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Gold & Rare Minerals

Friday, 02 February 2018 06:00 PM

Introducing the "Gold & Rare Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including dzhalindite, fluorbritholite-(y), gold, nabalamprophyllite, and raisaite and more from places like Dzhalinda Sn deposit, Malyi Khingan Range, Siberia, Russia, Vyuntspakhk Mt., W. Keivy, Kola Peninsula, Russia, Harvard mine, Jamestown, Tuolumne Co., California, United States, Mica mine, Kovdor Massif, Kola, Russia, and Sentyabr'skoe Ag-Au deposit, Ilirney ore district, Western Chukotka, Russia.

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Dzhalindite - 44113
Dzhalindite - 44113

Dzhalindite

#44113
Locality
Dzhalinda Sn deposit, Malyi Khingan Range, Siberia, Russia 
Formula
In(OH)3 
Availability
Sold
Size
107 x 1.0 x 0.9 cm - Cabinet 
Special Info
Type Locality 

Yellow to orange mineral of Dzhalindite, a pseudomorph after Indite. Scarce. Identified by Dr. Igor Pekov.


Dzhalindite

Formula
In(OH)3 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Color
yellow brown 
Streak
yellow white 
Class
Isometric - Diploidal 
Hardness
4-4.5 
Special Info
Type Locality

Fluorbritholite-(Y)

#BN48243
Locality
Vyuntspakhk Mt., W. Keivy, Kola Peninsula, Russia 
Formula
(Y,Ca)5(SiO4)3
Availability
Available
Price
$20.00
Size
0.1 x 0.1 x 0.1 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
REE mineral  
Special Info
Type Locality 

Root beer colored 1mm grain.


Collection
Don Phillips Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

Gold

on Quartz - #48230
Locality
Harvard mine, Jamestown, Tuolumne Co., California, United States 
Formula
Au 
Availability
Available
Price
$495.00
Size
2.5 x 2.3 x 2.1 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
native element  

A stunning and gorgeous large Gold leaf protruding form its white Quartz matrix. The Gold leaf measures 2.1 x 1.4 cm. Overall it is 5.26 grams.


Gold

Formula
Au 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Arborescent, Platy, Granular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
yellow, pale yellow, orange, yellow white, reddish white 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Hackly 
Hardness
2.5-3 
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Gold

#48265
Locality
Harvard mine, Jamestown, Tuolumne Co., California, United States 
Formula
Au 
Availability
Available
Price
$325.00
Size
1.6 x 1.6 x 0.9 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
native element  

An excellent and very showy leaf Gold to 1.2 x 0.9cm, 1.7 grams total.


Gold

Formula
Au 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Arborescent, Platy, Granular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
yellow, pale yellow, orange, yellow white, reddish white 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Hackly 
Hardness
2.5-3 
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Nabalamprophyllite

#46465
Locality
Mica mine, Kovdor Massif, Kola, Russia 
Formula
Na3(BaNa)Ti3(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2 
Availability
Available
Price
$55.00
Size
3 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Special Info
Type Locality 
Special Info
XRD Confirmed 
Special Info
EDS Confirmed 

Tiny brown grains and stringers up to 2mm. Found in perakaline pegmatites. Rare.


Nabalamprophyllite

Formula
Na3(BaNa)Ti3(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Adamantine 
Color
brown, yellowish brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
Special Info
Type Locality
Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed
NEW IMA
Raisaite - 49293

Raisaite

#49293
Locality
Sentyabr'skoe Ag-Au deposit, Ilirney ore district, Western Chukotka, Russia 
Formula
CuMg[Te6+O4(OH)2]ยท6H2
Availability
Available
Price
$195.00
Notes
Discounts/Promos do NOT apply to this item
Size
4 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm - Miniature 
Special Info
XRD Confirmed 
Special Info
EDS Confirmed 
Special Info
Type & Only Locality 
Special Info
Author's Material 

A tiny less than 1mm groups and clusters of sky blue Raisaite. There are two groups and the crystals not visually defineable. Very rare new mineral. This is was recently described by Dr. Igor Pekov and this specimen was one of his study pieces. Verified of course. No photo since I am here in Tucson and have not my equipment. 


Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed
Special Info
Type & Only Locality
Special Info
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