Mixed Minerals


US$    € EURO    ¥ YEN    £ POUND    CAN$    AUS$    Note


ST268 - Pyromorphite $ 1250
Jersey Vein, Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


(click on an image to enlarge)

Pyromorphite from Jersey Vein, Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/ST268a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Jersey Vein, Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/ST268b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Jersey Vein, Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/ST268c.jpg] Pyromorphite from Jersey Vein, Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/ST268f.jpg] Pyromorphite from Jersey Vein, Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/ST268g.jpg] Pyromorphite from Jersey Vein, Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/ST268j.jpg]

Beautiful cluster of two generations of Pyromorphite. The first generation in comprised of larger orange crystals of arsenian Pyromorphite with crystals to 1.5cm upon which grew very bright, lustrous yellow to green Pyromorphite.


ST271 - Wulfenite $ 950
Erupcion Mine, Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 3 cm


(click on an image to enlarge)

Wulfenite from Erupcion Mine, Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST271a.jpg] Wulfenite from Erupcion Mine, Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST271b.jpg] Wulfenite from Erupcion Mine, Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST271c.jpg] Wulfenite from Erupcion Mine, Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST271d.jpg] Wulfenite from Erupcion Mine, Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST271e.jpg] Wulfenite from Erupcion Mine, Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST271f.jpg] Wulfenite from Erupcion Mine, Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST271.mp4]

Translucent, tabular orange Wulfenite crystals to 2.1cm in size on a dark matrix. A showy example of a less common style from this prolific locality.


ST267 - Fluorite $ 300 SOLD
Mina La Lupita, near Rodeo, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 4 cm


(click on an image to enlarge)

Fluorite from Mina La Lupita, near Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST267a.jpg] Fluorite from Mina La Lupita, near Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST267b.jpg] Fluorite from Mina La Lupita, near Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST267c.jpg] Fluorite from Mina La Lupita, near Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST267e.jpg] Fluorite from Mina La Lupita, near Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST267f.jpg]

Isolated 2.5cm Fluorite crystal on matrix from a new 2021 find at this mine. The Fluorite is a translucent purple and has the rare 'Ox Eye' formation.


ST270 - Adamite $ 1250
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.8 x 5 x 3.3 cm


(click on an image to enlarge)

Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST270a.jpg] Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST270b.jpg] Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST270c.jpg] Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST270d.jpg] Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST270f.jpg] Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/ST270.mp4]

Vivid yellow to yellow/green 'pinwheel' crystal clusters on Limonite. Beautiful color.


ST280 - Topaz, Rutile on Svanbergite $ 125 SOLD
Champion Mine, Mono Co., California, USA
miniature - 3.7 x 2.2 x 1.4 cm


(click on an image to enlarge)

Topaz, Rutile on Svanbergite from Champion Mine, Mono Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST280a.jpg] Topaz, Rutile on Svanbergite from Champion Mine, Mono Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST280b.jpg] Topaz, Rutile on Svanbergite from Champion Mine, Mono Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST280c.jpg] Topaz, Rutile on Svanbergite from Champion Mine, Mono Co., California, USA [db_pics/pics/ST280d.jpg]

Cluster of intergrown crystals of Svanbergite with attached white Topaz crystals and tiny dark Rutile crystals. There is no matrix, nothing but interlocking Svanbergite with the attached Topaz and Rutile. Svanbergite is an uncommon Strontium Aluminum Phosphate Sulfate Hydroxide mineral.


ST264 - Tourmaline in Morganite $ 475
Kunar, Afghanistan
small cabinet - 6.7 x 4.8 x 3 cm


(click on an image to enlarge)

Tourmaline in Morganite from Kunar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST264a.jpg] Tourmaline in Morganite from Kunar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST264b.jpg] Tourmaline in Morganite from Kunar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST264c.jpg] Tourmaline in Morganite from Kunar, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/ST264e.jpg]

Glassy, transparent pink Beryl var. Morganite with minor attached Albite. There are two Tourmaline crystals to 1cm included near a top face, and other Tourmaline crystals sticking out of the Albite along the bottom and into the Morganite. Complete and undamaged.


ST243 - Spinel $ 500
Mogok, Myanmar
miniature - 3.3 x 2.3 x 1.5 cm


(click on an image to enlarge)

Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST243a.jpg] Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST243b.jpg] Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST243c.jpg] Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST243d.jpg]

An 1.5cm crystal of pink Spinel in matrix. A complete, slightly elongated octahedron with good transparency.


ST244 - Spinel $ 500 SOLD
Mogok, Myanmar
miniature - 3.2 x 2.2 x 2 cm


(click on an image to enlarge)

Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST244a.jpg] Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST244b.jpg] Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST244c.jpg] Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST244d.jpg]

An 1cm spinel-twinned crystal of red/pink Spinel in matrix. A complete and gemmy triangular crystal with other small crystals in various areas of the matrix. Displays great.


ST245 - Spinel $ 400
Mogok, Myanmar
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2.5 cm


(click on an image to enlarge)

Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST245a.jpg] Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST245b.jpg] Spinel from Mogok, Myanmar [db_pics/pics/ST245c.jpg]

An 1.2cm crystal of pink Spinel in matrix. A complete, slightly elongated octahedron with good transparency (like glass inside, you could cut gems).


