Larger Boxed Minerals - housed in approx 60x40x40mm plastic boxes Updated 23 March 2021Cornwall & Devon
L16 ADULARIA - Predannack Head, Mullion, Cornwall, England Mass of pink Adularia crystals on matrix 8.00 1
L17 ALLOPHANE - New East Wheal Russell, Tavistock Hamlets, Devon, England Pale blue botryoidal Allophane on matrix. Fluoresces bright green 7.00 1
L18 ANATASE - Wheal Busy, Chacewater, Cornwall, England Greyish blue mostly tabular with a few bipyramidal Anatase crystals in cavities in quartz/chlorite matrix. Some quite large for Cornwall SOLD OUT .
L19 ARAGONITE - Reedy Cliff, Port Quin, Cornwall, England Aggregates of colourless sprays of spiky Aragonite crystals on matrix +/- Todorokite 10.00 1
L20 ARTHURITE - Hingston Down Quarry, Calstock, Cornwall, England Green crystalline Arthurite crust on matrix SOLD OUT .
L19 BAYLDONITE & MIMETITE - Penberthy Croft Mine, St. Hilary, Cornwall, England Small dark green Bayldonite crystals with whitish hexagonal Mimetite crystals in gossan matrix 15.00 1
L22 CALCITE - Wheal Ludcott, St.Ive, Cornwall, England Whitish hexagonal tabular Calcite crystals lining cavities on quartz matrix SOLD OUT .
L23 CALCITE - Wheal Ludcott, St.Ive, Cornwall, England Whitish hexagonal tabular Calcite crystals lining cavities on quartz matrix SOLD OUT .
L24 CASSITERITE & TOPAZ - North Goonbarrow Pit, St. Austell, Cornwall, England Bark brown crystalline Cassiterite on Topaz matrix with numerous whitish Topaz crystals on the surface 6.00 1
L25 CHALCOSIDERITE - Stowes Shaft, Wheal Phoenix, Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England Crusts of small dark green Chalcosiderite crystals in cavities in gossan matrix 4.00 1
L26 CHILDRENITE - Crinnis Cliff, St. Austell, Cornwall, England Very nice specimen, light brown Childrenite crystals "climbing" up Quartz crystals on matrix 20.00 1
L27 CLINOPTILOLITE - Wheal Hazard, St. Just, Cornwall, England Small colourless blocky Clinoptilolite crystals on killas matrix 4.00 1
L28 CLINOPTILOLITE - Wheal Hazard, St. Just, Cornwall, England Small colourless blocky Clinoptilolite crystals on killas matrix 5.00 1
L29 FLUORITE & TORBERNITE - Gunheath Pit, St. Austell, Cornwall, England Very deep purple to black Fluorite crystals with clusters of small green tabular Torbernite crystals on quartz/granite matrix SOLD OUT .
L30 KAOLIN pseudomorphs after ORTHOCLASE (Pigs Eggs) - Melbur Pit, St. Stephen-in-Brannell, Cornwall, England White Orthoclase crystals partially replaced by Kaolin, some as Carlsbad twins, no matrix 10.00 1
L31 LIBETHENITE - East Gunnislake Mine, Calstock, Cornwall, England Small dark green Libethenite crystals in cavities in matrix 7.00 1
L32 LIBETHENITE - Wheal Phoenix, Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England Rich specimen of small dark green Libethenite crystals covering most surfaces of matrix 35.00 1
L33 OPAL - Gunheath Pit, St. Austell, Cornwall, England Nice piece of creamy off-white Opal, no matrix 15.00 1
L34 PYROMORPHITE - Wheal Fox, Porthtowan, Cornwall, England Small whitish hexagonal Pyromorphite crystals on quartz gossan matrix 2.00 1
L35 PYROMORPHITE - Wheal Penrose, Porthleven, Cornwall, England Small green Pyromorphite crystals on quartz gossan matrix 5.00 1
L36 PYROMORPHITE - Wheal Penrose, Porthleven, Cornwall, England Small green Pyromorphite crystals on quartz gossan matrix 8.00 1
L37 PYROMORPHITE - Wheal Penrose, Porthleven, Cornwall, England Small green Pyromorphite crystals on quartz gossan matrix 6.00 1
L38 SELENITE - Kilham Mine, St. Neot, Cornwall, England Sprays of white Selenite crystals on killas matrix 4.00 1
L39 SIDERITE - Holmbush Mine, Stokeclimsland, Cornwall, England Pale brown rhombohedral Siderite crystals on quartz/sphalerite matrix 6.00 1
L40 SIDERITE - Newbridge/Twin Yeo Quarry, Teignbridge, Devon, England Crusts of brown modified rhombohedral Siderite crystals on matrix. Interesting formation 5.00 1
L41 TURQUOISE - Gunheath Pit, St. Austell, Cornwall, England Sky blue Turquoise with cellular internal structure SOLD OUT .
