MINERALS " M to Z"
CODE NAME RICHARD TAYLER MINERALS www.richardtayler.co.uk Mineral Specimens for sale sizes are in centimetres . List updated January 2024
441 MAGNESIOGEDRITE Rich black radiating fibres in pink matrix Schisshyttan, Sweden 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £10

260 MAGNESIOHORNBLENDE Black crystal sections in schist Kopparberg Sweden 2.5 £2.50 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10
264 MAGNESITE variety BREUNNERITE. Brownish rhombic 2 to 3mm crystals in chlorite schist Altermark, Mo-I-Rana, N.W.Norway 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8
248 MAGNESITE Pure rhombic colourless cleavages or intergrown crystals.. Brumado,Bahia,Brazil 2.5x1.5 £10 2.5 £18 2.5x5 £40
1103 MAGNESITE White rhombic cleavages, with minor yellow Serpentine. Snarum, Vikersund Norway 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10 5x7 £15
251 MAGNESITE Pure white amorphous mass. Formed from metamorphosed Peridotite Euboea Greece 2.5x5 £1 5x5 £2 5x7 £4
1147 MAGNETITE pure dark grey slightly granular mass Brastad, South Norway 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8
277 MAGNETITE Rich grey metallic mass with possible quartz and minor sulphides Coniston Cumbria 2.5x5 £1 5x5 £2 5x7 £3
1360 MAGNETITE the Lodestone variety; Larger pieces will pick up small pins USA 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10
266 MALACHITE Green masses with rock
2.5 £3 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10
482 MALACHITE pure green mass Katanga Congo 2.5x1.5 £2.50 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £9
181 MANANDONITE Botryoidal greyish with a crystallised surface, on matrix Manandona Valley, Antananarivo, Madagascar 2.5 x1.5 £7.50 2.5 £15

227 MANGANESE NODULE Black-brown part section showing the interior .Light for a manganese mineral 6000 metres depth, Marquesas area, Pacific Ocean 1.5 x 1.5 £3


265 MANGANITE Grey massive with a crystallised surface Black Jack Mine,Pima County ,Arizona 2.5 £3


1344 MANGANITE Black exposed veins on matrix, quite good coverage with possible crystals Ontario Canada 2.5x1.5 £3 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10
262 MANGANITE Rich black fibrous or radiating in matrix Bolet Vastergotsland Sweden 2.5 £2.50 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10
120 MANGANOGRUNERITE (Was DANNEMORITE ) Pure pale brown fibrous mass Brunsjogruvan Hallefors, Sweden 2.5 £2.50 2.5 x5 £5 5x5 £10 5x7 £18
263 MANGANOPHYLLITE A manganoan Biotite Mica. Pure brown mass of small flakes Langban Wermland Sweden 2.5x5 £1 5x5 £2 5x7 £4
465 MARICOPAITE white acicular micros and radiations on matrix. One of the new ZEOLITES Moon Anchor Mine, Maricopa County, Arizona. USA 5mm £2 1cm £4

267 MELANITE Black masses 2 to 3mm across in grey syenite. Loch Borrolan Scotland 2.5x5 £1.50 5x5 £3

1019 MELANOTEKITE Grey grains and masses in garnet-manganophyllite Langban, Wermland, Sweden 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £7

269 MENDIPITE Rich white to pinkish faintly fibrous masses in calcite or with Pyrolusite Merehead Quarry, Mendips Somerset 1.5 x 1.5 £5


270 METAVARISCITE 1mm botryoidal greenish on matrix Azcarate Quarry Eugui, Navarre Spain 1cm £6 2cm £10

452 MICROCLINE variety AMAZONITE, good blue-green cleavages. Landsverk, Evje,Norway 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8
273 MICROCLINE pure pink cleavages Various locations
2.5x5 £1 5x5 £2 5x7 £3
1377 MOLYBDENITE quite rich silvery on quartz/ rock no details
2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12 5x7 £18
1175 MOLYBDENITE fairly rich grey mass on gneiss Knaben Mine Vest Agder Norway 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £15 5x7 £23
769 MOLYBDENITE Obvious grey coating on quartz with Chalcopyrite Ray Mine, Arizona, USA 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6

1367 MOLYBDENITE Silvery masses with some matrix a) 8mm b)15mm c)2cm +more matrix No location details a) £6 b) £9 c) £15
1135 MOLYBDOSCHEELITE white areas in skarn. Fluorescent short wave white, much paler then normal , Elgfall Sweden 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £8

