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For Sale Mineral Oddities and Unusual Minerals
Phantoms, Faden, Twins, Gwindels, Enhydros, Scepters , Radioactive Minerals

Below is a gallery of mineral oddities and unusual minerals: Bent Crystals, Phantoms, Faden, Twins, Gwindel, Enhydro, Scepter, radioactive, meteorites, epitaxial, twinned, doubly-terminated) for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals in New York City, NY. To purchase mineral specimens, go to the Online order form.

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Malachite (concentric growth malachite polished slice) from Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
#70585, Malachite (concentric growth malachite polished slice), Kolwezi District, Democratic Republic of the Congo (c) $150

Topaz (with unusual healed fracture) from Dassu, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
#72969, Topaz (with unusual healed fracture), Dassu, Shigar Valley, Pakistan (m) $350

Quartz var. Ametrine Crystal polished slice (rare combination of amethyst and citrine) from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia
#72352, Quartz var. Ametrine Crystal polished slice (rare combination of amethyst and citrine), Anahi Mine, Bolivia (c) $325

Calcite (twinned crystals) from Huancano District, Pisco, Ica Department, Peru
#72616, Calcite (twinned crystals), Huancano District, Peru (t) $28

Azurite (twinned crystals) from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#69307, Azurite (twinned crystals), Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Namibia (m) $225

Cerussite (twinned crystals) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#72145, Cerussite (twinned crystals), Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (m) $55

Quartz var. Smoky-Amethyst with two-phase inclusion (Enhydro) from Goboboseb Mountains, 43 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia
#70505, Quartz var. Smoky-Amethyst with two-phase inclusion (Enhydro), Goboboseb Mountains, Namibia (c) $125

Arsenopyrite (twinned crystals) with Ferberite, Fluorite, Muscovite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69333, Arsenopyrite (twinned crystals) with Ferberite, Fluorite, Muscovite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $125

Calcite (twinned crystals) with Limonite from Daye, Huangshi, Hubei, China
#69218, Calcite (twinned crystals) with Limonite, Daye, Huangshi, China (c) $325

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Hematite inclusions over Barite from Pearl Station, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada
#71048, Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Hematite inclusions over Barite, Pearl Station, Canada (m) $38

Sphalerite (Spinel-Law twinned crystals) from Second Sovietskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
#54478, Sphalerite (Spinel-Law twinned crystals), Second Sovietskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Russia (c) $110

Calcite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey
#71023, Calcite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals), Prospect Park Quarry, New Jersey (m) $30

Calcite (contact-twinned crystals) from Anderson Rock Products Quarry, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana
#72866, Calcite (contact-twinned crystals), Anderson Rock Products Quarry, Anderson, Indiana (t) $28

Epidote (twinned crystals) from Alchuri, Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
#55409, Epidote (twinned crystals), Alchuri, Shigar Valley, Pakistan (m) $225

Cerussite (twinned crystals) on Dolomite from Mibladen, Atlas Mountains, Khénifra Province, Morocco
#60438, Cerussite (twinned crystals) on Dolomite, Mibladen, Morocco (m) $150

Calcite (twinned crystals) with Stilbite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey
#71398, Calcite (twinned crystals) with Stilbite, Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, New Jersey (c) $28

Azurite nodule with Azurite crystals lining the center cavity from Blueball Mine, Globe-Miami District, Gila County, Arizona
#73109, Azurite nodule with Azurite crystals lining the center cavity, Blueball Mine, Arizona (t) $85

Cerussite (twinned crystals) with Duftite from Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#69331, Cerussite (twinned crystals) with Duftite, Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Namibia (t) $250

Cerussite (twinned crystals) on Tennantite from Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#69328, Cerussite (twinned crystals) on Tennantite, Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Namibia (t) $225

Calcite (contact-twinned crystals) from Daye, Huangshi, Hubei, China
#69237, Calcite (contact-twinned crystals), Daye, Huangshi, China (t) $55

Galena (Spinel-Law Twinned crystals) with Pyrite, Calcite, Chalcopyrite from Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
#73051, Galena (Spinel-Law Twinned crystals) with Pyrite, Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Dalnegorsk, Russia (m) $40

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Hematite inclusions from Pearl Station, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada
#70578, Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Hematite inclusions, Pearl Station, Canada (c) $65

Cerussite (sixling-twinned crystals) on Galena from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#72707, Cerussite (sixling-twinned crystals) on Galena, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (m) $55

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

Calcite (twinned crystals) with Apophyllite and Stilbite from Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India
#70232, Calcite (twinned crystals) with Apophyllite and Stilbite, Jalgaon, India (c) $225

Quartz with Goethite inclusions from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
#72419, Quartz with Goethite inclusions, Millington Quarry, New Jersey (m) $18

Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Muscovite with Fluorite from Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Germany
#72193, Cassiterite (twinned crystals) on Muscovite with Fluorite, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Germany (t) $55

Malachite (concentric growth malachite polished slice) from Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
#64782, Malachite (concentric growth malachite polished slice), Kolwezi District, Democratic Republic of the Congo (c) $150

Calcite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) from Sokolovskiy-Sarbaiskiy Mine, Rudnyy, Kustanay Oblast, Kazakhstan
#72178, Calcite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals), Sokolovskiy-Sarbaiskiy Mine, Kazakhstan (c) $225

