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Minerals from Mexico


All images below are hyperlinked.....click mineral to enlarge

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. 

Satisfaction is guaranteed. 
   







Malachite pseudo Azurite

Mineral # 971

Milpillas Mine, Sonora, Mexico

8 x 4 x 3 cm

$100

A Malachite specimen which has completely replaced Azurite;
click on the specimen to see the  jpeg enlarged x 4

 









Malachite pseudo Azurite

Mineral # 971

Another  view of this specimen rotated and tipped downward in front


 









Malachite pseudo Azurite

Mineral # 971


A view of the back side of the specimen; crystals have an
azurite shape, but the composition of malachite




 








Malachite pseudo Azurite

Mineral # 971


A view with a different light source to better show the
azurite-shaped crystals; the color changed to purple with this
shading effect; the actual color is seen in the three photos above


 









Native Silver on Matrix

 Mineral # 972

Milpillas Mine, Sonora, Mexico

4.5 x 2 x 2 cm

$ 90

This is a photograph using sunlight
   







Native Silver on Matrix

 Mineral # 972

This is an enlarged photo using a true color light source; the silver is arranged
 both as upward projecting prongs and as smaller pieces attached to matrix rock.

   




 
Native Silver on Matrix 

Mineral # 973

Milpillas Mine, Sonora, Mexico

3 x 2.7 x 2 cm

$ 125



 
 




 



Native Silver on Matrix 

Mineral # 973

Side view showing  silver arranged as globs on the
left and arranged as leaves on the right






 

 
 






 
Native Silver on Matrix 

Mineral # 973
 
An enlarged side view showing the random
globs of native silver

   








Native Silver on Matrix 

Mineral # 973

Another view of the silver specimen on a white matrix rock
 
 






Cuprian Austinite

Mineral # 970

Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

10 x 6.5 x 3 cm

 $ 225

Fine blue-green Austinite on a Limonite matrix from the Ojuela Mine. 
This specimen was found in Tucson at the Gem and Mineral Show in 2017.













Cuprian Austinite

Mineral # 970

I am very impressed with this specimen by the contrasting colors of the Austinite with the Limonite. 
The Limonite color is more red and less brown than usual.


Click on the specimen to enlarge it and check out the limonite color and the blue-green crystals of Austinite.













Cuprian Austinite

Mineral # 970

If you look closely (in this view on the left upper and lower corners) some of the Austinite is not as blue-green in color. 
This is more the regular olivine color of Austinite which I assume means it has more copper in its composition (hence the term cuprian).










 

Arsenopyrite

Mineral # 950

Mina Noche Buena, Zacatecas, Mexico

7.5 x 4.5 x 4 cm

$ 40

Pseudo-orthorhombic Arsenopyrite crystals
with Calcite and Jamesonite on Pyrite matrix












Arsenopyrite

Mineral # 950

Another image of the mineral above  









Hemimorphite

Mineral # 951

Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Mexico

11.5 x 8 x 2 cm

Clear to white, radiating crystals on a limonite matrix; a few crystals have some limonite xls. attached to their surfaces

$ 100












Hemimorphite

Mineral # 951

A closer view of the lower, left side 
of the mineral above















Hemimorphite

Mineral # 951


Another view of the fine Hemimorphite
crystals on this specimen; display this specimen with a bright light to get this image (otherwise the limonite underneath seems to give the crystals a light brown appearance)













 

Bornite

Mineral # 952

San Martin de Sombrete Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico

11 x 6.5 x 4.5 cm

$ 35

Collected by M. Rheinlander in 1997











 


Bornite

Mineral # 952

A slightly magnified image
of the mineral above


 






Bornite on Native Silver

Mineral # 953

San Martin de Sombrete Mine, Zacatecas, Mexico


4.5 x 2 x 0.1 cm

$ 20

Bluish-black ore covering thin sheets of pure silver; very impressive specimens





Bornite on Native Silver

Mineral # 954

San Martin de Sombrete Mine,, Zacatecas, Mexico


2.5 x 1.75 x 0.1 cm

$ 5

 Bluish-black ore covering thin sheets of pure silver; this is a smaller specimen






Calcite, optical

Mineral # 955

Hercules Mine, La Negra, Sierra Mojada Municipality, Coahuila, Mexico

5 x 3 x 1.6 cm

 $ 35

Optically fairly clean crystal with only a very few lines or inclusions











Mimetite

Mineral # 956

900' Level, San Francisco Mine, Cerro Prieto, Cucurpe, Sonora, Mexico

4 x 4 x 3 cm

$ 20










Green Fluorite with Chalcopyrite and Galena

Mineral # 957

Naica Mining District, Sierra Naica, Municipio of Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

