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 large lepidolite slab from West Australia. This specimen has been dipped in resin to give it a protected surface, this is by far the largest specimen of this type I have ever seen, from and Australian deposit. This was cut by and from the collection of Cameron Griffith. Sorry this is not available to overseas buyers, its just to awkward and large to send, postage cost would be too high.
253 x 115 x 9mm
Price: $ 68.00 Product ID: 3477
Lollingite is an uncommon iron arsenic mineral. This piece is unusual in that there are some good crystal faces, not usually seen in these pieces, thare is also another unusual bonus , some associated bustamine, a combination we have not seen reported before. Ex Malcolm Collier.
N.B.H.C. MINE, BROKEN HILL, NSW.
44 x 34 x 23mm
Price: $ SOLD Product ID: 1106
For sale is a malachite from Mt Gunson S.Aust. The first pic shows small malachite rod crystal, of a perqualor lime green color, sitting on a bed of goethite which itself sits on a bed of brick red hematite, which in turn sits on the final matrix of very large grained quartz. Unusual piece from this location, and uncommon. On the back side the same unusual color malachite sits on colomular goethite. Ex M.J. Stott collection.
MT GUNSON, S.AUST.
55 x 48 x 30mm
Price: $ 22.00 Product ID: 2759
A nice group of small sharp azurite after malachite crystals, from the prolific Sir Dominic mine.This specimen is compleatly undamaged, and is unusual in that it is sitting on a small amount of matrix,(unusual for the location). The specimen has been glued onto a base, It would not be difficult to remove if required. Interesting.
SIR DOMINIC MINE, S.AUST.
32 x 20 x 13mm
Price: $ SOLD Product ID: 1120
Apart from one small contact area visibile in the pics, this is a complete floater front and back. It consists of beautiful tuffs and sprays of radiating primary malachite, lusterous and shimmering greens. This specimen is way way better in person, I just couldnt capture its prettiness, sorry. Good malachite specimens are not common from here. Ex M J Stott collection.
GREAT COBAR MINE, COBAR, NSW.
68 x 62 x 10mm
Price: $ 50.00 Product ID: 2206
For sale is an interesting Whim Creek specimen , malachite with wulfenite. The malachite in the specimen is an unusual light blue color, in fact the only specimen from this location I have ever seen this color, the wulfenites in their perfect form are scattered about and sometimes on the malachite. Ex Ray Montgomery collection
WHIM CREEK, W.AUST.
47 x 28 x 28mm
Price: $ 34.00 Product ID: 2574
For sale is a rare old marcasite in mudstone from Waratah Bay, Vic. I have tried to research these but came up with nothing, besides the fact that there are extensive mudstone deposits at Waratah Bay. The mudstone is pitch black and highly polished by water wear. The marcasite is in fine condition, uncommon for a marcasite of such age, (its been out of the ground for at least 35 years), (see second pic) Interesting Victorian specimen. Ex Brian Hutchinson collection.
WARATAH BAY , WILSONS PROPRIETARY, VIC.
50 x 37 x 28mm
Price: $ 22.00 Product ID: 2563
For sale is a small crystal group, of mimetite, from Mt Bonny. These exquisite golden crystal are, perched sweetly on a nicely contrasting matrix. The piece is in pristine condition,with razor sharpe crystals, what appears to be a ding on the larger crystal is actually an unusual termination. For mimetite these crystal are very gemmy. Ex Norman and Jocine Robinson collection.(Discoverer of Mt Bonny, deposit.) Minfind.com has a similar size, and non gemmy Mt Bonny piece for sale at the moment, check the price>
SABINE SHAFT, MT BONNY, N.T.
37 x 31 x 22mm
Price: $ 65.00 Product ID: 1273
For sale is a beautiful but small, mimetite on matrix from Mt Bonny, N.T. There are a couple of dinged crystal on this, but all crystals are remarkably gemmy, and have good light yellow color. As can be seen from the pics this is a fine little specimen with well formed crystals. This locality is now closed for thirty years.
MT BONNY, N.T.
20 x 13 x 12mm
Price: $ 14.00 Product ID: 2402
For sale is a matrix mimetite from Mt Bonny, N.T. Basically there is one ivory colored crystal, showing what appears to be cyclical twinning, Im not sure does cyclical twinning, so it may be, unusual beveled edge crystal.I realized after looking at the pic, that this could do with a good clean. Collected by and from the collection of Norman and Jocine Robinson. This is better than the pics indicate. Crystal size is 12mm long.
SABINE SHAFT, MT BONNY, N.T.
60 x 47 x 39mm
Price: $ 42.00 Product ID: 3023
For sale is a specimen of the rare hydrated phosphate, minyulite from Tom's Quarry, S.Aust. Colorless acicular crystals of minyulite cover a limonite matrix. This has a rich full coverage, with no damage.This specimen is not fragile. Ex George Stacey collection.
TOMS QUARRY, S.AUST.
27 x 21 x 7mm
Price: $ 30.00 Product ID: 2748
Compleat is a huge, compleat spray of molydenite crystals from Wolfram Camp. This local (along with Kingsgate) is reputed to have produced, the worlds finest and largest well formed crystals in the world. The the faces are mirror bright and undamaged. Rarely do you see such fine termination as shown in the second pic. This was originally on a quartz matrix but unfortunately it became separated, in one of its travels. This specimen was found by and was in the collection of Nick Charchalis,(Newcastle) who was an exploration geologist, working in the area in the mid 60s. Museum piece.
WOLFRAM CAMP, DIMBULAH, QLD.
115 x 100 x 48mm
Price: $ 550.00 Product ID: 1271