Indian Mineral Specimens For Sale, Page 3

 

Mineral specimens such as this fantastic well piece of epistilbite on quartz is an example of the fine material found coming from India.     

            Epistilbite on Quartz                                           Cavansite on Stilbite                                        Fluorapophyllite on Stilbite                               Stilbite Stalactites

 

Mineral specimens from India are among some of the most aesthetic crystals to be found anywhere.  Though India is famous for its zeolite specimens the country has a wealth of other mineral treasures.  Only a tiny fraction of our inventory of Indian minerals is ever posted on this site so inquiries are welcome.  We take pride in having some of the best Indian minerals available anywhere, yet we have specimens for all levels of collectors.

 

 

 

OKF-208

OKF-208    Stilbite on Apophyllite     Poona, India.  This exceptional display specimen sports a 8.2 cm stilbite bowtie amongst numerous terminated clear apophyllites.  Several of the apophyllites have damage but it is all on the backside of the piece.  This specimen couldn't display much better from the front or the sides.  8 x 7 x 5.1 cmThis price is a giveaway for piece with this kind of aesthetic appeal.  $55

 

 

 

 

 

OKF-155

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OKF-155    Stilbite    India.  This fine cabinet specimen is a beautiful grouping of cream-colored stilbites which radiate in all directions off a very small piece of matrix.  The crystals are of excellent luster and form and damage free on the backside of the piece there is an area which was contact with another crystal.  A highly aesthetic specimen.  $175

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-520

OKD-520     Apophyllite    Jalgaon, India.  This old specimen is unlike any we see on the market today.  The crystals are so clear they actually look like shards of glass.  The main body of this piece is made up of two large crystals up to 3.8 cm each and the remainder of tiny gem like crystals.  The piece looks more like glass than apophyllite!  6 x 3.5 x 2.8 cm.  A very impressive, damage free specimen with amazing aesthetics.  I usually see this material when it becomes available for many times this price.   75$

 

 

 

 

 

OKF-280

OKF-280     Stilbite in Chalcedony after Calcite    Nasik, India.  This specimen is encrustation pseudomorph of quartz on calcite with the additional overgrowths of stilbite.  It is one of the more usual forms to come from these prolific quarries.  This one measures 7.1 cm in height and is beautifully form stilbites to 3 cm.  A great specimen with zero damage.  $65

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-475

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OKD-475     Apophyllite, Stilbite Stalactite    Jalgaon, India.  10 cm long, stocky stalactite with double terminated apophyllites to 5 cm each.  Lots of flash to this high luster specimen.  Wonderful form and zero damage.  250$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-474

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OKD-474     Gyrolite and Apophyllite on Quartz    Bombay, India.     This specimen is an older piece which came out decades ago.  I have not seen quartz like this from India in quite a while.  This piece is very difficult to describe due to its uniqueness.  It looks like a group of parallel growth crystals which have a growth (regrowth) plain perpendicular to the “C” axis of the crystals.  The seam has a thin layer of what appears to be sugary white quartz.  On these big quartz (to 6 cm each) are green gyrolite balls to several millimeters each.  On these are several blocky apophyllites to 1.3 cm each.  Certainly an unusual and attractive specimen.  High luster, great form and zero damage.  One thin edge of matrix contact on base of piece.  8 x 6 x 5 cm.   175$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-477

OKD-477    Prehnite Casts after Laumontite and Apophyllite   Jalgaon, India.   Mild green prehnite casts to 9 cm most of which have no tops.  Clear/ slightly white colored apophyllite cubes to .9 cm on edge.  Grouping measures 9 x 9 x 6 cm.   90$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-480

OKD-480     Scolecite    Bombay, India.     White ball of well terminated scolecite crystals on laumontite and prehnite.  This specimen is in very good condition but it is certainly not one to be touched.  It can be handled and inspected easily due to the appropriately sized section of matrix.  6 cm cluster of crystals on 9 x 7 cm matrix of basalt.  145$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-476

