New Arrivals

Our most recent acquisitions are below. Updated regularly.

Red Beryl on Rhyolite Matrix
Wah Wah Mountains, BeaverCounty, Utah USA


Altyn Tube, 70Km from Karaganda, Karaganda ob. Kazakhstan

A double-sided cabinet specimen having a thick carpet of vivid green, lustrous crystals to the front and a scattering of green crystal to the reverse. Measuring 4 x 3 x 2 in.


Rhodochrosite Crystal
Good Luck Pocket, Main Stope, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado

A large single crystal of rhombohedral form, with a high degree of transparency and luster to its faces. Measuring 2 x 1 ¾ x ½ in.


Beryl var. Heliodor
Walodarsk Wolynskii, Ukraine

A single crystal of heliodor, having excellent transparency, of hexagonal form with complex crystal faces and a natural termination. Measuring 3 ½ x 1 x 1 in.


Smithsonite var. Cadmium rich
Wei Nan, Yunnan Province, China

Striking, rich citron-yellow, translucent, waxy lustre, banded, bubbly, botryoidal smithsonite encrusts the banded underlying layers of gray fluorite on the matrix plate with sulfides on this excellent specimen from a circa 2005 find at this obscure locality in Yunnan Province (but only brought out to market the last 2 years in China). The yellow color is thought to be due to cadmiun content, as with yellow smithsonite from Tsumeb, Italy, and Mexico. The yellow smithsonite GLOWS, when top lit. A couple of spots of periphery wear are noted, but are certainly only a modest detraction to this colorful piece. These are VERY similar to Italian smithsonites, from the 1800s, that cost an arm and a leg! And, those are super rare on the market. This new find really sets a new standard and gives the rest of us a chance to acquire one in this style at a reasonable price point. 8.3 x 5.7 x 2.3 cm, Small Cabinet.


Eagles Nest Mine Placer County, California

0.96 grams $400


Eagles Nest Mine Placer County, California

0.67 grams $300


Eagles Nest Mine Placer County, California

0.49 grams $200


Eagles Nest Mine Placer County, California

1.24 grams $450