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Mixed Minerals

Sunday, 13 September 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 thorite, vanadinite and more from places like Kemp Prospect, Cheddar, Ontario, Canada, San Carlos dist., Chihuahua, Mexico, and Grey Horse mine, Pinal Co., Arizona, United States.

Thorite

#RW54137
Locality
Kemp Prospect, Cheddar, Ontario, Canada 
Formula
ThSiO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Special Info
Radioactive!! 

Partially decayed red Thorite crystal 4cm across.


Thorite

Formula
ThSiO4 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Granular, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Poor, None, None 
Luster
Resinous 
Color
brownish yellow, brownish black, yellow, dark brown, orange 
Streak
light brown 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
Special Info
Radioactive!!
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Vanadinite

#AH53985
Locality
San Carlos dist., Chihuahua, Mexico 
Formula
Pb5(VO4)3Cl 
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 5 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
vanadium  

Single well-defined hexagonal crystals to 6mm - very nice piece.


Vanadinite

Formula
Pb5(VO4)3Cl 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Globular, Prismatic, Nodular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
brown, brownish yellow, brown red, colorless, yellow 
Streak
brownish yellow 
Class
Hexagonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

Vanadinite

#AH54069
Locality
Grey Horse mine, Pinal Co., Arizona, United States 
Formula
Pb5(VO4)3Cl 
Availability
Sold
Size
15 x 8 x 3.5 cm - Cabinet 
Tagged
vanadium  

Large plate of red hexagonal crystals to 4mm.


Vanadinite

Formula
Pb5(VO4)3Cl 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Globular, Prismatic, Nodular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
brown, brownish yellow, brown red, colorless, yellow 
Streak
brownish yellow 
Class
Hexagonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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