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Mixed and Rare Minerals

Sunday, 11 February 2024 06:00 PM

Introducing the "Mixed and Rare Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including azurite, calcite, cupropearceite, duftite, galena, and jalpaite and more from places like Metcalf mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, United States, Cumberland, England, Sarbay mine, Kostanay, Kazakhstan, Black Pine mine, Philipsburg, Granite Co., Montana, United States, Krushev dol mine, Madan ore field, Rhodope Mts, Bulgaria, and Astohuaraca mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica, Peru.

Azurite

with Malachite - #BN48698
Locality
Metcalf mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, United States 
Formula
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 
Availability
Available
Price
$85.00
Size
8.5 x 5.5 x 3.3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate , copper  

Rich blue superb crystals of Azurite in sheaf-like bundles. It is lustrous and displays well.


Azurite

Formula
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Prismatic, Stalactitic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Fair, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
azure blue, blue, light blue, dark blue 
Streak
light blue 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 
Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection
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Calcite

#BAC63229
Locality
Cumberland, England 
Formula
CaCO3 
Availability
Available
Price
$60.00
Size
5.5 x 4 x 3.3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate  

A 3.5cm colorless, sharp, undamaged crystal of Calcite on a Calcite matrix.


Calcite

Formula
CaCO3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Stalactitic, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white, pink, yellow, brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
Collection
William & Anne Cook Collection
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Cupropearceite

#KR61958
Locality
Sarbay mine, Kostanay, Kazakhstan 
Formula
Cu(Cu,Ag)6Ag9As2S11 
Availability
Available
Price
$200.00
Size
Micromount 
Tagged
copper , silver  
Special Info
Type Locality 

Single, dull black, hexagonal crystal to 3mm.


Cupropearceite

Formula
Cu(Cu,Ag)6Ag9As2S11 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Luster
Metallic 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Hardness
Collection
Kenneth Raabe Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

Duftite

on Quartz with Murdockite - #BAC63109
Locality
Black Pine mine, Philipsburg, Granite Co., Montana, United States 
Formula
PbCuAsO4(OH) 
Availability
Available
Price
$60.00
Size
2.3 x 1.5 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
arsenate , copper  

Green Duftite with probably shiny black Murdochite crystals coating Quartz crystals.


Duftite

Formula
PbCuAsO4(OH) 
Collection
William & Anne Cook Collection
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Galena

#AH62960
Locality
Krushev dol mine, Madan ore field, Rhodope Mts, Bulgaria 
Formula
PbS 
Availability
Available
Price
$60.00
Size
6.5 x 6 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
sulfide  

Shiny, silvery, Cubo-octahedral crystals to 1.3cm in a good large cluster.


Galena

Formula
PbS 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Massive - Granular, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
light lead gray, dark lead gray 
Streak
grayish black 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2.5 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Jalpaite

with Acanthite and Silver on Baryte - #KR62774
Locality
Astohuaraca mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica, Peru 
Formula
Ag3CuS2 
Availability
Available
Price
$250.00
Size
5.5 x 5 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
sulfide , copper , silver  

1-2mm groups of dull tabular to equant crystals of Jalpaite with indistinct but lustrous crystals of Acanthite. On the backside of the specimen are numerous wire Silver groups to 3mm some with excellent herringbone habit. Great, choice specimen


Jalpaite

Formula
Ag3CuS2 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
gray, dark gray 
Streak
black 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Sectile 
Hardness
2-2.5 
Collection
Kenneth Raabe Collection
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