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A

5232 Artinite
Minerals 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

3677 Andradite Garnet
Minerals Specimen: Andradite Garnet from Tungsten Hills, Bishop Dist., Inyo Co., California

Tungsten Hills, Bishop Dist., Inyo Co., California
Ex. Steve Pullman
5.1 x 3.8 x 3.1 cm
Largest Garnet XL 8 x 7 x 4 mm
$25

3459 Andradite
Minerals 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

5255 Bakerite
Minerals Specimen: Bakerite from Near East End of Corkscrew Canyon, Furnace Creek District, Death Valley, Inyo Co., California

Near East End of Corkscrew Canyon, Furnace Creek District, Death Valley, Inyo Co., California
Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)
Ex. James M. Allen personal collection #186 - likely late 1950s, early 1960s, Ex. Steve Pullman
7.4 x 5.2 x 4.5 cm
$75

4400 Bazirite, Titantaramellite, Celsian
Minerals Specimen: Bazirite, Titantaramellite, Celsian from Esquire No. 8 claim, Big Creek, Rush Creek deposit, Fresno Co., California

Esquire No. 8 claim, Big Creek, Rush Creek deposit, Fresno Co., California
BaZr(Si3O9), Ba4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2Clx and Ba(Al2Si2O8)
Ex. Steve Pullman, Ex David Shannon
3.4 x 3.8 x 2 cm
$45

4125 Barite
Minerals Specimen: Barite from Portuguese Bend area, Palos Verdes Hills, Palos Verdes peninsula, Los Angeles Co., California

Portuguese Bend area, Palos Verdes Hills, Palos Verdes peninsula, Los Angeles Co., California
12.5 x 11.2 x 3.8 cm
$50

3550 Benitoite
Minerals Specimen: Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito County, California, USA

Gem Mine, San Benito County, California, USA
Type Location
4.4 x 3.7 x 1.7 cm
largest crystal is 19 mm long.
$200

C

5165 Cuproromeite (Partzite) on Tetrahedrite
Minerals Specimen: Cuproromeite (Partzite) on Tetrahedrite from Cornucopia Mine, Buscones Peak, Blind Spring Hill, Benton, Benton Range, Mono Co., California

Cornucopia Mine, Buscones Peak, Blind Spring Hill, Benton, Benton Range, Mono Co., California
Cu2Sb2(O,OH)7
5.4 x 4 x 3 cm
$75

5053 Cactus Calcite
Minerals 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

4862 Chabazite
Minerals Specimen: Chabazite from Warner Mts., near McFarlane Place, Modoc Co., California

Warner Mts., near McFarlane Place, Modoc Co., California
Collected by Steve Pullman, August, 1985
8.3 x 7.8 x 5 cm
$25

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

4403 Chloragyrite
Minerals Specimen: Chloragyrite from Tonopah Divide Mine, Tonopah, Tonopah District, San Antonio Mts, Nye Co., Nevada

Tonopah Divide Mine, Tonopah, Tonopah District, San Antonio Mts, Nye Co., Nevada
AgCl
Ex. Steve Pullman
14.4 x 8.4 x 6.8 cm
$75

4365 Coquimbite
Minerals Specimen: Coquimbite from Old Borate District, Borate, Calico District, Calico Mt., San Bernardino Co., California

Old Borate District, Borate, Calico District, Calico Mt., San Bernardino Co., California
Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3·9H2O
Ex. John Melhase, pre 1938, Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman
3.9 x 3.3 x 2.1 cm
SOLD

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

2138 Cristobalite Spheroid
Minerals 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
Minerals 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
$12

D

3077 Descloizite on Goethte
Minerals 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

E

3915 Eglestonite, Calomel, Cinnabar, minor Mercury
Minerals 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
Minerals Specimen: Epidote Crystals from Calaveras County, California

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

H

5308 Fluorescent Halite Crystals on Sage Brush Stem
Minerals Specimen: Fluorescent Halite Crystals on Sage Brush Stem from Salton Sea, San Bernardino Co., California

