Silicates

 

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Lorenzenite
$300
 Lovozero Massif, Russia
Superbly developed orthorhombic Lorenzenite crystals to 1.4 cm are exposed across a generally white and light
Willemite var. Troostite with Zincite and Franklinite
$400
 Sterling Mine, New Jersey
Excellent Willemite crystals of the variety Troostite compose the bulk of this large miniature from one of
Hemimorphite
$350
 Old Glencrieff Mine, Dumfries & Galloway
One to two millimetre spheres of delicate blue, green and cream Hemimorphite line surfaces and shallow vugs in
Epidote
$150
 Gilgit, Gilgit-Baltistan
This charming, small miniature of beautifully crystallised Epidote is from the area around Gilgit in
Diopside
$450
 Seiland Island, Norway
Seiland Island is almost at the very northern extremity of Norway and is host to over twenty mineral species.
Andradite Garnet with Amphibole
$950
 Malenco Valley, Italy
A spectacular and classic specimen of intergrown oil-green Andradite Garnet crystals clustered at one end of a
Muscovite on Albite var. Cleavelandite
$140
 Minas Gerais, Brazil
This small cabinet specimen is a terrific example of what is termed Star Muscovite, a habit of Muscovite mica
Perraultite and Kupletskite
$100
 Volodarsk-Volynskii, Ukraine
Very much a reference specimen, containing two very rare mineral species from the world famous
Cassiterite with Scheelite and Muscovite
$500
 Mt. Xuebaoding, Sichuan Province
If this quite fabulous Cassiterite with Scheelite and Muscovite is anything to judge by, Mount Xuebaoding
Spinel with Diopside
$250
 Gon phlogopite deposit, Sakha Republic
A compact large miniature packed with large black Spinel and green Diopside crystals, cemented by a minor
Almandine Garnet
$850
 Monteneve Mine, Italy
A heavy block of dark red and black matrix is richly encrusted with deep burgundy red Almandine Garnets to 1.1
Hyalophane
$1,000
 Zagradski Potok Mine, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
A characteristic twinned crystal of gemmy colourless to translucent white Hyalophane from the Zagradski Potok
Uvarovite Garnet
$300
 Outokumpu, Eastern Finland Region
This most attractive miniature of Uvarovite, a calcium and chrome bearing species of Garnet, is from the area
Epidote with Quartz
$250
 Tormiq valley, Gilgit-Baltistan
A beautiful example of well crystallised Epidote and Quartz from the Tormiq Valley in the Gilgit-Baltistan
Spinel with Chondrodite and Muscovite in Calcite
$200
 Edenville, New York
An interesting miniature from an interesting and rare locality. Edenville-Town of Warwick is a roughly
Hubeite on Quartz
$250
 Fengjiashan Mine, Hubei Province
This small cabinet specimen has a rich coverage of the calcium-manganese sorosilicate Hubeite over a divergent
Topaz
$600
 Schneckenstein Cliff, Germany
Light lemon yellow prismatic crystals of Topaz to 1.5 cm richly sit on top of a partly banded, light and dark
Hematite with Andradite Garnet
$500
 Wessels Mine, South Africa
Wowsers! What a truly remarkable and astonishing large cabinet specimen of wonderfully crystallised metallic
Tourmaline with Quartz
$150
 Power's Farm, New York
Without any shadow of doubt, this small cabinet specimen has to be termed a classic; black Tourmaline crystals
Rhodonite
$300
 Chiurucu Mine, Peru
This excellent small cabinet/large miniature is composed from blades of rich candy pink Rhodonite forming
Grossular Garnet with Diopside and Clinochlore
$3,500
 Ala Valley, Piedmont
A rich small cabinet specimen of intergrown, highly gemmy, burnt apricot orange Grossular Garnet crystals
Dioptase
$350
 Altyn-Tyube, Karagandy Province
A fine large miniature Dioptase from its type locality at Altyn-Tyube in Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan, the
Epidote with Quartz
$300
 Green Monster Mountain, USA
A monster Epidote crystal from Green Monster Mountain! This well-known locality on Prince of Wales Island,
Andradite Garnet (repaired)
