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We open the new Miner's Lunchbox website with a mix of over 200 specimens from worldwide localities. Browse here, or use the Search tool on the Home page to focus on your favorite species, localities, size, or price ranges.


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ML00014 - Wulfenite & Mimetite
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
miniature - 4.0 x 3.9 x 2.5 cm
$ 1200.00

Unusual morphology of elongate blocky Wulfenite crystals associated with nice green Mimetite.


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Wulfenite & Mimetite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/update3/ML00014.jpg]




ML00015 - Fluorapatite & Fluorite
Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal
miniature - 3.7 x 3.7 x 2.4 cm
$ 1600.00 SOLD


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Fluorapatite & Fluorite from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/update3/ML00015.jpg]




ML00016 - Calcite
Butterfly Twin Pocket, Malmberget Mine, Gallivare, Lappland, Sweden
small cabinet - 6.7 x 3.4 x 3.3 cm
$ 1500.00

Beautiful golden Calcite with highly modifed scalenohedral crystal form the Butterfly twin pocket at Malmberget.


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Calcite from Butterfly Twin Pocket, Malmberget Mine, Gallivare, Lappland, Sweden [db_pics/update3/ML00016a.jpg] Calcite from Butterfly Twin Pocket, Malmberget Mine, Gallivare, Lappland, Sweden [db_pics/update3/ML00016b.jpg]




ML00017 - Albite & Stilbite on Microcline
Zimnik I Quarry, Strzegom, Lower Silesia, Poland
miniature - 4.6 x 1.8 x 1.7 cm
$ 100.00 SOLD

Epitaxial growths of Albite on twined Microcline with orange Stilbite at base for contrast.


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Albite & Stilbite on Microcline from Zimnik I Quarry, Strzegom, Lower Silesia, Poland [db_pics/update3/ML00017.jpg]




ML00019 - Bismuth
Wolfram Camp, Dimbulah, Queensland, Australia
small cabinet - 5.4 x 3.8 x 3.6 cm
$ 250.00 SOLD

The bismuth is paragenetically later than the quartz, so the angualr shapes are actually casts of the quartz, rather than crystal faces. This is typical of Bismuth from Wolfram Camp.


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Bismuth from Wolfram Camp, Dimbulah, Queensland, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00019a.jpg] Bismuth from Wolfram Camp, Dimbulah, Queensland, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00019b.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]




ML00023 - Lorandite & Orpiment
Mercur Mine, Oquirrh Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, USA
miniature - 4.2 x 3.5 x 2.7 cm
$ 500.00

2 mm Lorandite crystals associated with Orpiment and calcite. This specimen was purchased approximately 15 years ago when a small lot of Lorandites from Utah hit the market.


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Lorandite & Orpiment from Mercur Mine, Oquirrh Mountains, Tooele County, Utah, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00023.jpg]




ML00024 - Fluorapatite, Calcite & Tourmaline
Panasqueira, Portugal
miniature - 5.0 x 4.6 x 2.6 cm
$ 1000.00

Well formed green lustrous fluorapatites associated with Quartz and Calcite perched on a thin mass of very fine grained tourmaline needles.


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Fluorapatite, Calcite & Tourmaline from Panasqueira, Portugal [db_pics/update3/ML00024a.jpg] Fluorapatite, Calcite & Tourmaline from Panasqueira, Portugal [db_pics/update3/ML00024b.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]




ML00028 - Pyromorphite
Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Corrèze, Limousin, France
miniature - 3.9 x 3.5 x 2.1 cm
$ 500.00

Well formed yellow Pyromorphite on Quartz from the classic French loaction.


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Pyromorphite from Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Corrèze, Limousin, France [db_pics/update3/ML00028.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]




ML00032 - Polybasite with Chalcopyrite
Las Chispas Mine, Arizpe, Sonora, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.7 x 4.4 x 2.7 cm
$ 2500.00

Large, well formed Polybasite crystals coated in golden iridescent Chalcopyrite.


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Polybasite with Chalcopyrite from Las Chispas Mine, Arizpe, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/update3/ML00032.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]


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