Selections from Kreigh Tomaszewski's
Rock and Mineral Collection
in Numerical Order
0500 - 0749

Selections from Kreigh Tomaszewski's
Rock and Mineral Collection

Principal Mineral(s) Formula /Images/Cabu.jpg Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Gold Slag Formula 0500a California acquired early 1960s from Rozema's Rockpile Matrix The red in the slag is probably caused by gold Comments #0500 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form
Slag Formula /Images/picture.jpg Lake Superior iron district Mid '60s Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments #0501 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz Geode (half) Formula /Images/picture.jpg From the river that runs near Onyx Cave, KY 2000, by Norma Tomaszewski Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments #0502 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz Geode (half) Formula /Images/picture.jpg From the river that runs near Onyx Cave, KY 2000, by Norma Tomaszewski Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) The cavity of this specimen is almost filled with a quartz crystal ball that is attached to one side of the cavity (but appears to have originated as a floating crystal collection) #0503 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality When Collected Matrix Copper, Something purple The quartz veins on one side look almost like mud cracks #0504 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Calcite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Quincy Mine, Hancock, MI 1998 Matrix Copper, Malachite, Quartz, silver, chrysocolla, enargite A couple vugs in this specimen are lined with crystals of copper #0505 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Zeolites Formula /Images/picture.jpg Porcupine Mountians, MI 1993 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments #0506 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Native Copper Formula /Images/picture.jpg Quincy Mine, Hancock, MI 1998 Matrix unidentified Prehnite, Malachite (possibly Pumpellyite) Comments #0507 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Calcite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Porcupine Mountians, MI 1993 Matrix unidentified Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Comments #0508 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Copper in Calcite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Quincy Mine dump, Hancock, MI 1998 Matrix Epidote, Malachite, zeolites Comments #0509 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz Geode Fragment with botryodal opal covering part of the inside crystals Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality 2000 Matrix Limonite Gift from Jessica G. #0510 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Talc/Tremolite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Talcville dump, Talcville, NY (near Balmat, NY) and it comes from one of the Govenuer Talc Mines 2000 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Trade with Dan Imel. This specimen is triboluminescent, producing a bright orange light when struck. #0511 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0512 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0513 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0514 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0515 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0516 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Calcite, Malachite, Quartz, Copper Formula 0517b
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Quincy Mine, Houghton/Hancock, MI 1998 Matrix unidentified Barite, 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 showing at breaks -- surface still in calcite). #0517 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Principal Mineral(s) Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments #0518 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Horn Coral Formula /Images/picture.jpg Cascade Gravel Pit, Grand Rapids, MI early 1960s Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) probably parallelopora, weathered to shape of 'horn coral' (reidentified when cataloged in 2001) #0519 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Principal Mineral(s) Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments #0520 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Metaquartzite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Luthor, MI 1986 Matrix Several unidentified Secondary Mineral(s) specimen shows relict bedding #0521 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Metaquartzite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Luthor, MI 1986 Matrix Magnatite, Jasper specimen shows relict bedding #0522 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Principal Mineral(s) unidentified Formula /Images/picture.jpg Delaware Mine, Delaware, MI 1998 appears to be a jaspery quartzite Secondary Mineral(s) Comments #0523 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Malachite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Delaware Mine, Delaware, MI 1998 appears to be a jaspery quartzite Possibly malachite replacement after azurite Comments #0524 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Pegmatite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Luthor, MI 1988 Matrix There appear to be thin seams of jasper running thru the specimen, and I have not identified the black mineral, and the rest is typical feldspar granite, but crystals up to 2 cm Comments #0525 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Geode Half Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality Gift from Jenni Lusk Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments #0526 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Soft Hematite and Goethite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Presque Isle 1997 Matrix Datolite, quartz, jasper; some unidentified minerals Comments #0527 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Green Petrified Wood Formula /Images/picture.jpg Hampton Buttes, Oregon Acquired 2000 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From trade with Ron Winter #0528 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Mahogany Obsidian Formula /Images/picture.jpg Glass Buttes, Oregon Acquired 2000 Matrix Black Obsidian, Unidentified green mineral From trade with Ron Winter #0529 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0530 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0531 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0532 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0533 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0534 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0535 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0536 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0537 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0538 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0539 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0540 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0541 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0542 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Fe2Al9Si4O22(OH)2 /Images/picture.jpg Eagle Nest, NM Acquired 2000 Mica Schist Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Most of the crystals are black and single, some are black and twinned, and a few are brown and twinned -- and look a lot like garnets because the crystals are very short #0543 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Hematite in Sandstone Formula /Images/rockripples23.jpg 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)
