Australian Mineral

(photography F. Coffa)

Pyromorphite Broken Hill NSW

If you are a Mineral Dealer, or you wish to advertise items associated with Mineral Collecting, the Australian Mineral Collector will place your listing here for a period of 12 months for a small fee. This fee is the sole method of financing this Internet Site, so we need your support to survive and expand further. To place your name or business on this page, please email the webmaster Tony Forsyth, Brisbane, Queensland

All of the dealers listed here sponsor our site. Many of the people and companies listed here also appear regularly at mineral, lapidary and gem shows held throughout Australia. (see the forward calendar for details). Feel free to contact these dealers with a list of your requirements. If you are after that rare or unusual Aussie mineral, phone, fax or email one of our listed dealers and I'm sure that they will be able to help you, or put you into contact with someone who can.

New South Wales




South Australia



  •  AA Mineral Specimens
    • Outer Sydney, New South Wales

    We source quality Mineral Specimens, Fossils, Gemstones,

    Decorative Stones, Lapidary Material and Specimen Sets world-wide.

    Postal Address:   PO Box 542
    Pennant Hills
    NSW 1715
    Email Address:
    Telephone:   61 2 9980 9815 (International)
    02 9980 9815 (Australia)
    Fax:   61 2 9980 9782 (International)
    02 9980 9782 (Australia)

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    Bluegems Bluegems Minerals and Jewellery ABN 62669458316
    • Bowraville, North Coast New South Wales

    How to find us:

    Telephone: 02 6564 4119

    On the web:

    We are noted for our handmade jewellery, Australian minerals, handcrafted gold & silver jewellery.

    We have been exhibiting and selling fine Australian Minerals since 1990. We handcraft 18ct gold and sterling silver jewellery , specialising in collectors items and unique jewellery.

    We have been involved with minerals and jewellery for the last 20 years. Australian minerals are our specialty, with an extensive range of new and old finds. We also have a smaller range of world minerals. A visit to our web site will show you, that we have a rather interesting range of uncommon , and hard to find specimens.

    Our range of gold and silver jewellery is hand made, in our own workshop. All pieces are one off , so you have a totally unique piece of jewellery. The quality gemstones are sourced from our extensive range of world wide contacts, which we personally choose for their fine quality of cut and polish.

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    Crystal Habit Crystal Habit
    • Outer Sydney, New South Wales

    • Peter Beckwith, Proprietor

      CRYSTAL HABIT, specialises in quality mineral specimens, micro mounts to large cabinet sizes. Polished crystals, lapidary rough both facet and cabochon grade. Slabbing rough is also available.

      We buy collections both big and small. Mail order and phone enquiries welcome.

      Thinking about selling a collection?
      Crystal Habit is always looking to buy quality collections.
      Please contact me with any questions or concerns, top prices paid.

      Telephone:        0412 333 150
      Facsimile:         (02) 4729 4421

      Postal Address:
      P.O. Box 7293 
      Wilberforce NSW 2756

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     T G Fine Minerals
    • Mid north coast New South Wales
    • FINE AUSTRALIAN & WORLDWIDE MINERALS & BOULDER OPAL, OPAL & GEMS Based in Australia we specialise in Australian Minerals from all the classic & current localities! we also stock Worldwide minerals for sale. Let us know your wants and if we dont have it in stock we will endeavour to source it for you?
    • We are currently constructing our new showroom on the Mid-North Coast of NSW & when it is open we invite travellers to call in to view our selection of Australian & World-wide Fine Minerals.

      When this is completed (by prior appointment only) watch this space for the opening date!
    • Do you have a quality collection you are thinking about or wanting to sell or know of one for sale? T G Fine Minerals is always interested. Please contact us with the details, any questions or concerns, we are also interested in new mineral finds and any stock that you may have that you wish to sell.

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    Geo discoveries/Willyama The Willyama Group
    Geo Discoveries
    • West Gosford north of Sydney, New South Wales
    • Martin Rosser, Proprietor


    GEOdiscoveries (A division of the Willyama Group) founded by Martin Rosser. It is a premier wholesaler of authentic fossils, crystals and decorative items of truly unique nature. Our broad range is diverse and much sought after. Willyama is the oldest established and most highly regarded fossil and crystal supplier in Australia since 1972.