L42 WOLFRAMITE - Cligga Mine, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, England Nice sold piece of Wolframite and quartz 8.00 1
Cumberland & Westmorland
L43 ANDRADITE/GROSSULAR - Shap Blue Quarry, Shap, Westmorland, England Dark reddish brown/black Andradite/Grossular crystals embedded in calcite matrix 6.00 1
L44 ARSENOPYRITE - Potts Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, England Silvery tabular plates of Arsenopyrite displaying curved growth pattern in dolomite matrix 3.00 1
L45 BARYTOCALCITE - Blagill Mine, Alston, Cumberland, England Off-white Barytocalcite crystals in a cavitiy in matrix SOLD OUT .
L46 CERUSSITE - Saddleback Old Mine, Blencathra, Cumberland, England Colourless to black (included) Cerussite crystals in a cavity in quartz matrix SOLD OUT .
L47 CERUSSITE & PYROMORPHITE - Saddleback Old Mine, Blencathra, Cumberland, England Whitish Cerussite crystals with white to green hexagonal Pyromorphite crystals in cavities and on Barytes matrix 5.00 1
L48 FLUORITE & QUARTZ - Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumberland, England Colourless cubic Fluorite crystals with colourless Quartz crystals on a haematite matrix SOLD OUT .
L49 GRAPHITE - Seathwaite Mine, Borrowdale, Cumberland, England Lump of dark grey Graphite, no matrix 3.00 1
L50 HEMIMORPHITE - Roughton Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, England Small grey to pale blue bladed Hemimorphite crystals lining cavities in cellular quartz matrix 7.00 1
L51 HEMIMORPHITE - Roughton Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, England Small grey to pale blue bladed Hemimorphite crystals lining cavities in cellular quartz matrix 7.00 1
L52 MIMETITE & BEAUDANTITE - Deer Hills, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, England Clear to whitish acicular Mimetite crystals with minutely crystallised yellowish green Beaudantite in cavities in quartz matrix 3.00 1
L53 PYROMORPHITE - Saddleback Old Mine, Blencathra, Cumberland, England Green to whitish hexagonal Pyromorphite crystals in cavities in barytes matrix 6.00 1
L54 PYROMORPHITE - Saddleback Old Mine, Blencathra, Cumberland, England Green hexagonal Pyromorphite crystals in cavities in barytes matrix 7.00 1
L55 PYROMORPHITE - Saddleback Old Mine, Blencathra, Cumberland, England Green hexagonal Pyromorphite crystals with white elongated Barytes crystals on barytes matrix 9.00 1
L56 PYROMORPHITE - Saddleback Old Mine, Blencathra, Cumberland, England Green hexagonal Pyromorphite crystals in cavities in barytes matrix 7.00 1
L57 PYROMORPHITE - Saddleback Old Mine, Blencathra, Cumberland, England Green acicular Pyromorphite crystals in cavities in barytes matrix 8.00 1
L58 PYROMORPHITE - Saddleback Old Mine, Blencathra, Cumberland, England Green hexagonal Pyromorphite crystals in cavities in barytes matrix 5.00 1
L59 WULFENITE - Coombe Beck, Buttermere, Cumberland, England Small orange blocky Wulfenite crystals on matrix +/- a little Mimetite 3.00 1
Rest of England
L60 BARYTES - Wetgrooves Mine, Aysgarth, North Yorkshire, England Cluster of clear Barytes crystals on matrix SOLD OUT .
L61 CALCITE - Pindale Quarry, Castleton, Derbyshire, England Piece of cleaved white Calcite, great example of perfect cleavage. Also fluoresces orange-pink SOLD OUT .
