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Rare Mineral Catalog

Rare: Uncommon in occurrence, or having exceptional structure, or in an unusually large size

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Amazonite, Smoky Quartz, and Fluorite

Crystal Peak, Florissant, Teller County, Colorado USA

museum, $ 595

only one specimen available, purple fluorite cubes are perched on the smoky quartz crystal
(bottom right corner of picture)
 


Black Jack Sphalerite

Picher Field, Cherokee County,
Kansas USA

min, $ 100
cab, $ 495

Tristate Black Jack Sphlaerite is now rare in this quality; only these two pieces are currently available
 
Bornite

Kelly Mine, Butte, Silver Bow County Montana USA

Sizes available:

scab, $ 250


Solid, bluish, metallic specimens collected in the deep mines of Butte when the mines were still active; inquire if you want larger pieces

 > for smaller sizes visit the Montana Mineral Catalog

   
 

Cobaltite

(some with veinlets of silver)

Cobalt, Ontario, Canada


Sizes available:

scab, $ 200 to $ 400
cab, $500 to $ 1000


> for smaller pieces visit the Canadian  Mineral Catalog

   
   
   
 
Covellite

Little Annie Vein, Summitville, Rio Grande County, Colorado USA

Sizes available:

museum, $ 1000 and up

> for a smalerl piece, go to the Colorado Mineral Catalog

 Blue covellite on a white, gold and green matrix; very attractive ore specimens

This is the mineral you have seen on some of our
business cards for years

 

 
Covellite

Leonard Mine, Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana

Specimen #

 $ 350

Bright metallic blue mineral in a pyrite-quartz matrix
 

 
 

 
Gold Ore


Sunnyside Gold Mine, Eureka, San Juan County, Colorado

Specimens with or without pink rhodonite; all specimens with base metals, pyrite, chalcopyrite, and galena


 $ 300

For a smaller specimen go to the
Colorado mineral catalog


 

 
Rhodochrosite

Emma Mine, Silver Bow County,

Montana


 $ 300

 For a smaller specimen go to the Montana Mineral Catalog

Fine pink to white botryoidal rhodochrosite crystals covering matrix of pyrite, and/or sphalerite  and/or quartz
 

 
Stillwater Mine Ore samples

JM Reef, Stillwater Mine, Montana USA


Sizes available: 

 $ 145

 > for smaller sizes visit the Montana Mineral Catalog

Specimen composition: gabbro, mostly olivine/plagioclase cumulates +/- augite +/- bronzite with chalcopyrite and/or pyrrotite and/or pentandite; individual specimens may not contain actual PGE minerals
 


MS Book and Mineral Company

Index to Minerals Available

Mineralogy Book Catalog

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