Crystal Kingdom

Crystal Kingdom

The Crystal Kingdom when established in 1974, was the first mineral museum in Australia to display minerals and fossils from the one locality only, the Warrumbungle Range. This concept is still adhered today. As more discoveries are made, these are added to the collection.

Crystal Kingdom
Crystal Kingdom

 

Address: 
16 Chappell Avenue, Coonabarabran, NSW
Tel: 
0268421927
Hours: 
Every day 8am to 5pm except Christmas day
Admission: 
Adults $2.20, children and students $1.10, families $5.50
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, brochures, fact sheets, guided tours.
Collection: 
Our collection of local minerals and fossils, "The minerals of the Warrumbungles", contains some of the most colourful and rare zeolite crystals in the world. The large variety of shapes and combinations of the local zeolite crystals makes this collection one of the best of its kind in the world.
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Items

Zeolite crystal

Stellerite

Stellerite
Creator:
Garrawilla Volcanics
Description:
Cluster of Stellerite crystals

Prehnite Crystal

Yellow Prehnite

Yellow Prehnite
Creator:
Garrawilla Volcanics
Description:
Very large and rare Prehnite crystal
Date:
45 million years

Zeolite Crystal

Heulandite

Heulandite
Creator:
Garrawilla Volcanics
Description:
One of the world's largest Heulandite crystal, size 7cm x 6cm
Date:
45 million years