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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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ML00036 - Silver
Lake Superior District, Keweenah Peninsula, Michigan, USA
miniature - 3.4 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm
$ 725.00

A classic example of native Silver from Michigan. The habit is typical of the Champoin Mine, but when purchased the label did not specify location.


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Silver from Lake Superior District, Keweenah Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00036.jpg]





ML00038 - Gold
Mystic Mine, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 2.0 x 1.8 x 1.6 cm
$ 550.00

Tiny Gold crystals with an unknown black oxide. Golds from Arizona are rare, and trhe Mystic Mine has not produced any specimens for quite a number of years.


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Gold from Mystic Mine, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00038.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]





ML00040 - Gold
Strawberry Mine, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, USA
thumbnail - 1.9 x 1.2 x 1.0 cm
$ 500.00 SOLD

Small group of Gold crystals from an uncommon location in California.


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Gold from Strawberry Mine, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00040.jpg]





ML00042 - Silver
Kongsberg Silver Mines, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2.3 x 1.0 cm
$ 400.00 SOLD

Kongsberg is the holy grail for large Silver specimens. Small thumbnail sized specimens such as this are almost unheard of.


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Silver from Kongsberg Silver Mines, Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway [db_pics/update3/ML00042.jpg]





ML00044 - Silver
Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico
miniature - 4.7 x 3.3 x 1.3 cm
$ 600.00

Classic herringbone silver crystals which have been etched out of calcite.


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Silver from Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/update3/ML00044.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]





ML00047 - Copper pseudo. Cuprite
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe Deposit, Rudnyi Altai, Western Siberian Region, Russia
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.9 x 1.4 cm
$ 100.00 SOLD

This is a textbook example of a psuedomorph. The razor sharp Cuprites have been replaced by Copper crystals preserving the original shape.


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Copper pseudo. Cuprite from Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe Deposit, Rudnyi Altai, Western Siberian Region, Russia [db_pics/update3/ML00047.jpg]





ML00048 - Copper
Itauz Mine, 60 km from Dzhezkazgan City, Dzhezkazgan Oblast, Kazakhstan
small cabinet - 8.0 x 1.0 x 0.2 cm
$ 500.00

8 cm long spinel twin Copper crystal with well developed herringbone textures growing off the central twin.


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Copper from Itauz Mine, 60 km from Dzhezkazgan City, Dzhezkazgan Oblast, Kazakhstan [db_pics/update3/ML00048.jpg]





ML00049 - Copper
Ajo Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 5.3 x 4.0 x 0.7 cm
$ 100.00

An arborescent spray of Copper crystals typical of the Ajo Mine.


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Copper from Ajo Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00049.jpg]





ML00050 - Copper & Cuprite
Mountain City, Elko County, Nevada, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm
$ 100.00

Lusterous Cuprite coated Copper crystals from this now defunct mining district in Nevada.


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Copper & Cuprite from Mountain City, Elko County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00050.jpg]





ML00052 - Copper
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
small cabinet - 6.2 x 1.8 x 0.9 cm
$ 120.00

A 6.2 cm spinel twin copper crystal with a greenish petina typical of Broken Hill


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Copper from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00052a.jpg]





ML00055 - Vesuvianite
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada
small cabinet - 5.7 x 4.6 x 3.3 cm
$ 1250.00

A nice example of the rarest color of Vesuvianite. The purple and red color comes from trace amounts of Manganese present.


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Vesuvianite from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/update3/ML00055.jpg]





ML00057 - Beryl var. Heliodor
Volodarsk-Volynskii, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine
small cabinet - 6.3 x 1.8 x 1.4 cm
$ 1800.00

A naturally etched 6.3 cm Heliodor.


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Beryl var. Heliodor from Volodarsk-Volynskii, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine [db_pics/update3/ML00057.jpg]

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