only - Clusters of modified cubic crystals on matrix.  Collected by E. R. Quick and his wife June 11, 1972.    $12.00

Fe2+Fe23+O4

9828
MAGNETITE - TN

 
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
MALACHITE after AZURITE - TN

 
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
MANGANOGRUNERITE (DANNEMORITE)
Brunnsjögruvan, Grythyttan, Hällefors, Västmanland, Sweden One only -  A rare item as a non-descript piece of fibrous material of the magnesium-iron-manganese super group. $15.00

◻Mn2Fe52+Si8O22(OH)2

9030
MARCASITE - TN

 
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 - TN

 
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 - TN

 
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
MARCASITE M-25 **

Campbell's Quarry, Marriottsville, Maryland, USA One only - Crystals taken from a vug in a specimen which was mostly Calcite and Pyrite, The Marcasite has a Calcite crystal on it. Collected by Waldren Patch December 4, 1972, mounted May 27, 1972     $12.00

FeS

9829
MCGUINNESSITE M-957 **

Hunting Hill quarry (Rockville Crushed Stone Quarry), Rockville, Montgomery Co., Maryland, USA One only - Greenish-blue spheres on matrix. Collected by him April 24, 1988, mounted June 2, 1991    $12.00

CuMgCO3(OH)2

9830
MILLERITE in QUARTZ variety CHALCEDONY - TN
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
MOSANDRITE-Ce
Eveslogchorr Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia One only - This is NOT a pretty piece!  As a transparent pale honey-beige mass on matrix. $8.00

(Ca3Ce)[(H2O)2Ca0.50.5]Ti(Si2O7)2(OH)2(H2O)2

9084
MUSCOVITE - TN

 
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
NATROLITE, PYRITE, CALCITE M-1158 **
Gen Star Quarry, Churchville, Hartford County, Maryland, USA One only - Irregular shaped Pyrite crystals scattered in clear to white needles of Natrolite and clear intergrown rhombic Calcite. Collected by him June 12, 1993, mounted June 16, 1993    $12.00

Na2(Si3Al2)O10·2H2O

9831
NATROLITE, PYRITE, CALCITE M-1160 **
Gen Star Quarry, Churchville, Hartford County, Maryland, USA One only - Irregular shaped Pyrite crystals scattered in clear to white needles of Natrolite and clear intergrown rhombic Calcite. Collected by him June 12, 1993, mounted June 16, 1993    $12.00

Na2(Si3Al2)O10·2H2O

9832
NATROLITE - TN

 
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
OLIVENITE - TN

 
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
TN
 
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
OSUMILITE
Funtanafigu Quarry, Marrubiu, Mt. Arci, Oristano Province, Sardinia, Italy One only - A very fine 1.0mm highly lustrous texture very dark blue crystal in a vug in matrix. $12.00

KFe22+(Al5Si10)O30

9026
       
 

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