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Minerals from Classic Localities For Sale

Below is a gallery of high quality classic mineral specimens from closed or lost localities known for great mineral specimens acquired from old collections available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals in New York City, NY. To purchase mineral specimens, go to the Online order form.

Sizes: (t) = Thumbnail, (m) = Miniature, (c) = Cabinet, (lc) = Large Cabinet

Celestine for sale from Bell's Mill, Bellwood, Blair County, Pennsylvania
#73923, Celestine, Bell's Mill, Bellwood, Pennsylvania (Type Locality for Celestine) (m) $250

Margarite in Magnetite for sale from Chester Emery Mines, Hampden County, Massachusetts
#75882, Margarite in Magnetite, Chester Emery Mines, Massachusetts (c) $325

Conichalcite and Calcite over Chrysocolla for sale from Gold Hill Mine, Toole County, Utah
#72039, Conichalcite and Calcite over Chrysocolla, Gold Hill Mine, Utah (m) $65

Fluorite over Siderite for sale from (West Pastures Mine), Weardale District, County Durham, England
#73798, Fluorite over Siderite, (West Pastures Mine), Weardale District, England (c) $125

Conichalcite and Calcite over Chrysocolla from Gold Hill Mine, Toole County, Utah
#72038, Conichalcite and Calcite over Chrysocolla, Gold Hill Mine, Utah (m) $55

Calcite on Gaudefroyite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#72111, Calcite on Gaudefroyite, N'Chwaning II Mine, South Africa (m) $150

Uvite Tourmaline for sale from Bush Farm (formerly the Jones Farm), Richville, St. Lawrence County, New York
#76051, Uvite Tourmaline, Bush Farm (formerly the Jones Farm), Richville, New York (m) $85

Hematite for sale from Congonhas do Campo, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#73794, Hematite, Congonhas do Campo, Brazil (c) $225

Wulfenite with minor Mimetite for sale from Sierra de Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
#73659, Wulfenite with minor Mimetite, Sierra de Los Lamentos, Mexico (m) $325

Quartz var. Smoky-Amethyst Quartz from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
#73435, Quartz var. Smoky-Amethyst Quartz, Broken Hill, Australia (c) $395

Quartz var. Rose Quartz Crystals with Albite for sale from Lavra da Ilha, Taquaral, Jequitinhonha River, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#75272, Quartz var. Rose Quartz Crystals with Albite, Lavra da Ilha, Taquaral, Brazil (c) $150

Clinochrysotile for sale from Pylesville (probably Jenkins Asbestos Mine), Hartford County, Maryland
#75900, Clinochrysotile, Pylesville (probably Jenkins Asbestos Mine), Maryland (c) $95

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
#73764, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline, Himalaya Mine, California (t) $45

Hydrozincite and Wulfenite for sale from Sierra de Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
#75367, Hydrozincite and Wulfenite, Sierra de Los Lamentos, Mexico (m) $95

Rutile for sale from Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia
#75639, Rutile, Graves Mountain, Georgia (t) $95

Quartz var. Smoky-Amethyst for sale from Reel Mine, New Years Pocket, Iron Station, Lincoln County, North Carolina
#76177, Quartz var. Smoky-Amethyst, Reel Mine, New Years Pocket, North Carolina (c) $225

Quartz, Calcite, Sphalerite for sale from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
#71851, Quartz, Calcite, Sphalerite, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, England (c) $175

Cerussite (sixling-twinned crystals) on Tennantite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#75045, Cerussite (sixling-twinned crystals) on Tennantite, Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Namibia (t) $175

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
#74733, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline, Himalaya Mine, California (t) $175

Dioptase over Calcite with Duftite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#75268, Dioptase over Calcite with Duftite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite) (m) $275

Smithsonite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73728, Smithsonite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (m) $225

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) from Emke Mine, Onganja, Seeis, Khomas, Namibia
#72371, Copper (naturally crystallized native copper), Emke Mine, Onganja, Namibia (m) $55

Grossular Garnet from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Québec, Canada
#73513, Grossular Garnet, Jeffrey Mine, Canada (t) $95

Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions from Seata Mine, Aysgarth, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, England
#73692, Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions, Seata Mine, Aysgarth, England (c) $195

Shigaite on Rhodochrosite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#75401, Shigaite on Rhodochrosite, N'Chwaning II Mine, South Africa (t) $225

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) for sale from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona
#70939, Copper (naturally crystallized native copper), Bisbee, Warren District, Arizona (m) $65

Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite for sale from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey
#75991, Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite, Prospect Park Quarry, New Jersey (m) $75

Cuprite on Chrysocolla for sale from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
#72779, Cuprite on Chrysocolla, L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Democratic Republic of the Congo (m) $75

Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions plus minor Calcite from Seata Mine, Aysgarth, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, England
#73680, Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions plus minor Calcite, Seata Mine, Aysgarth, England (c) $275

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Cruzeiro Mine, Santa Maria do Suacui, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#70810, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline, Cruzeiro Mine, Brazil (t) $150

Calcite with minor Fluorite for sale from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois
#75264, Calcite with minor Fluorite, Denton Mine, Illinois (c) $150

Tetrahedrite, Quartz, Fluorite, Sphalerite for sale from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado
#75996, Tetrahedrite, Quartz, Fluorite, Sphalerite, Sweet Home Mine, Colorado (c) $95

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Cruziero Mine, Santa Maria do Suacui, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#72541, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline, Cruziero Mine, Brazil (t) $85

Apophyllite for sale from French Creek Iron Mines, St. Peters, Chester County, Pennsylvania
#75923, Apophyllite, French Creek Iron Mines, Pennsylvania (c) $150

Smithsonite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73728, Smithsonite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (m) $225

Quartz var. Rose Quartz Crystals with Albite for sale from Plumbago Mountain, Newry, Oxford County, Maine
#74572, Quartz var. Rose Quartz Crystals with Albite, Plumbago Mountain, Maine (m) $45

Calcite with Fluorite and Pyrite from Villabona District, Asturias, Spain
#71923, Calcite with Fluorite and Pyrite, Villabona District, Spain (c) $38

Quartz with Chlorite on Calcite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
#73347, Quartz with Chlorite on Calcite, Naica District, Mexico (c) $325

Fluorite for sale from Middle Mountain, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#75505, Fluorite, Middle Mountain, New Hampshire (m) $175

Calcite with Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#72998, Calcite with Duftite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (c) $175

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper crystals) for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73756, Copper (naturally crystallized native copper crystals), Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (t) $65

Apophyllite, Natrolite, Calcite over Datolite from Erie Railroad Cut, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey
#73479, Apophyllite, Natrolite, Calcite over Datolite, Erie Railroad Cut, Jersey City, New Jersey (c) $225

Azurite with minor Mimetite for sale from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco
#73944, Azurite with minor Mimetite, Touissit Mine, Morocco (t) $65

Elbaite Tourmaline for sale from Mount Mica, Pocket #28, Paris, Oxford County, Maine
#73950, Elbaite Tourmaline, Mount Mica, Pocket #28, Maine (t) $350

Quartz var. Amethyst (with phantom-growth zones) for sale from Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln County, North Carolina
#75260, Quartz var. Amethyst (with phantom-growth zones), Reel Mine, Iron Station, North Carolina (m) $150

Gaudefroyite and Andradite Garnet for sale from N'Chwaning Mines, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#74072, Gaudefroyite and Andradite Garnet, N'Chwaning Mines, South Africa (m) $325

Stilbite for sale from Kibblehouse Quarry, Perkiomenville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
#75878, Stilbite, Kibblehouse Quarry, Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania (c) $65

Metaswitzerite (altered Switzerite) for sale from Foote Mine, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina
#73970, Metaswitzerite (altered Switzerite), Foote Mine, Kings Mountain, North Carolina (Type Locality for Metaswitzerite and Switzerite) (c) $225

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz with Chlorite for sale from Piz Cavardiras, Grischun (Grisons), Switzerland
#76293, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz with Chlorite, Piz Cavardiras, Switzerland (c) $225

