1038 Fluorite & Quartz, Rex Hill Mine

Fluorite & Quartz from the Rex Hill Mine, Rossarden, Tasmania, Australia.

1051 Crocoite on Pyromorphite, Platt Prospect

Crocoite on Pyromorphite from the Platt Prospect, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.

1047 Axinite-(Fe), Avebury Nickel Mine

Axinite-(Fe) from the Avebury Nickel Mine, Zeehan, Tasmania, Australia.

1050 Crocoite on Pyromorphite, Platt Prospect

Crocoite on Pyromorphite from the Platt Prospect, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.

1049 Aragonite, Devonport

Aragonite from Devonport, Tasmania, Australia.

0969 Quartz (Var: Agate), Lune River

Quartz (Var: Agate) from Lune River, Huon Valley, Tasmania, Australia.

1057 Chabazite & Stilbite on Calcite, Giblin Street Quarry

Chabazite and Stilbite on Calcite from Giblin Street Quarry, Lenah Valley, Tasmania, Australia. Circa 1980.

0990 Hematite included Quartz, Mount Heemskirk

Hematite included Quartz from Mount Heemskirk, West Coast, Tasmania, Australia.

1058 Calcite, Arve Valley

Calcite from the Arve Valley, Tasmania, Australia. Dug in 2010.

1046 Talc, Mount Bischoff

Talc from the Mount Bischoff Mine, Waratah, Tasmania, Australia.

1054 Phillipsite, Gads Hill

Phillipsite with minor Thompsonite from Gads Hill, Mersey Valley, Tasmania, Australia.

1061 Dolomite, Sphalerite, Great South Comet Mine

Vughy piece of Dolomite with disseminated brown/black Sphalerite, with scattered gemmy crystals – mined in late 1980’s when the mine was operational, reworking of old stopes. Great South…

1062 Datolite, Colebrook Hill

Datolite and Calcite from the Colebrook Hill Mine, Rosebery, Tasmania, Australia.

0750 Chalcopyrite, Mount Lyell

Twinned Chalcopyrite crystal from Prince Lyell Mine, Mount Lyell, Tasmania, Australia.

0754 Chalcopyrite, Mount Lyell

Twinned Chalcopyrite crystal from Prince Lyell Mine, Mount Lyell, Tasmania, Australia.

0758 Chalcopyrite on Quartz, Mount Lyell

Chalcopyrite on Hematite and Chlorite included Quartz from the Prince Lyell Mine, Mount Lyell, Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia.

0769 Hematite included Quartz, Mount Lyell

Hematite included Quartz from the Prince Lyell Mine, Mount Lyell, Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia.

0185 Cerussite (Var: Chrome), Crocoite, Kapi Mine

Cerussite (Var: Chrome) and Crocoite from the Kapi Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.

0955 Chlorite, Mount Lyell

Chlorite, Dolomite on Quartz from Prince Lyell Mine, Mount Lyell, Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia.

0611 Witherite on Harmatome, Rosebery Mine

Witherite on Harmatome from Rosebery Mine, Rosebery, Tasmania, Australia. 21cm wide.

0538 Crocoite, Dundas Extended Mine

Crocoite from the Dundas Extended Mine, Dundas, Zeehan, Tasmania, Australia.

0606 Pyrite and Galena, Comstock Mine

Pyrite and Galena from the Comstock Mine, Zeehan, Tasmania, Australia.

0752 Hematite included Quartz, Mount Lyell

Hematite included Quartz from the Prince Lyell Mine, Mount Lyell, Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia.

