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Jun 23, 2017

 

            
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1   1600422hhdwlnnr.t   ((2 AMMONITES)),  $5 MINIMUM BID,  Peru,  3 x 2.5 x 1 cm, 2 Miniatures,  Here two fossil Ammonites from Peru. 

2      03hhgfxl.ne  ((COPAL with INSECTS)), 8.2 gm, $35 MINIMUM BID,  Andes Mountains, Columbia, 6 x 3 x 1 cm, Miniature, Normal Copal darker yellow orange than photos shows.  Lots of insects  including a large winged termite fine Spider showing lots of detail.  Also many other smaller insects. 

 


      03hhgfxl.nr  ((COPAL with INSECTS)), 4.7 gm, $25 MINIMUM BID,  Madagascar, 3.5 x 2.5 x 1 cm, Miniature, Label says wasp.  Here is a small insect in the Copal.  It is a shaped and polished specimen ideal for use in jewelry such as wire wraping to make a pendant. 


4   03hhgfxl.ne  ((COPAL with INSECTS)), 48.2 gm, $85 MINIMUM BID,  Andes Mountains, Columbia, 9.5 x 5.5 x 2 cm, Cabinet, Normal Copal darker yellow orange than photos shows.  Lots of insects  including a large moths and other insects with large wings showing lots of detail.  Also many other smaller insects and stuff trapped in the Copal. 

     238 1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((STILBITE)),  $30 MINIMUM BID,  Lonavale, Pune District, Maharashtra, India,  10.5 x 7 x 5 cm, Cabinet,  Undamaged large double terminated Quartz from Jinkouhe.   ex Renaud Vochen collection.
5         1600422hhdwlnnr.ir   ((CONICHALCITE)),  $20 MINIMUM BID,  Gold Hill Mine, Tooele County, Utah,  6 x 4 x 2 cm, Miniature,  Brilliant green gemmy blebs of Conichalcite from Gold Hill.  Old material  from a retired dealer old stock.  
   
6         1600422hhdwlnnr.ir   ((BOBDOWNSITE, GORMANITE)), TYPE LOCALITY, $20 MINIMUM BID,  Big fish River, Yukon Territory, Canada,  4 x 3 x 1.2 cm, Miniature,  White Bobdownsite and dark Gormanite from the Yukon.  ex Ranaud Vochten collection. 

7       1600422hhdwlnnr.ir   ((PARAVAUXITE, SIGLOITE)),  $20 MINIMUM BID,  Siglo Veinte Mine, Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo, Potosi, Bolivia,  4.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm, Miniature,  Combination from Bolivia.  ex Ranaud Vochten collection. 


 

 8    7iddbr   ((GREIGITE on ANALCIME WITH STIBNITE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID, Boron, Kern County, California, 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm, Thumbnail, Here is a thumbnail specimen with microcrystals including Stibnite.  Boron specimen from the Carnahan collection purchased by Jim Minette and then part of the Jim Minette collection. 


 

 

9    7idceir   ((20 AGATE, ETC River Worn)), Phila. Academy col.  $10 MINIMUM BID, Unknown locality, 1 to 4 cm, 20 Thumbnails to Miniatures, Here are 20 River worn Agates and others from the Philadelphia Academy of Sciences.  No label with these.  Phila Academy collection number #20347 and two #20348.


10    1700440btubnns.isa  ((GRAPE AGATE aka CHALCEDONY)),  $75 MINIMUM BID, Manakarra Beach, Mamuju District, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, 14 x 11 x 7 cm, Large Cabinet, 858 gm specimen of Grape Agate.  Most say Chalcedony but I have also heard recently that these are spherical radial Amethyst. 
11   1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((PYROMORPHITE)),  $15 MINIMUM BID Old S W Chester County Mine, Phoenixville Mining District, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 8 x 5 x 5 cm, Cabinet,  Specimen from the classic old lead silver zinc mining district in Pennsylvania.  Dark green hexagonal prisms of Pyromorphite. 
 

