Exceptional Specimens

 

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Freieslebenite, Siderite and Quartz
$10,000
 Filon Rico, Castile-La Mancha
Freieslebenite is a rare silver-lead-antimony sulphosalt and in this superb specimen forms as
Stephanite
$15,000
 Himmelfahrt Mine, Germany
This is a world-class miniature of the rare silver-antimony sulphosalt Stephanite, displaying magnificent
Native Silver
$12,500
 Wenzel Mine, Baden-Württemberg
A remarkable museum-quality specimen of superbly crystallised Native Silver on Calcite from Wenzel mine in the
Miargyrite
$12,500
 San Genaro Mine, Peru
This wonderful specimen of the rare silver-antimony sulphosalt Miargyrite is from the San Genaro mine in
Elbaite (Tourmaline)
$12,500
 Himalaya Mine, USA
This ex-matrix fine crystal of Elbaite Tourmaline is from the world-famous Himalaya mine at Mesa Grande in
Mimetite
$20,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Tsumeb mine, that bastion of world-class minerals has, over its one hundred years of production, produced the
Krennerite
$12,500
 Fata Baii, Romania
The exceptionally rare orthorhombic, gold-silver telluride Krennerite is typically seen in specimens as dull
Elbaite (Tourmaline) with Smoky Quartz
$10,000
 Paprok, Afghanistan
This exceptionally colour-zoned Elbaite Tourmaline is from the gem bearing spodumene pegmatites at Paprok in
Hessite on Quartz
$15,000
 Botes, Romania
This quite remarkable specimen is an extremely rare example of superbly crystallised Hessite over a druse of
Moschellandsbergite
$20,000
 Landsberg (Moschellandsberg), Rhineland-Palatinate
It comes hard for me to say, that for such a magnificent specimen of an extremely rare mineral, it does not
Elbaite var. Indicolite Sceptre (Tourmaline)
$40,000
 Mutuca Mine, Minas Gerais
The Mutuca mine, also known as the Mutuca/Mutuba Indicolite mine, was amongst Brazil’s most famous gem mines
Fluorapatite with Quartz
$12,500
 Mawi Pegmatite, Afghanistan
Fluorapatite is one of those pegmatite phosphates that, when it does occasionally crystallise well, it is
Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite with Cerussite
$25,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
This spectacular large cabinet display specimen is a bonanza of beautifully crystallised carbonate minerals
Native Gold
$20,000
 Round Mountain Mine, USA
A stunning arborescent display of dendritic and herringbone structured Native Gold from the Round Mountain
Atacamite
$12,500
 Lily Mine, Ica Department
The Lily mine (also spelt Lilly) at Pisco Umay in the Ica region of Peru, is worked for its “blue Andean
Olivenite
$12,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
This Olivenite is must rank high amongst the very best miniatures for its species ever found at Tsumeb and
Rhodochrosite
$12,500
 N'Chwaning Mines, South Africa
The N'Chwaning Mine in Southern Africa produced some of the worlds finest mineral specimens in the 1980’s with
Spessartine with K Feldspar and Quartz
$15,000
 Shengus, Gilgit-Baltistan
We have handled hundreds of these specimens from this location over the years, but this is the best we ever
Grossular Garnet
$12,000
 Jeffrey Mine, Canada
The Jeffery Mine in Québec, Canada produced many world class mineral specimens during its working life. 
Andradite var. Demantoid
$12,500
 Malenco Valley, Italy
The demantoid garnets from Val Malenco in Northern Italy are true worldwide classics. The garnets here are
Cobaltoan Calcite
$12,500
 Frohnau, Saxony
The famous ‘wine stain calcite’, this is a very striking display specimen from a famous specimen producing
Bournonite on Quartz and Siderite
$12,500
 Příbram District, Czech Republic
This is a very famous specimen that has been published numerous times in articles about Příbram mines. It
Zincolivenite with Ferrilotharmeyerite
$12,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
One of the best finds at the Tsumeb mine in the 1980’s were the fabulous zincolivenites associated with
Proustite
$15,000
 Alberoda, Germany
Good proustites are amongst the holy grails of mineral collecting and those found at the Alberoda mine in the
Rhodochrosite with Fluorite and Sphalerite
$15,000
 Sweet Home Mine, USA
Rhodochrosite and fluorite combination are very sought after in the mineral world and this is a lovely example
Imperial Topaz
$12,500
 Ouro Preto, Brazil
The imperial topaz crystals from the Ouro Preto mine are unique in the mineral world and are sought after by
Quartz on Elbaite
$12,500
 Cruzeiro mine, Minas Gerais
A beautiful colour zoned tourmaline from a very famous specimen producing mine in brazil.  Unusually
Beryl on Elbaite
$12,500
 Cruzeiro mine, Minas Gerais
It is refreshing sometimes to come across something different in the mineral world such as this specimen of
Native Silver
$11,400
  Pribram, Czech Republic
A superb old-time specimen of bright silvery Native Silver from the Pribram mining area in the Czech Republic.
Native Gold
$12,500
 Round Mountain Mine, USA
A very fine specimen of crystal/leaf Native Gold with pleasing bright metallic yellow colour. The specimen
Native Gold
$15,000
 Round Mountain Mine, USA
An absolute superb crystal specimen of Native Gold from the Round Mountain Mine, Nevada, USA. Forming as
Calcite on Conichalcite
$12,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A classic specimen of beautiful rhombohedral, sharp-edged crystals of Calcite set against a carpet of rich
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
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
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
Native Copper
$15,000
 Keweenaw Peninsula, USA
A fine arborescent crystal specimen of Native Copper from the Michigan Copper Mining area on the Keweenaw
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
Clinoclase with Malachite and Azurite
$9,500
 Mammoth Mine, USA
A remarkable specimen of rich dark blue lustrous crystalline balls and crystals of Clinoclase with botryoidal
Apophyllite with Calcite
$9,500
 St. Andreasberg, Germany
Well formed pink to colourless terminated crystals of Apophyllite measuring to 1.2cm forming intergrown
Fluorite
$12,500
 Heights Mine, England
Excellent well formed mostly interpenetrant twin crystals of Fluorite from Heights Mine, Weardale,
Fluorite
$18,500
 Cambokeels Mine, England
A very fine and large Fluorite crystal specimen from Cambokeels Mine, Weardale, Co Durham. Gemmy-translucent
Calcite included by Boulangerite
$12,500
 Herja Mine, Romania
A somewhat different form of Calcite included by Boulangerite from the Herja Mine, Romania. Crystals of
Tennantite with Galena
$9,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A rare large specimen of Tennantite crystals with Galena crystals from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Modified
Siderite Epimorph after Baryte (Lady's Slipper)
$13,000
 Virtuous Lady Mine, England
Probably one of the most recognisable Epimorphs from the Cornubian Orefield, are the Siderite Epimorphs
Smithsonite
$7,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A fine display of prismatic habit with step pyramidal terminated Smithsonite crystals measuring to 1.8cm from
Cuprite on Native Copper
$22,000
 Rubtsovskoe Mine, Russia
Excellent intergrown crystal clusters of octahedral Cuprite on a crystallized native copper from the
Schorl Tourmaline with Albite and Quartz
$9,500
 Shengus, Pakistan
Three well-formed prismatic crystals of lustrous black Schorl measuring to 8.4cm stand upright on and through