0620 Pyrosmalite-(Fe), Broken Hill Mines

Pyrosmalite-(Fe) from the early 1960’s find in Browne’s Section on the 13 level of the Junction Mine. This find is described in Birch ed (1999) Minerals of Broken…

0809 Chalcophanite, Broken Hill Mines

Chalcophanite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0619 Baryte on Manganoan Calcite, Broken Hill Mines

Baryte on Manganoan Calcite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0661 Rhodonite, Broken Hill Mines

Rhodonite with Galena from the North Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0271 Plumbian Orthoclase, Broken Hill Mines

Plumbian Orthoclase from the North Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0962 Bustamite in Galena, Broken Hill Mines

Bustamite in Galena from the Zinc Corporation Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0502 Native Silver, Broken Hill Mines

Native Silver wires on Gypsum from the Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0269 Pyromorphite, Broken Hill Mines

Pyromorphite from the Blackwood Open Cut, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0834 Bustamite in Apophyllite, Broken Hill Mines

Bustamite in Apophyllite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0287 Kutnohorite, Broken Hill Mines

Kutnohorite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0836 Native Lead & Laumonite, Broken Hill Mines

Native Lead and Laumonite from the South Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0837 Cerussite, Broken Hill Mines

Large ‘V’ twinned Cerussite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0857 Smithsonite, Broken Hill Mines

Smithsonite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0632 Cassiterite with Quartz, Rossarden

Cassiterite with Quartz from the Aberfoyle Tin Mine, Rossarden, Tasmania, Australia.

0886 Cassiterite on Quartz, Oakleigh Creek

Cassiterite on Quartz with Muscovite from the Oakleigh Creek Mine, Upper Forth Valley, Tasmania, Australia.

0885 Goethite, Penguin

Goethite from Penguin, Tasmania, Australia.

0813 Rhodochrosite (Var: Zincorhodochrosite), Broken Hill Mines

Rhodochrosite (Var: Zincorhodochrosite) from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0853 Bustamite, Broken Hill Mines

Bustamite and Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0618 Baryte, Broken Hill Mines

Baryte from the Zinc Corporation mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia. These were sometimes refereed to as corn flake Barytes by the locals.

0828 Native Copper, Broken Hill Mines

Native Copper from the Broken Hill Mines, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.

0059 Beryl, Sellaite, Mount Bischoff

Beryl with Sellaite, Magnesite and rare Ferroaluminoceladonite from the Mount Bischoff Mine, Waratah, Tasmania, Australia.

0186 Fluorite, Quartz, Mount Bischoff

A small purple Fluorite crystal with Quartz on Sphalerite from the Mount Bischoff Mine, Waratah, Tasmania, Australia.

0542 Quartz, Rhodochrosite, Rosebery Mine

Quartz and Rhodochrosite from the B lens orebody in the upper levels of the Rosebery Mine, Rosebery, Tasmania, Australia. These were found in the early 1980’s.

0233 Mimetite, Magnet Mine

Mimetite from Magnet Mine, Waratah, Tasmania, Australia.

0462 Pyrite, Arthur River

Pyrite on slate from Trowutta, Arthur River, Tasmania, Australia.

0583 Gold, NE Tasmania

Gold and some Quartz from XXX, North-East Tasmania, Australia.

0459 Calcite, Don Hill Cutting

Calcite from the Don Hill road cutting, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia – produced during road works in 1986.

0863 Tacharanite, Gyrolite, Coates Pit

White Tacharanite with pinkish brown Gyrolite and clear Apophyllite on Phillipsite from Coates Pit, Oonah, Tasmania, Australia.

0250 Metacinnabar, Rudges Mine

Dark red inclusions of Metacinnabar in Baryte from the Rudges Mine, Tasmania, Australia. FOV is ~5mm.

0531 Tetrahedrite, Bismuthinite etc, Ringville

An old ore sample containing Tetrahedrite, Pyrite, Arsenopyrite and Bismuthinite – probably from the Curtin-Davis mine, Ringville, Tasmania, Australia.

0520 Fluorite, Renison Bell

Fluorite on Dolomite from the Renison Bell Mine, Zeehan, Tasmania, Australia.

0584 Gold, NW Tasmania

Gold (3.15grams) from XXX, North West, Tasmania, Australia.

