Tag Archives: Miniature
A beautiful orange tan spray of lustrous olmiite crystals on matrix. Very aesthetic example of this rare mineral that has only been found in South Africa.
Location: N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, Couth Africa
Dimensions: 3.3 x 3.3 x 2.5cm
A doubly terminated, highly lustrous dark smoky quartz crystal, is host to scattered gemmy orange spessartine crystals. The quartz is transparent under very strong light.
Location: Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Fujian Province, China
Dimensions: 5.4 x 3.1 x 3cm
A red and green unterminated elbaite crystal is attached to a light smoky doubly terminated quartz floater. One of the photos shows where an even larger crystal was attached at one time. Ex Hugh Ford (the noted NY dealer) specimen from the 50’s.
Location: Hall's Ridge, Plumbago, Newry, Oxford County, Maine
Dimensions: 6.5 x 5.5 x 4cm
Locality: North America
A black stalactite of coronadite is the host for pastel green botryoidal spheres of smithsonite. Ex AL McGuiness specimen and label. Aesthetic specimen!
Location: Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.5 x 3cm