Rare Mineral Specimens #4 (Sold Out)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 (email@example.com) us your picks. We expect these to go fast. No photos available.
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Nantan meteorites, Nandan Co., Hechi Prefecture, China
Sample on meteorite with sawn bottom and exterior alteration. According to the David Shannon label
this meteorite fell in 1516.
Cadmoselite (TL) SOLD
Ust' Uyok, Turan, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
Small capsule containing a black fine grained powder. From type locality and one of only three localities worldwide.
Bismarkshall Mine, Judhartz, Germany
Minerals Unlimited label
Small orange tan grain in a capsule, interesting borate mineral.
Kubitaka, Punia, DRC
Mineralogical Research Company label
Sample containing several small grains and powder of a dark material.
Tanco Mine, Bernic Lake, Lac-du-Bonnet area, Manitoba, Canada
Small vial with dozens Hafnon grains less than 0.75mm mixed with quartz sand grains.
Uncommon Zircon analog.
Hochelageite (TL) SOLD
Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
Snow white radial sprays to 1mm in 2mm groups associated with Siderite and Andradite(?) amongst other unidentified. Excellent specimen.
Juanitaite (TL) SOLD
150' level Gold Hill mine, Tooele Co., Utah
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
Lautite (TL) SOLD
Lauta, Marienberg District, Saxony, Germany
Small amount of grains and small fragments in a capsule.
Lithiotantite (TL) SOLD
Ognevka, Kalba Range, Kazajhstan
Extremely rare mineral. Single tiny grain less than 0.5mm in a capsule on Cassiterite.
Mundite (TL) SOLD
Kobokobo, Kivu, DRC
Rich coverage of several earthy canary yellow grains 1-2mm. Extremely rare pegmatitic uranyl phosphate.
Nullaginite (TL) SOLD
Otway Ni deposit, Nullagine, Western Australia, Australia
Chip to 4mm plus 3 others to about 1mm
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.
Panasqueiraite (TL) SOLD
Panasqueira Mine, Panasqueira, Portugal
Quartz specimen with 7mm of pinkish crystalline Panasqueiraite, a rare primary phosphate. Two reported worldwide localities.
Peisleyite (TL) SOLD
Tom's quarry, Kapunda, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia
White earthy mineral. Type and only Locality for a strange complex phosphate.
Guanape Islands, Peru
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.
Ledyanoi placer, Gal'moenan ultrabasic massif, Korf, Kamchatka Oblast', Far-Eastern Region, Russia
David Shannon label
Satpaevite (TL) SOLD
Balasauskandyk V Deposit, Karatau Range, Kazakhstan
Extremely rare. Single capsule specimen with a single small grain inside it. Type locality and
one of only 2 localities.
Greenbushes Sn placers, Western Australia, Australia
Type locality specimen, a capsule 1/8 full of an off brown powder.
Swambo Hill, Katanga, DRC
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.
Vajdakite (TL) SOLD
Svornost Mine, Jáchymov, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Type locality specimen, consisting micro pale green unimpressive, crusts and crystals. Rich. Extremely rare nonetheless. Classic Euro locality.
Vismirnovite (TL) SOLD
Mushiston Deposit, Tajikistan
Small black grain, around .75mm. There are very few Tin-Zinc minerals and most are sulfides.
Bismark, Chihuaua, Mexico
Capsule specimen containing a number of grains, the largest is a little less the a millimeter. Sample has been Microprobed.