Exceptional Specimens


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Freieslebenite, Siderite and Quartz
 Filon Rico, Castile-La Mancha
Freieslebenite is a rare silver-lead-antimony sulphosalt and in this superb specimen forms as
 Himmelfahrt Mine, Germany
This is a world-class miniature of the rare silver-antimony sulphosalt Stephanite, displaying magnificent
Native Silver
 Wenzel Mine, Baden-Württemberg
A remarkable museum-quality specimen of superbly crystallised Native Silver on Calcite from Wenzel mine in the
 San Genaro Mine, Peru
This wonderful specimen of the rare silver-antimony sulphosalt Miargyrite is from the San Genaro mine in
Elbaite (Tourmaline)
 Himalaya Mine, USA
This ex-matrix fine crystal of Elbaite Tourmaline is from the world-famous Himalaya mine at Mesa Grande in
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Tsumeb mine, that bastion of world-class minerals has, over its one hundred years of production, produced the
 Fata Baii, Romania
The exceptionally rare orthorhombic, gold-silver telluride Krennerite is typically seen in specimens as dull
Elbaite (Tourmaline) with Smoky Quartz
 Paprok, Afghanistan
This exceptionally colour-zoned Elbaite Tourmaline is from the gem bearing spodumene pegmatites at Paprok in
Hessite on Quartz
 Botes, Romania
This quite remarkable specimen is an extremely rare example of superbly crystallised Hessite over a druse of
 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)
 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
 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
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
This spectacular large cabinet display specimen is a bonanza of beautifully crystallised carbonate minerals
Native Gold
 Round Mountain Mine, USA
A stunning arborescent display of dendritic and herringbone structured Native Gold from the Round Mountain
 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
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
This Olivenite is must rank high amongst the very best miniatures for its species ever found at Tsumeb and
 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
 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
 Jeffrey Mine, Canada
The Jeffery Mine in Québec, Canada produced many world class mineral specimens during its working life. 
Andradite var. Demantoid
 Malenco Valley, Italy
The demantoid garnets from Val Malenco in Northern Italy are true worldwide classics. The garnets here are
Cobaltoan Calcite
 Frohnau, Saxony
The famous ‘wine stain calcite’, this is a very striking display specimen from a famous specimen producing
Bournonite on Quartz and Siderite
 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
 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
 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
 Sweet Home Mine, USA
Rhodochrosite and fluorite combination are very sought after in the mineral world and this is a lovely example
Imperial Topaz
 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
 Cruzeiro mine, Minas Gerais
A beautiful colour zoned tourmaline from a very famous specimen producing mine in brazil.  Unusually
Beryl on Elbaite
 Cruzeiro mine, Minas Gerais
It is refreshing sometimes to come across something different in the mineral world such as this specimen of
Native Silver
  Pribram, Czech Republic
A superb old-time specimen of bright silvery Native Silver from the Pribram mining area in the Czech Republic.
Native Gold
 Round Mountain Mine, USA
A very fine specimen of crystal/leaf Native Gold with pleasing bright metallic yellow colour. The specimen
Native Gold
 Round Mountain Mine, USA
An absolute superb crystal specimen of Native Gold from the Round Mountain Mine, Nevada, USA. Forming as
Calcite on Conichalcite
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A classic specimen of beautiful rhombohedral, sharp-edged crystals of Calcite set against a carpet of rich
 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
 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
 Jáchymov District, Bohemia
An old and very rare specimen probably from before 1921 of the rare silver mineral Xanthoconite with abundant
Native Copper
 Keweenaw Peninsula, USA
A fine arborescent crystal specimen of Native Copper from the Michigan Copper Mining area on the Keweenaw
 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
Clinoclase with Malachite and Azurite
 Mammoth Mine, USA
A remarkable specimen of rich dark blue lustrous crystalline balls and crystals of Clinoclase with botryoidal
Apophyllite with Calcite
 St. Andreasberg, Germany
Well formed pink to colourless terminated crystals of Apophyllite measuring to 1.2cm forming intergrown
 Heights Mine, England
Excellent well formed mostly interpenetrant twin crystals of Fluorite from Heights Mine, Weardale,
 Cambokeels Mine, England
A very fine and large Fluorite crystal specimen from Cambokeels Mine, Weardale, Co Durham. Gemmy-translucent
Calcite included by Boulangerite
 Herja Mine, Romania
A somewhat different form of Calcite included by Boulangerite from the Herja Mine, Romania. Crystals of
Tennantite with Galena
 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)
 Virtuous Lady Mine, England
Probably one of the most recognisable Epimorphs from the Cornubian Orefield, are the Siderite Epimorphs
 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
 Rubtsovskoe Mine, Russia
Excellent intergrown crystal clusters of octahedral Cuprite on a crystallized native copper from the
Schorl Tourmaline with Albite and Quartz
 Shengus, Pakistan
Three well-formed prismatic crystals of lustrous black Schorl measuring to 8.4cm stand upright on and through