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Worldwide Secondary Ore Minerals

A nice assortment of the beautiful and sought after secondary ore minerals from various localities around the world.

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AZURITE on Dolomite from Touissit, Oujda, Morocco Former Jack Schissler Collection [./Newmixjan2003/aztouis1a.jpg] AZURITE on Dolomite from Touissit, Oujda, Morocco Former Jack Schissler Collection [./Newmixjan2003/aztouis1b.jpg]


No. AZ TOUIS 1 - $ 1200.00

AZURITE on Dolomite

Locality: Touissit, Oujda, Morocco Former Jack Schissler Collection

Specimen Size: 4.3 x 3 x 2 cm (miniature)
Largest crystal: 2 cm.


This is a great "miniature" size specimen from this classic locality. It features, extremely lustrous, sharp, gemmy, deep blue color crystals of Azurite aesthetically perched upon rhomic Dolomite crystals.

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AZURITE on Bayldonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [./Newmixjan2003/azarstsumeb1a.jpg] AZURITE on Bayldonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [./Newmixjan2003/azarstsumeb1c.jpg]


No. AZARSTSUMEB 1 - SOLD

AZURITE on Bayldonite

Locality: Tsumeb, Namibia

Specimen Size: 5 x 3.7 x 3.8 cm (miniature)
Largest crystal: 3 mm.


Collected in the 1930's Ex R. M. Wilke Collection formerly of Palo Alto, California

A fantastic, aesthetic, sharp, highly lustrous, gemmy, blue crystal group on a matrix of light to mint green color Bayldonite. A great "miniature" size specimen, and better looking that the photos show.



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MALACHITE pseudomorph after Azurite on matrix from Campbell shaft, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona [./Newmixjan2003/malcampbell1b.jpg] MALACHITE pseudomorph after Azurite on matrix from Campbell shaft, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona [./Newmixjan2003/malcampbell1a.jpg]


No. MAL 90 BS - $ 1200.00

MALACHITE pseudomorph after Azurite on matrix

Locality: Campbell shaft, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona

Specimen Size: 4.3 x 4 x 2 cm (miniature)
Largest crystal: 3 cm.


A fine, sharp, highly aesthetic crystal group on matrix. A great old piece from this classic, well-known, U. S. locality. This paragraph is from Vol 12, No. 5 of the Mineralogical Record which is the "Bisbee Issue" "Campbell shaft, Regular claim, 3,332 feet in depth, sinking started in 1927. Developed by the Calumet and Arizona Mining Company, it was named for Gordon R. Campbell, an early investor in the company. The original purpose of this shaft was to serve as a ventilation opening in the mining of the ores, east of the Junction shaft. This all changed when in 1929 the magnificent Campbell orebody was discovered; it was the largest mass of ore ever found in the district, containing well over a million tons. Stretching from above the 1600' level to below the 2200' level, this orebody helped make the Campbell the most productive mine in the district. Also, this is the only mine that operated without interruption. The deepest mine in Bisbee, it produced vast amounts of lead and zinc, in addition to copper."

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MALACHITE pseudomorph after Azurite from Campbell shaft, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona [./Newmixjan2003/malcampbell2a.jpg]


No. MAL CAMPBELL 2 - $ 750.00

MALACHITE pseudomorph after Azurite

Locality: Campbell shaft, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona

Specimen Size: 3 x 3.1 x 1.3 cm (thumbnail)
Largest Crystal: 2.6 cm.


A fine, sharp, crystal group. It has truly great aesthetics and only one small point of contact where it detached from the wall of the pocket. A great old piece from this classic, well-known, U. S. locality, and a great "thumbnail" size specimen. This paragraph is from Vol 12, No. 5 of the Mineralogical Record which is the "Bisbee Issue" "Campbell shaft, Regular claim, 3,332 feet in depth, sinking started in 1927. Developed by the Calumet and Arizona Mining Company, it was named for Gordon R. Campbell, an early investor in the company. The original purpose of this shaft was to serve as a ventilation opening in the mining of the ores, east of the Junction shaft. This all changed when in 1929 the magnificent Campbell orebody was discovered; it was the largest mass of ore ever found in the district, containing well over a million tons. Stretching from above the 1600' level to below the 2200' level, this orebody helped make the Campbell the most productive mine in the district. Also, this is the only mine that operated without interruption. The deepest mine in Bisbee, it produced vast amounts of lead and zinc, in addition to copper."

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AZURITE on Malachite from Copper Queen mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona [./Newmixjan2003/azmalbis13a.jpg] AZURITE on Malachite from Copper Queen mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona [./Newmixjan2003/azmalbis13b.jpg] AZURITE on Malachite from Copper Queen mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona [./Newmixjan2003/azmalbis13c.jpg] AZURITE on Malachite from Copper Queen mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona [./Newmixjan2003/azmalbis13d.jpg]


No. AZ MAL BIS 13 - SOLD

AZURITE on Malachite

Locality: Copper Queen mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona

Specimen Size: 6 x 5 x 2.5 cm (small cabinet)


A nice specimen with highly lustrous, sharp, dark blue Azurite "rosettes" on Malachite matrix with Limonite.



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AZURITE with Malachite AZURITE with Malachite AZURITE with Malachite AZURITE with Malachite


No. RK 43 - $ 450.00

AZURITE with Malachite "snail"

Locality: Copper Queen mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona

Specimen Size: 6 x 4.5 x 2 cm (small cabinet)


This piece is totally unique !! It first of all has a great isolated, sharp, aesthetic, lustrous Azurite "rosette" perched on a matrix of Limonite with minor Malachite, but as you flip the specimen over a velvety Malachite "snail" can be found slithering across the Limonite !! Some of you might remember a dealer who had a picture of a Rhodochrosite "snail" in their advertisement. Well this is my version of the snail, just without his shell. ("Snail" Size: 2 cm. across) This piece is totally unique !! It first of all has a great isolated, sharp, aesthetic, lustrous Azurite "rosette" perched on a matrix of Limonite with minor Malachite, but as you flip the specimen over a velvety Malachite "snail" can be found slithering across the Limonite !! Some of you might remember a dealer who had a picture of a Rhodochrosite "snail" in their advertisement. Well this is my version of the snail, just without his shell. ("Snail" Size: 2 cm. across)

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PYROMORPHITE from 090-23-25 stope, 9 level, Jersey vein, Bunker Hill mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [./Newmixjan2003/pyroidaho1a.jpg]


No. Pyro Idaho 1 - $ 950.00

PYROMORPHITE

Locality: 090-23-25 stope, 9 level, Jersey vein, Bunker Hill mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho

Specimen Size: 3.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm (miniature)


This is a very aesthetic, sharp, lustrous, doubly-terminated, gemmy charteuse color crystal group on a Calcite matrix. Please note that these crystals are not "hoppered", but rather have their complete pinacoids intact.

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PYROMORPHITE from 090-23-25 stope, 9 level, Jersey vein, Bunker Hill mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho [./Newmixjan2003/pyroidaho2a.jpg]


No. PYRO IDAHO 2 - SOLD

PYROMORPHITE

Locality: 090-23-25 stope, 9 level, Jersey vein, Bunker Hill mine, Kellog, Shoshone County, Idaho

Specimen Size: 3.5 x 2 x 1 cm (miniature)


This is a very beautiful, perfect, curved, aesthetic, sharp, lustrous, doubly-terminated, gemmy, charteuse color, floater crystal group. Please note that these crystals are not "hoppered", but rather have their pinacoids intact.



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