Tim Sherburn Collection of Irish Minerals


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LV243 - Calcite $ 125 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 62
Abbeytown Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Sligo, Ireland
miniature - 4.4 x 3 x 3 cm


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Calcite from Abbeytown Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV243a.jpg] Calcite from Abbeytown Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV243b.jpg] Calcite from Abbeytown Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV243c.jpg] Calcite from Abbeytown Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Sligo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV243d.jpg]

Scalenohedral white Calcite crystals from the Abbeytown Quarry. The main crystal has a clearer outer layer and pearlescent reflections internally and is in perfect condition. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection. Acquired from Peter Briscol in 2002.


LV241 - Proustite $ 90 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 45
Mogul Mine, Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Proustite from Mogul Mine, Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV241a.jpg] Proustite from Mogul Mine, Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV241b.jpg] Proustite from Mogul Mine, Silvermines, Co. Tipperary, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV241c.jpg]

Small red Proustite crystals on matrix. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection with old Richard Barstow and Dr. John Dayton collection labels.


LV223 - Quartz $ 120 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 60
Dunquin, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland
miniature - 3.3 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Quartz from Dunquin, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV223a.jpg] Quartz from Dunquin, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV223b.jpg] Quartz from Dunquin, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV223c.jpg] Quartz from Dunquin, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV223d.jpg]

Fine quality, somewhat tabular Quartz crystals in a diverging cluster. From the Soloman's Mine pocket opened in October 1999. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection, from Robert Lawson.


LV202 - Millerite on Calcite $ 160 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 80 SOLD
Sheefry Mine, Co. Mayo, Ireland
miniature - 4 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Millerite on Calcite from Sheefry Mine, Co. Mayo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV202a.jpg] Millerite on Calcite from Sheefry Mine, Co. Mayo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV202b.jpg] Millerite on Calcite from Sheefry Mine, Co. Mayo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV202c.jpg]

GGolden metallic needles of Millerite in Calcite along with Chalcpyrite in multiple drusy Quartz lined vugs. Abundant Millerite in many areas of the specimen. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection from Robert Lawson. Found in 1994.


LV204 - Pyromorphite $ 200 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 100
Camaderry Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
small cabinet - 7.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Pyromorphite from Camaderry Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV204a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Camaderry Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV204b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Camaderry Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV204c.jpg] Pyromorphite from Camaderry Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV204d.jpg] Pyromorphite from Camaderry Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV204e.jpg]

Vuggy white Quartz with cavities lined by yellow/green Pyromorphite crystals. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection from Robert Lawson. Found in 1998.


LV238 - Calcite $ 160 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 80
Subulter Quarry, Kanturk, Co. Cork, Ireland
small cabinet - 8.5 x 8 x 5.5 cm


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Calcite from Subulter Quarry, Kanturk, Co. Cork, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV238a.jpg] Calcite from Subulter Quarry, Kanturk, Co. Cork, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV238b.jpg] Calcite from Subulter Quarry, Kanturk, Co. Cork, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV238c.jpg] Calcite from Subulter Quarry, Kanturk, Co. Cork, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV238d.jpg]

Elongated, gemmy Calcite crystals on matrix. The crystals reach 5cm in length and are in excellent condition. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection, purchased from Robert Lawson in 2013.


LV242 - Atacamite $ 75 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 38 SOLD
Knockmahon, Bonmahon, Co. Waterford, Ireland
small cabinet - 6 x 6 x 2 cm


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Atacamite from Knockmahon, Bonmahon, Co. Waterford, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV242a.jpg] Atacamite from Knockmahon, Bonmahon, Co. Waterford, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV242b.jpg] Atacamite from Knockmahon, Bonmahon, Co. Waterford, Ireland [db_pics/pics/LV242c.jpg]

Here's some Irish green - an Atacamite with good medium green color. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection, acquired from Peter Briscol in 1998. Comes mounted on a Lucite stand.


SV512 - Langite $ 450 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 225
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 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 88 SOLD
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. These were a very limited occurrence in Panel 18 of the main north orebody. Collected by Stephan Moreton who was lucky to be there at just the right time. Yellow is an uncommon and sought after color for Sphalerite. Small but bright and gemmy crystals. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV518 - Langite $ 650 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 325
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 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 175
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 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 75 SOLD
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. These were a very limited occurrence in Panel 18 of the main north orebody. Collected by Stephan Moreton who was lucky to be there at just the right time.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 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 110
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. These were a very limited occurrence in Panel 18 of the main north orebody. Collected by Stephan Moreton who was lucky to be there at just the right time. 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.


SV507 - Goethite $ 50 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 25 SOLD
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.


SV528 - Calcite $ 120 DISCOUNTED 50% OFF TO $ 60 SOLD
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.

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