Dr. Abraham Feinberg Collection

Dr. Abraham Feinberg was a mineral collector from Oakland, California. Abe was active in local mineral clubs (mainly the Livermore club), was an avid field collector in California and Nevada, and purchased minerals at local northern California shows and at the Tucson show.  He was a close friend of Bob Trimingham, another former mineral collector. Abe passed away earlier this year.


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SV196 - Marcasite in Calcite $ 180 SOLD
Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2 x 1 cm


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Marcasite in Calcite from Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/SV196a.jpg] Marcasite in Calcite from Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/SV196b.jpg] Marcasite in Calcite from Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/SV196c.jpg] Marcasite in Calcite from Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/SV196d.jpg] Marcasite in Calcite from Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/SV196e.jpg] Marcasite in Calcite from Faraday Mine, Bancroft, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/SV196f.jpg]

Transparent Calcite rhomb with inclusions of Chalcopyrite (the old label incorrectly indicates Marcasite) from Canada. The wavy, colorful stringers of Chalcopyrite create a wonderful visual effect. Comes mounted on a Lucite display stand. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.


SV158 - Mimetite $ 250
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 6.7 x 5.2 x 2 cm


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Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV158a.jpg] Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV158b.jpg] Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV158c.jpg] Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV158d.jpg]

Double-sided specimen of Mimetite from Tsumeb, Namibia. Hundreds of Mimetite crystals on both sides of the specimen ranging from micro crystals up to 1.1cm in size. The larger crystals are fantastic with strong yellow color, high luster, hexagonal prism form and pointed terminations. They show areas of transparency one one is doubly-terminated. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.


SV154 - Fluorite on Calcite $ 180
Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 5 x 5 x 3 cm


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Fluorite on Calcite from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV154a.jpg] Fluorite on Calcite from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV154b.jpg] Fluorite on Calcite from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV154c.jpg] Fluorite on Calcite from Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV154d.jpg]

Attractivly formed cluster of Fluorite over Calcite from Mexico. The Fluorite occurs as small cubic crystals fully coating scalenohedral Calcite crystals. Much of the original Calcite appears to have etched away leaving these as partial casts of Fluorite. Comes mounted on a Lucite display stand and with an old 'Lidstroms' label. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.


SV160 - Hemimorphite $ 200
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
cabinet - 10 x 8 x 4.5 cm


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Hemimorphite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV160a.jpg] Hemimorphite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV160b.jpg] Hemimorphite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV160c.jpg] Hemimorphite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV160d.jpg]

Dense coverage of snow-white Hemimorphite on Limonite from Mina Ojeula in Mexico. These are Mexican classics and this is a good sized, quality example. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.


SV157 - Limonite after Pyrite $ 180 SOLD
Pelican Point, Utah Co., Utah, USA
small cabinet - 6 x 6 x 4.5 cm


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Limonite after Pyrite from Pelican Point, Utah Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/SV157a.jpg] Limonite after Pyrite from Pelican Point, Utah Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/SV157b.jpg] Limonite after Pyrite from Pelican Point, Utah Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/SV157c.jpg] Limonite after Pyrite from Pelican Point, Utah Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/SV157d.jpg]

Large, cubic crystals of Limonite after Pyrite from Utah. A beautiful intergrown cluster of large crystals to 6cm. Comes mounted on a Lucite display stand. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.


SV159 - Stilbite $ 125
Patterson, New Jersey, USA
small cabinet - 5.8 x 3 x 1.2 cm


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Stilbite from Patterson, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/SV159a.jpg] Stilbite from Patterson, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/SV159b.jpg] Stilbite from Patterson, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/SV159c.jpg] Stilbite from Patterson, New Jersey, USA [db_pics/pics/SV159d.jpg]

Doubly-terminated pink Stilbite crystal from Patterson, New Jersey. Complete and undamaged with a pearly luster. Comes mounted on a Lucite display stand. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.