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OKD-476     Apophyllite and Stilbite    Jalgaon, India.  Exceptionally clear and aesthetic grouping of apophyllites with on being 6 cm and the rest much smaller.  Minor stilbites to over a cm.  Minor basil contact.  No damage.  Very showy for this price.  75$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-478

OKD-478     Apophyllite and Stilbite    Jalgaon, India.  Exceptionally clear and aesthetic grouping of apophyllites appear as two groupings on opposing ends of a stilbite bowtie.  One other small stilbite connected to the primary stilbite.  6.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm floater specimen that has magazine cover aesthetics.  165$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-419

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Same calcites from another angle

OKD-419    Calcite Twins on Apophyllite  Jalgaon, India.  This is a big section of a pocket lined with clear/ white apophyllites to 4 cm each.  4.5 cm clear, slightly yellow twinned calcite cluster sits off to one side of the piece.  Undulating waves of apophyllite with lots of flash.  A heavy specimen measuring 22 x 20 cm that needs to be propped on edge for display.  Minor stilbite.  Only damage is one cleaved apophyllite.  Very nice piece.  365$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-420

OKD-420    Green Apophyllite on Stilbite   Ahmednagar, India.  Beautiful green apophyllite spray dominated by one crystal measuring 6 cm is nestled down among stilbites.  Bright and aesthetic.  11 x 9 x 9 cm.  Sits up nicely on a sawed base.  A truly fine green apophyllite with no damage.   380$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-421

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OKD-421     Apophyllite and Stilbite on Chalcedony Stalactite   Ahmednagar, India.  A very impressive, large, complex stalactite with apophyllites to 2 cm.  Around 8 apophyllites are cleanly cleaved.  Showy specimen for the money.  125$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-423

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OKD-423     Apophyllite and Stilbite on Chalcedony Stalactite   Ahmednagar, India.  Amazingly aesthetic piece considering there are at least a dozen cleaved apophyllites among the dozens of crystals present.  Displays well on a mount as shown in this photo.  125$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-422

OKD-422     Thompsonite      Jalgaon, India.  New material from Tuscon Show, 2006.  Big, showy thompsonite balls to 2.5 cm each.  Cream colored and intergrown on one surface of this large, 14 x 12 cm plate.  Appears to be two generations of growth represented by larger off white balls and smaller more pure white balls.  Impressive for the specimen for the species.  A high quality specimen for this find.  325$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-425

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OKD-425   Pentagonite    Wagholi Quarry, Poona, India.   New material that has made a big splash at the recent shows.  This piece has a cluster of acicular crystals which measures 2.1 cm in diameter and rests within a shallow seam on a 8 x 7 x 5 cm sawed down section of basalt matrix.  A good, damage free piece.  675$

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-427

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OKD-427    Apophyllite and Stilbite on Chalcedony Stalactite   Jalgaon, North Maharashtra State, India.   An 8.5 cm long stalactite composed of very clear apophyllites and pink stilbites which form a club like end on this piece.  This specimen came out 20 to 30 years ago.  Highly aesthetic and undervalued at 60$

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-428

OKD-428    Cavansite on Stilbite   Walgholi Mine, near Poona, Maharashtra State, India.    A large and fine cavansite ball measuring 2.1 cm.  Large and attractive on fine white stilbite coated matrix.  Tiny white stilbites on one side of the ball may appear as damage in the photograph but this specimen is damage free, even under magnification.  A fine example on a 7 x 5 cm section of basalt matrix.  Great piece!  225$

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKF-356

OKF-356    Apophyllite    Poona, India.  Ex. Anthony P. Dunn Collection.  Prev. Ward’s.  Circ. 1975.  13 .5 x 8 x 5 cm overall.  And very displayable piece of three bright green apophyllite clusters on white stilbite.  All three clusters show some crystals with cleaves.  I have photographed all of these for inspection.  The rich green color is what is expected of the very best apophyllites ever to come out of India.  Still a very attractive displayable specimen.  $100