ST253 - Sphene (Titanite) $ 250
Hohe Tauern Mtns., Salzburg, Austria
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.7 x 1.3 cm


(click on an image to enlarge)

Sphene (Titanite) from Hohe Tauern Mtns., Salzburg, Austria [db_pics/pics/ST253a.jpg] Sphene (Titanite) from Hohe Tauern Mtns., Salzburg, Austria [db_pics/pics/ST253b.jpg] Sphene (Titanite) from Hohe Tauern Mtns., Salzburg, Austria [db_pics/pics/ST253c.jpg] Sphene (Titanite) from Hohe Tauern Mtns., Salzburg, Austria [db_pics/pics/ST253d.jpg]

Two twinned Sphene crystals on a small matrix forming a superb and uncommon thumbnail. The largest crystal is 1.5cm and both are sharp and glassy. Complete all around and undamaged and could be displayed in a number of directions.


ST246 - Platinum $ 1500
Konder, Ayan-Maya district, Khabarovsk Region, Russia
thumbnail - 0.8 x 0.6 x 0.6 cm


(click on an image to enlarge)

Platinum from Konder, Ayan-Maya district, Khabarovsk Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST246a.jpg] Platinum from Konder, Ayan-Maya district, Khabarovsk Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST246b.jpg] Platinum from Konder, Ayan-Maya district, Khabarovsk Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST246c.jpg] Platinum from Konder, Ayan-Maya district, Khabarovsk Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST246d.jpg]

Intergrown cubic platinum crystals from the famous and now closed Konder platinum deposit. These are two complete intergrown crystals with good form. Single cubes are the norm and these intergrown clusters have more appeal. These are no longer being found. Weighs 1.9 grams.


ST247 - Platinum $ 1400 SOLD
Konder, Ayan-Maya district, Khabarovsk Region, Russia
thumbnail - 0.7 x 0.7 x 0.5 cm


(click on an image to enlarge)

Platinum from Konder, Ayan-Maya district, Khabarovsk Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST247a.jpg] Platinum from Konder, Ayan-Maya district, Khabarovsk Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST247b.jpg] Platinum from Konder, Ayan-Maya district, Khabarovsk Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST247c.jpg] Platinum from Konder, Ayan-Maya district, Khabarovsk Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/ST247d.jpg]

Intergrown cubic platinum crystals from the famous and now closed Konder platinum deposit. These are two complete intergrown crystals with good form. Single cubes are the norm and these intergrown clusters have more appeal. These are no longer being found. Weighs 1.58 grams.


ST278 - Dumortierite, Hematite (?) in Quartz $ 500
Vaca Morta quarry, Serra da Vereda, Boquira, Bahia, Brazil
cabinet - 10.5 x 7 x 6.5 cm


(click on an image to enlarge)

Dumortierite, Hematite (?) in Quartz from Vaca Morta quarry, Serra da Vereda, Boquira, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST278a.jpg] Dumortierite, Hematite (?) in Quartz from Vaca Morta quarry, Serra da Vereda, Boquira, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST278b.jpg] Dumortierite, Hematite (?) in Quartz from Vaca Morta quarry, Serra da Vereda, Boquira, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST278c.jpg] Dumortierite, Hematite (?) in Quartz from Vaca Morta quarry, Serra da Vereda, Boquira, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST278e.jpg] Dumortierite, Hematite (?) in Quartz from Vaca Morta quarry, Serra da Vereda, Boquira, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST278h.jpg] Dumortierite, Hematite (?) in Quartz from Vaca Morta quarry, Serra da Vereda, Boquira, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST278i.jpg]

Large double-terminated Quartz crystal with a variety of inclusions including blue Dumortierite and bladed crystals of Hematite. Purchased at the 2021 Tucson show from a large lot of recently mined Quartz from this locality, this was one of only two crystals available with these interesting banded clay (?) inclusions. There is a blue band of Dumortierite through the center with tan colored inclusions in one termination and black metallic Hematite in both terminations. There is a little bit of contacting from other crystals around the center but in good condition overall. Unusual Quartz for a Quartz collector.


ST263 - Dumortierite, Hematite (?) in Quartz $ 150 SOLD
Vaca Morta quarry, Serra da Vereda, Boquira, Bahia, Brazil
miniature - 5 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm


(click on an image to enlarge)

Dumortierite, Hematite (?) in Quartz from Vaca Morta quarry, Serra da Vereda, Boquira, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST263a.jpg] Dumortierite, Hematite (?) in Quartz from Vaca Morta quarry, Serra da Vereda, Boquira, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST263b.jpg] Dumortierite, Hematite (?) in Quartz from Vaca Morta quarry, Serra da Vereda, Boquira, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST263d.jpg] Dumortierite, Hematite (?) in Quartz from Vaca Morta quarry, Serra da Vereda, Boquira, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST263f.jpg] Dumortierite, Hematite (?) in Quartz from Vaca Morta quarry, Serra da Vereda, Boquira, Bahia, Brazil [db_pics/pics/ST263g.jpg]

Interconnected pair of double-terminated Quartz crystals with a variety of inclusions including blue Dumortierite and bladed crystals of Hematite. Purchased at the 2021 Tucson show from a large lot of recently mined Quartz from this locality, this was one of only two crystals available with these interesting banded clay (?) inclusions. There is a blue band of Dumortierite through the center with tan colored inclusions in one termination and black metallic Hematite in the same termination. Thee is some contacting/indentations from other crystals but in good condition overall. Unusual Quartz for a Quartz collector.

©2010-2018 Marin Mineral