12   1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((TALC)),  $35 MINIMUM BID,  Argonaut Mine, Ludlow, Vermont, 8 x 7 x 4 cm, Cabinet,  Argonaut had a find ten to fifteen years ago of the finest gemmy green Talc. It evidently was a one time opportunity since collecting is no longer allowed on the then and now operating Talc Mine.  The specimens are no longer available.  I purchased the bulk of the find and sold many flats over the years.  No new specimens have become available and I am nearly at the end of the specimens from that find.


 

 

 

13    1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((SMOKY QUARTZ)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Middle Moat Mountain locality, Hale's Location, Carroll County, New Hampshire,  7.3 x 2.5 x 2 cm, Cabinet,  Lustrous terminated Smoky from the Ernie Schlichter collection.  It was probably self collected by Ernie. 

 


 
14     1600422hhdwlnnr.r   ((SAND included CALCITE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Rattlesnake Butte, Jackson County, South Dakota,  6.5 x 4 x 3 cm, Miniature,  Double terminated cluster of Calcite crystals totally included by sand.  Undamaged except one flat spot on the backside which was probably attachment of another crystals but can be used as a base.  
 
15       1600422hhdwlnnr.r   ((SAND included CALCITE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Rattlesnake Butte, Jackson County, South Dakota,  4.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm, Miniature,  Double terminated cluster of Calcite crystals totally included by sand.  Undamaged except some  areas of attachment on the top of the one crystal.

 

16     1600422hhdwlnnr.is  ((TOPAZ)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Zapot Claim, Nevada,  6.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm, Cabinet,  Large partial crystal with two large faces of the crystal. 

 

 

 

17   1600422hhdwlnnr.is  ((TOPAZ)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Zapot Claim, Mineral County, Nevada,  8 x 4 x 2.5 cm, Cabinet,  Large partial bluish crystal with two smaller side faces of the crystal. 

18     1600422hhdwlnnr.r   ((CHRYSOCOLLA)),  $8 MINIMUM BID,  Morenci Mine, Greenlee County, Arizona,  3.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm, Miniature,  Rounded sphericules of bluegreen Chrysocolla with some minor green Malachite.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
19      1600422hhdwlnnr.r   ((CHRYSOCOLLA pseudo after AZURITE)),  $8 MINIMUM BID,  Morenci Mine, Greenlee County, Arizona,  3.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm, Miniature,  Rounded sphericules of bluegreen Chrysocolla partially pseudomorphed blue Azurite.  
   
20   1600422hhdwlnnr.es   ((AMMONITE)),  $25 MINIMUM BID,  Ammonite claim, Utah,  3 x 2.5 x .7 cm,  Iridescent opalized Ammonite from Utah suitable for wirewrapping. Epoxy on the top for protection and stability.  

 
21    1600422hhdwlnnr.ns   ((AMMONITE)),  $15 MINIMUM BID,  Ammonite claim, Utah,  1.5 x 1 x .2 cm,  Iridescent opalized Ammonite from Utah suitable for wirewrapping. Epoxy on the top for protection and stability.

 

 

 

 
22   1600422hhdwlnnr.ns   ((AMMONITE)),  $15 MINIMUM BID,  Ammonite claim, Utah,  2 x 1.3 x .3 cm,  Iridescent opalized Ammonite from Utah suitable for wirewrapping. Epoxy on the top for protection and stability.

 

 

 

 
23   1600422hhdwlnnr.nr   ((AMMONITE)),  $20 MINIMUM BID,  Ammonite claim, Utah,  2 x 1.5 x .4 cm,  Iridescent opalized Ammonite from Utah suitable for wirewrapping. Epoxy on the top for protection and stability. Looks like the old mood rings.  

24   1600422hhdwlnnr.nr   ((BAUXITE)),  $50 MINIMUM BID,  Mas Rouge, Provence-Alps-Cote d'Azur, France,  15 x 11 x 10 cm, Large Cabinet,  Here is a extra large, not normally seen, of Bauxite and its from France.  Bauxite is the ore of aluminum.   ex Ranaud Vochten collection. 

