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Minerals from Africa


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To order a mineral give the mineral name and the number of the specimen(s) you wish to purchase. You will receive that exact specimen(s). 

Satisfaction is guaranteed. 
 












Corundum

Mineral # 1220

Zoutpansberg, Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, Soouth Africa

4 x 4 x 1.5 cm

$ 30












Corundum

Mineral # 1220

This is a closeup view of the opposite side of this crustal










Inesite

Mineral # 1217

N'Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari Manganese Field
North Cape Province, South Africa

4 x 3 1.7 cm

$ 60

   









Inesite

Mineral # 1217

Another view of  this mass of Inesite crystals
 
   






Vanadinite

Mineral # 1218

Mibladen Lead Mine

5.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm

$ 18

















Vanadinite

Mineral # 1218

Another view, slightly enlarged, with a different light source, of this Vanadinite specimen with its hexagonal crystals













Epidote, Prehnite, and Stilbite

Mineral # 1219

Bosomine Diggins, Bendougou Village
Arrondissement Diakon
Kayes Region, Mali

10 x 4 x 5 cm

$ 79

Large Epidote specimen with smaller xls scattered on its surface;
this is the actual color of the specimen


 







Epidote, Prehnite, and Stilbite

Mineral # 1219

Another view showing a Prehnite sphere sitting on the left most crystal
of Epidote and small white Stilbites randomly placed elsewhere; the
light source was changed to show more of the detail to the Epidote crystal structure;
the color is altered from the natural green color with this light source




 







Epidote, Prehnite, and Stilbite

Mineral # 1219

Another view showing the specimen moved a few degrees counter clockwise
 and and slightly downward; the light source was modified even more which resulted  in more detail, 
but with additional false purple color; the actual specimen color is shown in
the first jpeg of this mineral above





 

Aquamarine with Schorl Tourmaline

Mineral # 1200

Erongo Range, North of Karibib, Nambia


3.1 x 0.8 x 0.9 cm

 $ 29

 Terminated aquamarine specimen has more blue color than seen here; this specimen has some
Shorl crystals both on its surface and extending from its surface






Aquamarine with Schorl Tourmaline

Mineral # 1200

another view






 


Aquamarine with Schorl Tourmaline

Mineral # 1201

Erongo Range, North of Karibib, Nambia

3.3 x 0.7 x 0.8 cm

$ 59

Fine specimen with a single termination and a smaller attached aquamarine xl at an angle
near its base with numerous Schorl crystals and some Schorl inclusions; reflected light obscures the actual
blue color of the specimen


 





Aquamarine with Schorl Tourmaline

Mineral # 1201

another side view of the specimen




 







Aquamarine with Schorl Tourmaline

Mineral # 1202

Erongo Range, North of Karibib, Nambia


3.5 x 0.85 x 0.85 cm

$ 79

A gorgeous specimen with a smaller
attached aquamarine crystal at almost a right angle near its center and other small one near the right end; small Shorl crystals
scattered about

 









Aquamarine with Schorl Tourmaline

Mineral # 1202

another closer view



 



Carrollite

Mineral # 1203

Kambove, Shaba Province, Congo

9.5 x 4.6 x 2.5 cm

$ 165

CuCo2S4

A bright, showy specimen with many silver Carrollite crystals on a gray and white matrix

This specimen has a sawed, sawed flat under surface for easy display




   









Carrollite

Mineral # 1203


A close-up view of specimen 1203 with its
 numerous Carrollite crystalline and
non-crystalline metal fragments








Carrollite


Mineral #  1204

Kambove, Shaba Province, Congo

7 x 4 x 4.5 cm

CuCo2S4

$ 90

Same as the above specimen with fewer, but larger,  more exposed Carrolite crystals

 

 









Carrollite

Mineral #  1204

A closer view of specimen 1204; the red crystal is simply a light reflection off of mirror surface of one of the Carrollite crystals



 












Carrollite

Mineral #  1204

another view at a slightly different angle







 





Corundum


Mineral # 1205

Morogoro, Tanzania

3.5 x 3.6 x 3 cm

 $ 95

Crystal has natural flat, crystalline surfaces, pink to purple in color, nice crystal terminations
 






Corundum

Mineral # 1205

A closer view showing the depth of the
near perfectly shaped hexagonal crystal




 





Crocidolite  (Variety: Riebeckite)

Mineral # 1206

Griqualand, Koega, Namibia

9.8 x 7 x 2 cm

$ 59

A edge view of this specimen; the silver Tigereye material is  between two solid rock layers and visible for 360o around the specimen; 
this is probably not cutting material even though the fibers are quite compact
 








Crocidolite  (Variety: Riebeckite)

Mineral # 1206

Photo showing the edge of the specimen showing the Riebeckite; I have collected this material for years - this is the first silver Tigereye I have found; quite unusual




 





Erythrite on Skutterudite matrix

Mineral # 1207

Bou Azzer, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Morocco


6 x 5.5 x 3 cm

$ 75

Collected Summer, 2000

Reference: see Mineralogical Record,
Volume 32, page 58



 







 


Erythrite on Skutterudite matrix

Mineral # 1207

A
nother view of this select specimen which is loaded with lots of Erythrite crystals;
as I wrapped this specimen for proper storage I realized the back side had almost as many red crystals as the front side.
 








