Carbonates

 

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Azurite
$950
 Shilu Mine, China
The Shilu mine sits by the coast in south eastern China, in Yangchun County, Guangdong Province.  A
Aurichalcite with Hemimorphite, Hydrozincite and Rosasite
$2,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A carbonate-rich specimen from Tsumeb containing many shallow, open vuggy pockets of turquoise Aurichalcite,
Calcite with Bornite
$350
 Dzhezkazgan Mining District, Kazakhstan
A solitary double terminated scalenohedral Calcite measuring 5 cm long is perched at about 30 degrees to a
Manganoan Smithsonite
$850
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A beautifully aesthetic small miniature of translucent candy-pink Manganoan Smithsonite contrasting against
Siderite with Quartz
$350
 Neudorf, Saxony-Anhalt
Opaque, light biscuit-tan curved blades of Siderite, typically 1 to 1.5 cm with form an intergrown jumble of
Malachite with Azurite
$2,000
 Copper Queen Mine, USA
Deep inky azure-blue Azurite crystals and silky, emerald-green Malachite plumes of acicular needles scattered
Kutnohorite
$2,500
 North Mine, Australia
Kutnohorite, a rare calcium manganese carbonate, is perhaps one of the lesser known minerals to be associated
Strontianite
$1,200
 Oberdorf An Der Laming, Austria
Magnificent sprays of colourless to milky-white Strontianite (strontium carbonate) crystals to 3 cm long
Dolomite
$2,000
 Magnesite deposit, Styria
The quarry at this locality was begun around 1641, later becoming an underground operation.  The mine,
Barytocalcite
$400
 Nentsberry Haggs Mine, England
A wedge of light clove-brown Barytocalcite, 4.5 cm long and tapering from 2 cm down to 0.5 cm, set in a matrix
Calcite on Rhodochrosite
$900
 Cavnic Mine, Romania
What can only be described as a very pretty specimen from Cavnic mine in Maramureș County, Romania, with two
Cerussite
$2,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
An amazing, off-matrix Cerussite “sixling” from the Tsumeb Mine in Oshikoto Region, Namibia.  At Tsumeb,
Smithsonite
$600
 Lavrion District Mines, Greece
A most attractive botryoidal mound of pale sky to duck egg-blue Smithsonite with a beautiful smooth and silky
Otavite on Malachite with Cerussite
$250
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Otavite is an extremely rare cadmium carbonate, first discovered at Tsumeb in 1906 in the outcrop and near
Rhodochrosite
$800
 Wolf Mine, Germany
This specimen of Rhodochrosite from Wolf mine at Herdorf, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, delivers an
Dundasite with Cerussite
$200
 Greystone Quarry, UK
A rusty-brown, Limonite-coated Quartz matrix with about half of its top surface encrusted with acicular
Rosasite pseudomorph after Azurite
$1,200
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A superb Rosasite pseudomorph after Azurite from the Tsumeb mine in Oshikoto Region, Namibia.  The upper
Cerussite
$1,300
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A clear, colourless to milky white single Cerussite crystal from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia which packs a
Witherite
$350
 A4119 road cutting, Rhondda-Cynon-Taff (Glamorgan)
An interesting Witherite specimen collected in July 1979 from a road cutting near to Llantrisant, some 14 km
Malachite
$350
 Shilu Mine, China
A most unusual Malachite from the famous Shilu mine in Yangchun County, Guangdong, China, in the form of a
Azurite
$900
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Bright, highly lustrous Azurite crystals form a bed of deep navy to intense neon-blue tabular blades on a thin
Alstonite (pink)
$175
 Brownley Hill Mine, England
An excellent example of pink Alstonite from the Brownley Hill mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England,
Aragonite (twin)
$240
 Limestone Quarry, Cumbria
The quarries around Kirkland, north-east of the town of Cleator Moor in Cumbria, England, are well known for
Smithsonite
$1,800
 Broken Hill Mine, Australia
This magnificent botryoidal bluish-grey Smithsonite is so characteristic of the Broken Hill mines in New South
Aurichalcite with Hemimorphite and Baryte
$400
 Western Flats, Derbyshire
A fine example of well crystallised turquoise-green Aurichalcite forming rich druses lining and coating a
Aragonite
$800
 Oberzeiring, Styria
Good Aragonites are famous from Austria.  This example from Oberzeiring in the Pöls Valley, Styria,
Smithsonite
$500
 Lavrion District Mines, Greece
A really beautiful Smithsonite from the Lavrion mining district on the Attica Peninsula, Greece, displaying
Rhodochrosite
$3,500
 Cavnic Mine, Romania
A delightful light bubble gum-pink Rhodochrosite from its type locality at the Cavnic mine in Maramureș
Stolzite with Siderite and Djurleite
$1,250
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
An interesting and good example of the very rare mineral Stolzite, forming a small group of colourless well
Siderite on Hematite
$600
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Siderite is yet another common mineral at Tsumeb, but rare as well crystallised specimens suitable for
Siderite with Goethite on Germanite
$1,200
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A quite gorgeous small display specimen of superbly crystallised Siderite richly covering lustrous black
Linarite with Brochantite and Cerussite
$1,200
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
The copper-lead sulphate Linarite only occurred in the surface outcrop (The Greenhill) and first Oxidation
Galena with Smithsonite
$700
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Although abundant as one of the principle ores at Tsumeb, Galena occurring as collectable crystals is
Cuprian Smithsonite
$750
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
An aesthetic thumbnail of light peppermint-green Cuprian Smithsonite set on an interesting matrix of
Cerussite
$350
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A most charming and aesthetic ex-matrix reticulated Cerussite, the intersecting blades of which create a
Cuprian Smithsonite with Cerussite
$3,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A delightful miniature of sour apple-green Cuprian Smithsonite crystals completely lining a shallow vug in a
Cerussite with Dolomite
$750
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Another unusual Tsumeb specimen in which a single, well developed, yet asymmetric Cerussite crystal, has been
Malachite on Native Copper
$900
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A terrific and unusual specimen of velvety, botryoidal mounds of light leafy-green to peppermint-green
Siderite
$300
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Although Siderite is a relatively common mineral at Tsumeb, occurring in each of the three oxidation zones,
Cobaltoan Smiithsonite
$1,200
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A beautiful small miniature of translucent, light bubble gum-pink Cobaltoan Smithsonite on a matrix of mixed
Aragonite var. Tarnowitzite
$450
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A group of glassy and translucent Tarnowitzite crystals, the lead-rich variety of Aragonite.  These grade
Cobaltoan Smithsonite
$1,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Semi-transparent, bright candy-pink Cobaltoan Smithsonite crystals to just over 1 cm completely cover the
Hydrocerussite coating Cerussite
$3,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Hydrocerussite, a basic lead carbonate, forms a thin, yet continuous, surface coating over a splendid cluster
Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite
$1,250
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Sharp, chisel-like blades of deep bottle-green Malachite form a rich coverage of pseudomorphs after Azurite on
Cerussite with Mimetite and Duftite
$950
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Seven blocky, colourless translucent crystals of Cerussite to 15 x 8 x 8 mm contrast nicely against a
Azurite with Bayldonite
$800
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A heavy domed mound of leaf-green Bayldonite has its upper display surface strewn with small bladed Azurite
Azurite
$1,250
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Blocky intergrown Azurite crystals form an inverted T-shaped specimen from the Tsumeb mine.  The Azurite
Cerussite with Linarite
$2,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
An unusual specimen of translucent, milk-white Cerussite forming a “snowflake”, a reticulated habit often