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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 10 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. 


 
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

A close-up 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

another 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

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

$ 8

 

 
Gold 

Specimen # 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 

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

 this one specimen like this remain
ing
 









Lepidolite 

Specimen # 807

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/in Calcite Matrix

Specimen # 808

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 with Cyprine

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

another close-up 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

$ 695

Light green Smithsonite lining rock matrix
 
 

Smithsonite

Specimen # 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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