Micromounts Scotland...........Updated 8 May 2021
2225 ALBITE - Reilly Quarry, Houston, Renfrewshire, Scotland Pinkish Albite with Quartz crystals lining cavities in matrix 1.00 1
2227 AMPHIBOLE - Loanhead Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Very thin green acicular Amphibole needles lining cavities in matrix 1.00 3
4130 ANALCITE - Camas nan Sidhein, Moonen Bay, Duirinish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Small glass clear Analcite crystals lining cavities in basalt matrix +/- Chabazite-Ca 1.00 1.50p 2 2
2228 ANALCITE - Kildonan, Waternish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Colourless Analcite Crystals lining cavities in basalt matrix 50p 1
400 ANALCITE - Road Cutting, Struan, Bracadale, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Whitish to colourless Analcite Crystals on basalt matrix 50p 1.00 1 2
2233 ANALCITE & MESOLITE - Road Cutting, Struan, Bracadale, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Whitish to colourless Analcite Crystals with acicular Mesolite crystals on basalt matrix 1.00 1
2234 ANALCITE & MESOLITE - Talisker Point, Minginish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Clear Analcite crystals with very thin white acicular Mesolite crystals lining cavities in basalt matrix 1.00 1
5151 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 1.00 2
2235 ARSENOPYRITE - Louisa Mine, Glendinning, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Small grey elongated Arsenopyrite crystals in matrix 1.00 4
2836 BIOTITE - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Greenish black "books" of Biotite in cavities in granitic matrix SOLD OUT .
2837 BIOTITE & ALLANITE-Ce - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Greenish black "books" of Biotite with small dark brown to black tabular Allanite-Ce crystals in a cavity in granitic matrix SOLD OUT .
408 BREWSTERITE - Whitesmith Mine, Strontian, Argyllshire, Scotland Colourless to pale brown Brewsterite crystals on Calcite crystals on granite/calcite/barytes matrix 1.00 1.50p 2 2
5152 BREWSTERITE-Sr - Whitesmith Mine, Strontian, Argyllshire, Scotland Colourless to pale brown Brewsterite crystals on matrix 1.00 1
2838 CALCITE - Camas nan Sidhein, Moonen Bay, Duirinish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Clear to pale brown Calcite crystals on black Chlorite in cavities in basalt matrix 1.00 2
2237 CALCITE - Trearn Quarry, Gateside, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Whitish scalenohedral Calcite crystals, no matrix 50p 1
4132 CALCITE - Trearn Quarry, Gateside, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Pale brown to whitish scalenohedral Calcite crystals lining a cavity in a bivalve shell in matrix 1.50p 1
4133 CALCITE, ALBITE, PUMPELLYITE & EPIDOTE - Loanhead Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland White to brown rhombic Calcite crystals with small white Albite crystals, tiny greyish-green spheres of Pumpellyite and small dark green bladed Epidote crystals in cavities in matrix 1.50p 1
2239 CALCITE & ANALCITE - Loanhead Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Whitish complex Calcite crystals in cavities in matrix with white Analcite crystals in some of them 50p 2
2241 CALCITE, CHABAZITE & THOMSONITE - Kildonan, Waternish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Pale yellow scalenohedral Calcite crystals on colourless rhombohedral Chabazite crystals and white bladed Thomsonite in cavities in matrix 1.00 1
4135 CALCITE, EPIDOTE & ALBITE - Loanhead Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland White to brown rhombic Calcite crystals with small dark green bladed Epidote crystals and small white Albite crystals in cavities in matrix 1.50p 2
1225 CALCITE & GROSSULAR - Loanhead Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Clear Calcite crystals with sparkling orangy-brown Grossular crystals and a little tiny black octahedral Magnetite in a cavity in matrix. Ex Peter Braithwaite collection 1.00 1
2845 CERUSSITE - Old Glencrief Mine, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Colourless Cerussite crystals in cavities in decomposed cellular galena matrix +/- Pyromorphite SOLD OUT .
