Oxides and Hydroxides

 

366 results

Hematite
$1,000
 Wessels Mine, South Africa
A bright metallic steely blue grey crystal of Hematite measuring to 3.7 cm, displaying a pyramidal form
Native Copper with Cuprite
$550
 Wheal Unity, England
A rich, crudely crystallised vuggy and porous mass of Native Copper is richly pervaded with octahedral Cuprite
Cuprite with Native Copper
$500
 Nizhnetagilskii Massif, Russia
This compact and chunky miniature of a vuggy yet solid mass of Native Copper is pervaded with splendid
Cuprite with Native Copper
$1,000
 Wheal Gorland, England
Wheal Gorland famously worked the Muttrall Lode, a lode that has become fabled amongst mineral collectors for
Fluorite with Hematite, Siderite and Chalcopyrite
$1,000
 Carn Brea Mine, England
Carn Brea is a prominent elongated ridge of granite adjacent to the A30 road and railway line between Camborne
Quartz with Hematite var. Eisenkiesel
$2,500
 Frizington, Cumbria
The mineralogy of the west Cumbrian iron mines tends to be simple, yet the specimens produced represent some
Cerussite ps. after Anglesite with Coronadite
$950
 Broken Hill, Australia
This large cabinet size Cerussite pseudomorphing after Anglesite and coated with Coronadite is a Broken Hill
Pyromorphite on Coronadite
$800
 MMM Mine, Australia
The famous MMM mine at Broken Hill in Australia worked the line of lode orebody and is situated within the
Zincite
$9,500
 Franklin Mine, USA
The Franklin mines in Sussex County, New Jersey, exploited one of the most complex orebodies on Earth, famed
Hematite ps. after Magnetite var. Martite
$500
 Payún Matrú volcano, Argentina
This is quite an amazing miniature specimen composed of aligned rows and columns of superbly crystallised
Cassiterite
$400
 Bejewans, England
Although I dearly love these specimens of Cassiterite from the famous deposit of the Bejewans Tin Stream Works
Scheelite on Zinnwaldite
$450
 Cínovec / Zinnwald, Saxony & Ústí Region
An excellent miniature displaying a dense cluster of sharply formed Scheelite crystals set in a matrix of
Adamite on Calcite
$750
 Lavrion, Attikí Prefecture
The zinc arsenate Adamite forms superb specimens in the Lavrion mining district of the Attica Peninsula in
Libethenite
$850
 M'sesa Mine, DR Congo
A rich and stunning group of dark leaf green Libethenite crystals line a shallow, open vug in a matrix of
Hematite
$700
 Hematite occurrence, Morocco
Many present-day collectors are familiar with the blue Baryte specimens being produced form this locality,
Rutile var. Sagenite
$4,500
 Pfitsch Pass, Austria
The Zillertal Valley is situated in spectacular mountain scenery in the Tyrol state of Austria and is host to
Bindheimite and Malachite ps. after Bournonite
$2,500
 Hüttenberg, Carinthia
Bindheimite is a hydrous lead antimony oxide produced from the alteration of other ores and is a species still
Manganite
$700
 Ilfeld, Germany
Some of the best specimens of Manganite in the world have come from Ilfeld in the Harz Mountains of central
Hematite with Rutile
$250
 Cavradi Gorge, Grischun
Two tiny root beer-brown, terminated Rutile crystals sit flat against a 2 cm tall metallic black Hematite
Anatase on Faden Quartz
$300
This delightful small miniature/large thumbnail of the titanium dioxide Anatase on Faden Quartz is a Swiss
Hematite var. Kidney Ore
$6,500
 Cleator Moor Iron Mine, Cumbria
The village of Cleator Moor lies halfway between the west Cumbrian towns of Frizington and Egremont and had
Botallackite
$1,500
 Cligga Mine, England
A weathered plate of mottled Cligga Head granite, its top surface richly coated with deep green-teal-blue
Hematite var. Specularite
$1,700
 Florence Mine, England
Arguably, the most iconic mineral from the West Cumbrian iron ore field is that of Specularite or Specular
Hematite var. Kidney Ore
$800
 Florence Mine, England
The botryoidal variety of Hematite known as Kidney Ore was found throughout Florence mine, just east of the
