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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 quartz, rheniite, routhierite, silver and more from places like PC mine, Jefferson Co., Montana, United States, Kudriavy volcano, Iturup Island, Far-Eastern Region, Russia, Monte Arsiccio mine, Stazzema, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy, Creede, Mineral Co., Colorado, United States, Schneeberg dist., Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany, and Glen Lake mine, Cobalt dist., Ontario, Canada.

Quartz

Reichenstein-Grieserntal twin - #45767
Locality
PC mine, Jefferson Co., Montana, United States 
Formula
SiO2 
Availability
Sold
Size
3.2 x 2.2 x 2.1 cm - Miniature 

Waterclear gemmy twin Quartz crystal with highly lustrous faces with a prominent twin plane.  Exceptional specimen for this rare twin habit.


Quartz

Formula
SiO2 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Druse, Crystalline - Fine 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown, colorless, violet, gray, yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Trapezohedral 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Chris van Laer Collection
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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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Routhierite - 50439
Routhierite - 50439

Routhierite

with Protochabourneite - #50439
Locality
Monte Arsiccio mine, Stazzema, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy 
Formula
CuTlHg2As2S6 
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 2 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
sulfide , copper  

Routhierite are the red grains. One grain is 2mm the other is 0.75mm. The Protochabourneite can be seen as black grains around the larger Routhierite. Both are very rare minerals, and this is type locality for Protochabourneite. From the stock of Dr. Jaroslav Hyrsl.


Routhierite

Formula
CuTlHg2As2S6 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Anhedral Grains 
Cleavage
Good, Good, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
violet red, black 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Pyramidal 
Hardness
3.5 

Silver

#RW48180
Locality
Creede, Mineral Co., Colorado, United States 
Formula
Ag 
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 2.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 

Fine wire Silver with curls over 1cm.  This entire piece is all Silver wire.


Silver

Formula
Ag 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Arborescent, Dendritic, Massive 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
silver white, gray white, gray 
Streak
silver white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Hackly 
Hardness
2.5-3 
Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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Silver

in Baryte - #RW47273
Locality
Schneeberg dist., Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany 
Formula
Ag 
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 3 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
native element  

A tarnished steel wool-like vein of wire Silver from .05-1.5cm thick in Baryte matrix.  This specimen is undoubtedly an antique and carries an old Scott Williams label and a Cureton Mineral Co. label.


Silver

Formula
Ag 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Arborescent, Dendritic, Massive 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
silver white, gray white, gray 
Streak
silver white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Hackly 
Hardness
2.5-3 
Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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Silver

#RW47821
Locality
Glen Lake mine, Cobalt dist., Ontario, Canada 
Formula
Ag 
Availability
Sold
Size
8.5 x 5 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
native element  

Very nice sheet Silver 4cm across exposed out of matrix.  This speciman is from the Glen Lake mine in the Cobalt district which has produced over three million ounces of Wilver to date.  Minor Arsenopyrite.  This specimen carries a Dr. David K. Joyce label.


Silver

Formula
Ag 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Arborescent, Dendritic, Massive 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
silver white, gray white, gray 
Streak
silver white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Hackly 
Hardness
2.5-3 
Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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