This picture gallery presents a wide selection of handpicked aesthetic and rare minerals from China that we have to offer.

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    Calcite

    Leiping | Chenzhou Prefecture | Hunan Province | China

    An attractive, lustrous calcite twin paired with a doubly terminated scalenohedron. Both crystals are transparent, sharp, and reddish brown.  This specimen with minimal damage is available at a reasonable price.

    specimen: #S/351
    size: 3.7 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm / 1.5 x 1 x 1 in
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    Price: 30,00 € / 40.00 $
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    Hubeite

    Fengjiashan Mine | Edong Dist. | Huangshi | Hubei Province | China

    A very pretty brown cluster of the rare silicate species hubeite.  It is perched on flesh-colored acicular inesite.  The hubeite cluster measures 1.6 cm and consists of tabular crystals with a bright luster.
    A very good specimen for hubeite.

    specimen: #S-E/0290
    size: 6.5 x 4.9 x 2.9 cm / 2.6 x 1.9 x 1.1 in
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    Price: 1.100,00 € / 1.400.00 $
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    Calcite

    Leiping | Chenzhou Prefecture | Hunan Province | China

    This is an exciting specimen with three butterfly twins, the largest of which measures 3.4 cm. The crystals on this specimen are very sharp with perfect terminations. Some of them show pronounced phantoms in characteristic reddish brown color. Overall a very aesthetic specimen.

    specimen: #S/1036
    size: 6.5 x 4.8 x 3.4 cm / 2.6 x 1.9 x 1.3 in
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    Price: 450,00 € / 580.00 $
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    Pyromorphite

    Daoping Lead Mine | Gongcheng District | Hunan Province | China

    Extremely beautiful barrel-shaped pyromorphite crystals with a brilliant luster entirely cover quartz-rich matrix.  This specimen has few minor blemishes visible only at close inspection. Ex Armin Wendland collection.

    specimen: #S/813
    size: 4.2 x 3.1 x 2.3 cm / 1.7 x 1.2 x 0.9 in
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    Price: 295,00 € / 395.00 $
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    Hubeite

    Fengjiashan Mine | Edong District | Huangshi | Hubei Province | China

    An excellent combination of brown hubeite crystals with flesh-colored inesite sheaves perched on white quartz and partly dusted with transparent apophyllite crystals.  As far as I can see, this specimen is undamaged.

    specimen: #S-E/0343
    size: 12.5 x 7.5 x 6.8 cm / 4.9 x 3 x 2.7 in
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    Price: 680,00 € / 880.00 $
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    Calcite

    Leiping | Chenzhou Prefecture | Hunan Province | China

    Very attractive twin crystals of crystal clear calcite on matrix. They are sharp lustrous and only minimally chipped.

    specimen: #S-E/0530
    size: 3.6 x 3.4 x 2.9 cm / 1.4 x 1.3 x 1.1 in
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    Price: 85,00 € / 110.00 $
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    Mimetite

    Pingtouling Mine | Liannan Co. | Qingyuan | Guangdong Province | China

    A first-rate specimen.  Colorful and completely undamaged.  Six-sided and bright egg yolk yellow mimetite crystals are sharp and lustrous. The terminations show parquet structures and are immaculate. A superb specimen. Ex Karin Wendel collection.

    specimen: #S-E/0291
    size: 5.4 x 4.2 x 3.5 cm / 2.1 x 1.7 x 1.4 in
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    Price: 2.900,00 € / 3.700.00 $
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    Pyromorphite

    Daoping Lead Mine | Gongcheng | Guanxi Province | China

    A top specimen with exquisite, sharp, bright green pyromorphite crystals on matrix. The crystals to 2 cm abundantly cover the typical quartz matrix. Damage if any, is barely visible.  An absolute "killer" specimen.

    specimen: #S-E/0133
    size: 11.0 x 8.2 x 4.6 cm / 4.3 x 3.2 x 1.8 in
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    Price: 7.500,00 € / 9.500.00 $
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