Classic Minerals

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 340 Level, Co. Durham
A gemmy small miniature of lilac cubic Fluorite crystals containing pale purple cubic phantoms.  From the
 Shap Blue Quarry, Cumbria
Specimens of garnet from the Blue quarry at Shap are a sought after addition to any collection of northern
 Bedford United Mine, England
A small miniature of milky-white Quartz veinstone is richly coated with two of the famous Cornish copper
 Admiralty Flats, England
Barytocalcite is rare. This specimen comes from the occurrence at the Admiralty Flats in Nentsburry Haggs
 Ullcoates Mine, England
Transparent, pale sky-blue cubic crystals of Fluorite to 1 cm on edge sit on a thin bed of creamy-white
 Dry Gill Mine, England
A miniature of the classic Campylite variety of Mimetite from the Dry Gill Mine, high above Roughton Gill in
 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
 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
 Florence Mine, England
The Florence mine, close to Egremont in West Cumbria, England, may have a limited suite of mineral species,
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
 Stak Nala, Pakistan
A beautiful 4.2 x 1.0 x 0.8 cm crystal of Tourmaline (likely Elbaite) is embedded in an aesthetic matrix of
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
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, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
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
 Block 14, New South Wales
The name Embolite is frequently given to the bromine-rich variety of Chlorargyrite, AgCl, a silver
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
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
Topaz with Quartz and Microcline
 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
 Stak Nala, Pakistan
A prize specimen of Elbaite Tourmaline crystals with Albite and Quartz from the pegmatite rich area of Stak
Beryl var Aquamarine with Muscovite
 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
 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
Excellent combination of Pegmatite minerals of Goshenite with Topaz and Quartz from Myanmar. Well developed
Cuprian Adamite
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Well formed abundant rich green crystals of Cuprian Adamite measuring to 6mm covers much of the display face
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
Hessite with Native Gold
 Botești, Alba Co.
A very rich specimen of the rare silver telluride displaying well-formed intergrown crystal of Hessite measure
Azurite with Malachite After Azurite
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A neat specimen from the Tsumeb Mine having two generations of Azurite, the first crystals of Azurite
 Bleiberg District, Austria
A fine bright orange-yellow crystal specimen of Wulfenite from Bleiberg, Austria. Well-formed crystals of
Pyrargyrite with Stephanite and Argentopyrite
 Schlema, Germany
An excellent specimen of well-developed stout crystals of Pyrargyrite from the Schlema mining area in
 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
Native Gold
A particularly weighty 101gram specimen of alluvial Native Gold with a fine metallic golden yellow colour and
 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, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
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
Native Gold
 Rosia Montana, Romania
A pleasing miniature specimen of leaf-sheet Native Gold from the classic Romanian Roşia Montană area.
 Freiberg, Germany
A fine miniature specimen of the ruby-silver Proustite showing excellent open divergent form with a fine
Quartz var Amethyst
A classic specimen of Amethyst from Mun. Las Vigas de Ramírez, Mexico. Crystals of gemmy Amethyst
Native Copper
 Keweenaw Peninsula, USA
A fine arborescent crystal specimen of Native Copper from the Michigan Copper Mining area on the Keweenaw
Native Gold
 Rosia Montana, Romania
A fine miniature specimen of Native Gold displaying a pleasing dendritic to herringbone
Native Gold
 Boldut Mine, Romania
Very richly intergrown bright metallic yellow crystal area of Native Gold on Quartz from Boldut Mine,