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Photos- (left to right) Hessite, Romania; Quincy Mine Tramway, Lake Superior Copper District, Michigan; Copper, Northwestern Mine, Keweenaw County, Michigan; Trammer, Prinzipal Mine, Herja Complex, Baia Mare, Romania

  NORTH STAR MINERALS, LLC est. 1984

Cash paid for minerals and collections!

 

Last web site update March 4th

Coming soon....New arrivals from Tucson and a selection of southern Illinois minerals from the Sam & Ann Koster Collection

Attention: There are some confirmation/provenance clarity issues regarding minerals from my Southern Illinois collection.The suite ended with RCL2369 (one random number assigned RCL2398 is accurate: affixed by Fine Minerals, Int. after cleaning). Some RCL numbers were lost during cleaning. However, all specimens will/should have my labels as a back-up. If these were accidentally misplaced/lost and there is no RCL#, please contact me directly for provenance. I will be happy to make new labels from my database. Thanks, Ross Lillie

Addendum: I am continuing to add minerals to the database to further historical preservation of the district. These specimens start at RCL2370. They are photographed, described and labeled and if sold will come with my provenance.

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Kibble in Action Close Up of Kibble in Use

Cornish Kibble in Use

Cook's Kitchen Mine, Cornwall, England 1894 (note striking similarity to Petherick Mine Kibble below)

  Kibble and Wheels

 

Kibble and Tram Car Wheels. c. 1855

Petherick Mine, Copper Falls Mining Company, Lake Superior Copper District, Keweenaw County, Michigan

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Trepca complex- main entrance Stari Trg facility, Kosovo June 2012       

Trepca Mine Logo

Plant entrance (top), Mine offices and headframe (bottom), near Mitrovica, Kosovo- June 2012

 

DR. H. PERRY AND ANNE BYNUM COLLECTION

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GAIL HALL FLUORITE COLLECTION

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Dr. J. GEBEL QUARTZ COLLECTION

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After a hard day, the "help" takes a break (and my seat): Bonnie, Spritzer, Tatzen & Matchka:
(in no particular order and currently not for sale)

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