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Various minerals (A thru L)- this section is now TN thru CAB size.
(For Various M thru Z, click here.  For more display minerals, click here.)

The MM and MT size minerals have been moved to their own page.

For an explanation of abbreviations used, please see our guide to mineral sizes.

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var. Cuproadamite
Mina Ojuela
Durango, Mexico

Crystals of adamite, ranging from colorless to green, in a rust-red limonitic matrix. 

Size:  About 1 1/2" x 1" x 3/4" ("toenail" or small miniature size)
Ship. wt. 0.3 lb


amethyst specimen for sale
Amethyst (Quartz) - Thunder Bay, Ontario.  Cluster of purple amethyst with some iron oxides.  This one displays well.

Size:  approx. 3 inches across maximum dimension, with xtls to as much as 1 inch max.

Ship wt. 1 lb.

#CR225 ....$25.00  SALE  $15.00  

Calcite and scheelite specimen for sale         

Calcite with Scheelite and Fluorite
Hunan province, China

Beautiful cabinet-size display specimen of many sparkling calcite crystals. It is hard to appreciate them unless the specimen is seen in real life where it can be rotated in the light.

The many, tiny scheelite crystals fluoresce brilliant blue in short-wave UV (shown in right-hand photo), while the calcite has a very pale yellowish response.

 The fluorite crystals are visible with a hand lens.  They do not appear to fluoresce.

Size: about 5 inches across longest diagonal, 4 inches wide x 3 1/2 inches tall.
Calcite crystals to 1/2".
Ship. wt.  2 lbs.

#F173 ... $50.00

with "Stilpnosiderite"
Monroe County, Iowa

Cerite-(Ce), Toernebohmite-(Ce), and Actinolite - Cerit Gruva, Bastnaes Mines, Riddarhyttan, Sweden. May also contain Ferriallanite-(Ce) and a couple other minerals.  This one has nice actinolite sprays.
Max. dimensions 2 1/8" x 1 1/2" x 1".


Chrysocolla with Malachite
Kalukuluku Mine

Botryoidal blue chrysocolla with some green crystals of malachite.   A very colorful specimen.

Size approx. 2 1/4" x 2" x 1 1/2".
Ship. wt. 1 lb.


native copper specimens for sale    
Copper - Houghton County, Michigan.  Natural, crystalline copper in brecciated basalt. Click here for a page of native copper specimens.

Hematite, Calcite,
& Magnetite / Franklinite

Franklin, New Jersey

Xtls. of calcite with metallic gray hematite, atop a layer of solid magnetite-franklinite.

Note the hematite layer that demarcates the two zones of this rock.

Size:  approx. 1 3/4" x 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" (Miniature)
Ship. wt. 1 lb.


More Rocks & Minerals


    Daylight Minerals of the Franklin-Sterling Hill Area

    Microminerals and Micromounts, A thru L
    Microminerals and Micromounts, M thru Z
    Minerals A thru L
    Minerals M thru Z
    Slabs & Lapidary Rough
    Teaching, Reference, & Assortments

    More Minerals (Various / Display)


    Fluorescent Minerals, Page 1  (Franklin - Sterling)
    Fluorescent Minerals, Page 2  (Franklin - Sterling)
    Fluorescent Minerals, Page 3  (Franklin - Sterling)
    Fluorescent Minerals, Page 4  (Other USA & Worldwide)

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