Rare Minerals

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 Leadhills, Scotland
Substantial platy crystals of Leadhillite are seen atop the specimen in a cavity with crystals of
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A sharply formed lustrous black crystal of Schneiderhohnite measuring to 1.2cm displaying the crystal habit to
Szenicsite with Powellite
 Jardinera No 1 Mine, Chile
A large and impressive specimen of the rare mineral Szenicsite, a copper molybdate, from the type locality at
Inesite with Orlymanite
 N'Chwaning Mines, South Africa
Crystalline radial botryoidal red-pink Inesite displays the light pink to good advantage around the edge of
 Locality -> Barra do Salinas, Brazil
Hydroxyl-Herderite is a calcium-beryllium phosphate found in pegmatites at many localities but is uncommon at
 N'Chwaning I Mine, South Africa
Charlesite is a very rare calcium-aluminium sulphate and a member of the Ettringite group.  This species
Powellite is a calcium molybdate and member of the Scheelite Group.  While typically opaque and neutrally
A stunning specimen of the rare calcium-cerium carbonate fluoride Synchysite-(Ce) from Pizzo Bandiera in the
 Kambove District, Katanga (Shaba)
Equant, mirror-bright, metallic silver crystals of the copper-cobalt sulphide Carrollite are scattered over a
 Imiter Mine, Morocco
This is a great looking specimen of a very vuggy, light grey sulphide matrix, richly covered in small acicular
 Oksoyekollen, Norway
An off-matrix, sharp, perfectly terminated crystal of the rare calcium apatite mineral Hydroxylapatite from
 Wheal Gorland, England
Well formed double wedge habit crystals of fine lustrous blue Liroconite from Wheal Gorland, St. Day,
Calaverite with Fluorite/Quartz
 Cresson Mine, Colorado
Bright metallic brassy bladed crystals of the rare gold telluride mineral Calaverite measuring to 4mm are
Volborthite with Malachite on Chrysocolla.
 La Verde Mine, Chile
Bright yellow-green crystal druse of Volborthite occupies an area of up to 6cm x 3cm over a blue
 Chuquicamata Mine, Chile
Rich lustrous green crystal specimen of the rare mineral Natrochalcite abundantly covers areas of a white
 Kabwe Mine (Broken Hill Mine), Zambia
A very rich and fine specimen of the rare phosphate Tarbuttite from the Kabwe Mine (Broken Hill Mine),
 Touissit, Morocco
A particularly large specimen for a Moroccan Phosgenite forming well developed rounded barrel-like to
Giessenite-Izoklakeite Series
 Goldzeche, Carinthia
A very rare rich specimen of a Giessenite-Izoklakeite series mineral crystals forming
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
Arseniosiderite with Roselite on Calcite
 Agoudal Centre Quarry, Drâa-Tafilalet Region
A large, rare, open vug measuring to 6 cm x 3 cm of Roselite is completely lined with velvety lustrous
Hessite with Native Gold
 Botești, Alba Co.
A very rich specimen of the rare silver telluride displaying well-formed intergrown crystal of Hessite measure
 Majuba Hill Mine, Nevada
A super rich specimen of Clinoclase from the Majuba Hill Mine, Nevada, USA. The specimen displays excellent
 Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit, Eastern-Siberian Region
A classic Russian specimen of bright metallic silvery crystals of the Platinium Arsenide Sperrylite
Fizelyite with Semseyite and Calcite
 Herja Mine, Romania
Well developed abundant bladed crystals of the rare metallic grey sulfosalt Fizelyite forms fan-like groups to
 Daniel Mine (St. Daniel Mine), Saxony
A rare German specimen of Roselite forming rich pink clusters of bladed gemmy-translucent micro-crystals
 Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit, Eastern-Siberian Region
A relatively large cluster of intergrown cubooctahedral very bright silvery crystals of Sperrylite
Nagyagite with Rhodochrosite
 Sacarimb (Nagyag), Romania
Well developed platy crystals of Nagyagite form somewhat arborescent arrangement over an area of 5cm x 3cm
 Baia de Aries, Romania
A neat specimen of Sylvanite from the type locality at  Baia de Arieş, Romania. Metallic yellowish
Aikinite with Native Gold and Chrysocolla
 Berezovskii, Russia
A classic specimen of Aikinite with Native Gold for the Russian type location. Characteristic crystals of
Native Tellurium with Nagyágite
 Sacarimb (Nagyag), Romania
Very bright metallic silver lath-like crystals of Native Tellurium measuring to 2.3cm richly invest
Hessite with Quartz
 Botești, Alba Co.
A particularly well-formed crystal of metallic dark grey Hessite with a prismatic aspect
Hubeite with Inesite
 Fengjiashan Mine (Daye copper mine), Hubei Province
Well formed bladed crystals of dark brown Hubeite are richly intergrown with translucent pink bladed
 Sacarimb (Nagyag), Romania
Abundant well-developed slightly yellow metallic crystals of the Gold-Silver-Telluride Krennerite to 1-2mm are
Miargyrite with Baumstarkite
 San Genaro Mine, Peru
An excellent and rare specimen of two sulphosalts from the San Genaro Mine, Peru. The specimen showing
 Ojuela Mine, Mexico
A fine specimen of the rare mineral Paradamite forming essentially three groups of translucent yellow parallel
Paralaurionite with Diaboleite , Wherryite, Leadhillite
 Mammoth-St. Anthony Mine, USA
A fine complex array of species on this one specimen from the Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine, Arizona, USA. Large
Clinoclase with Malachite and Azurite
 Mammoth Mine, USA
A remarkable specimen of rich dark blue lustrous crystalline balls and crystals of Clinoclase with botryoidal
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A super rich specimen of pearly lustred Leiteite from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. The specimen displaying
 Botești, Alba Co.
A fine richly adorned miniature specimen of the rare silver telluride Hessite from Botești, Romania, by far
 Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit, Eastern-Siberian Region
Very rich 3.5cm by 2cm area of bright intergrown silvery crystals measuring to 5mm of the rare platinum
Hessite with Quartz
 Botești, Alba Co.
A rich crystal specimen of the rare mineral Hessite on Quartz from Botești, Romania. An area of densely
 Wheal Gorland, England
Classic bright blue crystals of the rare mineral Liroconite from Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall. Crystals of
 Schlarbaum Quarry, Austria
Characteristic light lime green hemispheres measuring to 1.5mm of the rare Scandium mineral Kolbeckite are
 Maffei Mine (Nitzelbuch Mine), Bavaria
A very rich specimen of white druse and botryoidal  Churcheite -(Y) intergrown with Fe-Mn oxides from the
Fülöppite with Jamesonite/Boulangerite
 Kreuzstollen, Maramureș Co.
Well formed metallic grey micro-crystals of the rare mineral Fülöppite are clustered with dark metallic
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A fine divergent array of bladed Scorodite crystals from the Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Crystals of Scorodite
Fuloppite with Zinkenite and Sphalerite
 Herja Mine, Romania
Crystals of dark lustrous brown Sphalerite micro-crystals are sparsely scattered with rare platy with
 Proprietary Mine, Australia
Rich orange crystals of Stolzite are seen aggregated and scattered over a black-brown Goethite gossan from the