25     160096btceisss.rs   ((FLUORITE)),  $35 MINIMUM BID,  Xianghualing Mine, Hunan Province, China,  11 x 11 x 8 cm, Cabinet,  Stalactitic like chains of light green cubic Fluorite crystals.

 

 

26      1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((MAGNETITE, minor minor FLUORAPATITE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Iron Mountain, Iron Springs District, Iron County, Utah,   5.5 x 3 x 2 cm, Miniature,  Lustrous octahedral crystals of Magnetite with associated very minor yellow brown Fluorapatite.

 
27    1600422hhdwlnnr.is    ((MALACHITE, AZURITE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Apex Mine, Washington County, Utah,  3.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm, Miniature, Here is combination of Malachite and Azurite from a famous Utah locality now closed. 

28    1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((MAGNETITE, FLUORAPATITE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Iron Mountain, Iron Springs District, Iron County, Utah,   4 x 4 x 3 cm, Miniature,  Lustrous octahedral crystal of Magnetite with associated crystal of yellow brown Fluorapatite broken off at the Magnetite face.

 29      1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((MAGNETITE, FLUORAPATITE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Iron Mountain, Iron Springs District, Iron County, Utah,   7.5 x 4 x 3 cm, Cabinet,  Lustrous octahedral crystals of Magnetite with several associated crystals of yellow brown Fluorapatite broken off at the Magnetite face.
30       1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((VARISCITE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID, Itumbiara, Goias, Brazil, 2.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm, Thumbnail,  Here is a specimen with a several spheres of green terminated crytals of Variscite on matrix.  ex Carlos Barbosa.  ex Dave Shannon.
31      1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((VARISCITE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID, Itumbiara, Goias, Brazil, 3.5 x 3 x 2 cm, Thumbnail,  Here is a specimen with a single sphere of green terminated crytals of Variscite on matrix.  ex Carlos Barbosa.  ex Dave Shannon.
32      1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((THOMSONITE, CALCITE, CHABAZITE)), $10 MINIMUM BID,  Goble, Oregon,  3.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm, Miniature,  Here is a zeolite specimen from Oregon mounted in a plastic miniature box.

 

   
33      1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((HEMIMORPHITE)),  $20 MINIMUM BID, Hidden Treasure Mine, Tooele County, Utah,  8.5 x 5 x 5 cm, Cabinet,  Here is a fine undamaged specimen of clusters of terminated Hemimorphite crystals from Hidden Treasure.

   
 34     1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((ACTINOLITE pseudo after DIOPSIDE aka URALITE)),  $5 MINIMUM BID,  Calumet Mine, Turret District, Chaffee County, Colorado,  4.5 x 3 x 1 cm, Miniature,  Terminate crystals of Diopside not pseudomorphed to Actinolite.  The Uralite was exposed from dissolving the Calcite over the Uralite.  

 

 
   
35   1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((WULFENITE)),  $8 MINIMUM BID,  Los Lamentos Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico,  3.5 x 3.5 x 2.8 cm, Miniature,  Undamaged lustrous cluster of butterscotch colored Wulfenite crystals on matrix.  
   
36   1600422hhdwlnnr.nr   ((MARCASITE)),  $25 MINIMUM BID,  Zacatecas, Mexico,  9 x 9 x 5 cm, Cabinet,  Here is a large botryoidal mound of Marcasite from Zacatecas, Mexico.  Its in great shape as seen in photos.

 

 

 

37   1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((JAMESONITE, QUARTZ)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Noche Buena, Zacatecas, Mexico,  6.5 x 5 x 1.5 cm, Miniature,  Here are hairlike grey needles of Jamesonite crystals with associated Quartz crystals under the Jamesonite.

 

1600422hhdwlnnr.is  ((SUNSTONE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Kong Mines, Hart Range, Central Desert Shire, Northern Territory, Australia, misc,  Thumbnails, With just the right light angle, the specimens light up with multiple spots of color.
  

