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Minerals from South America


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Mineral sizes are designated by the following standard abbreviations which indicate the largest  dimension:  tn (thumbnail) = 1" (2.5 cm), min (miniature) = 2" (5 cm), scab (small cabinet) = 3" (7.5cm), cab (cabinet) = 4" (10cm), and museum = 5" or larger (13 cm +)
 

Amazonite with Quartz

Ouro Preto,  Minas Gerais
Brazil

tn, $ 5
min, $ 8

light blue-green matrial with areas of clear quartz



Atacamite

Mina la Farole, Capiapo
Chile


Size available:

scab, $ 65

cab, $ 75

Bright green crystals with some black-green terminations




Azurite - Malachite

Seabra, Bahia, Brazil

Size available:
tn, $ 5

min, $ 20

Bright blue azurite with green malachite

 



Fuchsite (Chromian Muscovite)

Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Size available:
tn, $ 5

min, $ 15
scab, $ 25

Chunks of massive green muscovite
 



Garnets in matrix

Minas Gerais, Brazil

Size available:

min, $ 25

Rose colored garnets in a dark matrix
 


Hematite with Rutile without Quartz

Novo Horizonite, Bania, Brazil

Sizes available:

 tn, $ 55

Bright silver hematite with golden rutiles projecting through clear quartz
 



Hematite with Rutile in Quartz

Novo Horizonite, Bania, Brazil

Sizes available:

small tn, $ 10 - $ 15
tn, $ 20 - 35

Bright silver hematite with golden rutiles projecting through clear quartz
 



Kyanite on Quartz 

Capelinha Mine,
Jequiinhonla Valley
Minas Gerais, Brazil

scab, $ 75
cab, $ 150 

Interlocking blue crystalline elongate columnar crystals






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Lepidolite 

Aracuai, Minas Gerias, Brazil


Size available:

min, $ 50


 flat, translucent plate of pink, lamellar lepidolite 
 



Molybdenum ore

Jardinera # 1 Mine, Inca de Oro, Chile


Sizes available: 
tn, $ 10

min, $ 25 (less ore of color) to $ 40 (more ore or color)
scab, $ 90


Silver metallic specimens, some on a green matrix, collected in 1994





Pyrite with Druzy Quartz

Julcani,

Angaraes Province,
Huancavelica Department,
Peru

Size available (shown here):

scab, $ 55
 
 



Pyrite with Druzy Quartz 

Julcani,

Angaraes Province,
Huancavelica Department,
Peru

Size available (shown here):

min, $ 35
 



Quartz Crystal Clusters

Minas Gerais
Brazil


Sizes available:

min, $ 10
scab, $ 20


Clear quartz crystal clusters
 



Quartz, Pink

Minas Gerais
Brazil


Sizes available: 
tn, $ 6
min, $ 15


Medium, pink chunks of translucent quartz

(also available in an opaque brighter pink color)
 



Quartz, Polyhedroid

Minas Gerais, Brazil


Sizes available: 
scab, $ 100
cab, $ 125


Unusual quartz specimens with weird polyhedroid shapes; no two specimens are ever alike

References:  Lapidary Journal, December, 1974, or Austrailan Gems & Crafts Magazine, December/January, 1974-75





Topaz, Golden

Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Size available:

tn, $10 each

Great color, but opaque or included

 


Topaz, Light blue to Clear

Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Bazil

Sizes available:

tn, $ 15
min, $ 25
scab, $ 75

You know this is topaz and not beryl due to its weight (density)

 


Tourmaline on Quartz Matrix

Barra das Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Sizes available:

tn, $ 35
min, $ 65

The tourmaline colors vary with each shipment, please inquire
 


Another example of a tourmaline in matrix

 occasionally available in clusters


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