There are 191 minerals sized at miniature.
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Bright green, highly lustrous crystals of pyromorphite to 8 MM, on an iron stained matrix. Some very minor contact to some of the crystals does not affect the display quality of this very aesthetic piece.
Location: Les Farges, Ussell, Correz, France
Dimensions: 6.4 x 5.5 x 2.5cm
Brilliant grass green barrel shaped crystals of pyromorphite (some with beveled edges) to 1.8 cm on a tan stalactitic matrix. Some of the crystals (including the larger ones) are doubly terminated. Choice miniature.
Location: Daoping Mine, Gongcheng County, Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang A.R., China
Dimensions: 4.1 x 2.2 x 1.9cm
A very attractive sculptural formation of botryoidal jungle green malachite sprinkled with tiny medium yellow green crystals of pyromorphite. Nothing new has come out for about 2 years.
Location: Turquoise Pocket, Browns Open Pit, Rum Jungle, No. Terr. Australia
Dimensions: 3.6 x 3.5 x 2.5cm
Medium deep green, well defined pyromorphite crystals to 3 MM surrounding groups of drusy quartz crystals on massive quartz. Old timer in excellent condition from this uncommon European locale.
Location: Bwlchgals Mine, near Talybont, Wales, United Kingdom
Dimensions: 6.5 x 4.5 x 3.9cm
A near floater specimen of gwindle (twisted) quartz with a coating of chlorite on the surface of the crystals, giving it that medium green color. There are several clear faces on the crystals that show the interior is water clear.
Location: Grischun, Switzerland
Dimensions: 4.7 x 4.2 x 2.5cm
A group of quartz crystals with minor albite sit at the gemmy termination of a single elbaite crystal that goes from a a deep olive to a medium grass green color. Very aesthetic miniature!
Location: Paprok, Kunar, Afghanistan
Dimensions: 4.2 x 1.5 x 1.3cm