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For Sale Mineral Oddities and Unusual Minerals
Phantoms, Faden, Twins, Gwindels, Enhydros, Scepters , Radioactive Minerals

Below is a gallery of mineral oddities and unusual minerals: Bent Crystals, Phantoms, Faden, Twins, Gwindel, Enhydro, Scepter, radioactive, meteorites, epitaxial, twinned, doubly-terminated) for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals in New York City, NY. To purchase mineral specimens, go to the Online order form.

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

Epidote (contact-twinned) for sale from Alchuri, Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
#73964, Epidote (contact-twinned), Alchuri, Shigar Valley, Pakistan (m) $150

Topaz (with unusual healed fracture) from Dassu, Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
#72969, Topaz (with unusual healed fracture), Dassu, Shigar Valley, Pakistan (m) $350

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit (set of 10 crystals) for sale from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
#75067, Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit (set of 10 crystals), ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, New York (t) $34

Copper (naturally crystallized Spinel-Law twinned native copper crystals) for sale from Itauz Mine, Karaganda Oblast', Kazakhstan
#73754, Copper (naturally crystallized Spinel-Law twinned native copper crystals), Itauz Mine, Kazakhstan (t) $45

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twinned) from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#71651, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twinned), Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, New Hampshire (m) $28

Cerussite (twinned crystals) from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#72145, Cerussite (twinned crystals), Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (m) $55

Cerussite with minor Dolomite for sale from Chantier des Dalles, Mibladen, Atlas Mountains, Khénifra Province, Morocco
#73884, Cerussite with minor Dolomite, Chantier des Dalles, Mibladen, Morocco (m) $85

Cerussite and Malachite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#75048, Cerussite and Malachite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (m) $150

Beryl var. Cat's-Eye Aquamarine for sale from Minas Gerais, Brazil
#75082, Beryl var. Cat's-Eye Aquamarine, Brazil (t) $325

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Hematite inclusions over Barite from Pearl Station, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada
#71048, Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Hematite inclusions over Barite, Pearl Station, Canada (m) $38

Calcite (contact-twinned) on Calcite with Limonite coating for sale from Daye, Huangshi, Hubei, China
#73808, Calcite (contact-twinned) on Calcite with Limonite coating, Daye, Huangshi, China (c) $150

Malachite (polished slice of concentric growth malachite) for sale from Kolwezi District, Katanga (Shaba) Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
#71698, Malachite (polished slice of concentric growth malachite), Kolwezi District, Democratic Republic of the Congo (m) $55

Quartz var. Amethyst (scepter-shaped crystals) for sale from Goboboseb Mountains, 43 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia
#75037, Quartz var. Amethyst (scepter-shaped crystals), Goboboseb Mountains, Namibia (c) $275

Cerussite (trilling-twinned crystals) with Duftite and Malachite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73949, Cerussite (trilling-twinned crystals) with Duftite and Malachite, Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Namibia (t) $225

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit (set of 10 crystals) for sale from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
#75069, Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit (set of 10 crystals), ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, New York (t) $32

Cerussite (sixling-twinned crystals) on Galena from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#72707, Cerussite (sixling-twinned crystals) on Galena, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (m) $55

Sphalerite (lamellar Spinel Law-twinned) with Dolomite for sale from Mina San Antonio, Santa Eulalia, Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
#74687, Sphalerite (lamellar Spinel Law-twinned) with Dolomite, Mina San Antonio, Santa Eulalia, Mexico (m) $55

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twinned) for sale from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#71649, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twinned), Moat Mountain, New Hampshire (m) $30

Sphalerite (Spinel-Law twinned parallel crystals) for sale from Second Sovietskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
#73965, Sphalerite (Spinel-Law twinned parallel crystals), Second Sovietskiy Mine, Dalnegorsk, Russia (c) $95

Calcite (complex penetration twins) from Sokolovskiy-Sarbaiskiy Mine, Rudnyy, Kustanay Oblast, Kazakhstan
#72973, Calcite (complex penetration twins), Sokolovskiy-Sarbaiskiy Mine, Kazakhstan (m) $125

Cerussite with Duftite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73882, Cerussite with Duftite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia (Type Locality for Duftite) (m) $55

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twinned) from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#71657, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twinned), Moat Mountain, New Hampshire (m) $35

Quartz with Hematite inclusions (with phantom-growth zones) from Orange River, Namakwa, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
#68432, Quartz with Hematite inclusions (with phantom-growth zones), Orange River, Namakwa, South Africa (c) $30

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twins) on Microcline from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#71370, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné Law Twins) on Microcline, Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, New Hampshire (c) $55

Schorl Tourmaline (doubly terminated distorted crystal) from Lavra do Escondido, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#73502, Schorl Tourmaline (doubly terminated distorted crystal), Lavra do Escondido, Brazil (m) $28

Calcite (twinned crystals) with Stilbite and Apophyllite for sale from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey
#74099, Calcite (twinned crystals) with Stilbite and Apophyllite, Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, New Jersey (c) $30

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law twin) with Microcline inclusions from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#71682, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law twin) with Microcline inclusions, Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, New Hampshire (m) $35

Cerussite (sixling-twinned crystals) on Tennantite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#75045, Cerussite (sixling-twinned crystals) on Tennantite, Tsumeb Mine, 3rd Oxide Zone, Namibia (t) $175

Quartz var. Tessin habit with Magnesite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut
#73359, Quartz var. Tessin habit with Magnesite, Becker Quarry, West Willington, Connecticut (m) $75