280 MONTEBRASITE Pure white cleavable masses Varutrask, North Sweden 2.5x5 £2 5x5 £4 5x7 £6
982 MONTMORILLONITE CHROMIUM . Green flakes in gneiss with sillimanite and or ruby-corundum Froland near Arendal, Norway 2.5x1.5 £3 2.5 £6

259 MONTMORILLONITE Calcium rich variety. Pure white masses from the Bidahochi formation. Near Saunders, Arizona U.S.A 1.5 £5


288 MORDENITE white mat like on rock, some with Quartz New Water Mts. Eagle Eye, La Paz Co.,Arizona 1 x 1.5 £5 2.5 x5 £15

283 MORDENITE Creamy white, water worn nodule Harbourville, Nova Scotia, Canada 6 mm £2.50 12 mm £5

1139 MUSCOVITE golden muscovite/ mauve Lepidolite. Attractive plate with two colours /LEPIDOLITE. Hoydalen, Tordal, Norway 5x5 £6 5x7 £8 7x7 £12
291 MUSCOVITE Dark green amorphous, quite unusual form .Once known as 'Selwynite' Heathcote,Victoria,Australia 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3

490 MUSCOVITE Thin, transparent plate, some with inclusions no details 5x5 £3 7x7 £6 10x 10 £8
306 MUSCOVITE single crystal or part crystal Near Shelby, Cleveland Co.North Carolina, USA 2.5x1.5 £2 2.5 £4

750 MUSCOVITE pure silvery plate Various 2.5x5 70p 5x5 £1.50 5x7 £3
1134 MUSCOVITE curved crystal sections, parts of hemi-spheres Hoydalen, Tordal, Telemark Norway 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8 5x7 £12
290 MUSCOVITE variety SERICITE . Grey-creamy rich fine grained silky mass with Pyrite spots Prince Edward Mine, Gwynedd, North Wales 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £10 5x5 £20
1315 MUSCOVITE Thin transparent fawn plate with cut edges Brazil 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6

177 NACRITE small creamy hexagonal crystals in a 4 mm area on larger matrix Black Forest, Germany 2.5 £5


913 NATIVE BISMUTH Stream worn pure metallic nodule Rio Vilaque, La Paz Bolivia 4 mm £6


1177 NATIVE COPPER Small blebs, free standing from and in grey Quartzite Dalane near Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £10

103 NATIVE COPPER Pure copper coloured masses Keweenaw peninsula Michigan 2cm £1.50

2x5 £8
1372 NATIVE COPPER tarnished masses, larger ones with some matrix no location details 1.5 £ 2.50 2.5 £4 2.5 x5 £8
198 NATROALUNITE pure white slightly fibrous mass. Marysville,Utah,USA 1.5 £4 2.5 x1.5 £6

298 NATROJAROSITE Rich yellow masses on hard clay matrix. It's a little friable. (sent in plastic box) Mersea Island, Essex, England 2.5 £2.50 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £9 5x7 £14
297 NATROLITE Pure white fibrous vein section Dean Quarry, Lizard, Cornwall 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8

295 NATROLITE Rich red mass in feldspar. Saga Quarry, Tvedalen, Norway 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £15
294 NATROLITE Good coverage of creamy fibrous mass on basalt Monte Lake, Kamloops BC Canada 2cm £6


296 NATROLITE Rich creamy masses with possible minor boehmite or diaspore Saga Quarry, Tvedalen Norway 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6
258 NEOTOCITE Rich resinous dark brown with a little rock matrix Monte Nero Mine Liguria Italy 2.5 £9


299 NEPHELINE grey massive , fairly pure Davis Hill near Bancroft Ontario Canada 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £7 5x5 £15
303 NICCOLITE Rich reddish metallic mass in matrix Cobalt Ontario Canada 1.5 £4 2.5 £6

312 OKENITE White acicular 'puffballs' on matrix. Bombay India 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £15
1048 OLIGOCLASE Variety "Sunstone" pinkish cleavages masses showing the schiller effect Dordal, south Norway 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £9
323 OLIGOCLASE Rich creamy massive Gudvangen Norway 2.5x5 £1.50 5x5 £3 5x7 £6
472 OLIGOCLASE white feldspar cleavage pieces Mitchell county North Carolina U.S.A 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8

