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SV507 - Goethite $ 50
Glandore Mine, Glandore, Co. Cork, Ireland
miniature - 5 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Goethite from Glandore Mine, Glandore, Co. Cork, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV507a.jpg] Goethite from Glandore Mine, Glandore, Co. Cork, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV507b.jpg] Goethite from Glandore Mine, Glandore, Co. Cork, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV507c.jpg] Goethite from Glandore Mine, Glandore, Co. Cork, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV507e.jpg]

Shiny black botryoidal formations of Goethite. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection, acquired from Steve Moreton in 2008.


SV510 - Sphalerite $ 70
Hay's Level, Moll Doyle Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
miniature - 3.8 x 2.8 x 2.3 cm


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Sphalerite from Hay's Level, Moll Doyle Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV510a.jpg] Sphalerite from Hay's Level, Moll Doyle Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV510b.jpg] Sphalerite from Hay's Level, Moll Doyle Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV510c.jpg] Sphalerite from Hay's Level, Moll Doyle Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV510d.jpg]

Crystals of honey-colored Sphalerite, complete all around and undamaged. Small disc-shaped Calcite crystals coat the bottom. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV511 - Rutile with Chlorite $ 70
Lochan na Lairige, Perthshire, Scotland
small cabinet - 6 x 4.2 x 2.2 cm


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Rutile with Chlorite from Lochan na Lairige, Perthshire, Scotland [db_pics/pics/SV511a.jpg] Rutile with Chlorite from Lochan na Lairige, Perthshire, Scotland [db_pics/pics/SV511c.jpg] Rutile with Chlorite from Lochan na Lairige, Perthshire, Scotland [db_pics/pics/SV511d.jpg] Rutile with Chlorite from Lochan na Lairige, Perthshire, Scotland [db_pics/pics/SV511f.jpg]

Dark green Chlorite and red Rutile crystals. Collected from boulders near a small hydroelectric dam. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV528 - Calcite $ 120
Tara Mine, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland
cabinet - 11 x 7 x 5 cm


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Calcite from Tara Mine, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV528a.jpg] Calcite from Tara Mine, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV528b.jpg] Calcite from Tara Mine, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV528c.jpg] Calcite from Tara Mine, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV528e.jpg]

Transparent scalenohedral Calcite crystals on matrix from the Tara Mine. Crystals to 3cm. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV529 - Analcime on Stilbite $ 120
Giants Causeway, Co. Antrim, Ireland
small cabinet - 7 x 5.5 x 4 cm


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Analcime on Stilbite from Giants Causeway, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV529a.jpg] Analcime on Stilbite from Giants Causeway, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV529b.jpg] Analcime on Stilbite from Giants Causeway, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV529c.jpg] Analcime on Stilbite from Giants Causeway, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV529d.jpg]

White Analcime crystals on pink Stilbite. Crystals to 1.7cm. Ex. Charles Noll, Tim Sherburn collections with a few old labels.


SV530 - Chabazite $ 120
Craig's Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland
cabinet - 10.5 x 7 x 5 cm


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Chabazite from Craig's Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV530a.jpg] Chabazite from Craig's Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV530b.jpg] Chabazite from Craig's Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV530f.jpg]

Basalt vug lined with brilliant, sparkling white crystals of Chabazite. High quality, undamaged glassy crystals. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV531 - Smithsonite with Fluorite $ 300
Sheshodonnell East Mine, Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland
cabinet - 11 x 7 x 5 cm


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Smithsonite with Fluorite from Sheshodonnell East Mine, Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV531a.jpg] Smithsonite with Fluorite from Sheshodonnell East Mine, Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV531b.jpg] Smithsonite with Fluorite from Sheshodonnell East Mine, Carron, The Burren, Co. Clare, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV531e.jpg]

Vuggy specimen of bright yellow cadmium Smithsonite and purple Fluorite. Botryoidal, satiny Smithsonite is present in open vugs all around the specimen. The Sheshodonnell East Mine is a small former zinc mine that was worked in about 1862-63 (per MINDAT). The miners were lookng for the sphalerite and the smithsonite was placed in the dumps, and collected about 100 years later. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV532 - Halite $ 60
Kilroot Mine, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, Ireland
small cabinet - 8 x 5 x 4 cm


