MINERALS DUPLICATED
MINERALS AVAILABLE IN A SMALL QUANTITY OF EACH RICHARD TAYLER MINERALS www.richardtayler.co.uk Sizes CENTIMETRES . .
6 AEGIRINE Elongated lustrous black crystal ( not terminated) -- size is the length of the crystal Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi 1.5 £2 2.5 £4 5cm £7 also by gram
1346 APATITE Fluorapatite,large reddish hexagonal crystal sections Quebec Canada 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £9 5x5 £18 5x7 £30
84 APATITE pale greenish translucent crystal section Imichil Morocco 5mm £2 8mm £4

54 APATITE Rich blue red massive Minas Gerais Brazil 2.5x5 £2.50 5x5 £5 5x7 £8
676 ARAGONITE individual pinkish hexagonal crystal Aragon Spain 2.5 £4


531 ARSENOPYRITE Rich silvery masses with Chalcopyrite Hingston Down Quarry,Cornwall,England 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4

1357 ASPHALT Hard brown massive La Brea Deposit Trinidad 2.5 £2.50 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10 5x7 £15
1313 AUGITE single black Crystal, about 7mm Kenya (no other location info) £2


246 BARYTES Unusual location from Fullers earth works, Pure golden-brown cleavage Redhill, Surrey 2.5 £1 2.5x5 £2 5x5 £5 5x7 £7.50
37 BARYTES pure creamy-white massive with some cleavage faces (Available by the Kg) County Durham 2.5x5 £1.50 5x5 £3 5x7 £4.50
55 BIOTITE Pure black plates various
2.5x5 60p 5x5 £1.20 5x7 £1.50
1189 BIOTITE Black plates on quartz or gneiss Nordfjord, Norway 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8
1358 BORNITE Very rich mass with some minor matrix or other sulphides. Mangula Zimbabwe 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £16
1358 BORNITE Very rich mass with some minor matrix or other sulphides. Mangula Zimbabwe 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £16
79 CALCITE ICELAND SPAR variety. Clear cleavage, shows the double refraction Creel Mexico 2.5 £6


97 CASSITERITE Obvious brown mass in matrix, fairly rich Various 2.5x1.5 £2.50 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10 5x7 £18
1369 CASSITERITE Rich brown mass in matrix various locations 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £15
1057 CELESTITE White to translucent groups of crystals on matrix. Yate near Bristol, Gloucestershire 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8 5x7 £12
81 CELESTITE Pure white to grey-blue mass. Location closed some years ago Yate, Gloucestershire 2.5x5 60p 5x5 £1.50 5x7 £2.50
153 CERUSSITE Crystal section about 2cm Tsumeb Namibia £7


1341 CHALCOCITE fairly rich grey veins and masses in matrix, minor Malachite New South Wales , Australia 2.5 x 1.5 £3 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10
1353 CHALCOCITE Pure grey metallic mass, Poland 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £9 5x5 £18
1058 CHALCOPYRITE Massive , quite rich, but mixed with Pyrrhotite etc. Available by the Kilo Norway 2.5 £1 2.5x5 £2.50 5x5 £5 5x7 £7.50
183 CHALCOPYRITE Rich brassy mass in matrix various locations 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £15 5x7 £24
31 CHLORAPATITE Rich yellow masses with Phlogopite Odegardensverk Norway 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £7 5x5 £12 5x7 £20
1023 CHROMITE Rich black coarse granular in serpentine Nikka Vord, Unst, Shetlands, Scotland 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10 5x7 £15
1340 CHROMITE rich black metallic with minor matrix no location details 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12 5x7 £18
98 CINNABAR Rich red masses in matrix. A poisonous mineral. Almaden Spain 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £10 5x7 £15
725 COLEMANITE Rich crystalline mass (Boron, California, USA) 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8 5x7 £12
1364 COLEMANITE Rich mass of intergrown creamy Cleavages California USA 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8 5x7 £12
110 CORDIERITE Quite rich blue-grey masses in quartz Bjordam near Kragero, South Norway 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £14 5x7 £14
109 CORDIERITE Pure dark blue translucent massive. India 7mm 50p 1.5 cm 80p 2.5 x1.5 £1.50
64 CORUNDUM single pink hexagonal crystal. B) 2cm across Tanzania 1.5 £4 B £6

1371 CORUNDUM variety SAPPHIRE, dark blue with paler areas , worn crystal section no details 1cm £4 1.5cm £8

1328 CROCOITE Single orange crystal section about half inch long Dundas area , Zeehan Tasmania £4


104 CUMMINGTONITE quite rich grey fibrous mass in matrix Lead, South Dakota, U.S.A 2.5 £6 2.5x5 £10 5x5 £25
1172 DIOPSIDE rich , green crystalline or cleavage Brazil 1.5 £2 2.5x5 £6

