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Native Iron
$650
 Bühl, Germany
Despite the abundance of iron in the Earth’s crust, Native Iron is exceedingly rare.  Such deposits are
Azurite with Malachite
$2,000
 Chessy-les-Mines, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
One of France’s most classic mineralogical sites is that at Chessy-les-Mines in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Cassiterite
$300
 Camborne, England
This well crystallised Cassiterite comes with no specific mine name but is from the Camborne mining district
Haüyne
$500
 Albano Lake crater, Italy
This small miniature/large thumbnail of the sodium-calcium-aluminium silicate-sulphate is from the Albano Lake
Phosgenite on Galena
$400
 Monteponi Mine, Italy
The lead chloro-carbonate, Phosgenite, is a firm favourite among mineral collectors and the Monteponi mine,
Dolomite
$500
 Eugui, Spain
Spain is renowned for its magnificent Dolomite crystals and the area around Eugui, southeast of San Sebastian,
Calcite with Pyrite
$250
  Pribram, Czech Republic
An aesthetic and mineralogically fascinating small miniature Calcite with Pyrite from the Příbram Mining
Quartz var. Smoky Quartz
$500
 Göscheneralp, Uri
Beautifully crystallised Quartz is a Swiss classic and occurs in Alpine fissures throughout its mountainous
Titanite with Rutile, Actinolite and K Feldspar var. Adularia
$4,500
 Teufelsmühle, Salzburg
The mindat page shows an excellent photo by Günter Grundmann of the Teufelsmühle and to put it mildly, it
Whewellite on Calcite
$250
 Burgk, Germany
Whewellite is an oxalate and is considered a mineral having organic/biological origins.  This fine
Sarcolite
$350
 Monte Somma, Campania
Monte Somma lies within the western bounds of the Somma-Vesuvius Complex, just east of Naples (Napoli) in
Paraguanajuatite
$500
 Falun Mine, Sweden
The extremely rare mineral Paraguanajuatite is a bismuth selenide and I don’t ever recall handling one
Ilvaite
$2,500
 Rio Marina, Italy
Ilvaite is a calcium-iron silicate and this superb crystal is from its type locality at Rio Marina on the Isle
Calcite with Quartz
$1,200
 Juchem Quarry, Germany
This charming and cutely aesthetic miniature Calcite perched on top of Quartz crystals is from Juchem quarry,
Diaphorite
$4,000
 Vojtěch Mine, Bohemia
A 7 mm long crystal of Diaphorite, a rare silver-lead-antimony sulphosalt, sits flat in a Quartz crystal-lined
Calcite with Quartz and Dolomite
$1,100
 Příbram District, Czech Republic
Příbram has produced a myriad of wonderful Calcite habits and varieties over the centuries and this beautiful
Pyrite on Quartz
$450
 Příbram District, Czech Republic
This highly attractive old specimen of botryoidal Pyrite is from the silver mining district of Příbram in the
Proustite
$400
  Pribram, Czech Republic
A terminated, highly lustrous, 5 x 3 x 3 mm Proustite crystal nestles in a shallow vug within a white Calcite
Siderite with Calcite
$500
  Pribram, Czech Republic
Razor-sharp, rhombohedral Siderite crystals form a slightly domed cluster with small colourless to pale
Cerussite
$1,750
 Siegen, North Rhine-Westphalia
Iron-stained crystals of Cerussite are scattered across a rusty, chocolate-brown surface coating a dark grey
Elbaite var. Indicolite (Tourmaline)
$15,000
 Santa Rosa Mine, Brazil
This ex. matrix Elbaite Tourmaline of the blue variety Indicolite is a stunning gem quality crystal of superb
Ludlamite on Pyrite
$4,500
 Huanuni mine, Bolivia
Most collectors are more than familiar with the iron phosphate Ludlamite, but to have crystals set on a matrix
Cassiterite with Sphalerite and Quartz
$650
 Viloco Mine, Bolivia
This intriguing miniature Cassiterite with Sphalerite and Quartz is from the Viloco mine, a mine set in the
Hübnerite with Quartz
$3,500
 Mundo Nuevo, Peru
The manganese-tungsten oxide Hübnerite forms high quality crystals in the tungsten deposits close to the town
Bournonite
$250
 Viboras Mine, Potosí Department
