calcite from historic us mining district

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      Calcite from Historic US Mining District – Architectural Minerals Calcite from Historic US Mining District with operations commencing in 1720 while the area was A stunning and historic specimen of Calcite with creamy Baryte rosettes and microcrystals of Galena and Chalcopyrite from the mining district around Castleton in Derbyshire The four main Calcite crystals are formed from complex stepped composite crystals which narrow towards their terminations and grade from glassy translucent light grey to a Calcite with Baryte, Chalcopyrite and GalenaThis specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate A magnificent group of scalenohedral Calcite crystals with a little attached brickred Hematite from the Egremont mining district in west Cumbria, England All of the Calcite crystals are milky Calcite Crystal Classics

  • Calcite Crystal Classics Fine Minerals

    A bright small cabinet specimen of well crystallised Calcite from the iron ore mining district around the town of Egremont in west Cumbria Although no specific mine provenance has been recorded it is probably from Pallaflat mine at Bigrigg or a mine in the complex delineated by Gillfoot Park mineA classic triangular group of milkywhite translucent Calcite crystals from the historic St Andreasberg mining district in Lower Saxony, Germany Covering a thin matrix of platy Calcite, the Calcite crystals cover the top surface, having hexagonal prisms with flat pinacoidal terminations Although hexagonal, alternate faces are broad and narrow, Calcite Crystal Classics  Item specifics White Caps Mine, Manhattan, Manhattan Mining District, Toquima Range, Nye Co, Nevada, USA A very rare, historic example of wakabayashilite from this historic Nevada locale!!! This specimen hosts a rich showing of bright orangeyellow, needlelike crystals of intense yellow wakabayashilite on a characteristic calcite matrix!!!RARE Wakabayashilite Crystal on Calcite WHITE CAPS

  • Calcite (old classic) Tom Wolfe Coll Joplin Field, Tri

      Significant oldtimer survivor from the mid1900s mining days of the old lead district here! This oldtime, classic large calcite from the historic Joplin Field The lustrous, translucent, steeply and sharply terminated scalenohedron has fine light strawyellow colorHighly prismatic and extremely unusual, this Calcite from the historic St Andreasberg has a lot going for it Rising up from the pinacoid base, the sharp, hexagonal prism alters to a tapering steeple that looks like it belongs on top of a church The luster is glassy, the Calcite (fluorescent) (circa 1800s) KRa32 St   An exceptional, sculptural and RARE old cinnabar in calcite combination from the historic mercury mines at Terlingua, Texas A striking 43 cm vug in a calcite vein is dramatically lined with sharp dogtooth calcite crystals included with bright red cinnabar The Cinnabar in Calcite (rare old Texas classic) Kay

  • HISTORIC Pink Fluorapophyllite Calcite SAMSON

      A showy, classic example of pink fluorapophyllite on calcite from this historic German locale! These crystals range in size up to 2cm and exhibit particularly brilliant glassy luster with marked translucence and terrific pink color!  A showy, classic example of pink fluorapophyllite on calcite from this historic German locale! These crystals range in size up to 2cm and exhibit particularly brilliant glassy luster with marked translucence and terrific pink color!HISTORIC Pink Fluorapophyllite Calcite SAMSON   Significant oldtimer survivor from the mid1900s mining days of the old lead district here! This oldtime, classic large calcite from the historic Joplin Field The lustrous, translucent, steeply and sharply terminated scalenohedron has fine light strawyellow colorCalcite (old classic) Tom Wolfe Coll Joplin Field, Tri

  • RARE Wakabayashilite Crystal on Calcite WHITE CAPS

      A very rare, historic example of wakabayashilite from this historic Nevada locale! This material likely dates back 100 years or more! The pics hardly do it Highly prismatic and extremely unusual, this Calcite from the historic St Andreasberg has a lot going for it Rising up from the pinacoid base, the sharp, hexagonal prism alters to a tapering steeple that looks like it belongs on top of a church The luster is glassy, the Calcite (fluorescent) (circa 1800s) KRa32 St The Sylvanite crystals are rather spectacular for the species, and range up to 45 mm in size The luster is superb mirrorlike and metallic This oldtime specimen is from the historic goldmining district of Baia de Aries (Offenbanya), Romania, the Type Locality Sylvanite (pre1800!) with Calcite iRocks Fine Minerals

