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Galena, Marcasite, and Sphalerite

Attractive showing of galena crystals with marcasite and Smaller sphalerite from Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA. The largest galena cube measures 1.0 cm on the edge.

$25.00

Fluorite

Very good cabinet sized specimen from El Tule Area, Near Melchor Muzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico. Multiple stir step transluscent purple cubes.

$60.00

Aquamarine

Single well terminated transparent crystal. Pale sky blue color. This specimen is from Teofilo Otoni, Mucuiri Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

$65.00

Malachite

Beautiful polished slab of stalactitic malachite showing concentric growth patterns of varying green hues. This specimen is from Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo. Comes with small easil stand.

$50.00

Fluorite

Polished green and purple ‘rainbow’ slab from China. The color is amazing, especially when backlit. Comes with display stand.

$65.00

Megladon Tooth

Great fossil of whole tooth.There remains an interesting showing of barnacle on one side. This specimen is from Morgan River near Beaufort, South Carolina, USA.

$100.00

Lepidolite

This specimen consists of multiple lilac/pale lavendar lepidolite crystals contrasted by interspersed white quartz. The individual crystals of this lithium rich muscovite mica are hexagonal.

$45.00

Pyrite

$115.00

Pyrite

Amazing Pyrite Iron-Cross Twin from Gachala, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia. Twinning is exhibit well on all faces. The pyrite has a thin layer of goethite on the surface.

$115.00

Malachite and Chrysocolla

Polished botryoidal malchite with surrounding chysocolla from Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo. The combination sky and cerulean blue chrysocolla provides great contrast to the varioius tone of green banded malachite.

$75.00

Fluorite

$250.00

Fluorite

Sharp cubes up to 0.9 cm cover the face of this specimen. The crystals have a pale yellow color core with a thin purple internal phantom. This is a little unusual for the english fluorite that I typically see. (I did purchase it along with several other specimens from an English field collector). It is from Boltsburn Mine Flats, Rookhope, Durham Co., England.

$250.00

Inesite

$150.00

Inesite

Thousands of small bladed inesite crystals cover this plate. It is from N’Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Maganese Field, Kuruman, S. Africa.

$150.00

Witherite with Fluorite

This specimen is from Minerva #1 Mine, Hardin Co., Cave-In-Rock, Illinois. The witherite is well crystallized with a dull waxy lustre. The rather large grouping displays prominately against the grey matrix. A small transluscent fluorite sits perched on one side of the witherite grouping. Two older collection labels accompany our label.

$95.00

Garnet var. Grossular

Large plate of ‘cinnamon’ colored garnets from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebc,which this now closed locality is famous for. The garnets are transluscent with high lustre. They sit separately from each other.

$250.00

Rhodochrosite

Interesting specimen from Sweet Home Mine, Alma Mining District, Park Co., Colorado, USA. The large rhodocrosite showing on the bottom corner of this specimen is cleaved. However, there is a ribbon of lovely red rhodochrosite rhombs draped across the top of the matrix. Individual rhombs are up to 0.6 cm in length. The balance of matrix face has small quartz and pyrite crystals scattered across it.

$195.00

Calcite with Duftite inclusions

Exceptional grouping of transluscent calcite rhombs up to 1.9 cm on edge with inclusions of green duftite. All crystals are sharp with good lustre. A classic specimen from the long closed locality of Tsumeb, Namibia.

$325.00

Vanadinite

$175.00

Vanadinite

Deep reddish brown plate of undamaged crystals. Crystals are sharp and of high lustre. Small white calcite crystals are sprinkled across the vanadinite. This specimen is from the Mibladen Mining District, Midelt Province, Draa-Tafilalet, Morocco.

$175.00

Quartz with Malachite

Afine coating of malachite selectively covering quartz crystals which are up to 3.5 cm in length. The specimen is from M’Cissi, Alnif, Tinghir Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco.

$150.00

Brochantite

This specimen is from Rajosde Cailfornia Mine, Copiapo, Chile. Shimmering sprays of acicular vibrant green crystals.well distributed across the display face. The specimen has been mounted on a bevelled plexiglass base to enhance presentation. 

$295.00

Galena

$135.00

Galena

Large plate of well distributed galena crystals. Individual cubes up to 1.7 cm on edge. This specimen has sat in several collections over time as attested to by the identification numbers on the bottom. It is from Tri State Area, Picher, Oklahoma, USA.

$135.00

Fluorite

$125.00

Fluorite

Recently aquired specimen from Mandronarivo, Tulear, Madagascar. This plate is completely covered by sharp green fluorite cubes up to 4.7 cm on edge. Fluorescent under UV light a bright blue-purple.

$125.00

Cuprite

$185.00

Cuprite

Deep red, sharp, lustrous cuprites cover the entire face of this specimen. This piece is from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonara, Mexico. It is accompanied by the original Rob Lavinsky label. 

$185.00

Goshenite on Albite

Grouping of pale white to clear crystals of this beryl family member accompanied by albite. It is from Mawi, Laghman Province, Afghanistan. Original label from Mountain Minerals International is supplied with specimen.

$275.00

Fluorapatite

Large brownish green doubly terminated floater crystal with good lustre. For those who have dug these specimens you must appreciate the completeness of this crystal. It is from Millar’s Mine, Monmouth Township, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada.

$45.00

Calcite

$65.00

Calcite

Large group of sharp calcite rhombohedrons from Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia

$65.00

Beryl and Muscovite

Pale blue flattened/tabular beryl var. aquamarine crystals up to 3.5 cm associated with muscovite and smaller feldspar crystals. This specimen is from the Pingwu Beryl Mine, Pingwu Co., Sichuan Province, China.

$285.00

Malachite

$225.00

Malachite

The matrix of this specimen is a banded green malachite which is covered by a later generation of pale green chrysocolla. Lustrous dark green malachite crystals in turn spread across the contrasting chrysocolla. This specimen is from the Mashaba West Mine, Katanga (Shaba), Congo. I purchased it out of a private Canadain collection. 

$225.00

Barite

$125.00

Barite

This specimen is from the Shangulowe mine, Kambove District, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa. Great grouping of bladed, transluscent to transparent crystals. 

$125.00

Barite on Fluorite

This specimen is from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin Co., Illinois. Good specimens from this area have become hard to find. The main barite grouping is approximately 4.7 cm long and contrasts nicely with the faces of the purple fluorite cube they rest on.

$150.00

Coquimbite

Great example of this rare mineral. Violet/purple hexagonal crystals up to 1.2 cm in length. I believe the associated white mineral is Alunogen? This specimen is from Javier Mine, Huac-huas, Lucanas Province, Ayacucho, Peru. 

$75.00

Epidote

$85.00

Epidote

This is a ‘floater’ hexagonal deep olive green crystal. The crystal is from Raywoo Mine, Quette, Balochistan, Pakistan.

$85.00