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 Mexican Minerals

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This gallery is a mix of Mexican minerals, many from the collection of Dan Belcher of Denver, Colorado.   March 2005
 

 


tu28 - Arsenopyrite - $200   on hold
Level 12, San Antonio El Grande Mine, San Antonio, Chihuahua, Mexico
4 x 3.5 x 2 cm

 

28e.jpg (116716 bytes)

 

28f.jpg (235733 bytes) 28d.jpg (202812 bytes)
28b.jpg (206931 bytes) 28c.jpg (238973 bytes)

Undamaged, ex Dan Belcher collection #0501

 


tu29 - Parargyrite - $500
Proano Mine, Fresnillo Zacatecas, Mexico
3 x 3 x 2 cm

29d.jpg (233153 bytes)

 

29a.jpg (79783 bytes) 29b.jpg (74107 bytes)
 

Choice, lustrous, undamaged 

 


tu30 - Acanthite pseudomorph after Pyrargyrite on Quartz - $250   on hold
San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
10 x 7 x 3 cm, xl 2 cm

30b.jpg (243132 bytes)

 

30d.jpg (55412 bytes) 30e.jpg (293813 bytes)
 

Undamaged 

 


tu31 - Adamite - $400
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
8.5 x 5 x 2 cm

31e.jpg (207745 bytes)

 

31b.jpg (227255 bytes) 31c.jpg (405996 bytes)
31e.jpg (138669 bytes) 31g.jpg (95067 bytes)

Choice undamaged 

 


tu32 - Fluorite on Quartz with Calcite - $250
Level 12, San Antonio El Grande Mine, San Antonio, Chihuahua, Mexico
7 x 7 x 4 cm

32a.jpg (249639 bytes)

 

32b.jpg (355649 bytes) 32d.jpg (62473 bytes)
 

Undamaged, ex Dan Belcher collection #0884   

 

 

tu33 - Vanadinite - $200
Chihuahua, Mexico
7 x 7 x 4 cm

33b.jpg (365137 bytes)

 

33d.jpg (137719 bytes) 33a.jpg (242922 bytes)
 

Undamaged  

 


tu34 - Gypsum with Anhydrite inclusions - $500
Naica Mine, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
11 x 6 x 5.5 cm
  

34c.jpg (234297 bytes)

 

34d.jpg (200854 bytes) 34e.jpg (273421 bytes)
 

Choice, undamaged, ex Dan Belcher collection #1092

 


tu35 - Calcite on Siderite pseudomorph after Calcite on Quartz - $275
Level 640, La Sirena Mine, Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
10 x 6 x 4 cm

35f.jpg (386734 bytes)

 

35d.jpg (158386 bytes) 35e.jpg (226214 bytes)

Undamaged 

 


tu36 - Rhodochrosite pseudomorph after Calcite, Ilvaite - $125   ON HOLD
Level 5, Los Remedios Mine, Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico
3.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm

36d_small.jpg (40142 bytes)

 

36a.jpg (91519 bytes) 36c.jpg (132301 bytes)
 

Undamaged 

 


tu37 - Vanadinite, Descloizite - $250   ON HOLD
Michelle Prospect, Rayon, Sonora, Mexico
6 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm

37a.jpg (233014 bytes)

 

37b.jpg (407998 bytes) 37c.jpg (114573 bytes)

Undamaged, ex Dan Belcher collection #1121

 


tu38 - Pyrargyrite with Polybasite and Stephanite - $400   ON HOLD
Peregrina Mine, Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
9 x 6 x 3 cm

38a.jpg (234964 bytes)

 

38d.jpg (112055 bytes) 38c.jpg (111810 bytes)

Undamaged 

 


tu39 - Stephanite - $400
Proano Mine, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
2.5 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm
   SOLD

39e.jpg (290539 bytes)

 

39f.jpg (253927 bytes)

Choice, Lustrous, 3-D, nearly a floater, nearly perfect except two minor areas   

 


tu40 - Calcite "Poker Chip" - $125  ON HOLD
Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
7 x 5.5 x 1.5 cm

40a.jpg (301975 bytes)

 

40e.jpg (86516 bytes) 40d.jpg (294320 bytes)

Undamaged, lustrous edge  

 


tu41 - Adamite - $400
Level 10, Minerales Shaft 5, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
5 x 4 x 2 cm

41b.jpg (192149 bytes)

