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Mottramite covering Wulfenite
stock #22.1-045
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi
Durango, Mexico
9.6 x 6.8 x 4.7 CM (cabinet)
price: $590

Strangely esthetic and in fantastic condition, this is a rather rare example of this find at Mina Ojuela. Crystals of Wulfenite have been covered and mostly replaced by thick masses of Mottramite. This material was found in a small but exciting discovery in 2018-19. It was distinctive and most pieces were quickly snatched up by collectors. This is being recycled from that find and is well above average for quality and form. A very nice addition for a suite of pseudomorphs, Mexican classics or just strange and wonderful minerals.

Fluorite with Sphalerite, unusual edges
stock #22.1-260
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith County
Tennessee, United States
4.7 x 3.8 x 2.7 CM (miniature)
price: $300

A cluster of Fluorite cubes with geometrically etched, stepped faces and unusual double beveled edges. From the great Elmwood Mine the main cube is 2.8 CM across and in fine condition. Sphalerite, Quartz and Fluorite are the matrix on this piece. The edge bevel is double forming a V point which is a rather rare modification best seen from Elmwood. Good deep color but still translucent, the luster is glossy and distinct.

Tetrahedrite - classic Utah
stock #AC-068
Bingham Canyon, Bingham Mining district, Salt lake County
Utah, United States
8.8 x 67.2 x 5.8 CM (cabinet)
price: $230

Well-crystallized sizable specimen of lustrous Tetrahedrite with some Pyrite as well. A rich chunk from the famed Bingham Canyon deposit, ex Schortmann Minerals. The label address gives a date range for this piece of 1937-1946 at their shop. It is clearly from the early era of mining. The area had several mines at that time which began in 1903, but in 1936 Kennecott bought out the previous operations and eventually this became one of the largest open pit mines in the world. This piece is quite choice, densely packed with crystals and was priced at a hefty $4.00 at that time. A lot of money in that time some 70-80 years ago!