There are 199 minerals sized at miniature.
Click on the mineral photo to see additional views of the specimen.
A group of very sharp crystals of sanidine with that iridescent “moonstone” effect that creates some beautiful colors when the light hits it. These were found in the early 1990s (if my memory serves me right) and have not been found again.
Location: Pili Mine, Municipio de Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 6 x 6 x 3.4cm
Locality: North America
A bright lustrous, gemmy orange pseudo octahedral crystal of scheelite with a bit of muscovite and matrix at the rear. Kind of the color of a real good Elmwood calcite.NEW!
Location: Mt. Xuebaoding, Pingwu County, Sichuan Province, China
Dimensions: 4 x 3.8 x 2.8cm
A bipyramidal crystal of orange scheelite sits on a quartz crystal with muscovite. One minor chip to the right tip of the crystal, but the color and gemminess are unreal! Superb!
Location: Miangyang Mine, Pingwu, Sichuan Prov., China
Dimensions: 5 x 3.5 x 3.5cm
A group of highly lustrous, very deep olive green (nearly black) prisms of schorl with a water clear quartz crystal and silvery muscovite crystals. Very aesthetic miniature! You can really see the unique color when light hits it.
Location: Teofilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.2 x 1.8cm