538 OLIVENITE acicular green micros on and in quartz Wheal Gorland, St Day,Cornwall 2.5 x 1.5 £4


1162 OLIVINE FORSTERITE Pure greenish granular bomb sections Haute Loire Central France 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8 5x7 £12
1327 OLIVINE green granular mass Lanzarote, Canary Islands 1.5 £4 2.5 £6 2.5x5 £9 5x5 £18
1010 OLIVINE FORSTERITE Rich fine grained pale green masses Tafjord Norway 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £5 5x7 £7.50
310 OLIVINE FORSTERITE, pale green translucent part of crystal a) 4mm b) about 8mm Manshera District. Pakistan a) £3 b) £6

1348 OPAL blue-to-green 2mm vein in ironstone, most with one cut surface . Queensland Australia 1cm £3


335 OPAL CT form .Creamy white massive. Analysis shows it contains crystalline Cristobalite, no location details 2.5 £5 2.5 x5 £10 5x5 £20 5x7 £30
458 OPAL (CT form) pure orange brown to creamy mass Kurdjaly,Rhodope Mountain,Bulgaria 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12 5x7 £18
326 OPAL (CT form) Red-brown mass, known as "meat opal" Herl'any, Slanske Mts, east Slovakia 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6

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 2.5 £3

307 ORTHOCLASE Individual, twin, pinkish-brown crystal. around 2cm long Rocozels, near Lodeve France £4


450 OSUMULITE Black micro crystals in cavities Mckinzie Pass,Oregon, U.S.A 1.5 x 1.5 £3


20 OXOMAGNESIOHASTINGSITE Intergrown small black crystals overall size around 1cm Etna Volcano Sicily Italy, £8


350 PALYGORSKITE Good coverage of white fibrous mass on a sedimentary rock. Devon,England 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8 5x7 £12
1352 PECTOLITE Rich white fibrous mass with some rock. New Jersey U.S.A 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £8

319 PECTOLITE White fibrous, fairly rich in matrix , some with green garnet Jeffrey mine Quebec, Canada 1x 1.5 £2 2.5 £4

321 PECTOLITE Pure white slightly fibrous mass Lendalfoot, Givan, Ayr, Scotland 2.5 x3 £4


324 PETALITE Pure grey cleavable mass Varutrask, Sweden 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £5 5x7 £8
1318 PETALITE 2-3mm pink cleavages, quite rich in Aplite Meldon Aplite Quarry, near Okehampton ,Devon 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £15
332 PHILLIPSITE Clear micro crystals on Basalt, about 1cm . Famara Risco, Lanzarote, Canary Islands 1cm £5


736 PHILLIPSITE Good coverage of white micro crystals on Basalt La Carriere de la Vierge, Espalion, France 1.5 £5 2.5x1.5 £10

317 PHLOGOPITE pure thin silvery plate Silver Queen Mine, near Perth, Ontario 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3

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
1005 PINAKIOLITE Tiny black blades scattered over dolomite-calcite matrix. Typical material Langban,Wermland Sweden. Type Location 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £6

1076 PLANCHEITE Pure pale blue fibrous vein about 3mm thick, With no matrix! Kalabi, Katanga ,Congo 1.5 £4 2.5x1.5 £8

327 PLASMA green variety of silica, green masses (Bloodstone without the spots) Madagascar 2.5x5 £2 5x5 £4 5x7 £8
341 PLUMBOGUMMITE pale blue coating on pyromorphite crystals Guangxi area China 1cm £6


316 POLLUCITE rich glassy massive various locations 2.5 £6 2.5x5 £12 5x5 £25
337 POVONDRAITE Quite good coverage of 1mm black crystals on matrix Alto Chapare district, Cochamba dept Bolivia 1x 1.5 £6 2.5 £12

759 POWELLITE Pure orange cleavage mass, Fluorescent yellow Ca Mo O Nasik India 5mm £5


1049 PREHNITE Pale green botryoidal on Basalt Boyleston Quarry, Barrhead, South of Glasgow. 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12
333 PREHNITE Pure light yellow-green massive Boyleston Quarry, Barrhead,Scotland 1 x 1.5 £1 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8
13 PRICEITE Pure white massive Sultanchayir, Turkey 2.5 £4.50 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £15
328 PRISMATINE dark grey mass in pale feldspar Stakholmen, Halsingland, Sweden 1.5 £4 2.5x1.5 £6 2.5 £10 2.5x5 £18
322 PROBERTITE grey-white radiations on shale Boron Pit California U.S.A 2.5 £5


325 PSEUDOMALACHITE Green veins and coatings on and in quartz. Wheal Phoenix, Cornwall 1x 1.5 £2 2.5 £4

1112 PURPURITE Rich brown to mauve cleavage mass Erongo Region
Namibia
2.5cm £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £16 5x7 £25
331 PYRARGYRITE Rich red-grey mass with Barytes. Cut pieces a] 1x1cm b) 2x2cm No location a) £5 b) £10

