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Overlooked Treasures For Sale
Mineral Specimens Personally Recommended by John Betts

Call them what you want: Sleepers, Great Buys, Overlooked. These are minerals that are excellent specimens at reasonable prices. They should have sold quickly. Perhaps the photograph does not adequately describe the beauty of the specimen. Maybe it was added to the site during a slow period and nobody noticed. Perhaps the rarity of the mineral at locality is unappreciated by outsiders. Whatever the reason these are very nice specimens and deserve a second notice. These specimens are personally recommended. You cannot go wrong, there is a full money back guarantee - if you are not delighted with the specimen send it back for a full refund. No questions asked. To purchase mineral specimens, go to the Online order form.

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Zircon (bi-colored) for sale from Chilas, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
#75099, Zircon (bi-colored), Chilas, Pakistan (t) $75

Hematite var. Kidney Ore for sale from Irhoud Mine, Safi Province, Morocco
#75039, Hematite var. Kidney Ore, Irhoud Mine, Morocco (c) $45

Sphalerite and Quartz for sale from Shuikoushan Mine, Hunan, China
#71870, Sphalerite and Quartz, Shuikoushan Mine, China (m) $32

Quartz (stalactitic growth) with Apophyllite for sale from Nagar District, Maharashtra, India
#71928, Quartz (stalactitic growth) with Apophyllite, Nagar District, India (c) $350

Elbaite Tourmaline for sale from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
#73765, Elbaite Tourmaline, Paprok, Afghanistan (t) $225

Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite for sale from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
#75022, Malachite pseudomorphs after Azurite, Milpillas Mine, Mexico (m) $65

Spinel for sale from Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam
#73802, Spinel, Luc Yen, Vietnam (c) $125

Copper (naturally crystallized native copper) for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#74990, Copper (naturally crystallized native copper), Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (t) $24

Fluorite with phantom-growth zoning for sale from Xianghuapu Mine, Xianghualing, 32 km north of Linwu, Chenzhou, Hunan, China
#75086, Fluorite with phantom-growth zoning, Xianghuapu Mine, Xianghualing, China (m) $150

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

Cuprite for sale from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
#75148, Cuprite, Milpillas Mine, Mexico (m) $165

Hureaulite with Barbosalite for sale from Mangualde, Viseu District, Portugal
#75425, Hureaulite with Barbosalite, Mangualde, Portugal (t) $55

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. 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

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

Conichalcite over Chrysocolla with Calcite from Gold Hill Mine, Toole County, Utah
#72042, Conichalcite over Chrysocolla with Calcite, Gold Hill Mine, Utah (m) $85

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

Beryl var. Aquamarine with Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain, near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China
#73442, Beryl var. Aquamarine with Muscovite, Xuebaoding Mountain, near Pingwu, China (c) $175

Gaudefroyite on Andradite Garnet for sale from Wessels Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#75463, Gaudefroyite on Andradite Garnet, Wessels Mine, South Africa (m) $125

Fluorapatite from Anemzy, Imilchil, Er Rachidia, Morocco
#73602, Fluorapatite, Anemzy, Imilchil, Morocco (t) $25

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

Cuprite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
#68468, Cuprite, Milpillas Mine, Mexico (m) $150

Wavellite over Quartz for sale from National Limestone Quarry, Lime Ridge, Mount Pleasant Mills, Snyder County, Pennsylvania
#72351, Wavellite over Quartz, National Limestone Quarry, Lime Ridge, Pennsylvania (c) $95

Calcite from Portland Mine, Black Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona
#73440, Calcite, Portland Mine, Black Mountains, Arizona (c) $150

Olmiite over Hematite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#73618, Olmiite over Hematite, N'Chwaning II Mine, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite) (c) $325

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

Vanadinite from Puzzler Mine, Castle Dome District, Yuma County, Arizona
#71976, Vanadinite, Puzzler Mine, Arizona (c) $85

Dioptase on Calcite from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona
#72017, Dioptase on Calcite, Christmas Mine, Arizona (c) $125

Calcite for sale from Slyudyanka, southwest shore of Lake Baikal, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia
#73899, Calcite, Slyudyanka, southwest shore of Lake Baikal, Russia (c) $75

Inesite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#75043, Inesite, N'Chwaning II Mine, South Africa (t) $40

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

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz for sale from North Moat Mountain, Bartlett, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#73812, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz, North Moat Mountain, New Hampshire (m) $75

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

Ludlamite from Huanuni District, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
#72453, Ludlamite, Huanuni District, Bolivia (t) $25

Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite for sale from Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England
#72577, Sphalerite, Fluorite, Pyrite over Dolomite, Dodds Pocket, Smallcleugh Mine, England (c) $40

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

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

Epistilbite with Julgoldite for sale from Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India
#74076, Epistilbite with Julgoldite, Jalgaon, India (c) $125

Arfvedsonite (rare terminated crystals) from Hurricane Mountain, east of Intervale, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#71532, Arfvedsonite (rare terminated crystals), Hurricane Mountain, east of Intervale, New Hampshire (t) $65

Quartz on Brookite for sale from Kharan District, Baluchistan, Pakistan
#75047, Quartz on Brookite, Kharan District, Pakistan (t) $115

Fluorapatite on Albite for sale from Barra de Salinas, Coronel Murta, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#75050, Fluorapatite on Albite, Barra de Salinas, Coronel Murta, Brazil (m) $28

Calcite, Sphalerite, Quartz for sale from Krushev Dol Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria
#71906, Calcite, Sphalerite, Quartz, Krushev Dol Mine, Bulgaria (c) $135

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

Acanthite (with iridescent overgrowth) for sale from San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico
#73762, Acanthite (with iridescent overgrowth), San Juan de Rayas Mine, Mexico (t) $75

