Quartz and Agate

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Galena with Quartz
 Layer Cake Pocket, England
The Layer Cake Pocket at Lady Annabella mine is rich in Galena and this is a fine small miniature of its
Fluorite with Quartz
 Piaotang Mine, Jiangxi
An aesthetic combination of a translucent, limey-peppermint-green octahedral Fluorite crystal nestled in an
Calcite on Quartz var. Amethyst
 Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
To describe any mineral as “showstopping” must be used sparingly to avoid crying wolf, but there is no doubt
Quartz with Malachite and Azurite
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Given Tsumeb’s fame for having one of the world’s most diverse and exotic suits of minerals, it may come as a
Fluorite with Quartz
 Blackdene Mine, County Durham
Blackdene mine, by the village of Ireshopeburn in County Durham, is one of the classic Weardale Fluorite
Calcite on Goethite included Quartz (2 pieces)
 19 Level Load Drive, Cornwall
Collectors of Cornish minerals will be more than familiar with the many forms of Calcite from the legendary
Quartz var. Chalcedony
 Cornwall, England
This rather delightfully structured Chalcedony reminds me of the Devils Tower in Wyoming, made internationally
Magnetite with Rutile, Hematite, Adularia and Quartz
 Binn Valley, Switzerland
Magnificent, individual sharp octahedral Magnetite crystals are richly scattered across the surface of a
Quartz with Chlorite
 Central St. Gotthard Massif, Switzerland
A cluster of superb and impressive ice-clear Quartz crystals rest on a thin yet strong plate of mixed
 Dauphine, France
This show-stopping group of ice-clear Quartz crystals requires little introduction from the historic province
 Marble quarry, Bavaria
The Marble quarry at Marthahütte, south-west of Chemnitz in Bavaria, Germany is host to just a handful of
Quartz var. Smoky Gwindel
 St Gotthard Massif, Ticino
This terrific Quartz Gwindel from the St. Gotthard Massif in Switzerland is a fabulous example, not just
Andradite Garnet with Quartz and Hedenbergite
 Serifos Island, Aegean Islands
A classic combination of Andradite Garnet with Quartz and Hedenbergite from Serifos Island, one of the Aegean
Tourmaline in Quartz
 Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tourmaline is one of the most popular minerals amongst single-species collectors and collectors in
Rhodochrosite with Quartz
 Uchucchacua Mine, Peru
Uchucchacua mine in Oyon Province, Peru.  This deep mine works a polymetallic orebody hosted in early
Tourmaline in Quartz
 Himalaya Mine, California
The aesthetics of this Tourmaline and quartz specimen are superb and it is without doubt a wonderful example
Tourmaline in Quartz
 Himalaya Mine, California
This gorgeous ex-matrix green Tourmaline crystal is from the much-loved Himalaya mine at Gem Hill in the Mesa
 Rapid Creek, Yukon
When the Mineralogical Record’s classic Yukon Phosphates special issue was published in 1992 (hard to believe
Tourmaline with Lepidolite on Quartz
 Pala Chief Mine, USA
The Pala Chief mine in San Diego County is another of California’s famous gem tourmaline mines and despite
 Graeber Jones Pocket, Co. Durham
Under indoor artificial light this lovely group of Fluorite crystals from the Diana Maria mine appear almost
Fluorite with Quartz
 Groverake Mine, Co. Durham
The headframe at Groverake mine appeared just a stone’s throw from that of its more famous neighbour, Frazer’s
 Graeber Jones Pocket, Co. Durham
The Graeber Jones Pocket was one of the first major discoveries at the Diana Maria mine when near-surface
Fluorite with Quartz
 Heights Mine, Co. Durham
A hidden dome of ironstone matrix is totally encrusted with almost colourless elongated cubic Fluorite
Fluorite with Quartz var. Eisenkiesel
 Wölsendorf Fluorite Mining District, Bavaria
Quite simply a lovely cabinet specimen of highly translucent greyish-green Fluorite with up-turned cubic
Fluorite with Quartz and Pyrite
