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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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ML00094 - Sphalerite, Pyrite & Quartz
Krushev Dol Mine, Madan, Rhodope Mountains, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
small cabinet - 6.9 x 5.6 x 4.5 cm
$ 250.00

Highly lusterous, gemmy, green sphalerite of the type often referred to as cleophane.


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Sphalerite, Pyrite & Quartz from Krushev Dol Mine, Madan, Rhodope Mountains, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria [db_pics/update3/ML00094.jpg]
ex.  Jack Halpern





ML00097 - Copper
Lake Superior District, Keweenah Peninsula, Michigan, USA
small cabinet - 7.6 x 4.5 x 3.0 cm
$ 3500.00

This copper has both sharp crystals and great patina as well as several tiny calcites that are included by copper.

Ex. Jack Halpern collection.


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Copper from Lake Superior District, Keweenah Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00097a.jpg] Copper from Lake Superior District, Keweenah Peninsula, Michigan, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00097b.jpg]





ML00098 - Fluorapatite & Albite
La Marina Mine, Borbur, Boyaca Dept., Colombia
cabinet - 10.2 x 5.8 x 3.8 cm
$ 700.00

Beautiful pink fluorapatite contrasted by lusterous white albite crystals.


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Fluorapatite & Albite from La Marina Mine, Borbur, Boyaca Dept., Colombia [db_pics/update3/ML00098.jpg]





ML00099 - Topaz
Shigar Valley, Gilgit Division, Pakistan
miniature - 4.6 x 3.6 x 3.5 cm
$ 3800.00

This is a gorgeous sherry colored topaz crystal, gem througout.


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Topaz from Shigar Valley, Gilgit Division, Pakistan [db_pics/update3/ML00099a.jpg] Topaz from Shigar Valley, Gilgit Division, Pakistan [db_pics/update3/ML00099b.jpg] Topaz from Shigar Valley, Gilgit Division, Pakistan [db_pics/update3/ML00099c.jpg]





ML00102 - Cerussite
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
small cabinet - 8.1 x 6.1 x 5.6 cm
$ 1400.00

A classic example of anglesite on cerussite from Broken Hill. The cyclic twinning is well pronounced.


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Cerussite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00102a.jpg] Cerussite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00102b.jpg]





ML00103 - Vivianite
Blackbird Mine, Cobalt, Lemhi County, Idaho, USA
miniature - 4.9 x 3.3 x 1.8 cm
$ 200.00

An interesting wedge of a vein filled with purple vivianite crystals.


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Vivianite from Blackbird Mine, Cobalt, Lemhi County, Idaho, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00103a.jpg] Vivianite from Blackbird Mine, Cobalt, Lemhi County, Idaho, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00103b.jpg] Vivianite from Blackbird Mine, Cobalt, Lemhi County, Idaho, USA [db_pics/update3/ML00103c.jpg]





ML00104 - Galena
9th of September Mine, Madan Ore Field, Rhodope Mtns., Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
small cabinet - 6.0 x 4.3 x 3.9 cm
$ 1000.00

A true mineral oddity. Galnea rarely forms in hoppered crystals. This is a great example of a rare habit.


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Galena from 9th of September Mine, Madan Ore Field, Rhodope Mtns., Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria [db_pics/update3/ML00104a.jpg] Galena from 9th of September Mine, Madan Ore Field, Rhodope Mtns., Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria [db_pics/update3/ML00104b.jpg]





ML00106 - Calcite with Rosasite
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
cabinet - 10.0 x 5.6 x 3.5 cm
$ 650.00

Strangely intergrown tabular calcite crystals associated with roseasite.


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Calcite with Rosasite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/update3/ML00106a.jpg] Calcite with Rosasite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/update3/ML00106b.jpg]





ML00110 - Strontianite
Oberdorf an der Laming, Laming Valley, Bruck an der Mur, Styria, Austria
small cabinet - 7.3 x 5.0 x 4.1 cm
$ 450.00

Well formed isolated crystals from the classic Austrian locality.


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Strontianite from Oberdorf an der Laming, Laming Valley, Bruck an der Mur, Styria, Austria [db_pics/update3/ML00110a.jpg] Strontianite from Oberdorf an der Laming, Laming Valley, Bruck an der Mur, Styria, Austria [db_pics/update3/ML00110b.jpg]





ML00111 - Cuprian Anglesite
Montevecchio Mines, Arbus and Guspini Municipality, Medio Campidano Prov., Sardinia, Italy
small cabinet - 8.3 x 6.4 x 5.3 cm
$ 450.00

A rare European classic. Pale green cuprian Anglesite from Montevecchio.


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Cuprian Anglesite from Montevecchio Mines, Arbus and Guspini Municipality, Medio Campidano Prov., Sardinia, Italy [db_pics/update3/ML00111a.jpg] Cuprian Anglesite from Montevecchio Mines, Arbus and Guspini Municipality, Medio Campidano Prov., Sardinia, Italy [db_pics/update3/ML00111b.jpg] Cuprian Anglesite from Montevecchio Mines, Arbus and Guspini Municipality, Medio Campidano Prov., Sardinia, Italy [db_pics/update3/ML00111c.jpg]





ML00112 - Fluorapatite, Chlorite & Albite
Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5.0 x 4.9 cm
$ 400.00

A fluorapatite halo perched on green chlorite coated feldspar.


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Fluorapatite, Chlorite & Albite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan [db_pics/update3/ML00112a.jpg] Fluorapatite, Chlorite & Albite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan [db_pics/update3/ML00112b.jpg]





ML00113 - Adularia & Chlorite
Val Giuv Grischun, Switzerland
small cabinet - 8.1 x 7.5 x 5.5 cm
$ 200.00

Another alpine classic: chlorite coated adularia crystals.


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Adularia & Chlorite from Val Giuv Grischun, Switzerland [db_pics/update3/ML00113a.jpg] Adularia & Chlorite from Val Giuv Grischun, Switzerland [db_pics/update3/ML00113b.jpg]





ML00114 - Tarbuttite
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia
small cabinet - 7.1 x 6.6 x 4.5 cm
$ 700.00

Tarbuttite is one of the more rare zinc minerals. Without oa doubt, the best crystals come from the Skorpion Mine in Namibia. Crystals up to 1.5 cm.


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Tarbuttite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia [db_pics/update3/ML00114.jpg]





ML00115 - Mimetite
Mt. Bonnie Mine, Grove Hill, Northern Territory, Australia
small cabinet - 5.9 x 5.8 x 3.5 cm
$ 220.00

Lusterous blocky crystals grading from pale green to yellowish.


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Mimetite from Mt. Bonnie Mine, Grove Hill, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00115.jpg]





ML00116 - Silver
Elura Mine, Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
small cabinet - 6.8 x 5.0 x 3.2 cm
$ 1000.00

The Elura Mine is famous for spinel twinned crystals. More uncommonly, we see specimens like this, with a mass of wires and small spinel twinned crystals.


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Silver from Elura Mine, Cobar, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00116a.jpg] Silver from Elura Mine, Cobar, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/update3/ML00116b.jpg]

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