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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#SP101
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

Price: $40.00

#SP102
Specimen: This is a beautiful, large face polished Ocean Jasper slab I purchased many years ago from the original importer of this material. You do not find material anywhere near this kind of quality anymore. From Madagascar.
6″ x 4 1/8″ x 1/4″

Price: $125.00

#SP103
Specimen: This is a really sweet pastel lavender face polished fortification agate from Rancho Laguna, Mexico. There is a nice yellow-gold center and it has good parallax in the bands. Not huge, but a very pretty addition to anyone’s collection.
1 3/8″ x 1″ x 1 1/8″

Price: $22.00

#SP104
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

Price: $110.00

#SP105
Specimen: This is a fantastic, multi-colored face polished fortification agate rough chunk from Morocco with other inclusions. It has a couple of fine fractures near the top & bottom edges as seen in the photo, but that does not detract at all from its beauty.
2 5/8″ x 2″ x 1 1/2″

Price: $50.00

#SP106
Specimen: This is a rare and beautiful face polished agatized fossil pine cone section slab with exceptional color and pattern dating from the Jurassic period, approximately 180 million years ago. These Araucaria and Pararaucaria pine cones are among the best preserved pine cones in the world and are found in Patagonia, Argentina. Face polished on both sides.
2 7/8″ x 2″ x 3/8″

Price: $300.00

#SP107
Specimen: This is a very nice, self collected face polished unusual fortification agate in colors of lavender & white with open quartz vug and sagenite bursts from Sheeps Bridge, AZ.
2 1/2″ x 1 3/4″ x 1 1/8″

Price: $25.00

#SP108
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″

Price: $65.00

#SP109
Specimen: This is a very pretty piece of face polished agatized fossil coral from Florida. This piece has lovely druse-covered botroydial bubbles lining the center of the piece.
3 1/2″ x 1 7/8″ x 3/4″

Price: $25.00

#SP110
Specimen: This is a very cool branch of authentic, rare black coral from Hawaii. It is face polished on one end and shows the concentric bands within the piece. This could be kept as a display piece or cut for multiple small cabs for jewelry making.
5/8″ x 3/8″ x 5″ total length

Price: $30.00

#SP111
Specimen: This is a terrific face polished Baker Ranch thunderegg geode agate with striking sagenite needles floating in a translucent green and red background with pale amethyst euhedral quartz. From New Mexico.
2 3/4″ x 2 1/2″ x 1 1/8″

Price: $35.00

#SP112
Specimen: This is an interesting face polished stick/sagenite needle agate packed with well-defined needles in shades of blue-grey & other pastel colors. It is gently rounded from being water worn in stream beds.  From China.
3 3/8″ x 1 1/2″ x 1 5/8″

Price: $25.00

#SP113
Specimen: This is an awesome, large, face polished collector slab of petrified wood from Arizona. There are a couple of small unpolished spots on the edges and it isn’t a complete round, but it’s close. I don’t know the type of wood that it is, and it has great little fortifications and other patterns throughout.
7 3/8″ x 6″ x 1/2″

Price: $25.00

#SP114
Specimen: Beautiful face polished Parcelas half nodule agate with pink, lavender, & grey colored bands in a blue background with red inclusions. From Mexico.
1 3/4″ x 1 1/4″ x 1 1/8″

Price: $25.00

#SP115
Specimen: This is a wonderful, large face polished agate heart filled with white moss inclusions and druzy quartz pockets in a grey & greenish-tan background. It is polished all the way around and is an awesome display piece on either side! From Brazil.
5 1/2″ x 4 7/8″ x 3/8″

Price: $30.00

#SP116
Specimen: This is a beautiful, face polished section of “pocket rot” petrified wood from Texas. There are small agate filled cavities throughout the specimen where the tree had began to decompose. A wonderful specimen!
2 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ x 1 1/4″

Price: $25.00

#SP117
Specimen: This is a face polished banded agate from Rancho Laguna, Mexico. This pretty piece has red, pink & lavender bands with an open crystal center. A nice piece for a starter agate collection!
1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″

Price: $18.00

#SP118
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″

Price: $16.00

#SP119
Specimen: This is a standing, face polished display piece of an extremely unique and rare material called Myreckite. Myrickite is a type of agatized Cinnabar that was discovered in Death Valley, CA, back in 1911 by Shady Myrick in what later became the McLaughlin gold mine. To see additional information about Myrickite, the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals in Oregon has a permanent exhibit of this highly prized material.
2 3/8″ x 1″ x 1 1/2″

Price: $75.00

#SP120
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″

Price: $18.00

#SP121

Specimen: This is a terrific little face polished Coyamito agate half nodule with orange & dark red bands in a purple background with pseudomorph inclusions & a small euhedral quartz center. Very hard to photograph – the line going across is a camera reflection! From Mexico.
1 1/2″ x 1 1/4″ x 3/4″

