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Mixed Minerals

Friday, 31 July 2020 08:00 PM

Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including aragonite, perovskite, phenakite, variscite, and wulfenite and more from places like Mapimi dist., Durango, Mexico, Långharsholmen, Alnö, Sundsvall, Västernorrland, Sweden, Mt. Antero, Chaffee Co., Colorado, United States, Little Green Monster mine, Clay Canyon, Fairfield, Utah Co., Utah, United States, and San Francisco mine, Sonora, Mexico.

Aragonite

#AH53786
Locality
Mapimi dist., Durango, Mexico 
Formula
CaCO3 
Availability
Available
Price
$195.00
Size
22 x 12 x 13 cm - Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate  

Large specimen of snow white cloud-like and plumose crystal formations of Aragonite. It is fascinating just to hold this in your hands and marvel over the formations.

Because of the size and weight of the specimen, an additional charge is calculated into the shipping cost. Exact costs will be determined at the post office and a refund or a request for more funds will be issued.


Aragonite

Formula
CaCO3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Pseudo Hexagonal, Columnar, Fibrous 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white, gray, yellowish white, reddish white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Perovskite

var. knopite - #PD53752
Locality
Långharsholmen, Alnö, Sundsvall, Västernorrland, Sweden 
Formula
CaTiO3 
Availability
Available
Price
$75.00
Size
8 x 4.5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Knopite is a variety of perovskite rich in cerium. The crystals are reddish brown and dypramidal to about 1mm and are quite nice. 


Perovskite

Formula
CaTiO3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Reniform, Pseudo Cubic, Pseudo Hexagonal 
Cleavage
Good, Good, Good 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
black, reddish brown, pale yellow, yellowish orange 
Streak
grayish white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5 
Collection
Don Phillips Collection

Phenakite

#AH53811
Locality
Mt. Antero, Chaffee Co., Colorado, United States 
Formula
Be2SiO4 
Availability
Available
Price
$65.00
Size
1 x 1 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
beryllium  

Equant white near perfect crystal of Phenakite showing multiple complex faces, Formerly fromthe collection of Carmen and Larry Piekenbrock.


Phenakite

Formula
Be2SiO4 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Fibrous, Granular 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, wine yellow, yellow, pink, pinkish red 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
7.5-8 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Variscite

with Crandallite - #AH53773
Locality
Little Green Monster mine, Clay Canyon, Fairfield, Utah Co., Utah, United States 
Formula
AlPO4·2H2
Availability
Available
Price
$125.00
Size
4 x 4 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
phosphate  

A set of phosphate nodules with a polished green Variscite center within mostly yellow Crandallite matrix. Nice piece!


Variscite

Formula
AlPO4·2H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Encrustations, Reniform 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Earthy (Dull) 
Color
blue green, colorless, green, light green 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
4-5 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Wulfenite

with Mimetite - #AH53776
Locality
San Francisco mine, Sonora, Mexico 
Formula
PbMoO4 
Availability
Available
Price
$75.00
Size
6.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Bright orange Mimetite with numerous glassy orange, thin tabular crystals to 6mm. Very nice specimen from this mine, one of the best Wulfenite localities on Earth.


Wulfenite

Formula
PbMoO4 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Pyramidal 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Resinous - Greasy 
Color
orange yellow, waxy yellow, yellowish gray, olive green, brown 
Streak
yellowish white 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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