Our large range of minerals reflects the fascination and the desire to preserve our unique Australian material.
Our quest is to further the knowledge and understanding of minerals in the wider community. A browse through these web pages show that we have a rather interesting range of uncommon and hard to find Australian mineral specimens. We have been exhibiting and selling fine Australian minerals since 1990, featuring rare collectors specimen from Broken Hill NSW, Torrington, Hillgrove and other important mines in Australia.
All prices in Australian Dollars.
For sale is an old time, cerussite on pytromorphite , from Proprietary mine Broken Hill,NSW. Great color and fine contrast Try and find another available anywhere on the web. Pyromorphite color ranges from reasonably bright yellow to a lime green. Ex Paul Melville collection.
PROPRIETARY MINE, BROKEN HILL, NSW.
70 X 60 X 48mm
Price: $ 325 Product ID: 4511
This is an exquisite specimen of pink rhodochrosite with quartz, from Broken Hill. A lovely and eye-catching specimen of soft pink rhodochrosite and bright shiny quartz, which are of an uncommonly large for the location. Great quality, luster, aesthetics and color. This would have to be one of the prettiest specimens to come from the Broken Hill mines.Comes with an old Crystal Classics label.
BROKEN HILL, NSW.
47 x 33 x 31mm
Price: $ SOLD Product ID: 4510
We are very proud to have for sale a specimen from the collection of George (Specimen) Smith, author of, A Contribution to the Mineraogy of NSW.(1926). This comes with a written note from Chris Parkinson, saying the original label was destroyed by moths! George Smith was born in S.Aust and this is one of the few minerals from his home state in his collection. Ex George Smith collection, Ex Chris Parkinson collection.
VICTOR HARBOUR, S.AUST.
31 x 31 x 18mm
Price: $ 480 Product ID: 4508
For sale is a specimen know as "Ballina Eyes" from the long closed Blackhead quarry, Ballina, NSW. These are actually aragonite in calcite, but eyes, is just such a better name. This is a top example of this rarely seen today old material, with the polish really emphasizing the beautiful color combinations. Collected by and from the collection of Norman and Jocine Robinson.
BLACKHEAD QUARRY, EAST BALLINA, NSW.
39 x 19 x 18mm
Price: $ SOLD Product ID: 4521
For sale is a quite a rarity, amethyst from Agate Creek, Qld. This free standing cluster of goethite included amethyst is actually quite a rare animal from agate creek. Try and remember how many free standing amethyst you have seen from here before. Looking at the pics now I think this specimen could probable do with a good clean.
AGATE CREEK, NTH QLD.
54 x 39 x 35mm
Price: $ 30.00 Product ID: 4503
For sale is a group of apophyllite crystals from Broken Hill, NSW. This decent sized specimen sits on a calcite matrix. Largest crystal 14mm long. Transparent to translucent, with a number of crystals showing square flat terminations. Ex Garry Farnham collection.
BROKEN HILL, NSW.
71 x 41 x 38mm
Price: $ 44.00 Product ID: 4519
This is an outstanding Australian aquamarine, from Emmaville, NSW. This is actually a splay of crystals, the terminated crystals on the sides are part of it. Close examination will show the top is completely terminated. The luster is good, no etching. and the transparency is first rate! Pristine condition, Crystals of this caliber are a rare breed today! This is way better in person! Pristine crystal of this size, particularly with good color saturation, just done come to market! Ex Clifford brothers collection.
THE GULF, EMMAVILLE, NSW.
58 x 19 x 12mm
Price: $ 1225 Product ID: 4509
For sale is an arsnopyrite in rhodonite from Zinc Corp. mine Broken Hill, NSW. Featuring bright shiny crystals of metallic arsnopyrite embedded in massive rhodonite, some areas showing the occasional crystal face. These have often been erroneously labeled as lollingite, which they are not! As far as I know this Broken Hill lode is the only place in the world this combo is found! Like a lot of Broken Hill material, these are rather scarce today! Ex Berni Whyte collection.
ZINC CORP MINE, BROKEN HILL, NSW.
50 x 35 x 33mm
Price: $ SOLD Product ID: 4524
For sale is an arsnopyrite on quartz from Hillgrove, NSW. Arsenopyrite from Hillgrove is almost exclusively small disseminated blebs, thru the ore. To see distinctive crystals on matrix, is extremely uncommon. This specimen came from the very early days of mining and has passed thru two old collections, we actually obtained it from a S.Aust collection. The arsenopyrite crystals are exceedingly bright and shiny, amazing considering how long ago it was mined!
60 x 25 x 22mm
Price: $ 42.00 Product ID: 4491
For sale is a fine single calcite crystal from the Flinders Ranges, S.Aust. This specimen is pristine, save from where it has cleaved from the base, at two angles. The fact that it is so internally clean is rare for crystal of this size in Australia. Virtually unseen! The surface of the crystal has a frosted appearance, but this does not hinder the transmission of light at all. All up an outstanding gem calcite crystal, very hard to obtain in this size from anywhere in Australia!
MOUNTAIN LEATHER DEPOSIT, FLINDERS RANGE, S.AUST.
94 x 59 x 48mm
Price: $ 215.00 Product ID: 4536
For sale is a gorgeous chrysocolla with drusy quartz from Mt Glorious mine, Cloncurry, Qld. The drusy quartz over chrysocolla from this mine is equal to any location in the world, and this peice is high grade. Sparkly drusy quartz covers chrysocolla most of which is bright blue in color. The Quartz is translucent and the resulting color from the underlying chrysocolla is sky blue. Color is accurate, try and find better anywhere!
MT GLORIOUS MINE, CLONCURRY, QLD.
50 x 36 x 24mm
Price: $ 74.00 Product ID: 4505
This crystal from Rocklands mine, Qld, I consider the finest copper crystal I have ever seen from any Australian location. The crystallization is superb, with sharp faces and great color. The exquisite definition and natural color makes this a museum piece.
ROCKLANDS MINE, MT ISA DIST, QLD
55 x 26 x 16mm
Price: $ 1650 Product ID: 4513