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Sweet Home Mine, Colorado Acquired 2001 from the collection of Rudy Jauw Quartz Pyrite Comments #0545 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Calcite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Franklin, New Jersey Acquired in Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society silent auction early 1960s Matrix Pyrite, Hematite; Other Secondary Mineral(s) Unidentified This specimen was originally labeled 'Fluorescent Feldspar', but after analysis and comparison with other specimens under black light, it is obviously Franklin, NJ Calcite (or some place very close) and has at least a half dozen other minerals (I see six colors under black light - the calcite is orange). Some twinned calcite crystals. It was part of my early collection. #0546 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
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Wrangle, Alaska Acquired 2001 from the collection of Rudy Jauw No Matrix Mica Comments #0547 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
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Wrangle, Alaska Acquired 2001 from the collection of Rudy Jauw No Matrix Mica Comments #0548 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
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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)
Principal Mineral(s) not yet identified Formula /Images/picture.jpg Inside of Maui's Haleakala volcano Christmas Gift from my Mother, 2000 Matrix not yet identified Secondary Mineral(s) not yet identified Comments #0550 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Principal Mineral(s) not yet identified Formula /Images/picture.jpg Inside of Maui's Haleakala volcano Christmas Gift from my Mother, 2000 Matrix not yet identified Secondary Mineral(s) not yet identified Comments #0551 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Principal Mineral(s) not yet identified Formula /Images/picture.jpg Inside of Maui's Haleakala volcano Christmas Gift from my Mother, 2000 Matrix not yet identified Secondary Mineral(s) not yet identified Comments #0552 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Principal Mineral(s) not yet identified Formula /Images/picture.jpg Inside of Maui's Haleakala volcano Christmas Gift from my Mother, 2000 Matrix not yet identified Secondary Mineral(s) not yet identified Comments #0553 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fossil Fern Formula /Images/picture.jpg Chuckanut Mountain, Washington State acquired 2000 shale Secondary Mineral(s) From trade with Ron Winter #0554 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
PseudoCoprololite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Salmon Creek, Washington State acquired 2000 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From trade with Ron Winter #0555 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
PseudoCoprololite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Salmon Creek, Washington State acquired 2000 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From trade with Ron Winter #0556 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Opalized Wood Formula /Images/picture.jpg Diatomite Mines, Washington State Acquired 2000 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From trade with Ron Winter #0557 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Thunderegg Cluster Formula /Images/picture.jpg White River Tree Farm, Washington State acquired 2000 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From trade with Ron Winter #0558 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Thunder Eggs in Matrix Formula /Images/picture.jpg Cascade Mountians, Washington State Acquired 2000 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified, especially in the vugs visible at the cut surface Slab from trade with Ron Winter. #0559 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fossils in Limestone Formula /Images/picture.jpg United Kingdom early 1960s Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) I received this as a Christmas gift from my Mother's pen pal in the UK. #0560 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Natrolite, var. Mesotype Formula /Images/picture.jpg Ciaplaja, Fassa, Tyrol, Italy acquired 2001 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Acquired from John Betts (12907) from the Al Sebela collection, from Schortmann's Minerals (6122-66-55). #0561 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Graphite in Pyrite Formula /Images/picture.jpg a road cut on 28/41 near the Craig Lake campground at Michgamme, MI, just before you reach the point where you can see the lake (coming from Three Lakes going towards Champion) shortly before Father's day, 2001 Chlorite/Greenstone Quartz, Dolomite, possible bladed Tremolite, Schorl (or possibly Dravite tourmaline rod crystals) My son, Andy, picked this up coming back from MTU in response to my request for rocks, and gave it to me for Father's Day not knowing what was in it. The conductive fools gold tricked me into thinking I had a possible specimen of Michigan Gold. I had an offer from Mike Basil to verify the specimen and found out what it really was. #0562 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Varved Sandstone Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality Lost (South Dakota??) acquired 1965 Quartz sandstone varved with a shale/silt impurity (probably organic from the brownish color) One of my early acquisitions, from Rozema's Rockpile. #0563 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fossils in Limestone Formula /Images/picture.jpg US27 road cut at 19 mile marker, just outside Richmond, IN, eastern side, about 75 feet short of the mile marker (coming from Cincinnati) 2001 Limestone Secondary Mineral(s) Middle Ordovician period. #0564 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fossils in Limestone Formula /Images/picture.jpg US27 road cut at 19 mile marker, just outside Richmond, IN, eastern side, about 75 feet short of the mile marker (coming from Cincinnati) 2001 Limestone Secondary Mineral(s) Middle Ordovician period. #0565 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Graphite in Pyrite Formula /Images/picture.jpg a road cut on 28/41 near the Craig Lake campground at Michgamme, MI, just before you reach the point where you can see the lake (coming from Three Lakes going towards Champion) shortly before Father's day, 2001 Chlorite/Greenstone Quartz, Dolomite, possible bladed Tremolite, Schorl (or possibly Dravite tourmaline rod crystals) My son, Andy, picked this up coming back from MTU in response to my request for rocks, and gave it to me for Father's Day not knowing what was in it. The conductive fools gold tricked me into thinking I had a possible specimen of Michigan Gold. I had an offer from Mike Basil to verify the specimen and found out what it really was. #0566 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fossils in Limestone Formula /Images/picture.jpg US27 road cut at 19 mile marker, just outside Richmond, IN, eastern side, about 75 feet short of the mile marker (coming from Cincinnati) 2001 Limestone Secondary Mineral(s) Donated to St. Francis Xavier School Science Lab. Middle Ordovician period. #0567 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Barite Formula /Images/0568a.jpg /Images/0568b.jpg /Images/0568c.jpg /Images/0568d.jpg /Images/0568e.jpg /Images/0568f.jpg /Images/0568g.jpg /Images/0568h.jpg /Images/0568i.jpg Silver King Mine, Park City, Utah Acquired April 2001 Quartz Sphalerite I acquired this specimen from John Betts (#12405) for $183.00. It was from the collection of Dr. E. Sensel (#B971), who acquired it from Julies and Oscar Gisler at Southwest Scientific Company on 12/20/1965 for $8.50. The specimen was acquired for St. Francis Xavier School to replace a similar size and quality specimen from their Science Lab that was destroyed in a nighttime