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Rare Mineral Specimens #4 (Sold Out)

Hi Folks!!

Please find below a listing of rare mineral species.

These select Species are pre-offered from the Don Phillips Collection by email first & are posted online a day or so later. If you would like to be placed on our species collector list to get a preview of our Rare Mineral Listings, please send us an email at dakotamatrix@gmail.com.

Each are small specimens, less than 1cm or in a capsule, and are either type locality or worldwide rare and have a unique chemistry. This is on a first come first serve basis and these are one of a kind specimens (probably no duplicates). Please email (dakotamatrix@gmail.com) us your picks. We expect these to go fast. No photos available.

If you place an order via email you will receive an order confirmation of the samples you got under the name Admin Shopper and will be contacted shortly by one of the DMM team with your total including shipping/handling fees.

If you place an order via the shopping cart you will receive and email confirmation of your order & it can be viewed any time in your User Account.

Akaganeite SOLD
beta Fe+3(O,OH,Cl)
Nantan meteorites, Nandan Co., Hechi Prefecture, China
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Sample on meteorite with sawn bottom and exterior alteration.  According to the David Shannon label
this meteorite fell in 1516.
$30

Cadmoselite (TL) SOLD
CdSe
Ust' Uyok, Turan, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
Capsule
Excalibur label
Small capsule containing a black fine grained powder.  From type locality and one of only three  localities worldwide.
$45

Ericaite SOLD
(Fe+2,Mg,Mn)3B7O13Cl
Bismarkshall Mine, Judhartz, Germany
capsule
Minerals Unlimited label
Small orange tan grain in a capsule, interesting borate mineral.
$35

Foordite SOLD
Sn(Nb,Ta)2O6
Kubitaka, Punia, DRC
Capsule
Mineralogical Research Company label
Sample containing several small grains and powder of a dark material. 
$75

Hafnon SOLD
HfSiO4
Tanco Mine, Bernic Lake, Lac-du-Bonnet area, Manitoba, Canada
vial
Cureton label
Small vial with dozens Hafnon grains less than 0.75mm mixed with quartz sand grains.
Uncommon Zircon analog. 
$30

Hochelageite (TL) SOLD
(Ca,Na,Sr)(Nb,Ti,Si,Al)4O11*8H2O
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
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Cureton label
Snow white radial sprays to 1mm in 2mm groups associated with Siderite and Andradite(?) amongst other unidentified.  Excellent specimen.
$55

Juanitaite (TL) SOLD
Bi(Cu,Ca,Fe)10(AsO4)4(OH)11*2(H2O)
150' level Gold Hill mine, Tooele Co., Utah
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Ann Williams label
Quartz matrix with green and blue coatings of Tyrolite, Cornwallite
and Brochantite.  A small arrow points to a vug with small yellow crystals of
Juanitaite.
$35

Lautite (TL) SOLD
CuAsS
Lauta, Marienberg District, Saxony, Germany
Capsule
Small amount of grains and small fragments in a capsule. 
$25

Lithiotantite (TL) SOLD
Li(Ta,Nb)3O8
Ognevka, Kalba Range, Kazajhstan
Capsule
Excalibur label
Extremely rare mineral.  Single tiny grain less than 0.5mm in a capsule on Cassiterite.
$75

Mundite (TL) SOLD
Al(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)3*5(H2O)
Kobokobo, Kivu, DRC
Capsule
Cureton label
Rich coverage of several earthy canary yellow grains 1-2mm. Extremely rare pegmatitic uranyl phosphate.
$150

Nullaginite (TL) SOLD
Ni2(CO3)(OH)2
Otway Ni deposit, Nullagine, Western Australia, Australia
Chip to 4mm plus 3 others to about 1mm
Cureton label
This is a very rare Nickel carbonate. The mineral itself is
from the type locality and one of only a couple of localities worldwide. Associated with other unidentified minerals.
$40

Panasqueiraite (TL) SOLD
CaMg(PO4)(OH,F)
Panasqueira Mine, Panasqueira, Portugal
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Cureton label
Quartz specimen with 7mm of pinkish crystalline Panasqueiraite, a rare primary phosphate. Two reported worldwide localities.
$35

Peisleyite (TL) SOLD
Na3Al16(SO4)2(PO4)10(OH)17*20(H2O)
Tom's quarry, Kapunda, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
Capsule
Cureton label.
White earthy mineral. Type and only Locality for a strange complex phosphate.
$25

Phosphammite SOLD
(NH4)2HPO4
Guanape Islands, Peru
Cureton label.
XRD specimen, beige powder in a capsule, natural Ammonium phosphate, artificial
ammonium phosphate is the chemical used in most "grow your own crystals" kits
as it is non toxic and readily forms large crystals.
$40

Platinum SOLD
Pt
Ledyanoi  placer, Gal'moenan ultrabasic massif, Korf, Kamchatka Oblast', Far-Eastern Region, Russia
3mm nugget.
David Shannon label
$40

 
Satpaevite (TL) SOLD
Al12V2V6O37*30(H2O)
Balasauskandyk V Deposit, Karatau Range, Kazakhstan
Capsule
Excalibur label.
Extremely rare. Single capsule specimen with a single small grain inside it. Type locality and
one of only 2 localities. 
$95

Stibiotantalite  SOLD
SbTaO4
Greenbushes Sn placers, Western Australia, Australia
Capsule
Type locality specimen, a capsule 1/8 full of an off brown powder.
$30   $20

Swamboite SOLD
UH6(UO2)6(SiO4)6*30(H2O)
Swambo Hill, Katanga, DRC
Chip
Small yellow poorly formed crystals on matrix.  Around 1 cm in length.  Interesting Uranium mineral from its type locality associated with possible Soddyite.
Fairly rare and has only 2 localities.
$40

Vajdakite (TL) SOLD
[(MoO2)2(H2O)2As2O5]*(H2O)
Svornost Mine, Jáchymov, Bohemia, Czech Republic
thumbnailExcalibur label.
Type locality specimen, consisting micro pale green unimpressive, crusts and crystals. Rich. Extremely rare nonetheless.  Classic  Euro locality.
$75

Vismirnovite (TL) SOLD
ZnSn+4(OH)6
Mushiston Deposit, Tajikistan
capsule
Excalibur label
Small black grain, around .75mm. There are very few Tin-Zinc minerals and most are sulfides.
$50

Xilingolite SOLD
Pb3Bi2S6
Bismark, Chihuaua, Mexico
Capsule
Cureton label
Capsule specimen containing a number of grains, the largest is a little less the a millimeter. Sample has been Microprobed.
$50

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