Micromounts - Cornwall & Devon..................Updated 7 March 2024..........+ +
4 ANATASE - South Tolcarne Mine, Beacon, Camborne, Cornwall, England Small thin black tabular Anatase crystals in cavities in clinochlore matrix +/- small brown Cassiterite crystals, can be hard to spot 1.00 2
9 ANATASE - Wheal Charlotte, Perranuthnoe, Cornwall, England Small black shiny bipyramidal to tabular Anatase crystals on clinochlore matrix +/- Pyrite, Arsenopyrite 50p 1
10 ANATASE - Wheal Remfrey, St. Enoder, Cornwall, England Tiny black bipyramidal Anatase crystals +/- grey acicular Achroite crystals in cavities in matrix 50p 1.00 2 5
11 ANGLESITE - Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall, England Greyish Anglesite arranged in bands and layers surrounding Galena matrix 1.00 2
12 ARAGONITE - Port Quin Mine, St. Endellion, Cornwall, England White "coralline" growths of Aragonite, no matrix 2.00 3.00 1 1
14 ARSENOPYRITE - Geevor Mine, St. Just, Cornwall, England Very lightly tarnished rhombic Arsenopyrite crystals embedded in chloritic matrix SOLD OUT .
15 ARSENOPYRITE - Hingston Down Quarry, Calstock, Cornwall, England Dull to silvery grey Arsenopyrite crystals in massive arsenopyrite matrix. Ex Peter Braithwaite collection 50p 1.50p 2 1
16 ARSENOPYRITE - Kilham Mine, St. Neot, Cornwall, England Grey Arsenopyrite crystals embedded in killas matrix 1.00 1
17 ARSENOPYRITE - Penlee Quarry, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall, England Shiny grey Arsenopyrite xtls in Arsenopyrite/chlorite matrix 1.00 1
1100 ARSENOPYRITE - Wheal Penrose, Porthleven, Cornwall, England Cluster of small silvery Arsenopyrite crystals in cavities in quartz matrix 1.00 2
1101 ARSENOPYRITE & SIDERITE - Penlee Beach, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall, England Silvery Arsenopyrite crystals with small pale brown lenticular Siderite crystals in quartz matrix SOLD OUT .
1102 AXINITE, EPIDOTE & ANDRADITE - Wheal Hazard Beach, St. Just, Cornwall, England Brown bladed Axinite crystals with pale green elongated Epidote crystals and small yellow Andradite crystals on epidote/actinolite matrix. Ex Peter Braithwaite collection SOLD OUT .
22 BERAUNITE - Gravel Hill Mine, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, England Sprays of dark green acicular Beraunite crystals on gossan matrix 50p 1
23 BIOTITE - Lithium rich - Trelavour Downs, St. Dennis, Cornwall, England Flakes of dark bronzy brown Biotite mica, no matrix except one on a little quartz. Locally known as "Trelavourite" 1.00 3
1103 BOULANGERITE - Treore Mine, St. Endellion, Cornwall, England Grey acicular Boulangerite crystals spanning cavities in quartz matrix. Ex Peter Braithwaite collection SOLD OUT .
1104 BROCHANTITE - Bedford United Mine, Tavistock Hamlets, Devon, England Small dark green stretched lenticular Brochantite crystals on matrix 1.50p 1
29 BROCHANTITE - Cathedral Mine, Gwennap, Cornwall, England Tiny green Brochantite crystals in cavities in quartz/chalcopyrite matrix. Ex Bob Cheetham collection 50p 1
31 BROCHANTITE - South Wheal Basset, Redruth, Cornwall, England Small dark green Brochantite crystals in gossan matrix 50p 1
1105 CACOXENITE - Gunheath Pit, St. Austell, Cornwall, England Small orange Cacoxenite spheres in cavities in matrix SOLD OUT .
1106 CARBONATE FLUORAPATITE, (FRANCOLITE) - Sims Lode, Geevor Mine, St. Just, Cornwall, England Dark brown transparent hexagonal tabular Ca-Fluorapatite crystals comprising the bulk of the specimen 1.50p 1
1107 CARBONATE FLUORAPATITE, (FRANCOLITE) - George & Charlotte Mine, Tavistock Hamlets, Devon, England Small clear hexagonal Ca-Fluorapatite crystals some with fibrous terminations coating quartz crystals in cavities in quartz matrix SOLD OUT .
