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Borates Hydrocarbons Gallery

This gallery includes both the Borate minerals and Hydrocarbons. There is actually no chemical basis to include these two classes in the same gallery, but rather the small number of species representated. The Borates include which include the subclasses Nesoborates, Inoborates, Phylloborates and Tektoborates. These include the species Borax, Kernite, Ulexite, Colemanite, Boracite, Hambergite, Jeremejevite, Ludwigite, Hydroxylborite, Fluoborite, Canavesite, Pinakiolite, Sussexite, Szaibelyite, Pinnoite, Inderite, Tincalconite, Ezcurrite, Tunellite, Rhodizite and others. The Hydrocarbons include only nonorganic minerals and include the species of Carpathite, Kratochvilite, Evenkite, Hartite and others.

minerals in alphabetical order by first letter only

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C

4659 Colemanite, Calcite
Minerals Specimen: Colemanite, Calcite from Boron, Kern Co., California

Boron, Kern Co., California
Ex. Steve Pullman
8.5 x 4.4 x 5.6 cm
$50

H

4394 Howlite
Minerals Specimen: Howlite from Lang Mine, Tick Canyon, Lang, Los Angeles Co., California

Lang Mine, Tick Canyon, Lang, Los Angeles Co., California
Ex. Steve Pullman, Collected by Cath Stein
9.7 x 9.6 x 5.8 cm
$35

I

3021 Idrailite variety Curtisite with Realgar
Minerals Specimen: Idrailite variety Curtisite with Realgar from Skaggs Springs Mine,  Skaggs Springs,  Warm Springs Dam,  Coast Range,  Sonoma Co.,  California

Skaggs Springs Mine, Skaggs Springs, Warm Springs Dam, Coast Range, Sonoma Co., California
UV Fluorescent
C22H14
Mined 1979 or earlier; Fluoresces under SW
5.6 x 4.2 x 2.6 cm
$45

L

5309 Larderellite
Minerals Specimen: Larderellite from Larderello, Pomarance, Pisa Province, Tuscany, Italy

Larderello, Pomarance, Pisa Province, Tuscany, Italy
NH4B5O7(OH)2·H2O
Ex. Wolfgang Henkel
7.7 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm
$200

M

5299 Meyerhofferite pseuodmorph after Inyoite
Minerals Specimen: Meyerhofferite pseuodmorph after Inyoite from Death Valley, Inyo Co., California

Death Valley, Inyo Co., California
CaB3O3(OH)5·H2O
Ex. Steve Pullman
6.1 x 5.1 x 4.2 cm
$80

4845 Meyerhofferite
Minerals Specimen: Meyerhofferite from Monte Blanco Mine, Monte Blanco, Black Mts, Amargosa Range, Inyo Co., California

Monte Blanco Mine, Monte Blanco, Black Mts, Amargosa Range, Inyo Co., California
Ca2(H3B3O7)2·4H2O
Ex. John Melhase, 1938 or earlier, Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman
3.8 x 3.2 x 2 cm
$50

V

5244 Veatchite
Minerals Specimen: Veatchite from Lang Mine, Tick Canyon, Lang, Los Angeles Co., California

Lang Mine, Tick Canyon, Lang, Los Angeles Co., California
Type Location
Sr2B11O16(OH)5·H2O
Ex. John Melhase - pre 1938, Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman
3.8 x 3.1 x 2.9 cm
$85

Specimens which have this class of minerals as an associated mineral

5413 Calcite coated with Bitumen and Benstonite, Sphalerite
Minerals Specimen: Calcite coated with Bitumen and Benstonite, Sphalerite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-In-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois

Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-In-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois
Ex. Robert Gannon, Ex. Ken Ja Enterprises, 1974 or older
7.4 x 8.1 x 8.3 cm
$90

4219 Twinned Calcite on Colemanite with Ulexite
Minerals Specimen: Twinned Calcite on Colemanite with Ulexite from Boron, Kramer District, Kern Co., California, USA

Boron, Kramer District, Kern Co., California, USA
Ca[B3O4(OH)3]·H2O
Collected by Steve Pullman
7.5 x 5.3 x 4.7 cm
$75

4282 Fluorite with Included Marcasite, Bitumen on Bottom
Minerals Specimen: Fluorite with Included Marcasite, Bitumen on Bottom from Tideswell, Derbyshire, England

Tideswell, Derbyshire, England
Ex.H. R. McBroom, from a trade with Sam Weller, 1987
6.6 x 6.2 x 5.1 cm
largest XL is 18 x 16 x 15 mm
$250

5310 Quartz and Bitumen on Fluorite
Minerals Specimen: Quartz and Bitumen on Fluorite from Hardin Co., Illinois

Hardin Co., Illinois
Ex. A. Neely, 1960s
4.4 x 3.4 x 1.8 cm
$35

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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