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKF-208

OKF-208    Stilbite on Apophyllite     Poona, India.  This exceptional display specimen sports a 8.2 cm stilbite bowtie amongst numerous terminated clear apophyllites.  Several of the apophyllites have damage but it is all on the backside of the piece.  This specimen couldn't display much better from the front or the sides.  8 x 7 x 5.1 cmThis price is a giveaway for piece with this kind of aesthetic appeal.  $55

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKF-155

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OKF-155    Stilbite    India.  This fine cabinet specimen is a beautiful grouping of cream-colored stilbites which radiate in all directions off a very small piece of matrix.  The crystals are of excellent luster and form and damage free on the backside of the piece there is an area which was contact with another crystal.  A highly aesthetic specimen.  $175

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-520

OKD-520     Apophyllite    Jalgaon, India.  This old specimen is unlike any we see on the market today.  The crystals are so clear they actually look like shards of glass.  The main body of this piece is made up of two large crystals up to 3.8 cm each and the remainder of tiny gem like crystals.  The piece looks more like glass than apophyllite!  6 x 3.5 x 2.8 cm.  A very impressive, damage free specimen with amazing aesthetics.  I usually see this material when it becomes available for many times this price.   75$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKF-280

OKF-280     Stilbite in Chalcedony after Calcite    Nasik, India.  This specimen is encrustation pseudomorph of quartz on calcite with the additional overgrowths of stilbite.  It is one of the more usual forms to come from these prolific quarries.  This one measures 7.1 cm in height and is beautifully form stilbites to 3 cm.  A great specimen with zero damage.  $65

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-475

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OKD-475     Apophyllite, Stilbite Stalactite    Jalgaon, India.  10 cm long, stocky stalactite with double terminated apophyllites to 5 cm each.  Lots of flash to this high luster specimen.  Wonderful form and zero damage.  250$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-480

OKD-480     Scolecite    Bombay, India.     White ball of well terminated scolecite crystals on laumontite and prehnite.  This specimen is in very good condition but it is certainly not one to be touched.  It can be handled and inspected easily due to the appropriately sized section of matrix.  6 cm cluster of crystals on 9 x 7 cm matrix of basalt.  145$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-420

OKD-420    Green Apophyllite on Stilbite   Ahmednagar, India.  Beautiful green apophyllite spray dominated by one crystal measuring 6 cm is nestled down among stilbites.  Bright and aesthetic.  11 x 9 x 9 cm.  Sits up nicely on a sawed base.  A truly fine green apophyllite with no damage.   380$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-121

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OKD-121    Epistilbite   Jalgoan, India   Several blooms of white, translucent crystals to a cm each stand up nicely off the basalt matrix composing this specimen.  6.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm piece.  50$

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-085

OKD-085    Scolecite   India     Beautiful and exceptionally large spray of white to clear scolecite crystals to 10 cm each.  A couple of points are missing within the center of group but this is only noticeable when the group is views straight down from the top.  All crystals diverge nicely and are well terminated.  12 x 12 x 11 cm overall.  Unusually clean and showy for this species.  These are very tough to get in nice specimen like this, and for this kind of price...225$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-086

OKD-086    Scolecite   India     Beautiful and exceptionally large pair of sprays of white to clear scolecite crystals to 8 cm each.  All crystals diverge nicely and are well terminated.  Unusually clean and showy for this species.  12 x 10 x 9 cm overall.  These are very tough to get in nice specimen like this, and for this kind of price...190$

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-046

OKD-046   Prehnite after Laumontite   Bombay, India.  Ex. Dr. Steve Chamberlain Collection.  Very aesthetic example with branches to 8 cm each.  Shafts are hollow in that they are encrustation pseudomorphs after laumontite.  Stands upright for display.  Nice.  90$

 

 

 

 

 

OKD-032

OKD-032        Stilbite   India.   Complete, clean bowtie with only minor contact on back.  6 cm.  28$

 

 

 

 

 

OKB-499

Apophyllites and Okenite.

Apophyllites.

Largest gyrolite.

