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Newly Listed Minerals - Page 2 - Minerals Added November 22


Sizes: (t) = Thumbnail, (m) = Miniature, (c) = Cabinet, (lc) = Large Cabinet

Schorl Tourmaline from Erongo Mountains, 20 km north of Usakos, Damaraland, Namibia
#68415, Schorl Tourmaline, Erongo Mountains, Namibia (c) $225

Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, Silver District, La Paz County, Arizona
#53533, Wulfenite, Red Cloud Mine, Arizona (t) $16

Microcline, Smoky Quartz, Albite from Diamond Rocks, Hare's Gap, Mournes, County Down, Ireland
#69075, Microcline, Smoky Quartz, Albite, Diamond Rocks, Hare's Gap, Ireland (m) $20

Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, Silver District, La Paz County, Arizona
#53528, Wulfenite, Red Cloud Mine, Arizona (t) $22

Fluorapatite from Anemzy, Imilchil, Er Rachidia, Morocco
#68975, Fluorapatite, Anemzy, Imilchil, Morocco (t) $30

Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
#68820, Brochantite, Milpillas Mine, Mexico (t) $30

Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
#68813, Brochantite, Milpillas Mine, Mexico (t) $32

Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
#68832, Brochantite, Milpillas Mine, Mexico (t) $38

Linarite on Quartz from Grand Reef Mine, Aravaipa District, Graham County, Arizona
#27638, Linarite on Quartz, Grand Reef Mine, Arizona (m) $35

Brochantite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
#68805, Brochantite, Milpillas Mine, Mexico (t) $35

Topaz, Smoky Quartz, Microcline, Muscovite from Diamond Rocks, Hare's Gap, Mournes, County Down, Ireland
#69071, Topaz, Smoky Quartz, Microcline, Muscovite, Diamond Rocks, Hare's Gap, Ireland (m) $85

Phosphohedyphane, Mottramite, Mimetite from Cove Vein, Whytes Cleuch, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
#69085, Phosphohedyphane, Mottramite, Mimetite, Cove Vein, Whytes Cleuch, Scotland (m) $125

Topaz, Smoky Quartz, Microcline from Diamond Rocks, Hare's Gap, Mournes, County Down, Ireland
#69065, Topaz, Smoky Quartz, Microcline, Diamond Rocks, Hare's Gap, Ireland (t) $85

Sphalerite (Spinel-Law twinned crystals) from Second Sovietskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
#54478, Sphalerite (Spinel-Law twinned crystals), Second Sovietskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Russia (c) $110

Prehnite pseudomorphs after Laumontite with Apophyllite from Mumbai (Bombay) District, Maharashtra, India
#62894, Prehnite pseudomorphs after Laumontite with Apophyllite, Mumbai (Bombay) District, India (lc) $195

Liddicoatite Tourmaline (polished slice) from Alakamisy Itenina, south of Antsirabé, Fianarantsoa, Haute Matsiatra, Madagascar
#51768, Liddicoatite Tourmaline (polished slice), Alakamisy Itenina, south of Antsirabé, Madagascar (Type Locality for Liddicoatite) (c) $925

SPECIAL FEATURE: BOURNONITE FROM YAOGANXIAN MINE

This week I am posting all of the remaining bournonite specimens acquired last year from Georg Gebhard, the famous mineral collector and authority on Tsumeb. Bournonite from China first appeared on the mineral market in 1989 with erroneous locality information, probably caused by Chinese dealers trying to conceal the true source of the bournonite crystals. After about 4 years it was finally revealed that they originated from the Yaoganxian Mine. Gebhard and other German collectors obtained these in the late 1990s when it was possible for collectors to lease the mine for specimen collecting. Gebhard used these for trading with mineral museums and mineral collectors. The size and quality of these bournonite crystals is exemplary and few are available from other sources these days. Rather than offer a few every week, I decided to post all available at one time.

Twelve other bournonite specimens from Gebhard were posted earlier in the year and may be seen here: Gallery of Bournonite Crystals For Sale

 

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69139, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $75

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69147, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $95

Bournonite with Chalcopyrite in epitactic orientation from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69135, Bournonite with Chalcopyrite in epitactic orientation, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $95

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69132, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $95

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69143, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $95

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69145, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $125

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69150, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $150

Bournonite with Fluorite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69138, Bournonite with Fluorite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $135

Bournonite with Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69123, Bournonite with Quartz, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $125

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69151, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $125

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69128, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $250

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69136, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $165

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69142, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $165

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69137, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $175

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69149, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $150

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69124, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $295

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69133, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $225

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69125, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $225

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69141, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $250

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69134, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $250

Bournonite (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69121, Bournonite (twinned crystals) on Quartz, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $325

 

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69117, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $400

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69118, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $400

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69112, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $475

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69119, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $400

Bournonite with Quartz, Pyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69120, Bournonite with Quartz, Pyrite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $400

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69116, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $550

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69113, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $475

Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China
#69111, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, China (m) $550

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