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Minerals from New Mexico


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To order a mineral give the mineral name and the number of the specimen(s) you wish to purchase. You will receive that exact specimen.  Satisfaction is guaranteed.  If you are unhappy with any specimen, please let me know within 5 days after your shipment arrives, that you are returning a specimen(s) for full refund with no questions asked <or> credit toward another specimen. If you wish to take a credit for any returned specimen(s), the shipping charges will be free on your next order. I only ask that all specimens returned are in the same condition upon return as when shipped.


 
Azurite

Specimen # 800

Chino Pit, New Mexico

$ 10 each

Specify which one(s) you want, i.e., top row, 3rd from left, etc.

Small specimens measure about 1 cm and large ones range from 1.5 to 1.7 cm

These are called "blueberries" due to their round shape and blue color; their internal composition is azurite

 
Fluorite

Specimen # 801

Hansonburg Mining District, primarily
the Blanchard Series of Mines,
New Mexico

7 x  6 x 1.5 cm

$ 25













Fluorite

Specimen # 801

7 x  6 x 1.5 cm

A closeup view of the light blue fluorite
 cubes on lower aspect of the above specimen






 
Hansonburg Fluorite

Specimen # 802

Bingham, Hansonburg District
Socorro County, New Mexico

6 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm

$ 45


  Hansonburg Fluorite

Specimen #
802

6 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm

aonther view of the specimen above;
massive intergrown fluorite xls., very showy






Fluorite

Specimen # 803

Galena King Mine, Monzano Mountains
New Mexico


7.5 x  6.5 x 5.5 cm

$ 40

Massive blue to purple fluorite with distorted crystal structures; color depends on the angle used to observe the specimen







Galena King Fluorite


Specimen # 803

7.5 x  6.5 x 5.5 cm

View with slightly different angle of specimen above




 
Copper

Specimen # 804

Chino Mine, Grant County, New Mexico

2.5 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm

Native copper with some white rock matrix

$ 10

 

 
Gold 

Specimen # 805

White Oaks, Lincoln County, New Mexico

3 x 1.5 cm x 0.5 cm

Deliate wires of gold on a white matrix; very attractive 

$ 249





 
Hollandite 

Specimen # 806

Rattlesnake Canyon, Socorro County
New Mexico

8 x 7.5 x 4 cm

$ 49

Click on specimen to see detail.


Black acicular crystals forming tuffs (ridges) on
a layer of
psilomelane on matrix rock; the Hollandite wraps around one edge of the specimen

 
Lepidolite 

Specimen # 807

"G" Dike, Mora County, New Mexico

7 x 6.5 x 3 cm

$ 45


Multiple lepidolite xls. scattered over the surface of a white matrix; very attractive

only this single specimen remains
 









Lepidolite 

Specimen # 807

7 x 6.5 x 3 cm

Another view of the specimen above






 

Molybdenite on Calcite Matrix

Specimen # 808


Questa, Taos County, New Mexico

9 x 6 x 4 cm

$ 30


Silver metallic ore on matrix  






 

Molybdenite on Calcite Matrix

Specimen # 808

9 x 6 x 4 cm

Closer view of the specimen above



 

Piemontite with Cyprine

Specimen # 809

Copper Hill, Harding Subdistrict,
Taos, New Mexico

7.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm

$ 50

Piemontite (red) and Cuprine (green) on and throughout specimen mixed with a white and gray matrix; this material is very hard and can be cut and polished into gemstones 




Piemontite

Specimen  # 810

Copper Hill, Harding Subdistrict,
Taos, New Mexico


4 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm

$ 12

Piemontite (red to purple)) on specimen mixed with a white and gray matrix; this material is very hard and can be cut and polished into gemstones 










Sulfur

Specimen # 811

Jemez Sulfur Springs, Jemez Mountains
 New Mexico


11 x 7 x 4.5 cm

$ 55

Typical yellow, well-shaped sulfur crystals on matrix

Photograph taken with natural light; yellow crystals appear lighter in color here than on natural specimen
 

Sulfur


Specimen # 811

11 x 7 x 4.5 cm

another view of the specimen above





   

Volborthite

Specimen # 812

Copper Hill, Taos, New Mexico USA

5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm

$ 25

Small yellow-green  crystals on a green-gray-white matrix, very attractive specimens






Quartz (Amethyst)

Specimen # 813

Chupadera District
Socorro County, New Mexico

6 x 4 x  1 cm

$ 20

Unusual specimen with tiny amethyst crystals covering "plates" of unknown mineral matrix


Smithsonite

Specimen # 814

 Kelly Mine, Magdalena, Socorro County
New Mexico


9 x  5  x  4.5 cm

$ 595

Light green smithsonite lining rock matrix






 


Smithsonite

Specimen # 814

9 x  5  x  4.5 cm

View of the opposite side
of the specimen above which has both true blue and light blue-green fluorite spheres





 

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