2245 CHABAZITE - Kildonan, Waternish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Colourless rhombohedral Chabazite crystals lining cavities in basalt matrix 50p 1
2248 CHABAZITE & THOMSONITE - Totescore Quarry, Uig, Trotternish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Clear twinned Chabazite crystals with sprays of white bladed Thomsonite crystals in a cavity in basalt matrix 1.50p 1
2846 CHABAZITE-Ca - Camas nan Sidhein, Moonen Bay, Duirinish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Colourless rhombic Chabazite-Ca crystals in cavities in basalt matrix +/- Saponite, Thomsonite-Ca 1.00 2
2846a CHABAZITE-Ca - Camas nan Sidhein, Moonen Bay, Duirinish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Colourless rhombic Chabazite-Ca crystals in an extracted vesicle cavity lining, no matrix 1.50p 1
2847 CHABAZITE-Ca & THOMSONITE-Ca - Camas nan Sidhein, Moonen Bay, Duirinish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Colourless rhombic Chabazite-Ca crystals with sprays of and globular cavity linings of Thomsonite-Ca 1.00 1
2249 CHALCOPYRITE, DOLOMITE & BROCHANTITE - Blackcraig Mine, Newton Stewart, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland Bronze coloured modified Chalcopyrite crystals with light brown Dolomite rhombohedral Dolomite crystals plus some dark micro Brochantite crystals on matrix 1.00 1
5153 CHRYSOCOLLA Pseudo after VESZELYITE - Straitstep Vein, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Greenish Chrysocolla completely replacing Veszelyite crystals in a cavity in gossan matrix SOLD OUT .
2253 CHRYSOCOLLA Pseudomorphs after VESZELYITE & HEMIMORPHITE - Straitstep Vein, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Bluish-green Chrysocolla completely replacing Veszelyite crystals with small bladed Hemimorphite in quartz gossan matrix SOLD OUT .
2848 COWLESITE - Camas nan Sidhein, Moonen Bay, Duirinish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Rounded aggregates of minute whitish Cowlesite xtls in cavities in basalt matrix 1.00 1.50p 3 5
4139 COWLESITE - Moonen Bay, Duirinish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Rounded aggregates of minute whitish Cowlesite crystals in cavities in basalt matrix 1.00 1
5154 COWLESITE - Oisgill Bay, Duirinish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Rounded aggregates of minute whitish Cowlesite crystals in cavities in basalt matrix 1.00 1
2255 EPIDOTE & PUMPELLYITE - Creag Brimishgan, Loch na Keal, Isle of Mull, Argyllshire, Scotland Radiating sprays of yellowish-green acicular Epidote Crystals growing out of a carpet of dark green Pumpellyite crystals in cavities in matrix 1.00 1.50p 5 5
2852 FERRO-HORNBLENDE, EPIDOTE & HEDENBERGITE - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Small black Ferro-Hornblende crystals with small olive green Epidote crystals and both greyish green prismatic and fibrous Hedenbergite crystals in a cavity in granitic matrix SOLD OUT .
2853 FERRO-HORNBLENDE & HEDENBERGITE - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Small black Ferro-Hornblende crystals with greyish green fibrous Hedenbergite crystals in a cavity in granitic matrix 1.00 1
2857 FLUORITE & QUARTZ - Water of Ailnack, Tomintoul, Morayshire, Scotland Clear or pale green multifaceted cubic Fluorite crystals with purple speckles on drusy Quartz crystals on quartz/ pale green fluorite matrix +/- Barytes 1.00 1.50p 4 1
2256 GROSSULAR & MAGNETITE - Loanhead Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Sparkling orangy-brown Grossular crystals with tiny black octahedral Magnetite crystals in cavity in matrix 1.50p 1
2257 GROSSULAR, MAGNETITE, CALCITE & AMPHIBOLE - Loanhead Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Sparkling orangy-brown Grossular crystals with tiny black octahedral Magnetite crystals Calcite and green acicular Amphibole needles in cavities in matrix 2.00 1
1240 HAEMATITE & CALCITE - Loanhead Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Reddish micaceous Haematite coating a Calcite crystal on matrix plus some Grossular. Ex Peter Braithwaite collection 1.50p 1
4145 HARMOTOME - Guisachan Quarry, Tomich, Invernesshire, Scotland Classic colourless "cruciform" Harmotome crystals on granite matrix 1.00 1
5155 HARMOTOME - Loanhead Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Colourless "cruciform" Harmotome crystals on prehnite or calcite matrix SOLD OUT .