vandal attack. I wish I could have kept it, but it will now be seen by many more children, and might inspire some of them. It is a beautiful specimen and my pictures do not do it justice. #0568 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Principal Mineral(s) Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments #0569 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Thunder Egg Half Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality Acquired 1960s Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments #0570 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Goethite Pseudomorph after Pyrite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Pelican Point, Utah Lake, Utah Acquired 2000 from The Gem and Mineral Exploration Company Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments #0571 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Rhodochrosite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Ameritech Tunnel, Gladstone, San Juan Canyon, colorado Acquired 2001 from the collection of Rudy Jauw Quartz Fluorite, Pyrite, Sphalerite; other minerals not identified Comments #0572 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Rhodochrosite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Ameritech Tunnel, Gladstone, San Juan Canyon, colorado Acquired 2001 from the collection of Rudy Jauw Quartz Fluorite, Pyrite, Sphalerite; other minerals not identified Comments #0573 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Hematite in Sandstone Formula /Images/rockripples23.jpg Lake Superior Shoreline near Porcupine Mountians 2000 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Fossil bottom ripples and mud cracks are preserved by layers of grey hematite varved with red hematite; it splits selectively along the grey hematite layers revealing the ripples and crack patterns. #0574 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Hematite in Sandstone Formula /Images/rockripples23.jpg Lake Superior Shoreline near Porcupine Mountians 2000 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Fossil bottom ripples and mud cracks are preserved by layers of grey hematite varved with red hematite; it splits selectively along the grey hematite layers revealing the ripples and crack patterns. #0575 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Serpentine Formula /Images/picture.jpg Quincy Mine, Hancock, MI 1998 Matrix Copper Comments #0576 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Serpentine Formula /Images/picture.jpg Quincy Mine, Hancock, MI 1998 Matrix Copper Comments #0577 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Serpentine Formula /Images/picture.jpg Quincy Mine, Hancock, MI 1998 Matrix Copper Comments #0578 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Serpentine Formula /Images/picture.jpg Quincy Mine, Hancock, MI 1998 Matrix Copper Comments #0579 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Serpentine Formula /Images/picture.jpg Delaware Mine, Delaware, MI 1998 Matrix Copper Comments #0580 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Serpentine Formula /Images/picture.jpg Delaware Mine, Delaware, MI 1998 Matrix Copper Comments #0581 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Serpentine Formula /Images/picture.jpg Delaware Mine, Delaware, MI 1998 Matrix Copper Comments #0582 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Bactrites Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality Unknown; probably Michigan, possibly surrounding states or Canada gift, 2000 Limestone/Shale Secondary Mineral(s) Gift from Paul Hooker; acquired from Fossil's Inc. Devonion thru Permian #0583 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Jasper Formula /Images/picture.jpg Phoenix, AZ gift, 1999 Quartzite Hemetite Gift from Uncle Sherm #0584 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Epidote Formula /Images/picture.jpg Quincy Mine, Hancock, MI 1998 Matrix unidentified Quartz, Rhodonite, Copper in Calcite, Malachite at least two other minerals unidentified #0585 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Diopside Formula /Images/picture.jpg Contley, Quebec, Canada acquired 2001 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) from the collection of John Betts (12250) EX. Curt Segeler collection. The Curt G. Segeler Collection label read "$3.00, Diopside Xl., Contley, Quebec, Canada" and was annotated Val Collins 5/15/93 @ Montvale, Vadal Ring (King?) had these labels printed" on the back in pencil. #0586 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Mimetite, var. Campylite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Dry gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England acquired 2001 Matrix Secondary Mineral unidentified from the collection of John Betts (13536) Ex. A. Stevenson collection #548. The Alfred Stephensen label was for "Campylite, Dry gill, Cumberland, Eng." and was annotated "Lambert, Nassau 11-71, 548" on the back. #0587 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz, var. Japan0law twin Formula /Images/picture.jpg Andilamena, Toamquina, Madagascar acquired 2001 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) from the collection of John Betts (12086) #0588 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Mimetite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia Acquired 2001 Matrix Secondary Minerals unidentified From the collection of John Betts (13594) #0589 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Hematite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Presque Isle, MI 1998 Quartz Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Comments #0590 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Hematite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Presque Isle, MI 1998 Quartz Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Comments #0591 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Silber and Copper Formula /Images/picture.jpg S. Central Mine, Keweenaw County, Michigan Collected 6-15-96 by M.P. Basal, acquired 2001 Matrix unidentified Secondary Mineral(s) possible From the collection of Mike Basal; back of label has note "Needs 'Tarn-X' cleaning" #0592 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Green Talc Formula /Images/picture.jpg Ropes Gold Mine #1, near Ishpeming, Marquette County, Michigan collected 1996 by M. P. Basal, acquired 2001 Dolomite Secondary Mineral possible From the collection of Mike Basal (aka, MPB Minerals) #0593 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Silver Crystals Formula /Images/picture.jpg Minesota Mine, Rockland, Ontonagon County, Michigan collected 4-20-01 by M., P., and A. Basil, acquired 2001 Matrix unidentified Secondary Mineral unidentified From the collection of Mike Basal (aka, MPB Minerals) #0594 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Pyrite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Groveland Mine, Dickinson County, Michigan collected 2000 by S.M.C., acquired 2001 Matrix unidentified Secondary Minerals unidentified From the collection of Mike Basal (aka, MPB Minerals) #0595 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Bornite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Iron Bridge, Ontario, Canada 1985 Chalcopyrite and Calcite Copper, Graphite in Pyrite, Quartz, Malachite, Goethite And a few minerals I have not yet identified #0596 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Bornite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Iron Bridge, Ontario, Canada 1985 Chalcopyrite and Hematite Copper, Graphite in Pyrite, Quartz, Shorl, Malachite, Limonite Comments #0597 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Blue Calcite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Riverside, CA Acquired in trade in the late 