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6142 Augelite and Probable Minor Scorzalite
Mineral Specimen: Augelite and Probable Minor Scorzalite from Champion Mine, White Mountain, Laws, White Mts, Mono Co., California, USA

Champion Mine, White Mountain, Laws, White Mts, Mono Co., California, USA
Al2PO4(OH)3
Ex. California Academy of Sciences
6.2 x 5.3 x 5.4 cm
$40

5870 Artinite
Mineral Specimen: Artinite from Artininte Pit, San Benito Co., California

Artininte Pit, San Benito Co., California
Ex. Steve Pullman, purchased Feb., 1990
5 x 3.3 x 4.4 cm
$30

5530 Andradite Garnet,Calcite, Epidote, Smoky Quartz
Mineral Specimen: Andradite Garnet,Calcite, Epidote, Smoky Quartz from Aeroplane Mine, Tungsten Hills, West Bishop, Bishop Dist., Inyo Co., California

Aeroplane Mine, Tungsten Hills, West Bishop, Bishop Dist., Inyo Co., California
Ex. Steve Pullman from trade with California Academy of Sciences, Jan. 2006, Collected by William J. Keith USGS, April, 1996
8.4 x 5.7 x 2.8 cm
Largest Andradite crystal is 3.5 mm across.
$75

5511 Chromian Alumohydrocalcite, Hydromagnesite
Mineral Specimen: Chromian Alumohydrocalcite, Hydromagnesite from East Mount Hamilton area, Mount Hamilton, Diablo Range, Santa Clara Co., California

East Mount Hamilton area, Mount Hamilton, Diablo Range, Santa Clara Co., California
CaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4·3H2O
Ex. Steve Pullman, Ex. California Academy of Sciences
7.7 x 5.9 x 2.4 cm
$45

5379 Albite, minor Glaucophane
Mineral Specimen: Albite, minor Glaucophane from Tiburon Peninsula, Marin Co., California

Tiburon Peninsula, Marin Co., California
Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman
5.4 x 4 x 2.8 cm
$45

5232 Artinite
Mineral Specimen: Artinite from Artininte Pit, San Benito Co., California

Artininte Pit, San Benito Co., California
Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. J. Hoffman purchased from Hansen Minerals in 1972, Ex. Steve Pullman
9 x 6.2 x 1 cm
$45

3459 Andradite
Mineral Specimen: Andradite from Alpine Mine (Porvenir Mine), Potosi District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada

Alpine Mine (Porvenir Mine), Potosi District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada
Ex. Steve Pullman
11.7 x 8.2 x 5 cm
$50

B

6257 Actinolte variety: Byssolite, Calcite, Albite
Mineral Specimen: Actinolte variety: Byssolite, Calcite, Albite from New Melones Dam Spillway, Calaveras Co., California

New Melones Dam Spillway, Calaveras Co., California
5.5 x 4.1 x 3.7 cm
SOLD

5401 Benitoite, Joaquinite-(Ce), Neptunite, Natrolite, Crossite
Mineral Specimen: Benitoite, Joaquinite-(Ce), Neptunite, Natrolite, Crossite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California

Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California
Type Location
6.2 x 4.2 x 2.2 cm
$100

C

6110 Cinnabar
Mineral Specimen: Cinnabar from Ivanhoe, Tulare Co., California

Ivanhoe, Tulare Co., California
Ex. California Academy of Sciences
10.2 x 6.2 x 5 cm
$50

5533 Fluorescent Calcite Cleavage
Mineral Specimen: Fluorescent Calcite Cleavage from Aeroplane Mine, Tungsten Hills, West Bishop, Bishop Dist., Inyo Co., California

Aeroplane Mine, Tungsten Hills, West Bishop, Bishop Dist., Inyo Co., California
Ex. Steve Pullman from trade with California Academy of Sciences, Jan. 2006, Collected by William J. Keith USGS, April, 1996
8.1 x 7.2 x 2.4 cm
$25

5053 Cactus Calcite
Mineral Specimen: Cactus Calcite from Yerington District, Singatse Range, Lyon Co., Nevada

Yerington District, Singatse Range, Lyon Co., Nevada
Ex. Steve Pullman
5.8 x 3.8 x 3.4 cm
$25

4219 Twinned Calcite on Colemanite with Ulexite
Mineral 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

2138 Cristobalite Spheroid
Mineral Specimen: Cristobalite Spheroid from Coso Hot Springs, China Lake, Inyo Co., California, USA

Coso Hot Springs, China Lake, Inyo Co., California, USA
Ex. Steve Pullman
6.5 x 5.2 x 5.2 cm
$45

1435 Caledonite and Linarite
Mineral Specimen: Caledonite and Linarite from Blue Bell Mine, Baker, Soda Lake Mts, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

Blue Bell Mine, Baker, Soda Lake Mts, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
4.1 x 2.2 x 2.8 cm
$10

