Classic Minerals

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Cuprian Smithsonite
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Lime green specimen of Cuprian Smithsonite from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Abundant rounded crystals of
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A fine cabinet display specimen of dark grey to black, coral-like Mottramite from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia.
 N'Chwaning I Mine, South Africa
A fine Raspberry Pink gemmy to translucent specimen of Rhodochrosite from the N,Chwaning #1Mine, South Africa.
 Touissit, Morocco
A beautiful miniature Azurite specimen from the Touissit mining area in the Oriental Region of Morocco. 
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A very attractive crystal specimen of Dioptase of vivid green colour and superb lustre. The specimen is richly
 St Andreasberg, Germany
A fine, large, sharply formed Calcite crystal with a pseudohexagonal habit on Galena from the classic St.
 Heights Mine, England
A curious miniature of interpenetrant twinned Fluorite crystals attached to a Calcite stalactite from the
Apatite with Albite and Muscovite
 Dolni Bory, Czech Republic
A well-formed translucent pale greenish-cream to zoned pastel bluish-green Fluorapatite crystal measuring to
 Roughton Gill Area, England
A rich, large miniature of intergrown, lustrous bright lime green to canary-lemon yellow Pyromorphite crystals
 Nentsberry Haggs Mine, England
An attractively formed specimen of double terminated hexagonal Witherite from the classic British location of
Argentite on Quartz
 Banska Stiavnica (Schemnitz), Slovakia
An old-time specimen from the Banská Štiavnica mining area in the Banská Bystrica Region of Slovakia. Dark,
Baryte on Quartz
 Kremnica, Slovakia
A well-formed group of truncated tabular Baryte crystals standing on edge across a crystallised Quartz matrix,
Grossular Garnet var. Hessonite with Diopside and Clinochlore
 Val d'Ala, Italy
A really excellent and fine specimen of well-crystallised Grossular Garnet, abundantly covering large areas of
Fluorite on Chlorite
 Wheal Trevaunance, England
Purple-violet Fluorite crystals are richly clustered over a grey-green bed of micro-crystallised Chlorite from
 Wheal Wrey, England
An eye-catching large miniature of Wheal Wrey Calcite displaying several prismatic crystals with triangular
Witherite coated with Baryte
 Nentsberry Haggs Mine, England
A small cabinet specimen of characteristic, intergrown, translucent, creamy Witherite crystals measuring to
Fluorite on Quartz
 Pell Mine, England
A classic tetrahexahedral habit Fluorite crystal, probably from the [Pell Mine (St. Agnes Consols)], St.
 Laverock Hall Vein, UK
A terrific miniature of tiny yet perfect Pyromorphite crystals on ferruginous Quartz from the Laverock Hall
Libethenite With Pseudomalachite
 Lubietova (Libethen), Slovakia
A fine combination specimen of two copper phosphates from the classic Slovakian location of Ľubietová,
 Moldova Noua, Romania
Bright glittering green radial acicular clusters and inter-grown areas of Malachite line numerous cavities in
 Mullwitz Aderl, Austria
Excellent twinned crystals of the calcium titanium nesosilicate Titanite from Mullwitz Aderl in the
Epidote With Byssolite and Fluorapatite
 Knappenwand, Austria
Excellent gemmy prismatic, terminated Epidote crystals from the famous Knappenwand location in Austria.
Fluorite with Baryte
 Wheal Mary Ann, England
An uncommon specimen of Baryte from Wheal Mary Ann, Menheniot, Cornwall. Although Baryte is recorded in
Quartz with Rutile, Brookite and Albite
 Lanterdan Quarry, England
A classic small cabinet specimen of Quartz with Rutile and Brookite from Lanterdan quarry at Treknow close to
Baryte with Dolomite
 Mowbray Mine, England
A classic Mowbray mine Baryte measuring 9.4 cm tall. The specimen has a central prismatic Baryte crystal with
Fluorite (floater)
 Blackdene Mine, England
A single crystal of Fluorite from the classic location of Blackdene mine in Weardale, County Durham, England.
Calcite (twin)
 Egremont, England
A gemmy, lustrous twinned colourless Calcite crystal from the iron mining region around the town of Egremont
 Číčov (Spitzberg), Bohemia
A rare, gemmy single crystal of Aragonite, from an occurrence well known amongst European collectors at Číčov
 Wolf Mine, Germany
A large miniature of classic German Rhodochrosite from the Wolf mine near the town of Herdorf in the
Linarite with Cerussite
 Red Gill Mine, England
One of the classic minerals associated with the Caldbeck Fells is Linarite from the Red Gill mine. This
Galena on Sphalerite
 New Glencrieff Vein, UK
A characteristic miniature of a well-formed 'tabular' Galena crystal from Wanlockhead's last working mine, New
 Pezinok, Slovakia
A superb array of lustrous, radial and fan-like Kermesite crystals laying flat against and covering the
Quartz var. Amethyst with Calcite
 Gyongyosoroszi, Hungary
A handsome, hedgehog-like display of gemmy prismatic Quartz Amethyst crystals preferentially overgrown with
 Monteponi, Italy
A complex large crystal, almost 6 cm long, of glassy Phosgenite with a ferruginous matrix attached. What
Fluorapatite with Quartz
 Panasqueira Mine, Portugal
A Muscovite and Quartz matrix richly coated with sparkling, pale smoky sky blue to deep teal interlocking
Fluorite with Chalcopyrite and Sphalerite
 St. Agnes, England
An excellent Cornish specimen of gemmy-translucent, pastel blue Fluorite whose stepped edges, outlined in
Fluorite with Sulphide inclusions
 Ladywash Mine, England
A fine small cabinet specimen of Fluorite from Ladywash mine at Eyam in Derbyshire, England. Intergrown
Cassiterite on Bismuthinite
 Fowey Consols, England
A richly adorned, large miniature of acicular metallic grey Bismuthinite crystals lining numerous cavities in
Garnet (Andradite / Grossular)
 Shap Blue Quarry, Cumbria
Specimens of Garnet from the Shap Blue quarry at Shap in Cumbria are a sought after addition to any collection
Native Gold
 Rosia Montana, Romania
A gorgeous large thumbnail (or small miniature) of leaf-sheet Native Gold from the classic Romanian Roşia
Olivenite on Quartz
 Wheal Unity, England
A magnificent small cabinet specimen of superb Olivenite crystals masking a matrix of milky Quartz from Wheal
Fluorite on Siderite With Chalcopyrite
 Carn Brea Mine, England
Well-developed clusters of cubic Fluorite crystals on Siderite with Chalcopyrite from the Carn Brea mine at
Fluorite with Calcite
 Weardale, England
Translucent white Calcite crystals with a silky lustre are perched prettily on gemmy, deep purple twinned
Jadeite (Emerald Jade)
 Uru Fluss, Myanmar (Burma)
Of the two types of Jade, Nephrite and Jadeite, Jadeite is by far the most precious and sought-after species.
 Onganja Mine, Namibia
A lovely miniature of lustrous intergrown Malachite crystals of dark emerald green verging on black, with
 Nentsberry Haggs Mine, England
A fine and aesthetic stellate formation of bladed Barytocalcite crystals measuring to 4.7 cm from Nentsberry
 Wheal Phoenix, England
Light to deep olive-green acicular crystals of Olivenite richly invest an elongated triangular area on the
Adamite and Smithsonite with Tsumcorite
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Well-formed, bladed to almost platy crystals of Adamite are richly distributed over Smithsonite and minor