Art Reno Collection - Part II


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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.


AR53 - Pyromorphite $ 120
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho
thumbnail - 2.6 x 1.8 x 1.7 cm


Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR53a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR53b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR53c.jpg] Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [db_pics/pics/AR53d.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 small group of stacked barrel-shaped crystals with greenish-yellow color and high lustre.


AR54 - Tourmaline var. Indicolite $ 150 SOLD
Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 3.8 x 3.5 x 1.8 cm


Tourmaline var. Indicolite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR54a.jpg] Tourmaline var. Indicolite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR54b.jpg] Tourmaline var. Indicolite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR54c.jpg] Tourmaline var. Indicolite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR54d.jpg] Tourmaline var. Indicolite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR54e.jpg] Tourmaline var. Indicolite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR54f.jpg] Tourmaline var. Indicolite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/AR54g.jpg]

A fan-shaped group of dark blue color Indicolite crystals (variety of Tourmaline) with two small clear Quartz crystals. A couple of the Indicolite crystals broke off naturally in the pocket during formation (as evidenced by the Quartz crystal grown atop one of these breaks). Great color.


AR55 - Wulfenite $ 260
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.2 x 2.7 x 1.5 cm


Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/AR55a.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/AR55b.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/AR55c.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/AR55d.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/AR55e.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/AR55f.jpg]

About a dozen sharply terminated cream-colored tabular Wulfenite crystals are stacked on a bit of host matrix. An older Tsumeb example with a Frazier's Minerals label from decades ago. Slight chipping on some of the crystal edges does not detract from the beautiful display presentation of the crystals.


AR56 - Diamond in Kimberlite $ 1800 SOLD
Mir Pipe, Yakutia, Siberia, Russia
thumbnail - 2.6 x 2.5 x 1.8 cm


Diamond in Kimberlite from Mir Pipe, Yakutia, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/AR56a.jpg] Diamond in Kimberlite from Mir Pipe, Yakutia, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/AR56b.jpg] Diamond in Kimberlite from Mir Pipe, Yakutia, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/AR56c.jpg] Diamond in Kimberlite from Mir Pipe, Yakutia, Siberia, Russia [db_pics/pics/AR56e.jpg]

A 4mm transparent white Diamond crystal in a typical rounded Kimberlite matrix. These matrix pieces are very rare now (there never were many of the matrix pieces available). Comes with an old Al McGuinness label.


AR57 - Dioptase on Calcite $ 350
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.3 x 3 x 1.8 cm


Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/AR57a.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/AR57b.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/AR57c.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/AR57d.jpg] Dioptase on Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/AR57e.jpg]

Dioptase crystals to 11mm on white Calcite crystals. Slight damage to the upper left crystal, otherwise undamaged specimen. Showy specimen with sharp terminated crystals which highlight the color contrast between the Dioptase and Calcite.


AR58 - Montmorillonite in Quartz $ 280
White Queen Mine, Pala, San Diego County, California
small cabinet - 6.0 x 2.6 x 2.4 cm


Montmorillonite in Quartz from White Queen Mine, Pala, San Diego County, California [db_pics/pics/AR58a.jpg] Montmorillonite in Quartz from White Queen Mine, Pala, San Diego County, California [db_pics/pics/AR58b.jpg] Montmorillonite in Quartz from White Queen Mine, Pala, San Diego County, California [db_pics/pics/AR58c.jpg] Montmorillonite in Quartz from White Queen Mine, Pala, San Diego County, California [db_pics/pics/AR58d.jpg]

Double terminated Quartz crystal colored by inclusions of Montmorillonite (a type of clay). These unusual crystals are a byproduct of Tourmaline mining and were only found occasionally in some of the San Diego mines. Very sharply terminated, hollow in two areas, and highly lustrous crystal faces. This is a great example.


AR60 - Baryte on Fluorite $ 300 SOLD
Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.3 x 2.7 cm


Baryte on Fluorite from Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/AR60a.jpg] Baryte on Fluorite from Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/AR60b.jpg] Baryte on Fluorite from Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/AR60c.jpg] Baryte on Fluorite from Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois [db_pics/pics/AR60d.jpg]

A beautiful combination of white Baryte crystal rosettes evenly distributed on dark purple cube-shaped Fluorite crystals over yellow Fluorite. The specimen is in superb condition with no damage to any of the main crystals of either species. An American classic specimen.


AR61 - Cassiterite $ 280 SOLD
Ximeng, Yunnan Province, China
thumbnail - 2.1 x 2.0 x 1.8 cm


Cassiterite from Ximeng, Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/AR61a.jpg] Cassiterite from Ximeng, Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/AR61b.jpg] Cassiterite from Ximeng, Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/AR61c.jpg] Cassiterite from Ximeng, Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/AR61d.jpg] Cassiterite from Ximeng, Yunnan Province, China [db_pics/pics/AR61e.jpg]

A gemmy, complex Cassiterite crystal with glassy faces and overall smoky black color. A small bit of white matrix remains on the bottom, otherwise a floater. Excellent Chinese specimen, slight edge chipping otherwise undamaged. Good transparency. Ex. Debbie Meng's Minerals.



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