OKB-499  Apophyllite, Okenite and Gyrolite  Khandivali (north of Bombay) Maharashtra, India.  10.5 cm specimen with a mix of minerals on druze quartz.  Gyrolite balls to 1.8 cm, clear apophyllite with phantoms to .6 cm and partial okenite sprays to almost 2 cm.  20$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKB-500

Light green apophyllites on calcite.

OKB-500  Apophyllite and Quartz on Calcite  Mumbai, India.    Big 7 cm complex calcite with some frosted faces.  Well formed clear quartz overgrowths and light green, double terminated apophyllites to 2.9 cm each.  Noticeable damage to top of calcite reduces the price on this one in a big way...20$

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKB-501

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OKB-501   Heulandite and Julgoldite    Pune, India.    Big 16 cm cluster of fairly large, green heulandites.  The specimen has been sawed away from its host rock.  Well formed crystals with lots of whitish tan colored grunge between them.  Solid piece.  58$

 

 


 

 

 

 

OKB-198

OKB-198    Quartz Scepter   Karur, Madrus, India.  Complete skeletal growth on this double terminated scepter crystal.  Purple and smoky phantoms.  Photos does no justice to this attractive specimen.  6 x 5 cm overall.  A steal at...   25$

 

 

 

 

 

OKB-199

OKB-199    Stilbite    India.    Beautifully formed bow tie of light cream colored stilbite.  5.3 cm long.  Contact on backside.  12$

 

 

 

 

 

OKA-745

OKA-745 Apophyllite/ Stilbite Jalgaon, India. Branching apophyllite stems with crystals to 1 cm each. 5 clear stilbites to 1 cm each with brown phantoms make this piece unusual. Very nice specimen and price. 18$

 

 



EA-113B Beautiful and unusual combination...pointed and rectangular, double terminated apophyllites to over 5 cm each comprise this stalactite. Second mineral is translucent, almost gemmy pink heulandite. 11 cm overall. Great piece. 150$

 

 



EA-113D Best buy of the lot...10 cm white micro quartz base has double terminated apophyllites to over 3 cm sprinkled over its surface. More unusual and very attractive mix. 90$

 

 

 

OKA-615 Apophyllite/ Stilbite/ Quartz Jalgaon, India. 8 x 7.5 cm plate of basalt coated on largest face by light blue druze quartz followed by several salmon colored stilbites (to 1.4 cm) and finally lots of clear modified cubes of apophyllite to 1.2 cm each. Attractive piece and price. 15$

 

 



OKA-746 Apophyllite/ Stilbite Jalgaon, India. A large group of TWINNED, very light green apophyllites (3 cm) and white stilbites standing up on a micro quartz matrix. Nice 15$

 

 



OKA-754 Prehnite/ Gyrollite/ Okenite Poona, India. Attractive cream colored prehnite fingers (to several cm each) have bright white balls of gyrollite to approx .7 cm each. This is also a piece that could easily be on the cover of a mineral journal. Minor white okenite sprays on back of specimen. 55$

 

 

 

OKA-770 Prehnite/ Apophyllite Poona, India. Flat, 13 x 8 cm plate of light green, prehnite fingers to 3 cm each have larger rectangular apophyllites on its surface. One very large apophyllite 3.5 x 1.5 cm sits on the highest point of the piece. Apophyllites are clear/ white.90$

 

 



OKA-772 Prehnite/ Apophyllite Poona, India. Great piece with branching, light green, hollow prehnites to over 8 cm. Specimen is 9 x 9 x 6 cm. Apophyllites to a cm each are perched on the branches. Very aesthetic. 90$

 

 



OKA-773 Apophyllite Stalactite Jalgaon, India. This is a 14 x 6 cm section of a stocky group of 3 stalactites. One tip missing. Rectangular apophyllites with modified corners (to 2 cm each) compose most of the piece. These are clear. One 2.2 cm salmon colored stilbite. 45$

 

 



OKA-820 Apophyllite/ Stilbite Jalgaon, India. A big (7.2 cm) sharply terminated, single crystal of clear and milky apophyllite which has a stalactite if druze quartz, apophyllite and stilbite growing off of one of its sides. Very unusual and lots of sparkle. 50$

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