Classic Minerals

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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
 Laverock Hall Vein, UK
A terrific miniature of tiny yet perfect Pyromorphite crystals on ferruginous Quartz from the Laverock Hall
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
 George and Charlotte Mine, England
A fine and beautiful cabinet specimen of classic George and Charlotte mine Childrenite.  Bright lustrous
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
 Bunker Hill Mine, USA
A classic specimen of bright lustrous toffee orange Pyromorphite from the Bunker Hill mine at Kellogg in
Beryl var. Morganite with Tourmaline
 Stewart Mine, USA
A single gemmy, very pale pink Morganite Beryl crystal measuring to 2.1 cm nestles in a bed of white bladed
Spodumene Var Kunzite
 Vanderburg Mine, USA
A delightful gemmy pink crystal of Kunzite, the pink variety of Spodumene, from the Vanderberg mine in San
Quartz var. Sceptred Amethyst
 Piedra Parada, Mexico
This beautiful large miniature is dominated by a lustrous Amethyst Quartz Sceptre measuring to 4.1 cm tall,
Wulfenite with Vanadinite and Descloizite
 Erupcion Mine, Mexico
A very characteristic large miniature of Wulfenite from the famous Erupción mine in the Los Lamentos Mountains
 San Andrés Mine, Andalusia
A choice miniature of sour-apple-green Pyromorphite crystals forming a stacked cluster from the San Andrés
 Stanisławów, Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
A beautifully crystallised and super-aesthetic cabinet specimen of gemmy colourless Baryte crystals with a
Opal Var Hyalite With Fluorapatite Var Staffelite
 Valec, Czech Republic
A very characteristic fine small cabinet specimen of colourless and vitreous Opal of the variety
 N'Chwaning II Mine, South Africa
Choice and very lustrous inter grown crystals of Hausmannite from the N'Chwaning II mine in the Kalahari
Malachite With Chrysocolla
 Kamoto Principal Mine, DR Congo (Zaire)
A fine specimen of Malachite on Chrysocolla from the copper rich mining area of Kolwezi in the Democratic
 Ratin Gabbas, Nigeria
A super gemmy single crystal of Topaz from the Ratin Gabbas area of Nigeria.  The Topaz crystal measures
 Cambokeels Mine, England
Three well developed interpenetrant Fluorite crystals from Cambokeels mine near Westgate in Weardale. 
Cassiterite var. Toad’s Eye Tin (6 pieces)
 Cornwall, England
A varied selection of six specimens of Cassiterite, in the form of “Toad’s Eye” tin from an unprovenanced
 Greifenstein Rocks, Germany
A beautiful cabinet specimen of Fluorapatite from the Greifenstein Rocks near the town of Ehrenfriedersdorf in
Catapleiite with Richterite
 Poudrette Quarry, Canada
This is a world-class miniature of Catapleiite with Richterite from the world-famous Poudrette Quarry at Mont
Neptunite  with Joaquinite-(Ce)
 California State Gem Mine (Dallas Gem Min), California
An excellent small cabinet display specimen of terminated, prismatic Neptunite crystals measuring to 2.6 cm
Libethenite With Pseudomalachite
 Lubietova (Libethen), Slovakia
A fine combination specimen of two copper Phosphates from the classic Slovakian location of Ľubietová,
Pyrargyrite on Quartz
 Hodruša-Hámre (Hodritsch), Banská Bystrica Region
An outstanding specimen of well-developed blocky crystallised Pyrargyrite from Hodruša-Hámre in the Banská
 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.