Australian Mineral Dealer, Fine & Rare Mineral Specimens NSW Australia
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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.

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BI-COLOR QUARTZ

BI-COLOR QUARTZ

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For sale is a rather unusual bi-color quartz, from Pine Ridge, Copeton, N.S.W. This crystal has a clear distinction between the top citrine half and the bottom smokey quartz half. The appearance of this decision, is not common at all, actually its rather rare, and its the first and only crystal of this style I have seen from the New England. Intriguing, nice. This is better in person, than the pics indicate.

PINE RIDGE, NEAR COPETON DAM, NSW.
73 x 16 x 14mm

Price: $ $60.00     Product ID: 3469    

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BI-VALVE MUSSEL, PROPHUYRIA (UNIO) JOHNSTONI

BI-VALVE MUSSEL, PROPHUYRIA (UNIO) JOHNSTONI

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For sale is a decent sized bi-valve fossil from the banks of the Tamar River in Tasmania. The specimen is complete, and looks like it has had a buff polish to clean off attached rubbish. These specimen come from the Oligocene period, making this fossil between 23 and 33 million years old. The replacement material is ironstone. Comes with detailed label.

WHIRLPOOL REACH , EAST SIDE OF TAMAR RIVER, NEAR HILLWOOD, TAS.
77 x 48 x 37mm

Price: $ SOLD     Product ID: 2801    

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BISMITE ON KOECHLINITE

BISMITE ON KOECHLINITE

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For sale is a Bismite on Koechlinite, from Wolfram pipe, Kingsgate, NSW. Both these two rare minerals have been XRD identified.This is an fine fine Koechklinite, as you can see some places were the bladed molybdenite has been replaced. They were obtained from exploration work carried out a few years ago, these minerals have not been seen from Kingsgate since very early last century, totally rare today. Ex Jim Sharpe collection.

WOLFRAM PIPE, KINGSGATE, NSW.
44 x 32 x 24mm

Price: $ 46.00     Product ID: 3696    

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BISMUTH (MAN MADE ?)

BISMUTH (MAN MADE ?)

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For sale is a bismuth, which Im pretty sure is man made, its very hard to photograph, as the crystal are so complex and highly lusterous. I have seen a lot of bismuth (its one of my favorite minerals), but I have never seen one like this before. The color could best be described as dark deep blue steel color. Fascinating specimen, exquisite crystallization, every-time I see it, I feel to pick it up and examine it. The pictures do not do this specimen justice. We obtained this from Christo Lees, who obtained it from an old Tasmanian collection.

TASMANIA.
93 x 58 x 14mm

Price: $ $68.00     Product ID: 2732    

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BLACK (MORION) QUARTZ

BLACK (MORION) QUARTZ

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For sale is a morion (black) quartz from Wave Hill, N.T. This is an excellent example of morion quartz, its jet black and highly lustrous. Fine piece of this rather uncommon form of quartz. Collected in 2014, we obtained this last year.

WAVE HILL, N.T.
50 x 35 x 22mm

Price: $ 24.00     Product ID: 3561    

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BLOODSTONE

BLOODSTONE

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For sale is a decent sized piece (unique for Austalia) of bloodstone from Bellata, NSW. This piece comes from a little know find in the late 1970s by the Vanecc family of Brisbane. This is the largest specimen we have and this material ranks with any world bloodstone producing area, great red and green distribution. This specimen was photographed dry and in natural light. Suitable for carving if required.

BELLATA, NSW.
119 x 75 x 35mm

Price: $ 48.00     Product ID: 3511    

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BLUE BARYTE

BLUE BARYTE

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For sale is a superb blue baryte from Heathcote, Vic. These barytes, are probably the best blue, transparent crystals every found in Australia, as far as I know. This one shows top color and has very good luster. The light color matrix gives it a fine accent. It displays very well, and I think you would have to look for a long time to find a better Heathcote specimen.

OLD QUARRY ROAD, HEATHCOTE, VIC.
44 x 38 x 25mm

Price: $ 85.00     Product ID: 1974    

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BLUE SAPPHIRE CRYSTAL

BLUE SAPPHIRE CRYSTAL

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For sale is a deep blue sapphire crystal from Kings Plane , New England district. This is a complete crystal with an uncommon stepped termination on one end. This has classic pyramidal sapphire crystal shape, and is of a decent size. Australian sapphire crystals are hard to come by at a decent price. Ex Paul Young collection.

KINGS PLAIN, INVERELL, NSW
14 x 9.5 x 8mm

Price: $ 44.00     Product ID: 1952    

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BLUE SAPPHIRE ON IRONSTONE

BLUE SAPPHIRE ON IRONSTONE

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For sale is an extremely rare translucent blue sapphire on matrix, from Kings Plain. Besides being translucent this little gem also has excellent crystal faces, the first time I have ever seen this, on an Australian matrix specimen. This specimen was very hard to photograph, please note the piece is way way better in person.

KINGS PLAIN, NEAR INVERELL, NSW.(Sorry I made a mistake earlier listing this as from Ben Lomond)
20 x 20 x 15mm

Price: $ 97.00     Product ID: 1938    

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BLUE SAPPHIRE ROUGH

BLUE SAPPHIRE ROUGH

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For sale is a selection of blue sapphire rough, from Horse Gully, Inverell. The sapphire size is 2 - 3 mm and the material is untreated, straight from the sorting table. The color ranges from fine blue to a light blue. The packets are 1gm , and the cost is $5 each, because the cost of postage will not be as hight as the automatic $15 postage generated by our web site, every order will include an extra gram of sapphire to cover this. We will do a discount on larger orders, please contact us. Ex Paul Young collection.

HORSE GULLY, EAST OF INVERELL, NSW.


Price: $ $5.00     Product ID: 2246    

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BOULDER OPAL

BOULDER OPAL

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For sale is a boulder opal specimen from Quilpie, Qld. There is a solid band of color across the center of the specimen, with good color movement. This specimen was hard to picture, and is better than the pics indicate. The range of color is good, and the display could probable be expanded with some work. Good value.

QUILPIE, QLD.
52 x 39 x 29mm

Price: $ $35.00     Product ID: 2306    

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BOULDER OPAL

BOULDER OPAL

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For sale is a large boulder opal specimen from Quilpie, Qld. This specimen has not been cut or polished, it has been cleaved from the boulder and left like that. There is a large area of display opal and would make a fine addition to any collection. Compare our price regarding the size of this specimen!

QUILPIE, QLD.
90 x 68 x 42mm

Price: $ $110.00     Product ID: 3350    

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