Polished & Natural Specimens
Included here are a variety of polished specimens and natural mineral specimens perfect for adding to your collection or giving as gifts to friends.
Many of the specimens offered here are wonderful starter pieces for beginning rock collectors, and some are suitable for the more discerning agate, gem, and mineral connoisseurs among us. Measurements are given as width by height by depth. Enjoy!
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Specimen: Dome face polished, self collected Cady Mountains purple & white flame agate from California. This color and type combination is rare from this location, and this piece was collected many years ago. The back side is cut flat & could also be polished.
2 1/2″ x 1 3/4″ x 1 5/8″ thick
Specimen: A nice slightly dome face polished piece of gem silica, chrysocolla, malachite, and quartz. The gem silica is a beautiful aqua baby blue, and this piece could be cut into slabettes for cabbing. There are some tiny fractures in the lower part as seen in the photo. From Arizona.
2 1/8″ x 1 3/8″ x 1 1/2″
WT: 61.3 grams
Specimen: This is a beautiful dome face polished Texas agate biscuit filled with large red plumes in a dark pink & lavender background. There is a pit towards the bottom as seen in the photo & some small pitting here & there. The face is fully polished and the back is semi-polished with a beautiful 3/4″ crystal druzy pocket.
2 1/4″ x 2 1/8″ x 3/8″ – 3/4″
Specimen: This is a beautiful, fairly large, face polished fortification banded rough chunk of Agua Nueva agate from Mexico with euhedral quartz and other inclusions. It has a few sparkly druzy pockets, and would make an excellent addition for anyones agate collection.
4″ x 1 7/8″ x 1 5/8″
Specimen: This is a wonderful, large example of a face polished piece of rare Bear Canyon fortification agate in shades of blue-grey, white & black colors. This is material you rarely see come up for sale, especially in this size. The thin fractures are much less evident in hand. From Montana.
4″ x 2 1/2″ x 2″
Specimen: This is a nice face polished Dryhead fortification agate from Montana. There is an open center surrounded by euhedral quartz and agate banding. There is one thin fracture in the banding as seen in the photo, but it is much less noticeable in hand. Great colors in this piece, and it is also dome polished on the back side.
2 7/8″ x 1 3/8″ x 3/4″
Specimen: This is a nice face polished piece of Teepee Canyon agate from South Dakota. This piece has some bright red & orange fortifications around a small euhedral quartz center. There are some thin fracture lines across the face, but it could be easily cut a few more times for slabs for cabbing.
2 7/8″ x 2 5/8″ x 2 3/4″
Minerals & Crystals
Specimen: This is a beautiful, lustrous example of an azurite crystal cluster from Sonora, Mexico. Large well-formed azurite crystals like these are not often found and the Milpillas mine is one of the few in the world that produces fine specimens like this.
1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ x 3/4″
Wt: 38.1 grams
Specimen: This is a very pretty pink Rose Quartz polished sphere. It has thin striated bands and lustrous pearly inclusions. Rose Quartz is recognized as one of the most beneficial stones for healing emotions and promoting loving feelings.
Comes with small plastic stand.
1 3/4″ diameter
Specimen: This is a completely natural Oklahoma Rose rock. These roses are a combination of barite, quartz sand and hematite that were dug around the lake Stanley Draper area in Oklahoma. Specimens are difficult to find any more due to land development and decades of previous collecting so this one is a real treasure.
2 1/4″ x 1 3/4″ x 1 1/4″
Specimen: Bornite is a very pretty sulfide mineral that is considered to be an ore of copper and is often called “peacock ore” due to its iridescent tarnish that looks similar to colors you might see on peacock feathers. A great starter piece for a kid’s collection.
2″ x 1 1/2″ x 2″
Specimen: This is a large, beautiful rough specimen piece of a tabular, terminated water-clear topaz crystal from Brazil. There are some fine striations and nicks along the edges and some flat, scaly, lustrous inclusions internally.
2 1/4″ x 3/4″ x 5/8″
Wt: 61.2 grams (305 carats)
Specimen: This is a sweet little quartz crystal point tower filled with black Schorl tourmaline crystals running through it. It is polished all around in an asymmetric shape and comes from Brazil. Perfect for a tabletop or small altar and is a protective stone.
2 1/2″ x 1 1/4″ x 3/4″
Specimen: This is a terrific specimen of druzy covered pseudomorphic tubes that comes from the world famous Coyamito Ranch agate collecting location in Chihuahua, Mexico. The internal mineral has pretty much eroded away, leaving the beautiful casts you see here.
2″ x 3″ x 1″
Closeout Price: $16.00