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Minerals from the U. S. Mid-Continent

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


20% off on all orders of 3 (or more) minerals / $ 300 mineral orders get free domestic shipping

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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.  If you are unhappy with any specimen please let me know within 10 days after your shipment arrives, that you are returning a specimen(s) for full refund with no questions asked.  I only ask that all specimens returned are in the same condition upon return as when shipped. 

 


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

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

10.5 x 6 x 3.5 cm

$ 50

 
   





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
   

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