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Sorosilicates Gallery

Sorosilcates have in common two SiO4 silicate tetrahedrons linked by one oxygen ion (Si2O7).

Danburite, Epdiote, Axinite, Vesuvianite, Zoisite, Hemimorphite, Kinoite, Ruizite, Macfallite, Orientite, Pumpellyite and others

minerals in alphabetical order by first letter only

click on the title link or photo to proceed to a specimen's page


A

5190 Axinite (likely Axinite-(Fe))
Minerals Specimen: Axinite (likely Axinite-(Fe)) from Baixa da Brauna farm, Guajeru, Bahia, Brazil

Baixa da Brauna farm, Guajeru, Bahia, Brazil
Ex. Steve Pullman
6.5 x 3.1 x 2.1 cm
$35

4702 Axinite-(Mn), Willemite
Minerals Specimen: Axinite-(Mn), Willemite from Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey

Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey
Type Location
UV Fluorescent
Ex. John Melhase - pre 1938, Ex. California Academy of Sciences, Ex. Steve Pullman
3.1 x 2.8 x 2.6 cm
$100

4397 Allanite, Fluorite, Pyrite
Minerals Specimen: Allanite, Fluorite, Pyrite from Madawaska Mine (Faraday Mine), Faraday Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada

Madawaska Mine (Faraday Mine), Faraday Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada
Ex. Steve Pullman, Ex. Kristalle, Ex The Bentleys
4.8 x 2.6 x 2.5 cm
$35

3813 Axinite-(Fe) 4 pieces
Minerals Specimen: Axinite-(Fe) 4 pieces from Toroku mine, Takachiho, Miyazaki Prefecture, Kyushu Region, Japan

Toroku mine, Takachiho, Miyazaki Prefecture, Kyushu Region, Japan
Ex. Steve Pullman
Grid is 1 cm
$35

C

4455 Clinozoisite, Quartz, Andradite Garnet
Minerals Specimen: Clinozoisite, Quartz, Andradite Garnet from Alamos, Mun. de Alamos, Sonora, Mexico

Alamos, Mun. de Alamos, Sonora, Mexico
Ex. Robert Gannon
7 x 5.8 x 4.8 cm
$40

2454 Cuspidine
Minerals Specimen: Cuspidine from Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy
Type Location
UV Fluorescent
Ca4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Ex. Sid Williams, Ex. Steve Pullman
4.4 x 2.3 x 2.1 cm
$75

D

2505 Chalcopyrite Crystals on Danburite
Minerals Specimen: Chalcopyrite Crystals on Danburite from Mina La Aurora, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Mina La Aurora, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
5.3 x 3.1 x 2.3 cm
$100

E

5074 Epidote
Minerals Specimen: Epidote from Bakersville, Cane Creek Section, Mitchell Co., North Carolina

Bakersville, Cane Creek Section, Mitchell Co., North Carolina
5.8 x 4 x 2.1 cm
$30

5010 Epidote Crystals Included in Quartz
Minerals Specimen: Epidote Crystals Included in Quartz from Fazenda Rubin Pimenta Mine, Capelinha, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fazenda Rubin Pimenta Mine, Capelinha, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
6.4 x 5.1 x 3.6 cm
$175

4756 Epidote Crystals
Minerals Specimen: Epidote Crystals from Ras Koh Mts., Kharan, Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan

Ras Koh Mts., Kharan, Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
8.3 x 6.4 x 4 cm
$45

4308 Distored and Etched Quartz, Epidote, Albite
Minerals Specimen: Distored and Etched Quartz, Epidote, Albite from Capelinha, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Capelinha, Jequitinhonha Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
7.4 x 6.3 x 5.8 cm
$45

4291 Epidote, Quartz
Minerals Specimen: Epidote, Quartz from Prince of Wales Island, Ketchikan Dist., Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough, Alaska

Prince of Wales Island, Ketchikan Dist., Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough, Alaska
Ex. H. R. McBroom, Trade 1976
2.7 x 2.6 x 2.2 cm
$40

