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Mixed Minerals

Friday, 13 December 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 covellite, rhodochrosite, sphalerite, and vanadinite and more from places like Happy Jack mine, White Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, United States, American Tunnel, Silverton, San Juan Co., Colorado, United States, Elmwood mine, Smith Co., Tennessee, United States, and Touissit dist., Oujda-Angad prov., Oriental, Morocco.

Covellite

#AH51979
Locality
Happy Jack mine, White Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, United States 
Formula
CuS 
Availability
Available
Price
$25.00
Size
5 x 4.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
sulfide , copper  

Dark grey to black Covellite showing no iridescenes.


Covellite

Formula
CuS 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Platy, Foliated 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
indigo blue, light blue, dark blue, black 
Streak
black gray 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
1.5-2 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Rhodochrosite

on Fluorite - #AH51981
Locality
American Tunnel, Silverton, San Juan Co., Colorado, United States 
Formula
MnCO3 
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
carbonate  

Soft pink rhombic and saddle-shaped Rhodochrosite crystals to 2mm on light green Fluorite. This combination of minerals is what made the mine famous for mineral collectors.


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

Sphalerite

#AH52003
Locality
Elmwood mine, Smith Co., Tennessee, United States 
Formula
ZnS 
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 3.5 x 1 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
sulfide  

Lustrous deep red Sphalerite crystals to 5mm.


Sphalerite

Formula
ZnS 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Granular, Colloform 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Resinous - Greasy 
Color
brown, yellow, red, green, black 
Streak
brownish white 
Class
Isometric - Hextetrahedral 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3.5-4 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

Vanadinite

#AH52006
Locality
Touissit dist., Oujda-Angad prov., Oriental, Morocco 
Formula
Pb5(VO4)3Cl 
Availability
Available
Price
$85.00
Size
9 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
vanadium  

Large prismatic with unusual yellowish green crystals of Vanadinite to 1.1cm. 


Vanadinite

Formula
Pb5(VO4)3Cl 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Globular, Prismatic, Nodular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
brown, brownish yellow, brown red, colorless, yellow 
Streak
brownish yellow 
Class
Hexagonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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