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Mixed & Rare Minerals

Sunday, 30 October 2022 07:00 PM

Introducing the "Mixed & Rare Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including diopside, and wulfenite and more from places like Chamachhu, Haramosh Mts., Roundu dist., Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, and Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.

Diopside

chromian - #59501
Locality
Chamachhu, Haramosh Mts., Roundu dist., Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan 
Formula
CaMgSi2O6 
Availability
Available
Price
$50.00
Size
3 x 1 x .4 cm - Thumbnail 

A sweet prismatic crystal of chromium Diopside with a good termination.


Diopside

Formula
CaMgSi2O6 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Blocky, Granular 
Cleavage
Good, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
blue, brown, colorless, green, gray 
Streak
white green 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
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Wulfenite

#59533
Locality
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico 
Formula
PbMoO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Exceptional specimen of olive colored, tabular Wulfenite crystals to 0.9mm with classic sandwich-like habit. I don't believe I have seen this style of Wulfenite from anywhere but Ojuela. 


Wulfenite

Formula
PbMoO4 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Pyramidal 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Resinous - Greasy 
Color
orange yellow, waxy yellow, yellowish gray, olive green, brown 
Streak
yellowish white 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
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