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 a slice of 65 million year old crazy lace agate from Pilbara dist. W.Aust. This superb specimen has great polish and excellent pattern distribution. It is a pity some of our nicest agates are not so widely known in Australia.
MARILLANA STATION, PILBARA, W.AUST.
138 x 90 x 9mm
Price: $55.00 Product ID: 2088
A very elegant and lusterous group of thick crocoite crystals from the Red Lead Mine. This is fully terminated in the rought fashion crocoite often takes. Stunning fire engine red color, displays well on both sides. Outstanding old material, probably from the early 70s. Crystals like this are just not seen nowdays.
RED LEAD MINE, DUNDAS, TAS.
80 x 32 x 9mm
Price: $365.00 Product ID: 870
For sale is another superb miniature from the late Reverend Bert Gardiner collection. These gemmy crystal have a very uncommon sharp elongated blade terminations, just stunning. I have left the specimen on the gold color display stand, because Im sure this was its original display form. Ex Chris Parkinson, ex John Rankin, ex Bert Gardner. At a guess this specimen is at least 50 years old.
RED LEAD MINE, DUNDAS, TAS.
15 x 16 x 11mm
Price: $70.00 Product ID: 2407
For sale is a sapphire crystal from Anakie field Queensland. This cryustal has great size and sharp form, with little wear and tear. The color is dark blue, and it has very little transparency. Maybe its a dark skin, but Im not sure. The size is a whopping 86cts. Ex Leo Beatty collection (Central Coast)
22 x 20 x 17mm
Price: $115.00 Product ID: 2465
For sale is a couple of decent sized silver crystals from Elura mine, Cobar, NSW. These specimens, have excellent definition as can be seen from the pics, and have minimal tarnish, unlike the majority of specimens from this 20 year old discovery. Ex Richard Woolf collection, Zeehan.
ELURA MINE, COBAR, NSW.
21mm LONG LARGEST.
Price: $40.00 Product ID: 2632
For sale is a well formed zircon crystal from Inverell district, NSW. This sharp crystal is a rarity from the New England gem fields, good crystals are just not seen, let along available for sale. they are mostly kept by the finderers, because they are so hard to come by. This crystal under a good light has a translucency, and is brown yellow in color. Ex Paul Young collection
SPRING MOUNTAIN, NEAR INVERELL, NSW
10 x 10 x 8mm
Price: $46.00 Product ID: 2009
For sale is a rare cupcake tektite from Hatches Creek N.T. First I have to say this was incredibly hard to picture, I have done the best I can. This is a rare breed indeed. The cupcake shaped tektite, has a fine flanged edge, , is of excellent size and has no damage.The cupcake form is actually a button that has lost its flange due to thermal shock during re-entry. This was collected many years ago and we obtained it from an old collection in Grafton. Try and find another one for sale anywhere. Top specimen, museum quality, great price.
HATCHES CREEK, N.T.
20 x 20 x 17mm
Price: $250.00 Product ID: 2766
For sale is a chalcotrichite specimen from Redbank mine , N.T. Chalcotrichite is a rather rare form of needle cuprite , while not a huge specimen it is very representative of the species. This specimen is Ex Jack Leach collection. Melbourne. No 3132
SANDY FLAT PIPE , REDBANK MINE, N.T.
45 x 27 x 13mm
Price: $18.00 Product ID: 1904
For sale is a darwin glass, the result of a meteorite impact near, the very rugged and remote Mt Darwin in western Tasmania, approx 800,000 years ago. Recently some remnants of ancient life forms have been found in darwin glass. The specimen is basically dark green with some small translucent yellow brown patches, many bubbles are evident. This is considered a large specimen, weighing in at 27gms. The major strew field for this material is now in a national park, off limits for collection.
38 x 31 x 21mm
Price: $60.00 Product ID: 2439
For sale is and interesting example of darwin glass from western Tasmania. This piece shows an uncommon flow pattern, giving a very three dimensional shape. Some areas are a very translucent grey yellow, with a couple of almost clear rods, the actual body color is a best described as an olive green. Unique Australian material, this was picked as an outstanding piece from more than 2kg of specimensCollected by and from the collection of Christo Lees. >
WEST COAST TASMANIA.
27 x 29 x 14mm
Price: $24.00 Product ID: 2709
For sale is an impactite, from west coast of Tasmania. I have become particularly interested in Darwin glass over the last few months, particularly uncommon colors and ones showing flow patterns. This specimen has outstanding translucency, especially considering its thickness, its a greyish yellow color. and overall is an highly uncommon example of the species. Ex Christo Lees collection.
WEST COAST TASMANIA.
32 x 16 x 13mm
Price: $20.00 Product ID: 2708
For sale is an excellent and uncommon group of diginite crystals from Mt Gunson. Diginite is a quiet rare copper sulfide. These are very large sharp crystals, and probable the best ever found in Australia. The crystal are in excellent condition, with some small luster, having the typical lead grey color. There is no damage to the surface of this specimen. This mineral rarely forms good crystals . Ex M Stott collection.
MT GUNSON, ANDAMOOKA RANGE, S.AUST.
54 x 38 x 23mm
Price: $135.00 Product ID: 1077