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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

Chrysocolla from Ray Mine, Mineral Creek District, Pinal County, Arizona
#72013, Chrysocolla, Ray Mine, Arizona (c) $125

Cerussite with minor Dolomite for sale from Chantier des Dalles, Mibladen, Atlas Mountains, Khénifra Province, Morocco
#73884, Cerussite with minor Dolomite, Chantier des Dalles, Mibladen, Morocco (m) $85

Celestine over Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy
#71857, Celestine over Sulfur, Agrigento District (Girgenti), Italy (c) $75

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

Fluorite on Galena from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England
#73697, Fluorite on Galena, Hilton Mine, Scordale, England (c) $150

Azurite (partially altered to Malachite) from New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona
#72293, Azurite (partially altered to Malachite), New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Arizona (m) $150

Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite, Barite, Quartz on Hematite from Montreal Mine, Gogebic Iron Range, Iron County, Wisconsin
#72025, Calcite var. Manganoan Calcite, Barite, Quartz on Hematite, Montreal Mine, Wisconsin (c) $75

Ludlockite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#69210, Ludlockite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (Type Locality for Ludlockite) (t) $85

Fluorite with Barite overgrowth from Moscona Mine, Solis, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain
#72778, Fluorite with Barite overgrowth, Moscona Mine, Solis, Spain (m) $24

Copper on Prehnite for sale from Iroquois Mine, 3.5 km northeast of Ahmeek, Keweenaw County, Michigan
#73993, Copper on Prehnite, Iroquois Mine, 3.5 km northeast of Ahmeek, Michigan (m) $55

Celestine for sale from Bell's Mill, Bellwood, Blair County, Pennsylvania
#73923, Celestine, Bell's Mill, Bellwood, Pennsylvania (Type Locality for Celestine) (m) $325

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln County, North Carolina
#72257, Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz, Reel Mine, Iron Station, North Carolina (m) $135

Vanadinite on Phosphohedyphane from Cove Vein, Whytes Cleuch, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
#69103, Vanadinite on Phosphohedyphane, Cove Vein, Whytes Cleuch, Scotland (m) $95

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

Lawsonite for sale from Reed Station, Tiburon Peninsula, Marin County, California
#74069, Lawsonite, Reed Station, Tiburon Peninsula, California (Type Locality for Lawsonite) (m) $85

Mimetite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#74731, Mimetite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (t) $55

Manganite for sale from Caland Mine, Atikokan, Ontario, Canada
#73907, Manganite, Caland Mine, Atikokan, Canada (m) $95

Thaumasite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#69409, Thaumasite, N'Chwaning Mine, South Africa (t) $55

Pyromorphite on Quartz from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania
#70746, Pyromorphite on Quartz, Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Pennsylvania (c) $95

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

Dioptase on Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona
#72015, Dioptase on Calcite, Christmas Mine, Arizona (c) $250

Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#70341, Calcite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (c) $325

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) from Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona
#70939, Copper (naturally crystallized native copper), Bisbee, Warren District, Arizona (m) $95

Franckeite from Mina San José, Oruro Department, Bolivia
#73383, Franckeite, Mina San José, Bolivia (c) $165

Calcite (complex penetration twins) from Sokolovskiy-Sarbaiskiy Mine, Rudnyy, Kustanay Oblast, Kazakhstan
#72973, Calcite (complex penetration twins), Sokolovskiy-Sarbaiskiy Mine, Kazakhstan (m) $125

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

Dioptase over Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona
#72060, Dioptase over Calcite, Christmas Mine, Arizona (m) $55

Azurite (twinned crystals) from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#69200, Azurite (twinned crystals), Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Namibia (t) $175

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

Inesite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#68479, Inesite, N'Chwaning II Mine, South Africa (m) $165

Phosphohedyphane, Mottramite, Mimetite from Cove Vein, Whytes Cleuch, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
#69085, Phosphohedyphane, Mottramite, Mimetite, Cove Vein, Whytes Cleuch, Scotland (m) $125

Siderite var. Sphaerosiderite from Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania
#72807, Siderite var. Sphaerosiderite, Baia Mare, Romania (c) $125

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) with minor Calcite from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Houghton County, Michigan
#70808, Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) with minor Calcite, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan (c) $55

Hydroxyapophyllite-(K) - formerly Apophyllite-(KOH) from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#73494, Hydroxyapophyllite-(K) - formerly Apophyllite-(KOH), N'Chwaning Mine, South Africa (m) $70