1074 PYRITE Pure solid massive or crystallised mass Various locations 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6 5x7 £8
580 PYRITE obvious massive in matrix Various 2.5 70p 2.5x5 £1.40 5x5 £3 5x7 £4
1113 PYRITE Pyritohedral single crystal section or small group Elba Italy 2.5x1.5 £2.50 2.5 £4

1047 PYRITE Somewhat rounded single crystal Sulitjelma, Nordland Norway 5mm £2 1cm £4

1326 PYRITE single sharp cube about 1cm Navajun, La Rioja Spain £3


633 PYRITE crystallised surface, hexagonal looking, on pyrite. X 10 to see the detail Chibaugamau,Quebec,Canada 2.5 £3


1062 PYRITE Unusual distorted cube. Pulled out of their normal shape, Kristineberg, Skelleftea District Sweden 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £9

351 PYROLUSITE Rich mass of acicular crystals on matrix Mistake Mine, Yavapai County Arizona 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6

1342 PYROLUSITE pure grey massive Australia 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6 5x7 £9
1145 PYROLUSITE Small sharp black crystals on matrix. Fullabrook mine near Barnstaple ,Devon 1.5 x1.5 £4


254 PYROMORPHITE Rich yellow massive, minor limonite matrix. Yangshuo, Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi, China 1.5 £6 2.5x1.5 £10

339 PYROMORPHITE Small yellow hexagonal crystals on quartz . Reference pieces only. Roughton Gill Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria 1x 1 £1.50 2.5x5 £3

454 PYROMORPHITE Good coverage of dark green micro crystals on matrix Burgam Mine, Shelve, Shropshire 2.5x1.5 £3 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £8
1093 PYROMORPHITE Dark green micro crystals, on pale yellow quartz xls or Fluorite. Einbuch,Black Forest,Germany 1x 1.5 £4


1013 PYROPHYLLITE Creamy mass with black platy hematite. Vastana Iron Mine, Skane, Sweden 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6
340 PYROPHYLLITE Excellent rich creamy radiating mass. Graves Mountain. Lincoln County, Georgia, U.S.A 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £15
486 PYRRHOTITE Rich metallic mass Cwm Dwyffor Mine, Pennant Valley , Gwynedd 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £15
343 PYRRHOTITE Very rich, metallic mass . Possibly with minor spots of other minerals Norway 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10 5x7 £15
987 PYRRHOTITE rich metallic mass with small areas of rock through out. Craig Mine, Sudbury, Ontario Cnada 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6

1192 PYRRHOTITE quite rich metallic mass with possible other sulphides no location details
2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6 5x7 £10
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
496 QUARTZ single colourless crystal, for educational use about 1 inch long various locations £1.20


1116 QUARTZ Transparent terminated crystal with a pleasing red tinge 3cm long Kragero Norway , collected some 20 years ago. £6


1350 QUARTZ pale smoky, clear to translucent glassy no details 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £15
1349 QUARTZ Pure translucent to clear glassy mass. no details 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12 5x7 £18
818 QUARTZ beta Small hexagonal grey bipyramidal Crystal section , (pseudomorph of quartz after beta quartz) Belowda Beacon ,Cornwall £4 3 for £8

342 RAMSDELLITE Black crystals on rock which, if analysed ,would be partly Pyrolusite. Mistake Mine,Yavapai County,Arizona 2.5 £4


1072 RENIERITE rich bronzy metallic chip Kipushi,Katanga, Congo 1cm £7 2.5 £15

334 RHODIZITE Single pale yellow crystal Ibity, Antsirabe, Madagascar 2.5mm £4 5mm £10

1030 RHODOCHROSITE Pink banded and massive in matrix Catamarca Province, Argentina 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £9

1302 RHODONITE rich mass of small red cleavages with Galena Broken Hill, New South Wales Australia 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12 5x7 £20
545 RHODONITE Pinkish - grey massive with possible Pyrolusite. Treburland Mine, Bodmin, Cornwall 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8

971 RICHTERITE Pure, orange-brown mass Langban, Wermland, Sweden. The Type Location 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12
1138 ROMANCHEITE Rich grey-black coating on quartz, possible minor campylite Dry Gill, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8 5x7 £10
903 RUTILE Select , lustrous single red-brown terminated crystal about 3mm across Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
1.5cm £6

