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Mixed Minerals

Friday, 20 January 2017 04:00 PM

Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including augelite, falsterite, footemineite, hydroxylherderite, kipushite, and lavoisierite and more from places like Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada, Estes quarry, Cumberland Co., Maine, United States, Foote mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, United States, Keyes mine, Orange, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, United States, Kipushi mine, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Punta Gensane, Torino, Piedmont, Italy.

Augelite

#BN46169
Locality
Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada 
Formula
Al2PO4(OH)3 
Availability
Available
Price
$60.00
Size
5.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
phosphate  

Excellent, large green crystals with blue Lazulite inclusions.


Augelite

Formula
Al2PO4(OH)3 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
colorless, yellow, yellow green, white, light blue 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
4.5-5 
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Falsterite

#BN46179
Locality
Estes quarry, Cumberland Co., Maine, United States 
Formula
Ca2MgMn22+(Fe2+Fe3+)2Zn4(PO4)8(OH)4 · 14H2
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 2 x 2 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral  

Black to dark green formless crystals with Quartz. EDS verified by Excalibur. See prov. tab.


Collection
Dr. Buford L. Nichols Collection

Footemineite

#BN46180
Locality
Foote mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, United States 
Formula
Ca2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4·6H2
Availability
Available
Price
$125.00
Size
4.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral  
Special Info
Type Locality 

Honey yellow crystal clusters to 1mm with excellent coverage. This is type locality and one of only two worldwide localities.


Footemineite

Formula
Ca2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4·6H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Bladed 
Cleavage
Good, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
4.5 
Collection
Dr. Buford L. Nichols Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

Hydroxylherderite

#BN46196
Locality
Keyes mine, Orange, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, United States 
Formula
CaBePO4(OH) 
Availability
Available
Price
$160.00
Size
8 x 4 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
phosphate , beryllium  

Numerous pale yellow 4-6mm Hydroxylherderite crystals. Several older labels with the specimen including a Dr. David Garske label stating that it was from the Gunnar Bjareby collection.


Hydroxylherderite

Formula
CaBePO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, blue green, colorless, greenish white, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-5.5 
Collection
Dr. Buford L. Nichols Collection

Kipushite

#BN46292
Locality
Kipushi mine, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo 
Formula
Cu6(PO4)2(OH)6·H2
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
phosphate , copper  
Special Info
Type Locality 

Dark green clusters of Kipushite.


Kipushite

Formula
Cu6(PO4)2(OH)6·H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
emerald green 
Streak
light blue 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
Collection
Dr. Buford L. Nichols Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

Lavoisierite

#BN46291
Locality
Punta Gensane, Torino, Piedmont, Italy 
Formula
Mn82+[Al10(Mn3+Mg)][Si11P]O44(OH)12 
Availability
Available
Price
$75.00
Size
5 x 3 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Special Info
Type Locality 

Elongated acicular and bladed crystals to 3mm with dark red piemontite. Rich. 


Collection
Dr. Buford L. Nichols Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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