  • Manhattan Gold Mine – Western Mining History

    Gangue: Calcite Comments Comment (Development): The central Manhattan Mining District has had a long and productive mining history The area was first prospected for silver and copper in the 1860s with some small production of ore that was shipped to Belmont At the historic Nevada Manhattan/Nevada Consolidated Mine workings   huge Fluorescent classic Willemite Calcite ex Lemanski Sterling mine, Franklin Mining District, New Jersey, USA Large Cabinet, 430 x 140 x 20 cm Start Time: 12/18/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST) End Time: 01/02/2021 6:30:00 pm (CST) Auction Closed Winning Bidder: Private Bidderhuge Fluorescent classic Willemite Calcite ex   Cinnabar in Calcite (rare old Texas classic) Kay Robertson Coll Terlingua Mining District, Brewster Co, Texas Small Cabinet, 82 x 70 x 57 cm Start Time: 08/14/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT) End Time: 08/20/2020 6:45:00 pm (CDT) Auction Closed Winning Bidder: Private BidderCinnabar in Calcite (rare old Texas classic) Kay

  • Malachite and Calcite Old Dominion Mine, Globe,

      Malachite and Calcite Old Dominion Mine, Globe, GlobeMiami Mining District, Gila Co, Arizona, USA Small Cabinet, 75 x 73 x 39 cm Start Time: 10/15/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT) End Time: 10/22/2020 6:40:00 pm (CDT) Auction Closed Winning Bidder: Private BidderFranklinite with Calcite and Zincite, Sterling Hill, Franklin mining district, Sussex Co, New Jersey, USA, cabinet, 143 x 96 x 85 cm, A large matrix combination specimen from the historic zinc deposit at Franklin, New Jersey, featuring an imposing Franklinite crystal associated with Calcite and Zincite in a balanced matrix, For sale from The Arkenstone, iRocks For more details on Franklinite with Calcite and Zincite UTR2169 A classic, oldtime specimen from Michigan's Copper Country Copper in calcite pieces have always been one of the most sought after mineral species from this historic district This superb piece features copper in calcite crystals on both sides of the gossan Calcite, Copper, Epidote MD Keweenaw

  • Manhattan Gold Mine – Western Mining History

    Gangue: Calcite Comments Comment (Development): The central Manhattan Mining District has had a long and productive mining history The area was first prospected for silver and copper in the 1860s with some small production of ore that was shipped to Belmont At the historic Nevada Manhattan/Nevada Consolidated Mine workings Calcite (fluorescent and twinned) , St Andreasberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany, smallcabinet, 72 x 49 x 45 cm, Lustrous and attractive classic from the mid to late 1800s, these ivorycolored, interpenetrating Calcite rhombs are from the classic and historic Calcite (fluorescent and twinned) KRE35 St   huge Fluorescent classic Willemite Calcite ex Lemanski Sterling mine, Franklin Mining District, New Jersey, USA Large Cabinet, 430 x 140 x 20 cm Start Time: 12/18/2020 6:30:00 pm (CST) End Time: 01/02/2021 6:30:00 pm (CST) Auction Closed Winning Bidder: Private Bidderhuge Fluorescent classic Willemite Calcite ex

  • RARE HISTORIC SILVER IN CALCITE: SILVER

    Native Silver in Calcite Old reports state that the ore reached over 20,000 ounces of silver per ton in the early years (about 62% silver by weight, which is just pretty crazy!) Mining at Silver Mountain started in 1884, and by 1904 the ore body had been exhausted and the mine closedMining History – the Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society Mining History (aka, “The Bulletin”) is PDMHS’ premier publication It contains indepth articles primarily relating to lead mining in the Peak District and also including (but not limited to) copper, fluorspar, calcite, chert and limestone miningMining History PEAK DISTRICT MINES HISTORICAL Mountain View Gold Project, Deephole Mining District, Washoe Co, Nevada, USA : Structure: Basin and Range type extensional faulting Shear zones; rangefront fault on west side of the Granite Range Alteration: A skarnhornfels zone is developed adjacent to a Cretaceous age Mountain View Gold Project, Deephole Mining District

  • Copper Independent Mine, Silverton, Silverton Mining

    Copper Independent Mine, Silverton, Silverton Mining District, Snohomish Co, Washington, USA : A goldcopper mine near the town of Silverton It was the most developed of all the mines in the district, and one of the few producers The workings consisted of a couple thousand feet of tunnel on   INTRODUCTION The Shafter Historic Mining District is located along the floor and flanks of the low canyon of Cibolo Creek adjacent to and crossed by US 67, approximately 20 miles north of Presidio in Presidio County, Texas (Fig 1) From the US 67 bridge, the creek flows to the southeast toRESEARCH DESIGN FOR MITIGATION OF Laxey Mine, South Mountain Mining District, Owyhee Co, Idaho, USA A rich specimen of exceptionally sharp and lustrous ilvaites from this old classic locality, probably 4060 years out of the ground It features thick wedgeshaped crystals to 2 cm across, ON MATRIX! 55 x 53 x 43 cmIlvaite Mines, Minerals and More

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