    GEOdiscoveries reputation has been built on our extensive range, high quality, unique products and our excellent service. 

    • OUR MISSION: “To source and supply the very best quality of products to the world, and with this in mind our customers are the world to us”
    • OUR VISION: To be the very best at what we do, and to learn from our experiences with our customers day by day. To continue to be competitive with quality, price and service suppling the very best range of products that is available from nature.
    • OUR VALUES: Honesty, Supporting our customer’s success, Accuracy and Service that meet our customers needs.
    • OUR GUARANTEE: “no questions asked” refund if you are not entirely satisfied (see our “Product return policy”).


    • Martin is proud of the quality of working relationships established with his clients. In addition to sourcing product, he adds value by providing input regarding global trends, availability of product and pricing strategies. Current key clients include: Australian Museum, the Victorian Museum. In addition GEOdiscoveries have supplied international museums for their scientific displays. These include - the British Museum of Natural History, The Smithsonian Institute, Sorborne in Paris.


    Visit our website:

    Mailing address: GEODISCOVERIES
    2/6 Bowen Crescent, West Gosford NSW 2250 Australia

    Phone-Inside Australia: 02 4324 1498
    Monday to Friday 9.30am-5.00pm 

    Phone-Outside Australia: 61 2 4324 1498
    Monday to Friday 9.30am-5.00pm 

    Fax-Inside Australia: 02 4324 1712

    Fax-Outside Australia: 61 2 4324 1712

    General Enquiries Email:

    Or by: Visiting our SHOWROOM and WAREHOUSE (prior to your visit please phone ahead so we can plan to greet you on your arrival) Open normal business hours Monday to Friday 9.30am-5.00pm.

    H.I.T. Agencies Phone/Fax: 61 8 9319 9688 Email:
    Victorian Agent Email:
    Queensland Agent Email:

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    BK Minerals BK Minerals
    • Outer Brisbane, Queensland
    • Bill and Yvonne Kettley, Proprietors
      Over 10,000 selected specimens for sale. The widest variety in Australia. World-wide and Australian mineral and fossil specimens a specialty.

    PO Box 854 Park Ridge
    Brisbane, Queensland Australia 4125
    Telephone: (07) 3802 1186 EST
    Facsimile: (07) 3297 0619

    or email Bill Kettley in Brisbane, Australia

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    Cooloola Rocks and Minerals
    • Near Gympie, north of Brisbane, Queensland
    • John Steenbergen, Proprietor
      Cooloola Rocks & Minerals are situated on Bruce Highway, south of Gympie (2 hrs North of Brisbane).

      Display & Sales of AUSTRALIAN and overseas minerals, crystals, fossils, polished stones, etc. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

      Phone/Fax (07) 5483 5252
      (Just a few kms south of Gympie on the Bruce Hwy and only about 2 hours drive north of Brisbane)

      1 Lobwein Rd, KYBONG, Qld 4570
      Phone/Fax (07) 5483 5252 EST

      OR come visit our web sites: and

      or Email John Steenbergen: Cooloola Rocks and Minerals

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    Crystal Encounters Crystal Encounters
    • Crystal Encounters
      Sunshine Coast, North of Brisbane, Queensland.
      Frank and Lynda Cheshire, Proprietors

      Are you looking for fossils, meteorites, mineral specimens, polished stones, stone carvings, stone beads, jewellery, healing crystals or freshwater pearls?

      Our range is all hand selected that you will be proud to wear or have in your collection. We sell at many of the Lapidary shows throughout the year in many different locations.

      Visit our websites or

      and click the “where will we be” link to see our next show near you, or continue through our easy to navigate websites. There are lots of items with pictures and descriptions for you to buy with confidence. Mail order is available on both websites with Paypal set up for easy payment.

      Or give us a call, or perhaps visit us at home (please call first)

      We can help you by offering honest expert advice as well as sourcing your needs from Australia and all around the world.

      Lynda and Frank Cheshire
      P.O. Box 6013
      Mooloolah Valley, Qld. 4553 Australia.

