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Mixed Minerals

Friday, 30 August 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 nifontovite, and parisite-(ce) and more from places like Mina Rey y Reina, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and Snowbird mine, Lola Pass, Mineral Co., Montana, United States.

Nifontovite

#50712
Locality
Mina Rey y Reina, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico 
Formula
Ca3[BO(OH)2]6·2H2
Availability
Available
Price
$175.00
Size
7 x 6 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Special Info
Fluorescent 

Three large, prominent crystals to 1.9cm showing angled striations. This locality is one of four worldwide and probably the best for crystal size. Excellent specimen.


Nifontovite

Formula
Ca3[BO(OH)2]6·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, gray 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic 
Hardness
3.5 
Special Info
Fluorescent

Parisite-(Ce)

#51223
Locality
Snowbird mine, Lola Pass, Mineral Co., Montana, United States 
Formula
CaCe2(CO3)3F2 
Availability
Available
Price
$75.00
Size
7.5 x 6.5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate , REE mineral  

Long 5cm brown crystal in matrix.


Parisite-(Ce)

Formula
CaCe2(CO3)3F2 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Acicular, Striated, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
brown, brownish yellow, grayish yellow, yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Pyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
4.5 

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