Australian Mineral Dealer, Rare & Fine Mineral Specimen NSW Australia
 

Australian Mineral Dealer, Fine & Rare Mineral Specimens NSW Australia

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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GOLDFIELDS AND MINERALS OF VICTORIA
GOLDFIELDS AND MINERALS OF VICTORIA Details:

Queensberry Hill Press 1980. As Blainey states in his introduction, when this book first appeared in 1869 it became something of a court of appeal for arguments about the geology, history and working methods of the early Victorian goldfields. 'Brough Smyth had such a strong sense of history and such a premonition of the speed with which precious new evidence would vanish that his compilations were touched by imagination and insight'. This is the 1980 reprint, in pristine condition. The shadow on the cover is of myself taking the pic.


Price:$100.00Product ID:1765
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GREEN QUARTZ VARIETY CHALCEDONY
GREEN QUARTZ VARIETY CHALCEDONY Details:


For sale is a light green quartz, chalcedony, from the famous Agate Creek locality. This is a rather uncommon color in quartz, particularly from Australia. The form of some of the quartz is stalactite like. Old material, pretty.

AGATE CREEK, NTH QLD.
52 x 38 x 35mm
Price:$25.00Product ID:1594
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GYPSUM, VARIETY SELENITE FISHTAIL TWIN
GYPSUM, VARIETY SELENITE FISHTAIL TWIN Details:

For sale is a interpenetrating fishtail twin Selenite from Lake Gillies. Selenite is a precipitate mineral often found at the bottom of dry lakes. These interpenetrating twin are quiet uncommon for the species, and have been written about by Brian England in a excellent article in the Mineralogical Record, in the mid 80s. This is a razor sharp excellent example, with a bonus of an additional twin growing from the side of the piece. This is a large specimen and overseas post will be extra.

LAKE GILLIES, S.AUST.
80 x 52 x 41mm
Price:$25.00Product ID:1743
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HEDENBERGITE CRYSTAL
HEDENBERGITE CRYSTAL Details:

For sale is a single hedenbergite crystal with a sidecar crystal, from Broken Hill. This specimen has very good luster, is razor sharp and has areas of good transparency, showing a fine green color when a light is used. This piece has come out of a whole section of similar crystals and shows contact on the rear where the other crystals sat. Overall this is a large hedenbergite crystal, in this size is is uncommon to have any color or transparency, commonly they are black.

BROKEN HILL, NSW.
26 x 20 x 15mm
Price:$48.00Product ID:1855
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HEDENBERGITE CRYSTAL GROUP.... BROKEN HILL.
HEDENBERGITE CRYSTAL GROUP.... BROKEN HILL. Details:

For sale is a group of sharp glossy hedenbergite, with some associated galena from Broken Hill. Interestingly there is also some quartz associated. Well defined, exposed crystals crystals of hedenbergite, are not that common.

BROKEN HILL, NSW.
26 x 23 x 18mm
Price:$25.00Product ID:1149
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HEMATITE QUARTZ
HEMATITE QUARTZ Details:

For sale is a very presentable hematite included quartz from Mt Isa district. This piece comes from a new find from earlier this year, the crystals are a rather uncommon brown color, quite hard to photograph. the main crystal has a second generation of quartz growing over it, which is highly lustouous, the overgrowth is only on the three faces presented at the front, and most of the top termination. Do dings.

BEYOND BURNIE, BAGMANS, MT FROSTY, MT ISA, QLD
78 x 58 x 28mm
Price:$36.00Product ID:1841
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HIDDENITE VARIETY OF SPODUMENE
HIDDENITE VARIETY OF SPODUMENE Details:

For sale is a large hiddenite variety spodumene, from the historic Ravensthorpe lithium deposit. This area has produced the finest spodumene crystals ever found in Australia. This crystal is pale green with some translucency, unlike most old specimens from Ravensthorpe, this crystal has some razor sharp, well defined faces. While not the prettiest piece in the world this is an important, and literally impossible to obtain Australian specimen. Try and find a similar one for sale anywhere.

CATTLIN CREEK SOUTH, RAVENSTHORPE, W.A.
110 x 38 x 35mm
Price:$75.00Product ID:1550
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HONEY OPAL ON RHYOLITE
HONEY OPAL ON RHYOLITE Details:

For sale is rare (now days) honey opal on rhyolite matrix from Minyon Falls. These specimens are now impossible to obtain, as the collection area has been declared a National park for more than 20 years. The piece shows a good spread of opal over the rhyolite matrix, in a couple of areas the honey opal is visible, surrounded, by the white color coating , which gives a great contrast. Uncommon local and opal form.

MINYON FALLS, NIGHTCAP NATIONAL PARK, NEAR LISMORE, NSW
48 x 40 x 31mm
Price:$32.00Product ID:1252
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HYALITE ON BASALT
HYALITE ON BASALT Details:

For sale is a large hyalite opal from Square Top Mountain, Qld. Like other opal, hyalite has no crystal form, but its beauty lies in clear glassy botryoidal appearance. All hyalite fluoresces green, a property of certain minerals when illuminated with ultraviolet light. Large size, very nice specimen, compare our price.

SQUARE TOP MOUNTAIN, QLD.
75 x 72 x 45mm
Price:$52.00Product ID:1874
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INESITE
INESITE Details:

For sale is a specimen with fine radiating inesite crystal in a apophyllite matrix. These sweet pink orange crystals richly adorne three sides of this large specimen. Fine shimmering crystals with excellent luster. Overseas buyers please contact us, regarding the postage costs on this piece, as it is quiet heavy.

BROKEN HILL, NSW.
91 x 90 x 60mm
Price:$70.00Product ID:1218
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INTERESTING QUARTZ
INTERESTING QUARTZ Details:

This is another facinating and technically interesting specimen. This quartz from Camfield station, besides being a three color quartz, it demonstrates, clearly what the text books say about crystal growth. That all crystals that show on the surface of a quartz specimen, all started growing from the base of the specimen, no matter how thick the quartz band is. With this specimen you can follow its life thru the various growth phases. This is the first specimen I have seen of this size that shows this well, inevitably that break when being excavated. Beautiful orange tip, come as a bonus.

CAMFIELD STATION, N.T.
130 x 35 x 26mm
Price:$48.00Product ID:1379
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