40 CASSITERITE - Bucketts Mine, Redruth, Cornwall, England Small to tiny, brown to black Cassiterite crystals on chlorite matrix 1.00 3
1108 CASSITERITE - Cligga Head, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, England Brown "sparable" Cassiterite crystals on quartz matrix SOLD OUT .
1109 CASSITERITE - Relistien Mine, Gwinear, Cornwall, England Black stubby Cassiterite crystals in cavties in chlorite matrix 1.50p 2
43 CASSITERITE - Roselidden Mine, Wendron, Cornwall, England Dark brown sparable Cassiterite crystals in cavities in quartz matrix +/- Quartz, Muscovite 1.00 1.50p 8 3
1110 CASSITERITE - "WOOD TIN" - Trevaunance Cove, St. Agnes, Cornwall, England Small brown "rings" of and spheres of Cassiterite - Wood Tin in part of a beach pebble 1.50p 1
1111 CASSITERITE var WOOD TIN - Wheal Charlotte, Perranuthnoe, Cornwall, England Small pale to dark brown circular aggregates of minute silky acicular Cassiterite in quartz/chlorite matrix 50p 2
1112 CERULEITE - Whiteworks, St. Day, Cornwall, England Aggregates of small velvety sky-blue sphere in cavities and on surface of killas matrix SOLD OUT .
45 CERUSSITE - Wheal Mary Ann, Menheniot, Cornwall, England Clear to white elongated Cerussite crystals scattered in cavities of drusy quartz gossan matrix 1.00 2
1113 CERUSSITE - Pentire Glaze Mine, St. Minver. Cornwall, England White "jackstraw" Cerussite crystals on little matrix SOLD OUT .
46 CHABAZITE - Ramsley Mine, South Zeal, Devon, England Small colourless rhombohedral Chabazite crystals on matrix 50p 1
1115 CHALCOPYRITE & SCORODITE - Hingston Down Quarry, Calstock, Cornwall, England Black coated lenticular Chalcopyrite crystals with small white spheres of Scorodite on a mixed sulphide matrix SOLD OUT .
1116 CHALCOTRICHITE - Wheal Pendarves, Camborne, Cornwall, England Aggregates of very thin red acicular Chalcotrichite crystals on granite matrix SOLD OUT .
1118 CLINOCLASE - Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall, England Radiating sprays of deep indigo blue crystalline Clinoclase infilling cavities in gossan matrix SOLD OUT .
1119 CUMENGEITE - Padstow Consols, Padstow, Cornwall, England Small aggregates of very minute blue Cumengeite crystals scattered over quartz gossan matrix SOLD OUT .
1120 DJURLEITE/CHALCOCITE - Levant Mine, St. Just, Cornwall, England Dull purplish black Djurleite/Chalcocite crystals in cavities in chalcocite/sulphide matrix SOLD OUT .
57 DUFTITE & BAYLDONITE - Penberthy Croft Mine, St. Hilary, Cornwall, England Crusts of minute olive green Duftite crystals with small green Bayldonite crystals in cavities in gossan matrix SOLD OUT .
1121 DUNDASITE - Padstow Consols, Padstow, Cornwall, England Small white spheres of minute acicular Dundasite crystals on gossan matrix 1.00 2
59 "ENYSITE" - Wheal Coates, St. Agnes, Cornwall, England Pale bluish green "Enysite" showing depositional banding, no matrix. It used to be the practice to "varnish" the specimens to try and prevent them dehydrating and falling apart, it didn't work this time however, these are quite stable though still fragile 2.00 5
60 FERRI-TURQUOISE (RASHLEIGHITE) - Gunheath Pit, St. Austell, Cornwall, England Drusy bluish-green Ferri-Turquoise (Rashleighite) in quartz matrix SOLD OUT .
1122 FERROBERAUNITE - Gravel Hill Mine, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall Golden brown sprays of acicular Ferro-Beraunite crystals on a quartz gossan matrix SOLD OUT .
1123 FERROBERAUNITE & STRENGITE - Gravel Hill Mine, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall Golden brown sprays of acicular Ferro-Beraunite crystals with pale straw yellow Strunzite crystals and tiny colourless Strengite crystals on a quartz gossan matrix SOLD OUT .
1124 FLUORITE - Wheal Mary Ann, Menheniot, Cornwall, England Part of a pale yellow Fluorite crystal with a few small embedded Quartz crystals, no matrix SOLD OUT .
