Rare Minerals

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Woodhouseite
$400
 Champion Mine, California
Woodhouseite is a rare calcium-aluminium phosphate whose type locality is the Champion mine at White Mountain
Estherville Mesosiderite Meteorite (Stony-Iron)
$1,800
 Estherville, USA
A rare small miniature Stony-Iron Meteorite from the observed fall on 10th May 1879, near to the town of
Fluor-buergerite
$750
 Mexquitic, San Luis Potosí
Mexquitic de Carmona Municipality in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, is the type locality for Fluor-buergerite, a
Volborthite with Brochantite
$4,750
 Milpillas Mine, Mexico
Excellent platy crystal rosettes of dark olive green Volborthite forms a very rare combination with acicular
Väyrynenite
$9,500
 Shengus, Pakistan
Väyrynenite is an extremely rare manganese-beryllium phosphate first discovered in 1939 but not described
Kröhnkite
$1,750
 Chuquicamata District, Antofagasta Region
Kröhnkite is a rare copper sulphate, a species which is very seldom seen for sale or in collections. 
Phenakite
$1,500
 Rio Piracicaba, Brazil
Phenakite is a beryllium nesosilicate sometimes associated with pegmatites and this fine small miniature is
Tantalite-(Mn)
$850
 Nazareno, Brazil
An excellent orthorhombic crystal of Tantalite-(Mn) from the São João del Rei pegmatite province of Nazareno
CARROLLITE
$4,500
 Kambove District, Katanga (Shaba)
Equant, mirror-bright, metallic silver crystals of the copper-cobalt sulphide Carrollite are scattered over a
Leadhillite with Caledonite
$1,200
 Leadhills, Scotland
A beautiful miniature containing two type locality minerals from Leadhills in South Lanarkshire, Scotland,
Szaibélyite on Volkovskite
$1,200
 Panel 848, North Yorkshire
Something quite different from the British Isles, an amazing, large cabinet specimen of the rare borates
Nickelskutterudite with Siderite and Dolomite
$850
 Schlema-Hartenstein District, Germany
Excellent silver lead-grey dodecahedral crystals of the nickel-cobalt arsenide Nickelskutterudite richly cover
Apophyllite with Inesite
$4,500
 New Broken Hill Consolidated Mine, New South Wales
Inesite is a hydrous calcium manganese silicate which at the Broken Hill mines in New south Wales, Australia,
Chondrodite
$900
 Tilly Foster Mine, USA
The Tilly Foster Iron mine at Brewster in Putnam County, New York, USA, worked a large iron ore deposit and
Paralaurionite with Diaboleite and Leadhillite
$5,000
 Collins vein, Arizona
A fantastic large miniature/small cabinet specimen of almost solid crystalline Paralaurionite and Diaboleite
Biehlite
$3,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Serious Tsumeb collectors and those interested in type localities, this is an important and amazing specimen!
Stolzite
$3,500
 Sainte-Lucie Mine, Occitanie
Although Stolzite is a relatively rare mineral it is well known from several famous localities worldwide, yet
Tetradymite
$5,000
 Zupkov, Slovakia
A rare specimen of Tetradymite from the type locality at Župkov in the Banská Bystrica Region of Slovakia.
Witherite
$1,500
 Nentsberry Haggs Mine, England
Witherite, a relatively rare barium carbonate, crystallises in the orthorhombic system and forms
Boracite
$750
 Boulby Mine, England
Boracite, magnesium borate, occurs sporadically in the Permian potash beds in Boulby mine at Loftus near the
Leadhillite
$6,000
 Leadhills, Scotland
Substantial platy crystals of the rare lead sulphate carbonate Leadhillite are beautifully displayed across
Hematite ps. after Magnetite var. Martite
$600
 Payún volcano, Mendoza Province
A stunning and classic pseudomorph of Hematite after Magnetite from the Payún volcano in Mendoza Province,
Sylvanite
$1,200
 Săcărâmb, Hunedoara
I can only say whoever cracked open this specimen must have had a wonderful surprise! The back of this thin
Fluor-Buergerite
$1,250
 Mexquitic, San Luis Potosí
Fluor-Buergerite, formerly known as Buergerite, is a rare member of the Tourmaline Group and this first class
Tapiolite
$850
 Baixão da Laje mine, Rio Grande do Norte
An extremely rare example of crystallised Tapiolite from the Baixão da Laje mine in Grande do Norte, Brazil.
