Type Localities III – March 1
Posted on March 1, 2016
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
This New Year’s gallery features lead-bearing minerals including almeidaite, altaite, caledonite, chervetite, embreyite, hydrocerussite, krupkaite, leadhillite, macquartite, massicot, mimetite, minium, mottramite, murdochite, plumbogummite, plumbojarosite, scainiite, vauquelinite, and wherryite.
Type Locality Minerals II – November 19
Posted on November 19, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Currently 280 specimens available:
- Type Localities III – March 1
- Lead Minerals – December 31
- Type Localities II – November 19
- Copper Minerals II – September 8
- Type Localities I – June 9
- Copper Minerals I – May 5
- Franklin & Sterling Hill – March 26
- Franklin Type Species – December 26
- Silver Minerals – October 23
- Lily mine – September 30
- California Borate Minerals – July 22
- Sterling Hill – May 29
- Paradamite Gallery – May 27
- Kalahari Manganese Field – March 18
- Långban Minerals – January 23
- Continental Europe – December 31
- Uranium Minerals II – November 29
- Type Localities II – October 30