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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 anorthoclase, bornite, domeykite, and scholzite and more from places like Wausau, Marathon Co., Wisconsin, United States, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, United States, Mohawk mine, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, United States, and Foote mine, Cleveland Co., North Carolina, United States.

Anorthoclase

#50986
Locality
Wausau, Marathon Co., Wisconsin, United States 
Formula
(Na,K)AlSi3O8 
Availability
Available
Price
$45.00
Size
11 x 5 x 5 cm - Cabinet 

Cut on two sides and displays pretty good color plays. Please see https://wgnhs.uwex.edu/minerals/anorthoclase/ for more information.


Anorthoclase

Formula
(Na,K)AlSi3O8 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Disseminated, Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, green, gray, gray pink, yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness

Bornite

in Quartz - #49112
Locality
Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, United States 
Formula
Cu5FeS4 
Availability
Available
Price
$95.00
Size
11.5 x 9 x 8.5 cm - Cabinet 
Tagged
sulfide , copper , ore specimen  

Massive bluish grey Bornite veins with Quartz.


Bornite

Formula
Cu5FeS4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Reniform, Granular 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
copper red, bronze brown, purple 
Streak
grayish black 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Chris van Laer Collection
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Domeykite

#50751
Locality
Mohawk mine, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, United States 
Formula
Cu3As 
Availability
Available
Price
$45.00
Size
5 x 4.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
sulfide , copper  

Metallic, heavy mass of tarnished Domeykite. Fresh surfaces reveal a brassy metallic color.


Domeykite

Formula
Cu3As 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Botryoidal, Reniform, Massive 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
gray, yellow brown, silver white, tin white 
Streak
black gray 
Class
Isometric - Hextetrahedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Sectile 
Hardness
3-3.5 
Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection

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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