Classic Minerals

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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
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 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 WITH ALBITE VAR. “CLEAVELANDITE”
$12,500
 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
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, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
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
 Block 14, New South Wales
The name Embolite is frequently given to the bromine-rich variety of Chlorargyrite, AgCl, a silver
Native Gold
$5,000
 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
$5,000
 Amelia Mine, Mexico
Very well formed cubic crystals of Boleite with several crystals showing Pseudoboleite epitaxial developments
Spodumene var Kunzite
$5,000
An excellent gem specimen of pink Kunzite displaying a classic etched bladed thickened crystal measuring to
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
$7,500
 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
$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
Zincolivenite
$7,500
 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
$5,500
 Poudrette Quarry, Canada
An excellent pleasing specimen of Catapleiite with Richterite from the Poudrette Quarry, Canada. Platy light
Rhodochrosite with Quartz
$6,000
 Pasto Bueno, Peru
Three classic sharply formed rhombic crystals of Rhodochrosite are formed amongst an array of colourless
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
Azurite with Malachite After Azurite
$7,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
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
$6,000
 Uchucchacua Mine, Peru
A well-developed gemmy to translucent substantial crystal of Rhodochrosite measuring to 3cm sits upon a
Pyromorphite
$6,000
 Friedrichssegen Mine, Germany
A very fine classic specimen of Pyromorphite from the Friedrichssegen Mine, Bad Ems, Germany. Excellent
Clinoclase
$6,000
 Majuba Hill Mine, Nevada
A super rich specimen of Clinoclase from the Majuba Hill Mine, Nevada, USA. The specimen displays excellent
Native Gold
$8,250
 Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
A particularly weighty 101gram specimen of alluvial Native Gold with a fine metallic golden yellow colour and
Zircon
$3,500
 Vishnevye Mts, Russia
Excellent lustrous single crystal of Zircon with light brown to chestnut colour, having a single point of
Spodumene Var Kunzite
$7,500
 Mawi Pegmatite, Afghanistan
A fine gem substantial crystal specimen of Kunzite with pleasing pastel pink colour and measuring to
Willemite
$5,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A super specimen of Willemite from Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Excellent acicular crystals of light apple green to
Wulfenite
$5,000
 Helena Mine, Slovenia
Classic burnt orange zoned crystals of Wulfenite from the Helena Mine, Slovenia. Blocky crystals of Wulfenite
Native Gold
$7,500
 Rosia Montana, Romania
A pleasing miniature specimen of leaf-sheet Native Gold from the classic Romanian Roşia Montană area.
Proustite
$9,500
 Freiberg, Germany
A fine miniature specimen of the ruby-silver Proustite showing excellent open divergent form with a fine
Quartz var Amethyst
$5,000
 Mun. Las Vigas de Ramírez, Veracruz
A classic specimen of Amethyst from Mun. Las Vigas de Ramírez, Mexico. Crystals of gemmy Amethyst
Native Copper
$15,000
 Keweenaw Peninsula, USA
A fine arborescent crystal specimen of Native Copper from the Michigan Copper Mining area on the Keweenaw
Native Gold
$4,500
 Rosia Montana, Romania
A fine miniature specimen of Native Gold displaying a pleasing dendritic to herringbone
Native Gold
$4,500
 Boldut Mine, Romania
Very richly intergrown bright metallic yellow crystal area of Native Gold on Quartz from Boldut Mine,
Azurite
$9,500
 Chessy-les-Mines, France
A very fine specimen of classic Chessy- les -Mines Azurite displaying excellent lustrous bladed deep blue
Galena Pseudomorph After Pyromorphite
$14,000
 Kautenbach Mine, Rhineland-Palatinate
A choice cabinet specimen of Galena partly pseudomorphing blocky-tabular hexagonal Pyromorphite crystals, each
Marcasite
$4,500
 Vintířov, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
A particularly fine large aesthetic crystal specimen of Marcasite from the Vintířov lignite mining area in the
Pyromorphite
$4,000
 Friedrichssegen Mine, Germany
An antique specimen of very classic Pyromorphite from the Friedrichssegen Mine, Bad Ems, Germany. Crystals of
Beryl variety Emerald
$7,500
 Habach Valley, Austria
Five richly coloured emerald green translucent well developed Emerald crystals measuring to 9mm are pleasingly
Rhodochrosite
$7,500
 Wolf Mine, Germany
A fine classic specimen of Rhodochrosite from the Wolf Mine, Herdorf, Germany. Excellent crystals of
Elbaite Tourmaline
$7,500
 Paprok, Afghanistan
A neat tri-coloured gem crystal of Elbaite Tourmaline measuring to 5.2cm tall with a crystal in parallel
Smithsonite with Aurichalcite
$8,500
 Kelly Mine, USA
Classic small cabinet specimen of pearly lustrous translucent blue Smithsonite overlaying light blue-green
Rhodochrosite with Fluorite
$9,500
 Uchucchacua Mine, Peru
A great specimen displaying excellent lustrous deep red-pink scalenohedral crystals of Rhodochrosite measuring