1950s Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) This was part of my early collection #0598 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fluorite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Nancy Hanks Claim, Mesa Co., Colorado Acquired in trade from Adam Larson in 2001 Limestone Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified The spots of purple fluorite (anethyst?) make a nice contrast against the predominent green fluorite. Some crystals on matrix are tetrahedrons, suggesting formation above 800 degrees centigrade. #0599 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fluorite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Nancy Hanks Claim, Mesa Co., Colorado Acquired in trade from Adam Larson in 2001 Limestone Sphalerite (???), and something else Very dark green fluorite. Some crystals on matrix are tetrahedrons, suggesting formation above 800 degrees centigrade. #0600 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fluorite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Nancy Hanks Claim, Mesa Co., Colorado Acquired in trade from Adam Larson in 2001 Limestone Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified Some crystals on matrix are tetrahedrons, suggesting formation above 800 degrees centigrade. #0601 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Smoky Quartz Formula /Images/picture.jpg Lake George, Colorado Acquired in trade from Adam Larson in 2001 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) The three crystals (two parallel) are twinned near the points #0602 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Tourmaline (Elbaite) Formula /Images/sink41.jpg Ledge below Little Three dumps, Little Three Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co., California 1956 by John Sinkankas, acquired 2001 from The Arkenstone Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Label in perky box is "ELBAITE, Silicate, Lower Little Three Mine, Ramona, San Diego Co, California" and is penciled on the back with "Sinkankas 84 (self collected), $5"; on the bottom is "smk 31", and the 3 has been overwritten with a 4. The Sinkankas label adds the specimen number of JS/TU-44 and has a penciled notation of $2.00. Location taken from Sinkankas label. #0603 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Vanadinite var. Endlichite Formula /Images/va4a.jpg /Images/va4b.jpg Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico Acquired 2001 Limestone Secondary Mineral(s) Acquired from The Arkenstone; label had pencil notation on back of "J Sinkankas 7/98 TEE".
Ex. collection of John Sinkankas, which was a most interesting label. The specimen was originally identified as Pyromorphite (JS-PYM-3) and changed to Vanadinite (JS-VA-4). The specimen was purchased from LYKO, El Paso 7/19/62 for $4, was valued at $8, which was changed to $15 when it was renamed; the date appears to have been changed from 6/11 to 7/19. It was described as dark brown endlichite coating limestone, brilliant minute to 1/4" long doubly tapered hexagonal prisms of silvery pale brown forming rosette clusters.
#0604 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Serpentine Formula /Images/picture.jpg Quincy Mine, Hancock, MI 1998 Matrix Copper Comments #0605 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Serpentine Formula /Images/picture.jpg Quincy Mine, Hancock, MI 1998 Matrix Copper Comments #0606 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Serpentine Formula /Images/picture.jpg Quincy Mine, Hancock, MI 1998 Matrix Copper Comments #0607 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz crystals Formula /Images/picture.jpg Goose Lake Deposit, near Grace Lake, Marquette County, Michigan acquired 2001 none Hematite From the collection of Mike Basal (aka, MPB Minerals). Label is noted "Rare!". #0608 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Garnet Formula /Images/picture.jpg Michigamme Mine, Marquette County, Michigan acquired 2001 Ripidolite Magnetite crystals From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M420. Note on back of label reads "Original Label 'Marquette Co' -- could be 'Spurr Mine', likely Michigamme". #0609 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Barite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Republic Mine, Republic, Marquette County, Michigan acquired 2001 Quartz Calcite From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M496. From the Marquette County Historical Society collection. The back of the label has a notation reading "Ps'd to Dolomite". #0610 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz crystals Formula /Images/picture.jpg La Salle Mine, Houghton County, Michigan collected 4-29-01 by MPB Matrix unidentified Epidote, Hematite, and possibly otherSecondary Minerals From the collection of Mike Basal (label reads AEB Minerals) #0611 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
'Butterfly' Copper Formula /Images/picture.jpg South Central Mine, Keweenaw County, Michigan collected 6-15-96 by M.P. Basal none Calcite, silver From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M475 #0612 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz crystals Formula /Images/picture.jpg Rock Dam Gold -- Quartzite, Dickinson County, Michigan collected 2000 by SMC, acquired 2001 none Hematite From the collection of Mike Basal (label reads AEB Minerals) #0613 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Copper Formula /Images/picture.jpg Phoenix Mine, Keweenaw County, Michigan collected 1996 by M.P. Basal, acquired 2001 Matrix Calcite, Malachite, Silver From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M436 #0614 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)
Micacaeous Hematite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Old Richmond Mine, Palmer, Michigan Collected 11-28-1998 by MPB, acquired 2001 Quartz 'normal' hematite From the collection of Mike Basal (label reads AEB Minerals) #0616 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Molybdenite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Michigan Gold Mine near Ishpeming, Marquette County, Michigan Acquired 2001 Matrix unidentified Pyrite, and possibly other Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Mike Basal #0617 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)
Gold Formula /Images/picture.jpg Gold Bluff, North of the Dead River, Marquette County, Michigan discovered July 24, 1997 by Mike Basal, acquired 2001 Quartz Tellurides From the collection of Mike Basal (aka, MPB Minerals) #0619 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Sphalerite and Galena Formula /Images/picture.jpg M.P.C. Prospect, NW of Ishpeming, Michigan Collected Fall 1996 by MPB. acquired 2001 Quartz Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified From the collection of Mike Basal (labeled AEB minerals) #0620 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Marcasite 'Cockscomb Crystals' Formula /Images/picture.jpg Metropolitan Mine / Road Cut, Felch, Dickinson County, Michigan collected June 2001 by M. P. Basal, acquired 2001 Dolomite Pyrite, Calcite From the collection of Mike Basal (aka, MPB Minerals) #0621 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Copper Crystals on Prehnite Formula /Images/picture.jpg North Lake Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan collected April 11, 1999 by M.P. Basal, acquired 2001 Matrix unidentified Secondary Mineral(s) unidentified From the collection of Mike Basal (aka, MPB Minerals) #0622 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Dolomite Crystals Formula /Images/picture.jpg Ropes Gold Mine #1, near Ishpeming, Marquette County, Michigan collected June 3, 2001 by M. P. Basal, acquired 2001 none Secondary Mineral possible From the collection of Mike Basal (aka, MPB Minerals) #0623 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0624 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)