Price: $20.00

#SP122
Specimen: Face polished pinkish-tan and brown Dino bone section from Utah. There are some fractures across the face and it is the end part of a bone with a curved area at the back. A great starter specimen or gift!
2 1/2″ x 2″ x 2 3/4″

Price: $16.00

#SP123
Specimen: This is a cool little polished agate pyramid with gold & grey banding & a small druzy pocket. A fun piece to add to your collection or to give as a gift to an agate-loving friend! From Brazil.
1″ x 1″ x 1″

Price: $8.00

#SP124
Specimen: This is a really pretty face polished Mexican agate in colors of red & yellow with euhedral quartz, quartz crystal vugs, sagenite bursts and other inclusions.
3 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ x 2 1/4″

Price: $20.00

#SP125
Specimen: This is an awesome, self collected, face polished large dendritic chunk of agate from Burro Creek, Arizona. This piece was collected well over 20 years ago and you don’t find pieces of this quality and size any more.
4 1/4″ x 2 3/4″ x 2″

Price: $25.00

Minerals

#SPM121
Specimen: A beautiful piece of Pyrite with lots of well defined cubes. From Peru.
3 1/4″ x 2 1/4″ x 1″

Price: $20.00

#SPM122
Specimen: A sweet little micromount Wulfenite crystal specimen on a brown matrix. From the world famous Red Cloud Mine in Arizona. Comes in a perky box with label.
1/2″ high x 1/4″ wide

Price: $18.00

#SPM123
Specimen: A rare and collectible mineral specimen of large malachite after azurite crystal pseudomorphs along with areas of silky, fibrous malachite. From the Milpillas mine in Mexico.
6″ x 3″ x 1 1/4″

Price: $100.00

#SPM124
Specimen: A beautifully formed and richly colored Amazonite double crystal cluster. From Colorado.
1 5/8″ x 1″ x 1 3/8″

Price: $20.00

#SPM125
Specimen: A wonderful standing quartz plate covered with flat, radiating clear crystal faces included with little green chlorite balls and flecks. Includes metal stand.
2 7/8″ x 2 3/4″ x 1/4″
Total height is 4 1/4″

Price: $16.00

#SPM126
Specimen: This is a beautiful walnut-sized, glassy Tektite from Viet Nam. This specimen came from an old collection in the 1970’s and still has the old collection number on the bottom written in ink on white-out. It is fairly opaque and looks to be an almost black color.
1 1/2″ x 1 1/4″ x 1 1/8″
Wt: 32.8 grams

Price: SOLD

#SPM127
Specimen: This is a really cool calcite/sand concretion specimen that looks like a sea creature with an open mouth & a big googly eye! I’m not sure on the location, but it’s been a prized piece in my collection for many years.
4 1/4″ x 1 1/4″ x 1 1/4″

Price: $20.00

#SPM128
Specimen: This is an unusual piece of Fulgurite from the red hills of Sedona, Arizona. Fulgerites are created by lightning shooting into the earth and melting the surrounding soil into a tube shape that follows the form of the strike. For the metaphysical folks out there, this is a real prize!
5/8″ x 3/8″ x 1 5/8″

Price: $18.00

#SPM129
Specimen: This is a wonderful, rare specimen piece of Stibnite from the Tafone Mine in Grosseto, Italy. This piece is from an old collection and comes with the original label and stand.
1 1/4″ high x 3/16″ wide

Price: $16.00

#SPM130
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″

Price: $20.00

Crystals

#SPC131
Specimen: This is a fairly large nodule completely made up of quartz crystals! I personally collect these in Arizona and they are the craziest things I’ve ever found! These crystal balls were originally encased a chalcedony agate shell. Truly unique!
4″ x 3 1/2″ x 2 1/4″

Price: SOLD

#SPC132
Specimen: For crystal collectors, a nice, clear single quartz crystal in matrix from Diamond Point, Arizona. It’s hard to come by pieces like this nowadays, and you can see the crystal top sticking up at top center left.
2 3/4″ x 1 1/2″ x 1″

Price: $18.00

#SPC133
Specimen: This is a random lot of yellow apatite crystals from Mexico. The crystals range in size from the longest at 1″ to the shortest at 3/8″. Some need cleaning and a couple may be facetable for a small stone.
Wt: 50 grams

Price: $10.00

#SPC134
Specimen: Here is a nice, large single schorl tourmaline crystal with a little attached mica & feldspar. It is a black color and is a great dispeller of negative energy if you are using it for metaphysical purposes.
5 1/4″ x 1 5/8″ x 1 1/2″

Price: $12.00

#SPC135
Specimen: This is a really nice face polished Mexican geode filled with beautiful sparkling quartz crystals, some with internal rainbows. This is a really great display piece if you are a crystal lover!
3″ x 2 3/4″ x 1 1/4″

Price: $22.00

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