2858 HEDENBERGITE - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Greyish green fibrous Hedenbergite completely filling a cavity in granitic matrix SOLD OUT .
2860 HEDENBERGITE, BIOTITE & HEULANDITE - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Greyish green prismatic Hedenbergite crystals with blackish "books" of Biotite crystals and a colourless blocky Heulandite crystal attached to one of the Biotite "books" in a cavity in granitic matrix 2.00 1
2864 HEDENBERGITE & SAPONITE - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Greyish green fibrous Hedenbergite with small brown spheres of Saponite in cavities in granitic matrix SOLD OUT .
2865 HEDENBERGITE, ZIRCON & BIOTITE - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Greyish green fibrous and prismatic Hedenbergite crystals with small pale brown Zircon crystals and blackish green "books" of Biotite crystals in a cavity in granitic matrix 1.50p 1
424 HEMIMORPHITE - Pibble Mine, Newton Stewart, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland Cavities in gossan matrix lined with small greyish Hemimorphite crystals 50p 1
4146 HEMIMORPHITE - Pibble Mine, Newton Stewart, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland Cavities in gossan matrix lined with whitish botryoidal Hemimorphite 1.00 1
1917 HEMIMORPHITE - Straitstep Vein, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland White to pale blue thickly intergrown bladed Hemimorphite crystals forming rounded aggregates in cavities in gossan matrix 1.00 2
5156 HEMIMORPHITE - Whytes Cleugh, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Whitish botryoidal Hemimorphite in cavities in gossan matrix 1.00 1
5157 HEMIMORPHITE - Whytes Cleugh, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Sprays of small yellow Hemimorphite crystals in cavities in sphalerite matrix SOLD OUT .
5158 HEMIMORPHITE & SPHALERITE - Whytes Cleugh, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Sprays of small yellow Hemimorphite crystals with black Sphalerite crystals in cavities in sphalerite matrix SOLD OUT .
2866 HEULANDITE - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Colourless blocky Heulandite crystals with fFeldspar and Quartz in cavities in granitic matrix 1.00 1
5159 HEULANDITE - Sgurr nam Boc, Minginish, Isle of Skye, Invernesshire, Scotland Colourless thin tabular to blocky Heulandite crystals in cavities in basalt matrix 1.50p 2
4150 LAUMONTITE - Floddigarry, Trotternish, Isle of Skye, Invernesshire, Scotland Small white elongated Laumontite in cavities in basalt matrix plus some Analcite & Stilbite 1.00 4
2869 LEVYNE - Camas nan Sidhein, Moonen Bay, Duirinish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland White wafer thin hexagonal Levyne crystals on black Chlorite with some Chabazite-Ca crystals in a cavity in basalt matrix 1.00 1
2870 LEVYNE - Oisgill Bay, Duirinish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland White tabular hexagonal Levyne crystals in cavities in basalt matrix 1.50p 2.00 4 4
1919 LINARITE - Blackcraig Mine, Newton Stewart, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland Sprays of small dark blue Linarite crystals in cavities in matrix +/-Anglesite, Cerussite 1.00 1.50p 1 1
1921 LINARITE & CHALCOPYRITE - Blackcraig Mine, Newton Stewart, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland Sprays of small dark blue Linarite crystals with bronze coloured Chalcopyrite crystals in cavities in matrix 1.50p 1
5160 MALACHITE - Creetown Quarry, Creetown, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland Green Malachite spheres in a quartz lined cavity in matrix 50p 1
1922 MALACHITE - Pibble Mine, Newton Stewart, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland Cavities in gossan matrix filled with small green acicular Malachite crystals 1.00 1
2263 MESOLITE & ANALCITE - Roadside Quarry, Talisker, Minginish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Very thin white acicluar Mesolite crystals on clear Analcite crystals lining cavities in basalt matrix 1.00 2
4156 MINIUM - Whytes Cleuch, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Small to larger reddish-orange spots and patches of earthy Minium embedded in Pyromorphite based matrix 50p 1.00 3 3
5161 MOTTRAMITE - Whytes Cleuch, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Tiny dark brown Mottramite crystals thickly lining cavities in Pyromorphite/Phosphohedyphane matrix SOLD OUT .
