Recently Released New Additions
Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including sincosite and more from places like Union Carbide mine, Wilson Springs, Garland Co., Arkansas, United States.
- Union Carbide mine, Wilson Springs, Garland Co., Arkansas, United States
- 6.5 x 5.5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet
- phosphate , vanadium
This is a good representative specimen of Sincosite from the Union Carbide mine. The deposit was mined for vanadium. The Sincosite was a one-time accurence found by the mine geologist Paul Thompson. The Sincosite on this specimen reaches only 0.5mm and occurs as square plates and little rosettes. Sincosite is a fairly rare mineral found in only a handful of deposits around the world.
- Crystal System
- Crystal Habit
- Scaly, Platy, Aggregates
- Perfect, Distinct, Poor
- Vitreous - Metallic
- green, yellowish green, olive green, brownish green
- light green
- Don Owens Collection