Australian Minerals From the Matthew Webb Collection

Mixed minerals from Australia from noted collector Matthew Webb.


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A385 - Sphene SOLD
Mount Palmer, Harts Range, Northern Territory, Australia
miniature - 3.2 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Sphene from Mount Palmer, Harts Range, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/a385a.jpg] Sphene from Mount Palmer, Harts Range, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/a385b.jpg] Sphene from Mount Palmer, Harts Range, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/a385c.jpg]

Well formed crystal, with a translucent yellow/green/brown coloration and a few crystals of Feldspar along the base.Ex. Matthew Webb #496.


A387 - Epidote $ 150 SOLD
Mount George, Harts Range, Northern Territory, Australia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 4 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Epidote from Mount George, Harts Range, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/a387a.jpg] Epidote from Mount George, Harts Range, Northern Territory, Australia [db_pics/pics/a387b.jpg]

Cluster of green Epidote crystals, with a fine 2.8cm terminated crystal front and center. The Epidote has great green coloration with great luster. The crystals are translucent with areas of transparency.


A389 - Azurite SOLD
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.2 x 1 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Azurite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/a389a.jpg] Azurite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/a389b.jpg]

Thumbnail sized cluster of Azurite crystals with excellent luster.


A390 - Hedenbergite $ 500 SOLD
Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
cabinet - 13 x 6.5 x 4 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Hedenbergite from Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/a390a.jpg] Hedenbergite from Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/a390b.jpg] Hedenbergite from Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia [db_pics/pics/a390c.jpg]

Hard to find specimen of terminated Hedenbergite crystals to over 1.5cm covering matrix. The crystals have good green color and are translucent. Ex. Matthew Webb #76.


A392 - Opal $ 600 SOLD
Quilpie, Queensland, Australia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 4.0 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Opal from Quilpie, Queensland, Australia [db_pics/pics/a392a.jpg] Opal from Quilpie, Queensland, Australia [db_pics/pics/a392b.jpg] Opal from Quilpie, Queensland, Australia [db_pics/pics/a392c.jpg]

Polished egg-shaped nodule containing zones of precious opal. Reminds me of a topo map with little lakes of opal connected by opal rivers. Ex. Matthew WEbb #55.


A393 - Gmelinite $ 200 SOLD
Flinders, Victoria, Australia
thumbnail - 2.7 x 2.5 x 2 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Gmelinite from Flinders, Victoria, Australia [db_pics/pics/a393a.jpg] Gmelinite from Flinders, Victoria, Australia [db_pics/pics/a393b.jpg]

Fine hexagonal Gmelinite crystal perched across a Quartz covered matrix with other Gmelinites. The crystals have rich peach coloration and excellent luster. Top crystal is 1.4cm wide. Ex. Matthew Webb #334.


A405 - Agate $ 140 SOLD
Agate Creek, Etheridge Shire, Queensland, Australia
small cabinet - 9.3 x 4 x 3 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Agate from Agate Creek, Etheridge Shire, Queensland, Australia [db_pics/pics/a405a.jpg]

Polished nodule of banded agate with beautiful reds, blues, and white bands.Mined in the 1960s from this locality known among agate collectors for their fine coloration.


A417 - Agate $ 50 SOLD
Agate Creek, Etheridge Shire, Queensland, Australia
small cabinet - 8.8 x 5.2 x 1 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Agate from Agate Creek, Etheridge Shire, Queensland, Australia [db_pics/pics/a417a.jpg] Agate from Agate Creek, Etheridge Shire, Queensland, Australia [db_pics/pics/a417b.jpg]

Polished slab of banded agate.Mined in the 1960s from this locality known among agate collectors for their fine coloration.


A418 - Agate $ 90 SOLD
Agate Creek, Etheridge Shire, Queensland, Australia
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Agate from Agate Creek, Etheridge Shire, Queensland, Australia [db_pics/pics/a418a.jpg]

Polished nodule of banded agate with good blue and reds.Mined in the 1960s from this locality known among agate collectors for their fine coloration.


A419 - Agate $ 75 SOLD
Agate Creek, Etheridge Shire, Queensland, Australia
small cabinet - 8 x 3.5 x 2 cm
ex.  Matthew Webb


Agate from Agate Creek, Etheridge Shire, Queensland, Australia [db_pics/pics/a419a.jpg] Agate from Agate Creek, Etheridge Shire, Queensland, Australia [db_pics/pics/a419b.jpg]

Polished nodule of banded agate with a Quartz crystal lined central cavity and fine banding.Mined in the 1960s from this locality known among agate collectors for their fine coloration.



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