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There are 25 records relating to Minerals in the William Hunter collections.

GLAHM M894: quartz (var. smoky quartz) , fine long crystals, with pale yellow calcite crystals; minor manganite? and pyrite (handspm)

Dimensions: 17x9x5.5cm
Locality: Pirenees [=Pyrenees], [France]
Context: unknown

GLAHM M3038: hemimorphite; blue botryoidal/stalactitic (handspm)

Dimensions: 9x8x4cm
Locality: [France]
Context: unknown

GLAHM M3683: fluorapatite; mauve crystals on greisen; with cassiterite crystals, fluorite crystals and quartz crystals (handspm)

Dimensions: 14.5x7.5x6.5cm
Locality: *non loc.*
Context: unknown

GLAHM M2960: axinite; large brown crystals, with albite crystals on amphibolite (handspm)

Dimensions: 19x13x7.5cm
Locality: Dauphine, [Isere], [France]
Context: unknown

GLAHM M3714: pyromorphite; fine apple-green prisms on goethite (handspm)

Dimensions: 10x8x5.5cm
Locality: [Bohemia], [Czechoslovakia-Gemany]
Context: unknown

GLAHM M298: pyromorphite; large hexagonal prisms on quartz partially pseudomorphed by galena (handspm)

Dimensions: 10x10x5cm
Locality: Basse Bretagne, France
Context: unknown

GLAHM M526: acanthite ("argentite"); cluster of large cubic crystals, with small transparent barite crystals (handspm)

Dimensions: 5x4.5x3.5cm
Locality: *non loc.*
Context: unknown

GLAHM 100222: silver; button, with a small slice cut from one side; smelted from acanthite number M526 (handspm)

Dimensions: 2x2x0.5cm
Locality: *non loc.*
Context: unknown

GLAHM M520: pyrargyrite; fine crystals showing scalenohedron and rhombohedron forms (handspm)

Dimensions: 5x3.5x3.5cm
Locality: *non loc.*
Context: unknown

GLAHM M522: pyrargyrite; fine large intergrown prismatic crystals on siderite, and galena (handspm)

Dimensions: 7x5.5x5cm
Locality: [Freyberg (=Freiberg), Saxony], [Germany]
Context: unknown

GLAHM M541: freieslebenite; fine crystals with siderite and quartz on galena (handspm)

Dimensions: 10x8x4cm
Locality: [Saxony], [Germany]
Context: unknown

GLAHM M3984: vauquelinite; botryoidal, with crocoite crystals on quartz crystals (handspm)

Dimensions: 13x9x3cm
Locality: Beresof [=Beresov], Siberia, [USSR (Russia)]
Context: unknown

GLAHM 100779: cassiterite; fine large dark brown crystal (handspm)

Dimensions: 6.5x4x3cm
Locality: Cornwall, [England]
Context: unknown

GLAHM M1096: quartz var. agate; orange, white and pink brecciated and cemeted by quartz var. amethyst; large faceted block (handspm)

Dimensions: 19x15x7.5cm
Locality: *non loc.*
Context: unknown

GLAHM M1125: quartz var. chalcedony; ("onachine chalcedony") pale brown botryoidal (handspm)

Dimensions: 10x8x5cm
Locality: ["East Indies"]
Context: unknown

GLAHM M3063: schorl; euhedral crystals, artificially embedded in fake mica-rich "rock", on feldspar crystals (handspm)

Dimensions: 6x4.5x3cm
Locality: [Spain]
Context: unknown

GLAHM M2736: almandine; doubly-polished transparent slice, with ca. 5mm thick opaque chlorite rim (handspm)

Dimensions: 9.5x8x0.5cm
Locality: *non loc.*
Context: unknown

GLAHM M3680: fluorapatite; thick tabular, zoned, transparent greyish hexagonal crystal, with yellowish mica, and cassiterite (handspm)

Dimensions: 33mm x 18mm (xl only)
Locality: *non loc.*

GLAHM M280: galena; six crystals, showing cube and octahedron forms (handspm)

Dimensions: < 10cm x 3cm
Locality: Cumberland [Cumbria], [England]
Context: unknown

GLAHM M1408: hematite; stalactitic, with radiating/fibrous structure (handspm)

Dimensions: 10x6.5x5cm
Locality: [Kircheimbolanden, Rhineland-Pfalz], [Germany]
Context: unknown

GLAHM M330: sphalerite; yellowish-brown, massive, with minor white dolomite (handspm)

Dimensions: 10x8x3cm
Locality: Cornwall, [England]
Context: unknown

GLAHM M222: molybdenite; with wolframite? in quartz (handspm)

Dimensions: 8.5x6x5cm
Locality: Altenberg, Saxony, [Germany]
Context: unknown

GLAHM M5349: calomel; pale brown crystalline crusts, with cinnabar, lining cavities in hematite-rich breccia [cotype?] (handspm)

Dimensions: 11x9x6cm
Locality: *non loc.*
Context: unknown

GLAHM M113: silver; coarse wires, with encrusting brownish dolomite?, and acanthite crystals (handspm)

Dimensions: 5x4x3cm
Locality: [Freiberg, Saxony], [Germany]
Context: unknown

GLAHM M607: fluorite; deep yellow cubic crystals (some with purple outer zone), with quartz crystals, and finely crystalline white mica (handspm)

Dimensions: 10x8x3.5cm
Locality: Saxony, [Germany]
Context: unknown

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