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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
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
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
Very lustrous, jet-black striated crystals of Arfvedsonite measuring to 3.5 cm sit between contrasting
 Charcas, San Luis Potosí
Danburite, a calcium boron silicate, forms crystals of world-class quality at Charcas in the Mexican state of
 Gibson Road East occurrence, Canada
Fluoro-richterite is a rare sodium-calcium amphibole containing magnesium and fluorine and this magnificent
Sabinaite with Siderite, Analcime and Aegirine
 Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec
A small and fine cabinet specimen of Sabinaite with Siderite, Analcime and Aegirine on a matrix of snow-white
Amphibole var. Uralite (Actinolite ps. after Diopside)
 Calumet Mine, Colorado
Uralite, named for the Urals Region of Russia, is the name given to pseudomorphs of the Amphibole Group and
Microcline on Fluoro-richterite
 Gibson Road East occurrence, Canada
Fluoro-richterite is a rare sodium-calcium amphibole containing magnesium and fluorine and is found at what is
 Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec
This well crystallised large miniature Lemoynite is from one of the world’s most iconic mineral localities,
Beryl var. Emerald
 Habach Valley, Austria
The beautiful and spectacular Habach Valley in the Salzburg State of Austria is highly mineralised along its
 Storjordtind, Norway
Seiland Island is almost at the very northern extremity of Norway and is host to over twenty mineral
 Tangen Feldspar Mine, Norway
The Tangen Feldspar mine is situated on the southern Norwegian coast at Kragerø in Vestfold og Telemark. 
 Nordmark Odal Field (Nordmarksberg), Sweden
The Nordmark Odal Field in Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden, is one of those remarkable, relatively small
Andradite Garnet
 Findel glacier area, Switzerland
If you like members of the Garnet Group you will love this adorably cute cluster of acidic yellow Andradite
Arsenopyrite with Muscovite, Siderite and Ferberite
 Panasqueira Mine, Portugal
This terrific cabinet Arsenopyrite with Muscovite, Siderite and Ferberite is a delightful and well-priced
Talc var. Steatite
 Cook's Kitchen Mine, Cornwall
This small miniature of Steatite, a massive variety of Talc, is from Cook's Kitchen mine, at Pool, west of
 Lanterdan Quarry, England
What appears to be a floater, creamy white Albite Feldspar crystals entirely cover a chloritised slaty matrix
Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite
 Coronel Murta, Minas Gerais
A different looking Elbaite Tourmaline from a new gem pocket in the Coronel Murta district of Minas Gerais,
 N'Chwaning II Mine, South Africa
A small miniature group of burnt rusty-orange Inesite crystals from the N'Chwaning II mine, at Kuruman in the
Wulfenite with Dioptase
 Mammoth-St. Anthony Mine, USA
A terrific small cabinet specimen of Wulfenite and Dioptase from Mammoth-Saint Anthony mine at Tiger in Pinal
Rhodonite with Franklinite in Calcite
 Franklin, USA
Three intergrown crystals of Rhodonite dominate this cabinet specimen from the Franklin Mining District in New
 Khibiny Massif, Northern Region
Astrophyllite is a rare hydrous potassium iron titanium silicate which in this small cabinet specimen forms
Andradite Garnet with Hedenbergite
 Serifos Island, Aegean Islands
The Greek island of Serifos sits in the South Aegean and is famous for its skarn mineralisation and excellent
Quartz with Calcite and Albite
 Schmirn, Austria
Two thick-set tabular crystals of transparent to colourless Albite Feldspar perch between colourless Quartz
Chalcedony on Quartz
 Wheal Drea, England
Wheal Drea, part of the Wheal Owls group, lies close to the high cliff tops of the Atlantic coast in south
 Wheal Jane, England
Cronstedtite, a complex iron silicate, is one of the classic minerals associated with Wheal Jane at Baldhu,
Dioptase on Calcite
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A most unusual small cabinet specimen of well-formed colourless Calcite crystals dusted with a preferential