Almandine Garnet Formula /Images/picture.jpg Pegmatite Quarry, Randville, Dickinson County, Michigan Collected 8-21-97 by Ray DeMark, acquired 2001 Feldspar Quartz From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M719 #0628 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Schorl Formula /Images/picture.jpg Pegmatite Quarry, Randville, Diskinson County, Michigan collected 8-21-97 by Ray DeMark, acquired 2001 Feldspar Muscovite Mica, Quartz From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M721 #0629 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)
Geothite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Taylor Mine, near Alberta, Baraga County, Michigan collected 10-28-97 by Ray DeMark, acquired 2001 Quartz Limonite From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M458 #0631 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Adularia Formula /Images/picture.jpg Centennial Mine #2, Houghton county, Michigan collected 9-2-96 by M.P. Basal, acquired 2001 Matrix unidentified Quartz, Pumpellyite From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M363 #0632 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Muscovite Mica (Isinglass) Formula /Images/picture.jpg Black River Pegmatite, North of Republic, Marquette County, Michigan collected 11-1-1998 by M.P. Basal, acquired 2001 Feldspar Quartz From the collection of Mike Basal (aka, MPB Minerals). From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection #0633 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Gypsum, var. Satin Spar Formula /Images/picture.jpg Delta County, Michigan acquired 2001 none none From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M745 #0634 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)
Copper Formula /Images/picture.jpg Phoenix Mine, Keweenaw County, Michigan collected June 15, 1996 by Michael P. Basal, acquired 2001 Prehnite Secondary Minerals unidentified From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals collection, M744. Note on back of label reads "Coll: 9 - 11 am". #0636 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Silver and Copper Formula /Images/picture.jpg Adventure Mine, Greenland, Ontonagon County, Michigan Collected August 1997 by Winnie Neph, acquired 2001 Matrix Unidentified Epidote, Quartz, and at least one other red secondary mineral From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M708 #0637 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Copper Formula /Images/picture.jpg Central Mine, Keweenaw County, Michigan collected 1996 by M.P. Basal, acquired 2001 Quartz Malachite, Prehnite From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M480 #0638 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Amethyst Formula /Images/picture.jpg Quarry, Fumee Lake area, Norway, Dickinson County, Michigan collected 2000 by G.R., acquired 2001 Matrix unidentified Secondary Minerals unidentified From the collection of Mike Basal (aka, MPB Minerals) #0639 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0640 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0641 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0642 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0643 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0644 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0645 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0646 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0647 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0648 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0649 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61". Specimen given to Kitty and Bill Heacox. #0650 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0651 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0652 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0653 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0654 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0655 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Calcite Formula /Images/0656a.jpg /Images/0656b.jpg /Images/0656c.jpg /Images/0656d.jpg /Images/0656e.jpg White Pine Mine, White Pine, Ontonagon County, Michigan acquired 2001 Matrix unidentified Copper, other secondary mineral(s) unidentified From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals, #093, ex. JP collection. Label originally included "RARE" but this was blacked out; label indicated a price of $15.00. #0656 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Chalcocite Formula /Images/0657a.jpg Baltic Mine, Houghton County, Michigan Collected 8-26-97 by Michael P. Basal Matrix unidentified Quartz, other secondary minerals unidentified From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M661 -- pencil notation on back reads "M661, 081, 15--". #0657 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Staurolite Formula /Images/0658a.jpg /Images/0658b.jpg South side of Lake Michigamme, Marquette County, Michigan Collected 6-26-97 by M.P. Basal, acquired 2001 Schist Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M377 -- pencil notation on back reads "M377, 073, 30--". #0658 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Copper Formula /Images/0659a.jpg /Images/0659b.jpg /Images/0659c.jpg /Images/0659d.jpg Iron Mine, Iron County, Michigan Acquired 2001 Matrix Unidentified Dravite Tourmaline, Quartz, Malachite From the collection of Thomas M. Bee; TOPAZ-MINERAL EXPLORATION (Grand Haven, MI); original label reads "Copper w/ Tourmaline" and has pencil notation on back of "Copper &  Tourmaline, Var. Dravite, in Quartz, M326, VCKK". From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals, #058 -- label has pencil notation of "/M326" after number, and label indicates the specimen is "Rare!". From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M326 -- pencil notation on back reads "M326, 058, 75--". Specimen came with a 'Post Card' of the Iron Mine annotated "Iron Mine, Iron River, Mich., N1689" with pencil notation on back of "$5.00"; Post Card was in a vinyl sleeve with a "$15.00" sticker. #0659 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Laumontite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Isle Royal Mine, Houghton County, Michigan Collected June 13, 2000 by M.P. Basal, acquired 2001 Quartz Crystals Secondary Mineral(s) Unidentified From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals, #090 #0660 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Crocoite Formula /Images/0661a.jpg /Images/0661b.jpg /Images/0661c.jpg Dundas, Tasmania, Australia Acquired 2001 Matrix Unidentified Secondary Mineral(s) Acquired in trade with Larry Rush; label is annotated "Red Lead Mine". #0661 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0662 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0663 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0664 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0665 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0666 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0667 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0668 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0669 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0670 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Carnotite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Northern New Mexico acquired early 1961 Sandstone, Shale (and some Petrified Wood) Secondary Minerals possible Acquired at a Grand Rapids Rock and Mineral Society club auction. The original label read "Radio-active minerals, probably carnotite seepage, including petrified wood, Northern New Mexico, Gift of Ed and Neil Wagenaar, 1-20-61" #0671 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Microcline