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Bournonite with Freibergite and Pyrite on Quartz
 Viboras Mine, Potosí Department
The Viboras mine at Machacamarca in Bolivia is particularly famous for its Bournonite. This fine miniature
 Tigerville Prospect, South Carolina
The Tigerville Prospect in South Carolina is worked for Vermiculite occurring in a pegmatite and while mining,
Goethite on Quartz with Microcline
 Lake George Area, USA
This is one of those one-off, quirky specimens which makes you smile simply because it is that bit different
 Santa Cruz Mine, Bolivia
Cylindrite, a lead-tin-iron-antimony sulphosalt, derives its name from the long cylindrical crystals it forms
 Minas Gerais, Brazil
A magnificent 5.7 x 5.5 x 1.6 cm tabular crystal of Columbite, an ore of niobium, from the Minas Gerais mining
Hematite ps. after Magnetite var. Martite
 Payún volcano, Mendoza Province
A stunning and classic pseudomorph of Hematite after Magnetite from the Payún volcano in Mendoza Province,
 Casapalca, Peru
An off-matrix cluster of metallic, highly lustrous Tetrahedrite crystals from Casapalca mine in Huarochiri
Beryl var. Aquamarine
 Teófilo Otoni, Minas Gerais
A single gemmy to translucent Aquamarine Beryl crystal displaying well-defined growth zones and measuring 5.9
Quartz var. Smoky Quartz
 Smokey Bear, New Mexico
An aesthetic arrangement of three, ex-matrix, crossed prismatic terminated colourless to pastel smoky Quartz
Azurite on Malachite
 Milpillas Mine, Sonora
Mounted on a clear acrylic base, a most choice specimen of velvety deep leaf-green Malachite with occasionally
 Santa Eulalia, Mexico
Lustrous honey to mustard-yellow sheaves of Mimetite forms a cauliform bed of crystals averaging 1 cm tall and
Galena with Sphalerite
 Ballard Mine, Kansas
Lead grey cubic crystals of metallic Galena to 2.2 cm displaying interesting surface growth patterns of
 Barra do Salinas, Brazil
A richly intergrown miniature from the recent find of Hydroxylherderite at Barra do Salinas in Minas Gerais,
Native Platinum
 Pinto River, Chocó Department
A glass phial with cork stopper containing alluvial rounded grains of metallic silvery Native Platinum to
 Jeffrey Mine, Canada
Beautiful, lustrous rich purple-mauve crystals of Vesuvianite stack-up to form an intermeshed cluster from
Quartz epimorph after Fluorite
 Columbine Prospect, Colorado
Intergrown octahedral crystals of deep peppermint green Fluorite which have been partly to completely
Rhodochrosite with Quartz
 Pasto Bueno, Peru
Three sharp rhombic crystals of Rhodochrosite nestle amongst an array of near-vertical colourless prismatic
 Erupcion Mine, Mexico
Very lustrous, intergrown deep apricot-orange blocky crystals of Wulfenite measuring to 1.7 cm, some
 Chuquicamata Mine, Chile
A rich sky to sapphire blue vein specimen of the rare mineral Kröhnkite which has formed on both sides of a
Native Gold
 Christmas Pocket - 1991, USA
A beautifully bright metallic golden-yellow Native Gold from a find made at the Crystalline mine in
Chrysocolla ps. after Malachite ps. after Azurite with Quartz
 Tenke-Fungurume area, DR Congo
A super-unusual small cabinet specimen of vivid sky-blue Chrysocolla preferentially coated with orange-tan
Brochantite with Linarite
 Goulmina, Drâa-Tafilalet Region
Goulmina in the Drâa-Tafilalet Region of Morocco has produced only five mineral species, of which Brochantite
 Kleine Spitzkoppe, Erongo Region
Topaz crystals from Kleine Spitzkoppe are characteristically well terminated and quite chunky and exude great
Liddicoatite Tourmaline
 Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
A fine double terminated crystal of reddish-plum Liddicoatite Tourmaline from Fianarantsoa Province in
Diopside with Graphite
 Merelani Hills, Tanzania
Crystallised Diopside shifts to a much higher gear in the Merelani Hills mining district of north-eastern
Descloizite with Dolomite
 Berg Aukas, Namibia
A gorgeous small miniature of serrated arrow habit Descloizite crystals from the famous Berg Aukas mine in
Schorl Tourmaline
 Tubussis Farm 22, Namibia
This specimen comprises of the top terminated part of a fabulous jet-black Schorl crystal from Tubussis Farm
Fenster Quartz with fluid inclusions (Skeleton Quartz)
 Goboboseb Mountains, Namibia
A splendid example of fenster Quartz with at least one fluid inclusion from the Goboboseb Mountains in the
 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
Duftite on Calcite
 Tsumeb Mine, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region)
A stunning thumbnail of sharp-edged rhombic Calcite crystals richly covered in a druse of bright leaf-green
 Mibladen Mining District, Morocco
Equant, smoky-grey Cerussite crystals to over 2 cm richly cover a somewhat circular and slightly concave
Arsenatian Vanadinite var. Endlichite
 Touissit, Morocco
A very lustrous, almost metallic looking specimen of Endlichite, an arsenate enriched variety of Vanadinite
Vanadinite with Goethite
 Taouz, Morocco
A fine and beautifully aesthetic miniature of well-formed lustrous red-orange Vanadinite crystals measuring to
Aegirine with Orthoclase
 Mount Malosa, Malawi
A spectacular group of intergrown, lustrous coal-black Aegirine crystals, richly coated in snow-white crystals
Calcite with Malachite
 Mashamba West Mine, DR Congo (Zaire)
Two well-formed scalenohedral Calcite crystals form a V-like configuration, with several further Calcite
Native Copper
 Onganja, Namibia
A super specimen of two connected arborescent Native Copper habits from the Oganja (Onganja) in the Windhoek
 Berg Aukas, Namibia
An intriguing formation of Descloizite from Berg Aukas, Namibia, where relatively few specimens were found
Andradite Garnet
 Spingbokfontein Farm 21, Namibia
Excellent, highly lustrous rich deep leaf green crystals of Andradite Garnet from a find made on
Siderite on Quartz
 Iouriren Mine, Morocco
An excellent cabinet specimen of Siderite with Quartz from the Iouriren (gold) mine at Akka in Morocco. The
Bournonite, Sphalerite and Pyrite
 Baia Sprie, Romania
The Baia Sprie mining region in Maramureș County, Romania is one of Europe’s most famous ore deposits where
 Moldova Noua, Romania
This striking large cabinet specimen of Malachite richly lines a 14 x 6 cm elongated geode from the historic
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
 Cassandra Mines, Central Macedonia
This magnificent Rhodochrosite is from the Cassandra Mines in Central Macedonia, Greece, a locality with only
 Příbram District, Czech Republic
This wonderful group of dark chocolate brown nail-head Calcite crystals is from the Příbram Mining District in
 MMM Mine, Australia
Sometimes mineral descriptions need to begin with “oh what a beauty”, and this Australian Pyromorphite is
 Săcărâmb, Hunedoara
I can only say whoever cracked open this specimen must have had a wonderful surprise! The back of this thin
 Broken Hill, Australia
A quite stunning intergrown group of large ‘Jack Straw’ type Cerussite crystals from the Broken Hill Mining