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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 gustavite, hilarionite, hureaulite, hydroxylherderite, jamesonite, and quartz and more from places like South Mountain dist., Owyhee Co., Idaho, United States, Hilarion mine, Laurium dist., Attika, Greece, Jocão pegmatite, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Virgem da Lapa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Wheal Boys, Port Isaac, St. Endellion, Cornwall, England, and Los Arcoiris, Ojo Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Gustavite - 51006
Gustavite - 51006

Gustavite

#51006
Locality
South Mountain dist., Owyhee Co., Idaho, United States 
Formula
AgPbBi3S6 
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 3 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
sulfide , silver  

Silver metallic grain to 2mm. Ex. Bart Cannon collection so surely anaylzed by EDS.


Gustavite

Formula
AgPbBi3S6 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular 
Cleavage
Distinct, Distinct, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
steel gray 
Streak
gray 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Hardness
3.5 
Collection
Don Phillips Collection
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Hilarionite

#52375
Locality
Hilarion mine, Laurium dist., Attika, Greece 
Formula
Fe3+2(SO4)(AsO4)(OH)·6H2
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Special Info
Type & Only Locality 

Light green rounded and compact crystal groups to about 0.3mm. Very nice specimen. This is the type and only locality for this rare arsenate. Published in 2011.


Hilarionite

Special Info
Type & Only Locality

Hureaulite

with Correianevesite - #BN53857
Locality
Jocão pegmatite, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil 
Formula
Mn2+5(PO4)2(PO3OH)2·4H2
Availability
Sold
Size
11 x 12 x 9 cm - Cabinet 
Tagged
phosphate , pegmatite mineral  

Large phosphatic pegmatite specimen of solid Triphyllite matrix with a large cavity of crystallized secondaries, namely Hureaulite to 3mm and pseudo-octahedral Correianevesite to 3mm. 


Hureaulite

Formula
Mn2+5(PO4)2(PO3OH)2·4H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Compact, Fibrous 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
red, white, grayish white, yellowish white, reddish white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
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Hydroxylherderite - BN53103
Hydroxylherderite - BN53103

Hydroxylherderite

#BN53103
Locality
Virgem da Lapa, Minas Gerais, Brazil 
Formula
CaBePO4(OH) 
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 3.3 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
phosphate , beryllium , pegmatite mineral  

A single, large, possibly twinned Hydroxylherderite. It is more grey, not pink like shown in the photos. It's a good crystal showing all faces except for detachment at the base.


Hydroxylherderite

Formula
CaBePO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, blue green, colorless, greenish white, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
5-5.5 
Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

Jamesonite

in Quartz - #52477
Locality
Wheal Boys, Port Isaac, St. Endellion, Cornwall, England 
Formula
Pb4FeSb6S14 
Availability
Sold
Size
12 x 8 x 4 cm - Cabinet 
Tagged
sulfide  

A large specimen rich in silvery, fibrous Jamesonite in Quartz.


Jamesonite

Formula
Pb4FeSb6S14 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Acicular, Radial, Massive - Fibrous 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
lead gray, steel gray, dark lead gray 
Streak
black. grayish 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2.5 

Quartz

var. agate - #52801
Locality
Los Arcoiris, Ojo Laguna, Chihuahua, Mexico 
Formula
SiO2 
Availability
Available
Price
$150.00
Reduced Price
$55.00
Size
4.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 

Both sides this specimen have bands of various shades of red and near the center are light purple bands. The photo on the left is dry and the photo on the right is wet. Wetting agate specimens always brings out the color. Beautiful specimen from this locality. All of the close-ups are wet


Quartz

Formula
SiO2 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Druse, Crystalline - Fine 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown, colorless, violet, gray, yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Trapezohedral 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
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