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ML00021 - Mimetite
Elura Mine, Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
small cabinet - 5.4 x 3.5 x 3.4 cm
$ 200.00

Nice barrel shaped crystals up to 5 mm in diameter and 11 mm in length.


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Mimetite from Elura Mine, Cobar, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00021a.jpg] Mimetite from Elura Mine, Cobar, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00021b.jpg]





ML00002 - Pyromorphite
Broken Hill Proprietary Mine, New South Wales, Australia
miniature - 4.8 x 4.0 x 2.2 cm
$ 300.00

Beautiful yellow-greenneedle shaped Pyromorphite crystals. No apparent damage.


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Pyromorphite from Broken Hill Proprietary Mine, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00002.jpg]





ML00005 - Cobaltoan Calcite
Agoudal Mine, Bou Azzer, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Morocco
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5.5 x 4.3 cm
$ 275.00

Nice pink Cobaltoan calcite with good color saturation. Similar specimens were common at Bou Azzer 10 years ago but have become much more rare.


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Cobaltoan Calcite from Agoudal Mine, Bou Azzer, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Morocco [db_pics/update3/ML00005.jpg]





ML00008 - Cerussite
Creede, Mineral County, Colorado, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 3.7 x 3.3 cm
$ 150.00

A mass of Jack Straw Cerussite crystals up to 2 cm in length. Oxide minerals are uncommon form the Creede district.


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Cerussite from Creede, Mineral County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00008a.jpg] Cerussite from Creede, Mineral County, Colorado, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00008b.jpg]





ML00012 - Cerussite
Broken Hill Proprietary Mine, New South Wales, Australia
small cabinet - 5.1 x 3.6 x 3.1 cm
$ 250.00

This crystal group has great cyclic twinning elongate along the C-axis.


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Cerussite from Broken Hill Proprietary Mine, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00012a.jpg] Cerussite from Broken Hill Proprietary Mine, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00012b.jpg] Cerussite from Broken Hill Proprietary Mine, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00012c.jpg]





ML00020 - Adamite (Cuprian)
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango
small cabinet - 6.0 x 3.9 x 2.3 cm
$ 165.00

Very nice blue-green Cuprian Adamite. Very typical of the pieces mined n the early 1990's. The red gossanous matrix appears to have been stabalized to eleiminate rust stains.


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Adamite (Cuprian) from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango [db_pics/update3/ML00020.jpg]





ML00022 - Hematite & Adularia
Piz Lucendro, Canton Tessin, Switzerland
miniature - 4.1 x 2.8 x 2.8 cm
$ 125.00

Lusterous thick barrel shaped hematite crystals.


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Hematite & Adularia from Piz Lucendro, Canton Tessin, Switzerland [db_pics/update3/ML00022a.jpg] Hematite & Adularia from Piz Lucendro, Canton Tessin, Switzerland [db_pics/update3/ML00022b.jpg]





ML00026 - Rutile
Gamsberg Area, Khomas Region, Namibia
miniature - 4.2 x 3.0 x 2.6 cm
$ 120.00

3.7 cm reddish brown Rutile crystal with complex termination. Some well defined twinning. A nice specimen from an unusual locality.

 

 


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Rutile from Gamsberg Area, Khomas Region, Namibia [db_pics/update3/ML00026.jpg]





ML00029 - Stannite, Fluorite, Quartz Wolframite & Muscovite
Yaogangxian Mine, Chenzhou, Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
small cabinet - 6.3 x 4.2 x 3.0
$ 160.00

A classic association piece with multiple minerals typical of greisen deposits. The Wolframite is included in the Quartz crystal.


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Stannite, Fluorite, Quartz Wolframite & Muscovite from Yaogangxian Mine, Chenzhou, Prefecture, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/update3/ML00029.jpg]





ML00030 - Pyrargyrite
St. Andreasberg, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2.0 x 1.7 cm
$ 425.00

1.9 cm Pyrargyrite associated with typical mammilary mass of Arsenic.


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Pyrargyrite from St. Andreasberg, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany [db_pics/update3/ML00030.jpg]





ML00031 - Gratonite
Excelsior Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Pasco Department, Peru
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.9 x 1.4 cm
$ 250.00

Relatively large crystals of this rare lead-arsenic sulfosalt.


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Gratonite from Excelsior Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Pasco Department, Peru [db_pics/update3/ML00031.jpg]





ML00033 - Chlorargyrite
Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Region II, Chile
small cabinet - 5.1 x 3.0 x 2.5 cm
$ 200.00

Well formed small Chlorargyrite crystals on this historic piece from northern Chile.


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Chlorargyrite from Caracoles, Sierra Gorda District, Region II, Chile [db_pics/update3/ML00033.jpg]





ML00039 - Gold
Eagles Nest Mine, Placer County, California, USA
thumbnail - 3.0 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm
$ 475.00

The front surface shows nice triangular features typical of twinnning in octohedral crystals, while the back of the specimen shows slickensides due to faulting


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Gold from Eagles Nest Mine, Placer County, California, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00039.jpg]





ML00045 - Silver
Keeley Frontier Mine, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada
miniature - 3.4 x 0.9 x 0.6 cm
$ 225.00

The Cobalt area is better known for masses of herringbone twin crystals frozen in calcite. It is unusual to get wires from this locality.


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Silver from Keeley Frontier Mine, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada [db_pics/update3/ML00045.jpg]





ML00046 - Silver
Elura Mine, Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
miniature - 4.0 x 3.0 x 0.5 cm
$ 250.00

A classic spinel twinned wire from the Elura Mine.


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Silver from Elura Mine, Cobar, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00046.jpg]

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