65 GOETHITE - West Wheal Owles, St. Just, Cornwall, England Radiating sprays of brown, acicular Goethite in cavities in quartz matrix. Ex Bob Cheetham collection 50p 3
68 HAEMATITE (MICACEOUS) - New Florence Mine, North Molton, Devon, England Shiny reddish-black foliated Haematite in quartz matrix 1.00 1.50p 1 1
67 HAEMATITE - Wheal Cock, St.Just, Cornwall, England Sparkling black platy Haematite crystals richly scattered over Quartz matrix 1.00 1.50p 3 1
1125 JAMESONITE - Tresungers Mine, St. Endellion, Cornwall, England Typical silvery fibrous Jamesonite running through quartz matrix 1.50p 1
1126 LIBETHENITE - Gunheath Pit, St. Austell, Cornwall, England Small green Libethenite crystals covering matrix SOLD OUT .
1127 LIBETHENITE - West Wheal Jewel, Carharrack, Cornwall, England Small dark green Libethenite crystals in cavities in granitic matrix 1.00 2
1128 LUDLAMITE - 11/15 Decline, Wheal Jane, Kea, Cornwall, England Pale green crystalline Ludlamite in quartz matrix. +/- the occaisional Arsenopyrite crystal SOLD OUT .
76 MIMETITE - Penberthy Croft Mine, St. Hilary, Cornwall, England Small pale brown to clear Mimetite crystals in a cavity in galena matrix 50p 2
77 MIMETITE & BAYLDONITE - Penberthy Croft Mine, St. Hilary, Cornwall, England Small pale brown to whitish Mimetite crystals with dark green Bayldonite on gossan matrix 1.00 1
1129 NATROLITE - Dean Quarry, St. Keverne, Cornwall, England Pair of white columnar Natrolite crystals with a coating of an unknown white mineral, no matrix SOLD OUT .
80 OLIVENITE - Penberthy Croft Mine, St. Hilary, Cornwall, England Small olive-green Olivenite crystals in cavities in gossan matrix 1.00 1
1130 OLIVENITE - Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall, England Olive green Olivenite crystals in various forms in/on quartz gossan matrix 1.50p 2
1131 OLIVENITE var. WOOD OLIVENITE - Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall, England Tight sprays of creamy brown Wood Olivenite with a little pale blue Scorodite in cavities in quartz gossan matrix SOLD OUT .
83a OPAL - South Wheal Basset, Redruth, Cornwall, England Dark treacly brown Opal infilling cavities in matrix 1.50p 1
84 PARNAUITE - Wheal Ellen, Porthtowan, Cornwall, England Green micaceous looking Parnauite crystals in matrix 1.00 1
85 PHARMACOSIDERITE - Cathedral Mine, Gwennap, Cornwall, England Small pale green or brown cubic Pharmacosiderite crystals in cavities in gossan matrix 50p 1.50p 1 2
87 PHARMACOSIDERITE - Wheal Unity, St. Day, Cornwall, England Very minute greyish green Pharmacosiderite crystals thickly encrusting quartz matrix 1.00 1.50p 3 1
1132 PHARMACOSIDERITE & SCORODITE - Wheal Unity, St. Day, Cornwall, England Yellowish brown to green cubic Pharmacosiderite crystals with small greyish Scorodite crystals in cavities in quartz gossan matrix. Ex Bob Cheetham collection 1.00 1
1133 PHILLIPSBURGITE & CORNWALLITE - Penberthy Croft Mine, St. Hilary, Cornwall, England Spherical aggregates of dark green Cornwallite with smaller paler green Phillipsburgite associated in quartz gossan matrix SOLD OUT .