Copper (unusual twisted crystals) from Itauz Mine, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan
#69394, Copper (unusual twisted crystals), Itauz Mine, Kazakhstan (m) $150

Aragonite (pseudohexagonal twinned crystals) from Molina de Aragon, Guadalajara, Castilla-Leon, Spain
#70248, Aragonite (pseudohexagonal twinned crystals), Molina de Aragon, Spain (Type Locality for Aragonite) (c) $125

Cerussite (V-twinned crystals) from Mammoth Mine, Tiger District, Pinal County, Arizona
#72678, Cerussite (V-twinned crystals), Mammoth Mine, Tiger District, Arizona (t) $55(c) $85

Microcline (twinned following the Baveno Law) from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#72692, Microcline (twinned following the Baveno Law), Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, New Hampshire (c) $55

Quartz var. Amethyst (with scepter-shaped crystals) from Goboboseb Mountains, 43 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia
#68420, Quartz var. Amethyst (with scepter-shaped crystals), Goboboseb Mountains, Namibia (c) $375

Calcite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) on Prehnite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
#70837, Calcite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) on Prehnite, Millington Quarry, New Jersey (t) $30

Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut
#73358, Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite, Becker Quarry, West Willington, Connecticut (m) $65

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law twin) on Microcline from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#71683, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law twin) on Microcline, Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, New Hampshire (m) $55

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz from North Moat Mountain, Bartlett, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#71290, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz, North Moat Mountain, New Hampshire (t) $30

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
#73124, Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit, ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, New York (t) $15

Quartz var. Tessin habit with Magnesite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut
#73359, Quartz var. Tessin habit with Magnesite, Becker Quarry, West Willington, Connecticut (m) $75

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
#73126, Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit, ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, New York (t) $15

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twinned) from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#71651, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twinned), Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, New Hampshire (m) $28

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twins) on Microcline from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#71370, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twins) on Microcline, Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, New Hampshire (c) $55

Cerussite with Calcite from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#61500, Cerussite with Calcite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (c) $165

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
#73125, Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit, ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, New York (t) $16

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
#73131, Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit, ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, New York (t) $15

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law twin) with Microcline inclusions from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#71682, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law twin) with Microcline inclusions, Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, New Hampshire (m) $35

Fluorite (interpenetrant-twins) on Quartz from Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Weardale District, County Durham, England
#73394, Fluorite (interpenetrant-twins) on Quartz, Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, England (c) $75

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
#73130, Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit, ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, New York (t) $14

Calcite with native Copper inclusions from Calumet, Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Houghton County, Michigan
#73248, Calcite with native Copper inclusions, Calumet, Michigan (m) $40

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twinned) from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#71657, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twinned), Moat Mountain, New Hampshire (m) $35

Quartz (with phantom-growth zones) from Red Bridge Mine, Spring Glen, Ellenville District, Ulster County, New York
#71357, Quartz (with phantom-growth zones), Red Bridge Mine, Spring Glen, New York (c) $35

Quartz with Hematite inclusions (with phantom-growth zones) from Orange River, Namakwa, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#68432, Quartz with Hematite inclusions (with phantom-growth zones), Orange River, Namakwa, South Africa (c) $30

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Hematite inclusions from Pearl Station, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada
#71390, Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Hematite inclusions, Pearl Station, Canada (c) $55

Cerussite (twinned crystals) with minor Galena from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73498, Cerussite (twinned crystals) with minor Galena, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (m) $55

 

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

Stibnite in Calcite (butterfly-twinned crystals) from Xikuangshan Mine, near Lengshujiang, Shaoyang, Hunan, China
#72350, Stibnite in Calcite (butterfly-twinned crystals), Xikuangshan Mine, China (c) $400

Azurite (twinned crystals) from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#69306, Azurite (twinned crystals), Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Namibia (m) $850

Datolite nodules with Hematite and Copper inclusions (plus 3 cabochons) from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan
#72914, Datolite nodules with Hematite and Copper inclusions (plus 3 cabochons), Michigan (c) $400

Calcite (twinned crystals) from Roosevelt Avenue Quarry (York Stone Quarry), York County, Pennsylvania
#46640, Calcite (twinned crystals), Roosevelt Avenue Quarry (York Stone Quarry), Pennsylvania (lc) $350

Quartz var. Ametrine Crystal polished slice (rare combination of amethyst and citrine) from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia
#70587, Quartz var. Ametrine Crystal polished slice (rare combination of amethyst and citrine), Anahi Mine, Bolivia (c) $425

Beryl var. Aquamarine (cobra-head habit) from Balochi, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
#72333, Beryl var. Aquamarine (cobra-head habit), Balochi, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Pakistan (c) $950

Quartz var. Ametrine Crystal (rare combination of amethyst and citrine) from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia
#70546, Quartz var. Ametrine Crystal (rare combination of amethyst and citrine), Anahi Mine, Bolivia (c) $425

Bournonite (twinned crystals) from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69110, Bournonite (twinned crystals), Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $450

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 (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

Diamond (4.89 carats four polished slices from a single crystal with sector-zoned inclusions ) from Zimbabwe
#65741, Diamond (4.89 carats four polished slices from a single crystal with sector-zoned inclusions ), Zimbabwe (t) $4395

Diamond (3.31 carats four polished slices from a single crystal with sector-zoned inclusions ) from Zimbabwe
#65742, Diamond (3.31 carats four polished slices from a single crystal with sector-zoned inclusions), Zimbabwe (t) $2995

   

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