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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. 


 
Azurite

Mineral # 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

Mineral # 801

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

7 x  6 x 1.5 cm

$ 25











Fluorite

Mineral # 801

A close-up view of the light blue fluorite
 cubes on lower aspect of the above specimen



 
Hansonburg Fluorite

Mineral # 802

Bingham, Hansonburg District
Socorro County, New Mexico

6 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm

$ 45


  Hansonburg Fluorite

Mineral #
802

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





Fluorite

Mineral # 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


Mineral # 803

View with slightly different angle of specimen above




 
Copper

Mineral # 804

Chino Mine, Grant County, New Mexico

2.5 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm

Native copper with some white rock matrix

$ 8

 

 
Gold 

Mineral # 805

White Oaks, Lincoln County, New Mexico

3 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm

Delicate wires of gold on a white matrix; very attractive 

$ 249





 
Hollandite 

Mineral # 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 

Mineral # 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

 this one specimen like this remain
ing
 









Lepidolite 

MIneral # 807

Another view of the specimen above






 

Molybdenite on Calcite Matrix

Mineral # 808

Questa, Taos County, New Mexico

9 x 6 x 4 cm

$ 30


Silver metallic ore on matrix  






 

Molybdenite on/in Calcite Matrix

Mineral # 808

Closer view of the specimen above



 

Piemontite with Cyprine

MIneral # 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 with Cyprine

Mineral  # 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


Mineral # 811

Jemez Sulfur Springs, Jemez Mountains
 New Mexico


11 x 7 x 4.5 cm

$ 55

Typical yellow, well-shaped sulfur crystals on matrix

Click on specimen to enlarge

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

Sulfur


Mineral # 811

another close-up view of the specimen above





 








Volborthite

Mineral # 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)

Mineral # 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

Mineral # 814

 Kelly Mine, Magdalena, Socorro County,
New Mexico


9 x 5 x 4.5 cm

SOLD

$ 695

Light green Smithsonite lining rock matrix
 
 

Smithsonite

Mineral # 814

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

Kelly Mine Smithsonite is now quite rare especially with minerals with
several colors in the same specimen



 

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