Type Localities – March 17

Posted on March 17, 2020


This gallery includes afghanite, ardennite-(As), barytocalcite, brewsterite-Sr, cornetite, eskolaite, geikielite, hauckite, lawsonite, lazurite, loughlinite, nobleite, paradamite, redledgeite, ruizite, strontiojoaquinite, sulphohalite, tschernichite, weloganite and yttrotungstite-(Y).

Pseudomorphs – March 3

Posted on March 3, 2020

Pseudomorph GalleryPseudomorph gallery featuring: red cuprite after delafossite, double pseudomorph ulexite after tincalconite after borax, paramorphs calcite after aragonite and rutile after brookite, and a Taiwanese tennantite after enargite.

Copper Minerals – January 21

Posted on January 21, 2020

aikinite, azurite, buttgenbachite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, chalcosiderite, cornwallite, grandviewite, kipushite, lemanskiite, libethenite, malachite, olivenite, paramelaconite, rouaite, shattuckite, tyrolite, and vauquelinite.

This gallery of copper minerals includes aikinite, azurite, buttgenbachite, chalcocite, chalcopyrite, chalcosiderite, cornwallite, grandviewite, kipushite, lemanskiite, libethenite, malachite, olivenite, paramelaconite, rouaite, shattuckite, tyrolite, and vauquelinite.

Silver and Gold Minerals – January 7

Posted on January 7, 2020

acanthite, boleite, calaverite, gold after calaverite, chlorargyrite, iodargyrite, krennerite, moschellandsbergite, owyheeite, proustite, silver, stephanite,  sylvanite

A gallery of gold and silver bearing minerals including acanthite, boleite, calaverite, gold after calaverite, chlorargyrite, iodargyrite, krennerite, moschellandsbergite, owyheeite, proustite, silver, stephanite, sylvanite, and xanthoconite.

Lead Minerals – December 10

Posted on December 10, 2019


This gallery features both primary and secondary minerals of lead: almeidaite, altaite, anglesite, cerussite, curite, diaboleite, gratonite, heyrovskyite, hutchinsonite, hydroxylhedyphane, lead, liveingite, mereheadite, minium, nezilovite, phoenicochroite, pyromorphite, senaite, and wherryite.

Metallic Minerals – September 17

Posted on September 17, 2019

algodonite, bismuthinite, bismuth, domeykite, bournonite, jamesonite, capgaronnite, chalcocite, digenite, fizelyite, chalcostibite, galena, galkhaite, hutchinsonite, luzonite, livingstonite, luanheite, nickeline, renierite, rheniite

Metallic minerals gallery added: algodonite, bismuthinite, bismuth, bournonite, capgaronnite, chalcocite, chalcostibite, digenite, domeykite, jamesonite, fizelyite, galena, galkhaite, hutchinsonite, livingstonite, luzonite, luanheite, nickeline, renierite, rheniite.

American Minerals – August 22

Posted on August 22, 2019

alterite, babingtonite, barrerite, benitoite, benstonite, cuprite, donpeacorite, joaquinite-(Ce), junitoite, linarite, pyrite, kanoite, malachite, millerite, rhodochrosite, tunellite, wupatkiite, zektzerite
This gallery features American minerals, some classic, some rare: alterite, babingtonite, barrerite, benitoite, benstonite, cuprite, donpeacorite, joaquinite-(Ce), junitoite, linarite, pyrite, kanoite, malachite, millerite, rhodochrosite, tunellite, wupatkiite, and zektzerite.

Phosphate Minerals – July 11

Posted on July 11, 2019

Phosphate minerals This gallery features beryllonite, brazilianite, cornetite, hopeite, florencite-(Ce), kipushite, phosphosiderite, pseudomalachite, pyromorphite, reichenbachite, strengite, turquoise, and vauquelinite.

This gallery features beryllonite, brazilianite, cornetite, hopeite, florencite-(Ce), kipushite, phosphosiderite, pseudomalachite, pyromorphite, reichenbachite, strengite, turquoise, and vauquelinite.

Skorpion, Broken Hill, Salmo – July 24

Posted on July 24, 2018


This gallery features minerals from zinc phosphate occurrences, including churchite-(Y), hemimorphite, hopeite, hydroxylapatite, paradsasvarite, parahopeite, pyromorphite, quartz, smithsonite, spencerite, tarbuttite, and zincolibethenite.

Rock Forming Minerals – June 20

Posted on June 20, 2018


This gallery features rock forming minerals, including aegirine, almandine, analcime, andalusite, arfvedsonite, brucite, clinozoisite, danburite, donpeacorite, edenite, foshagite, grossular, magnesite, magnetite, microcline, sodalite, talc, thorite, tilleyite, and tremolite.

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