Classic Minerals

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 Quilpie, Australia
A stunning specimen of the Opal variety known as “Boulder Opal” from one of the less well-known Australian
 Round Mountain Mine, USA
A specimen of finely crystallised Native Gold as a flattened leaf with included milky-white Quartz, from the
 Florence Mine, England
A toad-like naturally polished warty mass of high-grade Hematite from the now abandoned Florence Mine, close
 Christiana Mine, Greece
A 7 mm diameter rosette of inky blue, bladed Azurite crystals nestles in a shallow Calcite lined vug, with
 N'Chwaning Mines, South Africa
A terrific joined pair of off-matrix, burnt cherry-red Rhodochrosite crystals from the classic locality of the
 Roughton Gill Area, England
Roughton Gill, in the Caldbeck Fells of Cumbria, is one of the classic localities of the English Lake
Quartz on Hematite
 Florence Mine, England
The Florence mine, close to Egremont in West Cumbria, England, may have a limited suite of mineral species,
 Bejewans, England
To call this rich Cassiterite specimen somewhat ugly is probably doing it a compliment, but this is more than
Cassiterite var. Toad's Eye
 Cornwall, England
A varied selection of six specimens of Cassiterite, in the form of “Toad’s Eye” tin from an unprovenanced
 Paprok, Afghanistan
A stubby, off-matrix, composite crystal of part-gemmy bi-coloured Tourmaline (likely Elbaite) from the gem
 Goboboseb Mountains, Namibia
A single, off-matrix, gemmy crystal of purple “Amethyst” from the Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg Area, in the
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A mixed matrix of crystalline Azurite, Malachite and probable Duftite is almost completely covered with choice
 Inca de Oro, Chile
A large, heavy display specimen composed entirely of intergrown Cuprite crystals from Inca de Oro in Copiapó
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A stunning and fascinating specimen of Smithsonite from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia. The elongated,
 Gilgit District, Pakistan
A single, perfectly terminated, cornflower-blue crystal of Beryl, variety “Aquamarine” from the Gilgit
 Huanggang Fe-Sn deposit, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
A most pleasing and aesthetic specimen of the iron-calcium sorosilicate Ilvaite, as a single, perfectly
The name Embolite is frequently given to the bromine-rich variety of Chlorargyrite, AgCl, a silver
 Franklin, USA
A rare specimen of gemmy prismatic Willemite crystals from the Franklin Mining District, New Jersey, USA.
Fluorite with Beryl on Muscovite
 Chumar Bakhoor, Pakistan
Two gemmy pink well-formed crystals of Fluorite in cube-octahedral to complex form measuring to 2.2cm with
 Los Lamentos, Mexico
A pleasing and quite distinct crystal habit of Wulfenite from the Los Lamentos Mountain area in Mexico. The
Native Gold
 Eagle's Nest Mine, USA
A neat display of crystalline Native Gold on a white Quartz veinstone from the Eagle's Nest Mine, California,
Boleite and Pseudoboleite with Gypsum
 Amelia Mine, Mexico
Very well formed cubic crystals of Boleite with several crystals showing Pseudoboleite epitaxial developments
Spodumene var Kunzite
An excellent gem specimen of pink Kunzite displaying a classic etched bladed thickened crystal measuring to
Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite and Quartz
 Stak Nala, Pakistan
A prize specimen of Elbaite Tourmaline crystals with Albite and Quartz from the pegmatite rich area of Stak
Topaz with Muscovite and Quartz
A pleasing specimen of gem quality blue Topaz with Muscovite and Smoky Quartz from the Murzinka Mine, Russia.
Catapleiite with Richterite
 Poudrette Quarry, Canada
An excellent pleasing specimen of Catapleiite with Richterite from the Poudrette Quarry, Canada. Platy light
Rhodochrosite with Quartz
 Pasto Bueno, Peru
Three classic sharply formed rhombic crystals of Rhodochrosite are formed amongst an array of colourless
Quartz var Smoky-Gwindel
An excellent specimen of Smoky Quartz variety Gwindel from Brazil we have no other more detailed
Beryl var Heliodor
A very gemmy and fine naturally etched yellow Heliodor Beryl from the Volodarsk Mine, Ukraine. The
 Cavnic, Romania
Classic crystal specimen of Tetrahedrite from Cavnic, Romania. Well formed intergrown crystals of
Native Platinum
A large metallic silver coloured specimen of alluvial Native Platinum very seldom seen in this size from
 Uchucchacua Mine, Peru
A well-developed gemmy to translucent substantial crystal of Rhodochrosite measuring to 3cm sits upon a
 Friedrichssegen Mine, Germany
A very fine classic specimen of Pyromorphite from the Friedrichssegen Mine, Bad Ems, Germany. Excellent
 Majuba Hill Mine, Nevada
A super rich specimen of Clinoclase from the Majuba Hill Mine, Nevada, USA. The specimen displays excellent
 Vishnevye Mts, Russia
Excellent lustrous single crystal of Zircon with light brown to chestnut colour, having a single point of
Beryl var Aquamarine
 Dara-i-Pech Pegmatite Field, Afghanistan
A gemmy light blue well-formed lustrous crystal of Beryl variety Aquamarine measuring to 3.5cm x 2.3cm
Spodumene Var Kunzite
 Mawi Pegmatite, Afghanistan
A fine gem substantial crystal specimen of Kunzite with pleasing pastel pink colour and measuring to
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A super specimen of Willemite from Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Excellent acicular crystals of light apple green to
 Helena Mine, Slovenia
Classic burnt orange zoned crystals of Wulfenite from the Helena Mine, Slovenia. Blocky crystals of Wulfenite
Quartz var Amethyst
A classic specimen of Amethyst from Mun. Las Vigas de Ramírez, Mexico. Crystals of gemmy Amethyst
Native Gold
 Boldut Mine, Romania
Very richly intergrown bright metallic yellow crystal area of Native Gold on Quartz from Boldut Mine,
A particularly fine large aesthetic crystal specimen of Marcasite from the Vintířov lignite mining area in the
 Friedrichssegen Mine, Germany
An antique specimen of very classic Pyromorphite from the Friedrichssegen Mine, Bad Ems, Germany. Crystals of
Beryl variety Emerald
 Habach Valley, Austria
Five richly coloured emerald green translucent well developed Emerald crystals measuring to 9mm are pleasingly
Galena Pseudomorph after Pyromorphite
A classic specimen of relatively large intergrown Pyromorphite crystals to 2.2cm
Tourmaline with Lepidolite and Albite
 Cruzeiro Mine, Brazil
A classic Tourmaline combination specimen with Lepidolite and Albite from the well known Cruzeiro Mine,
Elbaite Tourmaline
 Paprok, Afghanistan
A neat tri-coloured gem crystal of Elbaite Tourmaline measuring to 5.2cm tall with a crystal in parallel
 Luishia Mine, Katanga (Shaba)
A very pleasing specimen of Malachite in the form reminiscent of Bracket Coral Fungus, from the