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Mineral Specimens

The minerals included in this section are, for the most part, small boxed specimens for collections. Larger mineral specimens, polished slabs, spheres, bookends, etc. are included in the section entitled Decorative Art: Minerals & Fossils. Where possible information cards are included with each mineral specimen.

Galena
Galena is practically the only source of lead, and the ore is an important source of silver as well. From Joplin, Missouri one of the most important galena mines in the U.S.
#5901 Size: approx. 3/4” $ 1.50/ea

Native Copper Ore Samples
The Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan where these samples originated have yielded excellent specimens of copper.
#1301 Size: approx. 3” x 2” $ 7.95/ea

Michigan Copper Ore Samples - Polished
These heavy copper ore samples have been worked to expose copper which is then polished. Nice samples!
#9001 Size: approx. 2” x 1” $ 7.95/ea

Dog Tooth Calcite from Mexico
Excellent little clusters of well-formed crystals found in Mexico.
#1306 Size: approx. 2 1/2” $ 5.95/ea
Smaller pieces available at $ 3.95/ea

Peacock Ore, Arizona
An array of color in these samples of peacock ore from Arizona, golds, blues, mauves, purples, etc. , mounted in box for display.
#6220 Size: approx. 1 1/2” $ 4.50/ea

Azurite
Azurite is an ore of copper and a minor ornamental stone. These nice specimens are from the copper deposits in Arizona and Utah.
#8612 Size: approx. 2” $ 1.95/ea

Gypsum Roses
Nice specimens both delicate and beautiful.
#1305 Size: Approx. 1 3/4” D $3.95/ea

Oregon Thunder Eggs Cut/Polished
Thunder eggs from Oregon formed by volcanic action are usually the first stones to be thrown from a volcano during an eruption.
#8602 Size: Approx. 2” - 2.5” W $ 3.95
#8602.1 Fine Approx. 3”W $ 4.95

Dugway Geodes
Composed of rhyolite, agate and quartz, these beautiful geodes were formed from volcanic activity. Over thousands of years, the trapped gas inside the cavity and moisture seepage caused continual crystal formations to grow.
#1811 Size: Approx. 3”D $ 10.95
#1812 Approx. 2”D $ 6.95
#6594 Approx. 5”D $ 24.95

Snowflake Obsidian Polished
Obsidian forms when volcanic lava cools at a high rate of speed before grains can form. Rainbow, Snowflake, and Fire Obsidian are its common forms. Native American Tribes highly prized obsidian for its sharpness and ease of formation in the art of flint-knapping.
#6584 Size: Approx. 2”H x 3” W $5.99

Pyrite
Pyrite is well-known at “Fools Gold”, so called because it is easily mistaken for native gold. Pyrite is found in some excellent collecting localities throughout North America. These samples have some excellent formations.
#1303 Size: Approx. 2 1/2” $ 7.95/ea
#PFG1 Also available in card form in
small pieces 1/2” - 3/4” $ .95/ea

Picasso Marble - Utah
Size: Approx. 8.5” H x 4.5” W x 2”D
#6590 $ 19.95

Rhyolite Slab - Utah
#6555.2 Size: 5” x 7” $ 6.95

Flourite Samples
#8605 Size: Approx. 2 1/2” $ 4.50/ea

Zeolites
#8501 Size: Approx. 3” $ 7.95/ea

Quartz Crystals from Arkansas
#1304.1 Size: Approx. 2 1/2” $ 7.95/ea

Raw Opal
These raw opal samples come in a small plastic box to hold water for display of your opal sample should you so desire.
#5602 Size: Approx. 1/2” - 3/4” $ 5.95/ea

Amethyst
#1804.1 Size: Approx. 7” L x 4” H $ 17.95

Apophyllites and Stilbite Specimens
#8609 Size: Approx. 2” $ 7.95/ea

Tumbled Stones

#9702.6 D 1" - 1 1/2" $1.95/ea.

Miscellaneous Polished Slabs

$ 7.95/ea
#8631 Mexican Lace Agate
#9702 Agate with Pyrite
#9702.1 Agate with Pyrite

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