      Ph 07 5494 7744
      0412 650 527

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    Mineral Store - Australia
    In Brisbane, Queensland 
    Mineral Store - Australia
    In Birkdale, east of Brisbane, Queensland. We don't have a shopfront as such, so visits are by appointment only please.
    David and Janelle Bissett, Proprietors (took over from Tony and Jude Forsyth!)

    Their venture - the "Mineral Store Australia" business allows them to bring a large selection of minerals and finely crystallised specimens collected over many years to the market. David's passion for minerals and collecting means that you will always get sound advice and quality specimens at fair prices. Please feel free to contact us if you have a special mineral requirement, collection appraisal or even a specimen for sale.

    We do not trade from a store, but in 2022 we will welcome visitors by prior appointment to our showroom in bayside Brisbane, Queensland to view our substantial stock of minerals and crystals from around the world.

    We attend many Gem and Mineral Shows throughout eastern Australia (listed on the home page) so be sure to look us up!

    Phone: MB 0403052402

    HM: 07 38228563

    HM: 61 7 38228563 (for International callers)



    We attend many east coast Gem and Mineral shows. Please visit our website for latest show dates to find out where you can purchase from us, or email us so as to be placed on our mailing list to receive select specimen offers to our loyal customers in the future.

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    Dehne McLaughlin & Mareen Hughes Dehne and Maureen McLaughlin
    • Hobart, Tasmania

      We are field collecting from our own tenements in Australia for minerals, including the azurite suns from Central Australia.  We carry a wide range of quality Australian and overseas minerals.


       Please ring Mobile 0402450905 or email

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      Crystal Wave
    • South Australia

      We are a family owned business established in 1988 & are passionate about what the earth has created.
      • We stock rare crystals & minerals, specializing in high vibration pieces
      • From micro size to large specimens from Madagascar, Brazil & Australia
      • Sterling Silver & Symbolic Jewellery, Crystal & Mineral Jewellery
      • A large range of CD's & DVD's
      • Huge range of incense including Japanese & Tibetan
    • Crystal Wave is a destination shop & well worth a visit
    • Or visit our website:
    • email:

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    The Rare and Beautiful The Rare and Beautiful
    • Hobart, Tasmania

    The Rare and Beautiful is an ever-changing collection of beautiful and desirable objects. 
    The collection is hand-picked by Christo and Melissa Lees as they travel the globe. They are both trained gemmologists, jewellers and gem cutters who live in Tasmania, Australia. 
    Their business The Rare and Beautiful has evolved from a passion for collecting, that they have shared for the past 30 years. The collection is concentrated around antique Asian art, gems, minerals and rocks, ancient beads, ikat, artifacts and eccentric objects.

    "We collect objects of desire: rare and beautiful things. These objects are a memory of our adventures the places we travel to and the people we meet. Our hope is to share these beautiful things we have treasured with others so they can enjoy them as we have." Christo Lees, 2013.

    All the items in the collection are one-off pieces or from a limited range. 


    Email The Rare and Beautiful at:

    Write: or you can write to us at:

    The Rare and Beautiful
    PO Box 176
    Kingston Tasmania 7050

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    The Crystal Fraction   The Crystal Fraction
    • Penguin, Tasmania

    We are dedicated to finding and presenting fine mineral specimens from all over the globe. Our speciality is crystallised Gold, but we also cater for a diverse range of collectors with many other mineral species on hand. Based in Tasmania, Australia, we regularly travel  to appraise and acquire Mineral & Gold collections as well as other unique, one off specimens.

    Shane & Bec Stanfield:
    P.O Box 74
    Penguin, Tasmania 7316

    Check our website:

    or on Mobile phone: 0431 770 005
    email Shane:

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    CK Minerals CK Minerals
    • Melbourne, Victoria

      Australian Purveyors of Fine Minerals and Gold
      Mobiles: Peter 0419 269 302, Katherine 0413 458 885
      PO Box 6026, Vermont South, Melbourne, Victoria, 3133, Australia

    • Peter Hall and Katherine Kovacic

      Specialising in good quality Australian and world-wide mineral and gold specimens, meteorites and tektites. We pay top prices for your collections, new finds, and duplicate material

      Visit our website: or come and visit us, by appointment only.

