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Mixed Minerals

Friday, 20 January 2017 04:00 PM

Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including augelite, hydroxylherderite, and zincite and more from places like Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada, Keyes mine, Orange, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, United States, and Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States.

Augelite

#BN46169
Locality
Rapid Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada 
Formula
Al2PO4(OH)3 
Availability
Available
Price
$60.00
Size
5.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
phosphate  

Excellent, large green crystals with blue Lazulite inclusions.


Augelite

Formula
Al2PO4(OH)3 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
colorless, yellow, yellow green, white, light blue 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
4.5-5 
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Hydroxylherderite

#BN46196
Locality
Keyes mine, Orange, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, United States 
Formula
CaBePO4(OH) 
Availability
Available
Price
$160.00
Size
8 x 4 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
phosphate , beryllium  

Numerous pale yellow 4-6mm Hydroxylherderite crystals. Several older labels with the specimen including a Dr. David Garske label stating that it was from the Gunnar Bjareby collection.


Hydroxylherderite

Formula
CaBePO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, blue green, colorless, greenish white, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-5.5 
Collection
Dr. Buford L. Nichols Collection

Zincite

with Franklinite - #46262
Locality
Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States 
Formula
ZnO 
Availability
Available
Price
$75.00
Size
7 x 5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Dark red platy Zincite crystals to 4cm.


Zincite

Formula
ZnO 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Fibrous, Granular, Disseminated 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
yellow, dark yellow, dark red, orange 
Streak
yellowish orange 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Pyramidal 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
4-5 
Collection
Dr. Buford L. Nichols Collection
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