Worldwide minerals

23-010 - Galena and Sphalerite - 420 €

Turt Mine, Satu Mare, Romania

Size: 120 x 80 x 70 mm


Cluster of galena cuboctahedra overgrown by tiny sphalerites. Interesting contrast of color tones, crystal shapes and size ratio.

22-001 - Rutilated Quartz - 60 €

Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

Size: 65 x 45 x 35 mm


Clear rock crystal with rich inclusions of golden rutile needles, main tip slightly chipped and some dings at the bottom.

20-011 - Marcasite - 280 €

Zeche Friedrich der Grosse (historic black coal underground mine), Herne, Ruhrgebiet, Germany

Size: 9 x 5 x 4 cm


A cleft on the 6. level opened in the late 1950's produced what is considered the best Marcasite specimen in the history of Ruhr underground mining.

Chalcopyrite, Quartz and Dolomite - sold

Baia Sprie, Maramureș Co., Romania

Size: 9.5 x 7 x 6 cm

Nicely balanced assembly of a chalcopyrite cluster next to a compact quartz crystal of similar size. The quartz exhibits the sprouting growth pattern typical for the locale. Some yellowish dolomite crystals are scattered over the specimen. There is slight edge wear at the tip of the quartz crystal.

Anatase on Quartz - sold

Kharan, Baluchistan, Pakistan

Size: 24 x 12 x 11 mm

360° video

Doubly-terminated anatase crystal on doubly-terminated quartz floater with green chlorite inclusions. Perfect aesthetics and condition.

Herkimer Diamond - sold

Herkimer Co., New York, USA

Size: 36 x 22 x 15 mm

360° video

Flawless floater of three brilliant Herkimer diamonds.

Elbaite with Lepidolite and Albite - sold

Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Size: 6.5 x 5.5 x 5 cm

360° video

Rose colored elbaite crystal with a light green zone below the termination, translucent and lustrous, with a group of lepidolite crystals and albite. The elbaite has a length of 33 mm. 

Fluorite on Sphalerite - sold

Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA

Size: 13 x 10.5 x 8.5 cm

360° video

Translucent, rose fluorite cubes with parqueted surface structures on sphalerites. The main crystal measures 3.5 cm on edge. 

Quartz (Japan-law twin) with Pyrite and Sphalerite - sold

Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Dos de Mayo Province, Huánuco Department, Peru

Size: 14.5 x 11 x 7.5 cm

360° video

A massy piece of limestone matrix totally covered by needle quartz crystals, pyrite cubes and sphalerite. A Japan-law twin with leg length of 3 cm is prominently grown on the quartz needles. The size of the pyrites reaches 1 cm per edge. Some contacts among the quartz needles.

Amethyst on Calcite - sold

Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico

Size: 7.5 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm

360° video 

Doubly-terminated amethyst crystals of intense color saturation on brownish calcite crystals. 

Druckversion | Sitemap
Impressum & Copyright: Jonas Norpoth, Wilhelmshöher Weg 16, D-34128 Kassel