38  1600422hhdwlnnr.is  ((17 SUNSTONE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Kong Mines, Hart Range, Central Desert Shire, Northern Territory, Australia, misc,  2 to 3 cm,  17 Thumbnails, With just the right light angle, the specimens light up with multiple spots of color.  These are the ones left after picking out the ones with the best flashes.  I saw one that looks nice and several others with some flashes  

 
  
  

39    1600422hhdwlnnr.rs  ((PYRITE)), Phila. Academy of Sciences, $15 MINIMUM BID,  Llallagua, Bolivia, 7 x 5 x 4 cm,  Cabinet, Pyrite from Bolivia from the Phila Academy of Sciences.  No number on the specimen or label.  It was with several Pyrite specimens from Bolivia. Some others were label and had numbers.       

  

 

 

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  1600422hhdwlnnr.rs  ((RIEBECKITE variety CROCIDOLITE)), Phila. Academy of Sciences, $50 MINIMUM BID,  West Quincy, Massachuseets, 6 x 4 x 4 cm,  Miniature, A fine historic specimen of blue grey Riebeckite from Massachusetts.  ex Phila Academy of Science #23058.  I have another specimen which is #23050 with the Academy label but no label with #23058.  I will include a copy of the #23050 label.  ex Philadelphia Academy of Science, ex Charles Palache a well known American mineralogist and crystalographer  1869-1954, whom retired from teaching at Harvard in 1941.  Americas large scale granite quarrying began in West Quincy which became known as the granite city in 1825.  The last active quarry closed in 1863 when Metropolitan District Commission purchased 22 acres.

 


 

41   1600399hhdwlnnr.rs  ((CELESTINE)),  $75 MINIMUM BID,  Sakoany Deposit, Madagascar, 18 x 10 x 7 cm,  Large Cabinet, Large undamaged open geode of  terminated lustrous Celestine crystals.

 


 

42      1600399hhdwlnnr.irs  ((LIBETHENITE)), type locality,  $50 MINIMUM BID,  Podlipa Deposit, Lubietova, Slovakia, 5.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm,  Miniature, Lustrous deep green octahedral crystals of Libethenite from the type locality. 

43   1600399hhdwlnnr.ir  ((CELESTINE on COLEMANITE)),  $15 MINIMUM BID,  East Coleman Mine, Furnace Creek, Death Valley, California, 3.5 x 3 x 1.8 cm,  Miniature, ex Jim Minette collection, Uncommon locality.  Undamaged spear like terminated crystals of Colemanite with smaller thinner terminated colorless Celestine crystals.

 

 

  

44   1600399hhdwlnnr.in  ((TOPAZ with HEMATITE and TOPAZ pseudomorphs after GARNET)),  $15 MINIMUM BID,  Maynard's Claim, Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, 3.7 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm,  Miniature, Undamaged terminated or double terminated lustrous Topaz crystal  with quartz inclusions and a Hematite Topaz pseudomorph after Garnet.   ex Collectors Edge specimen

 
 

   45  1600399hhdwlnnr.in  ((TOPAZ)),  $15 MINIMUM BID,  Maynard's Claim, Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, 5 x 1.5 x 1 cm,  Miniature, Undamaged double terminated Topaz crystal with quartz inclusions making them opaque and light grey in color.  Two crystals intersect at just under 90 degrees.  Great variation from the standard sherry colored Topaz from Maynard's Claim.  ex Collectors Edge specimen.

 
 
 46     1600399hhdwlnnr.in  ((TOPAZ)),  $30 MINIMUM BID,  Maynard's Claim, Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, 5 x 4 x 1.5 cm,  Miniature, Undamaged double terminated Topaz crystals with quartz inclusions forming a cross.   x Collectors Edge specimen.

 
47 1600399hhdwlnnr.in  ((HEMATITE and TOPAZ pseudomorphs after GARNET with BIXBYITE)),  $15 MINIMUM BID,  Maynard's Claim, Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, 3.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm,  Miniature, Undamaged 4 Hematite Topaz pseudomorphs after Garnet with some minor small cubic lustrous Bixbyites on the pseudomorphs.   ex Collectors Edge specimen  
48   1600399hhdwlnnr.in  ((TOPAZ with HEMATITE and TOPAZ pseudomorphs after GARNET)),  $20 MINIMUM BID,  Maynard's Claim, Topaz Mountain, Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, 3.7 x 3 x 2 cm,  Miniature, Here is a cluster of lustrous terminated Topaz crystals with 5 small Hematite Topaz pseudomorphs after Garnet.   ex Collectors Edge specimen.  
   
