Rare Minerals

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Polybasite
$2,000
 Himmelsfürst Mine, Germany
The silver-copper sulphosalt Polybasite is always an attractive mineral when well crystallised, making it
Zinkenite with Chalcostibite and Siderite
$9,500
 Saint-Pons area, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
This quite magnificent small cabinet specimen of Zinkenite with Chalcostibite and Siderite is from a rarely
Mellite
$950
 Csordakúti Mine, Fejér Co.
Here at Crystal Classics, despite all the wonderful old collections we acquire, the rare and unusual mineral
Strengite
$350
 Kiirunavaara Mine, Norrbotten County
A great location piece of the rare iron phosphate Strengite, from the gigantic Kiirunavaara mine in the town
Suredaite
$200
 Oploca Mine, Jujuy
A rare specimen of the lead-tin sulphide Suredaite from the Oploca mine in the Pirquitas Ag-Sn Deposit, Jujuy
Andorite
$700
 San José Mine, Oruro Department
Andorite is a relatively rare lead-silver-antimony sulphosalt which characteristically forms foliated masses
Väyrynenite
$3,500
 Shengus, Gilgit-Baltistan
Väyrynenite is a vary rare manganese-beryllium phosphate and this fine specimen is from the complex granitic
Djurleite
$850
 Dzhezkazgan Mining District, Kazakhstan
Djurleite is a copper sulphide, forming thick tabular crystals with deeply striated prism faces, similar to
Betekhtinite
$800
 Dzhezkazgan Mining District, Kazakhstan
Betekhtinite is a rare copper-iron-lead sulphide.  This excellent ex-matrix, large thumbnail, is a mass
Chalcosiderite
$2,500
 Wheal Phoenix, England
Rich druses of dark emerald-green crystals of Chalcosiderite are one of the signature minerals of the famous
Mereheadite with Mendipite and Hydrocerussite
$950
 Torr Works Quarry, England
This great cabinet specimen from Torr Works quarry (aka Merehead quarry) at Cranmore in Somerset is an
Witherite
$1,500
 Nentsberry Haggs Mine, England
Witherite, a relatively rare barium carbonate, crystallises in the orthorhombic system and forms
Hydroxylapatite with Albite
$1,200
 Oksoyekollen, Norway
An outstanding single crystal of the rare phosphate Hydroxylapatite is perched on the matrix of massive
Alstonite
$100
 Brownley Hill Mine, England
Alstonite is a rare barium-calcium carbonate which forms in low-temperature hydrothermal veins.  This
Xanthoconite with Proustite
$750
 Himmelfahrt Mine, Germany
Probably more than fifty deep cherry-red Xanthoconite crystals are scattered across the 6 x 3 cm surface of a
Stephanite and Proustite
$450
 Schlema-Hartenstein District, Germany
A fine, good-size thumbnail, richly displaying two classic silver sulphosalts, Stephanite and Proustite, from
Stephanite
$5,000
 Churprinz Friedrich August Erbstolln Mine (Churprinz Mine; Kurprinz Mine), Saxony
Lustrous flattened orthorhombic crystals of the rare sulphosalt Stephanite form flying saucer-shaped hexagonal
Pyrargyrite and Stephanite with Argentopyrite
$9,500
 Freiberg, Germany
This museum grade miniature displays magnificent crystals of Pyrargyrite, a silver-antimony sulphosalt, from
Siegenite
$4,000
 Victoria mine, North Rhine-Westphalia
Siegenite is a rare cobalt nickel sulphide and beautifully crystallised specimens such as this are remarkably
Eulytine
$1,750
 Sauschwart Mine, Saxony
Eulytine is a rare bismuth silicate which, in this specimen, forms 1 to 2 mm, highly lustrous gemmy crystals
Djurleite on Quartz
$2,000
 Dzhezkazgan Mining District, Kazakhstan
Djurleite, a relatively rare copper sulphide, forms magnificent black straited crystals on a matrix of bright
Topaz on Orthoclase
$8,500
 Murzinka Mine, Urals Region
A rare and stunning specimen of pale blue Topaz crystals on a terminated Orthoclase crystal from the Murzinka
Leiteite with Ludlockite
$3,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A gorgeous large thumbnail of the rare zinc arsenate Leiteite which forms glassy striated lustrous sheets over
Beaverite with Zincolivenite
$400