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Halite from Kilroot Mine, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV532a.jpg] Halite from Kilroot Mine, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV532b.jpg] Halite from Kilroot Mine, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV532f.jpg] Halite from Kilroot Mine, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV532g.jpg]

Transparent cubes of Halite all around massive Halite. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV533 - Dundasite $ 140
Tynagh Mine, Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 4 cm


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Dundasite from Tynagh Mine, Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV533a.jpg] Dundasite from Tynagh Mine, Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV533b.jpg] Dundasite from Tynagh Mine, Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV533c.jpg] Dundasite from Tynagh Mine, Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV533d.jpg] Dundasite from Tynagh Mine, Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV533e.jpg]

White Dundasite on matrix from the Tynagh Mine. Weakly fluorescent purple white. Comes with 6 old labels including one from Richard Barstow and one from the University of Delaware mineral museum. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV534 - Actinolite on Wollastonite $ 80
Maghery, Co. Donegal, Ireland
small cabinet - 7 x 7 x 5 cm


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Actinolite on Wollastonite from Maghery, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV534a.jpg] Actinolite on Wollastonite from Maghery, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV534b.jpg] Actinolite on Wollastonite from Maghery, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV534e.jpg] Actinolite on Wollastonite from Maghery, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV534f.jpg]

Dark reddish green crystals of Actinolite on matrix. Collected in October 1999. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV536 - Calcite with Pyrite $ 150
K orebody, Galmoy Mine, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
cabinet - 13 x 10 x 6 cm


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Calcite with Pyrite from K orebody, Galmoy Mine, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV536a.jpg] Calcite with Pyrite from K orebody, Galmoy Mine, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV536c.jpg] Calcite with Pyrite from K orebody, Galmoy Mine, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV536d.jpg] Calcite with Pyrite from K orebody, Galmoy Mine, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV536e.jpg] Calcite with Pyrite from K orebody, Galmoy Mine, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV536f.jpg]

Yellow Calcite crystals intergrown with Pyrite atop Pyrite and small Dolomite crystals. Clean and in excellent condition. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV451 - Apophyllite, Gyrolite, Mesolite $ 120
Scottstown Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antim, Ireland
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 1.7 cm


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Apophyllite, Gyrolite, Mesolite from Scottstown Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV451a.jpg] Apophyllite, Gyrolite, Mesolite from Scottstown Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV451b.jpg] Apophyllite, Gyrolite, Mesolite from Scottstown Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV451c.jpg]

Chunky white Apophyllite crystals to 1.8cm wide on Gyrolite and Mesolite. Collected in July 1999. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV452 - Chabazite $ 90
Aughrim Quarry, near Belfast, Co. Antrim, Ireland
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


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Chabazite from Aughrim Quarry, near Belfast, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV452a.jpg] Chabazite from Aughrim Quarry, near Belfast, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV452b.jpg] Chabazite from Aughrim Quarry, near Belfast, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV452d.jpg] Chabazite from Aughrim Quarry, near Belfast, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV452f.jpg]

Translucent to transparent white rhombs of Chabazite on basalt matrix. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection. Acquired from Peter Briscol in 1998.


SV453 - Galena with Sphalerite $ 80
West Rupla Lode, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
small cabinet - 5.7 x 4 x 2 cm


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Galena with Sphalerite from West Rupla Lode, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV453a.jpg] Galena with Sphalerite from West Rupla Lode, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV453b.jpg] Galena with Sphalerite from West Rupla Lode, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV453c.jpg] Galena with Sphalerite from West Rupla Lode, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV453d.jpg]

Cubic Galena crystals and reddish brown Sphalerite on a green Quartz matrix. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV454 - Calcite with Chabazite, Thompsonite $ 180
Craigs Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Calcite with Chabazite, Thompsonite from Craigs Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV454a.jpg] Calcite with Chabazite, Thompsonite from Craigs Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV454b.jpg] Calcite with Chabazite, Thompsonite from Craigs Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV454c.jpg] Calcite with Chabazite, Thompsonite from Craigs Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV454d.jpg] Calcite with Chabazite, Thompsonite from Craigs Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV454e.jpg]

Elongated, gem quality reddish orange Calcite crystals on a matrix coated by Chabazite and Thompsonite. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.
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25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48
49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60
61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72
73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84
85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96
97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108
109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120
121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132
133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144
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