2873 PHILLIPSITE - Camas nan Sidhein, Moonen Bay, Duirinish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Clear blocky Phillipsite crystals in cavities in basalt matrix 1.00 1
5162 PREHNITE - Carsaig Bay, Isle of Mull, Argyllshire, Scotland Whitish tabular Prehnite crystals thickly intergrown and lining cavities in basalt matrix 1.00 1
1923 PREHNITE - Loanhead Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Aggregates of grey-green Prehnite spheres, no matrix. Ugly but interesting nonetheless 1.00 4
2268 PREHNITE - Loanhead Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland A sphere of small pale green Prehnite crystals on greyish green Pumpellyite in a cavity in matrix 50p 1
5163 PREHNITE - Sgurr nan Cearcall, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Stacks of whitish tabular Prehnite crystals, no matrix and a long walk SOLD OUT .
2269 PREHNITE & PUMPELLYITE - Loanhead Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Spheres of small pale green Prehnite crystals on greyish green Pumpellyite plus the occaisional Epidote crystal in a cavity in matrix 1.50p 1
2874 PUMPELLYITE - Creag Brimishgan, Loch na Keal, Isle of Mull, Scotland Greyish-green to dark green Pumpellyite crystals lining cavities in matrix +/- Epidote 1.50p 2.00 1 2
2270 PUMPELLYITE - Loanhead Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Cavities in matrix lined with greyish green Pumpellyite plus the occaisional Epidote crystal 1.00 1
4157 PUMPELLYITE, ALBITE, EPIDOTE & CALCITE - Loanhead Quarry, Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland Tiny greyish-green spheres of Pumpellyite with small white Albite crystals, small dark green bladed Epidote crystals and whitish rhombic Calcite crystals in cavities in matrix 2.00 1
1258 PYROMORPHITE - Belton Grain Vein, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Yellowish-green to orange hexagonal Pyromorphite crystals in matrix 50p 1
2274 PYROMORPHITE - Susanna Mine, Leadhills, Lanarkshire, Scotland Green to orange Pyromorphite crystals on matrix 50p 1.00 2 2
1262 PYROMORPHITE - Whytes Cleugh, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Small greenish-yellow to orange hexagonal Pyromorphite crystals on matrix 50p 2
5164 PYROMORPHITE & WULFENITE - Loch na Meine Mine, Strathglass, Inverness-shire, Scotland Small green spiky Pyromorphite crystals with small orange bipyramidal Wulfenite crystals on gossan matrix SOLD OUT .
5165 QUARTZ, HEDENBERGITE & FERRO-HORNBLENDE - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Colourless Quartz crystals with thin fibrous greenish grey Hedenbergite fibres and a black Ferro-Hornblende crystal in a cavity in granite matrix 1.50p 1
2875 SAPONITE - Camas nan Sidhein, Moonen Bay, Duirinish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Aggregates of tiny pale orange Saponite spheres in cavities in basalt matrix 1.00 4
2879 SAPONITE & HEDENBERGITE - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Small brown spheres of Saponite with greyish green prismatic Hedenbergite crystals in a cavity in granitic matrix SOLD OUT .
