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Tridymite, Colac, Victoria, Australia

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Pale yellow groups of tridymite crystals in a number of vesicles in basalt (dozens of clusters). Other minerals present include ilmenite and augite, and maybe hyalite opal.  Click here for a higher resolution photo. Price $3.00. Code WS0013.  Please note the size! Specimen requires magnification and illumination.  Full specimen photo: Box is 28mm square. Close up photos: Width of view 3.5mm.  

Azurite and Dolomite, Brixlegg, Austria

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Royal blue crystals of azurite on white dolomite from Brixlegg, Kufstein District, Tyrol, Austria.  Price $3.00. Code WS0012.  Please note the size! Specimen requires magnification and illumination.  Full specimen photo: Box is 28mm square. Close up photos: Width of view is 3.5mm.    

Pyrolusite, Siegen, Germany

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Silver bladed crystals on matrix from Siegen, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.  Price $3.00. Code WS0011.  Please note the size! Specimen requires magnification and illumination.  Full specimen photo: Box is 28mm square. Close up photo: Width of view is 3.5mm.    

Pharmacolite and Stibnite, Plaka Mines, Lavrion, Greece

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Colourless to white prismatic crystals of pharmacolite on two sides of the specimen and little sprays of silver prismatic stibnite crystals nearby, from the Plaka mines, Plaka, Lavrion Mining District, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece.  Price $8.00. Code WS0010.  Please note the size! Specimen requires magnification and illumination.  Full specimen photo: Box is 28mm square. Close up photos: Width of view is 3.5mm.    

Wardite, Wolfsberg, Spittal an der Drau, Austria

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Colourless crystals of wardite in a vugh from the feldspar quarry, Wolfsberg, Spittal an der Drau, Carinthia, Austria.  Price $5.00. Code WS0009.  Please note the size! Specimen requires magnification and illumination.  Full specimen photo: Box is 28mm square. Close up photo: Width of view is 3.5mm.    

Rare Species: Cornwallite, Clara Mine, Germany

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Bluish-green balls of cornwallite sitting on quartz crystals in a vugh from the famous Clara Mine, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Ortenaukreis, Freiburg Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.  Price $5.00. Code WS0008.  Please note the size! Specimen requires magnification and illumination.  Full specimen photo: Box is 28mm square. Close up photo: Width of view is 3.5mm.    

Pyromorphite, Giesenbach, Reichenbach, Germany

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Sharp yellow-green hexagonal crystals of pyromorphite with goethite on quartz from Giesenbach, Reichenbach, Lahr/Schwarzwald, Ortenaukreis, Freiburg Region, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.  Price $3.00. Code WS0007.  Please note the size! Specimen requires magnification and illumination.  Full specimen photo: Box is 28mm square. Close up photo: Width of view is 3.5mm.    

Rare Species: Sursassite, Falota, Switzerland

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Fibrous orange crystalline groups of the rare mineral sursassaite in matrix from Falotta, Tinizong (Tinzen), Surses, Albula Region, Grisons, Switzerland. Collected in 1986.  Price $3.00. Code WS0006.  Please note the size! Specimen requires magnification and illumination.  Full specimen photo: Box is 28mm square. Close up photo: Width of view is 3.5mm.    

Hemimorphite, Sounion, Greece

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For sale is a specimen of sharp aggregates of colourless crystals of hemimorphite from Sounion, Lavrion Mining District, Lavreotiki, East Attica, Attica, Greece. Really good coverage on this one. Price $10.00. Code WS0005. Please note the size! Specimen requires magnification and illumination. Full specimen photo: Box is 28mm square. Close up photos: Width of view is 3.5mm.   Listing on Webstore . 

Libethenite, Miguel Vacas Mine, Portugal

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For sale is a specimen of sharp green crystals of libethenite from the Miguel Vacas Mine, Nossa Senhora da Conceição e São Bartolomeu, Vila Viçosa, Évora, Portugal. Previously in the Jacques-Yves Desescaut collection. Price $10.00. Code WS0004. Please note the size! Specimen requires magnification and illumination. Full specimen photo: Box is 28mm square. Close up photos: Width of view is 3.5mm.   Listing on Webstore . 

Rare Species and Pseudomorph: Nesquehonite after Landsfordite, Pennsylvania, USA

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For sale is a specimen of rare nesquehonite after landsfordite, Nesquehoning Coal Mine, Nesquehoning, Lansford, Carbon Co., Pennsylvania, USA. This is the Type Locality for both species.   Price $25.00. Code WS0002. Please note the size! Specimen requires magnification and illumination. Full specimen photo: Box is 28mm square. Close up photo: Width of view is 3.5mm.   Listing on Webstore . 

Rare Gold Crystal, Harrison Hot Springs, Canada

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For sale is a specimen of a rare gold crystal on quartz from the Bear Mountain Gold Mine, Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada.There is a second smaller crystal nearby.   Price $25.00. Code WS0002. Please note the size! Specimen requires magnification and illumination. Full specimen photo: Box is 28mm square. Close up photo: Width of view is 3.5mm. Listing on Webstore .

Rare Mineral: Sampleite, Lake Boga, Victoria, Australia

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For sale is a specimen of the rare blue phosphate mineral, sampleite, from Lake Boga, Victoria, Australia. There are two areas of sampleite on this specimen. One is a group of very thin prismatic transparent crystals and the other a group of flat-lying crystals.  Price $25.00. Code WS0001. Please note the size! Specimen requires magnification and illumination. Full specimen photo: Box is 28mm square. Close up photos: Width of view is 3.5mm. Listing on Webstore .