Calcite on Gaudefroyite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#72111, Calcite on Gaudefroyite, N'Chwaning II Mine, South Africa (m) $150

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline with Lepidolite for sale from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
#70615, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline with Lepidolite, Himalaya Mine, California (t) $75

Hematite for sale from Casa de Pedra, Congonhas do Campo, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#72591, Hematite, Casa de Pedra, Brazil (t) $28

Smithsonite with minor matrix for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#74745, Smithsonite with minor matrix, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (t) $185

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline (with internal gem nodule) for sale from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
#70811, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline (with internal gem nodule), Himalaya Mine, California (t) $175

Vanadinite on Quartz for sale from Apache Mine (Vanadium Shaft), 8 km north of Globe, Gila County, Arizona
#71974, Vanadinite on Quartz, Apache Mine (Vanadium Shaft), Arizona (c) $150

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Alto Ligonha District, Zambezia, Mozambique
#73006, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline, Alto Ligonha District, Mozambique (t) $250

Barite and Cerussite on Galena for sale from Mibladen, Atlas Mountains, Khénifra Province, Morocco
#75783, Barite and Cerussite on Galena, Mibladen, Morocco (m) $75

Ferberite with overgrowth of Siderite, Fluorapatite, Pyrite for sale from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal
#75036, Ferberite with overgrowth of Siderite, Fluorapatite, Pyrite, Panasqueira Mine, Portugal (c) $250

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Cruziero Mine, Santa Maria do Suacui, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#72376, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline, Cruziero Mine, Brazil (t) $42

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Cruziero Mine, Santa Maria do Suacui, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#72375, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline, Cruziero Mine, Brazil (t) $55

Malachite (polished slice of concentric-growth malachite) for sale from Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
#75214, Malachite (polished slice of concentric-growth malachite), Kolwezi District, Democratic Republic of the Congo (c) $225

Quartz var. Amethyst (scepter-shaped crystals) for sale from Goboboseb Mountains, 43 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia
#75037, Quartz var. Amethyst (scepter-shaped crystals), Goboboseb Mountains, Namibia (c) $275

Bultfonteinite and Olmiite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#74767, Bultfonteinite and Olmiite, N'Chwaning II Mine, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite) (c) $115

Cerussite and Malachite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#75048, Cerussite and Malachite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (m) $150

Magnetite (rare cubic and tetrahexahedral crystal form) with minor Sphalerite for sale from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
#73666, Magnetite (rare cubic and tetrahexahedral crystal form) with minor Sphalerite, ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, New York (c) $250

Pyromorphite over Quartz for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania
#75271, Pyromorphite over Quartz, Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Pennsylvania (c) $50

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Cruziero Mine, Santa Maria do Suacui, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#72539, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline, Cruziero Mine, Brazil (t) $95

Hematite for sale from near Bouse, Buckskin Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona
#75447, Hematite, near Bouse, Buckskin Mountains, Arizona (t) $38

Mimetite var. Campylite on Quartz for sale from Drygill, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, England
#75441, Mimetite var. Campylite on Quartz, Drygill, Caldbeck Fells, England (t) $75

Conichalcite, Calcite, Chrysocolla for sale from Gold Hill Mine, Toole County, Utah
#72038, Conichalcite, Calcite, Chrysocolla, Gold Hill Mine, Utah (m) $55

Dioptase for sale from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona
#72015, Dioptase, Christmas Mine, Arizona (c) $225

Fluorapatite on Albite with Goethite, Whitlockite for sale from Dunton Mine, Newry, Oxford County, Maine
#75419, Fluorapatite on Albite with Goethite, Whitlockite, Dunton Mine, Newry, Maine (m) $40

Mimetite var. Campylite with Psilomelane on Barite for sale from Drygill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, England
#75433, Mimetite var. Campylite with Psilomelane on Barite, Drygill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, England (t) $65

Fluorite (zoned crystals) for sale from Middle Mountain, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#75536, Fluorite (zoned crystals), Middle Mountain, New Hampshire (c) $165

Quartz var. Amethyst on Calcite and Dolomite for sale from Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia, Italy
#75583, Quartz var. Amethyst on Calcite and Dolomite, Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Italy (c) $385