817 RUTILE 5mm long, red-brown striated crystal section Brazil or N.Carolina 5mm £1.50


1186 RUTILE pure water worn pebble, grey outside, reddish inside. Madagascar ? 1cm £5


1014 RUTILE rich brown mass No location detaiuls 1x 1.5 £4 2.5 £8 2.5x2.5 £12
377 RUTILE Dark brown crystallised mass about 1cm size Magnet Cove, Arkansas, USA 1cm £2


1006 SALITE Variety of DIOPSIDE, excellent pale green showing strong cleavage Sala, Vasteras,Vastmanland, Sweden 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8
386 SANEROITE obvious orange crystalline in matrix. Molinello Mine, Val Graveglia, Liguria Italy 1.5x2 £8 3x2 £18

662 SANIDINE 2 cm , greyish-fawn crystal section displayed on rock Pic de Courlande, Puy de Dome, France £7


437 SANIDINE pure translucent pale cleavage, Volkesfeld, Eifel, germany 1cm £6


371 SAPPHIRINE blue granular in schist type matrix, not all that rich Betroka area Madagascar 2.5x1.5 £4 2.5 £6

1336 SCAPOLITE rich pinkish cleavage masses Massachusetts USA 2.5 £6 2.5x5 £10 5x5 £20
365 SCAPOLITE Variety MARIALITE. Rich pale buff massive in matrix Sondeled South Norway 2.5 £2.50 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £7
636 SCAPOLITE single creamy coloured crystal about 2cm long.no termination Otter lake, Quebec, Canada £6


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
645 SCHEELITE Quite rich brownish in rock or quartz, Good Blue with short wave U.V. Carrock Mine Cumbria 2.5 £3.50 2.5x5 £7

1124 SCHEFFERITE This is a Manganoan Diopside, Rich brown masses in matrix Type Location Langban, Wermland, Sweden 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £16
1322 SCHORLOMITE Rich brown massive Magnet Cove, Hot Springs County, Arkansas, USA 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £10

1158 SCORODITE very rich pale green massive, no location details.
2.5x5 £4 5x5 £6 5x7 £10
549 SCORODITE Blue-green micro to mm size crystals in cavities and on matrix Hemerdon Mine near Plymouth Devon 1.5 x 1.5 £4 2.5 x5 £8

1132 SCORODITE Green massive with quartz and brown Carminite 1.5 cm £2 Gold Hill Mine, Toole Co Utah 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £15 5x7 £24
1018 SCORZALITE Dark blue in Kyanite Quartzite Horrsjoberg, Wermland, Sweden 1cm £4 1x2cm £7

471 SEPIOLITE light weight white massive (Meerschaum) Sepetci South east of Eskisehir, Turkey 2.5 £6 2.5x5 £12 5x5 £25
698 SERANDITE fawn-pale pink mass in matrix with Aegirine crystal sections St Hilaire, Quebec,Canada 2.5 £5


364 SHORTITE yellow crystal sections in shale. Green River, Sweet Water Co. Wyoming,
U.S.A
1x 1.5 £3 2.5 £5

369 SIDERITE Rich mass of small dark brown crystals in vughs in Siderite Devon Great Consols Mine Devon 2.5 £1 2.5x5 £2 5x5 £4
932 SIDERITE Red-brown mass of cleavages , some with quartz or black chlorite. Betws Garmon, Gwynedd, Wales 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10 5x7 £15
577 SIDERITE Small brown crystals ( some micros) in cavities in white quartz Redmoor Mine, Kelly Bray, Cornwall 1.5 x 1.5 £1.50 2.5 3.00

1179 SILLIMANITE rich grey mass, at X10 it is intergrown fibrous No Location details 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12
381 SKUTTERUDITE Rich silvery mass in matrix Bou Azzer Morocco 2.5 £4.50 2.5x5 £9 5x5 £18 5x7 £27
374 SMITHSONITE rich yellow and grey massive Partially botryoidal. Colour due to .57 % Cadmium Shesodonnel, County Clare,Ireland 2.5 £1 2.5x5 £2 5x5 £4
1100 SODALITE Large orange fluorescent areas in Syenite (long wave) Tvedalen, Larvik Norway 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £16 5x7 £25
1052 SODALITE Rich blue cleavages with feldspar Minas Gerais Brazil 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6 5x7 £10
649 SODALITE Rich grey masses . Orange with Long Wave U.V. Na Al SiO Cl Ste Hilaire Quebec Canada 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £6

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
771 SPHALERITE richer dark brown veins/masses with matrix Various locations 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10
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


