Selections from Kreigh Tomaszewski's
Rock and Mineral Collection

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Someday I hope to have my entire collection posted here. Until then, I hope you enjoy what I have posted so far. Come back again as I plan to update my catalog pages monthly.


Page A: Magnificent Obsessions Collection
Page B: Magnificent Obsessions Collection


Index by Mineral Name


Index by Mineral Type

Native Elements
Sulfides, Arsenides, Tellurides
Oxides
Halides
Carbonates
Nitrates and Borates
Sulfates
Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates, Chromates, and Uranates
Tungstates, Wolframates, and Molybdates
Silica Group (open network)
Tectosilicates (framework structures)
Phyllosilicates (sheet structures from sharing three oxygen)
Inosilicates (chain silicates)
Cyclosilicates (a ring structure)
Sorosilicates (two tetrahedra share one oxygen)
Nesosilicates (no direct sharing between tetrahedra)
Complex Silicates (share two or more of the other forms)
Organic and Odd/Exception Minerals


Numerical Index; 0000-0249
Numerical Index; 0250-0449
Numerical Index; 0500-0749
Numerical Index; 0750-0999
Numerical Index; 1000-1249
Numerical Index; 1250-1499
Numerical Index; 1500-1749
Numerical Index; 1750-1999
Numerical Index; 2000-2249
Numerical Index; 2250-2499
Numerical Index; 2500-2749
Numerical Index; 2750-2999
Numerical Index; 3000-3249
Numerical Index; 4250-4499
Numerical Index; 4500-4749
Numerical Index; 5000-5249
Numerical Index; 5250-5499
Numerical Index; 6250-6499
Numerical Index; 8750-8999
Numerical Index; 12250-12499
Numerical Index; 12500-12749
Numerical Index; 13000-13249
Numerical Index; 80750-80999



Selections from Kreigh Tomaszewski's
Rock and Mineral Collection
Principal Mineral(s) Formula Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Franklinite Formula Franklin, New Jersey acquired 1996 (from Edmund Scientific) Calcite Many Secondary Minerals This picture shows the three specimens in normal light and includes a quarter to give scale #0457, #0458, #0459 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Franklinite Formula Franklin, New Jersey acquired 1996 (from Edmund Scientific) Calcite Many Secondary Minerals This picture shows the more interesting specimen in normal light #0459 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Franklinite Formula Franklin, New Jersey acquired 1996 (from Edmund Scientific) Calcite Many Secondary Minerals This picture shows the more interesting specimen in normal light, with the addition of short and long black light near the bottom. Note the green showing on the bottom half of the specimen. #0459 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Franklinite Formula Franklin, New Jersey acquired 1996 (from Edmund Scientific) Calcite Many Secondary Minerals This picture shows the more interesting specimen in short black light #0459 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Franklinite Formula Franklin, New Jersey acquired 1996 (from Edmund Scientific) Calcite Many Secondary Minerals This picture shows the more interesting specimen in long black light #0459 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Franklinite Formula Franklin, New Jersey acquired 1996 (from Edmund Scientific) Calcite Many Secondary Minerals This picture shows the other two specimens in short and long black light #0457, #0458 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Franklinite Formula Franklin, New Jersey acquired 1996 (from Edmund Scientific) Calcite Many Secondary Minerals This picture shows another view of the more interesting specimen in short and long black light #0459 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Franklinite Formula Franklin, New Jersey acquired 1996 (from Edmund Scientific) Calcite Many Secondary Minerals This picture shows another view of the more interesting specimen in normal light #0459 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Meandrina Fossil
Cascade Gravel Pit, Grand Rapids, MI collected 1960s Matrix Secondary Minerals Comments #0456 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Trilobite Fossil


Cascade Gravel Pit, Grand Rapids, MI collected 1960s Matrix Secondary Minerals This was the first specimen I collected on my first ever field trip. #0253 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)


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