New Mexico Mineral Specimens For Sale, Page 2

 

 

                                                                        Fluorite

 

Many beautiful mineral specimen have come from New Mexico over the years, however they have become increasingly difficult to find.  We tend to have a good selection of these mineral specimens that are generated from the purchase and recycling of old collections.

 

 

 

OKJ-642

OKJ-642    Fluorite    T & G Prospect, Grant County, New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A beautiful grouping with micro quartz coated matrix.  3 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm grouping with crystals to 1.1 cm on edge.  Very translucent for these!  great form to the crystals and only minor edge contact.  This is a wonderful example of this material!  $80

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-638

OKJ-638     Hematite     Thomas Range, Juab County, New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  An exceptionally nice, large, lustrous group of hematite blades.  Only minor edge contact.  Mounted in a perky box.  Great example from a prolific location.  One of the nicest hematites in TN size that I have seen from here.  2.7 x 2.7 x 1.2 cm.  Mounted in a perky box.  $90

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-657

OKJ-657    Hemimorphite    Stevenson-Bennett Mine, Dona Ana County, New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A pair of crystals to 2.2 cm each mounted in a perky box.  Nice locality piece with no damage.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-653

OKJ-653    Fluorite    T & G Prospect, Grant County, New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A large crystal measuring 1.1 cm on edge.  2.5 x 2.3 x 1.5 cm overall.  This one has the scalloped growth features on the surface like the one on the Min. Record cover.  Mounted in a perky box.  No damage.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKK-640

OKK-640    Smithsonite    Kelly Mine, Magdalena New Mexico.  Classic American material in an uncommonly nice specimen measuring 7.4 x 4.5 x 4.3 cm.  Two small stalactites of these "rice grain" crystals stick out of the front of the piece.  Zero damage.   Some powdery blue material which could be another mineral or just another generation of smithsonite.  Sits nicely for display.  Great color and luster.  These images cane out a bit too green.  Classic material which has become difficult to find at a reasonable price when in good quality.  $225

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-606

OKJ-606    Fluorite    T & G Prospect, Grant Co., New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Interlocking octahedrons to 1.1 cm on edge of a rich purple color.  They have slightly frosted surfaces and good translucence.  Minor white matrix material.  2.2 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm.  Mounted in a perky box and damage free.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-592

OKJ-592     Quartz Twin     Mina Tiro Estrella, El Capitan, Lincoln Co., New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  A beautiful twin with light striations and totally gem interior.  This one measures 2.3 x 1.5 x .7 cm.  Outstanding luster and form.  No damage.  Mounted in a perky box.  Very aesthetic.  $225

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-584

OKJ-584     Fluorite    T & G Prospect, Grant Co., New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Interlocking octahedrons to 1.2 cm on edge of a rich purple color.  They have slightly frosted surfaces and good translucence.  Minor white matrix material.  2.8 x 2.1 x 1.8 cm.  Mounted in a perky box and damage free.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-883

OKH-883    Fluorite    Cook’s Peak, Luna Co., New Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.   A nice group of translucent to transparent, slightly frosted octahedra on matrix.  Measures 3.7 x 3.3 x 2.3 cm overall but still fits in a perky box.  No damage and mounted in a perky box.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-871

OKH-871    Fluorite    Galena King Mine, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.   Nice purple cubes to 1.4 cm on edge with minor sheet like silicate overgrowths along one side.  3.2 x 2.1 x 1.8 cm.  No damage and mounted in a perky box.  Nice piece form an interesting location.  $40

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-872

OKH-872    Fluorite     Cooks Peak, Luna Co., New Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.   Very cool specimen showing tiny white quartz crystals selectively aligned along face contacts on the fluorite crystals.  VERY unusual!  2.5 x 2.1 x 1.2 cm.  Minor edge contacts, no damage and mounted in a perky box.  $95

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-516

OKJ-516     Fluorite    T and G Prospect, Grant County, New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  An attractive group of crystals to 1.2 cm on edge compose this 3 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm specimen.  Nice views from all sides.  Nice purple color and quite translucent. Mounted in a perky box.  No damage.  $80

