Gem Minerals

193 results

Opal in matrix
 Queensland, Australia
Opal is probably the mineral synonymous with Australia.  This splendid example is set in a limestone
 Volodarsk-Volynskii, Ukraine
This ex-matrix, complexly developed Topaz crystal is from the classic Volodarsk-Volynskii granitic chamber
Beryl var. Aquamarine
 Chumar Bakhoor, Pakistan
A transparent, pale sky-blue crystal of Aquamarine, the blue variety of Beryl.  This ex-matrix specimen
 Sapat Gali, Pakistan
A terminated stubby lime-green Forsterite forming a spear-shaped crystal from Sapat Gali by Naran in the
Almandine (Garnet Group)
 Zlatoust, Chelyabinsk Oblast
A beautiful miniature of Almandine garnet crystals richly covering a plate of massive Clinochlore and
Beryl var. Aquamarine
 Shaitanka District, Middle Urals
A translucent, cornflower-blue crystal of Aquamarine, the blue variety of Beryl.  From the Shaitanka
Corundum var. Sapphire
 Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
A stunning double terminated crystal of Sapphire, a variety of Corundum, from the rich gem-bearing district of
Diaspore (twin)
 Muğla Province, Turkey
A V-twin of gemmy greenish-lemon Diaspore from the famous occurrence in Muğla Province in the Aegean Region of
Uvite (Tourmaline Group)
 Karenni Hills, Myanmar (Burma)
An equant, well developed and terminated Uvite crystal of translucent deep leaf-green with lustrous prism
Elbaite var. Indicolite (Tourmaline Group)
 Manoel Mutuca Mine, Minas Gerais
An outstanding Elbaite Tourmaline of the blue variety Indicolite from the Mutuca mine at Santa Rosa, Minas
 Barra do Salinas, Brazil
An absolutely beautiful and stunning Tourmaline from the gently rolling hills of the Barra do Salinas
Beryl var. Morganite
 Brazil, South America
An off-matrix, part tabular crystal of pale coral pink Morganite, the pink variety of Beryl.  Admittedly
 Aracuai, Brazil
A lovely small miniature translucent blueish-sea-green Tourmaline with multiple terminations from Araçuaí in
 Teófilo Otoni, Minas Gerais
A single gemmy to translucent-opaque Aquamarine crystal displaying well-defined growth zones measuring to 5.9
 Brazil, South America
A large lustrous double terminated crystal of Beryl variety 'Aquamarine' with pastel green colour measuring
Elbaite (Tourmaline Group) 10 crystal display set
 Himalaya Mine, USA
A charming and beautiful set of ten terminated Elbaite Tourmaline crystals from the Himalaya mine in San Diego
 Glen Cove, Colorado
The Pikes Peak area in Colorado is, of course, world famous for its Amazonite and smoky Quartz, but Topaz is
Grossular var. Hessonite (Garnet Group)
 Jeffrey Mine, Canada
A great miniature group of intergrown Grossular garnet of the variety Hessonite, from Jeffrey mine at Asbestos
Corundum var Ruby
 Froland, Norway
A particularly well developed tabular crystal of purple-red Corundum variety Ruby stands well above the
Beryl var Morganite
 Urucum Mine, Brazil
A large lustrous specimen gem crystal of pink Morganite measuring to an impressive 12 cm+ with thick tabular
Beryl with Cassiterite and Muscovite
 Pingwu Beryl Mine, Sichuan Province
A classic combination pegmatite specimen from Pingwa, China. A fine lustrous gemmy cluster of tabular pastel
Spessartine Garnet
 Loliondo, Tanzania
A fine specimen of lustrous multi-faced Spessartine crystal measuring to 2.6 cm with a gemmy-translucent
 Little Three Mine, USA
A rare location beautiful gem clear crystal specimen of Topaz on a bladed matrix of white Albite, from the
 Mina Veronica, Mexico
A very fine and neat display thumbnail specimen of Mina Veronica Topaz. Crystals of colourless to red tipped