The Viboras mine, which still works a silver deposit at Machacamarca in the Potosí Department of Bolivia, is
Uvite Tourmaline on Quartz
$4,500
 Brumado, Brazil
Uvite is a member of the Tourmaline Group and on this cabinet specimen forms three excellent green crystals
Cassiterite
$300
 Huanuni mine, Bolivia
Highly lustrous, metallic jet-black crystals of Cassiterite measuring to 1.5 cm form a miniature domed mass
Rhodochrosite
$1,200
 N'Chwaning Mines, South Africa
A thumbnail specimen of bubbly dark strawberry red to pumpkin orange Rhodochrosite envelopes a mainly hidden
Dioptase on Calcite
$3,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
This excellent example of bright emerald green Dioptase crystals on white Calcite is from the world famous
Fluor-liddicoatite
$4,500
 Estatoby (Antanetinilapa), Madagascar
The rare tourmaline species Fluor-liddicoatite is the fluorine analogue of Liddicoatite and this magnificent
Erythrite
$1,250
 Bou Azzer, Morocco
At just under 7 cm maximum length, this amazingly rich specimen of crystalline Erythrite just falls within the
Mimetite
$400
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A great small cabinet specimen of lemon-yellow Mimetite crystals up to 1 cm long, individually, yet richly,
Talmessite var. Cobaltian
$2,500
 Aghbar Mine, Morocco
Moroccan minerals are a favourite amongst collectors because of their diversity of species, vibrant colours
Ephesite
$2,000
 Postmasburg Manganese Field, South Africa
A superbly rich, small cabinet specimen of the rare mica silicate Ephesite from the Postmasburg Manganese
Zirkelite with Phlogopite, Fluorapatite and Diopside
$250
 Palabora Mine, South Africa
Although the Palabora mine in Limpopo Province, South Africa, is one of Africa’s most famous mines, few
Arfvedsonite
$800
  Arfvedsonite
Very lustrous, jet-black striated crystals of Arfvedsonite measuring to 3.5 cm sit between contrasting
Malachite on Chrysocolla
$3,500
 L'Etoile Du Congo Mine, DR Congo (Zaire)
A classic Katanga Copper Crescent Malachite on Chrysocolla from the L'Etoile du Congo Mine in the Democratic
Danburite
$1,500
 Charcas, San Luis Potosí
Danburite, a calcium boron silicate, forms crystals of world-class quality at Charcas in the Mexican state of
Siegenite with Chalcopyrite, Galena and Dolomite
$1,500
 Sweetwater Mine, USA
Although the Sweetwater mine at Ellington in Missouri, USA, is a lead-zinc producer, it is perhaps most
Azurite with Malachite
$1,500
 Copper Queen Mine, USA
The Copper Queen mine at Bisbee in Arizona, USA requires no introduction.  The massive copper deposit was
Augelite
$2,000
 Rapid Creek, Yukon
Augelite is an aluminium phosphate and this beautifully crystallised large miniature is from the world-famous
Fluoro-richterite
$900
 Gibson Road East occurrence, Canada
Fluoro-richterite is a rare sodium-calcium amphibole containing magnesium and fluorine and this magnificent
Quartz var. Amethyst
$3,500
 Thunder Bay District, Canada
This beautiful small cabinet specimen of Hematite-included Amethyst Quartz is recorded as from Thunder Bay in
Creedite
$2,000
 Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua
It is interesting to note that of the 185 valid minerals listed in mindat from the Santa Eulalia District, in
Sabinaite with Siderite, Analcime and Aegirine
$450
 Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec
A small and fine cabinet specimen of Sabinaite with Siderite, Analcime and Aegirine on a matrix of snow-white
Amphibole var. Uralite (Actinolite ps. after Diopside)
$200
 Calumet Mine, Colorado
Uralite, named for the Urals Region of Russia, is the name given to pseudomorphs of the Amphibole Group and
Tapiolite
$750
 Baixão da Laje mine, Rio Grande do Norte
The rare mineral Tapiolite is a tantalum niobate with the presence of iron and manganese.  Two distinct
Tellurobismuthite with Native Gold
$2,000
 Red Lake area, Canada
Golden silver metallic Tellurobismuthite forms a rich patchwork over the top face of a dark grey Quartz