James Melville

2212 Creedite, Qinglong Mine, China

Creedite on Quartz with a scattering of small Fluorite cubes | Qinglong Mine (Dachang Mine), Dachang Sb ore field, Qinglong County, Qianxinan, Guizhou, China. 40x30x20mm

2331 Stolzite | Kara Mine

Stolzite on green Vesuvianite rock with Manganese dendrites from the Kara Mine, Hampshire, Tasmania, Australia. Collected by a member of the North West Mineral Club Trip on 20th April 2007. Specimen measures 48x30x20mm.

1865 Cassiterite, Cream Creek

Cassiterite crystal fragment from the Cream Creek mine at Frome River, Branxholm, Tasmania, Australia. The original hand written labels record that the specimen dates to 1907 and that it was apparently one of the largest...

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.