2880 SAPONITE, HEDENBERGITE & BIOTITE - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Small brown spheres of Saponite with greyish green Hedenbergite and greenish black "books" of Biotite crystals in a cavity in granitic matrix 1.00 1
5166 SAPPHIRE - Loch Scridain, Isle of Mull, Argyllshire, Scotland Very dark-blue almost black Sapphire crystals embedded in and protruding from baked mudstone matrix 1.00 1
5167 SAPPHIRE - Seabank Villa, Loch Scridain, Isle of Mull, Argyllshire, Scotland Dark purplish blue sparkling but rough Sapphire crystals embedded and protruding from baked mudstone matrix 1.50p 2
5168 SAPPHIRE & BYTOWNITE - Loch Scridain, Isle of Mull, Argyllshire, Scotland Dark blue to mauve Sapphire crystals with pink Bytownite feldspar embedded in baked mudstone matrix 1.00 1
5169 SAPPHIRE & MORDENITE - Loch Scridain, Isle of Mull, Argyllshire, Scotland Dark blue to mauve Sapphire crystals with a small cavity filled with white fluffy Mordenite in baked mudstone matrix SOLD OUT .
1929 SMITHSONITE, QUARTZ, CHALCOPYRITE & DOLOMITE - Blackcraig Mine, Newton Stewart, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland Small off-white "rice grain" Smithsonite crystals with clear Quartz crystals, bronze coloured Chalcopyrite crystals on and pale brown Dolomite crystals on matrix 1.00 1.50p 3 2
4162 SPINEL - Carsaig Bay, Isle of Mull, Argyllshire, Scotland Black octahedral Spinel crystals embedded in baked mudstone matrix +/- Sapphire 1.00 1.50p 1 1
1933 STIBNITE - Outcrop 200m above Knipe (Hare Hill) Mine, New Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland Bright silvery Stibnite in quartz matrix, location specimen 1.00 1
2281 STIBNITE - Hare Hill Mine, New Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland Grey or lightly tarnished, very fine acicular to relatively thicker Stibnite crystals in cavities in quartz/stibnite matrix 1.00 2
5170 THOMSONITE - The Quirang, Trotternish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland 2 Generations of Thomsonite 1. Cavity in matrix thickly lined with small bladed Thomsonite crystals, 2. Silky white fibrous Thomsonite "floating" in the cavity 1.00 2
2286 THOMSONITE - The Quirang, Trotternish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Cavity in matrix thickly lined with small bladed Thomsonite crystals 50p 1.00 1 1
2886a THOMSONITE-Ca & CHABAZITE-Ca - Camas nan Sidhein, Moonen Bay, Duirinish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Aggregates of white to grey bladed Thomsonite-Ca crystals with colourless rhombic Chabazite-Ca crystals in cavities in basalt matrix 1.50p 1
4165 VANADINITE & PHOSPHOHEDYPHANE - Whytes Cleugh, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Pale brown tabular hexagonal Vanadinite crystals scattered over velvety Phosphohedyphane in cavities in matrix SOLD OUT .
4166 WOLLASTONITE - Marble Quarries, Kilchrist, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Thin white feathery Wollastonite sprays on thin joint planes in marble matrix 1.00 1
5171 WULFENITE & PYROMORPHITE - Loch na Meine Mine, Strathglass, Inverness-shire, Scotland Small orange bipyramidal Wulfenite crystals with small green spiky Pyromorphite crystals on gossan matrix SOLD OUT
4168 ZIRCON - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Small pale yellow tetragonal Zircon crystal in a cavity in granitic matrix SOLD OUT .
4168a ZIRCON - Loch Ainort, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, Scotland Small brownish elongated Zircon crystals with a thin coating giving the colour in a cavity in granitic matrix SOLD OUT .