Tim Sherburn Collection of Irish Minerals - Part II



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SV456 - Aquamarine $ 120 (=~ AUS$ 158) SOLD
Sheshkinnarone, The Rosses, Dunglow, Co. Donegal, Ireland
miniature - 5 x 4 x 2.5 cm


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Aquamarine from Sheshkinnarone, The Rosses, Dunglow, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV456a.jpg] Aquamarine from Sheshkinnarone, The Rosses, Dunglow, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV456b.jpg] Aquamarine from Sheshkinnarone, The Rosses, Dunglow, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV456c.jpg] Aquamarine from Sheshkinnarone, The Rosses, Dunglow, Co. Donegal, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV456d.jpg]

A 2.1cm Aquamarine crystal embedded in Quartz. There are a few other small Aqua crystals in the Quartz. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection, from Peter Briscol.


SV458 - Pyromorphite $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 198) SOLD
Shallow Adit, Luganure Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 3.5 cm


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Pyromorphite from Shallow Adit, Luganure Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV458a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Shallow Adit, Luganure Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV458b.jpg] Pyromorphite from Shallow Adit, Luganure Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV458c.jpg] Pyromorphite from Shallow Adit, Luganure Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV458d.jpg] Pyromorphite from Shallow Adit, Luganure Mine, Glendasan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV458e.jpg]

Yellow to green Pyromorphite crystals that stand out well against a white Quartz matrix. Tiny drusy crystals with larger crystals in the center of the main vug. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV460 - Calcite $ 75 (=~ AUS$ 99) SOLD
Abbeytown Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Slipo, Ireland
small cabinet - 6 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm


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Calcite from Abbeytown Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Slipo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV460a.jpg] Calcite from Abbeytown Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Slipo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV460b.jpg] Calcite from Abbeytown Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Slipo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV460c.jpg] Calcite from Abbeytown Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Slipo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV460d.jpg] Calcite from Abbeytown Quarry, Ballysadare, Co. Slipo, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV460e.jpg]

Calcite crystals with modified form on both sides of matrix from the Abbeytown Quarry. The main crystal is a beautiful undamaged yellow crystal 2.4cm wide. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection. Comes with a few old labels.


SV538 - Boulangerite on Calcite $ 50 (=~ AUS$ 66) SOLD
Tara Mine, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm


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Boulangerite on Calcite from Tara Mine, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV538a.jpg] Boulangerite on Calcite from Tara Mine, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV538b.jpg] Boulangerite on Calcite from Tara Mine, Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV538c.jpg]

Dark filament-like Boulangerite on white Calcite collected in 2004. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection purchased by Tim in 2013.


SV539 - Amethyst $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 198) SOLD
Achill Island, Ireland
miniature - 5 x 4 x 2.5 cm


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Amethyst from Achill Island, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV539a.jpg] Amethyst from Achill Island, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV539b.jpg] Amethyst from Achill Island, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV539d.jpg] Amethyst from Achill Island, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV539e.jpg]

Glassy, translucent to transparent Amethyst crystals from Achill Isalnd. The right sides are preferentially coated/included by red Hematite. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV542 - Wavellite $ 150 (=~ AUS$ 198) SOLD
Grouse Lodge Quarry, Ardragh, Co. Limerick, Ireland
miniature - 4 x 4 x 3 cm


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Wavellite from Grouse Lodge Quarry, Ardragh, Co. Limerick, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV542a.jpg] Wavellite from Grouse Lodge Quarry, Ardragh, Co. Limerick, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV542b.jpg] Wavellite from Grouse Lodge Quarry, Ardragh, Co. Limerick, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV542c.jpg] Wavellite from Grouse Lodge Quarry, Ardragh, Co. Limerick, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV542d.jpg] Wavellite from Grouse Lodge Quarry, Ardragh, Co. Limerick, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV542e.jpg]

Bright blue Wavellite as drusy crystals and hemispherical masses of crystals. As blue of Wavellite as I've ever seen. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.


SV544 - Pyrite on Calcite $ 200 (=~ AUS$ 264) SOLD
Galmoy Mine, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
small cabinet - 8 x 6.5 x 3.5 cm


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Pyrite on Calcite from Galmoy Mine, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV544a.jpg] Pyrite on Calcite from Galmoy Mine, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV544c.jpg] Pyrite on Calcite from Galmoy Mine, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV544e.jpg] Pyrite on Calcite from Galmoy Mine, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV544f.jpg]

Large white Calcite crystals coated by a layer of sparkling golden Pyrite. Collected in 2006. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection, purchased by Tim in 2006.


SV548 - Chlorite in Quartz $ 80 (=~ AUS$ 106) SOLD
Dunquin, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland
small cabinet - 6 x 6 x 3.5 cm


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Chlorite in Quartz from Dunquin, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV548a.jpg] Chlorite in Quartz from Dunquin, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV548b.jpg] Chlorite in Quartz from Dunquin, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV548c.jpg] Chlorite in Quartz from Dunquin, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV548e.jpg] Chlorite in Quartz from Dunquin, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland [db_pics/pics/SV548f.jpg]

Bright and showy specimen of transparent Quartz crystals with coatings and inclusions of green Chlorite (analyzed as Chamosite). Specimen has individual crystals to 3.5cm. Ex. Tim Sherburn collection.

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