Salton Sea, San Bernardino Co., California
1970s from Columbine Mineral Shop
13.8 x 5.7 x 3.8 cm
SOLD

5110 Pink Halite Crystals
Minerals Specimen: Pink Halite Crystals from Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co., California

Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co., California
11 x 6.8 x 5 cm
$45

4924 Hureaulite variety: Palaite
Minerals 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
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

4277 Hanksite
Minerals Specimen: Hanksite from Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

Searles Lake, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
Type Location
Na22K(SO4)9(CO3)2Cl
Collected by Steve Pullman
8.3 x 7.6 x 6.6 cm
SOLD

I

4661 Inesite
Minerals Specimen: Inesite from Hale Creek Mine, Trinity Co., California

Hale Creek Mine, Trinity Co., California
Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2·5H2O
Ex. Steve Pullman
4.2 x 3 x 2.6 cm
$75
/ Reserved

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
C22H14
Mined 1979 or earlier; Fluoresces under SW
5.6 x 4.2 x 2.6 cm
$45

J

4084 Djurleite, Benitoite, Joaquinite-(Ce), Natrolite
Minerals Specimen: Djurleite, Benitoite, Joaquinite-(Ce), Natrolite from Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California

Gem Mine, San Benito Co., California
Cu31S16
5.7 x 2 x 1.6 cm
SOLD

K

5225 Kleinite
Minerals Specimen: Kleinite from McDermitt Mine (Cordero Mine), Opalite District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA

McDermitt Mine (Cordero Mine), Opalite District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4)·nH2O
Ex. Steve Pullman
Box measures 6.35 cm by 6.35 cm.
$30
/ Reserved

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

5091 Montroydite, Quartz with Unidentified Yellow Species
Minerals 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
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

4392 Mimetite pseudomorph after Vanadinite
Minerals Specimen: Mimetite pseudomorph after Vanadinite from Elko County, Nevada

Elko County, Nevada
Collected by Steve Pullman
6 x 6.4 x 2.6 cm
$30

4289 Mordenite in Basalt
Minerals Specimen: Mordenite in Basalt from Coney Grade Site, Santa Monica Mts., Ventura Co., California

Coney Grade Site, Santa Monica Mts., Ventura Co., California
10.3 x 7.1 x 4.1 cm
$35

O

4778 Orpiment and Realgar
Minerals 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
$25

P

5202 Pectolite
Minerals Specimen: Pectolite from Ash Creek, Mendocino Co., California

Ash Creek, Mendocino Co., California
Collected by William Nisson, prior to 1965, Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman
12.8 x 10.1 x 1.6 and 9.8 x 4.4 x 3.4
$50

5159 Pumpellyite on Glaucophane
Minerals Specimen: Pumpellyite on Glaucophane from Berkley Hills, Berkley, Alameda Co., Michigan

Berkley Hills, Berkley, Alameda Co., Michigan
Ex. Steve Pullman, Ex. Jewell Tunnel Imports, Ex. Burton Jirgl aka "Jerk Burgle", pre 1986
5 x 2.3 x 3 cm
$70

5062 Powellite
Minerals Specimen: Powellite from Tonopah Divide Mine, Tonopah, Tonopah District, San Antonio Mts, Nye Co., Nevada

Tonopah Divide Mine, Tonopah, Tonopah District, San Antonio Mts, Nye Co., Nevada
Ex. R. Walstrom, Ex. Steve Pullman
9.2 x 5 x 2.9 cm
$35

4580 Picropharmacolite, Pharmacolite, Realgar
Minerals Specimen: Picropharmacolite, Pharmacolite, Realgar from White Caps Mine, Manhattan Dist., Nye Co., Nevada

White Caps Mine, Manhattan Dist., Nye Co., Nevada
Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2·11H2O, Ca(HAsO4)·2H2O
4.9 x 3.1 x 2.2 cm
$35
/ Reserved

