October 7, 2017

 

O ~ Z

 

 
OLIVENITE
El Guanaco Mine, Guanaco, Santa Catalina, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile One only - A "pretty" piece - Highly lustrous glassy green crystals on pale matrix. $10.00   

Cu2(AsO4)(OH)

9296
OSUMILITE

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

 (K,Na)(Fe2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)3(Si,Al)12O30    

9026
PHARMACOSIDERITE
   
Ting Tang Mine, West Clifford United Mines, Carharrack, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom One only - Glassy olive-green cubes in vugs in matrix. $8.00 

KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4·6-7H2O

9306
PHARMACOSIDERITE
AB
Northumberland Mine, Northumberland District, Nye County, Nevada, USA Two only - Very fine pin-mounts - Sharp vitreous pale yellow crystals on matrix. $10.00

KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4·6-7H2O

9307
PHILLIPSITE
 
Cupaello Quarry, Santa Rufina, Rieti, Rieti Province, Latium, Italy One only - A very lovely piece! Highly lustrous translucent spheres of vitreous greyish-white to colourless crystals on volcanic matrix. $10.00 5093
PLATTNERITE
   
San Antonio Mine, East Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Municipio de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico One only - A lovely piece - Very thin almost acicular lustrous red-brown crystals with fine Calcite. $10.00

PbO2

9309
PSEUDOBROOKITE
Brown Creek, Big Lue Mountains, Greenlee County, Arizona, USA One only - A very "fine" lustrous crystal in a vug. $8.00

Fe2TiO5

9311
PSEUDOMALACHITE
 
Bonanza Mine (Harquahala Mine), Bonanza and Golden Eagle Mine group, Martin Peak, Salome, Little Harquahala District, Little Harquahala Mts, La Paz County, Arizona, USA One only - Very lustrous dark green spheres with fine Dioptase crystals on matrix. $8.00 

Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4

9312
PYROMORPHITE
A
 
Iron Hill Mine, Spearfish, Carbonate District, Lawrence County, South Dakota, USA One only - Clusters of silvery grey-green barrel-shaped crystals.   $8.00

 Pb5(PO4)3Cl

9315
QUARTZ
Spitzleithe, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany One only as highly lustrous translucent brownish Quartz on matrix. A pretty little piece! $8.00

SiO2

9067
ROSELITE
Daniel Mine (St. Daniel Mine), Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany One only - A very fine and very pretty piece - Highly lustrous vitreous transparent rose-pink crystal son matrix. $10.00

Ca2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2·2H2O

9317
SEARLESITE
Cave Springs Borax Prospect, Fish Lake Marsh, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA One only - An extremely fine example of this mineral as elongated highly lustrous colourless crystals on matrix. $12.00

Na(H2BSi2O7)

9129
SÉNARMONTITE
Le Cetine de Cotorniano Mine, Chiusdino, Siena Province, Tuscany, Italy One only - A very fine micro! Highly lustrous tiny glassy coppery-red (slightly hoppered) octahedral crystals in matrix. $12.00

Sb2O3

5112
SHUISKITE
Saranovskii Mine, Saranovskaya Village, Gornozavodskii area, Permskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia One only as very fine highly lustrous silvery grey elongated prismatic crystals on matrix with Uvarovite. $15.00

Ca2MgCr2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · 2H2O

9131
SMITHSONITE
Kamariza Mine, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Mines, Lavrion District, Attikí Prefecture, Greece One only -  A very fine piece! Rich coverage of light beige to dark brownish crystals forming spherules dotted with white spheres of (?) on matrix. $10.00

ZnCO3

5083
SMITHSONITE
Akjoujt Mine (Guelb Moghrein Mine), Akjoujt, Inchiri Region, Mauritania One only - Good white to colourless glassy crystals on matrix. $8.00

ZnCO3

9320
SPADAITE Alvarado Mine, Gold Hill, Gold Hill District (Clifton District), Deep Creek Mts, Tooele Co., Utah, USA One only - Creamy white non-descript material on matrix. $12.00

MgSiO2(OH)2 · H2O (?)