L62 CALCITE, BARYTES & PYRITE - Ladywash Mine, Eyam, Derbyshire, England A cavity in limestone matrix contaning grey scalenohedral Calcite crystals with Pyrite inclusions, white bladed Barytes crystals and small brassy Pyrite crystals SOLD OUT .
L63 CALCITE & CHALCOPYRITE - Cloud Hill Quarry, Breedon-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire, England Clear Calcite crystals studded with bright brassy Chalcopyrite crystals which are also encapsulated in the calcite, no matrix 10.00 1
L64 CERUSSITE - Brandybottle Mine, Reeth, Swaledale, North Yorkshire, England Really nice white Cerussite crystals on matrix 5.00 1
L65 COPPER & CUPRITE - New Cliff Hill Quarry, Stanton-under-Bardon, Leicestershire, England Solid mass of Copper and Cuprite, no matrix 12.00 1
L66 EDINGTONITE - Moorswood Quarry, Dysgwylfa Hill, Shropshire, England Whitish blocky Edingtonite crystals on gabbro matrix SOLD OUT .
L67 FLUORITE - Gill Head Mine, Appletreewick, North Yorkshire, England Very pale yellow interpenetrant Fluorite twin with sulphide inclusions, no matrix SOLD OUT .
L68 FLUORITE & BARYTES - Ladywash Eyam, Derbyshire, England Barytes matrix covered in small bladed Barytes crystals with a covering of deep purple cubic Fluorite crystals SOLD OUT .
L69 FLUORITE & QUARTZ - Hockley Quarry, Ashover, Derbyshire, England Calcite matrix with an overgrowth of small mauve cubic Fluorite crystals with a few larger colourless ones and small clear doubly terminated Quartz crystals SOLD OUT .
L70 FLUORITE var. BLUE JOHN - Castleton, Derbyshire, England Piece of Blue John displaying typical purple and "white" banding with rounded Blue John crystals on top surface 8.00 1
L71 HEMIMORPHITE - Wapping Mine, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England Nice sprays of brown Hemimorphite crystals with some small whitish Calcite crystals on matrix 4.00 1
L72 QUARTZ - Calton Hill Quarry, Buxton, Derbyshire, England Clusters of colourless Quartz crystals with small spheres of red or black Haematite scattered over them 3.00 1
L73 QUARTZ - Calton Hill Quarry, Buxton, Derbyshire, England Clusters of colourless Quartz crystals with small spheres of red or black Haematite scattered over them 4.00 1
L74 QUARTZ - Calton Hill Quarry, Buxton, Derbyshire, England Clusters of colourless Quartz crystals with small spheres of red or black Haematite scattered over them 4.00 1
L75 SELENITE - Hampstead Farm Quarry, Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England Cluster of clear Selenite crystals showing unusual growth patterns, no matrix SOLD OUT .
L76 SPHALERITE - Cambokeels Mine, Weardale, Co. Durham, England Very dark brown Sphalerite crystals growing over Quartz crystals and a central core of Fluorite SOLD OUT .
L77 SPHALERITE & FLUORITE - Cambokeels Mine, Weardale, Co. Durham, England Very dark brown Sphalerite crystals with a pale yellow Fluorite crystals on top, growing over Quartz crystals and a central core of Fluorite 6.00 1
Wales
L78 HEMIMORPHITE - "Level Fawr", Cwmystwyth Mine, Cwmystwyth, Cardiganshire, Wales Sprays of small clear bladed Hemimorphite crystals on matrix 4.00 1
L79 MILLERITE & SIDERITE - Coedely Mine, Coedely, Mid Glamorgan, Wales Brassy acicular Millerite crystals with white lenticular Siderite crystals in a cavity in ironstone matrix 8.00 1
Scotland
L80 APOPHYLLITE & GYROLITE - Dunvegan Quarry, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Creamy coloured blocky Apophyllite crystals with rounded aggregates of thin bladed mica like Gyrolite crystals on basalt matrix SOLD OUT .
L81 CALCITE - Cononish Gold Mine, Tyndrum, Stirlingshire, Scotland Whitish modified scalenohedral Calcite crystals on matrix. Shows nice bright pink fluorescence SOLD OUT .