 Thomas Range, Utah
A fine classic gem wine coloured Topaz crystal measuring to 2.2 cm tall on a white Rhyolite matrix, 
Beryl var. Aquamarine
 Mt Xuebaoding, China
A superb crystal specimen of delicately coloured blue Aquamarine finely positioned on the
Topaz with Quartz
 Ouro Preto, Brazil
A couple of gem to opaque prismatic crystals of Imperial Topaz measuring to 1.5cm are partly enveloped
Beryl var Aquamarine
 Shigar Valley, Pakistan
A gem quality pastel blue prismatic crystal of Beryl variety Aquamarine measuring to 6.5cm with some creamy
Beryl var Emerald
 Malyshevo, Russia
A particularly fine specimen of Beryl variety Emerald from the classic Ekaterinburg area in Russia. Two end
 Gilgit District, Pakistan
A lustrous gem clear pastel wine coloured well-terminated crystal of Topaz measuring to 3.5cm tall, from the
 Huangshaping Mine, Hunan Province
A sharply formed intergrowth of cubic Fluorite crystals measuring to 4.3cm with gemmy light green colour with
 Katlang, Pakistan
A choice gem crystal specimen of Topaz from Katlang, Pakistan. A fine terminated and lustrous champagne pink
 Alto do Giz pegmatite, Rio Grande do Norte
Colourless Euclase crystals, each containing a pale indigo blue phantom within the apex of the termination,
Spodumene var Gem Kunzite
 Mawi Pegmatite, Afghanistan
 A gem crystal of Kunzite measuring to 8.8cm long display excellent lustre with
Spodumene var Kunzite
 Dara-i-Pech Pegmatite Field, Afghanistan
Classic pink gemmy-translucent crystal of Kunzite from Dara-i-Pech, Afghanistan. A well developed thickly
 Konar Valley, Afghanistan
A gem yellow crystal of Spodumene displaying well-formed prism faces and naturally etched terminations,
Spodumene with Albite
 Kunar Valley, Afghanistan
A superb choice display of terminated Spodumene crystals with white platy Albite from Kunar Province,
Beryl var Aquamarine
 Marambaia, Minas Gerais
A well-developed terminated crystal of Aquamarine measuring to 6.8cm across the pinacoid termination. The
Elbaite Tourmaline (4 crystals)
 Barra do Salinas, Brazil
A set of four beautifully coloured and gemmy Elbaite Tourmaline crystals from Barra do Salinas, in the
Spessartine Garnet with Quartz and Feldspar
 Shigar Valley, Pakistan
A superb cabinet specimen of deep burgundy-red Spessartine Garnets scattered over milky Albite Feldspar and
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.
Spessartine Garnet with Galena
 North Mine, New South Wales
Spessartine Garnet in Galena is one of the major classics from North Mine at Broken Hill in New South Wales,
Elbaite (Tourmaline group)
 Jos Plateau, Nigeria
A beautiful and striking off-matrix specimen of Elbaite Tourmaline from the cassiterite mining district of the
Beryl Var. Aquamarine
 Ural Mountains, Siberia
A simple, single hexagonal prismatic crystal of Beryl, variety Aquamarine, from the Ural Mountains in Russia;
Tourmaline with Albite Var. Cleavelandite
 Paprok, Nuristan Province
A choice mauve-plum, perfectly terminated Tourmaline crystal embedded in creamy-white sheaves of Cleavelandite
Elbaite Tourmaline
 Paprok, Nuristan Province
A pleasingly stubby and partly gemmy Elbaite Tourmaline crystal with a nice chunky feel!  An off-matrix
Elbaite (Tourmaline) Var. Indicolite
 Sauda Mine, Gilgit-Baltistan
An outstanding 6 cm tall crystal of Elbaite Tourmaline of the blue variety Indicolite, from Sauda mine in the
Tourmaline var. Rubellite
 Otjua Mine, Namibia
A striking dark plum and cherry-pink pair of off-matrix Tourmaline crystals from the Otjua Mine on Otjua Farm