3567 Epidote, Quartz
Minerals Specimen: Epidote, Quartz from Ribeirao das Folhas, Itamarandiba, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Ribeirao das Folhas, Itamarandiba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Ex. Rocksmiths
4.7 x 2.8 x 3.6 cm
$25

3464 Epidote
Minerals Specimen: Epidote from Ras Koh Mts., Kharan, Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan

Ras Koh Mts., Kharan, Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
6.7 x 6.1 x 3.3 cm
Main crtstal is 2.8 cm is up to 3.8 cm thick.
$50

3461 Epidote on and Included in Quartz
Minerals Specimen: Epidote on and Included in Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan

Kharan, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
6.6 x 4.2 x 2.2 cm
$50

2924 Epidote
Minerals Specimen: Epidote from Pakistan

Pakistan
4.6 x 2.9 x 1.7 cm
$45

2271 Epidote
Minerals Specimen: Epidote from Wadh, Khuzdar, Baluchistan, Pakistan

Wadh, Khuzdar, Baluchistan, Pakistan
5.7 x 2.9 x 2.3 cm
$75

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

1878 Epidote
Minerals Specimen: Epidote from Madagascar

Madagascar
6.7 x 7.2 x 4 cm
$300

1686 Epidote
Minerals Specimen: Epidote from Pakistan

Pakistan
4.1 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm
$100

1193 Epidote included in Quartz
Minerals Specimen: Epidote included in Quartz from Fazenda Rubin Pimenta Mine, Capelinha, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fazenda Rubin Pimenta Mine, Capelinha, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
9.8 x 4.5 x 3.4 cm
$75

80 Epidote on Quartz Stalactites
Minerals Specimen: Epidote on Quartz Stalactites from Xichang Mine, Xichang County, Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China

Xichang Mine, Xichang County, Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
12.5 x 9.5 x 8 cm
$125

H

5175 Hemimorphite
Minerals Specimen: Hemimorphite from Wolftone Mine, Carbonate Hill, Leadville, Lake Co., Colorado

Wolftone Mine, Carbonate Hill, Leadville, Lake Co., Colorado
5.8 x 2 x 2.9 cm
$35

5099 Hemimoprhite
Minerals Specimen: Hemimoprhite from Wenshan, Yunan Province, China

Wenshan, Yunan Province, China
7.6 x 5.6 x 4.8 cm
$75

5035 Hardystonite, Clinohedrite, Willemite, Calcite, Franklinite
Minerals Specimen: Hardystonite, Clinohedrite, Willemite, Calcite, Franklinite from Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey

Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey
Type Location
UV Fluorescent
Hardystonite: Ca2ZnSi2O7 , Clinoherdite: CaZnSiO4·H2O
7.1 x 6.7 x 3.4 cm
$75

4883 Hemimorphite (Calamine)
Minerals Specimen: Hemimorphite (Calamine) from Chihuahua, Mexico

Chihuahua, Mexico
Ex. A. E. Foote, 1895-1916
11 x 8.3 x 7.8 cm
$75

4681 Stalactic Hemimorphite
Minerals Specimen: Stalactic Hemimorphite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Prior to 1975
6.2 x 5.6 x 2.6 cm
$45

4311 Hainite on Nepheline-Syenite
Minerals Specimen: Hainite on Nepheline-Syenite from Bortolan Quarry, Pocos de Caldas, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Bortolan Quarry, Pocos de Caldas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Na2Ca4(Y,REE)Ti(Si2O7)2OF3
3.1 x 2.1 x 1 cm
$55

3580 Hemimorphite with Unidentified Coating, Calcite
Minerals Specimen: Hemimorphite with Unidentified Coating, Calcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Pre 1975
6.8 x 6.1 x 5.3 cm
$75