49  1600422hhdwlnnr.e  ((GYPSUM)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Makapu'u O'ahu, Hawaii, 5 x 5 x 4 cm,  Miniature,  Mineral specimens from Hawaiian Islands are not too common being a series of volcanic Islands.  
 
 50  1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((TREMOLITE variety HEXAGONITE)),  $15 MINIMUM BID,  Gouverneur Mine, Fowler, St Lawrence County, New York,  6 x 5 x 4 cm, Miniature, Here is a course grained pretty lavender Hexagonite.

 

 
   
 

51   1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((CHALCANTHITE)),  $15 MINIMUM BID,  Bertha Mine, Dugway Range, Tooele County, Utah, 8 x 4 x 3 cm,  Cabinet,  Blue Chalcanthite, aka copper sulphate, from Utah's Berha Mine.  Old specimen  collected 25 to 30 years ago.

 
   
 52   1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((ARSENOPYRITE, MUSCOVITE)),  $5 MINIMUM BID,  Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Province, China, 4 x 2.5 x 2 cm,  Miniature,  Here is another silver colored lustrous Arsenopyrite from China with associated Muscovite.

 

 
   
 53     1600422hhdwlnnr.g   ((CHALCOPYRITE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Chihuahua, Mexico, 8 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm,  Cabinet,  Here is a colorful Chalcopyrite sometimes sold as Bornite or Peacock Ore.  If the blue iridescent outer layer is chipped the typical gold Chalcopyrite color shows through.   
 
 54     1600422hhdwlnnr.r   ((MIMETITE, CALCITE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  Inglaterra Mine, West Camp, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico, 8 x 5.5 x 4 cm, Cabinet,  Here is a cabinet sized specimen with yellow prismatic Mimetite crystals on contrasting white Calcite.   
 

 

 

 

55   1600422hhdwlnnr.rs   ((SILVER, CALCITE)),  $75 MINIMUM BID,  Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway, 8.5 x 5.5 x 2 cm, Cabinet,  Silver specimen with Silver surfacing throughout the gray Calcite matrix on the front and back of the specimen from this desirable Silver locality.  ex  Renaud Vochten specimen.  
   
56   1600422hhdwlnnr.a   ((ARAGONITE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico, 6 x 6 x 5 cm, Miniature,  Here is a Aragonite and perhaps Calcite from Santa Eulalia.  I checked fluorescent and a thin layer on the base is green. 

 

 

   
57  1600422hhdwlnnr.r   ((MARTITIE)),  $7 MINIMUM BID,  Millard County, Utah, 4.5 x 3 x 2 cm, Miniature, Octahedral crystals of Martite which is Hematite pseudomorph after Magnetite. Undamaged.
   
58  1600386btceiss   ((PLUMBOGUMMITE pseudomorph after PYROMORPHITE)),  $100 MINIMUM BID,  Yangshuo Mine, Guangxi Zhuang A R, China, 5 x 2 x 1.5 cm, Miniature,  Single terminated crystals of this recent find from three years ago.  No damage except one small chip inside.     
    


59 1600422hhdwlnnr.is   ((WULFENITE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID,  San Francisco Mine, Sonoro, Mexico, 3.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm, Miniature, Here is a miniature with yellow orange Wulfenite crystals. Crystals in great shape. 

 

   
60  1600420ewshis   ((CALCITE)),  $30 MINIMUM BID,  Cliff Mine, Ophir District, Tooele County, Utah, 11 x 9 x 6.5 cm, Cabinet,  Cabinet sized specimen with scalenahedral Calcite crystals in great shape. Old specimen from the early 1990's.