4064 Pirssonite
Minerals 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

5167 Sincosite
Minerals Specimen: Sincosite from Soda Springs Area, Caribou Co., Idaho

Soda Springs Area, Caribou Co., Idaho
Ca(V4+O)2(PO4)2·4H2O
7.8 x 4.3 x 2.3 cm
$85

4926 Sanbornite, Quartz
Minerals 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
Minerals 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

2803 Stewartite
Minerals Specimen: Stewartite from Stewart Mine, San Diego Co., California

Stewart Mine, San Diego Co., California
Type Location
Mn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2O
Ex. Steve Pullman, Ex. California Academy of Sciences
4.1 X 2.6 X 2.3 and 4.0 x 3.2 x 1.7
$75

1795 Serpierite
Minerals Specimen: Serpierite from Jack Pot Mine (Jack Pot claim), Desert Creek Ranch, Wilson District, Lyon Co., Nevada, USA

Jack Pot Mine (Jack Pot claim), Desert Creek Ranch, Wilson District, Lyon Co., Nevada, USA
Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6·3H2O
5.8 x 2.9 x 2.5 cm
$30

T

5213 14 Elbaite Tourmaline Crystals
Minerals 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

4929 Pink Titanite, Andradite Garnet variety: Melanite
Minerals Specimen: Pink Titanite, Andradite Garnet variety: Melanite from MT Jeanne's pit No. 2, Clear Creek area, Picacho Peak, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California

MT Jeanne's pit No. 2, Clear Creek area, Picacho Peak, New Idria District, Diablo Range, San Benito Co., California
Ex. Steve Pullman, Ex. R.W. Thomssen
6.4 x 3.3 x 0.9 cm
The largest Titanite crystals measure 5.5 mm long.
$75
/ Reserved

4664 Tourmaline
Minerals 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

4544 Double Terminated, Multi Colored Tourmaline
Minerals 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

4118 Traskite, Sanbornite, Gillespite, Pyrite, Quartz
Minerals 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

3973 Tourmaline, Albite
Minerals Specimen: Tourmaline, Albite from Pala, San Diego Co., California

Pala, San Diego Co., California
Ex. A. C. Moretta #222, Ex. A. E. Seaman Museum
2.5 x 3.7 x 3 cm
$100

3917 Tourmalinated Rhyolite with Clinoclase
Minerals 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)
Minerals 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

U

4100 Unknown Mineral
Minerals Specimen: Unknown Mineral from McDermitt Mine, Opalite District, Humboldt Co., Nevada

McDermitt Mine, Opalite District, Humboldt Co., Nevada
6.5 x 3.4 x 4.1 cm
$25

V

5303 Vesuvianite variety Idocrase
Minerals Specimen: Vesuvianite variety Idocrase from Crestmore Quarries, Crestmore, San Bernardino Co., California

Crestmore Quarries, Crestmore, San Bernardino Co., California
Collected by Earl Pampeyan, 1948; Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman
5.7 x 5.2 x 3.5 cm
$35

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

5106 Endlichite (Arsenatian Vanadinite) on Descloizite on Limonite
Minerals Specimen: Endlichite (Arsenatian Vanadinite) on Descloizite on Limonite from Chalk Mountain Mine, Chalk Mountain, Churchill Co., Nevada

Chalk Mountain Mine, Chalk Mountain, Churchill Co., Nevada
Collected by Steve Pullman
8.5 x 6.8 x 5.2 cm
$25

W

4062 Wollastonite
Minerals Specimen: Wollastonite from Warm Spring Canyon,  Carbonate Dist.,  Panamint Mts.,  Inyo Co.,  California

Warm Spring Canyon, Carbonate Dist., Panamint Mts., Inyo Co., California
Pre 1965, Ex. William Nisson, Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman
10.7 x 6.8 x 5.2 cm
$35

3732 Woodhousite Crystals and Cast
Minerals 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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