119 DIOPSIDE Green grains about 2mm across , fairly rich in rock Loch Scridain, Mull, Scotland 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £10 5x7 £15
1184 DOLOMITE Rich intergrown mass of creamy coloured cleavages Otta, Oppland, Norway 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8
8x10 £25
131 DOLOMITE FERROAN DOLOMITE, rich brown massive Carrock Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria 2.5 £1 2.5x5 £2 5x5 £5
130 DOLOMITE Good small brown curved crystals on dolomite West Cumbria 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6

1320 ENSTATITE pure dark grey cleavage ( old label says Hypersthene ) Labrador Canada 1.5 £2 2.5x1.5 £4 2.5 £6
1337 EPIDOTE Translucent brown crystal (not terminated) Bindura Zimbabwe 1cm £4 2cm £6

292 FLUORITE Cubic crystals around 1cm size on matrix, , good to illustrate cubic crystals. Various 2.5x5 £2 5x5 £4 5x7 £6
641 FLUORITE Pale grey massive. Strong purple L.W. U.V. Weardale England 2x2 £1.50 2x3 £3

1355 FLUORITE Pure, pale mauve cleavages or crystal sections Weardale England 2.5 £2.50 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £6
483 GALENA Very rich silvery metallic mass with some matrix N.England 2.5 £1 2.5x5 £2 5x5 £4
232 GARNIERITE Green massive in matrix No location details 1x 1.5 £1.50 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12
508 GROSSULAR 1cm fawn dodecahedral crystal of Garnet. Lake Jaco , Mexico 1cm £1.50


1181 GYPSUM SELENITE single crystal no details 2.5 £1.50


418 GYPSUM SELENITE variety, pure colourless cleavage plate Various 2.5 50p 2.5x5 £1 5x5 £2.50 5x7 £4
228 GYPSUM variety SATINSPAR, pure finely fibrous white masses various locations 2.5x5 50p 5x5 £1 5x7 £2
148 HALITE pure orange to grey massive. various locations 2.5x5 £1.25 5x5 £3 5x7 £5
1343 HEMATITE Very rich to almost pure , lustrous grey, metallic mass Australia 2.5x5 £2.50 5x5 £6 5x7 £9 8x10 £15
1041 HEMATITE KIDNEY ORE. Good pieces of the red botryoidal form, West Cumbria 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £5 5x7 £10 5x7 £15
171 HEMATITE Pure red-brown massive. (Available by the Kilo,) West Cumbria 2.5 60p 2.5x5 £1 5x5 £2.50 5x7 £4
1361 HEMATITE Oolitic form. Like oolitic limestone but made of hematite Clinton Oneida County, New York USA 1.5 £1 2.5x1.5 £2 2.5 £4
1024 HEMIMORPHITE Good coverage of small colourless crystals on matrix Ojuela Mine, Mapimi,Mexico 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £9 5x5 £18 5x7 £28
1001 HORNBLENDE Rich masses of dark cleavages Norway 2.5 £1.25 2.5x5 £2.50 5x5 £5 5x7 £8
484 HYDROBIOTITE (known as Vermiculite at this location) solid golden brown mica-like flat plate Palabora Mine , South Africa 2.5 £2.50 5x5 £5 5x7 £9
1332 ILMENITE Rich dark grey- to black massive Nigeria 1.5 £3


240 KERNITE Excellent clear cleavages .looks like Selenite. Boron, Kern County,California U.S.A 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £6 5x7 £10
318 KYANITE Single blue crystal blade about 1cm across Minas Gerais Brazil 2.5 £1.50 5cm £3

1365 KYANITE Blueish elongated crystallised, some minor iron staining no location details 2.5 x7 £5 2.5 x10 £7

251 MAGNESITE Pure white amorphous mass. Formed from metamorphosed Peridotite Euboea Greece 2.5x5 £1 5x5 £2 5x7 £4
1103 MAGNESITE White rhombic cleavages, with minor yellow Serpentine. Snarum, Vikersund Norway 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10 5x7 £15
1360 MAGNETITE the Lodestone variety; larger pieces will pick up small pins USA 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10
277 MAGNETITE Rich grey metallic mass with possible quartz and minor sulphides Coniston Cumbria 2.5x5 £1 5x5 £2 5x7 £3
120 MANGANOGRUNERITE (Was DANNEMORITE ) Pure pale brown fibrous mass Brunsjogruvan Hallefors, Sweden 2.5x5 £2 5x5 £5 5x7 £10 10x10 £18
263 MANGANOPHYLLITE A manganoan Biotite Mica. Pure brown mass of small flakes Langban Wermland Sweden 2.5x5 £1 5x5 £2 5x7 £4
273 MICROCLINE pure pink cleavages Various locations
2.5x5 80p 5x5 £1.50 5x7 £2.50
452 MICROCLINE variety AMAZONITE, good blue-green cleavages. Landsverk, Evje,Norway 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £5
750 MUSCOVITE pure silvery plate Various
2.5x5 60p 5x5 £1.20 £2
1372 NATIVE COPPER tarnished masses, larger ones with some matrix no location details 1.5 £1 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10
1048 OLIGOCLASE Variety "Sunstone" pinkish cleavages masses showing the schiller effect Dordal, south Norway 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £9
472 OLIGOCLASE white feldspar cleavage pieces Mitchell county North Carolina U.S.A 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8