var. Amazonite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Crystal Creek, Florissant, Teller County, Colorado Acquired 2001 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of John Betts (#14746) #0672 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Rosasite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Ojuela Mine, Mabimi, State of Durango, Mexico Collected 7/1/75, Acquired 2001 Calcite Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Ben Anderson (#Bl42), From the collection of Dr. E. Sensel (#BL42), From the collection of John Betts (#14787) #0673 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Calcite var. Helectitic Formula /Images/picture.jpg Chihuahua, Mexico Acquired 2001 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of John Betts (#14736) #0674 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Opal Shell Fossil Formula /Images/picture.jpg Coober Pedy, South Australia Acquired 2001 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Acquired in trade from the collection of Les Tennent. Label comment notes "Age: Cretaceous" #0675 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Opal Shell Fossil Formula /Images/picture.jpg Coober Pedy, South Australia Acquired 2001 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Acquired in trade from the collection of Les Tennent. Label comment notes "Age: Cretaceous" #0676 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
'Boulder' Opal Formula /Images/picture.jpg Winton, Queensland, Australia Acquired 2001 Matrix appears to be a brown siltstone Secondary Mineral(s) Acquired in trade from the collection of Les Tennent. #0677 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Atacamite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Cattlegrid deposit, Mt. Gunson, South Australia Acquired 2001 Quartzite Malachite, white secondary mineral unidentified Acquired in trade from the collection of Les Tennent. Label comment notes "This location is now buried with no excavation allowed". #0678 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Almandine Garnet Formula /Images/picture.jpg Penrice Quarry, near Angastin, Barossa Valley, South Australia Acquired 2001 Matrix Calcite, Aragonite, possibly Hornblende Acquired in trade from the collection of Les Tennent. "Calcite, Aragonite, and Garnets (maybe ruby?)" per label. #0679 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Pyrite 'Ball' Formula /Images/picture.jpg Shore platform, Bird Rock, Jan Juc, Victoria, Australia (Jan Juc, Torquay Group Formation) Acquired 2001 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Acquired in trade from the collection of Les Tennent. Label comments note "dug from the clay when the tides draw back from the sands". #0680 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Enargite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Kittikoola mine dumps, near Palmer, South Australia Acquired 2001 Quartz Azurite, Malachite, Cuprite Acquired in trade from the collection of Les Tennent. "Malachite, Azurite, and ?Calcite" per label. #0681 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Malachite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Kittikoola mine dumps, near Palmer, South Australia Acquired 2001 Quartz red and yellow secondary minerals unidentifed (red may be cuprite, yellow looks like carnotite but is not). Pyrite (maybe chalcopyrite). Enargite. Acquired in trade from the collection of Les Tennent. "Malachite " per label. #0682 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Titanite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Bagrote Area, Gilgit, Pakistan Acquired 2001 None None From the collection of John Betts, #14343. #0683 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Twinned Crystals
Analcime Formula /Images/picture.jpg Alpe Le Palle, Switzerland Acquired 2001 Matrix Unidentified Secondary Minerals unidentified From the collection of John Betts, #14481. Back of specimen has a red 1011 (or possibly 1101) number, and may have a number before that which was scratched off. #0684 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Calcite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Huazhou Mine, Gvangxi Prov., China acquired 2001 Acquired from The Arkenstone. The crystal form looks remarkedly like a classic double terminated quartz crystal. #0685 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Calcite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Huazhou Mine, Gvangxi Prov., China acquired 2001 Some 'gosan' matrix at one end Acquired from The Arkenstone. The crystal form looks remarkedly like a classic quartz crystal. #0686 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Blue Celestite Formula /Images/0687a.jpg /Images/0687b.jpg Maybee Quarry, Monroe County, Michigan Acquired 2001 Limestone Calcite, black secondary mineral unidentified From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals Collection, M328 -- label only identifies "Celestite", pencil notation on back reads "w/ Calcites:, M328, 092, 15--". From the collection of Mike Basal; MPB Minerals, #092. #0687 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Pyrite 'balls' Formula /Images/picture.jpg Jeffersonville, Clark Co., Indiana acquired 2002 Shale Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0688 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Strontianite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Fort Knox, Kentucky acquired 2002 Limestone Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0689 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Gypsum Formula /Images/picture.jpg near Elizabethtown, Hardin Co., Kentucky acquired 2002 Matrix fossil crinoid plates From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0690 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Pectolite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, New Jersey acquired 2002 Stilbite Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of John Betts (#3106) #0691 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Weloganite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Francon Quarry, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (type locality) acquired 2002 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of John Betts (#15280) #0692 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Weloganite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Francon Quarry, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (type locality) acquired 2002 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of John Betts (#15280) #0693 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Mica Schist Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality unknown, see Comments Acquired Christmas, 2001, probably collected early 1960's Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Christmas Gift from my Mother (and yes, I still put rocks and minerals on my Wish list). Locality probably Michigan since I think I recognize a couple of the collecton of specimens from my youth #0694 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fossil Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality unknown, see Comments Acquired Christmas, 2001, probably collected early 1960's Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Christmas Gift from my Mother (and yes, I still put rocks and minerals on my Wish list). Locality probably Michigan since I think I recognize a couple of the collecton of specimens from my youth #0695 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Keweenan Lava Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality unknown, see Comments Acquired Christmas, 2001, probably collected early 1960's Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Christmas Gift from my Mother (and yes, I still put