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Mixed Minerals

Sunday, 28 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 andersonite, andorite, aurichalcite, azurite, bayldonite, and beryl and more from places like Kane Creek Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, United States, San Germán mine, Cerro de Potosí, Potosí, Bolivia, Kelly mine, Socorro Co., New Mexico, United States, Cap Garonne mine, Le Pradet, Var, France, and Izumrudnye Kopi area, Malyshevo, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia.

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Andersonite - AH53574
Andersonite - AH53574

Andersonite

#AH53574
Locality
Kane Creek Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, United States 
Formula
Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3·6H2
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate  
Special Info
Radioactive!! 

Bright yellow pulverulent Andersonite in sandstone matrix.


Andersonite

Formula
Na2Ca(UO2)(CO3)3·6H2
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Druse, Rhombohedral Crystals, Pseudo Cubic 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
bright yellow green, green 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Hardness
2.5 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
Special Info
Radioactive!!

Andorite

with Stannite, Jamesonite & Arsenopyrite - #52484
Locality
San Germán mine, Cerro de Potosí, Potosí, Bolivia 
Formula
AgPbSb3S6 
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 6.5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
sulfide , silver  

Stubby 1-2mm striated crystals of Andorite with prismatic Arsenopyrite. The Stannite and Jamesonite are not discernable. The specimen was once in the collection of Werner Paar.


Andorite

Formula
PbAgSb3S6 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Striated, Tabular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
grayish yellow, dark gray, steel gray 
Streak
black 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3-3.5 
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Aurichalcite

#AH53586
Locality
Kelly mine, Socorro Co., New Mexico, United States 
Formula
Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6 
Availability
Available
Price
$60.00
Size
9 x 8 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate  

Not too shaby of a specimen of Aurichalcite from this mine famous for it's blue Smithsonite. 


Aurichalcite

Formula
Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Druse, Encrustations, Acicular 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Pearly 
Color
pale green, sky blue, greenish blue 
Streak
light blue 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

Azurite

with Olivenite - #AH53567
Locality
Cap Garonne mine, Le Pradet, Var, France 
Formula
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 
Availability
Available
Price
$35.00
Size
5.5 x 5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate , copper  

Tiny 1mm or less blue rosettes of Azurite with green acicular crystals of Olivenite.


Azurite

Formula
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Prismatic, Stalactitic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Fair, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
azure blue, blue, light blue, dark blue 
Streak
light blue 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Bayldonite

with Mimetite - #AH53565
Locality
Cap Garonne mine, Le Pradet, Var, France 
Formula
Cu3PbO(AsO3OH)2(OH)2 
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 7 x 1.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
arsenate , copper  

Beady lime green Bayldonite from this famous French arsenate locality.


Bayldonite

Formula
Cu3PbO(AsO3OH)2(OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Mammillary, Druse 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Greasy (Oily) 
Color
grass green, yellow green, dark green 
Streak
green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
4.5 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

Beryl

var. emerald - #AH53577
Locality
Izumrudnye Kopi area, Malyshevo, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia 
Formula
Be3Al2Si6O18 
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
beryllium  

2 to 3cm light green Beryl crystals in mica schist.


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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