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Andradite Garnet with Hedenbergite and Quartz
 Mega Horio, Aegean Islands Department
A fine example from the classic Andradite Garnet locality at Mega Horio on Serifos Island, Greece. Excellent,
 San Rocco, Lazio
Labelled Melilite, this superbly crystallised specimen is from San Rocco in the Viterbo Province of Lazio,
Quartz with Chlorite
 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
 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
 Cornwall, England
A good example of the variety of Cassiterite known as Wood Tin, due to its concentric banded appearance. This
 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
 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
 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
 Ocna De Fier, Romania
A handsome small cabinet specimen of limey yellow-green and mid to dark chocolate brown Andradite crystals
 Meldon Aplite Quarry, England
An intergrown cluster of mottled light and dark chocolate brown Axinite-(Fe) bladed crystals from Meldon
K Feldspar
 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
 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
 Western Flats, Derbyshire
During the early 1980’s, collectors local to Derbyshire undertook a lot of exploratory work in the Golconda
 Golconda Mine, England
Light fawn micro-crystals of Hemimorphite form drusy mounds to around 1.8 cm over a chalky-white Baryte
 Roughton Gill Area, England
Light powder blue to colourless botryoidal druses and well-formed Hemimorphite crystals richly cover the
Quartz with Chlorite inclusions
 Cornwall, England
This fine and aesthetic group of Quartz crystals is from Cornwall, but exactly where from has gone
 Lizard area, Cornwall
Areas rich in the hydrated copper phyllosilicate, Chrysocolla, partly cover the surface of a brecciated,
Aragonite on Quartz
 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
 Twll Maen Grisial, UK
A 3 mm clove brown Anatase crystal nestles in a small cleft next to colourless Quartz crystals and several
 Benallt Mine, Wales
The Benallt mine on the Lleyn Peninsula in Gwynedd, Wales, is an amazing locality but one not that well known,
 Høydalen (Høydalen Seter), Norway
A single crystal of Gadolinite-(Y) from one of the two Microcline pegmatite quarries at Høydalen in the
 Nordmark Odal Field (Nordmarksberg), Sweden
A stunning specimen of highly lustrous Pyroxene crystals ranging from perfectly developed equant crystals of
 Seiland Island, Norway
This really is a museum quality Zircon from the nepheline syenite pegmatites in the southern part of the
Beryl var. Heliodor
 Volodarsk-Volynskii Pegmatite District, Ukraine
A fine gemmy and delicately tinted lime to apple green crystal of Heliodor, a gem variety of Beryl, from the
 St. Richard Mine (Friedefürst Mine), Saxony
Helvine, a rare beryllium manganese silicate, forms sharp buttery lemon yellow tetrahedral crystals richly
 Schneeberg District, Germany
Sparkling micro-crystals of the bismuth silicate Eulytine form a pervasive druse along with scattered single
 Rauschermühle Quarry, Rhineland-Palatinate
An excellent specimen of smoky olive to creamy apple green Prehnite with rhombohedral white to pale apricot
 Untersulzbach Valley, Austria
A terrific cabinet specimen composed of lustrous glassy lime-green Titanite crystals scattered over a strongly
Potassium Feldspar var. Adularia with Chlorite
 Felber valley, Salzburg
A quite delightful, perfect Adularia crystal with smaller attached crystals to its sides and completely
Axinite with Quartz and Epidote
 Bourg d'Oisans, France
A stunning Alpine-type specimen of deep clove-brown Axinite crystals, intermingled and overlaying glassy
 Bourg d'Oisans, France
A fine, rich and lustrous large cabinet specimen of prismatic Epidote crystals varying from pistachio to dark
Garnet (Andradite / Grossular)
 Shap Blue Quarry, Cumbria
Specimens of Garnet from the Shap Blue quarry at Shap in Cumbria are a sought after addition to any collection
Andradite with Calcite
 Ocna De Fier, Romania
An excellent miniature of well-formed Andradite Garnet crystals measuring to 1.2 cm, displaying the
 Kimmeria, East Macedonia and Thrace
An elegant cluster of well developed, deep leaf-green Epidote crystals from the molybdenite skarn deposit at
Diopside and Magnetite and Clinochlore
 Nordmark Odal Field (Nordmarksberg), Sweden
A saddle-shaped, V-section, greenish metamorphic matrix, similar to a tight recumbent fold, is encrusted on
 Schneckenstein Cliff, Germany
A charming miniature of a delicate lemon yellow Topaz crystal from the classic German locality of
Hemimorphite on Baryte
 50 fm Flats, England
Golconda mine, west of Wirksworth in Derbyshire, produced both lead and barium in its heyday.  Local
 Kipawa alkaline complex, Canada
This cleaved long block of the rare silicate Agrellite is from its type locality in the Kipawa alkaline
 Tujetsch, Switzerland
This impressive small cabinet specimen is richly adorned by many golden yellow Titanite crystals from the
Microcline var. Hyalophane
 Busovača, Central Bosnia Canton
Hyalophane is a clear and colourless variety of Microcline Feldspar, deriving its name from the Greek meaning
 Wagholi Quarries, Maharashtra
This amazing Pentagonite is from the Wagholi Quarries in the Pune District of Maharashtra State in
Tausonite with Lamprophyllite and Aegirine
 Murunskii Massif, Russia
I have to be honest and say, if this specimen were entering a Beauty and the Beast contest, it would sit more
 Fargon Meeru, Badakhshan
The dense white marble at Fargon Meeru in the Koksha Valley of Afghanistan is host to excellent Diopside,
 Vilyui River Basin, Russia
A superb and seldom encountered specimen of the complex silicate Wiluite from one of its two co-type
Topaz on Orthoclase Feldspar
 Murzinka Mine, Urals Region
A rare and stunning specimen of pale blue Topaz crystals on a terminated Orthoclase crystal from the Murzinka
 Murzinka Mine, Urals Region
An off-matrix terminated Topaz crystal of bright cornflower-blue from the Murzinka mine in the Prigorodny
Titanite with Rutile, Actinolite and K Feldspar var. Adularia
 Teufelsmühle, Salzburg
The mindat page shows an excellent photo by Günter Grundmann of the Teufelsmühle and to put it mildly, it
 Rio Marina, Italy
Ilvaite is a calcium-iron silicate and this superb crystal is from its type locality at Rio Marina on the Isle