376 SPINEL black octahedral micro crystals/sections on and in feldspar. Unusual for G.B Loch Scridain, Mull, Scotland 1.5 " £3 2.5x1.5 £5 2.5 £8
459 SPINEL 4mm crystals and masses , like small blackberries ,on Diopside crystals. Madagascar 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6

827 SPINEL Slightly water-worn and not complete , single pink translucent octahedron. Sri Lanka 2mm £3


460 SPODUMENE HIDDENITE variety .Pure translucent yellow-green cleavage Minas Gerais, Brazil 1cm £3


384 SPODUMENE Grey green cleavages in Pegmatite, quite rich Uto Island, Sweden .The Type Location 2.5x5 £2.50 5x5 £5

1126 SPODUMENE Rich pale grey-brown cleavage mass with inclusions of pink Tourmaline Haapaluoma Finland 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £10 5x7 £15
395 STAUROLITE Brown single crystal Baud, Brittany, France 1.5 80p 1" £1.20

1183 STELLERITE Approx 3mm creamy crystals scattered over matrix, possible quartz or Fluorite Gibelbach Fiesch Switzerland 2.5cm £6 2x4 £10

1027 STIBICONITE Elongated crystals on matrix (Pseudomorphs after Stibnite) up to 7mm long Zacatecas mexico 2.5 £4


843 STIBNITE Very rich silvery masses of blades in matrix Knipes Mine, Ayrshire.Scotland 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6

1366 STIBNITE Rich grey elongated crystallised mass only minor matrix no details 2.5x5 £4 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £15 5x7 £23
1078 STIBNITE Massive, silvery mass in matrix Unusual for Stibnite Su Suergiu Mine,Villasalto, Gerrei,Sardinia 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £10 5x7 £16
1375 STIBNITE pure silvery crystal section no details 1cm £4 2cm £8 3cm £12
1095 STICHTITE obvious pink spots on yellow-green Serpentine Bou Offroh, Morocco 1.5 £3 2.5 £5

448 STILBITE Pure creamy coloured sheafy cleavages Strond Quarry, Bordoy, Faroe Islands 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12

864 STILBITE Unusual stalactitic thick mass of creamy micros on matrix. Near Glen Dibidal, Skye,Scotland 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £14 5x7 £20
346 STILBITE Pure creamy cleavage mass Skurr nam Boc Skye Scotland 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £7 5x5 £15
1351 STILBITE pure creamy crystallised mass, only minor matrix Maharashtra India 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12 5x7 £18
389 STILBITE obvious creamy crystals on basalt Poona India 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £7 5x5 £10 5x7 £12
387 STILBITE good covering of micro crystals all over the top surface on rock. Torosay, Mull,Scotland 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £3.50 5x5 £7
397 STILPNOMELANE quite rich metallic brown , bronze coating on quartz Landsverk Evje Norway 1.5 £2 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £8
392 STILPNOMELANE Rich black platy masses in matrix Brunsjogruvan Hallefors Sweden 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8
497 STILPNOMELANE Black crystalline vein in quartz and magnetite Bonsor Mine,Coniston, Cumbria 2.5 £3.50 2.5x5 £6

393 STRONTIANITE Pale brown to yellowish in Barytes. / Calcite Fluorescent creamy Long wave. Strontian Scotland 2.5 £4


394 STRONTIANITE pale green crystalline in Barytes or Calcite.The smaller ones are richer Middleshop mine, Strontian Scotland 1.5 x 1.5 £3 2.5 £6

366 STRUNZITE yellowish micro acicular crystals on rock Gravel Hill Mine, Cornwall 1.5 x 1.5 £4 2.5 x 1.5 £6

655 STRUVITE Brown individual crystal about 5mm size Skipton Caves, Near Ballarat,Victoria,Australia £4


1301 STRUVITE Crystal Section . White Newberyite on the outside , Struvite resinous brown inside. Type Location Hamburg Germany 5mm £6 1cm £12

679 SULPHUR Small yellow crystals on matrix various location 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10
625 SULPHUR Obvious yellow massive in matrix various locations 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6 5x7 £10
852 SVABITE Colourless in matrix, better seen with S.W. U.V. when it is orange. Apatite group Langban Wermland Sweden 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12 5x7 £18
461 SZAIBELYITE Pure white slightly fibrous masses. Piece about 1.5 mm thick Dypingdals,Modum,Norway 1x2 £4


