Selected Specimens

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NMG - Cerussite on Galena $ 0
Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


Cerussite on Galena from Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMga.jpg] Cerussite on Galena from Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMgb.jpg] Cerussite on Galena from Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMgc.jpg] Cerussite on Galena from Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMgd.jpg] Cerussite on Galena from Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMge.jpg] Cerussite on Galena from Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMgf.jpg]

Single 3.1cm Galena crystal with a surface alteration to Cerussite on matrix. Valued at $200.


NMH - Murdochite on Quartz $ 0
Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm


Murdochite on Quartz from Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMha.jpg] Murdochite on Quartz from Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMhb.jpg] Murdochite on Quartz from Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMhc.jpg] Murdochite on Quartz from Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMhd.jpg]

Small black crystals of Murdochite, a lead copper oxide, on crystals of Quartz. Valued at $150.


NMI - Brochantite $ 0
Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 1 cm


Brochantite from Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMia.jpg] Brochantite from Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMib.jpg]

Green Brochantite crystals covering the surface of drusy Quartz crystals. Valued at $50.


NMJ - Fluorite $ 0
Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 4 cm


Fluorite from Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMja.jpg] Fluorite from Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMjb.jpg] Fluorite from Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMjc.jpg] Fluorite from Mex Tex Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/NMjaa.jpg]

Translucent purple/blue Fluorite cubes. Good color and some partially covered by drusy Quartz. Valued at $350.

 


SM439 - Realgar $ 60
Nevada, USA
miniature - 3.2 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


Realgar from Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/SM439a.jpg] Realgar from Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/SM439c.jpg] Realgar from Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/SM439d.jpg] Realgar from Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/SM439e.jpg]

Realgar crystals to 1.2cm on matrix. They are not perfect, but pretty good crystals for Nevada. Ex. Marty Zinn collection with label.


SM440 - Duftite on Cerussite $ 150
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 4.2 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


Duftite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM440a.jpg] Duftite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM440b.jpg] Duftite on Cerussite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM440c.jpg]

Transparent, reticulated Cerussite crystals partially coated by green Duftite.


SM441 - Amethyst $ 180
Amezukayama, Shiroshi, Japan
small cabinet - 7 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


Amethyst from Amezukayama, Shiroshi, Japan [db_pics/pics/SM441a.jpg] Amethyst from Amezukayama, Shiroshi, Japan [db_pics/pics/SM441b.jpg] Amethyst from Amezukayama, Shiroshi, Japan [db_pics/pics/SM441c.jpg]

Elegant cluster of medium purple Amethyst crystals. Ex. Akachan o Naki Okazai collection with label.


SM443 - Wulfenite $ 160
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.2 x 2.2 x 1.2 cm


Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM443a.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM443b.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/SM443c.jpg]

A 1.5cm Wulfenite crystal on a Dolomite coated matrix. High quality undamaged specimen.


SM444 - Rhodochrosite with Quartz $ 150
Pasto Bueno Mine, Huallapon, Peru
thumbnail - 2.8 x 2.6 x 2 cm


Rhodochrosite with Quartz from Pasto Bueno Mine, Huallapon, Peru [db_pics/pics/SM444a.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Quartz from Pasto Bueno Mine, Huallapon, Peru [db_pics/pics/SM444b.jpg]

Rhombic Rhodochrosite crystals to 1.9cm penetrated by small clear Quartz crystals. Great color!


SM446 - Spessartine on Galena $ 400
MMM Mine, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia
miniature - 5.0 x 5 x 4 cm


Spessartine on Galena from MMM Mine, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/SM446a.jpg] Spessartine on Galena from MMM Mine, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/SM446b.jpg] Spessartine on Galena from MMM Mine, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/SM446c.jpg] Spessartine on Galena from MMM Mine, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/SM446e.jpg]

Large Spessartine crystal intergrown with Galena crystals. A large sized garnet for the locality.


SM447 - Copper and Cuprite $ 350
Cole Shaft, Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 9 x 8 x 6 cm


Copper and Cuprite from Cole Shaft, Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/SM447a.jpg] Copper and Cuprite from Cole Shaft, Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/SM447b.jpg] Copper and Cuprite from Cole Shaft, Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/SM447c.jpg] Copper and Cuprite from Cole Shaft, Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/SM447d.jpg]

Large specimen of Copper and Cuprite. The surfaces are primariy showing Cuprite with small areas of Copper protruding out. An old label indicates it was found at the 26J Stope, 1300 Level of the Cole Shaft in 1967.


SM449 - Rhodochrosite with Fluorite $ 220
Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA
small cabinet - 5.9 x 4 x 3 cm


Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/SM449a.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/SM449b.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/SM449c.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/SM449d.jpg]

Rhombic Rhodochrosite crystals to 1.5cm on a Quartz crystal covered matrix. In addition to the Rhodochrosite, there are a number of glassy, pale green Fluorite crystals to 1.5cm.


SM450 - Hemimorphite $ 150
Summit Mine, Broadwater Co., Montana, USA
small cabinet - 7 x 6.5 x 5 cm


Hemimorphite from Summit Mine, Broadwater Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/SM450a.jpg] Hemimorphite from Summit Mine, Broadwater Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/SM450b.jpg] Hemimorphite from Summit Mine, Broadwater Co., Montana, USA [db_pics/pics/SM450c.jpg]

Large open vug in matrix lined with Hemimorphite crystals to about 1cm in length. The Summit Mine produced what are likely the best USA Hemimorphites ever found. This is a fine example.


SM457 - Silver $ 200
Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway (?)
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.7 x 1 cm


Silver from Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway (?) [db_pics/pics/SM457a.jpg] Silver from Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway (?) [db_pics/pics/SM457b.jpg] Silver from Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway (?) [db_pics/pics/SM457c.jpg]

Thick Silver wires that curl up at each end. This came out of an old collection of thumbnails with no label. I was told that 'there were some Kongsberg Silvers in the collection'.


SM458 - Silver $ 150
Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway (?)
thumbnail - 2 x 1 x 0.7 cm


Silver from Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway (?) [db_pics/pics/SM458a.jpg] Silver from Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway (?) [db_pics/pics/SM458b.jpg] Silver from Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway (?) [db_pics/pics/SM458c.jpg]

Thick Silver wire with nice curves. This came out of an old collection of thubmnails with no label. I was told that 'there were some Kongsberg Silvers in the collection'.



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