Arizona Minerals For Sale, Page 2

 

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A great state for minerals (and mineral shows).  Minerals from Arizona often have wonderful history and fine aesthetics.  Great mines and classic specimens!

 

 

 

 

OKO-509

OKO-509     Groutite in Petrified Wood      Navajo Indian Reservation, Holbrook, Navajo County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A fine example of rare groutite crystals in their acicular form.  As can be seen, the groupings are sharp, lustrous and in fine condition.  7.7 x 6.8 x 3.2 cm overall with the groutite encased region being approximately 2.5 x 2 cm square.  A great example of material rare in today’s market.  $350

 

 

 

 

OKO-764

OKO-764      Garnet     Stanley Butte, Graham County, Arizona.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble.  4.8 x 2.6 x 1.5 cm domical plate of bright olive green crystals.  No damage.  Perfection.  $40

 

 

 

 

OKO-331

OKO-331    Pyrolusite pseudo after Manganite    Pinal County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  I believe this is from the Magma Mine, Pinal district in the Pinal Mountains.  Very unusual… I would describe it as pyrolusite and calcite on manganite (maybe an encrustation pseudo).  The manganite crystals dominate and are very fine examples with bright metallic lusters and wonderful form.  It is a domical piece measuring 1.5 x 1.3 x 1 cm.  It is damage free and fully formed, even on the extreme edges.  Mounted in a perky box.  $100

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-827

OKJ-827     Hematite      Yuma County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  An attractive plate of crystals measuring 3.5 x 2 x 1.7 cm.  Some breakage as seen.  Unusual location.  I have no more details than the county and state on this one.  Mounted in a perky box.    $20

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-595

OKN-595     Calcite (var. helectite)     Southwest Mine, Bisbee, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A small 2.7 cm x 1.7 x .3 cm piece made of a single calcite strand.  No damage to the body but I do not believe this is a terminated piece.  Historic location.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-803

OKJ-803    Barite    Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  2.5 x 1.8 x 1.2 cm piece with lustrous crystals.  Some chipping as seen.  Mounted in a perky box.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-957

OKM-957    Azurite on Malachite Hayden, Arizona.  Ex. Thomas Fowler collection.  2.8 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm plate of crystals with several blue balls of bladed azurite standing up in sharp contrast on botryoidal malachite.  One scrape seen in white.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-544

OKN-544     Vanadinite   Old Yuma Mine, Tucson, Arizona.  2.2 cm, bright red single crystal with no damage.  Good luster and hoppered ((skeletal) form.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

ON-458

OKN-458      RESERVED      Wulfenite and Mimetite on Barite    Rowley Mine, near Theba, Arizona.  A wonderful little miniature measuring 3.9 x 3.2 x 1.8 cm.  The orange wulfenites have surrounding orange mimetites but are unusual in that they are on white barite (an excellent contrast).  No damage.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-477

OKN-477    Wulfenite     Red Cloud Mine, La Paz County, Arizona.  6 x 5.2 x 2.7 cm plate of matrix with one area of larger crystals to 1.5 cm each.  Smaller rider crystal has a micro chip otherwise in fine condition.  Bright red and of the expected high luster for the location.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-374

OKN-374    Azurite    Morenci, Greenlee County, Arizona.  4.7 x 3.5 x 3 cm piece with one face covered by clusters of blades of a deep blue color.  One rub as seen on one spot.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-372

OKN-372      Copper    Ray Mine, Pinal County, Arizona.  A stringer of crude, tabular crystals on a section of copper rich matrix.  6 x 2.9 x 1.7 cm overall.  No damage.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-115

Back or bottom

OKN-115     Smithsonite    Hayden, Arizona.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  6.5 x 3.5 x 3.4 cm with front side being all blue.  Only a minor scuff which is not as bad as the image indicates.  Back is clear to green to blue but not as heavily coated and showing bladed growth.  $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKN-188

OKN-188      Calcite Stalactite    Holbrook Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona.  9.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm piece.  No damage, lots of complexity with nice crystalline terminations that show excellent clarity, fine luster... nice piece from a classic locality.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-864

OKM-864    Wulfenite     Red Cloud Mine, Yuma County, Arizona.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  Single, high luster, translucent tab measuring .7 cm on edge.  Minor chips in two spots noticeable from back.  $20

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-865

OKM-865    Wulfenite     Red Cloud Mine, Yuma County, Arizona.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  Prev. Herb Oboda.  Cluster of high luster, translucent to transparent tabs. Measures 2.2 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm.  No damage  $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-188

Back

OKM-188      Andradite    Stanley Butte, Graham Co., Arizona.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  A spectacular miniature of this material!  Domical display face showing off bright metallic luster crystals to 1.5 cm each comprise this aesthetic piece that measures 6 x 5 x 3.6 cm.  The display face is damage free and the edges are great an back is partially crystallized too.  Mounted on an acrylic block.  Fantastic for one of these specimens.   $350

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-172

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Bottom

OKM-172    Calcite     Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Arizona.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  A large domical cluster of crystals on a cast after??  I've checked it all out with 10x and it appears damage free (somewhat of a miracle given how fragile the blades look).  Not as fragile as it looks as I have transported it hundreds of miles and handled it numerous times never having any issues.  Displays well from any side.  One side shows another species as a brown overgrowth.  That side isn't as aesthetic.  Attractive green color and good luster.  13 x 10.7 x 7.9 cm.  At one time there were quite a few of these available on the market.  Seldom were they this nice.  How many have survive intact?  This one is the nicest I have seen.  $1,800

