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Sale Minerals

Sunday, 30 August 2020 06:00 PM

Introducing the "Sale Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including corundum, crichtonite, epidote, fluorcerite-(ce), fluorite, and giniite and more from places like Statesville, Iredell Co., North Carolina, United States, Presidente Kubitschek, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Alchuri, Shigar Valley, Balistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan, Österby, St. Skedevi, Säter, Dalarna County, Sweden, Queen Ann claim, Socorro Co., New Mexico, United States, and Sandamap pegmatite, Dâures, Erongo, Namibia.

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Corundum - AH53145
Corundum - AH53145

Corundum

#AH53145
Locality
Statesville, Iredell Co., North Carolina, United States 
Formula
Al2O3 
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 4 x 5 cm - Miniature 

Red, ruby Corundum to 3.5cm enclosed in a mica.


Corundum

Formula
Al2O3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Tabular, Prismatic 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, red, yellow, brown, gray 
Streak
none 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Tough 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Crichtonite - PD33752
Crichtonite - PD33752

Crichtonite

on Quartz - #PD33752
Locality
Presidente Kubitschek, Minas Gerais, Brazil 
Formula
Sr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38 
Availability
Sold
Size
2 x 2 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 

Black formless crystal grain to 1.5mm, on Quartz crystal. Lurking about is also golden Rutile crystals. Crichtonite is a fairly rare titanium mineral with several other (possible) elements as shown above in the formula. 


Crichtonite

Formula
Sr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Rhombohedral Crystals 
Luster
Metallic - Dull 
Color
black 
Streak
dark gray 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Hardness
5-6 

Epidote

#AH53630
Locality
Alchuri, Shigar Valley, Balistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan 
Formula
Ca2Fe3+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH) 
Availability
Available
Price
$10.00
Reduced Price
$5.00
Size
1.9 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm - Thumbnail 

Small, olive green bladed Epidote crystals in thin cluster. 


Epidote

Formula
Ca2Fe3+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH) 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Fibrous, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
yellowish green, brownish green, black, yellow, gray 
Streak
grayish white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Regular 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Fluorcerite-(Ce) - 25326
Fluorcerite-(Ce) - 25326

Fluorcerite-(Ce)

#25326
Locality
Österby, St. Skedevi, Säter, Dalarna County, Sweden 
Formula
(Ce,La)F3 
Availability
Sold
Size
2 x 2 x 2 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
REE mineral  

Six small chips from 1 to 2cm yellowish to pinkish Fluorcerite-(Ce). 


Fluorcerite-(Ce)

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Fluorite - AH51445
Fluorite - AH51445

Fluorite

#AH51445
Locality
Queen Ann claim, Socorro Co., New Mexico, United States 
Formula
CaF2 
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 5 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Spherical habit of light green, translucent Fluorite crystals to around 1.7cm each.


Fluorite

Formula
CaF2 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Massive - Granular, Disseminated 
Cleavage
Three perfect, octahedral cleavages. 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
purple, clear, yellow, green, red, blue 
Streak
white 
Geological Setting
Occurs in a wide range of geologic environments including low temperature Missississippi Valley lead-zinc deposits, hydrothermal gold deposits, Alpine cleft metamorphic environments  
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Giniite

#51096
Locality
Sandamap pegmatite, Dâures, Erongo, Namibia 
Formula
Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)4(OH)2·2H2
Availability
Available
Price
$95.00
Reduced Price
$50.00
Size
Micromount 
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral  
Special Info
Type Locality 

A micromount with a 1cm specimen showing crystalline black grains of which is the Giniite. Very Rare


Giniite

Formula
Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)4(OH)2·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Fine 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
blackish brown, black, blackish green 
Streak
olive green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
3-4 
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