Silicates

 

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Nasonite in Datolite and Goethite
$300
 Torr Works Quarry, England
Nasonite is one of the Holy Grails from the rare oxychloride suite occasionally found in Torr Works quarry at
Kaolinite pseudomorphing after Orthoclase
$400
 Melbur China Clay Pit, England
Colloquially referred to as a “Pig’s Egg” by miners, Kaolinite pseudomorphs after Orthoclase feldspar were
Willemite
$750
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
An elongated plate of cream to pale creamy-tan Willemite made-up entirely of crystals of between 2 and 5
Willemite
$450
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Bluish-green teal spherical clusters of glassy Willemite to 0.5 cm diameter are stacked over a thumbnail sized
Dioptase on Calcite with Duftite
$2,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
An exceedingly choice miniature of rhombohedral Calcite crystals preferentially coated with micro Calcite
Dioptase on Dolomite
$1,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A thin Calcite plate (epimorph cast) completely masked by 1 mm and sub-mm slightly bluish-emerald-green
Titanite with Orthoclase variety Adularia
$750
 Tormiq Valley, Pakistan
An interesting and aesthetic cluster of terminated Titanite crystals sat on a small matrix of opaque,
Calcite with Stilbite on Chalcedony
$6,000
 Jalgaon, India
A stunning and remarkable gemmy Calcite twin crystal from the Jalgaon District in Maharashtra, India. 
Beryl var. Aquamarine
$500
 Gilgit District, Pakistan
A single, off-matrix Beryl crystal, variety Aquamarine, from the Gilgit District in Pakistan.  The
Hubeite with Quartz, Pyrite and Calcite
$5,000
 Fengjiashan Mine (Daye copper mine), Hubei Province
Hubeite is a rare Ca-Mn-Fe sorosilicate and was only named in 2001 after Hubei Province in China.  This
Axinite
$6,000
 Obira mine, Japan
Axinite is not a common mineral in Japan, but the Obira mine by Bungo-Ono City in Kyushu Region certainly
Lazurite
$600
 Koksha Valley, Afghanistan
A large partly developed crystal of inky azure-blue Lazurite embedded in a plate of creamy-grey Orthoclase
Beryl var. Aquamarine
$1,000
 Chumar Bakhoor, Pakistan
A transparent, pale sky-blue crystal of Aquamarine, the blue variety of Beryl.  This ex-matrix specimen
Forsterite
$600
 Sapat Gali, Pakistan
A terminated stubby lime-green Forsterite forming a spear-shaped crystal from Sapat Gali by Naran in the
Phenakite
$1,200
 Malyshevo, Russia
Phenakite is a rare beryllium orthosilicate found in pegmatites and is a highly sought after species. 
Almandine (Garnet Group)
$650
 Zlatoust, Chelyabinsk Oblast
A beautiful miniature of Almandine garnet crystals richly covering a plate of massive Clinochlore and
Beryl var. Aquamarine
$1,100
 Shaitanka District, Middle Urals
A translucent, cornflower-blue crystal of Aquamarine, the blue variety of Beryl.  From the Shaitanka
Titanite with Orthoclase variety Adularia
$150
 Tormiq valley, Gilgit-Baltistan
A sharp, well developed oil-green crystal of Titanite measuring 2.1 x 1.1 x 0.4 cm on a crystallised Adularia
Hemimorphite
$200
 Golconda Mine, England
Light fawn micro-crystals of Hemimorphite form drusy mounds to around 1.8 cm over a chalky-white Baryte
Beryl var. Morganite
$1,200
 Brazil, South America
An off-matrix, part tabular crystal of pale coral pink Morganite, the pink variety of Beryl.  Admittedly
Titanite
$3,500
 Capelinha, Brazil
A large well-developed twin Titanite crystal measuring to 6.8 cm with gemmy to opaque green to light brown
Beryl
$350
 Teófilo Otoni, Minas Gerais
A single gemmy to translucent-opaque Aquamarine crystal displaying well-defined growth zones measuring to 5.9
Beryl
$750
 Brazil, South America
A large lustrous double terminated crystal of Beryl variety 'Aquamarine' with pastel green colour measuring
Beryl var. Aquamarine
$8,500
 Shigar Valley, Pakistan
A showstopper specimen of blue Aquamarine with striation on the prismatic faces and a multitude of parallel
Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite
$1,500
 Loliondo, Tanzania
A bright orange group of Spessartine garnets on a Muscovite matrix. There is one major crystal accompanied
Orthoclase
$400
 Baveno, Italy
A pleasing prismatic bicoloured single twinned crystal of Orhoclase measuring to 5.2 cm from Baveno, Piedmont,
Benitoite with Neptunite on Natrolite
$3,500
 Benitoite Gem Mine, California
A well-formed single crystal of Benitoite with a colour that ranges from deep ink blue on the edges to white
Topaz
$2,000
 Mogok Township, Mandalay Division
A well-formed transparent glass-clear single floater crystal of Topaz from Mogok Township, Myanmar. Most
Epidote
$400
 Kimmeria, East Macedonia and Thrace
A terrific small group of Epidote crystals which grade from a dark green at their base to a light
Vesuvianite
$4,500
 Jeffrey Mine, Canada
A stunningly aesthetic group of limey-apple-green Vesuvianite crystals with gemmy Diopside crystals richly
Epidote
$1,250
 Green Monster Mountain, USA
A spectacular thick blocky tabular crystal of very dark green Epidote from the famed Green Monster Mountain on
Quartz
$450
 Hot Springs, Arkansas
A beautiful small cabinet specimen of transparent Quartz crystals of the variety Rock Crystal from the world
Epidote with Quartz (Japan law twin)
$6,000
 Green Monster Mountain, USA
A gorgeous and outstanding cabinet specimen of beautifully crystallised, deep bottle-green Epidote dusted with
Topaz
$1,500
 Glen Cove, Colorado
The Pikes Peak area in Colorado is, of course, world famous for its Amazonite and smoky Quartz, but Topaz is
Grossular var. Hessonite (Garnet Group)
$450
 Jeffrey Mine, Canada
A great miniature group of intergrown Grossular garnet of the variety Hessonite, from Jeffrey mine at Asbestos
Hemimorphite
$6,500
 Esmeralda Mine, Durango
A superb cabinet specimen of translucent sky blue botryoidal bubbly Hemimorphite measuring overall to 13.2 cm
Neptunite with Joaquinite-(Ce)
$1,500
 California State Gem Mine (Dallas Gem Min), California
Excellent lustrous black prismatic crystals of Neptunite measuring to 1.8 cm long pleasingly contrasted on the
Benitoite with Neptunite
$9,500
 Dallas Gem Mine, USA
Classic cornflower inky-blue 'triangular' crystals measuring to 1 cm from gemmy to translucent-opaque
Vesuvianite
$7,500
 Jeffrey Mine, Québec
A superb crystal rich cabinet specimen of Jeffrey Mine Vesuvianite, Excellent lustrous crystals from a gemmy
Analcime
$150
 Dean Quarry, England
A typical specimen of white Analcime crystals measuring to around 2 cm with Calcite from Dean Quarry, St.
Corundum var Ruby
$3,500
 Froland, Norway
A particularly well developed tabular crystal of purple-red Corundum variety Ruby stands well above the
Axinite-(Fe)
$1,500
 Saint Christophe-en-Oisans, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Classic gemmy triclinic bladed crystals of clove brown Axinite-(Fe) measuring to 4.3 mm, adorn a
Grossular Garnet
$450
 Žulová (Friedeberg), Olomouc Region
Intergrown group of lustrous red-brown Grossular Garnet variety Hessonite from Žulová, Czech Republic.
Rhodonite
$6,500
 Franklin Mine, USA
Classic Franklin Mine specimen of pink prismatic-bladed Rhodonite crystals measuring to 3 cm+ many displaying
Benitoite
$6,500
 California State Gem Mine (Dallas Gem Min), California
A superb specimen of two outstanding classic minerals from the California State Gem Mine, California.
Dioptase
$3,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A classic crystal specimen of Tsumeb Mine Dioptase on Dolomite. A major crystal on the specimen measures to a
Rhodonite
$2,500
 Broken Hill Proprietary Mine, New South Wales
A fine single gemmy-translucent prismatic crystal of rich pink Rhodonite measuring to 2.4 cm tall rises from a
Spessartine with Galena
$600
 Broken Hill, Australia
Classic Broken Hill, Australia specimen of rootbeer coloured Spessartine Garnet. A tight cluster of crystal