Dark olive-green coating of cobaltaustinite with lustrous purple-pink erythrite crystals. Ex Val Hannah Collection. Width of view 11.5mm. Stack of 44 images. Dome Rock is the Type Locality for cobaltaustinite. Click on the image below...
Pale blue rosettes. Ex Graham Lee Collection. Width of view 5.75mm. Stack of 30 images. Type Locality. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
Type Locality. Ex Joan Lamond Collection. Acquired by Joan in 1985 from a collector in Edmonton, Canada. Width of specimen 9mm. Stack of 112 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
Type Locality for goudeyite. Green patches of botryoidal goudeyite and tiny needles visible under higher magnification, with pale-coloured prismatic olivenite crystals. Ex Richard Grant Collection. Width of view 5mm. Stack of 47 images. Click on...
Colourless flat bladed crystals. Type Locality. Ex Jo Price Collection. Width of view 2.5mm. Stack of 52 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
Green bayldonite with colourless prisms of mimetite (not in photo), and coated quartz crystals (not in photo). Type Locality for bayldonite. Width of view 2.5mm. Stack of 60 images. Click on the image for a...
0052 Gold, Timroseite, Khinite, Bird Nest drift, Otto Mountain, Baker, Soda Mountains, Silver Lake Mining District, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
Visible gold (just above centre) with yellow timroseite and green khinite. Type Locality for timroseite. Width of view 5mm. Stack of 51 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
4525 Maricopaite, Mimetite, Moon Anchor Mine, Hummingbird Spring, Osborn Mining District, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
White sprays of maricopaite with yellow mimetite. Type Locality for maricopaite. Width of view 2.5mm. Stack of 34 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
Type Locality for jeppeite and priderite. Black jeppeite with brown priderite in a lamproite matrix comprised of green celadonite and chlorite pseudomorphs of olivine, pyroxene and leucite. Width of view 24mm. Stack of 49 images....
ncat JP1043 Carrboydite, Carr Boyd Rocks Ni mine (Carr Boyd Ni mine), Menangina Station, Menzies Shire, Western Australia
Type Locality. Ex Jo Price Collection. Specimen measures 9x7x3mm. Stack of 50 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
Type Locality for davidite-(La). Old German label. Yellow carnotite on massive davidite. Width of view 5mm. Stack of 50 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
Type Locality for metaheinrichite. Ex John Sobolewski. Width of view 5mm. Stack of 30 images (white light), stack of 20 images (UV). Use the slider to see specimen under white light and longwave UV. Click...
0022 Boleite, Pseudoboleite, Boleo District, Santa Rosalía, Mulegé Municipality, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Type Locality. Cubic crystal of boleite upon which plates of pseudoboleite have grown epitactically on the boleite cube faces. Ex Bernie Day specimen. Width of view 5mm. Stack of 30 images. Click on the image...
Type Locality for monteponite. Tan smithsonite with yellow and brown monteponite. Width of view 3.5mm. Stack of 30 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
Colourless to tan crusts on bat guano. Type Locality. Width of view 3.5mm. Stack of 30 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
Yellow pottsite and small areas of orange clinobisvanite. Specimen is 6mm wide. Type Locality for pottsite. Acquired from Jim Ferraiolo 6/2005. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
Type Locality. Microscopic green spots on pink rhodonite.
Type Locality. Yellowish-green spots in aegirine syenite.
5742 Parasibirskite, Olshanskyite, Fuka mine, Fuka, Bitchū, Takahashi City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan
Type Locality for parasibirskite. C. Loranth photo.
Type Locality C. Loranth photo.
Type Locality for both species. C. Loranth photo.
Black franklinite crystals with secondary copper minerals in between. Width of view 3.5mm. Stack of 25 images. Type Locality for franklinite. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
7358 JL3059 Ashburtonite, Mineral Claim 84 Cu deposit (Anticline prospect), Ashburton Downs Station, Ashburton Shire, Western Australia
Bright blue crystals of ashburtonite from the Type Locality. Width of view 2.33mm. Stack of 40 images. Ex Joan Lamond Collection. Acquired by Joan Lamond from Rob Sielecki in 1998 for $15.00. Click on the...
