John Betts - Fine Minerals > Home Page > Minerals For Sale > Overlooked Treasures For Sale

 

  John Betts - Fine Minerals, a division of ALLMINERALS.COM dealer of Mineral Specimens, Crystals, Gemstones for Rockshops, Rockhounds, Collectors and Mineral Clubs with Articles on Mineral Collecting, Mineral Locations, Mineral Research, Mineral History, Earth Sciences, Geology

 

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.

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

 

Heulandite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
#77073, Heulandite, Upper New Street Quarry, New Jersey (t) $36

Bournonite for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75519, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $110

Bixbyite with Topaz for sale from Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah
#79866, Bixbyite with Topaz, Thomas Range, Utah (t) $185

Rutile for sale from Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia
#75639, Rutile, Graves Mountain, Georgia (t) $125

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline with gem nodule for sale from Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California
#70811, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline with gem nodule, Himalaya Mine, California (t) $165

Bournonite (tabular doubly-terminated twinned crystals) for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75044, Bournonite (tabular doubly-terminated twinned crystals), Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $145

Copper pseudomorphs after Cuprite for sale from Rubtovskiy (Rubtsovskoe) District, Rudnyi Altai, Altai Krai, Russia
#77241, Copper pseudomorphs after Cuprite, Rubtovskiy (Rubtsovskoe) District, Russia (t) $125

Bournonite (complexly twinned crystals) for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75527, Bournonite (complexly twinned crystals), Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $150

Galena (with complex crystallization surface patterns) for sale from Brushy Creek Mine, Viburnum Trend, Reynolds County, Missouri
#77189, Galena (with complex crystallization surface patterns), Brushy Creek Mine, Missouri (m) $135

Acanthite for sale from San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico
#73762, Acanthite, San Juan de Rayas Mine, Mexico (t) $85

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) $125

Stannite for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75335, Stannite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $85

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

Apophyllite on Prehnite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
#79220, Apophyllite on Prehnite, Millington Quarry, New Jersey (t) $28

Acanthite for sale from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China
#75331, Acanthite, Xiaoqinggou, China (t) $32

Rutile (twinned crystals) for sale from Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia
#77218, Rutile (twinned crystals), Graves Mountain, Georgia (m) $325

Heulandite and Datolite for sale from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey
#78654, Heulandite and Datolite, Prospect Park Quarry, New Jersey (t) $26

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) $225

Bournonite (tabular doubly-terminated twinned crystals) for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75044, Bournonite (tabular doubly-terminated twinned crystals), Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $145

Quartz var. Chalcedony for sale from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#79855, Quartz var. Chalcedony, N'Chwaning Mine, South Africa (t) $125

Bournonite for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75519, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $110

Acanthite for sale from San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico
#70597, Acanthite, San Juan de Rayas Mine, Mexico (t) $35

Bixbyite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#77706, Bixbyite, N'Chwaning II Mine, South Africa (m) $185

Hematite for sale from Congonhas do Campo, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#73794, Hematite, Congonhas do Campo, Brazil (c) $275

Bournonite complexly twinned crystals for sale from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#75249, Bournonite complexly twinned crystals, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $350

Ferberite with Siderite, Fluorapatite, Pyrite for sale from Panasqueira Mine, Barroca Grande, 21 km. west of Fundao, Castelo Branco, Portugal
#75036, Ferberite with Siderite, Fluorapatite, Pyrite, Panasqueira Mine, Portugal (c) $450

Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) for sale from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania
#75105, Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite), Merelani Hills, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite) (t) $3500

Olmiite on Hematite for sale from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#73618, Olmiite on Hematite, N'Chwaning II Mine, South Africa (Type Locality for Olmiite) (c) $400

Cerussite (reticulated) for sale from Taouz, Er Rachidia, Meknes-Tafilalet, Morocco
#78664, Cerussite (reticulated), Taouz, Er Rachidia, Morocco (c) $450

Liddicoatite Tourmaline Slice for sale from Alakamisy Itenina, south of Antsirabé, Fianarantsoa, Haute Matsiatra, Madagascar
#75621, Liddicoatite Tourmaline Slice, Alakamisy Itenina, south of Antsirabé, Madagascar (Type Locality for Liddicoatite) (c) $475

Fluorite for sale from Hilton Mine, Scordale, 4 km NE of Hilton, Cumbria, England
#78072, Fluorite, Hilton Mine, Scordale, England (c) $475

Chabazite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
#76705, Chabazite, Upper New Street Quarry, New Jersey (c) $48

Mimetite over Calcite-Smithsonite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73796, Mimetite over Calcite-Smithsonite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (c) $125

Fluorite with minor Calcite for sale from Skears Mine, Firestone Level, Middleton-in-Teesdale,  County Durham, England
#73188, Fluorite with minor Calcite, Skears Mine, Firestone Level, England (lc) $775

Vanadinite for sale from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco
#77214, Vanadinite, Touissit Mine, Morocco (c) $495

Fluorite over Quartz for sale from De'an Mine, Wushan, Jiangxi Province, China
#72670, Fluorite over Quartz, De'an Mine, Wushan, China (c) $650

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

Diamond (1.81 carat pale-gray cubic uncut rough diamond) for sale from Diavik Mine, East Island, Lac de Gras, Northwest Territories, Canada
#73008, Diamond (1.81 carat pale-gray cubic uncut rough diamond), Diavik Mine, Canada (t) $1595

