Fine Old England Classics

This is the page with a selection of exceptional specimens.   Our emphasis is on undamaged specimens, attractive colors and/or rarity of the species.   We hope you enjoy browsing our inventory; these specimens could soon be your.

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    Calcite

    Pallaflat Mine | Bigrigg | Egremont | Cumbria | England

    Numerous very attractive, crystal clear calcite scalenohedra are perched on top of characteristic matrix. The crystals are to the greatest extend perfect, they are multifaceted and show a brilliant luster.  An excellent specimen!

    specimen: #S/346
    size: 6.7 x 4.5 x 3.1 cm / 2.6 x 1.8 x 1.2 in
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    Price: 680,00 € / 900.00 $
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    Chalcophyllite

    Wheal Gorland | St. Day | Gwennap | Cornwall | England

    A very good and colorful specimen with areas richly covered with mint green chalcophyllite.  The crystals with their six-sided habit show a great luster. Ex Armin Wendland collection.

    specimen: #S/232
    size: 8.0 x 4.8 x 3.6 cm / 3.1 x 1.9 x 1.4 in
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    Price: 380,00 € / 500.00 $
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    Chalcopyrite

    Levant Mine | Pendeen | St. Just Dist. | Cornwall | England

    What a specimen: An exceptional, almost undamaged specimen with brownish-golden botryoidal, "blister copper" characteristic  for the famous Cornish mine.

    specimen: #ON-1
    size: 8.0 x 5.6 x 4.6 cm / 3.1 x 2.2 x 1.8 in
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    Price: 350,00 € / 475.00 $
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    Calcite

    Stank Royal Iron Mine | Lancashire | England

    Exceptionally lustrous and transparent calcite crystals with star-shaped terminations.  The crystals, undamaged as far as I can see, show the characteristic one-sided phantoms.  This overly aesthetic specimen comes with a historic label.  Ex Dietrich Mayer collection.

    specimen: #S/115
    size: 8.5 x 4.3 x 3.1 cm / 3.3 x 1.7 x 1.2 in
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    Price: 850,00 € / 1.000.00 $
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    Dufrenite

    Wheal Phoenix | Linkinhorn | Liskeard Dist. | Cornwall | England

    Botryoidal, radiating crystal clusters on matrix.  The color of the specimen ranges from rich olive green to russet. The surfaces of the spherical masses, the largest of which measures 1.2 cm, show a silky luster.  I cannot detect any other associated minerals on this specimen.  An impressive miniature of the rare iron phosphate from this locality .  Ex Armin Wendland collection.

    specimen: #S/1199
    size: 5.5 x 4.2 x 1.8 cm / 2.2 x 1.7 x 0.7 in
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    Price: 650,00 € / 850.00 $
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    Calcite

    Pallaflat Mine | Bigrigg | Egremont | Cumbria | England

    An excellent and almost undamaged heart-shaped calcite twin.  A prismatic calcite crystal sits on the display side.  The crystals of the specimen are sharp, transparent with a great luster.  The twinning is more visible on the specimen as shown in the photo.

    specimen: #S-E/0450
    size: 6.3 x 5.0 x 4.0 cm / 2.5 x 2 x 1.6 in
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    Price: 440,00 € / 590.00 $
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    Hematite

    Florence Mine | Egremont | Cumbria | England

    What an attractive, almost undamaged and contrast rich specimen with hundreds of sparkling hematite crystals associated with crystalclear, sharp quartz crystals.  A characteristic specimen, very aesthetic and in pristine condition.

    specimen: #S/855
    size: 7.9 x 5.0 x 4.1 cm / 3.1 x 2 x 1.6 in
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    Price: 290,00 € / 390.00 $
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    Chalcosiderite

    Wheal Phoenix | Linkinhorn | Liskeard Dist. | Cornwall | England

    A really exceptional specimen. The limonite-rich matrix is abundantly covered with tiny, green, sparkling chalcosiderite crystals.  The color ranges from green to reddish-brown in some areas.  A great and undamaged cabinet specimen.

    specimen: #S/445
    size: 9.8 x 7.6 x 4.5 cm / 3.9 x 3 x 1.8 in
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    Price: 580,00 € / 780.00 $
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