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Mixed Minerals

Friday, 14 February 2020 06:00 PM

Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including apophyllite, burangaite, cerussite, chalcopyrite and more from places like Pune dist., Maharashtra, India, Linopolis, Divino das Larajeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia, Bandora mine, San Juan Co., Colorado, United States, Worthington Nickel mine, Sudbury dist., Ontario, Canada, and Titusville mine, Animas dist., San Juan Co., Colorado, United States.

Apophyllite

#AH52279
Locality
Pune dist., Maharashtra, India 
Formula
NaCa4Si8O20F·8H2
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 3.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 

Light green, glassy and gemmy, Apophyllite crystals crowning and group of Stilbite. This is a nice, beautiful specimen.


Apophyllite

Formula
KCa4(Si4O10)2F�8(H2O) 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Pseudo Cubic, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
white, pink, green, yellow, violet 
Streak
white 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
4-5 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

Burangaite

#BN52290
Locality
Linopolis, Divino das Larajeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil 
Formula
NaFe2+Al5(PO4)4(OH)6·2H2
Availability
Sold
Size
1 x 0.5 x 0.4 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral  

Excellent micro crystals of blue Burangaite.


Burangaite

Formula
NaFe2+Al5(PO4)4(OH)6·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Bladed 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Color
blue, greenish blue 
Streak
light blue 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

Cerussite

#AH52158
Locality
Rum Jungle, Northern Territory, Australia 
Formula
PbCO3 
Availability
Available
Price
$25.00
Size
1.5 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
carbonate  

Thumbnail of twinned Cerussite.


Cerussite

Formula
PbCO3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Reticulate, Massive - Granular, Crystalline - Coarse 
Cleavage
Distinct, Distinct, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
colorless, white, gray, blue, green 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3-3.5 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Cerussite

#AH52263
Locality
Bandora mine, San Juan Co., Colorado, United States 
Formula
PbCO3 
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 3.5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate  

A good locality specimen of milky 1-3mm Cerussite crystals throughout vuggy matrix with minor Azurite. Other surprises likely, as I have not thoroughly scoped this specimen.


Cerussite

Formula
PbCO3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Reticulate, Massive - Granular, Crystalline - Coarse 
Cleavage
Distinct, Distinct, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
colorless, white, gray, blue, green 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3-3.5 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Chalcopyrite - AH52267
Chalcopyrite - AH52267

Chalcopyrite

#AH52267
Locality
Worthington Nickel mine, Sudbury dist., Ontario, Canada 
Formula
Cu1+Fe3+S2 
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 4 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
Ore Minerals , sulfide , copper  

Brassy massive Chalcopyrite with good coverage from this off-beat locality.


Chalcopyrite

Formula
Cu1+Fe3+S2 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Striated, Druse 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
brass yellow, honey yellow 
Streak
greenish black 
Class
Tetragonal - Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

Chalcopyrite

#AH52275
Locality
Titusville mine, Animas dist., San Juan Co., Colorado, United States 
Formula
Cu1+Fe3+S2 
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
sulfide , copper  

Massive goldish Chalcopyrite. Locality specimen.


Chalcopyrite

Formula
Cu1+Fe3+S2 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Striated, Druse 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
brass yellow, honey yellow 
Streak
greenish black 
Class
Tetragonal - Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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