Specimens from the Art Reno Collection


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AR34 - Calcite on Fluorite $ 200 SOLD
Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois
cabinet - 9.5 x 9.0 x 8.0 cm


Calcite on Fluorite from Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/AR34a.jpg] Calcite on Fluorite from Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/AR34b.jpg] Calcite on Fluorite from Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/AR34c.jpg] Calcite on Fluorite from Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/AR34e.jpg]

Flattened rhombic crystals of white Calcite cover the main faces of a large purple Fluorite crystal measuring 8cm on edge in very clean condition. Only minor chipping to some of the Calcite crystals.


AR35 - Smithsonite $ 280 SOLD
Kelly or Graphic Mine, Magdalena, Socorro County, New Mexico
miniature - 5.0 x 5.0 x 3.2 cm


Smithsonite from Kelly or Graphic Mine, Magdalena, Socorro County, New Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR35a.jpg] Smithsonite from Kelly or Graphic Mine, Magdalena, Socorro County, New Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR35b.jpg] Smithsonite from Kelly or Graphic Mine, Magdalena, Socorro County, New Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR35c.jpg]

Shimmering gray botryoidal mounds of Smithsonite in typical brown, gossan-like matrix from the famous Magdalena District. Kelly Mine is most well known for producing high quality 'Kelly Blue' Smithsonite specimens, but the Graphic Mine in the same complex also produced stellar specimens in both colors. A beautiful specimen with no damage and an old collection number painted on bottom.


AR36 - Fluorite on Baryte $ 350 SOLD
Berbes, Asturias, Spain
miniature - 4.0 x 3.0 x 2.6 cm


Fluorite on Baryte from Berbes, Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/AR36a.jpg] Fluorite on Baryte from Berbes, Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/AR36b.jpg] Fluorite on Baryte from Berbes, Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/AR36c.jpg] Fluorite on Baryte from Berbes, Asturias, Spain [db_pics/pics/AR36d.jpg]

Transparent light purple cubes of Fluorite on white Baryte crystal blades. A classic and desirable combination that is now hard to find. All of the Fluorite crystals have razon-sharp edges and are damage-free.


AR37 - Benitoite $ 120
Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California
miniature - 3.8 x 2.2 x 1.1 cm


Benitoite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California [db_pics/pics/AR37a.jpg] Benitoite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California [db_pics/pics/AR37b.jpg] Benitoite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California [db_pics/pics/AR37c.jpg] Benitoite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California [db_pics/pics/AR37d.jpg]

Benitoite crystals were occasionally found as 'floaters' that had weathered out of the host crossite amphibole rock matrix. This is an example of a single large crystal with blue-gray color and a rough surface caused by the amphibole inclusions. Even though it's not dark blue in color, it does have the same 'cornflower blue' fluorescent color when seen under shortwave UV lighting.


AR38 - Benitoite $ 120 SOLD
Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California
miniature - 3.5 x 2.1 x 1.1 cm


Benitoite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California [db_pics/pics/AR38a.jpg] Benitoite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California [db_pics/pics/AR38b.jpg] Benitoite from Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California [db_pics/pics/AR38c.jpg]

Benitoite crystals were occasionally found as 'floaters' that had weathered out of the host crossite amphibole rock matrix. This is an example of a single large crystal with blue-gray color and a rough surface caused by the amphibole inclusions. Even though it's not dark blue in color, it does have the same 'cornflower blue' fluorescent color when seen under shortwave UV lighting.


AR39 - Pyromorphite $ 120
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho
miniature - 3.3 x 2.5 x 2.0 cm


Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR39a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR39b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR39c.jpg]

Some of the finest known examples of Pyromorphite come from The Bunker Hill Mine. Specimens were collected in a multitude of colors, mainly within the orange, yellow, and green spectrum. This example shows mounds of crystals with both orange and yellow-green color and high lustre. Minor damage to a few of the crystals. Essentially solid Pyromorphite.