0547 Crocoite, West Comet Mine

Crocoite on Limonite from the West Comet Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia. Certainly not the finest Crocoite specimen you’ll ever encounter but an interesting locality piece.

0629 Petterdite, Philipsbornite, Grimaldiite, Red Lead Mine

Petterdite (TL), Philipsbornite (TL), Grimaldiite, Crocoite from the Red Lead Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.

0519 Calcite ps. Aragonite, Renison Bell

Two intersecting sprays of Calcite pseudomorphing Aragonite from a large vugh found in 1999 on the 1530m R.L, Bruny Orebody, Renison Bell Tin Mine, Renison Bell, Tasmania, Australia.

0630 Stitchtite, Stitchtite Hill

Stitchtite from Stitchtite Hill, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.

0194 Witherite, Harmatome, Rosebery Mine

Witherite and Harmatome from Rosebery Mine, Rosebery, Tasmania, Australia.

0013 Biotite, Flinders Island

Biotite from Killiecrankie, Flinders Island, Tasmania, Australia.

0001 Vivianite, Mt Cleveland

Vivianite crystals to 40mm from the Mt Cleveland Mine, Luina, Tasmania, Australia. Most of these were salvaged in the late 1970’s from a small pocket in the face…

0006 Boulangerite, Rosebery Mine

Boulangerite on Rhodochrosite from Rosebery Mine, Rosebery, Tasmania, Australia. These were found in the early 1980’s, mostly in the B lens orebody from the upper levels of the…

0003 Baryte, Rosebery Mine

Baryte crystals found in the late 1970’s, 5 North, G Lens, 15 Level of the Rosebery Lead/Zinc Mine, Rosebery, Tasmania, Australia.

0002 Baryte, Mount Lyell

10mm Baryte crystal with minor Chalcopyrite, Quartz and Dolomite from the Prince Lyell Mine, Mount Lyell, Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia.

0005 Jamesonite, Mount Bischoff

A mesh of Jamesonite crystals filling a small vug on massive Sphalerite from Mt Bischoff Mine, Waratah, Tasmania, Australia. Field of View is ~4mm. 

0007 Dypingite, Lord Brassey Mine

White crusts and small globules of Dypingite with some light green Zaratite on Serpentine from the Lord Brassey Mine, Heazlewood, Tasmania, Australia.

1053 Dundasite on Crocoite, Kapi Mine

Dundasite on Crocoite from the Kapi Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.

1060 Calcite, Don Hill Cutting

Calcite from the Don Hill road cutting, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia. This piece measures 19x8x4 cm and was recovered during road works in 1986.

0553 Witherite, Rosebery Mine

Witherite crystals from the Rosebery Mine, Rosebery, Tasmania, Australia.

0664 Siderite on Calcite, Bridgewater

14mm Siderite on Calcite with black Hisingerite from Bridgewater, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

0529 Chabazite (Var: Phacolite), Gads Hill

Chabazite (Var: Phacolite) crystals, a lens-shaped variety due to twinning/multiple twinning of rhombohedrons. This piece is from Gads Hill, Mersey Valley, Tasmania, Australia.

0543 Siderite, Quartz, Hematite, Mount Lyell

Small crystals of Chalcopyrite and a dusting of Hematite on Siderite with Chlorite included Quartz from the Prince Lyell Mine, Mount Lyell, Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia.

0243 Calcite (Var: Iceland Spar), Flowery Gully

Calcite (Var: Iceland Spar) from Beams Quarry, Flowery Gully, Tasmania, Australia.

0557 Siderite on Fluorite, Mount Bischoff

Siderite on Fluorite from Mount Bischoff Mine, Waratah, Tasmania, Australia.

0562 Quartz, Boulangerite, Rosebery Mine

Quartz with dark to silvery, hair-like, Boulangerite needles on a Quartz and Rhodochrosite rich matrix – these were found in the early 1980’s, mostly in the B lens…

0132 Calcite, Mole Creek

Calcite from Liena, Mole Creek, Tasmania, Australia. These were collected in the 1970’s and are often mislabelled as coming from the Wilmot Hydro Tunnel – this was to…

0128 “Straw” Cerussite, Comet Maestries Mine

“Straw” Cerussite from the Comet Maestries Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia. ~70mm in length.