    CK Minerals  

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    Mark Chakra Opals (Opal Cutting Kits)


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    Gemstones of Australia Pty. Ltd.

    (Trading as OPENALLDAY). 

    • Kurunjang , Victoria


    • Our Showroom is open by Appointment.

    • 12 Aries Chase, Kurunjang , Victoria 3337

    • Mob: 0401 284 307 (Int) +61 401 284 307

    Gerald and Linna Pauley are the owners/Directors of Gemstones of Australia Pty. Ltd. Gerald has been dealing in gemstones and minerals since 1965. He started as a hobby and just kept growing, opening a gem cutting school and shop in 1967. 

     Gemstones of Australia Pty. Ltd. owns the main mine for prehnite in Australia , and manufacture a range of gemstone products at their factory in Bonnie Brook, Victoria. The businesss stocks a wide range of prehnite products, polished slices, tumbled stones, jewellery, cabochons and faceted stones. Our prehnite is regarded as the best in the world. High grade rough prehnite is also available.


    Gerald & Linna also have their collection on display in their Gallery/Showroom of over 350 square metres. Gerald specialises in Chinese and Congo Minerals. The company also have a great selection of carrollite crystals from thumbnail to cabinet size. With over 10,000 minerals in stock from all over the world, the showroom is well worth a visit.

    We also manufacturer plastic Mineral Boxes, Stands and Acrylic display blocks:

    Our other websites are:

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    Crystal World and Prehistoric Journeys Crystal World and Prehistoric Journeys
    • Melbourne, Victoria

    • Tom Kapitany, Proprietor
      Crystal World & Prehistoric Journey's carries the largest range of Mineral, Meteorite and Fossil specimens in Australia both for wholesale and retail. Through our huge warehouse, our large specialised retail facilities and our various stands at trade shows throughout the world, we bring you an incredible range of specialty products to suit the simplest of collectors to the most disconcerting collector. Museums around the world regularly deal with Crystal World.

      Crystal World is also a wholesale supplier to Gift and Jewellery retailers around the world. The products listed in this site can be purchased from us direct or through our retailers Australia wide. Contact your local supplier and ask them to order our products for your convenience.

      As an extra service we are able to supply valuations on minerals, gems and fossil collections, please do not hesitate to contact one of our staff and enquire about this service.

      OR come visit my web site:

      We are also associated with the National Dinosaur Museum in Canberra ACT
      where you can purchase a range range of fossils, crystals , meteorites ,minerals and scientific toys.

    Tom Kapitany
    B.Sc. Geology/Botany
    Managing Director

    Crystal World & Prehistoric Journeys
    Australian Mineral Mines Pty. Ltd.

    NOTE: Crystal World is open for retail
    Open 12pm to 5pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday's
    Visits outside these times by appointment only

    13 Olive Rd Devon Meadows 3977
    Victoria Australia .

    Phone: (61-3) 59982493
    Fax:      (61-3) 59982685

    Web addresses for our group of businesses:

    NOTE: Collectors Corner is open 9 am to 5pm 7 days per week
    Retail customers can also purchase from our website or from our other retail facility at Collectors Corner, Garden World.

    Lunaris Gemstones, Minerals and Fossils
    • Lune River, Tasmania
      pecialising in Tasmanian mineral specimens, gemstones and fossils including stichtite in serpentine and Buttongrass Jade® jewellery; crocoite specimens; Darwin glass; and rare Jurassic fossil plants from Lune River area (where for the past 30 years Chrys and I have lived and have our showroom/shop).

        Also collections of Australian and worldwide mineral specimens and fossils, plus polished gemstones (including loose facetted gems), decorator items, meteorites, and lapidary rough and slabs.

        If you’re in Hobart on a Saturday come to our stall at Salamanca Market (Davey St end). Alternatively  a one and a half hour drive to the Far South will land you on our doorstep and shop at Lune River. We have displays of locally found gemstones/fossils plus a fluorescent display of over seventy minerals.

        Showroom/shop: 175 Lune River Rd, Lune River, Tasmania. Open Sunday to Thursday - 9am to 4pm.

        Phone: 0447 001 601 or +61 3 6298 3182

      email us:

        Visit our website:

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