L82 CHRYSOCOLLA Pseudomorphs after VESZELYITE - Straitstep Vein, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Bluish-green Chrysocolla completely replacing Veszelyite crystals with small bladed Hemimorphite in quartz gossan matrix SOLD OUT .
L83 HARMOTOME & CALCITE - Middleshop Mine, Strontian, Argyllshire, Scotland Large brown rhombic Calcite crystals with a scattering of white Harmotome crystals, no matrix. Calcite fluoresces a strong creamy brown colour 10.00 1
L84 HEDENBERGITE & SAPONITE - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Greyish green fibrous Hedenbergite with small brown spheres of Saponite in a cavity granitic matrix 4.00 1
L85 HEMIMORPHITE - Whytes Cleugh, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Pale blue botryoidal Hemimorphite in cavities in gossan matrix SOLD OUT .
L8a PUMPELLYITE - Creag Brimishgan, Loch na Keal, Isle of Mull, Scotland Greyish-green to dark green Pumpellyite crystals lining cavities in matrix 6.00 1
L86 STIBNITE - Outcrop 200m above Knipe (Hare Hill) Mine, New Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland Bright silvery Stibnite in quartz matrix, location specimen 5.00 1
L87 STIBNITE - Outcrop 200m above Knipe (Hare Hill) Mine, New Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland Bright silvery Stibnite in quartz matrix, location specimen 5.00 1
L16 THOMSONITE-Ca - The Quirang, Trotternish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Aggregates of white to grey bladed Thomsonite-Ca crystals in cavities in basalt matrix 6.00 1
L88 VISHNEVITE - Allt a'Mhullin, Loch Borollan, Assynt, Sutherland, Scotland White massive Vishnevite embedded in matrix 3.00 6
Ireland - North & South
L89 CACOXENITE - Grouse Lodge Quarry, Ardagh, Co. Limerick, Ireland Velvety coating of minute orange Cacoxenite spheres on matrix 5.00 1
L121 CACOXENITE - Shanagolden, Co. Limerick, Ireland Radiating sprays of yellow acicular Cacoxenite crystals to orange spheres on matrix 20.00 1
Africa
L90 CERUSSITE - Mibladen, Morocco Grey Cerussite crystals on matrix, fluoresces greenish yellow SOLD OUT .
L91 CHALCEDONY - Ngabu, Chikwawa District, Malawi Pale blue Chalcedony with a cavity lined with drusy white Quartz crystals, no matrix SOLD OUT .
L92 ERYTHRITE - Bou Azzer, Ouarzazarte, Morocco Radiating sprays of dark pink Erythrite crystals on surface of matrix 6.00 1
L93 GYPSUM - DESERT ROSE - Sahara Desert Typical group of brown bladed Gypsum crystals, no matrix 3.00 1
L94 HAEMATITE - Djebel Nador, Guelma, Guelma Province, Morocco Large thin shiny black bladed Haematite crystals, no matrix 10.00 1
L95 HAEMATITE - Tamazeght Complex, Kenifra Province, Morocco Small shiny black tabular Haematite crystals thickly scattered over matrix 7.00 1
L96 HAEMATITE - Wessels Mine, Hotazel, South Africa Large black shiny Haematite crystals in calcite matrix 12.00 1
L17 MALACHITE - Katanga, Dem.Rep.Congo (Zaire) Half a polished Malachite nodule showing nice banding 8.00 1
L97 MALACHITE - Shinkolobwe Mine, Kambove, Dem.Rep.Congo (Zaire) Mass of green acicular Malachite crystals in and on matrix SOLD OUT .
