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Chalcophyllite
$2,500
 Wheal Gorland, England
Chalcophyllite is one of the iconic copper-aluminium arsenate minerals from Wheal Gorland and is an essential
Cassiterite ps. after Orthoclase
$2,000
 Wheal Coates, England
The old Wheal Coates engine house, set against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean, is an iconic image of
Native Gold
$5,000
 Hopes Nose, Devon
For sure a collector’s favourite, a wonderful arborescent Native Gold, partly etched out from its creamy
Cotham Marble (Stromatolite, Triassic, Rhaetian Stage)
$2,500
 Somerset, England
Unlike anything we usually showcase, this museum-size specimen is a sawn and polished slab of Cotham Marble, a
Calcite (“heart-twin”)
$5,000
 Egremont, England
Without doubt this is a showstopping specimen and one that will once again become a prized addition to
Szaibélyite on Volkovskite
$1,200
 Panel 848, North Yorkshire
Something quite different from the British Isles, an amazing, good-sized cabinet specimen of the rare borates
Olivenite
$2,500
 Wheal Gorland, England
This outstanding Olivenite is from Wheal Gorland, an old mine in the parish of Gwennap, just east of
Fluorite on Baryte
$1,200
 Wakebridge Mine, Derbyshire
Wakebridge mine, just north-west of the village of Crich, is relatively unknown to a broader audience, but
Calcite (twinned crystal)
$1,500
 Gillfoot Mine, England
Fabulous twinned Calcites from the West Cumbrian iron mines need little introduction as they are recognised
Turquoise var. Rashleighite
$1,200
 Wheal Phoenix, England
Ferrian (iron-rich) Turquoise is given the varietal name Rashleighite, named for the famous Cornish collector
Galena with Calcite on Fluorite
$2,500
 Blackdene Mine, County Durham
Normally Fluorite hogs the limelight on specimens from the wonderful Blackdene mine, by the village of
Kaolinite ps. after Orthoclase
$900
 Goonbarrow China Clay Pit, England
The superb Kaolinite pseudomorphs after Orthoclase feldspar found in many of Cornwall’s china clay pits (CCPs)
Fluorite
$1,900
 Ladywash Mine, England
Ladywash mine was operational until 1979 and is situated due north of the delightful village of Eyam. For
Calcite on Galena
$1,000
 Blackdene Mine, County Durham
This quite weighty-specimen of Calcite covering Galena is from Blackdene mine by the village of Ireshopeburn
Botallackite
$1,800
 Cligga Mine, England
Botallackite is a rare copper oxychloride and forms where there is interaction between seawater and copper
Siderite var. Lady’s Slipper
$5,000
 Virtuous Lady Mine, England
Only very rarely do we get to see and handle good-sized classic Lady’s Slipper Siderite epimorphs from
Fluorite
$2,000
 West Pasture Mine, Co. Durham
Of the many famous Fluorite mines scattered along the Weardale valley, the Fluorite from West Pasture mine,
Chalcocite
$1,000
 Levant Mine, England
This fine small cabinet specimen of the copper sulphide Chalcocite forms thin hexagonal plates that are well
Fluorite
$1,500
 Frazer's Hush Mine, Co. Durham
Frazer’s Hush mine is situated next to the main road between Rookhope and Allenheads in the Weardale valley,
Mimetite var. Campylite
$1,900
 Dry Gill Mine, England
Many of you will be familiar with the Mineralogical Record’s famous supplement in early 2010, ‘The Lindsay
Fluorite
$1,500
 Heights Mine, Co. Durham
The world-famous Heights mine at Westgate in Weardale is most readily associated with emerald-green Fluorite,
Chalcocite
$450
 Levant Mine, England
The copper sulphide Chalcocite tends to be a well-crystallised mineral throughout the mines of Cornwall; this
Calcite
$550
 Stank Mine, England
Stank mine sits within the southerly Cumbrian peninsula between the towns of Ulverston to the north and
Cuprite
$500
 Liskeard, England