$300
 Dognecea, Romania
An unusual specimen of Andradite garnet in the habit of two thick ribbons branching from a common origin,
Grossular var. Hessonite
$450
 Žulová (Friedeberg), Olomouc Region
A magnificent intergrown group of lustrous cinnamon-brown Grossular Garnet crystals, of the variety Hessonite,
Andradite Garnet with Hedenbergite and Quartz
$1,250
 Mega Horio, Aegean Islands Department
A fine example from the classic Andradite Garnet locality at Mega Horio on Serifos Island, Greece. Excellent,
Melilite
$1,750
 San Rocco, Lazio
Labelled Melilite, this superbly crystallised specimen is from San Rocco in the Viterbo Province of Lazio,
Quartz with Chlorite
$750
 Hingston Down Quarry, Cornwall
Hingston Down is a large quarry still in operation to the west of Gunnislake, roughly midway between
Kaolinite ps. after Orthoclase
$900
 Goonbarrow China Clay Pit, England
The superb Kaolinite pseudomorphs after Orthoclase Feldspar found in many of Cornwall’s China clay pits (CCPs)
Cassiterite var. Wood Tin with Quartz and Dolomite
$500
 Cornwall, England
A good example of the variety of Cassiterite known as Wood Tin, due to its concentric banded appearance. This
Cronstedtite
$1,500
 Wheal Jane, England
A well-formed radial cluster of lustrous black acicular Cronstedtite crystals measuring to 8 mm are nestled in
Chrysocolla with Native Copper
$500
 Goonhilly Downs, Cornwall
A specimen with a lot of history! Admittedly, rather an ugly brute comprising Native Copper pervading and
Smoky Quartz with Cassiterite on Zinnwaldite
$500
 Cínovec/Zinnwald, Saxony & Ústí Region (Bohemia)
From the Cínovec-Zinnwald ore field which extends into both Germany and the Czech Republic, this Smoky Quartz
Andradite Garnet
$750
 Ocna De Fier, Romania
A handsome small cabinet specimen of limey yellow-green and mid to dark chocolate brown Andradite crystals
Axinite-(Fe)
$250
 Meldon Aplite Quarry, England
An intergrown cluster of mottled light and dark chocolate brown Axinite-(Fe) bladed crystals from Meldon
K Feldspar
$250
 Zillertal, Austria
This really is an unusual and beautiful specimen of Adularia from the Zillertal Valley in the Tyrol, Austria.
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
Aurichalcite with Hemimorphite and Baryte
$150
 Western Flats, Derbyshire
During the early 1980’s, collectors local to Derbyshire undertook a lot of exploratory work in the Golconda
Hemimorphite
$200
 Golconda Mine, England
Light fawn micro-crystals of Hemimorphite form drusy mounds to around 1.8 cm over a chalky-white Baryte
Hemimorphite
$250
 Roughton Gill Area, England
Light powder blue to colourless botryoidal druses and well-formed Hemimorphite crystals richly cover the
Quartz with Chlorite inclusions
$400
 Cornwall, England
This fine and aesthetic group of Quartz crystals is from Cornwall, but exactly where from has gone
Chrysocolla
$400
 Lizard area, Cornwall
Areas rich in the hydrated copper phyllosilicate, Chrysocolla, partly cover the surface of a brecciated,
Aragonite on Quartz
$850
 Botallack Mine, UK
An old-time specimen, collected prior to 1870, of micro-crystals of Aragonite forming globular clusters over
Anatase with Albite and Quartz
$1,000
 Twll Maen Grisial, UK
A 3 mm clove brown Anatase crystal nestles in a small cleft next to colourless Quartz crystals and several
Paracelsian
$3,500
 Benallt Mine, Wales
The Benallt mine on the Lleyn Peninsula in Gwynedd, Wales, is an amazing locality but one not that well known,
Gadolinite-(Y)
$250
 Høydalen (Høydalen Seter), Norway
A single crystal of Gadolinite-(Y) from one of the two Microcline pegmatite quarries at Høydalen in the
Pyroxene
$3,000
 Nordmark Odal Field (Nordmarksberg), Sweden
A stunning specimen of highly lustrous Pyroxene crystals ranging from perfectly developed equant crystals of
Zircon
$2,500
 Seiland Island, Norway
This really is a museum quality Zircon from the nepheline syenite pegmatites in the southern part of the