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Rare Minerals for Sale List #5

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Please find below your email with rare species. This is on a first come first serve basis and will be posted to the website tomorrow at this time. Please email us your picks asap to dakotamatrix@gmail.com. Once you place your order you will receive an invoice generated through our website.

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27244 SOLD
Chauvai Sb-Hg Deposit, Alai, Osh Oblast, Kyrgyzstan
Identified by Dr. Igor Pekov
This extremely rare sulfosalt is next to imposable to see in the capsule, but is a small silver grain in one end of the capsule. Identified by Dr. Igor Pekov.
$25   $20

Tagilsk, Urals, Russia
4mm grain in capsule.
$35   $30

Arsenpolybasite SOLD
Chañarcillo, Copiapó prov., Atacama, Chile
Three or four black heavy grains in capsule.
$35   $30

33972 SOLD
Ashburton Downs, WA, Australia
Sky blue veinlets in 2cm piece.
Type Locality

Donpeacorite SOLD
Balmat, New York, United States
Type locality
A Balmat classic, Donpeacorite is just one of those weird Pyroxene minerals.  Several grains in a capsule, the largest is around 3mm
$30   $25

Francoannellite SOLD
K3Al5(PO4)2(HPO4)3 12H2O
Grotte di Castellana, Puglia, Italy
Earthy white grains in small vial. Two locality mineral
Type Locality

McGillite SOLD
Sullivan Mine, Kimberley, BC, Canada
2x2cm specimen with good coverage of pink Mcgillite. One of the few minerals named after a school.
2 locality mineral. Type Locality.

Buca della Vena mine, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Tiny grey grains with other metallics.
Type and Only Locality
$50   $45

Sinkankasite with Fluellite SOLD
Type locality
Barker pegmatite, Pennington County, South Dakota, United States
Excalibur label
Sinkankasite is a rare phosphate mineral.  This sample takes the form of a small cluster of thin needle like crystals on a muscovite matrix.

K1-x(Ca,Na)2ThSi8O20 (x=0.2 to 0.4)
Mont St. Hilaire, Rouville Co., Quebec, Canada
Micromount box
Phillips Collection
Steacyite is a rare Uranium and thorium containing silicate that comes from its type locality at Mont St Hilaire.  A chip with several dark zones to .75 mm.
$25   $20

Sternbergite AVAILABLE
Jachymov, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Cureton label
The main sample is a chip a little over a cm square, but the Sternbergite takes the form of a small tarnish metallic grain around .3 mm in diameter.
$35    $30

Tanteuxenite SOLD
Yinnietharra Station, Pilbara, WA, Australia
1cm heavy black mass.

Thermonatrite AVAILABLE
Owens lake, Inyo Co., California, United States
Cureton label
Small vial contain around .1 ml of a fine white salt grains.
$30   $25

Thuhualite SOLD
Opo Bay, Tuhua Island, New Zealand
2mm garin in capsule. Three locality mineral.

Titanowodginite AVAILABLE
Type Locality
Tanco mine, Manitoba, Canada
Cureton label
This is a rare mineral that occurs in complex zoned pegmatites of the LCT type.  Both Cesium and Tantalum are mined in this giant intrusion, which hosts more then 70% of the worlds Cesium.  The various members of the Wodginite group are used as ore minerals when they occur in large enough amounts.  Capsule with several dark grains to 1 mm, mixed with white matrix. Found in only a handful of localities worldwide.
$60   $55

Tucekite SOLD
Rocheservières, Vendée, Pays de Loire, France
Grains less than 0.5mm in matrix with possible millerite.

Twinnite SOLD
Jas Roux, Haute Alpes, France
Cureton label
Named for its habit of twinning, this is a somewhat uncommon sulfosalt.  A small cluster of grains is visible.

33973 SOLD
Uchucchucua Mine, Oyon, Lima, Peru
Grey metallic grains in matrix. 1cm
Type Locality

Varulite SOLD
Type Locality
Verutrask pegmatite, Skelleftea, Vasterbotten, Sweden
Capsule – 1cm piece.
Phillips Collection
An interesting and rare pegmatitic phosphate, this is a large capsule with a “lump” around a cm long in one end.
$35    $30

Xocomecatlite SOLD
Centennial Eureka mine, Tintic dist., Juab Co., United States
Cureton label
Single perfect little green ball around .25 mm in diameter sitting on a bed of small clear crystals.

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