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New Mexico Classics Thumbnail Collection

$75.00 USD
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Uniquely New Mexican, this curated set of "thumbnail" specimens includes 9 of the classic, highly prized minerals that New Mexico is known for.  Each specimen is mounted inside a square (1 1/4" wide x 1 3/8" tall) Perky box.  This makes a fabulous gift available only at Taos Rockers.

This collection includes:

Albite on Orthoclase – Organ Mountains, Dona Ana County

Fluorite (cleaved octahedron) – Blanchard mine, Socorro County

Linarite on Galena - Blanchard mine, Socorro County

Native Copper – Chino mine, Grant County

Native Silver – Alhambra mine, Grant County

Quartz var Amethyst – Mule Creek area, Catron County

Quartz var Smoky  – Sierra Blanca, Lincoln County

Smithsonite – Kelly mine, Socorro County

Staurolite with Garnet – Hondo Canyon, Taos County

If you would like to pick this item up at our store front, please select "pick up" during checkout. 

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(for Mineral and Fossil Specimens) 

    

DIMENSIONS

ABV.

      

SIZE NAME

    

MILLIMETERS

    

INCHES

    

DESCRIPTION

MT

      

Micromount

    

< 10mm

    

<3/8"

    

fits in standard micromount box; needs microscope to see crystals

TN

      

Thumbnail

    

2-30mm

    

1/16" to 1-1/8"

    

fits in standard 1.25" Perky box

MIN

      

Minature

    

30-64mm

    

1-1/8" to 2.5"

    

too large to fit in standard 1.25" Perky box

SMC

      

Small Cabinet

    

65-102mm

    

2.5" to 4"

    

smaller than apple; if rock or ore sample use "Hand Specimen"

LGC

      

Large Cabinet

    

103mm-152mm

    

4" to 6"

    

larger than apple smaller than grapefruit

XLC

      

Extra Large Cabinet

    

>150mm

    

>6"

    

aka Museum Specimen; larger than grapefruit but able to pickup