Selected Specimens

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SV512 - Langite $ 450 (=~ € 369)
Mountain Mine, Alhillies, County Cork, Ireland
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 2.5 cm


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Langite from Mountain Mine, Alhillies, County Cork, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV512a.jpg] Langite from Mountain Mine, Alhillies, County Cork, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV512c.jpg] Langite from Mountain Mine, Alhillies, County Cork, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV512d.jpg]

Blue to blue-green Langite covering the front surface of specimen. The Langite is more green at the bottom and a more intense teal blue with better crystals at the top. Langite is a rare copper sulfate, some of the best of which are found in Ireland. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV513 - Sphalerite on Dolomite $ 175 (=~ € 144)
Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
small cabinet - 9 x 5 x 4.5 cm


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Sphalerite on Dolomite from Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV513a.jpg] Sphalerite on Dolomite from Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV513c.jpg] Sphalerite on Dolomite from Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV513d.jpg] Sphalerite on Dolomite from Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV513e.jpg] Sphalerite on Dolomite from Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV513f.jpg]

Gemmy yellow Sphalerite crystals on white Dolomite. Yellow is an uncommon and sought after color for Sphalerite. Small but bright and gemmy crystals. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV514 - Gold $ 1500 (=~ € 1232)
St. Patricks Pocket, Lecanvey Vein, Croagh Patrick, Co. Mayo, Ireland
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Gold from St. Patricks Pocket, Lecanvey Vein, Croagh Patrick, Co. Mayo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV514a.jpg] Gold from St. Patricks Pocket, Lecanvey Vein, Croagh Patrick, Co. Mayo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV514b.jpg] Gold from St. Patricks Pocket, Lecanvey Vein, Croagh Patrick, Co. Mayo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV514c.jpg] Gold from St. Patricks Pocket, Lecanvey Vein, Croagh Patrick, Co. Mayo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV514d.jpg] Gold from St. Patricks Pocket, Lecanvey Vein, Croagh Patrick, Co. Mayo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV514e.jpg]

Abundant Gold and black sulfides in an open pocket of vuggy Quartz. Mined in April 2007. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV518 - Langite $ 650 (=~ € 534)
Tankardstown Mine, Bunmahon, County Waterford, Ireland
small cabinet - 9 x 5 x 4 cm


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Langite from Tankardstown Mine, Bunmahon, County Waterford, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV518a.jpg] Langite from Tankardstown Mine, Bunmahon, County Waterford, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV518b.jpg] Langite from Tankardstown Mine, Bunmahon, County Waterford, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV518c.jpg] Langite from Tankardstown Mine, Bunmahon, County Waterford, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV518d.jpg]

Blue to blue-green Langite covering the front surface of specimen. The Langite is an intense teal blue with lots of crystals. Langite is a rare copper sulfate, some of the best of which are found in Ireland. Ex. Jim Knight, Tim Sherburn collections.


SV524 - Sphalerite, Quartz, Dolomite $ 350 (=~ € 287)
Mogul Mine, Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
small cabinet - 9.2 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm


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Sphalerite, Quartz, Dolomite from Mogul Mine, Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV524a.jpg] Sphalerite, Quartz, Dolomite from Mogul Mine, Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV524b.jpg] Sphalerite, Quartz, Dolomite from Mogul Mine, Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV524e.jpg] Sphalerite, Quartz, Dolomite from Mogul Mine, Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV524f.jpg] Sphalerite, Quartz, Dolomite from Mogul Mine, Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV524g.jpg]

Red 'ruby-blende' Sphalerite with Quartz crystals and Dolomite. The Mogul Mine was a large zinc-lead mine that closed in 1982 and was famous for it's Sphalerite and Galena specimens. Comes with a couple old dealer labels including Isis Minerals and Richard Barstow. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV525 - Sphalerite with Galena $ 150 (=~ € 123)
Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
miniature - 4.5 x 3 x 3 cm


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Sphalerite with Galena from Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV525a.jpg] Sphalerite with Galena from Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV525b.jpg] Sphalerite with Galena from Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV525c.jpg] Sphalerite with Galena from Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV525d.jpg]

Gemmy yellow Sphalerite crystals to 4-5mm in a vug with Galena and Pyrite. Yellow is an uncommon and sought after color for Sphalerite. Bright and gemmy crystals collected in September 2007. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV501 - Sphalerite with Dolomite $ 220 (=~ € 181)
Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
small cabinet - 7.2 x 4 x 4 cm


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Sphalerite with Dolomite from Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV501a.jpg] Sphalerite with Dolomite from Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV501b.jpg] Sphalerite with Dolomite from Lisheen Mine, Moyne, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV501c.jpg]

Gemmy yellow Sphalerite crystals with white Dolomite crystals. Yellow is an uncommon and sought after color for Sphalerite and the gemmy crystals on this piece reach 6mm. High quality bright and gemmy crystals. collected in September 2007. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV504 - Sulfur $ 50 (=~ € 41)
Owenriff River, Oughterard, Co. Galway, Ireland
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4 cm


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Sulfur from Owenriff River, Oughterard, Co. Galway, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV504a.jpg] Sulfur from Owenriff River, Oughterard, Co. Galway, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV504b.jpg] Sulfur from Owenriff River, Oughterard, Co. Galway, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV504c.jpg] Sulfur from Owenriff River, Oughterard, Co. Galway, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV504d.jpg]

Nodule of solid Sulfur in a hard grey rock matrix. There is a small vug of white Calcite crystals just below the Sulfur. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV505 - Quartz on Dolomite $ 80 (=~ € 66)
Mogul Mine, Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Quartz on Dolomite from Mogul Mine, Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV505a.jpg] Quartz on Dolomite from Mogul Mine, Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV505b.jpg] Quartz on Dolomite from Mogul Mine, Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV505c.jpg]

Cluster of transparent Quartz crystals on tan Dolomite. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection, purchased by Tim in 2006 from the David Green collection.


SV506 - Aragonite on Calcite $ 50 (=~ € 41)
Clinty Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 4 cm


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Aragonite on Calcite from Clinty Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV506a.jpg] Aragonite on Calcite from Clinty Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV506b.jpg] Aragonite on Calcite from Clinty Quarry, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV506c.jpg]

Pretty specimen with orange Aragonite needles in a vug lined by translucent botryoidal yellow Calcite. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV507 - Goethite $ 50 (=~ € 41)
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 (=~ € 57)
Mull Doyle Lode, Hays Level, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
miniature - 3.8 x 2.8 x 2.3 cm


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Sphalerite from Mull Doyle Lode, Hays Level, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV510a.jpg] Sphalerite from Mull Doyle Lode, Hays Level, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV510b.jpg] Sphalerite from Mull Doyle Lode, Hays Level, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV510c.jpg] Sphalerite from Mull Doyle Lode, Hays Level, 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 (=~ € 57)
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 (=~ € 99)
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 (=~ € 99)
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.
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