D

3077 Descloizite on Goethte
Mineral Specimen: Descloizite on Goethte from Chalk Mountain Mine, Chalk Mountain, Churchill Co., Nevada

Chalk Mountain Mine, Chalk Mountain, Churchill Co., Nevada
Ex. Steve Pullman
4.8 x 3.9 x 2.3 cm
$40

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3915 Eglestonite, Calomel, Cinnabar, minor Mercury
Mineral Specimen: Eglestonite, Calomel, Cinnabar, minor Mercury from Challenge deposit, Emerald Lake Hills, San Mateo Co., California

Challenge deposit, Emerald Lake Hills, San Mateo Co., California
(Hg+2)3Cl3O(OH) and (Hg+2)Cl2
3.3 x 3.1 x 1.8 cm
$45

2129 Epidote Crystals
Mineral Specimen: Epidote Crystals from Calaveras County, California

Calaveras County, California
Ex. Steve Pullman
4.2 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm
$20

H

4924 Hureaulite variety: Palaite
Mineral Specimen: Hureaulite variety: Palaite from Stewart Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain, Pala,  San Diego Co., California

Stewart Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain, Pala, San Diego Co., California
(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2·4H2O
Ex. John Melhase - pre 1938, Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman
3.3 x 2.2 x 2.3 cm
$35

4394 Howlite
Mineral 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

K

5996 Kleinite, Corderoite, Cinnabar and Others
Mineral Specimen: Kleinite, Corderoite, Cinnabar and Others from McDermitt Mine, Opalite District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA

McDermitt Mine, Opalite District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
Type Location
Kleinite: Hg2N(Cl,SO4)·nH2O, Corderoite: Hg3S2Cl2 - Type Location
Ex. Steve Pullman
11.5 x 9.3 x 3.6 cm
$75

L

6138 Linarite, Caledonite
Mineral Specimen: Linarite, Caledonite from Cerro Gordo District, Inyo Mts., Inyo Co., California

Cerro Gordo District, Inyo Mts., Inyo Co., California
5.8 x 4.1 x 2.8 cm
$25

6007 Lazulite, Quartz
Mineral Specimen: Lazulite, Quartz from Headwaters of West Walker River, Mono Co., California

Headwaters of West Walker River, Mono Co., California
Ex. Steve Pullman
9.4 x 4.1 x 1.7 cm
$30

4544 Double Terminated, Multi Colored Tourmaline
Mineral Specimen: Double Terminated, Multi Colored Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., Arizona

Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., Arizona
3.3 x 2.6 x 2.5 cm
44.5 grams
$850

M

6101 Melanite Garnet (Titanium Rich Andradite), Unidentified Tan Crystals
Mineral Specimen: Melanite Garnet (Titanium Rich Andradite), Unidentified  Tan Crystals from New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California

New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California
13.6 x 6.8 x 7.1 cm
$75

6054 4 Mineral Specimens Containing Moybdenite, Scheelite, Calcite, Stilbite, Laumontite
Mineral Specimen: 4 Mineral Specimens Containing Moybdenite, Scheelite, Calcite, Stilbite, Laumontite from Pine Creek Mine (Black Monster Mine; Snow Queen Mine; Pine Creek Tungsten Mine & mill; Pine Creek apt plant; Pine Creek custom mill), Scheelite, Bishop District (Tungsten Hills District), Inyo Co., California

Pine Creek Mine (Black Monster Mine; Snow Queen Mine; Pine Creek Tungsten Mine & mill; Pine Creek apt plant; Pine Creek custom mill), Scheelite, Bishop District (Tungsten Hills District), Inyo Co., California
Ex. Steve Pullman
Scheelite - 8.2 x 7.0 x 3.5; Molybdenite - 10.4 x 7.6 x 3.8; Calcite/Laumonitite - 3.8 x 3.4 x 3.0 cm; Stilbite/Laumontite - 4.9 x 4.4 x 2.2 cm
$45

5949 Sulfur Crystals Coated with Metastibnite, Gypsum
Mineral Specimen: Sulfur Crystals Coated with Metastibnite, Gypsum from Steamboat Springs District, Washoe Co., Nevada

Steamboat Springs District, Washoe Co., Nevada
Type Location
Sb2S3
Ex. Steve Pullman
7.4 x 7.3 x 4.3 cm
$75

5359 Macdonaldite, Sanbornite, likely Traskite
Mineral Specimen: Macdonaldite, Sanbornite, likely Traskite from Rush Creek, Fresno Co., California

Rush Creek, Fresno Co., California
Type Location
BaCa4Si16O36(OH)2·10H2O, BaSi2O5
Ex. Robert Walstrom, Ex. David Garske, Ex. Steve Pullman
5 x 4 x 3 cm
$25