 

 

 
   
61   1600420ewshis   ((CALCITE)),  $30 MINIMUM BID,  Cliff Mine, Ophir District, Tooele County, Utah, 15 x 8 x 8 cm, Cabinet,  Cabinet sized specimen with scalenahedral Calcite crystals in great shape. Old specimen from the early 1990's.
 

 

62     4919 09ldgciss   ((BARITE)),  $30 MINIMUM BID,  Cacilie Mine, Schwarzenfeld, Oberpfalz, Germany, 10 x 8 x 6 cm, Cabinet,  Brown flat Barite crystals from Germany.  Minor cleaved tips in a few places but overall in great shape.  Old German specimen from the H Deisinger collection with label with a $200 price tag.  I had it listed on the web pages for several years.   

 

   
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17    1600436hhphass.ir  ((CERUSSITE, ANGLESITE pseudo after GALENA)),  $15 MINIMUM BID, La Purisima Mine, West Camp, Santa Eulalia, Mexico,  4 x 4 x 3 cm, Miniature, Unusual and uncommon pseudomorph from Mexico. Galena altering to Anglesite and Cerussite from the La Purisima Mine in Mexico. Galena can be seen in photo of bottom of specimen.  Only one photo from Lavensky shown on mindat.

 

 

66     6hhorr    ((CALCITE on MAGNETITE)),  $5 INIMUM BID, Iron Mountain, Iron Springs District, Iron County, Utah, 12.5 x 6 x 4 cm, Cabinet, Here is a specimen of massive Magnetite with small vugs with micro crystals of Magnetite.  Massive Magnetite is covered with scalenahedral Calcite crystals.  Not the most aestetic but great reference specimen from Utah's Iron District not available on the market collected years ago.  Otto did field collecting in Utah in the 50's to 70's.   ex Otto Reiter, Salt Lake City, Utah collection. 

 

 

67   6hhorr    ((CALCITE)),  $5 MINIMUM BID, Iron Mountain, Iron Springs District, Iron County, Utah, 12 x 9.5 x 5 cm, Cabinet, Here is a specimen that appears to be covered in Calcite.  Matrix is not heavy and not Magnetite.  Not the most aestetic but great reference specimen from Utah's Iron District not available on the market collected years ago.  Otto did field collecting in Utah in the 50's to 70's.   ex Otto Reiter, Salt Lake City, Utah collection. 

 

 

 
68   1600394btceits.l  ((DIOPTASE, MOTTRAMITE)),  $5 MINIMUM BID, Kaokoveld Plateau, Namibia,  5 x 4 x 4 cm, Miniature,  Here is a specimen with large lustrous green Dioptase and associated Mottramite.    
69      1600394btceits.l  ((SHATTUCKITE)),  $5 MINIMUM BID, Kaokoveld Plateau, Namibia,  3 x 3 x 2 cm, Miniature,  Small mounds of light blue Shattuckite.      
70  3280  10ehgginr   ((GOLD)),  $150 MINIMUM BID, La Gran Sabana, near Santa Elena, Venezuela,  1 cm,  Thumbnail,  Unusual and Rare pair of Gold crystals from Venezuela with many faces.
71  15btadlr   ((GOLD)),  $75 MINIMUM BID, Round Mountain Mine, Nye County, Nevada,  1.8 cm,  Thumbnail,  Unusuall leaf of Gold from Round Mountain with two double triangular raised areas on the flat surface.  If it was not from the finds at Round Mountain I can imagine it was part of the interstellar Roswell flying saucer.  Maybe part of King Tuts tomb.  Comes with a round cut stone holder as seen in the photos.

 

 

  
72  1600429iddwnsss.is  ((WULFENITE, MIMETITE)),  $3 MINIMUM BID, San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico,  3.3 x 2.3 x 2.3 cm,  Miniature, Fine miniature of this well known Wulfenite locality with major pockets found and marketed by Wayne Thompson in the early 90's.
73    1600429iddwnsss.is  ((WULFENITE, MIMETITE)),  $3 MINIMUM BID, San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico,  2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm,  Thumbnail, Fine thumbnail of this well known Wulfenite locality with major pockets found and marketed by Wayne Thompson in the early 90's.

