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Mixed Minerals

Friday, 01 November 2019 07:00 PM

Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including quartz, rhodochrosite, rhodonite, scapolite series, and scheelite and more from places like Fontsante mine, Tanneron, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France, Eagle mine, Gilman, Eagle Co., Colorado, United States, Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States, Scapolite Prospect, Grenville prov., Quebec, Canada, Minerva Lake, Minerva Twp., Essex Co., New York, United States, and Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang, Sichuan prov., China.

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Quartz - AH51607
Quartz - AH51607

Quartz

on Fluorite with Baryte - #AH51607
Locality
Fontsante mine, Tanneron, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France 
Formula
SiO2 
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 11 x 2.5 cm - Cabinet 

Red drusy Quartz on a plate of faint green Fluorite. There is just a bit of white, platy Baryte to 1.5cm attached.


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
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Rhodochrosite

with Galena - #AH51622
Locality
Eagle mine, Gilman, Eagle Co., Colorado, United States 
Formula
MnCO3 
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 7 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate  

Cabinet specimen with light pink rhombic crystals with tiny crystals of Galena to 3mm. Full coverage of Rhodochrosite on the backside.


Rhodochrosite

Formula
MnCO3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Columnar, Botryoidal 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
pinkish red, red, rose red, yellowish gray, brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Rhodonite - AH51585
Rhodonite - AH51585

Rhodonite

with Sussexite - #AH51585
Locality
Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States 
Formula
Mn2+SiO3 
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm - Thumbnail 

One of Hampson's hundreds of thumbnail specimens. This one is a good Rhodonite specimen sandwiched between plates of tan Sussexite.


Rhodonite

Formula
Mn2+SiO3 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Massive, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
pink, rose red, brownish red, black, yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Scapolite Series

var. wernerite - #AH51600
Locality
Scapolite Prospect, Grenville prov., Quebec, Canada 
Formula
Na4Al3Si9O24Cl to Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3 
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Highly flourescent crystalline specimen of yellow-green Wernerite, a variety of the scapolite series. The fluorescence will blow you away. 

Collected by Hampson in 1946.


Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

Scapolite Series

with Graphite & Vesuvianite - #AH51601
Locality
Minerva Lake, Minerva Twp., Essex Co., New York, United States 
Formula
Na4Al3Si9O24Cl to Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3 
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 3 x 3 cm - Miniature 

White crystal with termination and silvery Graphite and green Vesuvianite attached. Nice piece showing good termination and prism faces.


Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

Scheelite

#AH51609
Locality
Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang, Sichuan prov., China 
Formula
CaWO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3 x 2 cm - Miniature 

Exceptional double crystal of bright orange Scheelite to 2.7cm across. The tips of corners are gemmy. Comes with an old Chinese label.


Scheelite

Formula
CaWO4 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Disseminated, Columnar 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white, pale yellow, brownish yellow, reddish yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
4-5 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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