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Mixed Minerals

Sunday, 09 June 2024 06:00 PM

Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including aragonite, azurite, beraunite, colemanite, coloradoite, and cuprite and more from places like Huelva, Andalusia, Spain, Morenci mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, United States, Three Oaks Gap, Polk Co., Arkansas, United States, Death Valley, Inyo Co., California, United States, Bessie G mine, La Plata Co., Colorado, United States.

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Aragonite - BW64209
Aragonite - BW64209

Aragonite

var, ktypeite - #BW64209
Locality
Huelva, Andalusia, Spain 
Formula
CaCO3 
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
carbonate  

Cool oolitic Aragonite, variety ktypeite.


Aragonite

Formula
CaCO3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Pseudo Hexagonal, Columnar, Fibrous 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white, gray, yellowish white, reddish white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 
Collection
Bill Wilson Collection
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Azurite

#AH64218
Locality
Morenci mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, United States 
Formula
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 6 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
carbonate , copper  

Blue rosettes of Azurite to 3mm.


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
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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Beraunite

with Kidwellite - #AK64211
Locality
Three Oaks Gap, Polk Co., Arkansas, United States 
Formula
Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5·6H2
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
phosphate  

Deep blue plates of Beraunite with green Kidwellite lining small pockets. Comes with an Al Kidwell label.


Beraunite

Formula
Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5·6H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Druse, Radial, Globular 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Dull 
Color
green, greenish brown, gray green, dark greenish brown, dark red 
Streak
green brown 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
Collection
Al Kidwell Collection
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Colemanite

#64200
Locality
Death Valley, Inyo Co., California, United States 
Formula
CaB3O4(OH)3·H2
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 7 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Special Info
Fluorescent 

White, spiked and striated crystals of Colemanite. Excellent specimen.


Colemanite

Formula
CaB3O4(OH)3·H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Blocky, Crystalline - Coarse, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, gray, gray white, yellowish white, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
4.5 
Special Info
Fluorescent

Coloradoite

with Gold - #AH64215
Locality
Bessie G mine, La Plata Co., Colorado, United States 
Formula
HgTe 
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 5 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
tellurium  
Special Info
EDS Confirmed 

Metallic blackish silvery grey Coloradoite with abundant Gold.


Coloradoite

Formula
HgTe 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Granular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
grayish black, black 
Streak
black 
Class
Isometric - Hextetrahedral 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
2.5 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

Cuprite

var. chalcotrichite - #AH64195
Locality
Morenci mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, United States 
Formula
Cu1+2
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 6 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
copper  

Acicular Cuprite, variety chalcotrichite.


Cuprite

Formula
Cu1+2
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Capillary 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
brown red, purple red, red, black 
Streak
brownish red 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 
Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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