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-514

OKJ-514     Fluorite    T and G Prospect, Grant County, New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  3.5 x 2.6 x 1.5 cm plate of rich purple octahedrons on white matrix.  Crystals to 1 cm on edge.  Nice views from all sides.  Good satin luster.  Mounted in a perky box.  Excellent TN sized piece.  Classic American material.  $70

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-456

OKJ-456    Smithsonite    Kelly Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico.  Two generations of bright blue smithsonite with the second generation, “rice” being beautifully formed, translucent and high in luster.  Very nice color saturation and Zero damage.  3.8 x 3.2 x 1.2 cm.  Nice!  $100

 

 

 

 

 

OKJ-364

OKJ-364     Anglesite pseudomorph after Galena      RESERVED     Socorro County, New Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawn Dunning collection.  Nice cube pseudomorph with minor malachite.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-798

OKH-798    Fluorite    T&G Prospect, Grant County, New Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  A very fine example from this location exhibiting a large, 1.9 cm on edge, purple octahedron on minor matrix.  The cores is a green color while the surfaces are purple and have well developed surface distortions .  2.7 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm.  No damage to this nice specimen.   $95

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-789

OKH-789    Fluorite    T&G Prospect, Grant County, New Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  A very fine example from this location exhibiting numerous purple octahedrons to 1.2 cm each on a white quartz matrix.  The cores are darker purple and the surfaces clear and frosted.  3.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm.  No damage, views well from several directions.  Just fits into a perky box.   $65

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-782

OKH-782    Fluorite     Hansonberg, Socorro Co., New Mexico.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A partial cube of blue translucent to transparent fluorite with modifications and overgrowths showing interesting modifications, as well.  Mounted in a perky box.  3 x 2.5 x 2.3 cm.  No damage.   $30

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-607

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OKH-608    Cerussite    Flux Mine, Grant County, New Mexico.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  This specimen is probably the nicest I have owned from the locality.  It appears to be a floater crude/ fibrous terminations on all crystal ends.  Measures 5.3 x 3.3 x 2.4 cm.  The luster is good and the form is interesting.  It is bright white and very displayable.  A very fine Arizona specimen.  $245

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-591

OKH-591     Fluorite    Friday Claim, Grant County, New Mexico.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  This specimen has a single display face coated by fluorite octahedron to 1.5 cm each on edge.  It measures 5.9 x 4.7 x 4.3 cm overall.  These octahedrons show cubic overgrowths and interesting complex terminations.  Very dark color, purple, makes them appear almost opaque.  Good luster and damage free.  $80

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-578

OKH-578      Fluorite    Luna County, New Mexico.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.   These pale green, frosted crystals combined in and aesthetic grouping measuring 3.5 x 3 x 3 cm.  The crystals are gemmy internally, cubic in form, and show minor dodecahedral modifications.  Views well from all sides, minor chip on back crystal, excellent condition.

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-653

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OKH-653    Fluorite, Galena, Barite      Deming, New Mexico.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.   A very nice piece with light blue fluorites 2.7 cm each cubic galenas 2.5 cm each.  Both front and back are crystallized but only the front is displayable.  The piece measures 6.4 x 4.6 x 3 cm overall.  The main minerals are on a druze of white clear quartz.    A very tiny amount of peripheral damage which is not noticeable in less inspected very closely.  $35

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-654

OKH-654    Fluorite    Grant County, New Mexico.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.   This in attractive and interesting grouping of cubic crystals with hoppered faces.  The color is a mix of purple in greens both very light and color.  Minor hydrocarbon staining but no damage.  Base is partially crystallized, as well.  Cubes are up to 1.7 cm on edge and the entire piece measures 4.2 x 3 x 2 cm.  $65

 

 

 

 

 

OKH-708

OKH-708    Fluorite    Luna County, New Mexico.  Ex.  Paul and Dawne Dunning Collection.  This attractive specimen is composed of individual octahedral fluorites to 2.4 cm each.  The overall size of the specimen is 2.6 x 2.5 x 2.6 cm.  Crystal surfaces and modifications that give the piece a slightly satin appearance.  The crystals are gemmy internally.  $50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-511