rocks and minerals on my Wish list). Locality probably Michigan since I think I recognize a couple of the collecton of specimens from my youth #0696 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Horn Coral Fossil Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality unknown, see Comments Acquired Christmas, 2001, probably collected early 1960's Limestone Secondary Mineral(s) Christmas Gift from my Mother (and yes, I still put rocks and minerals on my Wish list). Locality probably Michigan since I think I recognize a couple of the collecton of specimens from my youth #0697 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fossil Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality unknown, see Comments Acquired Christmas, 2001, probably collected early 1960's Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Christmas Gift from my Mother (and yes, I still put rocks and minerals on my Wish list). Locality probably Michigan since I think I recognize a couple of the collecton of specimens from my youth #0698 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Blue/Green Beach Glass Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality unknown, see Comments Acquired Christmas, 2001, probably collected early 1960's Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Christmas Gift from my Mother (and yes, I still put rocks and minerals on my Wish list). Locality probably Michigan since I think I recognize a couple of the collecton of specimens from my youth #0699 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Hexagonaria Percainata sloss (aka, Petoskey Stone) Formula /Images/picture.jpg Locality unknown, see Comments Acquired Christmas, 2001, probably collected early 1960's Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Christmas Gift from my Mother (and yes, I still put rocks and minerals on my Wish list). Locality probably Michigan since I think I recognize a couple of the collecton of specimens from my youth #0700 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Coral Formula /Images/picture.jpg Hawaii Acquired Christmas, 2001, probably collected early 1960's Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Christmas Gift from my Mother (and yes, I still put rocks and minerals on my Wish list). Locality probably Michigan since I think I recognize a couple of the collecton of specimens from my youth #0701 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Coral Formula /Images/picture.jpg Hawaii Acquired Christmas, 2001, probably collected early 1960's Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Christmas Gift from my Mother (and yes, I still put rocks and minerals on my Wish list). Locality probably Michigan since I think I recognize a couple of the collecton of specimens from my youth #0702 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Coral Formula /Images/picture.jpg Hawaii Acquired Christmas, 2001, probably collected early 1960's Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Christmas Gift from my Mother (and yes, I still put rocks and minerals on my Wish list). Locality probably Michigan since I think I recognize a couple of the collecton of specimens from my youth #0703 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz Geode Formula /Images/picture.jpg Harrodsburg, Monroe Couinty, Indiana acquired 2002 Limestone Calcite From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0704 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Calcite Formula /Images/picture.jpg North ore body, Annabel Lee mine, Harris Creek district, Hardin Co., Illinois acquired 2002 Matrix Fluorite From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0705 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Calcite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Nally - Gibson quarry, Washington Co., Kentucky acquired 2002 Dolomite Limestone Dolomite crystals, Barite From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0706 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Barite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Hastie property, Excavation near old Cleveland mine, Cave in Rock, Illinois Collected 6/19/99, acquired 2002 Matrix Fluorite From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0707 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Calcite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Walker Vein, Caldwell Stone Co. quarry, Danville, Boyle Co., KY Collected 2/26/00, acquired 2002 Matrix Barite From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0708 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Geothite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Lafayette mine dumps, Crittenden Co., Kentucky acquired 2002 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0709 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz Geode Formula /Images/picture.jpg Harrodsburg, Monroe County, Indiana acquired 2002 Matrix Calcite, Goethite From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0710 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Sphalerite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Heavy Media Mill dumps, Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois acquired 2002 Galena Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0711 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Galena Formula /Images/picture.jpg Hickory Cane mine, Crittenden Co., Kentucky acquired 2002 Cerrusite Hydrozincite From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0712 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fluorite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Hastie property acquired 2002 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0713 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fluorite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Annabel Lee mine, Hardin Co., Illinois acquired 2002 Sphalerite Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0714 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Bornite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Iron Bridge, Ontario, Canada Collected 1985 Quartz Malachite, chalcopyrite Comments #0715 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Black Opal var 'potch' Formula /Images/picture.jpg Australia acquired 2000 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Keith Rigby #0716 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Selenite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Alabastine Mine, Ceiling Line layer (in shale, about an inch above the main gypsum mass) Collected 1999 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments #0717 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fluorite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Annabel Lee mine, Hardin Co., Illinois acquired 2002 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0718 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fluorite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Walker Vein, Caldwell Stone Co. quarry, Danville, Boyle Co., Kentucky Collected 8/21/99, acquired 2002 Barite Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0719 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fluorite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Lowest Level, Corydon Quarry, Harrison Co., IN acquired 2002 Limestone Dolomite From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0720 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz Geode Formula /Images/picture.jpg US27 road cut, Halls Gap, Lincoln Co., Kentucky acquired 2002 Matrix Chalcopyrite, Millerite From the collection of Bill McKenzie. From the collection of Alan Goldstein. #0721 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Sphalerite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Annabel Lee mine, Hardin Co., Illinois acquired 2002 Limestone