~1mm buff-coloured crystals. Type Locality. Width of view 2.5mm. Stack of 12 images. Click on the image below for a higher resolution version.
Type Locality for norrishite. Acquired by Joan Lamond in 1999. Ex Museum Victoria.
Type Locality for clinocervantite. Acquired by Joan Lamond from Peter Elliott for $5.00.
Type Locality. Acquired by Joan Lamond in 1996. Ex Museum Victoria.
Type Locality for theisite. Incorrectly labelled as La Plata Co. (refer comment in Mindat). Acquired by Joan Lamond in 1997 from a Swiss Collection for $2.00.
7373 JL2317 Villamanínite, Providencia Mine, Villanueva de Pontedo, Cármenes, León, Castile and Leon, Spain
Type Locality. Acquired by Joan Lamond in 1997 from a Swiss Collection for $3.00.
7372 JL3695 Tiptopite, Roscherite, Montgomeryite, Tip Top Mine (Tip Top pegmatite), Fourmile, Custer Mining District, Custer Co., South Dakota, USA
Type Locality for tiptopite. Acquired by Joan Lamond from Peter Elliott for $10.00.
Type Locality. Ex Joan Lamond Collection.
Type Locality. Acquired by Joan Lamond in 1998 from Rob Sielecki for $10.00.
7313 JL3687 Metavauxite, Siglo Veinte Mine (Siglo XX Mine; Llallagua Mine; Catavi), Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo, Potosí, Bolivia
Type Locality. Ex Joan Lamond Collection.
7312 JL3750 Wightmanite, Commercial Quarry, Sky Blue Hill, Crestmore quarries, Crestmore, Riverside Co., California, USA
Type Locality. Obtained by Joan Lamond from Peter Elliott at the 2000 Ballarat Gemboree for $5.00.
7309 JL3453 Romanèchite, Manganese deposit, Romanèche-Thorens, La Chapelle-de-Guinchay, Mâcon, Saône-et-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
Type Locality. Acquired by Joan Lamond in 1999 from the Holland Micro Group.
5725 Irhtemite, Ightem Mine (Irhtem Mine), Ightem, Agdz Cercle, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Type Locality. Colourless to white prismatic crystals.
5723 Lansfordite, Tunnel #1, Nesquehoning Coal Mine, Nesquehoning, Lansford, Carbon Co., Pennsylvania, USA
Type Locality. Parallel group of crystals. Ex Peter Hall Collection.
5721 Steropesite, La Fossa crater, Vulcano Island, Lipari, Eolie Islands (Aeolian Islands), Messina Province, Sicily, Italy
Type Locality. Pale yellow crust of this rare thallium species.
20066 Lavoisierite, Punta Gensane, Col San Giovanni, Viù, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy
Type Locality. Orange fibrous laths frozen in matrix. Width of view 18mm. Stack of 120 images.
Green transparent sprays of ulrichite with a couple of turquoise balls. Height 7.5mm. Stack of 200 images. Type Locality.
8518 Bariopharmacosiderite, Clara Mine, Oberwolfach, Ortenaukreis, Freiburg Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Orange cubes. Type Locality. Width 6mm. Stack of 90 images.
8514 Villiaumite, Tuperssuatsiaite, Ellingsenite, Unnamed Fe Analogue of Zakharovite, Aegirine, Albite, Nepheline, Aris Quarries, Aris, Windhoek Rural, Khomas Region, Namibia
Pink villiaumite, brown tuperssuatsiaite, white ellingsenite, tiny brown unnamed Fe analogue of zakharovite, green prismatic aegirine, colourless albite. Type Locality for ellingsenite and unnamed Fe analogue of zakharovite. Villiaumite fluoresces red (Convoy LW) and nepheline...
4660 Shadlunite, chalcopyrite, pentlandite, cubanite, magnetite, galena, sphalerite, and silver, Mayak Mine (Majak Mine), Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit, Noril’sk, Putoran Plateau, Taimyr Peninsula, Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
Type Locality. Polished section & analysis of this very rare lead-iron analogue of pentlandite, from the type locality, present as typical submicroscopic grains embedded in massive sulphides. Ex Raymond Hodgson Collection (4272) obtained in 2007....