89 PSEUDOMALACHITE - East Gunnislake Mine, Calstock, Cornwall, England Dark green botryoidal crystallised Pseudomalachite in cavities in quartz matrix 1.00 1
90 PYROMORPHITE - Wheal Mary Ann, Menheniot, Cornwall, England Small yellowish to green spiky Pyromorphite crystals in cavities in quartz matrix +/- minor Bindheimite 1.00 3
1134 PYROMORPHITE - Wheal Mary Ann, Menheniot, Cornwall, England Small green barrel shaped Pyromorphite crystals in quartz matrix 1.00 4
93 RUTILE - Lanterdan Quarry, Tintagel, Cornwall, England Classic golden yellow Sagenitic Rutile on quartz matrix 1.50p 1
94 RUTILE - Lanterdan Quarry, Tintagel, Cornwall, England Classic golden yellow Sagenitic Rutile criss crossing a cavity in quartz/ablite matrix 1.00 1
1135 SCORODITE - Bedford Utd Mine, Tavistock Hamlets, Devon, England Spheres of minute greyish to pale yellow Scorodite crystals in cavities in gossan matrix 1.00 1
95 SCORODITE - Cligga Mine, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, England Greyish drusy Scorodite in a cavity in matrix 1.00 1
96 SCORODITE - Hemerdon Bal Mine, Plympton, Devon, England Greyish-blue Scorodite crystals in cavities in quartz matrix 1.50p 2.00 2.50p 1 2 1
1136 SCORODITE - Hemerdon Bal Mine, Plympton, Devon, England Greyish-blue Scorodite crystals in cavities in quartz matrix. Ex Peter Braitwaite collection 1.00 1
97 SCORODITE - Mulberry stockworks, Lanivet, Cornwall, England Greyish crust of tiny Scorodite crystals on quartz/wolframite matrix 1.50p 1
99 SCORODITE - Roselidden Mine, Wendron, Cornwall, England Small drusy greyish Scorodite spheres in cavities in quartz matrix 50p 1.00 2 4
100 SCORODITE - Wheal Ellen, Portreath, Cornwall, England Pale greyish-blue crusts and spheres of minute drusy Scorodite crystals on matrix 1.50p 1
101 SCORODITE - Wheal Maid, Gwennap, Cornwall, England Tiny greyish-blue drusy Scorodite crystals in cavities in matrix 1.50p 3
102 SCORODITE - Wheal Music, Portreath, Cornwall, England Pale greyish-blue crusts and spheres of drusy Scorodite crystals on killas matrix. Ex Bob Cheetham collection 1.00 1.50p 1 1
1137 SELENITE - Geevor Mine, St. Just, Cornwall, England Aggregates of white Selenite crystals, no matrix. Specimens are glued into boxes due to their fragility 1.00 1
107 SIDERITE - Wheal Drea, St. Just, Cornwall, England Dark chocolaty brown Siderite crystals, (typical for Wheal Drea), in cavities in matrix 1.50p 1
1138 SIDERITE - Pryce's Lode, South Crofty Mine, Camborne, Cornwall Brown complex rhombic Siderite crystals on Siderite matrix 2.00 1
1139 SIDERITE - West Wheal Owles, St. Just, Cornwall, England Small dark brown lenticular Siderite crystals in a quartz lined cavity in jasper matrix 1.00 1
1140 SPHALERITE & DOLOMITE - Silverbrook Mine, Ilsington, Devon, England Black composite Sphalerite crystals with whitish to pale brown rhombic Dolomite crystals on quartz matrix 50p 1.00 1 1
1141 SYNCHISITE-Ce & ANATASE - Wheal Charlotte, Perranuthnoe, Cornwall, England Small brownish hexagonal Synchisite-Ce crystals with shiny black Anatase crystals on matrix SOLD OUT .
1142 TOPAZ & RUTILE - Wheal Remfrey, St. Enoder, Cornwall, England Small colourless Topaz crystals with black Rutile in cavities in matrix SOLD OUT .
1143 TORBERNITE - South Terras Mine, St. Stephen-in-Brannell, Cornwall, England Small green tabular Torbernite crystals on iron-stained quartz gossan matrix 1.00 1.50p 2 3
114 TREMOLITE/ACTINOLITE - Penhawger Mine, Menheniot, Cornwall, England Aggregates of pale yellowish green fibrous Tremolite/Actinolite crystals on quartz matrix 50p 1.00 1.50p 1 2 2
1144 TURQUOISE VARLAMOFFITE & WOLFRAMITE - Gunheath Pit, St. Austell, Cornwall, England Minute pale blue Turquoise crystals with pale yellow Varlamoffite and with black Wolframite in matrix SOLD OUT .
115 VARLAMOFFITE - Gunheath Pit, St. Austell, Cornwall, England Pale yellow earthy Varlamoffite on granite matrix SOLD OUT .
1145 WAYLANDITE - Stowes Shaft, Wheal Phoenix, Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England Encrustation of small green Waylandite crytals on quartz matrix. This material has been confirmed SOLD OUT .
117 WULFENITE & PYROMORPHITE - Wheal Mary Ann, Menheniot, Cornwall, England Small orange blocky and/or bipyramidal Wulfenite crystals with green Pyromorphite crystals in quartz matrix 1.00 1.50p1 1
118 WULFENITE, PYROMORPHITE & BINDHEIMITE - Wheal Mary Ann, Menheniot, Cornwall, England Small orange blocky and/or bipyramidal Wulfenite crystals with green Pyromorphite crystals and pale yellow powdery Bindheimite in quartz matrix 1.50p2