I

3773 Ilvaite, Arsenopyrite, Hedenbergite, Muscovite variety Sericite
Minerals Specimen: Ilvaite, Arsenopyrite, Hedenbergite, Muscovite variety  Sericite from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China

Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China
from a find in 2011
8.1 x 3.6 x 3.7 cm
$50

K

4001 Kinoite, Hydroxapohyllite-(K), Gilalite, Ruizite
Minerals Specimen: Kinoite, Hydroxapohyllite-(K), Gilalite, Ruizite from Christmas Mine, Christmas, Banner Dist., Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona

Christmas Mine, Christmas, Banner Dist., Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona
6 x 4.1 x 3 cm
$35

M

4391 Murmanite, Aegirine
Minerals Specimen: Murmanite, Aegirine from Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia

Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Type Location
Na2Ti2(Si2O7)O2·2H2O
Ex. Steve Pullman
3.8 x 3 x 4.2 cm
$25

N

4710 Niigaite aka Clinozoisite-(Sr)
Minerals Specimen: Niigaite aka Clinozoisite-(Sr) from Miyabana beach, Ohmi, Itoigawa City, Niigata Pref., Chubu, Honshu Island, Japan

Miyabana beach, Ohmi, Itoigawa City, Niigata Pref., Chubu, Honshu Island, Japan
{CaSr}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
4.3 x 2.5 x 1.7 cm
$45

P

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

4653 Perrierite-(LA), Loparite-(Ce), Pyrochlore, Aegerine, Calcite
Minerals Specimen: Perrierite-(LA), Loparite-(Ce), Pyrochlore, Aegerine, Calcite from Buer, Bjorkedalen, Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway

Buer, Bjorkedalen, Porsgrunn, Telemark, Norway
First Recorded Location
(La,Ce,Ca)4(Fe,Mn2+,Mg)Fe3+2(Ti,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)2O8, (Na,Ce,Ca,Sr,Th)(Ti,Nb,Fe)O3
Ex, Wolfgang Henkel
5.9 x 4.1 x 3.3 cm
$50

2237 Pumpellyite-(Fe2+) and Tacharanite
Minerals Specimen: Pumpellyite-(Fe<sup>2+</sup>) and Tacharanite from Noaki, Shizuoka prefecture, Chubu region, Honshu Island, Japan

Noaki, Shizuoka prefecture, Chubu region, Honshu Island, Japan
Ca2Fe2+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2·H2O and Ca12Al2Si18O51·18H2O
Ex. Steve Pullman, Ex. Dr. David Garske
3.9 x 2.9 x 2.3 cm
$35

Q

4903 Smoky Quartz on Danburite
Minerals Specimen: Smoky Quartz on Danburite from Mina Aurora, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Mina Aurora, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
8.2 x 4.2 x 4.5 cm
Danburite crystal measures 7.3 x3.0 x 1.9 cm
$100

S

5059 Suolunite
Minerals Specimen: Suolunite from Al Khawd, Baushar, Muscat Province (Masqat Province), Oman

Al Khawd, Baushar, Muscat Province (Masqat Province), Oman
Ca2Si2O5(OH)2·H2O
Ex. Steve Pullman from trade with Van King, 2/87
6 x 4.9 x 4.9 cm
SOLD

T

4719 Tanzanite
Minerals Specimen: Tanzanite from Merelani Hills (Mererani), Lelatema Mts, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Merelani Hills (Mererani), Lelatema Mts, Arusha Region, Tanzania
25 x 7 x 7 mm
second two measurements taken at the base of the crystal, weight: 11.25 ct
$375

V

4473 Vesuvianite (Bicolor)
Minerals Specimen: Vesuvianite (Bicolor) from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada

Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada
6.1 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm
$150

3999 Bicolor Veusvianite
Minerals Specimen: Bicolor Veusvianite from Jeffrey Quarry, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada

Jeffrey Quarry, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada
4.4 x 3.9 x 2.7 cm
$75