Pyromorphite on Quartz from Sarrowcole Vein, Laverock Hall, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde, Scotland
#69014, Pyromorphite on Quartz, Sarrowcole Vein, Laverock Hall, Leadhills, Scotland (c) $45

Bournonite and Sphalerite with Boulangerite and Pyrite from Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania
#72808, Bournonite and Sphalerite with Boulangerite and Pyrite, Baia Mare, Romania (c) $125

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

Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#69199, Cerussite, Tsumeb Mine, 2nd Oxide Zone, Namibia (c) $150

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

Anatase with Brookite on Quartz from Twll maen Grisial, Prenteg, Tremadog, Gwynedd, Wales
#71960, Anatase with Brookite on Quartz, Twll maen Grisial, Prenteg, Wales (Type Locality for Brookite) (m) $125

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz over Milky Quartz from Deer Hill, Stow, Oxford County, Maine
#34752, Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz over Milky Quartz, Deer Hill, Maine (c) $175

Dioptase on Calcite with Hematite inclusions for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73795, Dioptase on Calcite with Hematite inclusions, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (c) $325

Arfvedsonite (rare terminated crystal) from Hurricane Mountain, east of Intervale, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#71541, Arfvedsonite (rare terminated crystal), Hurricane Mountain, east of Intervale, New Hampshire (m) $65

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

Andorite for sale from Mina San José, Oruro Department, Bolivia
#73759, Andorite, Mina San José, Bolivia (t) $175

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) from Emke Mine, Onganja, Seeis, Khomas, Namibia
#72370, Copper (naturally crystallized native copper), Emke Mine, Onganja, Namibia (t) $55

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

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

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

Dioptase on Calcite for sale from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona
#72009, Dioptase on Calcite, Christmas Mine, Arizona (t) $65

Acanthite from Mina la Sirena, Guanajuato, Mexico
#69336, Acanthite, Mina la Sirena, Mexico (t) $125

Legrandite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
#73182, Legrandite, Mina Ojuela, Mexico (m) $65

Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions from Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Caravia District, Asturias, Spain
#72759, Fluorite (color zoned crystals) with Pyrite inclusions, Mina Emilio, Loroñe, Spain (c) $225

Cuprite over Chrysocolla from L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
#72779, Cuprite over Chrysocolla, L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Democratic Republic of the Congo (m) $65

Wulfenite from Rowley Mine, near Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona
#73279, Wulfenite, Rowley Mine, Arizona (t) $15

Prehnite epimorphs over unknown with Calcite from Boyleston Quarry, Barrhead, Strathclyde (Renfrewshire), Scotland
#73168, Prehnite epimorphs over unknown with Calcite, Boyleston Quarry, Barrhead, Scotland (c) $125

Quartz with Calcite and Sphalerite from Cumberland Mining District, Cumbria, England
#71851, Quartz with Calcite and Sphalerite, Cumberland Mining District, England (c) $225

Hematite var. Eisenrose with Rutile for sale from Zillertal, Tyrol, Austria
#73869, Hematite var. Eisenrose with Rutile, Zillertal, Austria (m) $165

Rhodochrosite with Quartz and Pyrite from Emma Mine, Butte District, Summit Valley, Silver Bow County, Montana
#72979, Rhodochrosite with Quartz and Pyrite, Emma Mine, Butte District, Montana (m) $125

Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
#73057, Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite, Lane's Quarry, Massachusetts (m) $45

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

Phenakite with Muscovite from Mount Antero, Chaffee County, Colorado
#73276, Phenakite with Muscovite, Mount Antero, Colorado (t) $26

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

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

Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond from Hickory Hill Diamond Diggings, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York
#73147, Quartz var. Herkimer Diamond, Hickory Hill Diamond Diggings, New York (m) $85

Calcite with Dolomite from Mina La Cuerre, Rionansa, La Florida, Sierra de Arnero, Cantabria, Spain
#73240, Calcite with Dolomite, Mina La Cuerre, Rionansa, Spain (m) $24

Chrysocolla with Cerussite for sale from Mammoth Mine, Tiger District, Pinal County, Arizona
#73726, Chrysocolla with Cerussite, Mammoth Mine, Tiger District, Arizona (m) $65

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

Natrolite with minor Calcite from Hammerunterwiesenthal, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
#73036, Natrolite with minor Calcite, Hammerunterwiesenthal, Germany (c) $65