Sphalerite (lamellar Spinel Law-twinned) for sale from Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, near Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
#74690, Sphalerite (lamellar Spinel Law-twinned), Tri-State Lead-Zinc Mining District, Missouri (m) $38

Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut
#73358, Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite, Becker Quarry, West Willington, Connecticut (m) $65

Quartz (with phantom-growth zones) from Red Bridge Mine, Spring Glen, Ellenville District, Ulster County, New York
#71357, Quartz (with phantom-growth zones), Red Bridge Mine, Spring Glen, New York (c) $35

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz for sale from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#71659, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz, Moat Mountain, New Hampshire (m) $32

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit (set of 10 crystals) for sale from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
#75066, Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit (set of 10 crystals), ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, New York (t) $30

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law twins) on Microcline for sale from Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
#73744, Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Dauphiné-law twins) on Microcline, Moat Mountain, west of North Conway, New Hampshire (c) $55

Quartz var. Ametrine (rare combination of amethyst and citrine) for sale from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia
#75219, Quartz var. Ametrine (rare combination of amethyst and citrine), Anahi Mine, Bolivia (c) $295

Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit (set of 10 crystals) for sale from ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
#75068, Magnetite exhibiting rare cubic habit (set of 10 crystals), ZCA Mine No. 4, Fowler Ore Body, 2500' Level, New York (t) $30

Calcite (butterfly-twinned crystals) with Stibnite inclusions for sale from Xikuangshan Mine, near Lengshujiang, Shaoyang, Hunan, China
#75287, Calcite (butterfly-twinned crystals) with Stibnite inclusions, Xikuangshan Mine, China (c) $375

 

Datolite nodules with Hematite and Copper inclusions (plus 3 cabochons) from Keweenaw Peninsula Copper District, Michigan
#72914, Datolite nodules with Hematite and Copper inclusions (plus 3 cabochons), Michigan (c) $400

Calcite (twinned crystals) from Roosevelt Avenue Quarry (York Stone Quarry), York County, Pennsylvania
#46640, Calcite (twinned crystals), Roosevelt Avenue Quarry (York Stone Quarry), Pennsylvania (lc) $350

Cerussite (trilling) with Hydrocerussite coating plus Calcite for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#75233, Cerussite (trilling) with Hydrocerussite coating plus Calcite, Tsumeb Mine, Lead Pocket, Namibia (m) $425

Topaz (unusual compound gem-grade crystal) for sale from Mimoso do Sul, Espírito Santo, Brazil
#75257, Topaz (unusual compound gem-grade crystal), Mimoso do Sul, Brazil (c) $550

Azurite (twinned crystals) with minor Cerussite from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#73443, Azurite (twinned crystals) with minor Cerussite, Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Namibia (m) $400

Quartz var. Ametrine Crystal polished slice (rare combination of amethyst and citrine) from Anahi Mine, La Gaiba District, Angel Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia
#70587, Quartz var. Ametrine Crystal polished slice (rare combination of amethyst and citrine), Anahi Mine, Bolivia (c) $425

Quartz (with two pairs of Japan-Law Twinned crystals) from Llallagua Mine (Siglo XX Mine), Bustillos Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
#73029, Quartz (with two pairs of Japan-Law Twinned crystals), Llallagua Mine (Siglo XX Mine), Bolivia (c) $400

Calcite with Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois
#73653, Calcite with Fluorite, Denton Mine, Illinois (m) $450

Azurite (contact-twinned crystals) for sale from Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Otavi-Bergland District, Oshikoto, Namibia
#74728, Azurite (contact-twinned crystals), Tsumeb Mine, Easter Pocket, Namibia (m) $750

Gold (naturally crystallized twinned native gold) for sale from Mount Kare Mine, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea
#74744, Gold (naturally crystallized twinned native gold), Mount Kare Mine, Papua New Guinea (t) $675

Diamond (4.95 carat sector-zoned octahedral brown polished crystal) for sale from Murowa Mine, Mazvihwa, Zimbabwe
#75341, Diamond (4.95 carat sector-zoned octahedral brown polished crystal), Murowa Mine, Zimbabwe (t) $9255

Spessartine Garnet for sale from Lavra Navegadora, Penha do Norte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
#75084, Spessartine Garnet, Lavra Navegadora, Brazil (m) $450

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz for sale from Goboboseb Mountains, 43 km west of Brandberg Mountain, Erongo region, Namibia
#75184, Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz, Goboboseb Mountains, Namibia (m) $400

Diamond (3.11 carat sector-zoned octahedral brown polished crystal) for sale from Murowa Mine, Mazvihwa, Zimbabwe
#75342, Diamond (3.11 carat sector-zoned octahedral brown polished crystal), Murowa Mine, Zimbabwe (t) $5815

Azurite and Malachite for sale from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
#75244, Azurite and Malachite, Milpillas Mine, Mexico (m) $425

Diamond (4.89 carats four polished slices from a single crystal with sector-zoned inclusions ) from Zimbabwe
#65741, Diamond (4.89 carats four polished slices from a single crystal with sector-zoned inclusions ), Zimbabwe (t) $4395

Diamond (3.31 carats four polished slices from a single crystal with sector-zoned inclusions ) from Zimbabwe
#65742, Diamond (3.31 carats four polished slices from a single crystal with sector-zoned inclusions), Zimbabwe (t) $2995

   

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