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Michigan & Mixed Minerals

Friday, 12 May 2017 06:00 PM

Introducing the "Michigan & Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including calcite, kingite, and uranophane and more from places like Pugh quarry, Wood Co., Ohio, United States, Gold Quarry mine, Eureka Co., Nevada, United States, and Bullion-Monarch mine, Marysvale, Piute Co., Utah, United States.

Calcite

with Baryte - #PD46902
Locality
Pugh quarry, Wood Co., Ohio, United States 
Formula
CaCO3 
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 6 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Dogtooth Calcite with doubly terminated crystals to 1.7cm and opaque, pearly white Baryte crystals to 5mm. Just a nice Midwest combination specimen from this well-known quarry.


Calcite

Formula
CaCO3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Stalactitic, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white, pink, yellow, brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Phillips Collection
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Kingite

with Tyuyamunite - #BN46893
Locality
Gold Quarry mine, Eureka Co., Nevada, United States 
Formula
Al3(PO4)2F2(OH)·7H2
Availability
Available
Price
$55.00
Size
4 x 4 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
phosphates  

White, radiating crystals of Kingite to 2mm with yellow Tyuyamunite crusts.


Kingite

Formula
Al3(PO4)2F2(OH)·7H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Platy, Irregular Grains, Nodular 
Color
white 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Dr. Buford L. Nichols Collection
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Uranophane

#PD46898
Locality
Bullion-Monarch mine, Marysvale, Piute Co., Utah, United States 
Formula
Ca(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2·5H2
Availability
Available
Price
$45.00
Size
7 x 5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Yellow pulverulent coating of Uranophane on siltstone matrix with unidentified platy green crystals. Ex. Charles Lewis collection.


Uranophane

Formula
Ca(UO2)2SiO3(OH)2*5(H2O) 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Earthy, Massive - Fibrous 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
yellow, yellow brown, yellow green, yellow orange, light yellow 
Streak
yellowish white 
Class
Monoclinic - Sphenoidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
2.5 
Collection
Phillips Collection

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