Carbonates

 

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Calcite
$350
 Gyongyosoroszi, Hungary
A specimen destined for this Christmas update is this fantastic snowball-like hemisphere of pure white Calcite
Calcite pseudomorph after Aragonite Var. Tarnowitzite
$1,250
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A beautiful and fascinating pseudomorph of Calcite replacing Tarnowitzite, the plumbian variety of Aragonite.
Malachite
$1,500
 Block 14, New South Wales
A subtly rounded, almost globular mass of gently undulating botryoidal light powdery-turquoise-green Malachite
Calcite with Dioptase
$1,250
A highly lustrous mound of closely interpenetrating snow-white Calcite crystals averaging between 2 to 2.5 cm
Calcite with Dolomite
$650
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A gorgeous specimen from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia comprising of large equant rhombohedral Calcite crystals
Cuprian Smithsonite
$9,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A magnificent cabinet display specimen of tea-green to light sage-green druses of 1 mm Smithsonite crystals
Malachite
$150
 Nizhnetagilskii Massif, Russia
An attractive knobbly botryoidal miniature of dark bluish-green to dark emerald-green Malachite that displays
Calcite
$1,200
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Two co-joined hemispheres of creamy Calcite, the rounded surfaces of which are composed of sharp rhombic
Cerussite on Duftite
$750
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A festive specimen of glassy-white Cerussite crystals to 1.5 cm displaying stellate repeated twinning against
Dolomite
$300
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Highly lustrous spherical aggregates of pure snow-white Dolomite micro-crystals form organic-looking mounds
Smithsonite
$1,750
 Broken Hill Proprietary Mine, New South Wales
Silky, dog-tooth-type crystals of creamy-white Smithsonite cover a small hidden matrix of black and brown
Corundum Var. Ruby with Dravite in Marble
$2,000
 Jegdalek Ruby Deposit, Afghanistan
A charming miniature composed of an aesthetic fuschia-pink Corundum crystal, variety Ruby, perched on a small
Aragonite Var. Tarnowitzite with Malachite
$3,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A superb mixture of snow-white stubby crystals of Tarnowitzite, the lead-rich (plumbian) variety of Aragonite,
Pyromorphite with Cerussite
$3,750
 MMM Mine, Australia
This 9 x 7 cm plate of zesty, bright lemon-yellow Pyromorphite crystals and acicular Cerussite crystals is
Calcite on Sphalerite
$525
 Herja Mine, Romania
A striking combination of black Sphalerite partly overgrown with excellent rosettes of transparent to
Anglesite with Cerussite
$1,500
 MMM Mine, Australia
Maintaining the seasonal feel to this update, a snowflake-like specimen of cyclically-twinned Cerussite
Calcite
$350
 Broken Hill, Australia
A pleasing group of thick, squat hexagonal Calcite crystals from the Broken Hill mining district in New South
Malachite
$300
 Moldova Noua, Romania
A classic gossan specimen with secondary sprays of rich green Malachite and scattered crystals of Azurite
Rhodochrosite
$350
 Baia Sprie, Romania
 A neat crystal covered dome of sparkling pink Rhodochrosite from Baia Sprie, Romania.
