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Mixed Minerals

Friday, 12 June 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 antimony, beryl, bournonite, calcite and more from places like Nuevo Tepache, Sonora, Mexico, Gillette quarry, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, United States, Beryl Mountain mine, South Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire, United States, Grube George, Horhausen, Rhineland - Pfalz, Germany, Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico, and Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

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Antimony - WR53537
Antimony - WR53537

Antimony

#WR53537
Locality
Nuevo Tepache, Sonora, Mexico 
Formula
Sb 
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
native element  

Rich, silvery native Antimony.


Antimony

Formula
Sb 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Lamellar, Massive, Reticulate 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
light gray, tin white 
Streak
lead gray 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3-3.5 
Collection
Willard L. Roberts Collection
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Beryl

var. morganite with aquamarine - #AH53511
Locality
Gillette quarry, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, United States 
Formula
Be3Al2Si6O18 
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 4.5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
beryllium , pegmatite mineral  

This is just a rough piece that I thought someone would like since it has a both pink morganite beryl and light green aquamarine beryl in the same specimen. It is unique. Both parts are a little gemmy. Collected in 1945 by Hampson.


Beryl

Formula
Be3Al2Si6O18 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Prismatic, Columnar 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
green, blue, yellow, colorless, pink 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
7.5-8 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Beryl

#WR53533
Locality
Beryl Mountain mine, South Acworth, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire, United States 
Formula
Be3Al2Si6O18 
Availability
Available
Price
$45.00
Size
5.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
beryllium , pegmatite mineral  

Yellow Beryl crystal section. Shows a full hexagonal prism but neither end is terminated.


Beryl

Formula
Be3Al2Si6O18 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Prismatic, Columnar 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
green, blue, yellow, colorless, pink 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
7.5-8 
Collection
Willard L. Roberts Collection
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Bournonite

#WR53535
Locality
Grube George, Horhausen, Rhineland - Pfalz, Germany 
Formula
CuPbSbS3 
Availability
Available
Price
$295.00
Size
7 x 6 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
sulfide , copper  

Great antique specimen, highly lustrous with very reflective faces off of numerous 3-6mm crystals. It's in good shape and carries an older inked label and a US National museum label, see prov. tab.


Bournonite

Formula
CuPbSbS3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Platy, Pseudo Cubic, Cog-wheel 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
gray, black, steel gray 
Streak
gray 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Willard L. Roberts Collection

Calcite

on Quartz var. amethyst - #WR53518
Locality
Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico 
Formula
CaCO3 
Availability
Available
Price
$65.00
Size
9 x 6.5 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate  

3-5mm colorless, nail-head, Calcite crystals on soft, frosted amethyst crystals. 


Calcite

Formula
CaCO3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Stalactitic, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white, pink, yellow, brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Willard L. Roberts Collection
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Calcite

#WR53519
Locality
Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico 
Formula
CaCO3 
Availability
Available
Price
$150.00
Size
13 x 7 x 6 cm - Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate  

Classic locality for this form of Calcite known as "poker-chip calcite". This one is in great shape with the largest crystal to 6cm. All the crystals have that unique grey band at the center. 


Calcite

Formula
CaCO3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Stalactitic, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white, pink, yellow, brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Willard L. Roberts Collection
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