 Wheal Mary Ann, England
Two large intersecting, part cubic crystals of pale apple-green Fluorite are completely coated with a 3 mm
Fluorite on Quartz
 Cínovec/Zinnwald, Saxony & Ústí Region (Bohemia)
A fabulous and great value specimen of vividly dark blackberry-purple Fluorite verging on black and densely
Fluorite with Fluorapatite, Chalcopyrite and Quartz
 Horní Slavkov (Schlaggenwald), Bohemia
This mouth-wateringly delicious small miniature features two prominent cubic crystals of mottled translucent
Fluorite with Sphalerite and Quartz
 Freiberg, Germany
This great Fluorite miniature, from the historic medieval mining district around Freiberg in Saxony, Germany,
Quartz var. Gwindel with Anatase
 Puiva Mount, Western-Siberia
We tend to associate Gwindel Quartz with the Alps and the European Alpine countries, but this wonderful
Fluorite on Quartz
 Kara-Oba, Karagandy Province
The tungsten deposit at Kara-Oba in the Betpakdala, Kazakhstan, has over 100 mineral species, many of which
Quartz Japan Law Twin
 Naru island (Narushima), Nagasaki
Naru is almost the most westerly island in the complex archipelago which forms Japan.  This locality has
Calcite on Quartz with Chlorite
 Puiva Mount, Western-Siberia
Despite being composed from three of the most common minerals, the way in which these have crystallised and
Hematite with Quartz
 Florence Mine, England
A choice plate of magnificent black platy crystals of Specularite, the crystallised variety of Hematite, from
Quartz pseudomorph after Fluorite
 Furzehill Mine (East Tamar Mine), Devon
A rare and good example of an octahedral Quartz pseudomorph after Fluorite from Furzehill mine at Bere Alston,
Chalcedony on Quartz
 Cornwall, England
Many specimens of Chalcedony on Quartz from Cornwall date from a period where few details were recorded apart
Quartz pseudomorph after Fluorite
 Wheal Mary Ann, England
A roughly triangular thin plate of orange-tan Chalcedony has its top surface covered with opaque milky Quartz
Aragonite with Quartz
 Greystone Quarry, UK
This X-shaped spray of Aragonite crystals is an excellent example from Greystone quarry, at Lezant, in north
Fluorite with Quartz
 Le Burg Mine (Le Burc Mine), France
The distinctive colour-zoned duck egg blue of these two intergrown Fluorite cubes is a characteristic of Le
Quartz (Tessin Habit)
 Bedretto Valley, Switzerland
This beautiful ice-clear colourless Quartz crystal is of the Tessin habit, whereby the prism faces gradually
Quartz with Baryte and Pyrite on Chalcopyrite
 Mount Wellington Mine, England
A weighty small cabinet specimen of creamy-colourless tabular crystals of Baryte and 1 to 4 mm cubic,
 Lanterdan Quarry, England
Tintagel is not only famous for the legendary King Arthur’s castle, but also for its superb specimens from the
Cassiterite and Fluorite on Quartz
 Krupka (Graupen), Bohemia
Wow!  A delightful and quite different combination of lustrous black Cassiterite crystals alongside tiny,
Galena on Quartz
 Dal'negorsk, Russia
This splendid thumbnail specimen has a single and almost perfect solitary Galena spinel twinned crystal
Fluorite with Quartz
 Berbes, Spain
A striking and eye-catching Royal purple Fluorite crystal nicely perched on a small bed of stubby, colourless
Djurleite on Quartz
 Dzhezkazgan Mining District, Kazakhstan
Djurleite, a relatively rare copper sulphide, forms magnificent black straited crystals on a matrix of bright
Sphalerite with Quartz
 Bad Grund, Lower Saxony
This magnificent Sphalerite from the Bad Grund district in Lower Saxony, Germany, is capped with aesthetic
Bornite with Calcite and Quartz
 Dzhezkazgan Mine, Kazakhstan
Good Bornite crystals are not common and this specimen displays a fine example in a single 1.5 x 1 x 1 cm
Quartz var. Faden Quartz
 North Waziristan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province
A mainly water-clear, transparent, and colourless Quartz crystal with a tabular habit and subtle yet distinct