Erythrite on Skutterudite matrix

Mineral # 1207

An even closer view showing one  flawless Erythrite crystal on this specimen.
 





Erythrite on Skutterudite matrix

Mineral  # 1208

Bou Azzer, Morocco

5 x 4 x 4.2 cm

$ 49

Collected Summer, 2000

Reference: see Mineralogical Record,
Volume 32, page 58


 






Erythrite on Skutterudite matrix

Mineral # 1208

Another view showing the specimen from a top view; there are less crystals
on this piece, but these
crystals have different shapes









Malachite with Cerussite

Mineral # 1209

 
Tsumeb, Namibia

3.3 x 2.3 x 3.5 cm

 $ 165

Note the partial "funnel" shape at the top of this specimen and also the very unusual ridge and groove structure on the malachite crystal just below.












Malachite with Cerussite

Mineral # 1209

Another closer view of the specimen













 Azurite

 
Mineral # 1210

Tsumeb, Namibia

6 x 3 x 3 cm

 $ 195

A nice selection of Azurite crystals; several appear to be chipped on the top center and bottom edge, but several select crystals are intact














 Azurite
 
Mineral # 1210

Another view at a slightly different angle

















Azurite
 
Mineral # 1210


An even closer view showing these fine azurite crystals from Tsumeb. 
The largest azurite is located on the right pointing straight up.  It appears to be a flawless crystal.














Malachite


Mineral # 1211

Tsumeb, Namibia 

5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm

 $ 75

This is a top view of the specimen















Malachite

Mineral # 1211

Another view of this Malachite specimen; as with many Tsumeb malachite
specimens, it has a slight fuzzy appearance




 














Vanadinite
 

Mineral # 1212
 

Mibladen Lead Mines, Mibladen Lead Mining District, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Mine are located 15km Northeast of Midelt


3.7 x 3 x 3.7 cm

$ 20

Small, showy, yellow-orange crystals on barite matrix 
















Vanadinite 

Mineral # 1212

Another view of the of the specimen;
click on the specimen to see this image four times larger.















Vanadinite

Mineral # 1215

Mibladen Lead Mines, Mibladen Lead Mining District, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Mines are 15km Northeast of Midelt

 4 x 3 x 1.5 cm 


$ 30

These vanadinite crystals have some unique shapes.  Click on specimen for enlargement.
The barite matrix has some interesting bladed extensions protruding upward in the center of this jpeg.

 










Vanadinite

Mineral # 1215

Another view with the specimen in another position.


 





Vanadinite

Mineral # 1213

Mibladen Lead Mines, Mibladen Lead Mining District, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Mines are located 15km Northeast of Midelt

3 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm

The Vanadinite crystals are larger and 
darker orange-brown crystals than the
 specimen above; the crystals formed on a
barite matrix here also  


$ 30
 

Vanadinite

Mineral # 1213

Another closer view at a slightly different angle








Vanadinite

Mineral # 1216

Mibladen Lead Mines, Mibladen Lead Mining District, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Mines are located 15km Northeast of Midelt

4 x 2.5 x 3 cm

Another new Vanadinite specimen with very finely shaped hexagonal crystals

$ 48
 










Vanadinite

Mineral # 1216

A closer look at this specimen with larger, well-shaped crystals,
which have a less reddish color than in the specimens above












Wolframite

Mineral # 1214

North Kivu, Southeast D. R. Congo

7 x 4 x 2 cm          280.5 gm

 $ 99

Wolframite crystals are monoclinic,  large tabular
crystals and have a very high density.













Wolframite

Mineral # 1214

Another view of the specimen at a slightly different angle; edges are rounded as the local streams have
these as gravel; this specimen is very dense, note the weight of this specimen






 


 











Vanadinite, Barite

Mineral 1221

ACF Mine Area, Mibladen District, Midelt, Khenifra Province,
Meknes-Trafilalet Region, Morocco

9 x 5.5 x 1.5 cm

$ 495


 










Vanadinite, Barite

Mineral 1221

Another view with the specimen turned 180 degrees from view above and with another light source

Remember to click specimens to increase their size x 4


 










Vanadinite, Barite

Mineral 1221

Another view from one side of these perfectly shaped red hexagonal crystals
of all sizes; 0.5 cm crystals are common; the largest xl is 1 full cm.

 







 


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