mineral specimens
rare minerals
mineral dealer
systematic minerals
Black Hills minerals
fine minerals
mineral dealer
Dana minerals
IMA minerals
mineral collections
rock and minerals
gem crystal
0 item @ $0.00  

Ore Minerals 5

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 09:00 AM

A favorite subject amongst geologists/mineral collectors, the Ore Minerals SE will have several ore examples from some of the most famous mines in the world. Take a look at Ore Minerals  4 for a taste of what Ore Minerals 5 will be like.

Galena

#45835
Locality
Butte dist., Silver Bow Co., Montana, United States 
Formula
PbS 
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 7 x 6.5 cm - Cabinet 
Tagged
sulfide  

2 lb 1oz coarse crystalline chunk.


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
Chris van Laer Collection
Mineralpedia
View Galena
On Dakota Matrix
Previously Sold Galena
On Dakota Matrix
Other Available Galena
WebMineral
View Galena
Mindat
View Galena

Galena

with Sphalerite & Pyrrhotite - #45893
Locality
Sullivan mine, Kimberly, British Columbia, Canada 
Formula
PbS 
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 8 x 5 cm - Cabinet 
Tagged
sulfide  

Large textbook example of stratiform sulfide mineralization. 1lb 6Ooz


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
Chris van Laer Collection
Mineralpedia
View Galena
On Dakota Matrix
Previously Sold Galena
On Dakota Matrix
Other Available Galena
WebMineral
View Galena
Mindat
View Galena

Galena

with Anglesite - #45894
Locality
Darwin, Inyo Co., California, United States 
Formula
PbS 
Availability
Sold
Size
14 x 6 x 5 cm - Cabinet 
Tagged
sulfide  

A great educational specimen with vein Galena and oxidized core with Anglesite/Cerusite formation. 2 lbs 6 oz 2-3cm wide vein.


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
Chris van Laer Collection
Mineralpedia
View Galena
On Dakota Matrix
Previously Sold Galena
On Dakota Matrix
Other Available Galena
WebMineral
View Galena
Mindat
View Galena

Galena

Bournonite - #46305
Locality
Occidental mine, Sheridan, Madison Co., Montana, United States 
Formula
PbS 
Availability
Sold
Size
9.5 x 6.5 x 6 cm - Cabinet 
Tagged
sulfide  

A chunk of Quartz with fractured filled sulfides mostly Galena on the outer edges with increasing phase to dark grey crude crystals of Bournonite. Nice specimen from this little known, historic mine. 

1 lb 14 oz


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
Hess Collection
Mineralpedia
View Galena
On Dakota Matrix
Previously Sold Galena
On Dakota Matrix
Other Available Galena
WebMineral
View Galena
Mindat
View Galena

Gold

ore - #45892
Locality
Drumlummon mine, Marysville dist., Lewis and Clark Co., Montana, United States 
Formula
Au 
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 4 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 

Gold ore, dissemenated, non-visible with sulfides in Quartz.


Gold

Formula
Au 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Arborescent, Platy, Granular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
yellow, pale yellow, orange, yellow white, reddish white 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Hackly 
Hardness
2.5-3 
Collection
Chris van Laer Collection
Mineralpedia
View Goldmanite
On Dakota Matrix
Previously Sold Gold
On Dakota Matrix
Other Available Gold
WebMineral
View Gold
Mindat
View Gold
SOLD
Graphite - 45899
Graphite - 45899

Graphite

#45899
Locality
Dillon, Montana, United States 
Formula
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 5 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Tagged
native element  

Soft, greasy feeling mass of pure Graphite. 


Graphite

Formula
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Foliated, Tabular, Earthy 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
iron black, dark gray, black, steel gray 
Streak
black 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Sectile 
Hardness
1.5-2 
Collection
Chris van Laer Collection
Mineralpedia
View Graphite
On Dakota Matrix
Previously Sold Graphite
On Dakota Matrix
Other Available Graphite
WebMineral
View Graphite
Mindat
View Graphite

All photos by Dakota Matrix and are Copyrighted © and may not be used without permission. Copyright © 2019 - Dakota Matrix Minerals, Inc. Privacy | Terms & Conditions | Site Map