Olivenite with Gartrellite
$1,400
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
An eye-catching and fabulous small miniature Olivenite with Gartrellite from the Tsumeb mine in the Otjikoto
Schaurteite
$3,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Schaurteite, a calcium-germanium sulphate, is a very rare species from its type locality at Tsumeb and
Schaurteite
$3,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Schaurteite is one of the Tsumeb mine's sought after rare Gemanium species. On this specimen Schaurteite is
Leiteite
$600
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A nice solid and blocky example of the rare zinc arsenite Leiteite from its type locality at the Tsumeb mine
Arsentsumebite
$450
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
This Arsentsumebite from Tsumeb mine in Namibia may be more a large micromount than a thumbnail, but defiantly
Krennerite
$2,000
 Sacarimb (Nagyag), Romania
Krennerite is a rare gold-silver telluride, similar to the gold telluride Calaverite. This cabinet specimen
Nagyágite
$3,000
 Sacarimb (Nagyag), Romania
Nagyágite is a rare lead-gold-tellurium-antimony sulphosalt often containing other metallic elements and forms
Acanthite with Stephanite
$850
 Johanngeorgenstadt, Germany
Intermixed Acanthite with Stephanite form a rich silver-black metallic crystalline group of part octahedral
Gratonite
$2,500
 Rio Tinto Mine, Andalusia
This specimen provides a great opportunity to acquire an exceptionally rare species from a world-famous yet
Nagyágite
$800
 Sacarimb (Nagyag), Romania
Nagyágite is a rare lead-gold-tellurium-antimony sulphosalt often containing other metallic elements and forms
Dyscrasite
$650
 St Andreasberg, Germany
A lovely miniature of the silver antimonide Dyscrasite from the St. Andreasberg district in Lower Saxony,
Betekhtinite
$800
 Dzhezkazgan Mining District, Kazakhstan
Betekhtinite is a rare copper-iron-lead sulphide. This excellent ex-matrix, large thumbnail, is a mass of
Liroconite
$6,500
 Wheal Gorland, England
A very fine and rich specimen of Liroconite from Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall. Excellent blue to slightly
Cassiterite
$3,500
 Santa María del Oro, Mexico
There are many collectors who specialise in Cassiterite, a tin oxide, and if you are one looking for something
Fluor-Buergerite
$2,500
 Mexquitic, San Luis Potosí
Fluor-Buergerite is a rare species within the Tourmaline Group and this excellent small cabinet specimen is
Freieslebenite
$1,500
 Hiendelaencina, Spain
A rich miniature of the rare silver-lead sulphosalt Freieslebenite from Hiendelaencina in the Province
Zincolivenite with Schultenite
$1,250
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
The rare mineral Schultenite forms white to colourless cleavages measuring to 9 mm towards one end of bright
Chondrite Meteorite (Fell 30th January 1868)
$700
  Pultusk meteorite, Mazowieckie
A thumbnail sized, rounded, irregular Chondrite Meteorite, designated the Pultusk meteorite for where it fell
Ludlamite with Siderite and Quartz
$7,500
 Wheal Jane, England
If any specimen’s description has to begin with a great big massive Wow, then this is it!  A Ludlamite
Liroconite
$800
 Wheal Gorland, England
A granular, large thumbnail matrix of iron-stained milky Quartz is richly coated with intergrown blades of
Connellite with Chalcophyllite
$750
 Wheal Gorland, England
The halide Connellite is a hydrous copper chloro-sulphate and is a rare mineral within Cornwall’s richly
Sylvanite
$6,500
 Cripple Creek, USA
Sylvanite is a rare gold-silver telluride named in 1835 for the region of Romania from where it was first
Wherryite with Diaboleite
$900
 Mammoth-St. Anthony Mine, USA
A superbly-rich miniature of the lead-copper sulphosilicate Wherryite and lead-copper halide Diaboleite from