There are 202 minerals sized at miniature.
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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
Several columnar crystal aggregates of kutnohorite have been completely replaced by manganoan calcite and are sprinkled with a dust of manganese. Fluoresces orange under both LW and SW.
Location: N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 4 x 3 x 1.8cm
Sharp and gemmy lustrous prisms of pastel yellow calcite on a matrix of light dolomite rhombs that are sprinkled with dark green olivenite spheres. Unusual habit for olivenite.
Sale Price: $260.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 4.5 x 4 x 3cm
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