Mixed Worldwide Minerals from the Bob Reynolds Collection


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LL605 - Barite $ 3500
Frizington, Cumbria, England
cabinet - 13 x 9 x 8 cm


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Barite from Frizington, Cumbria, England [db_pics/pics/LL605a.jpg] Barite from Frizington, Cumbria, England [db_pics/pics/LL605b.jpg] Barite from Frizington, Cumbria, England [db_pics/pics/LL605c.jpg] Barite from Frizington, Cumbria, England [db_pics/pics/LL605d.jpg]

Superb glassy partly transparent and gemmy blue barite crystal, 9.5cm tall and 1.6cm thick, attached to a second large Barite crystals on Hematite matrix. The Barite crystals have some red colouration due to hematite staining. This is an old English classic likely mined in the 1800s. There are a couple very minimal edge chips, otherwise undamaged and complete. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection #0293.


LL606 - Barite $ 900 SOLD
Stoneham, Weld Co., Colorado, USA
cabinet - 10 x 7 x 4.5 cm


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Barite from Stoneham, Weld Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/LL606a.jpg] Barite from Stoneham, Weld Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/LL606b.jpg] Barite from Stoneham, Weld Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/LL606c.jpg] Barite from Stoneham, Weld Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/LL606d.jpg] Barite from Stoneham, Weld Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/LL606e.jpg]

Blue Barite crystals on yellow Calcite (the Barite are a little more sky blue than the photos indicate). The Barite occur in a mixture os sizes from long 6cm crystals to small transparent tabular crystals. Aesthetic and undamaged. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL607 - Barite $ 900
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramureș Co., Romania
cabinet - 10.5 x 8 x 8 cm


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Barite from Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramureș Co., Romania [db_pics/pics/LL607a.jpg] Barite from Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramureș Co., Romania [db_pics/pics/LL607b.jpg] Barite from Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramureș Co., Romania [db_pics/pics/LL607c.jpg] Barite from Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramureș Co., Romania [db_pics/pics/LL607d.jpg]

Highly glassy, lustrous blue Barite crystals on matrix. The Barite crystals reach 3cm in size and are in great condition with very minimal chipping. The crystals wrap around to the backside too. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection #0314.


LL548 - Acanthite $ 400
Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Acanthite from Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL548a.jpg] Acanthite from Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL548b.jpg] Acanthite from Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL548c.jpg] Acanthite from Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL548d.jpg] Acanthite from Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL548e.jpg]

Sculptural cluster of Acanthite crystals rising up off matrix. Undamaged and displays well from any angle. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL210 - Gormanite $ 125
Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm


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Gormanite from Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada [db_pics/pics/LL210a.jpg] Gormanite from Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada [db_pics/pics/LL210b.jpg] Gormanite from Rapid Creek, Yukon, Canada [db_pics/pics/LL210c.jpg]

Radial crystals cluster of green Gormanite 1.5cm in diameter. Gormanite is an uncommon phosphate mineral that was sometimes found at this locality. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL608 - Barite with Sphalerite $ 900
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA
cabinet - 11.5 x 9 x 9 cm


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Barite with Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/LL608a.jpg] Barite with Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/LL608b.jpg] Barite with Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/LL608c.jpg] Barite with Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/LL608d.jpg] Barite with Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/LL608e.jpg] Barite with Sphalerite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/LL608g.jpg]

Spherical cluster of white Barite on a narrow strip of Dolstone matrix. Hemispherical masses of Barite like this were common enough from Elmwood, but I've never before seen such a complete sphere. The Barite sphere is 9cm in size and is intergrown with small Sphalerite and yellow Calcite crystals. Unusual and undamaged with Sphalerite crystals attached to the matrix. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection #0278.


LL609 - Calcite on Wulfenite $ 750
Defiance Mine, Gleeson, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
cabinet - 13.5 x 6 x 4.5 cm


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Calcite on Wulfenite from Defiance Mine, Gleeson, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL609a.jpg] Calcite on Wulfenite from Defiance Mine, Gleeson, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL609c.jpg] Calcite on Wulfenite from Defiance Mine, Gleeson, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL609d.jpg] Calcite on Wulfenite from Defiance Mine, Gleeson, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL609i.jpg] Calcite on Wulfenite from Defiance Mine, Gleeson, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL609j.jpg] Calcite on Wulfenite from Defiance Mine, Gleeson, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/LL609k.jpg]

A paper-thin, flat sliver of matrix upon which grew hundreds of Wulfenite crsytals sticking out on all sides. Small Calcite crystals later grew upon the Wulfenite. The overall effect is a somewhat curved cylindrical shaped specimen. There are some broken crystals but the vast majority are perfect with good crystals all over. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL477 - Marcasite on Sphalerite $ 220
Picher Field, Ottawa Co., Oklahoma, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Marcasite on Sphalerite from Picher Field, Ottawa Co., Oklahoma, USA [db_pics/pics/LL477a.jpg] Marcasite on Sphalerite from Picher Field, Ottawa Co., Oklahoma, USA [db_pics/pics/LL477b.jpg] Marcasite on Sphalerite from Picher Field, Ottawa Co., Oklahoma, USA [db_pics/pics/LL477c.jpg] Marcasite on Sphalerite from Picher Field, Ottawa Co., Oklahoma, USA [db_pics/pics/LL477d.jpg]