5299 Meyerhofferite pseuodmorph after Inyoite
Mineral 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

5091 Montroydite, Quartz with Unidentified Yellow Species
Mineral Specimen: Montroydite, Quartz with Unidentified Yellow Species from Sonoma Co., California (likely Socrates Mine)

Sonoma Co., California (likely Socrates Mine)
HgO
5.5 x 4.4 x 3.5 cm
$45

4845 Meyerhofferite
Mineral 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

O

4778 Orpiment and Realgar
Mineral Specimen: Orpiment and Realgar from Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA

Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
8.5 x 8.6 x 3.5 cm
SOLD

P

4064 Pirssonite
Mineral Specimen: Pirssonite from Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co., California

Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co., California
Type Location
Na2Ca(CO3)2·2(H2O)
Ex. John Melhase Pre 1938
container measures 5.2 x 3.6 x 3.6 cm Largest Pirssonite crystal is 3 mm across
$70

S

6153 Strengite, Sicklerite and other Phosphates
Mineral Specimen: Strengite, Sicklerite and other Phosphates from Stewart Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain, Pala,  San Diego Co., California

Stewart Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain, Pala, San Diego Co., California
Ex. John Melhase, pre 1938, Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman
6.3 x 5 x 4.2 cm
$45

4926 Sanbornite, Quartz
Mineral Specimen: Sanbornite, Quartz from Big Creek, Rush Creek deposit, Fresno Co., California

Big Creek, Rush Creek deposit, Fresno Co., California
Ba2(Si4O10)
Ex. Steve Pullman
7 x 6.2 x 1.9 cm
$50

4099 Schuetteite on Brick
Mineral Specimen: Schuetteite on Brick from K. Can Mine, near Adeliada, San Luis Obispo Co., California

K. Can Mine, near Adeliada, San Luis Obispo Co., California
Hg2+3(SO4)O2
Ex. Steve Pullman
6.3 x 4.9 x 3.5 cm
$45

T

6209 Tourmaline
Mineral Specimen: Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California

Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California
5.7 x 3.1 x 2.6 cm
52 grams
$1750

6197 Thenardite, Mirabilite
Mineral Specimen: Thenardite, Mirabilite from Soda Lake, Carrizo Plain, San Luis Obispo Co., California

Soda Lake, Carrizo Plain, San Luis Obispo Co., California
Na2SO4 and Na2SO4 ·10H2O
Ex. Robert Gannon
8.1 x 6.6 x 4.4 cm
$45

5945 Zoisite variety: Thulite, Fluorite, Mica, minor Beryl
Mineral Specimen: Zoisite variety: Thulite, Fluorite, Mica, minor Beryl from Westgard Pass, Inyo Co., California

Westgard Pass, Inyo Co., California
Ex. Steve Pullman
6.1 x 5.2 x 4.9 cm
$35

5394 Tychite
Mineral Specimen: Tychite from Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co., California

Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co., California
Type Location
Na6Mg2(CO3)4(SO4)
Ex. Steve Pullman, Ex. David Garske
The vial is 4.7 cm long and 0.9 cm in diameter. The largest crystals measure approximately 1 mm.
$75

5213 14 Elbaite Tourmaline Crystals
Mineral Specimen: 14 Elbaite Tourmaline Crystals from from a clay pocket, Stewart Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California

from a clay pocket, Stewart Mine, Pala, San Diego Co., California
Ex. Al Ordway - gift from Bob Bartsch, 1962
Grid is 1 cm
$70

4664 Tourmaline
Mineral Specimen: Tourmaline from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California

Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., California
Ex. Edward Colmeman.
3.7 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm
$650

4118 Traskite, Sanbornite, Gillespite, Pyrite, Quartz
Mineral Specimen: Traskite, Sanbornite, Gillespite, Pyrite, Quartz from Esquire No. 7 claim, Big Creek, Rush Creek deposit, Fresno Co., California

Esquire No. 7 claim, Big Creek, Rush Creek deposit, Fresno Co., California
Ba21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6�14H2O, Ba2(Si4O10)
Ex. Steve Pullman
7.1 x 5.2 x 3.9 cm
$50

3917 Tourmalinated Rhyolite with Clinoclase
Mineral Specimen: Tourmalinated Rhyolite with Clinoclase from Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada

Majuba Hill Mine, Pershing Co., Nevada
Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Ex. Steve Pullman
5.5 x 5.7 x 4 cm
$30

3067 Tourmaline (Curved Crystal)
Mineral Specimen: Tourmaline (Curved Crystal) from Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., Arizona

Himalaya Mine, San Diego Co., Arizona
Ex. Steve Pullman
27 x 3.5 x 4 mm
$25

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3732 Woodhousite Crystals and Cast
Mineral Specimen: Woodhousite Crystals and Cast from Champion Mine, White Mountain, Laws, White Mts, Mono Co., California, USA

Champion Mine, White Mountain, Laws, White Mts, Mono Co., California, USA
CaAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Ex. Steve Pullman
7.2 x 4.7 x 3.7 cm
$50

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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