8 x 6.5 x 5.5 cm

 $ 279












Green Fluorite with Chalcopyrite and Galena

Mineral # 957


A different view of the specimen above














Calcite with Pyrite  & Native Gold

Mineral # 958

Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Cananea, Sonora

4.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm

$ 95

Pyrite and native gold on Calcite on right side of specimen














Graphite

Mineral # 959

Bogala Mine, Bogala, Kegalle District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka


5.5 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm

$ 16

Silver, metallic specimens
 
 











Hemimorphite

Mineral # 960

Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Mexico

11 x 7.5 x 6 cm

$ 60

Clear to white, radiating crystals on a limonite matrix













Hemimorphite

Mineral # 960

A  closer view of specimen above
















Jamesonite


Mineral # 961

Mina Noche Buena, Zacatecas, Mexico


7 x 6.5 x 5.5 cm

 $ 60

Silver acicular crystals on a pyrite matrix

A similar specimen was assayed:  antimony 25.7%, sulphur 18.9%, and lead 55.4%















Jamesonite

Mineral # 961

A closer view of the specimen above














Molybdenum ore

Mineral # 962

Santa Ana de Yecora, Sonora


 7.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm

 $ 25

Silver metallic specimens on native rock
 
Collected in 1999











Hemimorphite

Mineral # 963

Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Mexico

5.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm

$ 25













Hemimorphite

Mineral # 963

A closer view of the specimen above











Malachite on Limonite

Mineral # 964

El Cobre Mine, Ojocaliente Municipality, Zacatecas, Mexico

 14 x 7.5 x 3.5 cm


$ 40
















Malachite on Limonite

MIneral # 964

A close-up view of specimen above
showing the botryoidal malachite



 








Native Gold with Matrix

Mineral # 965


Batopilas, Copper Canyon
Municipio de Batopilas, Chihuahua

2 x 1 x 1 cm

$ 145

 






Native Gold with Matrix

Mineral # 965


Another view of  this specimen showing the
gold deposition on this specimen
   





Native Silver on Matrix

Mineral # 966


Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Cananea, Sonora

3 x 2 x 1 cm

$ 49



 










Malachite pseudo Azurite 

Mineral # 967

Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio de Cananea, Sonora

6.5 x 4 x 3 cm

$ 45











Malachite pseudo Azurite 

Mineral # 967

A closer view of the specimen above







 


Smithsonite, Rosasite, and
Hemimorphite on a limonite matrix

Mineral # 968

Level 8, San Antonio El Grande Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico


4 x 3 x 1 cm

 $ 25

 Small, delicate Hemimorphite crystals on
Smithsonite with Rosasite (green) spheres all on Limonite










Chrysocolla, Calcite, & Tenorite

Mineral # 969

Amelia Mine # 3 Ore Bed, Boleo District, Santa Rosalia, Baja California, Mexico

13 x 10 x 7 cm

$ 38















Chrysocolla, Calcite, & Tenorite

Mineral # 969

Click on the specimen to enlarge.

This is a close-up of this very colorful specimen showing the blue Chrysocolla, the white calcite and the black Tenorite.




 










Selenite, Phantom

Mineral # 974

Naica Mining District, Sierra Naica, Municipio of Saucillo, Chihuahua

8 x 4 x 3 cm

$ 95
   










Selenite, Phantom

Mineral # 974

A closer view to show the phantom orange xl (composed of reduced iron) inside the clear one (composed of oxidized iron). 
Note that a number of crystals have that same structure.
Click on the image to enlarge it x 4.
   











Creedite

Mineral # 975

Mina Do Navidad, Municipio de Rodeo, Durango

5 x 5 x 2 cm

$ 150

   






Creedite

Mineral # 975

A closer view of  the specimen above with a brighter light source








Adamite

Mineral # 976

Ojeula Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

7 x 8 x 2 cm

$ 42







Adamite

Mineral # 976

Another view at another angle of these light yellow, sparkling Adamite crystals













Adamite

Mineral # 976

A closer view of the this Adamite specimen with a different light source











Adamite

Mineral # 977

Ojeula Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

8 x 8.5 x 3 cm

$ 74

This is a larger specimen of Adamite xls arranged in pockets on the specimen






Adamite

Mineral # 977

Ojeula Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Another view of this specimen turned 90 degrees counter-clockwise

The color of the Adamite crystals is light yellow with maybe a slight hint of green

The red crystals in the pocket to the right side are perhaps short quartz xls.









Adamite

Mineral # 977

Ojeula Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico


A closeup view of this specimen showing clear Adamite crystals surrounding the yellow ones.

The Adamite crytals are stacked on top of each other making it very attractive

Click on all specimens to view to see a view  4 times larger







Native Gold on matrix

The gold is on the far right side of the specimen; the entire specimen is shown because of its very unusual composition

Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Santa Cruz Municipality

Sonora, Mexico

6 x 3.5 x 3 cm

Remember to click on any specimen to enlarge

$ 25

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