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Mixed Minerals

Friday, 09 October 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 quartz, rhodochrosite, scheelite, senarmontite, smrkovecite, and suzukiite and more from places like Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico, Tae Hwa mine, Chungju, Chungcheongbukdo, South Korea, Djebel Haminate mine, Ain Beida, Constantine, Algeria, Smrkovec, Západoèeský Kraj, Bohemia, Czech Republic, and Mogurazawa mine, Kanto Region, Honshu Island, Japan.

Quartz

var. rose - #BN54231
Locality
Taquaral, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil 
Formula
SiO2 
Availability
Available
Price
$30.00
Size
2.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 

Distinct pink Quartz crystals to 8mm.


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
Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
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Rhodochrosite

#AH54259
Locality
Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico 
Formula
MnCO3 
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate  

Cherry red, tasty scalenohedral crystals of Rhodochrosite crystals to 8mm. Very sharp looking piece.


Rhodochrosite

Formula
MnCO3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Columnar, Botryoidal 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
pinkish red, red, rose red, yellowish gray, brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

Scheelite

with Wolframite - #AH54224
Locality
Tae Hwa mine, Chungju, Chungcheongbukdo, South Korea 
Formula
CaWO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Special Info
Fluorescent 

The specimen is mostly tabular, black Ferberite which is coated over with an unidentified crust upon which are dozens of browish-purple, flourescent Scheelite crystals to 2mm.


Scheelite

Formula
CaWO4 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Disseminated, Columnar 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white, pale yellow, brownish yellow, reddish yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
4-5 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
Special Info
Fluorescent
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Senarmontite

#BC52621
Locality
Djebel Haminate mine, Ain Beida, Constantine, Algeria 
Formula
Sb2O3 
Availability
Available
Price
$350.00
Size
10 x 7 x 5.5 cm - Cabinet 

Cabinet specimen loaded with octahedral crystals of Senarmontite to 8mm. This locality is perhaps the best in the world for crystal size of rather uncommon species.


Senarmontite

Formula
Sb2O3 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Massive - Granular, Encrustations 
Cleavage
Imperfect, Imperfect, Imperfect 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
white, colorless, gray 
Streak
white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
Collection
Barbara Cureton Collection

Smrkovecite

#BN53502
Locality
Smrkovec, Západoèeský Kraj, Bohemia, Czech Republic 
Formula
Bi2O(OH)PO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
2 x 1 x 0.7 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
phosphate  
Special Info
Type Locality 

Yellowish spherules of Smrkovecite, an extremely rare bismuth phosphate mineral essentially found in one are of the world. The sperules are less than 1mm. Rich.


Smrkovecite

Formula
Bi2O(OH)PO4 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Luster
Vitreous - Adamantine 
Color
white, yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
4-5 
Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
Special Info
Type Locality
SOLD
Suzukiite - PD54032
Suzukiite - PD54032

Suzukiite

in Rhodonite - #PD54032
Locality
Mogurazawa mine, Kanto Region, Honshu Island, Japan 
Formula
BaV4+Si2O7 
Availability
Sold
Size
0.8 x 0.4 x 0.4 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
vanadium  
Special Info
Type Locality 

Extremely rare, little 0.5mm bluish green crystal grain. It is found in three places in Japan and also in Canada.


Suzukiite

Formula
BaV4+Si2O7 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Flakes 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, Distinct 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
light green 
Streak
light green 
Class
Orthorhombic - Pyramidal 
Hardness
4-4.5 
Collection
Don Phillips Collection
Special Info
Type Locality
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