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2986
2987
BIOTITE
Locality: Adirondack Mountains, Essex County, New York, USA
Item No.: 2986
Description: Very large, dark brown-black Biotite cleavage, no matrix. Excellent quality, large display specimen.
Specimen size: 1,670.4 grams, 15.5 cm X 15.0 cm across, X 3.5 cm thick
Price: $110.  SOLD

Item No.: 2987
Description: Same as above, excellent quality, large, brown-black Biotite specimen for display.
Specimen size: 790.0 grams, 16.0 cm X 10.0 cm across, X 1.5 cm thick
Price: $70.  SOLD


2988

2989
PHLOGOPITE
Locality: Yates Mine, Otter Lake, Huddersfield Township, Quebec, Canada
Item No.: 2988
Description: Large, pure, light brown hexagonal Phlogopite xl. section, no matrix. Excellent quality, large display specimen.
Specimen size: 940.9 grams, 17.5 cm X 12.5 cm across, X 2.25 cm thick
Price: $80.  SOLD

Item No.: 2989
Description: Same as above, large, light brown roughly hexagonal Phlogopite xl. section, no matrix. Excellent quality, large display specimen.
Specimen size: 961.8 grams, 15.0 cm X 12.5 cm across, X 3.0 cm thick
Price: $75.


2990
2991
MUSCOVITE
Locality: Mica Hill Mine, Adams County, Idaho, USA
Item No.: 2990
Description: Light greenish-gray micaceous Muscovite cleavage, no matrix. Very good, large display specimen.
Specimen size: 225.70 grams, 14.0 cm X 6.0 cm across, X up to 2.5 cm thick
Price: $40.  SOLD

Item No.: 2991
Description: Light greenish-gray micaceous Muscovite cleavage, no matrix, same as above.
Specimen size: 263.00 grams, 10.5 cm X 8.5 cm across, X 2.0 cm thick
Price: $45.


2992
2993
MUSCOVITE
Locality: Evje og Hornes, Setesdalen (Stetesdal), Aust-Agder, Norway
Item No.: 2992
Description: Pure, light gray cleavage mass, no matrix.
Specimen size: 71.60 grams, 12.0 cm X 5.5 cm across, X 1.0 cm thick
Price: $45.  SOLD

Item No.: 2993
Description: Same as above, pure, light gray cleavage mass, no matrix
Specimen size: 107.30 grams, 13.0 cm X 8.5 cm across, X 1.0 cm thick
Price: $0.


2994
2995
MUSCOVITE, ALMANDINE
Locality: Fanny Gouge Mine, Spruce Pine, North Carolina, USA
Both of the specimens listed below are historical specimens from this well-known Eastern USA occurrence for Muscovite associated with Almandine Garnet crystals, collected in the early 1940s.
Item No.: 2994
Description: Super thin, transparent, light green Muscovite cleavage with 3 tiny Almandine xls. embedded. No matrix.
Specimen size: 20.0 cm long X 6.0 cm wide, X 2.0 mm thick
Price: $35.  SOLD

Item No.: 2995
Description: Thick, light brown cleavage mass of Muscovite is richly included with numerous dark red-brown Almandine xls. up to 1.0 cm across, scattered over the front of the specimen. Temporarily mounted on a Plexiglas display base (can easily be removed, if desired).
Specimen size: 393.80 grams, 10.0 cm X 9.0 cm across, X up to 2.5 cm thick
Price: $125.


2996
GRAPHITE
Locality: Sunapee Mountain Graphite Mine, Goshen, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire, USA
Item No.: 2996
Description: A very rich, thick vein of dark metallic gray Graphite completely covers the front of this excellent quality display specimen. The matrix is Granite. Historic Eastern USA locality.
Specimen size: 526.50 grams, 10.5 X 6.5 cm across, X up to 6.0 cm thick
Price: $135.  SOLD

2997
GRAPHITE
Locality: Kalangaha Mine, Kalangaha, Western Province, Sri Lanka
Item No.: 2997
Description: Very lustrous, metallic gray mass of pure Graphite without matrix or associated mineralization. Very impressive large specimen, excellent for display!
Specimen size: 492.30 grams, 15.5 cm long, and 7.0 cm X 3.5 cm in cross section.
Price: $170.

2998
2999
MOLYBDENITE
Locality: Pine Creek Mine, Bishop Mining District, Inyo Co., California, USA
Item No.: 2998  SOLD
Description: Very bright, metallic gray lamellar cleavages of Molybdenite as a very rich aggregate, on a small amount of matrix
Specimen size: 252.00 grams, 6.5 cm X 5.5 cm X 4.0 cm
Price: $90.