5687 Cavansite, Waipouaite, Okenite, Chabazite-Ca, Aranga Quarry, Aranga, Kaipara District, Northland Region, North Island, New Zealand
Pale blue tufts of cavansite with green crystal of waipouaite(?) on chabazite pseudocubes. Aranga is the Type Locality for waipouaite. Width 5.5mm. Stack of 110 images. Most crystals of waipouaite are almost black, but many...
5683 Goldichite, Halotrichite, Dexter No. 7 Mine, Calf Mesa, San Rafael Mining District, Emery Co., Utah, USA
Yellow masses of crystals of the rare potassium sulphate goldichite on crystalline pinkish halotrichite. Type Locality for goldichite. Width 4.5mm. Stack of 170 images. Ex John Sobolewski. Ex Matt Gibbs.
5674 Barwoodite, Eggletonite, Aegirine, Big Rock Quarry (3M Quarry; Arch Street Pike Quarry), Granite Mountain area, Little Rock, Pulaski Co., Arkansas, USA
Brown barwoodite in matrix, tan to brown fibrous to acicular eggletonite, and green aegirine. Portrait photo height 4.5mm, stack of 80 images. Landscape photo width 9mm, stack of 94 images. Type Locality for barwoodite and...
Blebs of purple stichtite enclosing relict chromite in serpentine. One face polished. Type Locality. Video best viewed full screen.
Ex Barry Johnson Collection. Type Locality.
Particles of HOLOTYPE material of Mongolite – extremely rare niobo-silicate known only in two localities worldwide. Sample comes from ex-collection of Dr. E.I. Semenov (Semenovite-(Ce)) obtained by him from the author of the mineral Dr....
Type Locality. Ex Ruth Coulsell Collection No. 3252.
20004 Tertschite, Kurtpinari mine, Faraskoy (Faras), Bigadic, Balikesir Province, Marmara Region, Turkey
Type Locality. Tiny white fibres in a vial. Ex R. C. Erd, 1961.
7420 JL1857 Kröhnkite, Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile
Type Locality. Acquired by Joan Lamond in 1996 from Jack Leach for $3.00. Ex Jack Nelson Collection. Width of view 11mm. Stack of 14 images.
Type Locality. ex Joan Lamond Collection
4626 Tavagnascoite, Esperance superiore tunnel, Tavagnasco Mine, Tavagnasco, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
Type Locality. A couple of tiny white crystals on matrix. Approved 2015.
Type Locality. Tan crystals on matrix. Approved 2014.
2842 Ambrinoite, Orpiment, Cumbe Surde quarry, Signols Quarries, Signols, Oulx, Susa Valley, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
Type Locality. Red patches of ambrinoite with yellow orpiment.
6062 Gatehouseite, Iron Monarch open cut, Iron Knob, Middleback Range, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia
Type locality. Gatehouseite was first found at Iron Monarch in 1987. It occurs as radiating clusters of pale yellow and yellow to pale brownish orange micro crystals with barite and hematite.
Type locality. Greenish yellow acicular sprays. Formerly known as kankite from this locality.
Type locality. Brown patches. Ex Richard Tayler Minerals, Cobham, Surrey
Fibrous pale yellow crystals of a uranium mineral (approved Nov 2010) the type and only locality. The formula is (Ca0.5?0.5)(UO2)2(NbSi)O6(OH)2?2H2O. The discovery was very limited, about 100 specimens, all micros.
Type locality for widgiemoolthalite. Kambaldaite as bright green crystals(!) with pale bluish spheres of widgiemoolthalite on green gaspeite. From Westaus Mineral Museum (Blair Gartrell)
Vintage micromount: A superb 4x3mm display face specimen of Gratonite from its type locality, Cerro do Pasco, Peru. It was once a duplicate in the collection (later bequeathed the Smithsonian) of the late Neal Yedlin....
Type locality. Pale yellow crystals. Ex Dr Fred P. d’Esopo Collection via William Pinch
6011 Rruffite, Jote Mine, Pampa Larga district, Tierra Amarilla, Copiapo Province, Atacama Region, Chile
Type locality. Sky blue crystals
JL0537. Rodger Colling $1
Tiny clusters of olive crystals