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 are three different colored crystallized calcite's from Blackhead Quarry, Ballina. The pink specimen in the center was the only piece of pink calcite found. The two light colored specimen fluoresce pink under long wave UV , and the yellow one, interestingly fluoresces, lime green under short wave UV. Ex Norman and Jocine Robinson collection.
BLACKHEAD QUARRY, EAST BALLINA, NSW.
38 X 34mm LARGEST.
Price: $ 40.00 Product ID: 3773
For sale is a pyrite on calcite plates from NBHC mine, Broken Hill, NSW. This piece consists of thin plates of calcite in a jumbled form, with a will distributed amount of pyrite, over both sides. The thin plate form of calcite is quite uncommon from Broken Hill. Ex Jack Leach collection, ex Neal Smith collection.
NBHC MINE, BROKEN HILL, NSW.
55 x 48 x 32mm
Price: $ 20.00 Product ID: 3881
For sale is a stellerite on calcite with quartz from Tambar Springs, NSW. An interesting specimen of these three minerals, calcite which can be considered a reasonably rare mineral from this location, having the stellerite sitting on the calcite is uncommon, to say the least. Its all complemented by the lustrous flashing quartz. All in pristine condition. Very uncommon combination, and arrangement, rarely seen and just as rarely available in the market.
GARAWILLA STATION, TAMBAR SPRINGS, NSW.
104 x 59 x 54mm
Price: $ 42.00 Product ID: 3819
For sale is a rare capped quartz from Holders Rd, Trowutta, Tas. This is a variety of quartz with separate portions caused by thin films of clay separating different growth phases in the crystals. As you can see the top section can be removed to reveal the second crystal underneath. This came from the one of find by Frank and Trudy, they have not had any available now for a number of years. This is an uncommon form of quartz very hard to obtain, great size.
HOLDERS ROAD, TROWUTTA, TASMANIA.
67 x 46 x 44mm
Price: $ 80.00 Product ID: 3573
For sale is a cassiterite on quartz from Oakleigh Creek mine, Tas. A quartz crystal, sprinkled with cassiterite from Oakleigh Creek Mine, Tas. A real beauty, the quartz crystal alone is top quality for the location. Crystals with any clarity are uncommon. Ex George Stacy collection.
OAKLEIGH CREEK MINE, OAKLEIGH, TAS.
58 x 21 x 18mm
Price: $ 36.00 Product ID: 4094
For sale is a combo of cerussite malachite and pyromorphite from Browns Prospect, N.T. These three minerals to be found together are not really that common, off hand this is actually the only location world wide I can think of. Brightish green pyromorphite micro crystals (not pictured well) on colorless cerussite crystals with botryoidal, green banded malachite highlighting it all!
BROWNS PROSPECT, RUM JUNGLE,N.T.
74 x 47 x 47mm
Price: $ 30.00 Product ID: 4038
For sale is a cerussite on malachite from Browns Prospect, N.T. This specimen is literally solid malachite, with good color banding on the side (not shown) the cerussite is somewhat weathered, but overall this is a fine representative specimen, at a very realistic price, from this classic location.
BROWNS PROSPECT, RUN JUNGLE. N.T.
49 x 30 x 28mm
Price: $ 18.00 Product ID: 4105
For sale is a large cerussite specimen with some areas of reticulation, from Broken Hill, NSW. This his large areas of crystals, with a sparkling greyish white color. Old time Broken Hill cerusssites are becoming hard to obtain, the anglesite coated ones are particularly becoming hard to get. This is a little unusual in that the anglesite coating is rather thin, leaving the original cerussite form very well preserved! Ex Norman and Jocine Robinson collection. Weight 660gms. Overseas buyer please contact for postage costs, thanks.
BROKEN HILL, NSW.
93 x 80 x 74mm
Price: $ 74.00 Product ID: 4278
For sale is a piece of honey opal with a snow white chalcedony cover, from Minyon Falls, NSW. This field would have to be the smallest opal field in NSW. Now completely within a National Park, so there has been no collecting for many years. This honey colored opal with its distinctive appearance, is unique to this location. Getting hard to acquire today!
MINYON FALLS, NEAR LISMORE, NSW.
29 x 20 x 13mm
Price: $ 15.00 Product ID: 3863
For sale is a specimen of rather nice moss chalcedony from Inverell, NSW. This material was part of a very small find many years ago, the dendrite manganese forms nice shapes in the grey/mauve chalcedony. On a world scale this style of material is quiet rare. Im sure with a little work this could by made into an amazing specimen, even jewellery. Rare Australian quartz species!
64 x 36 x 16mm
Price: $ 15.00 Product ID: 3828
MT ISA DIST, QLD. A jumble of chocolate colored quartz crystal from Mt Isa, Qld, on a natural flat plate. This is not a particularly common color for quartz, its undoubtedly caused by some form of inclusions, possibly hematite. There is one crystal that was broken in the pocket and has re healed in the pocket.
85 x 73 x 29mm
Price: $ 36.00 Product ID: 4147
For sale is an extremely rare pseudomorph of chrysocolla after sampleite from Northparks mine, NSW. These are so rare, you will find no reference to them in literature.While not a huge specimen the pseudomorph is very visible and distinctive with the slightly darker color for the replacement sampleite. Collected by and from the collection of Jim Sharpe.
E26 PIT, NORTHPARKES MINE, PARKES, NSW.
38 x 22 x 22mm
Price: $ SOLD Product ID: 3673