Selections from Kreigh Tomaszewski's
Rock and Mineral Collection

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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)
Calcite, Malachite, Quartz, Copper Formula



Quincy Mine, Houghton/Hancock, MI 1998 Matrix unidentified Rhodonite, Enargite, one possible elbaite micro, and other Unidentified Secondary Mineral(s) Much of the Malachite appears too dark and hard and may be some other unidentified green mineral, but some surfaces show ideal botroydal malachite edges (with needles -- surface still in calcite). #0517 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Hematite in Sandstone Formula Lake Superior Shoreline near Porcupine Mountians 2000 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Fossil bottom ripples are preserved by layers of grey hematite varved with red hematite; it splits selectively along the grey hematite layers revealing the ripples. #0544 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Huebnerite Formula





Sweet Home Mine, Colorado Acquired 2001 from the collection of Rudy Jauw Quartz Pyrite Comments #0545 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Almandine Garnet Formula



Wrangle, Alaska Acquired 2001 from the collection of Rudy Jauw No Matrix Mica Comments #0547, #0548 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Actinolite Formula





Brazil Acquired 2001 from the collection of Rudy Jauw Dolomite with something that has darkened it, possibly hematite Tremolite, Calcite, Hematite, Hexagonite Comments #0549 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Silver Ag Grube Himmmelsfahrst (Himmelfurst Mine), Saxon, Freiberg Germany Acquired from Caleb Simkoff in 2001, originally collected in 1835 None None 0.9 cms X 1.2 cms X 0.7 cms #4474 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Hausmannite Manganese Oxide Cannon Mine, Stambough, Iron County, Michigan acquired 2001 Matrix Barite, Rhodochrosite From the collection of Mike Basal (aka, MPB Minerals), from the collection of Gary and Terri Richards (aka, Keeper of the Earth) #1235 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Goethite Formula Taylor Iron Mine, near Alberta, Baraga County, Michigan collected Spring 2000 by M.P. Basal, acquired 2001 Quartz Limonite From the collection of Mike Basal (aka, MPB Minerals) #0615 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Datolite and Pumpellyitte Formula North Lake Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan collected 4-11-99 by MPB, acquired 2001 Matrix unidentifed Secondary Mineral(s) possible From the collection of Mike Basal (aka, MPB Minerals) #0618 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Tremolite Formula Metronite Quarry, Northeast of Felch, Dickinson County, Michigan collected 8-28-97 by Ray DeMark, acquired 2001 none (probably) Copper inclusions From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M717 #0625 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Diopside Formula Rian's Quarry, South of Felch, Dickinson County, Michigan collected 9-23-97 by Ray DeMark, acquired 2001 Feldspar Quartz From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M720 #0626 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Manganite Formula Jackson Mine, Negaunee, Marquette County, Michigan collected 4-5-98 by Ray DeMark, acquired 2001 Hematite Quartz From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M451 #0627 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Prehnite balls Formula Centennial Mine #2, Centennial, Houghton County, Michigan collected July 30, 2001 by M.P. Basal, acquired 2001 Calcite Copper From the collection of Mike Basal (aka, MPB Minerals) #0630 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Adularia Formula North Lake Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan Collected 4-11-99 (possibly 94) by MPB, acquired 2001 Matrix unidentified Epidote, and at least one other Secondary Mineral From the collection of Mike Basal #0635 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Principal Mineral(s) Formula individual specimen picture not yet available

this specimen may be included in the group pictures at the beginning and end of this section

Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference # 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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