Classic Minerals

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 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
 N'Chwaning Mines, South Africa
A terrific joined pair of off-matrix, burnt cherry-red Rhodochrosite crystals from the classic locality of the
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
 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
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
Spodumene var Kunzite
 Urucum claim, Minas Gerais
An excellent gem specimen of pink Kunzite displaying a classic etched bladed thickened crystal measuring to
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
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Well formed abundant rich green crystals of Zincolivenite measuring to 6mm covers much of the display face of
Catapleiite with Richterite
 Poudrette Quarry, Canada
An excellent pleasing specimen of Catapleiite with Richterite from the Poudrette Quarry, Canada. Platy light
Rhodochrosite with Quartz
 Pasto Bueno, Peru
Three classic sharply formed rhombic crystals of Rhodochrosite are formed amongst an array of colourless
Hessite with Native Gold
 Botești, Alba Co.
A very rich specimen of the rare silver telluride displaying well-formed intergrown crystal of Hessite measure
 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 crystal of Rhodochrosite measuring to 3.2 cm sits upon grey-black
 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
 Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
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
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
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,
 Chessy-les-Mines, France
A very fine specimen of classic Chessy- les -Mines Azurite displaying excellent lustrous bladed deep blue
Galena Pseudomorph After Pyromorphite
 Kautenbach Mine, Rhineland-Palatinate
A choice cabinet specimen of Galena partly pseudomorphing blocky-tabular hexagonal Pyromorphite crystals, each
 Vintířov, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
A particularly fine large aesthetic crystal specimen of Marcasite from the Vintířov lignite mining area in the
 Friedrichssegen Mine, Germany
An antique specimen of very classic Pyromorphite from the Friedrichssegen Mine, Bad Ems, Germany. Crystals of
Beryl variety Emerald
 Habach Valley, Austria
Five richly coloured emerald green translucent well developed Emerald crystals measuring to 9mm are pleasingly
 Wolf Mine, Germany
A fine classic specimen of Rhodochrosite from the Wolf Mine, Herdorf, Germany. Excellent crystals of
Elbaite Tourmaline
 Paprok, Afghanistan
A neat tri-coloured gem crystal of Elbaite Tourmaline measuring to 5.2cm tall with a crystal in parallel
Rhodochrosite with Fluorite
 Uchucchacua Mine, Peru
A great specimen displaying excellent lustrous deep red-pink scalenohedral crystals of Rhodochrosite measuring
Native Gold
 Rosia Montana, Romania
A very rich crystal specimen of bright metallic yellow Native Gold forming arborescent areas to 3cm by 2cm on