North American Minerals

Mixed North American minerals from the 2011 Tucson show.


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NA455 - Quartz scepter $ 290 SOLD
Crystal Park, Beaverhead Co., Montana
small cabinet - 5.2 x 2.5 x 2 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Quartz scepter from Crystal Park, Beaverhead Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na455a.jpg] Quartz scepter from Crystal Park, Beaverhead Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na455b.jpg] Quartz scepter from Crystal Park, Beaverhead Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na455c.jpg]

Fat scepter Quartz that grades from Amethyst at the tip to smokey quartz at the base. Complete all around.


NA456 - Legrandite $ 450 SOLD
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
miniature - 3.2 x 1.6 x 2.0 cm


Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na456a.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na456b.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na456c.jpg]

A 1.7cm long terminated Legrandite on matrix. Translucent and undamaged.


NA457 - Malachite after Azurite $ 240
Milpillas, Cananea Dist., Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 4 cm


Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas, Cananea Dist., Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na457a.jpg] Malachite after Azurite from Milpillas, Cananea Dist., Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na457b.jpg]

Aesthetic cluster of velvety Malachite replacing Azurite. Very end of one tip missing, otherwise undamaged.


NA458 - Covellite $ 600 SOLD
Leonard Mine, Butte, Silverbowe Co., Montana
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5 x 3 cm


Covellite from Leonard Mine, Butte, Silverbowe Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na458a.jpg] Covellite from Leonard Mine, Butte, Silverbowe Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na458b.jpg] Covellite from Leonard Mine, Butte, Silverbowe Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na458c.jpg]

Irridescent purple/blue blades of Covellite to 12mm on matrix.


NA459 - Covellite $ 450 SOLD
Leonard Mine, Butte, Silverbowe Co., Montana
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.5 x 2 cm


Covellite from Leonard Mine, Butte, Silverbowe Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na459a.jpg] Covellite from Leonard Mine, Butte, Silverbowe Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na459b.jpg] Covellite from Leonard Mine, Butte, Silverbowe Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na459c.jpg]

Irridescent purple/blue blades of Covellite to 14mm on matrix.


NA460 - Covellite SOLD
Leonard Mine, Butte, Silverbowe Co., Montana
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm


Covellite from Leonard Mine, Butte, Silverbowe Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na460a.jpg] Covellite from Leonard Mine, Butte, Silverbowe Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na460b.jpg] Covellite from Leonard Mine, Butte, Silverbowe Co., Montana [db_pics/pics/na460c.jpg]

1cm wide cluster of Covellite crystals on matrix.  The irridescent blades are well centered on a professionally trimmed and cleaned thumbnail sized specimen.


NA461 - Cuprian Adamite $ 200 SOLD
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4 cm


Cuprian Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na461a.jpg] Cuprian Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na461b.jpg] Cuprian Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na461c.jpg]

Bright green Adamaite crystals on limonite matrix. Crystals reach 1cm in size and are very nicely colored.


NA465 - Grossular on Diopside $ 240 SOLD
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
miniature - 4 x 4 x 2 cm


Grossular on Diopside from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/na465a.jpg] Grossular on Diopside from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/na465b.jpg] Grossular on Diopside from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/pics/na465c.jpg]

Pink Grossular crystals to 9mm on green Diopside. These were found some time ago, are highly prized, and are now hard to find. A better, pure pink than the photos indicate.


NA466 - Stibnite in Quartz $ 300 SOLD
near Fallon, Churchill Co., Nevada
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm
ex.  Carl Acosta


Stibnite in Quartz from near Fallon, Churchill Co., Nevada [db_pics/pics/na466a.jpg] Stibnite in Quartz from near Fallon, Churchill Co., Nevada [db_pics/pics/na466b.jpg]

Stout, transparent Quartz crystal well included by silvery needles of Stibnite. Although only 3cm, this is a good szied crystal for the locality and is richly included with Stibnite.


NA467 - Caledonite with Perite $ 120 SOLD
Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm


Caledonite with Perite from Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California [db_pics/pics/na467a.jpg] Caledonite with Perite from Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California [db_pics/pics/na467b.jpg] Caledonite with Perite from Reward Mine, Inyo Co., California [db_pics/pics/na467c.jpg]

Blue/green Caledonite crystals on matrix, well formed crystals at top reach 4mm.


NA468 - Wulfenite $ 200 SOLD
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.0 x 1.5 x 1.4 cm


Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na468a.jpg] Wulfenite from Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na468b.jpg]

Elongated 1.4cm Wulfenite crystal on matrix. High quality thumbnail specimen, undamaged with good luster.


NA469 - Wulfenite $ 120 SOLD
Red Cloud Mine, Trigo Mtns., La Paz Co., Arizona
thumbnail - 2.4 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm


Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, Trigo Mtns., La Paz Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/na469a.jpg] Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, Trigo Mtns., La Paz Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/na469b.jpg] Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, Trigo Mtns., La Paz Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/na469c.jpg]

Undamaged single crystal with great color and luster.


NA470 - Wulfenite $ 80 SOLD
Red Cloud Mine, Trigo Mtns., La Paz Co., Arizona
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm


Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, Trigo Mtns., La Paz Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/na470a.jpg] Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, Trigo Mtns., La Paz Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/na470b.jpg]

Undamaged single crystal with great color and luster.


NA471 - Azurite $ 325 SOLD
Milpillas, Cananea Dist., Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 3.7 x 2.5 x 2 cm


Azurite from Milpillas, Cananea Dist., Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na471a.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas, Cananea Dist., Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na471b.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas, Cananea Dist., Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na471c.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas, Cananea Dist., Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na471d.jpg] Azurite from Milpillas, Cananea Dist., Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na471e.jpg]

Unusual, elongated Azurite with pyramidal termination.


NA472 - Calcite with Marcasite $ 125 SOLD
Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico
thumbnail - 3.0 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


Calcite with Marcasite from Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na472a.jpg] Calcite with Marcasite from Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na472b.jpg] Calcite with Marcasite from Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na472c.jpg]

Cool old time specimen of a single scalenohedral Calcite coated by irridescent Marcasite witha later generation of Calcite.



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