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Mixed Minerals

Sunday, 28 November 2021 04:00 PM

Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including clausthalite, dyscrasite, elbaite, and norsethite and more from places like Ato Bay, Beaverlodge Lake, Goldfields dist., Saskatchewan, Canada, Cobalt-Gowganda dist., Ontario, Canada, Haapaluoma pegmatite, Peräseinäjoki, Vaasa, Länsi-Suomen Lääni, Finland, and Kremikovtsi, Sofiya, Bulgaria.

Clausthalite

with Uraninite - #BW57031
Locality
Ato Bay, Beaverlodge Lake, Goldfields dist., Saskatchewan, Canada 
Formula
PbSe 
Availability
Available
Price
$95.00
Size
3.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Special Info
Radioactive!! 

Bluish-silvery Clausthalite with dull black Uraninite.


Clausthalite

Formula
PbSe 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Massive - Granular, Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
lead gray, blue gray, grayish black 
Streak
grayish black 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2.5 
Collection
Bill Wilson Collection
Special Info
Radioactive!!

Dyscrasite

#BW57028
Locality
Cobalt-Gowganda dist., Ontario, Canada 
Formula
Ag3.2Sb0.8 
Availability
Available
Price
$75.00
Size
5 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
sulfide , silver  

A heavy mass of silvery Dyscrasite with likely Nickeline.


Dyscrasite

Formula
Ag3.2Sb0.8 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Pseudo Hexagonal, Scaly, Granular 
Cleavage
Distinct, Distinct, Imperfect 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
gray, yellow, black, silver white 
Streak
silver white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Pyramidal 
Fracture
Sectile 
Hardness
3.5-4 
Collection
Bill Wilson Collection

Elbaite

var. rubellite - #57064
Locality
Haapaluoma pegmatite, Peräseinäjoki, Vaasa, Länsi-Suomen Lääni, Finland 
Formula
Na(Al1.5Li1.5)Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4 
Availability
Available
Price
$40.00
Size
4 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 

Red crystals to 1.2cm in Quartz.


Elbaite

Formula
Na(Al1.5Li1.5)Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Striated, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, colorless, green, yellow, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Ditrigonal Pyramidal 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
7.5 
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Norsethite

#BW57029
Locality
Kremikovtsi, Sofiya, Bulgaria 
Formula
BaMg(CO3)2 
Availability
Available
Price
$55.00
Size
4.5 x 3 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
carbonate  

Pearly white platy crystals to 3mm.


Norsethite

Formula
BaMg(CO3)2 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Trapezohedral 
Fracture
Hackly 
Hardness
3.5 
Collection
Barbara Cureton Collection

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