Golden Marcasite crystals atop black Sphalerite. Undamaged and highly aesthetic. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL584 - Cassiterite on Quartz $ 850
Viloco Mine, Loayza Province, La Paz, Bolivia
small cabinet - 8.5 x 7 x 3.5 cm


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Cassiterite on Quartz from Viloco Mine, Loayza Province, La Paz, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL584a.jpg] Cassiterite on Quartz from Viloco Mine, Loayza Province, La Paz, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL584b.jpg] Cassiterite on Quartz from Viloco Mine, Loayza Province, La Paz, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL584c.jpg] Cassiterite on Quartz from Viloco Mine, Loayza Province, La Paz, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL584d.jpg]

Lustrous black Cassiterite crystals to 2.3cm associated with Quartz crystals. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL588 - Hureaulite on Barbosalite $ 950 SOLD
Cigana mine (Jocao mine), Galileia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
cabinet - 13.5 x 8 x 3 cm


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Hureaulite on Barbosalite from Cigana mine (Jocao mine), Galileia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL588a.jpg] Hureaulite on Barbosalite from Cigana mine (Jocao mine), Galileia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL588c.jpg] Hureaulite on Barbosalite from Cigana mine (Jocao mine), Galileia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL588e.jpg] Hureaulite on Barbosalite from Cigana mine (Jocao mine), Galileia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL588f.jpg]

Exceptionally tall (to 1cm!) crystals of pink Hureaulite on a matrix covered by equally exception black Barbosalite crystals. Uncommonly large display specimen of the rare phosphate minerals. This specimen was Carlos Barbosa's personal collection piece. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL587 - Quartz var. Ametrine $ 750
Anahi Mine, La Gaiba Mining District, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
cabinet - 11.8 x 4 x 3 cm


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Quartz var. Ametrine from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba Mining District, Santa Cruz, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL587a.jpg] Quartz var. Ametrine from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba Mining District, Santa Cruz, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL587b.jpg] Quartz var. Ametrine from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba Mining District, Santa Cruz, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL587c.jpg] Quartz var. Ametrine from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba Mining District, Santa Cruz, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/LL587e.jpg]

Large transparent crystal of Ametrine (Quartz that is part Amethyst and part Citrine). It has typical etched form with a flat faces on the termination. Color zones of purple and yellow can be sieen inside this transparent crystal. There are two small dings otherwise this is perfect and one of the better examples I've seen. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL610 - Dolomite, Duftite on Wulfenite $ 1500
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 7 x 6.5 x 4.3 cm


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Dolomite, Duftite on Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL610a.jpg] Dolomite, Duftite on Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL610b.jpg] Dolomite, Duftite on Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL610c.jpg] Dolomite, Duftite on Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL610d.jpg] Dolomite, Duftite on Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL610e.jpg] Dolomite, Duftite on Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL610f.jpg]

Cluster of thin, tabular Wulfenite crystals with attached green Duftite and white Dolomite crystals. The Wulfenite are a pale whitish yellow color and reach 2.8cm on edge. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection #0959.


LL586 - Cerussite coated by Anglesite with Pyromorphite $ 1500 SOLD
Blackwoods Open Cut, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia
cabinet - 15 x 6.5 x 3.5 cm


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Cerussite coated by Anglesite with Pyromorphite from Blackwoods Open Cut, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL586a.jpg] Cerussite coated by Anglesite with Pyromorphite from Blackwoods Open Cut, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL586b.jpg] Cerussite coated by Anglesite with Pyromorphite from Blackwoods Open Cut, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL586d.jpg] Cerussite coated by Anglesite with Pyromorphite from Blackwoods Open Cut, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL586f.jpg] Cerussite coated by Anglesite with Pyromorphite from Blackwoods Open Cut, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia [db_pics/pics/LL586g.jpg]

V-twin crystals of Cerussite in a row along the top of a narrow piece of matrix colored yellow by Pyromorphite. The Cerussite crystals reach 3.5cm in size and are coated by Anglesite. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL591 - Liroconite $ 4500 SOLD
Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall, England
miniature - 4.2 x 3 x 2 cm


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Liroconite from Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/LL591a.jpg] Liroconite from Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/LL591b.jpg] Liroconite from Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/LL591c.jpg] Liroconite from Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/LL591d.jpg] Liroconite from Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/LL591e.jpg] Liroconite from Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/LL591f.jpg] Liroconite from Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall, England [db_pics/pics/LL591g.jpg]

A relatively large 1cm Liroconite crystal in a Liroconite lined vug. The color is outstanding with an intense teal blue and good luster. There is a little contact on the large crystal from opposing wall rock. There are lots more Liroconite crystals too in various areas of the specimen. Liroconite is a rare copper species with the best specimens found at this mine, which is also the type locality for the species. Wheal Gorland began operation in 1792 and the best Liroconite specimens were found in the mid 1800s. The combination of rarity and beauty keep these in high demand and they are only rarely available for sale. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL593 - Kyanite $ 280 SOLD
Minas Gerais, Brazil
large cabinet - 17 x 8 x 5.5 cm


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Kyanite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL593a.jpg] Kyanite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL593c.jpg] Kyanite from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL593e.jpg]

Long blue crystals of Kyanite intergrown with Quartz. The largest crystal is 7.5cm long. A nice, large sized and aesthetic example of a fairly common mineral. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.

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