AR40 - Pyromorphite $ 160
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho
thumbnail - 3.0 x 2.3 x 1.3 cm


Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR40a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR40b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR40c.jpg]

Some of the finest known examples of Pyromorphite come from The Bunker Hill Mine. Specimens were collected in a multitude of colors, mainly within the orange, yellow, and green spectrum. This example shows crystals with orange and yellow color and high lustre. Crystallized all around.


AR41 - Pyromorphite $ 140 SOLD
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho
miniature - 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.3 cm


Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR41a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR41b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR41c.jpg]

Some of the finest known examples of Pyromorphite come from The Bunker Hill Mine. Specimens were collected in a multitude of colors, mainly within the orange, yellow, and green spectrum. This example shows elongated crystals with greenish-yellow color and high lustre.


AR44 - Pyromorphite $ 400 SOLD
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho
miniature - 5.0 x 3.1 x 2.8 cm


Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR44a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR44b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR44c.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR44d.jpg]

Some of the finest known examples of Pyromorphite come from The Bunker Hill Mine. Specimens were collected in a multitude of colors, mainly within the orange, yellow, and green spectrum. This example shows crystals with orange and tan color and high lustre. Contact to some of the crystals on the backside.


AR46 - Pyromorphite $ 250
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho
miniature - 3.5 x 3.0 x 1.9 cm


Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR46a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR46b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR46c.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR46d.jpg]

Some of the finest known examples of Pyromorphite come from The Bunker Hill Mine. Specimens were collected in a multitude of colors, mainly within the orange, yellow, and green spectrum. This example shows crystals with bright orange and yellow color and high lustre. A bit of matrix remains on one side.


AR47 - Pyromorphite $ 200
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho
miniature - 4.1 x 2.0 x 2.0 cm


Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR47a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR47b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR47d.jpg]

Some of the finest known examples of Pyromorphite come from The Bunker Hill Mine. Specimens were collected in a multitude of colors, mainly within the orange, yellow, and green spectrum. This example shows crystals with a mixture of orange and yellow color and high lustre on both sides of a ridge-like formation.


AR48 - Pyromorphite $ 200
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho
miniature - 3.8 x 2.7 x 1.6 cm


Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR48a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR48b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR48c.jpg]

Some of the finest known examples of Pyromorphite come from The Bunker Hill Mine. Specimens were collected in a multitude of colors, mainly within the orange, yellow, and green spectrum. This example shows crystals with a mixture of orange, tan, and green color and high lustre.


AR50 - Pyromorphite $ 120
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho
miniature - 3.8 x 2.9 x 1.0 cm


Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR50a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR50b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR50c.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR50d.jpg]

Some of the finest known examples of Pyromorphite come from The Bunker Hill Mine. Specimens were collected in a multitude of colors, mainly within the orange, yellow, and green spectrum. This example shows a plate of crystals with yellow-orange color and high lustre and no matrix.


AR51 - Pyromorphite $ 200
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho
miniature - 3.2 x 2.8 x 2.0 cm


Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR51a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR51b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR51c.jpg]

Some of the finest known examples of Pyromorphite come from The Bunker Hill Mine. Specimens were collected in a multitude of colors, mainly within the orange, yellow, and green spectrum. This example shows a group of stacked barrel-shaped crystals with greenish-yellow color and high lustre.


AR52 - Boleite, Anglesite on Gypsum $ 300
Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja, Mexico
cabinet - 10.2 x 8.0 x 3.0 cm


Boleite, Anglesite on Gypsum from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR52a.jpg] Boleite, Anglesite on Gypsum from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR52b.jpg] Boleite, Anglesite on Gypsum from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR52c.jpg] Boleite, Anglesite on Gypsum from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR52d.jpg] Boleite, Anglesite on Gypsum from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR52e.jpg] Boleite, Anglesite on Gypsum from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja, Mexico [db_pics/pics/AR52f.jpg]

Dark blue Boleite crystals and white Anglesite crystals are scattered across both sides of a fibrous white Gypsum matrix. It's unusual to see Boleite on this type of matrix.



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