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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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ML00255 - Quartz coated Barite
Murray Mine, Jerritt Canyon, Elko County, Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 7.1 x 4.3 x 3.0 cm
$ 200.00

The quartz druse coated barites from the Murray Mine are fondly called sugar cube barites.


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Quartz coated Barite from Murray Mine, Jerritt Canyon, Elko County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00255a.jpg] Quartz coated Barite from Murray Mine, Jerritt Canyon, Elko County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00255b.jpg]





ML00256 - Cerussite
Nakhlak Mine, Madan-e Nakhlak, Anarak District, Esfahan Province, Iran
miniature - 4.9 x 3.7 x 2.5 cm
$ 500.00

The reticulated twinning of this specimen forms the classic snowflake textures.


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Cerussite from Nakhlak Mine, Madan-e Nakhlak, Anarak District, Esfahan Province, Iran [db_pics/update5/ML00256a.jpg] Cerussite from Nakhlak Mine, Madan-e Nakhlak, Anarak District, Esfahan Province, Iran [db_pics/update5/ML00256b.jpg]





ML00257 - Barite
Book Cliffs, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA
small cabinet - 7.0 x 4.6 x 3.6 cm
$ 200.00

Anybody who has collected at the Book Cliffs will appreciate this specimen.


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Barite from Book Cliffs, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00257a.jpg] Barite from Book Cliffs, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00257b.jpg] Barite from Book Cliffs, Grand Junction, Colorado, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00257c.jpg]





ML00258 - Wulfenite
Hilltop Mine, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 6.2 x 3.6 cm
$ 850.00

Hilltop is the Holy Grail of Arizona wulfenites. Good specimens are difficult to come by.


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Wulfenite from Hilltop Mine, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00258a.jpg] Wulfenite from Hilltop Mine, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00258b.jpg] Wulfenite from Hilltop Mine, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00258c.jpg]





ML00259 - Quartz Faden
Piz Beverin, Mathon, Hinterrhein Valley, Grishun, Switzerland
small cabinet - 6.2 x 3.7 x 3.2 cm
$ 150.00

A nice faden from a classic Swiss location.


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Quartz Faden from Piz Beverin, Mathon, Hinterrhein Valley, Grishun, Switzerland [db_pics/update5/ML00259a.jpg] Quartz Faden from Piz Beverin, Mathon, Hinterrhein Valley, Grishun, Switzerland [db_pics/update5/ML00259b.jpg]





ML00261 - Barite
Meikle Mine, Elko County, Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 8.7 x 8.1 x 6.0 cm
$ 1000.00

The Meikle Mine is arguably the worlds best barite locality. These gemmy golden barites typify the better quality material.


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Barite from Meikle Mine, Elko County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00261a.jpg] Barite from Meikle Mine, Elko County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00261b.jpg]





ML00034 - Azurite
Hanover II Mine, Fierro-Hanover District, New Mexico, USA
thumbnail - 3.1 x 2.3 x 2.0 cm
$ 100.00

A 3.1 cm wide classic Azurite rose.


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Azurite from Hanover II Mine, Fierro-Hanover District, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00034a.jpg] Azurite from Hanover II Mine, Fierro-Hanover District, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00034b.jpg]





ML00035 - Azurite
Kerouchen, Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco
miniature - 3.5 x 2.2 1.8 cm
$ 300.00

Very well formed and lusterous Azurite crystal.


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Azurite from Kerouchen, Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco [db_pics/update3/ML00035a.jpg] Azurite from Kerouchen, Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco [db_pics/update3/ML00035b.jpg]





ML00037 - Gold
Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado
thumbnail - 3.0 x 2.5 x 0.3 cm
$ 750.00

A nice example of Gold from a classic Colorado locality.


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Gold from Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado [db_pics/update3/ML00037a.jpg] Gold from Breckenridge, Summit County, Colorado [db_pics/update3/ML00037b.jpg]





ML00041 - Gold
Joe Mann Mine, Chibougamou Area, Quebec, Canada
thumbnail - 3.1 x 1.7 x 0.4 cm
$ 600.00

While the Gold fields of Quebec are some of the largest in the world, good specimens are relatively uncommon. This 3 cm leaf is actually a mass of small Gold crystals.


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Gold from Joe Mann Mine, Chibougamou Area, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/update3/ML00041a.jpg] Gold from Joe Mann Mine, Chibougamou Area, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/update3/ML00041b.jpg]





ML00053 - Cumengeite
Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja California Sur, Mexico
thumbnail - 0.4 x 0.25 x 0.25 cm
$ 325.00 SOLD

Great things come in small packages. This tiny crystal was part of a French collection form the late 1800's. It has an unusual mount including crystallographic drawing, in addition to the specimen location and number, all contained in a tiny glass tube.

 


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Cumengeite from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja California Sur, Mexico [db_pics/update3/ML00053a.jpg] Cumengeite from Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalia, Baja California Sur, Mexico [db_pics/update3/ML00053b.jpg]





ML00054 - Gold in Quartz
Bunker's Hill, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
miniature - 5.0 x 4.8 x 3.3 cm
$ 1750.00 SOLD

Extremely rich speciment of thin herringbone twinned leaves in Quartz. This specimen was mined in the mid 1800's.


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Gold in Quartz from Bunker's Hill, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand [db_pics/update3/ML00054a.jpg] Gold in Quartz from Bunker's Hill, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand [db_pics/update3/ML00054b.jpg] Gold in Quartz from Bunker's Hill, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand [db_pics/update3/ML00054c.jpg]





ML00310 - Azurite
Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 3.0 x 1.9 x 1.8 cm
$ 500.00

A true American classic--a floater azurite "rose"!


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Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00310a.jpg] Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00310b.jpg] Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00310c.jpg]





ML00056 - Azurite
Rancho Santa Rosa, Concepcion del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.2 x 4.8 x 3.5 cm
$ 1600.00

This prospect was mined for use as color pigments. A small batch of well formed crystals was found during mining in the 1980s, and this piece was one from that lot.


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Azurite from Rancho Santa Rosa, Concepcion del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/update3/ML00056a.jpg] Azurite from Rancho Santa Rosa, Concepcion del Oro, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/update3/ML00056b.jpg]





ML00076 - Malachite
Shaba Cu Belt, Katanga (Shaba), Congo (Zaire)
small cabinet - 9.0 x 4.6 x 3.0 cm
$ 450.00

The needle like Malachite crystals give a nice chatoyant affect to the specimen.


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Malachite from Shaba Cu Belt, Katanga (Shaba), Congo (Zaire) [db_pics/update3/ML00076a.jpg]

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