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Mixed Minerals

Thursday, 07 February 2019 08:00 AM

Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including suanite, teallite, veszelyite, willemite, and zincobradaczekite and more from places like Houxianyu Boron deposit, Dashiqiao Co., Yingkou, Liaoning, China, San José mine, Oruro City, Oruro Dept., Bolivia, Laochang mine, Gejiu Co., Honghe, Yunnan Province, China, Garpenberg Norra mine, Hedemora, Dalarna, Sweden, and Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia.

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Suanite - BN50177
Suanite - BN50177

Suanite

#BN50177
Locality
Houxianyu Boron deposit, Dashiqiao Co., Yingkou, Liaoning, China 
Formula
Mg2B2O5 
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 2.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 

Interesting columnar light green platy crystals to 2cm.


Suanite

Formula
Mg2B2O5 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Silky - Pearly 
Color
gray white, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
5.5 
Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
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Teallite

with Sphalerite - #RW50213
Locality
San José mine, Oruro City, Oruro Dept., Bolivia 
Formula
PbSnS2 
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 4 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
ore mineral , sulfide , tin  

Large, brilliant, platy crystals to 1.5cm with Sphalerite.


Teallite

Formula
PbSnS2 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Micaceous 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
lead gray, grayish black, iron gray 
Streak
black 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Elastic 
Hardness
1.5-2 
Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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Veszelyite - 48394
Veszelyite - 48394

Veszelyite

#48394
Locality
Laochang mine, Gejiu Co., Honghe, Yunnan Province, China 
Formula
Cu2+3PO4(OH)3·2H2
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 3 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
phosphate , copper  

Deep bluish green bladed crystals to 1mm in thick clusters in Quartz matrix. 


Veszelyite

Formula
Cu2+3PO4(OH)3·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Equant Grains, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Good, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue green, green, dark blue 
Streak
blue 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Willemite

with Wollastonite - #44020
Locality
Garpenberg Norra mine, Hedemora, Dalarna, Sweden 
Formula
Zn2SiO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Special Info
Fluorescent 

Granular, massive and crystalline Willemite (FL green) with pink Rhodonite.


Willemite

Formula
Zn2SiO4 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Massive - Granular, Massive 
Cleavage
Poor, Poor, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
white, yellow, green, reddish brown, black 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
5.5 
Special Info
Fluorescent
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Zincobradaczekite

#48308
Locality
Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia 
Formula
NaZn2Cu2(AsO4)31.5 
Availability
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Size
2.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Special Info
Type Locality 
Special Info
XRD Confirmed 
Special Info
EDS Confirmed 
Special Info
Author's Material 

Bluish glassy micro crystals less than 0.5mm in former gas pockets of scoria, a volcanic rock. This is another new mineral from this locality and was part of Dr. Igor Pekov's collection when studying the mineral for description.

The exact locality is: Arsenatnaya fumarole, Second scoria cone, Northern Breakthrough, Great Fissure eruption (Main Fracture), Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka Oblast', Far-Eastern Region, Russia


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