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Rare Mineral Specimens #1 (Sold Out)

Select Rare Mineral Specimens offered from the Don Phillips Collection by email

Below is a list of 20 rare minerals from the Don Phillips collection for you to pick and choose. Each are small specimens, less than 1cm or in a capsule and are either type locality or are worldwide rare and have a unique chemistry.This is on a first come first serve basis and these are one of a kind specimens (no duplicates).Please email(dakotamatrix@gmail.com)us your picks ASAP, we expect these to go fast. No photos. Also see a special announce at the bottom of this listing.

Select Species offered from the Don Phillips Collection


Listing #1 May 16, 2012


Studtite -- SOLD
(UO2)O2(H2O)2
Menzenschwand, Black Forest,Germany`
Capsule`
Small Grains and powder in a pill capsule.
Old Excalibur label.  
$30


Thoreaulite -- SOLD
SnTa2O6
Punia Mine , Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo
Thumbnail
Green massive coating, on a thumbnail size speciman.
Four localities worldwide, not including this locality.
Cureton Label.
$40


Bauranoite -- SOLD
BaU2O7 4-5(H2O)
Tulukui Mine, Krasnokamensk,East Siberia, Russia
Thumbnail
Massive speciman, dull brown in color. Type and Only Locality.
$50


Downeyite -- SOLD
SeO2
Burnside,Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, United States
Glass vial with small reddish spots on the wall of the glass.  As it was only
stopped with a cork, it appears to have absorbed some water from the air.
$20


Flagstaffite -- SOLD
C10H22O3
Near San Francisco Peak, near Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
Capsule
Two small white crystals around .5mm.  Very strange stuff.Type and only locality.
$50


Uchucchacuaite -- SOLD
AgPb3MnSb5S12
Orcopampa, Peru`
Capsule
Crystal is around 1mm long and .5mm wide in matrix. `A dark sulfide mineral with
a fairly odd chemical composition. Cureton label.
$45


Rabejacite -- SOLD
Ca(UO2)4(SO4)2(OH)6*6(H2O)
Rabejac Mine, Le Puech, Herault, France
Capsule
Small grains with microscopic yellow crystals to 1/8 mm. Type locality.
$30


Tantalcarbide -- SOLD
TaC
Nizhnii Tagil, Ekaterinburgskaya Oblast, Middle Urals, Russia
Capsule
Black to grey powder and small grains. Type and Only Locality. Cureton label.
$50


Wakefieldite-(Y) --SOLD
Y(VO4)
White Tank Mountains, Maricopa Co, Arizona, United States
Thumbnail
Small xls present in vugs and pits in the 1cm sample. Cureton label.
$65


Moschellandsbergite -- SOLD
Ag2Hg3
Moschellandsberg, Bavaria, Germany
Capsule
Small grains of powder and one 3 mm lump. Cureton label.
$35


Seelite -- SOLD
Mg(UO2)2(As3+O3)2-x(As5+O4)x*7H2O (x=.6)
Rabejac Mine, Le Puech, Herault, France
Capsule
Small chips to 2mm covered in Seelite. Type Locality. Cureton label.
$50


Kettnerite -- SOLD
CaBiO(CO3)F
Three Muskateers mine, Mohavi Co. Arizona
Thumbnail
Specimen with Wulfenite, Bisbutite, and Scheelite. Has small vugs with
mineralization. 3cm specimen with rich coverage. Cureton label.
$35


Nukundamite -- SOLD
(Cu,Fe)4S4
Undu Mine, Nukundamu, Fiji
Type Locality piece,
Capsule,
Two small grains about 1-1.5 mm each.
$25


Eskolaite -- SOLD
Cr2O3
Merume River, Mazaruni-Potato Dist., Guyana
Capsule
Five small grains in a capsule, Two grains are around 2 mm, the other 3 are
around 1 mm. Black grey in color, rounded, likely placer origin.
$25


Moluranite -- SOLD
H4U4+(U6+O2)3(MoO4)7*18H2O
Cerro Picacho, Sonora,
Thumbnail
Specimen around a centimeter and a half in length, and 7 mm in width. Dark Brown
to black in color.Globo de Plomo (Sid Williams) label.
$50


Indium -- SOLD
In
East Transbaikal Russia,
Capsule
Native indium metal, single grain about .5 mm.
$25


Guyanaite -- SOLD
Cr3+O(OH)
Merum River, Mazaruni-Potato Dist.,Guyana`
Capsule
Around 3/4 of the capsule is full of small grains 3-4mm in size.  The
capsule is around 2 cm in length and 5mm in width. Type & Only Locality.
$60


Kemmlitzite
(Sr,Ce)Al3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Kemmlitz, Saxony, Germany,
Capsule
Around 10 small grains to 1/10 mm. Brown in color. Type Locality.
$30   $20


Uralolite -- SOLD
Ca2Be4(PO4)3(OH)3*5(H2O)
Boevskoe Be deposit, Southern Urals, Russia
Capsule
Small white grains in a capsule, type locality, 1- 2 mm grain, with 3 or 4 small
grains of indeterminate size.
$45



Tychite -- SOLD
Na6Mg2(SO4)(CO3)4
Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co, Californa,United States
Single crystal around .25 mm in size. David Shannon label.
$25



Poyarkovite -- SOLD
Hg3ClO
Elena, Durango, Mexico
Thumbnail
Small red grain to 6 mm, loose specimen.  Really strange chemistry.
Collector's Stope label.
$35

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