 

41f.jpg (204549 bytes) 41d.jpg (70758 bytes)

Choice, undamaged, ex Dan Belcher collection #0011  

 


tu42 - Calcite with Fluorite on Quartz - $150
Level 12, San Antonio El Grande Mine, San Antonio, Chihuahua, Mexico
5 x 5 x 3.5 cm

 

42b.jpg (248069 bytes)

 

42c.jpg (330781 bytes) 42f.jpg (49882 bytes)

Choice, undamaged, ex Dan Belcher collection #0314 

 


tu43 -  Pyrrhotite - $275
Level 12, San Antonio El Grande Mine, San Antonio, Chihuahua, Mexico
5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm

43e.jpg (214886 bytes)

 

43d.jpg (234202 bytes) 43b.jpg (358996 bytes)

Undamaged, extremely lustrous, ex Dan Belcher collection #0716

 


tu44 - Gypsum with Anhydrite inclusions - $650
Naica Mine, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
14 x 10 x 6 cm
  

44a.jpg (269206 bytes)

 

44e.jpg (261352 bytes) 44d.jpg (271755 bytes)

Choice, undamaged, ex Dan Belcher collection #1100 

 


tu45 - Andradite (Demantoid) - $100
Philhuatepec, Municipio de Tatatila, Veracruz, Mexico
7 x 5 x 3 cm

45a.jpg (390011 bytes)

 

45d.jpg (74008 bytes) 45f.jpg (417676 bytes)

Undamaged 

 


tu46 - Calcite on Siderite pseudomorph after Calcite on Quartz - $200   ON HOLD
Level 640, La Sirena Mine, Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
8 x 7 x 6 cm

46a.jpg (194123 bytes)

 

46b.jpg (222546 bytes) 46c.jpg (242622 bytes)

Undamaged   

 


tu47 - Wulfenite, Mimetite - $750
San Francisco Mine, Magdalena, Sonora, Mexico
17 x 10 x 4 cm

47a.jpg (421598 bytes)

 

47d.jpg (207137 bytes) 47g.jpg (149737 bytes)

Undamaged 

 


tu48 - Vanadinite - $450
Upper Levels, La Aurora Mine, Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico
12 x 8 x 4 cm

48a.jpg (375246 bytes)

 

48b.jpg (377177 bytes) 48c.jpg (345021 bytes)
48d.jpg (176377 bytes) 48e.jpg (376968 bytes)

Choice, undamaged, ex Dan Belcher collection #1221 

 


tu49 - Arsenopyrite on Quartz - $750
Level 12, San Antonio El Grande Mine, San Antonio, Chihuahua, Mexico
5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm

49a.jpg (259816 bytes)

 

49c.jpg (206987 bytes) 49d.jpg (330241 bytes)

Undamaged (secondary crystal has a natural crack, but is not damaged or repaired), ex Dan Belcher collection #0333

 


tu50 - Polybascite - $475
Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
2 x 2 x 2 cm

50d_edited.jpg (321838 bytes)

 

50a_edited.jpg (319174 bytes) 50c_edited.jpg (298654 bytes)

Undamaged (extremely minor Wilber on the edge) 

 


tu51 - Calcite "Poker Chip" - $150   
Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
12 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm

51a.jpg (302943 bytes)

 

51e.jpg (292367 bytes) 51f.jpg (333353 bytes)

Undamaged (attachment on left is cleaved)

 


tu53 - Calcite on Quartz - $125
Level 12, San Antonio El Grande Mine, San Antonio, Chihuahua, Mexico
7 x 4 x 3 cm

53a.jpg (241899 bytes)

 

53b.jpg (266585 bytes) 53c.jpg (331198 bytes)

Undamaged, ex Dan Belcher collection #0324   

 


tu54 - Mimetite with Calcite - $200
Level 8, Minerales Shaft 5, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
6 x 5 x 4 cm

54a.jpg (253773 bytes)

 

54e.jpg (184080 bytes) 54c.jpg (218745 bytes)

Undamaged, ex Dan Belcher collection #0016

 


tu55 - Gypsum with Anhydrite inclusions - $350  ON HOLD
Naica Mine, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
5 x 5 x 3 cm
 

55c.jpg (289665 bytes)

 

55d.jpg (270771 bytes) 55f.jpg (246403 bytes)

Choice, undamaged, ex Dan Belcher collection #1051 

 


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