Silicates

 

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Tourmaline with Lepidolite on Quartz
$500
 Pala Chief Mine, USA
The Pala Chief mine in San Diego County is another of California’s famous gem tourmaline mines and despite
Fluorite on Muscovite
$350
 Davib Ost Farm 61, Erongo Region
A pair of leaf to emerald-green cuboctahedron Fluorite crystals sit on, and contrast against, a thick plate of
Beryl var. Aquamarine
$1,250
 Sumire, Gilgit District
A squat, perfectly developed pale sky-blue Beryl crystal, variety aquamarine, is attractively perched to one
Fluorite with Quartz
$850
 Kara-Oba, Karagandy Province
Perfect octahedral Fluorite crystals to 1.1 cm on edge are almost entirely masked by a sugary coating of
Beryl var. Aquamarine on Albite
$4,500
 Gilgit District, Pakistan
This completely stunning gemmy sky-blue Aquamarine crystal emerges from a rugged snow-white matrix of Albite
Topaz
$2,500
 Volodarsk-Volynskii, Zhytomyr Oblast'
This large ex-matrix, clove-brown Topaz crystal is from the amazing gem pegmatites at Volodarsk-Volynskii in
Lazurite
$4,500
 Sar-e Sang, Badakhshan Province
Without doubt, this fantastic inky azure-blue group of Lazurite crystals is a museum-grade specimen and is
Axinite
$3,500
 Obira mine, Japan
Axinite is an uncommon mineral in Japan and this magnificent large cabinet sized specimen is what I would
Beryl var. Aquamarine
$1,300
 Gilgit District, Pakistan
A magnificent thick prismatic Beryl crystal, variety Aquamarine, from Gilgit, Northern Areas, Pakistan with a
Topaz on Zinnwaldite
$700
 Volodarsk-Volynskii, Zhytomyr Oblast'
A classic specimen of smoky-blue and pink-champaign Topaz nestling amongst Zinnwaldite on a matrix of milky
Calcite on Quartz with Chlorite
$450
 Puiva Mount, Western-Siberia
Despite being composed from three of the most common minerals, the way in which these have crystallised and
Chalcedony
$550
 Trevascus Mine, Cornwall
Chalcedony from Trevascus mine at Carnhell Green, between Camborne and Hayle in Cornwall, is readily
Chalcedony on Quartz
$300
 Cornwall, England
Many specimens of Chalcedony on Quartz from Cornwall date from a period where few details were recorded apart
Hemimorphite on Calcite
$100
 Golconda Mine, England
An interesting large thumbnail of micro-crystals of glassy, fawn Hemimorphite coating a twined Calcite crystal
Greenockite with Prehnite and Pumpellyite
$7,500
 Andesite Quarry, Germany
An outstanding crystal of Greenockite (cadmium sulphide), extremely large and well formed for the species,
Epidote
$1,800
 Knappenwand, Austria
A magnificent clustered group of inky dark bottle-green Epidote crystals from the well-known Epidote locality
Adularia
$850
 Bielig Valley (Selking Valley), Switzerland
An impressive stack of thick, lozenge-shaped Adularia crystals aesthetically dusted in micro-crystals of light
Cassiterite with Tourmaline
$350
 Goonbarrow China Clay Pit, England
Access to the China Clay Pits (CCP) around the town of St. Austell in Cornwall is no longer possible, so
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
Beryl var. Heliodor
$2,500
 Murzinka Mine, Urals Region
A rather gorgeous tabular-like Beryl crystal of the variety Heliodor from the historic and famous Murzinka
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
Calcite with Ilvaite
$900
 Dal'negorsk, Russia
An impressive colourless and mainly transparent Calcite crystal, double terminated with an overall length of 6
Andradite Garnet
$450
 Korshunovskoye iron deposit, Irkutsk Oblast
A simply stunning and magnificent example of Andradite Garnet, forming interpenetrant rhombic dodecahedrons to
Topaz
$600
 Pan-taw, Mandalay Region
There is always something rather pleasing about chunky Topaz crystals and this semi-transparent, pale
Quartz with Andradite
$1,250
 Sinerechenskoe skarn occurrence, Primorsky Krai
