Silicates

 

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Beryl var. Aquamarine
$1,400
 Gilgit, Gilgit-Baltistan
My first reactions on examining this large cabinet specimen of Aquamarine Beryl with Muscovite Mica are 1.
Rhodochrosite and Stilbite with Pyrite and Quartz
$4,000
 Madan Ore Field, Bulgaria
The Madan Ore Field in the Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria is a prolific producer of amazing specimens, Galena
Elbaite Tourmaline and Quartz with Albite var. Cleavelandite
$850
 Shigar Valley, Pakistan
This showy and interesting, fairly large cabinet specimen features Elbaite Tourmaline with Quartz, Albite and
Vesuvianite
$150
 Quito, Pichincha Province
Quito, formally called San Francisco de Quito, is the capital of Ecuador, whose outskirts appear to contain at
Magnetite with Chlorite
$150
 Kurzhunkul' deposit, Kostanay Region
At $150 this ultra-lustrous Magnetite, with superb crystals of silvery-greyish sage green Chlorite, is a great
Epidote and Chalcopyrite
$250
 Dashkesan Co-Fe Deposit, Dashkesan District
The colour, habit and structure of this fine Epidote lends an appearance more of plant than mineral, forming
Axinite-(Fe)
$400
 Bourg d'Oisans, France
Splendid gemmy to translucent, clove brown Axinite-(Fe) crystals to 1.8 cm cover the vast majority of a
K-Feldspar var. Adularia
$700
 Maderanertal, Switzerland
A rather spectacular, gemmy to translucent twinned crystal group of Adularia, a gemmy variety of potassium
Cronstedtite with Cacoxenite on Quartz
$450
 Wheal Jane, England
This small thumbnail from Wheal Jane, close to Truro in Cornwall, comprises of a single greyish, terminated
Prehnite
$250
 Loanhead Quarry, Scotland
This acidic lemon yellow Prehnite is from the much loved Loanhead quarry at Beith, to the south west of
Quartz with Hematite
$650
 Frizington, England
An excellent example of equant, well developed and glassy, double-terminated Quartz crystals included with
Elbaite Tourmaline with Albite var. Cleavelandite
$300
 Kunar Province (Nuristan), Afghanistan
This large miniature of Elbaite with Albite is just as good for its excellently crystalised Cleavelandite, the
Eudialyte
$200
 Lovozero Massif, Russia
From the Lovozero Massif near the centre of the Kola Peninsula, Northern Region, Russia, several euhedral,
Tourmaline with Albite var. Cleavelandite and Quartz
$450
 Golconda Pegmatite, Brazil
With a super-affordable price tag of $450 this lovely green and black Tourmaline is a steal. It’s a super
Grossular Garnet
$3,500
 Schwarze Wand, Carinthia
Densely intergrown and richly coloured, dark cranberry-red crystals of Grossular Garnet from the Schwarze Wand
Diopside
$500
 Malacacheta, Minas Gerais
The gem-bearing area of Malacacheta is in the north eastern region of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais and
Grossular Garnet
$350
 Sierra de Cruces, Coahuila
This small cabinet specimen packs a lot of punch for its size, richly encrusted and containing many rich
Axinite-Fe
$775
 Medel Valley, Switzerland
An aesthetic and interestingly bifurcating bladed crystal of lustrous gemmy to translucent clove Axinite,
Calcite with Stilbite
$750
 Rudny, Kostanay Region
Calcite with Stilbite from the iron mines around the city of Rudny in Kostanay Province, Kazakhstan. 
Malachite on Chrysocolla
$250
 L'Etoile du Congo Mine, Katanga Copper Crescent
A showy and well-priced cabinet specimen of Malachite on Chrysocolla from L'Etoile du Congo mine (Star of
Stellerite with Fluorapophyllite
$200
 Sarbai Deposit, Kazakhstan
Zeolites are prone to producing delightful specimens and this Stellerite certainly meets this criteria! 
Elbaite (Tourmaline) with Lepidolite
$2,500
 Pala Chief Mine, USA
This co-joined pair of pink and green Elbaite Tourmaline crystals is from the world-famous Pala Chief mine in
Elpidite in Albite
$200
 Lovozero Massif, Russia
Acicular bundles of cream-tan Elpidite crystals are distributed within an approximately 3.5 x 3.0 cm vug
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,