Classic Minerals

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 St Ives Consols, England
A magnificent specimen of Chalcocite from the St. Ives Consolidated Mines, Cornwall. Metallic dark grey to
Chalcopyrite with Quartz
 St. Agnes, England
A very characteristic and fine specimen of Chalcopyrite crystals with long prismatic crystals of Quartz from
 Heights Mine, England
A fine interpenetrant twin Fluorite crystal aesthetically positioned on top of this miniature from Heights
Calcite (twin)
 Egremont, England
A very gemmy lustrous twinned Calcite crystal from the iron mining region around the town of Egremont in west
Hematite var. Specularite and Quartz
 South Crofty Mine, England
Lots of highly reflective platy crystal groups of silver coloured Hematite are richly scattered and aggregated
Rhodochrosite with Quartz
 Pasto Bueno, Peru
Three sharp rhombic crystals of Rhodochrosite nestle amongst an array of near-vertical colourless prismatic
Native Gold
 Christmas Pocket - 1991, USA
A beautifully bright metallic golden-yellow Native Gold from a find made at the Crystalline mine in
 Berg Aukas, Namibia
An intriguing formation of Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Namibia, where relatively few specimens were found
Arsenopyrite with Sphalerite, Quartz and Calcite
 Trepca Complex, Kosovo
An attractive arrangement of metallic silvery crystals of Arsenopyrite with some black Sphalerite and milky
Scheelite on Quartz
 Tae Hwa Mine, South Korea
A sharp and lustrous Scheelite crystal, 2.0 cm on edge, attached to a clear Quartz crystal from Tae Hwa mine
Cuprian Smithsonite
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A fine blue-green translucent specimen of Cuprian Smithsonite from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia. The specimen
 N'Chwaning II Mine, South Africa
A fine gemmy cherry-red group of sub-parallel, steeply angled pyramidal Rhodochrosite crystals from N'Chwaning
 Wheal Gorland, England
A very fine and rich specimen of Liroconite from Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall. Excellent blue to slightly
Mimetite var Campylite
 Dry Gill Mine, England
A fabulous specimen of Campylite, the barrel-shaped variety of Mimetite, from the archetypal location at Dry
 Blackdene Mine, England
A single crystal of Fluorite from the classic location of Blackdene mine in Weardale, County Durham. The
 Mowbray Mine, England
A classic Mowbray mine Baryte measuring to 9.4 cm tall.  The specimen shows a central prismatic Baryte
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A high quality crystallised small miniature Cuprite from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia with equant crystals to
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
This miniature Anglesite is one of those specimens which just makes you smile in quiet appreciation of
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A fine doubly terminated, lustrous lemon yellow Mimetite crystal on a Calcite and Duftite micro-crystalline
 N'Chwaning Mines, South Africa
A terrific joined pair of off-matrix, burnt cherry-red Rhodochrosite crystals from the classic locality of the
Vesuvianite with Grossular and Diopside
 Bellecombe, Italy
A delightful specimen of a rod-like prismatic lustrous crystal of Vesuvianite measuring to 2.3 cm tall of dark
 Chessy-les-Mines, France
A choice cabinet specimen of Azurite from the classic French location of Chessy-les mines in Rhone. Crystals
Native Silver
 Kongsberg Mine, Norway
A superb thumbnail ex-matrix Kongsberg Native Silver of well-formed crystals rather than the wires Kongsberg
Topaz var. Pink Topaz
 Katlang, Pakistan
A 1.6 cm tall, gemmy prismatic light cobalt pink terminated Topaz crystal stands vertically on a light grey
 Tounfit, Morocco
A beautiful stacked mound of intense violet and milky lilac cuboctahedral Fluorite crystals measuring to 1.8
 Los Lamentos, Mexico
Fine bright zoned apricot-orange to mildly burnt-orange crystals of Wulfenite, from the Los Lamentos area in
Galena on Sphalerite
 New Glencrieff Mine, Scotland
A characteristic miniature of a well-formed 'tabular' Galena crystal from Wanlockhead's last working mine, New
 Brownley Hill Mine, England
A fine, very rich small cabinet specimen of translucent white Alstonite from its type locality at Brownley
 Stank Mine, England
A fine specimen of Hematite-included Calcite from Stank mine, just east of Barrow-in-Furness in southwest
 Ullcoates Mine, England
Transparent, pale sky-blue cubic crystals of Fluorite to 1 cm on edge sit on a thin bed of creamy-white
 Cryo-Genie Mine, California
An excellent double terminated, tapering candy pink and light peppermint green crystal of Tourmaline from the
Quartz Japan Law Twin
 Gunyahang quartz mine, Kosi Zone
A cabinet specimen of Quartz displaying excellent Japan Law twinning on a plate of sub-1 cm prismatic Quartz
Native Iridium-osmium
 Urals Region, Russia
A rare old red wax-sealed glass miniature bottle filled with metallic silver-grey grains of Native
 Xianghualing Mine, China
A gorgeous cabinet specimen of Fluorite from the now highly regarded Xianghualing mine in Hunan Province,
Spodumene Var Kunzite
 Mawi Pegmatite, Afghanistan
A magnificent cabinet single crystal of Kunzite of extraordinary pastel pink measuring to a maximum length of
 N'Chwaning I Mine, South Africa
A rich tight group of gemmy red-pink Rhodochrosite crystals from the famous N'Chwaning 1 mine in the Kalahari
Fluorite on Quartz
 Filon (Lode) Mespouliere, Midi-Pyrénées
Excellent gemmy golden acidic lemon Fluorite crystals from the Filon (Lode) Mespouliere Valzergues in France,
Fluorite on Adularia
 Aiguille Verte, Rhône-Alpes
A single classic octahedral crystal of translucent-gemmy candy pink Fluorite from Aiguille Verte in the Mont
 Lanterdan Quarry, England
Particularly well formed crystals of Quartz from the Lanterdan quarry at Tintagel in Cornwall, a former slate
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Three excellent intergrown crystals of Azurite measuring to 2.6 cm sit aesthetically on a matrix of drusy
Fluorite on Quartz
 Camissinone Mine, Lombardy
Lustrous cubic modified crystals of Fluorite are aesthetically arranged on a crystallized Quartz matrix, from
 Roughton Gill Area, England
A classic specimen of intergrown lustrous yellow-green to canary yellow crystals of Pyromorphite from
 Nentsberry Haggs Mine, England
A splendidly rich dome shaped specimen of Barytocalcite from Second Sun Vein in Nentsberry Haggs mine,
 Farnberry Mine, England
A must for the Smithsonite collector, or collector of classic British minerals for that matter.  A large
Quartz with Rutile, Brookite and Albite
 Lanterdan Quarry, England
A classic specimen of Quartz with Rutile and Brookite from Lanterdan quarry at Treknow close to Tintagel in
Iron Meteorite
 Gibeon, Namibia
A 596.3 gram fragment of the famous Gibeon meteorite, a Fine Octahedrite meteorite from Brukkaros, Gibeon,
Quartz Var Smoky
 Goboboseb Mountains, Namibia
A superb terminated specimen of Smoky Quartz crystals in parallel growth from the Goboboseb Mountains in
 Touissit, Morocco
A beautiful miniature Azurite specimen from the Touissit mining area in the Oriental Region of Morocco.