Type Localities III – March 1

Posted on March 1, 2016

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This gallery features mineral species from their discovery localities, specifically bellingerite, calciohilairite, cryolithionite, denningite, euchroite, eulytine, goudeyite, hodgkinsonite, jonesite, kasolite, krohnkite, lawsonbauerite, mcgovernite, mejillonesite, mereheadite, povondraite, pyrosmalite-(Fe), skorpionite, tsaregorodtsevite, and woodhouseite.

Lead Minerals – December 31

Posted on December 31, 2015

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Type Locality Minerals II – November 19

Posted on November 19, 2015

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This gallery features minerals from their type (and namesake) type localities, including brazilianite, chambersite, hubeite, kovdorskite, manandonite, marokite, mounanaite, nadorite, nakauriite, nesquehonite, nickenichite, ningyoite, sarabauite, skorpionite, sussanite, and todorokite.

Copper Minerals II – September 8

Posted on September 8, 2015

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A second gallery of colorful and interesting copper bearing minerals, including antlerite, apachite, bayldonite, botallackite, caledonite, callaghanite, calumetite, chalcosiderite, copper (pseudomorphous after azurite), cyanochroite, diaboleite, digenite, djurleite, dolerophanite, gillardite, henmilite, malachite (coating cuprite), marshite, mcguinnessite, mendozavilite-NaCu, nissonite, philipsburgite, pseudoboleite, shattuckite (pseudomorphous after cuprite), tyrrellite, umangite, vandenbrandeite, and volborthite.

Type Locality Minerals I – June 9

Posted on June 9, 2015

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This gallery includes artsmithite, bobdownsite, correianevesite, esperite, fluor-buergerite, gatehouseite, gordonite, goudeyite, jagoite, johninnesite, junitoite, loughlinite, newberyite, nikischerite, petersite-(Y), pirssonite, poldervaartite, sabinaite, sinkankasite, swedenborgite, tschernichite, and vauxite.

Copper Minerals I – May 5

Posted on May 5, 2015

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This galley features ajoite, ashburtonite, belendorffite, caledonite, ceruleite, chalcoalumite, chalcocyanite, chloroxiphite, claringbullite, cuprite, cuprosklodowskite, cyanotrichite, duftite, euchlorine, lammerite, lavendulan, marshite, mushistonite, orthoserpierite, papagoite, rajite, sieleckiite, szenicsite, teineite, tlapallite, vesignieite, and xocomecatlite.

Franklin & Sterling Hill – March 26

Posted on March 26, 2015

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The gallery consists of minerals from Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey, including andradite, barysilite, cahnite, epidote-(Pb) (formerly hancockite), fluorapatite, friedelite, ganophyllite, graphite, kraisslite, kutnohorite, leucophoenicite, mooreite, norbergite, phlogopite, rhodochrosite, rhodonite, tephroite, thomsonite-Ca, and willemite.

Franklin Type Species – December 26

Posted on December 26, 2014

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The gallery features type species of Franklin, New Jersey, including bementite, bustamite, cahnite, chlorophoenicite, clinohedrite, esperite, hardystonite, hendricksite, hodgkinsonite, jerrygibbsite, leucophoenicite, manganaxinite, margarosanite, minehillite, nelenite, roeblingite, schallerite, sussexite, and zincite.

Silver Minerals – October 23

Posted on October 23, 2014

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Please enjoy this gallery celebrating the minerals of silver: aguilarite, andorite, argentopyrite, argentojarosite, chlorargyrite, fettelite, hocartite, imiterite, iodargyrite, miargyrite, miersite, proustite, sternbergite, sylvanite, and xanthoconite.

Lily mine – September 30

Posted on September 30, 2014

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The Lily mine in Peru is producing two polymorphs of copper hydroxychloride, Cu2Cl(OH)3, namely atacamite and and clinoatacamite. These specimens are easily the world’s finest known for clinoatacamite, and quite attractive as well.

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