Epidote for sale from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
#75734, Epidote, Lane's Quarry, Massachusetts (m) $350

Dioptase on Calcite for sale from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona
#72009, Dioptase on Calcite, Christmas Mine, Arizona (t) $55

Barite for sale from Bergwerk Pöhla, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Germany
#75789, Barite, Bergwerk Pöhla, Germany (m) $36

Cerussite (trilling-twinned crystals) with Duftite and Malachite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73949, Cerussite (trilling-twinned crystals) with Duftite and Malachite, Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Namibia (t) $225

Sphalerite (complexly twinned crystals) for sale from Logansport, Cass County, Indiana
#75733, Sphalerite (complexly twinned crystals), Logansport, Indiana (m) $250

Copper crystals on Dolomite with Malachite and Tennantite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#72922, Copper crystals on Dolomite with Malachite and Tennantite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (c) $165

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Cruziero Mine, Santa Maria do Suacui, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#72537, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline, Cruziero Mine, Brazil (t) $36

Azurite with minor Malachite for sale from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco
#72919, Azurite with minor Malachite, Touissit Mine, Morocco (c) $275

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Alto Ligonha District, Zambezia, Mozambique
#72613, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline, Alto Ligonha District, Mozambique (t) $105

Chrysocolla for sale from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona
#72013, Chrysocolla, Ray Mine, Arizona (c) $85

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#74989, Copper (naturally crystallized native copper), Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (t) $32

Calcite for sale from Rossie Lead Mines, Rossie, St. Lawrence County, New York
#75888, Calcite, Rossie Lead Mines, New York (c) $95

Elbaite Tourmaline for sale from Havey Quarry, Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine
#72622, Elbaite Tourmaline, Havey Quarry, Maine (t) $175

Calcite with Pyrite for sale from St. Joe Mineral Resources (now ZCA) #3 Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
#76049, Calcite with Pyrite, St. Joe Mineral Resources (now ZCA) #3 Mine, Balmat, New York (m) $28

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#74988, Copper (naturally crystallized native copper), Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (t) $35

Cerussite and Descloizite over Galena for sale from Mežica District, Mount Peca, Carinthia, Slovenia
#75058, Cerussite and Descloizite over Galena, Mežica District, Slovenia (m) $28

Galena, Cerussite, Sphalerite for sale from Trzebionka Mine, Chrzanów District, Malopolskie, Poland
#75853, Galena, Cerussite, Sphalerite, Trzebionka Mine, Poland (c) $48

Elbaite Tourmaline for sale from Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Hall's Ridge, Newry, Oxford County, Maine
#76235, Elbaite Tourmaline, Dunton Quarry, Plumbago Mountain, Maine (t) $95

Wulfenite on Mimetite for sale from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
#75838, Wulfenite on Mimetite, Mina Ojuela, Mexico (c) $85

Actinolite-Tremolite in Aragonite-Calcite for sale from Verdolite Quarry, north of Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
#75897, Actinolite-Tremolite in Aragonite-Calcite, Verdolite Quarry, north of Easton, Pennsylvania (c) $55

Elbaite Tourmaline for sale from Stewart Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California
#76309, Elbaite Tourmaline, Stewart Mine, Pala District, California (t) $38

Tetrahedrite, Quartz, Fluorite, Sphalerite for sale from Sweet Home Mine, Buckskin Gulch, Alma District, Park County, Colorado
#75996, Tetrahedrite, Quartz, Fluorite, Sphalerite, Sweet Home Mine, Colorado (c) $95

Pyrite on Hematite for sale from Miniera di Rio Marina, Isola d'Elba, Livorno, Italy
#73968, Pyrite on Hematite, Miniera di Rio Marina, Isola d'Elba, Italy (m) $125

Azurite on sulfide-rich matrix from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73469, Azurite on sulfide-rich matrix, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (c) $550

Cuprite over Chrysocolla for sale from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
#72761, Cuprite over Chrysocolla, Mashamba West Mine, Democratic Republic of the Congo (m) $550

