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A

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

3677 Andradite Garnet
Mineral 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
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

5974 Bakerite - Boron Rich Datolite
Mineral Specimen: Bakerite - Boron Rich Datolite from Death Valley Area Borate Deposit, Furnace Creek Dist.,, Inyo Co., California

Death Valley Area Borate Deposit, Furnace Creek Dist.,, Inyo Co., California
First Recorded Location
Ex.Steve Pullman, Ex. Sid Williams
7.2 x 7.1 x 4.5 cm
$40
/ Reserved

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

4400 Bazirite, Titantaramellite, Celsian
Mineral 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

C

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

5165 Cuproromeite (Partzite) on Tetrahedrite
Mineral 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
SOLD

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

4862 Chabazite
Mineral 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

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
$12

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

E

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

F

5991 Ferrimolydite, Malachite, Lindgrenite
Mineral Specimen: Ferrimolydite, Malachite, Lindgrenite from Murdock Mine [2] (Plumas Jumbo Mine), Adams Peak, Last Chance Dist., Diamond Mts, Plumas Co., California

Murdock Mine [2] (Plumas Jumbo Mine), Adams Peak, Last Chance Dist., Diamond Mts, Plumas Co., California
Collected by Steve Pullman, November, 1980
10.8 x 8.5 x 6.4 cm
SOLD

5954 Foshagite
Mineral Specimen: Foshagite from Commercial Quarry, Crestmore Quarries, Crestmore, San Bernardino Co., California

Commercial Quarry, Crestmore Quarries, Crestmore, San Bernardino Co., California
Type Location
Ca4(Si3O9)(OH)2
Ex. Steve Pullman, Collected in the early 1970s
7.5 x 3.5 x 0.4 cm
$85

G

5986 Gold in Quartz
Mineral Specimen: Gold in Quartz from Harvard Mine, Jamestown, Mother Lode belt, Tuolumne Co., California

Harvard Mine, Jamestown, Mother Lode belt, Tuolumne Co., California
4.2 x 3.4 x 1.7 cm
$150
/ Reserved

5526 Red Tinted Gold in Quartz
Mineral Specimen: Red Tinted Gold in Quartz from Harvard Mine, Jamestown, Mother Lode belt, Tuolumne Co., California

Harvard Mine, Jamestown, Mother Lode belt, Tuolumne Co., California
2.1 x 1.7 x 1.9 cm
$75
/ Reserved

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

I

3021 Idrailite variety Curtisite with Realgar
Mineral 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

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

5887 Lawsonite, Glaucophane
Mineral Specimen: Lawsonite, Glaucophane from Reed Station, Tiburon Peninsula, Marin Co., California

Reed Station, Tiburon Peninsula, Marin Co., California
Type Location
CaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2·H2O
Ex, Steve Pullman from trade with California Academy of Sciences, March, 2003
3.9 x 2.8 x 2 cm
$40

M

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

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

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

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
$25

P

5202 Pectolite
Mineral 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
Mineral 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

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

Q

5448 Quartz with Included Montmorillonite
Mineral Specimen: Quartz with Included Montmorillonite from Stewart Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain, Pala,  San Diego Co., California

Stewart Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain, Pala, San Diego Co., California
6.9 x 3 x 2.8 cm
SOLD

S

5975 Sicklerite, Hureaulite
Mineral Specimen: Sicklerite, Hureaulite from Stewart Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain, Pala,  San Diego Co., California

Stewart Mine, Tourmaline Queen Mountain, Pala, San Diego Co., California
Type Location
LiMn2+PO4
Ex. John Melhase - pre 1938, Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman
3.5 x 2.8 x 2 cm
SOLD

5950 Scorzalite
Mineral Specimen: Scorzalite from Champion Mine, White Mountain, Laws, White Mts, Mono Co., California

Champion Mine, White Mountain, Laws, White Mts, Mono Co., California
Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
Ex. Steve Pullman
6.8 x 4.9 x 3.3 cm
SOLD

5335 Scheelite, Quartz, possible Ferberite variety: Reinite, minor Chalcopyrite
Mineral Specimen: Scheelite, Quartz, possible Ferberite variety: Reinite, minor Chalcopyrite from Stope of 200 foot level. Rawhide Tungsten property. Eagleville District. Mineral Co.. Nevada

Stope of 200 foot level. Rawhide Tungsten property. Eagleville District. Mineral Co.. Nevada
Collected by Earl Pampeyan May 6th, 1953, Ex. USGS, Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman
7.2 x 5.5 x 3.8 cm
$75

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

1795 Serpierite
Mineral 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
SOLD

T

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

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

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

3973 Tourmaline, Albite
Mineral 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
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

V

5303 Vesuvianite variety Idocrase
Mineral 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

W

5534 Wollastonite
Mineral Specimen: Wollastonite 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
12.3 x 6.4 x 4.4 cm
$50

4062 Wollastonite
Mineral 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
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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