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Minerals from Mexico

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Mineral sizes are designated by the following standard abbreviations which indicate the largest  dimension:  tn (thumbnail) = 1" (2.5 cm), min (miniture) = 2" (5 cm), scab (small cabinet) = 3" (7.5cm), cab (cabinet) = 4" (10cm), and museum = 5" or larger (13 cm +)

Mina Noche Buena, Zacatecas, Mexico

Size available:
scab, $ 40

Pseudo-orthorhombic cystals with calcite and jamesonite on pyrite matrix
Aurichalcite on Limonite

From: Mexico - Ojuela Mine, Mapimi; San Pedro Corralitos; Santa Eulalia; New Mexico - Graphic Mine; Arizona - Chief Mine, Pima County and 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona

Specify the location you prefer; I will check availabililty and get back to you

Sizes available: 
tn, $ 25 - $ 40
min, $ 25 - 60
scab, $ 50 - 295 

Specimen shown here is the largest scab which measures
6 x 8 cm


San Martin, Zacatecas, Mexico
Collected by M. Rheinlander in 1997

Sizes available:
min, $ 25
scab, $ 35


Bornite on Native Silver

San Martin Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico

Sizes available:
tn, $ 25
 min, $ 50
scab, $ 85

Bluish-black ore covering thin sheets of pure silver; very impressive specimens

Calcite, optical


Size available:
tn, $ 15

Fine, clean, optically clean crystals chunks
one free with any $ 100 mineral order

Chyrsocolla, Calcite, and Tenorite

Amelia Mine, # 3 Ore Bed

Museum, $ 100

Only one specimen remaining

Boleo District, Santa Rosalia, Baja California

Sur Mexico


Charcas, Mexico

Only one  tn specimen
remains, $ 20

Small red cinnabar flecks in a white matrix

Green Fluorite with Chalcopyrite and Galena

Naica, Mexico

Size available:

Scab, $ 279


Gold Masses and Wires in Matrix

Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico

Small Pieces, mostly 8 - 10 mm, $ 49

Pieces 10 - 12mm, $ 90 (as pictured here)

larger, with lots of matrix rock, $ 69

If you want additional pics, please ask.


La Colorado, Sonora, Mexico

Sizes available:
tn, $ 16

Silver, metallic specimens


Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Mexico

Sizes available: 
min, $ 20 - 45

scab, $ 40- 100

Clear to white, radiating crystals (5 to 10mm) on a brown matrix
Crystals may be translucent to opaque white

Select the piece
you want by its location in this picture or ask for additional jpgs; just arrived, more pieces like the
lower left one - translucent and showy

Most specimens shown are miniatures; large specimen on top, left is a small cabinet specimen

Mina Noche Buena, Zacatecas, Mexico

Size available:
min, $ 25 - 45
scab, $ 95
cab, $ 100

Silver acicular crystals on a pyrite matrix
assayed:  antimony 25.7%; sulphur 18.9%
and lead 55.4%
Molybdenum ore

Santa Ana de Yecora, Sonora, Mexico

Sizes available: 
 tn, $ 10
min, $ 25
scab, $ 40 - 50
cab, $ 90

Silver metallic specimens on native rock, collected in 1999


Wire Silver attached to Matrix

Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico

Flat masses, tn, $ 25 - $ 49

3-dimensional, tn, $ 110

min, $ 160 (pictured here)
Smithsonite, Rosasite, and
Hemimorphite on a limonite matrix

Level 8, San Antonio El Grande Mine,
Chihuahua, Mexico

Sizes available:
tn, $ 10
min, $ 15 - 30

 Smithsonite (green) and/or rosasite (white) spheres with small hemimorphite crystals; some specimens have rosasite and no smithsonite

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