There are 191 minerals sized at miniature.

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Barite on Fluorite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3265
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Highly lustrous, pastel blue-grey blades of barite on a matrix of yellow fluorite crystals. Aesthetic miniature!


Price: $200.00
Location: Mina Moscona, Villabona, Asturias, Spain
Dimensions: 6.2 x 5.3 x 3cm
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Barite on Sphalerite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4916
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Gemmy yellow orange crystals of sphalerite sit at the top and on the side of a group of sharp, bladed white crystals of barite. Displays from all sides.


Price: $180.00
Location: Mina Troya, Mutiloa, Basque Province, Spain
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4 x 3.5cm
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Beryl Var. Aquamarine

ID: 6151
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A single, partly gemmy medium blue crystal of aquamarine with a textbook prismatic termination.


Price: $180.00
Location: Teofilo Otoni, Mucuri Valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.4 x 1.3cm
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Beryl Var. Aquamarine (Cesium included)

ID: 6289
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During the summer of 2012, a small lot of the deep blue aquas appeared on the market and were thought to be Vorobyevite. After analysis by Dr. Federico Pezzotta in Milan, they were confirmed to be a cesium included beryl, but not rich enough to be vorobyevite. Most of the crystals found were under 2.5 cm wide, so this one would be in the top percent for quality color and crystal size (3.4 cm!). No more have been found.


Price: $2000.00
Location: Deo Darrah, Khash, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.1 x 3cm
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Beryl Var. Aquamarine (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3450
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A group of approximately 12 medium blue crystals that run from milky to gemmy, of the aquamarine variety of beryl, in parallel growth forming a divergent spray with textbook, complete terminations. There is one small broken crystal which prevents it from being a 360 degree rock, but as you can see from the photos, this miniature displays beautifully and is actually a good companion to the indicolite (no. 3449). Choice!


Price: $650.00
Location: Shigar Valley, Skardu Road, Gilgit, Pakistan
Dimensions: 3.2 x 3 x 2.2cm
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Beryl Var. Aquamarine on Smoky Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3627
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A small aquamarine measuring apporx. 1 cm sits on the tip of a group of smoky quartz crystals. A classic Colorado specimen in excellent condition from the US’s highest mineral locality!!


Price: $300.00
Location: Mt. Antero, Chaffee Co., Colorado
Dimensions: 5 x 2.3 x 2cm
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Beryl Var. Emerald (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3437
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A medium green, lustrous emerald crystals with a flat termination measuring 2.7 cm sits vertically on a very dark schist matrix alongside a 2.5 cm emerald crystal that’s lying horizontally on it’s left. A very rare beryl from Afghanistan, I have seen very few emeralds from this locality on the market.


Price: $750.00
Location: Gamitha, Laghman, Afghanistan
Dimensions: 6.5 x 4 x 3.5cm
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Beryl Var. Emerald with Pyrite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 5294
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Medium green, transparent emerald crystals to 1 cm sitting in a calcite vug with small scattered groups of golden pyrite crystals.


Price: $450.00
Location: Muzo Mine, Boyaca, Colombia
Dimensions: 6.5 x 5.5 x 5cm
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Beryl Var. Goshenite

ID: 4823
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An old timer from the Chia mine. Transparent tabular crystals of goshenite to 2.8 cm intergrown at various angles. Textbook crystals in excellent condition


Price: $450.00
Location: Chia Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 4 x 4 x 3.2cm
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Beryl Var. Goshenite with Schorl

ID: 6033
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Clear to white, textbook hexagonal prisms of goshenite intermixed with jet black crystals of schorl. Believe these came out around 2006.


Price: $450.00
Location: Erongo Mountains, Namibia
Dimensions: 6.4 x 3.5 x 3.2cm
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There are 191 minerals sized at miniature.

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