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-846

OKK-846     Wulfenite    Red Cloud Mine, Yuma County, Arizona.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  Sharp little damage free tab on matrix.  1.7 x 1.1 x .4 cm.  Mounted in a perky box.   $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-818

OKK-818    Vanadinite    Apache Mine, Gila County, Arizona.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  Classic, bright red, lustrous material… this one measures 2.2 x 1.5 x .9 cm and is composed of fine crystals dispersed over a shard of matrix.  Almost entirely crystallized.  No damage.  Nicely mounted in a perky box.  $15

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-816

OKK-816    Pyrite   Superior, Arizona.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  2 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm cluster of perfect, damage free pyritohedrons.  Great views from any direction.  Mounted in a perky box.  $30

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKM-780

Back

OKM-780   Calcite    Bisbee, Arizona.  Ex. Jim Turek collection.  6.3 x 4.8 x 2.8 cm grouping.  In nice condition on both sides.  Historically important material.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-159

OKL-159     Azurite    Lavender Pit, Bisbee, Arizona.  2.2 x 2 x 1.2 cm example from a very famous find.  No damage.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-838

OKL-838    Cerussite on Chrysocolla     79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona.  3.1 x 1.8 x .7 cm with a single side nicely coated by cerussite twins on medium green chrysocolla.  No damage.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-933

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OKL-933     Vanadinite     J.C. Holmes Mine, Santa Rita Mountains, Temporal Gulch Area, Wrighton District, Patagonia, Santa Cruz County, Arizona.  5.9 x 4.3 x 3.5 cm.  I believe this is new material... well formed crystals with a satin luster, in good coverage on an almost damage free specimen.  Two tiny crystals show damage or contact but are not distracting.  It displays great.  Only one small edge with matrix contact otherwise a floater!  Super example.  $55

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-934

OKL-934     Vanadinite       RESERVED      J.C. Holmes Mine, Santa Rita Mountains, Temporal Gulch Area, Wrighton District, Patagonia, Santa Cruz County, Arizona.  6.2 x 4.1 x 2.3 cm.   I believe this is new material... well formed crystals with a satin luster, in good coverage on a damage free specimen.  It displays great.  Only minor edge matrix contacts. Super example.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-935

OKL-935     Vanadinite     J.C. Holmes Mine, Santa Rita Mountains, Temporal Gulch Area, Wrighton District, Patagonia, Santa Cruz County, Arizona.  6.2 x 4.4 x 2.4 cm.   I believe this is new material... well formed crystals with a satin luster, in good coverage on a damage free specimen.  It displays great.  Only minor edge matrix contacts. Super example.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-936

OKL-936     Vanadinite     J.C. Holmes Mine, Santa Rita Mountains, Temporal Gulch Area, Wrighton District, Patagonia, Santa Cruz County, Arizona.  7.4 x 5.1 x 2.5 cm.  I believe this is new material... well formed crystals with a satin luster, in good coverage on an attractive specimen.  The crystals are exceptionally large for this material.  There are a few places with tiny crystals missing but given the size of the crystals and display qualities of the piece, I believe it superior to the others seen in this section.  $75

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-149

OKL-163     Copper with Tenorite, Adularia and Quartz    Silver Bill Mine, Cochise County, Arizona.  Ex Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  Sorry for be poor images, but you will get the idea.... 2.6 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm grouping.  No damage.   Mounted in a perky box.  $100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKL-153

OKL-153    Wulfenite    Red Cloud Mine, Arizona.  Ex Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  Classic material in a large damage free thumbnail sized specimen.  The crystal is a cherry red, 1.6 x 1.4 cm in size and nice on both sides.   Mounted in a perky box.  Not the highest luster but still a quality TN.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKAA-040

OKAA-040    Wulfenite and Calcite   Defiance Mine, Cochise County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A fine example of butterscotch colored crystals to 2 cm each.  The plate measures 5.6 x 4.2 x 2.3 cm.  This is a floater!!  Only two small crystal under the edge, on base are chipped so it is obviously in stellar condition.  This is an excellent price for an exceptional American wulfenite.  $575

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKAA-041

OKAA-041    Wulfenite and Calcite   Defiance Mine, Cochise County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A fine example of butterscotch colored crystals to 1.4 cm each.  The plate measures 3.1 x 3 x 1.2 cm.  This is a floater like the one described above!!  Only two small crystals on the base are chipped so it is obviously in fine condition.  $175

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-701

OKK-701    Wulfenite and Calcite     Silver Bill Mine, Costello Mine Group, Dragoon Mts., Gleason, Cochise County, Arizona.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  We just don't see this material any longer which is a real shame.  Although this location received little acclaim the material occasionally was quite nice.  This specimen is the finest I have seen with beautiful transparent to translucent, yellow tabs of wulfenite accented with clear calcites (some with nice red hematite phantoms).  It measures a respectable 6.3 x 3.2 x 3 cm with crystals to 1 cm on edge.  There is only minor chipping to a couple crystals so the overall condition is excellent.  This specimen is a real looker far superior to an comparable piece I have seen in many years.  $2,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-683

OKK-683     Vanadinite    Old Yuma Mine, Pima County, Arizona.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A very fine cluster, coated on both sides, of translucent crystals of the highest luster.  Mounted in a perky box.  2.2 x 1.6 x 1 cm.  No damage.  Very attractive.  $38

 

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