This rich specimen of Cuprite is from a mine in the vicinity of Liskeard in Cornwall and is accompanied with
Fluorite with Quartz
$250
 Blackdene Mine, County Durham
Blackdene mine, by the village of Ireshopeburn in County Durham, is one of the classic Weardale Fluorite
Calcite with Baryte
$100
 Derbyshire, England
This miniature plate of mixed Calcite and Baryte, simply labelled ‘Derbyshire, England’ dates to the early
Calcite on Goethite included Quartz (2 pieces)
$200
 19 Level Load Drive, Cornwall
Collectors of Cornish minerals will be more than familiar with the many forms of Calcite from the legendary
Fluorite
$650
 Ladywash Mine, England
Ladywash mine, above the village of Eyam in north Derbyshire, produced superb Fluorite over many years, a
Baryte (Stalactitic Section)
$100
 Dirtlow Rake, England
The term ‘Rake’ is a Derbyshire miner’s name for a mineralised vein and Dirtlow Rake was a large-scale vein
Fluorite
$120
 Hingston Down Quarry, England
Hingston Down is an operating granite quarry close to Calstock in north Cornwall and occasionally encounters
Galena
$150
 Cloud Hill Quarry, England
Cloud Hill quarry at Breedon on the Hill is in north-west Leicestershire and is a large modern operating
Pyromorphite
$175
 Roughton Gill Area, England
This miniature Pyromorphite on gossany veinstone Quartz is from Roughton Gill at the head of Dale Beck Valley
Quartz with Hematite
$475
 Beckermet Mine, England
Just one glance at this delightful Quartz with Hematite and you will be transported off to the West Cumbrian
Pharmacosiderite
$250
 St Day United Mines, Cornwall
Pharmacosiderite is a hydrated basic ferric arsenate whose type locality is the nearby Wheal Gorland. 
Fluorite
$500
 Hilton Mine, England
Hilton mine in Scordale, in the eastern most part of Cumbria, needs no introduction for its world-class yellow
Baryte on Calcite
$500
 Peak Hill, Devon
Beautifully crystallised Baryte from Peak Hill at the seaside town of Sidmouth in Devon has become a modern
Cerussite
$250
 Vein 2, Somerset
This Cerussite specimen nestles snuggly in a broad, deep vug in a sooty black Cryptomelane-type manganese
Crednerite with Hydrocerussite and Malachite
$450
 Vein 2, Somerset
Black blades of the copper-manganese oxide Crednerite are overgrown with velvety druses of sub-mm, light
Quartz var. Chalcedony
$700
 Cornwall, England
This rather delightfully structured Chalcedony reminds me of the Devils Tower in Wyoming, made internationally
Hematite var. Pencil Ore
$350
 Hodbarrow Mine, Cumbria
Hodbarrow mine was the most southerly in a group iron mines in West Cumbria, yet far south of the area
Skutterudite
$2,500
 Wolfgang Maassen Mine field, Germany
This fabulously crystallised specimen of Skutterudite is most unusual in that it forms cubic crystals, and
Wulfenite
$4,000
 Bad Bleiberg, Carinthia
The historic mines in the municipality of Bad Bleiberg, in the Bleiberg District of Carinthia, Austria, are
Proustite
$7,500
 Marienberg District, Saxony
If you have been looking for a first-class, beautifully crystallised and translucent Saxon Proustite, then
Epidote with Actinolite
$7,500
 Knappenwand, Austria
Gemmy, bottle to deep sage-green translucent Epidote from the Knappenwandmulde series of epidote-amphibolites
Smithsonite
$2,500
 Lavrion District Mines, Attikí Prefecture
The wonderful Lavrion mining district on the Attica Peninsula in southern Greece is host to over 600 mineral
Smithsonite
$1,500
 Sounion Area, Greece
For anyone who has had the great pleasure of visiting Greece or, better still, collecting there, Sounion with
Hematite
$7,500
 Zillertal, Austria
Having just looked at this Hematite from the Zillertal valley in the North Tyrol state of Austria, I could not
Polybasite
$2,000
 Himmelsfürst Mine, Germany
The silver-copper sulphosalt Polybasite is always an attractive mineral when well crystallised, making it