Tasmania

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]

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.

1320 Petterdite, Red Lead Mine

A small vug in gossan containing the rare species Petterdite with minor Crocoite from the type locality – Red Lead Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia. The area covered by lilac Petterdite is approximately 30mm in width....

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...

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.

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