AUSTRALIAN  MINERALS  6

CERUSSITE   COMET EXTENDED MINE,   DUNDAS.   TASMANIA

This specimen is covered with pale yellow chrome cerussite crystals and sprays, typical from this mine. There's a variety of crystal forms from tabular to very tiny thin crystal sprays. The largest crystal is approximately 5mm. A very nice piece from this classic Tassie location.  

SIZE: 107mm L x 53mm H x 59 Front to Back    PRICE:  $75   ITEM NUMBER  AM 602

QUARTZ FLOATER WITH DOUBLE TERMINATED CRYSTALS

MT BIGGENDEN MINE, BIGGENDEN. QUEENSLAND

This little floater is very aesthetic with many double terminated crystals with some infusion of magnetite.

SIZE: 56mm L x 52mm W x 29mm D

PRICE: $65

ITEM NUMBER: AM 603

WULFENITE CRYSTALS ON MATRIX    WHIM CREEK,   PILBARA REGION.  WEST AUSTRALIA

Many beautiful golden wulfenite crystals stud every side of this specimen. The contrast of the golden, almost gemmy sparkling crystals against the very dark matrix is very pleasing. The largest crystals are around 3mm. A very nice piece and a good cabinet sized specimen.

SIZE: 111 L x 69mm W x 52mm       PRICE:  $225    ITEM NUMBER: AM 601

DOUBLY TERMINATED QUARTZ CRYSTAL     CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN , CLONCURRY AREA, QUEENSLAND

This crystal is very interesting in that , no matter which way you hold it, it gives you a different view of a mix of tabular, double terminated,parrallel  crystal growths. A white micro-druse accentuates the formations.I found, with difficulty one very small contact point on the entire, other wise intact piece.A good sized representation of the Crystal Mountain quartz locality.  

SIZE: 84mm L x 35mm Wx 32mm Front to Back     PRICE: $35     ITEM NUMBER: AM 607  

GREEN GARNET CRYSTALS

NOBLE GARNET MINE, MT GARNET. QUEENSLAND

Multiple well formed crystals of green garnet encrust this specimen. There are lots of different sized crystals, the largest being approximately 15mm across.There are a couple of contact points but it is in pretty good condition. Good specimens are hard to find from this location now.

SIZE: 30mm W x 36mm H x 30mm D

PRICE: $60     ITEM NUMBER: AM 604

QUARTZ CLUSTER SOME WITH SCEPTRES.    

TOM'S MOUNTAIN, ROSEBUD STN, MT ISA. QUEENSLAND

Many sceptred quartz crystals are intergrown with standard growths on this large specimen making it an interesting piece.

The crystals are clear to translucent and all tips are intact. There is only contact where you would expect it at the

outer edges where it was extracted.  SIZE: 185mm L x 84mm H x 134mm Front To Back

                                                       PRICE: $150     ITEM NUMBER AM 612

  

MOLYBDENITE CRYSTAL ON QUARTZ

THE BIG HOLE (OLD 25) KINGSGATE MINES, GLEN INNES. N.S.W

A nicely formed Moly crystal 41mm x 30mm is on a matrix of quartz.

SIZE: 96mm L x 79mm W x 65mm H

PRICE: $65

ITEM NUMBER: AM 610

 SIDERITE ON QUARTZ AND CALCITE     MT BIGGENDEN MINE, BIGGENDEN. QUEENSLAND

A tiny calcite twin is perched on siderite coated quartz (R/H photo at far right) more small calcites are attached to quartz at various points as well. There is a doubly terminated quartz with a parallel crystal, the left termination of which has a doubly terminated quartz attached. There is one small contact on one crystal only and a small area on an edge where it was removed from the host.

SIZE: 72mm L x 43mm W x 44mm H     PRICE: $50     ITEM NUMBER: AM 608

SMOKY QUARTZ  PARTIAL GEODE

CRYSTAL HILL,  AGATE CK. FORSAYTH .QLD

The rich dark brown colour of the crystals is really beautiful and all crystals are intact. Some exhibit secondary growth and all have a mirror shine. The back looks just like an agate skin. It is a really nice piece from Agate Ck and very hard to photograph. The photo doesn't really do it justice.

SIZE: 126mm L x 109mm W x 73mm H

PRICE: $95

ITEM NUMBER: AM 611

MALACHITE -  SIR  DOMINICK  MINE 

FLINDERS RANGES,  SOUTH AUSTRALIA

SIZE: 22MM L X 20MM W X 21MM H

PRICE:  $45 

ITEM NUMBER: AM605

 

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