Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates


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Fluorite with Baryte, on Quartz epimorph after Calcite
 Wölsendorf Fluorite Mining District, Bavaria
For everyone unfamiliar with the more detailed geography of Germany, the Wölsendorf Fluorite Mining District
 Hilton Mine, England
A transparent, terminated tabular Baryte crystal with many visible internal fractures along the cleavage lines
Baryte with Dolomite
 Frizington, England
A pleasing double terminated crystal of bladed Baryte sits across a matrix of pink-white crystalline
 Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua
It is interesting to note that of the 185 valid minerals listed in mindat from the Santa Eulalia District, in
Inyoite with Meyerhofferite
 Nacimiento Sijes, Argentina
The two species Inyoite and Meyerhofferite very rarely appear in the collections we buy, making this quite a
 Charcas, San Luis Potosí
This excellent crystallised miniature is a fine example of the extremely rare borate, Nifontovite, from
Pyromorphite on Baryte
 Les Farges Mine, France
A band of grassy lime green Pyromorphite crystals, 5 cm long and varying between 1 and 2 cm in width cross the
 Wheal Unity, Cornwall
Connellite is a rare hydrous copper chloro-sulphate and occurs in several locations around Cornwall. 
Botallackite on Connellite
 Cligga Mine, England
This immensely rich small cabinet specimen of Botallackite is from Cligga mine at Perranzabuloe on the north
 Leadhills-Wanlockhead orefield, UK
Minerals from the world-famous Leadhills-Wanlockhead ore field in southern Scotland are becoming ever harder
 Hilton Mine, England
Apart from its yellow Fluorite, Hilton mine in Scordale, northwest of the town of Appleby in Cumbria, is
Spangolite with Brochantite
 Mex-Tex Mine, New Mexico
Platy, green tinted indigo-blue Spangolite crystals dispersed with acicular chrome-green Brochantite crystals
Baryte (stalactitic section)
 Portway Mine (Portaway Mine)Dirtlow Rake, UK
A charming section of a Baryte stalactite from Portway mine which lay between Castleton and Peak Forest in
Baryte on Dolomite
 Frizington, England
This nicely crystallised blade of red-tinged Baryte is from a mine in the Frizington district of West Cumbria,
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Carlton M. Davis was a well-known American collector who attended Yale and lived in Ohio; a collector whom
Linarite with Brochantite, Quartz and Cerussite
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
A miniature of deep rich azure blue Linarite crystals nestle in a matrix of intermixed Brochantite, Quartz and
Beudantite with Anglesite and Mottramite
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Well crystallised Beudantite, Anglesite and Mottramite richly cover this sharply pointed triangular shard of
 Aurora Mine, Mexico
A truly superb cabinet specimen of large terminated Danburite crystals measuring to an exceptional 10
 Chuquicamata District, Antofagasta Region
Kröhnkite is a rare copper sulphate, a species which is very seldom seen for sale or in collections. 
Baryte on Dolomite with Calcite
 Frizington, England
One of the delights of the quite limited range of minerals from the iron mines of west Cumbria in northwest
Baryte with Dolomite and Hematite
 Egremont, England
Two slender, 8.5 cm long smoky blue, double terminated Baryte crystals form a V-shaped ex-matrix specimen with
Szaibélyite on Volkovskite
 Panel 848, North Yorkshire
Something quite different from the British Isles, an amazing, large cabinet specimen of the rare borates
Anglesite with Galena
 Wanlockhead, Scotland
This specimen would certainly not win any prizes in the beauty stakes but is a mouth-watering delight for the
 Pohla, Germany
Superb specimens of Baryte are famous from the Saxony mines in Germany and in particular from the Pöhla mines
Baryte on Fluorite
 Pöhla-Tellerhäuser Mine, Germany
The Pöhla-Tellerhäuser mine was a major producer of uranium and operated until 1990, then situated in East
Native Sulphur with Celestine
 Maybee Quarry, Michigan
Although this quarry was worked for limestone, it is for Native Sulphur and Celestine it is famous amongst
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Anglesite is one of the most well-known minerals from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia and typical of the species
Linarite with Brochantite and Cerussite
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
The copper-lead sulphate Linarite only occurred in the surface outcrop (The Greenhill) and first Oxidation
Baryte with Calcite and Pyrite
  Pribram, Czech Republic
An interesting miniature of bi-coloured Baryte crystals richly coating a blocky matrix of mixed Quartz and
A very rich old-time specimen of Devilline from Špania Dolina in Slovakia. Dark blue green Devilline forms
Barium-rich Celestine
 Tarnobrzeg, Poland
A V-like configuration of two main prismatic crystals of the variety Barium-rich Celestine, also known under
Celestine on Dolomite with Calcite
 Katschberg, Austria
An intergrown cluster of light sky-blue Celestine crystals measuring overall to 1.5 cm sits on creamy-white
 Boulby Mine, England
Boracite, magnesium borate, occurs sporadically in the Permian potash beds in Boulby mine at Loftus near the
Witherite with Baryte and Alstonite
 Fallowfield Mine, England
Two fine, double terminated greyish-white crystals of Witherite are perched on a bed of small Alstonite
Brochantite with Linarite
 Goulmina, Drâa-Tafilalet Region
Goulmina in the Drâa-Tafilalet Region of Morocco has produced only five mineral species, of which Brochantite
 Okorusu Mine, Namibia
A beautiful miniature Celestine displaying excellent crystal habit and colour from the Okorusu mine in the
  Kalahari Manganese Field, South Africa
Sturmanite can manifest in many colours and in this example the main double-terminated hexagonal crystal is
Sphalerite with Quartz and Pyrite
 Dognecea (Dognácska), Caras-Severin Co.
The village of Dognecea is set in a picturesque valley surrounded by wooded hillsides and the nearby mining
Celestine on Native Sulphur
 Machow Mine, Poland
Machów mine in Tarnobrzeg, Poland was an opencast Sulphur mine, exploiting the Sulphur deposits formed in a
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Anglesite was found throughout the supergene and all three deep oxidation zones in the Tsumeb mine and
 Cavnic Mine, Romania
Cavnic is one of Europe’s most famous and historic mining towns and gives its name to the surrounding mining
 Ojuela Mine, Mexico
A beautiful and delicate coloured miniature of blueish-green Baryte forming 1 mm thick plates is an intergrown
 Banská Štiavnica (Schemnitz), Banská Bystrica Region
Colourless to greyish milky-white Gypsum crystals form a well crystallised small cabinet specimen from Banská
 Tsumeb Mine, Namibia
Anglesite is often a mineral which adopts habits not readily recognisable and at Tsumeb it adopts numerous
 Dalmellington Mine, England
This beautiful miniature has three well-formed thickly bladed crystals of orange brown Baryte measuring to 4
I remember seeing the odd specimen of Anglesite from Tsumeb in this delicate platy habit during the early
A simple yet delightful ex-matrix Anglesite crystal from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia. Ex. the Marshall Sussman
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
Schaurteite, a calcium-germanium sulphate, is a very rare species from its type locality at Tsumeb and