Cobaltite, Type Locality, Hand Specimen


Name : Cobaltite
Locality : Cobalt, Ontario, Canada
Size : 2.5 x 2 x 1 inches
Weight : 165 grams
Source : Eimer & Amend, New York (label), Yankee Mineral and Gems (label)
Notes : #15 on E&A label.

Bernard Amend founded the firm in New York City in 1851. In 1856 Carl Eimer joined the firm as a partner and the name was changed to Eimer & Amend. They were primarily a supplier of chemical laboratory equipment and chemicals, but did carry a limited range of meteorological equipment. They maintained a glass blowing shop and manufactured barometers and thermometers. In 1940, Eimer & Amend was acquired by Fisher Scientific Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Fisher Scientific remains in business today as a major scientific equipment supplier -

Refer to the photos. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing the specimen shown.