Polished & Natural Specimens, Specialty Items
Included here are a variety of polished and natural mineral specimens perfect for adding to your collection or giving as gifts to friends. We have also recently added a great new section featuring distinctive stone specialty items as well.
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: This is a very rare example of a limb of petrified wood that has been replaced with pyrite from El Paso County, Colorado. The end face is polished and there is an indented area where it is chipped that could be polished out further. The piece has been lightly oiled to preserve it and you will probably never see another one of these ever offered again.
1 3/8″ x 1″ x 4 1/2″
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″
Specialty Item: This is an awesome, natural stone called “Fairy Stone” from Canada. These stones are originally formed in a swampy environment infiltrated with horsetail plant filaments, and contain growth rings created over time in a silicated sand concretion.
1 7/8″ x 1 3/8″ x 1/4″
Specialty Item: This is a very cool polished banded agate heart. It is a puffed, rounded shape and is polished all the way around. Agate is recognized for its ability to connect you to the gentle vibrations of the Earth, making it a lovely stone with a light, diffused energy that is very grounding.
1″ x 1 1/4″ x 5/8″
Specialty Item: This is a beautiful polished round cut standing piece of quartz crystal with open crystal formations on the top coated with a titanium metallic iridescent finish known as Rainbow Aura. A beautiful and fun piece to add to any crystal collector’s collection!
1 3/4″ high x 1 1/2″ diameter
Specialty Item: 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