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Minerals from South Carolina

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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(s).  Satisfaction is guaranteed.  If you are unhappy with any specimen, please let me know with 10 days after your shipment arrives that you are returning a specimen(s) for a full refund with no questions asked.  I only ask that all specimens returned are in the same condition upon return as when shipped.

 
Muscovite on Schist

Specimen  # 1451

Haile Mine, 3 1/2 miles northeast of Kershaw,  Lancaster County, South Carolina

10 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm

$ 30
   




Muscovite on Schist

Specimen  # 1451

Another view of glistening muscovite which looks like a thin layer of copper strands on the surface of the native white and gray schist rock.

   


Muscovite on Schist

Specimen  # 1452

Haile Mine, 3 1/2 miles northeast of Kershaw,  Lancaster County, South Carolina

Glistening muscovite which looks like a very thin network of scattered copper colored strands on the surface of the native white and gray schist rock.

13  x 8 x 6.5 cm

$ 15
   

Muscovite on Schist

Specimen  # 1452


A closer view of this specimen; the muscovite here is composed of much finer strands that are further apart


   

Gold ore in matrix


Specimen # 1453


Haile Mine, 3 ½ miles northeast of Kershaw, Lancaster County, South Carolina



Price determined by the amount of sulphides and/or metallic inclusions on the surface of the host rock; I have not had these specimens assayed; these were obtained from the previous mining and not the current mining operation

5.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm

$ 50
   


Gold ore in matrix

Specimen # 1453

A closer view of this specimen where it is easy to see pyrites and/or gold scattered everywhere on/in this native quartz-sericite schist rock; there is not only gold in these rocks, but there is so much pyrite that at one time sulphuric acid was produced here
   

Gold ore in matrix

Specimen # 1454


Haile Mine, 3 ½ miles northeast of Kershaw, Lancaster County, South Carolina


Massive sulfide deposits embedded in white to cream colored quartz-sericite shists; this is the dominate color of most shist at this location

18.5 x 9.5 x 6 cm

$ 28
   



Gold ore in matrix

Specimen # 1454


Another view of this specimen.  The pyrites and/or gold is mainly concentrated in small sulfide deposits on this rock.  There is usually some gold colored inclusions on some every piece of material.


   

Gold ore in matrix


Specimen # 1455

Haile Mine, 3 ½ miles northeast of Kershaw, Lancaster County, South Carolina


Massive sulfide deposits embedded in white to cream colored shists
 
14 x 9 x 5 cm

$ 20
   




Gold ore in matrix

Specimen # 1455

Click on the specimen to see another close-up view of the pyrite/gold deposits on/in the schist.

 

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