An aesthetic and quite striking specimen of large, well developed Quartz crystals completely included with
Thaumasite
$750
 N'Chwaning II Mine, South Africa
A superb, gemmy colourless prismatic Thaumasite, from N'Chwaning Mines, South Africa
Diopside
$1,600
 Merelani Hills, Tanzania
A neat specimen of gemmy green Diopside from manyara Region, Tanzania
Beryl var. Aquamarine
$500
 Davib Ost Farm 61, Erongo Region
A transparent, pale sky-blue crystal of Aquamarine, the blue variety of Beryl. A terrific Aquamarine from
Beryl var. Aquamarine with Fluorite
$850
 Davib Ost Farm 61, Erongo Region
A very aesthesic specimen with several gemmy, transparent vitreous, Aquamarine crystals with Fluorite. The
Topaz
$200
 Stiepelmann Mine, Namibia
well formed classic crystal of Topaz from the Spitzkopje Area in Namibia. The gemmy slightly smokey crystal of
Forsterite var. Peridot
$5,000
 St. Johns Island, Egypt
A very well formed translucent-gemmy single crystal of Forsterite var Peridot with pleasing
Fluorite with Chalcopyrite, Scheelite and "Zinnwaldite" on Quartz
$850
 Horni Slavkov (Schlaggenwald), Czech Republic
A real eye-catcher of a specimen from Horní Slavkov in the Karlovy Vary Region of the Czech Republic.  A
Rhodonite with Galena
$800
 North Mine, Australia
A magnificent example of the classic combination of Rhodonite crystals embedded and protruding from a bight
Rhodonite with Galena
$1,750
 North Mine, Australia
The top surface of a small block of massive Galena is almost entirely packed full of translucent cherry-red
Rhodonite in Galena
$1,000
 North Mine, Australia
A beautiful specimen of translucent, cherry-red Rhodonite crystals richly scattered through a matrix of
Rhodonite with Galena
$2,100
 Broken Hill Mine, Australia
Rhodonite in Galena is one of the iconic mineral combinations from the mines at Broken Hill in New South
Titanite
$350
 Thörlbirg, Salzburg
A modified lozenge-shaped Titanite crystal measuring 2.5 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm with a little attached matrix is
Orthoclase var. Adularia
$750
 Tujetsch, Switzerland
An impressive sheave of solid crystallised Adularia, a low-temperature variety of Orthoclase Feldspar, from
Wulfenite with Hemimorphite
$500
 Bad Bleiberg, Carinthia
An almost entirely hidden rib of pinkish-Quartz matrix is enveloped with tangerine-orange tabular Wulfenite
Epidote with Amphibole var. Byssolite
$200
 Knappenwand, Austria
Deep limey-bottle-green Epidote crystals form an intergrown cluster measuring 3.3 x 1.9 x 1.4 cm, the top
Epidote
$750
 Knappenwand, Austria
An elegant and aesthetic divergent group of deep limey-bottle-green Epidote crystals from Knappenwand in the
Titanite
$700
 Untersulzbach Valley, Austria
A terrific cabinet specimen composed of lustrous glassy lime-green Titanite crystals scattered over a strongly
Axinite with Quartz and Epidote
$4,000
 Bourg d'Oisans, France
A stunning Alpine-type specimen of deep clove-brown Axinite crystals, intermingled and overlaying glassy
Titanite
$300
 Hohe Tauern, Salzburg
Leaf-green to burnt umber, glassy crystals of Titanite pervade an interesting and aesthetic matrix of
Apophyllite
$150
 St Andreaskreuz Mine, Lower Saxony
An old-time specimen of colourless and glassy Fluorapophyllite-(K) from St. Andreaskreuz mine, a little east
Adularia with Chlorite
$350
 Felber valley, Salzburg
A quite delightful, perfect Adularia crystal with smaller attached crystals to the sides and completely
Chrysocolla
$400
 Lizard area, Cornwall
Areas rich in the hydrated copper phyllosilicate, Chrysocolla, part-cover the surface of a brecciated coarse
Cassiterite with Topaz and Hübnerite
$500
 Horni Slavkov (Schlaggenwald), Czech Republic
A beautiful small miniature of Cassiterite with Topaz and Hübnerite from Horní Slavkov in the Karlovy Vary