 

74  14hhjdis  ((QUARTZ with GOETHITE coating)), $3 MINIMUM BID, Colorado Mine, Tintic District, Juab County, Utah,  7 x 7 x 2.5 cm, Cabinet,  Undamaged Quartz with terminated crystals coated with brown to black Goethite from Utah's Tintic District.
 75  9iddbes  ((PSEUDO OCTAHEDRAL TINCALCONITE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID, Dissolving Tanks in Borate Refinery, Open Pit Mine, Kramer Borate Deposit, Boron, Kerns County, California,  4 x 4 x 3 cm, Miniature, Rare specimen Tincalconite primary crystals found and collected by Jim Minette when dissolving tanks at the Borate Refinery in Boron.  ex Jim Minette collection.

 

 

76   96btes.ts  ((CAVANSITE on STILBITE)),  $15 MINIMUM BID,Wagholi Quarry, Pune, Maharashtra, India, 3.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm, Miniature, Aesthetic undamaged specimen of Cavansite.  Basalt is covered with white micro Stilbite crystals and 1 cm terminated and double terminated white Stilbite crystals forming the base for a 1.1 cm blue spherical cluster of acicular Cavansite.  This was an early specimen in my collection #431 mounted with blue mineral tack on an economy block stand.   

77          5btmlns  ((TENNANTITE pseudomorph after ENARGITE)),  $5 MINIMUM BID, Julcani Mine, Peru,  3.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm, Miniature,  I did not take a very good photo.  I may retake them.  Here are a pair of large lustrous terminated crystals of Enargite now pseudomorphed to Tennantite from the find in about 2005.


   
78    5btmlns  ((TENNANTITE pseudomorph after ENARGITE)),  $5 MINIMUM BID, Julcani Mine, Peru,  2.5 x 2 x 1 cm, Miniature,  I did not take a very good photo.  I may retake them.  Here are a single large lustrous terminated crystals of Enargite now pseudomorphed to Tennantite from the find in about 2005.   

 

 
79  7iddbts   ((COLEMANITE)),   $5 MINIMUM BID, Boron Open Pit, Boron, Kern County, California, 9 x 8 x 7 cm, Cabinet,  Here is a larger and fine Colemanite specimen from Boron. Some minor chipping but overall in great condition.   ex Jim Minette collection.   
   

81    11iddbir  ((VEATCHITE)), TYPE LOCALITY,  $1 MINIMUM BID, Tick Canyon Borate Deposit, Tick Canyon, Lang, Los Angelos, California,  3 x 2 x 1 cm,  Miniature,  Here is strontian borate species.  It is from the Jim and Dawn Minette collection and has his personal collection label.   Label says Paraveatchite, but I did not find the Paraveatchite on mindat, just Veatchite from the location on the label.

 

82      7hljdr   ((COOKEITE, ELBAITE, QUARTZ)),   $1 MINIMUM  BID,  Agsvaret, Norway,  4.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm,  Miniature,  Reference specimen from the Jay Lininger reference collection with label. 
83       12jklrr  ((25 WULFENITE xls)),  $1 MINIMUM BID, Old Yuma Mine, Pima County, Arizona,  .4 to 1.6 cm,  25 Thumbnails,  Here is a group of single Wulfenite crystals.     ex Bill Dameron collection.
84    12jkjdr  ((QUARTZ SCEPTER without STEM)),  $1 MINIMUM BID, Pedro Claim, King County, Washington,  2 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm, Thumbnail, Here is the top Quartz crystal of a scepter but the stem is missing, otherwise undamaged. 

