A selection of crystals from new finds and classic locales!
An extremely colorful specimen of solid, fibrous royal-purple sugilite richly embedded with darker purple sugilite microcrystals. very UNCOMMON with this richness. The crystals are small, but so bright and so colorful! This is very desirable and hard...SEE DETAILS
Several large, skeletal plumbogummite after pyromorphite crystals are clustered on a couple of fragments of ocherous limonite from the now famous Yangshuo mine in China - a small mine now noted for these fantastic pseudomorphs. These fat, hoppered ps...SEE DETAILS
From the premier finds at the Messina mine in South Africa in the heyday of production in the 1980s is this magnificent quartz crystal with large sprays of included papagoite. The robust quartz crystal is large for the find, and so is the main papago...SEE DETAILS
A gorgeous gem crystal of emerald on matrix from Columbia, with the best and most radiant color that a mineral collector could want! This is a remarkable full-sized thumbnail specimen with a textbook 2.1 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm hexagonal prism dramatically si...SEE DETAILS
Stunning gemmy to translucent, polychrome elbaite crystal that grades from medium watermelon at the base to a thick, 1.1 cm green zone with the last millimeter of this horizontal zone being gem clear then abruptly transitions into a 2 mm pinkish purp...SEE DETAILS
Much like the minerals we treasure and collect, the Arkenstone comes from humble beginnings and a small start, but we're thrilled to see how the industry has grown over the 30 years we've been operating!READ MORE
The Vault is where we keep our very significant, admittedly pricier, specimens for viewing. These minerals often find homes with collectors who not only enjoy the beauty of fine minerals, but who treat their collections as valuable investments.ENTER VAULT