July 20 2017

 

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A very fine selection of minerals!

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

Be2SiO

50319
POVONDRAITE
Cristalmayu valley, Cristalmayu, Cristalmayu sub-district, Alto Chapare District, Chapare Province, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia Type locality! One only as very fine highly lustrous black crystals in matrix. $15.00

NaFe33+(Fe43+Mg2)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3O

9111
PREHNITE - TN

 
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 - TN
 
 
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
PYRITE - TN
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 - TN
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 - TN

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

FeS2

9758
PYRITE - TN

 
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 - TN
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
PYRITE ON DOLOMITE M-44  

 
Campbell's Quarry, Marriottsville, Maryland, USA One only - Fine euhedral metallic yellow crystals on Dolomite.  Counted September 30, 1972, mounted November 15, 1972    $12.00

FeS2

9840
PYRITE ON DOLOMITE M-47 ** 
SOLD
 
Campbell's Quarry, Marriottsville, Maryland, USA One only - Sharp brassy yellow metallic crystals on Dolomite.  Collected September 30, 1972, mounted November 15, 1972    $12.00

FeS2

9841
QUARTZ - TN
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 - TN
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, PYRRHOTITE, CALCITE M-399   **
SOLD
Howard Montgomery Quarry, Howard County, Maryland, USA One only -  Two Quartz crystals surrounded by Calcite with a single crystal perched on top in a calcite matrix with Pyrrhotite inclusions. Collected in the company of George Brewer and Herb Corbett September 7, 1976    $12.00

SiO2

9833
RHENIITE

 
Kudriavy volcano, Iturup Island, Kuril Islands, Sakhalinskaya Oblast', Far-Eastern Region, Russia One only - A rather pretty little piece of dull matrix richly coverage with tiny lustrous black metallic crystals. $15.00

 ReS2

9113
RHODOCHROSITE - TN
    

 
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 - TN

 
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 - TN
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 - TN
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
RUTILE M-112  **
Howard Montgomery Quarry, Howard County, Maryland, USA One only - A cluster of metallic black parallel crystals in a Calcite, Dolomite matrix. Company of George Brewer and Herb Corbett March 23, 1975, mounted June 7, 1975    $12.00

TiO2

9834
RUTILE M-397 **
SOLD
Howard Montgomery Quarry, Howard County, Maryland, USA One only - A "knee-like" crystal with a couple of slender individual crystals on top with Pyrite and Albite. Collected in the company of George Brewer and Herb Corbett September 7, 1976, mounted November 26, 1980    $12.00

TiO2

9835
RUTILE M-398  **
Howard Montgomery Quarry, Howard County, Maryland, USA One only -  A group pf slender needles sandwiched between crystals of Albite and rhombic Calcite. Collected in the company of George Brewer and Herb Corbett September 7, 1976, mounted November 26, 1980     $12.00

TiO2

9836
SEKANINAITE
Dolní Bory, Žďár nad Sázavou, Vysočina Region, Moravia, Czech Republic Type locality! One only - Aesthetically challenged basic dull black material on matrix. $15.00

Fe22+Al3(AlSi5)O18

9130
SIDERITE / RUTILE - TN

 
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 - TN

 
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
SILVER M-409  **
SOLD
Bunker Hill Mine, Bunker Hill properties, Kellogg, Coeur d'Alene District, Shoshone Co., Idaho, USA One only -  Tiny microscopic crystals seemingly octahedral in shape on a Limonite matrix. Best at 80x Received from Robert Jaxells at Baltimore Mineral Society Symposium 1979, mounted February 17, 1981    $12.00

Ag

9837
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
STELLERITE - TN
AB
Sokolovskoe Iron Mine, Rudny, Kostanay Province, Kazakhstan Two of these very, very fine pieces with lustrous glassy yellow crystal groups. A $30.00; B $25.00

Ca4(Si28Al8)O72·28H2O

9795
TETRAFERRIPHLOGOPITE
Cappelen Quarry, Søve Mines, Fen complex, Nome, Telemark, Norway One only - A rather crude but artistic piece of highly lustrous deep golden-brown Tetraferriphlogopite off matrix. $12.00

KMg3(Si3Fe3+)O10(OH)2

9138
VERMICULITE variety BATAVITE
Kropfmühl Mine, Kropfmühl, Kropfmühl-Untergriesbach Graphite Mining District, Untergriesbach, Lower Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany One only - A rather nice translucent honey-brown 1.4 x 1.0cm piece of the variety of Vermiculite. $10.00

Mg0.7(Mg,Fe3+,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O

9069
VERMICULITE variety BATAVITE
Heß quarry, Wurlitz, Oberkotzau, Münchberg Metamorphic complex, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany One only - A piece of matrix as lustrous golden-brown wafers.  $8.00

Mg0.7(Mg,Fe3+,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2O

9143
VINOGRADOVITE
SOLD
Kirovskii apatite mine, Kukisvumchorr Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia One only as creamy beige translucent crystals on on matrix. $10.00  

Na4Ti4(Si2O6)2[(Si,Al)4O10]O4 · (H2O,Na,K)3

9145
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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