Classic Minerals

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OPAL Var. “BOULDER OPAL” in IRONSTONE
$6,500
 Quilpie, Australia
A stunning specimen of the Opal variety known as “Boulder Opal” from one of the less well-known Australian
NATIVE GOLD
$375
 Round Mountain Mine, USA
A specimen of finely crystallised Native Gold as a flattened leaf with included milky-white Quartz, from the
HEMATITE Var. "KIDNEY ORE"
$2,500
 Florence Mine, England
A toad-like naturally polished warty mass of high-grade Hematite from the now abandoned Florence Mine, close
AZURITE
$110
 Christiana Mine, Greece
A 7 mm diameter rosette of inky blue, bladed Azurite crystals nestles in a shallow Calcite lined vug, with
RHODOCHROSITE
$4,500
 N'Chwaning Mines, South Africa
A terrific joined pair of off-matrix, burnt cherry-red Rhodochrosite crystals from the classic locality of the
Pyromorphite
$600
 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
$1,250
 Florence Mine, England
The Florence mine, close to Egremont in West Cumbria, England, may have a limited suite of mineral species,
Cassiterite
$300
 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
$450
 Cornwall, England
A varied selection of six specimens of Cassiterite, in the form of “Toad’s Eye” tin from an unprovenanced
TOURMALINE
$700
 Paprok, Afghanistan
A stubby, off-matrix, composite crystal of part-gemmy bi-coloured Tourmaline (likely Elbaite) from the gem
QUARTZ VAR. “AMETHYST”
$225
 Goboboseb Mountains, Namibia
A single, off-matrix, gemmy crystal of purple “Amethyst” from the Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg Area, in the
AZURITE
$2,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A mixed matrix of crystalline Azurite, Malachite and probable Duftite is almost completely covered with choice
CUPRITE
$1,250
 Inca de Oro, Chile
A large, heavy display specimen composed entirely of intergrown Cuprite crystals from Inca de Oro in Copiapó
SMITHSONITE
$3,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A stunning and fascinating specimen of Smithsonite from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia. The elongated,
BERYL VAR. “AQUAMARINE”
$2,500
 Gilgit District, Pakistan
A single, perfectly terminated, cornflower-blue crystal of Beryl, variety “Aquamarine” from the Gilgit
ILVAITE WITH QUARTZ
$400
 Huanggang Fe-Sn deposit, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
A most pleasing and aesthetic specimen of the iron-calcium sorosilicate Ilvaite, as a single, perfectly
BROMIAN CHLORARGYRITE
$3,000
The name Embolite is frequently given to the bromine-rich variety of Chlorargyrite, AgCl, a silver
Willemite
$5,120
 Franklin, USA
A rare specimen of gemmy prismatic Willemite crystals from the Franklin Mining District, New Jersey, USA.
Fluorite with Beryl on Muscovite
$4,930
 Chumar Bakhoor, Pakistan
Two gemmy pink well-formed crystals of Fluorite in cube-octahedral to complex form measuring to 2.2cm with
Wulfenite
$5,440
 Los Lamentos, Mexico
A pleasing and quite distinct crystal habit of Wulfenite from the Los Lamentos Mountain area in Mexico. The
Native Gold
$4,220
 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
$5,440
 Amelia Mine, Mexico
Very well formed cubic crystals of Boleite with several crystals showing Pseudoboleite epitaxial developments
Spodumene var Kunzite
$4,090
An excellent gem specimen of pink Kunzite displaying a classic etched bladed thickened crystal measuring to
Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite and Quartz
$6,400
 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
$6,400
A pleasing specimen of gem quality blue Topaz with Muscovite and Smoky Quartz from the Murzinka Mine, Russia.
Catapleiite with Richterite
$4,350
 Poudrette Quarry, Canada
An excellent pleasing specimen of Catapleiite with Richterite from the Poudrette Quarry, Canada. Platy light
Rhodochrosite with Quartz
$5,120
 Pasto Bueno, Peru
Three classic sharply formed rhombic crystals of Rhodochrosite are formed amongst an array of colourless
Quartz var Smoky-Gwindel
$5,120
An excellent specimen of Smoky Quartz variety Gwindel from Brazil we have no other more detailed
Beryl var Heliodor
$6,010
A very gemmy and fine naturally etched yellow Heliodor Beryl from the Volodarsk Mine, Ukraine. The
Tetrahedrite
$3,010
 Cavnic, Romania
Classic crystal specimen of Tetrahedrite from Cavnic, Romania. Well formed intergrown crystals of
Native Platinum
$9,600
A large metallic silver coloured specimen of alluvial Native Platinum very seldom seen in this size from
Rhodochrosite
$6,400
 Uchucchacua Mine, Peru
A well-developed gemmy to translucent substantial crystal of Rhodochrosite measuring to 3cm sits upon a
Pyromorphite
$6,400
 Friedrichssegen Mine, Germany
A very fine classic specimen of Pyromorphite from the Friedrichssegen Mine, Bad Ems, Germany. Excellent
Clinoclase
$6,400
 Majuba Hill Mine, Nevada
A super rich specimen of Clinoclase from the Majuba Hill Mine, Nevada, USA. The specimen displays excellent
Zircon
$3,010
 Vishnevye Mts, Russia
Excellent lustrous single crystal of Zircon with light brown to chestnut colour, having a single point of
Beryl var Aquamarine
$3,450
 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
$6,400
 Mawi Pegmatite, Afghanistan
A fine gem substantial crystal specimen of Kunzite with pleasing pastel pink colour and measuring to
Willemite
$5,440
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A super specimen of Willemite from Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Excellent acicular crystals of light apple green to
Wulfenite
$4,290
 Helena Mine, Slovenia
Classic burnt orange zoned crystals of Wulfenite from the Helena Mine, Slovenia. Blocky crystals of Wulfenite
Quartz var Amethyst
$4,480
A classic specimen of Amethyst from Mun. Las Vigas de Ramírez, Mexico. Crystals of gemmy Amethyst
Native Gold
$4,730
 Boldut Mine, Romania
Very richly intergrown bright metallic yellow crystal area of Native Gold on Quartz from Boldut Mine,
Marcasite
$4,730
A particularly fine large aesthetic crystal specimen of Marcasite from the Vintířov lignite mining area in the
Pyromorphite
$4,220
 Friedrichssegen Mine, Germany
An antique specimen of very classic Pyromorphite from the Friedrichssegen Mine, Bad Ems, Germany. Crystals of
Beryl variety Emerald
$7,680
 Habach Valley, Austria
Five richly coloured emerald green translucent well developed Emerald crystals measuring to 9mm are pleasingly
Galena Pseudomorph after Pyromorphite
$4,730
A classic specimen of relatively large intergrown Pyromorphite crystals to 2.2cm
Tourmaline with Lepidolite and Albite
$4,480
 Cruzeiro Mine, Brazil
A classic Tourmaline combination specimen with Lepidolite and Albite from the well known Cruzeiro Mine,
Elbaite Tourmaline
$6,400
 Paprok, Afghanistan
A neat tri-coloured gem crystal of Elbaite Tourmaline measuring to 5.2cm tall with a crystal in parallel
Malachite
$2,560
 Luishia Mine, Katanga (Shaba)
A very pleasing specimen of Malachite in the form reminiscent of Bracket Coral Fungus, from the