Maine Mineral Specimens For Sale



                     Beryl                                          Tourmaline







OKP-732     Cancrinite and Sodalite       Litchfield, Maine.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a non-crystallized piece composed mostly of grains of these two species.  7 x 4.5 x 3 cm.  $25






OKP-761      Petalite        Old Tamminen Pit, Maine.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Rare pink petalite in a 6 x 4.6 x 2.5 cm massive example.  $30






OKP-599      Fluorapatite     Pulsifer Quarry, Maine.  Ex. Paul and Dawn Dunning collection.  This is a rich purple crystal like everyone desires from this historic locality.  It is however, quite small at .9 x .6 x .6 cm.  No damage.  $50







OKP-809     Grossular.  Minots Ledge, Oxford County, Maine.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Circ. 1955.  Several red, intergrown garnets compose this specimen.  It measures 4.8 x 3 x 3 cm and is from an unusual location.  Lots of contacts but the crystal views shown are in excellent condition.  $50







OKO-474     Pnenakite on Quartz     Stoneham, Maine.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This specimen has coatings on several sides of tiny , clear, gemmy phenakite crystals.  3.7 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm.  No damage.  A rare find from Maine.  Mounted in a perky box.    $75






OKO-407    Phenakite on Quartz     Lord Hill, Stoneham, Maine.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  This piece is a 2.2 x .9 x .6 cm crystal of smoky, tabular quartz with numerous sharp, clear, high luster phenakite crystals attached to its flanks.  A rare species for a popular, classic east coast locality.  No damage on this specimen and it is mounted in a perky box.  $100







OKO-214    Muscovite     Last Day Pocket Pit, II, Emmons Quarry, Greenwood, Maine.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This is a really strange crystal of mica.  Right shape but no apparent cleavage planes visible as one would expect.  Maybe a pseudomorph but I would not know by what.  In any case, in is a floater with no damage measuring 1.5 x 1.2 x 1 cm.  The terminal pinnicoid faces are lustrous but prism faces are lacking any luster.  Interesting.  $35







OKL-167     Tourmaline       Newry, Maine.  Ex. Thomas Fowler collection.  A complete, somewhat tabular crystal with color ranging from clear to green.  Minor internal cracking along right hand side but otherwise in good condition.  Highly striated.  Nicely mounted in a perky box.  Measures 1.6 x 1.6 x .8 cm.  $80







OKL-675    Tourmaline with Lepidolite         Dunton Quarry, Newry, Maine.  Ex. Thomas G. Fowler collection.   A rough looking but actually well-formed and nicely terminated crystal of deep pink and light green color.  It measures 4.4 x 3 x 2 cm overall.  Nicely formed all around with attachments of lepidolite that are also well crystallized.  It sits on edge with crystals nicely positioned.  Nicely translucent in most all areas but not what I would call transparent.  Better than the images indicate.  $325






OKJ-637     Beryl     Orchard Mine, Buckfield, Maine.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  2.5 x .9 x .7 cm single crystal.  Very clean, free of any damage, which is unusual for crystals like this coming out of quartzite or similar hard rock.  Transparent in small areas.  Very nice.  $35








OKH-859    Tourmaline    Newry Mine, Rumford, Maine.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A mid-1990s specimen measuring 1.8 x 1.1 x .3 cm.  Nicely terminated with a tiny chip on one side Mounted forward but Id consider this the back of the specimen) noticeable with 10x magnification, and barely so.  Even light green color, excellent translucence to transparency and nice luster.  A nice example of difficult to find material.  Mounted in a perky box.  $95








OKH-885    Tourmaline     Newery, Maine.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.   1.5 x .6 x .5 cm gem crystal with a steep termination.  No damage and mounted in a perky box.  $60







OKH-880    Quartz    Auburn, Maine.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.   A gemmy smoky colored crystal measuring 3 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm.  No damage and mounted in a perky box.  $40







OKF-459    Beryl    Pulsifer Quarry, Mt. Apatite, Auburn, Maine.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection, prev. Ralph Lapham collection.  2.7 cm long beryl of light green color with gemmy sections but mostly translucent and fracture filled.  This piece has most of a single termination (one dinged area) and no damage to its prism.  An excellent example for this price.   55$







OKF-067     Titanite    Warren Tilcon Quarry, Acushnet, MA. Ex. Dr. Steven Chamberlain collection.  An elongated single crystal measuring 3.9 cm.  It is a translucent, twin which has its twin plane running the entire length of the specimen.  The surface is lustrous but rough in texture to etching or uneven development.  Contact on base and edge of crystal.  Unusual location.  Only fits in a Perky box diagonally due to its size.  120$







OKD-156    Staurolite   Windham, ME.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  Circ. 1961.  Translucent, high luster crystals of staurolite in mica schist.  Best crystal is double terminated and 2.4 cm long.  Other large nice crystals too.  5.5 x 4 x 3 cm damage free piece.  40$







OKC-076  Beryl   Phippsburg, Maine.  Ex. Michael Walter Collection.  I acquired this one back in the 1980s.  4.5 gem and translucent bery of a light sea foam green color in smoky quartz.  Nice single termination which is on lower end of crystal as photoed.  Crystal has one repair.  Great example.  Ive seen similar specimens for triple this price.  65$

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