Item No.: 2999  SOLD
Description: Same rich specimen as described above, slightly larger. Very minor massive Quartz associated.
Specimen size: 332.90 grams, 7.0 cm X 6.5 cm X 3.5 cm
Price: $95.


3000
MOLYBDENITE
Locality: Moore Creek Mine, Garnet Hill, Calaveras County, California, USA
Item No.: 3000
Description: Pure mass of compact, lamellar cleavages of metallic gray Molybdenite, without matrix.
Specimen size: 400.50 grams, 11.0 cm X 7.5 cm X 2.0 cm
Price: $120.  SOLD
 

3001
3002
GRAPHITE
Locality: Red Embers Mine (Two Fat Guys Mine), Erving, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
NOTE: There are no specimens available at this time of the Graphite associated with Almandine-Pyrope Garnet from this locality.
Item No.: 3001
Description: Layered aggregate of metallic gray Graphite as a vein section, intergrown with micro cleavage plates of a black member of the mica group, possibly Biotite (i.e., Biotite-Graphite phyllite).
Specimen size: 214.85 grams, 11.0 cm X 9.0 cm across, X up to 1.0 cm thick
Price: $85.

Item No.: 3002
Description: Same as above, slightly curved specimen.
Specimen size: 197.45 grams, 10.0 cm X 8.0 cm across, X up to 1.5 cm thick
Price: $80.


3003
3004
CYLINDRITE
Locality: Santa Cruz Mine, Poopo Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Item No.: 3003
Description: Fan-like sprays of prismatic, metallic gray Cylindrite xls. to 2.0 cm in length, are richly scattered throughout the specimen, visible on all sides of the matrix.
Specimen size: 179.80 grams, 5.0 cm X 4.5 cm X 4.0 cm
Price: $95.

Item No.: 3004
Description: Same as above exhibiting rich amounts of prismatic, metallic gray Cylindrite xls. to 2.0 cm in length, visible on all sides of the matrix.
Specimen size: 212.30 grams, 5.5 cm X 4.5 cm X 4.5 cm
Price: $110.  SOLD


3005
3006

FRANCKEITE
Locality: D Vein, 220 Level, San Jose Mine, Cercado Province, Dept. Oruro, Bolivia
Item No.: 3005
Description: A vein section of pure, lamellar, compact, metallic gray-black Franckeite without matrix. Very minor micro needles of Zinkenite are associated.
Specimen size: 114.00 grams, 5.0 cm X 4.0 cm across, X up to 2.0 cm thick
Price: $60.  SOLD

Item No.: 3006
Description: Very rich, radial sprays of metallic gray-black Franckeite are in matrix with very minor micro needles of Zinkenite associated.
Specimen size: 48.40 grams, 3.5 cm X 2.5 cm X 2.0 cm
Price: $25.  SOLD


3007
3008
MUSCOVITE
Locality: Dassu, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Item No.: 3007
Description: Large, smoky gray cleavage plate of pure Muscovite without matrix.
Specimen size: 98.0 grams, 13.5 cm X 10.5 cm across, X 5 mm thick
Price: $40.

Item No.: 3008
Description: Similar to the above specimen, as illustrated.
Specimen size: 120.6 grams, 15.0 cm X 11.0 cm across, X 5 mm thick
Price: $45.


3009
LEPIDOLITE, ELBAITE TOURMALINE
Locality: Stewart Mine, Pala District, San Diego County, California, USA
Item No.: 3009
Description: Sparkly cleavages of pale lavender Lepidolite form a compact mass i.e., the matrix for several light rose pink color Elbaite xl. sections. Total length of the Elbaite is 6.0 cm.
Specimen size: 260.5 grams, 7.0 cm X 5.5 cm X up to 3.0 m thick
Price: $35.

3010

3011
LEPIDOLITE
Locality: Aracuai, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Item No.: 3010
Description: Large cleavage of light lavender color Lepidolite, without matrix.
Specimen size: 129.75 grams, 10.0 cm X 7.5 cm across, X 7.0 mm thick
Price: $30.  SOLD

Item No.: 3011
Description: Similar to the above, slightly larger specimen.
Specimen size: 220.85 grams, 14.0 cm X 7.0 cm across, X up to 1.0 cm thick
Price: $40.  SOLD


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