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Mixed Minerals

Friday, 05 April 2019 06:00 PM

Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including rosasite, roscherite, sabelliite, sakuraiite, scheelite, and sklodowskite and more from places like Silver Bill mine, Cochise Co., Arizona, United States, Tip Top mine, Custer Co., South Dakota, United States, Is Murvonis mine, Domusnovas, Carbonia-Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy, Ikuno mine, Ikuno-cho-ono, Asago City, Hyogo, Kinki, Honshu Island, Japan, Ortiz mine, Santa Fe Co., New Mexico, United States, and Animas mine, Francisco Portillo, Santa Eulalia dist., Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Rosasite - 50626
Rosasite - 50626

Rosasite

#50626
Locality
Silver Bill mine, Cochise Co., Arizona, United States 
Formula
CuZnCO3(OH)2 
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate , copper  

Very nice aesthete blue Rosasite. Good specimen for this locality.


Rosasite

Formula
CuZnCO3(OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Spherical, Mammillary, Encrustations 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Silky 
Color
blue green, light blue, sky blue 
Streak
light blue 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Splintery 
Hardness
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Roscherite

with Montgomeryite & Robertsite - #50631
Locality
Tip Top mine, Custer Co., South Dakota, United States 
Formula
Ca2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4·6H2
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 3 x 0.4 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral  

Orange-red tiny micro crystals of Roscherite, less than 0.3mm with black Robertsite and white sprays of Montgomeryite to 2mm. Beryl matrix.


Roscherite

Formula
Ca2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4·6H2
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Pistolitic 
Cleavage
Good, Distinct, None 
Color
light brown, dark brown, olive green, orange red, red 
Streak
light brown 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Hardness
4.5 
Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

Sabelliite

#50433
Locality
Is Murvonis mine, Domusnovas, Carbonia-Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy 
Formula
Cu2ZnAsO4(OH)3 
Availability
Sold
Size
0.9 x 0.8 x 0.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
arsenate , copper  
Special Info
Type Locality 

Micro, less than 1mm, platy bright green Sabelliite. Acquired from Dr. Jaroslav Hrysl. Very Rare.


Sabelliite

Formula
Cu2ZnAsO4(OH)3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Cylindrical, Crystalline - Fine 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
emerald green 
Streak
light green 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
4.5 
Special Info
Type Locality
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Sakuraiite - 50434
Sakuraiite - 50434

Sakuraiite

with Stannite - #50434
Locality
Ikuno mine, Ikuno-cho-ono, Asago City, Hyogo, Kinki, Honshu Island, Japan 
Formula
(Cu,Zn,Fe,In,Sn)S 
Availability
Sold
Size
1.0 x 0.7 x 0.8 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
sulfide , tin  
Special Info
Type Locality 

A small 1cm specimen of Stannite with microscopic inclusions of Sakuraiite. Acquired from Dr. Jaroslav Hyrsl.


Sakuraiite

Formula
(Cu,Zn,Fe,In,Sn)S 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Exsolution Inclusions, Microscopic Crystals 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
greenish gray, greenish steel gray 
Streak
lead olive gray 
Class
Isometric 
Hardness
Special Info
Type Locality
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Scheelite - 50603
Scheelite - 50603

Scheelite

#50603
Locality
Ortiz mine, Santa Fe Co., New Mexico, United States 
Formula
CaWO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 4 x 4.5 cm - Miniature 
Special Info
Fluorescent 

A 6mm crude Scheelite crystal. Exceptionally bright creamy yellow fluorescence under short wave.


Scheelite

Formula
CaWO4 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Disseminated, Columnar 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white, pale yellow, brownish yellow, reddish yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
4-5 
Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
Special Info
Fluorescent
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Sklodowskite

in Gypsum - #50625
Locality
Animas mine, Francisco Portillo, Santa Eulalia dist., Chihuahua, Mexico 
Formula
Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2·6H2
Availability
Available
Price
$175.00
Size
5.5 x 4.5 x 2 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Yellow Sklodowskite included in Gypsum.


Sklodowskite

Formula
Mg(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2·6H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
greenish yellow, light yellow 
Streak
yellow white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2-3 

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