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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 anglesite, augite, axinite, brochantite, chanabayaite, and ferberite and more from places like Wheal Penrose, Porthleven, Cornwall, England, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway, Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States, Metcalf mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, United States, Pabellón de Pica, Chanabaya, Iquique, Tarapacá Region, Chile, and Yaogangxian mine, Chenzhou, Hunan prov., China.

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Anglesite - PD30887
Anglesite - PD30887

Anglesite

#PD30887
Locality
Wheal Penrose, Porthleven, Cornwall, England 
Formula
PbSO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 3 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Tabular white microcrystals to 2mm of Anglesite in Quartz matrix.  Comes with a Richard Barstow label.


Anglesite

Formula
PbSO4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Granular, Stalactitic 
Cleavage
Good, Distinct, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
blue, colorless, green, gray, yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
2.5-3 
Collection
Don Phillips Collection
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Augite - PD45971
Augite - PD45971

Augite

with scapolite - #PD45971
Locality
Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway 
Formula
(Ca,Mg,Fe)2(Si,Al)2O6 
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 6 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 

1.8cm dark green prysmatic Augite crystals nicely formed in pocket with white Scapolite.  Ex-David New collection.


Augite

Formula
(Ca,Mg,Fe)2(Si,Al)2O6 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Fibrous, Columnar, Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
brown green, green, light brown, dark brown, black 
Streak
greenish gray 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-6.5 
Collection
Don Phillips Collection
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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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Brochantite

#RW51178
Locality
Metcalf mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, United States 
Formula
Cu4SO4(OH)6 
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
copper  

Beautiful dark green and lustrous Brochantite crystals to 4mm.  Some of these crystals are in nice radial sprays as the photos show.  Excellent specimen.


Brochantite

Formula
Cu4SO4(OH)6 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Acicular, Prismatic, Druse 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
green, emerald green, black 
Streak
pale green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Chanabayaite

#39511
Locality
Pabellón de Pica, Chanabaya, Iquique, Tarapacá Region, Chile 
Formula
CuCl(N3C2H2)(NH3) 0.25H2
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
copper  
Special Info
Type Locality 
Special Info
XRD Confirmed 
Special Info
EDS Confirmed 

Beautiful blue acicular crystals to about 0.5mm in 1-1.5mm clusters. This is a new IMA mineral published in 2013 by Russian mineralogists. This specimen has a dozen or so bright blue clusters. Excellent rich specimen.

It was described by a host of Russia's foremost mineralogist: Chukanov, N.V., Zubkova, N.V., Möhn, G., Pekov, I.V., Zadov, A.E. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y.  in 2013 in Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2997-3005.


Chanabayaite

Special Info
Type Locality
Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

Ferberite

#PD46023
Locality
Yaogangxian mine, Chenzhou, Hunan prov., China 
Formula
Fe2+WO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 5 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Exceptional long tabular crystals of Ferberite to 5.5cm crowned by Quartz and Muscovite crystals.  This specimen sits naturally nice and would make a fine specimen for any display case


Ferberite

Formula
Fe2+WO4 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Lamellar, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Parting, Parting 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
black 
Streak
brownish black 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
4.5 
Collection
Don Phillips Collection
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