Minerals for Sale from Washington State



                                         Pyrite                                                                                    Quartz                                                                           Gold                                                                 Pyrite and Quartz


Washington State has produced some noteworthy mineral specimen.  The quartz and pyrite claims have become especially productive in contemporary times.  Some fine examples of mineral specimens from this state can be seen below.





OKP-642      Pyrite      Spruce Claim, King County, Washington.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This appears to be a floater that measures 2.2 x 2 x 2 cm.  It is damage free, has a nice luster, attractive form, and is mounted in a perky box.  $30






OKP-552     Meta-autunite     Daybreak Mine, Spokane, Washington.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Circ. 1975.  Seen here is a large, complex, single crystal of rich green and some yellow colors.  It measures 1.6 x 1 x.5 cm.  Nicely mounted in a perky box.  No damage.  $35







OKJ-815    Quartz and Pyrite   King County, Washington.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This fine example measures 2 x 2 x 2 cm, is damage free and shows the typical combination of crystals for the region.  The cube is modified by what looks like an octahedron and possibly another form.  Mounted in a perky box.  $30







OKJ-641     Pyrite      Spruce Peak, King County, Washington.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  3.3 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm single crystal with good luster and interesting form.  No damage, numerous complex faces.  $50








OKH-999    Barite, Pyrite, and Quartz     Spruce Pine Claim, King County, Washington.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  Unusual material for the locality with the inclusion of these large, white, zoned barite crystals.   The piece measures 6.5 x  4.1 x 3.8 cm.  The barites are up to 3 cm each and the quartz to 4 cm.  All crystals are double terminated and milky in color.  Several barites are broken but the specimen is in respectable condition considering that there are no obvious points of attachment.  The quartz shows no damage and splays out in all directions.  It sits nicely and has equally good views from several directions.  An unusual specimen of nice quality.  $220









OKH-705     Tremolite and Calcite    (var. mountain leather)      Metaline Falls, Washington.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.   Iíve seen plenty of this material from many different locations.  This is the first I have seen that contained calcite crystals as an accessory mineral.  The entire mass is over 10 cm long and the largest calcite is 1 cm.  The calcites are tabular and clear.  No damage.  This is an excellent deal for someone who likes the unusual.  $75







OKH-780     Gold       RESERVED     Washington.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A 1 x .8 cm plate of tiny gold crystals.  Well mounted and attractive and without damage.   $65







OKE-409    Meta-autunite    Mt. Spokane, Washington.  Ex. Jim Turek Collection.  Nice big plate of damage free crystals to 1.2 cm each.  11.5 x 7.5 cm.  Thin plate which has been re-enforced by plaster on backside.  Prev. owners label present in reverse on plates back.  A fine example of this material which is normally only available in TN to miniature specimens.  300$


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