Phosgenite
$6,500
 Monteponi Mine, Sardinia
A spectacular and heavy specimen of cream and light grey translucent Phosgenite crystals richly pervading and
Strontianite
$400
 Oberdorf An Der Laming, Austria
Beautiful sheaves of pinkish-tan tinted creamy Strontianite form compact sprays to 1.4 cm tall over a platy
Cobaltoan Calcite
$750
 Madan Ore Field, Bulgaria
A superb triangular group of delicate candy-pink Cobaltoan Calcite crystals from the Madan ore field in the
Calcite
$300
 Gyongyosoroszi, Hungary
An elongated bed of sharp, colourless scalenohedral Calcite crystals to 3 cm with a bright reflective glassy
Azurite
$500
 Banat Mountains, Romania
A rich Azurite crystal miniature specimen of deep royal blue colour investing abundant areas of a
Cadmium enriched Smithsonite
$300
 Masua, Italy
A neat bright translucent yellow botryoidal specimen of Cadmium enriched Smithsonite from Masua,
Aurichalcite with Smithsonite
$100
 Ocna De Fier, Romania
A comparatively rare specimen for the location of blue-green-white Aurichalcite with white
Calcite
$150
A neat lustrous cluster of (dogtooth) Calcite crystals measuring to 3.8cm, colourless and white, from the
Malachite
$4,500
 Mashamba West Mine, Katanga Copper Crescent
A superb Malachite stalagmite from the Mashamba West mine in the Katanga Copper Crescent, the Democratic
Calcite with Malachite
$5,000
 Mashamba West Mine, Katanga Copper Crescent
From the famous Mashamba West mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a superb combination of
Dioptase with Calcite
$6,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A choice miniature of lustrous emerald-green Dioptase crystals to 1.5 cm on colourless to milky-white Calcite
Rhodochrosite
$1,500
 Oppu Mine, Japan
A superb bubble-gum-pink specimen of mammillary Rhodochrosite from the Oppu mine in Aomori Prefecture,
Dolomite with Pyrite
$350
 Shangbao Mine, China
A highly lustrous group of pale candy-pink rhombic Dolomite crystals, typically to 2.5 cm on edge, covering a
Plattnerite with Calcite and Hemimorphite
$200
 Ojuela Mine, Mexico
A rich and attractive specimen of the lead dioxide mineral Plattnerite, as lustrous black micro-crystals with
Calcite
$1,200
 Sarbaiskoe deposit (Sarbay Mine), Kostanay Province
A fabulous Calcite that packs a big wow factor! From the Sarbaiskoe deposit at Rudny in Kazakhstan, five
Malachite with Cuprite
$350
 Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Russia
Flattened fan-like sheaves and mm-sized drusy mounds of deep emerald-green Malachite are richly distributed
Quartz with Dolomite on Hematite
$1,250
 Florence Mine, England
Although the famous Florence mine close to Egremont in west Cumbria produced less than ten different mineral
Azurite with Malachite on Baryte
$750
 Salts Level, England
A crusty block of intergrown Baryte and Limonite is richly coated with microcrystals of powder-blue
Aragonite on Quartz
$850
 Botallack Mine, UK
An old-time specimen collected prior to 1870, of micro-crystals of Aragonite forming globular clusters over
Barytocalcite
$1,250
 Nentsberry Haggs Mine, England
A very fine cabinet specimen of the rare barium-calcium carbonate, Barytocalcite, from Nentsberry Haggs mine
Calcite on Fluorite
$450
 50 fm Level, UK
A very good cluster of scalenohedral Calcite crystals on a thin plate of Fluorite collected in August 1937
Siderite
$200
 Tincroft Mine, England
 A rich dark brown covering of Siderite crystals on a Quartz veinstone from Tincroft Mine, Illogan,
Aragonite
$150
 Stockhow Quarry, England
A very characteristic specimen of steeply pyramidal white-colourless crystals of Aragonite measuring to
Calcite
$800
 Odin Mine, England
An uncommon seldom seen fine specimen of lustrous Calcite from the Odin Mine, Castleton, Derbyshire,
Cobaltoan Smithsonite
$800
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A neat intergrown stack of gemmy-translucent pink Cobaltoan Smithsonite of flattened rhombic crystals
Cerussite
$250
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A neat twinned crystal of Cerussite, lustrous translucent white measuring overall to 3.8cm on crystals of
Cuprian Smithsonite
$250
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A neat druse of near olive green Cuprian Smithsonite covers an area of 4cm x 2cm on the underside of
Dolomite with Cuprite
$750
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Bright white pearly lustred intergrown groups of Dolomite with tiny green Malachite inclusions are
Cobaltoan Smithsonite
$500
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Classic gemmy-translucent pink intergrown rhombic crystals of Cobaltoan Smithsonite measuring in the 5mm area.