Rare Minerals for Sale List #5
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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.
Tagilsk, Urals, Russia
4mm grain in capsule.
Chañarcillo, Copiapó prov., Atacama, Chile
Three or four black heavy grains in capsule.
Ashburton Downs, WA, Australia
Sky blue veinlets in 2cm piece.
Balmat, New York, United States
A Balmat classic, Donpeacorite is just one of those weird Pyroxene minerals. Several grains in a capsule, the largest is around 3mm
Grotte di Castellana, Puglia, Italy
Earthy white grains in small vial. Two locality mineral
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
Sinkankasite with Fluellite SOLD
Barker pegmatite, Pennington County, South Dakota, United States
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
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.
Jachymov, Bohemia, Czech Republic
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.
Yinnietharra Station, Pilbara, WA, Australia
1cm heavy black mass.
Owens lake, Inyo Co., California, United States
Small vial contain around .1 ml of a fine white salt grains.
Opo Bay, Tuhua Island, New Zealand
2mm garin in capsule. Three locality mineral.
Tanco mine, Manitoba, Canada
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.
Rocheservières, Vendée, Pays de Loire, France
Grains less than 0.5mm in matrix with possible millerite.
Jas Roux, Haute Alpes, France
Named for its habit of twinning, this is a somewhat uncommon sulfosalt. A small cluster of grains is visible.
Uchucchucua Mine, Oyon, Lima, Peru
Grey metallic grains in matrix. 1cm
Verutrask pegmatite, Skelleftea, Vasterbotten, Sweden
Capsule – 1cm piece.
An interesting and rare pegmatitic phosphate, this is a large capsule with a “lump” around a cm long in one end.
Centennial Eureka mine, Tintic dist., Juab Co., United States
Single perfect little green ball around .25 mm in diameter sitting on a bed of small clear crystals.