Fluorite, Quartz From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0722 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Brachiopod Fossil, Platystrophia cypha Foerste Formula /Images/picture.jpg Grant Lake Formation, Maysvillian, Upper Ordovician, KY155, north of Taylorsville, Spencer Co., KY Collected 2/24/01, acquired 2002 Shale Partial fossil (there are two, other complete) is hollow like a geode and lined with Calcite crystals From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0723 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Selenite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Top of the Corydon quarry, Harrison Co., Indiana acquired 2002 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0724 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Colonial Rugose Coral Fossil, Arachnophyllum striatum (d'Orbigny) Formula /Images/picture.jpg Louisville Limestone, Niagaran, Middle Silurian, Bronsboro, Oldham Co., KY Collected Limestone Iron staining From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0725 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Calcite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Walker Vein, Caldwell Stone Co. quarry, Danville, Boyle Co., Kentucky Collected 4/22/00, acquired 2002 Matrix Barite From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0726 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Gypsum Formula /Images/picture.jpg near Elizabethtown, Hardin Co., Kentucky Collected Shale Unidentified green Secondary Mineral From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0727 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fluorite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Hastie's quarry, 1950's Minerva Co. mine works, Spar Mountain, Cave in Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois Collected 5/12/01, acquired 2002 Barite Calcite From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0728 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz Geode Formula /Images/picture.jpg Harrodsburg, Monroe County, Indiana acquired 2002 Limestone Dolomite Crystals From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0729 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Tabulate Coral Fossil, Favosites discoideus (Roemer) Formula /Images/picture.jpg Waldron Shale, Wenlockian, Middle Silurian, Liter's Quarry, Jeffersonville, Indiana Collected Shale Pyrite From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0730 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Coral Coquina fossil Formula /Images/picture.jpg Jeffersonville Limestone, Eifelian, Middle Devonian, St. Matthews, Jefferson Co., Kentucky acquired 2002 Limestone Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0731 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz druze Formula /Images/picture.jpg Brownsboto Quarry, Oldham Co., KY acquired 2002 stromatoporoid sponge fossil Hematite From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0732 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Calcite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Walker Vein, Caldwell Stone Co. quarry, Danville, Boyle Co., KY Collected 2/26/00, acquired 2002 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0733 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Selenite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Hardin Co., Kentucky acquired 2002 Gypsum Unidentified green Secondary Mineral From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0734 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fluorite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Hastie's quarry, pillar from a 1950's Minerva Co. mine, Spar Mountain, Cave in Rock, Illinois Collected 5/12/01, acquired 2002 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0735 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Limestone Formula /Images/picture.jpg Italy 2001 Matrix Calcite? Collected by Kalinda Tomaszewski. Specimen may be an artifact. #0736 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Limestone Formula /Images/picture.jpg Italy 2001 Matrix Calcite Collected by Kalinda Tomaszewski. #0737 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fluorite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Hastie's quarry, pillar from a 1950's Minerva Co. mine, Spar Mountain, Cave in Rock, Illinois Collected 10/13/01, acquired 2002 Dolomite? Barite From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0738 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Sphalerite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Annabel Lee mine, Hardin Co., Illinois acquired 2002 Limestone Fluorite, Quartz From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0739 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Fluorite Formula /Images/picture.jpg Cave in rock, Illinois acquired 2002 Sphalerite Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0740 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Brachiopod fossil Pseudatrypa sp. /Images/picture.jpg North Vernon Formation, Givetian, Middle Devonian, Jeffersonville, Clark Co., Indiana acquired 2002 Matrix Growth on shell may be an Alveolites From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0741 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Selenite Formula /Images/picture.jpg General Shale quarry, Jefferson Co., Kentucky acquired 2002 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0742 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz Geode Formula /Images/picture.jpg US27 road cut, Halls Gap, Lincoln Co., Kentucky acquired 2002 Matrix Millerite, Pyrite From the collection of Bill McKenzie. From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0743 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Brachiopod Fossil Platystrophia ponderosa Foerste /Images/picture.jpg Grant Lake Formation, Maysvillian, Upper Ordovican, KY155, north of Taylorsville, Spencer Co., KY Collected 2/24/01, acquired 2002 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0744 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Smoky Quartz Geode Formula /Images/picture.jpg Halls Gap, Lincoln co., Kentucky acqwuired 2002 Matrix Pyrite From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0745 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Quartz Geode Formula /Images/picture.jpg US27 road cut, Halls Gap, Lincoln Co., Kentucky acquired 2002 Matrix Chalcopyrite, Millerite, Covellite From the collection of Bill McKenzie. From the collection of Alan Goldstein. #0746 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Bryozoan Fossil, Archimedes sp. Formula /Images/picture.jpg Glen Dean Formation, Chesterian, Upper Missippian, Wax, Hart Co., Kentucky acquired 2002 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0747 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Bryozoan Fossil, Batostoma jamei Nicholson Formula /Images/picture.jpg Kope Formation, Eden Group, Upper Orodvician, Road cut on Hwy 467, Worthville, Carroll County, Kentucky Collected Shale Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0748 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Pyritized Gastropod Fossil, Glabrocingulum ellenae (Conkin) Formula /Images/picture.jpg New Providence Shale, Osagean, Early to Mid Mississipian, Coral Ridge, Jefferson Co., Kentucky acquired 2002 Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) From the collection of Alan Goldstein #0749 Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)
Principal Mineral(s) Formula /Images/Cabl.jpg Locality When Collected Matrix Secondary Mineral(s) Comments Reference Hardness Streak Specific Gravity Crystal Form(s)



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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



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