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M832 - Chalcoalumite $ 220
Grandview Mine, Grand Canyon, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Chalcoalumite from Grandview Mine, Grand Canyon, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M832a.jpg] Chalcoalumite from Grandview Mine, Grand Canyon, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M832b.jpg] Chalcoalumite from Grandview Mine, Grand Canyon, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M832c.jpg] Chalcoalumite from Grandview Mine, Grand Canyon, Coconino Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M832d.jpg]

Bright Robin's egg blue Chalcoalumite covering matrix. These specimens are very hard to come by now as the locality is now part of a national park. This old copper mine began operation in 1892, stopped operation around 1907, and became a part of the national park in 1940. The specimen is likely over 100 years old! From an old collection and comes mounted in a plastic box.


M826 - Wulfenite with Mimetite $ 240
San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 4.5 cm


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Wulfenite with Mimetite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M826a.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M826b.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M826c.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/M826e.jpg]

Wulfenite crystals over tiny yellow spherical masses of Mimetite. Crystals on both side of specimen with Wulfenite crystalst to 1.3cm on edge. There are a few broken crystals but most are good. Old specimen from an old Gold mine dating back to the 1800s that is more famous for Wulfenite than Gold.


M831 - Realgar $ 75
Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co. Nevada, USA
miniature - 4.7 x 4 x 3 cm


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Realgar from Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co. Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/M831a.jpg] Realgar from Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co. Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/M831b.jpg] Realgar from Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co. Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/M831c.jpg] Realgar from Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co. Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/M831d.jpg] Realgar from Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co. Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/M831e.jpg]

Vuggy specimen of Realgar crystals and Orpiment. Good representative specimen from this famous mine, out of an old collection from the 1980s.


M799 - Realgar $ 75
Golconda Mine, Humboldt Co. Nevada, USA
miniature - 4.9 x 3.7 x 1.3 cm


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Realgar from Golconda Mine, Humboldt Co. Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/M799a.jpg] Realgar from Golconda Mine, Humboldt Co. Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/M799b.jpg] Realgar from Golconda Mine, Humboldt Co. Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/M799c.jpg]

Realgar crystals and Orpiment on matrix. Good representative specimen from this famous mine, out of an old collection from the 1980s.


M828 - Quartz faden $ 75
Inshitobel, Amsteg, Canton Uri, Switzerland
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 0.8 cm


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Quartz faden from Inshitobel, Amsteg, Canton Uri, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/M828a.jpg] Quartz faden from Inshitobel, Amsteg, Canton Uri, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/M828b.jpg] Quartz faden from Inshitobel, Amsteg, Canton Uri, Switzerland [db_pics/pics/M828c.jpg]

Stacked double-terminated Quartz crystals wtih a distinct faden line running up the middle. Gemmy and lustrous.


M825 - Purpurite $ 125 SOLD
Usakos, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 1.8 cm


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Purpurite from Usakos, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M825a.jpg] Purpurite from Usakos, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M825c.jpg] Purpurite from Usakos, Namibia [db_pics/pics/M825d.jpg]

Purpurite covering both the front and back sides of rock matrix. Well saturated color that shimmers slightly when you turn it in the light. Out of an old collection from the 1980s.


M833 - Variscite $ 175 SOLD
Avant, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA
miniature - 5 x 5 x 2.5 cm


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Variscite from Avant, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M833a.jpg] Variscite from Avant, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M833b.jpg] Variscite from Avant, Garland Co., Arkansas, USA [db_pics/pics/M833c.jpg]

Bright lime green crystals of Variscite on sandstone. Out of an old collection from the 1980s. Old label indicates this is a rare specimen.


M830 - Galena $ 75
Joplin Field, Jasper Co., Missouri, USA
miniature - 5 x 3 x 3 cm


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Galena from Joplin Field, Jasper Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M830a.jpg] Galena from Joplin Field, Jasper Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M830b.jpg] Galena from Joplin Field, Jasper Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M830c.jpg] Galena from Joplin Field, Jasper Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M830d.jpg] Galena from Joplin Field, Jasper Co., Missouri, USA [db_pics/pics/M830e.jpg]

Bright and shiny crystals of Galena. Crystallized all around with larger crystal faces on one side and smaller more complex crystals on the other side. Out of an old collection from the 1980s.


M827 - Papagoite $ 350 SOLD
New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 4 x 2.8 x 2.8 cm


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Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M827a.jpg] Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M827b.jpg] Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/M827c.jpg]

Bright blue Papagoite covering one face of a reddish rock matrix. From the type locality for Papagoite which was discovered in Ajo in 1960. Out of an old collection from the 1980s.

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