The Australian Minerals & Crystals section of the Josh Grigg Collection has a variety of specimens that have been mined from all over Australia including Torrington, Kuridala, Harts Range, Mt Isa and Broken Hill to name a few.
Heulandite is one of the more common zeolite minerals. It has a very distinctive coffin-shaped crystals. This specimen was unearthed in Tambar Springs which is a small town in the North West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia.
A great miniature example of a Broken Hill NSW Rhodonite crystal in association with many smaller crystals in shiny Silver bearing Galena. These are found in the sulfide zone of the Broken Hill silver-lead mines.
This fantastic specimen features a stem of dark smoky (morion) Quartz that is topped by a scepter crystal of natural golden Citrine from Bismuth Dam in Torrington, NSW from the famous 'Moonlight Pocket' which was discovered in 2012.
Zircon is a natural mineral found in a very small area in the central part of Australia, a remote region called the Mud Tank Zircon Field in Harts Ranges, Northern Territory. One side of this has been polished and gives a nice touch to the specimen.
Erythrite is a bright red-purple colour cobalt arsenic, oxygen and hydrogen mineral, a colourful characteristic that makes it very noticeable and easy to identify. This specimen was mined from Mount Cobalt mine, Mt Isa QLD Australia.
Bustamite is a calcium, manganese, iron clinopyroxene. This specimen is from Broken Hill which is renowned for having the worlds finest Bustamite crystals, by far! It is brown-red with some translucent sections.
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