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Minerals from the U. S. Mid-Continent

(Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, IIlinois, and Tennessee)


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To order a mineral give the mineral name and the number of the specimen(s) you wish to purchase.
You will receive that exact specimen(s). 

Satisfaction is guaranteed. 




Cocoxenite

Specimen # 1000

Mena, Arkansas

4.5 x 3 x 1 cm

$ 25

Gold colored crystals on a mainly
Dolomite matrix








Cocoxenite

Specimen # 1000

A closer view of the Cocoxenite





 

Fluorite Octahedra

Specimen # 1001

Cave-In-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

3.5 x 3.5 x 4 cm

$ 15










Fluorite Octahedra

Specimen # 1001

View of another side of the Fluorite crystal





 


Galena

Specimen # 1002

Buick Mine North, Iron County, Missouri

4 x 3 x 2.7 cm

 $ 40








Galena

Specimen # 1002

A view of the Galena specimen
on another side





 


Galena and Sphalerite on Dolomite

Specimen # 1003

Buick Mine North, Iron County, Missouri

2.7 x 2 x 1.5 cm


$ 25










Galena and Sphalerite on Dolomite

Specimen # 1003

Another view of the specimen at a
slightly different angle





 





Galena on Pyrite

Specimen # 1004

A closer view from the other side with
different light source










Galena

 Specimen # 1005

Sweetwater Mine [Milliken Mine; Blair Creek; Adair Creek; Logan Creek], Ellington, Reynolds County, Missouri

4 x 4 x 3 cm

 $ 28








Galena

 Specimen # 1005

A closer view on another side using a 
different light source





 


Yellow Calcite on Galena

Specimen # 1006

Sweetwater Mine [Milliken Mine; Blair Creek; Adair Creek; Logan Creek], Ellington, Reynolds County, Missouri

4.5 x 3.4 x 2.5 cm


 $ 145






Yellow Calcite on Galena

Specimen # 1006

Another view looking straight down
on the specimen



 



Galena with a Dolomite Druse

Specimen # 1007

Brushy Creek Mine, Reynolds County, Missouri

8 x 5 x 5 cm

 $ 65







Galena with a Dolomite Druse

Specimen # 1007

Another view with different light
source and  looking at the
specimen from the other side; click on the specimen to see the tiny galena crystals on the foreground matrix





 




Sphalerite

Specimen # 1008

Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Picher Field,
Cherokee County, Kansas


5 x 4 x 3 cm

 $ 15







Sphalerite

Specimen # 1009

Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Picher Field,
Cherokee County, Kansas


6 x 5 x 3.5 cm

 $ 30

When you shine a bright light on this sphalerite you get a real rainbow of colors: red. blue, purple, gold, etc.









Sphalerite

Specimen # 1009

Another closer view of the multicolored Sphalerite with a different light source




 

Fluorite

Specimen # 1010

Denton Mine
Harris Creek, Hardin County, Illinois

7 x 5 x 4.5 cm

 $ 18

Typical Illinois fluorite  crystal structure;
 there is some bruising along the
outer edges of the specimen









Fluorite

Specimen # 1010

A close view of the fluorite specimen






Goethite

Specimen # 1011

Garland County, Arkansas

4.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm

$ 16








Goethite

Specimen # 1011

Another view of the specimen with a
different light source; this very close
to the actual color of the specimen








 

Galena

Specimen # 1012

Kenora Mine, Cardin, Picher Field,
Ottawa County, Oklahoma

4 x 3 x 2 cm

$ 12






Galena

Specimen # 1012

This is the view on the opposite side
of the specimen above; this is the
appearance of galena coated with a
natural patena as found in the mine



 


Galena

Specimen # 1013

Kenora Mine, Cardin, Picher Field,
Ottawa County, Oklahoma

4.5 x 3.5 x 3.7 cm

$ 26









Galena

Specimen # 1013

This is a unique Galena specimen as it
has a totally different and interesting
view on every side




 


Kidwellite, Beraunite, Strengite,
and Cacoxenite

Specimen # 1014

Mena, Arkansas

5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm

$ 55

Kidwellite is green, Beraunite is brassy orange, Strengite is purple and Cacoxenite is yellow








Kidwellite, Beraunite, Strengite,
and Cacoxenite


Specimen # 1014

A close view of the very colorful
specimen above





 

Galena

Specimen # 1015

Sweetwater Mine [Milliken Mine; Blair Creek; Adair Creek; Logan Creek], Ellington, Reynolds County, Missouri

3.5 x 2 x 1 cm

A glistening specimen of galena (on all sides)

 $ 35






Chalcopyrite on Dolomite

Specimen # 1016

Eagle Picher Mine, Cardin, Picher Field,
Ottawa County, Oklahoma

6 x 5 x 2.5 cm

 $ 35








Chalcopyrite and Galena on Dolomite

Specimen # 1016

Another closer view of above specimen;
the Chalcopyrite is arranged in three
little strange masses on top of the  Galena
on/in Dolomite










Galena with some Dolomite Matrix

Specimen # 1017

Mid-Continental Mine, Treece, Picher Field,
Cherokee County, Kansas

5 x 5 x 3.5 cm

 $ 36







Galena with some Dolomite Matrix

Specimen # 1017

Another view with the specimen tilted a
 little and from the opposite direction




 



Sphalerite

Specimen # 1018

Elmwood-Gordonsville District,
Smith County, Tennessee

5.5 x 4 x 4 cm

$ 16




Sphalerite

Specimen # 1018

A closer view with a brighter light source
   





Sphalerite

Specimen # 1019

Elmwood-Gordonsville District,
Smith County, Tennessee

4 x 2 x 2.3 cm

$ 5





Sphalerite

Specimen # 1019

A view of the other side of the specimen








Wavellite

Specimen # 1020

Maulden Mountain, Mt. Ida, Arkansas

6 x 5 x 2.4 cm

 $ 36

Typical green spherules of Wavellite on matrix







Wavellite


Specimen # 1020

A magnified view of this attractive
specimen; click on the specimen to
see the structure of the individual
Wavellite spheres


 



Galena and Sphalerite
with Smithsonite and Greenockite


New Prospect Mine, Leadmine Bend, Union County, Tennessee

Specimen # 1021

8 x 8 x 5.5 cm

$ 45



 







Galena and Sphalerite
with Smithsonite and Greenockite

Specimen # 1021

This is a closer view showing the silver patches of galena embedded in massive sphalerite.
Smithsonite is white and is located inside small  pits anywhere in the rock.
Greenockite is the brown mineralization toward the top of the specimen.
Click on the specimen to enlarge it: one of these smithsonite spots seen
here is in greenockite in the upper right corner seem as a distinct white dot.
   






Galena and Sphalerite
with Smithsonite and Greenockite


Specimen # 1021

A close up view of the same area seen above.  I have this material in all shapes and sizes.
Please inquire if interested.


 

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