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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
Aktashite
Cu6Hg3As4S12
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

33983
Anilite AVAILABLE
Tagilsk, Urals, Russia
4mm grain in capsule.
$35   $30

33975
Arsenpolybasite SOLD
Chañarcillo, Copiapó prov., Atacama, Chile
Three or four black heavy grains in capsule.
$35   $30

33972 SOLD
Ashburtonite
Ashburton Downs, WA, Australia
Sky blue veinlets in 2cm piece.
Type Locality
$25

PD33701
Donpeacorite SOLD
(Mn,Mg)MgSi2O6
Balmat, New York, United States
Type locality
Phillips
A Balmat classic, Donpeacorite is just one of those weird Pyroxene minerals.  Several grains in a capsule, the largest is around 3mm
$30   $25

3971
Francoannellite SOLD
K3Al5(PO4)2(HPO4)3 12H2O
Grotte di Castellana, Puglia, Italy
Earthy white grains in small vial. Two locality mineral
Type Locality
$35

33980
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.
$95

33974 AVAILABLE
Pillaite
Buca della Vena mine, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Tiny grey grains with other metallics.
Type and Only Locality
$50   $45

PD33712
Sinkankasite with Fluellite SOLD
Type locality
H2MnAl(PO4)2(OH)*6(H2O)
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.
$30

PD33711
Steacyite AVAILABLE
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

PD33705
Sternbergite AVAILABLE
AgFe2S3
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

33976
Tanteuxenite SOLD
Yinnietharra Station, Pilbara, WA, Australia
1cm heavy black mass.
$25

PD33714
Thermonatrite AVAILABLE
Na2CO3•(H2O)
Owens lake, Inyo Co., California, United States
Cureton label
Small vial contain around .1 ml of a fine white salt grains.
$30   $25

33981
Thuhualite SOLD
Opo Bay, Tuhua Island, New Zealand
2mm garin in capsule. Three locality mineral.
$40

PD33720
Titanowodginite AVAILABLE
Type Locality
MnTiTa2O8
Tanco mine, Manitoba, Canada
Capsule
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

33982
Tucekite SOLD
Rocheservières, Vendée, Pays de Loire, France
Grains less than 0.5mm in matrix with possible millerite.
$75

PD33700
Twinnite SOLD
Pb(Sb,As)2S4
Jas Roux, Haute Alpes, France
Thumbnail
Cureton label
Named for its habit of twinning, this is a somewhat uncommon sulfosalt.  A small cluster of grains is visible.
$40

33973 SOLD
Uchucchacuaite
Uchucchucua Mine, Oyon, Lima, Peru
Grey metallic grains in matrix. 1cm
Type Locality
$40

PD33710
Varulite SOLD
Type Locality
NaCaMn(Mn,Fe+2,Fe+3)2(PO4)3
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

PD33706
Xocomecatlite SOLD
Cu3Te+6O4(OH)4
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.
$50

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