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Mixed Minerals

Friday, 28 June 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 anatase, labuntsovite-mn, and scholzite and more from places like Hardangervidda, Norway, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Quebec, Canada, and Foote mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, United States.

Anatase

#50960
Locality
Hardangervidda, Norway 
Formula
TiO2 
Availability
Available
Price
$50.00
Size
1.5 x 1 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 

Sharply pointed cluster of deep blue lustrous Anatase crystals. 


Anatase

Formula
TiO2 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Pyramidal, Tabular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Adamantine - Resinous 
Color
black, reddish brown, yellowish brown, dark blue, gray 
Streak
pale yellowish white 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5-6 
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Labuntsovite-Mn

#50987
Locality
Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Quebec, Canada 
Formula
Na4K4Mn2+2Ti8O4(Si4O12)4(OH)4·10-12H2
Availability
Sold
Size
1.5 x 2 x 0.4 cm - Thumbnail 

Vibrant orange prismatic crystals to 3mm. Not colorized!


Labuntsovite-Mn

Formula
Na4K4Mn2+2Ti8O4(Si4O12)4(OH)4·10-12H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Greasy (Oily) 
Color
brownish yellow, pink, reddish brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Subconchoidal 
Hardness

Scholzite

#50975
Locality
Foote mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, United States 
Formula
CaZn2(PO4)2·2H2
Availability
Available
Price
$35.00
Size
6.5 x 4 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral  

A 3mm vug with two clusters of white, stubby micro Scholzite associated with Spodumene.


Scholzite

Formula
CaZn2(PO4)2·2H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Cleavage
Parting, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, gray white, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
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