Calcite on Fluorite for sale from Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, Rookhope, County Durham, England
#75128, Calcite on Fluorite, Boltsburn Mine, West Side, near the forehead, England (c) $850

Gold (naturally crystallized native gold) for sale from Eugene Mountains, Humboldt County, Nevada
#73942, Gold (naturally crystallized native gold), Eugene Mountains, Nevada (t) $495

Beryl var. Heliodor (gem-grade) for sale from Volodarsk-Volynskii, Zhitomir Oblast, Ukraine
#73945, Beryl var. Heliodor (gem-grade), Volodarsk-Volynskii, Ukraine (m) $1750

Rhodochrosite for sale from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
#75106, Rhodochrosite, Uchucchaqua Mine, Peru (t) $950

Azurite (compound crystal) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73670, Azurite (compound crystal), Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (m) $325

Stilbite with Calcite for sale from Moore's Station, Mercer County, New Jersey
#73315, Stilbite with Calcite, Moore's Station, New Jersey (lc) $550

Azurite (contact-twinned crystals) for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#74728, Azurite (contact-twinned crystals), Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Namibia (m) $750

Ruby in Zoisite (Corundum, variety Ruby) for sale from Longido, Arusha, Tanzania
#70401, Ruby in Zoisite (Corundum, variety Ruby), Longido, Tanzania (c) $350

Azurite (twinned crystals) with minor Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73443, Azurite (twinned crystals) with minor Cerussite, Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Namibia (m) $400

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz for sale from Jackson's Crossroads, Wilkes County, Georgia
#75964, Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz, Jackson's Crossroads, Georgia (c) $425

Fluorite with Chalcopyrite, Calcite, Sphalerite from Ladywash Mine, Derbyshire, England
#73430, Fluorite with Chalcopyrite, Calcite, Sphalerite, Ladywash Mine, England (c) $425

Beryl var. Emerald for sale from Chivor Mine, Guavió-Guateque District, Boyacá Department, Colombia
#75185, Beryl var. Emerald, Chivor Mine, Colombia (t) $2400

Pyrite and Quartz for sale from (Tsuchiya-Ishizaki Mine?), Hokkaido, Japan
#70849, Pyrite and Quartz, (Tsuchiya-Ishizaki Mine?), Japan (lc) $550

Calcite (parallel crystal cluster) from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County, Tennessee
#73186, Calcite (parallel crystal cluster), Elmwood Mine, Tennessee (lc) $550

Quartz (with two pairs of Japan-Law Twinned crystals) from Llallagua Mine (Siglo XX Mine), Bustillos Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
#73029, Quartz (with two pairs of Japan-Law Twinned crystals), Llallagua Mine (Siglo XX Mine), Bolivia (c) $400

Ruby in Zoisite (Corundum, variety Ruby) for sale from Longido, Arusha, Tanzania
#70398, Ruby in Zoisite (Corundum, variety Ruby), Longido, Tanzania (c) $350

Fluorite with minor Calcite from Firestone Level, Skears Mine, Middleton-in-Teesdale,  County Durham, England
#73188, Fluorite with minor Calcite, Firestone Level, Skears Mine, England (lc) $750

Inesite over Calcite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#75034, Inesite over Calcite, N'Chwaning II Mine, South Africa (lc) $550

Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, 1st Oxide Zone, Upper Level, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#75242, Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite, Tsumeb Mine, 1st Oxide Zone, Upper Level, Namibia (m) $475

Fluorite with Pyrite for sale from Moscona Mine, Solis, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain
#72636, Fluorite with Pyrite, Moscona Mine, Solis, Spain (lc) $275

Dioptase over Calcite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73925, Dioptase over Calcite, Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Namibia (m) $425

Calcite (twinned crystals) for sale from Roosevelt Avenue Quarry (York Stone Quarry), York County, Pennsylvania
#75720, Calcite (twinned crystals), Roosevelt Avenue Quarry (York Stone Quarry), Pennsylvania (lc) $295

Quartz with overgrowth of Amethyst Quartz for sale from Saltman Prospect, Camp Encore, Sweden, Oxford County, Maine
#73725, Quartz with overgrowth of Amethyst Quartz, Saltman Prospect, Camp Encore, Sweden, Maine (lc) $175

