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Minerals from Pennsylvania and New York


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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. I only ask that all specimens returned are in the same condition upon return as when shipped.
 
Magnetite - Ilmenite

Specimen # 400

Massive crystalline specimen

National Lead - Titanium Mine, Tahawus, New York (Adirondaks)


10.5 x 7 x 5 cm

997 grams

with one diamond sawcut and polished face

$
69



 

Magnetite - Ilmenite

Specimen # 400


 another view



Magnetite - Ilmenite

Specimen # 401

Massive crystalline specimen

National Lead - Titanium Mine, Tahawus, New York (Adirondaks)


11.5 x 7.5 x 3.3 cm

907 grams

specimen is rough (not cut & polished)

$ 30





Magnetite - Ilmenite

Specimen  # 401


another closer view





Magnetite / Pyrite

Specimen # 402

National Lead - Titanium Mine, Tahawus, New York (Adirondaks)



Massive crystalline form of magnetite

7.5 x 7.5 x 8 cm

1088 grams

Specimen has two diamond sawcut edges

$ 39




Magnetite

Specimen # 402


another view





Magnetite

Specimen # 403

National Lead - Titanium Mine, Tahawus, New York (Adirondaks)



Massive crystalline form of magnetite

6.5 x 6.5 x 4 cm

589 grams

Specimen has one diamond sawcut edge

 $ 35









Magnetite

Specimen # 403

another view



Magnetite

Specimen # 404

National Lead - Titanium Mine, Tahawus, New York (Adirondaks)



Massive crystalline form of magnetite

9 x 7 x 4.54 cm

997 grams

Specimen has no diamond cut flats

$ 39









Magnetite

Specimen # 404

another view on edge of specimen







Magnetite

Specimen # 404


another distant view of the specimens edge
   
Pyrite

Specimen # 405

Iron Mine, Cornwall, Pennsylvania


10.5 x 6 x6 cm

Pyrite crystals covering a chunk of iron ore

$ 55











Pyrite

Specimen  # 405


another view

 (mainly a change in light source,
above color is more actuate)



Pyrite and Sphalerite in Dolomite breccia

Specimen # 406

Friedensville Zinc Mine, near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

11 x 6 x 6 cm

589 grams



$ 69












Pyrite and Sphalerite in Dolomite breccia

Specimen # 406


another closer view











Zinc Ore (Sphalerite) with Pyrite

Specimen # 408

Friedensville Zinc Mine, near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

9 x 8 x  4 cm

This is a freshly broken nodule of ore containing usually gray sphalerite with bright pyrite streaks; this ore had a low iron content and but a high cadmium content

The mine closed in 1983

$ 69










Zinc Ore (Sphalerite) with Pyrite

Specimen # 408

another distant view at a different angle
   






 Zinc Ore with Pyrite

Specimen # 409

Friedensville Zinc Mine, near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania USA


9 x 4 x 4 cm

Same as above, but a smaller piece

$ 45







 Zinc Ore with Pyrite

Specimen # 409

another view with a differenet light source






Strontianite

Specimen # 410

Winfield Quarry, Union County, Pennsylvania


museum size specimen ~ 23 x 23 x 10 cm

 $ 199

Long, white xls. on calcite; named for Strontian, Lochaber, Scotland, where first discovered


Magnetite Crystals

Specimen # 417


ZCA Mine, Belmat, New York

$ 69
 




Magnetite Crystals

Specimen # 417


A closer view of the Magnetite Crystals

 

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