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

Topaz (gem-grade) with Schorl Tourmaline inclusions for sale from Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#73734, Topaz (gem-grade) with Schorl Tourmaline inclusions, Teofilo Otoni, Brazil (m) $225

Lead (Native Lead) on Hausmannite for sale from Langban, Värmland, Sweden
#73904, Lead (Native Lead) on Hausmannite, Langban, Sweden (m) $150

Quartz var. Amethyst with Calcite for sale from Veta Madre Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico
#73908, Quartz var. Amethyst with Calcite, Veta Madre Mining District, Mexico (c) $75

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

Beryl var. Bixbite (Red Beryl) for sale from Rex Harris' Ruby Violet claim, 1 km north of Bumblebee Mountain, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah
#74021, Beryl var. Bixbite (Red Beryl), Rex Harris' Ruby Violet claim, Utah (t) $325

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

Calcite over Marcasite and Sphalerite for sale from Shullsburg District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin
#74100, Calcite over Marcasite and Sphalerite, Shullsburg District, Wisconsin (c) $95

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

Calcite for sale from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England
#74012, Calcite, Hilton Mine, Scordale, England (m) $42

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

Quartz var. Rose Quartz Crystals for sale from Plumbago Mountain, Newry, Oxford County, Maine
#74561, Quartz var. Rose Quartz Crystals, Plumbago Mountain, Maine (m) $32

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

Pyrite and Barite over Fluorite for sale from Moscona Mine, Solis, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain
#74110, Pyrite and Barite over Fluorite, Moscona Mine, Solis, Spain (c) $75

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

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Minas Gerais, Brazil
#74755, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline, Brazil (t) $38

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

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

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
#72614, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline, Himalaya Mine, California (t) $95

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

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

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

Babingtonite for sale from Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
#74775, Babingtonite, Arendal, Norway (Type Locality for Babingtonite) (m) $45

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

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

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

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

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

Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite from Tsumeb Mine, 1st Oxide Zone, Upper Level, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#69325, Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite, Tsumeb Mine, 1st Oxide Zone, Upper Level, Namibia (m) $525

Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, 9th Level, Jersey Vein, Coeur d'Alene District, Shoshone County, Idaho
#73350, Pyromorphite, Bunker Hill Mine, 9th Level, Jersey Vein, Idaho (c) $400

Cerussite (sixling twin) with Hydrocerussite and Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#69315, Cerussite (sixling twin) with Hydrocerussite and Calcite, Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Namibia (m) $400

Peridot Crystals (gem variety of the mineral Forsterite) from Suppat, Naran-Kagan Valley, Kohistan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan
#72612, Peridot Crystals (gem variety of the mineral Forsterite), Suppat, Naran-Kagan Valley, Pakistan (t) $475

Corundum var. Blue Sapphire from Central Highland Belt, near Ratnapura, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
#62397, Corundum var. Blue Sapphire, Central Highland Belt, Sri Lanka (t) $1175

Gold (naturally crystallized native gold) on Quartz from Mother Lode District, Tuolumne County, California
#72191, Gold (naturally crystallized native gold) on Quartz, Mother Lode District, California (m) $1750

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

Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite from Moore's Station, Mercer County, New Jersey
#38269, Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite, Moore's Station, New Jersey (lc) $325

Chabazite and Heulandite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
#73482, Chabazite and Heulandite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite,
Upper New Street Quarry, New Jersey (lc) $115

Pyromorphite 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) $450

Azurite on Quartz from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#72184, Azurite on Quartz, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (c) $425

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

Smithsonite var. Cobaltoan Smithsonite over Tennantite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73423, Smithsonite var. Cobaltoan Smithsonite over Tennantite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (lc) $400

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

Cuprite over Chrysocolla from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
#72761, Cuprite over Chrysocolla, Mashamba West Mine, Democratic Republic of the Congo (c) $425

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

Fluorite with metallic Pyrite inclusions from Moscona Mine, Solis, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain
#72636, Fluorite with metallic Pyrite inclusions, Moscona Mine, Solis, Spain (lc) $250

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

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

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

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

Calcite from Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York
#73316, Calcite, Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, New York (lc) $650

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

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

Siderite, Muscovite, Pyrite over Ferberite for sale from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal
#74096, Siderite, Muscovite, Pyrite over Ferberite, Panasqueira Mine, Portugal (c) $125

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

 

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