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Mixed Minerals

Sunday, 08 September 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 axinite, rheniite, strashimirite, vesuvianite, and willemite and more from places like Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States, Kudriavy volcano, Iturup Island, Far-Eastern Region, Russia, San Rafael mine, Nye Co., Nevada, United States, Sierra de Cruces, Coahuila, Mexico, and Garpenberg Norra mine, Hedemora, Dalarna, Sweden.

Axinite

#FD22009
Locality
Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States 
Formula
Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH) 
Availability
Available
Price
$25.00
Size
2.5 x 2 x 2 cm - Thumbnail 

Yellow-orange thin tabular crystals to 1mm with minor pink Hancockite(?).


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Rheniite - RW47869
Rheniite - RW47869

Rheniite

#RW47869
Locality
Kudriavy volcano, Iturup Island, Far-Eastern Region, Russia 
Formula
ReS2 
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 2 x 2 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
sulfide  
Special Info
Type Locality 

Highly reflective silvery flaky Rheniite microcrystals covering one side of matrix.


Rheniite

Formula
ReS2 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Platy 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
silver gray 
Streak
black 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Robert Waidler Collection
Special Info
Type Locality
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Strashimirite

with Cornwallite - #22537
Locality
San Rafael mine, Nye Co., Nevada, United States 
Formula
Cu4(AsO4)2(OH)2·2.5H2
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
arsenate , copper  

Light green spheroidal clusters of acicular Strashimirite with darker green bead-like Cornwallite.


Strashimirite

Formula
Cu4(AsO4)2(OH)2·2.5H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Fibrous, Encrustations 
Luster
Greasy (Oily) 
Color
white, green 
Streak
pale green 
Class
Monoclinic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Vesuvianite

#BM41907
Locality
Sierra de Cruces, Coahuila, Mexico 
Formula
(Ca,Na)19(Al,Mg,Fe)13(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4(OH,F,O)10 
Availability
Available
Price
$45.00
Size
6 x 7 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Three large Vesuviante crystals to 1.5cm with good luster etched out of Calcite matrix.  There are several other minor Vesuviate crystals all about matrix.


Vesuvianite

Formula
(Ca,Na)19(Al,Mg,Fe)13(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4(OH,F,O)10 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Columnar, Granular 
Cleavage
Indistinct, Indistinct, Indistinct 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
blue, brown, green, yellow, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
6.5 
Collection
Bill McConlogue Collection
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Willemite - 45160
Willemite - 45160

Willemite

with Calcite - #45160
Locality
Garpenberg Norra mine, Hedemora, Dalarna, Sweden 
Formula
Zn2SiO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 4 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Special Info
Fluorescent 

Vividly fluorescent red Calcite with green Willemite in vein of metamorphosed rock. Excellent specimen.


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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