There are 164 minerals sized at miniature.
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A very gemmy, bright yellow brazilianite prism measuring 2 cm sits on a nicely contrasting greyish quartz crystal. Sharp!
Location: Divino do Larend, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 4.5 x 3.5 x 2.7cm
A pair of water clear prisms of calcite on matrix. There’s a tiny nick on one of the terminations. This little guy was found during an excavation near the airport in Skardu, and I don’t think there’ll be any more. A find for the serious calcite collector!
Location: Skardu Airport, Skardu, Balistan, Pakistan
Dimensions: 3.5 x 2.5 x 1.8cm
A crown of translucent, brownish black lustrous crystals of cassiterite sit on the tip of a silvery, brilliant group of arsenopyrites with minor muscovite. Another cassiterite group and some siderites sit at the rear of the piece. Super display piece from this classic locale!
Location: Panasqueira, Portugal
Dimensions: 6.5 x 5.5 x 3.7cm
A lustrous, perfectly terminated single crystal of celestite with a bluish grey to color and a very gemmy termination. The sides of the crystal show some flattened additional crystals in parallel growth. Superb!
Location: Machow Mine, Tarnobzreg, Poland
Dimensions: 5.5 x 3 x 2.3cm
Very deep root beer colored cubes of fluorite intermixed with white celestite blades. Notice that the edges are translucent. Old classic from the midwest!
Location: Clay Center, Ottawa County, Ohio
Dimensions: 3.6 x 2.3 x 2.1cm
A lustrous,well defined tan colored Cerussite V twinned crystal with a smaller crystal attached at the base. In excellent condition, with very minor imperfections at the edges. Textbook crystal and exceptional example of this type of twinning.
Location: Touissit Mine, Oujda, Morocco
Dimensions: 4 x 3.3 x 2.5cm