0597 Serpentine (Var: Picrolite), Tunnel Hill Quarry

Serpentine Subgroup (Var: Picrolite) from Tunnel Hill Quarry, Serpentine Hill, North Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.

0546 Fluorite, Mount Bischoff

Fluorite from the Mount Bischoff Mine, Waratah, Tasmania, Australia.

0949 Franckeite, Mount Bischoff

Franckeite from the Mount Bischoff Mine, Waratah, Tasmania, Australia.

0319 Brochantite, Woodwardite, Posnjakite etc. , Balfour

Brochantite, Woodwardite, Posnjakite on Covellite, Chalcopyrite and Digenite from Murrays Reward Mine, Balfour, Tasmania, Australia. 

0957 Epidote, Tullah

Epidote crystals from the Anthony Headrace Tunnel, Tullah, Tasmania, Australia. Found in veins associated with the Cambrian Murchison Granites. Sourced in the 1990’s during the tunnel’s construction.

0947 Marcasite, Rosebery Mine

Marcasite from Rosebery Mine, Rosebery, Tasmania, Australia.

0093 Axinite-(Fe), Colebrook Hill

Axinite-(Fe) from Colebrook Hill, Rosebery, Tasmania, Australia. Largest crystal is 30mm. Largest crystal is 30mm.

0278 Dundasite, Crocoite, Adelaide Mine

Botryoidal Dundasite with minor Crocoite from the Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.

0544 Crocoite, Dundas Extended Mine

Crocoite from Dundas Extended Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.

0534 Crocoite on Pyromorphite, Platt Prospect

Crocoite on Pyromorphite from the Platt Prospect, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.

0581 Azurite, Balfour

Azurite from the Murray’s Reward Mine, Balfour, Tasmania, Australia.

0774 Calcite on Quartz, Mount Lyell

Calcite (uncommon from this location) on Quartz from the Prince Lyell Mine, Mount Lyell, Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia.

0965 Fluorite, Mount Lyell

Fluorite from Prince Lyell Mine, Mount Lyell, Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia.

0749 Hematite, Quartz, Dolomite, Mount Lyell

Hematite included Quartz, Dolomite, Chlorite, Hematite and Chalcopyrite from 1540m R.L Traverse Drive 12, Prince Lyell Mine, Queenstown, Tasmania. Measures approximately 190mm across. Discovered circa 2006.

0626 Native Copper, Mount Lyell

An uncommon specimen, collected in the late 1990s, of Native Copper in sandstone from the historic Lyell Blocks, Mount Lyell, Tasmania, Australia.

0127 Quartz, Mount Read

Quartz with Hematite inclusions from Mount Read, Rosebery, Tasmania, Australia.

0599 Aragonite, Don Hill Cutting

Aragonite from the Don Hill road cutting, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia. This was recovered during road works in 1986.

0751 Hematite included Quartz, Mount Lyell

Hematite included Quartz with Hematite coating the reverse side of the specimen entirely (not visible in photo). From 1540 level, Prince Lyell Mine, Mount Lyell, Tasmania, Australia. 110mm…

0312 Aragonite, Nickel Reward Mine

White radiating Aragonite on a serpentine matrix from the Nickel Reward Mine, Trial Harbour, Tasmania, Australia.

0690 Calcite, Flowery Gully

Calcite from Beams Quarry, Flowery Gully, Tasmania, Australia.

0700 Gold, NW Tasmania

Gold (5.18 grams) from XXX, North West, Tasmania, Australia.

0757 Fluorite, Calcite, Quartz, Mount Lyell

Fluorite, Calcite and Quartz w/ minor Chalcopyrite and Hematite from the Prince Lyell Mine, Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia. FOV is ~ 40mm.