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

Fluorite for sale from William Wise Mine, Westmoreland, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
#72639, Fluorite, William Wise Mine, New Hampshire (c) $42

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

Beryl var. Aquamarine in Albite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
#73235, Beryl var. Aquamarine in Albite, Skardu District, Pakistan (m) $150

Quartz with Rutile inclusions plus minor Hematite for sale from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil
#71938, Quartz with Rutile inclusions plus minor Hematite, Novo Horizonte, Brazil (m) $45

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

Vanadinite on Quartz from Apache Mine (Vanadium Shaft), 8 km north of Globe, Gila County, Arizona
#72048, Vanadinite on Quartz, Apache Mine (Vanadium Shaft), Arizona (m) $75

Pyrite from Victoria Mine, Navajún, La Rioja, Spain
#73395, Pyrite, Victoria Mine, Spain (c) $75

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

Heulandite with Stilbite on Mordenite for sale from Nagar, Maharashtra, India
#75372, Heulandite with Stilbite on Mordenite, Nagar, India (m) $85

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

Fluorite and Quartz over Ferberite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#73389, Fluorite and Quartz over Ferberite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (c) $225

Galena (Spinel Law-twinned) and Calcite for sale from Casapalca District, Huarochiri Province, Peru
#73978, Galena (Spinel Law-twinned) and Calcite, Casapalca District, Peru (t) $36

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz from North Moat Mountain, Bartlett, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#73437, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz, North Moat Mountain, New Hampshire (c) $135

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

Calcite with Barite overgrowth from ZCA Hyatt Mine, Talcville, St. Lawrence County, New York
#73381, Calcite with Barite overgrowth, ZCA Hyatt Mine, Talcville, New York (m) $55

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

Wendwilsonite for sale from Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer District, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate, Morocco
#75383, Wendwilsonite, Aghbar Mine, Bou Azzer District, Morocco (Type Locality for Wendwilsonite) (m) $150

Tetrahedrite in Quartz-Barite for sale from Großkogel Mountain, Schwaz, Tyrol, Austria
#75465, Tetrahedrite in Quartz-Barite, Großkogel Mountain, Austria (m) $95

Calcite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#75145, Calcite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (m) $32

Datolite, Heulandite, Laumontite for sale from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey
#70821, Datolite, Heulandite, Laumontite, Prospect Park Quarry, New Jersey (t) $40

Sphalerite with Calcite, Siderite and Pyrite from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
#73401, Sphalerite with Calcite, Siderite and Pyrite, Dalnegorsk, Russia (c) $150

Cerussite twinned crystals for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#71953, Cerussite twinned crystals, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (m) $95

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

Topaz with Hyalite Opal from Kleine Spitzkoppe, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia
#73444, Topaz with Hyalite Opal, Kleine Spitzkoppe, Namibia (m) $425

Brucite for sale from Qilla (Killa) Saifullah Chrome Mines, northwestern Baluchistan, Pakistan
#75029, Brucite, Qilla (Killa) Saifullah Chrome Mines, Pakistan (lc) $1950 

Spessartine Garnet for sale from Lavra Navegadora, Penha do Norte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#75084, Spessartine Garnet, Lavra Navegadora, Brazil (m) $450

Cuprite for sale from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
#73674, Cuprite, Milpillas Mine, Mexico (m) $495

Fluorite over Quartz from Tounfit, Boumia, Khénifra, Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco
#73432, Fluorite over Quartz, Tounfit, Boumia, Morocco (c) $400

Vanadinite with minor Barite for sale from Mibladen, Atlas Mountains, Khénifra Province, Morocco
#74753, Vanadinite with minor Barite, Mibladen, Morocco (lc) $775

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

Azurite with minor Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
#73671, Azurite with minor Malachite, Milpillas Mine, Mexico (m) $400

Fluorite (zoned phantom-growth) from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#73429, Fluorite (zoned phantom-growth), Yaogangxian Mine, China (c) $495

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

Malachite on Chrysocolla from Lubumbashi, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
#73139, Malachite on Chrysocolla, Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo (lc) $500

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

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

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twins) for sale from Black Cap Mountain, east of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#74093, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twins), Black Cap Mountain, east of North Conway, New Hampshire (c) $85

Beryl var. Aquamarine from Doi Ty Mine, Thuong Xuan District, Thanh Hóa  Province, Vietnam
#73672, Beryl var. Aquamarine, Doi Ty Mine, Thuong Xuan District, Vietnam (m) $250

Beryl var. Aquamarine from Doi Ty Mine, Thuong Xuan District, Thanh Hóa  Province, Vietnam
#73672, Beryl var. Aquamarine, Doi Ty Mine, Thuong Xuan District, Vietnam (m) $250

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

Beryl var. Aquamarine with Goethite inclusions plus Fluorapatite from Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
#72332, Beryl var. Aquamarine with Goethite inclusions plus Fluorapatite, Skardu District, Pakistan (m) $400

Wulfenite on Calcite from Kuruktag Mountains, southeast of Ürümqi, Xinjiang Uygur Region, China
#68380, Wulfenite on Calcite, Kuruktag Mountains, southeast of Ürümqi, China (c) $400

Topaz on Quartz with Muscovite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar (Burma)
#72263, Topaz on Quartz with Muscovite, Mogok District, Myanmar (Burma) (c) $750

Chabazite on Prehnite epimorphs from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
#73427, Chabazite on Prehnite epimorphs, Upper New Street Quarry, New Jersey (lc) $85

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

Azurite on Chrysocolla from Morenci Mine, NW Extension, Clifton District, Greenlee County, Arizona
#73140, Azurite on Chrysocolla, Morenci Mine, NW Extension, Arizona (c) $450

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

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