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Minerals from
the Lake Superior Region

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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. 

Satisfaction is guaranteed. 
 


Celestite

Maybee, Michigan

Mineral # 851

5 x 3.5 x 4.5 cm

 $ 65

Beautiful light blue crystals scattered over this specimen; it also has unidentified yellow crystals, perhaps sulfur?


Copper Arsenides (mainly algodonite)

Pancake Bay, Lake Superior, North of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Mineral # 1814

8 x 5 x 1 cm

 $ 200

Thick rock slice (7mm), of calcite and host rock with embedded copper Arsenides with copper


Copper Arsenides (mainly algodonite)

Pancake Bay, Lake Superior, North of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Mineral # 1815

9.5 x 8 x 1 cm

$ 175

Thick rock slice (7mm), of calcite and host rock with embedded copper Arsenides


Copper with Black Shale

White Pine Mine, Ontonagan County, Michigan

Mineral # 852

9.5 x 4.5 x 0.5 cm

$ 39

Flat specimens with a sharp contrast between the bright copper and the black shale; some specimens with native rock matrix


Copper 

Caledonia Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan

Mineral # 853

5.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm

$ 25

This copper is very bright and has  slight reddish coloration


Copper 

Mohawk Mine, Michigan Upper Peninsula

Mineral # 854

7 x 4 x 2 cm

$ 50

Native copper with a natural green-gray rock matrix


Copper Nugget

Mineral # 855

Keweeknaw County, Michigan

7.5 x 5 x 1.5 cm

 $ 35

Large Natural Nugget of Copper

 

Copper Float

 Michigan Upper Peninsula

Mineral # 856

6.5 x 4 x 2 cm

$ 30

Pieces of copper dropped by glaciers; the copper is exposed and polished on one surface
The unaltered surface is a bright green
Float specimens can also be found in Wisconsin and upper Michigan




Copper, Kearsarge Amygdaloid

Mohawk Mine, Michigan Upper Peninsula

Mineral # 857

11 x 4 x 1 cm

 $ 35

An elongate, slender piece of native copper as mined surrounded by rock matrix




Copper, Kearsarge Amygdaloid

Mohawk Mine, Michigan Upper Peninsula

Mineral # 857

Another closer view of above specimen so you can see copper through the matrix rock; a native rock is still attached to the left surface of the specimen



 


Mohawkite 

Keweenaw County, Michigan USA


Mineral # 858

 6 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm

$ 75

These are silver and/or copper colored metallic rocks composed of copper Arsenides and contain cobalt, silver, nickel and iron

 These are thought to have dropped by the glaciers (i.e., they always have one flat side) 





Prehnite pseudomorph after Laumontite containing copper inclusions

Knife River, North Shore of Lake
Superior, Minnesota


MIneral # 859

7 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm

 $ 85

A light green to pink mineral with copper
specks throughout the specimen

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