 

 

85      12jkwgr  ((ORTHOCLASE)),  $1 MINIMUM BID, near Mosquito Pass, Lake County, Colorado,  2.5 to 6.5 cm, Thumbnail to Cabinet,  Twinned and Untwinned Orthoclase crystals from Colorado.   ex Bill Dameron collection

86      12jkwgr  ((11 QUARTZ)),  $1 MINIMUM BID, Ngai, near Didieni, Kayes Region, Mali,  1.5 to 2.5 cm, 11 Thumbnails,  11 double terminated Quartz crystals.  ex Bill Dameron collection

87   12jkwgr  ((BARITE)),  $1 MINIMUM BID, Wet Grooves Mine, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, England,  4.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm, Miniature,  A specimen of Barite from Missouri.  ex Bill Dameron collection.
           

88        12jkfme  ((CREEDITE)),  $1 MINIMUM BID, Hall Mine, Tonopah, Nevada,  3 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm, Thumbnail,  Here is a large thumbnail with small purple crystal of Creedite from Nevada.  ex D Earnest collection.

 

89   12hljdr  ((MAGNESIOARFVEDSONITE)),   $1 MINIMUM BID, Berkus, near Bonn, Germany, 3.5 x 2 x 1.2 cm, Miniature,  Uncommon bluish black Silicate collected by Manfred Schaeffer.    ex David Shannon.  
90    12hljdr  ((2 TOBERMORITE)),  $1 MINIMUM BID, Fosso Atico, Sicily, Italy,  1 and 2 cm, 2 Thumbnails,  an uncommon white silicate.    ex David Shannon.  
91   12hljdr  ((YITROFLUORITE)),  $1 MINIMUM BID, White Cloud Pegmatite, Jefferson County, Colorado,  2.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm,  Thumbnail,  an uncommon Ca Y F species.    ex David Shannon.  
92    12hljdr  ((BRONZITE)),  $1 MINIMUM BID, near Bamle, Norway,  3 x 2 x 1 cm,  Miniature,  the ferroan variety of Enstatite.    ex David Shannon.
93     12hljdr  ((BERYLLONITE)),  $1 MINIMUM BID, Linopolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil, .5 and less cm,  Micros,  Here is many small pieces of Beryllonite.  ex Carlos Barbosa, ex David Shannon.
 

94   5iddbl  ((ANHYDRITE)), $1 MINIMUM  BID, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico,  8.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm, Cabinet,  Here is a light blue specimen with fans of Anhydrite crystals.  The right back has cleaved terminations with the left side having fully terminated crystals. 

 

 
95  6hlbrir   ((EPIDOTE)),  $1 MINIMUM BID, Pakistan,  6 x 4 x 4 cm, Miniature,  Here is a specimen with needle like crystals of dark green Epidote. 

 

 

96  12fbdjt  ((CHALCOCITE)), $1 MINIMUM BID, Butte, Montana,  5 x 4 x 1.5 cm, Miniature,  Here is a miniature sized specimen from Butte of massive Chalcocite.  

97  11iddbir  ((UNKNOWN RED BROWN)),  $1 MINIMUM BID, Boron Open Pit Mine, Boron, Kerns County, California,  5 x 5 x 3 cm,  Miniature,  Here is unknown from the Boron Open Pit.  It is from the Jim and Dawn Minette collection and has his personal collection label.  

 

11btcar  ((FLORENCITE-Ce on MICROCLINE)), $3 MINIMUM BID, Rumi Tucu Quarry, Papachacra, Catamarca, Argentina, 1.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm, Thumbnail, Here is a specimen of Microcline covered with micro Florencite-Ce crystals.   
 12jkjlis  ((QUARTZ over HEMATITE pseudomorph after PYROXENE)),  $10 MINIMUM BID, Bessemer Ridge, King County, Washington,  3.5 x 1.3 x .9 cm, Miniature,  Here is an unusual pseudomorph from the North West.  The pseudomorph has been studied and is believed to be Hematite after Pyroxene.  This one is also covered with small terminated Quartz crystals.   ex John Lindell collection.  
12hljdt  ((HOELITE)),   $20 MINIMUM BID, Kladno, Bohemia, Czech Republic,   1.5 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm, Thumbnail, Here is an uncommon, actually rare, organic species with yellow acicular crystals.  The light must be right to photograph but some crystals are visible in the photos.  More crystals are on the specimen.
 
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