Dioptase and Quartz on Chrysocolla for sale from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
#78779, Dioptase and Quartz on Chrysocolla, Milpillas Mine, Mexico (m) $400

Buergerite (Fluor-buergerite) Tourmaline for sale from near Mexquitic, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
#78663, Buergerite (Fluor-buergerite) Tourmaline, near Mexquitic, Mexico (Type Locality for Buergerite) (m) $225

Dioptase for sale from Christmas Mine, Banner District, Gila County, Arizona
#72015, Dioptase, Christmas Mine, Arizona (c) $350

Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline for sale from Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
#78541, Elbaite var. Rubellite Tourmaline, Paprok, Afghanistan (m) $425

Pyrite and Calcite for sale from Bull's Ferry Road condominium construction site, North Bergen, Hudson County, New Jersey
#73319, Pyrite and Calcite, Bull's Ferry Road condominium construction site, New Jersey (lc) $350

Cerussite sixling-twinned crystals with Hydrocerussite coating plus minor Calcite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#75233, Cerussite sixling-twinned crystals with Hydrocerussite coating plus minor Calcite, Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Namibia (m) $425

Mesolite over Stilbite for sale from Pune District, Maharashtra, India
#72982, Mesolite over Stilbite, Pune District, India (lc) $2750

Chabazite on Quartz and Calcite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
#76705, Chabazite on Quartz and Calcite, Upper New Street Quarry, New Jersey (c) $75

Dioptase and Calcite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73795, Dioptase and Calcite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (c) $450

Topaz (gem crystal with recrystallized healed fracture) for sale from Dassu, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
#72969, Topaz (gem crystal with recrystallized healed fracture), Dassu, Braldu Valley, Pakistan (m) $500

Analcime with Calcite for sale from Cape Split, Blomidon Peninsula, Nova Scotia, Canada
#78304, Analcime with Calcite, Cape Split, Blomidon Peninsula, Canada (lc) $85

Grossular Garnet intergrown with Calcite for sale from Handan, Hebei, China
#72986, Grossular Garnet intergrown with Calcite, Handan, China (c) $450

See our other Gem Galleries

Gem Minerals

Tanzanite

Tourmaline

Diamonds

 

Guided Tour of the Mineral Galleries...

Gift Ideas

New England


Order Form

Visit our other galleries with the links below:

New Minerals For Sale This Week

New_Minerals_For_Sale_Week2

New_Minerals_For_Sale_Week3

New_Minerals_For_Sale_ Week4  

My Best Minerals

Minerals $100-$199

Minerals $200-$399

Minerals $400-$999

Minerals $1000 and up  

Featured Galleries

My Best Minerals

Classic Minerals

Gem Minerals

Natural Diamonds

Historic & Pedigreed

Crystal Oddities

Overlooked Treasures

Large Decorator-Sized

Books & Magazines

Mineral/Locality-Index

Boxed Mineral Sets

Wholesale Mineral Lots

Gift Ideas  

Locality Galleries

New England States

New York & New Jersey

Mid-Atlantic States

Midwest States

Arizona & New Mexico

Rocky Mountain States

Western States

Canada

Mexico

Brazil & South America

Britain & North Atlantic

Europe

Russia & former USSR

India, Pakistan & Afghanistan

China,_Japan_&_Pacific_Rim

Africa

Tsumeb Mine, Namibia

Milpillas Mine, Mexico

Millington Quarry, NJ

Minerals from Type Localities  

Mineral Categories

Apatite

Apophyllite

Arfvedsonite

Azurite

Barite

Beryl

Bournonite

Brochantite

Calcite

Carbonates

Celestine

Cerussite

Copper

Corundum_Ruby_Sapphire

Cuprite

Datolite

Diamonds

Dioptase

Elements

Ferberite/Huebnerite

Fluorite

Galena

Garnets

Gem Minerals

Gold

Halides

Hematite

Herkimer Diamonds

Heulandite

Inesite

Liddicoatite_Tourmaline

Malachite

Microcline_&_Albite

Mimetite

Molybdates,_Arsenates,_Vanad...

Natrolite_Mesolite_Scolecite etc.

Oxides

Phosphates

Prehnite

Pyrite

Quartz

Silicates

Silver

Smithsonite

Sphalerite

Sulfates

Sulfides/Sulfosalts

Tanzanite

Topaz

Tourmalines

Vanadinite

Wulfenite

Zeolites

Fluorescent Minerals

Pseudomorphs

Uncut Diamond Crystals

Diamonds $1-$199

Diamonds $200-$399

Diamonds $400-$999

Diamonds $1000+

Diamonds under 1 carat

Diamonds 1-2 carats

Diamonds 2-5 carats

Diamonds over 5 carats

Diamond Crystal Clusters

Gem-grade Diamonds

Diamonds for Jewelry

Search All Minerals
on this site

Sorted by Price

Sorted by Size

Sorted by Species

Sorted by Number

 

   

Jump to the Home Page to see all sections of this web site Search this web site See the best minerals and diamonds available Visit the archive of over 75,000 mineral photographs Sign up for advance email notification when new minerals are posted Contact the owner via telephone or email Place an order for items on this web site

 

 

 

© John Betts - Fine Minerals, New York , NY - All Rights Reserved.
a division of allminerals.com, dealer of Fine Minerals since 1989.  

The minerals illustrated on this site were purchased from collectors or wholesale suppliers for resale purposes. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this site. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property.