Georgia Mineral Specimens For Sale





Georgia has been a consistent produce of interesting East Coast mineral specimens.  Graves Mountain is one of several important locations that have produced aesthetic specimens in both historic and contemporary times. 





OKP-592       Barite        Carterville, Bartow County, Georgia.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  This fine cluster of transparent to translucent crystals measures 3 x 2.7 x 2.2 cm.  It is domical, lustrous, aesthetic, and has no damage.  It views great from any direction.  Mounted in a perky box.   $80







OKP-447       Goethite Stalactites    Graves Mountain, Georgia.  This is a group of intergrown stalactitesw that shows the iridescence that these specimens are so famous for.  This one is colorful (much better than the images indicate) but the luster is rather low compared to most.  No damage.  3.5 x 2 x 2 cm.  $30







Backside of largest crystal.

OKO-538      Rutile      Graves Mountain, Georgia.  Ex. Harold L. Dibble collection.  This is a very large example of this east coast classic.  It measures 14.5 x 10 x 8.6 cm and has crystals to 9.5 cm each.  Some crystals are not complete on the backside as this is a matrix specimen, but it displays quite nicely and only has one small chip on the big crystal.  Good red flashes within the crystals.  It has a fine metallic luster and the crystals are sharply formed.  $350








OKP-339       Barite     Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia.  Ex. Caroline Les collection.  Like barites from other Georgia locations these things are as "rare as hens teeth".  I've seldom seen these any larger than thumbnail sized specimens, they are almost always damaged, and again, simply uncommon.  This fine example is a large plate of crystals measuring 6.4 x 5 with crystals to approximately 2.5 cm each.  They are damage-free and attractive.  These barites are among the most recognizable due to their unusual form.  The specimen comes with a custom engraved acrylic base.  I've spoke with locals who know this site is no longer producing specimens and understand the importance of fine examples like this.  I do not believe you will fine a better one of these anywhere.  $1,500







OKO-382    Barite     Cartersville, Georgia.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A triangular shaped plate measuring 2.5 x 2.4 x 1.2 cm.  Deep brown color and excellent luster.  Great crystallization on display face and on edges.  Zero damage and mounted in a perky box.  Nice example.  $20






OKO-336    Barite    Cartersville Georgia.  .  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A cluster that includes interesting saw edged and scepter crystals to 1.8 cm each.  3.7 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm overall.  Nice for, attractive.  Minor breakage on a couple smaller crystals as seen, but nice condition overall.  Mounted in a perky box.  $35






OKN-533     Rutile    Graves Mountain, Georgia.  Ex. James Turek collection.  A 3 x 2 x 1.2 cm single crystal having the typical high, metallic luster and sharp form.  Very minor edge rubbing.  A fine example for the price.  $40








OKK-191    Barite     Cartersville, Georgia.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunnning collection.  Classic material with a recognizable appearance.  Dark brown crystal cores surrounded by clear crystal overgrowths.  4 x 2.8 x 2.3 cm.  Good primary crystals through central region but edges are broken where it was removed from its matrix.  Good example.  $25








OKK-677     Lazulite    Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Prev. John Caswell collection.  This fine historic piece measures 2.3 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm and is a single crystal.  The terminations have contacts but are not damaged in my opinion, nor is there any damage elsewhere on the crystal.  This is a very well formed, large, and exceptionally nice crystal for the location.  The provenance is just a further bonus!  $260







OKK-666     Rutile      Graves Mountain, Lincoln County, Georgia.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  Several interlocking rutile twins to over 2 cm each with a small area of matrix which they are attached to.  The piece measures 3 x 2.4 x 2.1 cm overall and has some minor chipping as can be seen in the images.  The overall condition is very good, the form is excellent on all the twinned crystals, large or small, and the luster is very high, even for one of these.  A great example for the price….$70








OKK-911     Rutile    Graves Mountain, Georgia.  Ex. Edward Swaboda collection.  This is a really fine TN sized example of lustrous rutile from a famous U.S. locality and from a famous U.S. collector’s collection.  This piece has an unusual crystal form that views nicely from all sides.  One small chip.  The crystal is a twin!  $75








OKJ-882    Barite     Carterville, Georgia.  Ex Paul and Dawn Dunning Collection.  A beautiful spray of damage free, transparent, included crystal to 1.7 cm each.  Piece measures 2.7 x 1.9 x 1.5 cm overall.  Very attractive and clean.  Mounted in a perky box.  Nice competition piece for an East Coast or N. American collector.  $95







OKJ-749      Barite     Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia.  Ex. Paul and Dawne Dunning collection.  A plate of single and double terminated crystals of interesting form.  Most are clear to slightly milky with other accessory minerals.  3.2 x 2.8 x 1.5 an mounted in a perky box.  No damage.  $35







OKJ-580     Rutile     Graves Mountain, Lincoln Co., Georgia.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain collection.  No big for one of these but outstanding form, luster and quality.  Twinned and measures in at 1.2 x .8 x .8 cm.  Tiny base contact and no damage.  $70









OKE-398    Rutile    Graves Mountain, Georgia.  Ex. Nancy Collins Collection.  Rutile crystals from this classic location can be quite amazing.  This piece fall into this description easily.  It is a double terminated crystal of the highest metallic luster.  Its steep terminal faces make it very attractive.  Tiny tip craze otherwise damage free.  Only contact is one on back otherwise a floater.  Outstanding aesthetics.  230$







OKD-539      Rutile     Graves Mountain, Georgia.  Ex. Nancy Collins Collection.     Two nice, high luster rutile crystals to 1.6 cm in diameter.  The specimen was mounted in a Perky box.  No damage to the crystals which rest on blades of slightly iridescent goethite?  3.5 x 1.6 x 1.3 cm in size.  90$







OKB-266    Lazulite    Graves Mountain, Georgia.    Two pieces with poorly formed crystals of deep blue lazulite in white matrix.  10$