449 TACHARANITE 2mm white spheres scattered over Phillipsite on Basalt. La Carriere de la Vierge, Espalion, France 1.5 £4 2.5x1.5 £7 2.5 £12
400 TALC Pure yellow-grey mass. Egypt 2.5 £1 2.5x5 £2 5x5 £3.50 5x7 £5
1028 TALC greenish grey masses on white Dolomite cleavages. Otta near Lom Norway 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6 5x7 £10
402 TENNANTITE Grey metallic veinlets in rock. Gortdrum Tipperary S.Ireland 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £5

925 TEPHROITE Rich red-brown cleavages in matrix Langban, Wermland,Sweden 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6 5x7 £10
552 TEPHROITE Small brown cleavages in pale Rhodonite Treburland Mine, Bodmin,Cornwall 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £5

553 TETRAHEDRITE silvery areas in matrix. May contain a percentage of Silver. Silver Vein Mine, St Winnow,Cornwall 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3

1069 TETRAHEDRITE Silvery mass in Siderite Gunnislake Clitters Mine, Cornwall 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4

404 THAUMASITE Rich white exposed seams on matrix Crestmore Quarry California USA 2.5x1.5 £3 2.5 £6

1130 THAUMASITE Pure creamy-white massive, (crystalline with x 10) Fairfax Quarry, Centreville, Virginia USA 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £10 5x5 £20
423 THOMSENOLITE White massive with one or two small crystals Ivigtut, Arsuk Fjord, Greenland 1 x 1.5 £3.50 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £10
432 THOMSONITE small white sheafy areas in vitreous dark green Diopside and rock Loch Scridain Mull Scotland 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4

332 THOMSONITE Ca colourless botryoidal crystalline coating about 1.5mm thick - quite well covered Pian del Foco Genoa Italy 2x2 £5 3x2 £8

410 TILASITE pink massive with some Richterite Langban Wermland Sweden 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10
430 TITANITE brown crystals and parts of xls , with green epidote on matrix Imilchil Morocco 2.5x1.5 £4 2.5 £6

380 TITANITE Brown cleavages in green Diopside Sondeled, South Norway 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4

1164 TOPAZ Pure white cleavage mass, with possible Lepidolite mica Hoydalen Tordal Norway 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8 5x7 £16
475 TOPAZ Single golden, translucent crystal section
(part of a crystal)
Minas Gerais, Brazil 1 cm £3


349 TOPAZ Pure clear, cleaved piece, like glass Nigeria 2.5 £4


1319 TOPAZ Clear to opaque single crystal Marambainha , Minas Gerais, Brazil 1.5 £7


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 1cm Brazil £5


1354 TOURMALINE pure pink translucent cleavage Brazil 5mm £4 8mm £6

1045 TOURMALINE pure black mass, no loctaion details 1cm £3 1x2 £5 2x5 £8 5x5 £18
554 TOURMALINE Black Schorl rich crystalline mass with minor matrix Cornwall 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £2.50 5x5 £5 5x7 £7.50
1362 TREMOLITE rich elongated columnar colourless crystals in matrix New York State USA 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £10 5x7 £15
1146 TREMOLITE rich white elongated needles (up to 2cm) in dark green chlorite Altermark, Mo-i-Rana, NW Norway 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8 5x7 £12 8x10 £20
1012 TREMOLITE Attractive pale green fibrous mass Gasgruvan,Persberg, Wermland, Sweden
2.5x5 £3.50 5x5 £7
415 TREMOLITE Creamy-white SINGLE crystal Probably a pseudomorph, Antsirabe Madagascar 2.5 x 1 £8


420 TRIDYMITE 2mm hexagonal colourless crystals scattered over top of Andesite .Sparse. Vechec , Slanske Mtns, Presov Slovakia 1.5 £5 2.5 £8

413 TRIPHYLITE Pure fawn cleavable mass, most with light coating of Vivianite Mangualde Beira Alta Portugal 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £7
620 TSCHERMAKITE Rich black crystallised mass with minor Phlogopite Odegardensverk, Bamble, Norway 2.5 £6 2.5x5 £12 5x5 £25
556 TURQUOISE Dull blue green massive in and on quartz St Austell Cornwall 2.5 £3


175 UINTAHITE Black glossy light weight, ( type of Asphalt) Fort Duchesne Uintah County Utah USA 1.5cm £6 3.5cm £10

124 ULEXITE White finely fibrous mass Turkey -- no other details 2.5 £1 2.5x5 £2 5x5 £4
76 ULEXITE Pure fibrous white mass Boron California U.S.A 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £5 5x7 £8
1185 UVAROVITE One green massive area about 3mm in Diopside Outokumpu , Eastern Finland £6