Pyromorphite for sale from Bunker Hill Mine, 9th Level, Jersey Vein, Coeur d'Alene District, Shoshone County, Idaho
#73353, Pyromorphite, Bunker Hill Mine, 9th Level, Jersey Vein, Idaho (c) $400

Smithsonite over Tennantite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73423, Smithsonite over Tennantite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (lc) $525

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz Gwindel for sale from Val Giuv, Tujetsch, Sedrun, Grischun (Grisons), Switzerland
#76296, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz Gwindel, Val Giuv, Tujetsch, Switzerland (m) $425

Vanadinite with minor Calcite for sale from North Geronimo Mine, La Paz County, Arizona
#75716, Vanadinite with minor Calcite, North Geronimo Mine, Arizona (lc) $450

Cuprite over Chrysocolla for sale from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
#72761, Cuprite over Chrysocolla, Mashamba West Mine, Democratic Republic of the Congo (m) $550

Gmelinite on Datolite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
#76211, Gmelinite on Datolite, Upper New Street Quarry, New Jersey (lc) $95

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz Gwindel for sale from Piz Cavardiras, Grischun (Grisons), Switzerland
#76294, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz Gwindel, Piz Cavardiras, Switzerland (c) $1150

The chalcocite below, from Chimney Rock Quarry, is from my private collection

This chalcocite from the Chimney Rock Quarry is an important museum-quality mineral specimen that I acquired for my private collection many years ago. To the best of my knowledge, this is the largest and finest chalcocite specimen every collected at Chimney Rock. This quarry has not been accessible to collectors for the last 25+ years. Chalcocite, a rare mineral in New Jersey trap rock quarries, occurs at the boundary of two rock formations, where copper-rich solutions encounter impermeable layers above, causing copper minerals to precipitate, followed by late-forming calcite.

The ONLY reason I am selling this specimen is that it is too large for my display case.

I highly recommend this, without reservation, for collectors of top-quality minerals.

Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey
#73189, Chalcocite in Calcite, Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, New Jersey (lc) $3500

BOURNONITE FROM CHINA

Fifteen to twenty years ago bournonite specimens from China were readily available, yet quite expensive. The Yaogangxian Mine was producing fine specimens then, some worth up to $1 million. Bournonite is an uncommon (there are only 138 photos of bournonite from China listed on Mindat.org) sulfosalt mineral, with the formula: PbCuSbS3. Bournonite crystals are commonly complexly twinned, resulting in complex clusters of parallel twinned crystals, with parallel crystal faces, and if cyclic-twinned will exhibit the classic "cog wheel" habit.

The bournonite specimens below are from a stash that was collected in China around the 2000, and have not seen the light of day since they were collected. This is a rare opportunity to acquire this uncommon mineral in large crystals and at discounted prices compared to 15 years ago.

Bournonite (doubly terminated) for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75365, Bournonite (doubly terminated), Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $85

Bournonite (tabular doubly-terminated crystal) for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75044, Bournonite (tabular doubly-terminated crystal), Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $165

Bournonite for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75363, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $65

Bournonite for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75519, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $115

Bournonite (twinned crystals) for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75516, Bournonite (twinned crystals), Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $135

Bournonite (cyclic twinned crystals) for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75364, Bournonite (cyclic twinned crystals), Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $135

Bournonite for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75249, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $375

Bournonite (twinned crystals) for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75522, Bournonite (twinned crystals), Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $150

Bournonite (twinned crystals) for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75520, Bournonite (twinned crystals), Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $165

Bournonite (twinned crystals) for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75524, Bournonite (twinned crystals), Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $165

Bournonite (complexly twinned crystals) on Quartz for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75497, Bournonite (complexly twinned crystals) on Quartz, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $275

Bournonite (twinned crystals) for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75525, Bournonite (twinned crystals), Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $375

Bournonite (twinned crystals) for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75527, Bournonite (twinned crystals), Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $225

Bournonite (twinned crystals) for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75521, Bournonite (twinned crystals), Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $195

Bournonite (twinned crystals) for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75523, Bournonite (twinned crystals), Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $225

 

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