3533 Vesuvianite Variety Idocrase with Hyaline Opal, Quartz and Calcite
Minerals Specimen: Vesuvianite Variety Idocrase with Hyaline Opal, Quartz and Calcite from Sierra de la Cruces, Coahuila, Mexico

Sierra de la Cruces, Coahuila, Mexico
UV Fluorescent
Ex, Robert Gannon
9 x 6.4 x 4.4 cm
Largest XL is 12 x 10 x 8 mm
$35
/ Reserved

Specimens which have this class of minerals as an associated mineral

5130 Hemimorphite on Aurichalcite
Minerals Specimen: Hemimorphite on Aurichalcite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
6.2 x 6 x 4.7 cm
$85

4745 Allophane, Aurichalcite, Hemimorphite
Minerals Specimen: Allophane, Aurichalcite, Hemimorphite from Juanita Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico

Juanita Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico
4.9 x 4.1 x 3.3 cm
$35

991 Allophane, Hemimorphite
Minerals Specimen: Allophane, Hemimorphite from Juanita Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA

Juanita Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA
Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2·2.5-3H2O
3.5 x 2.6 x 2.1 cm
$15

4540 Copper Crystals, Epidote, Quartz with Included Epidote
Minerals Specimen: Copper Crystals, Epidote, Quartz with Included Epidote from Centennial Mine, Centennial, Houghton Co., Michigan

Centennial Mine, Centennial, Houghton Co., Michigan
7.5 x 4.7 x 5.7 cm
The largest crystal is 2.8 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm
$100

3971 Copper Crystals, K Feldspar variety: Adularia, Epidote
Minerals Specimen: Copper Crystals, K Feldspar variety: Adularia, Epidote from Butler Lode, Mass Mine, Mass City, Ontonagon Co., Michigan

Butler Lode, Mass Mine, Mass City, Ontonagon Co., Michigan
4.4 x 3.8 x 1.8 cm
$45

1459 Copper Crystals, Adularia Crystals, Massive Microcline, Epidote and Quartz
Minerals Specimen: Copper Crystals, Adularia Crystals, Massive Microcline, Epidote and Quartz from Adventure mine, Butler Lode, Greenland, Ontonagon County, Michigan, USA

Adventure mine, Butler Lode, Greenland, Ontonagon County, Michigan, USA
8 x 4.6 x 4.9 cm
$500

2925 Datolite, Copper, Microcline, and Epidote
Minerals Specimen: Datolite, Copper, Microcline,  and Epidote from Butler lode, Caledonia Mine, Ontonagon Co., Michigan, USA

Butler lode, Caledonia Mine, Ontonagon Co., Michigan, USA
4.7 x 2 x 2.5 cm
$50

1071 Datolite with Epidote
Minerals Specimen: Datolite with Epidote from Flint Steel Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan, USA

Flint Steel Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan, USA
3.6 x 2.4 x 1.1 cm
$35

4218 Orthoclase Baveno Twins, Quartz, Epidote, Mica
Minerals Specimen: Orthoclase Baveno Twins, Quartz, Epidote, Mica from Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy

Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
Ex.H. R. McBroom, from a trade with Lorenzo Garbero, 1987
4.2 x 3.7 x 2.2 cm
largest Orthoclase is 18 x 5 x 6 mm
$25

5114 Platttnerite with Hemimorphite
Minerals Specimen: Platttnerite with Hemimorphite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
8.3 x 6.2 x 4.6 cm
$75

4349 Uralite, Epidote
Minerals Specimen: Uralite, Epidote from Calumet Mine, Turret District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA

Calumet Mine, Turret District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
7.8 x 6.5 x 4.5 cm
Epidote XL is 2.7 long and 1.1 cm in width
$40

3339 Uralite and Epidote with Calcite
Minerals Specimen: Uralite and Epidote with Calcite from Calumet Mine, Turret District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA

Calumet Mine, Turret District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
11.5 x 7.5 x 5.5 cm
Largest XL 7 x 3 x 1 mm
$30

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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