L98 WULFENITE - Touissit, Jerada, Morocco Group of pale yellow orange tabular Wulfenite crystals, no matrix 10.00 1
L99 WULFENITE - Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto, Namibia Large brown tabular Wulfenite crystal with various inclusions and attachments, no matrix 8.00 1
America - North & South
L100 DATOLITE - Charcas, San Luis, Potosi, Mexico Group of whitish/pale greenish Datolite crystals, no matrix 12.00 1
L101 HYDROXYLHERDERITE & SCHORL - Santa-Roram, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais, Brazil Pinkish Hydroxylherderite crystals perched on a Schorl crystal. The Hydroxlherderite has small HH crystals over the surface of the main crystals, no other matrix 25.00 1
L102 INESITE - Hale Creek, Mad River Rock, Trinity Co., California, USA Plate of pink Inesite crystals forming the bulk of the specimen. Fluoresces a greyish colour 20.00 1
L103 MIMETITE - Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico Rounded clusters of pale yellow Mimetite crystals with a few colourless bladed Hemimorphite crystals on gossan matrix 6.00 1
L104 MIMETITE - Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico Sprays of pale yellow Mimetite crystals thickly covering matrix 10.00 1
L105 MIMETITE & WULFENITE - San Francisco Mine, Cerro Prieto, Sonora, Mexico Small yellow Mimetite crystals with thin tabular orange Wulfenite crystals on matrix 20.00 1
L105a MIMETITE & WULFENITE - San Francisco Mine, Cerro Prieto, Sonora, Mexico Small yellow Mimetite crystals with thin tabular orange Wulfenite crystals on matrix 20.00 1
L106 MUSCOVITE & MONTMORILLONITE - Tamminen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA Large plates of brownish Muscovite with a lesser area of pink Montmorillonite SOLD OUT .
L107 TYUYAMUNITE & CALCITE - Marie Mine, Pryor Mountains, Bighorn Co., Montana, USA Aggregates of small yellow micaceous Tyuyamunite crystals in amongst pinkish Calcite crystals on matrix 10.00 1
Asia & Australasia
L108 ATACAMITE - Endeavour 26 Opencut, North Parkes, NSW, Australia Dark green Atacamite crystals scattered over black Mn/Fe matrix 3.00 1
L109 BERYL var. GOSHENITE - Pingwu Beryl Mine, Mount Xuebaoding, Minanyang, Sichuan, China Large very pale blue hexagonal tabular Goshenite crystal, no matrix 15.00 1
L110 FLUORAPATITE - Dara-i-Pech Pegmatite, Chapa Dara, Kunar, Afghanistan Pale pink hexagonal Fluorapatite crystals thickly covering matrix 18.00 1
L111 PSEUDOBROOKITE, HAEMATITE & TRIDYMITE - Hendersons Quarry, Ngongotaha, Rotorua, New Zealand Black acicular Pseudobrookite crystals with shiny black hexagonal plates of Haematite crystals on small whitish Tridymite crystals in cavities in matrix 4.00 1
L112 SPODUMENE - Afghanistan Pale pink with a pale green upper half Spodumene crystal, no matrix. Pink half fluoresces more strongly than the green 15.00 1
L113 TOURMALINE - Hunza Valley, Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan Single black Tourmailne crystals with Quartz and Mica attached, no other matrix 35.00 1
L114 TOURMALINE - Paprok, Kamdesh, Nuristan, Afghanistan Single deep bluish green Tourmaline crystal with a flat termination, no matrix 40.00 1
L115 ULRICHITE - Lake Boga Quarry, Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia Small light green acicular Ulrichite crystals clustered together on granite matrix 25.00 1
L116 WULFENITE & BARYTES - Maoniuping Mine, Mianning Co., Sichuan Province, China Orange blocky Wulfenite crystals with white thin bladed Barytes crystals on matrix SOLD OUT .
Europe including Russia
L117 CALCITE & MONTMORILLONITE - Karikas Hill Quarry, Bazsi, Veszprem Co., Czech Republic Whitish rounded Calcite crystals on brown "crazed" Montmorillonite lining a cavity in basalt matrix SOLD OUT .
L118 EPIDOTE & AUGITE - Zell am See District, Salzburg, Austria Green elongated Epidote crystals with numerous very dark green/black Augite crystals on matrix SOLD OUT .
L119 FLORKEITE & WILHENDERSONITE - Rother Kopf, Gerolstein, Eifel, Germany Greyish spherical aggregates of tiny Florkeite crystals with slightly smaller white spheres of Wilhendersonite crystals on matrix +/- greenish Pyroxene, colourless hexagonal Nepheline, white acicular Apatite crystals 30.00 1
L121 PREHNITE - Oficarsa Quarry, Carchelejo, Jaen, Andalusia, Spain Nice pale green "fans" of Prehnite on matrix 7.00 1