Find fine and rare mineral specimens from worldwide locations for sale on this web page. All mineral specimens on display are chosen for their aesthetic beauty and rarity including many old classics.
We regularly travel to Sri Lanka, Burma, India, Vietnam and other countries to source our material. Quality mineral specimens and mineral collections from worldwide localities.
All prices in Australian Dollars.
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For sale is a gwindel quartz, from the Alps of Pakistan. First this was devilishly hard to photograph. This specimen is fully crystallized and complete on all faces. Gwindels are quartz crystals that grew along and are slightly rotated around a single a-axis. The quartz is highly lustrous and incredibly transparent. These beautiful and highly distinctive quartz crystals have long been cherished by knowledgeable collectors. Compare our price!
NEAR LANDI KOTAL, NWFP, PAKISTAN
64 x 56 x 28mm
Price: $ 300.00 Product ID: 4420
For sale is a rather uncommon double gwindel, from the Alps of Pakistan. First this was devilishly hard to photograph, I done the best I could and showed a pic of each gwindel. This specimen is fully crystallized and complete on all faces. Both crystals have a well developed gwindel twist. These beautiful and highly distinctive quartz crystals have long been cherished by knowledgeable collectors. Huge size. Water clear crystals!
NEAR LANDI KOTAL, NWFP, PAKISTAN
124 x 84 x 84mm
Price: $ 720.00 Product ID: 4178
For sale is a world class gyrolite, from Malad quarry, Bombay, India. This features translucent olive green bladed gyrolite crystals in spherical aggregates, sitting on a very sparkling quartz base. This classic was bought back from India in the 1980s by the famous Canberra zeolite hunter John Weir. This location which has produced the finest gyrolites in the world, without doubt is now long closed. Stunning piece, irreplaceable! There are a couple of prehnite sphers associated as well as one cleaved purplish calcite on the edge. Overseas buyers please contact for shipping costs.
MALAD QUARRY, BOMBAY, INDIA.
175 x 143 x 60mm
Price: $ 600.00 Product ID: 3774
For sale is a large salt crystal from Poland. This historic mine is the longest running continues mine in Europe, established in the 13th century, it finally closed in 2007. We obtained this rather large crystal, with great transparency from A Martin collection, Munich Germany, more than 12 years ago now. Ive decided to let it go as I have had it wrapped up and packed, the whole time, our weather does not suit the display of this material. Excellent condition, rare old piece. Classic, historic specimen.
WIELICZKA SALT MINE, POLAND.
98 x 93 x 84mm
Price: $ 100.00 Product ID: 3870
For sale is an English classic Kindney ore from Cumbria. Botryoidal metallic hematite crystals crystallized front and rear with good luster. These specimens where known as kidney ore by the miners for their resemblance to rounded kidneys. Old specimen form the Lane Cove Rock shop in the late 1970s early 80s. Very good sized.
WHITEHAVEN MINE, CUMBRIA, ENGLAND.
92 x 75 x 25mm
Price: $ 45.00 Product ID: 4281
For sale is a red quartz (hematite included)from China. The first generation of the quartz is very heavily included with hematite, the second generation has literally no inclusions, just a faint dusting just below two of the crystal faces, and high luster. Interesting specimen, complex crystals and nearly all of them are undamaged, save the periphery.
112 x 78 x 82mm
Price: $ 68.00 Product ID: 3550
For sale is a Mexican topaz crystal. This crystals has exquisite form and is sharp, sharp, sharp. The hematite is actually only around the edges, and the crystal really has fine transparency. There is an interesting inclusion at the base. Good luster, pristine condition. It was mined at least 30 years ago. Ex Norman and Jocine Robinson collection.
SAN LUIS POTOSI, MEXICO
17 x 9.5 x 5.5mm
Price: $ 24.00 Product ID: 3282
For sale is a rare matrix garnet from Sri Lanka. The crystrals are a gemmy orange color and sit in a matrix that appears to be talc, like material. In many many trips to Sri Lanka I have never seen anything else like it. I was privileged to obtained this specimen from the collection of ZAM GEMS, in Colombo Sri Lanke. Zam Gems are the largest gem dealers in Sri Lanka, I got this in return for some work I did for them. Ultra rare.
59 x 29 x 28mm
Price: $ 60.00 Product ID: 3428
For sale is a fascinating hematite included red quartz from China. First I have to say one end of this has a cleaved section, but this can be overlooked when you consider the uniqueness of the piece. The pics really speak for themselves, rarely does quartz terminate in such a steep angle. This comes from a small group of these we obtained, direct from China.
61 x 9 x 8mm
Price: $ 30.00 Product ID: 3455