Classic Minerals

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LINARITE with CERUSSITE
$1,300
 Red Gill Mine, England
One of the classic minerals associated with the Caldbeck Fells is Linarite from the Red Gill mine. This neat
NATIVE COPPER
$250
 Relistian Mine, England
A large thumbnail specimen of intergrown arborescent Native Copper crystals from the Relistian mine, Cornwall.
CHALCOCITE
$1,000
 St. Just, UK
This specimen is composed entirely of the copper sulphide mineral Chalcocite and is from the St. Just mining
CERUSSITE
$600
 Leadhills, Scotland
A heavy Galena-rich Quartz veinstone matrix is thickly coated with intergrown lustrous and glassy Cerussite
NATIVE COPPER
$200
 Caradon Mines, England
A miniature of Native Copper from the Caradon Mines area Cornwall. Forming hackly branches from a central
FLUORITE
$110
A gemmy small miniature of lilac cubic Fluorite crystals containing pale purple cubic phantoms.  From the
GARNET (ANDRADITE / GROSSULAR)
$450
Specimens of garnet from the Blue quarry at Shap are a sought after addition to any collection of northern
CLINOCLASE on CORNUBITE
$950
 Bedford United Mine, England
A small miniature of milky-white Quartz veinstone is richly coated with two of the famous Cornish copper
BARYTOCALCITE with BARYTE
$750
 Admiralty Flats, England
Barytocalcite is rare. This specimen comes from the occurrence at the Admiralty Flats in Nentsburry Haggs
FLUORITE on DOLOMITE
$500
 Admiralty Flats, England
Transparent, pale sky-blue cubic crystals of Fluorite to 1 cm on edge sit on a thin bed of creamy-white
MIMETITE Var. CAMPYLITE
$240
 Dry Gill Mine, England
A miniature of the classic Campylite variety of Mimetite from the Dry Gill Mine, high above Roughton Gill in
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
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
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
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
Topaz with Quartz and Microcline
$12,500
 Nyet-Bruk, Pakistan
A well formed lustrous gemmy Topaz crystal, tinted a delicate shade of Champagne,  measuring to nearly
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.
Beryl var Aquamarine with Muscovite
$9,500
 Dara-i-Pech Pegmatite Field, Afghanistan
A very gemmy rich aqua blue crystal of Beryl stands out from the surrounding thin platey
Xanthoconite with Proustiite and Stephanite on Native Arsenic
$9,500
 Jáchymov District, Bohemia
An old and very rare specimen probably from before 1921 of the rare silver mineral Xanthoconite with abundant
Beryl var Goshenite with Topaz and Quartz
$8,000
Excellent combination of Pegmatite minerals of Goshenite with Topaz and Quartz from Myanmar. Well developed
Cuprian Adamite
$7,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Well formed abundant rich green crystals of Cuprian Adamite measuring to 6mm covers much of the display face
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
Hessite with Native Gold
$9,500
 Botești, Alba Co.
A very rich specimen of the rare silver telluride displaying well-formed intergrown crystal of Hessite measure
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
Azurite with Malachite After Azurite
$7,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A neat specimen from the Tsumeb Mine having two generations of Azurite, the first crystals of Azurite
Wulfenite
$7,500
 Bleiberg District, Austria
A fine bright orange-yellow crystal specimen of Wulfenite from Bleiberg, Austria. Well-formed crystals of
Pyrargyrite with Stephanite and Argentopyrite
$8,500
 Schlema, Germany
An excellent specimen of well-developed stout crystals of Pyrargyrite from the Schlema mining area in
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