9133
SPINEL Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy One only - A very fine micro! Very, very fine highly lustrous textured black tetrahedral crystals lining a vug in matrix. Original handwritten label included.  $12.00

MgAl2O4

5091
SPODUMENE Spodumene prospect ( Weinebene deposit), Brandrücken, Moschkogel - Weinebene area, Koralpe, Carinthia, Austria One only - A 2.3cm sample of this light grey mineral wit greasy lustre. $10.00

LiAlSi2O6

9025
STELLERITE Altai Mts (Rudnyi Altai), Eastern Kazakhstan Province, Kazakhstan One only as lustrous dark honey-orange crystals on matrix. $12.00

Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O

9134
STRONTIANJOAQUINITE
  
Mina Numero Uno, Clear Creek, Hernandez, Clear Creek area, Picacho Peak, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito County, California, USA Type locality! One only - A very fine piece - Glassy transparent yellow crystal on matrix. 

Sr2Ba2(Na,Fe)2Ti2[Si4O12]2O2(O,OH)2·H2O

9327
STRUNZITE Hagendorf, Waidhaur, Vohenstrauß, Oberpfälzer Wald, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany A very fine example of this phosphate from this classic locale! One only - Highly lustrous silky creamy beige Strunzite with tiny yellow-orange Laueite and highly lustrous tiny black Rockbridgeite on matrix. $12.00

Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2.6H2O

5121
SULPHUR
Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, Pershing County, Nevada, USA One only - Very very pale yellow to almost colourless glassy rounded crystal(s) on matrix. $8.00

S

9326
THOMSONITE-Ca
Mount Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples, Campania, Italy One only - A very fine micro with vitreous colourless crystals with superb colourless transparent Analcime in a vug in volcanic ejecta.    $10.00

NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

5124
'THOMSONITE'
AB
  
C
Highway 30 road cut, Goble Creek, Goble, Columbia Co., Oregon, USA Three only - Very fine pieces as small stacks of grey-white tabular crystals or spherules of chalk-white spiky crystals. $8.00 9334
TITANITE
Emmelberg, Üdersdorf, Daun, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany One only - A pretty piece with lustrous transparent pale orangey-pink crystals with very fine chocolate brown 'Biotite' and elongated prismatic colourless Fluorapatite crystals on matrix.   $10.00

CaTi(SiO4)O

5124
TURQUOISE Bishop Mine, Lynch Station, James River-Roanoke River Manganese District, Campbell County, Virginia, USA Two only - Lustrous tiny (30x) transparent green to blue-green crystals on matrix.  $8.00, $10.00

Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O

5250
WAVELLITE
Willard Mine, Willard District, Humboldt Range, Pershing County, Nevada, USA Two only of these fine pieces - Rich coverage of stubby colourless glassy crystals. $8.00

Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·5H2O

9336
WAVELLITE
Tom's quarry, Kapunda, North Mount Lofty Ranges, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia Unusual piece - One only - Glassy acicular crystals with Leucophanite. $10.00

Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·5H2O

9337
WAVELLITE
   

 
St John's Quarry, Kapunda, North Mount Lofty Ranges, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia One only - Lustrous colourless glassy elongated crystal sprays.  $8.00

Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3·5H2O

9340
WULFENITE
Stevenson-Bennett Mine (Stephenson-Bennett Mine), Organ District, Organ Mts, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA One only - Glassy to dull yellow thick tabular crystals on matrix. $8.00

Pb(MoO4)

9341
WULFENITE
AB
 
 
Xichang REE occurrence, Taihe intrusion, Xichang Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China Two only - Extremely fine transparent glassy stubby yellow crystals with Baryte.   $8.00

Pb(MoO4)

9347
ZIRCON
    
Malosa Mine, Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi One only - Orangey-brown crystals on matrix. $8.00 

ZrSiO

9348
ZUNYITE
Big Bertha Mine (Veta Grande Mine), Middle Camp-Oro Fino District, Dome Rock Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA One only as very pale transparent beige crystals on matrix. A pretty piece! $8.00

 Al13Si5O20(OH,F)18Cl

9148
       
 

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