421 VANADINITE Good coverage of small orange-brown crystals on matrix Mibladen Morocco 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £7 5x5 £15
1321 VANADINITE Unusual form , rich brown massive Broken Hill, Kabwe, Zambia 1.5 £5 2.5£10

583 VARLAMOFFITE Rich yellow-brown mass on matrix Gunheath Pit, St Austell Cornwall 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £6

578 VARLAMOFFITE Brownish yellow areas on matrix, quite obvious but not rich. Hingston Quarry, Cornwall 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £3.50 5x5 £6
308 VERMICULITE NICKLIAN,. Dark green platy masses. Tested material Bulong, West Australia 1.5 x 1.5 £2.50 2.5x1.5 £5

425 VERMICULITE see also HYDROBIOTITE




422 VERMICULITE pure pale brown plate like a mica Kenya, no other info 2.5 x5 £4 5x5 £10 5x7 £15
190 VESUVIANITE Pure light green crystalline mass Jeffery Mine,Quebec, Canada 1.5 x 1.5 £2


189 VESUVIANITE Brown masses in matrix Val d' Aosta, Piedmont, Italy 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4

1308 VESUVIANITE Single brown-green,crystal section.Larger ones with some garnet Sierra de Cruces Coahuila Mexico 1.5 £4 2.5 £7 5cm £18
378 WAVELLITE White crystalline mass in quartz breccia. Fluorescent green with short wave UV Shanagolden, County Limerick, S,Ireland 2.5 £4 2.5x5 £7

938 WICKENBURGITE Micro clear hexagonal crystals in about a 2.5 area on 2.5 x5 cm rock- X10 needed Rat tail Claim, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA £7.50


493 WILLEMITE Rich covering of white micro crystals on Goethite. Fluorescent SW creamy Preguica Mine , Serpa Portugal 2.5 £5

5x7 £25
744 WILLEMITE Areas in calcite/franklinite/zincite. Fluorescent green L. Wave UV, better S.Wave Franklin,New Jersey, USA 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10 5x7 £18
427 WITHERITE Pure grey-creamy massive, possible Barytes. A Poisonous mineral Settlingstones Mine, Northumberland 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8 5x7 £10
917 WOLFRAM obvious small cleavages in quartz with some Kaolin Gunheath Pit ; St Austell Cornwall 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8 5x7 £12
1378 WOLFRAM rich black cleavages or crystal sections no location 2.5 £6 2.5x5 £12

1059 WOLFRAM Good black massive or blades in quartz no location details 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12 5x7 £15
920 WOLFRAM rich black cleavages with some quartz or scheelite Carrock Mine Cumbria. England 1.5 x1 £5 2.5 £8

559 WOLLASTONITE Rich white fibrous mass in matrix Meldon Okehampton Devon 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £8 5x7 £12
1092 WOLLASTONITE colourless in calcite, fairly rich , with yellow fluoresence SW Sterling Hill, New Jersey USA 2.5x5 £5 5x5 310 5x7 £15
855 WOLLASTONITE Fairly rich 3 to 5mm cleavages in calcite. Good short wave yellow Fluorescence Sterling Hill , New Jersey USA 2.5 x5 £5 5x5 £10 7x5 £18
492 WURTZITE 2H Rich brown masses with matrix and or Zinkenite. San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £5 5x5 £10
1091 YUGAWARALITE Reference pieces, white crystallised on rock . B) 8mm pure xl sections. Toishinden Shizouka prefecture Japan 1x1.5 £10 2.5x2 £15 B) £7
434 ZINCITE Red with black Franklinite and Calcite Franklin , New Jersey , U.S.A 2.5 £5 2.5x5 £8 5x5 £20
981 ZINNWALDITE Silvery elongated platy Zinnwald, Erzebirge, Czech Republic 2.5 £3 2.5x5 £5

433 ZINNWALDITE Manganoan. Very small black plates in Granite Glen Gairn,Scotland 2.5 £1.50 2.5x5 £3 5x5 £6 5x7 £9
941 ZIRCON Pure translucent brown mass about 8mm No location details £4


439 ZOISITE Pure brown crystal section Massachusetts, U.S.A 1.5x1.5 £3 2.5x1.5 £6

926 ZOISITE Elongated brown crystal sections about one inch long in clean grey-white Quartz Zillertal, Austria 2.5x5 £6 5x5 £12

1149 ZOISITE THULITE variety of Zoisite pink in a schist near Lom Norway 2.5 £2 2.5x5 £4 5x5 £6