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Mixed Minerals

Friday, 09 December 2016 06:00 PM

Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including andradite, kingite, and microcline and more from places like Buckwheat pit, Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States, Tom's Phosphate quarry, Kapunda, South Australia, Australia, and Cathedral Rock, Ravalli Co., Montana, United States.

Andradite

#PD45477
Locality
Buckwheat pit, Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States 
Formula
Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3 
Availability
Available
Price
$25.00
Size
3 x 2.5 x 3 cm - Thumbnail 

A fairly nice reddish brown crystal on a bit of matrix.


Andradite

Formula
Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Euhedral Crystals, Massive 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
black, yellowish brown, red, greenish yellow, gray 
Streak
white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
6.5-7 
Collection
Phillips Collection
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Kingite

#BN45956
Locality
Tom's Phosphate quarry, Kapunda, South Australia, Australia 
Formula
Al3(PO4)2F2(OH)·7H2
Availability
Available
Price
$30.00
Size
5 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
phosphate  

White, dull nodular mass.


Kingite

Formula
Al3(PO4)2F2(OH)·7H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Platy, Irregular Grains, Nodular 
Color
white 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Dr. Buford L. Nichols Collection
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Previously Sold Kingite
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Microcline

#45961
Locality
Cathedral Rock, Ravalli Co., Montana, United States 
Formula
KAlSi3O8 
Availability
Available
Price
$75.00
Size
9 x 6 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Sharp, well-formed, well-defined Microcline crystals to 2.5cm. Nice clean, damage free specimen. Collected by Chris van Laer in July of 2002.


Microcline

Formula
KAlSi3O8 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Blocky, Crystalline - Coarse, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
bluish green, green, gray, grayish yellow, yellowish 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness

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