This China Update (click here) features a diverse group of excellent specimens, including super fluorite, ilvaite and löllingite from the Huanggang Mines in Inner Mongolia. There are connoisseur level pieces here.
Fluorite on Quartz, Huanggang Mines, Inner Mongolia, China – 5.6 cm
Ilvaite, Huanggang Mines, Inner Mongolia, China – 4.5 cm
The update also includes beautiful individual pieces from the Yaoganxian Mine and other well-known Chinese localities – an aquamarine from Xuebaoding with amazing morphology (almost no presence of prism faces), a gorgeous group of twinned cinnabar from Tongren, colourful blue hemimorphite from Wenshan, a wonderful little twinned cerussite from the famous mines at Daoping and an exquisite barite from Lushi.
Barite from Lushi Co., Henan Province, China – 5.7 cm