OKI-511    Quartz    D & M Mine, New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  Stocky crystals with milky bodies and clear tips.  One large point has ding.  7.8 x 4.5 x 3.5Attractive example and unusual location.  25$

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-375

OKI-375    Fluorite    Florida Mts., Luna Co., New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  A damage free cluster of bluish gray crystals on matrix.  One primary view of a face which is slightly concave.  Crystallized on other areas but this main face is composed of crystals to 1.4 cm on edge.  The piece measures 6 x 6 x 4.2 cm.  The crystals are cubes modified by dodecahedrons.  The faces are etched and often depressed on their centers.  Good translucence to the crystals.  An excellent example from an uncommon locality.  130$

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-216

OKI-216     Smithsonite Kelly Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico.  5.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm specimen with beautiful, classic green/blue balls of smithsonite on a dark brown/black matrix.  There is only the slightest of damage to the very edge of piece on left side of specimen (nearly invisible and not at all distracting.  This one sits up on edge nicely and is a fine display specimen of this classic material.  250$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-217

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OKI-217     Smithsonite Kelly Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico.  6.5 x 4.1 cm plate which is a cast after some other mineral of botryoidal form.  It is composed of the typical, beautiful, classic green/blue balls of smithsonite.  It is a damage free display piece which is uncommon on today’s market in this quality.  Classic American material in a nicely sized and formed piece.   375$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKI-218

OKI-218     Smithsonite Kelly Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico.  4.8 x 4.2 x 2.5 cm specimen on minor matrix.  It is composed of a darker than normal color of smithsonite in a thick coating on matrix.  It is a damage free of great quality which displays nicely.  Classic American material in a brightly colored and nicely formed piece.   250$

 

 

 

 

 

OKF-412

OKF-412    Quartz (Amethyst)    Caballo Mts., Sierra Co., New Mexico.  This piece is certainly a rarity…measuring in at 13.5 x 10.5 x 6.2 cm it is also quite large.  It sits on edge covering its only contact area and displaying wonderfully from all sides.  There are only a couple of tiny tip dings so it is close to being damage free.  The staining is somewhat distracting ( would consider this side the back).  Some hematite inclusions.  A quality specimen from an unusual locality.  300$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKF-084

OKF-084    Japan Law Twin    MinaTiro Estrella, El Capitan, Lincoln, NM.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  This fine specimen collected by Dick Jones is a 3.5 cm wide twin with a tiny amount of matrix/ accessory crystals.  The edge of one side has chips.  Beautifully formed, very lustrous and highly striated.  A good specimen even with the damage.  150$

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-230

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OKD-230    Calcite     Maceys Mine, Hillsbor, Sierra Co., New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  What an unusual specimen.  It is a small 5.5 x 4 cm plate which is about 2 cm thick.  It is a floater, no points of attachment fully coated by calcites on both sides.  One side has larger rhombs of calcite to 1 cm on edge which are frosted on most surfaces.  The calcites on the other side are more modified and gemmy.  A fine quality piece with no damage.  Really unusual and interesting specimen.  90$

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-203

OKD-203    Fluorite     Catron Co., New Mexico.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  Prev. Ward’s ex. C. B. Sawyer collection.  A cluster of several intergrown schalenohedral crystals to 2.5 cm on edge.  These deep purple, translucent crystals have the scalloped growth surfaces so unique to this location.  The purple fluorite is coating green fluorite which is no visible on the specimens display face.  No damage, nice piece.   50$

 

 

 

 

OKD-450

OKD-450    Barite    Unknown location in New Mexico    Ex. Nancy Collin Collection.  3 cm thick tabular parallel growth cluster of whitish yellow barites.  15$

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-138

OKD-138    Smithsonite  Jackson Tunnel, Luna Co., New Mexico.   Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  Fine little balls of greenish yellow smithsonite on a brown matrix.  3.4 cm long piece will individual balls to .4 cm covering about half the display faces.  40$

 

Gypsum       Hansonburg Mine, Bingham, New Mexico.   Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  Several nice large transparent/ translucent crystals which are intergrown. 25$

 

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