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Beaverite, or more precisely, Beaverite-(Cu), is a very rare lead-iron-copper sulphate known to occur at
Schultenite with Zincolivenite
$6,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A glassy and lustrous, 7 x 4 mm crystal of the very rare lead arsenate Schultenite sits prominently at one end
Xanthoconite
$500
 Trebsko, Czech Republic
Micro-crystals of the rare silver-arsenic sulphosalt Xanthoconite form tiny clusters of orange-red to
Franckeite with Zinkenite and Stannite
$2,500
 Itos Mine, Oruro Department
An outstanding specimen of superbly crystallised Franckeite with Zinkenite very richly encrusting a largely
Millerite with Calcite
$750
 St Andreasberg, Germany
A rare and relatively rich old-time specimen of Millerite on Calcite from the St. Andreasberg mining district
Chondrite Meteorite (Fell 30th January 1868)
$700
  Pultusk meteorite, Mazowieckie
A thumbnail sized, rounded, irregular Chondrite Meteorite, designated the Pultusk meteorite for where in fell
Acanthite with Nickeline
$1,500
 Měděnec, Bohemia
A rare specimen of Acanthite and Nickeline from the polymetallic orebody at Měděnec in the Krušné Hory
Cerussite
$500
 Wheal Rose, Cornwall
An extremely rare location specimen of well crystallised Cerussite on massive Galena from Wheal Rose at
Crednerite
$300
 Torr Works Quarry, England
Black platy crystals of the copper-manganese oxide, Crednerite, are intermixed with black sooty manganese
Chalcophyllite
$275
 Wheal Gorland, England
A fine small miniature of turquoise-green Chalcophyllite crystals lining two vugs in a grey and tan,
Azurite
$200
 Pikedaw-Grizedales Veins, North Yorkshire
A very rare specimen of Azurite from the Pikedaw-Grizedales Veins near Craven in North Yorkshire,
Whewellite
$400
 Oberschlema, Saxony
Whewellite is an unusual mineral due to its carbon organic content and is a hydrated calcium oxalate. 
Argentopyrite
$1,250
 Niederschlema, Germany
Argentopyrite is a relatively rare mineral, being a silver-iron sulphide.  This specimen, from
Hematite ps. after Magnetite var. Martite
$600
 Payún volcano, Mendoza Province
A stunning and classic pseudomorph of Hematite after Magnetite from Payún volcano in Mendoza Province,
Rockbridgeite-Hentschelite var. Andrewsite
$400
 Phoenix United Mine, Cornwall
The classic Cornish mineral Andrewsite is actually a mixture of Rockbridgeite and Hentschelite with minor
Mendipite
$150
 Torr Works Quarry, England
A good representative specimen of the rare lead oxychloride Mendipite from Torr Works quarry at Cranmore,
Iron Meteorite (Gibeon, polished)
$3,000
 Gibeon, Hardap Region
A magnificent partly sawn and polished block from the Gibeon meteorite, weighing in at 2.96 kg; making this a
Charlesite
$3,500
 N'Chwaning Mines, South Africa
An impressive crystallised specimen of the extremely rare mineral Charlesite from the N'Chwaning mines at
Wendwilsonite and Roselite on Cobaltoan Calcite
$350
 Aghbar Mine, Morocco
Wendwilsonite, a rare calcium-magnesium-cobalt arsenate occurs as excellent broad bladed crystals to about 5
Dyscrasite
$1,250
 Bouismas Mine (Bouismass mine), Drâa-Tafilalet Region
This miniature of the silver antimonide Dyscrasite, forms a coral-like array of branching thick stems of a
Cattierite with Siegenite
$150
 Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga Copper Crescent
A rare specimen of Cattierite, a cobalt sulphide, from its type locality at Shinkolobwe mine, in the Katanga
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
Mendipite with Chloroxiphite, Symesite and Diaboleite
$500
 Torr Works Quarry, England
A potpourri of rare mineralogical delights from the famous Torr Works quarry (aka Merehead quarry) at Cranmore
Paralaurionite with Diaboleite and Leadhillite
$5,000
 Collins vein, Arizona
A fantastic large miniature/small cabinet specimen of almost solid crystalline Paralaurionite and Diaboleite
Lillianite with Cosalite and Chalcopyrite
$2,000
 Baita mining district, Bihor County
A very fine specimen containing two rare lead-bismuth sulphosalts, Lillianite and Cosalite with brassy