SV153 - Glauberite $ 75
Salton Sea, California, USA
small cabinet - 5.2 x 3.2 x 1 cm


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Glauberite from Salton Sea, California, USA [db_pics/pics/SV153a.jpg] Glauberite from Salton Sea, California, USA [db_pics/pics/SV153b.jpg] Glauberite from Salton Sea, California, USA [db_pics/pics/SV153c.jpg]

Doubly-terminated transparent Glauberite crystal from the Salton Sea. Complete and undamaged with sharp form. The Salton sea is one of the world's largest inland seas and one of the lowest spots on earth at -227 feet below sea level. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.


SV192 - Cerussite $ 275 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.9 x 3 x 1.7 cm


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Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV192a.jpg] Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV192b.jpg] Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV192c.jpg] Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV192d.jpg] Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV192e.jpg]

Transparent, smokey Cerussite crystal from Tsumeb. This is a lovely heart-shaped twin crystal. A beautiful crystal that is complete on both sides with some natural dimpling/indentation of the lower back face. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.


SV187 - Wulfenite on Mimetite $ 250 SOLD
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 2 cm


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Wulfenite on Mimetite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV187a.jpg] Wulfenite on Mimetite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV187b.jpg] Wulfenite on Mimetite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV187c.jpg] Wulfenite on Mimetite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV187d.jpg] Wulfenite on Mimetite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV187e.jpg]

Gorgeous, colorful miniature of Wulfenite on Mimetite from Mapimi. The glassy, orange Wulfenite cubes and bright green botryoidal Mimetite combine for a visual feast. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.


SV197 - Stibiconite after Stibnite $ 85
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.4 x 1.3 x 1 cm


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Stibiconite after Stibnite from San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV197a.jpg] Stibiconite after Stibnite from San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV197b.jpg] Stibiconite after Stibnite from San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV197c.jpg] Stibiconite after Stibnite from San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV197d.jpg]

Stibiconite after Stibnite specimen with sharp form and a steep pyramidal termination. This is a Mexican classic and a neat pseudomorph specimen. Complete and undamaged. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.


SV180 - Cadmium Smithsonite $ 375 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.7 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Cadmium Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV180a.jpg] Cadmium Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV180b.jpg] Cadmium Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV180c.jpg] Cadmium Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV180d.jpg] Cadmium Smithsonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV180e.jpg]

Orange/yellow crystals of Cadmium bearing Smithsonite from Tsumeb. A somewhat spiky-looking cluster of high quality crystals. Undamaged. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.


SV151 - Azurite $ 175
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 3 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm


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Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV151a.jpg] Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV151b.jpg] Azurite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SV151c.jpg]

Single deep blue Azurite crystal from Tsumeb. There are some bright 'electric' blue flashes in areas and a bit of Cerussite and Cuprian Adamite attached. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.


SV162 - Calcite $ 140
Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


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Calcite from Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SV162a.jpg] Calcite from Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SV162b.jpg] Calcite from Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SV162d.jpg] Calcite from Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SV162e.jpg] Calcite from Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/SV162f.jpg]

V-shaped cluster of yellow Calcite on matrix from the Sweetwater Mine. Aesthetic display piece with translucent Calcite, one of which is doubly-terminated. Comes mounted on a Lucite display stand. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection..


SV150 - Legrandite $ 300 SOLD
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
miniature - 5 x 4 x 3 cm


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Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV150a.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV150b.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV150c.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/SV150d.jpg]

Crystals of golden Legrandite on Limonite from Mina Ojeula in Mexico. The main crystal is a robust 2.5cm. These are Mexican classics now hard to find. The main crystal is possibly stabilized with a bit of glue deep in the base (not visible) and I have priced this at the value of the large crystal alone. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.


SV193 - Actinolite $ 150
Ontario, Canada
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.2 x 1.3 cm


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Actinolite from Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/SV193a.jpg] Actinolite from Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/SV193b.jpg] Actinolite from Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/SV193c.jpg] Actinolite from Ontario, Canada [db_pics/pics/SV193d.jpg]

Single well terminated Actinolite crystal from Canada. Complete all around, deep green, with excellent termination faces. Ex. Dr. Abraham Feinberg collection.
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