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 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.
119 x 75 x 35mm
Price: $48.00 Product ID: 3511
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
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
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
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
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.
52 x 39 x 29mm
Price: $35.00 Product ID: 2306
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!
90 x 68 x 42mm
Price: $110.00 Product ID: 3350
For sale is a pretty brockantite on quartz from Mt Oxide copper mine, Qld. I must say the display is not the biggest considering the size of the matrix, but the stunning piece features rarely seen, rich chrome green, acicular crystals of brochantite. This mine has produced arguably the best of this species in Australia. Ex Norman and Jocine Robinson collection.
MT OXIDE MINE, CLONCURRY DIST. QLD.
85 x 46 x 53mm
Price: $34.00 Product ID: 3022
For sale is a bustamite crystal from Broken Hill, NSW. Broken Hill is renowned for having the worlds finest bustamite crystals, by far! I must say these are getting very difficult to source today, and I can see the day when they just wont be available. This is a fully terminated crystal, (probably it terminated into a calcite vein), with good luster and sharp form, please note it doesn't have the common, rounded edge crystal faces, usually seen in bustamites of this size. Some areas of translucency. Ex Norman and Jocine Robinson collection.
BROKEN HILL, NSW.
58 x 24 x 20mm
Price: $64.00 Product ID: 3612
A very nice salmon pink bustamite crystal, from Broken Hill. This crystal color is considered the finest bustamite color, and Broken Hill bustamites are unrivaled in the world. Making this gemmy crystal an outstanding specimen. This piece is very gemmy and has excellent luster, with no damage.
NBHC MINE, BROKEN HILL, NSW.
23 x 15 x 13mm
Price: $55.00 Product ID: 1148
For sale is a top bustamite crystal from Broken Hill. This crystal is complete, with the rounded terminations usually associated with this species, from Broken Hill. This location has produced the undoubtedly the worlds finest of this species, and this crystal , which is of a good size is of the most desirable flesh pink color. The crystal has fine translucency , and high luster. Compare our prices to the specimen available on MINFIND.
BROKEN HILL, NSW.
24 X 9 X 9mm
Price: $64.00 Product ID: 2892
For sale is a bustamite crystal group, from Broken Hill, NSW. This cluster of translucent golden brown crystals has the the largest crystals being double terminated, they have the typical rounded terminations, this location produces. Broken Hill, has produced by far the worlds best bustamite crystals, we here in Australian, tend to be a bit blase about our bustamite crystals, but try and find anything vaguely coming near this specimen, from overseas.
BROKEN HILL, NSW.
37 x 27 x 19mm
Price: $45.00 Product ID: 2702