Hematite var. Specularite
$200
 Florence Mine, England
Specularite is the black, crystallised variety of Hematite and this is a great miniature specimen, ideal for
Mendipite
$200
 Torr Works Quarry, England
This small cabinet specimen is a fine example of the rare lead oxyhalide, Mendipite, named for the Mendip
Hematite
$400
 West Cumberland Iron Ore Field, England
“What a whopper” comes to mind lifting this good-size cabinet specimen of botryoidal Hematite, of the variety
Cassiterite
$170
 Dolcoath Mine, England
Dolcoath was known as the Queen of Cornish Mines because of its size and wealth, being one of the largest
Corundum var. Ruby
$2,500
 Froland, Norway
A splendid example of Ruby Corundum on matrix from the Froland region in the county of Agder in southern
Goethite on Smoky Quartz
$500
 Freisen, Germany
This excellent Smoky Quartz-lined geode, containing a 6 cm long infilling of superbly crystallised acicular
Pyrolusite
$450
 Taylor Mine, USA
This flattened radial fan of superb Pyrolusite crystals against a bed of micro-crystalline smoky Quartz is a
Hausmannite
$800
 Oehrenstock, Germany
This lovely small miniature of well crystallised Hausmannite is from its type locality at Oehrenstock in the
Pyrolusite
$700
 Gremmelsbach, Germany
Pyrolusite, a manganese dioxide species, is one of those minerals which commonly occurs as a minor coating or
Cuprite
$250
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
For a miniature specimen, this Cuprite has exceptionally fine quality crystals and is a splendid example from
Cassiterite
$1,600
 Ehrenfriedersdorf, Germany
Oh, what a little beauty, but then I am biased with a great soft spot for Cassiterite!  This
Cassiterite
$900
 Inverell, New South Wales
Inverell is a little-known locality in Gough County, New South Wales, Australia, commonly known as ‘Sapphire
Goethite on Quartz with Microcline
$300
 Lake George Area, USA
This is one of those one-off, unusual quirky specimens which makes you smile simply because it is that bit
Hausmannite
$400
 Oehrenstock, Germany
This rich small miniature of the manganese oxide Hausmannite is from it type locality at Oehrenstock in the
Cuprite with Native Copper
$1,500
 Wheal Gorland, England
This fine small cabinet specimen of Cuprite and Native Copper crystals is from the world-famous Wheal Gorland
Corundum var. Ruby
$3,500
 Sivec marble quarries, North Macedonia
The ancient Sivec marble quarries on Sivec Mountain in North Macedonia are believed to have begun operations
Manganite
$2,500
 Ilfeld, Germany
Manganite from its type locality at Ilfeld in Thuringia, Germany, is a world-classic and makes an essential
Magnetite with Fluorapatite and Tremolite
$800
 Malmberget, Sweden
A delightful combination of well crystallised black lustrous Magnetite and buff to gooseberry-green
Malachite on Cuprite on Azurite
$450
 Chessy-les-Mines, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Malachite coating octagonal Cuprite crystals from Chessy-les-Mines at Villefranche in France is one of the
Cassiterite
$450
 Ehrenfriedersdorf, Germany
Ehrenfriedersdorf is a town in the district of Erzgebirge in Saxony, Germany and the district surrounding it
Cassiterite
$500
 Cínovec/Zinnwald, Saxony & Ústí Region (Bohemia)
A gorgeous thumbnail of domed lustrous black Cassiterite crystals from the famous tin deposit which spans the
Cassiterite
$1,250
 Horní Slavkov (Schlaggenwald), Bohemia
An ex-matrix, spectacular twinned Cassiterite crystal from the mines at Horní Slavkov in the former Bohemia
Cassiterite
$2,000
 Krásno, Bohemia
A magnificent group of jet-black Cassiterite crystals up to around 3 cm long and forming stellate repeated
Cassiterite with Quartz and Zinnwaldite
$700
 Cínovec/Zinnwald, Saxony & Ústí Region (Bohemia)
For me, Cassiterite crystals always add a pang of excitement to a specimen, but perhaps I need to get out more