1010 OLIVINE FORSTERITE Rich fine grained pale green masses Tafjord Norway 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £5 5x7 £7.50
1162 OLIVINE FORSTERITE Pure greenish granular bomb sections Haute Loire Central France 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6 5x7 £10
458 OPAL pure orange brown to creamy mass Kurdjaly,Rhodope Mountain,Bulgaria 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12 5x7 £18
1368 ORTHOCLASE pure white cleavage mass Pakistan 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £9 5x5 £18
1317 ORTHOCLASE Carlsbad twin crystal, good form pink. Kopriva ,Kyustendil, Bulgaria 1.5 £2 1" £3

317 PHLOGOPITE pure thin silvery plate Silver Queen Mine, near Perth, Ontario 2.5 £1 2.5x5 £2

329 PIEMONTITE Rich purple masses or crystal sections in quartz St Marcel, Piedmont, Italy 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £5.50 5x5 £10 5x7 £15
1074 PYRITE Pure solid massive or crystalline mass Various locations 2.5 £1 2.5x5 £2.50 5x5 £5 5x7 £8
1326 PYRITE single sharp cube about 1cm Navajun, La Rioja Spain £3


580 PYRITE obvious massive in matrix Various 2.5 70p 2.5x5 £1.40 5x5 £3 5x7 £4
1342 PYROLUSITE pure grey massive Australia 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6 5x7 £9
496 QUARTZ single colourless crystal, for educational use about 1 inch long various locations £1.20


922 QUARTZ Transparent single terminated crystal 3.5cm Minas Gerais Brazil £5


591 QUARTZ Good coverage of free standing crystals on matrix. Various locations 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £5 5x7 £6
1349 QUARTZ Pure translucent to clear glassy mass. no details 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12 5x7 £18
334 RHODIZITE Single pale yellow crystal Ibity, Antsirabe, Madagascar 2.5mm £4 5mm £10

1316 SCHEELITE Pure pale brown massive. FLUORESCENT Short Wave blue Carrock Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria 2.5x1.5 £4 2.5 £8 2.5x5 £16
932 SIDERITE Red-brown mass of cleavages , some with quartz or black chlorite. Betws Garmon, Gwynedd, Wales 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10 5x7 £15
649 SODALITE Rich grey masses . Orange with Long Wave U.V. Na Al SiO Cl Ste Hilaire Quebec Canada 2.5x5 £2 5x5 £4

1052 SODALITE Rich blue cleavages with feldspar Minas Gerais Brazil 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6 5x7 £10
1334 SPESSARTINE Orange brown, etched looking , translucent pure crystallised mass. Larger are darker Navegadora Mine ,Doce Valley, MG Brazil 1.5 £10 2.5x1.5 £15

697 SPHALERITE Small black crystals on matrix various locations 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £15
360 SPHALERITE Dark brown mass in matrix various locations 2.5x5 £1 5x5 £2.50

1373 SPINEL Dark pink crystal section about 8mm Mogok Burma £5


395 STAUROLITE Brown single crystal Baud, Brittany, France 1.5 80p 1" £1.20

1366 STIBNITE Rich grey elongated crystallised mass only minor matrix no details 2.5x5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £15 5x7 £23
1078 STIBNITE Pure almost massive, silvery mass. Unusual for Stibnite Su Suergiu Mine,Villasalto, Gerrei,Sardinia 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £10 5x7 £16
389 STILBITE Rich mass of creamy crystals on basalt or Stilbite Poona India 2.5 £2.50 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8 5x7 £12
1028 TALC Attractive greenish plates on white Dolomite cleavages. Otta near Lom Norway 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6 5x7 £10
475 TOPAZ Single thin golden, translucent crystal
(not a perfect crystal)
Minas Gerais, Brazil 1.5 ins £3


554 TOURMALINE Black Schorl crystalline mass with minor matrix Cornwall 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £2.50 5x5 £5 5x7 £7.50
606 TOURMALINE single -- pure black crystal section a) about 1cm b) about 2cm India a) £3 b) £6

1356 TOURMALINE Green translucent crystal section about half inch high Brazil £5


1362 TREMOLITE rich elongated columnar colourless crystals in matrix New York State USA 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £10 5x7 £15
413 TRIPHYLITE Pure fawn cleavable mass, most with light coating of Vivianite Mangualde Beira Alta Portugal 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £2.50 5x5 £5 5x7 £7
76 ULEXITE Pure fibrous white mass Boron California U.S.A 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £5 5x7 £8
421 VANADINITE Good coverage of small orange-brown crystals on matrix Mibladen Morocco 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £7 5x5 £15
1308 VESUVIANITE Single brown-green, pure crystal section Sierra de Cruces Coahuila Mexico 1.5 £3 2.5 £6 5cm £15
1059 WOLFRAM Good black massive or blades in quartz no location details 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12 5x7 £15
439 ZOISITE Pure brown crystal section Massachusetts, U.S.A 1.5x1.5 £3 2.5x1.5 £5