1191 Baryte, Rosebery Mine

‘golden’ Baryte crystals found in the late 1970’s from 5 North, G Lens, 15 Level of the Rosebery Lead/Zinc Mine, Rosebery, Tasmania. Some damage to this specimen but included as it shows the mixed sulphide...

1853 Datolite, Colebrook Hill

Large specimen with greenish Datolite crystals to 45mm with Quartz on a matrix mostly consisting of Axinite-(Fe), Actinolite and some minor sulphides from the Colebrook Hill Mine, Rosebery, Tasmania, Australia. [280x210x120mm]

1774 Autunite, Mt Painter

Yellow to green wafer thin crystal group of Autunite, a Uranium ore mineral from the Mount Painter No. 6 workings, Mt Painter, Arkaroola, North Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia. Bright yellow-green under UV. [30x24x21mm] ☢️

0045 Ilvaite, Kara Mine

This specimen won’t be winning any awards for aesthetics, but it’s an interesting locality piece. Ilvaite from a small tungsten-magnetite mine (Kara Mine) near Hampshire in north-western Tasmania, Australia.

1148 Bindheimite, Comet Mine

This is an old specimen, labelled as “Massicot” from the Comet Mine, Dundas, Tasmania. According to the Catalogue (GSB 73), none of the reported occurrences of Massicot in Tasmania have been verified and it’s status...

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 protect their true source which were caves...

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.

0627 Calcite, Mt Cleveland

Iron-stained rosettes of Calcite on a pyrite-fluorite-dolomite matrix. There are crystals of the rare tourmaline species, Luinaite-(OH) on the underside. From the Mt Cleveland Mine, Luina, Tasmania, Australia. 50 mm across.