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These are specimens from the Minette personal collection.  4 to 8 per flat.

 
    March 2013
 

 

 


B617   ULEXITE on CALCITE  - $350   SOLD
Boron Open Pit, Boron, Kerns County, California
9.5 x 8 x 5.5 cm

 

 

Bunny tail Ulexite on golden Calcite with stalactites.  Minette purchased the Milton Speckels collection.  Minette label included.  Minette #617.

 

 


B619   ULEXITE  - $450
Boron Open Pit, Boron, Kerns County, California
8 x 6 x 4 cm

 

Bunny tail Ulexite on matrix in a plastic miniature box.   Minette label included.  Minette # B619. 

 


B620   ULEXITE on COLEMANITE  - $200
Boron Open Pit, Boron, Kerns County, California
13.5 x 6 x 4.5 cm

 

  Bunny tail Ulexite on a druze of Colemanite.   Minette # B620. 


B621   ULEXITE on COLEMANITE  - $200
Boron Open Pit, Boron, Kerns County, California
10.5 x 8 x 4 cm

 
 

 

 

Bunny tail Ulexite on a druze of Colemanite.   Minette # B621. 


B666   COLEMANITE  - $300
Terry Mine, Death Valley Junction, Death Valley, Inyo County, California
14.5 x 8 x 6 cm

 

 

 

 

  An uncommon location of a small pit on flat west of Death Valley Junction.  Personally collected by Minette about 1980.

  Minette # B666.


B713   COLEMANITE  - $250   SOLD
Billie Mine, Furnace Creek Wash, Death Valley, Inyo County, California
9 x 6 x 5 cm

 

 

 

 

  Fine lustrous cluster of Colemanite cystals from the Bille Mine.   Minette # B713. 


B731   CALCITE  - $750
Boron Open Pit, Boron, Kerns County, California
22.3 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm

 

 

 

 

 

Amazing undamaged Calcite stalactite from Boron.  ex Milton Speckels,  Minette #B731.


B741   COLEMANITE  - $250
Extention 24, Boron Open Pit, Boron, Kerns County, California
9.5 x 8 x 2 cm

 

 

 

 

  Lustrous brown crystals of Colemanite.  Minette label included.  Minette #B549. 


B104   NOBLEITE on COLEMANITE  - $350
Corkscrew Mine, Furnace Creek Wash, Death Valley, Inyo County, California
14.5 x 11 x 5 cm

 

 

 

 

   Rare specimen of Nobleite on Colemanite from Corkscrew Mine. Minette label included.  Minette #B104. 

 


B694   COLEMANITE pseudomorph after INYOITE  - $300
Sigma Pit near Ryan, Death Valley, Inyo County, California
14 x 7 x 6 cm

 

 

 

  Great pseudomorph from an uncommon location.  Hard to do justice with the photos to show perspective.   Minette #B694. 

 


B539   COLEMANITE  - $250
Corkscrew Mine, Furnace Creek Wash, Death Valley, Inyo County, California
11.5 x 8.5 x 5.5 cm

 

 

  Appears to be a floor specimen on which sheets of Colemanite probably formed at water level and then broke up and fell to floor.  Minette purchased from Veryle Carnahan October 2001.  Minette label included.  Minette #B539.


B542   COLEMANITE  - $400
Corkscrew Mine, Furnace Creek Wash, Death Valley, Inyo County, California
9.5 x 7.5 x 5.5 cm

 

 

 

  Superb floater shaped like a whimsical lamb.  Minette personally collected in 1974.   Minette label included.  Minette # B542.


B543   COLEMANITE with TODOROKITE  - $250
Corkscrew Mine, Furnace Creek Wash, Death Valley, Inyo County, California
16 x 7.5 x 6.5 cm

 

 

 Superb large Colemanite specimen with dark brown Todorokite.  It was collected by Cliff Murdocks about 1980.  Could be displayed upright.  Minette label included.  Minette # B543. 

 


B603   INDERITE  - $600
Boron Open Pit, Boron, Kerns County, California
12 x 5 x 3 cm

 

  Fine large Inderite with minor Ulexite.  Minette # B603. 


 



 
 
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